Tag Archive: Reportedly


LG is reportedly ditching the G7 and starting over from scratch

LG’s CEO issued the order right after CES.

The year of 2018 has been an odd one so far for LG. A report came out on January 3 that the G6’s successor wouldn’t be called the G7 and instead replaced with all-new branding, and this was followed up on January 11 during CES 2018 where LG’s Vice Chairman confirmed that the company was moving away from yearly flagship smartphone releases.

Now on January 15, a report from  [Read More…]

HTC U11 EYEs will reportedly launch January 15 with Android Nougat

HTC’s latest phone is right around the corner, but its software is already outdated.

CES 2018 is finally coming to a close, and now that we’re done with all the announcements coming out of the show floor, it’s time to dive right back into everyone’s favorite topic – smartphone leaks. Evan Blass recently took to Twitter to shed some light on HTC’s latest handset, the U11 EYEs, and for the most part, it seems like a fairly solid phone.

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LG Pay will reportedly launch in the U.S. in June

LG’s payment solution supports NFC and MST transactions.

If you live in the United States, you have no shortage of mobile payment services to choose from. Most all Android phones have access to Android Pay (er, Google Pay), certain Samsung devices can use Samsung Pay, iPhones offer Apple Pay, and you better not forget the likes of Garmin Pay and Fitbit Pay on fitness trackers.

LG launched LG Pay in South Korea back in June of 2017,  [Read More…]

AT&T reportedly steps away from deal to sell Huawei phones

This is a big setback for Huawei’s plans to expand in the U.S.

Strong rumors have swirled for weeks that AT&T would soon start to carry and distribute high-end Huawei phones, marking a big move for the Chinese manufacturer as it tries to get a strong foothold in the U.S. market. But at CES 2018, as Huawei and its sub-brand Honor both make announcements about international releases of their phones, Wall Street Journal is reporting that AT&T has backed  [Read More…]

YouTube’s upcoming Remix music streaming service reportedly launching in March

A few months ago, YouTube’s global head of music, Lyor Cohen confirmed the add-free YouTube Red service and Google Play Music will be merged into a new subscription service. Now a new report coming out of Bloomberg sheds more light on the matter. Apparently, the new service – internally referred to as Remix – is […]

Google reportedly working on a premium Google Home with stereo speakers

The Google Home Max is expected to offer a more premium design and higher-end audio, but we aren’t entirely sure when it’ll be released.

Amazon had a field day yesterday with a slew of new Alexa-enabled smart gadgets. And while all of that new tech admittedly looks quite nice, Google is also expected to release some new Google Assistant hardware in just a few days.

We’ve already seen images of the Google Home Mini that should be announced alongside  [Read More…]

Google reportedly in talks to buy HTC smartphone business

Taiwanese press reports Google is in the ‘final stage’ of negotiations which could see it become a ‘strategic partner’ for HTC — or buy the struggling phone biz in its entirety.

Following a dire financial performance in August, resulting in the manufacturer’s lowest monthly revenue figures in 13 years, the Taiwanese press is reporting that HTC is in the “final stage” of talks with Google around a possible sale of the former’s struggling smartphone business.

Digitimes reports  [Read More…]

The dual-screen ZTE Axon Multy is reportedly landing at AT&T soon

While some of you might be wondering why the Axon 8 – the successor of the outstanding Axon 7 hasn’t been released yet, we’re hearing ZTE has teamed up with AT&T in order to bring a new, unique device into the world. The phone – whose existence has been revealed by Venture Beat – will […]

Qualcomm has reportedly no plans of releasing a Snapdragon 836

Remember the rumors which claimed the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will be the first handsets to come equipped with the Snapdragon 836 – an upgraded version of the current Snapdragon 835 processor? Well, it seems they had no real substance. According to the Android Police who has spoken to an industry source familiar […]

Using a VPN will reportedly bypass Verizon’s video throttling

NordVPN claims using a VPN will bypass Verizon’s harsh video throttling.

Verizon recently announced it would begin throttling video streams for customers on its unlimited plans. When Verizon’s network detects a stream is coming from a video streaming service such as YouTube or Netflix, the download speeds to the device will be throttled to 10Mbps, forcing the video stream down to a resolution of 480p or 720p, depending on the plan.

There may be a remedy for  [Read More…]