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Nokia might announce a smartwatch or a wearable soon

If you are a wearable fan, you’re probably familiar with Whitings. The French company which was acquired by Nokia last year, is mostly known for its aesthetically stunning activity trackers. Whitings also has a line of smartwatches called Activite – that brings hybrid features to the table. Now ever since Whitings got acquired by Nokia, […]

Grab this great battery pack for under £17 right now at Amazon UK

In need of keeping your phone and tablet topped up while you’re away from home? How about this whopper from RAVPower, available from Amazon UK for one day only at £16.49. The battery pack comes with a substantial 16750mAh capacity with a pair of 2.1A USB outputs. That’ll be enough to charge most phones about four times.

Despite its capacity it’s still a fairly portable battery pack with a neat power level meter and, as ever, an included  [Read More…]

Honor V9 debuts in China with 5.7-inch QHD display, 6GB RAM, and 4000mAh battery for $435

The Honor V9 has everything you’d want from a high-end phone in 2017.

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor unveiled its 2017 flagship in China, and like the company’s offerings in the past, the Honor V9 offers high-end specs for the equivalent of $ 435. The phone features a 5.7-inch QHD display with 2.5D curved glass, and is powered by Huawei’s latest Kirin 960 SoC, which has four Cortex A73 cores clocked at 2.4GHz complemented by four 1.8GHz Cortex A53 cores and  [Read More…]

Verizon’s Moto G5 Plus breaks cover in new leak

The Moto G5 Plus is heading to Verizon.

Verizon has shunned the Moto G series for a few generations, but it looks like that won’t be the case this year. According to noted leaker Evan Blass, the Moto G5 Plus will be available on Verizon.

Moto G5 Plus for Verizon. pic.twitter.com/XfmzLMc8zn

— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 22, 2017

The render ties up with the recently-leaked photos of the Moto G5, showing off the metal  [Read More…]

HTC U Ultra costs $900 in India, U Play with Helio P10 debuts at $600

HTC’s latest devices are set to go on sale in India next month.

A month after their global debut, HTC has launched its latest devices in India. The U Ultra will be available in the country for ₹59,990 ($ 900) starting March 6, and the U Play is set to retail for ₹39,990 ($ 600), with availability kicking off from March 6. HTC is bundling a one-year insurance — which covers liquid and physical damage — with  [Read More…]

The real sticker artists behind Allo, Google’s underrated messaging app

Mauro Gatti and Marylou Faure walk us through what the design process is like for art that’s used in a messaging app.

Ever wonder who the artists are behind the digital stickers you use in your favorite chat app? I certainly have, especially after I started using Allo. The app’s included Google-commissioned sticker packs are not only unique, they were designed by prominent and prolific artists, including Gemma Correll, GIF animator Cecile Dormeau, and BuzzFeed.

I managed  [Read More…]

Telegram adds support for themes in latest update

You can now design custom themes in Telegram.

Encrypted messaging platform Telegram has added support for themes with the v3.17 update. You can now select from three themes — the default one, a blue theme, and a dark theme — and there’s also the option to design your own via a theme editor.

To apply a theme or create a new one, you’ll have to navigate to Settings -> Themes. You can also share your creations  [Read More…]

A Beginner’s Guide to Elite: Dangerous

Getting started with Elite: Dangerous? Here’s what you need to know!

If you’re looking to start exploring in the deep void of space, Elite: Dangerous is the ultimate experience among both traditional games and virtual reality experiences. Here’s what you should know getting started.

Read more at VR Heads!

iClever BoostRun Bluetooth Headphones IC-BTH07 (review)

iClever’s BoostRun Sweat-proof Bluetooth headphones are designed to be light, comfortable and inexpensive. Thankfully iClever accomplished these three goals while sacrificing very little. At 0.67 oz these headphones were some of the lightest I’ve ever used and the most ergonomic set I’ve ever placed on my listening organs. Headset Overview Upon removing the headset from […]

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links: Can it live up to the hugely successful TCG?

We all know how successful Yu-Gi-Oh! has been over the years. Even though it has seen better days, especially when the anime was everywhere, the trading card game still gathers a sizeable amount of fans every year, and Konami, the company behind it, still updates the game with new card types and variants. In an attempt to show […]