Tag Archive: August


Google+ is shutting down for consumers in August 2019

Google’s also putting its foot down on Gmail APIs and access to call/text data.

Google+ has long been the butt of many jokes as a failed social network that refuses to die, but according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal and then an official response from Google itself, it looks like it’s been home to a serious security vulnerability for three years that Google chose to not disclose to the public.

Per WSJ, a  [Read More…]

T-Mobile confirms it suffered a security breach on August 20

T-Mobile has announced that earlier this week it suffered a security breach that resulted in some personal information being obtained by malicious individuals.

The Un-carrier confirmed that on Monday, August 20, it was hit by a security breach from overseas sources. T-Mobile says that while some personal information was obtained, which could include email addresses, account numbers, billing zip codes, and phone numbers, the attackers did not obtain any financial information, including credit card numbers, bank account information, social security numbers, or  [Read More…]

Official ZTE Axon 9 Pro render released, announcement coming August 30

ZTE’s (hopefully) going back to what made the Axon line so great in the first place.

In 2015, ZTE ushered in its Axon brand with the ZTE Axon and Axon Pro — powerful Android phones that offered incredible designs, flagship-grade specifications, and seriously competitive price tags. Now, ZTE is continuing the Axon story with its newly-teased Axon 9 Pro.

The company took to Chinese social network Weibo to share the above teaser image that gives  [Read More…]

The Nokia 9 could be announced on August 21

Nokia’s hyping this up as its “most awaited phone.”

Thanks to devices like the Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6.1, the Nokia brand has been dominating the mid-range smartphone market so far in 2018. In just a few short days, Nokia’s expected to take its sights off budget handsets for a second and talk about its newest flagship device.

On the official Nokia Mobile Twitter account, the company shared the following:

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The best Android phones for gaming (August 2018)

Modern smartphones can be used for just about anything. They’re important tools to stay in touch with friends and family, stay up-to-date on the world around us, and to entertain us. The world of mobile gaming is becoming increasingly popular as newer and higher-quality games are released into the Play Store. It makes sense that how good a phone is at gaming is now a key comparison point when choosing a phone.

Here’s our list of the best phones for  [Read More…]

T-Mobile to make its next Un-carrier announcement on August 15

The next industry-sharking Un-carrier move is going to happen on August 15, 2018, T-Mobile confirmed a few days ago.

The company released a teaser in which it CEO John Legere is seen depositing a large box labelled “Decommissioned” in a storage hall for the “relics of the wireless industry”. The Un-carrier asks: “What relic of the wireless industry will we retire next?”

If you’re curious to find out the answer to the question, tune in this Wednesday at 11:00 ET  [Read More…]

Here are the PlayStation VR games releasing in August

Here are the unreleased VR games that we can’t wait to hit the market this year.

PlayStation VR is becoming a much larger VR platform, and with that comes a lot more games. With PlayStation unleashing new games almost every month, it’s hard not to be excited by seeing what has already been released. Here are some of the unreleased VR games that we’re most excited about that are releasing in August of 2018!

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The five best Android tablets you can buy right now (August 2018)

Even though tablets aren’t the most popular tech right now, there are still some fantastic options on the market. Those who continue to make tablets are really pushing the bar for what we can expect from them. Today, we’ve compiled a list of some of your best options if you want to pick up a tablet from any price range. These are listed in no particular order. Here is our list of the Best Android Tablets!

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4  [Read More…]

Big-battery Oukitel K8 is discounted on Aliexpress until August 9 (Promoted)

The Oukitel K8 went on sale earlier this month is already discounted. Starting today and until August 9, you will be able to grab the big-battery phone from Aliexpress for only $ 137.99. By ordering until Thursday, you’ll be able to get the K8 with 31% off.

So if you’re on the market for a modern phone that can easily last you through a day of use and beyond, you might want to consider getting the Oukitel K8.

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UMIDIGI Z2 Pro pre-sales confirmed for August 13 starting at 2 AM UTC (Promoted)

UMIDIGI, the Chinese phone brand, that wants to make quality technology available for everyone, has just confirmed its latest Z2 Pro flagship will become available for pre-order on August 13 at 2 AM UTC time zone.

One that date, customers will be able to place a pre-order for the device at Gearbest, which will be offered in Twilight, Carbon Fiber and a unique Luxury Ceramic Edition. While we wait for that, you can check this unboxing video:

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