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OnePlus might spin off Nord with a ‘budget flagship’ Android phone and new UI

OnePlus might spin off Nord with a ‘budget flagship’ Android phone and new UI

What you need to know OnePlus is reportedly thinking about launching Nord as a separate brand. The rumored spin-off will create a separate entity with more ecosystem products, such as smart TVs and wearables. Future Nord phones may also feature a new interface on top of Oxygen OS. Since introducing the Nord brand two years …

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Optus confirms it is increasing mobile phone plans in August 2022 – even if you’re on a contract

Optus confirms it is increasing mobile phone plans in August 2022 – even if you’re on a contract

Optus has confirmed that it is increasing the cost of some mobile phone plans across its network. Customers have been urged to check their emails after the telecommunications giant announced the price rise to impacted users this week. Optus says some mobile phone plans will increase by $4 per month on August 8, 2022, even …

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These malware-infected apps for Android could secretly run up your phone

These malware-infected apps for Android could secretly run up your phone

Android owners might want to check their phones. A cyber security company has discovered a handful of apps that embed Joker malware on Android phones. So far, over 100,000 people have installed the software. Pradeo, in a blog post Monday, warned users to immediately delete “Smart SMS Messages,” “Blood Pressure Monitor,” “Voice Languages ​​Translator,” and …

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Much Ado About ‘Nothing’?  Why Polygon Is Making a Web3 Push Into Mobile

Much Ado About ‘Nothing’? Why Polygon Is Making a Web3 Push Into Mobile

In brief Ethereum scaling solution Polygon has partnered with phone maker Nothing to bring Web3 tech to mobile users. Polygon’s Arjun Kalsy discussed the news and future plans with Decrypt. Don’t call it a comeback: Tech firms’ so-called blockchain phones never appeared to click with consumers, despite multiple attempts, but now crypto networks themselves are …

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Android users need to update Chrome ASAP to patch severe vulnerability

Android users need to update Chrome ASAP to patch severe vulnerability

If you use the Google Chrome browser on your Android handset you need to update it immediately with the version available in the Google Play Store. According to MUO, that’s because an exploit that is labeled as “high” severity could allow a malicious app to take control of your phone. Google says that it will …

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Asus ROG 6, 6 Pro Gaming Phones Take Samsung’s OLED to a 165Hz Refresh Rate

Asus ROG 6, 6 Pro Gaming Phones Take Samsung’s OLED to a 165Hz Refresh Rate

Asus has debuted two new gaming phones Tuesday, the ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro, which feature the newest Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 processor and a Samsung AMOLED display capable of running at a 165Hz refresh rate. Alongside the phones, the AeroActive Cooling 6 accessory that clips onto the line claims to …

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Your Next Android Phone’s Lock Screen Could Be Filled With Ads

Your Next Android Phone’s Lock Screen Could Be Filled With Ads

Glance dynamic shows content on the lock screen. But who asked for that? screenshot: Glance While it’s true that the Android lock screen could use a little perking up since Apple Revealed what it’s doing for iOS, this isn’t what we were thinking. According to TechCrunchmobile ad company, Glance, is planning to launch its lock …

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