Tag Archive: Announced


Meizu M6s announced with Samsung’s new Exynos 7872 processor

The Meizu M6s is a showcase for Samsung’s latest mid-range chip.

The latest phone to come from Chinese OEM Meizu is the M6s, and while we understand it can be difficult to get excited about mid-range handsets in the Android space, the M6s has a couple tricks up its sleeve that helps it to stand out from the crowd.

First and foremost, the most notable aspect the M6s has going for it is that it’s the first  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S9 will be announced in February at MWC

And just like that, the rumors are laid to rest.

Rumors and leaks for the Samsung Galaxy S9 have been pouring in for a couple months now, and while most of them have had to do with the phone itself, there was previously one suggesting that the S9 would get an unveiling at this year’s CES. A spokesperson for Samsung later said that this was “unlikely”, but now Samsung’s president of mobile, DJ Koh, has officially shut this rumor  [Read More…]

Asus Chromebox 3 announced with 8th Generation Intel Core processors

The Chromebox 3 has a new Intel Core processor, USB Type-C, Google Play Store support, and more.

Chromeboxes didn’t see nearly as much love as Chromebooks did in 2017, but so far in 2018, we’ve already gotten two big Chromebox announcements from HP and Asus. HP took the wraps off its Chromebox G2 ahead of CES 2018, and just a couple days later, we have the Asus Chromebox 3.

Asus didn’t reveal all of the Chromebox 3’s  [Read More…]

Garmin Vivofit 4 announced with year-long battery and $80 price tag

Available today on Amazon.

Gamin’s Vivofit line of fitness trackers has proven to be respectable competition for the likes of Fitbit, Misfit, etc., and the latest in this series has just been announced as the Garmin Vivofit 4. The Vivofit 4 might not be as flashy as something like the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro, but where it shines is with its battery performance and affordable price.

Unlike most fitness trackers that last a few days on a  [Read More…]

Google Pixelbook convertible laptop announced

A continuation of the Chromebook Pixel program, with a twist.

One piece of Google’s October 4 hardware event that didn’t leak much is the Google Pixelbook, which was announced ahead of the Pixel 2 and 2 XL. The new Pixelbook marks a continuation of Google’s original two Chromebook Pixel laptops, now with a little change in the branding to better reflect where the product stands alongside the Pixel phones.

Unlike early rumors had suggested, the Pixelbook is  [Read More…]

LG V30 US release dates finally announced

We figured that LG would have wanted to improve on the V20’s large announcement to release gap last year, but unfortunately the V30 has found itself in the same predicament. It’s been just about a month since we had official word about LG’s hot alternative to Samsung’s Note 8 big-hitter. It’s been frustrating to say the least for those who […]

Echo, Fire TV, Echo Spot, and more: Everything Amazon announced at its Fall event

That’s a whole bunch of new hardware from Amazon — from new Echoes to a new Fire TV and some crazy little buttons.

Today, Amazon unveiled a boatload of new hardware at a quickie event in Seattle. That’s not to downplay it at all. I’ve been to a lot of hardware events over the years, and this one might well be packed with more new devices than any before.

And, yeah. It can be a bit overwhelming.  [Read More…]

Google Play Indie Games Festival finalists announced

Google has chosen the final 20 indie developers who submitted their work to the Google Play Indie Games Festival. Not only that, but Google took the opportunity to open the invitations to register to attend the event. So how did we choose the 20 finalists? We powered up our phones, put our game-faces on, and […]

The just announced Xiaomi Mi 5X with dual 12MP cameras just went up for presale (Promoted Deal)

Xiaomi took to the stage today to announce the brand new Mi 5X, the newest mid-range phone in its lineup. The affordably priced Mi 5X delivers on features that normally are reserved for phones much more expensive than it, like dual cameras and 64GB of RAM. Let’s take a look at the full specs. Specs […]

Camera maker RED just announced a $1200 phone — the Hydrogen One

Well that’s one way to make an entrance.

RED, best known for its massively powerful cinema-quality cameras, has announced it’s making a smartphone called the “Hydrogen One.” Pre-orders have opened up at $ 1195 each, but that’s a starting price for just the aluminum one — you can spend $ 1595 for a titanium model as well.

Reading through its spartan pre-order page and informational PDF, it takes you a minute to figure out that it’s actually  [Read More…]