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Apple iPhone 7 has the best display according to DisplayMate

Apple's iPhone 7 has the best LCD display according to DisplayMate

After a long stream of Samsung handsets to hold the crown, the Cupertino-based giant is finally being recognized as the maker of the handset with the best LCD display, but not the best overall...
The Mi Note 2 Pro version might have up to 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage.

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Pro: 8 GB of RAM, 2,6 Ghz processor and 256 GB of storage?

A leaked screenshot possibly revealed an updated Pro version of the alleged Xiaomi Mi Note 2-series. It might come with up to 8 GB of RAM, up to 256 GB of storage and a faster 2.6 GHz processor. The question is: when will it be released?
Four color options, big battery but no headphone jack or Micro-SD-Slot: The LeEco Pro 3.

LeEco Pro 3 is official: Big battery but some things are missing

Chinese media company LeEco today officially announced the Pro 3 smartphone. They did manage to pack an impressive 4.070 mAh battery into a 7.5 mm metal case but if you are looking for a headphone jack or a Micro-SD-slot look elsewhere.
Huawei NOVA Plus Android smartphone coming to Canada mid-October 2016

Huawei NOVA Plus heading for Canada

This Qualcomm Snapdragon 625-powered 5.5-inch Android handset will hit Canada as early as October 18 via Rogers, Virgin Mobile, and Fido.
Moto E3 Power Android smartphone with MediaTek MT6735P and 2 GB RAM

Moto E3 Power unveiled in India

This 5-inch handset runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is powered by a MediaTek MT6735P processor, next to 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storag, all for around $120 USD.
Pixel and Pixel XL: The new Google Phones might be more expensive than expected.

New Google Pixel Phones: They might not come cheap

Apart from new pictures and a leaked video, today's rumors about this year's Google Pixel Phones also mention pricing. Starting at $649 for the smaller Pixel, they might not be your cheapest option.
The website suggests that the Pixel Phones were made by Google.

Google officially teases Pixel Phones for October 4th

Now it's official: Google is teasing the arrival of their next generation Pixel Phones that will not be sold as Nexus Phones anymore. The #madebygoogle hashtag and website want to make us believe that these phones were made by Google but we all know who really manufactured them, don't we?
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Review

91% Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Review

Explosive combination. The Note is finally available in Europe again. The launch, however, is overshadowed by technical problems causing a world-wide recall. We still had a look at the Galaxy Note 7.
Samsung Exynos 8890 Octa | ARM Mali-T880 MP12 | 5.7" | 170 g
Acer Liquid Zest Plus Smartphone Review

82% Acer Liquid Zest Plus Smartphone Review

Battery behemoth. The Taiwanese manufacturer, Acer, touts its Liquid Zest Plus as an accessory for travels: A long battery life, and high-quality audio and camera quality are to make the mid-range handset the ideal travel companion. Find out in our test whether this is true.
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5.5" | 175 g
Sony Xperia X Compact Android smartphone now up for pre-order via Amazon

Sony Xperia X Compact hits Amazon

Although it lacks water resistance and a high-end processor, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 650-powered Xperia X Compact has a top-of-the-line 23 MP main camera and can be currently pre-ordered from Amazon for $449.99 USD (unlocked), $50 USD down from the regular price.
Xiaomi is teasing a big

Xiaomi Mi 5S: Teasers point to the 27th of September as the release date

Xiaomi published a teaser this past weekend pointing to the 27th of September as the release date for its next top of the line smartphone flagship, the Mi 5S. As a pimped up successor to the popular Mi 5 it might feature ultrasonic fingerprint technology and a Snapdragon 821 processor. Plus we heard some other rumors about other Xiaomi smartphones.
Is your new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus making weird noises under heavy load?

Apple iPhone 7: Does yours also make hissing sounds under heavy load?

Early buyers report, that their new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are making weird hissing sounds when the phone is under heavy load. The sound apparently originates from the back of the phone but not every iPhone 7 seems to suffer from that problem.
The haptic engine simulates a key press but only if the home button had skin contact.

Apple iPhone 7: The new Home button needs skin contact

The all new and improved Home button on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus might be less than perfect on a cold day. It seems like it may need skin contact in order to work, according to a bunch of Twitter posts by early users.
Going for an early morning swim? No problem with an Apple Watch series 2.

Apple's new iPhone 7 & Apple Watch promo videos focus on sports, water and low light

Apple released three new videos this weekend, promoting how an active lifestyle can be supported using iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and the new Apple Watch Series 2.
HTC Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle could be revealed on September 20th

HTC Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle could be revealed this coming September 20th

DigiTimes is reporting that the two HTC smartphones will be high-end and entry-level offerings with Snapdragon SoCs and fingerprint readers on each. Launch prices have not been confirmed.
LeEco Pro 3 smartphone may come with 8 GB of RAM

LeEco Pro 3 smartphone may come with 8 GB of RAM

The next flagship from LeEco could be the first consumer smartphone with 8 GB RAM, 256 GB of storage, 5000 mAh battery, and dual cameras. The official teaser aims to take some attention away from Apple's iPhone 7 series.
Apple iPhone 7 Plus Smartphone Review

89% Apple iPhone 7 Plus Smartphone Review

The second one features better zooming. The Apple iPhone 7 Plus is showing off with two main cameras and a powerful processor. All of this is sitting inside a water and dust resistant case with two new colors. You also get stereo speakers, but the analog headphone jack has been removed.
Apple A10 Fusion | Apple A10 Fusion GPU / PowerVR | 5.5" | 188 g
Huawei Y6 II Compact Smartphone Review

79% Huawei Y6 II Compact Smartphone Review

Cheap Thrills. "Cheaper is always possible", Huawei thought, and it thus reduced the price of the lower mid-range with its Y6 II Compact. Is that enough for a convincing presentation?
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5.0" | 140 g
Apple iPhone 7 Smartphone Review

90% Apple iPhone 7 Smartphone Review

Now, it is also waterproof. The case of the new iPhone is now also protected against water and dust. There are also improvements in respect to the camera as well as the display, combined with a lot of performance. A headphone jack is, however, not available anymore. Sound output is now handled by the Lightning port instead.
Apple A10 Fusion | Apple A10 Fusion GPU / PowerVR | 4.7" | 138 g
Prototype iPhone 7 case adds a 3.5 mm audio jack

Prototype iPhone 7 case adds a 3.5 mm audio jack

The user-made case is a heavily modified iPhone 6s case that connects to the Lightning port of the iPhone 7 for added functionality.
LG FORCE premium around-the-ear wireless Bluetooth headset

LG FORCE wireless Bluetooth headset now available

This new pair of around-the-ear wireless headset targets the sporty mobile consumers, being designed to work with most Bluetooth-enabled mobile devices on the market. This audio accessory features Qualcomm aptX audio coding and is sweat and water resistant, compliant with the IPX5 rating.
Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus availability very limited, jet black units already sold out

Apple's iPhone 7 Plus and all jet black models, already sold out

Although Apple admitted that jet black iPhone 7 units are easier to scratch, and customers should use protective cases, these handsets are already out of stock. Even more, the silver, gold, rose gold, and black iPhone 7 handsets are only available in limited quantities for Apple retail stores' walk-in customers.
From now on, it will also be easier to pick a date and time for your event. (Picture: Microsoft)

Microsoft Outlook: New features for the calendar

Microsoft's app "Outlook" for iOS and Android will get new calendar features: Automatically created icons, maps in the event details and publicly available calendars that you can subscribe to. And there's even more...
Apple iPhone 7 dropped the traditional 3.5 mm jack

Samsung might remove the headphone jack soon as well

After the Cupertino-based company, the South Korean giant might become the next big name in the industry to remove the 3.5 mm headphone connector from its handsets as well, although this decision was not well received by many Apple fans.
Sony Xperia C4 Android smartphone gets Marshmallow update, Xperia C4 Dual gets Marshmallow update

Sony Xperia C4 and C4 Dual get Android Marshmallow

The two handsets now get firmware versions 27.3.A.0.122 and 27.3.B.0.122, thus receiving the usual Android 6.0 features - Doze mode, Google Now on Tap, granular permissions, and more.
BlackBerry DTEK50 Smartphone Review

85% BlackBerry DTEK50 Smartphone Review

Fort Knox. BlackBerry advertises its 5.2-inch DTEK50 as the most secure Android smartphone in the world. Consequently, the mid-range handset comes with an impressive selection of security features; nevertheless it is just as easy to handle as a standard Android device.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 5.2" | 135 g
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Android phablet gets Marshmallow update

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and Note 4 on AT&T get Android Marshmallow

AT&T subscribers who own these two handsets that were apparently stuck with Lollipop can finally move forward, as their devices receive Android 6.0. Unfortunately, there is little hope about an official Nougat update for them.
Blu Vivo 5R Android smartphone with MediaTek 6753 processor, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB storage

Blu Products launches Vivo 5R smartphone

This 5.5-inch handset is powered by a MediaTek 6753 processor, having 3 GB memory and 32 GB internal storage, all for just $199.99 USD.
Lenovo: Is the Tango-phone Phab 2 Pro late?

Lenovo: Is the Tango-phone Phab 2 Pro late?

Lenovo announced the Tango-Phone 2 Pro, the first commercial system with Google Tango, on their own event "TechWorld" for a release "this summer". Now it seems like Lenovo can´t hold that promised release-windows, as their website now shows a later release date. So far, we can only speculate, Lenovo hasn´t released an official reaction to the rumors yet.
Next year's Snapdragon 653 could run on four Cortex-A73 and four Cortex-A53 cores.

Did Qualcomm's Snapdragon 653 processor information really leak?

Qualcomm is busy working on the successor to this year's Snapdragon 652 and information of next year's Octa-Core Snapdragon 653 could have been leaked on Weibo a few days ago. It is supposed to be built using the 28 nm process and will integrate four Cortex-A73 cores.
Das Xiaomi Mi Note 2 could feature a QHD-Display, Dual-Camera and up to 256 GB of memory.

Xiaomi Mi Note 2: New pictures leak a day before the apparent launch

Tomorrow, Xiaomi is rumored to launch the Mi Note 2 smartphone. Pictures and almost all the specifications have leaked in advance however so let's take a look.
The Asus Zenfone 3 family will arrive in the US later this year.

Asus is promoting the Zenfone 3 series ahead of its launch

While the Zenfone 3 family of phones is still not available in the US, Asus has published two new videos promoting the camera features of the devices, which are supposed to launch in the last quarter of this year.
Final rollout of iOS 10 and watchOS 3 has started.

Apple iOS 10: Final version started to rollout to users

Apple has started rollout of their newest iOS version to users all over the world. iOS 10 brings a lot of improvements to iPhones and iPads and is being touted by Apple as the biggest iOS upgrade of all times. Apple Watch users can also upgrade to watchOS 3 starting today.
Blackview R7 Smartphone Review

80% Blackview R7 Smartphone Review

Low-budget flagship smartphone? Low-budget flagship smartphone? The R7 is the first self-titled flagship smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer Blackview – for a local price of around 160 Euros (~$180). We will check how the new flagship performs in our in-depth review.
Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755 | ARM Mali-T860 MP2 | 5.5" | 197 g
Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 foldable Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 launches in China

As previously rumored, this foldable smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425, next to 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) Android smartphone successor shows up on GFXBench

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) hits GFXBench

According to the benchmark database, the specs of this upcoming 4.7-inch handset include a 1.5 GHz octa-core Qualcomm chip, 2 GB RAM, and 8 GB internal storage space.
Acer Liquid Jade Primo Smartphone Review

80% Acer Liquid Jade Primo Smartphone Review

A "pocket" computer? Acer's Jade Primo is a premium-range smartphone based on Windows 10 Mobile that can also be used as a PC thanks to the Continuum function. That also makes it a direct opponent for Microsoft's top models. The handset's wireless connections are particularly convincing, but it could be a bit more enduring.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 | Qualcomm Adreno 418 | 5.5" | 150 g
Tim Cook presenting the iPhone 7: Are they testing how far they can go?

Apple iPhone 7: Are they testing how far they can go?

The iPhone 7 and its missing headphone jack could be testing grounds for next years major new iPhone revision, says Business Insider.
Xiaomi wants to gain ground with the Mi 5s.

Xiaomi: Alleged specs of the Mi 5s reveal a new flagship phone

A Snapdragon 821 processor, up to 6 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage, a pressure sensitive display and Qualcomm's ultrasonic fingerprint technology indicate a major upgrade to the Mi 5 is in store.
Das 5 Zoll Pixel Phone von Google wird vermutlich nicht als Nexus-Gerät auf den Markt kommen.

Google: 360-degree video of the smaller Pixel/Nexus Phone leaks

The video shows a few things we did not know about this year's smaller Pixel or Nexus Phone like USB-C port and stereo speakers. The 5 inch Google phone will also have a headphone jack.
Apple lowered the service fee for iPhone screen damage to $29 if you are under Apple Care+ protection.

Apple lowers Apple Care+ service fee for iPhone screen damage to $29

Apple is reducing the service fee for damaged screens to $29 if you sign up for a new Apple Care+ plan for your iPhone.
Using Apple Plugs, you can upgrade your old iPhone to an iPhone 7.

This is how the internet is making fun of Apple's iPhone 7 and their AirPods

The courage that Apple showed stripping the iPhone from its headphone jack is being put to a test every day now, with artists and comedians all over the world making fun of Apple, the iPhone 7 and their newest wireless earpods, the AirdPods.
Chrome 53 offers two hours longer battery life compared to Chrome 46.

Google Chrome 53: Faster and better battery life than last year's Chrome

Google is seeing a lot of performance improvements and better battery life with Chrome 53 compared to last year's Chrome 46.
Will there be AMD or Nvidia technology inside an Exynos chip in 2018?

Samsung may switch to AMD or Nvidia for its Exynos chips in 2018

Apparently there are talks between Samsung, AMD and Nvidia to integrate more powerful graphics into the mobile Samsung silicon starting 2018. Samsung also wants to have a CDMA capable modem ready by then.
Galaxy Note 7 now a fire risk on airplanes

Galaxy Note 7 is now a fire risk on airplanes

The FAA is "strongly advising passengers not to turn on or charge these devices" after Samsung's recent worldwide recall of its latest flagship smartphone.
Thanks to a pairing button on the AirPods case, they might work with Android as well.

Apple AirPods: Seems like they might also work with Android

Apple does not want you to know about it obviously, but their recently announced AirPods seem to work with Android as well.

Apple A10 Fusion GPU


Apple A10 Fusion SoC

Cyclone 4? ARM 4 cores @ 2340 MHz
Thanks to the missing audio jack on the iPhone 7 Belkin can sell you an adapter.

Apple iPhone 7: You need this to charge your iPhone 7 while having your headphones plugged in

Belkin wants to sell you a $40 adapter to split your Lightning port in two so you can listen to music while charging your iPhone 7 at the same time.
Lumia 650: Last Lumia?

Microsoft: Lumia-production to end in December?

According to rumors, Microsoft might be planning to end the production of its Lumia smartphones in December. Its still unclear if Microsoft will bring a follow-up device to the market.

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