BlackBerry Priv starts getting February security update

BlackBerry has started rolling out a new update to its Priv smartphone. It’s a security update that brings along Android fixes for the month of February – the Android security patch level shows ‘5 February 2017’. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it may take some time for the update notification to pop up on your device’s ... Read More »

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Note5 and S6 edge+ are now receiving January security patch

T-Mobile has started rolling out a new update to Samsung Galaxy Note5 and S6 edge+ units on its network. They are about 60MB in size and bring the Android security fixes for January. In addition, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy Note Edge on T-Mobile are also said to be getting the patch, although the carrier is yet ... Read More »

Google now lets you add app-like bookmarks on Android

Google released new Chrome Beta version and it comes with the feature called Progressive Web Apps. When a mobile site is launched and you want to “Add to Home Screen” through the Chrome options, a shortcut appears. The difference is it doesn’t act as a normal bookmark, but as an app that can draw notifications, be uninstalled and such. This ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 availability and prices leaked

Samsung postponed its Galaxy S8 launch and thus left more time for rumors to thrive. According to latest leaks from an industry insider, the Galaxy S8 will come with camera with Dual ADC, which should in theory enable better color depth. The same insider also revealed availability and prices for the device. Follow 萌萌的电教 @mmddj_china S8’s CMOS may support Dual ... Read More »

Moto G5 specs uncovered in Brazil: check out G4 Play’s successor

The Moto G5 Plus has been through the rumor mill several times while the regular Moto G5 remained out of the spotlight. Until now – Brazilian blog has gotten hold of the regional version (XT1672) and published the key specs. This phone is smaller with its 5” 1080p screen (vs. 5.5” 1080p for the Plus model). It will launch ... 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 »

Caviar introduces iPhone 7 with portraits of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

The inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the US unlocked as many meme ideas as there are protests against his actions. But might be the weirdest we have seen – Russian company Caviar sells two 32GB iPhone 7 units with gold-plated backs and embossed faces of the Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. The backs also include the coat of ... Read More »

LeEco X10 gets benchmarked, will have dual cameras on the front and the back

Back in November China’s TENAA certified the upcoming LeEco Le X850 for sale in the country, though it still hasn’t launched. And now it looks like the same handset (or a slightly different version of it) was put through the paces of GFXBench, which as usual has resulted in a pretty complete listing of its specs on the benchmark’s website. ... Read More »

Weekly poll results: the Galaxy S8 is poised to outsell the Galaxy S8 Plus

The Galaxy S7 edge outsold its smaller sibling, the S7. Now leaked schematics show us that the next gen phones will have even bigger screen, will we see the Galaxy S8 Plus outsell the smaller Galaxy S8? Our preliminary polling says no – if our math is right, the smaller S8 will put an S7 edge-size screen into an S7-size ... Read More »

Weekly poll: LG G6 is a clean break from the G5, what do you think?

LG tried something novel with the G5 but recent leaks show it’s changing course for the LG G6. Gone is the removable battery and gone are the bezels (the headphone jack is reportedly safe and sound). The LG G6 is rumored to have an usual 2:1 screen (well, extra wide screens are not that unusual for LG) that will cover ... Read More »