Most manufacturers install their own skinned versions of Android with custom launchers and apps. But since Android is an open platform, it's actually quite easy to get Google's apps installed and working on non-Pixel devices, and getting the Pixel experience.
As surprising as it sounds, Microsoft’s strategy for smartphones has shifted from being the platform that your device runs on to seamless ecosystem integration. The Company no longer cares if you have a Windows device in your pocket.
Europe and the UK have always had plenty of options when it comes to electronics, but Xiaomi would be the first company to deliver compelling products without gouging its customers. Based on the company's unprecedented growth over the past eight years, Xiaomi is well-positioned to take on its competitors in Europe.
I'm sure that the US government agencies had the right intention when they issued their warning against Huawei, but they didn't offer any evidence to back up their claims. This is how the US government's stance on Huawei is screwing consumers.
That’s the exact recipe HTC needs for the HTC U12 and U12+ for it to be a success – better support from service providers, a good marketing campaign and a pile of cash large enough to keep the campaign going long after the phone goes on sale.
You could say that the cracked back of my HTC U11 is completely my fault and I will agree that I share some blame in it. If I had kept in it a case all the time or if I would have been a bit more careful, the phone would have never chipped in the first place.
The Essential Phone 2 will be a kick-ass phone, if the company doesn't mess it up. And, for that, it not only has to address the flaws of the Essential PH-1, but also go back to the drawing board when it comes to some aspects of the future device.
Our publication has a wishlist (of sorts) for 2018 — because if it's for Christmas, you're trying way too hard. Will the mobile technology scene conform to our desires? Check out the trends we're looking at.