Sony Xperia XZ3. Four lens

Picture of the upcoming Xperia XZ3’s photo modules have recently leaked online. Phone’s rear camera will be made of two 19mpx + 12mpx sensors. Selfie camera is more of a mystery; it will consists of two sensors, one of which may or may not be 13mpx. We will probably learn more on August 31st, during the IFA 2018 expo in Berlin. ...

Android Go smartphone by Samsung has received its FCC certification

Four different variants of the device have been certified: the SM-J260G, SM-J260G/DS, SM-J260Y, and SM-J260Y/DS. Other than that, all that the certification tells us is that every model will include a microSD slot.Expectations for the device include specs such as 5′ AMOLED display, quad-core Exynos 7570 CPU, 1GB RAM and 16GB storage, as well as Samsung Experience custom overlay. ...

Galaxy Note 9 wallpaper leaks

The author of the leak is a well-known leaskter Ice Universe, who uploaded the picture on his Twitter account. The wallpaper depicts back and underside of the smartphone. Elements that can be seen on the picture are headphone jack, fingerprint scanner under the camera and, last but not least, a pretty, gold-coloured S-pen.Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will have its premiere on August 9th. It will reach store shelves on August 24th. ...

Samsung Galaxy S8 from Verizon gets July 2018 security patch

Season for Samsung security updates is in full throttle, it seems. July 2018 security patch is now available for Galaxy S8 devices carried by Verizon. Software version SQS5CRF5 fixes four critical Android OS and nine Samsung vulnerabilities, as well as a number of lesser bugs. Complete list of changes can be read here. Update is available for both Galaxy S8 and S8+. In order to download it, open Settings and go to Software update menu. ...

Samsung is working on Galaxy J6 Plus smartphone

Files refering to an item codenamed ”j6plte” have been discovered by one of XDA’s contributors. This codename corresponds to the model called ”Samsung J6-Plus LTE CIS SER”. CIS and SER codes seem to implicate that the device will be released in the Commonwealth of Independent States and Serbia.We have no factual information about this smartphone’s specifications: Galaxy J6+ is rumoured to boast a number of improvements over the J6 model, such as Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 CPU, dual rear cameras and an 4350mAh battery. ...

We know when will Galaxy Note 9 hit stores

Galaxy Note 9 will be officially presented on August 9th during the New Yourk City press conference. That or next day the pre-orders will begin. This is old news, though; fresh news is that, according to South Korean media, Galaxy Note 9 will reach store shelves exacly on August 24th. Samsung has reportedly been considering August 31st at first, but opted for faster release after seeing a low sales figures from the Galaxy S9 and S9+. ...

HOMTOM H10, or an iPhone X made in China

Cool, it has been a while since I wrote about Chinese knockoffs. Following an Apple-made (and stupid, or so I believe) trend of smartphones with notches, a Chinese company HOMTOM has decided to release its own iPhone X-lookalike.Specifications:– 5.85′ display, 18,9:9 ratio, HD+ resolution,– MediaTek MT6750T CPU, 1,5 GHz, eight cores,– Mali-T860 MP2 GPU,– 4 GB RAM and 64 GB flash memory, microSD up to 128GB,– dual 16 Mpix + 2 Mpix main camera, 8 Mpix selfie shooter,– facial recognition, fingerprint scanner,– Android 8.1 Oreo. We know nothing ...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 render

A few renders of the device have just been released by the good old Evleaks. Other than the tab itself, they also show off its S-pen, the same one that Galaxy Note 9 is rumoured to be released with. Device will probably be supporting Bluetooth connectivity. We do not know whether or not the tab will be released alongside the smartphone’s August 9th release.Specifications:– 10,5′ Super AMOLED display, 2560 x 1600p,– Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU, 8-core, Adreno 540 GPU,– 4GB RAM, 64GB flash memory, microSD,– 8 Mpix selfie shooter, 13 Mpix main camera with ...

iOS 11.4.1 makes it so that we can type ”Taiwan” again

Before 11.4.1, typing the word ”Taiwan” again into any application would often cause the phone to freeze. Such situation was the result of bad relationship between China and Taiwan mixed with crappy programming. Long story short, China does not officially recognize Taiwan as a country. Due to this, Chinese iPhones do not even have that country’s name in their dictionaries. This change has been accidentally implemented into iPhones outside of China, which caused the crashes. Patch 11.4.1 fixed this issue. ...

Leaked front panel of Samsung Galaxy Note 9

We have a new leak – a frontal picture of the upcoming Galaxy Note 8, coming from a ”reliable source”. Long story short, the device seems very similiar to Note 8. Sensors on the top bezel are where they were on Note 8. Power button stays on the right side and volume buttons on the left. Bixby key lies below the volume buttons.There, end of story. ...