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Crash Bandicoot: On the Run is available on Android a day early

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run is available on Android a day early

It would appear that two Crash Bandicoot fans (Jump Button and Motwera) have uncovered an upcoming mobile Crash Bandicoot game through a Facebook search. Currently, there is a survey available for the supposed Crash Bandicoot Mobile title on StoreMaven (a mobile growth website) that mentions the game isn't available yet while simultaneously asking for input to improve the game's development. So while the existence of Crash Bandicoot Mobile has yet to be confirmed by King, the recent leak from Jump Button and Motwera looks pretty convincing.

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Samsung is reportedly working on a dramatic dual-hinge Fold flagship for 2021

Samsung is reportedly working on a dramatic dual-hinge Fold flagship for 2021

If one fold is good, two folds are better. That appears to be the thinking at Samsung's R&D department, where engineers are reportedly hard at work on a double-hinged phone in the Galaxy Fold series. According to a business report from Nikkei, Samsung is looking into a double-hinged design, with hopes to unveil it before the end of 2021. That's on top of new iterations of Samsung's existing folding designs, the large Galaxy Z Fold and the clamshell Galaxy Z Flip.

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Nobody wants to buy LG's phone business

Nobody wants to buy LG's phone business

LG's continued existence in the world of Android is looking less and less certain by the day. Despite hinting at signs of life after its LG Rollable passed through Bluetooth certification last week, new reports suggest that LG might still leave the smartphone industry entirely by shutting down its mobile division altogether.

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Qualcomm allegedly exploring a cheaper Snapdragon 888 variant without 5G

Qualcomm allegedly exploring a cheaper Snapdragon 888 variant without 5G

After releasing a slightly tweaked Snapdragon 865 Plus as the Snapdragon 870 earlier this year, Qualcomm seems set to launch yet another derivative of a successful high-end processor. Leaker Roland Quandt reports that the company has a lower-end version of the Snapdragon 888 in the works for 2021.

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Android 12 could get a Game Mode and an option to reduce bright colors

Android 12 could get a Game Mode and an option to reduce bright colors

XDA is on a roll, detailing a whole slew of features that might come to Android 12, supposedly codenamed Snow Cone. The latest code the publication dug up points at a Google-made "Game Mode" and an accessibility option allowing the visually impaired to reduce bright colors.

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OnePlus 9 Pro could up its camera game with Hasselblad collab

OnePlus 9 Pro could up its camera game with Hasselblad collab

The OnePlus 8 Pro delivered some significant camera improvements but it still failed to impress us on several fronts. Vivo’s recent collaboration with Zeiss to co-develop imaging systems gave us reason to believe a similar deal could be in the offing for its sister brand, but it seems OnePlus has plans of its own. It's looking like a collaboration with industry giant Hasselblad is on the cards for the upcoming OnePlus 9 Pro.

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LG discussing sale of smartphone business to Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup

LG discussing sale of smartphone business to Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup

Not too long ago, Reuters reported that LG was looking to outsource some of its smartphone business, particularly when it comes to low-end devices. Now a rumor has popped up that the company is looking to sell its smartphone business altogether, courtesy of Korean outlet TheElec. However, LG's global communicator Ken Hong confirmed to us that there's absolutely nothing to these rumors.

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Rumored pricing leaks for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S21 series

Rumored pricing leaks for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S21 series

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S21 series is looking pretty nice based on the variety of leaked images, renders, and videos we've seen so far. Now a leak of a different sort has been released online, providing a glimpse at what we might expect to pay for Samsung's latest flagship lineup — and the news is both good and bad.

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New OnePlus 9 leaks show off iPhone 12-like protruding lens rings on top of large camera bump

New OnePlus 9 leaks show off iPhone 12-like protruding lens rings on top of large camera bump

Just a few days ago, we took our first glimpse at OnePlus' upcoming flagship device, thanks to its CAD renders leaking on the web. It's now time to learn more about the handset's higher-end model, the 9 Pro, thanks to a new leak revealing its design and some of its specs.

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Google Pixel 5: Pricing, specs, release date, images, and everything else we know

Google Pixel 5: Pricing, specs, release date, images, and everything else we know

Google's Launch Night In is almost upon us, where we expect news of the Pixel 5 to be finally unleashed upon the world. Following-up on the smash-hit Pixel 4a, Google's latest "flagship" already has plenty of critics. Whether you like the picture painted by the last few months of leaks or not, our image of the upcoming phone is virtually complete.

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