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Apple is banned from selling 5G iPhones in Colombia

5G iPhones have been slapped with a sales ban in Colombia due to a 5G patent infringement dispute between Apple and Ericsson. A Colombian court in Bogotá swung the ban hammer on Saturday, saying that Apple is unable to sell the 5G iPhones nor import them into the country, even though Apple argued there are no 5G networks available for Colombian consumers. The ban affects the latest models, including the iPhone 12, iPhone 13, and the iPad Pro, which the court found infringed Ericsson’s patent pertaining to 5G tech.…

WhatsApp upgraded its emoji reactions and I want them now

WhatsApp will now allow users to react to messages with any emoji, in an expansion of its reaction feature that came out last year. It’s coming to iOS and Android over the coming weeks, and it brings more personalization to one of the world’s most used messaging apps. Once you get the update, the emoji reactions will work as they do now, with a long press bringing up the basic six options with the incision of a new plus button. Pressing that plus icon will show you the new expanded set of emojis, and you’ll be able…

The iOS 16 public beta is here

Apple is finally releasing the first iOS 16 public beta after three developer betas. Public beta testers can now download beta profiles for both iOS 16 and iPadOS 16. It brings a ton of new features — from a customizable lock screen to removing backgrounds from photos with a tap. Here’s what you can expect to change on your iPhone with the new OS. New-look lock screen iOS 16 brings a major overhaul to the lock screen of your iPhone. You can now customize them to your liking. Moreover, it will be tied to the Focus…

Save money with the best cheap phones of 2022: Why spend more?

A new smartphone can cost a lot of money. But you don't always have to buy the most expensive flagship smartphone. If you just use your phone to accomplish basic tasks and can’t justify buying a brand new flagship model, there are some budget options to consider. An entry-level smartphone might not take stunning photos, but there are no differences when it comes to calls and texts. One of the best on our list, the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G, offers exceptional battery life, a capable camera, and good looks that defy its…

Which iPad should you buy on Prime Day 2022?

Amazon’s annual Prime Day deals are almost here, and if you’ve been thinking of using this opportunity to pick up an iPad among Prime Day Apple deals, you’re in luck. The iPad is already at the top of our best tablets list, and Apple’s lineup is in better shape this year than ever. There are excellent choices across the board suitable for budgets of all shapes and sizes, and finding the best Prime Day iPad deals could bring the iPad you want even more within your reach.  Of course, Prime Day tablet deals can go…

Apple Watch SE Prime Day Deal 2022: Price Prediction

Andy Boxall/Digital Trends In the past few years, Apple has worked on expanding its network of subscriptions and services involving its ecosystem. In fact, one of the most significant selling points for Apple is the user-friendly experience, and a good chunk of that comes from the Apple Watches, which act as both a smartphone utility and a standalone fitness device. As such, you’re probably browsing through the  earlyPrime Day deals to see if you can pick one up, and the best one, if you’re looking to save a bit of…

Tagged by strangers on TikTok? Here’s how to untag yourself

TikTok, like any social platform, is no stranger to spam and bots. Most recently, the app has been plagued with reports of using being tagged on TikTok by strangers. Apparently, a lot of TikTok users are being tagged in random videos by strangers. The issue has been raised by multiple people on Twitter. One Twitter user reported that they had been tagged by 15 different overnight, all of which posted the same thing. Another person stated that they were tagged in nine videos even after privacy settings were changed.…

Samsung, Google & Others Have A New 0-Day Vulnerability

Owners of some Samsung, Google, and other OEM devices may want to be a bit more cautious about installing apps, following the discovery of a new 0-day vulnerability in Android. That’s following recent reports detailing the issue and a potential timeline for a fix. For clarity, a 0-day vulnerability is one that isn’t known but hasn’t been fixed yet.Now, the new vulnerability isn’t the worst seen in recent months since it isn’t going to impact every device. As at least some recent bugs have. It also isn’t able to take…

What the heck is happening with the Galaxy Watch 5?

Last week, reputed tipster Evan Blass shared renders of the upcoming Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. It revealed a surprising decision: Samsung is ditching the only hardware feature that made its smartwatch stand out from all the other wearables in the market. Here’s a closer look at what’s changing with the Galaxy Watch 5, and why I think it’s an adverse design choice for the Android smartwatch segment as a whole. The Galaxy Watch 5’s worrying design change Galaxy Watch 5 Pro (Credit: 91Mobiles / Evan Blass)…

Daily Deal: Save $100 on the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE – SamMobile

Last updated: July 12th, 2022 at 00:37 UTC+02:00 Looking for a flagship-level smartphone that doesn’t break the bank? You’ll love the Galaxy S21 FE. Take advantage of the discount today to pick one up. There’s a chance we might not get a Galaxy S22 FE, so buy the Galaxy S21 FE when you still can! Check out our Galaxy S21 FE review for more information about this device. The gist of it is that the Galaxy S21 FE is certainly worth its price tag. It offers great performance, a good design, amazing battery life in a solid…