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iPhone X Delivers on Apple’s Promises and That’s Plenty, Say Reviewers

Reviews of Apple’s next generation iPhone X have started appearing online, and for the most part, critics have showered praise on the product. “The iPhone X is clearly the best iPhone ever made,” wrote Nilay Patel. “It’s thin, it’s powerful, it has ambitious ideas about what cameras on phones can be used for, and it pushes the design language of phones into a strange new place.”

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Apple May Have Fudged iPhone X’s Face ID

Apple reportedly has reduced the accuracy of the iPhone X Face ID feature to speed up production. It’s not clear how much the new specs will reduce Face ID’s efficacy, but if the reporting is accurate, there could be problems recognizing changes in facial hair, glasses and other ancillary features, suggested Gerrit Schneemann, senior analyst at IHS Markit. “That would be a real problem.”

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Screen Burn-In, Piercing Sounds Beset Google’s Pixel 2s

Complaints have been mounting over display and audio issues with Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Consumers have reported a screen burn-in problem with the Pixel 2 XL, which refers to embedded functions leaving a ghost-like image on the display. In addition, there have been numerous reports of high-pitched noises and strange clicking sounds occurring during calls on the Pixel 2.

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Google’s Pixel 2 Earns High Marks in Spite of Dull Design

As Google’s new Pixel 2 smartphones get ready to hit the shelves, reviews of the models have begun mushrooming online. While the new phones generally have received positive grades, many reviewers found the their design boring. “The Pixel 2 hardware is ho-hum,” observed Patrick Moorhead, principal analyst at Moor Insights and Strategy. “Google didn’t take many risks in its design.”

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¿Están los teléfonos móviles protegidos de los ciberataques?

En la actualidad, los códigos infecciosos, rasonware o phising, se han convertido en ciberamenazas cotidianas contra las que hay protegerse. Según el Instituto Nacional de Ciberseguridad de España (INCIBE) a diario son atacados entre 100.000 y 120.000 equipos en nuestro país. Esto ha provocado que cada vez más seamos cautelosos con nuestros ordenadores. Sin embargo, […]

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Apple’s Worthy iPhone 8 Models May Languish in X’s Shadow

Reviews of Apple’s new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have been laudatory. However, the reviewers can’t seem to get their minds off the jewel of the Apple universe, the iPhone X. Both the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are “awesome” and better than last year’s models — but iPhone shoppers who want to be part of the future will save their money and buy an iPhone X later in the year, suggested reviewer David Pierce.

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First Impressions: iPhone X Garners Lots of Cautious Thumbs Up

Apple on Tuesday raised the curtain on its next-generation iPhone X, and it so far has been greeted with praise — though tentative — from early hands-on reviewers. For the most part, they gave the X kudos for design and build, but reserved their unequivocal endorsements until they could spend more time with the phone. A sore point with many reviewers was the mobile’s price.

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Los españoles gastamos menos que el resto de europeos en la compra de smartphones

España es el país europeo que menos gasta en la compra de smartphones. Un informe de la consultora Kantar señala que los españoles gastan de media 192 euros en renovar sus terminales, lejos del gasto de otros países de nuestro entorno, como Francia, Italia, Alemania o Reino Unido, donde los consumidores invierten un promedio de 237 euros. […]

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Samsung’s Note8 Is Its Biggest Galaxy Phone Yet

Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy Note8 smartphone, positioning the oversized handset as the ideal choice for those who want to do bigger things. The new Android-powered device’s larger Infinity Display features nearly bezel-less full-frontal glass and an edge-to-edge screen. The Note8 comes with an improved S Pen that will allow users to communicate in what the company called more “personal ways.”

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Las reservas de alojamiento desde el smartphone aumentan en un 344% en 2017

Hombre, de grandes ciudades y a partir de las 22h: es el usuario que mayoritariamente reserva su alojamiento a través del teléfono móvil en Centraldereservas.com, portal español de reserva de alojamiento online Centraldereservas.com, portal español de reserva de alojamiento online con más de 600.000 alojamientos (hoteles, apartamentos, bungalows, hostales, aparthoteles…) disponibles en todo el mundo, […]

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At 10, the World-Changing iPhone Is Kind of the Same

Apple celebrated the 10th anniversary of its iconic iPhone on Thursday. Since former CEO Steve Jobs debuted the original device, the company has gone on to sell more than a billion handsets worldwide, and the iPhone has become one of the most successful product categories in the electronics industry. The iPhone proved to be a major disrupter in the mobile phone category after its unveiling.

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Android Creator Launches a Phone of His Own

Essential, a company founded by Andy Rubin, the “father of Android,” on Tuesday pulled off the wraps on a new high-end smartphone. The Essential Phone, priced at $699, includes radios for connecting to all major U.S. carriers. The unit has an almost edge-to-edge display — there’s a bit of bezel at the bottom of its screen — that wraps around the 8-MP selfie camera at the front.

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BlackBerry KEYone’s Success Hinges on Physical Keyboard Longing

The first reviews of the new KEYone BlackBerry handset appeared this week, and the early consensus is that this device will appeal to BlackBerry fans who want its familiar physical QWERTY keyboard coupled with the functionality of Google’s Android OS. This handset technically is not a true BlackBerry — it is the first device from TCL since it entered a licensing agreement with BlackBerry Limited.

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Bixby Will Be Seen but Not Heard When Galaxy S8 Launches

Samsung on Wednesday said that Bixby Voice will not be operational when its Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones hit the market. Some Bixby features — Vision, Home and Reminder — will be active when the phones become available on April 21, Samsung said, but the Bixby Voice capability won’t show up until later this spring. The delay may be due to a weakness in Bixby’s English language chops.

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Los smartphones, el IoT y la realidad virtual y aumentada marcarán el futuro de la venta online

Webloyalty, proveedor líder internacional de programas de ahorro online para eCommerce, ha elaborado el Primer Panel Colaborativo de Retos y Tendencias en eCommerce 2017 con la contribución de los prestigiosos expertos que se reunieron en el eCommerce Experts Afterwork Session, un innovador y colaborativo encuentro de networking celebrado en Barcelona. Este documento pretende unificar el […]

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Galaxy S8, S8+ Dazzle in Samsung’s Comeback Launch

Samsung on Wednesday launched the Galaxy S8 and S8+, its next generation of smartphones. They feature major improvements in design and security processing power, as well as new digital assistant technology that may challenge the best devices on the market. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are available with 5.8 inch and 6.2 inch screens respectively. Both sport an infinity display using Corning Gorilla Glass, and a bezel-less design.

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Un 57% de los consumidores visualiza vídeos en sus móviles cada día

Este año, más que nunca, mobile es sinónimo de vídeo. Esta es la principal conclusión del estudio global elaborado por AOL, compañía tecnológica de medios que simplifica el contacto en Internet entre consumidores y creadores de contenido. En él, se analiza cómo la visualización de vídeo en dispositivos móviles ha crecido exponencialmente, así como la […]

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La adopción de smartphones en España se ha duplicado en tan solo cuatro años

La adopción de smartphones se ha duplicado en tan solo cuatro años en todo el mundo, según ha indicado un nuevo informe de Google. Durante los últimos cinco años, la compañía de estudios de mercado Kantar TNS, siguiendo un encargo de Google, ha entrevistado a consumidores de todo el mundo para conocer sus hábitos en […]

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iPhone at 10: The Best Is Yet to Come?

It seems like yesterday — not 10 years ago — that Steve Jobs took the stage at MacWorld to debut Apple’s latest new gadget: the iPhone. The iPhone was three devices in one, he declared. It was a widescreen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone, and a breakthrough Internet communications device. The iPhone went on to become a critical contributor to the company’s success.

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