Tag Archives: US

Second-gen Motorola Moto 360 drops to under $200 in US

If you are a Motorola fan in the US and are in the market for a smartwatch, you’ll be glad to know that the second-generation Moto 360 has dropped to under $200. Specifically, Verizon is selling the 46mm, silver variant for $199.99. A quick look at Motorola’s US website reveals that the smartwatch officially starts at $349.99, while some of ... Read More »

LG giving out a V20, Tone headset and more on Twitter (US only)

LG is making a list it’s checking it twice LG’s gonna find out who’s naughty and nice If you retweet the tweet below by midnight tomorrow (the 23rd) you get on the #LGNiceList and get a chance to win an LG V20, Tone Bluetooth headphones, a second-gen Rolly Keyboard or other prizes. Alternatively, you can post a comment on this ... Read More »

Hacker allegedly stole logins from a US election agency

A Russian-speaking hacker has been found selling stolen login credentials for a U.S. agency that tests and certifies voting equipment, according to a security firm. The hacker was attempting to sell more than 100 allegedly compromised login credentials belonging to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), the security firm Record Future said in a Thursday blog post. The company said ... 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 »

Huawei Honor 8 receives a $100 price cut in the US

Deals for the Huawei Honor 8 are rather common these days and now we’ve got yet another offer in the US. Specifically, Amazon is selling both 32GB and 64GB models for $100 less than their usual prices. A quick look at Honor’s US website reveals that the models are officially being sold for $399 and $449, meaning purchasing through Amazon ... Read More »

Oppo reportedly set to enter US smartphone market by year-end

With an aim to increase overseas shipments of its smartphones, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is all set to enter the United States smartphone market by the end of this year, according to a new report. There’s, however, no word on exactly when the company will start selling smartphones in the US, but given that it’s just a few weeks left ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 9 will likely be coming to the US early next year

Whether you are a fan of Huawei or not, it is hard to deny that the Chinese giant made some pretty big strides on the smartphone flagship scene last month. Of course, we are talking about the Huawei Mate 9, as well as its exquisite Porsche Design sibling. Availability for the pair is still scarce, but does already cover most ... Read More »

Apple Pay’s adoption rate hits 35% mark in US; service coming to GAP next year

Apple has revealed that the adoption rate for its mobile payments service – Apple Pay – in the US has crossed the 35% mark, which translates into 4 million locations. The revelation was made by Apple Pay chief Jennifer Bailey. Bailey noted that the service’s adoption in the country jumped from 4% to 35% in just two years. Commenting on ... Read More »

ZTE announces Nougat preview program for Axon 7 users in US

Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE has announced a Nougat preview program for users of its Axon 7 smartphone in the United States. Those with units carrying model number A2017U will be able to participate in the program. To join the program, you first need to create an account (if you don’t have one already) at ZTE US Community. Once that is ... Read More »

US Cellular LG G5 starts getting Nougat update as well

After Sprint and T-Mobile, now US Cellular has also started pushing out the Nougat update to LG G5 units on its network. Arriving as build version US99223A and weighing in at around 1,546MB, the update brings Android version 7.0 as well as some other changes. Given that the update has just started rolling out, it may take time for the ... Read More »