Galaxy S9 preview

Looks like someone got their grubby paws on a Galaxy S9 smartphone, played with it and then posted all about it on reddit. Do not mind if I do… below is the summary of all the info the mysterious guy wrote down:– design close to Galaxy S8,– fingerprint scanner located under the camera,– dual stereo speakers,– standard audio jack,– improved sound when compared to Galaxy S8,– cameras with, quote, 4k60fps and higher framerates at 720p480 and 1080p240,– new 3D Emoji, described as a a mix between animoji and bitmoji.No word on pricing nor date of ...

Specs of HTC Desire 12

Desire 12 was expected to be a budget phone for those who do not want to spend all their earnings on a device which role is to write texts, call people and look up bus arrival hours. Now that Evan Blass has leaked Desire 12’s specs, we can take a look at them and just how budget exacly are they.HTC Desire 12 specifications:– 5.5-inch display,– MediaTek chipset,– 2GB RAM, 16GB storage,– 13mpx main camera, 8mpx selfie shooter,– 2730mAh battery.Seems pretty budget-y to me! Phone’s release date is so far unknown – “2018” is all that we ...

Nokia 7 Plus on display

We will learn more about Nokia 7 Plus on February 25th, but we can take a look at it today; Evan Blass the Greatest has just leaked a sweet render of the phone. What is so interesting about it?– 18:9 aspect ratio and small bezels,– rear-mounted fingerprint scanner,– ZEISS dual camera,– Android One logo (which means that the phone is part of Google’s clean Android Android One program).Phone’s specs will include 12mpx + 13mpx camera, Full HD+ display and Android Oreo OS. ...

Will It Blend? iPhone X. Good watch

I find myself in a difficult position. Here I am, about to show you a video of a man blending an iPhone X. I feel as if I should do my duty as a redactor and write a lenghty and informative opening about how vulnerable smartphones are, why is that and what can be done to make them more durable. But then I think about how I am stopping you from seeing a guy putting an iPhone X inside a blender and seeing what happens. Feeling as if I have no right to deny you this quality entertainment any further, I reset my case and humbly present to you the video. ...

Some new info on Motorola Moto G6

A bunch of new information on Moto G6 series has just popped online. Some of it is brand new, while some only confirms what we already heard:– all three phones, Moto G6, Moto G6 Play and Moto G6 Plus will have a 18:9 aspect ratio. All three will also work in 2160 x 1080p resolution AND under the Android 8.0 Oreo,– CPU’s used go as follows: Snapdragon 430 in Moto G6 Play, Snapdragon 450 in Moto G6 and Snapdragon 630 in G6 Plus,– battery size goes as follows: 4000mAh in Moto G6 Play, 3000 mAh in Moto G6 and 3250 mAh in G6 Plus.We do not know the phones’ Western ...

Huawei Honor 8 will not have its OS updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

Huawei Honor has just publicated the list of phones that will be getting the Oreo upgrade. List includes phones such as Honor 8 Pro, 8 Lite and 7X, but users have quickly noticed that it lacks Honor 8. Upon requests, indian division of the company quickly addressed the problem with an official statement that Honor 8 does not fulfill the Android 8.0 Oreo’s technical requirements and therefore will not have its operating system updated. This explanation is considered weak by many, as a number of older phones have or soon will have their OS’ updated to Oreo.The good news is that ...

Verizon will stop selling unlocked iPhones

According to CNET, Verizon wants to stop selling unlocked iPhones in order to, quote, deter criminals from stealing the devices. Starting this summer, all Verizon phones will remain locked to the network until unlocked by Verizon, a process which will possibly take a long time to complete. This new policy is, at least officially, aimed towards preventing thieves from stealing unlocked phones and then reselling them. We have yet to learn how will Verizon’s new unlocking policy work. ...

American secret services do not want you to buy Chinese phones

Looks like political issues are starting to influence mobile business, at least in the US. Who would have thought that smartphones and real life occure in the same space, huh… Anyway, chiefs of US security services – CIA, FBI, NSA and such – are officially recommending avoiding China-produced smartphones. Exact words of the FBI Director Chris Wray are:We are deeply concerned about the risks of allowing any company or entity that is beholden to foreign governments that don’t share our values to gain positions of power inside our telecommunications networks.Personally ...

Nokia 9 makes rounds around town

Pictures of what may or may not be Nokia 9 have just surfaced online. It is really hard to say whether or not this is Nokia 9 – we know very little about this phone (5.5′ OLED display, 2:1) and none of it can be checked by looking at the low-res pictures that basically show the shape of the phone.I suggest assuming that these pictures present Nokia 9, treat them as curio and leave them at that. ...