Tag Archive: Launches


Fitbit Charge 3 launches on October 7 for $150

The bolstered fitness tracker is more comfortable and packs more smart features than its predecessor.

Following its announcement in August, the Fitbit Charge 3 is nearly ready to start hitting wrists everywhere. The new fitness tracker, which is a gradual evolution of the Charge 2, will hit stores starting on October 7.

Fitbit isn’t reinventing the wheel with the Charge 3, as it largely looks much like the Charge 2 that preceded it. However, the company has  [Read More…]

LG V40 ThinQ launches with 5 total cameras and more goodies

All of the fun and games are over in the leaks department for the LG V40 ThinQ. The device has been officially unveiled at an event in New York, confirming much of what we already knew.

LG V40

The LG V40 ThinQ sports a name that is forgettable, as many folks will continue to ignore the “ThinQ” marketing push. Instead, the handset will likely be simply referenced to as the LG V40.

READ MORE: LG G7 ThinQ Review

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Samsung launches Fortnite contest for Note 9 gamers with $5250 grand prize

You could win big just by playing a game you’re probably already playing.

Samsung’s exclusive on the Fortnite launch didn’t last long, but the company now has a new contest specifically for Note 9 gamers. From now through September 30, anyone playing Fornite on the Galaxy Note 9 (or Tab S4) using the “Galaxy” game skin will be eligible to enter a contest for a considerable prize pool. Samsung will be picking four winners for a $  [Read More…]

Samsung launches the mid-range Galaxy A6 and Galaxy Tab A 10.5 in the US

Samsung is expanding its mid-range lineup in the US with two new products this week. The company has announced it will soon start offering the Galaxy A6 smartphone and Galaxy Tab A 10.5 in the country.

Don’t have the funds for a Galaxy Note 9 or Galaxy S9? You now have the option to grab the Galaxy A6, a relatively affordable handset that packs some decent features.

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Xiaomi launches the Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, and the Redmi 6 Pro in India

The Redmi 6 series offers considerable upgrades in key areas.

To call Xiaomi dominant in India would be an understatement. Four out of five best-selling phones in India are Redmi phones, and it’s clear that Xiaomi is the brand to beat in the entry-level segment.

Xiaomi is now looking to consolidate its position with the introduction of the Redmi 6 series. There are three models in the series — the Redmi 6A, Redmi 6, and the Redmi  [Read More…]

Skype launches call recording across desktop, iOS, and Android

Recording your Skype calls will now be much, much easier.

Skype has been testing integrated call recording with preview users for some time, but it looks like the feature is now ready for primetime. <!–break– The Skype team announced today that call recording is now rolling out across its Android, iOS, and desktop apps, allowing you to capture your calls with a tap.

“Call recording is completely cloud-based and is now available on the latest version of  [Read More…]

Lenovo’s first Yoga Chromebook launches this October for $599

There are also two cheaper Chromebooks priced at $ 249 and $ 279.

Lenovo’s no stranger when it comes to Chrome OS, but if you’ve followed the Chromebook’s the company’s released, you’ll know they’ve all mostly been focused on the budget and education markets.

At IFA 2018, Lenovo announced that it’s now ready to create a Chromebook that can compete with the likes of the HP Chromebook X2, Pixelbook, and more. Its name? The Lenovo Yoga Chromebook.  [Read More…]

Sony launches the Xperia XZ3 with a display powered by Sony Bravia TV technology

Today at IFA, Sony unveiled its next-generation flagship device, the Xperia XZ3. The handset sports a larger 6-inch 18:9 display, compared to its predecessor, the Xperia XZ2. This translates into an increase in viewing area with 11%, although it’s only 5% bigger in overall size.

The Xperia XZ3 is the first smartphone to come with an HDR OLED display powered by Sony Bravia TV image processing technology. This allows the device to deliver more accurate details, depths, and texture in  [Read More…]

Soundcore launches the Flare S+ Bluetooth speaker with Alexa, Anker charging tech

The wireless speaker market is getting more and more competitive with each day that passes. And this week at IFA 2018 we’re probably going to see quite a few new products from this category.

Case in point, Soundcore just announced the expansion of its popular Flare series with the Flare S+. The newcomer is a cylindrical-shaped speaker that’s wider at the bottom and narrower at the top.

The Flare S+ is Soundcore’s first Alexa speaker

The speaker features a cloth-covered  [Read More…]

Pocophone F1 officially launches in India with SD 845, 6GB of RAM, and $300 price tag

Xiaomi’s new sub-brand Pocophone just launched their first phone the F1 with a bang. This is hands down the cheapest phone you can buy with top of the line flagship specs. With only a measly $ 300 the specs on the Pocophone F1 puts other phones to shame.

Specs 5.99-inch 2246 x 1080 LCD display Snapdragon 845 Adreno 630 6GB of RAM 64GB/128GB/256GB of storage with microSD card slot 12MP+5MP f/1.75 dual lens rear-camera 20MP f/2.0 front-facing camera 4000mAh battery Android  [Read More…]