Microsoft’s upcoming 10-inch ‘Surface Lite’ could pack Intel Pentium processors
That low-cost Windows 10 tablet Microsoft is reportedly working on is probably not called Surface Lite, but it might be powered by Intel Pentium chips.
FCC certification confirms Bluetooth support for Galaxy Note 9 S Pen
Samsung’s fast-approaching Galaxy Note 9 is all but guaranteed to come to market with an all-new S Pen capable of some neat Bluetooth tricks.
No Android Oreo love for Galaxy J3, J5 and J7 (2017) until September, at least in Turkey
Samsung’s low to mid-end Galaxy J3, J5 and J7 phones from last year are only expected to receive official Android Oreo updates in late September in Turkey.
Official Project Treble support comes to OnePlus 5 and 5T in the open beta channel
Only available in beta software for now, Project Treble functionality will soon roll out to all OnePlus 5 and 5T users over-the-air.
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core purportedly pictured running non-stock Android Go software
The fast-approaching Samsung Galaxy J2 Core seems set to run a rather bizarre mix of Android Go and the company’s proprietary sofware.
Foldable smartphones
Foldable Samsung phone could pack big curved battery, screen production starting soon
In addition to a flexible screen expected to start “pilot” production this summer, that mythical first foldable Samsung phone could also use a curved cell.
Black unlocked Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact costs $360 after latest discount
It’s not even one year old yet, but the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact may soon disappear from US stores, which is why you should buy it today for only $360.
Best Buy offers massive discounts on a Surface Laptop and a Surface Pro configuration
You can save a whopping $300 off the list price of a Surface Laptop with Intel Core i5 inside, and an even heftier $350 off a Surface Pro bundle.
At least one 2018 iPhone X sequel will pack 4GB RAM, according to a new benchmark
A mysterious 2018 iPhone X sequel has been benchmarked under the “iPhone11,2” codename, packing a new ARM-based hexa-core processor and 4GB RAM.
OPPO O-Free headphones go well with Find X handset while packing new Qualcomm SoC
Priced at the equivalent of $105 in China, the “truly wireless” OPPO O-Free Blueooth earbuds are powered by a brand-new QCC3026 chip.
Huawei P20 Pro review
Huawei promises bi-monthly software updates for a bunch of new and old phones
Huawei’s new software update schedule is not as specific as the one recently announced by OnePlus, but it’s clearly better than nothing.
Huawei P20 Pro review
Huawei has everything from 5G products to gaming-centric and foldable phones in the works
A gaming-focused Huawei smartphone is apparently right around the corner, followed by a 5G-enabled handset and a foldable product of some sort.
Sprint and Boost Mobile quietly release affordable Galaxy J7 Refine and J3 Achieve
Priced at $230 and up, the 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy J7 Refine supports Bixby Vision assistance, while the lower-cost 5-inch J3 Achieve does not.
Official Android Oreo updates start rolling out for Huawei Mate 10 Lite and P10 Lite
Massive software updates combining Android 8.0 Oreo enhancements and EMUI 8.0 optimizations are on their way to the Huawei Mate 10 Lite and P10 Lite.
LG Stylo 4 lands at Cricket Wireless with 3GB RAM for $230
Essentially identical to the international Q Stylus, the LG Stylo 4 appears to be packing more memory on Cricket than MetroPCS at a higher price point.
Google wants to help KaiOS ‘connect the next billion users’ with $22 million investment
The 2016-founded KaiOS Technologies has managed to secure a high-profile Google investment to accelerate the growth of the “smart feature phone” OS.
Nokia 9 rumors are ramping up again with Snapdragon 845 and in-display fingerprint recognition
Reportedly codenamed A1P, A1 Plus and AOP, HMD Global’s first true flagship is likely to go official at IFA Berlin as the OLED-sporting Nokia 9.
BlackBerry KEY2 Review: The icon almost reborn (Video)
Check out our video BlackBerry KEY2 review to find out why hardcore fans of the iconic brand can be both excited and disappointed by this retro bad boy.
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Pro seemingly leaked packing Snapdragon 710 SoC and 6GB RAM
A very impressive upper mid-range Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Pro could be released soon alongside a “standard” Mi Max 3, according to a convincing new leak.
Low-cost Samsung Galaxy J3 Star runs Oreo, supports T-Mo’s 600MHz LTE tech
Released with absolutely no fanfare on T-Mobile, the modest Samsung Galaxy J3 Star is one of the “Un-carrier’s” most affordable 600MHz smartphones.
BlackBerry KEYone set to receive Oreo update this week, at least in Canada
June 28 is when Canada’s top wireless service provider expects to start rolling Android 8.0 Oreo out to the BlackBerry KEYone. Yes, this Thursday.
T-Mobile offers ‘hoodwinked’ AT&T customers up to $900 to switch carriers
As network switching deals go, T-Mobile’s latest WTH promotion for AT&T subscribers on grandfathered iPhone data unlimited plans is pretty enticing.
Verizon has three unlimited plans now, which you can mix and match however you want
Verizon’s new Above Unlimited plan starts at $95 a month for “super users”, but any family account member can get a big discount by mixing things up.
C Spire and US Cellular join ‘big four’ carriers in supporting Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE
The LTE-enabled Apple Watch Series 3 can be activated on more than just America’s “big four” carriers, and C Spire even has a nice introductory deal.
Mid-range LG Q7 goes on sale in Korea at $455 and up before expanding to ‘global markets’
Not exactly dirt-cheap, the “FullVision” LG Q7 is no pushover either, with a Snapdragon 450 processor, up to 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage space.