Huawei Watch 2 with cellular connectivity, Android Wear 2.0 surfaces in three colors

Huawei Watch 2

Huawei CEO Richard Yu recently confirmed that the company will unveil its second-generation smartwatch dubbed as Huawei Watch 2 at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona this month. Thanks to @evleaks, press images of the smartwatch has surfaced showing off its stainless steel back, heart rate sensor along with charging contacts on back. It will feature ‘sportier’ look, come with cellular capabilities and run Android Wear 2.0.

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Patchworks introduces Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ cases ahead of March announcement

Patchworks ITG Level Case for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus-2

Patchworks, a Korean company, popular for its smartphones accessories today announced its ITG Level case and Flexguard case for the upcoming Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones ahead of the announcement next month. The ITG LEVEL case meets or exceeds U.S Military standard drop testing requirements to protect the phone from 26 consecutive free fall drops from 4ft (1.2m) height at various angles says the company. Continue reading “Patchworks introduces Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ cases ahead of March announcement”

Samsung Galaxy S8 specs surface, could sport a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, Iris scanner

Samsung Galaxy S8 leak

Specifications of the Galaxy S8+ surfaced yesterday, revealing most of the specifications of the phone, including Iris scanner and earphones tuned by AKG, now the specifications of Galaxy S8 has surfaced revealing similar specifications except the 5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display, instead of 6.2-inch QHD+ screen on the Galaxy S8+. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 specs surface, could sport a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, Iris scanner”

ARCHOS 101 Saphir 2-in-1 rugged tablet with keyboard, 10-inch display, Android 7.0 announced

ARCHOS 101 Saphir

ARCHOS has introduced 101 Saphir, its first rugged 2-in-1
tablet with a keyboard targeted at hikers, riders an outdoor workers ahead of MWC 2017. The rugged casing on the tablet can survive drops (up to 1 meter), dust and water splashes, as per the IP54 ratings.  It has a 10.1-inch IPS HD screen, is powered by a quad-core Mediatek MT8163 processor, has 1GB of RAM, comes with front and rear cameras and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat).

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LG X Power 2 with 5.5-inch display, Android 7.0 Nougat, 4500mAh battery announced

LG X Power 2

LG just announced X power2, its latest smartphone in the ‘X series’ and the successor of last year’s X Power smartphone ahead of MWC 2017 in Barcelona. This packs a 4500mAh battery that can charge up to 50% in one hour and fully charge in two hours. It packs a 5.5-inch HD In-cell Touch display compared to a 5.3-inch HD display on the predecessor and is also powered by a faster 1.5GHz Octa-Core processor. It runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) out of the box. Continue reading “LG X Power 2 with 5.5-inch display, Android 7.0 Nougat, 4500mAh battery announced”

Xiaomi introduces selfie stick with tripod, removable Bluetooth remote

Xiaomi Selfie Stick tripod

Xiaomi introduced selfie stick back in 2015, today it has introduced a new selfie stick in China that also has a built-in tripod so that you don’t have to hold it in your hand. The Selfie stick tripod has a built-in Bluetooth remote that works with Android 4.3 or later and iOS 5.0 or later, similar to its selfie stick but this can be removed so that you can press it when you take selfies if you have placed the tripod far. Continue reading “Xiaomi introduces selfie stick with tripod, removable Bluetooth remote”

T-Mobile starts deploying LTE-U technology in its LTE network, will launch in Spring 2017

T-Mobile-netherlands

T-Mobile today announced that it has started deploying LTE-U technology in its LTE network and will launch in Spring 2017, following today’s FCC certification of equipment from strategic partners Ericsson and Nokia. This comes after more than three years of extensive research, development and testing to ensure LTE-U works well alongside Wi-Fi technologies. Continue reading “T-Mobile starts deploying LTE-U technology in its LTE network, will launch in Spring 2017”

HTC 10 Android 7.0 Nougat update starts rolling out in India

HTC 10 Review -10

After rolling out Android Nougat update for unlocked HTC 10 smartphone in the U.S. and Europe last November, the company resumed the roll out in Europe earlier this month after pausing it due to an unforeseen technical issue, with the company estimating a fix due in February. Today the company has started rolling out the Nougat update for HTC 10 users in India. Continue reading “HTC 10 Android 7.0 Nougat update starts rolling out in India”

Meizu to demo its new technology at MWC 2017 on February 28

Meizu MWC 2017 invite

Meizu has announced that will debut a new technology at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017. In a release the company said that the global team of Meizu will unveil cutting edge wireless solution of the company and products including a major technical achievement that promises to offer a significant enhancement in user experience at the event. Continue reading “Meizu to demo its new technology at MWC 2017 on February 28”

Sony SF-G Series UHS-II is the world’s fastest SD card with transfer speeds of up to 300MBps

Sony SF-G Series UHS-II SD card

Sony has announced a new SF-G Series of SD cards offering enhanced features optimized for professional photographers, DSLR and mirrorless camera users and videographers. Sony claims this is the world’s fastest SD card with a write speed of up to 299 MB/s and read speed of up to 300MB/s, enabled by Sony’s unique firmware. Continue reading “Sony SF-G Series UHS-II is the world’s fastest SD card with transfer speeds of up to 300MBps”

Huawei P10 press image surfaces; EMUI 5.1 will debut along with P10 and P10 Plus at MWC 2017

Huawei P10

Last week Huawei confirmed that it will unveil its flagship P10 smartphone with dual rear cameras at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona on February 26th. We had already seen some images of the Huawei P10, now @evleaks has posted a press shot of the smartphone. The image shows a red colored power button on the right side, unibody metal design and dual rear cameras with LEICA SUMMARIT lenses. Continue reading “Huawei P10 press image surfaces; EMUI 5.1 will debut along with P10 and P10 Plus at MWC 2017”

Samsung Galaxy S8+ specs surface, could sport a 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, Iris scanner

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus logo

Samsung is expected to introduce Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones at an even next month. Logo of the Galaxy S8+ surfaced recently along with support page on Samsung India site with the model number SM-G955FD confirming Dual SIM support. Thanks to @evleaks, specifications of the Galaxy S8+ has surfaced confirming most of the specifications of the phone, including Iris scanner and earphones tuned by AKG. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8+ specs surface, could sport a 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, Iris scanner”

Airtel to acquire Telenor India

Airtel logo

Airtel today announced that it has agreed to acquire Telenor India. As part of the agreement, Airtel will acquire Telenor India’s running operations in seven circles – Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West) and Assam, and transfer of all of Telenor India’s assets including spectrum, licenses and operations, including its employees and customer base of 44 million as well as outstanding spectrum payments and other operational contracts, including tower lease. Continue reading “Airtel to acquire Telenor India”

Apple’s 175-acre spaceship campus Apple Park will open in April, auditorium named Steve Jobs Theater

Apple Park Aerial view

Apple today announced the official name of its spaceship campus: Apple Park. The new 175-acre campus had previously been referred to as Apple Campus 2. Apple also said that it will be ready for employees to begin occupying in April and the process of moving more than 12,000 people will take over six months. Construction of the buildings and parklands is scheduled to continue through the summer. Continue reading “Apple’s 175-acre spaceship campus Apple Park will open in April, auditorium named Steve Jobs Theater”

Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 10nm Octa-Core processor with 2nd gen custom CPU cores, Gigabit LTE modem announced

Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895

Samsung has made the Exynos 9 Series 8895 official, as it had promised. It is based on 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology, compared to 14nm process the Exynos 8 Octa 8890 was based on. This uses four of the company’s 2nd generation custom designed CPU cores and four ARM Cortex-A53 cores. Continue reading “Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 10nm Octa-Core processor with 2nd gen custom CPU cores, Gigabit LTE modem announced”