Sunday, May 27, 2018
Week 21 is at its end and as we look back at it and it was another one filled with smartphone announcements - 13 new phones debuted in the past seven days. Most of these phones were rumor mill lurkers but some of them, like the Meizu M8c and vivo Z1 almost came out of…
If you are following the Android P development, chances are you are already familiar with most of the changes the new version of the OS brings. One of the most discussed revamps is the new recent apps horizontal switcher. Well, Google is looking to implement the same design concept in its Android Chrome app too.…
Xiaomi will host a special event next week - May 31 - at which it will unveil its next flagship - the Mi 8. And as these things go there's a launch poster for the event, which teases the upcoming announcement. But does that poster show more than meets the eye? Some techies with time…
Google is rolling out smart text selection and real time lookup to Google Lens. Smart text selection recognizes text you've pointed your camera to and gives you more context and information. Smart lookup identifies items in front of your camera and gives you Google results about them as well as similar items. Both features come…
Every smartphone user out there has faced the annoying issue of having to keep the screen awake during longer reads. You sometimes find yourself doing unnecessary touches or swipes on the screen because a minute had passed and the screen becomes dimmer and will turn off any second now. Well, the new Android P update…
The Motorola Moto Z3 Play is now much less of a mystery thanks to an internal document, obtained by XDA developers. The leaked paper reveals the phone's key specs as well as all of its key selling features. The Moto Z3 Play will have an aluminum body with a 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass at the…
It seems that Xiaomi is all set to launch its next flagship at its May 31 event. Its name will likely be changed from Mi 7 to Mi 8 to mark the 8th anniversary of the company. And two versions of the phone were spotted on China's 3C and the US FCC's certification websites. The…
Huawei's affordable flagship, the Honor 10, aims to deliver the P20 experience to those unwilling to actually fork the cash for the real thing. It does cut some corners, but for the most part the Honor 10 does a pretty great Huawei P20 impersonation while costing significantly less. Both phones have the HiSilicon Kirin 970…
A couple of Nokia-branded HMD smartphones have started getting new updates. The devices in question are the Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 2, and the updates they are getting include Android security fixes for the month of May. The Nokia 8 Sirocco update - which is currently hitting units in India - weighs in at…
Huawei's P20 Pro recently got put through the durability testing performed by Zack from YouTube channel JerryRigEverything. Things didn't go so well - the phone's glass shattered during the bend test, something that most handsets these days are able to survive with ease. The next step for Zack is to create a video teardown for…

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