Pegasus: the spyware technology that threatens democracy

with just a single text it can bypass your phone's security and install spyware that grants complete access to your device it can access every message you've ever sent it can access every message you've ever received it can access every photo every video every email it can turn on your microphone it can turn on the microphone even when you're not using a phone call and just record what you're doing in the room it can turn on your camera it can record what's on your screen it can access your gps it can monitor your location and it can do all of this without you ever knowing the spyware technology that makes this possible is called pegasus pegasus is probably the most advanced piece of spyware ever developed it is effectively the most invasive form of surveillance imaginable any idea that you had that aspects of your life could be kept private and on the mobile phone are wrong so if you are someone who thinks that you're safe because you use whatsapp which is end-to-end encrypted or you use signal it really is meaningless once that pegasus is on your phone pegasus can infect both ios and android while remaining virtually undetectable so one of the ways that pegasus will attack your phone is through what's called a zero-day vulnerability this is a vulnerability that the phone's manufacturer doesn't yet know exists pegasus is the main product of a company called nso group which is an israeli surveillance company so the people who are using this spyware are government clients these will be governments around the world that the nso group have sold a copy of pegasus to a guardian investigation can now reveal widespread abuse of pegasus by nso's government clients the reason this investigation is so extraordinary is that we at the guardian have gained access through forbidden stories to a treasure trove tens of thousands of records the leaked records include the phone numbers of thousands of people who have been selected as potential targets by governments with access to pegasus before we had an inkling that this technology was being used in abusive way but now the doors have been just thrown wide open and we have a much greater insight into the scale of the abuse that has occurred just because a number appears in this list it doesn't mean it was definitely hacked but in some cases we've been able to go and check we've done forensics on the phone that the person was using at the time and in dozens of cases we found traces of either an attempted or a successful pegasus infection what we know about nso group and what they've said for years is that this is a law enforcement tool but i think what our investigations really revealed is the extent to which that is just a complete you know fantasy narrative the implications of this software being used widely are effectively an end to privacy for the people who are targeted by it that has very very serious ramifications for how people who have legitimate secrets which is everyone go about living their lives [Music] the most serious implications of something like pegasus is that it makes it much more unlikely that a dictatorial regime will become a democracy because those were already regimes and systems that were obsessive about trying to monitor their populations so they can control them and prevent them from you know rising up and overthrowing them and this technology exponentially increases your capacity to do that i do believe it poses a greater threat to democracy it's exposing that a lot of these technologies that we think are meant to keep us safer on our phones and even if we're somewhat aware of it that they're really not keeping us safe you

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AutoRemote 3 0 (Viewable on mobile)

With Remote files you can send any file to any device and then act on it on that device. You can
remotely open an image for instance. Remote app installation on the Google Play website is very convenient… …well how about doing it from any website? …or from another Android device… …or even from Windows Explorer itself! You can take photos and make them appear automatically on another device… …or you could request that photo remotely and have it appear on your device. Remote Files works very fast because of the new AutoRemote wifi service which
allows you to send messages and files through your wifi network. Files can also be transferred to any other network but they will take a bit more to arrive. With offline communication you can send
messages without the need for internet access. In
addition to sending messages through wifi you can now also send messages through bluetooth. This way messages are
delivered directly from one device to the other Image being in your car and automating your offline tablet with voice commands on your phone. You can now send notifications to Chrome because chrome uses cloud messaging to receive its messages and notifications, you won't have any trouble configuring it.

You can select images from your android device to use as notification icon and picture and they will show up in the Chrome notification. You can even create buttons that will send messages back to your Android device. This lets you create a remote notification system for example where you receive all your Android notifications in Chrome and can remotely dismiss them from your Android device. You can now redirect all messages received in chrome to EventGhost. This lets you take advantage of Google Cloud messages for Chrome and lets you receive messages in EventGhost from any network without the need to fiddle with your router settings. It just works! You can now easily pair your devices with remote registration. You can send or request registrations to
and from another device You can even do this from Tasker so you can totally automate the process With the new "Send By Name" option you can use Tasker variables
to define who receives your messages "Send photo to Nexus 7" You can ask AutoRemote what devices you
have on your device list so you can create dynamic menus with Tasker scenes for example groups allow you to message multiple devices at the same time simply add your devices to a group and send a message to it.

Messages will be delivered to all the added devices.

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How to set up Android Auto in your BMW – BMW How-To

Android Auto is a safe way to use Android smartphone functions from selected apps like music, messaging or navigation in your BMW Operating System 7. To use Android Auto in your BMW, you’ll need a Google- or Samsung-branded phone with Android 10 or a smartphone with Android 11.0+ that can be any smartphone brand. Activate Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on your smartphone to enable the wireless connection. Connect your smartphone to the vehicle via Bluetooth by going to ‘APPS’ and then ‘Android Auto’. Select your device from the list and confirm the Data Privacy Terms. Check if the subsequent number is shown, and confirm on your smartphone. Please note the instructions on your device, that give you insightful information. Once you completed the first run experience on your device, Android Auto will appear on the Central Information Display and is ready for you. To get back into the BMW menu, just click on the BMW icon in Android Auto or press the Home button next to your iDrive controller. Click on the Android Auto icon on the top left of the Central Information Display to start Android Auto. You can use the Google Assistant to interact with your smartphone by tapping on the microphone symbol and saying the desired command.

„Take me to BMW World.“ [BMW] „Navigating to BMW World.“ Certain Android Auto functions like navigation directions are also displayed in the fully digital instrument cluster and in the Head-Up Display. Continue watching our How-To Series to get the most out of your BMW..

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World’s Smallest Android Phone!

What's up guys, Lou here back with another video. And it doesn't get any less exciting here at Unbox Therapy. Today I am bringing you The World's Smallest? Possibly? Android Smartphone? That's what I'm told. This is the Micro X S240. Company called Posh Mobile.com This was sent to me from a guy named..Tom. What's up Tom? I will link them down in the description. He sent me 3 of these units, so I guess I'm gonna do a give-away as well follow me on Twitter for details there. Maybe you want the smallest smartphone on the planet. Why wouldn't you? Specs: 4 GB ROM, 512 MB of RAM, Dual Core Processor, Multi touch. Well I hope so, hope it's got a touch screen. *LAUGHS* 2 MP camera and a VGA front camera – Listen, It ain't always about specs.

Maybe you have a different agenda. It's for a very specific type of individual. So… Ooh Get out of town! Look at this little guy! This would be cool for a kid to have. Hello? So there's your little display on there. Camera on the back, speaker here. Micro USB on the bottom for charging. Microphone Now it does look like the rear is removable here. Let me see.. I don't have the fingernails necessary I don't think. Theres a bunch of stuff, what do we have? Basic little headset with microphone Micro USB cable, Power brick Let's try this again. Come on Lou, use your muscles. So here we go, battery goes in. Come on battery… Little bit of juice Give us something Ooh POSH Mobile So…POSH Dare I… *Woosh* This little guy I mean.. Here is the set up Yes, this is small Oh my…*Laugh* Look at how small the keyboard is Do you see that?…What do I…

Oh man… What do you need for this? A little pen or something Look at that! It's a real phone Very dimly lit capacitive buttons The brightness of the screen is surprising, I didn't expect it to be that bright. The main thing here is just how small it is. Benjamin Button He's a li.. I think he get's smaller as time goes on He still needs a phone Phone, messages and contacts by default You scroll over here… little skin on this android it looks like Browser, clock… camera! *oOoOo's* Did that work? I think… Yea! *Chuckles* Just a little delay! Hello to the world From 1999 Ooo…I think i'm getting better Maybe not… You're not going to want to write a novel on this guy here *Laugh* Man..Look at that tiny little Youtube player Is the orientation locked here? There we go! Speakers not terrible! There you can see it…How do they get it all in there? I dunno how they get it all in there.. Galaxy Note 5 Wow…It's the smart car of phones! If you're a… little different kind of person This might be just what you're looking for Cause I like to suprise people…

In weird ways… Wow… What is this? This is the quietest I've been…This is mysterious.

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The coolest phone I’ve ever broken – Legion Duel Phone 2

well here we are again with another gaming phone gaming phones are usually the coolest phones and some of my favorites because they push the limits with both design and specs both of which can obviously be utilized by everyone even if gaming isn't your main thing i didn't really know lenovo made smartphones until now i did use one of their laptops all through college though so they have been around for a long time opening up the box we get our first glimpse of the phone lenovo sent me their legion phone dual 2 to check out with a box that's surprisingly optically stabilized already innovative i like it inside the box to get dual usb c cables and a charging brick that has dual usb usb-c ports i'm beginning to see why they call us the dual 2. when both ports are plugged in and used at the same time we can apparently juice up the phone with 90 watts of power i'll get to that more in a second the phone is resting on one more box i'll pull them both out and in here we get a little headphone jack adapter as well as a thin clear plastic case and finally the phone itself this is one of the most unique looking phones we've seen in a while it's got curves in the weirdest places i'm looking forward to this one let's get started [Music] right off the bat this phone feels like a solid chunk of brick it's heavy thick and long with a very strange abnormal growth in the center apparently this center hump is for the brains of the whole operation while the dual batteries are off in the wings in the hump we've got the center mounted cameras as well as the rgb leds and most importantly the dual fans we've seen one fan before in a cell phone and the red magic gaming phones but not two taking apart this dual 2 should be pretty interesting but first things first the scratch test i have a set of mohs mineral picks that help differentiate between different minerals and materials and every now and then we have a phone slip into the system that's hiding under a plastic screen protector doesn't take too long to figure out that this dual two's incredibly unique anatomy might come with some issues normally the camera bump is up top so the phone rocks left and right but this time around with the camel hump in the middle the phone is rocking top to bottom like a giant seesaw not necessarily a bad thing but i could see it getting a little annoying trying to one hand type a message while the phone is laying on a flat surface it'll bounce around like a bobble head finishing up the scratch test we see that the screen is made from tempered glass by its scratches at level six with deeper grooves at a level seven this is the part where we normally go find the front facing camera but as you can clearly see this phone does not have one at least not where we would normally expect it it's got a side mounted motorized pop-up camera hidden underneath the power button i didn't see that one coming it's a loud little guy apparently it's here on the side so that gamers can livestream themselves playing games while the phone is being held horizontally and it makes quite a bit of sense and since the camera is motorized it's not taking up any pixel real estate inside that display pressing the power button which is now extended up into the air still turns off the screen and retracts the camera it's kind of weird if you want to take normal vertical selfies of course but definitely not a deal breaker the lens on the front of the camera is made from glass and is scratch resistant and impressively has 44 megapixels the camera also has fall protection which we've seen on other pop-up camera smartphones where it tries to retract before hitting the ground if it's ever dropped the large earpiece speaker grille is made from plastic and won't be falling out on its own it's also one of a pair dual loudspeakers on a phone where everything is dual the bottom stereo speaker grille is also made from plastic the right side of the phone is made from metal and there's a whole lot going on no mechanical pop-up buttons like we saw on the black shark 3 gaming phone but there are a total of four ultrasonic programmable gaming buttons on this side alone two on the right side then we have the textured metal power button sitting on top of the motorized camera and then of course the output vent for the internal dual fans which we'll get to in a second and then the other pair of programmable buttons on the top side the top of the phone is pretty empty then over here on the left side of the phone we have the metal volume rocker and one of the two usb-c ports the second usb-c port of course is down at the bottom where it normally is next to the dual sim card tray which has a slot on either side for sim cards we'll talk more about the usb-c ports in a second the back of the phone is interesting of course like a turtle we've never seen anything quite like it there are an additional two programmable capacitive buttons under that slope of the rear glass leading up to the center camera mountain all of these rear surfaces of course are made from glass and as we know a gaming phone can't be a gaming phone without some sweet led action there are two cameras included on everest here one is a 64 megapixel main sensor and the other is a 16 megapixel wide-angle lens both protected under that same piece of glass and of course the fans which are both back here as well now supposedly this fan contraption is specially oriented over the vapor chamber which helps with heat dissipation and supposedly both fans are ip58 meaning that it's protected against water but we'll have to see how that's even possible from the inside during the tear down video the fans are pretty quiet and i can get them going full blast with rampage mode they are tiny little guys though with 29 blades each the intake fan is spinning at 12 500 rpm and the exhaust fan is spinning at 15 000 rpm lenovo says the fans are capable of lowering the internal temperature of the qualcomm 888 processor by over 30 percent compared to other smartphones that have the same chip which is pretty impressive and definitely a worthwhile addition to the phone if i get little pieces of paper sprinkled on my desk we can see the exhaust fan moving them a little bit but it's still a pretty small blower i ripped a thread out of my shirt so we can see it a little clearer a little wisp blowing in the gentle breeze a gentle breeze that of course helps you kill your enemies more efficiently speaking of vanquishing enemies efficiently it does take a lot of energy and the legion phone dual 2 has plenty of that as you've guessed there are dual batteries one on either side of the phone which is a little worrisome since the dual battery situation didn't work out too well for the rog phone 5 but let's keep our fingers crossed that lenovo's done it better both of these ports can be used to charge up the batteries when i plug in one of the cables it turns on turbo charging and when both of them get plugged in it turns on dual turbo charging which pumps 90 watts of power into the phone to charge the massive 5 500 milliamp hour battery to 100 in just 30 minutes which has also got to be some kind of record finally the burn test we'll make things a little more interesting this time around with a little help from the fans it's easy to tell that this is the intake by the way it's ingesting the flame internally digesting fire is generally frowned upon but you gotta admit it looks pretty cool the exhaust vent is also strong enough to blow out my lighter which is pretty impressive and at least now we know the fans are good at working in extremely hot environments the screen of the dual 2 is a 6.9 inch 1080p display with a 144hz refresh rate and most impressively a 720hz touch sampling rate which i'm pretty sure is another record the touch sampling rate is almost more important than the refresh rate while gaming since it's how fast the screen can sense what your fingers are doing and then of course the amoled display does last for about 33 seconds under the heat from my lighter and does not fully recover now again fingerprint scanners are not my favorite but i do have a theory about scanners that don't work very well usually it's the flat optical scanners with a wide sensor and no lens that can't read my fingerprint and since this phone is struggling to even set my fingerprint it'll be interesting to see if my hypothesis is correct when we open it up from the inside i'm guessing the optical scanner doesn't have a lens now when i first picked up this phone i noticed that it's extremely heavy to the point where i'm not even remotely concerned about it breaking but you know there are some weird shapes and structural designs going on and well turns out there is a weaker gaming phone than the rog phone 5.

The legion phone dual 2 with its two speakers two fans and two batteries is now most definitely in two pieces the display is shattered and destroyed underneath that gorilla glass 5 which surprisingly is still intact at first close-up glance at the breaking point it looks like pitted porous metal was the culprit of the break but it turns out it's a clean snap right along that antenna line which match up on either side of the glass hump the antenna lines are usually plastic to allow the phone to get its signal since antennas don't work well through metal unfortunately though these same antenna lines are also symmetrically mirrored at the other end of the camera mountain which means the legion phone 2 is now the legion phone 3 as in it's in 3 pieces if those antenna lines were positioned differently or reinforced internally this might have gone differently the front glass is still intact though nice work corning a bad year for gaming phones really shows how well gorilla glass holds up the legion phone dual 2 does not pass my durability test now remember durability is just one aspect of choosing your next phone a simple case will solve the majority of structural issues and just because i broke it does not make it a bad phone it just gives us an idea of what to look out for and what situations to avoid while owning it it's a super cool phone literally and figuratively internally and externally just don't sit on it the tear down will still be pretty interesting we'll check out those fans from the inside as well as the supposedly massive vapor chamber so hit that subscribe button if you haven't already come hang out with me on instagram and twitter and thanks a ton for watching i'll see you around

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I Bought The Cheapest Smartphone on Amazon…

I've used a lot of famous and expensive smartphones like the iPhone X, the Samsung phone , and the Pixel 2XL in my pocket. These phones are pretty expensive, but in reality, not everyone can afford it. A lot of times when I unbox a money saving phone the radios in these internationally sold phones don't work that well I want to find the cheapest smartphone on Amazon but there are a few rules 1.

Can't be used can't be 2. Must be able to buy it on Amazon Prime 3. Must be able to support LTE 4. Must be a smartphone 5. Use Android if possible This is the phone cost me $49.99 Alcatel onetouch IDEAL From the box, the phone is still running the old version of Android , but the old version of Android is turned over to see the 4.5-inch 854×480 resolution screen on the back. As I said before, 4G LTE is 200W in the front and 800W in the rear. Camera 1.1GHz Octa-core processor Android version 5.1 Back to the era of 5.1, this is more important, the supported 4G signal frequency band supports both WCDMA and GSMA 850, 1700, 1800, 1900 American residents can use it with confidence by inserting a SIM card and as long as 49 Oh! Open the box and see what the $49 is.

Stop thinking about those good-looking phones that are 10 times more expensive than this one. First, get the device body, the removable battery! There is also a piece of paper in the front, so you know what it will look like when you turn it on The micro USB port at the bottom does not need to consider any symmetry issues at all. It needs to be placed where it needs to be placed. I guess there is no fast charging battery. This 1780mAh battery cannot be bought on Amazon. This is the back cover and the AT&T logo is posted.

What is the rating of this phone on Amazon? Seems like 3.5 stars? That's right, it's 3.5 stars. Based on this price, you shouldn't have high expectations. Simple and rude hhhh Good! Power on! Okay that's stupid bezels oversized bezels We don't care once we don't care this reminds me of the small Pixel 2 oversized capacitive buttons that I'd get sprayed on are common on older phones no glass backs, no wireless charging I went to see how much electricity it got from the factory, the screen is too dark hhhhhh The keyboard speed is a little slow, look at the difference hhhhhhh Also, I just want to connect to wifi, he told me it takes two minutes hhhhhhhhh What the hell is the same viewing angle, these two The screen is literally going down and down a $50 phone every day, the screen is completely invisible Wish the brightness could be turned up a bit, oh so much better! It 's not an OLED for a comparison dude I'll remind you, this phone is only $49 and I'm bragging that this phone has some pre-installed software and it's not that fast.

Time to look at the camera. It's a little nervous. The shutter lag is a bit high. ……The latitude is too low. Either it's too bright, or it's dark. The front camera is probably bad. It's not like human skin and zombies. However, the details are still wide and you can zoom in and out. But not being able to touch to focus the camera is really bad to test the speakers may be good may be bad latest Unbox Therapy video is this a Facebook ad? Come use Facebook. Have you heard of Facebook? have you heard of it? guys? The maximum brightness is 480p. Turn up the volume . The speaker of this phone may be accidentally covered on the back. Of course, the speaker is very bad. Of course, look at youtube . Positioning is for those who have never used a smartphone.

For those people, it's okay. After all, he has achieved the experience and price that a smartphone should do. How to balance it? I definitely don't want to buy a $49 phone if I can but $7,890 or even $500 is a bit pricey for us on the low end and you can indeed see some phones that improve that quality on Amazon in the US , I will definitely not buy it for $49. It should sell for one or two hundred dollars. There are some mobile phones at this price. It is a huge improvement compared to it. Don't buy this mobile phone. I bought it as a tape recorder or a backup machine. I don't hate the experience of this mobile phone. Just $49 Jack is more than $49 for a lunch.

This video is co-sponsored by Shanis Bennis and ProFlowers. It's perfect for Valentine's Day. There are flowers, chocolate strawberries, and truffles. Pick two, you make the decision. See who wouldn't be happy to see this. The flowers are beautiful and great, but you know, your Uncle Lewis prefers the chocolate-dipped strawberries in front of him. He's drooling, open the box and look at me! The strawberries also had nuts on them! This looks too delicious . The fragrance of strawberries is very good. Anyone who smells it will be in a good mood. First, try one with chocolate on both ends. ~ uh~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ u uh…… uh…… ……… So delicious! It feels like it's Valentine's Day and you really have to try delivering the package to your loved one. Your relationship will definitely heat up. It's that simple, just buy one for her and you're done.

Just buy two together. Maybe she prefers truffles. , look at this beautiful truffle, go buy it now, don't wait until the next Valentine's Day There is no better Valentine's Day gift than this, with flowers and chocolate strawberries, so let's get started.

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ROG Phone 2 Durability Test! – Most Powerful Smartphone?

the asus rog phone 2 is probably the most powerful and feature-rich smartphone that money can buy in 2019 it's technically a gaming smartphone ro G stands for Republic of gamers and asu's has been using this brand to deliver some pretty innovative stuff today we're gonna find out if it's durable let's get started one of my favorite things about gaming smartphones is that they are typically a little less conservative design wise and let them self fine literally with built-in LED lighting I'll turn the back LED logo on in just a second the ROG 2 has a metal and glass back combo design and has the same copper vent that we saw in last year's ROG 1 it looks pretty phenomenal with it's multicolored subtle holographic reflective accent lines that run throughout the dark silver let's start with the scratch test the ROG 2 has a large 6.6 inch 1080p screen and it's using the latest version of Gorilla Glass Gorilla Glass 6 which means that we shouldn't see any scratches at level 2 like we saw on the plastic inner screen of the Galaxy fold the ROG to scratches at level 6 with deeper grooves at a level 7 up here at the top of the phone we find a singular 24 megapixel front facing camera tucked into the black bezel the bezels are slightly larger on this beast due to the internal front firing stereo speakers they also double as a place to grip the phone while gaming in landscape mode last year's phone had orangish colored plastic stuff covering the grille and this year they've made it a bit more clean and got rid of the orange which I'm a fan of the same thing goes for the secondary front-facing stereo speaker grille down at the bottom of the phone it wouldn't be a durability test without finding out what the phone is made from the ROG phone has an anodized aluminum body there is a SIM card tray down here that's a dual SIM but no SD card slot even though there is a one terabyte upgrade option for the internal memory which is impressive it still doesn't beat the inexpensiveness and easiness of just adding an SD card down the road there's not a rubber ring around the SD card for it which we haven't seen in a long time moving up to the side of the phone it contains a rubber plug this keeps the accessory ports and secondary charging port clean when it's not being used the rog 2 has two USB C charging ports this side port can also output 4k video tweet TV or computer monitor and can connect to the external fan cooling units or other accessories it's pretty cool to have options even if there is no advertised water resistance the top of the phone has more anodized black metal and the right side of the phone has the capacitive touch pad triggers money the rent just like we would see on a gaming controller it also has a metal volume rocker and metal power button and those capacitive corner triggers shouldn't affect our building but we'll find out with the bin test in just a minute finally here at the bottom of the phone we get the USB C port and we see our little buddy the headphone jack I haven't seen one of these in a while a lot of flagship and mid-range phone manufacturers have been dropping the headphone jack so they can push their own brand of wireless headphones that usually cost well over a hundred and fifty or two hundred dollars it's important to remember that there are a lot of good wireless headphones out there that cost a whole lot less which brings us to Raycom huge thanks to Ray Con for sponsoring this video ray cons totally wireless headphones are half the price about a premium wireless earbuds and sound just as good if anything these are louder and have more base than any other headphone I've tested recently and I've tried out quite a few different headphones I mostly use my headphones at the gym or while running and these are small enough and light enough that I never feel like they're falling out they have six hours of play time with an additional 24 hours of juice stored in the carrying case you can get 15% off and check out the additional colors with the link in the description there's definitely no reason to pay big bucks to buy headphones that are the same brand as your cell phone especially when there are cheaper and better options like these ray cons well you decide for yourself though they have free shipping and free returns and thanks to Ray Con for sponsoring this video getting back to the back of the ROG 2 the main portion of the phone is covered with that great glass the vibrant accent lines and hard camera angles helped make this phone look pretty unique it's got a 48 megapixel main camera with a 13 megapixel ultra-wide camera on the side and there are also two different colored LEDs for the flash when both colors of the LEDs flash at the same time it helps not to wash out the image as much but the thing that makes this phone physically stand out the most is the metal growth a su says the upper copper portion has a vent that lets the heat escape out from inside the phone which is kind of true we found out last year that the metal shell was mostly for aesthetics and the copper coloring was also mostly just for looks nothing was really wicking heat away from the processor there passive bins underneath the metal of course but no internal fans and the actual heat pipe the part that does keep the phone cooled most is on the screen side not the back panel so we'll see if that's the case when we tear down this guy's well they did include a clear case in the normal retail box which is nice it still leaves a little gap for the copper cooling to show through let's get these LEDs turned on now it might look like this RGB ROG logo isn't very luminous here on my desk but that's only because my desk lights are super bright we can see the changing colors when they're shadowed but in a normal room this would be pretty easy to see I'm definitely not opposed to making it even brighter though ROG is probably still using that little side lit deflection thing we saw in last year's phone we'll have to check it out from the inside of course but the point is the 6,000 milliamp hour battery can probably handle a few extra LEDs inside and it would be pretty cool to see some more major lights just like we would see in a gaming PC either way this thing looks pretty cool these six thousand milliamp hour battery is probably one of the best things about this phone alongside the 120 Hertz 1080p OLED panel for reference most phones and monitors these days refresh at 60 Hertz so having a phone that can display these movies game scrolling and images twice as fast as usual and is pretty interesting it does last about 30 seconds under the flame from my lighter which is also cool or hot depending on how you look at it the screen definitely did not recover though so don't do this at home I almost forgot about the under screen fingerprint scanner it's easy to tell that the ROG 2 is using an optical scanner one because the whole display brightens to max when it's trying to sense my finger and more importantly it has the green circle of light where my finger is touching the sensor underneath the display uses that green light to illuminate the ridges on my fingerprint and then reads my fingerprint through those LEDs it's pretty cool the under screen fingerprint technology wouldn't be possible on an LCD due to all those layers we saw in my last video just oh let's the good news is is that even with these level 7 deeper grooves marring up the surface of the glass the fingerprint reader can still sense my finger and unlocks the phone every time finally the bend test this thing is massively thick and heavy which by default helps the rigidity of the phone but even with that thickness and weight we still get a flex near the side charging port I guess having a hole in the frame weakens it a bit and allows it to flex but there are no permanent kings or cracks in the metal even when bent from the front side the ROG – is still a solid beast of the phone and quite possibly one of the most feature-rich smartphones money can buy in 2019 it passes my durability test I'll toss a link for the current pricing of the ROG – down in the description below next to the rake on headphones link remember you can get 15% off to be honest I got this phone mostly so I could check out the insides hit that subscribe button if you're into that kind of thing and coming out with me on Instagram and Twitter would you ever buy a gaming phone or maybe better question do you gain very much on your current phone let me know down in the comments thanks stuff for watching I'll see you around

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The coolest phone I’ve ever broken – Legion Duel Phone 2

well here we are again with another gaming phone gaming phones are usually the coolest phones and some of my favorites because they push the limits with both design and specs both of which can obviously be utilized by everyone even if gaming isn't your main thing i didn't really know lenovo made smartphones until now i did use one of their laptops all through college though so they have been around for a long time opening up the box we get our first glimpse of the phone lenovo sent me their legion phone dual 2 to check out with a box that's surprisingly optically stabilized already innovative i like it inside the box to get dual usb c cables and a charging brick that has dual usb usb-c ports i'm beginning to see why they call us the dual 2. when both ports are plugged in and used at the same time we can apparently juice up the phone with 90 watts of power i'll get to that more in a second the phone is resting on one more box i'll pull them both out and in here we get a little headphone jack adapter as well as a thin clear plastic case and finally the phone itself this is one of the most unique looking phones we've seen in a while it's got curves in the weirdest places i'm looking forward to this one let's get started [Music] right off the bat this phone feels like a solid chunk of brick it's heavy thick and long with a very strange abnormal growth in the center apparently this center hump is for the brains of the whole operation while the dual batteries are off in the wings in the hump we've got the center mounted cameras as well as the rgb leds and most importantly the dual fans we've seen one fan before in a cell phone and the red magic gaming phones but not two taking apart this dual 2 should be pretty interesting but first things first the scratch test i have a set of mohs mineral picks that help differentiate between different minerals and materials and every now and then we have a phone slip into the system that's hiding under a plastic screen protector doesn't take too long to figure out that this dual two's incredibly unique anatomy might come with some issues normally the camera bump is up top so the phone rocks left and right but this time around with the camel hump in the middle the phone is rocking top to bottom like a giant seesaw not necessarily a bad thing but i could see it getting a little annoying trying to one hand type a message while the phone is laying on a flat surface it'll bounce around like a bobble head finishing up the scratch test we see that the screen is made from tempered glass by its scratches at level six with deeper grooves at a level seven this is the part where we normally go find the front facing camera but as you can clearly see this phone does not have one at least not where we would normally expect it it's got a side mounted motorized pop-up camera hidden underneath the power button i didn't see that one coming it's a loud little guy apparently it's here on the side so that gamers can livestream themselves playing games while the phone is being held horizontally and it makes quite a bit of sense and since the camera is motorized it's not taking up any pixel real estate inside that display pressing the power button which is now extended up into the air still turns off the screen and retracts the camera it's kind of weird if you want to take normal vertical selfies of course but definitely not a deal breaker the lens on the front of the camera is made from glass and is scratch resistant and impressively has 44 megapixels the camera also has fall protection which we've seen on other pop-up camera smartphones where it tries to retract before hitting the ground if it's ever dropped the large earpiece speaker grille is made from plastic and won't be falling out on its own it's also one of a pair dual loudspeakers on a phone where everything is dual the bottom stereo speaker grille is also made from plastic the right side of the phone is made from metal and there's a whole lot going on no mechanical pop-up buttons like we saw on the black shark 3 gaming phone but there are a total of four ultrasonic programmable gaming buttons on this side alone two on the right side then we have the textured metal power button sitting on top of the motorized camera and then of course the output vent for the internal dual fans which we'll get to in a second and then the other pair of programmable buttons on the top side the top of the phone is pretty empty then over here on the left side of the phone we have the metal volume rocker and one of the two usb-c ports the second usb-c port of course is down at the bottom where it normally is next to the dual sim card tray which has a slot on either side for sim cards we'll talk more about the usb-c ports in a second the back of the phone is interesting of course like a turtle we've never seen anything quite like it there are an additional two programmable capacitive buttons under that slope of the rear glass leading up to the center camera mountain all of these rear surfaces of course are made from glass and as we know a gaming phone can't be a gaming phone without some sweet led action there are two cameras included on everest here one is a 64 megapixel main sensor and the other is a 16 megapixel wide-angle lens both protected under that same piece of glass and of course the fans which are both back here as well now supposedly this fan contraption is specially oriented over the vapor chamber which helps with heat dissipation and supposedly both fans are ip58 meaning that it's protected against water but we'll have to see how that's even possible from the inside during the tear down video the fans are pretty quiet and i can get them going full blast with rampage mode they are tiny little guys though with 29 blades each the intake fan is spinning at 12 500 rpm and the exhaust fan is spinning at 15 000 rpm lenovo says the fans are capable of lowering the internal temperature of the qualcomm 888 processor by over 30 percent compared to other smartphones that have the same chip which is pretty impressive and definitely a worthwhile addition to the phone if i get little pieces of paper sprinkled on my desk we can see the exhaust fan moving them a little bit but it's still a pretty small blower i ripped a thread out of my shirt so we can see it a little clearer a little wisp blowing in the gentle breeze a gentle breeze that of course helps you kill your enemies more efficiently speaking of vanquishing enemies efficiently it does take a lot of energy and the legion phone dual 2 has plenty of that as you've guessed there are dual batteries one on either side of the phone which is a little worrisome since the dual battery situation didn't work out too well for the rog phone 5 but let's keep our fingers crossed that lenovo's done it better both of these ports can be used to charge up the batteries when i plug in one of the cables it turns on turbo charging and when both of them get plugged in it turns on dual turbo charging which pumps 90 watts of power into the phone to charge the massive 5 500 milliamp hour battery to 100 in just 30 minutes which has also got to be some kind of record finally the burn test we'll make things a little more interesting this time around with a little help from the fans it's easy to tell that this is the intake by the way it's ingesting the flame internally digesting fire is generally frowned upon but you gotta admit it looks pretty cool the exhaust vent is also strong enough to blow out my lighter which is pretty impressive and at least now we know the fans are good at working in extremely hot environments the screen of the dual 2 is a 6.9 inch 1080p display with a 144hz refresh rate and most impressively a 720hz touch sampling rate which i'm pretty sure is another record the touch sampling rate is almost more important than the refresh rate while gaming since it's how fast the screen can sense what your fingers are doing and then of course the amoled display does last for about 33 seconds under the heat from my lighter and does not fully recover now again fingerprint scanners are not my favorite but i do have a theory about scanners that don't work very well usually it's the flat optical scanners with a wide sensor and no lens that can't read my fingerprint and since this phone is struggling to even set my fingerprint it'll be interesting to see if my hypothesis is correct when we open it up from the inside i'm guessing the optical scanner doesn't have a lens now when i first picked up this phone i noticed that it's extremely heavy to the point where i'm not even remotely concerned about it breaking but you know there are some weird shapes and structural designs going on and well turns out there is a weaker gaming phone than the rog phone 5.

The legion phone dual 2 with its two speakers two fans and two batteries is now most definitely in two pieces the display is shattered and destroyed underneath that gorilla glass 5 which surprisingly is still intact at first close-up glance at the breaking point it looks like pitted porous metal was the culprit of the break but it turns out it's a clean snap right along that antenna line which match up on either side of the glass hump the antenna lines are usually plastic to allow the phone to get its signal since antennas don't work well through metal unfortunately though these same antenna lines are also symmetrically mirrored at the other end of the camera mountain which means the legion phone 2 is now the legion phone 3 as in it's in 3 pieces if those antenna lines were positioned differently or reinforced internally this might have gone differently the front glass is still intact though nice work corning a bad year for gaming phones really shows how well gorilla glass holds up the legion phone dual 2 does not pass my durability test now remember durability is just one aspect of choosing your next phone a simple case will solve the majority of structural issues and just because i broke it does not make it a bad phone it just gives us an idea of what to look out for and what situations to avoid while owning it it's a super cool phone literally and figuratively internally and externally just don't sit on it the tear down will still be pretty interesting we'll check out those fans from the inside as well as the supposedly massive vapor chamber so hit that subscribe button if you haven't already come hang out with me on instagram and twitter and thanks a ton for watching i'll see you around

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Nokia 1 Durability Test! – Nokia’s CHEAPEST Smartphone

One thing I was surprised about last year
was how well even the inexpensive phones performed when put head to head with premium phones. The performance margin between premium hand
sets and budget phones is getting smaller, and I think that's a good thing. The less money you end up spending on a smartphone
that satisfies your needs means more money you'll have to spend elsewhere. Today we're going to be durability Nokia's
cheapest smartphone – the Nokia 1. Is that a removable battery? I've partnered with Bill and Melinda Gates
for this video. Nokia has never failed one of my durability
tests before in the history of eve, so it'll be interesting to see how their cheapest smartphone
holds up. Let's get started. [Nokia start-up jingle tune] [Intro] Out of the box it's a pretty lightweight phone. The screen brightness is turned all the way
up. The Nokia 1 costs about $70 right now, which
is 7% the cost of the latest $1,000 flagships, while still accomplishing all the basics. We're here for durability though, so let's
commence with the scratch test.

Like always, I have a set of Mohs mineral
picks, and on an inexpensive phone like this, I was expecting plastic for the screen. But as we can see, there are no scratches
at a level 3 like we would normally see on plastic. The Nokia 1 scratches at a level 6, with deeper
grooves at a level 7. Meaning it's using tempered glass. The top shiny logo is underneath that glass. And the 2 megapixel front selfie camera is
protected under there as well. I was initially skeptical of the 2 megapixels,
but it's really not that bad. The earpiece is covered by a little piece
of cloth mesh gently adhered inside the phone. I doubt the little guy will be sticking around
for too long. There are no physical buttons on the front
though, just one little cut out for the microphone hole down at the bottom. We do find buttons, however, over here on
the side of the phone. A long white volume rocker made from plastic,
and a smaller power button, also made from plastic.

Plastic seems to be the build theme of this
phone, since the sides and back panel are also constructed of the same material. It's a little easier on the ears at least
then metal would be. Plastic is easy to manufacture, mass produce,
and it's still a durable material, even if it might not have that premium feel. There is an old school micro USB port at the
bottom, but take a look at this, a headphone jack. That's worth $70 all by itself. The Nokia 1 has 8 gigs of built in internal
memory, but also has an SD card slot that can expand the memory to 128 gigs. For the rear camera, we have a whopping 5
megapixel sensor that can film in 480p and is covered with plastic, which could very
well be an issue in the future because there are no raised edges to protect the lens. The plastic will rest flat on whatever surface
it's set on, making it super vulnerable to scratches.

The inlaid Nokia lettering is kind of like
a thick metallic foil – pretty easy to remove. Definitely more easy than the Tesla key card
I tore down a few days ago. This means that letters will probably fall
out on their own with normal use as the phone gets older. One thing we sometimes forget with smartphones
is that they aren't just social media or networking devices, they are useful tools. Bill and Melinda Gates write a letter to the
world every year with their thoughts and goals. And this year part of the letter mentioned
cell phones specifically. I'll put the link in my description. They say that smartphones are game changers
in developing countries, especially for women, giving them access to information, mobile
banking, and a free place to learn new skills from sites like YouTube. Income potential improves dramatically as
access to education expands.

And cheap smartphones like this are perfect
for that connection to the internet. A budget smartphone can do 90% of what a premium
phone can…it's just not as quick or flashy. Mobile technology creates opportunities to
fight inequality, lift people up, and increase that earning potential for people who have
them – especially for women in poor countries who never had access before. It's a developing market for sure. Check out the annual Gates letter with the
link in the description. It's kind of like a status update on the planet
written by one of the most influential couples on the planet. So it's worth a few minutes of your time. And thanks to Bill and Melinda Gates for sponsoring
this video. The little screen on the Nokia 1 is 4.5 inches,
with a resolution of 480×854.

Like I said earlier, this is definitely not
an expensive, flashy, high end phones. It's a bare bones key to the modern age, and
a way to access information. A budget phone with a budget price. The LCD screen goes black after about 22 seconds,
and it still able to recover. A budget phone, no matter how cheap, should
still be well constructed in my opinion. Nokia has never let us down before in terms
of build quality, and the bend test will show us if they slacked off on this cheapest smartphone. The initial flex has the screen protruding
very far out of the frame, but no cracks or damage. The phone locks out and stops bending. A bend from the other direction also shows
some flex, but still no damage. The phone's holding itself together…even
if it's kind of bending like a soggy black and white Oreo. The internals are probably all made from plastic,
but the thing that saves this phone is the hard square rigid battery that doesn't flex,
and locks out inside of the frame, keeping the phone in one piece.

Either way, for a phone that costs 7% of a
modern flagship with a headphone jack and expandable memory, I can't really complain. Nokia has made another survivor and a perfect
candidate for connecting people from the poorest countries with the Internet. The Bill Gates and Melinda Gates letter is
linked in the description. Check it out. Hit that subscribe button, and come hang out
with me on Twitter for updates. Thanks a ton for watching. I'll see you around..

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I didn’t think this would be good! – Razer Kishi

– I'll be the first to admit that this is not the kind of product that I would typically be interested in. But my first experience with the Razer Kishi, adorable
name, by the way, was when I was doing a sponsored video
for a company called Rainway. And Rainway makes a software that's kind of like a consolidation of all
the different game launchers on your computer, so
you just have one place to kinda click on the game and play it. So this is a controller that is supposed to be a universally compatible
USB-C controller doodad for your Android phone.

So this only handles charging. There's a Type-C port on the
bottom that is charging only. Get that sticker off of it. Let's talk buttons first, (controller clacks) they're fine. (laughs) The D-pad is nothing special. The analog sticks feel really good, and the A, B, X, Y, I would give like a B. They don't really have
any tactile feedback, they're kind of mushy,
but they're consistent, and there's nothing that jumps out to me as like an obvious quality issue.

As for the triggers? I mean, I think you can hear everything that I would have to say about those. (triggers clacking) Not amazing, no click in the shoulder, and not the best trigger I've ever felt. But compared to any
other one of these things that I've tried before
it feels really good. So I guess it's not about
how good the product is, it's about how good the competitors are. Let's go ahead and grab the
phone that I daily drive, it's my Note 9. I'm back on it again. I just can't get away from
this phone, I love it. So you've got these kind of clips in here. You've got kinda like a
pad material, right here. A Type-C connector on the inside here. And then on the other side,
you've got kind of this, it's neat, it's kinda like
a ribbed rubber, right here, that's intended to hold the phone in place and then, presumably,
not scratch the glass, although we'll find that out soon enough.

So I didn't follow the instructions, or I didn't read them rather, so I'm just gonna guess
that you kind of plunk it onto the USB Type-C like that. And then, see, there's kind of like some stretchability to it, and then you kinda plunk it on like that. Now, of course, this is a
phone sample size of one, this is the Note 9, and I don't think that Razer designed this
thing for me specifically, or for this phone specifically, but, dang, does it ever
go with it perfectly. Look how little wobble there is in that. Like, that fits. There's a little bit more this way, but that's not how I would
naturally put pressure on the device when I'm using it. I would typically hold it kinda like that, like kinda from the bottom, and I found that it fit extremely well.

Android has native support
for controllers like this, so you can see I'm immediately
controlling my home screen at a 90-degree angle, 'cause
that's brilliant obviously. One thing that's kind of a drag is that if you have a rear-mounted touch sensor, obviously you can't use it
with this thing in the way and same goes for your rear camera. I mean, I guess most of
the time when you're gaming you don't really need your rear camera and your phone would be unlocked, but it's just something that I found kind of obnoxious just 'cause it's so hard to get at.

Actually, wait, I'm gonna
navigate over to Utilities, here, and tell you about our sponsor, Displate. Displate makes metal prints. They've got over 800,000 unique designs that you can put on your walls, and their magnetic mounting
system decreases the risk of damaging your walls. We've even got some of our own
designs on the platform now, and you can use code CIRCUIT to save 15% at the link in the video description. All right, let's go back to Rainway. Let's… You know what, "Overcooked 2." "Overcooked" is a good test
game for me just because it's one of the few controller games that I've actually invested enough time in to be any good at. Okay, this is a small screen
for this game. (chuckles) I cannot find the fire extinguisher. Ah, hello? Hello, where's the fire extinguisher? Wait, there is no fire extinguisher. This is before they introduced the fire
extinguisher mechanic. Ah, shoot. Last time, okay. I swear to you, I'm actually
decent at this game, I just can't see anything.

Where did this cucumber go? Oh, I threw it by accident. 'Kay, just don't include
any of this, Editor. Okay, how'd I do? Hey, I got a star. (claps) Whoo! You know what? No, it's there, "Tomb Raider." "Tomb Raider", it's a classic. There's tombs, they're raided, 'kay? They've got redundancy. – They've got–
– Oh, God. – (chuckles) Yes! Got him! I kinda wish my workstation
was a little bit more performancy right about now. Man, Wi-Fi is so not good
enough still. (humming) "Spike trap, press A to jump." Ah! Oh, wow, that's really gruesome, hey? Wow, all right, enough of that. So far nothing about
actually playing games on this thing has changed
what I had to say about it. For one of these things, it's solid. Feels well built. Quality of the controller is really good.

It's still a controller
strapped to a phone, but it's not the kind of thing that I could see myself typically using. Okay, in fairness though,
a number of years back, I did play the entire first installment in the "Tomb Raider" reboot
series on my NVIDIA SHIELD which fundamentally was not
that different from this. To be clear, I'm talking about the SHIELD
Portable, the game console one, not the tablet. What's that racing series
that everyone plays on mobile? – "Asphalt."
(triggers clacking) – I get it, I get it. You make your epic,
snazzy thing or whatever. What, no, I don't want a tutorial. I know how to play video games. "Quit race." How about that? What do you think of that? "Congratulations! "You received these cards." "Well done, Driver." You didn't…

Skip! It's not even that much time,
that was less than a minute, but it felt like 10 because
it's so unnecessary. Holy crap, is this the same… (cameraman laughing) Whatever, I don't even care,
I'm not even gonna do it. But that's fine. The Kishi, pretty cool device. You can check it out at the
link in the video description. Just, oh man, so angry. Thanks for watching, subscribe..

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