Tag Archive: First


Bluboo S8 rumored to launch as first 18:9 flagship with a MediaTek CPU

Bluboo, having just launched pre-orders of its S1 smartphone, is already looking ahead to its next big, flagship experience. Indeed, the next model in its portfolio could be the S8 and it may boast the 18:9 aspect ratio for its display. Bluboo is a brand that often releases handsets with hardware that contend with other, […]

Google Glass on the comeback? The wearable gets its first update in three years

In 2014 we were on the verge of a hardware revolution! Wearables were the hot new thing and everyone was convinced that this new technology would completely change how we lived our lives. Then we actually got to play with them and interest fizzled. People are still wearing smartwatches, but all of those sweet headsets […]

Reviewing our first OnePlus 5 photos — primary, telephoto, and Portrait Mode

Camera performance remains one of the most important features of a modern smartphone.

OnePlus is understandably making a big deal of the camera capabilities of the new OnePlus 5. Moving to a dual-camera setup is a big move that gives the OnePlus 5 new shooting options — but at the same time, it means walking a delicate line of keeping the main camera up to speed with the competition.

Here is my first week’s worth of photos  [Read More…]

Emporio Armani’s first Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch coming on September 14

Back at Beselworld 2017, Fossil announced new smartwatch models, including Emporio Armani’s first Android Wear 2.0 device called Connected. Last year, Emporio Armani released a Connected hybrid watch. The new touchscreen wearable will become available in stores starting September 14. It will be offered with a choice between eight straps, as well as a lineup […]

Vivo could be the first to launch a smartphone with an on-screen fingerprint sensor

Vivo could edge out Samsung and other companies in launching a phone with an on-screen fingerprint sensor.

Samsung failed in its attempt to integrate a fingerprint sensor into the screen of the Galaxy S8, and it now looks like Vivo will be the first company to roll out a device with an on-screen fingerprint sensor. A leaked video on Weibo shows off a Vivo phone that looks a lot like the X9 Plus, albeit with an optical fingerprint sensor  [Read More…]

Verizon debuts first LTE-only (flip) phone, the LG Exalt LTE

Verizon launched a new affordable phone in the US. But this time it’s not a smartphone, but a flip-phone. While flippers like the new LG Exalt LTE are popular choices in countries like Japan, customers in the US aren’t completely immune to their charms either. Actually, there’s a lot of people who still prefer these […]

Stay safe with Legitifi, the first social identity verification app

With the spread of mobile technology, it’s become much easier for people to satisfy their need for social interaction and human companionship virtually. Want to go out on a date? There’s an app for that. Need someone to watch your kid? You can easily find a babysitter online. But before you welcome these people into […]

Pokémon GO celebrates first year of existence with Solstice in-game event, big update

If you’re a fan of Pokémon GO then you probably know the game’s one year anniversary is coming up. And in order to celebrate this special occasion, Niantic and the Pokémon Company International announced they will be hosting festivities to celebrate the event. The Pokémon GO Fest, the game’s first official real-world event which is […]

OnePlus 5 teaser gives us first official look at the upcoming flagship

OnePlus starts teasing the OnePlus 5 ahead of its official unveil.

Ahead of its official unveil on June 20, OnePlus is slowly releasing information regarding the OnePlus 5. The latest teaser shows off a dual camera setup at the back, with the two sensors aligned horizontally next to each other. The positioning of the cameras and the overall design at the back looks similar to that of the iPhone 7 Plus, but a closer look suggests OnePlus turned to  [Read More…]

Plex finally brings Live TV to its apps, coming first to Android TV

Plex is an incredible media server, but one thing, in particular, has been missing until now. Live TV.

You’ve been able to record over the air (OTA) TV for a while now with Plex DVR, but that has required the use of the web app and you haven’t actually been able to view things as they broadcast. That’s all changing as Plex is flipping the switch on live TV channels inside the Plex client apps, beginning withAndroid  [Read More…]