The new Kirin 990 has been teased by Huawei with potential 5G support and launch date

The next IFA 2019 event just got a bit more interesting with the latest teaser from Huawei that confirms we may see the new Kirin 990

Pocketnow Daily: Foxconn URGES Apple to Move out of China… Sort of (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the reasons Foxconn might move iPhone production out of China, new Google Pixel 4 leaks and more

Pocketnow Daily: US applying DESPERATE measures in Huawei Ban!? (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the actions of the US to extend Huawei’s ban in other countries, Google services crash and more.
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German foreign ministry discourages 5G tenders from going to Huawei

Intelligence agency staff have also been working to convince Bundestag members that Huawei is a security risk for Germany’s up and coming 5G network.

US: Germany should cut Huawei from 5G or we’ll cut intel ties

The United States is warning Germany that it will not share intelligence with the country at the same level as it is currently if Huawei is building 5G.

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.

Apple reportedly about to skirt Qualcomm injunction in Germany with new iPhone 7, iPhone 8 models

Qualcomm has attempted to stem iPhone sales in Germany over a patent infringement grudge, but Apple may have found itself a way out.
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Germany considers locking Huawei out of its network

Germany would be joining the ranks of the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Norway and others in hiking suspicion of the Chinese telecom.

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.

Qualcomm wins iPhone sales ban in Germany

The ban affects iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models, though Qualcomm vows it will pursue injunctions on the XS, XS Max and XR models, too.

Sprint and T-Mobile parents pledge to excise Huawei equipment to score merger approval

Deutsche Telekom and SoftBank are reportedly promising to US regulators that they will get rid of Huawei equipment on all of their networks.

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.
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What is an iPhone XS Max and how much will it cost?

A rose is a rose is a rose and regardless of how it will be called, the most expensive iPhone of 2018 could cost more than we’d dare to think.

ITC decision on iPhone 7 sales ban will kick off Apple v. Qualcomm rollercoaster

There’s plenty of legal action between Apple and Qualcomm over many topics, but does one owe the other $4.5 billion in royalties?
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iOS 11.4 featuring AirPlay 2 roll out today, HomePod spreads

tvOS will be able to route Apple TV sound output to compatible AirPlay 2 speakers, such as the HomePod. Speaking of, it’s going to be available in three more countries soon.

Essential Phone now shipping direct to Canada, Japan, Europe

Essential products purchased from the company’s website can now make it over to five more countries. Canada already had PH-1 carriage from Telus, but not unlocked.
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3 weeks out, Huawei P20 Pro is the company’s hottest flagship in Western Europe

Sales of the P20 Pro have increased by more than threefold over the P10 Plus, showing a lot more appetite for a premium, triple-camera system on a smartphone.
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Huawei P20 may be a bit cheaper than expected in Germany

And if it’s cheaper there, you’d hope it would be more affordable across the Eurozone all together. But that’s a point still in contention right now.

Deutsche Telekom letting users choose “pre-installed” apps

Install of baking apps into the firmware, the German carrier is now allowing customers to choose which apps will be installed at first boot.

Facebook Lite debuts in major markets from US to New Zealand

Lightweight apps are great for entry-level phones that can bare only the basics. Facebook Lite has been in more than 100 emerging countries, but it’s come to 8 developed ones.

Google Pixel Buds now in Australia, Germany, UK

Previously only just available in the US and Canada, at least three more markets are now getting Google’s callback to the AirPods.

Europe sees discounts for Honor 9, Honor 6A

Discounts for two older phones come as pre-orders clog further availability of newer phones. Availability varies per country.

OnePlus 5T unboxed ahead of schedule with dual camera revelation

All the specifications you could ever want to learn about are right here. Plus, a note on changes to the dual-camera formula from the OnePlus 5.

In Germany, Huawei Mate 10 Lite costs €349

MediaMarkt is selling the phone at that price. It’s known under several banners in different regions, including the Maimang 6 in China.

Moleskine Smart Writing Set leaked as pre-order perk for Huawei Mate 10 Pro

That Moleskine Pen+ spotted next to a Huawei Mate 10 Pro render may not be meant for the phone after all, but a Paper Tablet. Yep.