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New leaked Google Pixel 2 renders show off a massive screen

New leaked Google Pixel 2 renders show off a massive screen

Google released its first-ever smartphone last year with the Pixel, and now, its successor, the Pixel 2, is starting to get the full-blown flagship leak treatment, just like its top two competitors the iPhone and Galaxy Note 8. The latest leaked pics of the device come from pre-release case renders sent to us by MobileFun, a UK-based

Uber targets 2020 for on-demand VTOL demo flights in Dallas and Dubai

Uber targets 2020 for on-demand VTOL demo flights in Dallas and Dubai

Uber is making its vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) plans more concrete, via new partnerships announced today during its Elevate conference focused on the VTOL industry. The partnerships are with established aeronautics and emerging VTOL players, including Aurora Flight Sciences, Embraer, Bell Helicopter, Pistrel Aircraft, Mooney and ChargePoint, and will focus on two markets initially, including Dallas in the U.S.


YouTube Kids comes to smart TVs

YouTube Kids comes to smart TVs

YouTube Kids, the application offering a filtered version of YouTube that’s more kid-friendly, is now natively available on the big screen for the first time, Google announced today. Previously a mobile-only application, YouTube Kids will now be offered on a range of smart TVs, including those from LG, Samsung and Sony, which will make it easier for

Instagram will soon work even when you don’t have connectivity

Instagram will soon work even when you don’t have connectivity

Facebook is working on a way for Instagram to work offline on Android. At a session at Facebook’s F8 developer conference on Tuesday, titled “Building Offline Experiences for Instagram,” a software engineer described the new offline mode for Android. 80 percent of Instagram’s users are outside of the U.S. — many in emerging markets where


AT&T to begin deploying 5G service in Austin and Indianapolis soon

AT&T to begin deploying 5G service in Austin and Indianapolis soon

After running 5G field tests last year, AT&T will soon begin deploying its 5G network. AT&T says that it’ll launch its first “5G Evolution Markets” in the coming months. The lucky markets that’ll get AT&T 5G first are Austin, Texas, and Indianapolis, Ind. AT&T calls its 5G platform “AT&T Network 3.0 Indigo.” As for what

AT&T now offers VoLTE roaming in Japan

AT&T now offers VoLTE roaming in Japan

AT&T customers have been enjoying Voice over LTE (VoLTE) for awhile, and now they’ll be able to use it while visiting Japan, too. AT&T has partnered with Japanese carrier NTT DOCOMO to offer VoLTE service in Japan. AT&T customers visiting Japan can roam on DOCOMO and use VoLTE, which offers simultaneous web usage and talking


Sprint promo offering unlimited high-speed data in Mexico and the Caribbean

Sprint promo offering unlimited high-speed data in Mexico and the Caribbean

Now that it’s winter, many parts of the US will be getting cold and snowy. Some folks in those areas will escape to warmer parts of the globe, and so Sprint has announced a new promotion for them. Starting today, December 9, Sprint is offering unlimited high-speed data to customers traveling to Mexico and the

Siri needs to get more proactive

Siri needs to get more proactive

Every once in a while, I’ll check in with other digital personal assistants. I use the feature so infrequently, both on Android and iOS, that any real milestones with these types of things don’t have a lasting effect. I was pretty excited to see how Google expanded Now On Tap with Assistant, though, especially as


Has an iPad Pro replaced a computer in your home?

Has an iPad Pro replaced a computer in your home?

Earlier this year, Apple ran a couple of ads that promoted the iPad Pro, focusing on the Smart Keyboard and the Apple Pencil to show how versatile the device is. Of course, Microsoft probably watched those ads like a lot of people who know that the Surface products exist, and laughed the appropriate amount. Of

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 only £599

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 only £599

If you’ve been keeping an eye out for a great laptop deal this Black Friday, we may have the one for you. The Microsoft Surface Pro 4’s price has plummeted, with the 128GB i3 model retailing for just £599. That’s the cheapest it’s ever been and a really impressive bargain. You also get the Type Cover