• Android
    by |

    If you want optically-stabilized selfies and a huge phone to help you steady your outstretched arms all at once, why not consider the Xperia XA Ultra from Sony? Why not? Well, it wasn't available in the US. Until today. Best Buy, B&H and Reagan Wireless have the phone for $369.99. Amazon has it at $354.40. The ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    Samsung might be turning On another set of phones for its budget lineup. There have been hints on Indian import-export database Zauba of new Samsung model numbers within this range that may end up being the names of 2016's Galaxy On5 and On7. About a month ago, what was deemed the "SM-G6100" came to light on GFXBench. ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    You know what never made sense? The Nextbit Robin color scheme. All these shades of "mint" and black and white, they're all cool for sure. But come on. Have you ever seen a robin? In the wild? Like, in nature? It's red. Well, in the spirit of nothing else but summer, Nextbit has come along with an "Ember" scheme for the ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Windows
    by |

    A product as old as the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, released more than two years ago, refreshed last October, and likely due for another marginal hardware upgrade this fall, can only be still making headlines for one of three reasons. We could be looking at massive markdowns returning the 2-in-1 tablet to its glory days of ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Multi-Platform
    by |

    Finding a bargain among carriers is a little difficult. The major players all have their promotions, of course, but then there are a host of MVNOs to consider. One such MVNO is making a bit of a splash in the industry – Krew Mobile. Krew Mobile is offering three phone lines for an introductory price of $19.95 per ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android / iOS
    by |

    Let’s be honest, no one could have predicted the rampant, record-breaking success of Pokémon Go, a “freemium” augmented reality mobile game that’s ambitious in concept but ultimately simplistic in its execution. Not Niantic, not Apple or Google, and certainly not Nintendo, which isn’t making as much money ...

    Share
    Read On
  • by |

    In addition to widening the subscriber count gap between the nation’s third and fourth largest wireless communications service providers, T-Mobile continues to close in on “Dumb and Dumber”, which is how its CEO likes to refer to the market’s overall leader and silver medalist. Of course, even 13 consecutive ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    The Huawei Watch isn’t just one of the prettiest, most powerful Android Wear devices around, but also one of the most discounted lately, several deals up for grabs at Google, Amazon and a host of other third-party retailers likely foreshadowing the IFA 2016 introduction of a sequel. After all, this perfectly circular, ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    Want a career that offers tons of growth potential? Consider learning how to design apps for the world’s leading mobile device platform with The Complete Android Game & App Developer Bundle, offered to Pocketnow readers at more than 90 percent off the MSRP. The Complete Android Game & App Developer Bundle ...

    Share
    Read On
  • iOS
    by |

    For the past few months, we’ve seen the world’s three leading mobile payment services routinely add to their support list new countries and banks around the globe, though Apple, Samsung and Google all remained quiet regarding how this constant expansion converted into actual usage growth. Well, Tim Cook finally has ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    While waiting for Samsung’s full Q2 2016 financial report to go public, which will probably not include explicit smartphone sales figures or official forecasts anyway, it’s time to take a look at another analyst cume and short-term projection. According to unnamed inside sources quoted by hit-and-miss Taiwanese ...

    Share
    Read On
  • iOS
    by |

    Is the wearable fad already a thing of the past? Probably not, but Apple, Samsung, Motorola, LG and Huawei have to step on the smartwatch hardware improvement gas to stop the immature market from shrinking any further. There’s only so much super-affordable fitness bands can accomplish, and while the first-gen Apple ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    Samsung, Huawei, Acer, and now Sony. This fall’s consumer electronics-centric IFA trade show is shaping up to be as jam-packed and memorable for us mobile hardware junkies as CES back in January and February’s MWC. In keeping with tradition, all major product announcements will likely take place ahead of the ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    “The Apple of China” may have been overshadowed of late by the local Samsung equivalent (i.e. Huawei), as well as LG’s counterpart (OPPO), but it’s still managed to beat the Cupertino-based giant it was once accused of emulating to the dual rear camera punch. Even better, the just-unveiled Xiaomi Redmi Pro looks ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Multi-Platform
    by |

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Moto X Pure Edition and the recent deals that it has landed at B&H. Then we talk about Apple's recent earnings, and how the future seems kind of bleak. BlackBerry then surprises us with the DTEK50, but that surprise is kind of familiar. ZTE follows as we notice that ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    So, you have your Moto Z or Moto Z Force. You have your $125 Moto Mods Developer Kit. And now you're about to start your solder iron. But if you are not this theoretical person that has all this stuff and are wondering what the heck you'd get into in developing your own Moto Mod, Lenovo has booted up a proper site for ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    Nighttimes call for light measures. In the case of looking at your brightly lit smartphone screen at night, that means easing the work your eyes have to do to balance its vision. Well, if you spend hours digging through your clogged up Twitter feed before bed, make sure you try out the new Night Mode on the Android app. ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    Vizio has dabbled in the smartphone industry a bit, but its main business is in televisions and home sound equipment. And a growing Chinese tech power, LeEco, wants in on that. The company, known domestically as Letv, has bought the Irvine, California-based manufacturer for $2 billion. If the deal successfully closes ...

    Share
    Read On
  • iOS
    by |

    Apple has published its third-quarter figures for fiscal year 2016 and, like last quarter, they are not good. It made $42.4 billion in sales revenue, a 15 percent decline year-on-year. The number is on the upper end of Apple's target range and about what Wall Street expected. Expenses were up, but on the lower end of ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Multi-Platform
    by |

    Verizon is hoping for a brighter earnings picture with its acquisition of Yahoo, but until things actualize, man -- the struggle was real for the Checkmark this quarter. First, the numbers: revenue slid 5 percent from a year ago to $30.5 billion. Operating income fell to $4.55 billion, down 42 percent, while the ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    Lenovo-owned Motorola has dropped its monthly update schedule for its smartphones, favoring a "most efficient" one. When it launched its Moto Z line of handsets last month, a company spokesperson did promise security patches from Android Security Bulletins. Phones "will receive an update shortly after launch with ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    Every so often, a device will light up. Spark. Smoke. Explode. Often, it will be on the charger. But this is a rare occasion. A Xiaomi customer has posted CCTV video to the company's Indian Facebook page showing him using a Mi 4i at his office in Noida. At 12 seconds in, Ajay Raj Negi tosses his phone onto his desk and ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android
    by |

    Let’s not waste time. These are good phone and represent solid options, but these Motos now face substantially more competition from other companies looking to shake up the entry and mid-range markets. We’ll be tackling both the Moto G4 and the G4 Plus in this review. Is one of these phones the right fit for you? ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android / iOS
    by |

    A Chinese startup called Mobvoi — which has successfully closed three rounds of funding, the latest led by Google — has decided to bring an Android-powered smartwatch out of China. The Ticwatch 2 technically isn't even an Android Wear watch — it's a watch that runs a skinned version of Android with something more ...

    Share
    Read On
  • Android / BlackBerry
    by |

    The US, Canada, UK, France, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands are now free to pre-order the DTEK50, BlackBerry's first of two mid-range smartphones for the next year. As rumored, the phone is produced by TCL and is very much similar to the Alcatel Idol 4. We saw a quick hit of specifications earlier today, but we now can ...

    Share
    Read On
Advertisement
Our Shows
Latest Video
Samsung Galaxy S8 4K Project Dream, BlackBerry DTEK50 & more - Pocketnow Daily
Up Next
Moto Z and Moto Z Force Review: More than just mods?
Advertisement
Popular Videos
Real Camera Review: Moto Z vs Moto Z Force
Moto Z vs Galaxy S7: The better jack of all trades?
Advertisement
Meet the editors!
About Us Contact Us
Advertisement
Mobile Version