Tag Archives: Phone

HTC Bolt dashes to Sprint: a 5.5″ phone with HTC 10’s design, IP57

The rumor mill built up a good deal of hype for the HTC Bolt – an un-Googled Pixel XL with extra stuff like waterproofing and fancy new headphones, what’s not to love? HTC and Sprint (which has exclusivity on the phone in the US) even roped in famous sprinter Usain Bolt for the promotion of the phone. The HTC Bolt ... Read More »

Reliance now offers a fixed-wireless phone in India

Remember Reliance and more specifically, its Jio telecom sub-division? If you live in India, chances are, you are already familiar with the carrier’s enticing 4G offers, which caused quite a stir on the local market, back in September. Despite receiving its fair share of criticism, the company seems to have a pretty good grasp on the needs and desires of ... Read More »

GM 5 is a Nougat-powered Android One phone

Turkish manufacturer General Mobile, which is involved in Google’s Android One efforts, has announced a new Android One smartphone. Dubbed GM 5, the device runs the latest Android 7.0 OS, making it the first Nougat-powered Android One handset. Specs-wise, the device packs in a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC with quad-core CPU (said to be SD410) and sports a 5-inch HD display. ... Read More »

Samsung finally makes the W2017 Android flip phone official

Almost exactly one year after unveiling the W2016 high-end Android-powered flip phone in China, Samsung is back again with another such device. The successor for the W2016 is unsurprisingly called W2017, and it’s been leaking in one form or another since June. And today it’s been announced for the Chinese market. Like the W2016, the new W2017 comes with top ... Read More »

Alleged Meizu m4 phone leaks in images

A new Meizu smartphone, alleged to be the Meizu m4, has leaked online. The leak – which comes in the form of a Weibo post- shows the device’s images from TENAA, although the official TENAA listing for the phone doesn’t seem to be live yet. Aside from images, the Weibo post also reveals some information about the device, including a ... Read More »

Kodak teases a new phone for October 20, its second device

Kodak is an iconic brand in photography so when the company announced an Android phonelast year, it seemed like a big deal. The Kodak IM5 didn’t make a dent in the market and has even been taken off the official website (here’s a Google cache link). There’s a new phone coming on October 20. The teaser image shows brushed metal ... Read More »

No new Mate series phone at September 1 event, Huawei executive says

We already know that Huawei is holding an event on September 1 where the company will announce new smartphones. While we were expecting a successor to last year’s Mate 8, a company executive has now revealed that no new Mate series smartphone will be unveiled at the event. The executive confirmed that the Chinese company will instead make official a ... Read More »

SwiftKey Beta resurrects predictions for phone numbers, emails, and other saved data

SwiftKey is bouncing back after dealing with some pesky bugs that threw a wrench in the company’s suggestion engine. An update to the beta version of one of Android’s signature keyboards fixes a bug that caused some users to see unfamiliar terms and suggestions appear. SwiftKey even had to shut down its cloud sync service temporarily while it looked into ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note7, photos of phone and packaging appear

There aren’t even 24 hours left before Samsung’s official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 which is to take place tomorrow at 10AM EST time zone. There are already leaked photos of the retail packaging and the Gold Galaxy Note7 in question. This leak thankfully isn’t a blurry photo of the phone in question. There are also photos of the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 flip phone passes through TENAA

One of the many perks but also responsibilities that comes with being on top of the mobile food chain is catering to all sorts of colorful and niche markets. One such niche is clamshell device that the Korean giant still develops mainly for its home and other neighboring Asian markets. Even though it runs Android, the tactile feel of the ... Read More »