Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite may launch in January
Samsung is getting everything ready for a possible launch of the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite and the Galaxy Note 10 Lite early next year
Pocketnow Daily: Apple Ban REJECTED by Huawei (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the interview with Huawei’s CEO, how he is against an Apple ban in China and more.
New Marshall Bluetooth speakers and wireless earbuds to get you rocking
Marshall has upgraded its Bluetooth speakers and its portable wireless Bluetooth earphones. Details and prices are already available
The hottest Microsoft product ever? Surface Headphones
Active noise-cancelling headphones with up to 13 levels of reduction? Sounds sweet. It will be available from Microsoft this holiday season.
A new Chromecast has made it to the FCC… again
We’ve been waiting for an update to come for the original OTT TV device from Google and it seems that the radios will be getting a big revamp.
Bottom and rear of Galaxy Note 9 seen in leaked poster
We see three new sides to the Galaxy Note 9 in an official-looking poster and also hear about a price tag coming out of Poland.
Netherlands may get up to 8GB RAM in the Galaxy Note 9
The next step up from here is 8GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage. But will it happen in places other than Asia and Benelux?
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.
Better battery life touted with Samsung Gear S3 software update
Tizen 3.0 wasn’t the most friendly software update for the Gear terms of battery life, so this is gonna be one step to getting that back.
Android P Developer Preview could be a week or so away
Last year, the Android O Developer Preview came in on March 21. Reasonable enough to think that P could follow in that trend. There’s even more features to spoil in this post.
Moto G6 series screen and chipset specs affirmed
The Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 Play all have Android Oreo, Bluetoth 4.2 and 2:1 displays. Two have one chipset, one have another.
Qualcomm’s new Bluetooth 5 multi-device broadcast feature is proprietary
The chipmaker says that this feature is proprietary to items incorporating aptX HD codec and the Snapdragon 845 platform.
Galaxy A5, A7 may get reformatted to Galaxy A8, A8+ (2018)
The specs are the same as before, but the names may strike closer to the Galaxy S-series’ number. It’ll be interesting to see the spin on this.
Google Assistant not listening to Bluetooth headset on Pixel 2
Setting up Google Assistant’s hot phrase detection on a Bluetooth earpiece does not seem to produce the results that Pixel 2 users would like to hear.
Nope, sorry, you can’t ‘completely disable’ Wi-Fi and Bluetooth from iOS 11’s Control Center
Billed as a “giant step for iPhone” and a “monumental leap for iPad”, Apple’s iOS 11 update feels like a step back for Control Center ease of use.
Android O dessert not named in Reddit AMA, but here are some highlights!
By the way, some jokey joke suggestions included “Oak Tree Cookie” and “Oobleck.” But there’s plenty of pertinent stuff to go through.
Nexus 5X and 6P losing out on Bluetooth aptX
The aptX and aptX HD codecs aren’t supported on the 2015 Nexus phones. They feature the same audio chip as the LG G4, though, which has aptX.
Google employees appear to be getting a new pair of headphones
It’s not likely that we’ll ever see these headphones come to market, as indicated by one picture showing off an internal-use pair of headphones.
Fitbit’s first ‘proper’ smartwatch needs more time to iron out production kinks
Similar in design to the fitness-centric Blaze, but with GPS support and extra smarts in tow, Fitbit’s full-on smartwatch isn’t ready for primetime yet.
LG Watch Sport antennas are in the non-replaceable bands
Maybe that’s why you won’t be able to replace them with other bands and why accessories manufacturers won’t be making any.
Weekend fun: Readers, help us out here
In this bit of weekend fun, we examine a picture that has us flabbergasted. Just what is the story being told here? Help us out here.
Google Pixel root achieved, Bluetooth pairing issues widely reported
It took a little longer than expected, but Google Pixel root has been achieved. On an unrelated note, some people are experiencing Bluetooth bugs.
Apple AirPods ETA up in the air, Beats Wireless sets available
The late October timeframe for launch will not be achieved because Apple is not ready to launch them. But you can get your Beats on.
Microsoft Surface Ergonomic Keyboard points to all-in-one
The all-in-one PC is expected to be revealed at a hardware event in October. The Bluetooth SIG certified what is presumed to be an accompanying keyboard.
Mee Audio X7 Plus Review: Power sound in a small package
Our Mee Audio X7 Plus review features a compact and long lasting set of Bluetooth headphones with powerful sound and isolation. Check them out here.