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The Samsung Galaxy S10 leaks just keep coming - and this one could be the biggest of all. According to a report on out sister site Gizmodo, the S10 will reportedly launch on February 20 2019; one week before Mobile World Congress (MWC).

It will purportedly come with 1TB of storage, 5G network support and a fearsomely prohibitive price tag. Here are the details!

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Good tidings we bring, to you and your SIM! The festive period is always a great time to bag a bargain, and there's no exceptions when it comes to phone plans. If you're after a new smartphone or even just a new plan, we've picked out of some of our favourite Christmas telco deals and offers.

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There are reports saying US chip-maker Qualcomm has won an injunction against Apple in China. The injunction bans the import of a number of iPhones ranging from the iPhone 6S to the iPhone X,. Qualcomm says Apple has infringed on its patents in iOS 11 and earlier, with the chip-maker alleging Apple has "borrowed" tech involved in image resizing and how apps are managed on touchscreens.

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The final nail may have just been struck into the headphone jack's coffin. After years of dogged support, Samsung has quietly ditched 3.5mm audio connectivity from its latest smartphone in favour of USB-C. There's reason to believe that the decision will encompass all future Galaxy models. Here are the details.

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Testing of Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10 is in progress and someone working in the factory where the new device is being made has snapped a few sneaky shots and shared them with the world. And while the shots don't reveal much that we don't already know, it's clear that the in-display camera, which avoids creating a notch but results in a hole, looks to be confirmed.

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With some smartphones now topping the $2000 mark and a plethora of options in the $1000 to $1500 range, it's worth noting you can still pick up a decent handset at a price that won't leave your credit card aching for months.

In fact, for $300 or less you can buy a decent smartphone. Sure, it won't boast all the latest features and the fastest hardware available - but it will run current software and keep you going for a couple of years.

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For a limited time, Telstra is offering SIM-only plans with 60GB of data for just $49 per month. That's one of the best deals we've seen from the telco in a long while - and a great excuse to swap providers if you're using a flakey MVNO. Here are the inclusions!

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When's the last time you Googled yourself? Do you know what would show up if a prospective employer typed your name into Google, or if the person you met on a date over the weekend decided to read up on you? Here's why you need to be Googling yourself, as you never know just how much information on you is easily accessible out there.

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Sleep tracking seems to be the next area that Apple is pushing into. Now that they've established health and well-being as their version of the "killer app", the company is leveraging its 2016 acquisition of the Beddit sleep tracker. This sensor sits on your bed and can monitor sleep data for up to two people. And while it's an amazing device - when you consider what it can measure without relying on a wearable - I'm left wondering what value sleep tracking really has for most of us.

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Working at home means you're surrounded by all of your stuff: from that pile of dirty dishes in your sink to that pile of laundry that's still unfolded. And maybe you have a pressing deadline along with a pressing need to sort that pile of books (you sure do have a lot of piles!). Good news: you can do both with the help of a few time management and chore management apps that can double as productivity boosters when you need to get a handle on your day.

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On Tuesday, Google posted patch notes for the imminent Android security update for December, which will roll out to all Android devices starting today. These monthly updates normally fix potential vulnerabilities for devices running Android 9, but this month’s update includes specific patches for Pixel phones in addition to the normal security updates. The patches include improved camera performance, fixes for screen flickering bugs and apps accidentally closing while running in the background, and several others.

Shared from Gizmodo

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Bad news for those of you with small hands or small pockets (or both): It looks like phones are staying big for the foreseeable future. But owning a handset with a big screen doesn't mean you can't operate it with just one hand if you need to — these are the software tricks and apps you need to familiarise yourself with.

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Nubia is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer that you've almost certainly never heard of - but that could be about to change if its new 'Nubia X' model is any indication.

The intriguing new Android comes with a striking point of difference: a 'hidden' 5.1-inch display on the rear chassis. Now that's how you do dual screens on a phone!