Mobile – Digital Trends 9 May 2018

ZTE ceases main business operations following its ban in the U.S.

The U.S. Department of Commerce has banned American companies from selling components to China-based ZTE. The company allegedly made false statements to U.S. officials in 2016 and 2017. Here's everything you need to know. The post ZTE ceases main business operations following its ban in the U.S. appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Here’s everything we know about the Blackberry KeyTwo

The Blackberry KeyOne had its failings, but it was a solid phone with a great keyboard -- and 2018 will see its successor come into the spotlight. Here's everything we know about the Blackberry KeyTwo. The post Here’s everything we know about the Blackberry KeyTwo appeared first on Digital Trends.

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You can soon stream your Steam PC games to Android, iPhone, Apple TV

Valve Software plans to launch its Steam Link app later this month for Android, iOS, and tvOS. It allows PC gamers to stream their Steam game library over the local network to mobile devices, set-top boxes and Android-based TVs. The post You can soon stream your Steam PC games to Android, iPhone, Apple TV appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Everything you need to know about Google’s Wear OS for smartwatches

Google rebranded its Android Wear operating system to Wear OS. Removing the Android name may help people better understand Google-powered smartwatches, which also play nice with iOS devices.  The post Everything you need to know about Google’s Wear OS for smartwatches appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Here’s absolutely everything we know about the HTC U12 Plus

The annual flagship release schedule is underway, and HTC is no stranger to that particular dance. Here are all the news and rumors that we've been able to gather about the HTC U12 Plus. The post Here’s absolutely everything we know about the HTC U12 Plus appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Patch for April 2018 Update sends Windows 10 into infinite boot loop

In the wake of Patch Tuesday is a cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1803, aka April 2018 Update, that's causing many PCs to remain in an infinite boot loop. There's no official response or fix from Microsoft for now. The post Patch for April 2018 Update sends Windows 10 into infinite boot loop appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Everything you need to know about the performance dip on your iPhone

Apple was first accused of throttling iPhones late last year, and lawsuits have since popped up and countries have begun investigating Apple's practices. Here's everything we know about the situation so far. The post Everything you need to know about the performance dip on your iPhone appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With developer program, Google Photos is about to become a lot more versatile

Google Photos is expanding with third-party app integration, thanks to a new Google Photos Partner Program. The change allows app developers build Google Photos features into their apps. The post With developer program, Google Photos is about to become a lot more versatile appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Get your gaming on the go with the 25 best Android games

The Google Play Store is loaded with both terrific and terrible gaming titles. We vetted the store to bring you some of the best Android games available, whether you're into puzzles, shooters, racing games, or something else. The post Get your gaming on the go with the 25 best Android games appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Best iOS app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps are free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest iOS app deals offered in the iOS App Store. The post Best iOS app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps are free for a limited time appeared first on Digital Trends.

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YouTube testing picture-in-picture for non-YouTube Red subscribers

Google is apparently trying out the beloved picture-in-picture mode on the Android YouTube app for free users -- but you still won't be using it to listen to music videos without paying for YouTube Red. The post YouTube testing picture-in-picture for non-YouTube Red subscribers appeared first on Digital Trends.

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What are Google Pay and Google Pay Send? Here’s what you need to know

Google Pay allows you to pay for goods and services with your smartphone at any retailer that accepts contactless payments. Here's all the news you need to know about support for the service. The post What are Google Pay and Google Pay Send? Here’s what you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Apple is removing apps that overshare your location data with third parties

Apple has begun removing apps from the App Store that are in violation of location data policies. That means that if an app shares your location with third parties without your permission, it's being kicked off the platform. The post Apple is removing apps that overshare your location data with third parties appeared first on Digital Trends.

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AT&T and Verizon lobbying for increased pricing power over smaller ISPs

Some of the U.S.'s largest communications companies are calling the FCC to end rules that require them to sell their network services to smaller ISPs for a set price, while smaller ISPs warn the move could increase bills. The post AT&T and Verizon lobbying for increased pricing power over smaller ISPs appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A message bomb is making iPhone Messages and WhatsApp freeze

It would appear that the Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is falling victim to a malicious message bomb that could cause not only the app to crash, but perhaps your entire Android device as well. Now, Messages has a similar issue. The post A message bomb is making iPhone Messages and WhatsApp freeze appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy S8 Plus: Which galactic star should you pick?

With the release of the Galaxy S9, the S8 and S8 Plus have seen some serious price drops. But which former flagship do you buy? We took a look, pitting the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus in a head-to-head contest in various categories. The post Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy S8 Plus: Which galactic star should you pick? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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New iOS update will lock Lightning port to prevent unauthorized access

A new feature in iOS 11.4 named "USB Restricted mode" would see an iOS device's Lightning port lock up completely if the device is not unlocked or attached to a computer after seven days. The post New iOS update will lock Lightning port to prevent unauthorized access appeared first on Digital Trends.

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OnePlus will help you buy a OnePlus 6 — if your old phone meets one condition

If you want to buy the OnePlus 6, but aren't sure how to sell on your existing phone, OnePlus is here to help. It has set up a revised trade-in program for OnePlus owners, and will offer top price for older devices. The post OnePlus will help you buy a OnePlus 6 — if your old phone meets one condition appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Best smartwatches for fitness

The line between smartwatch and fitness tracker continues to blur with companies like Apple or Fitbit releasing wearables that so deftly accomplish being the former and the latter. To help narrow the field of the best smartwatches for fitness, we sifted through what's available and worthy of a spot on your wrist. The post Best smartwatches for fitness appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Qualcomm’s powerful new smartwatch chip may kick-start a wearable revival

Qualcomm will release a new smartwatch processing platform later this year, which it says will make wearables smaller, with improved features, and better battery life. It could kick-start a much-needed touchscreen smartwatch revival. The post Qualcomm’s powerful new smartwatch chip may kick-start a wearable revival appeared first on Digital Trends.

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