Mobile

Evernote backtracks, says won’t read users’ notes unless they opt-in

Shortly after announcing an update to its privacy policy that would have compromised the privacy of user data, Evernote has backtracked on its plans. “After receiving a lot of customer feedback expressing concerns about our upcoming Privacy Policy changes over the past few days, Evernote is reaffirming its commitment to keep privacy at the center of what we do,” the ... Read More »

Mysterious BlackBerry BBC100-1 spotted on regulator’s website

A mysterious BlackBerry device has been spotted on Indonesian regulator’s website. Listed as BBC100-1 on the Asian country’s e-Certification database POSTEL, the device comes from a company called BB MERAH PUTIH, PT. Given that the DTEK60 is BBA100-1, and the yet-to-be-unveiled ‘Mercury’ is BBB100-1, it’d be reasonable to assume that the BBC100-1 is a brand new BlackBerry phone. Sadly, there’s ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch patent suggests possible VR accessory

Nintendo is all set to release its newest hybrid gaming console, the Nintendo Switch, early next year with more details to be announced in January. A member of the NeoGAF forums has shed some light on a bunch of patent applications that were just published in Nintendo’s name. Sometimes we can see some of the planned functions of a product ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge Nougat update moves into carrier testing

Looks like the Nougat update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, which is currently being beta tested by the South Korean company, will soon be rolled out to the general public. That’s because the update has moved into the carrier testing stage. Specifically, Vodafone Australia has updated their website to reflect that the update is under testing. While ... Read More »

Unlocked Motorola Moto Z again drops to under $500 in US

If you recall, late last month, the Motorola Moto Z (unlocked, 64GB variant) was going for $499.99 in the United States. For those who missed that deal, here’s some good news: the device is down to the same price, again. That, in case you aren’t aware, is a discount of $200 given that Motorola is officially selling the handset for ... Read More »

Evernote updates its privacy policy to allow employees to read your notes, and you can’t opt out of this

Popular online note-taking service Evernote has announced an update to its privacy policy, allowing some of its employees to read your notes. The updated policy will come into effect starting January 23, 2017. The reason behind the move is described as: “this is primarily to make sure that our machine learning technologies are working correctly, in order to surface the ... Read More »

Motorola Moto Z Play running Nougat receives WiFi certification

Looks like Motorola’s Moto Z Play smartphone is all set to receive the Android Nougat update. Model XT1635-02, running Android version 7.0, has received Wi-Fi certification from the WiFi Alliance (WFA). While there is currently no information on exactly when the roll out will begin, given that the Nougat-powered model of the handset has started collecting the required certifications, we ... Read More »

New rumor reveals Snapdragon 820 SoC for Sony Xperia G3121 and G3112

Remember the Sony Xperia G3121 and G3112 that were spotted on the website of Russian regulatory body back in October this year? Well, new details have emerged about these handsets. According to a rumor out of China, the devices will be powered by Snapdragon 820 SoC. The rumor also says that the phones will sport 5.2-inch and 5.5-inch display, respectively, ... Read More »

Watch face app Facer 3.0 adds support for Samsung Gear S3

Custom watch face app Facer now supports a third platform – Samsung’s Tizen. This allows Gear S3 users to tap into the 15,000 watch faces that close to one million Android Wear and Apple Watch users have been enjoying. The app supports Gear’s always-on feature so a full-color, fully animated watch face will be constantly visible, bringing smartwatches one step ... Read More »

Panasonic P88 announced: 5.3-inch 720p display, quad-core CPU, $140

Panasonic has announced the P88 smartphone in India. A modest, but affordable model, the Panasonic P88 checks a few of the right boxes including a list price of INR 9,290 (a few dollars short of $140). The specsheet starts with a 5.3″ IPS display of 720p resolution (some 277ppi) covered with 2.5D glass by Japanese glass specialists Asahi (no gorillas ... Read More »