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Meet the Umidigi Z2 Special Edition with new color and upgraded camera (Promoted)

Umidigi just officially unveiled the UMIDIGI Z2 Special Edition, with an upgraded rear camera sensor and a new color that looks to be an evolution of the recently-popular Twilight style. It sacrifices in other areas, though – specifically in the RAM department.

The standard Umidigi Z2 features a 6.2″, 19:9 FHD+ display with a 90% screen-to-body ratio, making it a true full-screen phone. It runs on a Helio P23 processor and 6/64GB RAM/ROM, so it should be up to handling  [Read More…]

Meet Amazon’s latest Alexa-powered device, the Fire TV Cube

Amazon’s previously rumored Cube device is now official. And as expected, it’s a hybrid between a Fire TV and an Amazon Echo.

The new Amazon Fire TV Cube can do all sorts of things like connect to your TV and stream up to 4K UHD content from Amazon Prime services, Hulu, Netflix and more. It also works as a legitimate successor of the Amazon Echo, so you can direct requests at Alexa asking her to turn off the lights or  [Read More…]

Xiaomi is setting up three new smartphone factories in India to meet demand

Xiaomi is furthering its commitment to local manufacturing by setting up three new factories in India.

Xiaomi started assembling phones in India back in 2015 — committing to the government’s Make in India initiative — and now the company is announcing that it is launching three new smartphone manufacturing facilities in the country. Xiaomi made the announcement at its inaugural Supplier Investment Summit, where it is hosting 50 global smartphone component suppliers to educate them about the  [Read More…]

Meet Amazfit Bip: The little smartwatch with long battery life

If you can live with its limitations, or just want the battery life an always-on display, then the Amzfit Bip might just be the smartwatch for you.

Apple Watch, while not an Android thing, is a success by any measure. One problem users consistently run into, though, is battery life. For the most part, you’re going to need to charge most smartwatches every day. That’s without features like an always-on display, which is something Android Wear users and others  [Read More…]

Nature, Nordic craftsmanship, and technology meet in Lastu case (Review)

Like it or not, if you want to have a phone in mint condition months after purchase, a case is almost a necessity. With phones being more fragile and prices for repairs soaring, cases are a cheap way of protecting your investment. Sure, you could buy a $ 2 TPU case on eBay and slap it on […]

Meet Astro, an email client for Android with artificial intelligence baked in

If you’re into the idea of using Alexa and Slack to answer your email, you might be interested in this little app.

There aren’t too many hearty email clients in the Google Play Store, so we’re naturally curious when one comes out that’s not only a delight to use, but it’s got artificial intelligence baked in, too.

I’ve been using Astro: AI Meets Email for the past week and it’s truly a breath of fresh air compared  [Read More…]

Meet Jelly, quite possibly the world’s smallest Android 7.0 Nougat smartphone

Phones and getting bigger and bigger these days, but what are you to do if your preference lies with smaller devices? There are a few options out there, but if your needs for portability are extreme you might want to take a look at Jelly. The product – currently gathering funds on Kickstarter – is […]

Meet the BlackBerry KEYone this month at CrackBerry Meetups across Canada!

The CrackBerry Meetup Tour is coming back, and it’s starting in Canada this month!

This isn’t an Android thing — at least not directly — but our friends over at CrackBerry will be touring parts of Canada to meet up with BlackBerry fans who want to try the KEYone prior to its release on May 31.

The meetups will take place in Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa and Montreal (they already did Toronto!) throughout the month, and, if you’re  [Read More…]

Now even Facebook has a virtual assistant – meet M

The speed at which tech companies seem to be popping out virtual assistants these days is mind-boggling. Meet the latest addition to the list – it’s Facebook’s Messenger-bound assistant, M which the social media company has been developing since 2015. While M is far from being a finalized product, it’s first component is currently available. […]

Meet Oppo’s dual selfie camera phone, the F3 Plus

With dual-cameras becoming so popular in the smartphone industry, OPPO is also joining the bandwagon. But unlike other OEMs which put a dual camera on the back of their phones, OPPO is adoring its new F3 Plus with a dual selfie camera instead. OPPO has been known for making selfie-centric phones and with the new […]