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OPPO’s upcoming flagship stops by AnTuTu, confirms Snapdragon 855 chip

Could it be the Find Z?

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Last month during MWC 2019 in Barcelona, OPPO showcased their latest mobile technology: 10x lossless zoom. Using a prototype phone housed in a case to hide the phone’s final design, the Chinese company was able to do a demo. Like its 5x optical zoom technology shown two years ago, there’s no actual phone that has OPPO’s promising zoom technology, yet.

OPPO seems to be finalizing its newest flagship which is expected to sport the 10x zoom camera. A mystery OPPO phone has passed by AnTuTu and it’s rocking a Snapdragon 855 processor. Not only that, but the phone also scored high with 365246 points making it the second fastest Android phone next to Xiaomi’s Mi 9.

The mysterious phone presented itself on AnTuTu with a model number of OP46C3 and it wants to be called the “R11s.” A phone that was released in 2017 is being used as a front, but we’re not falling for that.

Mysterious OPPO phone on AnTuTu | Image credit: AnTuTu

The rest of the specs include 8GB of memory, 256GB of storage, and a display with a 2340 x 1080 resolution. Thankfully, it’s running the latest Android 9 Pie software.

The phone’s camera department is detected to feature a 16-megapixel selfie camera and a 12-megapixel rear shooter. This doesn’t add up to the rumored 48-megapixel sensor of the upcoming OPPO flagship, but it could be reporting the default picture size.

OPPO already registered the name “Find Z” as a trademark and it should be the successor of the gorgeous Find X from last year. According to inside reports, the company will have the phone ready by April 2019.

SEE ALSO: OPPO launches F11 Pro with pop-up camera and near bezel-less display

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New leak reveals Motorola phone with a stylus

What could it be?

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All eyes are on the Motorola razr. After more than a decade in oblivion, the iconic flip phone has returned with a vengeance. Besides courting nostalgia, the new Motorola razr has jumped onto the foldable bandwagon. With that in the books, what’s next for Motorola?

According to a new leak from Evan Blass, Motorola is chasing after the stylus market. The render portrays a slab phone with a detachable stylus.

Image source: Evan Blass

On the surface, the slab phone carries only a few notable aspects: a top-left peephole camera, no home button, and a sizable chin bezel. However, the stylus obviously slots into one of the phone’s four corners. Two small features on the stylus’ handle also point to button functionalities.

Regardless, the phone remains a mystery. When will this phone come out? No one knows.

At the moment, Motorola is still working on the Motorola Edge+, the company’s first flagship in a while. Even with the timeliness, the leaked phone is unlikely to be the Edge+.

Compared to other companies, Motorola is only starting to get back into the groove of things. However, with a plan slowly developing (even through rumors), Motorola’s future is shaping up to be a good one.

SEE ALSO: Motorola One Hyper is a midranger with pop-up cameras

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Tinder adds a panic button for dates that go wrong

Safety first!

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Tinder is like a box of chocolates. You never know who you’re going to get: the girl next door, the workroom hottie, or (worse) the creepy stalker. Unfortunately, the popular dating app can lead to a lot of terrible nights. Bad dates are, of course, not the end of the world. Ending up with a psycho partner, however, can quickly lead to dangerous situations.

In a long-overdue move, Tinder is finally implemented a panic button for dates that go horribly wrong. The emergency feature will alert authorities and safety personnel if things go sideways. Additionally, it can keep trusted friends updated on where you are.

The panic button will come in partnership with a third-party safety platform called Noonlight. Once installed, the feature will coordinate with both apps. When connected, Noonlight will share updates through the Tinder Timeline.

The actual panic button is located inside Noonlight. When pressed, the button will alert authorities. Afterwards, connected authorities will start texting the individual. If unanswered, they will start calling. If it comes up unanswered again, authorities will go to the individual’s location.

Starting next week, the feature will roll out through a new Tinder tab called Safety Center. The launch will start initially in the US. After the initial launch, the panic button will come to Tinder’s sister services including OkCupid and Match.com.

Besides the panic button, Tinder will also add verification methods to ensure truthful accounts. Users can get verification by recreating their account’s various photos. If the photos match, they get verified.

SEE ALSO: 3 reasons why Tinder is the best travel app

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Apple shot a film entitled ‘The Daughter’ using an iPhone 11 Pro

So raw, emotional, and honest

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When tech giants create ads and films, you can expect it to be heartwarming. For instance, Apple released a Chinese New Year special, guaranteed to make you tearful and warm.

Entitled “The Daughter,” the short film tackled hope, love, and reconciliation featuring three generations of Chinese women.

It has the elements you need for a good cry — a realistic depiction of disagreement between a mother and daughter, a single parent’s determination to provide a good life, and a child’s curiosity, optimism, and innocence.

Apple Singapore brought together three talented individuals to create this emotional film. Oscar-nominated folks — director Theodore Melfi and cinematographer Lawrence Sher — worked with China’s top actress Zhou Xun in producing the film through an iPhone 11 Pro.

Once again, Apple proves iPhone’s prowess in the video department. There’s a reason why we held iPhone 11 Pro as the best smartphone for photography and videography — there’s nothing like it! Watch the video here.

SEE ALSO: Selena Gomez’s new music video was shot on an iPhone 11 Pro

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