Tag Archive: Breaks


How to retrieve your data if your phone screen breaks

Get your ducks in a row in case it happens to you.

When the screen on your phone dies or breaks, it’s the worst. Until you realize that you lost things like pictures or docs or anything else that you can’t get back because you need to tap stuff and can’t. Then that becomes the new worst. Don’t let it happen to you — there are a few easy things you can do to make sure you  [Read More…]

Google Pixelbook convertible breaks cover with high-end hardware, pen and big price tag

It’s Google hardware leak day!

Right alongside fresh leaks of the Pixel 2 XL and new Google Home Mini, we also have information on a brand new Pixel-branded Chromebook from Google called the Pixelbook. Droid-Life has a couple of images and some information, pointing to a true successor to the first two Chromebook Pixels with high-end hardware and a relatively traditional laptop-like form factor.

The core differentiation from previous Chromebook Pixels is that the Google Pixelbook folds  [Read More…]

Flagship Nokia 8 breaks cover with familiar hardware, top-end specs

It’s time to break out from the budget segment.

The Nokia brand, reborn under the company HMD Global, is set to release a proper flagship phone above the previously released Nokia 3, 5, and 6 — it’s the Nokia 8. Well-known leaker Evan Blass has some early details over at VentureBeat.

The Nokia 8 is a slightly larger phone that stylistically fits in the same family as the 3, 5, and 6 but has top-end specs to  [Read More…]

Motorola may be readying a $100 Moto C as the Moto E4 breaks cover

Motorola could be launching a new entry-level series called the Moto C.

Motorola unveiled the Moto G5 and G5 Plus earlier this year, with the phones aimed at the $ 200 to $ 300 segment. It looks like Motorola is now turning its attention to the entry-level category, with a recent anniversary video showing off what could potentially turn out to be the Moto E4.

The low-res image gives us a few design cues, such as a  [Read More…]

Alleged Moto X 2017 breaks cover with Snapdragon 625, dual camera setup

Motorola could use dual rear cameras as the differentiator for the Moto X 2017.

Motorola moved away from the Moto X brand last year to focus on the Moto Z lineup, but it looks like the series could see a resurgence this year. A series of images leaked on Google+ of an alleged Moto X 2017 show off a metal chassis, a front fingerprint sensor that’s similar to what we’ve seen on the Moto G5, and a dual camera  [Read More…]

New Galaxy S8 leak reveals screen resolution as retail box breaks cover

The QHD+ panel on the Galaxy S8 has a resolution of 2960 x 1440.

The display scaling options we’ve seen on the Galaxy S7 with the Nougat update will be carried over to the Galaxy S8, albeit with a few changes to accommodate the tall display.

A new leaked image shows off the resolution settings for the Galaxy S8, which will also have three options: HD+ (1480×720), FHD+ (2220×1080), and QHD+ (2960×1440). The last option is  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 breaks cover in blue, white and silver

Some GS8 models may have colored front panels, if latest leak is to be believed.

The most recent Galaxy S8 render leaks may have given us the impression that Samsung’s next major phone will use black front panels, even if the rest of the phone is silver, grey or some other color. However fresh live photos of the phone, scooped up from Chinese social network Weibo by Dutch outlet Techtastic, suggests that at the very least some GS8 models  [Read More…]

Verizon’s Moto G5 Plus breaks cover in new leak

The Moto G5 Plus is heading to Verizon.

Verizon has shunned the Moto G series for a few generations, but it looks like that won’t be the case this year. According to noted leaker Evan Blass, the Moto G5 Plus will be available on Verizon.

Moto G5 Plus for Verizon. pic.twitter.com/XfmzLMc8zn

— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 22, 2017

The render ties up with the recently-leaked photos of the Moto G5, showing off the metal  [Read More…]

LG G6 breaks cover in fresh leak, offers great look at tiny bezels

It seems like we learn something new about this phone every day.

LG’s continued strategy of letting plenty of details out ahead of its phone launches is well under way for the new LG G6, but now we also have a solid render of the front of the phone courtesy of The Verge. LG will be officially releasing the G6 at MWC 2017 in just over a month, but this render gives us plenty to talk about in the  [Read More…]

LG V20’s camera glass breaks easily, some users complain

The LG V20 has just started shipping out to eager customers who pre-ordered the device. Now a handful of early V20 adopters have already taken to Reddit to report an issue with the premium smartphone -the glass covering the main camera has proven to be extremely fragile. The LG V20 is a stunning smartphone bundled