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YouTube Kids comes to the Netherlands: 6 frequently asked questions answered
Almost all parents do it sometimes: keep children happy with a smartphone or tablet while you arrange some other things. Then of course you want to be sure that your children do not see weird things. And because there are thousands of new videos appearing on YouTube every day, there may be something dubious about it. For that there is YouTube Kids, which will also come to the Netherlands next year. It is a customized, child-friendly version of the video service. On YouTube Kids you will find almost only videos that are safe and suitable for children. No horror films or explicit content, but children’s music and sweet animations.
OnePlus releases first 5G phone in 2019: you need to know this
Promise is to blame and OnePlus is going to make his words true . The Chinese company has a scoop to deal with and in 2019 will release the first 5G smartphone in Europe. Unfortunately, the device beats the Netherlands, but Britons can get to work. OnePlus works together with the British provider EE and chip manufacturer Qualcomm for its first 5G smartphone. The latter already presented the Snapdragon 855 . This processor supports 5G, but only if manufacturers want it. OnePlus is probably one of the first phone makers who choose to support this
Nokia 8.1 unveiled: spiritual successor Nokia 7 Plus with notch
Although the name suggests otherwise, HMD Global presents the Nokia 8.1 as a spiritual successor to the Nokia 7 Plus . Where the first Nokia 8 was a real flagship, the 8.1 has the power of a middle class. The device has a dual camera, 6.2 inch screen and Snapdragon 710 chip. An exact release date of the Nokia 8.1 in the Netherlands is still unknown but the device is available here from the beginning of 2019. The suggested retail price is 399 euros for a Nokia 8.1 with 64GB storage space and 4GB RAM.
View your personal Spotify annual overview with 2018 Wrapped
Every year, Spotify users receive an extensive annual overview. With this, the music service summarizes all kinds of interesting statistics about your listening behavior. So you see how many minutes you have listened to music in total this year, which artists were most popular and which songs are in your personal top 5. You can request the full year overview via this special Spotify website . There you also get a handy summary, which you can share with a press of a button on social media or WhatsApp.
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‘Sony Xperia XZ4 gets headphone input and elongated screen’
Against the trend, the Sony Xperia XZ4 probably gets a headphone jack. So you do not have to use a wireless headset or connect a connector to listen to music. In addition, a telecom insider claims that the successor to the Xperia XZ3 gets an elongated screen with an aspect ratio of 21: 9. The display is 6.5 inches tall and has a thin edge at the top and bottom. Remarkably, Sony does not seem to choose the notch, unlike many other Android manufacturers today. Also the Xperia XZ4 Compact has been leaked .