Tag Archive: Announces


EE announces 16 UK launch locations for 2019 5G rollout

You’ve probably heard of EE — they’re the largest mobile carrier in the UK, and part of the even larger holding company BT Group. Earlier today, the company announced which UK cities will be included in the initial rollout of its upcoming 5G network next year.

Though there’s no word on exactly when we can expect the first 5G sites to switch on, there will be six cities included in the initial 2019 launch: London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast,  [Read More…]

Google CEO announces new action plan following Andy Rubin fiasco

Google says it’ll be more transparent and responsible going forward.

The last couple of weeks haven’t been great ones for Google. A New York Times report in late October claimed that Google had paid Andy Rubin $ 90 million as an “exit package” following reports of sexual harassment from 2013. This was followed by a company-wide walkout earlier in the month, and following all of that, CEO Sundar Pichai is finally responding.

Pichai sent out an email  [Read More…]

Google announces Android is getting on board with foldable displays

Samsung’s upcoming foldable smartphone was finally revealed during its Developer Conference yesterday.

Well soon afterwards, Google also issued a press statement to announce that Android has added native platform support for a new class of devices called “foldables”. Actually, Samsung and Google have been working together when creating the new One UI for Samsung’s phones. So it’s no surprise Google is adding support to this novel form factor.

The idea is that Android will strive to offer a smooth transition  [Read More…]

Blizzard announces Diablo Immortal, coming to Android

Blizzard has just announced a brand new, mobile-first Diablo game at BlizzCon.

Blizzard kicks off BlizzCon today, and hot off the heels of the Diablo 3 Nintendo Switch release (our review) is the next addition to the Diablo franchise: Diablo Immortal, coming to mobile devices on Android and iOS.

There’s not too much known about Diablo Immortal right now, but they did say that this game takes place after Diablo II: Lord of Destruction and before the  [Read More…]

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 675 processor with a focus on gaming

Qualcomm’s 600 series of Snapdragon processors is growing again.

The Snapdragon 675 features Kryo 460 CPU with eight cores: two performance and six efficiency. Qualcomm claims that the Kryo 460 offers a 20 percent overall performance improvement over its predecessor. The company adds that it’s focused on gaming performance with the SD675, taking steps like working with game developers and making optimizations for games and game engines like Unity and Unreal. Also of note is that the GPU in the  [Read More…]

Huawei announces the Mate 20 X — a phone with a 7.2-inch OLED display

The phone’s launching October 26 for €899.

Huawei held an event in London today to announce its new Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones. We were fully expecting these handsets to be unveiled, but along with them, Huawei gave us a good surprise by announcing the Mate 20 X, too.

Right off the bat, the Mate 20 X sounds amazing/ridiculous thanks to its 7.2-inch “Ultra Large Display.” It’s using an OLED panel and has a resolution  [Read More…]

LG Announces the Watch W7, Without Snapdragon 3100

Alongside the V40 ThinQ, LG announced their latest wearable, the LG Watch W7. This smartwatch is the successor to the previous LG Watch Urbane and is, of course, another Android Wear device by the company. The W7 features a first for Android Wear devices, and that is having 2 mechanical hands!

The hands are obviously the main selling point for the Watch W7, as some other specs are somewhat disappointing. With the mechanical hands, you can tell time even if  [Read More…]

OnePlus announces Type-C Bullets earbuds, launching with OnePlus 6T

The headphones will cost the same as the exisitng Bullets V2.

We’re expecting the OnePlus 6T to be announced at some point next month, and when that happens, we now have confirmation that a new accessory will be launching alongside it — the Type-C Bullets earbuds.

The Type-C Bullets are being marketed as an upgrade of the current Bullets V2 wired earbuds, and while the biggest change is with the 3.5mm connector being replaced with USB-C, the  [Read More…]

LittleBits announces three new Inventor Kits that are all available now

The new kits start at just $ 99.99.

LittleBits first debuted in 2011 with the intent of helping kids learn how to code, create, and express themselves through technology. Today, the company announced threw new Inventor Kits it’s adding to its lineup to give kiddos even more ways to explore the worlds of STEM and STEAM.

The first new bundle is the Base Inventor Kit. For just $ 99.99, you’ll get more than 12 different activities and  [Read More…]

OnePlus announces the Crackables gaming challenge, starts September 18

October is shaping up to be quite an interesting month for smartphone lovers. First off, Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 3 during an event on October 9. Then, if the rumor mill is correct, OnePlus will be taking the stage to launch its next-gen creation the OnePlus 6T on October 17.

Well until then, OnePlus plans to keep us distracted with something else. The phone maker just announced a new challenge on Twitter. It’s called Crackables and apparently  [Read More…]