Mobile

Huawei P10 gets FCC certification, battery capacity revealed

Huawei announced that we should expect Huawei P10 at MWC on February 26. Less than two weeks before the official unveiling the device, named VTR-L29, got certified by the Federal Communications Commission of the US. From a document we see Huawei Technologies got a certification for a phone that operates on 15 bands. We also have confirmation on the battery ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 with Android Nougat appears on Geekbench

After the 9.7-inch variant, the 8.0-inch variant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 running Android 7.0 has now also been spotted in a benchmark listing, suggesting that the South Korean company is currently testing the Nougat update for the device. The listing reveals a model number of SM-T719, meaning it’s the updated, 2016 version of the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 ... Read More »

Apple bets on cuteness with the new Portrait mode ads

Apple launched two new 15-second video ads on YouTube and we expect to see them soon on TV. They focus on the Portrait mode in the iPhone 7 Plus. The main protagonists in the two videos are a dog and a little boy. The spots compare normal photo with Portrait photo and go for some cheeky wordplay as a punchline ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Note5 to get Nougat in Europe this month

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Note5 have been diligently waiting for their turn to receive Android 7.0 Nougat and thanks to the VP of Samsung Electronics Turkey, we now have a timetable. Along with those two, the Galaxy S6 edge+ will also get Nougat in the third week of February (that’s this week!). The non-plus Galaxy S6 edge will have ... Read More »

Check out these sleek renders of Samsung Galaxy S8

We’ve seen numerous leaks about Samsung Galaxy S8 – some claiming they are real, some obviously fake. And some are just renders from independent design studios specialized in product design based on rumors so far. Our latest renders come from the Korean studio DesignWoOS which presents us with the clearest look at the designs yet. The renders also include some ... Read More »

Samsung revs up Galaxy S8 production

Samsung is expecting a strong demand for its Galaxy S8 and S8+ so it has boosted its initial production by nearly 40% compared to the Galaxy S7. The former flagship’s initial batch was 12M units, but this time around Samsung is increasing that number by 40%. The total shipments are expected to reach 60 million units. That number is noticeably ... Read More »

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium

The success of wireless charging adoption from Apple’s competitors is something that Apple can no longer ignore. IHS Technology consumer survey data shows over 90% of consumers want wireless charging on their next device. We’ve been hearing about this for a while now and it almost seems like a sure deal. We can now say that with even more certainty, ... Read More »

[Flames] Red Meizu Pro 6 Plus shows up in live images

bruary 2017 Meizu Android Meizu is no stranger to unorthodox paint jobs and last summer we saw the Pro 6 in what was dubbed the Flames Red color scheme. Well, the Pro 6 Plus has now shown up on Weibo in a new color outside of the usual Pink-Rose-Gold spectrum. Meizu Pro 6 Plus in red It’s an even brighter ... Read More »

Google App v6.13 to bring Google Assistant to non-Pixels, or at least maybe

Google’s personal assistant, quite creatively called Google Assistant, is so far only officially available on the Pixel and Pixel XL, as smartphones go. However, a new alpha release of the Google app (v6.13) for users signed up to the beta channel suggests that might be changing in the near future. The folks over at Android Police report that the app ... Read More »

Only the 5-inch iPhone 8 to have a glass back, wireless charging

Another day, another contradicting iPhone rumor – when will it end? Well, next September is a pretty safe assumption. Anyway, in today’s batch of supposed specs for the future iPhone we have a 5-inch model that will be fitted with wireless (or rather, inductive) charging capability. Based on ‘reliable sources’ from Taiwan, Japanese blog Macotacara reports that only this 5-inch ... Read More »