MOBILE TECH NEWS


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  • Vivo Y55s With 5.2 inch HD Display, 3GB RAM Launched At Rs. 12,490

    Vivo Y55s With 5.2 inch HD Display, 3GB RAM Launched At Rs. 12,490

    Vivo has launched today Y55s smartphone in India which is an upgraded version of Y55L (launched in October 2016). Vivo Y55s is priced Rs.12,490 and will be available in crown gold and space grey colors across the country from 26th February. The Y55s…
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  • LG X power2 With 4500mAh Battery, 5.5 inch HD Display, Android N, Announced

    LG X power2 With 4500mAh Battery, 5.5 inch HD Display, Android N, Announced

    South Korean giant LG has announced its latest smartphone LG X power2. The USP of this phone is its massive battery of 4500mAh battery. This phone will be unveiled at the upcoming MWC in Barcelona. This phone will roll out beginning in March in the…
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Feb 17, 4:53am -
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris Gets Most Innovative Product Award

    Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris Gets Most Innovative Product Award

    Samsung India has announced that it has bagged the most Innovative Product Award for its Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris at the IESA Technovation Awards that were held in Bengaluru. The prestigious Indian Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) Tech…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 1:59pm -
  • Ford Motors Explains How Your Gadgets Understand What You Are Saying

    Ford Motors Explains How Your Gadgets Understand What You Are Saying

    Ford Motors has explained below how Voice Recognition technology works on a phone, tablet or car infotainment system.  Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana and Ford’s SYNC infotainment system work on voice recognition technology…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 11:32am -
  • Panasonic Launches Toughpad FZ-F1, FZ-N1 and FZ-A2 Tablet

    Panasonic Launches Toughpad FZ-F1, FZ-N1 and FZ-A2 Tablet

    Panasonic India has added three new models of rugged devices namely Toughpad FZ-F1 & N1 and tablet FZ-A2. The Toughpad FZ-F1 and FZ-N1 are the world’s lightest, fully rugged 4.7” handheld tablets with angular 1D / 2D Bar code reader. These device…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 5:41am -
  • Microsoft Launches Skype Lite with Aadhaar, Sangam and Kaizala

    Microsoft Launches Skype Lite with Aadhaar, Sangam and Kaizala

    At the Future Decoded 2017 event in Mumbai, Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella launched India specific products – Skype Lite, Project Sangam and  Kaizala. Skype Lite allows communication and collaboration over low-bandwidth networks. Skype Lite is Micr…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 11:46am -
  • HP Launches OMEN Series of Gaming Products In India

    HP Launches OMEN Series of Gaming Products In India

    HP today launched its gaming portfolio in India – OMEN. The OMEN series comprises of OMEN Laptops, Desktop and few accessories. OMEN laptops are available in two variants which have 17.3” and 15.6” screen sizes:  OMEN 17 OMEN 17 laptop is a V…
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CRAZIEST GADGETS


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GADGETS AND GIZMOS


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  • What Are the Snapchat Sunglasses All About?

    What Are the Snapchat Sunglasses All About?

    The release of new Snapchat sunglasses has raised more than a few eyebrows. So what are these glasses all about? Well, they have been described as being a bit like Google Glass, although they are a good deal cheaper and more limited in what they can…
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  • Samsung Considering Facial Tracking for Gear VR

    Samsung Considering Facial Tracking for Gear VR

    The battle for virtual reality supremacy has really warmed up in recent times. While the Samsung VR gear is widely seen as being an affordable option, there are other VR headsets that are regarded as being of higher technical quality. However, news o…
    - 79 days ago, 7 Dec 16, 5:35pm -
  • Nike Self-Tying Sneakers Now on Sale

    Nike Self-Tying Sneakers Now on Sale

    Those of us who love Back to the Future have been craving self-tying sneakers for a long time. Well, provided that you have a healthy bank account then you can now get hold of the Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 trainers. They only cost a mere £575, which some…
    - 81 days ago, 5 Dec 16, 5:27pm -
  • Google Earth VR Will Transport You Anywhere

    Google Earth VR Will Transport You Anywhere

    The exciting possibilities of virtual reality are perhaps most clearly shown with the recent release of Google Earth VR. As the name suggests, this is an incredible way of seeing the Earth in all its glory by using a virtual reality headset on Google…
    - 87 days ago, 29 Nov 16, 7:51pm -
  • Impressive OnePlus 3T Phone Now Launched

    Impressive OnePlus 3T Phone Now Launched

    One of the latest interesting handsets to get launched is the exciting looking OnePlus 3T. This manufacturer has gained something of a reputation in recent years for offering high spec phones at decent prices, so how does the new model stack up? Cert…
    - 92 days ago, 24 Nov 16, 4:46pm -
  • Mini Countryman SE is First Hybrid Model

    Mini Countryman SE is First Hybrid Model

    Mini, the world famous manufacturer of tiny cars, has revealed to the world its first ever hybrid vehicle. The Mini Countryman SE was unveiled at the LA Auto Show and immediately made a big impression. This is a 4 wheel drive model but there is somet…
    - 94 days ago, 22 Nov 16, 11:39pm -
  • i.am Buttons: Will.i.am Brings Out Another New Gadget

    i.am Buttons: Will.i.am Brings Out Another New Gadget

    You probably know Will.i.am best as a highly successful musician who kind of divides opinion. However, whether you think that his songs are terrible or his lyrics are pretty good, you are probably as unconvinced as the rest of us by his inventing ski…
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  • Google Reveals Big Increase in HTTPS Use

    Google Reveals Big Increase in HTTPS Use

    Research by Google has confirmed that more people than ever before now use sites with the HTTPS protocol. Indeed, the company’s figures show that over half of the total pages loaded by users on desktop Chrome use HTTPS. This also makes up over two…
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  • Virgin Media to Reveal 4K UHD TIVO Enhancements

    Virgin Media to Reveal 4K UHD TIVO Enhancements


    - 8 Nov 16, 4:14pm -
  • Worldwide Smartphone Sales Keep on Climbing

    Worldwide Smartphone Sales Keep on Climbing

    While some markets appear to be saturated with smartphones, the overall global figures show that more and more of these gadgets are still being sold just about everywhere. In fact, in the third quarter of 2016 global demand for smartphones reached 35…
    - 1 Nov 16, 5:39pm -

MOBILE CRUNCH


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  • NewFacebook’s mobile prodigy launches video charades game

    Facebook’s mobile prodigy launches video charades game

     Michael Sayman was just 17 when Facebook hired him, but he’d already built 5 apps. Now 7 years after his first launch, the Facebook product manager has just released Show and Tell, which turns selfies and visual communication into a game. You’r…
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  • SoFi confirms $500 million in new funding as it pushes beyond lending

    SoFi confirms $500 million in new funding as it pushes beyond lending

     Online finance startup SoFi got its start refinancing student loans but gradually has been adding other services to members. To expand into new regions and move closer to becoming a full-service financial services company, SoFi has confirmed that i…
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  • Shine gives up on mobile network ad-block threats, wants to play nice

    Shine gives up on mobile network ad-block threats, wants to play nice

     So much for sticking “nuclear weapons” in carriers’ dumb pipes. Shine, last year’s enfant terrible of mobile ad blocking is pivoting (again!) — in both tone of voice and business model. It’s also rebranding to, er, Rainbow. Read More
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  • RCS, Google’s answer to iMessage, expands to 27 more carriers and OEMs

    RCS, Google’s answer to iMessage, expands to 27 more carriers and OEMs

     While messaging apps like WhatsApp, Messenger, Snapchat and WeChat rake in ever more users, features and relationships with key brands, and Apple’s iMessage continues to play strong with iPhone users, Google today announced a big step forward i…
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  • Apple says iOS 10.2.1 has reduced unexpected iPhone 6s shutdown issues by 80%

    Apple says iOS 10.2.1 has reduced unexpected iPhone 6s shutdown issues by 80%

     Apple has been working on a very annoying iPhone shutdown bug and it says it has come up with a fix of sorts that should mitigate the problem on a majority of iPhone 6 and 6s devices. Read More
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  • Facebook tests ad breaks in all types of videos, giving creators a 55% cut

    Facebook tests ad breaks in all types of videos, giving creators a 55% cut

     Facebook today announced it has begun testing ad breaks that interrupt on-demand video, using a small set of partners who will earn a 55 percent ad revenue share while Facebook keeps 45 percent. That could change the way creators make video conten…
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  • India’s top mobile operator Airtel is buying smaller rival Telenor India

    India’s top mobile operator Airtel is buying smaller rival Telenor India

     Less than a month after Vodafone confirmed it is in talks to merge with Idea Cellular and create India’s largest mobile operator, one piece of M&A has been confirmed in that space. Bharti Airtel has gobbled up smaller player Telenor India in a…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 4:31am -
  • The LG G6 has a hidden face, and it’s impossible to unsee

    The LG G6 has a hidden face, and it’s impossible to unsee

     Images of the LG G6 leaked today and overall it looks like a solid phone with soft lines, very little bezel and a face on the backside made up of the dual lenses and power button. It looks surprised and maybe a little shocked.LG will likely revea…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 7:14pm -
  • Wattpad debuts Tap, an app for reading chat-style short stories

    Wattpad debuts Tap, an app for reading chat-style short stories

     A new mobile app called Tap, launching today, introduces a different way to read stories on your phone: as text message-like chats. The app is the latest from Wattpad, a social publishing platform for authors whose community now includes over 4…
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  • How Pinterest’s visual search went from a moonlight project to a real-world search engine

    How Pinterest’s visual search went from a moonlight project to a real-world search engine

     Sometime around 2013 and 2014, deep learning was going through a revolution that required pretty much everyone to reset their expectations as to how things worked, and leveled the playing field for what people were doing with computer vision. At le…
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  • MobileIron adding IoT management to its arsenal

    MobileIron adding IoT management to its arsenal

     MobileIron, which went public in 2014, has been known mostly for helping large companies manage mobile devices, especially in a time when people tend to bring their own. Today it announced it was expanding that mission to the Internet of Things.Wh…
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  • Instagram lets you post up to 10 photos or videos as 1 swipeable carousel

    Instagram lets you post up to 10 photos or videos as 1 swipeable carousel

     Instagram wants you to share a more complete picture of your experiences in its classic feed, not just its Snapchat Stories clone. Today, Instagram launches the ability to share a mix of up to 10 photos or videos as a single carousel post that frie…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 3:58pm -
  • Toymail adds an app store for its cuddly mobiles for kids

    Toymail adds an app store for its cuddly mobiles for kids

     Internet of Things startup Toymail, which sells connected plush toys to parents of younger kids who want them to have a playful alternative to a mobile phone, has now launched an app store. Read More
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  • Hanging out at Snap’s unremarkable IPO roadshow

    Hanging out at Snap’s unremarkable IPO roadshow

     One of the remarkable things about the roadshow presentations for hotly-anticipated IPOs — where they’ll make a pitch to investors and answer questions — is that they are often unremarkable.That seemed about the same case for Snap, which was…
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  • Users spent more on apps in 2016, with games and entertainment apps leading the way

    Users spent more on apps in 2016, with games and entertainment apps leading the way

     The amount of money U.S. users are spending on iPhone apps is steadily climbing, but one category in particular saw significant growth last year: Entertainment apps. The category – home to streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and HBO NOW – saw…
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  • Travel app Hopper will now break down airlines’ confusing fees

    Travel app Hopper will now break down airlines’ confusing fees

     In an attempt to better compete with low-cost airlines, major air carriers like American Airlines, Delta and United have been rolling out “basic” economy fares – no-frills fares that charge fees for amenities that would otherwise come standa…
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  • Samsung’s latest C-Lab projects embrace augmented and virtual reality

    Samsung’s latest C-Lab projects embrace augmented and virtual reality

     Samsung created C-Lab (that’s Creative Lab) half a decade ago as an attempt to incubate employee creativity within the larger confines of its corporate culture. Among the decided benefits of its place as a giant among consumer electronics compani…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 2:32pm -
  • Meitu’s new phone includes a dual pixel front camera and AI-powered beautification

    Meitu’s new phone includes a dual pixel front camera and AI-powered beautification

     Selfie app and phone company Meitu has unveiled its latest smartphone, which doubles down its focus on selfie cameras and beautification. Meitu went public in December with a Hong Kong listing that was fairly tepid but nevertheless the country’s…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 11:31am -
  • Samsung takes a big hit in new US reputation poll

    Samsung takes a big hit in new US reputation poll

     Last year was rough on just about everyone. Samsung seemed to get it especially bad, as the Note 7 saga stretched out over several months and two separate recalls. Somewhere in there, the electronic giant’s washing machines got caught up in the m…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Feb 17, 11:30pm -
  • App Store bug boosts paid apps over subscriptions in the top charts

    App Store bug boosts paid apps over subscriptions in the top charts

     A number of smaller, paid applications scored a spot on the App Store’s Top Grossing chart over the weekend in what may have been either the test of a new App Store algorithm or a fairly significant bug. The issue began on Friday, and only s…
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  • NewUS Cellular introduces its own unlimited data plan with no fees or overages

    US Cellular introduces its own unlimited data plan with no fees or overages

    Unlimited data plans are in. That point was driven home earlier this month when Verizon brought back unlimited data for its customers. That was a big deal since unlimited had been considered a four-letter word at Verizon. In fact, the nation's larges…
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  • NewAsus delays the ZenFone 3 Zoom until Q2, will improve its specs for the US

    Asus delays the ZenFone 3 Zoom until Q2, will improve its specs for the US

    Released last week in Taiwan, the Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom was supposed to become available in the US starting this quarter. Unfortunately, Asus North America says that the phone is being delayed until the second quarter of the year, so it's now expected…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Feb 17, 9:51pm -
  • Moto G5 specs leak out via GFXBench

    Moto G5 specs leak out via GFXBench

    About a week ago, specs for the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus both leaked courtesy of Brazilian online retailer KTronix. Today, we get to see if the Moto G5 specs revealed by the retailer match those disseminated by benchmark testing site GFXBench. Let's…
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  • Apple is enlarging its Seattle engineering center to focus on machine learning and AI

    Apple is enlarging its Seattle engineering center to focus on machine learning and AI

    Apple, usually famous for being a very secretive corporation, has made a rather interesting revelation this Thursday. Carlos Guestrin, a University of Washington professor, former Turi CEO, and now director of machine learning at Apple, announced th…
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  • Get a handle on your inner world with these 5 mood tracking apps for Android and iOS

    Get a handle on your inner world with these 5 mood tracking apps for Android and iOS

    Sometimes life can make one feel like riding a roller coaster of emotions. Moods, thoughts, and feelings shift up and down at random, unpredictable intervals – making it difficult to stay grounded in reality. For better or worse, there's no such th…
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  • 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros may be delayed until May, per latest rumor

    10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros may be delayed until May, per latest rumor

    We know that Apple has new iPads in the works, that much is indisputable. However, questions do remain regarding what sizes we will see and when each of those tablets will be released. The latest rumors based on the Asian supply chain point to delays…
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  • AT&T BOGO deal includes the Apple iPhone 7, LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7

    AT&T BOGO deal includes the Apple iPhone 7, LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7

    AT&T's new BOGO deal starts today and allows you to score a free high-end handset for free with the purchase of a new phone, and the addition of a new line. Buy the Apple iPhone 7 or Apple iPhone 7 Plus and you'll be eligible to receive a free iPhone…
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  • Here is what features the new Nokia 3310 (2017 edition) will have

    Here is what features the new Nokia 3310 (2017 edition) will have

    The legend, the indestructible, the one and only Nokia 3310 will be most certainly be resurrected in just a matter of days. The new Nokia - a brand owned by company HMD Global that has some top Nokia executives at the helm, but production in China -…
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  • Best new Android and iPhone games (February 16th - February 24th)

    Best new Android and iPhone games (February 16th - February 24th)

    Every week, we go through the new and notable games for iPhone, iPad and Android devices like the Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and we pick the best new releases that are worth a special place in your collection.Hidden Folks is a game that…
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  • Google acknowledges Pixel Bluetooth bug, fix is coming soon

    Google acknowledges Pixel Bluetooth bug, fix is coming soon

    Ever since Google released the February Android security build for the Pixel and Pixel XL, owners have been complaining of sudden drops in Bluetooth connectivity due to the feature being disabled seemingly at random. The security update patched anoth…
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  • Possible alarm clock integration coming to Google Play Music in future update

    Possible alarm clock integration coming to Google Play Music in future update

    The latest update for Google Play Music brings a handful of new things to the table, including a “Recents” tab in the app's menu, an animated visualizer while playing songs, and slims down the overall size of the music storefront to around 18 MB.…
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  • 10 beautiful custom Android home screen layouts #5

    10 beautiful custom Android home screen layouts #5

    Hi everyone and welcome to the latest post in our special series for custom Android home screens, made by some of our most inventive users! The results from last week are in, and we're happy to announce that Dzojezakon grabbed first place with 203 vo…
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  • Samsung's Secure Folder is now available for Galaxy S7/S7 edge

    Samsung's Secure Folder is now available for Galaxy S7/S7 edge

    Samsung's Secure Folder is an excellent tool for creating a private and secure space to store files that you don't want accessible from anywhere else on your device. All data that you move to Secure Folder, including photos, text documents, apps, mes…
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  • How to scan QR codes and regular barcodes using just your camera app and Now on Tap (Android)

    How to scan QR codes and regular barcodes using just your camera app and Now on Tap (Android)

    Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you want to scan a QR code using your smartphonephone, only to realize that you don't have one of the myriad of dedicated scanning apps available installed on your device? Downloading a relatively sma…
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  • Archos intros two Graphite series smartphones with dual-lens cameras that cost less than $150

    Archos intros two Graphite series smartphones with dual-lens cameras that cost less than $150

    French company Archos is well-known for its cheap products, which, most of the time, provide excellent value for money. Just like every other year, Archos is one of the first companies to announce its new lineup for Mobile World Congress.Yesterday, w…
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  • The founder of the $4 smartphone firm has been arrested for fraud

    The founder of the $4 smartphone firm has been arrested for fraud

    So it turns out some things really are too good to be true – last year, a smartphone called the Freedom 251 was released in India for the equivalent of just $4. While it certainly did not excel in the specs department, its extremely low price made…
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  • T-Mobile starts seeding Android 7.0 Nougat for LG Stylo 2 Plus

    T-Mobile starts seeding Android 7.0 Nougat for LG Stylo 2 Plus

    LG Stylo 2 Plus, the mid-range Android smartphone making the rounds at various carriers in the United States, has just been updated to Android 7.0 Nougat. If you're a T-Mobile customer and own LG's handset, then you'll be pleased to know you're eligi…
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  • Xiaomi to sell the Mi MIX in new markets

    Xiaomi to sell the Mi MIX in new markets

    If you've been dreaming about picking up the gorgeous looking Xiaomi Mi MIX, but you don't live in China, there is still hope for you yet. The manufacturer says that the 6.4-inch phablet will be available starting next month in the UAE. One Xiaomi ex…
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  • Samsung to tighten control over donations following arrest of vice chairman Lee

    Samsung to tighten control over donations following arrest of vice chairman Lee

    Following the recent arrest of Samsung Electronics' vice chairman Jay Y. Lee, today the company has pledged to ramp up control for any future donations or financial support made to third-parties.In order to achieve that, the South Korean tech giant w…
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  • Say goodbye to Messenger: Google's SMS app is now Android Messages

    Say goodbye to Messenger: Google's SMS app is now Android Messages

    Google certainly has a problem with its messaging apps – that is, there are way too many of them: there's Allo, Duo, Hangouts, Youtube, and also Messenger. And now, to further add to the confusion, the company has chosen to change the name of the…
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  • Apple iPhone 7 Plus passes Sprint diagnostic test, and then explodes the next morning

    Apple iPhone 7 Plus passes Sprint diagnostic test, and then explodes the next morning

    Apple has started to investigate why an Apple iPhone 7 Plus, belonging to one Brianna Olivas, exploded. Pictures of the device taken in the aftermath of the explosion, were tweeted by Olivas. The day before the phone exploded,  it wouldn't turn on w…
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  • Apple belatedly reveals bug fix that was on iOS 10.2.1

    Apple belatedly reveals bug fix that was on iOS 10.2.1

    Even though iOS 10.2.1 was released last month, only now is Apple revealing that the update included a bug fix for certain models of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Apparently, some of these iPhone models were abruptly shut…
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  • Verizon dominates RootMetrics testing for the second half of 2016

    Verizon dominates RootMetrics testing for the second half of 2016

    Verizon completely dominated the latest RootsMetric report, sweeping all six network categories during the second half of 2016 including reliability, data, speed, call, text and overall performance."Based on our testing, Verizon is the undisputed lea…
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  • Google Allo will soon be available on your desktop/laptop

    Google Allo will soon be available on your desktop/laptop

    Google has had... bad luck... when it comes to chat apps. The company has tried a number of different options (probably too many) and we're at the point where even when Google makes a really good chat app (and to be fair, Google Allo is a very good c…
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  • LG announces the X power 2 - Android Nougat and 4500 mAh battery on board

    LG announces the X power 2 - Android Nougat and 4500 mAh battery on board

    While we're waiting for LG to announce its G6 flagship at MWC 2017, the company today unveiled another new smartphone: LG X power 2. Replacing the original LG X power (released in 2016), the X power 2 sports a 5.5-inch 720p display, and packs a very…
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  • Samsung Galaxy Book to be an LTE Windows 10 tablet with stylus pen

    Samsung Galaxy Book to be an LTE Windows 10 tablet with stylus pen

    Besides getting ready to announce the Android-based Galaxy Tab S3 (which will be officially presented at MWC 2017 on February 26), Samsung is seemingly also working on a brand new Windows tablet. As reported earlier this week, the upcoming Windows sl…
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  • Thanks to Colorware, you can get Apple's AirPods in virtually any color that you want for $299

    Thanks to Colorware, you can get Apple's AirPods in virtually any color that you want for $299

    If you live in Apple's ecosystem of devices and haven't picked up a pair of AirPods just yet, you're really missing out. Although the appearance of the truly wireless earbuds might look silly when viewed online, the tight-night integration with your…
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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 smiles for the camera all dressed up in protective case

    Samsung Galaxy S8 smiles for the camera all dressed up in protective case

    Samsung's Galaxy S8 is the talk of the town, even though the smartphone won't be introduced at Mobile World Congress (MWC). If previous rumors proved to be accurate, the flagship might briefly appear at the trade fair, as Samsung is said to run a 1-m…
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  • Google enables search through Google Drive files on Android devices

    Google enables search through Google Drive files on Android devices

    The Search application developed by Google is now being updated with a new feature that will make it easier for Android users to find the files they need on Google Drive.Google announced the next release of its search app for Android would allow Driv…
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  • Microsoft's Arrow Launcher for Android soon to receive a massive update

    Microsoft's Arrow Launcher for Android soon to receive a massive update

    Arrow Launcher is mildly popular among Android users, but Microsoft hopes to improve the app's appeal with regular updates that add new features and improvements.The last massive update for Arrow Launcher was released last summer, but smaller ones we…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 10:47pm -
  • New photos showcase the Galaxy Tab S3 with a beefy stylus and AKG audio

    New photos showcase the Galaxy Tab S3 with a beefy stylus and AKG audio

    There are tons of smartphones, wearables, and more set to be unveiled at this year's Mobile World Congress, but one device that's definitely anticipated by a lot of folks is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. We'll have to wait until late March for old Sammy…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 10:33pm -
  • Archos unveils a shock-proof Android tablet with IP54 dust/water resistance and keyboard dock

    Archos unveils a shock-proof Android tablet with IP54 dust/water resistance and keyboard dock

    Although tablets aren't quite as popular as they used once to be, you shouldn't count them out entirely just yet. Mobile World Congress is quickly approaching, and one device that we'll be keeping a close eye out for is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. The…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 9:55pm -
  • LeEco Le Pro3 and Le S3 gain an app drawer and much more in latest EUI update

    LeEco Le Pro3 and Le S3 gain an app drawer and much more in latest EUI update

    Affordable smartphones have gotten insanely good over the past couple of years. The type of phone you're able to get for $400 or less is tremendously better than what was once possible for this price range, and one company that's very familiar with t…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 9:21pm -
  • TCL to produce a BlackBerry tablet?

    TCL to produce a BlackBerry tablet?

    The BlackBerry PlayBook was the one and only tablet ever produced by the company. The OS, built by QNX, paved the way for BlackBerry 10. There were some positives, especially the multitasking experience which called to mind the card-swiping UI found…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 9:02pm -
  • What do you get when you combine a smartwatch with physical watch hands? The MyKronoz ZeTime

    What do you get when you combine a smartwatch with physical watch hands? The MyKronoz ZeTime

    If you're someone who still hasn't picked up a smartwatch to accompany your phone, chances are the slew of new products from major manufactures aren't swaying your decision in the slightest. While the LG Watch Style and Sport are nice showcases for A…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 8:56pm -
  • Asus's ZenFone Live will allow you to livestream a fully beautified version of yourself

    Asus's ZenFone Live will allow you to livestream a fully beautified version of yourself

    This past Saturday, we caught wind of an upcoming smartphone from Asus by the name of the Zenfone 3 Go. The Go appeared to be a budget version of the Asus Zenfone 3, but the leak at the time left the device looking incredibly bland and unexciting. Re…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 8:24pm -
  • The Huawei Watch 2 gets revealed prior to MWC announcement

    The Huawei Watch 2 gets revealed prior to MWC announcement

    Mobile World Congress, one of the largest trade shows for the world of mobile technology, will soon be underway. Our team just landed in Barcelona to provide up-to-the-minute coverage during the event, and we're expecting a lot of exciting products t…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 7:50pm -
  • Leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 specs sheet reveals 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage space

    Leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 specs sheet reveals 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage space

    Just one day after seeing a seemingly accurate specs sheet for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8+, we're now treated with a specs list for the smaller Galaxy S8. Revealed by TechnoBuffalo, the Galaxy S8 specs list that we're talking about looks almost i…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 7:43pm -
  • Moto Mod with QWERTY keyboard slider coming soon to Indiegogo

    Moto Mod with QWERTY keyboard slider coming soon to Indiegogo

    The last QWERTY slider that carried the DROID brand was the Motorola DROID 4, released in February 2012.  No Motorola DROID 5 was ever released, and the QWERTY slider soon became a  look from the past. But as with any fashion, what was out could be…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 7:15pm -
  • PhoneArena at Mobile World Congress: We landed in Barcelona

    PhoneArena at Mobile World Congress: We landed in Barcelona

    It was a long day yesterday, as the PhoneArena team set off to Spain. Despite the nearly 12 hours journey, though, we arrived safely in our apartment for the next few days. And while we get accustomed to Barcelona, and wait for MWC to kick off, we ma…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 6:16pm -
  • Report: Modern Nokia 3310 to be exclusive to Carphone Warehouse in the UK

    Report: Modern Nokia 3310 to be exclusive to Carphone Warehouse in the UK

    Finnish company HDM Global has already launched a Nokia-branded smartphone, but the handset is China-exclusive. Apart from the fact that it's only available for purchase in China, the Nokia 6 is also exclusive to major retailer JD.com.Unlike the Noki…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 5:52pm -
  • Motorola Droid Turbo to receive Soak Test; could a surprise Nougat update be on the way?

    Motorola Droid Turbo to receive Soak Test; could a surprise Nougat update be on the way?

    The Motorola DROID Turbo was quite a well spec'd device when it launched back in 2014. A fine 5.2-inch panel graced the front of the device, carrying a 1440 x 2560 resolution. The Snapdragon 805 SoC was packed inside, bringing a quad-core 2.7GHz CPU…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 4:22pm -
  • The LG G6 announcement will be livestreamed, here's how to watch it

    The LG G6 announcement will be livestreamed, here's how to watch it

    In recent years, smartphone makers have made a habit out of livestreaming their major announcements. Thus, we're not surprised to see that LG will be streaming its G6 event live later this week. As previously announced, the LG G6 will be officially…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 3:58pm -
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 will be launched on April 21, LG G6 to go on sale on March 10

    Samsung Galaxy S8 will be launched on April 21, LG G6 to go on sale on March 10

    Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 will be officially announced almost a month apart from each other on March 29 and February 26, respectively.According to Korean media, the Galaxy S8 will be launched worldwide on April 21. Even though Samsung initially pla…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 12:22pm -
  • Master your ambient and mood lighting with these 5 smartphone-controlled LED smart lamps

    Master your ambient and mood lighting with these 5 smartphone-controlled LED smart lamps

    Ever get the feeling that something is missing in your room, but can't quite figure out what is it? What you are missing might be vibe. Mood. Something to color the place in response to your thoughts and feels. Or pulse along with the heavy beats of…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Feb 17, 12:20pm -
  • Modern Nokia 3310 will remain a feature phone, more details leaked

    Modern Nokia 3310 will remain a feature phone, more details leaked

    Nokia fans are undoubtedly excited about the Finnish company's upcoming launch event scheduled for February 26. At least three Android smartphones will be introduced by HMD Global later this week, as well as a feature phone.News about the revival of…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 11:34am -
  • Google and Oreo team up, but not for Android

    Google and Oreo team up, but not for Android

    Have you ever wondered how far into space can you fling an Oreo cookie? We neither, but apparently Google and Mondelez did. So, they teamed up to create a new game for the Oreo Dunk Challenge campaign. The game allows you to throw a virtual cookie ac…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 11:09am -
  • MWC 2017 schedule of the more important events: here's what's happening when

    MWC 2017 schedule of the more important events: here's what's happening when

    The time has come for all fans of everything mobile to fixate their eyes on Barcelona, the bedazzling Spanish city on the Western coast of the Mediterranean sea. For the 30th year in a row, Barcelona will be hosting the largest mobile trade show on…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 10:25am -
  • Gboard for iOS gets voice typing and new emoji

    Gboard for iOS gets voice typing and new emoji

    Are you a rebel, using Google products on your iPhone 7 Plus? Well, we have good news for you, then. Gboard, Google's keyboard app, is getting an update.First of all, Google included more languages to the supported ones for Gboard. The keyboard can n…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 8:58am -
  • New bug shuts down Bluetooth on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL

    New bug shuts down Bluetooth on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL

    You might recall the audio issue that affected some Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL units. At high volume settings, the audio sounded distorted. Eventually, Google admitted that the problem was a hardware issue, leaving a warranty replacement as the…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 7:35am -