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The first Nokia flagship Android phone is launching on August 16th

HMD is preparing to unveil its flagship Nokia-branded Android phone next month. The phone maker has started sending media invites to an event in London on August 16th, just days after a Nokia 8 handset leaked. The new Nokia 8 is expected to be unveiled on August 16th, and it will mark the first …

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Google Pixel 2: Everything we know about the launch date, specs and price

With its superb camera and elegant design, the Google Pixel (and its larger counterpart, Pixel XL) phone hit it out of the park last year. So it's no surprise that Google wants to keep the good times rolling with its pair of premium flagships. The company's hardware chief, Rick Osterloh, already …

Google Pixel

This New Android Phone Has an Unbreakable Screen

If you often fumble with your phone, or worse, have dropped it and cracked the screen, Motorola is hoping its new phone will be for you. The company …

Phones

Here's How Galaxy Note 8's Camera Will Beat the iPhone

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 will be unveiled in less than a month. And when it is, the device's camera might just be better than anything we've seen from …

Samsung

Moto Z2 Force Hands-on: Still modular and unbreakable, but a little less exciting

After months of rumors and speculation, Motorola announced the Z2 Force earlier today. I had the chance to play with it for a while, and, well, it’s pretty much what we expected. That’s both good and bad.<p>If you want to read more about its specs and numbers check out our original post here; what …

Phones

This Google Pixel 2 definitely wouldn’t be an iPhone ripoff

Google’s first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones were unquestionably two of the best handsets released in 2016. They’re sleek, they’re …

Google Pixel

Nokia 8 Launch Date Is 'Confirmed'

As the excitement around the return of the Nokia brand to the smartphone continues to build, HMD Global has confirmed a press event for August 16th. The expectation is that its flagship Android-powered handset will be revealed, kicking off the rush of high-end mobile launches that will include the …

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OnePlus explains what was at the center of the OnePlus 5’s 911 rebooting issue

Everyone can surely agree that the issue that caused some OnePlus 5 devices to reboot when dialing 911 was a serious one, albeit one that was addressed by a recent software update. Likely because it was a serious issue, folks understandably wanted to know where that issue came from and what OnePlus …

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Moto Z2 Force Edition pre-orders have begun, priced from $750

A new phone is only as good as how easy it is to buy.<p>In the year since the original Moto Z launched, Motorola made big improvements to its launch …

Android Phones

Nokia's flagship smartphone to be announced on Aug. 16

The widely leaked Nokia 8 is arriving a bit later than expected.<p>While some rumors pointed to an end-of-July release, HMD Global (the owner of Nokia brand) has started pinging media outlets about an Aug. 16 event in London.<p>Nokia confirmed the event with <i>Mashable</i> but did not share any info about the …

Mobile Technology

Now is the worst time to buy a smartphone

As summer winds down, it's time to think about getting the kids ready for school, squeezing in that final August getaway, and, of course, whether or not it's time to buy a new iPhone.<p>As I say every year around this time, don't buy an iPhone right now.<p>In fact, you should hold off from buying any …

Samsung

The Moto Z2 Force is a powerhouse that plays it safe

Motorola's press conference is over, and we're now gearing up to put the Moto Z2 Force through the review wringer. (For those wondering, yes, I'm going to run this thing over with a car again.) I've been playing with Motorola's new flagship for a few hours now and it seems like the company tried to …

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Moto Z2 Force specs versus Galaxy S8, LG G6, HTC U11

Motorola's high-end phone has two cameras, a shatter-resistant screen and snap-on parts. Here's how it compares the other other big guns.<p>Motorola's new Moto Z2 Force has thrown down the gauntlet against the Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6 and HTC U11. Now it's our turn to see how all these large-screen …

Mobile Technology

Entry-level Nokia 2 suspect packs 1GB RAM in benchmark | Pocketnow

If you still feel like there’s a bit of uncovered territory between the €49 “dumb” new Nokia 3310 (with Snake!) and €139 smart Android-powered Nokia …

Technology

Motorola's Huckfeldt: Facebook Didn't 'Move The Needle' In Re-Launch Campaign

Motorola, along with agency partners Ogilvy and Motomentum, a custom Publicis Media shop, is shifting the Moto Z campaign strategy away from social …

Motorola

Motorola's newest Mod is this $300, 360-degree camera

You didn't think Motorola was just going to announce a new phone, did you? The company also unveiled its latest Moto Mod — a 360-degree camera that magnetically attaches to Moto Z phones — here at an event in New York City. Details are still pretty sparse, but we do know some of the juiciest bits: …

Motorola

Ad of the Day: Motorola says Hello Moto with new spot from Ogilvy featuring Moto Z family

Motorola is continuing its comeback into the mobile space with a new television commercial that features the shareability of its Moto Z family.<p>The …

Android Phones

Meet the drop-resistant Moto Z2 Force and its crazy mods

Mobile Technology

Google’s Pixel 2 might be the fastest smartphone released this year

Every year, flagship phones get faster. That’s not a surprise any more, and devices like the Galaxy S8 and the OnePlus 5 pack mobile chips built on …

Google Pixel

The Nokia 8 release date is August 16

We’ve seen so many rumors about the Nokia 8 the past few weeks that it was inevitable we’d get some official information sooner rather than later. Today, HMD Global started sending out invites for a mystery event on August 16 in London. According to the invite, HMD Global will <i>“unveil the next</i> …

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What's the best low-cost phone plan?

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Twitter!</i><p>As the Cheapskate, I'm often asked to name my preferred …

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Best Waterproof Cases for the Galaxy S8

You can't go wrong with double the waterproofing protection.<p>Just because the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are water-resistant doesn't mean they'll hold up …

Samsung

Moto Z2 Force Unveiled with New 360 Camera Mod

Motorola is relaunching itself as a smartphone brand, and it's starting with a new Moto Z2 Force. The modular handset is thinner, lighter and packs …

Phones

Explorest iOS app helps photographers find new locations to shoot

A new iOS app called Explorest wants to help photographers find new locations to shoot. The company behind Explorest describes the app as a database …

Photography

Nokia moves back toward consumers to reclaim an iconic brand | ZDNet

When Nokia sold off its handsets and focused on infrastructure, it also left behind the brand as consumers knew it. But in chasing emerging …

Mobile Technology

Motorola doubles down on modular phones with the impressive Moto Z2 Force Edition

Motorola may not be the mobile powerhouse it used to be during the glory days of the RAZR, but it's not down and out just yet.<p>Following up on last year's Moto Z and recent Moto Z2 Play, the company's now adding the Moto Z2 Force Edition to its lineup of modular phones.<p>The Z2 Force Edition is …

Phones

How mobile data is revolutionizing healthcare marketing - Digiday

<b>The revolution of healthcare</b><p>Healthcare has traditionally relied on face-to-face appointments or long-awaited phone calls to discuss everything from …

Mobile Marketing

BlackBerry KEYone may launch in India on August 1

BlackBerry KEYone is expected to launch in India on August 1. The company on Tuesday sent out press invite which clearly mentioned that it is going …

Mobile Technology

1 Chart That Shows How T-Mobile Is Stealing Customers From AT&T and Verizon -- The Motley Fool

T-Mobile continues to grab more customers, but at what cost?<p><b>T-Mobile</b> (NASDAQ:TMUS) has been a thorn in the sides of <b>AT&T</b> (NYSE:T) and <b>Verizon</b> (NYSE:VZ) …

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Nokia 5 review: A great-looking Android smartphone that's tantalisingly cheap

Nokia’s first Android smartphones are on their way. The entry-level model, the Nokia 3, is on sale now for £119.99. The next step-up is the Nokia 5, …

Phones