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Fitbit to shift production out of China to avoid tariffs
Fitbit's smart watches, along with Apple's AirPods, Apple Watch and HomePod, failed to win a reprieve from the 10 percent US tariff that started from September 1. ...
Qualcomm's next-gen flagship chip could come next month due to pressure from Huawei
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865, the firm’s next-gen flagship chip, may be released earlier than usual on November due to piling pressure from Huawei. ...
Xiaomi launches Redmi 8 in India, starting at $112
The price for the base model that comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage is $112. The top-end model 4GB + 64GB variant is priced at $126. ...
Report: Google may release 5G smartphone next week
Google's 5G model is currently being test produced in China. ...
Here it comes! China's 5G pre-subscription reaches 10 million
China Mobile saw 5.922 million users register for its 5G package. The number for China Telecom and China Unicom were 2.078 million and 2.003 million respectively. ...
First-Ever 'Made In Africa' Smartphones, Rwanda-made
Rwanda’s Mara Group launched two smartphones on Monday, describing them as the first “Made in Africa” models. ...
Huawei Mate 30 Pro can run Google apps again, thanks to this new workaround
On the XDA Forum, developers posted a new method that can get Google apps running on the Huawei Mate 30 Pro. ...
China 5G pre-subscription surpasses 9 million
As of October 7, the total number of 5G pre-subscription in China has reached 9.25 million. ...
WhatsApp bug lets hackers take over phones with a GIF
A security flaw that allows hackers to hijack phones by sending a malicious gif, has been discovered with WhatsApp. ...
This could be TikTok owner's first phone after Smartisan deal
Unlike Huawei’s 2*2 arrangement of 4 cameras on its Mate 30, the Smartisan phone will have 3 cameras in the first column and 1 in the second. ...