Fairphone goes 5G for “waste-neutral” smartphone

Fairphone has announced the next chapter in its mission towards a more sustainable and, well, fair alternative to today's big brand smartphones. The Fairphone 4 comes with 5G connectivity, two 48-MP rear cameras, and a 5-year warranty.

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Next-gen Kindle Paperwhite family gets bigger screen, and a kids model

It's been a while since Amazon treated digital bookworms to a new version of its Kindle Paperwhite ereader, and now the company is making up for that with a bigger display, longer battery life, USB-C, a special Signature Edition, and a kids version.

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DJI gives latest smartphone gimbal a built-in selfie stick

Back in 2016, drone maker DJI adapted its Osmo stabilized actioncam for the smartphone generation. Now the Osmo Mobile motorized gimbal has entered its fifth generation with the launch of the OM 5, which boasts its own selfie stick.

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Samsung shows working prototype of Flex In & Out display

Back at Display Week 2021 in May, Samsung Display offered a very brief look at a swanky multi-fold smartphone prototype it was working on. Just one photo in fact. Now the concept has made it out onto the show floor at iMiD 2021.

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Oppo previews upcoming smartphone camera technology

Oppo held an online presentation earlier today to show off the next-gen camera technology that's coming to its future phones, including a new image sensor, and a continuous optical zoom module with integrated optical image stabilization.

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Honor bounces back with Magic 3 Series smartphones

Chinese smartphone brand Honor has launched its first flagship phone since parting ways from Huawei late last year. The Magic 3 series comprises three models, which benefit from Qualcomm chipsets and access to the Play Store and Google services.

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Smart audio recorder leverages AI to auto transcribe recordings

Beijing-based Mobvoi has launched a digital dictation machine called the AI Recorder that taps into artificial intelligence to automatically transcribe audio, making it a useful addition to the travel bag of journalists, students and business folk.

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Huawei launches its Android rival with a new tablet and smartwatch

Since being frozen out of dealings with US companies, Huawei phones and other gadgets have been unable to run the full-fat version of Android, complete with Google apps and the Play Store. Now it's launched its own competitor: HarmonyOS.

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Android 12’s huge design revamp and more revealed at Google IO 2021

Android 12 has already arrived in the form of an early developer preview, but at today's Google IO 2021 event we learned a lot more about some of the major changes coming with the software, as it enters its public beta stage.

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