Google has just announced that its smart speaker is receiving a software update with an interesting feature for users in the United States and Canada. Starting today, users will be able to use the Google Home as a phone to make voice calls for free, so long as the call recipient
Xiaomi has officially confirmed that the Redmi Note 5A will be announced next week, on August 21. This isn't much of a surprise, since the smartphone got certified by TENAA earlier this week. It is also said that the phone will come in two versions.
HTC's latest smartphones are very good devices, but not many people are actually interested in them and according to the Q2 results, it is only a matter of time before HTC exits the mobile market, if something drastically doesn't change. The company has now announced its
MediaTek chipsets have been known for cheap, entry-level solutions, but over the last few years, the company has been trying to prove it can make much better chipsets that are competitive with Qualcomm's offering. Unfortunately the flagship Helio X30 hasn't proved like a
It is obvious that the Galaxy Note 7 scandal cost Samsung a lot of money and bad reputation. Since then, the company improved safety testing of batteries, but we are now hearing that another Samsung smartphone is being recalled due to bad batteries .
LG V30 is set to be announced by the end of the month, on August 31, just ahead of the traditional IFA trade show. The company has already started sending media invites for the launch event, but ahead of the event, thanks to Evan Blass, we have a chance to see the
Over the last few days, we have started hearing more about Apple's next-generation smartwatch. Dubbed the Apple Watch Series 3, the biggest change over its predecessor is the addition of 4G LTE connectivity thanks to an eSIM that are smaller than a regular SIM card.
It is safe to say that Corning's Gorilla Glass brought a small revolution to displays in terms of durability, but also replaced the plastic cover for more premium look and feel. Instead of using Gorilla Glass on its Moto Z series, Motorola's ShatterShield uses a plastic polymer
Facebook has now announced small user interface changes to its News Feed, which are aimed to make the main interface look cleaner. There is no longer the blue accents and headers across the interface, which should help make navigating easier and more consistent.
After months of delays, the Saygus V2 smartphone has finally received FCC approval. The phone went on pre-order way back in January of 2015, but due to various problems it never shipped. The last word from the company was it should start shipping in January this year, but
Shortly after a set of images showing the Mate 10 leaked online, another official-looking image confirms the launch date of the flagship phablet. As reported earlier, Huawei's phablet will be unveiled in two months on October 16 in Munich, Germany. The invite has a text that
The rumoured ZTE Z982 has finally become official. The Chinese company has today announced the phone today under the name ZTE Blade Z Max. The successor to the Zmax Pro is priced at $129 and will start shipping through MetroPCS on August 26. Those that pre-register
Google Pixel 2 smartphone has now appeared on the FCC, revealing some new information about its specifications and design. While the Pixel XL successor is rumoured to be made by LG, the smaller Pixel 2 is expected to be manufactured by HTC. The FCC listing shows a few screenshots
Motorola's flagship Moto Z smartphones are known for having a shatter-proof display that doesn't crack easily. Not only that, but Motorola also gives a four-year warranty against shattering and cracking from the original purchase date. The only question now is how durable
It took us three months to see first Windows 10 S laptop from ASUS. Dubbed the VivoBook W202NA, the notebook is very cheap and is meant to be used in schools. It is priced at $279 and is already available for purchase, but ASUS also said that a consumer model with Windows
The popular chipset manufacturer has announced a new camera technology designed for Android ecosystem. It comes as an expansion to the Qualcomm Spectra Module Program, and will be implemented into its Snapdragon Mobile chipsets in the future. The new camera architecture is able
The wearble market in the United States isn't doing great and has been struggling for months, but globally it is still growing. According to a report by Canalys, the smart wearables market rose 8% year on year for a total of 21.6 million units shipped in the second quarter
Google has now announced that it is expanding its speech recognition capabilities to support 30 new languages, mostly those in emerging markets in India and Africa. The total number of supported languages are now 119, and the update includes two of Africa's largest languages.
Sometime next month, Apple is expected to announce several new devices, including three new iPhones. Aside from the long rumoured all-new iPhone 8, the Cupertino company is also expected to announce iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, that will very similar to their predecessors.
Three months since its official announcement and Essential PH-1 has yet to go on sale. Customers can register for the phone in the United States, but they still can't buy it. The good news is that Sprint is expected to start selling the smartphone this week, on August 18.