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Huawei P-Smart launches in South Africa – here’s what it’ll cost

Huawei has announced that they are launching a new mid-range smartphone, the P-Smart 2019, locally this week. This following the 2018 P-Smart succeeding as the most popular device in its price range last year (according to Huawei). The new 2019 phone features a tear-drop-shaped notch, officially called a ‘Dewdrop Display’ by Huawei. This permits its 6.21in LCD display to attain a screen-to-body ra...[Read More]

Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Huawei P20 Pro: The weigh-in

How can Huawei top the brilliant P20 Pro? By bringing in a new Mate, it seems. It’s too early to know for sure, but the freshly revealed Huawei Mate 20 Pro looks to be leaps and bounds better than last year’s great — but now somewhat dated-looking — Mate 10 Pro. It’s also packing a dazzling new design along with loads of top-end tech and unique features. Of course, the P20 ...[Read More]

LG V40 ThinQ info leaks, and it has five camera sensors

Looks like we’re steadily approaching a future where every smartphone is essentially covered in camera sensors (like the nine found on the Light smartphone). In a new leak, we see the upcoming LG V40 ThinQ sporting a total of five camera sensors. Five! That’s almost as silly as its name. Mobile industry insider and serial leaker Evan Blass posted images of the next LG flagship on Twitter. Wh...[Read More]

The first notchless, bezelless flagship might come from Lenovo

Ah, dreaded notches — can’t live with them, and can’t squeeze front-facing cameras into almost edge-to-edge displays without them. Unless you’re Vivo, which used a pop-up camera in the edge of its concept Apex handset to get around this problem. Now Chinese hardware maker Lenovo, which owns Motorola, has teased its own take on a bezelless, notchless phone. Every big-name smartpho...[Read More]

Microsoft acquires Minecraft and creator Mojang for $2.5 billion

Confirming the recent sensational rumour, Microsoft has announced that it has acquired the Minecraft franchise and its creator, Swedish studio Mojang, at a price of $2.5 billion. Allaying initial fears, Microsoft has confirmed that Minecraft will continue to exist on the platforms it’s already been released for, including competing devices like PlayStation consoles, iOS, and Android. It remains to...[Read More]

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