Tag Archive: Launched


World’s first foldable smartphone just launched, but it’s not made by Samsung or Huawei

While we’re still waiting for Samsung or Huawei to launch a foldable smartphone, it seems an obscure company has managed to beat the two iconic brands to the punch.

The Royole Corporation, a start-up based in California has announced the first commercially available foldable smartphone, the Royole FlexPai.

Royole officially launched the device in Beijing late last month, in an attempt to disrupt consumers’ traditional concept of a smartphone. The product is marketed as being a hybrid between a mobile  [Read More…]

UMIDIGI One promotional video launched ahead of pre-orders (Promoted)

For the past few weeks, we have been learning more and more about the new UMIDIGI One and One Pro. These handsets aim to provide a “compact flagship” experience, without breaking the bank.

Today, we have been informed that the first official graphics video has been released. This video shows off both the One and One Pro, giving users a better idea of what to expect.

As a refresher, let’s take a quick look at the specs for both handsets:

  [Read More…]

The first cross-platform AR app for iPhone and Android just launched

Finally, you and your friends can escape into augmented reality together even if you’re using Android and iPhone!

Google has been talking about ARCore on Android for a while now. Apple’s been championing ARKit for iPhone for about as long. Today, the first cross-platform ARKit/ARCore app has launched on both app stores respectively. It’s called Just a Line and you and your friends can make drawings in the air, and even draw on top of each other’s  [Read More…]

Project Fi just launched a highly competitive $80 unlimited plan called ‘Bill Protection’

One less caveat to deal with on Google’s carrier.

Project Fi has always been a great solution for those who use less than about 4GB of data per month, but now Google’s giving the nod to people who want more. A new feature called “Bill Protection” effectively gives Project Fi users an unlimited data option, taking on the big carrier competition that has swung back to heavily promoting unlimited data plans.

So here’s how it works. From  [Read More…]

Comcast, ‘the worst company in America’, just launched cellular service

Comcast is launching cellular service through its Xfinity subbrand in partnership with Verizon.

Comcast, the enormous cable, internet and content creation behemoth, just launched cellular service despite owning no actual wireless spectrum.

The company, which owns NBCUniversal along with its massive Comcast Cable division, will offer 4G LTE service under the Xfinity Mobile brand, in partnership with Verizon, which powers the actual cellular part of the proposition. The other part is automatic access to Comcast’s 16 million wireless hotspots  [Read More…]

dbrand launched Galaxy S8 skin pre-orders just a little early

Hey, why not pre-order a dbrand skin before the phone even launches?

It’s no secret that case and accessory makers often get early access to specifications — and even renders — of unreleased phones, and one has surfaced today giving us a stylistic look at the back of the Galaxy S8. This one comes courtesy of the well-known peel-and-stick phone skin company dbrand, which makes skins for just about every popular phone out there.

The  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 7 launched in India for ₹59,900, available from Sep. 2

At a media event in New Delhi, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 7 in the Indian market for ₹59,900. The phone will be available in three color variants: Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Gold Platinum. No Coral Blue for us folks.

The highlights include a design that’s similar to what we’ve seen on the Galaxy S7 and the S7 edge. Previous offerings in the Galaxy Note line were popular for being productivity workhouses, and while that  [Read More…]

LG X Screen with dual display launched in India for ₹12,990

LG has announced the LG X Screen in India, which packs in a dual display – a 4.93-inch primary display with another 1.76-inch always-on Second Screen. The LG X Screen also features a panic button feature aligned with Government of India’s initiative.

The LG X Screen sports crystal-clear glass fiber material that covers the back along with curved edges on its sides for an elegant design with durable toughness. The X Screen boasts of Two Screens, a  [Read More…]

Asus Zenfone Zoom to be Launched in India on January 22

Asus is all set to launch ZenFone Zoom in India on January 22. The camera-focused device was first announced at CES last year and then showcased at IFA in Berlin, and is touted as the thinnest smartphone packing in 3X optical zoom.

Newly launched BBC Store lets you purchase and download classic TV shows

If you’ve been longing for a way to purchase and download classic TV shows from years ago directly from the BBC, the corporation has finally answered your calls. The BBC Store is a new online shop that enables you to buy a variety of shows and download them for enjoyment, joining iPlayer which simply offers a way to catch-up with your favorite shows from the last 30 days.

[Read More…]