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Jacob Lieben

Co-owner and co-editor in chief of Lostgeeks.net. Responsible for article writing and the web infrastructure of this website.

Understanding smartwatches

I was wrong. Several years ago I reviewed the first Garmin Fenix 3 smartwatch. This was before the release of the Apple Watch. That’s key to this story. I declared Garmin would have a hard time selling the Fenix 3. The Apple Watch would be better in every way, I ...

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Deal: Save $55 on Apple’s BeatsX wireless earphones at Amazon

Apple’s BeatsX wireless earphones are among the best in its price range, but if you manage to get them while they’re on sale, they’re even better. Unlike many other of Apple’s products, the BeatsX have been discounted many times in the past, as many retailers in the U.S. offered good ...

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Cops bust member of gang that obtained active SIM cards and used them to empty bank accounts

For something so small in size, subscriber identification module (SIM) cards can create huge headaches. For example, the cops last month busted Ricky Joseph Handschumacher, a 25-year old Floridian man who used misappropriated SIM cards to purloin hundreds of thousands of dollars in cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoins. Handschumacher, who was charged ...

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite shows its notch in first press renders

Huawei is no stranger to the notch, as the Chinese company recently launched the nova 3i, a mid-range smartphone with a slightly larger notch than the top-tier P20 series. Apparently, Huawei has decided to extend the notch to the Mate 20 series too, so at least one of the phones ...

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This Week on GizChina – Meizu 16 Series Launched, Xiaomi Pocophone Coming Soon & More

Hello readers! How’s your summer going? We sure hope you’re having a good one. If you’ve been busy dodging the heat and couldn’t keep up with news, then you’re in the right place. This is indeed where we roundup all the most interesting headlines of the week coming from the ...

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Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9+ is $300 off on eBay (dual-SIM model)

Samsung Galaxy S9+ remains an expensive flagship, as all major U.S. carriers still sell it for more than $800 outright. Not to mention that if you want the 128GB model, you’ll have to pay even more than that. But what if you could get it for close to $600? Not to ...

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Google kicks off Back to School sale with deals on Pixel 2 XL and Pixel Buds

Google announced its Back to School sale starts today and runs until September 1, so those of you looking for a Pixel smartphone or any accessory to go with it might want to check out some of the deals available for the rest of the month. The most appealing seems ...

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Survey shows that consumers are mostly interested in Apple or Samsung handsets

PC Mag recently asked 1,555 U.S. consumers which upcoming handset they were most interested in seeing released. The recently unveiled Samsung Galaxy Note 9, which will be launched on August 24th, did not finish on top, but still was the handset most on the mind of 24% of those responding ...

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Check out the Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s first television ad and re-live the unveiling

Just last Thursday, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was unveiled by Samsung. Carriers are stepping all over each other trying to come up with the best deal on the device, and pre-orders are now being accepted. The (have to use this at least once) “phablet” will actually launch in the ...

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