7/14/2017

HOW APPLE COULD BRING AUGMENTED REALITY TO THE MASSES WITH ARKIT AND IOS 11


Some of the biggest tech companies — Apple, Google, and Microsoft to name a few – seem sure that augmented reality (AR) is going to take smartphones to the next level. So far, it’s all been talk, but that could change before the end of this year. Apple is preparing to unleash ARKit, a brand-new framework for creating this kind of content.

AR has been a priority for Apple for some time. The company has spent a great deal of time and effort hiring staff and acquiring startups to ensure that it has all the talent it needs once the technology is mature enough for the masses. Now, we’re on the verge of Apple’s AR coming-out party: the release of iOS 11.

AMAZON PRIME DAY MAY BE OVER, BUT YOU CAN STILL SCORE THOSE GREAT DEALS


Prime Day, Amazon’s huge yearly sales event, has come to a close. However, we’ve picked some of the best Amazon Prime Day deals that are still going on.

The company’s ongoing effort to compete with other annual sales has largely been successful, with last year’s Prime Day becoming Amazon’s biggest retail day yet and netting more worldwide product sales than Black Friday.

Though you don’t have to be a Prime member to enjoy these ongoing deals, now’s the perfect time to sign up and enjoy the benefits.

7/13/2017

MOTO G5 AND G5 PLUS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW


The Lenovo Moto G5 and G5 Plus have finally been unveiled, and the two made a big appearance at Mobile World Congress 2017. The new phones, successors to last year’s G4 and G4 Plus, are in keeping with the series’ core tenet of uncompromising affordability. Both pack capable processors, high-definition displays, fingerprint sensors, and sizable batteries. And like their predecessors, they’re compatible with all major carriers in the United States, including T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, and U.S. Cellular.

6/16/2017

APPLE IPHONE X (2017) RUMORS AND NEWS

3D camera for next iPhone's facial/iris recognition reportedly on track for delivery
 Update: Apple’s 3D camera supplier is apparently on track to deliver sensors for the next iPhone’s iris and facial recognition.
Apple’s next iPhone isn’t supposed to arrive until much later in 2017, but that hasn’t stopped legions of fans from fervently speculating about it. Things may be a little different this year, as it’s the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. Rumors suggest we may see up to three models — the iPhone 7S, the 7S Plus, and the iPhone X (aka, the iPhone 8). The latter is expected to be an expensive, technical showcase phone released as a celebratory model.

5/01/2017

Samsung’s red tint fixing update for Galaxy S8, starts rolling out

After almost 2 weeks of waiting (and some complaints from plagued users) it seems that Samsung began rolling out the most awaited red tint fixing software update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models.

The much anticipated update has already reached the home market of the company (S. Korea) and for the S8 model it comes with firmware version G950NKSU1AQDG, while the S8+ gets G955NKSU1AQDG.

HTC U 11 appears on Geekbench with impressive results

HTC U 11, the upcoming flagship model of the Taiwanese company made a really impressive appearance on Geekbench recently, with model number HTC CBP.

This device went through several benchmarks and comes powered with Qualcomm MSM8998 SoC (a.k.a Snapdragon 835) and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Its benchmark listing confirms that it offers 4GB of RAM and manages to score 1912 points in single core, which is so far a bit higher than the average Galaxy S8+ score for the same benchmark (1812 points).

4/18/2017

OPPO F3 Plus gets a black coat for the Indian market

China’s OPPO has announced a special Black Edition of its OPPO F3 Plus selfie expert phone for the Indian market.

Known simply as the OPPO F3 Plus Black Edition, the device is on sale for 30,990 INR (was spotted on top domestic online retailer, Flipkart) which translates to $480 and some change.

4/04/2017

Vargo Ivargo boasts Snapdragon, 3GB RAM for less than $100!

This is a bit of a public service announcement! We’ve just come across this sub $100 phone and it seems like a bargain!

First of we know nothing about this phone other than what is mentioned over on the the sale page of the handset. We’ve not head of Vargo before, but going of the hardware for this sub $100 phone it looks like one of the first major bargains of 2017!

The 5-inch phone comes with a full metal body, and 1920x 1080 display. A good start, and things jut get better.

How to make a smart TV with Android!


The latest ‘must have’ home and family gadget is the internet connected smart TV with Android. Keep reading to learn how you can make a smart TV with Android to entertain you and your family this winter without breaking the bank!

Flatscreen TV’s


Just a few years ago flatscreen TV’s were expensive luxury items only the lucky few could afford, but as technology has evolved you can now pick up a high quality TV for as little as a few hundred pounds!

Vernee Apollo X: 4GB RAM & 64GB ROM – Do you need more?


Vernee’s recently launched Apollo X is one of the most cost-effective devices they have ever released. The phone is equipped with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage; but is that enough nowadays? Let’s find out!

Most phones currently on sale in the mid-range segment are coming with 3GB of RAM and — while they are not few — Android’s aggressive RAM management leaves about 1GB of free space most of the times. Forcing you to occasionally stop apps from to avoid insufficient RAM problems.

4/02/2017

“Budget Killer” MAZE Blade officially unveiled

The latest phone manufacturer to come out of China — MAZE Mobile — have just officially launched their first phone. It’s called MAZE Blade and can finally see some real pictures and specs on its product page.

By looking at the photos, I think it’s fair to say it kind of looks like a Sony Xperia Z5, whether that’s on purpose or just a coincide, it’s hard to tell.

3/26/2017

New Zeblaze THOR smartwatch to get launched in about a month


The Zeblaze THOR will be equipped with a quad-core CPU, delivering enough power to smoothly run different apps and functionalities. In addition to that it’ll also sport 16GB of internal storage, which is quite surprising on a smartwatch, this will allow you to install tons of apps or load some media on it, photos or music files for example.

3/23/2017

Elephone models from the C series showing real diversity with C1 Mini coming soon

Elephone recently slowed down so they are not the “machine gun” type of a producer they once were, but still pumping out models with impressive pace. Their value oriented C series already got Elephone C1 and C1X models with bigger C1 Max coming soon. But judging by the picture below there is one coming into the fold soon with Elephone C1 Mini.

3/19/2017

Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 and Mi Pad 3 Pro details leak


After several months of “silence”, rumors regarding the fate of the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 tablet  have risen again and this time they look more interesting than ever.

An unknown Chinese source insists that the Chinese company plans to unveil two variants of the most awaited tablet: a Mi Pad 3 and a Mi Pad 3 Pro model with really impressive features. The Mi Pad 3 will retain the original 7.9-inch display size like its predecessors (with an unknown -so far- resolution)and it will be equipped with 4GB RAM and 64/128GB of storage options. It is expected to run on Android 7.0 Nougat and will be priced at ¥1299 ($188) and ¥1599 ($231) respectively.

3/16/2017

Xiaomi Mi 6 to launch with Snapdragon 821 at first, then with SD835?


Things are getting messed up with Qualcomm’s latest (and most powerful) SoC, the Snapdragon 835 since Samsung accumulated all the available quantities for their upcoming Galaxy S8/S8+ models. Now Xiaomi Mi 6 is affected by this strategy and according to recent information, the Chinese company may choose to launch one variant of the device equipped with last year’s Snapdragon 821 SoC at first.

3/12/2017

Xiaomi Mi TV 3S 60-inch gets a price cut, now just 4699 yuan ($680)


Xiaomi’s TVs are some of the most sought-after devices from the company. Unfortunately, like their phones and phone accessories, TVs aren’t very easy to ship internationally and thus, not a lot of people outside China get to have a taste of the Mi TV.

3/09/2017

Huawei Mate Book announced, here’s what you need to know


Huawei has just unveiled the Huawei Mate Book at MWC, and it’s their very first 2-in-1 Windows 10 device as well. Let’s take a closer look at the specs and features of this brand new device and how it stands out from the competition.
The Huawei Mate Book comes in several different variants with differing specs all around. All come with a 12-inch 2160×1440 IPS LCD display, but that’s where the similarities end. The devices can have either 4GB/8GB of RAM, 128GB/256GB/512GB of internal storage, and an Intel M processor. The tablet is also the second Huawei device to come with a USB-C slot after the Nexus 6P.

Pioneer S90W Specification and pricing


More Pioneer S90W specification details, plus built in audio apps and pricing details.
Later this month the Pioneer S90W will officially go on sale in Chinese electronics store Suning. This will enable the flagship, quad-core device to be easily bought offline across China, which is a rare feature in itself.

OUKITEL K6000 Plus “The Conqueror” to be launched later this month


Earlier this month at MWC, OUKITEL finally unveiled the K6000 Plus. The phone has gathered people’s attention as it sports a massive 6000mAh battery while still keeping a nice industrial design. Today, OUKITEL have revealed some more details about their upcoming handset, let’s have a look.

The OUKITEL K6000 Plus comes with the slogan “The Conqueror”, meaning that this will be the company’s champ on the field to win over some new customers. OUKITEL goes as far as saying that battery life on the K6000 Plus will be even better than that of the successful K6000 Pro while also having a lighter phone.

3/06/2017

Yotaphone 3 is in the works, according to manufacturer


If you’re a fan of Yotaphone series of smartphones then you’d be happy to learn that 3rd time is the charm, since the company confirmed that they will partner with ZTE to release Yotaphone 3 in 2017!
The first Yotaphone was unveiled back in 2013, dubbed as the first smartphone in the world with 2 displays: a 4.3-inch 720p primary display and a second always-on 4.3-inch grayscale screen on the back. A second device was made two years later equipped with a larger 5.0-inch 1080p screen on one side and a second 4.7-inch grayscale screen on the other hand.