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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…]

Sonos Beam is a smart TV soundbar launching July 17 for $399

Pre-orders are available now!

During an event in San Francisco on June 6, Sonos announced a new product called the Sonos Beam. Sonos Beam doubles as both a smart speaker and soundbar for your TV, and it’s packing a lot of features for its $ 399 asking price.

First off, the Beam takes up much less space than Sonos’ last soundbar, measuring in at 60% smaller and 28% shorter than the Playbase.

Sonos Beam connects to your  [Read More…]

Samsung is launching an AI Centre in Toronto

The Centre’s in the MaRS Discovery District.

Artificial intelligence is becoming more prominent in our world with each day that passes, and today Samsung’s furthering that initiative by opening up a new AI Centre in Toronto, Canada.

This is the second AI Centre Samsung’s launched in North America, the other of which is found in Mountain View, California.

The AI Centre will be used to further Samsung’s development of artificial intelligence in the region, with the Co-Head  [Read More…]

Moto G6 and G6 Play are launching in India on June 4

No news yet on the Moto G6 Plus, but the Moto G6 and G6 Play are heading to India next week.

Motorola India teased the launch of the Moto G6 series earlier this month, and we now have official confirmation. The Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play will make their debut in India on June 4, with the former exclusive to Amazon and the latter set to go on sale exclusively at Flipkart. Right now, there’s no  [Read More…]

FreedomPop is launching UNREAL Mobile to compete with T-Mobile and Sprint

Unlimited plans will start out at just $ 15/month.

T-Mobile and Sprint made headlines in late April after announcing that the new companies were merging together as “The New T-Mobile”, and as a direct response to that, U.S. MVNO FreedomPop is launching a new company called UNREAL Mobile.

Where FreedomPop is meant to compete with the likes of Cricket Wireless, Boost Mobile, and other pre-paid MVNOs, UNREAL Mobile will be marketed as a proper alternative to post-paid  [Read More…]

Alcatel 3V launching in the U.S. for $150 with 2K screen and face unlock

The phone is launching on Amazon next week.

Formally unveiled at MWC this past February, Alcatel’s announced that it’s bringing the Alcatel 3V to the United States next week.

The 3V is very much so a budget phone with a price tag of just $ 150, but you’re getting a lot of phone for the money.

Right on the front is a large 6-inch screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio touting a TCL-made 2K (2160 x 1080)  [Read More…]

Nokia 6.1 officially launching in the U.S., costs $269

Available Sunday, May 6 from Amazon and Best Buy.

At the very beginning of the year, HMD Global launched a successor to the Nokia 6 in the form of the Nokia 6.1. The phone has already made its way to China and India, and now it’s officially heading to the United States.

Beginning Sunday, May 6, you’ll be able to purchase the Nokia 6.1 from Amazon and Best Buy in the U.S. Pricing is set at $  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia Ear Duo wireless earbuds launching May 25 for $280

Pre-orders are open now on Amazon.

Despite being released well over a year ago, the Android space has yet to get a true alternative to Apple AirPods. Sony’s the latest company throwing its hat in this ring with the Xperia Ear Duo, and we now know they’ll officially launch on May 25.

Although the truly wire-free design isn’t necessarily new anymore, Sony’s approaching this form factor a bit differently than we’ve seen from other brands. The Ear  [Read More…]

Huawei P20 Pro and P20 Lite are launching in India on April 24

Huawei is bringing its latest flagships to India next week.

Huawei unveiled the P20 and P20 Pro last month in Paris, and the flagships are set to make their way to India next week. Huawei India is sending out invites to the media for an event on April 24 in New Delhi, where the company is expected to launch the P20 Pro and the P20 Lite in the country.

The Huawei P20 Pro is notable for  [Read More…]