Tag Archives: phones

Huawei foldable phone could be ready next year, says CEO

If 2017 was the year of nearly bezel-less phones and 18:9 screens, 2018 could be defined by foldable devices.

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Essential phone gets a very hefty price cut

No one is probably going to argue over a change that makes a premium product very much affordable. But depending on when the price cut takes place, it could, instead, raise concerns.

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Nokia’s retro-inspired 3310 finally comes to the US

When Nokia parent company HMD Global announced the rebirth of the classic 3310 earlier this year, cellphone enthusiasts were left fawning over its cute design and focus on minimalism. Then came disappointment as it was revealed that the device would only support 2G networks, and wasn’t even coming to the US during its spring release.

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Apple Upgrade Program users get an early start on iPhone X pre-orders

We’re less than a week away from when Apple opens pre-orders for the highly anticipated iPhone X. While there’s little you can do to guarantee a device on day one, Apple has revealed it’s allowing members of its iPhone Upgrade Program to “get a head start” on their upgrade, and in turn make the pre-order process a little smoother. These … Continue reading

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Nokia 7 brings Bothies to the mid-range

The selfie craze has mostly boiled over. And by that, we mean that it has become less of a craze and more a begrudgingly accepted fact of life. Nokia, however, totally missed that boat so it’s doing the next best thing: try to create a new fad, Nokia and HMD call it “Bothie” and it debuted in the Nokia 8.

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Huawei Mate 10 Lite silently launched in Germany

When Huawei made its big AI splash earlier this week with the Mate 10 models, there seemed to be one member missing. Already launched in China, the Huawei Mate 10 Lite was also expected to debut alongside its more powerful siblings. But perhaps the Chinese OEM preferred to keep things separate to prevent the already confusing mix of features.

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Andy Rubin’s Essential sued by Tony Fadell’s Keyssa over trade secrets

When you make big noise, make big claims, and use big names, you naturally paint a big target on your back as well, especially legal ones.

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Android Oreo is coming on OnePlus 3, 3T, beta out now

Once the darling and the underdog of Android OEMs, OnePlus has become the company that everyone either loves or loves to hate (perhaps soon to be eclipsed by Essential). OnePlus just seems to love stirring up the hornet’s nest, perhaps sometimes intentionally. One of its latest missteps was the end to OnePlus 2 updates, despite earlier promises, inducing fears of … Continue reading

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Galaxy S9 tipped to answer iPhone X Face ID, TrueDepth

Even though we’re still months out from the reveal of the Galaxy S9, there have already been plenty of rumors about the device. One of the latest rumors surfacing today claims that the Galaxy S9 will borrow the iPhone X’s signature feature: Face ID. That Samsung would want to implement something similar to Face ID is hardly shocking, as Android … Continue reading

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Curve your Android phone’s screen corners with Roundr app

Do you lust after the rounded screen corners found on the Galaxy S8 and iPhone X? If your phone sports ordinary angular screen corners and you’re not ready to upgrade, the app Roundr is the solution.

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