LG uses artist’s kinetic art to highlight LG V30’s rich multimedia capabilities

LG’s new flagship smartphone, the V30 is shaping up to be a great device and the South Korean company is trying to better handle this new found success. There’s so much good stuff about the V30 that LG wants everyone to know what it can do.

In that regard, LG and artist Michael Murphy have teamed up to highlight the rich multimedia capabilities of the new LG V30 smartphone using kinetic art. But what is kinetic art?

Well, it’s no shame in not knowing that kinetic art relies on motion to create an effect. Still, the art doesn’t actually move, only the viewer does, so when viewed …

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Nokia 2 announced: Stock Android, solid 2-day battery life, ultra-affordable price tag

HMD and Nokia just unveiled the latest affordable device in its device lineup, the Nokia 2. What makes it a noteworthy entrant? Let’s break those specs down and see what the fuss is all about.

Ticking inside the Nokia 2 is the Snapdragon 212, a 1.2GHz chipset comprising four ARM Cortex-A7 cores. Although it’s a rather humble chipset, the Snapdragon 212 seems like the perfect match for the Nokia 2: aside from being extremely affordable and LTE-ready, the real ace up its sleeve is its exceptional power efficiency. Couple that one with the large, 4,100mAh battery …
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T-Mobile: Astros fans love social media while Dodger fans like to stream video

The 2017 World Series has gone back and forth, a pitcher’s duel one game, a slugfest the next. And the Houston Astros, who just a few short years ago lost more than 100 games for three consecutive seasons, are one win away from their first title. But that isn’t the important thing. What is important is how the fans in each of the two cities used T-Mobile data on their phones while sitting in the stands during the games.

L.A. fans, perhaps due to the city’s close proximity to movie and television studios, used Netflix 250% more in Dodger Stadium during games 1 and 2, than Astros fans did …

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HTC U11+ to have a “translucent” color variant

We’re only a few days away from HTC’s November 2 event, where
the company will likely unveil the high-end HTC U11+ (or U11 Plus), and maybe
the mid-range U11 Life, too.  


The U11+ is shaping up to be a very interesting smartphone.
Besides bringing various novelties – including a 6-inch, 18:9 aspect ratio
display with pretty thin bezels – the handset may have a rare color
variant: translucent.


According to Evan Blass (aka @evleaks), translucent is one
of the three color versions of the HTC U11+, alongside black and silver. Normally,
translucent should mean that …

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Apple, looking ahead to life without Qualcomm, designs 2018 models for Intel and MediaTek modem chips

The legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple over patent royalties, which led Qualcomm to seek an injunction banning iPhone sales in China, may end up permanently damaging the San Diego based chip designer. According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is designing its 2018 iPhone and iPad models to work with modem chips supplied by Intel and MediaTek. Apple will apparently not use Qualcomm’s modem chips for its 2018 mobile devices even though Qualcomm says that the “modem that could be used in the next generation iPhone has already been fully tested and released to Apple.”

Apple has always …

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Apple shares hit an all-time high as analysts say that iPhone X pre-orders are ahead of expectations

Apple’s market capitalization hit an all-time high today when the company’s shares hit $168.07 during the NASDAQ trading day. And while the stock closed trading on Monday at $166.72, up $3.67 for the day, Apple’s current valuation of  $861 billion brings it closer to being the first company to be worth $1 trillion. To hit that mark, Apple would have to rise 16% to $193.64.

The catalyst for the rally is the strong showing made by the Apple iPhone X once pre-orders were opened up Friday morning. Apple said that orders for the tenth anniversary model were “off the charts,” and that the …

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