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Verizon might also back away from carrying Huawei Mate 10 Pro

This just keeps getting worse.

All the way back in November, rumors first started to pop up that Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro would be the first phone from the company to launch on a United States carrier. AT&T was later confirmed to be one of the networks that’d support and sell the Mate 10 Pro, but earlier this week, those plans were squashed.

Shortly after Huwawei confirmed that AT&T was no longer going to be offering the  [Read More…]

Google is also running customer surveys inside Android Messages — and not just on Pixels

User feedback or user annoyance?

A few days ago we pointed out that Google is running customer surveys in the Pixel 2 XL’s settings page, which turned out to be a pretty polarizing subject. Though it doesn’t seem like many Pixel 2 owners are seeing the settings page survey, some are seeing a very similar one pop up in other Google apps — in this case, the Android Messages SMS client. And not just in Pixels — this particular  [Read More…]

Samsung and LG also claim to not slow down phones with older batteries

“Never have, never will!”

Whether or not you own an iPhone, chances are you’ve heard a thing or two about Apple throttling CPU performance of older handsets as their batteries age. Although Apple has since responded to the outrage around this, there are still plenty of people that aren’t at all happy with the way the whole situation was handled.

Motorola and HTC recently issued statements of their own stating that neither one follows similar practices to  [Read More…]

Today Weather: A must-have weather app that’s also a Google Play ‘Best of 2017’ winner

We want to share the excitement with you — Today Weather was chosen as one of Google’s ‘Best apps of 2017’!

Today Weather is a great weather app that puts the information you need to know right in front of you in a clear and easy-to-understand way. What makes Today Weather stand out are the vibrant colors and, in particular, the black background that seems to make everything pop.

There is an easy-to-use slide-in menu  [Read More…]

Xiaomi also said to be in talks with AT&T, Verizon for US launch

For the past few years, we’ve been constantly hearing rumors that Xiaomi – a Chinese OEM that’s very popular in Asia – plans to bring its sleek yet affordable smartphones to the US. Back in April, Xiaomi’s new global chief Wang Xiang, said in an interview following the Mi 6 flagship’s launch, that the company’s […]

Fun fact: Xiaomi Mi 6 Mercury Silver Edition is also a mirror

A few months ago when Xiaomi introduced the Mi 6, it also promised a Silver Edition will be made available. Months have passed, but this version failed to make an appearance. Well this week during a press event where it launched a super affordable AI-powered smart speaker and the Mi 5X, Xiaomi also revealed the […]

IPVanish VPN review: A rich set of features that also caters to novice users

IPVanish has everything you love about a VPN, including a lack of user logs, a long list of servers, and features for advanced users.

Virtual Private Networks (VPN) are increasing in popularity due to the ever-eroding nature of online privacy. A VPN can be best described as an encrypted tunnel that protects your data as it moves between your device and the open internet. Not only that, it also helps keeps you anonymous while you go  [Read More…]

HTC U11 coming to Sprint in U.S., also unlocked from Amazon and HTC

HTC U11 in the U.S.: where, when and for how much.

HTC’s relationships with the U.S. carriers have weakened, and with the launch of its 2017 flagship the U11 it has just one carrier on board. The HTC U11 is exclusive to Sprint at launch, going up for pre-order immediately online with a proper release on June 9. The pricing from Sprint is set at $ 0 down and $ 29 per month for two years, or a total  [Read More…]

Android O may introduce finger gestures and more… but also maybe not

Android’s next set of feature additions may include finger gestures, better copy and paste, and more robust messaging.

Good news comes to those who wait, and those who’ve been waiting for something as menial as the native ability to use finger gestures to come to Android should feel very jovial. An anonymous source from Google told VentureBeat that Android will soon support this specific feature, in addition to several others. Apparently, these features will be confirmed later  [Read More…]

The most important announcements at MWC were also the most boring

The phones announced at MWC are only possible because of the boring stuff happening in the background.

The Fira Grand Via is a huge complex, stretching connecting halls interspersed by meeting spaces, outdoor cafes and a snaking walkway that rests above the main floor, an express route of sorts between the chaos of the ground.

Each year at Mobile World Congress, once the embargoed releases are over — a phenomenon seemingly happening earlier and earlier — the  [Read More…]