Category: Phones

Android Phone, Phones

Huge leak supposedly shows Huawei’s Mate 30 Pro, but something’s not right

August 6, 2019

Via: BGR

When it launches in October, the Mate 30 Pro will be one of the hottest Android phones of 2019. Several leaks so far told us the next Huawei phone will have a more daring design than the Galaxy S or […]

iPhone, Phones

Apple’s iPhone will have an in-display fingerprint sensor in 2021, analyst claims

August 5, 2019

Via: The Verge

Apple is planning to reintroduce Touch ID with an in-display fingerprint sensor in its 2021 iPhones, a new report from noted industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed. 9to5Mac reports that the analyst says the technology will be included alongside Apple’s […]

Android Phone, News and Press, Phones

Samsung’s 64MP camera phone to be released sooner than we thought

August 2, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Not long ago, Samsung announced a phone camera sensor that carries a record resolution of 64 MP. That’s way more than the current ubiquitous 48MP Sony sensor that every Chinese maker seems to slap in their handsets these days. Needless […]

Android, Android Phone, Phones, Products

Trouble in beta paradise: Samsung pauses public US Oreo tests for Galaxy S8 and S8+

November 15, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Even though it wasn’t quite as fast as Huawei, OnePlus or HMD Global in opening a public Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Samsung quickly rolled out a couple of (unstable) updates for testers, sparking hope of […]

Applications, iOS, Phones

If Face ID ‘fails to impress’, Apple may need to make under-display Touch ID work for 2018 iPhones

September 20, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Has Apple permanently shifted to a three-iPhone release strategy or will this year’s X/8/8 Plus lineup prove to be a one-time thing? Are all of Cupertino’s 2018 mobile hardware upgrades slated to receive OLED screens with super-slim bezels? Most importantly, […]

Android Phone, Phones, Products

Should removable batteries make a comeback?

August 24, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

Earlier today, as expected, Samsung officially announced its newest phablet, the Galaxy Note 8. My fellow editor, Anna, wrote up a spot-on piece, calling the newest member of the smartphone lineup a tricked-out Galaxy S8+. Of course, there’s nothing wrong […]

Android, Phones

Samsung Galaxy J7 Perx debuts at Sprint with Android Nougat, unimpressive hardware

April 12, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Buoyed by a solid corporate reputation and brand awareness that went largely unharmed by last fall’s unprecedented Note 7 double recall, not to mention an unrivaled marketing budget, Samsung can still afford to launch mediocre mobile gear at around $250, […]

Android, Phones

Galaxy S8 gets first-party enhanced warranty with Samsung Premium Care

April 11, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Samsung is taking charge of its destiny in the United States, doing something that the number two global smartphone brand hasn’t done before: selling its flagship phones direct to consumers. It has launched an Apple-esque interface on its site that […]

iOS, iPhone, Phones

Qualcomm fires back at Apple lawsuit, makes claims of its own

April 11, 2017


The chipmaker on Monday, in a 134-page redacted filing, responded to an Apple lawsuit about patent licensing and made some counterclaims of its own, including breach of contract. It also asked for an unspecified amount in damages. “Over the last […]

Android, Phones

Huawei P10 Plus Real Camera Review: Leica for the win (Video)

April 10, 2017

Via: pocketnow

While the “regular” P10 didn’t bring enough innovation to the table to warrant a full-scale, in-depth real camera review, we decided to take the larger, more powerful Huawei P10 Plus for a lengthier spin, and indeed, this one feels noticeably […]

iOS, Phones

Apple is expected to remove 32-bit app support from iOS 11 altogether

April 10, 2017

Via: pocketnow

The official announcement, first public demo and beta release of iOS 11 are almost certainly drawing near, and unlike the more distant next-gen iPhone launch, we’re pretty much kept in the dark as to Apple’s mobile software updating plans. All […]

Android, News and Press, Phones

BlackBerry begins rollout of April Android security update

April 7, 2017

Via: crackberry

Keeping in line with their monthly security update schedule, the BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team on Twitter has now let it be known that BlackBerry has begun their rollout of the April Android update. Once downloaded and installed, you should […]

Android, News and Press, Phones

Samsung officially forecasts rising profits for Q1 2017, nearly breaking all-time records

April 7, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Far from a one-trick pony, the world’s second largest information technology company by revenue was still expected to take a big financial and public perception hit as a result of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle. But while Q3 2016 profits […]

News and Press, Phones

Samsung to pay Huawei $11M for patent violations, court rules

April 7, 2017

Via: cnet

Huawei has scored a victory over rival Samsung in its home market of China. A Chinese court has ordered the South Korean giant to pay Huawei 80 million yuan (around $11.6 million) for patent violations, reports ZDNet. Both companies have […]

Android, Phones

Will it be the OnePlus 4 or the OnePlus 5?

November 14, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

The OnePlus 3T is due out on Tuesday with a slight change in specifications and, perhaps, price from the OnePlus 3. The question for the road ahead: will OnePlus deign to iterate early next year or wait with bated breath […]

Android, Phones

LG V20 vs LG V10 Smartphone Showdown: Should you upgrade?

October 14, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

The LG V20 is a completely different animal than the G5 which was released earlier this year. Unlike the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the differences are more similar to comparing the smaller S7 and the Note (minus the battery […]

Android Phone, Phones

8 things you need to know when buying a Chinese smartphone

July 25, 2016

Via: Tech Radar

In March of this year a list of the world’s top phone vendors was published. Twelve names were on it, and of those a stunning eight were Chinese. Far from the knock-off merchants they have so often been categorized as, […]

News and Press, Phones, Windows

Double tap to wake Lumia 950 may happen, many ask why it hasn’t already

May 3, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

Double tap to wake. LG‘s done it. So has HTC. Several others, too. It’s faster and doesn’t need as much effort as pressing a button. Previous Nokia Lumias have this feature — particularly talking about the pre-Windows 10 Mobile handsets. […]


Everything You Need to Know About Congress’ New Email Privacy Bill

April 28, 2016

Via: Motherboard

A privacy bill five years in the making just passed overwhelmingly through the House of Representatives, where privacy advocates and tech companies like Google and Dropbox are challenging a decades-old law that allows the government to get emails without a […]

Android Phone, Phones

After seeing the G5, my thoughts on Project Ara have changed

April 20, 2016

Via: Phone Dog

When the LG G5 was announced a couple of months ago during Mobile World Congress, I was impressed. The design is completely fresh and new, and that’s something I feel we don’t come across often in this industry anymore. Its […]