Tag: Features

From OnePlus One to OnePlus 9 Pro: How much have OnePlus’ cameras improved?

[embedded content] In the last seven years, the smartphone industry has seen some incredible evolutions in technology. Security is better, batteries are more efficient, and displays feature advancements like high refresh rates. Still, these improvements pale in comparison to the changes found in smartphone cameras. With the OnePlus 9 Pro so heavily marketed on its […]

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Galaxy S20 FE, Garmin Venu 2, and Sony WH-1000XM4 international giveaway!

It’s time for the Sunday giveaway! Each month three lucky Android Authority readers have the chance to win some top tech. This month we’re giving away a fan-favorite phone, a superb smartwatch, and one of the finest sets of headphones on the market. A big congratulations to the winners of last month’s Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus, Galaxy […]

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Did you know: The first smartphone to drop the headphone jack wasn’t an iPhone

Ask many people when the headphone jack started disappearing from smartphones and they’ll likely point to the iPhone 7 from 2016. It’s certainly the best-known example, the one that prompted many Android phone makers to follow suit. However, Apple wasn’t the first. As it turns out, Oppo was the first major brand to ditch the […]

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Google I/O 2021: Here’s what to expect

In 2020, we didn’t get a Google I/O. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Google canceled it outright. There were originally rumors that it could do an all-virtual event, but that didn’t come to pass. Now, in 2021, Google is delivering the all-virtual I/O we were hoping for last year. The Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, […]

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Just how fast is modern wireless charging?

Fast charging technology is a complicated business of proprietary standards and technologies. The wide range of standards and speeds isn’t limited to just traditional wired chargers. Wireless charging is on the march too, promising blazing-fast speeds that outstrip the capabilities of most phones’ wired charging capabilities. At least in the proprietary space. To see just […]

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