Meet the Xperia 10 II, Sony's latest ultra-tall "super" mid-ranger

Despite the very unfortunate MWC 2020 cancellation, Sony is dead set to refresh its mid-range lineup with new devices. The Japan-based manufacturer just announced the release of the Sony Xperia 10 II, a 6.0-inch device with a tall, 21:9 OLED display and a triple camera system.

11 hours ago by Peter Kostadinov,  9 comments
Sony Xperia L4 is official: a first for Sony in an unexpected way

Sony just announced its newest phone: Xperia L4. The L4 is a budget friendly phone with a cinema-wide 21:9 display.

Feb 20, 2020, 2:00 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  11 comments
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Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon X60, its next-gen 5G modem

Qualcomm is ready to release the third generation of its 5G modems. The Snapdragon X60 is based on the 5nm process and will improve upon the X55 in every way.

Feb 18, 2020, 6:30 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  3 comments
updated Samsung announces special Thom Browne edition of the Galaxy Z Flip

During the Galaxy Unpacked event today, Samsung announced its second foldable device, the Galaxy Z Flip. Along with the new launch, the company also revealed a new collaboration with American fashion designer Thom Browne for a special edition of the device.

Feb 13, 2020, 11:42 AM,  by Eugene Jeong,  7 comments
featured Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: camera, price, release, hardware, and everything that's Ultra about it!

Samsung's heavy hitter for 2020 is here! And it's a powerhouse! Click to learn everything about the S20 Ultra...

Feb 11, 2020, 1:00 PM,  by Preslav Kateliev,  29 comments
featured Moto G Stylus and G Power are official: specs, price and availability

Motorola is expanding the Moto G family with the release of the Moto G Stylus and Moto G Power. Each phone has a good reason to buy it and both come at very affordable prices.

Feb 07, 2020, 8:00 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  14 comments
Poco X2 is official: a 120Hz display on a budget with four cameras in tow

Poco released its first phone as independent brand but the device is just a rebranded Redmi K30. Still, it offers plenty for its humble price tag.

Feb 05, 2020, 7:58 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  5 comments

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Google Assistant gets Tile integration

Google and Tile jointly announced Assistant integration for every Tile tracker, including the original Mate and the miniature Tile Sticker. Once you link your Tile account to your Google devices on the Home app, you’ll be able to locate your tags through voice commands.

Feb 03, 2020, 2:29 PM,  by Eugene Jeong,  0 comments
Cheap phones are about to get a lot better with Qualcomm's new chips

Qualcomm has announced a trio of new chips meant for devices and markets that are still focused on 4G. With new features and improvements across the lineup, the next generation of affordable phones should be quite good.

Jan 21, 2020, 2:49 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  1 comment
Official police video shows phone-unlocking Cellebrite computer in action

Police Scotland officially announced that they would start using Cellebrite technology, introducing the so-called ‘cyber kiosks’ and the policies governing their usage in a new police video.

Jan 20, 2020, 3:31 PM,  by Eugene Jeong,  7 comments
Amazfit CES 2020 lineup includes crazy cheap AirPods rival and new smartwatches

A bunch of interesting new Amazfit products are making their debut at CES 2020, including true wireless PowerBuds headphones and a robust T-Rex smartwatch at very reasonable prices.

Jan 08, 2020, 5:20 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
TCL 10 lineup includes two phones for the US and the brand's first 5G model

Previewed at CES 2020 in Las Vegas today, the TCL 10 5G, TCL 10 Pro, and TCL 10L smartphones will be fully detailed at MWC 2020 next month in Barcelona. Here's everything we know so far.

Jan 06, 2020, 2:00 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
TCL unveils four crazy cheap Alcatel phones and a kid-friendly tablet at CES 2020

TCL has no new BlackBerry-branded products to showcase at CES 2020, but its fresh Alcatel lineup includes a very affordable smartphone quartet and an even cheaper children-oriented tablet.

Jan 06, 2020, 2:00 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Google Assistant gets a new personalized news feature

Google added a personalized news feed called Your News Report, available on across Google Home devices and Android phones.

Nov 19, 2019, 1:26 PM,  by Eugene Jeong,  0 comments
Is this the new value king? Moto G8 Plus is here, Action camera and massive battery in tow

Motorola announced two members of the next generation Moto G line: the Moto G8 Plus and Moto G8 Play. Both receive new cameras and bigger batteries, ready to replace their predecessors on the budget smartphone throne.

Oct 24, 2019, 9:12 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  1 comment
Motorola Moto E6 Play is here: decent features for a very low price

The Motorola Moto E6 Play is official as the company's latest budget smartphone. It retails at €109 in Europe and features a 5.5-inch Max Vision display, 32GB of storage, Android 9 Pie, and a 13MP rear camera.

Oct 24, 2019, 9:12 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
Facebook partners with WHO to release stickers for World Mental Health Day

Facebook announced a Messenger sticker pack for World Mental Health Day. Developed with the World Health Organization, these stickers are meant to promote communication and support.

Oct 10, 2019, 9:55 AM,  by Eugene Jeong,  1 comment
Amazon Fire HD 10 gets a refresh with USB-C, faster processor, longer battery life, and new Kids Edition

Amazon just announced a new Fire HD 10. It still sports a 10.1-inch, full-HD display, but it arrives with a slew of updates, including a new octa-core 2.0GHz processor, a bigger battery, and a USB-C port.

Oct 07, 2019, 12:07 PM,  by Eugene Jeong,  5 comments
Amazon launches Kindle Kids Edition, an e-reader bundle for kids

Amazon announced the Kindle Kids Edition, an e-reader bundle geared towards children, including a cover, 2-year warranty, and one free year of FreeTime Unlimited. The bundle is available for pre-order now.

Oct 07, 2019, 10:27 AM,  by Eugene Jeong,  0 comments
Porsche Design Huawei Mate 30 RS is here with its leathery back and astronomical price tag

Once again, Porsche Design and Huawei teamed up to make a luxury flagship smartphone. Relying on their proven recipe, the Mate 30 RS is a well-crafted device with a price tag few can afford.

Sep 19, 2019, 9:23 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  9 comments
OPPO's new fast-charging champs are here: 65W SuperVOOC and 30W Wireless VOOC

The Chinese smartphone maker OPPO is introducing the next generation of the VOOC fast-charging family. With 65W SuperVOOC and 30W Wireless VOOC, the company is hitting charging speeds that seemed impossible just a few years ago.

Sep 19, 2019, 5:15 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  4 comments
featured Apple Watch Series 5 is official: Always-On screen, Compass, $400 starting price

The new Apple Watch Series 5 is here and it comes with an always on display while maintaining the same all-day, 18-hour battery life...

Sep 10, 2019, 1:07 PM,  by Victor Hristov,  23 comments
BLU launches crazy affordable Bold N1 'flagship' with pop-up selfie camera

The Bold N1 is a new "flagship" smartphone sold under a new spin-off brand from BLU Products for as little as $199.99 with some incredibly premium features in tow.

Sep 09, 2019, 9:16 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  17 comments
Motorola One Zoom is official: four cameras, 10x hybrid zoom, on sale today

The Motorola One Zoom is official! The smartphone features a quad-camera setup that offers 3x optical zoom and 10x hybrid zoom. It also includes Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675, 128GB of storage, and Android 9 Pie straight out of the box although an update to Android 10 is promised.

Sep 05, 2019, 1:30 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  5 comments
The Nokia 6.2 and 7.2 are official: bigger and better displays, improved cameras and competitive prices

HMD Global, the company behind Nokia phones today, just announced the latest mid-range smartphones carrying the popular Name. The two phones bring awesome value to the segment.

Sep 05, 2019, 9:30 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  27 comments
BLU launches another two ridiculously affordable phones with respectable specs

The BLU Vivo X5 and BLU Vivo XL5 are two new mid-range Android phones promising two years of security updates and delivering surprisingly decent specs at crazy low prices.

Sep 05, 2019, 5:04 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Garmin Fenix 6 series officially unveiled ahead of IFA 2019

The Fenix 6 series is available now for prices that start at $600, but the most expensive can cost up to $1,150, although you'll be getting a solar display.

Aug 29, 2019, 2:24 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
BLU G9 Pro goes for the Moto G7's jugular with crazy low price and dreamy specs

The incredibly affordable BLU G9 Pro is available on Amazon right now with an eye-catching design and premium features including a triple rear camera setup, a Full HD+ "Infinity" screen, and a large battery.

Aug 27, 2019, 9:24 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  9 comments
LG intros next-generation K50S and K40S mid-range smartphones

While everyone is waiting for LG's next flagship(s), the V60 ThinQ and possibly the G8X ThinQ, the South Korean company unveiled two new mid-range handsets today – the K50s and K40s.

Aug 22, 2019, 7:00 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Samsung unveils the new Galaxy A50s and A30s: triple camera, massive display and battery

Samsung continues to add tons of new smartphones to its Galaxy A series and the latest additions, Galaxy A30s and A50s, promise upgraded essential features, made even more powerful.

Aug 22, 2019, 6:19 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Casio debuts Pro Trek WSD-F21HR rugged smartwatch with heart rate monitor

Casio announced the Pro Trek WSD-F21HR will soon be available for purchase in the United States for around $500.

Aug 20, 2019, 12:34 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  5 comments
Motorola One Action debuts with unique camera feature and a solid price

The Motorola One Action is official with the industry's first 'Action Cam,' a 21:9 CinemaVision display, and a solid price of €259. Also part of the package is Android One and a 3,500mAh battery.

Aug 16, 2019, 7:01 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  10 comments
Misfit's new Vapor X smartwatch powered by Wear OS goes official

The sequel to the Vapor 2 is called Vapor X and it's now available for purchase for a limited time introductory price of just $200.

Aug 14, 2019, 4:12 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  8 comments
Comcast tweaks Xfinity Mobile data plans, adds extra fee for HD streaming

Comcast announced earlier today a handful of changes to its Xfinity Mobile data plans.

Aug 01, 2019, 4:58 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Samsung announces the Galaxy Tab S6: the pro tablet on the Android side

Samsung has just announced the Galaxy Tab S6 a week before the Galaxy Note 10 event. It brings a bunch of exciting upgrades and cuts away the 3.5 mm jack. But hey, it's extremely thin!

Jul 31, 2019, 9:00 AM,  by Preslav Kateliev,  40 comments
Honor 20 Pro launching globally on August 2

Officially launched in China right after Huawei was banned in the United States, the Honor 20 Pro is unlikely that will hit the States anytime soon.

Jul 26, 2019, 12:22 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Honor 9X and 9X Pro go official with pop-up cameras, huge displays

The main selling points of the Honor 9X and 9X Pro, besides the low prices, are the pop-up selfie cameras, huge displays and bezel-less design.

Jul 23, 2019, 10:05 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  9 comments
Boost Mobile launches new data-only plan option alongside hotspot device

Boost Mobile's new data-only plan option is aimed at both new and existing customers and offer no less than 50GB of data for just $50 per month, which can be used with any 4G LTE device.

Jul 18, 2019, 2:26 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
TicWatch Pro 4G LTE for Verizon goes official, Amazon will sell it

Mobvoi, the company behind the TicWatch brand, has just announced its first ever 4G LTE smartwatch, the TicWatch Pro 4G LTE.

Jul 10, 2019, 10:00 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  5 comments
T-Mobile to launch two new REVVLRY mid-range smartphones on July 19

The third generation of REVVLRY smartphones will hit T-Mobile store shelves on July 19, featuring upgraded specs such as better cameras and bigger displays, but the prices remain similarly low.

Jul 09, 2019, 4:59 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  7 comments
Affordable Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) tablet formally introduced

Samsung announced it has decided to expand its portfolio of Android tablet with a new one, the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019), an entry-level slate that costs just $160.

Jul 06, 2019, 7:44 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  5 comments
LG launches the G8S ThinQ, a more affordable version of its flagship

LG has just announced its new G8S ThinQ smartphone will go on sale in select markets this month. Marketed as a more affordable version of its LG G8 flagship, the G8S packs the same hardware and camera configuration of the former.

Jul 01, 2019, 10:44 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
T-Mobile reveals price and release date for the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

Unlike AT&T, which sells the phone to business customers only, T-Mobile will offer the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G to all consumers starting June 28.

Jun 25, 2019, 9:26 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Xiaomi launches new smartphone brand focused on photography

Xiaomi announced a brand new smartphone brand, which is designed to be a flagship for photography and selfies with both front and back cameras.

Jun 21, 2019, 2:22 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
Amazon launches new Kindle Oasis e-reader with color adjustable front light

The all new Kindle Oasis is available for pre-order starting today for $250 for the 8GB, and $280 for the 32GB model. The e-reader can be had in two color options – Graphite and Champagne Gold, and will ship on July 24.

Jun 19, 2019, 9:03 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Apple launches special edition "Club Collection" Beats Solo3 wireless headphones

Apple has just announced the release of a special edition Beats Solo3 wireless headphones called “The Club Collection.”

Jun 10, 2019, 2:28 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Facebook launches new Avatar feature for News Feed and Messenger

The new Facebook Avatar feature is now available in Australia and it's usable in Messenger and News Feed comments

Jun 03, 2019, 11:52 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display

Amazon announced the Echo Show 5 is now available for pre-order in both charcoal and sandstone colors for $90.

May 30, 2019, 12:07 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
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