Tag Archive: Expect


LG V40 rumor roundup, what we can expect

LG had a busy spring/summer season. The Korean tech company not only unveiled the LG G7 ThinQ flagship, but also pushed out another variation of its V30 model, not so long ago. Called the V35 ThinQ, the phone is currently offered at AT&T and Project Fi. The other carriers have opted to sell the G7 ThinQ instead.

Well, even with the recent V35 ThinQ launch, it seems like LG will be sticking to its usual recipe this year. Which involves  [Read More…]

IFA 2018 is just around the corner, so what should we expect?

IFA is one of Europe’s biggest tech shows. It usually takes place during the first days of September in Berlin, Germany. Naturally, the industry’s biggest names all make an appearance to show off their wares and latest hot new products.

This year IFA is scheduled to begin on August 31 and will its gates will remain open until September 5. The show is open to the public, so anyone with an interest in tech can go and check out the  [Read More…]

IFA 2018 is just around the corner, so what should we expect?

IFA is one of Europe’s biggest tech shows. It usually takes place during the first days of September in Berlin, Germany. Naturally, the industry’s biggest names all make an appearance to show off their wares and latest hot new products.

This year IFA is scheduled to begin on August 31 and will its gates will remain open until September 5. The show is open to the public, so anyone with an interest in tech can go and check out the  [Read More…]

LG V40 rumor roundup, what we can expect

LG had a busy spring/summer season. The Korean tech company not only unveiled the LG G7 ThinQ flagship, but also pushed out another variation of its V30 model, not so long ago. Called the V35 ThinQ, the phone is currently offered at AT&T and Project Fi. The other carriers have opted to sell the G7 ThinQ instead.

Well, even with the recent V35 ThinQ launch, it seems like LG will be sticking to its usual recipe this year. Which involves  [Read More…]

If you’re buying a phone for $600+, you should expect to get all of these core features

And if the phone doesn’t have these, you should question why.

There are many parts of the smartphone experience that are a matter of personal preference — like screen size, specific internal components, expandable storage, certain exterior materials, software features and the like. All of those areas provide smartphone companies with room to differentiate and make unique devices with interesting selling points. Just one of those choices could make or break your decision to buy the phone.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Oreo review: What to expect from your final software update

Getting up to the modern era is mostly good — with a little speed slowdown trade-off.

After what feels like an inordinately long wait, many versions of the Galaxy S7 have received their Android 8.0 Oreo update. Considering that the phone launched back on Android 6.0 marshmallow, Oreo is the final major platform update for this line, bringing it up to the Galaxy S9’s software level before being left to live out the rest of its life  [Read More…]

U.S. carriers charge you exorbitantly every month, and still sell your information — should we expect something different?

At some point we should expect a reduction in the cost of service in exchange for this data.

With pressure from T-Mobile and some prepaid offerings, U.S. carriers have consistently upped their data offerings in the past few years to provide a pretty good value for your money — that is, compared to the vastly expensive per-gigabyte pricing we had before. Now, despite having lots of unlimited plan options, people spend more per month on cell service  [Read More…]

Google I/O 2018 preview: All of the big announcements you can expect

Here’s what you can expect to see at Google’s annual developer conference.

For Android and Google enthusiasts, there’s no better time of year than Google I/O. This year’s “festival” starts on May 8 and runs for three days in the sun of Northern California, and will be the stage for Google to make announcements of all sizes about its products, projects and initiatives. We’ll hear about Android, Google Assistant, Chromebooks, Google Play and just about every other  [Read More…]

March security patches now available for Pixels and Nexus phones; expect your OTA soon

Security updates and fixes for “functionality issues” are cleared for landing and inbound.

Factory images with the March 2018 patch for the Pixel and Pixel 2 family, the Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X are available at the Google Developer site and can be manually installed today, and OTA updates are expected to begin shortly.

These are part of the March Security Bulletin and besides patches for the critical vulnerabilities found in Android and hardware partner’s code, some  [Read More…]

Mobile World Congress 2018 preview: What to expect (other than the Galaxy S9)

Galaxy S9, plus.

It’s easy to imagine that companies like LG, Huawei, Sony and others were more than a little relieved when Samsung didn’t announce the Galaxy S8 at last year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The mobile- and cellular-focused show has taken over from January’s CES as the place hardware vendors launch their early-year flagships, and there was plenty to get excited about in 2017.

This year, there’s still a lot to look forward to, but some  [Read More…]