Confirmed: Samsung’s new iPhone XS Max rival will arrive on August 7

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You’ll be able to watch the event online.
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Samsung today issued invites for a big Galaxy Unpacked event on August 7. The South Korean company is expected to unveil its newest rival to the iPhone XS Max — the much-anticipated Galaxy Note 10.

We recently got a glimpse at leaked photos of the device, which will offer a giant edge-to-edge display with a tiny camera cutout.

Google starts testing AirDrop clone for Android Q

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‘Fast Share’ will roll out later this year.
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Google is working to deliver an AirDrop clone that will allow Android users to quickly share files with nearby devices.

Its new “Fast Share” feature, which will also make its way to Chrome OS, can be used to send images, videos, links, and other files without an internet connection. It can already be enabled on some Android Q devices.

Insanely addictive Tetris Royale on its way to mobile

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Like Tetris 99, but for your phone.
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The Tetris Company is bringing a brand new Tetris game to mobile, and it’ll be unlike any Tetris game you’ve played on iOS or Android before.

Tetris Royale fuses the beloved falling block franchise with the incredibly popular battle royale genre. Fans have already gotten a taste of what to expect with Tetris 99 on Nintendo Switch, and soon everyone else can enjoy it.

Leaked photos reveal Samsung’s answer to iPhone XS Max

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The Galaxy Note 10 is expected to arrive in August.
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Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10 — the company’s latest answer to the iPhone XS Max — just leaked out ahead of its official unveiling in August.

New photos reveal the flagship version of the phablet in the wild for the first time. It sports a giant, edge-to-edge display, as expected. But it’s not just a larger version of the Galaxy S10.

Microsoft plans dual-screen Surface tablet with Android apps

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It will look very different to a standard Surface tablet.
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Microsoft is rumored to be working on a new dual-screen Surface tablet that will run Android apps.

The slate, which is codenamed Centaurus, will reportedly pack two 9-inch displays that fold together like a book. Supply chain sources expect it to launch in the first quarter or first half of 2020.

Uh-oh! Huawei delays its first foldable smartphone

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You’ll have to wait until September for the Mate X.
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If you’re itching to get your hands on a foldable phone and you thought choosing Huawei over Samsung would be a good idea following the Galaxy Fold’s delay, think again.

Huawei has confirmed that it, too, is delaying its first foldable handset. The Mate X is now pegged for a September debut so that extra tests can be carried out to avoid another Galaxy Fold fiasco.