Tag Archive: Shows


Vivo’s in-display fingerprint sensor shows the future of smartphone biometrics

This is the way of the future.

Phones are getting thinner and display bezels are getting smaller, so any time a company can save space in a phone it’s going to do it. The latest way to save space and give companies flexibility has been created by Synaptics, with its new in-display fingerprint solution.

The first company to use the new fingerprint sensor tech is Vivo, and I had an opportunity to use this awesome new sensor  [Read More…]

HTC U12 render shows off display with hardly any bezels

Saying goodbye to the U11’s circa-2015 bezels.

Although it didn’t have a fancy 18:9 display with slim bezels, the HTC U11 was a truly excellent flagship for 2017 that got more right than wrong. Unfortunately, its arguably outdated design (at least from the front) and stiff competition from Samsung, Apple, and Google held it back from making the impression it probably should have. We’re anticipating a proper sequel at some point this year, and a new render has surfaced  [Read More…]

Instagram now shows posts from accounts you don’t follow in your main feed

Like it or not, recommended posts are now part of your feed.

Throughout December alone, Instagram’s made some fairly big updates to its main feed. The middle of the month saw a new option to follow hashtags to keep up to date with trends/topics that you’re interested in, and just about a week ago, Instagram started rolling out an in-line comment feature to make it even faster to leave your thoughts on photos/videos.

Now, Instagram is launching  [Read More…]

Stream all your favorite shows in 4K with the $86 Roku Ultra media player

The Roku Ultra HD and 4K streaming media player is down to $ 86 on Amazon. This device has sold for $ 105 since July. That street price was a previous low, and it has never gone below $ 100 like this before.

This model is from last year, but with this deal it’s actually a few bucks cheaper than the 2017 version. Of course, it’s going to have a slightly slower processor and other internals, but you’re  [Read More…]

Best leak yet of Pixel 2 XL’s front shows front-facing speakers, new launcher layout

Well this is a nice development.

Up until this point, we’ve been speculating about what the upcoming Google Pixel 2 XL‘s front looked like based on bits of information. Now, we have what looks like a solid leak showing off the entire front of the phone, courtesy of @evleaks.

…and without a case pic.twitter.com/4QrvyM9Hro

— Evan Blass (@evleaks) October 2, 2017

There are two intriguing aspects of this leak. First is the serious similarity in design  [Read More…]

Huawei’s Mate 10 shows its face in public for the first time

This is the Huawei Mate 10, and it looks familiar.

We’re nearing the end of the year — not in terms of months, but in terms of phone releases. Most companies want to get their devices into the hands of consumers by the holiday season, which only gives them until about mid- to late-October to do so. After the Pixels launch on October 4, the final flagship to look forward to (at least that we know of) is Huawei’s  [Read More…]

LG V30 gets torn down, shows impressive camera hardware

JerryRigEverything has torn down the LG V30, showing all the internal components.

While it hasn’t been released yet, the LG V30 has already been making waves with reviewers. Alex said in his review of the device that it was a no-BS flagship: everything a user may want without any compromises or gimmicks. As we get closer to the release of the phone, more and more journalists are getting their hands on the device.

JerryRigEverything has done his  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate 10 lock screen video shows pretty colors, 2:1 aspect ratio

Extra-tall Huawei flagship will focus on ‘smart colors’ on its lock screen.

We’re still just over a month away from the official launch of the Huawei Mate 10, but the company is continuing to trickle out details of the upcoming flagship. Today we’ve got an early look at the Mate 10’s lock screen in the form of the video below, which is intended to show the new ‘smart color selection’ feature for text on the lock screen. In essence,  [Read More…]

How to find the shows you want to watch on YouTube TV

Finding the shows you want to watch isn’t a hassle when you know what you’re doing.

YouTube TV has access to tons of great programming from dozens of different channels. If you can’t find the shows that you’re interested in though, all of that programming goes to waste. We’ve got the details on how to find the shows you already love, and the new gems you haven’t had the chance for yet right here!

How to search  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 8 teardown shows off familiar innards, a battery that (hopefully) won’t explode

iFixit’s Note 8 teardown gives us a detailed look at the phone’s innards.

The Galaxy Note 8 will go on sale starting September 15, and a few customers are already starting to receive their units. The folks at iFixit have managed to get their hands on a unit, priceeding to tear it down to give us a look at the innards.

With Samsung switching to extra-tall Infinity Display, there’s more room to house the internal components.  [Read More…]