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Samsung Galaxy S8 owners claim phone ships with a red-tinted display

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have finally launched in select markets after a seemingly endless string of leaks. The device looks very much as expected with that sleek new curved display, complete with rounded corners. Still, it wouldn’t be a phone launch without some potential hardware defects. A number of users have reported a markedly red tint to the display on Samsung’s latest phone. Samsung, however, says there’s nothing (red) to see here. This phone uses an AMOLED display, as have all of Samsung’s high-end devices for many years. ...

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25 best Android tips to make your phone more useful

Android has overtaken Windows as the most popular computing platform in the world. That’s thanks in part to how fast new features have been added. Google is always making tweaks and coming up with new features for Android, and OEMs like Samsung and LG can add their own stuff on top of that. It can be hard to keep up, so we’ve gathered the 25 best tips for your Android phone right here.  And much more… After all of the above, you should be a pro at using Android. This ...

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Brexit officially kicks off; Samsung's new phone; Lululemon earnings

Click chart for in-depth premarket data. 1. ‘B’ is for Brexit: The U.K. is set to formally begin the two-year process of extracting itself from the European Union, a bloc of 28 nations with free trade and virtually open borders. The U.K. voted to withdraw from the EU in a hotly contested and controversial referendum last June. “Divorce” proceedings cannot begin until the British government formally informs the EU that it’s triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty. That’s expected around 7.30 a.m ET. Prime Minister Theresa May was photographed ...

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Brexit officially begins; Border wall bids due; New Samsung phone

Business leaders react to ‘hard’ Brexit plan 1. Brexit begins: The United Kingdom’s government is officially kickstarting negotiations to leave the European Union nine months after the Brexit vote. Prime Minister Theresa May said that she will trigger Article 50 on Wednesday, which is a two-year legislative plan for the U.K. to leave the bloc of countries. “The government is clear in its aims: a deal that works for every nation and region of the UK and indeed for all of Europe — a new, positive partnership between the UK ...

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Samsung may recycle recalled Note 7 hardware as a new phone

Samsung has successfully collected almost all the Galaxy Note 7 devices it sold last year, save for a few stubborn (and reckless) holdouts who don’t want to give up their explosive phones. That leaves the company with millions of high-end smartphones in storage, and the hardware is still perfectly good. The question is what to do with them. A new report from SamMobile claims the company has started a project to recycle the old Note 7 hardware into a new device. The Galaxy Note 7 came out in the fall ...

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Trump Obama: FBI chief Comey 'rejects' phone tap allegation

FBI director James Comey has rejected President Donald Trump’s claim on Saturday that his predecessor, Barack Obama, tapped his phone, US media say. Mr Comey reportedly asked the US justice department to reject the allegation Mr Obama ordered a wiretap during last year’s election campaign. He is said to have asked for the correction because it falsely insinuates that the FBI broke the law. The development was reported by the New York Times and confirmed by NBC. The justice department did not issue any immediate statement in response to Mr ...

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Trump accuses Obama of tapping his phone

US President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor of wire-tapping his phone a month before he was elected. President Trump tweeted early on Saturday: “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!” He went on to say that a court had earlier denied a wiretap request. The US president has given no details to back up the claim – or suggested which court order he was referring to. Media reports in the past few weeks have ...

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Nokia is resurrecting the iconic 3310 phone

Back before the iPhone was a gleam in Apple’s eye, Nokia was the smartphone vendor everyone was trying to beat. For over a decade, Nokia dominated the smartphone and feature phone markets — and one of the devices that cemented its position as an early leader in the cell phone industry was the Nokia 3310. Now HMD Global, the company that manufacturers devices for Nokia, has announced it intends to refresh the device with the same candybar design. At first glance, the Nokia 3310 doesn’t look like the kind of ...

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New dating app ditches swiping, requires phone call to connect

The dating app where women message first Dating in the digital age is getting less, well, digital. A new batch of dating services are cropping up that push back on the infamous swipe. Call it the Tinder resistance. The concept of swiping through profile pictures became a new normal for dating apps — but it places the emphasis on physical appearance in the search for love, or hookups. Now, some dating app creators say there has to be a better way to help people forge connections IRL. Hotline, which launched ...

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Nokia teases new Android phone for February 26 announcement

For the uninitiated, Nokia used to be a big name in smartphones in the years just before the iPhone arrived on the scene. It sold phones and tablet-like devices running Symbian, Maemo, and other platforms that have since bitten the dust. These devices were hugely popular for the time, though. The brand may be on track to return to its glory days, or at least try. After announcing a China-only Android phone recently, Nokia and hardware partner HMD Global are teasing another reveal for February 26th. The Nokia that exists ...

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