Tag Archive: Reportedly


U.S. government reportedly unhappy about Google’s relationship with Huawei

The U.S. is targeting Huawei again? Shocker.

Huawei has been in the United States’ crosshairs pretty much since the beginning of the year, resulting in a completely botched launch of its Mate 10 Pro flagship on U.S. carriers.

Now, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Congress is giving Google a hard time over its continued relationship with the Chinese company.

WSJ reports that Congress is unhappy with Google continuing to license the Android OS  [Read More…]

ZTE has reportedly made an agreement with the U.S. to lift Denial Order

The company will be faced with $ 1 billion in fines.

In mid-April, the United States Department of Commerce slapped ZTE with a Denial Order over an issue it had with U.S. sanctions in 2017. However, according to a report from Reuters, both ZTE and the U.S. government have reached an agreement that’ll lift the Denial Order and allow the company to return to business as usual.

James Rockas, a spokesperson for the Commerce Department, says that  [Read More…]

Essential Phone 2 reportedly canceled, Andy Rubin considering selling the company [Update]

More than $ 100 million was used to develop Essential’s first products.

Updated 6:51 PM — Following Bloomberg‘s report, Andy Rubin has since taken to Twitter with the following message: “We always have multiple products in development at the same time and we embrace canceling some in favor of the ones we think will be bigger hits. We are putting all of our efforts towards our future, game-changing products, which include mobile and home products.”

According to a  [Read More…]

U.S. and China reportedly close to undoing ban on ZTE

Are ZTE’s troubles finally coming to an end?

ZTE’s had a rough few weeks recently, but it would appear that the company may be due for some good news. According to two new reports, the United States and China are very close to finalizing a deal that would lift the Denial Order issued against ZTE.

According to sources that spoke with Reuters —

Washington neared a deal to lift its ban on U.S. firms supplying Chinese telecoms  [Read More…]

Google is reportedly working on a HoloLens-like AR headset

Augmented reality and virtual reality are popular platforms for developers and customers, and companies like Google aren’t likely to give up their forward momentum with either any time soon.

As such, it isn’t too surprising to hear that Google is working on a new AR headset, based on a new report this week from WinFuture. The new AR headset will reportedly be manufactured by Quanta, which is based out of Taiwan, and will have similarities to Microsoft’s mixed reality headset,  [Read More…]

Google will reportedly announce a Pixel smartwatch alongside the Pixel 3

We’ll also see a second-gen version of Pixel Buds.

Just like the past two years, we’re expecting Google to host a press event this fall to talk about its latest and greatest hardware. We’re already expecting to see a Pixel 3 this year, but a new report suggests we’ll get a couple of other welcome announcements alongside it.

The LG Watch Sport.

According to Evan Blass, Google will also use its hardware event to announce a  [Read More…]

YouTube Remix will reportedly kill Google Play Music

The arrival of YouTube Remix (or revamped YouTube Music) later this year might mean we’ll have to say goodbye to Google Play Music.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge reportedly getting Oreo next month

After an extremely long wait, the Android Oreo update finally started rolling out to Galaxy Note 8 owners a few weeks ago. But what about those who are still using Samsung’s older flagships? When will they get Oreo? Well, we have some good news for you. According to reliable Turkish website GüncelMiyiz, which is a […]

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The Huawei P20 lineup is reportedly heading to Canada

The Huawei P20, the P20 Lite, and the P20 Pro aren’t going to launch in the United States due to the intervention of the United States government. But that doesn’t mean the handsets can’t see the light of day in other regions in North America.

Android Central has a report out today that claims that Huawei is bringing the P20, P20 Lite, and P20 Pro to Canadian carriers in mid-May. At the time of publication, Huawei hasn’t confirmed anything just yet, so keep  [Read More…]

Google reportedly working on a mid-range Pixel aimed at emerging markets

Google’s Pixel-branded phone targeted at the mid-range segment could make its debut in July.

Google is playing on a lot of fronts in India — there’s the Android Go initiative for the entry-level segment, Android One phones tailored for budget customers, and the Pixel 2 series in the premium category. It now looks like the search giant is working on a mid-range Pixel tailored for emerging markets like India. That’s according to Economic Times, which states that  [Read More…]