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OnePlus 5T Announced with 6-inch Bezel-less Display, Face Unlock, and Dual-Camera Setup

OnePlus 5T Announced with 6-inch Bezel-less Display, Face Unlock, and Dual-Camera Setup

OnePlus today unveiled their ‘T’ upgrade to the OnePlus 5: the OnePlus 5T. Jumping on the bezel-less bandwagon, the OnePlus 5T features a 6-inch FHD+ Optic AMOLED display at the front with minimal top and bottom bezels.

Honolulu Becomes the First City to Ban Looking at the Phone While Crossing the Street

Honolulu Becomes the First City to Ban Looking at the Phone While Crossing the Street

After passing a law that prohibits pedestrians from looking at their phone while crossing the street in late July, Honolulu will officially bring this to effect starting today. This makes Honolulu the first city to bring such a system in place. Pedestrians who violate the new ruling will be fined up to $99 by the city depending on the level of their offense.

Roku Unveils Five New Media Players with up to 4K HDR 60fps Streaming Support, Roku OS 8

Roku Unveils Five New Media Players with up to 4K HDR 60fps Streaming Support, Roku OS 8

To take on the 4K Apple TV and the new 4K Fire TV from Amazon, Roku has completely overhauled its lineup of media streaming boxes. The new media streaming boxes from Roku consists of five different players to cater to a wide range of audience. 

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Takes on Apple’s MacBook Pro with 15-inch Display, Metal Body, and $1,000 Price Tag

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro Takes on Apple’s MacBook Pro with 15-inch Display, Metal Body, and $1,000 Price Tag

Alongside the Mi Max 2, Xiaomi also unveiled the Mi Notebook Pro to take on Apple’s MacBook Pro. Successor to the company’s original Mi Notebook, the Mi Notebook Pro comes with significantly more powerful internals and makes use of Intel’s latest eight generation Core processor and Nvidia’s MX150 GPU. 

Xiaomi Unveils the Bezel-Less Mi Mix 2 with Ceramic Body Ahead of iPhone X

Xiaomi Unveils the Bezel-Less Mi Mix 2 with Ceramic Body Ahead of iPhone X

Just a day before Apple is scheduled to launch its bezel-less wonder, the iPhone X, Xiaomi today launched the successor to the phone that started the bezel-less trend last year, the Mi Mix 2.

U.S. ITC Decides To Investigate Apple for Unfair Trade Practices on Qualcomm’s Complaint

U.S. ITC Decides To Investigate Apple for Unfair Trade Practices on Qualcomm’s Complaint

In a major win for Qualcomm against its legal battle with Apple and its suppliers, the U.S. ITC has agreed to investigate its allegations of Apple infringing on its patents with the iPhone 7 and other devices. 

Google Wanted to Acquire Snapchat for $30 Billion in 2016

Google Wanted to Acquire Snapchat for $30 Billion in 2016

A new Business Insider report claims that Google was interested in buying Snapchat’s parent company Snap Inc. for at least $30 billion before its IPO in early 2016. The offer from Google was an “open secret” among Snap’s high-level officials and executives.

Honolulu Passes Landmark Law Banning Pedestrians from Looking at Their Phone While Crossing a Street

Honolulu Passes Landmark Law Banning Pedestrians from Looking at Their Phone While Crossing a Street

There have been innumerable mobile related deaths over the past few years. While selfie related deaths are currently at a rise, texting and driving or “distracted walking” has also resulted in plenty of unfortunate deaths. In an attempt to curb this, Honolulu has passed a law which bans crossing the street while looking at a phone.