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‘Miniature’ Google Home and third-gen Chromebook Pixel expected to see daylight this fall

Google generally likes to keep things fresh and unpredictable in terms of both software and in-house hardware releases, which often makes the search …

Google

Samsung finally expands Bixby voice support in 200+ countries globally… for English speakers

Samsung only had one more day to wait before it could have pompously expanded Bixby voice capabilities “globally” together with the highly …

Samsung

As wait for 2nd-gen Amazon Echo goes on, deal takes original to $99.99

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of savings. Well, maybe you don’t, but Google Assistant and Alexa do. As El Goog is getting its Home speaker into as …

Amazon

Still relying on Apple for AirPods? Shipment times finally down to 2-3 weeks

Nearly a year after they were announced and 9 months after they actually first shipped, Apple has finally been able to surpass the AirPods …

Apple Store

Samsung reportedly hogs Snapdragon 845 chips, may go modular for the Galaxy S9

Motorola did what PhoneBloks didn’t. The Essential Phone hopes to emulate it for its own ecosystem. And then there’s Samsung.<p><i>Mobile-Review.com</i>‘s …

Samsung

Oreover: iOS 11 developer beta 7, public beta 6 now out

Earlier in the day before the major non-event that was the Android Oreo unveiling, Apple pushed the 7th developer beta of iOS 11. A few hours later, …

iOS

Gigabit LTE is apparently real: Verizon hits 1.07Gbps on 4G

Verizon was able to fulfill the promise of Gigabit LTE, if only for a short period at an Ericsson Lab. The company used Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X20 LTE …

Mobile Technology

Is there a Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) already in testing?

It seems a little early for us to be talking about another iteration to the Galaxy A5. Counting this year’s variant, we have three in this series of …

Samsung

The Android 8.0 Oreo name is official

“Safer. Smarter. More powerful. And sweeter than ever.”<p>In a slipshod livestream event, Android 8.0 Oreo was revealed at the 14th Street Park in New …

Google Pixel

Google Home now can work with the Spotify Free tier

Streaming Spotify music on your Google Home smart speaker(s) used to be only a premium feature. In fact, it still is for Amazon Alexa speaker …

Google Home

Malicious code on replacement screens may attack your Android phone

Need to fix your phone up with new parts? Be wary of where those parts come from.<p>Researchers at Ben-Guion University of the Negev have been able to …

Android Phones

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 retail leaks, iPhone 7s changes & more – Pocketnow Daily

Advertisement<p>Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent retail leaks and teasers of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Then we talk about the …

Samsung

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A comes with 16MP selfie cam and 3GB RAM at $135, 4GB RAM at $180

After a relatively silent first half of the year in terms of high-profile smartphone releases that ironically translated into thriving sales numbers …

Tablets

AT&T Primetime tablet is affordable, long-lasting and built for ‘nonstop entertainment’

Verizon has been selling own-brand Ellipsis tablets for a good few years now, refreshing and upgrading them periodically, T-Mobile very recently …

Tablets

Here’s our clearest, cleanest, prettiest real-life look at the glossy Moto X4

If you felt that first batch of actual Moto X4 photographs revealed by Brazil’s FCC equivalent didn’t do an arguably premium design justice, and …

Tablets

Low-cost Nest Learning Thermostat is all about plastic in ev-leaked render

Google will make a big announcement in just a few hours, although the Oreo alias of Android version 8.0 has felt like a safe bet ever since the …

Home Automation

Leaked CAD sketches hint at very little change from iPhone 7s and 7s Plus

When even the world’s second-largest fast food restaurant chain randomly boards an unreleased smartphone’s hype train, using an unofficial device …

iPhone

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro likely to cost $200 stateside, $20 more than the Gear Fit 2 MSRP

Even though Samsung is planning to unveil its third consecutive Galaxy Note-series flagship away from Berlin and ahead of the IFA trade show later …

Samsung

HTC Vive finally takes a page from Oculus Rift with permanent $200 discount of its own

Making virtual reality hardware more affordable is probably not going to turn the niche into a mass market overnight, especially if immersive product …

Virtual Reality

Perfect audiophile headphones for just $22.99

When you’re out and about, you need to have a trusty pair of headphones ready. Whether you’re shopping or exercising, a high-fidelity listening …

Gear & Gadgets

Meet the low-cost Alcatel A3 Plus, U5 HD and A7 XL before they go official at IFA 2017

It’s the final countdown for the 2017 edition of Europe’s biggest tech show, and although we know full well the two most anticipated new smartphones …

Tablets

Xiaomi Mi 5X could be taken to India as Android One phone “Xiaomi A1”

Several manufacturers have took the mantle of the Android One program — making affordable Android phones as locally as possible to Google’s specified …

Mobile Technology

Accidents and teasers: Galaxy Note 8 unveiled by Samsung, re-veiled in ads

Two 15-second commercials have popped up on Samsung Mobile Korea’s YouTube page promoting the launch of what’s believed to be the Galaxy Note 8.<p>The …

Samsung

Bixby Voice in English may be ready for global launch

The road has been a rocky one for Samsung’s new digital assistant, Bixby, as its voice features have rolled out in an extremely slow fashion from …

Bixby

Big deals for Google Wifi and Google Home at Google Store, Amazon, Target

If you’d rather be over-connected rather than wading in a room of emptiness, you can extend your Wi-Fi modem’s reach with a mesh network. And you can …

Google WiFi

Register for first OnePlus Open Ears Forum in London by August 27

If you have an opening in “late September” and want to vent or compliment OnePlus on the job it’s doing with its customer service, it’s looking to …

OnePlus

Nova Launcher dev chucks Android Oreo name out the window for Orelletes

Even though Google made the mistake of naming its teaser video file in part “Oreo,” there’s still a chance that we may see Android 8.0 go beyond the …

Google

LG G6 After The Buzz: Still one of our favorites?

<i>Most new device launches go the same way: usually the press gets review units before they’re widely available, and we get to use them for a few days</i> …

LG G6

Punching below “average,” Nokia 8 priced in Germany at €578

HMD Global told us to expect an average selling price of €599 when it came to purchasing a Nokia 8 — all in all, an average price for a Snapdragon …

HMD Global

“The world’s smallest laser” is one of the next accessories for the Essential Phone

Andy Rubin revealed to <i>Bloomberg</i> that Foxconn manufactured the Essential Phone. In fact, the co-creator of Android is all too aware that it looks …

Essential Phone