Our post-CES Winter Break Road Trip | #PNWeekly 341

Jaime and Josh pack themselves into a tiny car, strap on a GoPro and talk about bendy phones, rolling TVs, notch-less devices with a punch and more!

Behind the CES Scenes | #PNWeekly 340

What goes on behind the scenes of a tech blog’s coverage plan for a trade show as big as CES 2019? Or, rather, what goes unplanned?

CES 2019 Wrap-Up: What we covered

From $400 gaming phones to strong laptops that weigh a little, write a lot and a whole lot more. Plus, watches and headphones!

A functional 5G Samsung prototype was present in CES 2019

We have seen some interesting things at CES 2019, and it seems that there is also a 5G Samsung smartphone for viewing only

Nubia Red Magic Mars, budget-friendly gaming smartphone?

The new Nubia Red Magic Mars is coming soon and its a great option for gamers who don’t want to spend that much money on a smartphone

New renders make the Samsung Galaxy S10 look great

These new renders make the Samsung Galaxy S10 really stand out, and we can only hope the real device looks a bit like this

Lighter specs, richer media on the Huawei MediaPad M5 lite

Specced well for birght videos and big sounds and enriched with kid-friendly features that tell them to sit straight and go to bed.

TCL pre-announces Alcatel and BlackBerry plans, edge-to-edge displays for CES 2019

New mid-range and budget phones to be expected, further availability of the latest BlackBerries and edge-to-edge displays are due in Vegas.

Sony Xperia XA3 Plus will be a €519 mid-ranger, apparently

A €500+ mid-ranger smartphone? Kind of crazy, right? And there isn’t really much else we know about this large device at the moment. We’re biting our lips.
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LG G8 will be separate from 5G phone, have droplet notch and 3D-sensing camera

The folding phone, an entirely different device, will be late to arrive as well. And the early part of the year will see a mid-ranger take hold.
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LG foldable smartphone tipped for CES 2019

Evan Blass reports that CES could punctuate its CES 2019 keynote event with a bombshell of a product launch. And LG won’t deny it.

Huawei Cloud Connect streams a full Windows 10 remote desktop onto its Android phones

Some of Huawei’s enterprise technology and servers will be made available to general consumers who want to set up a remote computing relay to their phones.

Samsung’s first foldable phone moves closer to (limited) release, Galaxy S10 could debut at CES 2019

Codenamed “Valley” for many years, Samsung’s foldable smartphone project now carries a pompous “Winner” alias, reportedly eyeing a February 2019 public announcement. The more conventional Galaxy S10 could see daylight in January.

Full Alcatel 5 specs prematurely revealed alongside pricing and promo video

Purportedly priced at a reasonable €230 in Europe, the Alcatel 5 is coming soon with razor-thin screen bezels, dual front-facing cameras and Android 8.0 Oreo.

Xiaomi silently plans to attend MWC 2018, which could mean Mi 7 Barcelona intro

We may be getting a little ahead of ourselves here, but it’s possible Xiaomi will stop by Barcelona next month for a Mi 7 MWC 2018 launch.
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Samsung privately showed off its latest stab at a foldable smartphone at CES 2018

Samsung’s long-in-development first foldable smartphone is inching closer and closer to a commercial release, stopping by Vegas recently for a secret demo.

Shaking in the CES 2018 pit | #PNWeekly 287

Five mobile technology geeks. One table. 60 minutes to podcast. CES 2018. From laptops to drones to smartphones and AI, we talk about it all.

Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 hands-on (Video)

The CES 2018-unveiled Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 don’t look half bad for “high mid-range” and mid-range Android phones, as shown in our hands-on video from Las Vegas.

Vivo’s on-display fingerprint scanner works great (Video)

We tried out the world’s first “full-production” smartphone with on-display fingerprint recognition at CES 2018, and the biometric sensor was surprisingly fast.
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LG will change its failing mobile release strategy, possibly starting with the Icon and Iconic

LG doesn’t want to launch new smartphones “just because other rivals do” anymore, planning a smaller, more streamlined product portfolio. But what are the LG Icon and Iconic?

Vinci 2.0 Headphones Ears-On at CES 2018 (Video)

Not entirely new, Inspero’s Vinci 2.0 standalone smart wireless headphones made a CES 2018 appearance to remind us they’re shipping soon… and can do a bunch of exciting things.

Xiaomi announced as Oculus Go hardware partner, Mi VR Standalone coming to China

The self-contained Oculus Go headset is actually manufactured by Xiaomi, as announced at CES 2018, and a China-exclusive equivalent called Mi VR Standalone is also in the pipeline.

Asus ZenFone Max Plus M1 Hands-on (Video)

Time to go hands-on with a very unlikely CES 2018 headline grabber, the convolutedly named Asus ZenFone Max Plus M1, priced at $229 for a February US launch.

OnePlus 6 confirmed for late Q2 launch with Snapdragon 845, US carrier support still unlikely

Until OnePlus can “experiment” with official US carrier support, the unlocked OnePlus 6 is probably coming in June, definitely packing a Snapdragon 845 SoC.

LG WK9 Google Assistant touch screen speaker makes mysterious CES 2018 debut

Whether you choose to call it a Google Assistant touch screen speaker or smart display, the CES 2018-showcased LG WK9 is yet another major Amazon Echo Show threat.