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Here are all the Huawei products that could be in jeopardy

2019-05-24 06:37

Many of Huawei consumer products use components from US companies, such as its Mate 20 Pro Android phones and its MateBook laptops.

US restrictions on Huawei spell big, global trouble for its upcoming Mate X and Mate 30 handsets

2019-05-22 22:08

Losing Google support won't matter much in China, a huge market for Huawei, but it threatens the very fast growth it has seen just about everywhere else.

Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei says the company is 'fully prepared' for a conflict with the US

2019-05-21 09:27

Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei told Chinese media on Tuesday that a the company is "fully prepared" for a clash with the US, which he considered inevitable.

Huawei just caught a break: The US government has temporarily loosened its restrictions

2019-05-21 05:51

Huawei, a Chinese tech giant, was added to a US blacklist last week.

Intel, Qualcomm and other US tech firms reportedly cut off critical software to Huawei after Trump's blacklist

2019-05-20 10:56

Top US tech companies have reportedly cut off critical software to Huawei in the latest US crackdown against the Chinese telecommunications giant.

Nintendo's Switch console has a huge year ahead: Here are the 8 biggest Nintendo games coming out in 2019

2019-05-17 18:29

Whether you're a Mario fan, a Zelda fan, a Pokémon fan, or a Marvel fan, Nintendo has something for you in 2019.

You've been charging your smartphone all wrong

2019-05-02 05:40

One of the most common charging habits could actually be affecting your smartphone battery's lifespan.

Samsung has a new Galaxy phone with a wild pop-up camera that rotates when you want to take a selfie

2019-04-11 06:22

The Galaxy A80 has a triple-camera system that pops up from the back of the phone and rotates.

Google will let Android users choose a rival browser to avoid further wrath from the EU

2019-03-20 19:51

Google also emphasised that it never expressly blocked users from installing competing browsers.

Google's new messaging app now has a feature that can tell what you're texting about and automatically suggest helpful information — but Google says it's not reading your texts to do it

2019-02-26 11:00

When Android Messages users are texting about restaurants, movies, or weather, Assistant will now offer links to more information.

 

Huawei says its homemade operating system could be ready to replace Android by early 2020

2019-05-23 19:24

The head of Huawei's consumer division said that outside of China, the Huawei OS would be ready by the first quarter of next year.

If you own a Huawei phone in South Africa, here is everything you need to know about the Google crisis

2019-05-22 15:00

Licensing restrictions imposed by the USA saw Google suspend its business relationship with Huawei – and even after the US issued a temporary licence, questions remain about the future of Android, the Google Play Store, and apps such as Google Maps on Huawei smartphones.

Huawei developed a 'plan B' operating system for smartphones in case it was banned by the US government from using Google products. Here's what we know about it so far.

2019-05-21 07:17

Huawei has been working on a "plan B" mobile operating system in case things go sour with Google.

Huawei has been blacklisted by the US government. Here's what happened to the last Chinese tech company that got the 'death penalty.'

2019-05-20 21:30

Chinese telecoms company ZTE weathered a US trade blacklist similar to Huawei's.

A new, free 'Minecraft' game was just revealed, and it takes major cues from the wildly popular 'Pokémon Go' phenomenon

2019-05-18 14:53

Like "Pokémon Go" before it, "Minecraft Earth" is a free-to-play, smartphone-only game that's intended to get players exploring the world around them.

How to download maps on the Google Maps app for offline use when you're travelling or don't have good service

2019-05-13 11:35

You can download maps on Google Maps to use when you're without internet or trying to curb your data usage. Here's how to use Google Maps offline.

Energizer wanted to make a smartphone with a giant battery – but only 11 people backed it on Indiegogo

2019-04-30 20:49

Energizer wanted R17 million to fund its super-thick PowerMax P18K Pop phone. It got just R215,000 because, it seems, nobody wants a giant phone, no longer how long the battery would last.

How to clear the cache on your Android phone to make it run faster

2019-03-24 16:00

If you clear the browser and app cache on your Android phone periodically, you could help eliminate performance issues on the device.

Huawei has developed its own operating system as a 'plan B' in case it's barred by the US government from using Google and Microsoft products

2019-03-16 21:12

Huawei currently uses Android's operating system for its smartphone devices and Windows for its laptop and tablets. That could change.

Samsung just unveiled a cheaper version of the new Galaxy S10 to rival the iPhone XR

2019-02-22 05:26

Samsung's Galaxy S10e is the least expensive phone in its new Galaxy S10 lineup, competing directly with Apple's iPhone XR.

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