‘New flagship device’ to break cover at press conference in Munich.
Huawei’s holding a launch event in Munich, Germany on November 3 for a “new flagship device”, and that almost certainly means the Mate 9 is on its way. The latest in Huawei’s series of big-screened phones is likely to pack the very best of the company’s high-end hardware, along with the anticipated EMUI 5 interface, based on [Android 7.0 Nougat[(/./nougat).
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OnePlus’s first UK carrier partnership kicks off sales from September 29.
OnePlus is best known for direct-to-consumer sales at low prices, but in the past year it’s started teaming up with select carriers, like Finland’s Elisa, with strong sales resulting. And now the company has partnered with O2 in the UK to get its latest handset, the OnePlus 3, onto store shelves. Sales kick off from September 29, with prices starting at £28 per month on [Read More…]
The LG V20 ditches its tough-feeling exterior for something a bit more svelte, and adopts most of the software experience developed for the G5. At the same time, it carries on from the V10 by keeping its larger display and removable battery, while also doubling down on robust camera capabilities, top-end audio and extra features. It is, of course, the first phone shipping with Android 7.0 Nougat as well. You can check out our preview of the [Read More…]
Google’s smart messaging app Allo is finally becoming available to the public. The app is now available on Android and iOS. Announced back at I/O 2016, Allo is the first app to integrate Google Assistant, a chatbot that leverages the company’s machine learning and AI smarts to provide answers, suggest replies to conversations, retreive your travel information, and so much more. Think of it as an evolution to Google Now.
Like Google’s other messaging app Duo, [Read More…]
The Huawei Nova series is an interesting product line. Half flagship, half midrange, it embodies the shifting nature of the Android market away from expensive, highly-subsidized phones.
After debuting at IFA earlier this month, the Nova and its larger Nova Plus counterpart is coming to Europe in early October, and now we’re learning that the larger model will come to Canada, too.
Huawei Canada has announced that the 5.5-inch Nova Plus will arrive in Canada on [Read More…]
Pre-orders go live today ahead of September 28 availability for Echo, Echo Dot will launch October 20.
Amazon is bringing its Echo and Echo Dot smart speakers to the UK and Germany, two years on from the gadget’s U.S. launch. The speakers, equipped with Amazon’s “Alexa” assistant AI, will go up for pre-order later today ahead of the September 28 launch date for the Echo. The Echo Dot will arrive October 20, and both speakers will [Read More…]
The Moto Z Play is the latest addition to Lenovo’s modular Moto Z series. The phone will go up for sale on Verizon next week for $ 399, and will be available globally at the end of September. In the UK, the Moto Z Play will be available at John Lewis and Amazon for £369 ($ 490). Verizon’s global exclusivity on the Moto Z is also set to come to an end later this month, and as such the Moto [Read More…]
Motorola’s ambitious Moto Z line is coming to Canada in late September. The company has announced that the Moto Z, Moto Z Play, and a number of the associated Moto Mods accessories will be coming to various carriers by the end of September.
Specifically, the Moto Z will be coming to Bell, Rogers, Telus, Wind Mobile, SaskTel, and Koodo in late September for around $ 900 outright, which will translate to roughly $ 400 on a [Read More…]
After launching Gorilla Glass 5 for smartphones earlier this year, Corning is now turning its attention to the wearable segment with Gorilla Glass SR+. Corning started developing a product under “Project Phire” last year, aiming to come up with a glass substrate that was as durable as Gorilla Glass 4 and as scratch resistant as sapphire, which is used in traditional luxury watches. Gorilla Glass SR+ is the culmination of those efforts.
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If you’re not a fan of the 5.5-inch form factor of the Moto G4 or the Moto G4 Plus, you’re in luck, as Motorola is all set to launch the 5-inch Moto G4 Play in India next week. The phone will make its debut on September 6, and will be sold exclusively on Amazon India.
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