Category Archives: Mobile Devices

Xiaomi’s new Mi Max 2 smartphone claims a two-day battery

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Fresh from announcing the Mi 6, its latest flagship smartphone, last month, Xiaomi gone and unveiled another new phone. The Mi Max 2, announced today at an event in Beijing, will be available in China from June 1 priced upwards from RMB 1699, that’s around $247. Xiaomi claims it sold over three million of the original Mi Max, which is […]

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Sony shift: Xperia X and Xperia X Compact to be axed

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Sony is shaking up its smartphone lineup, putting an end to one tier in the hopes of boosting its overall standing in the mobile game.  The company revealed during its 2017 Investor Day that it will no longer produce phones in the category it calls Premium Standard, reports Xperia Blog.  Premium Standard phones include 2016’s […]

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Nokia 3310 Phone – First Look

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What is the Nokia 3310? It’s a revamped version of the original iconic phone from the 90s with a colour screen and a slimmer, more colourful design. The phone runs on the Symbian OS like the original, so doesn’t have an app store of many of the features of modern smartphone. It’s just a phone. […]

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1Password adds a travel mode to frustrate snooping customs agents

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If you travel a lot, especially internationally, a new worry being added to the pile is the threat of being forced to unlock your phone for a customs agent. 1Password has a handy solution for this in the form of Travel Mode, which temporarily deauthorizes a device to access your passwords and accounts. It’s pretty […]

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The best Carphone Warehouse phone deals in May 2017

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Carphone Warehouse is the UK’s biggest phone retailer and a superb place to browse the latest pay monthly, SIM-only and SIM-free deals. Indeed, not only is Carphone the UK’s biggest, it’s also the largest independent telecoms retailer in Europe. It sells the widest range of handsets in the UK across almost all the main UK […]

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Mavin Motion says it can improve app engagement by making marketers more timely

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As mobile developers and publishers wrestle with how to keep users engaged with their apps, Mavin Motion co-founder and CEO Shailesh Nalawadi said it’s time for new strategies. The startup started by building engagement products for mobile apps in India, but today it’s announcing its U.S. launch — as well as a $3 million seed round from Mousse […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 release date, news and rumors

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Update: The latest leak suggests the Note 8 may have a fingerprint scanner under the screen and we’ve also seen rumors suggesting the Note 8 could get a powerful dual-lens camera and a massive 6.4-inch screen as well as keeping the top-of-the-line S8 specs intact. Here’s the latest on the Note 8 rumors.  The Samsung […]

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Project Treble is the most important Android update you've never heard of

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“This time, things will be different,” or so Google says with each major dessert-flavored Android release that it pushes to phones and tablets. But looking at Android Marshmallow and Android Nougat over the past two years proves that’s not entirely true.  Adoption of Google’s newest operating system is just 7.1%, still conspicuously low with far […]

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Fidget Spinner Neon Glow app is why we don't deserve opposable thumbs

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Fidget spinners are taking playgrounds all over the world by storm right now. Kids hanging out on street corners aren’t trading Pokemon cards or Pogs anymore… they’re instead trying desperately not to fidget. Now someone wants to take all of the fun out of the future landfill by putting spinners on a screen and making […]

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Ford to add Android Auto and CarPlay to 2016 Ford SYNC 3 cars via update

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Ford is updating a large number of 2016 model year cars equipped with SYNC 3 infotainment software, adding Android Auto and CarPlay to the vehicles with a free, over-the-air update via Wi-Fi, or using either USB or going through their dealer. The upgrade will be available for around 800,000 vehicles in total, giving a huge […]

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