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Here's What The Google Pixel XL 2 Could Look Like In 'Very Silver,' 'Really Blue'

A leaked render of Google's Pixel XL 2 in 'Quite Black' recently made rounds online. Now images based on it have popped up, giving a look at the upcoming phone in 'Very Silver' and 'Really Blue.'

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 13, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8, HTC U11 Download Speeds Become Faster Via Sprint Update

Sprint has confirmed that its most recent update will give Galaxy S8 and HTC U11 speed bumps. Radio problems and miscalculations caused the slower download speeds, according to the network.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 12, 2017

Huawei Launches Limited Edition KFC Smartphone In China To Celebrate Fast Food Chain's 30th Anniversary

Huawei has launched a limited edition KFC-branded smartphone in China that is a version of the mid-range Enjoy 7 Plus. The device was created to celebrate KFC's 30th anniversary in the Asian country.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 13, 2017

New Report Claims The Galaxy Note 8 Will Arrive On Aug. 23

Samsung is rumored to unveil the Galaxy Note 8 next month. If true, it could give the company an advantage over Apple's upcoming iPhone 8.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 13, 2017

Samsung Refutes Claims That The Galaxy S8 Is Less Successful Than The Galaxy S7: Here's Why

Some analysts believe the Galaxy S8's market performance is not as great as the Galaxy S7's, but Samsung doesn't agree. The company refutes such claims, arguing that such a comparison is premature at this point.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 12, 2017

Jelly Pro Smartphone Review: Tiny Yet Solid, With Android Nougat On A Budget

Jelly is the world's smallest 4G smartphone, arriving as a low-cost handset with Android 7.0 Nougat on board. I've spent a week with the Jelly Pro version and I'm pleasantly surprised, but there are also drawbacks.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 13, 2017

Samsung Really Doesn't Want You To Remap The Galaxy S8 Bixby Button

Samsung has once again disabled Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus users from remapping the dedicated Bixby button on their phones. Right now, it seems only T-Mobile variants are affected.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 11, 2017

iPhone 8 Might Start At $1,200, Face Launch Delay Due To Touch ID

Apple fans might be in for some bad news, as the iPhone 8 could start at $1,200. More than that, its release date could be pushed back because of Touch ID issues.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 10, 2017

New Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Render Leak Shows What The Phablet Will Likely Look Like

A new Galaxy Note 8 render has leaked thanks to SlashLeaks. The image, which depicts the smartphone’s front panel, ties up with most rumors suggesting the the phone will sport an Infinity Display.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 10, 2017

Battery-Free Phone Prototype Is The First Step Toward World Without Mobile Chargers

University of Washington researchers have introduced a battery-free phone, marking the beginning of the end of mobile chargers and solving the battery problems that users commonly face.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 10, 2017

Always-On Display Mode Might Come To A Screen Near You, AKA Your Google Pixel Phone

Google's Pixel phones may get one of the most popular features when it comes to mobile technology: an always-on display mode. That's according to a few lines of code in Android O Developer Preview 3.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 8, 2017

Samsung On Track To Replace Apple As Most Profitable Tech Company, Thanks To Strong Sales Of The S8

It looks like 2017 is a good year for Samsung. The company is on track to topple Apple as the world's most profitable tech company.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 7, 2017

2018 iPhones Will Sport OLED Displays, Say Goodbye To LCD Screens For Good: Report

All of Apple's 2018 iPhones will have OLED displays, according to a report. This indicates that the Cupertino brand is pushing to make the big switch from LCD, which could potentially start with the iPhone 8.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 7, 2017

RED To Launch Hydrogen One Smartphone With Holographic Display Early Next Year: Preorder Now For 'Only' $1,200

High-end camera company RED has opened preorders for the Hydrogen One, a smartphone with a holographic display. The device has a price tag of $1,200 for its aluminum version and $1,600 for its titanium version.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 7, 2017

Some iPhones Could Get Banned In The US Because Of Qualcomm

Qualcomm has yet again filed a lawsuit against Apple that may ban iPhone and iPad units in the country. The lawsuit comes as the latest development in Apple and Qualcomm’s escalating legal battle.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 6, 2017

HMD Global Scores Exclusive Zeiss Deal To Equip Future Nokia Smartphones With Zeiss Optics

Nokia's new parent company, HMD Global, announced an exclusive new partnership with Zeiss. Future Nokia Android smartphones will rock Zeiss optics to 'set new imaging standards within the smartphone industry.'

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 6, 2017

Google Pixel Update Issues: July Security Patch Fails To Install

Google has released the July security patch, but some Pixel owners are having trouble with the installation. Only specific models are affected, and Google says it's looking into the matter.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 6, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Fingerprint Scanner Still At The Back, But A Small Change Could Make The Horrible Feature A Bit Better

Reports have all but confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 fingerprint scanner is at the back of the smartphone. However, a small change may make the worst feature of the Galaxy S8 a bit better in its return.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 6, 2017

Moto E4 Now Available Unlocked At $129.99, Verizon Prepaid Version As Cheap As $69.99

The low-end Moto E4 is now on sale unlocked on Amazon and Motorola's own website, sporting a $129.99 price tag. Other deals offer the smartphone at even lower prices, as cheap as $70.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 6, 2017

Alleged Official Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Cases Up For Preorder, 'Confirming' Design

More Galaxy Note 8 cases have gone up for preorder, seemingly confirming the smartphone's design. The cases are more expensive than those for the Note 7, indicating that the Galaxy Note 8 may indeed be Samsung's most pricey flagship yet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 5, 2017

Google Pixel XL 2 Concept Shows What The Upcoming Phone Could Look Like [Video]

Someone has managed to create a decent Google Pixel XL 2 concept video, showing what the next Pixel handset could look like. Codenamed Taimen, the forthcoming flagship could be announced this year.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 5, 2017

Apple Ditching The iPhone's Touch ID For 3D Facial Recognition Technology Could Be A Bad Idea

Apple is said to remove Touch ID from iPhones, starting with the iPhone 8. As a replacement, 3D facial recognition technology could be the new standard in iPhones, which could make them less secure.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 5, 2017

Moto X4, Moto Z2 Force Leaks Show That Motorola's Game Plan Is Dual Cameras

Motorola seems to be giving in to the trend of dual cameras, as recent leaks of the Moto X4 and Moto Z2 Force say the smartphone maker will equip the phones in question with two rear-facing sensors.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 4, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini Is The Compact Android Phone On Par With Google's Pixel: Rumor

Samsung could be working on the Galaxy S8 mini, and while it's not on par with the Galaxy S8 when it comes to specs, the rumor says it does manage to stay the pace with the Google Pixel.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 4, 2017

New Moto 360 Camera Mod Looks Similar To Essential's 360-Degree Camera

Motorola continues to expand its Moto Mod lineup with speakers, gamepads, and whatnot. Now it's bringing the new Moto 360 Camera Mod to the table, which reminds us of Essential's 360-degree camera.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 4, 2017

OnePlus 5's Jelly Scrolling Issue Could Be The Work Of An Upside-Down Screen

OnePlus has officially released its OnePlus 5 flagship to general fanfare, although not without some criticism. One of those is a seemingly jelly-like scrolling effect users have discovered, and a new investigation suggests it could be by design.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 3, 2017

New Moto Mods Get Release Dates: Here's When You Can Buy The Moto GamePad, JBL SoundBoost 2, And More

The new Moto Mods now have release dates. In a matter of days and weeks, Moto Z owners can grab the Moto GamePad, JBL SoundBoost 2, TurboPower Pack, and Moto Style Shells with Wireless Charging at Verizon and Best Buy.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 3, 2017

Samsung Officially Launches Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 As Galaxy Note Fan Edition: Price, Specs, Availability, And All Other Details

Samsung has launched the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 as the Galaxy Note Fan Edition. Here are all the official details of the Galaxy Note FE, including its price, specifications, and availability.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 3, 2017

Prepare Your Wallets, Samsung Fans: Galaxy Note 8 Price Could Be Much More Than $1,000

A new report claimed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will come with two variants. The previously reported $1,000 price tag for the smartphone is apparently only its base price, which means that the second model will cost much more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 2, 2017

Mid-Tier Project Fi Phone Said To Be Lenovo's Moto X4

According to recent leaks, the unnamed standalone Google Project Fi smartphone could actually be the Moto X4 from Lenovo. The high-end mid-tier handset will reportedly launch in Q4 2017.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 1, 2017

Samsung, Traumatized By The Galaxy Note 7, Looks To End Exploding Batteries Once And For All

Samsung, still hurting from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, is working on solid-state batteries to replace the notoriously unstable lithium-ion batteries. Will the technology be ready in time for the Galaxy S9?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 1, 2017

Best Buy Offers $200 Gift Cards With Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8/ S8 Plus

Purchasing an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ from Best Buy now comes with a $200 gift card and a free holder/stand. The unlocked units work with all major U.S. carriers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 30, 2017

OnePlus's Response To The One Plus 5's Jelly Screen Highlights The Company's Poor Record On Customer Service

The OnePlus 5 is a great phone with one major issue that OnePlus is ignoring. Unfortunately, OnePlus's record on customer service doesn't inspire much confidence.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 1, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Leak Reveals Both Good And Bad News

Popular case maker Olixar has opened preorders for Galaxy Note 8 cases, revealing the smartphone's design. The listing brings both good and bad news for Samsung fans.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 30, 2017

Here's Everyone Who Thought The Original iPhone Was Going To Fail

It's been 10 years since then Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the original iPhone. In memory of the big event, here's a list of people who thought the 'revolutionary' iPhone was going to fail big time.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 29, 2017

Vivo Wants To Steal Apple's iPhone 8 Thunder, Showcases Under-Display Fingerprint Scanner

In collaboration with Qualcomm, Vivo has just demonstrated a device with a working under-display fingerprint scanner, one of the expected main selling points of Apple's upcoming iPhone 8.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 29, 2017

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Reportedly Launching Next Week As Galaxy Note FE: Safe This Time?

Samsung has recalled the Galaxy Note 7 twice last year over exploding batteries, but it's gearing up to launch it a third time as the Galaxy Note FE. Will it be safe this time around?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 28, 2017

Attention, Amazon Prime Members: Nokia 6, Moto E4, And Alcatel Smartphones Are On Sale Just For You

Amazon has just added the Nokia 6, Moto E4, and three Alcatel smartphones to the Prime Exclusive Phones program. That means they're up for sale at discounted prices, but they come with a potential deal breaker.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 28, 2017

Here's Why You Might Not Want To Buy The Google Pixel 2 But Go For The Pixel 2 XL

Recent Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 rumors and leaks gave a good idea about the upcoming Google phones. Based on them, though, the smaller Pixel may be overshadowed by the bigger Pixel.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 27, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8: Similar Phones With 2 Big Differences, But Are They Worth The Higher Price?

Between the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8, there are two big differences, and we're not talking about the S Pen but dual cameras and 6 GB of RAM. The question is, are they worth the higher price?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 27, 2017

HMD Global's Nokia 6 Will Arrive This July

The Nokia 6 is arriving this July. Can HMD Global's latest budget phone compete?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 26, 2017

HTC U11's Edge Sense Features Explained: Here's What You'll Be Squeezing Your Phone For

HTC U11 is about to get more Edge Sense features soon enough, which should give users more reasons to squeeze their phones more often.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 26, 2017

Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 Specs Revealed By Benchmarks Get 'Confirmed' Via Leak

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2's specs have been outed by way of a new leak, falling in line with the findings of recent benchmark results.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 25, 2017

The Galaxy Note 8 Will Be The Most Expensive Samsung Smartphone Ever Once It Launches In September

Prolific and reliable leaker Evan Blass claimed that the Galaxy Note 8 will be the most expensive Samsung smartphone yet and that it will launch in late September. Will the device overshadow the shortcomings of the failed Galaxy Note 7?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 24, 2017

Hate Screen Glare On Your Phone? Moth Eyes Offer A Solution

Sick of running to the shade in order to use your smartphone? Researchers have found a solution in an unlikely place.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 22, 2017

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