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HTC U11 Plus and what little we know about it

This news comes from Frandroid. According to the French, HTC will soon release an upgraded version of HTC U11, called HTC U11 Pro. What do the French and, by extension, we know about it? Not much. Phone is said to be revealed on November 11th during an event in China. We know that the phone will have a 18:9 aspect ratio, 5.99′ screen, Snapdragon 835 CPU, 64 or 128 GB storage, 4 or 6 GB RAM and IP 68 certification, which means water and dust resistance.Guess we will learn more on November 11th, unless we get some sweet leaks before that. Wouldn’t mind to get a leaked picture or ...

BlackBerry KeyONE Black Edition comes to Canada by the end of September

Black Edition is an upgraded version of BlackBerry’s KeyONE. KeyONE is already famous for one thing – having balls large enough to have, in an era of all-touch displays, a physical keyboard. Black Edition is pretty much the same thing that KeyONE was, only with more memory (4GB RAM instead of 3GB and 128GB storage instead of 64GB). Phone will be available ofr $799 CAD, which translates into $648 USD. Oh, speaking of US of A, sorry, but you Americans will not get Black Edition in your country; Canadian release is as close to the United States as it gets. ...

Moto G5S Plus out in the US by the end of September

Specifications:– 5.5′, 1080p display,– Snapdragon 625 CPU,– 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB ROM,– dual 13mpx rear camera, 8mpx selfie shooter,– fingerprint scanner,– metal unibody,– 3000mAh battery.Lesser version of the phone will cost $230, while stronger one will go for $300. Both will go up by $50 after September 28th, so if you want to buy one, pre-order now. Phone will come out exacly on September 29th, sold by Sprint, Verizon and two other US carriers. ...

Revolution!/meh, or what do the people think about iOS 11

iOS 11 has been out for a new days now and the Internet is full with it. You can read about it on Forbes, on MacRumors, Gizmodo, 9to5Mac… everywhere. Sim-unlock.net too, naturally. While it is all well and good to know what the more-or-less professionalists think about the OS, but I think one should also know the ”little man’s” opinion. That is why I scoured the web in search of people’s comments about the iOS 11 and gathered them into a small compendium for you to enjoy:– few people treat iOS 11 as a revolution. Most users consider it an evolution ...

New Android Oreo issue. It can cause your smartphone to restart out of blue

This particular issue touches Google Pixel XL. Report from Android Police states that updating Pixel XL to version 8.0 causes that smartphone to often restart with no clear reason. Issue has been reported to Google but the company says that it is, quote, ”Won’t Fix (Not Reproducible)”. Going back to Android Nougat fixes the issue, which proves that the fault is on Oreo’s side.It looks like it will take Google some time to solve this problem. Perhaps it is a good idea to hold off updating to Oreo until then. ...

Moto X4 is coming to the US, first Android One phone in the country

Google has officially stated that the Android One program is launching in the United States, and Moto X4 is the first phone in that program. Moto X4 is also to be available via something called Project Fi (Google’s carrier MVNO network).So, how is buying Moto X4 in Android One project any different from buyint it normally? Well, it does change a few things about the phone’s software and availability:– first, Motorola’s UI overlay is removed, its place taken by a Pixel-like overlay,– second, as one of the aspects of Android One program is making phones more ...

Nokia 8 is coming to the US!

Nokia 8 just passed the FCC, which means that its US release draws near. Nokia 8 that reaches US shelves will not be exacly the same device as the one released elsewhere, though; it will have its memory increased from 4GB to 6GB RAM and from 64GB ROM to 128GB ROM. Other specs will remain the same.Specifications:– 5.3′ display, FHD, 18:9 aspect ratio,– Snapdragon 835 CPU,– 6GB RAM, 128GB storage,– 3090mAh battery,– dual 13mpx front and rear cameras,– 3.5mm headphone jack,– price of more or less $700. ...

Huawei Mate 10 Lite. Surprisingly solid specifications

It may be called Lite, but it is no pushover. Specifications of Huawei Mate 10 Lite, codename ”rhone”, were just leaked online by Evan Blass, and they promise us a very solid, high-class smartphone. If that is how good Lite’s specifications are, then what can we expect from the other two, supposedly more powerful, Huawei devices?– 5.9′, 2160x1080p display, 18:9 aspect ration, FullView,– 2.36GHz Kirin 659 CPU, 8-core,– 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM,– 16mpx + 2mpx dual rear camera, 13mpx + 2mpx front camera,– Android 8.0 Oreo OS,– 3340mAh ...

Google buys out parts of HTC, but the company will continue to make phones

Rumours were afloat about Google acquiring whole of HTC, but now it seems to not be the case. According to an official statement, a number of HTC’s employees will now be working with Google on their Pixel smartphones. In return, HTC received $1.1 billion. Most of HTC’s divisions remain intact and the company will keep on dishing out HTC smartphones and Vive virtual reality products.So, long story short, HTC gets some cash, Google gets some hardware experts and everyone is happy. ...