featured Key Apple supplier says 2020 iPhone 12 5G launch will be delayed

According to the CEO of Apple supplier Broadcom, the launch of the 5G 2020 iPhone 12 will be delayed this year. Apple normally introduces and launches the newest iPhone models in September.

Jun 04, 2020, 10:35 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
featured Google postpones release of Android 11 beta

Google has postponed the release of the first Android 11 beta because of the social unrest that the U.S. experienced on Friday. Scheduled for June 3rd, the event will be rescheduled for a later date.

May 30, 2020, 12:14 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
featured Sony Xperia 1 II 5G release date confirmed, pre-order one for $1,200

Sony officially announced that the Xperia 1 II will start shipping on July 24th. Pre-orders begin June 1 and those who reserve a unit before June 28th receive a free pair of $230 noise-canceling earbuds.

May 24, 2020, 9:54 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  36 comments
Pixel 4a rumored release date May 22nd; monthly Android security update now available

The May security update for the Google Pixels was released today and there were no functional updates included. Meanwhile, a German blog says that the Pixel 4a will be released on May 22nd.

May 04, 2020, 7:41 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
HBOMax to hit the App Store on May 27th

HBO Max is set to launch on May 27th and the streamer's app will be available for the iPhone and iPad from the App Store. Apple will get a 30% cut of first year subscriptions made through its app storefront.

Apr 27, 2020, 11:35 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Google launches app for the Pixel Buds

The second-generation Google Pixel Buds are now available from the Google Store for $179. Unlike the original model, the accessory has two independent earbuds not connected by a wire.

Apr 27, 2020, 7:58 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
Watch the OnePlus 8 5G and 8 Pro launch event live stream start here

How to watch the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro announcement keynote live? Here's the scoop on when it starts and where to stream the video event.

Apr 14, 2020, 9:20 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  5 comments
Motorola makes the Moto G8 Power Lite and its 5000mAh battery official

Motorola officially announced the Moto G8 Power Lite today, a true sequel to the Moto G7 Power with an HD+ resolution display and a 5000mAh capacity battery providing p to three days of battery life.

Apr 02, 2020, 8:17 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments

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Watch the Huawei P40 series launch event livestream here

Huawei is going to unveil the new Huawei P40 series to the public soon. Anyone excited for the upcoming flagships can watch the livestream here.

Mar 26, 2020, 7:33 AM,  by Radoslav Minkov,  10 comments
Here's why Verizon skips the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G release

Can you guess why Verizon passed on the Galaxy S20 5G at launch? It's the cost per gigabyte on its 5G mmWave network, hints analyst.

Mar 10, 2020, 8:28 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  0 comments
Sprint will reportedly launch the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G model with 16GB of RAM

Sprint will launch the drool-worthy Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, possibly on February 20th, and will be offering both variants of the device. One will come with 12GB of memory and 128GB of storage while the other will carry 16GB RAM and 512GB of storage.

Feb 09, 2020, 3:48 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  14 comments
featured Possible pre-order and release dates for the Samsung Galaxy S20 series surface

According to a fresh leak, the Samsung Galaxy S20 series will be made available for pre-orders immediately after the February 11th unveiling and the line will be released on March 13th.

Jan 21, 2020, 1:15 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
Oppo's new Reno3 models add 5G but remove a familiar feature

Oppo officially unveiled two new 5G enabled handsets, the Oppo Reno3 and Oppo Reno3 Pro. Gone are the fins as a waterdrop notch and punch-hole are employed on the two models' displays respectively.

Dec 27, 2019, 12:02 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
featured The Motorola razr is delayed, but not for the reason you think

Following in the footsteps of the Samsung Galaxy Fold and the Huawei Mate X, the Motorola razr was delayed today by the manufacturer for a completely different reason than the others.

Dec 20, 2019, 9:00 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  12 comments
Foldable Huawei Mate X 5G sells out limited flash sale in less than a minute

The foldable Huawei Mate X launched today by selling out a flash sale in less than a minute. The nbext two sales will take place on November 18th and on November 22nd.

Nov 15, 2019, 5:23 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  10 comments
featured Samsung Galaxy Fold gets an official new release date

Samsung has announced that the Samsung Galaxy Fold will be launched on September 6th in South Korea. A U.S. launch is expected sometime over the next few weeks.

Sep 04, 2019, 11:26 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  7 comments
featured 2019 Apple iPhone pre-order and release dates leaked

According to a source claiming to work for a major carrier, pre-orders for the 2019 Apple iPhones will begin on September 13th with the phones released exactly one week later.

Aug 30, 2019, 2:34 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  12 comments
featured Samsung announces September launch of the Galaxy Fold

Samsung announced tonight that the Galaxy Fold will launch sometime in September. More information will be released as we get closer to the actual release of the foldable device.

Jul 24, 2019, 11:08 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  26 comments
DEAL Verizon will launch the LG V50 ThinQ 5G on June 20th; save up to $450 with trade

Verizon will start selling the LG V50 ThinQ beginning on June 20th. With a retail price of $999.99, the carrier is offering up to $450 off the phone's $999.99 price with an eligible trade-in.

Jun 18, 2019, 11:29 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Don't be blue; Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements is now available on iOS and Android

Want to cook and sell "product?" The Breaking Bad: Criminal Element mobile game is now available for both the iOS and Android platforms. Containing many of the characters from the hit show, the game is free to install but includes some in-app purchases.

Jun 07, 2019, 6:23 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Consumers in the U.S. and overseas can now pre-order the Xiaomi Mi Band 4

While not yet officially introduced by Xioami, the Mi Band 4 can be pre-ordered by U.S. consumers from an online retailer. The fitness tracker will ship starting on June 11th.

Jun 07, 2019, 12:40 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
featured Samsung's hot mid-ranger just weeks away from U.S. launch

An update to the Samsung Pay app includes a hint that the Samsung Galaxy A50 is U.S. bound. And a new render of the device tweeted by a reliable tipster suggests that the phone will be released in the states on June 21st.

Jun 02, 2019, 11:37 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  18 comments
featured T-Mobile to sell OnePlus 7 Pro for $29.17 a month; device goes on sale May 17th at all locations

T-Mobile's Times Square signature store will be the first place in the world to offer the OnePlus 7 Pro, starting at 2pm EDT today. The model, with 8GB of memory and 256GB of storage, retails for $699.99.

May 14, 2019, 11:55 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
featured Amazon boo boo gives us the release date and more for the Huawei P30 Pro

Amazon jumped the gun and put up the release date for the Huawei P30 Pro, which isn't supposed to be unveiled until March 26th. Thanks to the error, we now know that the phone will launch on April 5th.

Mar 19, 2019, 8:01 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  10 comments
Carrier locked Razer Phone 2 to launch in the U.S. via AT&T on November 16th

The carrier-locked version of the Razer Phone 2 will launch in the U.S. on November 16th via AT&T. Select stores will have the gaming phone in stock while the device will be available online, priced at $799.99

Nov 13, 2018, 10:02 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
Surface Go tablets with LTE connectivity now available for pre-order in the U.S. and Canada

Microsoft is taking pre-orders in the U.S. and Canada for the LTE enabled version of the Surface Go tablet. Set to be released on November 20th, the consumer model comes with 8GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD storage and Windows 10 Home, priced at $679.

Nov 12, 2018, 12:21 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Lease the rugged CAT S48c from Sprint for $20 per month starting tomorrow

The rugged CAT S48c will be launched via Sprint starting tomorrow, priced at $20 each month for an 18-month Flex Lease. The IP68 phone features a 4000mAh battery and Push-to-talk connectivity.

Nov 08, 2018, 12:03 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
There might still be hope for a Nokia 9 PureView launch this year

That long overdue Nokia 9 PureView announcement could happen by the end of 2018 after all, as inside sources claim "active" production of the world's first smartphone with five rear cameras is already underway.

Nov 08, 2018, 8:00 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  18 comments
Xiaomi's Pocophone F1 can now be purchased from Amazon U.K.

The Xiaomi built Pocophone F1 is released in the U.K. through Amazon. Despite owning high-end specs including the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform and a 4000mAh battery, the phone is priced at only£329.99.

Nov 07, 2018, 4:51 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
Xiaomi wants to take the UK by storm in November before finally reaching the US

Xiaomi, which is already one of the world's top smartphone vendors, is all geared up to make its official debut in the UK, probably the most developed European market.

Oct 26, 2018, 2:29 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  7 comments
Asus ROG Phone pre-orders officially begin; release date set for October 29

The Asus ROG Phone release date has been set for October 29 in the US. The gaming smartphone can currently be pre-ordered through both Amazon and the Microsoft Store at a price of $899.99.

Oct 18, 2018, 4:54 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  9 comments
OnePlus 6T sales will start November 6 in Europe, November 2 in India

The highly anticipated and oft-leaked OnePlus 6T has been officially confirmed for an October 30 announcement, followed by an actual November 6 release, at least in Europe.

Oct 09, 2018, 7:35 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  5 comments
BlackBerry Evolve set for October 10th release via Amazon India

The BlackBerry Evolve will launch on October10th from Amazon India, priced at 24,990 Rupees. The phone is produced by Optiemus Infracom under license from BlackBerry, and features a 5.99-inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9.

Oct 03, 2018, 5:24 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  27 comments
U.S. consumers can now pre-order the BlackBerry KEY2 LE from Amazon; phone ships October 12th

Pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEY2 LE are being accepted in the U.S. starting today from Amazon. Priced at $449.99, 31% less than the price of the BlackBerry KEY2, the KEY2 LE will ship starting on October 12th.

Oct 01, 2018, 1:18 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  35 comments
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro unveiled with four cameras and a notched screen

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is unveiled in Thailand sporting four cameras, a first for the manufacturer. Available in three colors, the Redmi Note 6 Pro features a notched 6.26-inch screen and carries a 4000mAh battery.

Sep 28, 2018, 2:08 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
Australians are first in the world to buy the Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max from an Apple Store

Thanks to the time difference, Australia is the first country in the world to ring up the Apple iPhone XS, Apple iPhone XS Max and the Apple Watch Series 4 in an actual physical Apple Store. Lines were shorter, but with more people pre-ordering the iPhone, that is to be expected.

Sep 20, 2018, 8:54 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  17 comments
Apple's new iPad Pro generation must wait - no announcement expected today

Apple's oft-rumored two new iPad Pros are unlikely to join the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, Xr, and Apple Watch Series 4 on stage for a formal introduction today...

Sep 12, 2018, 8:28 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  5 comments
Apple Watch Series 4 rumor review: price, release date, design, and new features

All Apple Watch Series 4 rumors and news in one place. Check out our Apple Watch Series 4 rumor review for all the information you need on Apple's upcoming smartwatch...

Sep 12, 2018, 8:17 AM,  by Milen Yanachkov,  11 comments
Apple's iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Plus could be released on September 21

The iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Plus, and iPhone Xc (or at least the former two of them) are expected to go on sale on September 21 following an easy to predict September 14 pre-order start...

Sep 10, 2018, 10:15 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  11 comments
Foldable Samsung phone still doesn't have a release date, only 'some details' to be unveiled in November

Whether it will be called the Galaxy F or Galaxy X, Samsung's first foldable smartphone will finally have "some details about specifications" unveiled by the end of the year...

Sep 10, 2018, 4:17 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
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