Mobile

Huawei roadmap details when midrangers will get Nougat

Huawei launched its EMUI 5.0 launcher based on Android Nougat 7.0 along with the flagship Mate 9 and seeded it to the P9 and P9 Plus and Mate 8 since. The company isn’t done yet though as the affordable Huawei smartphones will also get the upgrade shortly. A roadmap leaked on Weibo shows us Huawei Nova will be the first ... Read More »

Case renders reveal the design of Galaxy J7 (2017)

Samsung are going bold with their A-series and J-series in 2017. The Korean company started the year with the Galaxy A3 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) and is now moving to the lower-standing J-series. This is the slightly more affordable lineup and thus they create less buzz as they go about their business. The Galaxy J7 (2017) ... Read More »

Asus stops ZenFone 3 Android Nougat update rollout

Asus started rolling out the Nougat 7.0 update for the Zenfone 3 in the Philippines last week and a global update was going to follow soon. Apparently some bugs appeared when people started applying it so the company has suspended the campaign until it addresses thee issues. Asus Philippines directly confirmed that the update is on hold, but without officially ... Read More »

Sony to reveal new phones on February 27 at MWC

We’ve been hearing rumors about alleged Xperia devices but Sony is keeping its lips tight about any releases and launches. We knew the company will have a press conference at MWC in Barcelona next month and now we have an exact date for that. The press invite says February 27, 7:30 GMT. We are expecting to hear more about the ... Read More »

Google Daydream VR discounted to $50 for a month (US only)Google Daydream VR discounted to $50 for a month (US only)

A week ago, a $500 “Oculus Ready” PC was unveiled, but still the cheapest way to experience VR is through a smartphone headset. Google’s entry, the Daydream, is discounted in the US to $50 (usually $80) from today until February 25. Yep, US only. We were quite impressed with Daydream and especially the remote – something both the Samsung Gear ... Read More »

LeEco’s phones and TVs are now at Amazon

LeEco makes another massive step towards stating its presence at the US market. The Chinese company is selling two of its smartphones and three 4K Ultra HD TVs at Amazon with free shipping across the United States. Le Pro 3 was one of the first smartphones with the updated Snapdragon 821 when it was released. It was followed by LeEco ... Read More »

Android 7.1.1-powered Xiaomi Mi 4c spotted on Geekbench

The the Xiaomi Mi 4c, which was launched way back in September 2015 with Lollipop onboard, will soon get the Nougat update. The company has already started testing the promised update as a device running the latest Nougat version (Android 7.1.1) has been spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking website. Sadly, there’s currently no information on when exactly the update will ... Read More »

Motorola Moto G5 Plus leaks in a press image

Less than a week after its hands-on images leaked, the Motorola Moto G5 Plus has now leaked in a press image. No surprises here, as the design revealed by the new leak is broadly inline with what we’ve already seen so far. Rumors so far say the handset is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 SoC, and sports a 5.5-inch 1080p ... Read More »

New update rolling out to Asus Zenfone Max

Asus has started pushing out a new update to its Zenfone Max smartphone. Arriving as version 13.8.26.80 and currently hitting units in India, the update brings only a handful of changes, including fix for the LTE mobile data ‘random disconnection’ issue. In addition, the new firmware also includes updates to several apps. And finally the phone also gains support for ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks in case maker’s renders

MWC 2017 is just around the corner and so is the official Samsung Galaxy S8 announcement. But until then we are bound to be buried in an avalanche of rumors and leaks. Ghostek released images of its Atomic shock resistant case for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and renders of the device. While case makers have no info on the actual ... Read More »