Mobile

Sony’s music recognition app TrackID shutting down in mid-September

TrackID has been a staple of Sony phones – well, Sony Ericsson at the time – since 2005 but it will not carry on into 2018. In a surprise move, the company has decided to shut down the music recognition service on September 15. With the app, your TrackID history will be lost too. And it sounds like the Backup ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) arrives in Europe

The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) has landed in Europe, over a month after it was made official. The dual-SIM model is now listed on the South Korean company’s Austrian website. The listing reveals color options including gold, black, and blue. The device is available in the US since mid-May. It was expected to land in Europe sometime in August, but looks like the ... Read More »

US LG G6 gets bootloader unlock option

A few weeks ago, the LG G6 made it to the list of smartphones with officially supported bootloader unlocking. However, it was specifically the European model that was added to the list. The list has now been updated once again to reflect that the feature is available for the US variant as well. Unlocking the bootloader lets you do things like running a ... Read More »

Asus Zenfone 4 to be debut in Europe in September

While we already know that Asus is gearing up to launch as many as six new Zenfone 4 series smartphones, we now have the launch related information for their European launch. The Taiwanese company has started sending out press invites for an event that will be held on September 21 in Rome. I think we have a launch date for ASUS’ #ZenFone4line in ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Matte Black variant launched

The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 was made official last month, and is currently on sale in a few Asian markets. The device, however, has only been available in Gold color option so far. That changes now, as a new, Matte Black variant of the phone has been launched. The first market to get the new color model is Hong Kong, ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 with rear fingerprint scanner will cost more than $800

As you know, the company said in the session that OnePlus 5 along with OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3 will get Android O by the end of this year. Other than talking about older and current models, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has also revealed some information about its upcoming flagship. Apparently, OnePlus is planning to move the fingerprint scanner on ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 receives OxygenOS 4.5.3 update; second OTA update in a week

The recent update is the Oxygen 4.5.3 available for download via OnePlus forums brings many optimizations and bug fixes. The update resolves the issues related to expanded screenshot display and occasional Wi-Fi drop. It also fixes the Google Translate issue that exists. There are optimizations brought in to the system stability and camera effects and stability. The auto-brightness adjustment effect also ... Read More »

Nokia 3310 (2017) 3G variant in the pipeline, tips HMD CEO

It looks like there is hope for the Nokia fanboys in such markets where the 2G network has been dismantled to get their hands on the Nokia 3310 (2017) We say so as the HMD CEO Nummela seems to have tipped that they are working on the 3G variant of the Nokia 3310 (2017) in an interview to Finder, an ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 sales go live on the official site

Some of you got their OnePlus 5 early thanks to the special code shown during the event, others bought theirs in person, now the floodgates are open – everyone can grab one from OnePlus.net. You’ve seen our review and our thoughts, you’re voting at the polls. Below is a reminder of the prices. You should have all the info to ... Read More »

Vivo X9S & X9S Plus with dual front cameras spotted on promotional poster

We recently reported that Vivo may unveil a new smartphone on June 28. Notably, not just any device, it is tipped to be the world’s first smartphone with an on-screen fingerprint scanner. That’s something! Well, looks like Vivo has more in store for its fans as it plans to launch two more smartphones soon. Dubbed as the Vivo X9s and ... Read More »