Mobile Technology

Here's a list of phones that will get Android Oreo this year

As always, the make and model dictate how long you'll be playing the waiting game.<p>Android Oreo is here -- or, at least, it will be soon. Google's new mobile operating system got its official name yesterday, meaning it's just a matter of time before it rolls out to your phone.<p>How much time? That's …

HMD Global

Google hints at which manufacturers could roll out Android Oreo fastest

Google introduced us to the latest version of its Android software, Android 8.0 Oreo, yesterday. The new platform arrives with a bunch of new features — an in-depth look at which you can read about at the previous link — but it’s <i>when</i> the software will be delivered to handsets, rather than <i>what</i> it …

Mobile

Essential Phone First Impressions: A fast, well crafted phone that might steal you away from the Pixel 2

After months of teasing, I was finally able to spend some quality time with the first product from Andy Rubin’s startup, the Essential Phone. With major releases like the Note 8, LG V30, and Pixel 2 right around the corner, does this phone actually deserve your attention? Even after just spending a …

Gear & Gadgets

Lamborghini’s luxury Android phone is definitely not worth $2,450

I understand people's phone choices say something about their personalities, so what does the luxury Lamborghini phone say about the person who uses it? They're glamorous? They enjoy leather? They value luxury, maybe? I can't say, nor can I even guess, because I doubt I'll ever see someone with …

Luxury

LG V30+ logo revealed — will likely offer minor improvements over the regular V30

LG will be unveiling the LG V30 on August 31 in Berlin ahead of IFA 2017, and while we’re already expecting this handset to pack a seriously impressive punch, it looks like LG will be releasing an even more powerful variant of the phone with the LG V30+…<p>Sigma 18-35mm Lens<p>A report earlier this month …

Mobile

Verizon's Unlimited video throttling isn't as bad as it sounds

Verizon’s decision to throttle virtually all video on its Unlimited mobile data plans is angering some, especially those who think it breaks some unwritten promise that Verizon would deliver the highest HD always to all unlimited customers because, well, “unlimited.”<p>It’s fair to equate “unlimited” …

Technology

Micromax launches Canvas Infinity, a budget smartphone with an 18:9 display

In a press conference in New Delhi, Micromax announced the launch of its latest smartphone, Canvas Infinity, in India. The Canvas Infinity is company’s first smartphone with an 18:9 display, and the first budget smartphone in the market to offer one.<p>At the very beginning of 2017, we aligned our …

Mobile

A special Nokia 8 may be heading to the US and China

Nokia's highest-end phone might come to these imortant markets after all.<p>The high-end Nokia 8 might come to the US and China after all, according to a report by Nokiapoweruser.<p>Up until now, it's been reported that HMD Global, the company that licenses the Nokia phone brand, had no plans to release …

Mobile

Nokia 8: ZEISS Dual Cameras, Specifications, Features, Price

Finally, the wait is over, the Nokia has announced its all new First android flagship smartphone ‘Nokia 8’. Nokia fans have been waiting from quite …

Tablets

Huawei teases the upcoming Mate 10 (or another mystery phone) with a Samsung-inspired promo

IFA 2017 will kick off in Berlin on September 1, and at the event, we’re expecting heavy hitters from LG, Samsung, and more to be announced. Huawei will be one of the many companies in Germany during the week-long convention, and a new teaser for its press conference at IFA takes a jab at a recent …

Samsung

What is a bothie and could it finally kill the selfie?

What is a bothie and could it finally kill the selfie?<p>The selfie’s got to go – that much was clear when the ever-so-banal, pseudo-art first became a …

HMD Global

New Android Operating System Is Called "Oreo" | Food & Wine

Don't dunk your phone in milk, but the name of Android's new operating system has been announced as Android 8.0 Oreo. Google made its announcement …

Mobile

Nokia 6 to go on sale via Amazon India tomorrow at 12PM; Price, Specifications and more

The wait for Nokia 6 will finally be over tomorrow when the smartphone goes up for sale via Amazon India at 12:00PM. The smartphone was announced …

Tablets

EdTech: Big Data, Virtual Reality & Five Online Learning Trends To Look Out For

The days of whiteboards and ink cartridges are over. Developments in educational technology – or edtech – are revolutionizing the business school …

M-learning

Moto G5S Plus India launch set for August 29, will be Amazon exclusive

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi |<p>Meanwhile, Amazon India has also put out a teaser for Moto G5S Plus, which will be unveiled at 12 PM on the e-commerce …

Technology (India)

Android extends its dominance in mobile

<b>More than 87% of all</b> smartphones sold in the second quarter of 2017 shipped with Google’s Android operating system, with Apple’s iOS — the operating …

Mobile

Micromax joins the 18:9 display club with the $155 Canvas Infinity

Micromax looks to differentiate itself in the budget segment with an 18:9 display.<p>Micromax was India's second-largest handset manufacturer until the …

Tablets

Micromax Canvas Infinity first impressions: A Samsung Galaxy S8-like display for Rs 9,999

‘Bezel-less’ displays have actually become a thing. From the Essential Phone to Xiaomi Mi Mix, there are quite a few smartphones that come with near …

Samsung

BlackBerry KEYone Confirmed to Be Getting Android 8.0 Oreo

by Alexandra Arici on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 - 12:00pm PDT<p>Google unveiled Android 8.0 Oreo this week and while the new OS is available to …

Mobile

Fresh images of the Moto X4 reveal glossy back along with what we already know

Motorola's <b>Moto X4</b>, the company's mid-range offering for 2017 has been doing the rounds in terms of leaks lately. This time, it's the company's …

Mobile

Can the Nokia 8 Really Compete With the Google Pixel?

The Nokia 8 is finally official. <b>Nokia Oyj</b> <b>(ADR)</b> (NYSE:<b>NOK</b>) is back with a flagship smartphone meant to go head to head with some of the big names on …

Mobile

Google will reportedly release a new Chromebook Pixel alongside the new Pixel phones later this year

Google is planning to release a new version of its own Pixel-branded Chromebook, according to a report from Android Police.<p>The device would be a successor to 2015's Chromebook Pixel 2, whose sales were discontinued last year.<p>No new Chromebooks were announced at Google's hardware event last Autumn, …

Google

Nokia 5 review: A solid mid-range pure-Android contender Review | ZDNet

Nokia's return to the handset scene is now well and truly underway. The comeback started with the retro Nokia 3310, and continued with the Nokia 3, 5 …

Gear & Gadgets

Qualcomm developing 3D depth tech for Q4 mass production

Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) is developing 3D depth technology, primarily used for facial recognition, for future Android phones containing the company’s …

Business

The Philippe Starck-Designed Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Is A Nearly Invisible Smartphone

A short video released by design legend Philippe Starck—who is designing the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2—boasts a bezel-less device that gives the phone an …

Xiaomi

FreedomPop goes long-term with new plans in battle with Mint SIM

Leave behind the unlimited nastiness for a second. In what looks to be a bid to compete with Ultra Mobile’s Mint SIM, prepaid carrier FreedomPop has …

Technology

Iranian distributor accidentally leaks official Moto X4 spec sheet

We’ve seen the Moto X4 leak numerous times over the past couple of weeks, but this latest one provides perhaps our best look at the device and its …

Mobile

Lenovo feels the pain as big bets go wrong

<b>Lenovo Group, which</b> breathed new life into IBM’s PC business, bet that it could do the same with mobile phones and data centres. Now, it’s beginning …

Mobile

We Will Get Our 'Volume Leadership' Back: Micromax

Homegrown handset major Micromax is making an aggressive comeback in the Indian market, aiming to get its "volume leadership" back as it fends off …

Mobile

Google Unveils Android Oreo, Its Latest Smartphone OS

Google used yesterday’s solar eclipse to reveal the name of Android 8.0, and it was very fitting for the occasion — it’s called Android Oreo.<p>Google …

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