Week 50 in review: Samsung Galaxy A8s, vivo NEX Dual Display go official
16 December 2018

Week 50 in review: Samsung Galaxy A8s, vivo NEX Dual Display go official

The year might be ending, but the smartphone releases aren't stopping. This week we finally saw the Samsung Galaxy A8s go official with a hole in the screen for the camera. Samsung is likely testing the waters before trying the design alongside...
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Asus ROG Phone in for review
16 December 2018

Asus ROG Phone in for review

Gaming is often more about the peripherals than it is about the processing power. But it’s not like chipset doesn't matter either. The Asus ROG Phone is perhaps the best-equipped gaming phone in both categories. And we don’t just say that because...
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Top 10 trending phones of week 50
16 December 2018

Top 10 trending phones of week 50

Huawei and Samsung went all-in into a battle to become the first company to introduce a device with a selfie camera, embedded in the screen. While Huawei was technically the first to showcase a device, the Korean manufacturer was actually the first...
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Weekly poll: OnePlus 6T McLaren, hot or not?
16 December 2018

Weekly poll: OnePlus 6T McLaren, hot or not?

Whether you’re a motorsport fan or not, the launch of the OnePlus 6T McLaren was pretty exciting. The special edition phone debuts Warp Charge, the company’s first charging speed upgrade since 2016’s OnePlus 3. At 30W it is definitely an upgrade...
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How the vivo NEX Dual Display Edition came to be
16 December 2018

How the vivo NEX Dual Display Edition came to be

Undoubtedly, the vivo NEX Dual Display Edition is a head-turner. Not only does it find a cool way to deliver the all screen front, but you get a pretty cool back too with the lunar ring and the cool LED flash arrangement. We got a chance to speak...
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Vote now for the Best Phones of 2018
16 December 2018

Vote now for the Best Phones of 2018

The preliminary stage of the Best Phones of 2018 vote got quite heated, but now it's time to dial things up - let's pick the best flagship, mid-ranger and entry-level phone for 2018. We'll do the introductions and we will let you be the...
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Counterclockwise: FM radio is past its peak
16 December 2018

Counterclockwise: FM radio is past its peak

FM radio has awesome features – it’s free, it doesn’t use up your data, it often has better reception than LTE, it offers various mixes of playlists (both hip and classic) along with news and up-to-date info. So, why does it seem like makers are...
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Microsoft patents a wearable device that could help Parkinson’s patients
15 December 2018

Microsoft patents a wearable device that could help Parkinson’s patients

Ever since the Microsoft Band 2 came out back in 2015, old Redmond has mostly been out of the wearable game. That being said, that wearable did pack some truly impressive and ambitious tech, enabling things like maximum volume of oxygen (VO2 max)...
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Leaked Google Pixel 3 Lite cases show similar yet slightly different phone design
15 December 2018

Leaked Google Pixel 3 Lite cases show similar yet slightly different phone design

After a veritable surge of Pixel 3 Lite leaks back in November, the rumor mill has been surprisingly lacking on info regarding Google's alleged midrange phone. Still, the "leakster" community appears adamant that at least one or maybe even two such...
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Screen protector leak shows a teardrop notch on the Huawei P30 Pro
15 December 2018

Screen protector leak shows a teardrop notch on the Huawei P30 Pro

Huawei currently has more than a few things on its plate to worry about and quite some work to do, pushing out eagerly-anticipated models, like the nova 4, a new 20W SuperCharge protocol and aiding in the release of the View 20 from its subsidiary...
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Apple getting sued over alleged false screen size and pixel count advertisement
15 December 2018

Apple getting sued over alleged false screen size and pixel count advertisement

Before we get into things, we feel that we should preface this news by saying that when you're the likes of Apple, lawsuits are a pretty common occurrence and come in a wide scale of severity. This particular case seems to be airing more on the...
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Honor is working on a new smart watch on a MediaTek platform
15 December 2018

Honor is working on a new smart watch on a MediaTek platform

Honor has really been working overtime these past few months. The affordable Honor 8C and Honor 8X are already making great strides in India. All the while, the company's lineup has been selling like crazy during the various shopping holiday...
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Sprint and T-Mobile parent companies to drop Huawei to appease regulators
14 December 2018

Sprint and T-Mobile parent companies to drop Huawei to appease regulators

The latest news on the Sprint/T-Mobile merger is here, and Huawei will not be happy about it. Sprint and T-Mobile are close to completing the merger of the two US carriers but some concerns about the two carrier’s parent companies need to be...
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Deal: Two Google Home Minis and one Google Home Hub for $129
14 December 2018

Deal: Two Google Home Minis and one Google Home Hub for $129

Like last holiday season, both Google and Amazon have aggressively discounted its smart assistant speakers. Google is currently offering a great bundle deal for anyone who is looking to cover their home with Google Assistant. The bundle...
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Apple Music is now playing on Amazon Echo speakers with Alexa
14 December 2018

Apple Music is now playing on Amazon Echo speakers with Alexa

At the end of November Amazon announced that Apple Music would soon be supported by its Echo smart speakers with the Alexa virtual assistant built-in. Today the integration has finally gone live, around two weeks after the initial reveal. The...
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New Facebook data leak allowed apps broader access to 6.8 million users' photos
14 December 2018

New Facebook data leak allowed apps broader access to 6.8 million users' photos

It looks like the year couldn't end without yet another Facebook scandal. This time around the company has come clean about discovering a bug in its photo API that allowed apps to access unposted photos from 6.8 million accounts. The bug affected...
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Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite will have exclusive color versions
14 December 2018

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite will have exclusive color versions

It's already been rumored that Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S10 Lite is basically the company's reaction to Apple's iPhone XR and should be that device's main competitor. Now a new report claims that the theme will continue when it comes to...
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Samsung Galaxy S10 trio to offer reverse wireless charging too?
16 December 2018

Samsung Galaxy S10 trio to offer reverse wireless charging too?

Just the other day a report came in disclosing the pricing of the Samsung Galaxy S10 trio in the UK and along with it, the source also shared a small tidbit about the possibility of Samsung implementing a reverse wireless charging feature. Just like...
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Estimated Samsung Galaxy F bill of materials shows why it will cost $1,800
16 December 2018

Estimated Samsung Galaxy F bill of materials shows why it will cost $1,800

Korean agency CGS-CIMB Research has posted a report in which it estimates the Bill of Materials (BOM) for the foldable Galaxy F and compares it to a Galaxy S9+ and an iPhone XS Max. The priciest item is the display – or should we say “displays”....
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Fourth Samsung Galaxy S10 model pops up, could be the 5G variant
16 December 2018

Fourth Samsung Galaxy S10 model pops up, could be the 5G variant

So far, three model numbers are linked to the future Galaxy S10 models - SM-G970, SM-G973 and SM-G975, which should correspond to the Galaxy S10 Lite, S10 and S10+. So the fourth one comes as something of a surprise. The new addition to the...
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