Tag Archive: Huawei


Will you trade in or stop buying Huawei phones now?

It’s not clear what happens to Huawei’s phone business now.

It hasn’t been a great week for Huawei. The company is embroiled in a pretty messy situation: it’s been placed on an Entity List, making it illegal for U.S. companies to transact with it, be it hardware or software. This has forced Google to stop providing Android updates and security patches, though existing devices have received a three-month reprieve. It’s also forced ARM, the maker technology that  [Read More…]

Huawei is ‘confident’ it can resolve losing its relationship with ARM

ARM technology is at the foundation of Huawei’s Kirin chipsets.

Updated 10:44 AM ET: Following this news, Huawei reached out to AC with the following statement:

We value our close relationships with our partners, but recognize the pressure some of them are under, as a result of politically motivated decisions. We are confident this regrettable situation can be resolved and our priority remains to continue to deliver world-class technology and products to our customers around the world.

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Huawei reassures Canadian carriers it can still supply network equipment

10-month stockpile of components from U.S. companies will ease transition to new vendors.

What you need to know Huawei assures Canadian carriers it can still provide proper network infrastructure to other companies. The Chinese company claims to have 10-month stockpile of components, with plan to transition to other vendors. Canada’s second- and third-largest carriers rely extensively on Huawei components for their networks.

As Huawei fights through complications of the U.S. trade ban on doing business with American  [Read More…]

Huawei is working on a backup OS that natively runs Android apps

The operating system could launch as early as this fall.

What you need to know Huawei’s been working on an Android alternative since 2012. The custom OS can still run Android apps. It could launch in Fall 2019.

Huawei’s relationship with the United States has been anything but smooth over the last year, but this past weekend saw the company take its biggest hit yet. Now with there being a very real possibility that Huawei could lose  [Read More…]

Huawei losing access to Android updates, Google support, after Trump ban

It’s unclear whether devices already slated for Android Q will receive the update.

What you need to know Huawei won’t receive access to Android updates Future smartphones may not be certified for Google services like Gmail or Maps Move comes after Huawei was added to U.S. trade blacklist following Trump executive order

Reuters reports that Google has put gears in motion to stop working with Huawei on future Android updates and device certifications after an executive order  [Read More…]

Samsung and Huawei settle their protracted (and costly) patent dispute beef

What you need to know Smartphone venders Samsung and Huawei reached a settlement. They’d reportedly lobbed more than 40 lawsuits back and forth since 2016. Companies likely will turn focus to global slowdown in smartphone demand.

Another one of the smartphone world’s biggest cases was settled today: the three-year patent battle between Samsung and Huawei. Media in reported Tuesday that the two companies reached the settlement after receiving reconciliation with the Guangdong High People’s Court in southern China,  [Read More…]

Huawei offers to sign a no-spy agreement with governments

The UK defense minister Gavin Williamson was recently fired for allegedly leaking Huawei would be involved with its 5G networks.

What you need to know Many U.S. allies are under pressure to not use Huawei equipment because of spying allegations. Huawei is offering to sign no-spy agreements with governments to sell more of its telecom equipment. A decision will be made soon in the case for Huawei supplying telecom equipment in the UK.

After years of spying  [Read More…]

The best cases for the Huawei P30 Pro

The Huawei P30 Pro is a beautiful handset that pushes the boundaries of design, camera technology, and more. It’s shaping up to be one of 2019’s hottest phones, but with a slippery glass back that’s prone to scratches and cracks, you’ll want to slap on a case to ensure no harm befalls it.

Serious value Spigen Rugged Armor

Staff pick

A great case from Spigen that we highly recommend is the Rugged Armor. While its design may  [Read More…]

Huawei confirms Android Q update for Mate 20, P30, and more

There are currently no firm dates for when the update will be available.

Android Q has been in beta since this past March, and at the Google I/O keynote on May 7, Beta 3 was launched along with support for a bunch of other non-Google smartphones. Now, Huawei’s revealed details as to which of its devices will receive the final upgrade to Q when it’s released.

Per a post on Chinese social network Weibo, Huawei confirmed that  [Read More…]

These are the best heavy duty cases for the Huawei P30 Pro

The Huawei P30 Pro a flagship phone that you’ll definitely want to show off to everyone you meet, and its ridiculous camera might inspire you to explore some riskier locales in an effort to snap some epic photos for the ‘Gram. No matter what adventures you and your P30 Pro head out on, you’re going to want to keep it protected. With summer just around the corner and the outdoors calling out to be explored, there’s no better time to  [Read More…]