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Xiaomi Mi Band 3 picks up an upgraded OLED panel and NFC, costs just $30

The Mi Band 3 offers a heart rate sensor, NFC, and a 0.78-inch OLED screen, all for $ 30.

Xiaomi is one of the most popular wearable manufacturers around, which is entirely down to the Mi Band series of fitness trackers. With its latest model, the brand is looking to kick things up a notch. The Mi Band 3 has made its debut alongside the Mi 8, offering a heart-rate sensor, a larger 0.78-inch OLED screen (up  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 6X offers upgraded cameras and Snapdragon 660 for just $250

The Mi 6X is the phone that sets the foundation for Xiaomi’s upcoming Android One device.

Xiaomi is once again doing what it’s good at — launching products that offer incredible value for money. The manufacturer unveiled the Mi 6X at a media event in China, with the phone likely to make its way to global markets as the Mi A2, the successor to the Android One-based Mi A1.

Just as the Redmi Note 5 Pro  [Read More…]

The Nexus Player will not be upgraded to Android P

At the beginning of this month, Google released the first developer preview of Android P, the next major update to its mobile operating system.

Some Google devices weren’t included in the update, like the Nexus 5X, the Nexus 6P, and the Nexus Player. Google confirmed that the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and the Pixel C tablet wouldn’t be getting an update to Android P, but it was still up in the air whether or not the Nexus P would be updated.

Now  [Read More…]

Here are the watches getting upgraded to Wear OS

Earlier today, Google officially announced that it is changing the Android Wear brand to Wear OS by Google, and now the company has updated its documentation to reflect which smartwatches will be getting an update to the new branding. There are several models from Fossil’s Q Series on the list, LG has a couple models, and Huawei and ZTE have their own devices on the list, too.

It’s a long list with over 20 models in total. Here they are:

Casio  [Read More…]

LG might announce an upgraded V30 at MWC instead of the G7

A report claims LG will unveil another version of the V30 at MWC 2018 with new AI tech.

Just a few weeks ago, we were expecting to get our very first look at the LG G7 during Mobile World Congress this coming February. However, following LG’s CEO’s decision to scrap current development of the phone and start over from scratch, this is no longer the case.

The LG V30

This decision left us wondering if the  [Read More…]

BlackBerry Priv isn’t being upgraded to Android Nougat

BlackBerry’s first Android phone isn’t getting updated past Marshmallow.

Plenty of praise was lavished on BlackBerry’s first Android phone, the Priv, when it debuted in late 2015. In fact, in his review, Russell Holly called it one of the best phones of that year:

This is absolutely one of the best phones to be released this year, and while BlackBerry still has to demonstrate it can keep its promises when it comes to software updates this is already an  [Read More…]

The LG G6 will feature an upgraded 32-bit Quad DAC

The LG G6 will offer the best audio experience on a mobile device.

We already know a lot about the upcoming LG G6 thanks to numerous leaks and teasers, and today the company has confirmed that the phone will feature an upgraded 32-bit Quad DAC. LG rolled out a Quad DAC in the V20 last year, and this year’s flagship will similarly offer audiophile-grade sound thanks to the South Korean company’s continuining partnership with ESS Technologies.

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Hands-on: Wileyfox’s Swift 2 adds metal chassis, fingerprint and upgraded CPU for £159

British startup ships its most premium phone yet, as it looks towards a future of subsidies, revenue sharing and life beyond CyanogenOS.

Wileyfox is keen to paint itself as the quintessential startup: a disruptor in a world of crusty, outdated brands. For a company that didn’t even exist two years ago, its goals are lofty. It wants to challenge Samsung, and the perception that you need to spent hundreds to get a great smartphone, while beating  [Read More…]

Sony ‘PlayStation 4.5’ rumored with upgraded graphics; will Microsoft follow suit?

Microsoft’s Xbox leader Phil Spencer recently hinted that the Xbox One might get hardware upgrades in the future. Now a new report claims that rival Sony is planning to release an updated version of its PlayStation 4 console, with more powerful graphics hardware.

Kotaku reports:

“Based on conversations with developers who have spoken with Sony, this ‘PS4.5’ will include an upgraded GPU both to support high-end 4K resolution for games and add more processing power that  [Read More…]

Xiaomi announces an upgraded variant of the Redmi Note 3 with the Snapdragon 650

Xiaomi has unveiled a more advanced version of the Redmi Note 3, powered by the Snapdragon 650. The hexa-core processor is now matched alongside the huge 4,000mAh battery, offering ample processing power without draining all cells within an hour or two. This variant with Qualcomm’s chip will be made available at a slightly higher price point than the MediaTek version, at $ 150.

This newly-announced variant of the Note 3 comes with 4G support, Sunlight Display,  [Read More…]