Google Assistant goes global this year, becomes multilingual, integrates deeper with your phone and carrier
23 February 2018

Google Assistant goes global this year, becomes multilingual, integrates deeper with your phone and carrier

The fact that Google has planned a big expansion for its Assistant in 2018 was first revealed last week. Back then the number of supported languages was said to be 25 by the end of the year, but today the company has officially announced that...
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Sony may launch three new devices at the MWC - two XZ2 phones and a surprise
23 February 2018

Sony may launch three new devices at the MWC - two XZ2 phones and a surprise

The rumor mill has been pretty clear that we’ll see the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact at the MWC stage. But it seems that there will be a surprise third entry. Sony Mobile’s Facebook account for South Africa invites people to watch the...
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Energizer phone with mammoth 16,000mAh battery powers up in a teaser video
23 February 2018

Energizer phone with mammoth 16,000mAh battery powers up in a teaser video

It takes a while to lift the veil off a 16,000mAh battery – but it will be worth the wait. Yesterday, we saw the bottom bezel of the Energizer Power Max P16K Pro, now we get a peek at the top. You can see the 5.99” 1080p+ screen has rounded...
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Sony Xperia XZ2 image and specs leak ahead of Monday's unveiling
23 February 2018

Sony Xperia XZ2 image and specs leak ahead of Monday's unveiling

Sony is changing up its design language as we’ve seen in several leaks. The latest gives us a front and rear view of the Sony Xperia XZ2, the larger counterpart of the XZ2 Compact, which we saw from the side. The XZ2 duo should be among the first...
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Huawei FLA-AL00 specs outed by TENAA
23 February 2018

Huawei FLA-AL00 specs outed by TENAA

Huawei might be preparing for a launch of at least three new P20 phones, including a Lite version, a regular variant and a Plus-sized flagship, but more info about previously leaked FLA-AL00 device just arrived on TENAA. The phone, most likely to...
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Samsung Max launches to replace Opera Max, a VPN with data protection
23 February 2018

Samsung Max launches to replace Opera Max, a VPN with data protection

Opera Max was pre-loaded on several Galaxy handsets, but the data-saving VPN service shut down last year. If you miss it, Samsung made its own version and it’s available today on the Play Store – download it here. Samsung Max has two key features...
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MediaTek P60 chipset headed to MWC, Geekbench reveals
23 February 2018

MediaTek P60 chipset headed to MWC, Geekbench reveals

MediaTek is working on new chips and occasionally it lets them run a benchmark. A new model, Helio P60, was caught running Geekbench on a device with a tantalizing name – MTK P60 MWC Demo. It sounds like this will be a reference design rather...
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Sony patches up Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and X Performance for “Spectre” and “Meltdown”
23 February 2018

Sony patches up Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and X Performance for “Spectre” and “Meltdown”

Sony Mobile keeps going with pushing firmware updates to its devices. After the Xperia XZ Premium got patched for “Spectre” and “Meltdown”, next in line are the Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and Xperia X Performance that are over two years old. Owners of...
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Huawei P20 appears in TENAA photos with dual cameras
23 February 2018

Huawei P20 appears in TENAA photos with dual cameras

Huawei P20 is arriving on March 27 when an event is scheduled in Paris, but thanks to TENAA we got to see first images of the phone a month early. Codenamed EML-TL00, the phone appeared from all four sides on the Chinese website, revealing a...
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Moto G6 pops up on Geekbench
23 February 2018

Moto G6 pops up on Geekbench

Rumors have been suggesting a Moto G6 is on its way - first we saw some specs, then we saw some images. Now the phone allegedly popped up on Geekbench, revealing some of the specs. Apparently, the phone, most likely to be called officially Moto G...
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Gartner: Smartphone sales declined for first time ever in Q4 2017
23 February 2018

Gartner: Smartphone sales declined for first time ever in Q4 2017

Global smartphone sales reached 408 million units during the 2017 holiday season, Gartner reported. This is a 5.6% decline, compared with Q4 2016, when over 432 million phones found a new owner, marking the first time sales go down since Gartner...
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Motorola Moto Z2 Force on AT&T; gets Oreo update
23 February 2018

Motorola Moto Z2 Force on AT&T; gets Oreo update

AT&T; has started pushing out a new update to Motorola Moto Z2 Force units on its network. Weighing in at 334MB and arriving as build number OCX27.109-47, it's a major update that brings along Android Oreo. As clear from the above screenshot,...
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OnePlus 5T Lava Red officially sold out in North America
23 February 2018

OnePlus 5T Lava Red officially sold out in North America

Just a few weeks after being launched, the Lava Red variant of the OnePlus 5T smartphone is officially sold out in the United States and Canada. This announcement was made by the Chinese company itself through its Google+ account. In Europe,...
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Google announces RCS for business-to-consumer communication
22 February 2018

Google announces RCS for business-to-consumer communication

RCS stands for Rich Communication Services and is the upgrade that SMS has desperately needed for a long time. Over the past couple of years, Google has dedicated itself to facilitating carriers’ transition to RCS on a global scale and Google...
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Deal: LG Q6 for $160 this Sunday on Amazon
22 February 2018

Deal: LG Q6 for $160 this Sunday on Amazon

If you’re looking for a new and inexpensive smartphone that’s also attractive, look no further than the LG Q6. Amazon already sells the LG Q6 at a discount of $50 for the Prime Exclusive version – this comes out to $200. LG has let us know that...
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First cheap Android Oreo (Go edition) phones will be unveiled at MWC alongside more Android One handsets
22 February 2018

First cheap Android Oreo (Go edition) phones will be unveiled at MWC alongside more Android One handsets

Google has revealed that the first smartphones running Android Oreo (Go edition) will become official at MWC next week. The company hasn't named any of the upcoming products, but mentions that some of them will sell for less than $50, which is...
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New leak prices the Galaxy S9 at €841, Galaxy S9+ at €997
22 February 2018

New leak prices the Galaxy S9 at €841, Galaxy S9+ at €997

At the beginning of this week some contradictory pricing information for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9+ got leaked. Today Evan Blass, a.k.a. @evleaks, only adds to the confusion with the newly outed images you can see below. So according to...
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BQ Aquaris VS and VS Plus officially released with SD430, 4GB of RAM, promised Oreo update
22 February 2018

BQ Aquaris VS and VS Plus officially released with SD430, 4GB of RAM, promised Oreo update

Spanish company BQ has launched two new Android smartphones today, both of which are already available from its international online store. The Aquaris VS and Aquaris VS Plus share a lot of specs, as you'd expect from the naming convention, and yes,...
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Energizer Power Max P16K Pro smartphone arrives at MWC with 16,000 mAh battery
22 February 2018

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro smartphone arrives at MWC with 16,000 mAh battery

Energizer wants to make a big splash at MWC this year, and it's definitely going to achieve just that with the Power Max P16K Pro smartphone that it will unveil on that occasion. The company is best known for its batteries, so it makes perfect...
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AirPods to get "Hey Siri" detection, water-resistance in future
22 February 2018

AirPods to get "Hey Siri" detection, water-resistance in future

The next generation of Apple's popular AirPods will feature "Hey Siri" voice detection support, according to a report by Bloomberg. A subsequent model is also expected to bring water-resistance. The current AirPods model uses the W1 chipset...
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