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Xiaomi is now selling more smartphones than Apple, and Samsung tops the list, according to new data. Here’s how the major smartphone players rank.

Chinese tech company Xiaomi sold nearly 5 million more smartphones than Apple in the third quarter, according to a report by the International Data Corporation (IDC) released Thursday. Samsung returned to the top-seller spot, pushing off Huawei, which has struggled with US restrictions. Global smartphone sales were 1.3% down year-on-year, […]
Xiaomi is now selling more smartphones than Apple, and Samsung tops the list, according to new data. Here’s how the major smartphone players rank.
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Social media is a parasite, it bleeds you to live

Social media apps are designed using the same psychology as casino slot machines. They entice you with menial rewards to keep you coming back, even when you know it’s doing you harm. When I deleted social media apps from my phone, I found myself newly endowed with time, mental bandwidth, […]
Social media is a parasite, it bleeds you to live
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9 subtle ways technology is making humanity worse

For many of us fully immersed in the digital age, it’s hard to imagine a world before the advent of the internet, cloud storage, and smartphones. Experts have found that in addition to making our lives more convenient, but there’s a negative side to technology – it can be addicting […]
9 subtle ways technology is making humanity worse
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Read receipts make people feel terrible and you should turn them off

Read receipts are a sometimes optional feature that lets others know when their messages have been viewed by the person they sent them to. To figure out if using read receipts is actually a wise idea, INSIDER spoke to Pamela Rutledge, a behavioural scientist who specialises in the effects of […]
Read receipts make people feel terrible and you should turn them off
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The foldable phone screen is the tech trend of 2019 — here’s how it works

Flexible phone screens have been in development for the past six years, but only recently have some screens become foldable. Foldable phones are based on flexible display technology, which is built around OLED screens. We’re seeing flexible display technology emerging from Samsung and Huawei. Watch the video above to learn […]
The foldable phone screen is the tech trend of 2019 — here’s how it works
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