Tag Archive: October


The Fitbit Charge 3 is coming to a wrist near you in October

It’s been a few months since we’ve heard much from Fitbit. The company launched its latest smartwatch, the Versa, back in March but we were still waiting for a new traditional fitness tracker.

The wait is finally over, as the company has just introduced its latest product, the Fitbit Charge 3. The Charge 2 has been a staple in the fitness game for around 2 years, so it was definitely time for an update.

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Fitbit announces Charge 3 fitness tracker, coming this October for $150

Pre-orders for the new tracker are live starting today.

Fitbit’s been hitting the smartwatch market pretty hard over the past few months with its Ionic and Versa, and following those two wearables, the company’s now going back to revive one of its most popular fitness tracker series with the all-new Fitbit Charge 3.

The Charge 3 is an evolution of the Charge 2 that came out before it, and while it has the same general form factor  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3 XL to boast a notch when it debuts in October

Not too long ago we got a look at what was rumored to be a pair of screen protectors for the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, with the latter showing off a very distinct notch at the top of the screen.

Well, Bloomberg is here with a report on Wednesday that essentially confirms some oft-rumored expectations for Google’s upcoming flagship smartphones, including the aforementioned notch. The report indicates that Google’s notch won’t be as wide as the notch  [Read More…]

Xiaomi is launching the Mi Mix 2 in India on October 10

Xiaomi’s latest bezel-less phone is coming to India exactly a month after its global unveil.

Xiaomi said that it would bring the Mi Mix 2 to India as soon as possible, and the company is doing just that. The company has sent out invites to the media for an event on October 10, where it will launch the Mi Mix 2 in India.

Xiaomi’s latest bezel-less phone retains the overall design of the first-generation Mi Mix,  [Read More…]

Pixels and Nexuses now receiving October security patch from Google

It’s once again time to furiously tap that update button.

Google has released its October 2017 security patch, complete with a brand new website for Pixel and Nexus patches. As usual, the October update is pushing out for the Pixel XL, Pixel, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, and Pixel C.

The latest security bulletin details the changes, which are mostly low-level patches against known and 0-day exploits. Fixes are in  [Read More…]

LG V30+ to become available at Sprint starting October 13

Last week we brought you news about the availability of the LG V30 with carriers in the US. But details about the LG V30+ remained unknown. Last month, Sprint announced it will be the exclusive carrier for the LG V30+ variant which offers 128GB of storage, as opposed to 64GB of the standard LG V30. […]

Alcatel Idol 5 for Cricket Wireless launches October 27 for $199

The Alcatel Idol 5 made its international debut recently, and now prepaid wireless carrier Cricket Wireless is gearing up to launch the handset in the US.

Cricket announced today that it will begin selling the Alcatel Idol 5 on October 27 for $ 199. For that price, owners will get an Android 7.0 Nougat smartphone which features a 5.2-inch 1080p HD display. There’s an octa-core Helio P20 processor under the hood, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of built-in storage, and the Idol 5 has a microSD card  [Read More…]

“Ultra Pixel” could be the third Google Pixel smartphone in store for October 4

We’ve seen that Google has the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL in store for the company’s October 4th unveiling, and these phone monikers match their first-gen. counterparts from last Fall. Rumors about a third smartphone swirled earlier this year, particularly about a device codenamed “Taimen” that would sport a larger display than either the […]

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in October 2017

There’s a lot to watch on Amazon Video. Here’s what’s coming up in October 2017.

Amazon Prime Video has is one of the go-to destinations for on-demand content, thanks in no small part to devices like the $ 50 Amazon Fire Stick, the $ 90 Amazon Fire TV, and now the $ 229 Amazon Echo Show. (That said, we’re expecting new hardware from Amazon any day now, so maybe hold off on buying something new if you’re  [Read More…]

Google Home Mini and Daydream View leak ahead of October 4 unveil

Google is gearing up for an October 4th announcement, where it is rumored that we’ll get to see the wraps taken off the Android owner’s second-generation Pixels – the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2. As is the case with Google I/O announcements, though, product unveils often bring an additional gadget or accessory, and newly leaked […]