Dangerous Phone Wallpapers, the Oft-Delayed Pixel 4a, & an iPad-Designed iMac?
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After last episode's interview, we have a ton of tech news stories to catch up on. Today, we investigate a smartphone background that is literally bricking people's Android phones, why the Pixel 4a is delayed and when it may finally be released, and rumors of a new iMac that has a sleek iPad design. To wrap it all up, we finish with a good 'ol fashioned Twitter Q & A!







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52: The Xiaomi Mi 11 review and thoughts on the Synder Cut
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Mobile Tech Podcast with tnkgrl Myriam Joire
Mobile Tech Podcast with tnkgrl Myriam Joire
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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip2 rumors, Huawei P50-series leaks, plus OnePlus, Moto, and Panasonic news with Adam Doud of Benefit of the Doud
It's time for episode 204 of the Mobile Tech Podcast with guest Adam Doud of Benefit of the Doud -- brought to you by Audible. Today's show is all about leaks, rumors, and news. We analyze Samsung's latest Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip 2 rumors, plus Huawei's P50-series leaks. We then discuss OnePlus' Nord N10 5G and N100 success in the US, Moto's weird Moto G pricing strategy, and Panasonic's revised TOUGHBOOK 33. Finally, we also cover news from Oppo and Nothing. Enjoy :) Episode Links - Donate: https://tnkgrl.com/tnkgrl/ - Support the podcast with Audible: http://AudibleTrial.com/MobileTech - Adam Doud: https://twitter.com/DeadTechnology - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip2 leaks: https://www.slashgear.com/galaxy-z-fold-3-z-flip-2-leak-hints-at-launch-schedule-08658598/ - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 under display camera rumor: https://pocketnow.com/samsung-galaxy-z-fold3-again-rumored-to-arrive-with-an-under-display-camera - Huawei P50 series launch date leak: https://www.techradar.com/news/huawei-p50-release-date-leaked-and-its-exactly-when-we-expected - My Huawei P40 Pro+ review: https://geardiary.com/2021/01/15/huawei-p40-pro-review/ - OnePlus Nord N10 5G/N100 doing well in the US: https://www.pcmag.com/news/analyst-oneplus-nord-phones-blowing-up-at-metro-by-t-mobile - More OnePlus watch rumors: https://www.xda-developers.com/oneplus-watch-patent-leak-watch-straps/ - Oppo sliding selfie camera patent: https://www.gsmarena.com/oppo_patents_a_smartphone_with_a_selfie_camera_sliding_sidways-news-47762.php - Moto One 5G Ace, G Power, and G Play coming to Google Fi at a discount: https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/17/22288115/google-fi-motorola-one-5g-ace-moto-g-power-play-2021 - Moto G10/G30 for Europe: https://www.androidauthority.com/moto-g10-g30-1201260/ - Nothing acquires Essential brand: https://www.engadget.com/carl-pei-nothing-essential-214139408.html - Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 33 gen 2: https://www.neowin.net/news/panasonic-introduces-its-new-toughbook-33-detachable-pc
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