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John Callaham

John was a newspaper reporter before becoming a technology and video/PC gaming writer in 2000. He lives in Greer, SC with his wife and five cats.

John's Posts

Google Maps has returned to China after eight years

Google is making a major return to China, as a version of its Google Maps service is now available for users in that country. Google has also launched a map app for iPhones in China.
by John Callaham14 hours ago

BlackBerry Motion now available for sale in the US via Amazon and Best Buy

The unlocked GSM-based BlackBerry Motion can now be purchased in the US for $520 on Amazon or as low as $449.99 at Best Buy,
by John Callaham3 days ago

HTC’s 2017 revenues were its lowest in 13 years

The Taiwan company only brought in $2.1 billion in revenue for the entire calendar year of 2017, which is 20 percent lower than its 2016 revenue results.
by John Callaham1 week ago

Google Pay combines Android Pay and Google Wallet under one brand name

The new Google Pay branding is designed to consolotate all of Google's payment efforts under one name and will be rolled out in the coming weeks.
by John Callaham1 week ago

ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) will launch in the US in February with Face Unlock

The latest smartphone from ASUS also has a large battery, dual rear cameras and a big 5.7-inch screen that will be sold for just $229.
by John Callaham1 week ago

Best Phablets of 2017 — Which ones made our list?

The phablet smartphone category now includes some of the best-selling phones in the industry, and we pick the best phablets of 2017.
by John Callaham2 weeks ago

Google blocks YouTube from Amazon’s Echo Show and Fire TV devices (Updated)

Update: Amazon and Google's "productive" peace talks appear to have fallen through. Fire TV and Echo Show users can no longer access the YouTube app.
by John Callaham2 weeks ago

OnePlus pulls OxygenOS Oreo Open Beta for the OnePlus 5T (Updated)

OnePlus has pulled the OxygenOS Open Beta that allowed users to get a taste of Oreo on their OnePlus 5T. Users on the company's official forums complained of multiple app crashes.
by John Callaham2 weeks ago

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 accessories

Here's a look at the best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 accessories you can buy for the latest phablets from the Galaxy Note family.
by John Callaham2 weeks ago

OnePlus 5 gets Face Unlock feature with third OxygenOS Open Beta

The Face Unlock feature, which was first included in the more recent OnePlus 5T, is now available on the older OnePlus 5 with this latest open beta.
by John Callaham2 weeks ago
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