Tag Archive: 2018


Samsung smart speaker with Bixby to launch in first half of 2018

The speaker will cost around $ 200 and play nicely with all of Samsung’s other devices.

Samsung confirmed back in August that it was working on its own smart speaker to take on the likes of Amazon Echo and Google Home, but since that initial confirmation, we haven’t heard much of anything else. However, as we near the end of 2017, new details have finally emerged to give us a better idea of what to expect from it.

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Get data recovery and productivity software with the 2018 Windows Refresh Bundle, pay what you want

Are you a Windows user looking for an all-in-one bundle to help you achieve your goals and keep you productive? The 2018 Windows Refresh Bundle is designed to do just that, featuring 10 types of software that will aid in data recovery (in the event of accidental loss) and productivity involving photography, editing files side-by-side, […]

Be an ethical hacker with The Ultimate White Hacker 2018 Bundle

Have you ever wanted to be one of the “good guys” when it comes to web hacking? Security researchers are hard to come by, and even then, some use what could be a powerful position and choose to do evil instead of good. And yet, you can make a difference in this area, as new […]

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is an RPG coming to Android in 2018

The full Hogwarts experience you’ve been waiting for.

If you’re a fan of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, 2018 is already shaping up to be a pretty incredible year. Not only is there another Fantastic Beasts movie coming out, but Jam City has just announced that its latest mobile game is Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery.

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is an RPG title that will allow players to create their own witch or wizard and explore Hogwarts the  [Read More…]

Why Google’s Play Store will win the great app store battle of 2018

Find out why 2018 could be a winning year for the Google Play Store and what new improvements implemented this year have helped to improve its success.

More accurate and efficient GPS chips coming to 2018 smartphones

GPS chips in 2018 phones will be more accurate and use 50% less battery.

While bezel-less displays and dual-camera systems are visual upgrades that are easy to get excited about, an upcoming GPS chip from Broadcom will soon allow future smartphones to provide more accurate mapping features and less battery drain when using services like Google Maps, Waze, etc. Late last week, the IEEE Spectrum announced that this new chip is finally ready for mass-production for consumer-facing products and  [Read More…]

Google extends Nexus 5X and 6P security updates until Nov. 2018

Google has updated its ‘Minimum update & support period’ to show an extra couple of months for the Nexus 6P and 5X.

Back when Google began separating out security patches from platform updates, it established a cadence for its Nexus line that stands true today: two years for platform updates — in other words, two major releases — and three years for security patches, rolled out monthly.

It appears that, for some reason, Google has decided to  [Read More…]

Rumor: Sony finally moving on from OmniBalance to bezel-less in early 2018

While manufacturers like Samsung, LG or Xiaomi are racing to release the most appealing bezel-less smartphone out there, other Android OEMs like Sony or Nokia seem to prefer the classical approach. Case in point, Sony at IFA 2017 unveiled its latest Xperia XZ1 flagship, which despite bringing some impressive features to the table, comes with […]

Samsung working on a foldable phone for 2018

Samsung’s President says the company is working towards releasing a foldable phone by the end of 2018.

One of the most common criticisms of the Galaxy Note 8 was that Samsung played things too safe. It’s understandable after the Note 7 debacle last year, but part of the appeal of the Note series was that it was more than just a big screen and a pen. The Note line would often debut with a newer processor than the corresponding  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 7 rumored to launch in Q1 2018 with Snapdragon 845

The Mi 7 could sport a 6-inch Full HD AMOLED panel from Samsung.

The Mi 6 made its debut four and a half months ago, and we’re now starting to get the first details on the company’s 2018 flagship. According to a Weibo leakster, the Mi 7 will make its debut sometime in Q1 2018, which could mean a possible unveil at Mobile World Congress. The phone is also rumored to be one of the first to be powered  [Read More…]