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Galaxy S11 Fingerprint Reader To Be More Convenient To Use

A new report says that the Samsung Galaxy S11 fingerprint sensor will be better than its predecessor's. The handset will feature a larger Active Area Dimension (AAD) to improve ease of use. AAD is the area of the display that can detect a fingerprint. Fingerprint on Display (FOD) is a relatively new technology and currently, [...] Read More... The post Galaxy S11 Fingerprint Reader To Be More Convenient To Use appeared first on Android Headlines.

Zuckerberg doubles down on free speech—the Facebook way

Zuckerberg reaffirmed his view that Facebook makes the world a better place.

Three has slashed prices on its best Huawei P30 and P30 Pro deals ahead of Black Friday

Slow down Three, Black Friday isn't even here yet and Huawei P30 deals and Huawei P30 Pro deals are already cut in price!

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will have enhanced modes for powerful consoles

Respawn Entertainment has confirmed that PS4 Pro and Xbox One X will have enhanced modes.

Google Says Stadia Controller Wireless Play Will Expand "Soon"

Today Google has reportedly confirmed that wireless play on the Stadia controller would expand soon. This is after it confirmed earlier this week that it will only work with Chromecast Ultra initially. This was a limiting factor that may have a lot to do with ensuring a smooth launch. It's also somewhat reassuring that Google [...] Read More... The post Google Says Stadia Controller Wireless Play Will Expand "Soon" appeared first on Android Headlines.

How To Improve & Up Your Game In Call of Duty Mobile

Call of Duty Mobile is a game that can be highly competitive, and if you're looking to improve your skills, it's not as hard as you think. Nothing will replace dedicated practice for those that aren't gaming prodigies. That doesn't mean it's not possible to up your game. On the contrary, there are some useful [...] Read More... The post How To Improve & Up Your Game In Call of Duty Mobile appeared first on Android Headlines.

Hue Bulbs Support Out-Of-Home Control On Nest Mini Without Bridge

The Philips Hue bulbs and Nest Mini speakers have a special relationship. One which makes the two very useful to have as a pair. The bulbs now support out-of-home control without a Hue Bridge. If you're new to this whole home automation thing, the Hue Bridge is a device you need to control some of [...] Read More... The post Hue Bulbs Support Out-Of-Home Control On Nest Mini Without Bridge appeared first on Android Headlines.

DOJ Investigation May Have Serious Repercussions For Google's Future

The ongoing DOJ antitrust investigation into Google may be more serious than initially thought, according to a statement made by laid-off journalists from the Save Journalism Project and former Justice Department Antitrust Division attorney Seth Bloom. The 14-year former General Counsel to the Senate Antitrust Subcommittee points to what he says is "Google's anticompetitive conduct [...] Read More... The post DOJ Investigation May Have Serious Repercussions For Google's Future appeared first on Android Head[..]

CoD Mobile Just Dropped A Ton Of Limited Modes, Then Pulled Them

If you haven't logged into CoD Mobile recently, you should, because it just got a ton of limited-time modes. Including one for Halloween. Except, it would seem that all the modes have now been pulled. Save for one – Sniper Only. This is located in the same spot where you'll find Gun Game, the other [...] Read More... The post CoD Mobile Just Dropped A Ton Of Limited Modes, Then Pulled Them appeared first on Android Headlines.

New Privacy Bill Tells Facebook, Tech Giants "Mind Your Own Business"

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is looking to hold tech giants' feet to the fire with the recently reported introduction of a new privacy bill. Dubbed the Mind Your Own Business Act, the proposed legislation aims to provide agencies with tools to address growing concerns about privacy as it concerns tech companies. That broad description includes [...] Read More... The post New Privacy Bill Tells Facebook, Tech Giants "Mind Your Own Business" appeared first on Android Headlines.

Stadia Phone Play Won't Work Without Wi-Fi At Launch

It has recently been discovered that Stadia phone play won't work without Wi-Fi. This means if you were hoping to play your Stadia games on the train commute to work or home, you're out of luck. At least for now. According to 9To5Google who acquired a confirmation from Google, Wi-Fi will only be required initially. [...] Read More... The post Stadia Phone Play Won't Work Without Wi-Fi At Launch appeared first on Android Headlines.

Phone Comparisons: Google Pixel 3 vs Google Pixel 4

Following the 'XL' variant comparison, it's time to pit the Google Pixel 3 vs Pixel 4. The Google Pixel 4 is the smaller variant of Google's brand new flagship, while the Pixel 3 played that role last year. It's hard to deny that both of these phones are compelling, but how do they compare. Is [...] Read More... The post Phone Comparisons: Google Pixel 3 vs Google Pixel 4 appeared first on Android Headlines.

High-Quality Renders Let Loose The Moto E6 Play Design

After having tough times selling smartphones for a couple of years, Motorola seems to have found its mojo back. The Lenovo-owned phone maker has already launched several phones this year, with the Motorola One Macro being the most recent one. And the company doesn't seem to be slowing down any time soon. Dutch website Mobielkopen has [...] Read More... The post High-Quality Renders Let Loose The Moto E6 Play Design appeared first on Android Headlines.

The Ultimate Case To Protect Your New Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL

Do you plan to pre-order a Google Pixel 4 or Pixel 4 XL? You might want to grab an award-winning Incipio case from Verizon to help protect your new device from the very moment it arrives. From a dual-camera system with Night Sight and HDR+ to Gesture Control, Motion Sense, and an even smarter Google [...] Read More... The post The Ultimate Case To Protect Your New Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL appeared first on Android Headlines.

You Can Get This Sony 55-inch 4K Android TV For $748 Today

Amazon has the Sony X800G 55-inch Android TV on sale today for just $748. Now that is only $51 off of the regular price, but that is still a pretty good discount. Since the X800G was announced and went on sale a few months ago, it has not dropped in price at all. Marking the [...] Read More... The post You Can Get This Sony 55-inch 4K Android TV For $748 Today appeared first on Android Headlines.

Arlo Video Doorbell Can Capture Your Visitors From Head To Toe

Arlo is one of the biggest names when it comes to wireless security cameras. Adding to its strong repertoire of such home automation products, the California-based company has now launched a video doorbell. Aptly named Arlo Video Doorbell, it is the company's first such offering. Arlo Video Doorbell Arlo may have been a little late [...] Read More... The post Arlo Video Doorbell Can Capture Your Visitors From Head To Toe appeared first on Android Headlines.

Samsung Is Sending A Galaxy S10 5G Into Space, And You Can Send A Selfie Along

Samsung's latest promotional campaign for the Galaxy S10 5G will see the company launch the phone into the Earth's stratosphere. Samsung UK recently announced this "out-of-this-world" mission. The handset will gravitate for more than 200 hours at 65,000 feet above the Earth. Samsung is also offering its fans an opportunity to send a selfie along with [...] Read More... The post Samsung Is Sending A Galaxy S10 5G Into Space, And You Can Send A Selfie Along appeared first on Android Headlines.

Huge Surprise: There's No Bloatware On The AT&T Pixel 4

This is perhaps the biggest surprise of any smartphone, in 2019. There's no bloatware on the AT&T variant of the Google Pixel 4. This is very surprising, given the fact that AT&T loads up their phones with a ton of apps that are pre-installed. In fact, there are a good 30 or more apps that [...] Read More... The post Huge Surprise: There's No Bloatware On The AT&T Pixel 4 appeared first on Android Headlines.

Is The Google Pixel 4 Worth The Money?

Let's face it, Google's Pixel smartphones are not exactly cheap, and that goes for the Pixel 4 series as well. The company's Nexus devices were quite affordable, but the Pixel lineup changes everything. That being said, the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL were introduced quite recently, and many of you are probably planning [...] Read More... The post Is The Google Pixel 4 Worth The Money? appeared first on Android Headlines.

Google Boss Confirms HTC Built The Pixel 3a

And presumably the Pixel 4 as well. Many thought that it was the HTC team that Google acquired a few years ago, that built the Pixel 3a. Now, Made by Google's head, Rick Osterloh confirmed that it was indeed the HTC team that Google acquired, that built the Pixel 3a. This was pretty obvious, due [...] Read More... The post Google Boss Confirms HTC Built The Pixel 3a appeared first on Android Headlines.

This Instant Pot Is Back Down To Its Black Friday Price

Amazon has dropped this eight quart Instant Pot back down to the lowest price it's ever been, and it hasn't been this low since Black Friday nearly a year ago. That alone makes this a really great time to pick one up. It's down to $79.99, and that's down from $139.99. Marking it 43-percent off. [...] Read More... The post This Instant Pot Is Back Down To Its Black Friday Price appeared first on Android Headlines.

Woot Is Blowing Out Surface Pro 4 Bundles Today

Today, you're going to be able to save big on the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Woot is discounting a few different bundles of the Surface Pro 4 that include the Surface Pen as well as the keyboard. So you can actually use it as a legit laptop replacement. Seeing as the keyboard and the pen [...] Read More... The post Woot Is Blowing Out Surface Pro 4 Bundles Today appeared first on Android Headlines.

OnePlus 7T Goes On Sale In The US, OnePlus 7T Series In India

The OnePlus 7T series became available to purchase in Europe yesterday. Well, the same has just happened for the US and India. As far as the US is concerned, only the OnePlus 7T is available. In India, on the other hand, you can purchase both the OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro. The OnePlus 7T [...] Read More... The post OnePlus 7T Goes On Sale In The US, OnePlus 7T Series In India appeared first on Android Headlines.

Report: Venom 2 Is Diving Deep Into Symbiote Lore and Casting Naomie Harris as Shriek

Remember Shriek? You might not; the character, debuting in Marvel Comics in 1993, was created to be a love interest for Cletus Kassidy, aka Carnage. She’s a mutant with sound-manipulation abilities and a deep love for both killing and Carnage. And now we know who might be playing her in the Venom sequel. Read more...

Use This App to Get Cash Back For Buying Almost-Expired Food

One of my favorite grocery stores in San Francisco is the one that sells food that’s getting close to its expiration date. It’s a warehouse-type grocery situation, and everything in the store is significantly cheaper than it is at the regular grocery. You just need to be prepared to eat or freeze whatever it is you’re… Read more...

Sam Raimi Is Making a New Horror Movie, Thank God

Some people are born to do certain things. Sam Raimi is born to make horror movies. And he’s back. Read more...

The Iconic Thermapen Classic Is Back Down to Its Lowest Price Ever

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Don't Stick Your Neck Out When Traveling—Protect Your Valuables With This $12 Neck Wallet

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Uh... The Army Just Contracted With Tom DeLonge's UFO Group to Study Those 'Alien Alloys'

To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences (TTSA)—the UFO research organization founded by former Blink 182 star Tom DeLonge—has struck a research deal with the U.S. Army filled with eye-popping references to exotic technologies. Read more...

Ranking the 20 Best Witchy Fashions Because I Have Magic Powers Now

There’s something I need to tell you all: I have magic. It’s true! Even I was surprised. Now, I can’t conjure flames or raise people from the dead—as much fun as it would be to reanimate Benedict Arnold and, I don’t know, light him on fire or something. What I do have is an otherworldly knowledge...of style. Read more...

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Over Possible Asbestos Contamination

Johnson & Johnson announced a voluntary recall of its talc-based baby powder products on Friday, after the Food and Drug Administration found traces of cancer-causing asbestos in sample testing. The recall follows legal losses and an investigative report linking asbestos exposure to the company’s talc products. Read more...

Cosmic Rays May Have Blasted Gigantic Sand Dunes Into Existence on Saturn's Moon Titan

The equatorial dunes on Saturn’s moon Titan are among the most dramatic surface features in the Solar System, but scientists aren’t exactly sure how they formed. New experimental evidence suggests the dunes arose as a result of cosmic rays hitting Titan’s surface ice. Read more...

So You're Into Fortnite Now

While those of us who play Fortnite were riveted to last weekend’s black hole, the rest of the world watched us watching it in confusion and, in some cases, curiosity. Almost two days later, when the game finally came back online, many of my friends—and many of you, in the comments—asked if you should get into it. You… Read more...

Get a 5-Pack of OPI Nail Polish For Just $17

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Just How Fast Are the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro?

One of the boons of upgrading to the new iPhone every year is that the new one always feels so much faster. For most of us, it’s a nice feeling, and we leave it at that. The phone feels fast, then we get used to that speed, then the next one comes along and ... ooooh, that’s fast! Read more...

Cardamaro Makes the Perfect Fall Spritz

A lot of people like to drink hot alcohol in cold weather, but I am not one of those people. Warming myself internally while wearing a thick, fuzzy sweater makes me sweaty—and panicky—which is why I keep my cocktails cold and guzzle-able, no matter the weather. Read more...

How to Make the Internet Less Depressing

The like button ruined the internet. Social media and comment sections have trained us to channel our negative feelings into words, and our positive feelings into likes. So negativity is laid out in detail in the comments and replies, while positivity is compressed into a number. Scrolling through it all, or having it… Read more...

Scientists Can Now See Stranded Whales From Space

Scientists have begun using satellites that can produce high-resolution imagery to monitor whale strandings from space, according to a new study. Read more...

One of Google Maps' Best New Features Is Finally Available on iOS

iOS users who prefer Google Maps over Apple’s Maps app or even Waze will finally have access to one of the best features from the Android version: the ability to submit live traffic reports. Read more...

Why The Zappos Data Breach Settlement Is So Laughably Low

Do you remember when Zappos, the online shoe store owned by Amazon, had that data breach in 2012 that exposed the usernames and passwords of 24 million customers? No, you’ve forgotten about it amidst all the other data breaches since then: Equifax, Yahoo, Marriott, et cetera. Until today, when the class action… Read more...

Dormant for 500 Years, a Potentially Deadly Fault in California Has Started to Move

This past summer, southern California experienced a significant earthquake swarm. Analysis of the event suggests earthquakes unravel in a more complicated manner than is typically appreciated. What’s more, this event has perturbed a major, previously idle fault nearby—and scientists aren’t entirely sure about the… Read more...

U.S. Military Will Stop Using Floppy Disks to Operate Its Nuclear Weapons System

The systems used to control the United States arsenal of nuclear weapons rely on outdated computers. But the Department of Defense is updating at least one part of the archaic technology—the floppy disk storage systems. Read more...

Get a Pair of Stretch Denim Jeans From Jachs Before You Gain Holiday Weight

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How to Regain Your Patience When Your Kid Is Driving You Nuts

Earlier this week, I asked single parents for their best parenting hacks—because if anyone is crushing parenthood, it’s those who are doing it predominantly on their own. There was a ton of great advice offered up: Schedule all your dental cleanings in tandem, go to bed when the kids go to bed, get yourself ready for… Read more...

The Potential of Green Urban Planning for Mental Health

There is no single solution to the world-wide epidemic of poor mental health; addressing its root causes—like poverty-triggered stress and social isolation—and choosing effective treatment for sufferers remains paramount. One way to potentially partly buffer against the effects of poor mental health is through contact… Read more...

Finally, A Metal Straw That You Can Actually Take With You

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Add These 9 Simple Browser Bookmarks to Make Your Online Life Easier

Your browser bookmarks might be stacked with articles you’ll never get around to reading, and sites you’ve long forgotten about, but there are ways to use bookmarks more productively—save these 10 handy URLs saved in your browser, and you’ll be able to get more done and more quickly while you’re online. Read more...

How Can You Keep Your Old Desktop PC Running Well?

When your desktop PC is aging, but you don’t have the heart (or the budget) to replace it, there’s still plenty you can do to give it a long, fulfilling life. In this week’s tech-support column at Lifehacker, we’re taking a question from a reader who wants to know what they should put on their maintenance checklist… Read more...

Updates From Stranger Things, Jurassic World 3, and More

Bruce Campbell says a director has been found for a new Evil Dead—and it’s not Sam Raimi. Robert Pattinson teases the grey morality of his Batman. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker gives us another look at Keri Russell’s mysterious bounty hunter. Plus, f-bombs aplenty in new Terminator: Dark Fate footage. To me, my… Read more...

See Behind Your Computer Using Your Selfie Camera

When you plug stuff into the back of your monitor, computer, or TV, you have a few options, all annoying. You can go fumble blindly with your hand. You can bend under the monitor and bump your head. Or you can pull the whole thing away from the wall. But tech reporter Marques Brownlee has a trick: Use your phone’s… Read more...