Tag Archives: phones

No-cell zone: Masters clings to ban on mobile phones

When you walk through the gates of Augusta National, it really is a throwback to a different era. Welcome to one of the few remaining places on the planet where cellphones are strictly prohibited. And, rest assured, the folks in the green jackets are serious about everyone going dark. More than a decade ago, Scott Feight got one of those ... Read More »

Apple sells more Plus phones in Q4 2016 than ever

Apple is about to reveal its financial results for 4Q 2016 and they may contain a surprise – the company sold more iPhone 7 Plus units than any of the previous Plus-sized handsets. The company decided to equip the 7 Plus with more cameras, better battery life and more RAM than iPhone 7 and the result is said to be ... Read More »

Sony might unveil a 4K, SD835 flagship at MWC, along with four other phones

Keeping to its usual schedule, MWC 2017 is now just about a month away. Excitement over at camp Sony is pretty high and the official event time is already set – February 27, at 7:30 GMT. There have been a few renders and photos floating about recently, but nothing really all that revealing. Well, a new source now claims to ... Read More »

Netflix now lets you save downloads to your Android phone’s SD card

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Sony to reveal new phones on February 27 at MWC

We’ve been hearing rumors about alleged Xperia devices but Sony is keeping its lips tight about any releases and launches. We knew the company will have a press conference at MWC in Barcelona next month and now we have an exact date for that. The press invite says February 27, 7:30 GMT. We are expecting to hear more about the ... Read More »

Google said to be “closely” involved with new Nokia phones

Yesterday, Nokia officially handed the keys to its brand to upcoming phone maker HMD, which already has plans for Android-powered phones and tablets. We looked through the leaders of the new company and it turned out that many of them had long stints at Nokia. If that isn’t enough to ease your worries that we’ll be disappointed once New Nokia ... Read More »

HTC retail stores will provide warranty service in India for Google’s Pixel phones

Google has partnered up with HTC stores in India to provide after-sales warranty service for Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, which are now up for pre-order in India on Flipkart starting at RS 57,000. ”We have partnered with HTC India for after sales service in 56 walk-in service centeres in over 30 cities,” – A Google spokesperson This kind ... Read More »

Motorola posts full list of phones that will get Android 7.0 Nougat update

After confirming Android 7.0 for a few of its devices last month, Motorola has now posted the full list of its smartphones that the company says will get the Nougat update. The list includes the 4th Gen Moto G, G Plus and G Play, as well as Moto X Pure Edition (3rd Gen), Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto ... Read More »

Rumor says LeEco prepping two new phones for November launch

Not even two weeks have passed since the LeEco Le Pro 3 was made official, and rumors related to the Chinese company’s next smartphones have already started cropping up. Latest reports claim that LeEco is planning to launch two new smartphones in November. Sadly, nothing else is currently known, but an image – presumably of one of the two rumored ... Read More »

First ‘Project Tango’ phone’s release gets pushed back from “Summer” to “Fall”

We’ve seen plenty of products that snap a lens over top of your existing smartphone lens, but nothing quite like this. The Hasselblad True Zoom is a Moto Mod that works with Moto Z phones, and completely replaces your phone camera with a point-and-shoot that gives you 10X optical zoom. It certainly doesn’t come anywhere near approximating the quality of Hasselblad’s ... Read More »