Mobile

Google Maps now has a bottom bar for real-time traffic and transit info

Google Maps is becoming more and more driving-friendly with latest updates. Lately we told you about some updates that brought parking availability on Android and Popular Times’ evolution into real-time data on iOS. But now this information will be even more accessible for you – Google is placing the Transit and Traffic buttons on a bottom bar, instead of the ... Read More »

ZTE Blade A2 Plus with 5,000mAh battery arrives in India for around $180

After launching it in China last year, ZTE has now brought the Blade A2 Plus to India. The device – which packs in a massive 5,000mAh battery – carries a price tag of INR 11,999 (around $180), and is a Flipkart exclusive in the country (it will go on sale Monday onwards). Specs-wise, the phone is powered by MediaTek MT6750T ... Read More »

New Concept build for Sony Xperia X brings ambient display, other changes

As part of its Concept for Android program, Sony has pushed out a new update to participating Xperia X units. Arriving as version 38.3.A.0.94, the update brings along several changes, including ambient display. The ambient display feature allows your phone screen to wake up whenever there’s a new notification. The feature can be enabled/disabled through the ‘Ambient display’ option in ... Read More »

BlackBerry Priv starts getting February security update

BlackBerry has started rolling out a new update to its Priv smartphone. It’s a security update that brings along Android fixes for the month of February – the Android security patch level shows ‘5 February 2017’. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it may take some time for the update notification to pop up on your device’s ... Read More »

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Note5 and S6 edge+ are now receiving January security patch

T-Mobile has started rolling out a new update to Samsung Galaxy Note5 and S6 edge+ units on its network. They are about 60MB in size and bring the Android security fixes for January. In addition, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy Note Edge on T-Mobile are also said to be getting the patch, although the carrier is yet ... Read More »

Google now lets you add app-like bookmarks on Android

Google released new Chrome Beta version and it comes with the feature called Progressive Web Apps. When a mobile site is launched and you want to “Add to Home Screen” through the Chrome options, a shortcut appears. The difference is it doesn’t act as a normal bookmark, but as an app that can draw notifications, be uninstalled and such. This ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 availability and prices leaked

Samsung postponed its Galaxy S8 launch and thus left more time for rumors to thrive. According to latest leaks from an industry insider, the Galaxy S8 will come with camera with Dual ADC, which should in theory enable better color depth. The same insider also revealed availability and prices for the device. Follow 萌萌的电教 @mmddj_china S8’s CMOS may support Dual ... Read More »

Moto G5 specs uncovered in Brazil: check out G4 Play’s successor

The Moto G5 Plus has been through the rumor mill several times while the regular Moto G5 remained out of the spotlight. Until now – Brazilian blog TecnoBlog.net has gotten hold of the regional version (XT1672) and published the key specs. This phone is smaller with its 5” 1080p screen (vs. 5.5” 1080p for the Plus model). It will launch ... Read More »

Apple sells more Plus phones in Q4 2016 than ever

Apple is about to reveal its financial results for 4Q 2016 and they may contain a surprise – the company sold more iPhone 7 Plus units than any of the previous Plus-sized handsets. The company decided to equip the 7 Plus with more cameras, better battery life and more RAM than iPhone 7 and the result is said to be ... Read More »

Caviar introduces iPhone 7 with portraits of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

The inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the US unlocked as many meme ideas as there are protests against his actions. But might be the weirdest we have seen – Russian company Caviar sells two 32GB iPhone 7 units with gold-plated backs and embossed faces of the Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. The backs also include the coat of ... Read More »