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The Sprint TREBL has won an award. (Source: Sprint)

The Harman Kardon-powered Sprint TREBL with Magic Box wins the 2019 Judges' Choice Award from the Small Cell Forum

The Sprint TREBL with Magic Box is a small cell solution that also integrates Amazon Alexa voice-assistance and Harman Kardon sound quality. This combination makes it unique in its product category. Perhaps this is how it has won ...
The OnePlus 3T. (Source: Techradar)

The OnePlus 3 and 3T are now receiving the Android Pie update - The third major OS update they'll get

The OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T were released three years ago, back in 2016. Both devices were launched running on Android Marshmallow but are now officially receiving the update to Android Pie. That means they have now received thre...
The LG V40 ThinQ. (Source: Mashable)

LG V40 ThinQ users finally have cause for joy as the Pie update arrives

LG is notorious for being late with software updates and it's been the same story with the Pie rollout. The company is actually keeping to its promise this time around, though, as the LG V40 ThinQ begins to receive the Android Pie...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e (Wi-Fi) Tablet Review

89% Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e (Wi-Fi) Tablet Review

The new S-Class. The Galaxy Tab S5e looks a lot like the Galaxy Tab S4. However, while the latter is currently Samsung’s flagship tablet, the Tab S5e is significantly cheaper at nearly 400 Euros (~$448). The midrange tablet is about 20% lighter too. Samsung has not skimped on hardware to save on costs though, which could make the Tab S5e a better choice for some people than its more expensive sibling.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 | Qualcomm Adreno 616 | 10.5" | 400 g
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was the last Note-branded phablet to have an IR blaster. (Image source: Mobile Geeks)

Fingers crossed for an IR blaster: Latest leak about the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 reveals increased remote control interoperability

Samsung may be reintroducing infrared remote control to its Note series, according to a tip from Ice universe. The handy feature has been conspicuously missing from numerous Samsung flagship smartphones and phablets, but it could ...
Huawei may have 12 month's worth of components for its devices. (Source: Reuters)

Huawei has stockpiled up to a 12-month supply of parts as a buffer against a potential ban

At the time that Huawei was placed on the US government's Entity List last week, Huawei is thought to have built enough supplied of key components to last up to 12 months. The report comes via the Nikkei Asian Review that says Hua...
The BLU G9's only color option. (Source: BLU Products)

BLU unveils the G9, an "Ultimate-Value" smartphone

BLU Products has released the G9, a smartphone with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It also has AI-enhanced dual rear cameras and a decently large 4000mAh battery. It is sold via Amazon for a price of US$179.99.
The Redmi K20. (Source: MySmartPrice)

More details of the Redmi K20 revealed in new leak

Xiaomi's high-value sub-brand, Redmi, is set to release its two flagship phones in the coming weeks: the Redmi K20 and K20 Pro. Details of the regular K20 have now surfaced, painting an image of an extremely attractive sub-premium...
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1). (Source: MySmartPrice)

The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is now receiving Android Pie globally

We were big fans of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 when it was released a year ago, mostly because of its high performance to price ratio. Asus is keeping it alive for one more year, too, with users of the device around the globe cur...
The new Casio WSD-F30RG. (Source: Casio)

Casio's latest PRO TREK smartwatch has a dual-layer display and exclusive outdoor app features

Casio has released the WSD-F30RG, its newest smartwatch from the PRO TREK line. It has an OLED display, but also has individual monochrome and color overlays. The OEM also asserts that it has an improved resolution for detailed le...
The Samsung Galaxy Fold's pre-orders at Best Buy are no more. (Source: TizenHelp)

Best Buy is cancelling its Galaxy Fold pre-orders

The Samsung Galaxy Fold had been available in the US through a pre-order system at Best Buy. However, this retail giant has reportedly been sending emails to its customers advising them that these transactions have been revoked. M...
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 should come in an assortment of color options. (Image source: PhoneArena)

Gorgeous new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 concept renders give the clearest idea yet of what the phablet will look like

Some well-crafted concept renders from PhoneArena have offered a good idea of how the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could end up looking. The new designs are based on recent leaks and rumors, which seem to have been mostly based on the f...
Huawei has been cut off from using official SD and microSD cards. (Source: SanDisk)

Huawei now cut off from official SD card support as well

The news for Huawei seems to be getting worse by the day, as if that was even possible. In the latest blow to the company, the SD Association has blocked the ability for Huawei to offer phones or devices featuring SD or microSD ca...
The Vivo V15. (Source: Business Today)

Vivo V15 and Y17 receive permanent price-cuts in India

The Vivo V15 and Y17 are MediaTek Helio SoC-powered devices. They have been on sale for Rs. 19,990 (US$288) and 17,990 ($259) respectively in India. These prices have been apparently reduced by Rs. 2000 ($29).
An official poster for the Redmi K20. (Source: IndiaShopps)

Redmi K20 now available for deposit-based pre-order in China

The Redmi K20 is available to order from today (May 24, 2019) after a manner of speaking. Those who wish to pre-order the new flagship phone need to pay a deposit of 100 yuan (about US$14.50) on or They can then pay...
Huawei P Smart Plus 2019 Smartphone Review

85% Huawei P Smart Plus 2019 Smartphone Review

The twin. You'd almost have to look with a magnifying glass to find the differences between the Huawei P Smart 2019 and the P Smart Plus 2019. Find out in our test whether the Plus model is worth the small additional price.
HiSilicon Kirin 710 | ARM Mali-G51 MP4 | 6.21" | 160 g
OnePlus 3T gets Android Pie-based OxygenOS 9.0.2, next to OnePlus 3

Android Pie-based OxygenOS 9.0.2 coming to the OnePlus 3 and 3T

OxygenOS 9.0.2 comes to the OnePlus 3 and 3T with the April 2019 security patch from Google, a brand-new user interface, Google Duo support in the Dialer, a new gaming mode (3.0, with notification for third party calls and display...
Winter is coming: Caviar has a new GoT design for the Samsung Galaxy Fold. (Source: Caviar)

A phone of ice and fire: New Game of Thrones edition of Samsung Galaxy Fold up for pre-order

Russian luxury phone accessory maker Caviar has announced a special Samsung Galaxy Fold Game of Thrones edition modeled on writer George R.R. Martin's eagerly anticipated book, 'The Winds of Winter'. Only seven Galaxy Fold GoT edi...
P30-series camera comparison: Huawei P30 Pro vs. Huawei P30 Lite vs. Huawei P30

Huawei P30-series camera comparison: Huawei P30 Lite vs. Huawei P30 vs. Huawei P30 Pro

Camera review with surprises! Photography is a particularly important aspect of the Chinese manufacturer's P-series. But just how big are the differences in camera performance between the P30 models? Can the budget P30 Lite surprise us compared to the high-end P30 and P30 Pro smartphones? To get straight to the point, it can! At least in one camera discipline.
An ARM and a leg: What ARM's latest decision may cost Huawei

Opinion | An ARM and a leg: What ARM's latest decision may cost Huawei

ARM's recent announcement to cut ties with Huawei may leave the Chinese dragon in a lurch. While Huawei manufactures its own custom processors, they are built on ARM's architecture. Should ARM revoke Huawei's ability to use this a...
Evan Blass' renders of how a dual-sliding ASUS phone might look. (Source: Twitter)

ASUS allegedly patents a dual-slider phone

According to new documents apparently filed with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), ASUS has designed a phone along the lines of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. However, this version may be able to slide out from the bottom of th...
The Redmi K20 has a "killer" look to it. (Image source: Weibo/Xiaomi)

Xiaomi releases official promo images of the Redmi K20

The Redmi K20 flagship-killer smartphone has made a couple of rendered appearances on the official Weibo account for the Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi. Considering its high-end specifications, it’s obviously important that the exter...
Samsung Galaxy A10e spotted, details still shady (Source: MySmartPrice News)

Samsung Galaxy A10e hits FCC

The Samsung Galaxy A10e with model number SM-102U has just been spotted on FCC, but the only piece of information revealed is the battery model number, namely EB-BA202ABU. If the rumors turn out to be true, this handset will launc...
Image via Blind

Is Apple's App Store a monopoly? Depends on who you ask

A recent survey run by Blind shed some light on what various tech employees think of Apple and the App Store. Apple's own employees largely believe the company doesn't hold a monopoly on iOS app distribution, but other companies (...
TP-Link Neffos C9

79% TP-Link Neffos C9 Smartphone Review

A large, budget smartphone TP-Link has expanded its budget C series with the Neffos C9, a device with a 5.99-inch display and a MediaTek SoC. Do not expect miracle performance or camera capabilities for the C9 though, as it is geared towards those who want a large and no-frills smartphone. Read on to find out how the Neffos C9 performs in our tests and whether it can stand up to its contemporaries.
Mediatek MT6739 | PowerVR GE8100 | 5.99" | 170 g
The LG X6 looks suspiciously similar to the unreleased Q60 model. (Source: Android Enterprise Catalog)

LG X6 specs leaked on Android Enterprise Catalog, possible Geekbench spotting

LG is apparently looking to refresh its entry-level X-series with the X6 handheld that looks very similar to the unreleased Q60. The only confirmed specs include a 6.3-inch display with a teardrop notch, 64 GB storage, at least 3 ...
Keep's dark mode should be with us in a short while. (Source: Android Police)

Google Keep will be upgraded to Dark Mode soon

Google is currently optimizing some of its core apps in order to comply with Android Q's system-wide dark mode. The latest of these spotted with such an update is Keep, a handy source of memos. Its new theme, while not available t...
EE has launched the UK's first 5G network. (Source: EE)

EE launches the UK's first 5G network

Today (May 22, 2019), the carrier EE announced the launch of its 5G network in the UK, the first of its kind in this country. EE has also made some devices that are compatible with this network available. They include the OnePlus ...
Huawei phones might bundle the Aptoide app store in the near future. (Source: Tech of Thrones)

Huawei reportedly in talks with Aptoide for a Google Play Store alternative

Huawei and Aptoide are reportedly in talks to offer an alternative to the Google Play Store after Google decided to suspend all commercial engagements, including Android licensing, with Huawei following a recent executive order by...
A Samsung staff member with the new 5x zoom module. (Source: ETNews)

Samsung reportedly develops ultra-compact 5x zoom module for future smartphones

Samsung has reportedly unveiled a new kind of smartphone camera component in South Korea. It apparently confers 5x zoom on a device, without creating an ugly bulge extending from its rear panel. However, this module may not be des...
Huawei Nova 4 to get two direct successors, Nova 5 and 5i

Huawei Nova 5 certified in China, 40 W charging in tow

Although Huawei still has to confirm their existence, the Nova 5 and Nova 5i have been both spotted recently on the website of various certification bodies such as ECC, FCC, and 3C. The 3C certification received by the Nova 5 is t...
ARM has also apparently stopped working with Huawei. (Source: ARM)

ARM reportedly stops trading with Huawei

In what may be a fresh blow to Huawei's electronics concern, reports that ARM has told its staff not to deal with the OEM have emerged. The silicon giant has done so as it believes it falls under the recent ban imposed by the US a...
Huawei has lambasted that US government and accused it of bullying. (Source: Reuters)

Huawei lashes out a US government accusing it of 'bullying,' says its 'working with Google'

Huawei has lashed out at the US government accusing it of ‘bullying.’ The embattled Chinese smartphone and telecoms giant made the comments in response to US government trade restrictions that have effectively left the company sit...
Huawei P30 Lite Smartphone Review

86% Huawei P30 Lite Smartphone Review

Mid-range photography masterpiece? The best-selling smartphone as of Q3/2018 gets yet another reincarnation. Huawei dubs the P30 Lite a photography masterpiece featuring a "revolutionary" triple-camera. Find out whether or not this 48 MP camera is capable of redefining mid-range smartphone photography in our extensive Huawei P30 Lite review.
HiSilicon Kirin 710 | ARM Mali-G51 MP4 | 6.15" | 159 g
The Vivo Z5x is slated to launch on May 24. (Source: Weibo)

Vivo Z5X mid-range handheld launching May 24

The latest mid-range handheld from Vivo is expected to integrate a 6.53-inch display plus a hefty 5,000 mAh battery. Press images also reveal a punch-hole selfie cam and a triple-cam setup as well as a fingerprint sensor on the ba...
Adobe Premiere Rush for Samsung goes live (Source: Samsung Global Newsroom)

Galaxy-optimized Adobe Premiere Rush now available for download

Adobe Premiere Rush is now fully optimized for the Galaxy S9, Galaxy Note 9, and Galaxy S10 devices. This piece of code provides multiple features such as AI-powered audio clean up, graphics creation and audio mixing, customizable...
The Honor 20 Pro: a powerful new quad-cam phone. (Source: Honor)

The Honor 20 and 20 Pro: fresh new quad-cameras with 48MP sensors

The full gamut of Honor 20 and 20 Pro details is now available. The brand's new flagships are quad-camera devices, although only the 20 Pro has a telephoto lens among its sensors. They will start at about US$557 on their release f...
OnePlus has made Android Q betas for the 7 and 7 Pro. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus releases Android Q Beta for the 7 and 7 Pro

The OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro have only been official since May 14, 2019. Despite this, the OEM has already rolled a new Android Q beta out for the phones. The build may offer insights as to what software updates of the future will be l...
A red Galaxy S10 may be in the offing soon. (Source: Winfuture)

The Samsung Galaxy S10 series may get a new color: red

The Galaxy S10 and S10+ had been rumored to rock a bright red color, that would have been new to the Samsung flagships, prior to their launch. The actual range of shades displayed at this event appeared to debunk this theory. Howe...
Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL facing random shutdowns

Trouble in paradise: Google Pixel 3a/3a XL users are facing random shutdowns

Although Google has a rich experience with Android devices, some of its latest Pixel handsets are now affected by an ancient plague: random shutdowns. After quite a few such incident reports that have been posted on Reddit recentl...
Redmi M1903C3EC - Redmi 7A at TENAA (Source: Android Authority)

Alleged Redmi 7A hits TENAA

Although there is no official confirmation yet, the Redmi M1903C3EC device that has recently been spotted on the website of Chinese certification authority TENAA seems to be the upcoming Redmi 7A handset. Its alleged specs, such a...
OnePlus 7 Pro

90% OnePlus 7 Pro Smartphone Review

Profoundly premium. The OnePlus 7 Pro is the company’s new flagship. The device has a huge notch-free display, triple rear-facing cameras and much more. Read on to find out whether this so-called flagship beater can live up to expectations.
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 6.67" | 206 g
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Concept designers have got "creative" with a garish Samsung Galaxy Zero smartphone. (Image source: YouTube/Androidleo)

Forget the Galaxy Note 10 and the Galaxy Fold; apparently Samsung has something even more amazing waiting in the wings

The South Korean manufacturer Samsung may be planning on releasing a surprising new addition to its smartphone lineup in the second half of 2019. There is already a mountain of expectation for the Galaxy Note 10 phablet series and...
Firefox 67 rolls out today (Source: gHacks Technology News)

Firefox 67.0 rolls out with WebRender, performance improvements, and more

Although apparently not available in this moment, Firefox 67 is scheduled to arrive today all over the world. The new release of Mozilla's browser comes with private browsing mode extension controls, WebRender enabled for 5 percen...
Huawei has issued its first statement following the revoking of its Android license. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei issues statement in response to Android ban, puts on a brave face

Huawei has issued a statement in response to the devastating news that it has lost its Google Android license. The besieged Chinese telecoms and consumer electronics giant has promised to continue to provide security updates and s...
HongMeng OS, Huawei's replacement for Google (Source: Wccftech)

HongMeng OS: This is the name of Huawei's Android replacement

Given the trouble that Huawei has been having lately, it is not surprising to find out that the Chinese giant is already working on a Google Android replacement. Media reports confirm that HongMeng OS is in the trial phase already...
The LV bag with interactive Royole display panels. (Source: Royole)

Royole and Louis Vuitton team up to put flexible displays into fashion

The super-pricey style house Louis Vuitton has unveiled a new range called "Canvas of the Future". This, appropriately enough, means bags that incorporate flexible displays from the OEM Royole. These displays can make the side of ...
Pokemon GO gets new lure modules and characters (Source: Pokemon GO)

New characters and lure modules coming to Pokemon GO

Cherubi, Gible, Hippopotas, and other Pokemon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region are now coming to other areas. The latest Pokemon GO update also comes with a new Ground-type move (Earth Power), as well as Glacial Lure Mod...
Redmi Note 7S now official (Source: Android Authority)

Redmi Note 7S is nothing else but the Redmi Note 7 for India

Apparently the same phone as the global variant of the Redmi Note 7, the Redmi Note 7S will be available for purchase in India later this week. The starting price of this Qualcomm Snapdragon 660-powered handset is around US$158 fo...



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