EMUI 9 arrives to Chinese Huawei P20-series

Huawei just announced that it started seeding the latest version of its custom UI – EMUI 9 based on Android 9.0 Pie. But for now, it’s only available in China so the international Huawei P20 and P20 Pro owners will have to wait a bit longer. Probably not that much, though. The update brings brand […]

OnePlus 6T vs. 5T vs. 3T

The evolution of T – OnePlus’ interim model for the fall that’s neither quite the next generation, nor is it entirely the old one. It all started with the 3T, the T jokingly there to one-up Apple’s S, and we’re now a couple of Ts later at 6T. Powered by WPeMatico

Google Play app gets revamped with new, simpler UI

Google has been preparing the UI redesign of the Google Play app since the beginning of this year, but it’s only now that the stable update has been rolled out to the wider public. It adopts a more simplistic approach with less clutter and more Material Design-ish look. The first thing we’ve noticed is that […]

Our Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite video review is up

Xiaomi’s lineup now consists of many dozens of devices, and the Mi 8 family even has a few too. This might all get confusing, but don’t worry – we got your back. Today we’re taking a detailed look, in video form, at one of the newest members of this series – the Mi 8 Lite. […]

Google Hangouts to be shutdown in 2020

According to a report from 9to5Google, a source familiar with Hangouts’ future claims that the messaging service is getting unplugged in 2020, for consumers at least. Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet would still be a part of Google’s G Suite. The platform has seen several major changes since its inception but Google has put its […]

Fortnite gets 60fps support on iOS

Epic Games has released an update for Fortnite for iOS, which has added the option to run the game at 60 frames per second. This option is currently only available on the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and the iPhone XR. Previously, Fortnite was limited to running at either 30fps or 20fps on mobile. The […]

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite review

With the Mi 8 Lite, Xiaomi marked the completion of the Mi 8 lineup, or so it seems. The company now has two premium flagship models in the Mi 8 family – the Mi 8 and the Mi 8 Explorer Edition along with two mid-rangers – the Mi 8 SE and the Mi 8 Lite, […]

Top 10 trending phones of week 47

After ending up second for two weeks in a row, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro used its launch in India to overtake the the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) for the lead. Meanwhile, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro held onto the last spot on the podium. In fourth we see the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018), […]

New leak offers closer look at the Galaxy A8s Infinity-O glass and its selfie camera hole

The future of Samsung’s mobile display tech is nothing short of exhilarating at the moment, but also equal parts confusing. After the official announcement of the eagerly-anticipated Infinity Flex Display, along with a roadmap for at least four other display designs (Infinity-U, Infinity-V, Infinity-O and New Infinity) the industry and especially the rumor vines permeating […]

Snapdragon 8150 CPU details surface

As far as technical mobile hardware leaks go, this one is pretty out there, so, we’ll just start with a “tl;dr” of sorts. As per current info, the next Qualcomm mobile flagship chipset, dubbed the Snapdragon 8150 will be unveiled on December 4. It has already flexed its muscles quite a bit in early benchmarks, […]

New Coolpad m3 budget handset gets a quiet China unveiling

Coolpad has been keeping a rather low profile lately, with the possible exception of a recent patent infringement scandal with Xiaomi springing to mind. Still, that doesn’t mean the Shenzhen company has stopped releasing devices, mostly potentially interesting budget offers in particular. It’s just been doing so without much fanfare. The same is true for […]

Smartphone buyer’s guide: November 2018 edition

Decisions, decisions, decisions. The holiday season is upon us and ’tis the season of joy and happiness. But it could also be one of the most stressful events each year because them presents won’t buy themselves, will they? That’s why we decided to pitch in and hopefully make some of those decisions easier for you. […]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 may be headed to Europe soon

Xiaomi unveiled the almost entirely bezel-less Mi Mix 3 in China in October, and now it looks like the sliding smartphone might be ready to finally become available in other markets – such as Europe. The Mi Mix 3 was certified by both the Bluetooth SIG and the EEC recently. What’s more, a Reddit user […]

Samsung will ship Bixby 3.0 with the foldable Galaxy F

During its Bixby Developer Day, Samsung shared some new information regarding the Smart Assistant. According to Samsung VP of R&D and Bixby development Eui-Suk Chung, Samsung is aiming to ship Bixby 3.0 with the foldable Galaxy F smartphone. That would tentatively pinpoint Bixby 3.0’s arrival at March. Sadly, Eui-Suk Chung hasn’t shared anything specific about […]

Top 10 trending phones of week 46

After a very turbulent period that saw nine different phones in the lead over nine consecutive weeks it’s finally time for some stability. The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) is the first phone to hold onto the number one position. In fact the whole podium is unchanged compared to last week with the Redmi Note 6 […]

Gazepad Pro hands-on review

So you made the plunge to a glass sandwich phone. Or, alternatively, design trends forced you to settle for one. Regardless, you might as well benefit from any forgone convenience and sturdiness and get a Qi compatible device. After all, the thought of one less cable crowding up your desk and life in general sounds […]

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite in for review

The Mi 8 lineup has gotten a little complicated – there are five major variations. The focus now is on the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, the latest addition. How it compares to the other members of the Mi 8 line is just one of many questions to be answered by our upcoming review. For starters, […]

Xiaomi Mi A2 gets stable Android 9.0 Pie update

The Xiaomi Mi A2 has started receiving the Android 9.0 Pie update. This is the stable release and it brings with it the new gesture navigation, Adaptive battery and brightness and other improvements. Also, the November 5 security patch is included. It seems that the update is rolling out in India first (that’s where the […]

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium receiving Android 9.0 Pie

A month has passed since we saw the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium on Geekbench running Android 9.0 Pie and now the update is finally rolling out. Screenshots from the System update menu The build number of the new software is 52.0.A.3.84 and interestingly enough, it’s just 210MB big. Like the other Xperia phones that got […]

Samsung’s foldable Galaxy F rendered in 3D

Samsung announced the Infinity Flex Display last week, but not the actual phone that will use it – the best we got was a schematic look at its design. LetsGoDitigal has put together some 3D renders based on patent drawings from Samsung rather than CAD design. In its folded form the phone, tentatively called Galaxy […]

YouTube VR arrives to Oculus Go

YouTube VR was a long time coming standalone app for Facebook’s Oculus Go budget VR headset. If you are an Oculus Go owner, you can finally enjoy the rich VR-ready YouTube library, which happens to be the biggest one in the world. And, surprisingly or not, the media content on the Oculus Go platform is […]

Honor 8X review

The Honor 8X is yet another attractive offer from Huawei’s subsidiary aiming to bring mid-range experience on the budget. But it sure is not the only Honor doing that and you’d be forgiven if the oversaturated market confuses you. Powered by WPeMatico

Realme starts pushing ColorOS 5.2 to its devices

Realme is going strong with announcements in 2018. Four phones have already mcome and we won’t be surprised to see а fifth device by the end of 2018. With the growing number of sales, the amount of people asking for monthly updates is also rising and the Oppo subbrand is starting to deliver. The company […]

Google Pixel 3 XL review

The Pixel 3 XL is Google’s latest flagship smartphone. It promises to bring everything we have come to expect with the Pixel brand, including a clean build of Android, fast performance, quality camera and some cool software tricks that only Google can come up with. Powered by WPeMatico