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Chrome's Canary channel gets a visual overhaul, new features

The developer channel for Google's Chrome browser ("Canary") is sport a new coat of paint as well as some useful features. While all of these changes may not make their way to the Stable channel, the new design language echoes wha...
The Nokia X6 is said to fit in just below the Nokia 7 Plus in HMD's lineup. (Source: Expert Reviews)

The touted Nokia X will actually be the Nokia X6, and it's a midranger with a powerful processor

The Nokia X6 will be Nokia's next device. The device is reportedly billed for an April 27 launch and is positioned between the Nokia 6 (2018) and the Nokia 7 Plus in the company's hierarchy of smartphones.
Where are all the Kaby Lake-G laptops? Nvidia's GeForce Partner Program may be to blame (Image source:

Where are all the Kaby Lake-G laptops? Nvidia's GeForce Partner Program may be to blame

It's been almost five months since the official reveal of Kaby Lake-G and there is only one manufacturer other than Intel currently shipping a Kaby Lake-G product. We put the pieces together to find out why there are so few of the...
Windows 10 Mobile on a Lumia phone. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft adds mobile APIs back into Windows 10, possibly for Surface Phone

It appears that the phone call related APIs that Microsoft removed from Windows 10 in the Fall Creators Update have been added back again in Windows 10 Redstone 5 Build 17650, which rolled out to the 'Skip Ahead Insiders' channel....
LG Stylo 4 mid-range Android phablet (Source: Android Headlines)

Mid-range LG Stylo 4 phablet with stylus allegedly in the works

Almost one month after the release of the LG Stylo 3, we hear that the LG Stylo 4 is in the making. Sadly, the insiders who talked about it only mentioned that it will hit the US via Cricket Wireless, without saying anything about...
OnePlus 6 unofficial render, launch expected for May 18 as the company's most expensive phone so far

The OnePlus 6 to be most expensive OnePlus phone so far, could launch on May 18

Although the upcoming OnePlus 6 flagship has no official launch date or price yet, both have been revealed in India. Last Thursday, MoneyControl published an article about this topic that was removed shortly after going online. Ac...
It is believed China will now be speeding up the development of its chip-making industry. (Source: ExtremeTech)

ZTE ban could boost Chinese chip-making plans

Reuters has recently published an article stating that China will be ramping up efforts to greatly enhance its chip-making industry. The hefty seven-year ban on buying parts from US manufacturers that has been placed on Chinese te...
Since the iPhone SE 2 is said to still feature a 4-inch display, the dreaded notch is most likely to stay away from this model. (Source: Apple)

Rumor | Apple iPhone SE 2 could be announced soon

A recent EEC approval filing revealed that Apple could be preparing to launch a slew of unannounced mobile devices and one of these could be the iPhone SE 2. No specific hardware specs were revealed in the EEC file, but the iPhone...
In-house Facebook chips could be used in future Oculus Go headsets that currently use a Qualcomm SoC. (Source: ABC)

Facebook expected to start making its own processors

A report from Bloomberg has stated that Facebook is creating a chip-making team. Job listings have appeared on the social-networking site’s careers section that seem to point toward this eventuality. Other tech giants, such as App...
Battlefield 1 was the last release in the series, coming out in 2016. (Source: Origin)

EA DICE may be developing a battle royale mode for Battlefield V

It has been reported that EA Dice is working on a prototype battle royale mode for the upcoming title Battlefield V. The Battlefield series has been a massive success over the years for Electronic Arts, and it makes good business ...
The Nokia 8 was the company's flagship device for 2017. (Source: Juho Sarvikas)

The Nokia X is Nokia's next device, and it will be unveiled on April 27

An ad in China has revealed what appears to be HMD's next device, the Nokia X. Details of the device aren't in circulation at the moment, and rumors claim it will be a mid-ranger instead of the flagship its name tag implies
Vivo under display fingerprint reader, Samsung Galaxy S10/X to feature it as well, coming later this year

Unfoldable Samsung Galaxy S10 to feature a 3D camera and an in-display fingerprint reader

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S flagship, although still many months ahead of us, is rumored to lack a foldable display. On the other hand, this handset is expected to feature a 3D camera, as well as an Infinity display similar to t...
LG G7 ThinQ Android flagship unofficial render (Source: Evan Blass)

The best LG G7 ThinQ render so far shows up online

The render of the upcoming — and officially confirmed — LG G7 ThinQ Android flagship reveals a thick metal frame similar to that of the LG G6, a display with curved corners, as well as a rather wide notch at the top. All the detai...
The first Watch Dogs title shipped over 10 million units worldwide. (Source: SegmentNext)

Clues point to Watch Dogs 3 development

Three “clues” have been unearthed that all seemingly point toward the development of Watch Dogs 3. Watch Dogs was released by Ubisoft in 2014 and was a huge commercial success. The sequel landed in 2016 and also received favorable...
This happens every year. It's starting to feel like deja vu. (Source: Blerds Online)

We've been bamboozled yet again - There will be no Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini

Recently, there have been reports of what appeared to be a Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini. More details of that device have been revealed and it would seem that we've been bamboozled yet again, with the device apparently a Galaxy S9 varia...
The Vita was revised in 2013 and the OLED screen was replaced with an LCD screen. (Source: Sony)

PlayStation Vita rumored to be on its way out

British tabloid newspaper The Daily Star has reported that Sony may be planning to discontinue the PlayStation Vita handheld game console, possibly this year. The device was launched in 2011, and although it’s believed it has sold...
Xiaomi Black Shark and game controller

Asus might hit the gaming smartphone niche soon

After Razer and Xiaomi, Asus could become the third big brand to hop on the gaming smartphone bandwagon. The rumor has been around for a while, but the device did not arrive at MWC 2018 as mentioned. Now, the company's CEO Jerry S...
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 rugged smartphone

Samsung's rugged Galaxy Xcover 5 shows up online

Although there is no official announcement yet and last year's Galaxy Xcover 4 was only released in Europe and Canada, a Galaxy Xcover 5 was recently discovered on Samsung New Zealand's website. Since the webpage was taken down in...
Moto G6 Plus color options (Source: Android Headlines)

Moto G6 Plus hits Geekbench, Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 in tow

Although most leaks and rumors that we heard so far mentioned a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 as the heart of the upcoming Moto G6 Plus handset, this mobile device features in fact the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chip, which is listed by Ge...
Intel 'Kaby Lake-X' Core i7-7740X. (Source: WikiChip)

Rumor | Intel 'Kaby Lake-X' HEDT chips to be EOL'd in late 2018 in favor of 'Skylake-X' Refresh and 'Cascade Lake'

Intel might be looking to retire its 'Kaby Lake-X' series of chips in late 2018 and focus instead on a 'Skylake-X' Refresh ranging from 6 to 18 cores. Also in tow is a new Solder Thermal Interface Material (STIM) for the Integrate...
Nintendo multi-display patent (Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office)

Next-gen Nintendo Switch might pack multi-display features

A patent that is over one-year old reveals what appears to be a Switch tablet without the controllers, but it can also show a way to play games on more than a single display, similar to the Sifteo Cubes "intelligent game system" w...
Confidential Mode feature in Gmail (Source: The Verge)

Confidential Mode coming soon to Gmail

The upcoming Gmail design update aims to bring the desktop user experience closer to that provided by the email service on mobile devices. The list of features currently being tested includes smart replies, snooze, a new sidebar, ...
The Mi 5X. (Source: Xiaomi)

Details of the Mi 6X revealed - Snapdragon 660 on show, headphone jack missing

A firmware teardown by XDA-Developers has revealed details of Xiaomi's upcoming device, the Mi 6X. The Mi 5X—also the Mi A1—was an immensely popular device but the Mi 6X could fail to match its success, with what appears to be a d...
BioShock Infinite alone sold over 11 million units. (Source: Polygon)

Rumored BioShock game in development

A report from Kotaku about the video-game company Hangar 13 has mentioned the development of a new BioShock game. BioShock Infinite was the last release in the popular series from 2K Games, and that title came out in 2013. There h...
AMD's upcoming 7nm Navi GPUs may not be more powerful than Nvidia's GTX 1080

AMD's upcoming 7nm Navi GPUs may not be more powerful than Nvidia's GTX 1080

According to rumors, AMD's Navi-based GPUs, which are slotted for release in 2019, may compete with Nvidia's GTX 1080 but not supersede it. This could spell trouble for AMD; the GPU shortage caused by the cryptomining craze partic...
Samsung SM-G8850/Galaxy S9 Mini hits TENAA with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 in tow

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini hits TENAA, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 in tow

Not long after a Samsung device with the model number SM-G8750 surfaced on Geekbench with a Snapdragon 660 onboard, the SM-G8850 hits TENAA with a Snapdragon 845 inside. Nothing is official yet, but insiders familiar with this mat...
It is possible a foldable device from Huawei will utilize a flexible screen produced by LG Display. (Source: CBS News)

Huawei tipped to win the race to release a truly foldable phone

ETNews has claimed that Huawei will announce a truly foldable phone in November of this year. According to the South Korean news outlet’s sources, the Shenzhen-based company will show off the device to the public for additional re...
Honor MagicBook laptop set for an official reveal on April 19th (Image source:

Honor MagicBook laptop set for an official reveal on April 19th

The flagship Huawei MateBook X may soon be accompanied by a mainstream Honor laptop offering. It's possible that Huawei wants to expand its product portfolio in an attempt to keep Xiaomi at bay. Beyond the April 19th announcement ...
Fan render of a PlayStation 5 console. (Source: GameRant)

PlayStation 5 unlikely to be released before 2020

There have been rumors in regard to Sony releasing the PlayStation 5 either later this year or in 2019. However, a number of sources speaking to Jason Schreier of Kotaku have poured cold water on the idea of a PS5 console being av...
The BlackBerry Athena has been created by the TCL Corporation, which is based in China. (Source: SlashLeaks)

Renders of BlackBerry's Athena phone leaked online

Images of BlackBerry’s Athena phone have surfaced online, via the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China (SIPO). The device has a good-looking mechanical QWERTY keyboard beneath a large screen, and it...
Image: Macrumors

Apple may copy Huawei's triple camera design next year

The trendsetter may become the copycat: rumors coming out of Taiwan speculate that Apple may be releasing an iPhone with three lenses in 2019, a design that may be inspired by Huawei's P20 Pro.
HTC U11. (Source: Digital Trends)

Purported specifications sheet of the HTC U12 surfaces online

A leak detailing HTC's upcoming flagship has surfaced. Going by the leak, the device will feature a 5.5-inch QHD+ display, quad cameras, OIS, IP68 certification, 8 GB of RAM, and Quick Charge 4+ support.
The Huawei Mate 10 Pro. (Source: AnandTech)

Kirin 980-powered Huawei Mate 20 makes shock AnTuTu appearance, outperforms the Snapdragon 845

An AnTuTu listing of the next-gen Mate flagship has surfaced. The device is expected to be powered by the Kirin 980, HiSilicon's next-gen premium SoC. The Mate 20 impressed on this listing, showing a significant 30% advantage over...
The Mi A1 was the first collaboration between Xiaomi and Google. (Source: MIUI)

Apparently, Xiaomi and Google are working together on a new smartphone

According to supposedly reliable sources, Xiaomi and Google are working together on a smartphone for the US market. This device is said to be neither an Android One smartphone nor a Pixel, which leaves us a bit stumped as to what ...
Image: Apple

Apple will release an updated Mac Pro desktop in 2019, and it will be a complete redesign

In an event hosted for creative professionals earlier today, Apple executives clarified that the new Mac Pro desktop will indeed be released in 2019. In a somewhat surprising move, Apple will be working with professionals outside ...
Massive has worked on titles such as The Division, Far Cry 3, and Assassin's Creed: Revelations. (Source: Steam)

Massive Entertainment may be working on a battle royale game

Massive Entertainment, the Swedish video-game developer behind Tom Clancy’s The Division, may be working on a new battle royale game. It has been reported that the Ubisoft-owned subsidiary has been tasked by the French gaming gian...
OnePlus 6 unofficial renders, Avengers limited edition teased as of early April 2018

The Avengers-themed OnePlus 6 is coming

A video that was briefly present on the Facebook page of OnePlus India reveals that Marvel Studios will team up with the Chinese brand for an Avengers-themed limited edition of the upcoming OnePlus 6 flagships. The video has been ...
Is that an iPhone in your pocket...? (Source: Maxim)

Apple rumored to be working on touchless controls and curved screens

A report from Bloomberg has suggested that Apple is working on a couple of interesting features for future smartphone releases. The first feature is touchless gesture controls, which would enable the user to operate the phone by m...
Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini unofficial render, Geekbench reveals Snapdragon 660 and 4 GB RAM (Source: Nashville Chatter)

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 onboard hits Geekbench

The handset that is believed to be the compact (and less potent) version of the Samsung Galaxy S9 flagship has just been spotted on Geekbench, where it is listed under the model number SM-G8750. This handset is rumored to be curre...
OnePlus 6 renders. (Source: Gizmochina)

The OnePlus 6 is said to come with a $700 price tag but we're leery

The OnePlus 6 is about due for an announcement. There have been reports that the device will launch with an MSRP of US$700 for its highest-specced variant. We are, of course, not at all convinced.
Google Pixel 2 flagship to get a mid-range successor soon

Mid-range Google Pixel phone could finally arrive this summer

Although Google is currently involved in lower-cost initiatives like Android Go and Android One, the Google Pixel smartphones and phablets released so far always targeted the top tier of the market. However, the company is now pla...
Moto Z3 Play render (Source: OnLeaks)

New Moto Z3 Play renders surface online with a side-mounted fingerprint reader

While the Moto Z3 Play renders that have just surfaced online show a handset with a side-mounted fingerprint reader, as well as a dual-camera setup and the contacts for Moto Mods on the back, the recent FCC listing reveals a Qualc...
LG G7 unofficial concept renders, LG G7 rumors

The LG G7 could feature a dedicated AI button and f/1.5 aperture

A new exclusive report about LG's next-gen flagship — which might not hit the market as the LG G7 after all — reveals that this handset will feature a dedicated AI button and a rear camera with f/1.5 aperture (obviously, a dual ca...
Nokia 2010 phone from 1994 to get a HMD Global-made remake (Source: Mustaraamattu)

April Fools' Day 2018: Nokia 2010 remake allegedly in the works

Not long after HMD Global managed to bring back two classic Nokia phones, namely the 3310 and the 8110, we hear that another iconic handset will be revived by the current owners of the Nokia brand. This is the Nokia 2010, a handse...
Acer Predator Helios 500 with Core i7 and I9 options (Image source:

Polish retailer leaks Acer Predator Helios 500 with Intel Core i9, promptly pulls down listing

If the unconfirmed prices are accurate, then we can expect the Core i7-8750H and Core i9-8950HK SKUs to retail for approximately $2600 USD and $3500 USD, respectively, with an uncommon 144 Hz IPS 1080p display. The Helios 500 look...
Lenovo Tab 4 Plus 10-inch Android tablet

Lenovo tablet with Dolby Atmos audio shows up at FCC

Since the Lenovo Tab 4 has been around for a while, the time seems right for a new Android slate from the Chinese brand. Sadly, the FCC arrival of the Dolby Atmos-certified Lenovo TB-8304F1 does not reveal anything else than its a...
Google Pixel 2 flagship with the latest Pixel Launcher app available as of March 2018

Google Pixel 3 to feature a new Pixel Launcher search bar

The upcoming Google Pixel 3 flagship is expected to feature a new Pixel Launcher design, but some of the changes have been already discovered inside the APK file of the existing app by a senior member of the popular XDA Developers...
Moto G6 Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 and dual main camera (Source: Alza Hungary)

Moto G6 and G6 Plus retail listings show up before the official launch

Although the official launch might still be a week or two ahead of us, a Hungarian online store has just published the product pages for the Moto G6 and G6 Plus, revealing all the details. According to it, both handsets feature a ...
MediaTek could very well make a comeback this year. (Source: MediaTek)

Xiaomi has MediaTek Helio P60/P70 chips lined up for its 2018 devices

Xiaomi's last device with a MediaTek SoC was the Redmi Note 4. The MediaTek Redmi Note 4 never attained the critical acclaim of its Snapdragon sibling but it would seem the Chinese company is set to make a return to its old MediaT...
Honor 7A leaked image, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 and dual camera in tow (Source: MySmartPrice)

The 5.7-inch Honor 7A leaks online with a 2:1 display and a micro USB port

The upcoming Honor 7A is expected to launch on April 2, since a few fresh reports revealed images of the media invites that Huawei's subsidiary has already sent out. Its specs and features are said to include a Qualcomm Snapdragon...

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