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US wireless carriers dial back discounts on new iPhones

Getty Images The new iPhone 8, iPhone X and iPhone 8S are displayed during an Apple special event at the Steve Jobs Theatre on the Apple Park campus on September 12, 2017 in Cupertino, California. U.S. consumers who want Apple’s newest iPhones, including its most expensive model yet, the iPhone X, may find fewer deals as wireless carriers are less willing ... Read More »

Meizu M6 spotted in the wild: specs fail to impress

The Meizu M6 Note was unveiled in late August, now a smaller version has been spotted. The Meizu M6 has a 5.2” screen with 720p screen, according to a photo showing the device running CPU-Z. The resolution downgrade is disappointing, the chipset doesn’t improve things. The well-rounded Snapdragon 625 has been swapped for a MediaTek MT6750 – an old 28nm part ... Read More »

Apple Watch Series 3 clones your iPhone’s phone number, coming September 15

The Apple Watch has grown quickly – so fast in fact that it is now the #1 watch in the world, topping the former leader Rolex. The Watch has a 97% customer satisfaction, but it’s time for a new model. Meet the Apple Watch Series 3. It features cellular connectivity via an eSIM, sharing your phone number with your iPhone. This ... Read More »

vivo X20 official unveiling set for next week

The vivo X20 will debut next week. This confirmation comes courtesy of a teaser by the Chinese company through its official Weibo account. As clear from the image (shown below), the unveiling is set for September 21. From what we’ve gathered so far, the V20 is powered by Snapdragon 660 SoC and sports a 5.8-inch AMOLED screen of 1080x2160px resolution. RAM is 6GB, ... Read More »

HTC U11 Edge Sense Feature Can Now Be Configured by Users for Individual Apps

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone was launched in India in June Edge Sense allows users to perform tasks by squeezing the sides The beta update is reportedly rolling out already Back when HTC launched its U11 smartphone, we mentioned that its Edge Sense feature sounded gimmicky but was found to be useful in performing certain functions. At the time, we felt that the feature ... Read More »

vivo X20 to come with Snapdragon 660, blazing fast Face Unlock

The upcoming vivo X20 will be powered by a Snapdragon 660 chipset and offer facial recognition that will be able to unlock the device within 0.1s. vivo itself confirmed the Face Wake (as it calls it) feature officially through a teaser on its Weibo account while the chipset comes by way of a leaked image showing the phone in the wild.   ... Read More »

Huawei’s SuperCharge tech will be certified by TÜV Rheinland

Fast charging has become an increasingly popular feature on smartphones and makers love to one-up each other. To make sure consumers receive a safe product, Huawei has partnered with TÜV Rheinland to certify Huawei’s SuperCharge technology. TÜV dates back to the 1800s and has been inspecting and certifying everything from steam boilers to elevators ever since. And now, one of ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 shown off in leaked renders, video

Huawei chose to skip IFA for the grand unveiling of its next flagship phablet, which it will announce at a special event of its own on October 16 instead. As we get closer to that day, we’re starting to see more of the Mate 10, be that in official teasers or leaks. Today we have the now-traditional CAD-based renders coming out, both in image and ... Read More »

Deal: LG G6 is $430 in the US, V20 drops to $393

The LG G6 price has been decreasing steadily and the impeding launch of the V30 puts even more downwards pressure. We’ve seen the phone at some very low prices – $288 deal with a Verizon contract or $400 off contract (from eBay and it was a temporary discount). In case you missed those offers, check out NewEgg, which is charging $430 for a 4GB/32GB Ice Platinum unit. Amazon ... Read More »

Parts for iPhone 8 shipping in limited quantities, prices will be high

Apple will unveil the iPhone 8 next week – September 12 – but while the design process may have finished, the production is merely beginning. A Korean parts supplier claims it started shipments in late August, which means the new flagship may come out around November. So you still have some time to save up money as you’ll need a lot of it if ... Read More »