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OnePlus intros revamped trade-in-program ahead of OnePlus 6 unveil

OnePlus has launched an upgraded trade-in-program meant to help users upgrade to the upcoming OnePlus 6. The company’s new flagship will be unveiled on May 16.

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OnePlus 6 passes through TENAA ahead of official launch

We already know that the OnePlus 6 will be unveiled on May 16th at an event in London. However, the device had not yet been certified by either the FCC or China’s TENAA certifications. OnePlus 6 on TENAA That has changed, as the handset has passed through TENAA, revealing some specs. Unlike other TENAA listings, […]

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Motorola accidentally shows off the Moto G6 ahead of launch

While we have seen new devices from Samsung, Huawei, and others, Motorola has been relatively quiet. All of that is about to change as the company is nearing the launch of the Moto G6 lineup. Moto G6 Leaks A new teaser clip for the G6 shows off the device from different angles. This reveals a […]

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Nokia 7+ gets revealed in first hands-on photo ahead of MWC 2018

This could be Nokia’s best Android phone yet.

During this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, HMD Global will be one of the companies announcing new products for its Nokia line of Android phones. One of the devices we see is expected to be the Nokia 7+, and shortly ahead of its official unveiling, a new hands-on picture gives us a clear look at it.

The picture shows the front of the Nokia 7+, and as you  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro specs detailed in full ahead of launch

Upcoming additions to Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series leak ahead of their official unveil.

Xiaomi is all set to unveil the Redmi Note 5 in India tomorrow, February 14, and ahead of the official launch, the phone’s spec sheet has made its way online. The leak also suggests that Xiaomi is working on a Redmi Note 5 Pro, which is powered by Qualcomm’s latest mid-range Snapdragon 636 chipset. It also looks like the Redmi Note 5 Pro will  [Read More…]

Alexa-enabled devices discounted ahead of Valentine’s Day

With but one week to go until Valentine’s Day, it’s time to consider purchasing something special for that special someone in your life. And, being it’s 2018, the hot trend of the day is virtual assistance. Be it Google, Amazon, Samsung Bixby, Apple Siri, or another player, everyone is angling for your attention. Amazon, for […]

YouTube signs deal with two music labels ahead of new streaming service

Universal and Sony join the mix.

Following Google Play Music and YouTube Music, Google is expected to launch its third streaming service at some point in 2018. Referred to as “YouTube Remix,” YouTube just signed two deals with major labels in the industry to help give the service as much of a fighting chance as possible.

The current YouTube Music app.

According to Bloomberg, YouTube has signed deals with Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment.  [Read More…]

Chinese government blocks WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meeting

WhatsApp falls to the Great Firewall.

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and most Google services are blocked in China, and WhatsApp is now joining that list. As reported by The New York Times, the Chinese government is cracking down on the Facebook-owned messaging service, with users all over the country facing disruptions.

It remains to be seen if the ban on WhatsApp is temporary. The government blocked WhatsApp’s photo, video, and document transfer options back in July, but  [Read More…]

Google expected to buy HTC phone division, trading halted ahead of news

HTC will be making a major announcement in the coming days.

Taiwanese media reported earlier this month that HTC was in the “final stage of negotiation with Google” for selling off its smartphone business, and it looks like things are coming to a head. Bloomberg says that HTC will halt trading its shares tomorrow “pending a major announcement,” which will be Google’s purchase of HTC’s phone business.

From the Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE):

TWSE announced trading  [Read More…]

Google Home Mini and Daydream View leak ahead of October 4 unveil

Google is gearing up for an October 4th announcement, where it is rumored that we’ll get to see the wraps taken off the Android owner’s second-generation Pixels – the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2. As is the case with Google I/O announcements, though, product unveils often bring an additional gadget or accessory, and newly leaked […]