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Byte is the name of Vine’s successor and is launching in Spring 2019

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As hard as it is to believe, it’s been almost two years since Twitter officially shut down Vine in January 2017. Vine’s founder Don Hofmann shared a logo for “V2” last December suggesting that a sequel to Vine was in the works, and now almost a year later, we know what it’ll be called and when we’ll be able to play around with it.

No, it’s not called Vine 2. The new video  [Read More…]

OnePlus plans on launching the first 5G phone in Europe in 2019

The 5G phone will exist alongside OnePlus’s other LTE handsets.

OnePlus just announced the OnePlus 6T earlier this morning, but even so, the company’s already hard at work on its successor. In an interview with The Verge, CEO Pete Lau confirmed that it plans on launching a 5G-capable phone in Europe as early as next year.

Lau said, “We’re very happy that our efforts with OnePlus will include 5G smartphones in the very near future.” Furthermore, he  [Read More…]

Samsung will debut UFS 3.0 storage in 2019; LPDDR5 launching in 2020

Samsung and Micron are building memory products tailored for 5G.

At Qualcomm’s 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong, Samsung’s head of mobile memory product planning Jay Oh revealed that the next wave of Unified File Storage (UFS) products will launch in the first half of 2019.

UFS 3.0 will be available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage variants, and if you’re looking for even more storage, Micron has stated that the first wave of phones with 1TB of  [Read More…]

Google Home Mini launching in new Aqua color on October 29

The speaker costs the same $ 49 like usual.

In exactly one week, Google will be hosting an event in New York City to unveil its all-new Pixel 3 and 3 XL smartphones. Just ahead of that, the company’s announced a new color option for its Home Mini smart speaker.

Joining the Charcoal, Chalk, and Coral colors that have been available since the Home Mini’s launch last fall, the latest addition is Aqua — a cool, minty  [Read More…]

OnePlus announces Type-C Bullets earbuds, launching with OnePlus 6T

The headphones will cost the same as the exisitng Bullets V2.

We’re expecting the OnePlus 6T to be announced at some point next month, and when that happens, we now have confirmation that a new accessory will be launching alongside it — the Type-C Bullets earbuds.

The Type-C Bullets are being marketed as an upgrade of the current Bullets V2 wired earbuds, and while the biggest change is with the 3.5mm connector being replaced with USB-C, the  [Read More…]

Xiaomi is launching the Redmi 6/6A and Redmi 6 Pro in India on Sep. 5

Xiaomi is looking to solidify its position in India with the launch of the Redmi 6 series.

Xiaomi launched the Mi A2 in India earlier this month and its sub-brand POCO unveiled the F1 a few weeks ago, and it looks like the Chinese manufacturer is just getting started. Invites sent out to the media suggest Xiaomi is set to launch the Redmi 6 series in India next week. The Redmi 6. Redmi 6A, and the Redmi  [Read More…]

A permanent Google retail store may be launching in Chicago

The building is two stories and nearly 14,000 square feet.

For the past two years, Google’s launched pop-up stores in major cities around the U.S. shortly after the launch of its new yearly hardware refresh. This is a good way to allow potential customers to get some hands-on time with the new tech, but Google may soon get a permanent home for its retail goods in Chicago.

Per a report from The Chicago Tribune:

Google is planning  [Read More…]

It’s official: Xiaomi Mi A2 is launching in India on Aug. 8

Xiaomi’s 2018 Android One device will make its way to India in two weeks’ time.

Xiaomi unveiled the Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite at an event in Madrid yesterday, and we now have more details on global availability. Xiaomi has sent out invites to the media for an event on August 8, where it will launch the Mi A2 in India.

Mi A2 is the latest Android One from Xiaomi, and there’s considerable upgrades on  [Read More…]

These are all the phones Sony is launching in 2018

Here’s a look at Sony’s smartphone lineup for 2018.

Sony has an…interesting…position in the Android smartphone space. Sony produced some darn good phones in 2017, such as the Xperia XZ Premium and XZ1, but when compared to handsets like the Galaxy S8, Pixel 2, and even the OnePlus 5T, Sony’s offerings fell flat in one area or another.

We’ve seen Sony’s hand for 2018, and while this year’s phones still won’t keep everyone from jumping on the  [Read More…]

Sprint is launching a new $15/month plan for unlimited everything

Hotspot functionality isn’t included, but that’s still a crazy-good deal.

Sprint may not be the biggest wireless carrier in the United States, but if there’s one thing it does well, it’s offering compelling promotions. Most recently, Sprint announced a new Unlimited Kickstarter plan that costs just $ 15/month.

For that price, Sprint’s giving you unlimited call, text, and 4G LTE data. Videos stream at a max of 480p “DVD quality” and there’s no mobile hotspot functionality, but  [Read More…]