Netflix video quality will return to normal after COVID-19 measures
It seems that Netflix is starting to stream its content without downgrading its quality in several European countries
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro with removable battery is silently released
A new Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro has arrived with a removable battery and a rugged design that will take on almost anything you throw at it
OnePlus 7T Pro 5G
The OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition will be out for sale starting tomorrow
You can get your OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition starting tomorrow if you’re in Europe or in the United Kingdom.
Pocketnow Daily: Samsung Galaxy S11 to be all display, iPhone sales slump & more (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about Samsung’s intentions of giving us full-screen smartphones without the notch or a punch-hole, Apple sales and more.
Google Stadia
Google Stadia revealed as a game streaming service for all platforms – TVs and phones included
The new service was announced as a major step to taking the burden off of gamers for having to own massive, powerful computers to play.
Spotify gets last word against Apple for now in European complaint
The Swedish company said that Apple’s response to its complaint goes to the “belief that Spotify’s users on iOS are Apple customers,” not Spotify’s.
Spotify complains to EU about Apple’s “app tax” and platform monopoly
The music streaming company wants Apple to lay off interfering in its customer service, marketing and the payment systems it chooses to use.
Samsung Galaxy A90 may come to China first, Europe later
Recent rumors limited the Galaxy A90’s launch to China for a limited time, but here’s a reminder: it’s coming to Europe.
Xiaomi, OnePlus fingered for high-radiation phones by German regulator [U]
A German radiation regulator conducted updated tests on many major phones and found many to break the country’s SAR limits.
Analyst Kuo positive on 2019 iPhone sales
Kuo believes that the market consensus has gone too negative with Apple and that a decent spring will help the company recover.
In Italy, Galaxy S10 E may go under €800 while 5G S10+ could hit €1,600
We’ve had our inklings as to how the Galaxy S10 in all of its various forms would be priced out… and things have stayed on track for better or worse.
Honor View 20 takes on Europe from €549, Honor Watch also announced
48 megapixels. 6.4-inch display. 4.5mm camera hole in said display. Mid-range prices for another premium-feeling phone. It’s available now.
Qualcomm pays to enforce iPhone sales ban in Germany
The ban is covering more than the 15 Apple Stores in the country — it will also affect sales of the iPhone 7 and 8 at more than 4,000 resellers.
Sony Xperia XA3 Plus will be a €519 mid-ranger, apparently
A €500+ mid-ranger smartphone? Kind of crazy, right? And there isn’t really much else we know about this large device at the moment. We’re biting our lips.
Bigger sales and smaller phones in the future of OnePlus
OnePlus is doing great with sales in the United States, and it’s already working on giving us more features and a new smaller phone in the future
OnePlus 6T update
OnePlus 6T McLaren edition makes a “fearless” jump to 10GB of RAM
It’s not just Papaya Orange that makes this OnePlus 6T different from the rest: there’s more memory and even faster charging than ever before.
Huawei does damage control in Europe
It denies the notion that it is a security threat to European Union member governments and is working on fixing its labs in the United Kingdom.
A merged upgrade appears in the Nokia 8.1
The Nokia 7 Plus was very much lauded by its owners and HMD Global hopes to follow on with a successor that can do even better for the money.
Netherlands retailer outs Nokia 3.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus before launch
A big Nokia event is scheduled for tomorrow and it appears that leaks are coming together to give us a good preview of what’s going to be appearing.
Xiaomi Mi A3 Android 10 update
Xiaomi UK’s “Crazy Deal” failed spectacularly as a contest
It was supposed to be a random chance event where 10 lucky customers could get a phone for £1. But that wasn’t made obvious to the public.
Amazon agrees to list iPhone, iPads, other Apple products
It already sells MacBooks and has made great strides to carry the Apple TV line. Now, more of Apple’s goods are on the way to Amazon.
Mate 20 Pro
Huawei Mate 20 Pro pre-orders reach Western Europe best
It’s been an up-and-up path for the Chinese tech manufacturer and another record has been broken. It’s a very specific hit, but it’ll take it.
OnePlus 5G phone to hit Europe first, will mark split in device lineup
Qualcomm has been a big presence in recent days with OnePlus and the phone maker has been leveraging that to make confident claims about 5G.
European OnePlus 6T pricing, bumps of up to €40 expected
It’s an all-too-predictable trend that’s rumored to continue onto the OnePlus 6T, but will the value proposition keep up?
Play Points
Google charging OEMs for GApps in Europe based on device pixel density
In response to being fined by the European Commission, Google has decided to charge fees for OEMs wanting to distribute the Play Store in the Eurozone.