Have you ever destroyed a smartphone? [Poll of the Week]

Last week’s poll summary: Out of almost 2,300 total votes, 62.7% of our readers say that the Moto Z2 Force isn’t the phone for them, and 15% say that they’re still undecided. 16.6% have already either placed their orders or are planning to do so very soon. Not to brag, but I’m probably the most careful person I know when it comes to ...

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Native ad-blocker appears in Chrome Canary on Android

Those who like to live life on the forefront of technology and run the Chrome Canary build on Android may have noticed an ad-blocking option appear in the settings menu. The Canary channel for Android is an experimental and sometimes unstable version that includes some of the latest features Google are testing that are not yet ready for the prime ...

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Asus’ upcoming August 19 event might show off more than one Zenfone 4

With its flagship and budget smartphone lines, Asus’s presence in the smartphone market has steadily grown over the years. Now that we’re past the halfway point in 2017, the Taiwanese company looks to increase that presence through an upcoming August 19 event. The event, which will be held in the SMX Convention Center in Pasay, the ...

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Here are the best high-end smartphones that won’t break the bank

If you want a flagship device, there are a lot of options out there. You can get your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6, Huawei P10, or HTC U11, just to name a few. There are also more of them coming soon including the Galaxy Note 8 and Pixel 2 series. Of course, all these handsets come at a premium price. The good news is that there are ...

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Here are the best HTC phones you can buy right now

Over the past several years, Taiwan-based HTC has been a highly prolific company when it comes to releasing Android smartphones. While HTC recently pledged to cut down on the number of new smartphones it will release in 2017 compared to previous years, it has already launched a number of new models so far this year, with perhaps more to come ...

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Micromax Selfie 2, with front-facing flash, now official in India

Micromax has now officially unveiled its latest handset, the Micromax Selfie 2, aimed squarely at those searching for high-quality selfies on a budget. In terms of hardware, the Selfie 2 comes with the mid-range MediaTek MT6737 chipset, 3 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of storage capacity, expandable via MicroSD cards of up to 64 GB. The Selfie 2 also ...

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