Tech We're Excited for in 2020

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  1. krayon
    Donut Jan 20, 2020

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  2. GeekOnTheHill
    Honeycomb Jan 20, 2020

    GeekOnTheHill , Jan 20, 2020 :
    That's how I felt back in the 1970's... :p


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  4. Ellistar
    Honeycomb Jan 21, 2020

    Ellistar , via OnePlus 6T , Jan 21, 2020 :
    It was really interesting to see eco tech dominating ces. Water recycling winning best in show!

    Maybe it's time we all show our environmental impact on our sleeves.

  5. GeekOnTheHill
    Honeycomb Jan 21, 2020

    GeekOnTheHill , Jan 21, 2020 :
    Making phones easily repairable again would be a nice start.

    I always raise my eyebrows when "green" companies like Google go to ridiculous extents to make simple repairs like battery and screen replacements as difficult as possible in their devices, practically assuring that more of them will wind up in landfills than will be repaired and used for another few years.

    Aside from its superb specs and performance, the relative ease of battery replacement post-warranty was one of the most important reasons I chose the OP7t. Just a little piece of what looks like double-sided tape, not gobs of construction adhesive, holds the battery in place.


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  6. Ellistar
    Honeycomb Jan 21, 2020

    Ellistar , via OnePlus 6T , Jan 21, 2020 :
    I miss the old days of swappable batteries. I guess the move to waterproof cases saw the end of that.

  7. GeekOnTheHill
    Honeycomb Jan 21, 2020

    GeekOnTheHill , Jan 21, 2020 :
    I might agree if I didn't own several waterproof cameras that can stay submerged for hours -- and that have removable batteries. But really, I don't even care if the battery is swappable. I just want it to be replaceable without having to break the phone to do it.

    Waterproofing is one thing. More and more manufacturers are going even further by using ungodly amounts of glue and/or gluing the batteries in in such a way that trying to remove them will damage the screen, this making a simple and inevitable repair difficult or impossible even for trained electronics technicians. It's like they want to guarantee that you'll throw the phone away rather than fix it.

    I won't support that kind of thing. I don't mind breaking out the heat gun to remove the back, and I understand that efficient use of space may require that I disconnect a few cables or spin a few screws; but don't intentionally make things harder than they need to be. That will make me just walk away from a manufacturer's whole line.


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  10. alberto panigada
    Cupcake Jan 22, 2020

  11. Kukkaser
    Froyo Jan 22, 2020

    Kukkaser , via OnePlus 7 Pro , Jan 22, 2020 :
    I'm excited for the 5G! Yes I live in area that has 5G capability, but the subscription prices are yet too high for me (1 reason I bought "basic" 7 pro and not the 5G version).

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  12. Hauwkins
    Cupcake Jan 23, 2020

    Hauwkins , Jan 23, 2020 :
    NVIDIA Shield looks better than Google stadia... and if I buy one of them. I probably Take NVIDIA than Google stadia

  13. M1561699947245
    Donut Jan 23, 2020

  14. Legion_o07
    Cupcake Jan 24, 2020

  15. J1568871086527
    Cupcake Jan 25, 2020

    J1568871086527 , Jan 25, 2020 :
    The future is literally just few moments avay [e]1f61c[/e]


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  17. Aman_Mourya
    Eclair Jan 27, 2020

    Aman_Mourya , via OnePlus 6 , Jan 27, 2020 :
    i am excited for folding phone, new releases of video games..😅,
    not for 5G already know it dangerous for animals
    and if you from in India then 5g no use simple when 3g come 2g become to slow even you can't open google, after 4g 3g become slower then 2g once try you will see, even 4g is not giving it will speed after 5g I can say 2g = 3g = 4g speed

  18. Ludvig.H
    Cupcake Jan 27, 2020

  19. Anmol 45
    Honeycomb Jan 27, 2020

    Anmol 45 , via OnePlus 6 Mirror Black , Jan 27, 2020 :
    Man! AMD has shown so much rise in 2019! Released many value for money APUs, which were better, and even more affordable than Intel's counterparts! Underdog becoming a top dog! Expect even fierce competition between these two in 2020!

  20. avinash@10
    Gingerbread Jan 28, 2020