Technology 

Any phone but iPhone X, according to this Sprint salesman – CNET

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Still not the Apple of any salesperson’s eye. James Martin/CNET “You’re biased,” they said. “You’ve been to every store but a Sprint store.” When I say “they,” I mean at least two people. I couldn’t argue. I’ve paid several visits to carrier stores and Best Buy in order to learn more about how phones are sold. Sprint wasn’t one of them. Somehow, I think of Sprint as the fourth network, the one that waits to be bought. I mean,…

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Vainglory debuts new 5v5 mode at its world championships – CNET

5v5 mode will see epic team fights happening in the arena.  Super Evil Megacorp Mobile multiplayer battle-arena game Vainglory has come a long way since its debut at Apple’s iPhone 6 launch event. Though the game is currently played 3v3, come February, Vainglory is looking to shake things up with a new 5v5 mode it hopes will be as addictive as ever. Super Evil Megacorp, the company behind Vainglory, showed off the new mode at the Razer 2017 Vainglory World Championship event in Singapore, with pro players taking to the…

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Samsung Galaxy S9 release date, UK price, features, EVERYTHING we think we know so far

GETTY The Samsung Galaxy S9 will be a smaller, iterative update Samsung is expected to unveil its next-generation Galaxy S9 smartphone early next year. The new flagship handset is tipped to be an iterative update to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, which both received numerous awards this past year. A number of reports have appeared online, which offer a preview what is to come. Here’s everything we think we know so far about the Samsung Galaxy S9. Samsung Galaxy S9 – Leaked photos, concept images, and renders Fri, September…

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Technology 

Argos deals: iPhone 8 sale, Galaxy S8 offer and Apple iPad savings

Christmas is just over a week away and if you’re looking to get some last-minute shopping in Argos has some deals online. The popular high street store is currently offering money-off products including the Apple iPhone 8 and iPad as well as a Samsung Galaxy S8 offer. Argos are also selling the Apple MacbBook Air at a bargain price and have promotions on 4K TVs and consoles such as the PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Argos aren’t the only retailer that has a pre-Christmas offers available, with Currys also this weekend…

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Gaming 

PlayStation PS5 release news, Xbox One X games boost, new Nintendo reveal?

The PS5 release date has not yet been confirmed by Sony, who are still riding high with their PS4 and PS4 Pro consoles. While nothing official has been confirmed about the new gaming machine, the tech giant has gone as far as to say that there will be a followup to the popular PlayStation 4. While no one is expecting any big reveals for the PS5 in 2018, things could start getting interesting in the years following. Some analysts believe we could see major reveals from Sony and Microsoft as…

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OnePlus 5T has this major advantage over the iPhone X and Google Pixel 2

The OnePlus 5T has got the Apple iPhone X, Google Pixel 2 and Samsung Galaxy S8 beat in one key department, according to one report. The OnePlus 5T is the latest slick Android device from the Chinese smartphone start-up, releasing last month with a glorious screen. The device, which is an upgrade from the OnePlus 5 that was launched in June, boasts a six inch AMOLED screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen on the OnePlus 5T looks like OnePlus’s take on Samsung’s Infinity Display which debuted with the…

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Samsung Galaxy S9 dramatic redesign CANCELLED, source claims

TWITTER • @VENYAGESKIN1 Samsung purportedly cancelled a drastic redesign in favour of a smaller upgrade Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are tipped to launch early next year. The next-generation smartphone range will purportedly sport the same dual-camera system that debuted on the Galaxy Note 8 earlier this year. However, it sounds like Samsung had much bigger plans for its new flagship handset. According to a prolific tipster, known only by the handle @UniverseIce, claims Samsung scrapped plans for a new design after it “did not pass the test”. Samsung…

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Samsung and LG will show off new phones at CES, report says – CNET

Samsung and LG could both be on the hook for launching new low-cost phones at CES 2018 in January. Which phones, you ask? According to Korean news site ETnews, Samsung may unveil its new Galaxy A8 and A8+ devices, while LG is reported to announce its next K series phone. Exact dates weren’t shared, but CES will run from Jan. 9-12, which is right around the corner. Samsung’s Galaxy A phones from 2017 offered the Galaxy experience for a price in line with your budget. Aloysius Low/CNET Once a major stage for…

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Galaxy S9 could touch down late February, which makes sense – CNET

Samsung could unveil the Galaxy S9 in a little over two months. The phone giant is rumored to announce the company’s follow-up to the Galaxy S8 in late February at the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, according to Korean news outlet The Bell. The report posits two possible Galaxy S9 launch dates: Feb. 25, the day before the show officially kicks off (MWC runs from Feb. 26 to March 1 next year), or Feb. 27. Based on past patterns, the 25th makes the most sense. The Sunday before the…

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Lifestyle 

Samsung’s Amazon Echo rival might FINALLY have a release date, here’s when

Samsung are planning on releasing their first ever smart speaker and rival to the Amazon Echo in the first half of next year, according to reports. People familiar with the plans said the Bixby-powered device will synchronise TVs, smartphones like the Galaxy S8 and Note 8, and other Samsung gadgets. Bixby is Samsung’s digital assistant that rivals Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri and the Google Assistant. The Samsung smart speaker will allegedly also have a strong focus on audio quality as well as managing connected smart appliances like lights and locks….

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