You could watch some of the best fantasy and action TV shows already available, or you could go back to George R.R.Martin's novels when he gets round to completing the Song of Ice and Fire series that inspired HBO's smash hit.Luckily there's no shortage of epic fantasy, sci-fi and thriller books being adapted into movies and TV shows in the coming months and years.From beloved classics to contemporary best-sellers, these are some of the adaptations that will challenge Game of Thrones' crown to become your new obsession.In the far future of humanity, Duke Leto Atreides and his son Paul battle over life-giving spice with the venal Baron Harkonnen on the desert world of Arrakis.After reimagining Blade Runner 2049, acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve takes on another sci-fi classic with the help of a galaxy of stars: Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Zendaya, Jason Momoa and Javier Bardem are among those involved.
As galaxies move across the universe, they sometimes interact and even collide when they come close enough to each other.In some cases, we can see evidence of nearby galactic neighbors in the effects on the shape and star production of a galaxy.This is one such case, captured recently by the Hubble Space Telescope.The irregular galaxy NGC 4485 is located approximately 30 million light-years away from us, in the constellation of Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs), and its unusual shape is due to the gravitational forces exerted by the nearby and much larger galaxy NGC 4490.You can’t see NGC 4490 in this image as it’s out of frame, located at the bottom right of the image, but you can see the effect it has had on the smaller NGC 4485.NGC 4485 has been pulled into an elongated shape by gravitational forces, and this disruption has also changed the way that dust and gas are distributed throughout the galaxy.
There are a few interesting devices with the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL hitting stores during the writing of these rankings, and the OnePlus 7 series coming out in style.Teams go up and down depending on the strength the team has shown, which mostly comes down to wins and losses.But close losses against top teams can boost a low team, and scrappy, ugly wins for top teams over lower ranked teams might hurt their ranking in close races.I’ve decided each ranking subjectively, but have taken into account metrics such as sales, strength of reviews of devices, our still hot Best of Android results, plus recent poll results around top phones and new brands.The new A-range of mid-level devices is packing a punch, and the Note 10 is the next big release, a follow-up to the award-winning Note 9, and most people find One UI a step forward.Probably the main thing that saved Samsung from falling to Huawei is the strength of the S10.
When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Fold, it didn't just announce another phone -- it kicked off a revolution in the way we interact with mobile devices.But the Fold soon suffered screen breakages and other glitches, and the revolution stalled.It's been nearly four weeks since we've heard any details from Samsung about the Fold.An AT email to customers suggested that the phone would come next month.Consumers, industry players and reviewers alike are waiting with bated breath.If Samsung wants to ensure that the Fold is free of problems, it should spend the appropriate time and resources on fixing everything, regardless of internal deadlines or pressure from carrier partners, consumers or the press.
Gigantic gas worlds floated in the system’s distant reaches.While NASA’s newest planet-hunting telescope, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), steadily tallies more exoplanets, a mysterious gap in their sizes, first identified in 2017, has persisted.The gap shows that scientists need some new ideas to explain how planets are made, both in the broader cosmos and in our backyard.Astronomers have used TESS to find hundreds of possible planets around the nearest stars since its launch in April 2018, including 24 confirmed worlds so far.The galaxy seems to host a lot of small planets, especially ones measuring between two and four times the size of Earth and others in Earth’s ballpark.“It’s like a tug of war; it’s really hard to stay in the middle.”
In this week's Apple Core roundup we're breaking down the latest rumors about the iPhone 11R, the rumored sequel to Apple's cheaper iPhone XR, along with production updates regarding the rest of Apple's 2019 iPhone lineup.This week Apple also released the last major software updates to iOS, MacOS, WatchOS and TVOS before WWDC.Find out what new features to expect on your iPhone and other Apple devices once you upgrade.Apple begins production of a key iPhone 11 partWe are less than four months away from meeting the next batch of iPhones, which means mass production of these devices is inching closer and closer.The report also mentions the 2019 iPhones are expected to have reverse wireless charging, like Samsung's Galaxy S10, and a three-camera array on the back.
The best cheap phone in the UAE or Saudi Arabia can be a little tricky to pick, as it's not always going to be based around what phone launches with a low starting price.Some of the best cheap smartphones are actually older models with heavy discounts, while certain new phones offer killer value and the latest perks.Older phones from Samsung and Apple come in at prices that thrift shoppers can afford, and new phones from OnePlus, Huawei, Motorola, and more manufacturers that might have fallen off your radar can pack new technologies into affordable packages well worth considering.We've assembled a ranked list of the best phones around AED 1,500.No matter your budget, we're recommending a smartphone for you based on these price categories.Solid performance, versatile camera and metal and glass build
There was a time when prepaid plans were reserved almost exclusively for young people and often the “credit challenged.” After all, prepaid phone plans were generally less impressive than carrier plans, with too many restrictions to make them appealing, and prepaid phones were just a small step better than utter garbage.Nowadays, prepaid phone plans actually tend to offer the best value for consumers and generally share many of the same perks you’d find with a traditional “postpaid” plan.A lot of it will come down to what network best suits you, though below we’ve gathered up several of the best smartphones available in the prepaid world right now, from the best of the high-end flagships to the best of the mid-range phones to the best from the budget line.Looking for full lists of the best prepaid phones for a specific network?For those that would rather go unlocked and bring your phone to a compatible GSM network, you’ll also want to take a look at the following lists:Editor’s note – We will be updating this list as more devices hit the market.
Last month, CNET editor Jessica Dolcourt traveled to Chicago to test the Galaxy S10 5G and experience first-hand what the carrier's new 5G network on a 5G phone was like.It wasn't as fast or reliable as expected, but when she tested it out again this week, data speeds blew past 1Gbps.In April, Sprint and AT reached a settlement after Sprint sued AT for displaying "5G E" connectivity on some of its phones, including iPhones.Despite all these legal issues, that doesn't mean Apple is totally ignoring 5G.As mentioned before, some iPhone models on AT are displaying the misleading "5G E" symbol on its network.Priced at $1,300 and originally unveiled during Unpacked, it has a 6.7-inch display, four rear cameras and the ability to wirelessly charge other devices.
You can argue all you like about which of the Galaxy Buds and the AirPods are better, but the $150 price tag of both is beyond the budget of many of us.The Brio True Wireless Earbuds, however, feature many of the bells and whistles of their more famous counterparts.Compact and comfortable, the Brio True Wireless Earbuds boast an IP67 rating, making them sweat and waterproof.They also utilize the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology, so your connectivity will never lag or drop.Up to 50 hours of on-the-go listening with the charging case.Despite their size, the Brio Buds give you eight hours of use on a single charge.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch is one of the smartest wearables on the market.Its thoughtful styling makes it an absolute pleasure to wear and its wide range of features mean it's one of the most useful smartwatches out there.But as with all these watches it's nice to add some flair and personality to your Samsung Galaxy Watch, and one of the best ways to do this is to find a strap that gives it a new look.The good news is that there are loads of custom options for the Samsung Galaxy Watch that allow you to breathe some extra personality into yours, so we've been out hunting for the best bands and straps to make your watch reflect your personality.The Galaxy Watch comes in two sizes - 46mm and 42mm - so we'll be clear about compatibility with each band.These are products that we haven't had in our test labs, but based on our experts' opinion and knowledge of the most reputable brands around, we think these are worth looking at.
If you’re looking for a smartphone with flagship power but without a flagship price, then you’d traditionally look for a OnePlus phone.Apple’s iPhone XR and Samsung’s Galaxy S10e offer the same power as their flagship brethren, but at a lower price.162.6 × 75.9 × 8.8 mm (6.4 × 2.98 × 0.34 inches)142.2 x 69.9 x 7.9 mm (5.60 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches)150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm (5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches)6.1-inch Liquid Retina HD IPS LCD
Verizon, which launched a 5G home service last fall, turned on its network in Chicago and Minneapolis in early April but says the cities will have only pockets of 5G coverage.But a follow-up test in May with the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, which had the 5G radio integrated into the phone, proved to be a much better experience, with speeds above 1 gigabit per second, or faster than Google Fiber.It's the next (fifth) generation of cellular technology, which promises to greatly enhance the speed, coverage and responsiveness of wireless networks.That lag time can last around 20 milliseconds with current networks.It doesn't seem like much, but with 5G, that latency gets reduced to as little as 1 millisecond, or about the time it takes for a flash on a normal camera.But given the range and interference issues, the carriers are also using lower-frequency spectrum -- the type used in today's networks -- to help ferry 5G across greater distances and through walls and other obstructions.
Last month, CNET editor Jessica Dolcourt traveled to Chicago to experience first-hand what the carrier's new 5G network was like.In April, Sprint and AT reached a settlement after Sprint sued AT for displaying "5G E" connectivity on some of its phones, including iPhones.Despite all these legal issues, that doesn't mean Apple is totally ignoring 5G.As mentioned before, some iPhone models on AT are displaying the misleading "5G E" symbol on its network.Priced at $1,300 and originally unveiled during Unpacked, it has a 6.7-inch display, four rear cameras and the ability to wirelessly charge other devices.Interested buyers will have to be on Verizon's Above or Beyond unlimited plans to access 5G on phones.
OnePlus has launched its newest range of phones, including the OnePlus 7 Pro, the company’s first ever ‘Pro’ phone - we're in a world of 'ultra premium', apparently.One way the OnePlus is aiming to win over audiences with the 7 Pro is that it looks a lot like the recent Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, which also has a large, curved display and impressive internals.The one unifying feature between all three smartphones is that they have displays that are curved glass, with the screen falling away at the sides of the phone.In terms of size, the phone with ‘Plus’ in its name actually has the smallest screen, at 6.4 inches for Samsung's entry.In the Huawei P30 Pro this is housed in a traditional notch, with a ‘tear-drop’ design, but the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus has a ‘punch-hole’, which means the camera is cut out of the screen, in the top right corner.There’s another difference between the design of the phones – while the Galaxy S10 Plus has a 3.5mm headphone jack, the P30 Pro and OnePlus 7 Pro have followed the trend of premium phones and dropped it, so if you’re a fan of wired headphones there’s a clear champion.
*Just to clarify, there is no such mode called ‘beast mode’ in the new Galaxy Note 4. Galaxy Note 4 has been labeled a “beast”. Well, the so-called ‘beast’ is finally out of the box and people will have plenty of time get to know it. Only then will they be able to judge if the nickname is actually appropriate or not. Until then, let’s go with the flow.
Here at IFA 2014 in Berlin, the Galaxy Alpha is on display front and center at the Samsung booth. As many people seem to agree, it is hard not to notice the shiny Galaxy Alpha, even next to the new Galaxy Note 4. From what we’ve seen, when you see it, you’ve got to check it out.
The Galaxy Note 4 features a bigger screen with multi-screen functionality that offers real benefits to users that want a mobile device that can power them through their working day.
Samsung Introduces the Latest in its Iconic Note Series – The Galaxy Note 4, and Showcases Next Generation Display with Galaxy Note Edge Offering a new dimension to Samsung’s unique Note culture, the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge strengthen Samsung’s category leadership with the most progressive mobile devices on the market Samsung Electronics announced the expansion of its flagship Galaxy Note series with the new Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge.
As we saw from the Samsung Unpacked 2014 Episode 2, Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is another first-of-its-kind device.Even though the side display is a unique concept, it is stylish yet familiar.But of course, the Galaxy Edge brings a uniquely enhanced usability as well, especially so as it let’s you take full advantage of its Quad-HD Super AMOLED screen.