Tag Archive: Ships


HTC’s new Wildfire R70 ships with Android 9 and a micro-USB processor

HTC just launched a micro-USB phone in 2020, and that’s not a smart decision.

What you need to know HTC’s first phone in 2020 is the decidedly 2017 Wildfire R70. The phone’s key selling points are its large waterdrop notch display and a triple camera set-up. Ultimately, its uncompetitive specs and outdated micro-USB connector make this phone a headscratcher.

HTC has a new phone in 2020 built for an audience that really wishes it was 2017. At  [Read More…]

The new Moto 360 is available for pre-order right now, ships in January

It’s manufactured by eBuyNow.

What you need to know The third-generation Moto 360 is officially available for pre-order. The stainless steel body comes in three different colors and it will set you back $ 350. Orders will begin shipping on January 10, 2020.

Back in October, we covered the return of the Moto 360, the first fully circular Android smartwatch. At the time, it was said the watch would go on sale at the beginning of December,  [Read More…]

Pixel 4 pre-order available on B&H ahead of Google event, ships Oct 22

Checkout is unavailable until 7:30 pm ET.

What you need to know The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL have been listed on B&H Photo for pre-order ahead of the launch. If you attempt to checkout, you are met with an error message saying ‘Checkout will resume at Tuesday 7:30 pm ET.’ Shipping will begin on October 22.

Happy Pixel day, everybody! Even though Google has yet to even launch the thoroughly leaked device, that hasn’t  [Read More…]

Ring’s $199 Alarm system is now up for pre-order, ships July 4

Take control of your home security.

Ring has announced that its long-awaited Ring Alarm security system is now available for pre-order with a price of $ 199. The company first announced the product back at CES, and the kit was expected to begin shipping in the spring. The bundle will include a base station, keypad, a contact sensor for door or window, motion detector, and a range extender. You’ll be able to buy additional sensors to add, and a  [Read More…]

Motorola’s Gamepad Mod is a Verizon exclusive, ships Aug. 25 for $79.99

Motorola’s new Gamepad Moto Mod is coming to Verizon — and only Verizon — this month.

Ever since we heard about Motorola’s upcoming Gamepad Mod for the Moto Z series, it’s been top-of-mind for gadgets to try. Well, that will soon be possible when the add-on goes on sale exclusively at Verizon on August 25 for $ 79.99.

Yes, along with a red-hued JBL SoundBoost 2 speaker Mod, the Moto Gamepad will be sold only at Verizon stores and  [Read More…]

Xiaomi ships 23.16 million smartphones in Q2 2017, an uptick of 70% from Q1

Xiaomi sees record shipments in Q2 2017 as YoY revenues from India climb 328%.

Xiaomi announced that it shipped 23.16 million smartphones in Q2 2017, making it the best quarter ever for the Chinese company. The company faced a slowdown in sales last year over supply constraints, with CEO Lei Jun announcing a series of broad changes at the end of last year. It looks like the “recalibration” has worked, as Xiaomi noted a 70% uptick in sales from  [Read More…]

OnePlus is trying this new thing where it ships as soon as you order!

No more waiting for your OnePlus 3T to ship.

Shipping in volume is hard. It’s actually one of the most complicated and expensive parts of making a physical object you want to sell to people. Many larger companies around the world make it look fairly easy, where you can just press the order button and the phone is in a box with a shipping label within hours, but it only works for those companies after years of  [Read More…]

Lenovo ships 14 million smartphones in Q2, Moto brand sees 40% surge

Lenovo has posted its financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2016 (second fiscal quarter). The company announced a net profit of $ 157 million, a turnaround from the $ 842 million loss resulting from restructuring efforts in Q2 2015. Overall revenue was $ 11.2 billion, an 8% YoY decrease but an increase of 12% from the previous quarter.

Lenovo shipped 14 million phones in the quarter, resulting in a 25% increase from Q1 2015.  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 7 ships with Marshmallow, not Nougat — but maybe that’s not a huge deal

The Note 7 runs Android 6.0.1 out of the box — which, for the time being, is still the latest stable version of the OS. But even without Nougat, Note owners aren’t missing out on that much.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 lands at a precarious time on the Android calendar. We’re just reaching the end of the Marshmallow era, with final Android 7.0 Nougat code likely to be released in a matter of weeks. By  [Read More…]

Mobile Nations Weekly: Sticky S Pens, an iPhone 6s event, and leaky ships

Sure, next week is IFA 2015, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have news now!

We’re still putting the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 through its paces, but we got one surprise this week: if you put the stylus in backwards, it sticks and will probably break your phone when you try to pull it out (if you can). So don’t do that. Apple also announced the date for the anticipated iPhone 6s launch event, more photos  [Read More…]