Tag Archive: Announcement

OnePlus teases announcement of special project for March 3, not a phone

Just one more day.

What you need to know OnePlus has been tweeting out teases about a special project it has been working on. It will be revealed on March 3, 2020, and it is not a phone or commercial product. CEO of OnePlus, Pete Lau, tweeted out a new hint this morning, “snow and 5G.”

OnePlus sure knows how to drum up some hype around its products. The plucky Chinese upstart has been doing it since  [Read More…]

T-Mobile experiencing service issues shortly after merger announcement

Issues are popping up from San Francisco to New York.

What you need to know As of February 11, T-Mobile is experiencing service issues across the U.S. Outages are being reported in Chicago, Detroit, New York, Seattle, and more. The funk began shortly after T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint was approved.

February 11 has been an interesting day for T-Mobile. Not too long after its merger with Sprint was approved, reports of service outages throughout the entire United  [Read More…]

Pixel 4 retail box leaks before announcement because of course it did

The Google Pixel 4 will not come with a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter in the box.

What you need to know Images showing the Pixel 4’s retail box have leaked a day before the smartphone’s official unveiling at the 2019 ‘Made by Google’ event. The retail box confirms a few key features such as the 5.7-inch display size and 64GB internal storage. They also confirm that the Pixel 4 will be shipped with an 18W USB-C power  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Sidewalk Wi-Fi announcement creates more questions than it answers

If it wants to replace an existing and very successful standard, Amazon had better be prepared to do a lot of the hard work.

In its 2019 hardware event, Amazon announced a new mid-range wireless protocol for Internet of Things devices called Sidewalk. It uses the 900MHz spectrum, has a potential range of one mile, and can be used to carry over the air updates. It’s also a mesh network, which means as long as two or  [Read More…]

Pixel 4 render hints at October 15 announcement date

Google’s annual event is likely a little over a month away.

What you need to know Another render of the Pixel 4 has been leaked. The date on the lock screen is October 15. This is possibly when Google will hold its fall event to announce the phone.

Pixel 4 leaks have been in full swing lately, and on September 10 during Apple’s iPhone 11 event, reliable tipster Evan Blass shared yet another render of Google’s upcoming  [Read More…]

Look out! Where to find public service announcement signs in Fortnite

It’s that time again! The tenth (and final) week of Fortnite’s Season 9 challenges are here, and once again, things are relatively easy this week. The only challenge that might take some time is the one that requires players to find five public service announcement signs in Neo Tilted, Pressure Plant, or Mega Mall. For eagle-eyed players, you may have noticed that signs have begun popping up throughout the game, warning players of…something. In case you haven’t found  [Read More…]

Huawei remains on the blacklist, even after Trump’s G20 announcement

The “presumption of denial” policy is still in place in which most requests are usually denied.

What you need to know An internal email was sent to U.S. Commerce Department staff informing them Huawei is still blacklisted. The email was sent by John Sonderman, Deputy Director of the Office of Export Enforcement in the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security. Huawei will still be under the “presumption of denial” policy in which most requests are usually  [Read More…]

Google’s weird Pixel 4 announcement is just what the industry needed

This is unlike anything we’ve seen before. I dig it.

Over the last few years, smartphone leaks have become quite predictable. In the months leading up to a phone’s announcement, we’ll see leaked schematics, renders, hands-on photos/videos, and get trickled-out information about its specs, pricing, and availability. Every tech blog gets busy covering the leaks as closely as they can, companies stay quiet, and by the time the official keynote is held, we pretty much know the  [Read More…]

Here’s where you can watch the Death Stranding announcement tomorrow

Hopefully we learn some big information tomorrow.

What you need to know Death Stranding is set to receive some sort of announcement tomorrow. A looped Death Stranding video has been playing on PlayStation’s Twitch channel.

Hideo Kojima teased an impending Death Stranding announcement on Wednesday, and now PlayStation’s Twitch channel seems to be gearing up for whatever the reveal is by playing a looped video with ominous music and oily hands across the screen. Occasionally, we’ll even  [Read More…]

OnePlus teases announcement for OnePlus 7 announcement

Yo dawg I heard you like announcements.

The OnePlus 7 is shaping up to be one of 2019’s most exciting smartphones, and thanks to OnePlus CEO Pete Lau, we now have a date to look forward to for when we’ll learn more about it.

On April 19, Lau tweeted the following:

Stay tuned next Tuesday for our launch event announcement 😁

— Pete Lau (@petelau2007) April 19, 2019

While the whole “announcement for an  [Read More…]