Category Archives: Mobiles

Meizu 16s flagship to arrive with Snapdragon 8150 in May 2019

Meizu introduced three phones under the 16 family – Meizu 16, Meizu 16 Plus, Meizu 16X. The first two arrived with latest Snapdragon chipset and their successor will follow suit. According to Jack Wong, company CEO, the next flagship will be called Meizu 16s and will run on Snapdragon 8150. The device should be expected in May 2019.… Read More »

Rome: Total War game arriving on Android in December

Activision released Rome: Total War for PC in 2004 and the strategy has been capturing our hearts since then. Feral Interactive managed to port the game for iPad in 2016, while an iPhone version appeared this summer. Now it’s time for Android to get it and the developers promised a December arrival. David Stephen, Managing Director of Feral… Read More »

iPhone XR isn’t selling as well as Apple anticipated, production reportedly cut

Since it’s the cheapest of the new iPhone trio, you’d expect the iPhone XR to be the best selling of the bunch, but apparently that’s not how things work in Apple land. According to a report by Nikkei Asian Review, the most affordable iPhone of 2018 is definitely not doing as well, sales-wise, as Apple anticipated it would.… Read More »

PS4 games news: GOOD news for PlayStation owners as new Sony deals are revealed

Fans have a couple of new PS4 games deals to watch out for over the coming weeks, some bigger than others. The annual PS Plus Double Discounts promotion has returned to the PlayStation Store this week. From now until 21st November you can get up to 30% off hundreds of PS4 titles and with the PS Plus promotion… Read More »

More details about Samsung’s foldable Galaxy F smartphone surface

Samsung’s foldable smartphone is expected to be showcased behind closed door this month during Samsung’s Developers Conference in San Francisco, but the odds of it being officially announced are low. The most recent information suggests that the phone will launch early next year. According to the a new report the phone will be called Galaxy F (probably “F”… Read More »

How to listen to audiobooks in Apple Books on iPhone and iPad

You might not have time to read, but you might have time to listen. If you’ve got a long commute or spend a lot of time gardening, then audiobooks are a good way to make your time more productive. Apple doesn’t provide a separate audiobooks app. Everything you need is in the Apple Books app. And just like… Read More »

Oppo R17 Neo launches in Japan: its first phone with in-display fingerprint reader

Japan often gets cool tech gadgets first, but not this time – it just got its first phone with an in-display fingerprint reader and it’s late to that particular party. The phone itself is quite interesting – the Oppo R17 Neo. It’s a version of the Oppo K1 and R15X, which are partially based on the Oppo R17.… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Reportedly Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update in India

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro ₹ 14,549 is the latest smartphone in the South Korean giant’s portfolio that is receiving the Android 8.1 Oreo update in India. To recall, the Galaxy J7 Pro was launched in the country back in June 2017, and it arrived with Android 7.0 Nougat, which was the popular Android version at that time. As… Read More »

LG Q3 report: profits increase as smartphones lose less money

LG kept its tradition to introduce its financial results on the last Thursday of the month, following the end of a quarter, and the numbers look good. The Korean company made a profit KRW748.8 billion ($668 million), which is the best quarter in 2018. The black sheep in the family is the Mobile Communications division which keeps bleeding… Read More »

HMD may have quietly discontinued the Nokia 8 Sirocco

The Nokia 8 Sirocco launched at the high price of €750. It has come down quite a bit since then – for example, it’s €520 on Amazon.fr. It’s similarly discounted in the UK too, down to £440. But that’s not the strange part. If you hit “Buy now” on your regional Nokia.com site, you get redirected back to… Read More »