Tag Archive: Smartphone


Relive the smartphone evolution every time you wear AC’s newest t-shirt

Remember the phone you used a decade ago? It barely resembles the one in your hand today. Tiny screens, huge chins, minuscule batteries, and maybe even a trackball. Those were simpler times. Relive that nostalgia with AC’s latest limited-time apparel drop! It’s one of my favorite designs we’ve done to date, and I’m excited to share it with you.

We have four t-shirt styles, including classic, comfort, and tri-blend and a women’s cut, and they’re all available in  [Read More…]

Huawei’s first smartphone with HongMeng OS will arrive in Q4 2019

Huawei is hoping an affordable price tag will help it attract both developers and consumers to join the HongMeng ecosystem.

What you need to know A new report claims Huawei will release its first smartphone with HongMeng OS in Q4 2019. HongMeng OS will be showcased at Huawei’s Developer Conference in China on August 9. The first device to run HongMeng OS will be the Honor Smart TV.

Last month, Huawei’s Senior Vice President Catherine Chen claimed  [Read More…]

LG smartphone sales dropped by 21.3% YoY in Q2 2019

LG’s home appliance business posted record profits in Q2 2019, offsetting smartphone losses.

What you need to know LG Electronics saw consolidated sales rise to $ 13.4 billion during Q2 2019, but operating income was down 15.4%. LG’s smartphone sales during Q2 2019 were 21.3% lower compared to last year. The company has blamed the lower sales on stagnant demand in the smartphone market and aggressive pricing by Chinese smartphone makers.

On July 30, LG announced its  [Read More…]

Trump ban could cause Huawei’s smartphone shipments to drop 60% this year

The company may not be able to beat Samsung anytime soon.

What you need to know Huawei is expecting smartphone shipments in overseas markets to drop by up to 60% this year. Sales and marketing managers at Huawei believe international shipments may drop in volumes between 40 million to 60 million. The recently launched Honor 20 may be discontinued if sales are below expectations.

Shortly after Huawei was put on the Entity list by the Trump administration,  [Read More…]

Movo Smartphone Video Kit review

We live in an era where anyone can be a star. Just about everywhere you turn there’s a new upstart YouTube or Twitter personality garnering lots of attention. Today’s smartphones make it easier than ever to create fun, interesting, and compelling content. And, thanks to high-speed 4G LTE, we can even broadcast direct to YouTube and other platforms.

If you’ve ever considered dabbling in video content, you want to make sure you have the right tools. Sure, you can go  [Read More…]

Losing Google support would ruin Huawei’s global smartphone business

Even a company as big and influential as Huawei doesn’t stand a chance in the open market without Google services.

It took less than two days after the announcement of President Trump’s executive order to increase scrutiny of business dealings between foreign and U.S. technology companies for the first major shoe to drop: Huawei is expected to fully lose access to Google apps and services, as well as future Google-approved Android updates. And unlike previous government intervention  [Read More…]

Coolpad’s new $130 Legacy smartphone lands at Metro

Coolpad is launching a new phone on Metro today called the Legacy.

For $ 129.99, you get Android 9 Pie, a 4,000 mAh battery, and a 6.36-inch FHD+ display. Staples like a dual camera, fingerprint sensor, and QuickCharge 3.0 over USB-C are also included alongside the altogether reasonable pricetag.

As an added incentive Metro is offering it for only $ 29.99 if you port in from another provider and sign up for a $ 50 plan. That’s some  [Read More…]

HTC might be looking to exit the Chinese smartphone market

The company has pulled its phones from Tmall and JD.

What you need to know HTC has stopped selling its phones at Tmall and JD in China. “Due to the consideration of HTC China’s long-term business strategy.” The company will keep selling phones on its own online site.

Once one of the undisputed Android kings, HTC’s smartphone division has been in a rut for quite a while now. Most recently, the company made a decision that strongly  [Read More…]

Coolpad is launching its FamilyLabs smartphone monitoring app via Indiegogo

Packages will begin at $ 99 and will include a Coolpad Legacy Plus phone with the app pre-installed.

Today, Coolpad is officially launching a platform for family tech innovations called FamilyLabs. The first product to join this platform is the FamilyLabs app via Indiegogo, which will be available for both Android and iOS. The FamilyLabs app offers an all-inclusive smartphone monitoring app with the ability for families to communicate, locate one another, and offer remote assistance.

Packages  [Read More…]

The Nokia 64GB Android smartphone is on sale for $300

Your new phone awaits.

The Nokia 7.1 Dual-SIM 64GB unlocked smartphone is down to $ 299.99 at B&H. The deal at B&H also comes with a Mint Mobile 3-months prepaid SIM card kit for free. That’s normally a $ 60 kit. You can find the $ 300 phone deal at other retailers like Amazon, but you won’t find the free Mint Mobile kit anywhere except B&H.

Oreo Nokia 7.1 Dual-SIM 64GB smartphone

Not only is the phone  [Read More…]