HTC U11

HTC U11+ review: 6-inch screen, large battery, good waterproofing

HTC now has three handsets in its U11 range: the original 5.5-inch HTC U11, which we liked a lot, the affordable 5.2-inch HTC U11 Life, and the …

Gear & Gadgets

Best Android phones you can buy [January 2018]

Looking for a new smartphone? There are dozens upon dozens of great options on the market today, but finding the best of the best can be a bit difficult. We’ve seen some great launches over the past year and more should be coming soon too, so let’s take a look at the best Android smartphones you …

Tablets

Samsung Galaxy X shown off, Galaxy S9 battery worries & more – Pocketnow Daily

Advertisement<p>Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as rumors claim that Samsung is already showing off its foldable Galaxy X. Then we talk about the Samsung …

Samsung

HTC U11 EYEs with 6-inch 18:9 display, dual selfie cameras launched: Price, specifications

HTC U11 EYEs is a premium mid-end smartphone, with focus on improving selfies.<p>HTC has launched the U11 EYEs, featuring dual front facing cameras and …

Tablets

HTC U11 Life: HTC’s First Android One Smartphone Is A Protection-Focused Mid-Range Beast

HTC, once one of the giants of the smartphone market, has made some real steps toward returning to the top in 2017, with their U11 series of devices. …

Phones

The HTC U11 Life is a great midrange smartphone facing tough competition

HTC’s phone making business has experienced ups and downs, but with the HTC U11, the Taiwanese company managed to re-establish a presence among the …

Phones

Battle of the Smartphone Camera Heats Up [Infographic] – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

Want to learn more about the latest regarding your smartphone camera technology? Maria and I argue many times on which device to take on a trip (i.e. …

Google Pixel

HTC 10 starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update: Report

HTC confirmed in August last year that Android Oreo update will be available for its smartphones including HTC U11, HTC U Ultra and HTC 10.

Tablets

MrMobile's frugal phone favorites

A thought occurred to me as I was reviewing the Galaxy Note 8 last year, and then it popped up again when I took a look at the iPhone X. A lot of …

Android News

What Samsung needs to change to make the Galaxy S9 a perfect smartphone

The second thing Samsung needs to change is more pressing, but sadly not something I expect the company to actually follow through with.<p>Last year, …

Samsung

Shure releases a $99 USB-C headphone cable, because the future is expensive

Because the future is expensive<p>Matching its $99 Lightning and Bluetooth cable options, Shure has announced at CES 2018 the launch of a new $99 USB-C replacement cable for its family of high-end in-ear headphones. Along with making microphones good enough for presidential addresses, Shure sells some …

Gear & Gadgets

HTC’s 2017 revenues were its lowest in 13 years

• HTC’s overall 2017 revenues came in at NTD 62.12 billion (about $2.1 billion).<br>• The numbers were the lowest, in terms of yearly revenues, in 13 years.<br>• December’s numbers were over 37 percent behind those from December 2016.<p>HTC did not have a good 2017, at least in terms of its financial numbers. The …

Technology (India)

HTC's total revenue drops to $169 million CAD in December, capping off low year

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC has ended 2017 on a low note.<p>In December 2017, the company reported revenues of NTD 402 billion, which is …

[Update: Last day to enter] We're giving away 30 CHOETECH USB-C to HDMI video cables (a $20 value each) and offering a 50% discount to everyone else [All countries]

The magic of USB-C is its versatility, meaning it can be simple to use your phone or computer's USB-C port for more than just charging and the …

Android News

HTC Edge Launcher can now be triggered from the lock screen

HTC's making your squeezes more productive.<p>After launching Edge Sense on the U11, HTC followed this up with Edge Launcher on the U11+. Edge Launcher …

Android News

A Guide to Why Your Speakers Sound Terrible and How to Upgrade

Your phone has one, your laptop has one, and you’ve got a smart one in the corner of your room telling you the weather—but what makes a good speaker …

Audiophile

This HTC U12 'render' is everything that's wrong with phone leaks

<b>An interesting render has surfaced online allegedly showcasing the design of the HTC U12, the successor to the firm’s first ‘squeezable’ smartphone –</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Android Oreo for HTC U11 in Europe on delay

The HTC U11 was one of the first phones to get its Android Oreo update rounded up. First was Taiwan, then the rest of the world.<p>Unfortunately, HTC …

Android Oreo

Remappable buttons are a must-have feature

This year manufacturers offered us new ways to interact with our handsets, with the introduction features like the Bixby button and the squeezable sides of the HTC U11 and Google Pixel 2. While Google’s squeeze feature and Samsung’s Bixby button are locked only to opening a virtual assistant, HTC’s …

BlackBerry KEYone

HTC U12 render shows off display with hardly any bezels

Saying goodbye to the U11's circa-2015 bezels.<p>Although it didn't have a fancy 18:9 display with slim bezels, the HTC U11 was a truly excellent …

Android News

The Best Smartphone Of 2017: 10 Contenders (Including iPhone X, Pixel 2, Note8, Nokia 8), 1 Winner

Several of my Forbes colleagues, most notably Ewan Spence, have given their opinions of what was the best smartphone released last year. I’ll let you read Ewan’s piece rather than spoiling the surprise of his winner, and it’s a compelling choice.<p>Anyway, here are my thoughts about what the best …

Phones

You can now try the Pixel 2's single-camera portrait mode without a Pixel 2

The Pixel 2 has one of the best portrait modes around, made all the more impressive by the fact that it uses a single camera to achieve the effect rather than the dual-sensor setup of most competitors. Now you don’t even need a Pixel 2 to try it out.<p>Developer Arnova8G2, who had previously ported …

Portrait Photography

HTC U12 Press Render Leaked

It looks like a press render for the new HTC U12 smartphone had been leaked. The picture was posted online by SuggestPhone and it gives us a look at …

Tablets

2017 was the year Google normalized machine learning

2017 was a hell of a year for a multitude of reasons. In tech, this was officially the year we saw artificial intelligence engines leading consumer product lines. Most notable was the role AI played in Google’s portfolio.<p>Many products launched with Google Assistant built in, but it wasn’t until the …

Machine Learning

This HTC phone doesn't work -- can you help me fix it?

<i>Albert Hanneman’s new HTC phone is missing in action after it breaks down and he sends it back to the manufacturer. Can the phone be found and</b> …

Consumer Protection

LG announces 'Raspberry Rose' V30 for CES

The LG V30 was somewhat of a mixed bag. While the hardware and design is excellent, the high price and questionable display quality made it a hard …

Android News

Blunders and blockbusters from the biggest names in tech

In many ways, the world in 2016 was defined by its mistakes. Companies let products languish, and when they did release updates, they often made questionable design choices. And of course, one of Samsung's most important phones literally went up in smoke. This year was a different story though. …

Apple

The best Android smartphones you can buy for 2018

If you are searching for a new smartphone you will ultimately have to make a choice between an iPhone or an Android handset.<p>Apple's iPhones have long been among the most popular devices and the newly released iPhone X has created a buzz around the high-tech flagship handset. But there are still a …

Phones

Google Pixel 2 review - Performance and software | Trusted Reviews

<b>Google Pixel 2 – Performance</b><p>High-end Android phones have always been quick, but the original Pixel felt <i>super-fast</i>. The move to the Snapdragon 821 CPU …

Phones

Dean's favourite things of 2017

I’m sure about one thing regarding 2017: I’m thankful it’s over.<p>I think when it comes to smartphones, 2018 is set to be a much bigger year than 2017 …

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