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iPhone 8 Tipped to Sport IP68 Dust, Water Resistance

2017 is a big year for Apple as it marks ten years since the iPhone was launched. The company is looking to bring the iPhone 8 with major changes, and the smartphone is tipped to come with an all-glass body, and advanced wireless charging capabilities. Joining these ranks is improved dust and water resistance, if a recent leak is to ... Read More »

HTC to Launch Six to Seven Smartphones in 2017; Will Focus on Core Features

HTC will introduce almost half as many smartphones this year compared to last year, if the company’s President of Smartphones is to be believed. The Taiwanese company this year will focus on its “smartphones’ core features” in an attempt to compete against other handset vendors. Chialin Chang, President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, told Engadget that HTC will unveil ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Sport AMOLED Display, Bezel-Less Design, Promo Videos Suggest

The Internet is indeed full of spoilers. Weeks ahead of the official unveiling of Samsung’s next flagship, likely named Galaxy S8, almost everything from the design right down to the hardware have been speculated online. On Friday, two separate reports emerged – one regarding the size variants and the other regarding 3D renders. Now, Samsung may have just revealed all ... Read More »

Android Creator Andy Rubin Said to Be Near Comeback With ‘Essential’ Phone

Just over two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry he helped create. Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is planning to marry his background in software with artificial intelligence in a risky business: consumer hardware. Armed with about a 40-person team, filled with recruits from Apple and Google, Rubin is preparing ... Read More »

HTC U Ultra, U Play Set to Launch Today: Watch Live Stream

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC is all set to unveil its new series of smartphones at the scheduled ‘For U’ event on Thursday. The program will begin at 1.30pm IST and will be live streamed for all its fans across the world to watch. The company is heavily expected to unveil two new smartphones flagging off its ‘U’ series. You can ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Tipped to Receive Android Nougat Update Starting January 17

Samsung’s 2016 flagship smartphone Galaxy S7 may soon start receiving Android Nougat update, if a new leaked screenshot is to be believed. The Nougat update is expected to arrive on the European Samsung Galaxy S7 models from next week. According to a leaked screenshot shared by The Android Soul, the Samsung Galaxy S7 with model number SM-G935F will start receiving ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury, Other New BlackBerry Phones to Be Launched Globally: BlackBerry

Even though TCL Communication Technology Holdings (TCT) recently confirmed to Gadgets360 that last phone to be designed and engineered by BlackBerry – the smartphone codenamed Mercury – won’t make it to the Indian market, it seems like there is a chance that the phone might make it to the country after all, albeit from a different manufacturer. This is because ... Read More »

HTC U Ultra, U Play, X10 Leak Again Ahead of Thursday Launch; U Ultra Tipped to Sport Ticker Display

Even though HTC 10 was hailed as one of the best designed smartphones from last year by several mobile critics, the company might be changing few design elements with its upcoming phone. If the newly-leaked images are anything to go by, the upcoming HTC smartphone will borrow some of its design elements from companies like LG and Samsung. The leak ... Read More »

Moto G5 Plus Image Leaked; Appears Identical to Previously Leaked Moto X (2017)

The upcoming Moto G5 Plus smartphone was allegedly put on sale on a Romanian website recently, though the listing was later removed. Interestingly, this Moto G5 Plus unit appeared strikingly similar to the Moto X (2017) smartphone that was leaked through images and a render video in December last year. According to the listing, the Moto G5 Plus smartphone will ... Read More »

ZTE Said to Slash About 3,000 Jobs

Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE, which is facing US trade sanctions that could severely disrupt its supply chain, is slashing about 3,000 jobs, including a fifth of positions in its struggling handset business in China, company sources said. The sources said the Shenzhen-based company, one of the world’s biggest telecoms gear makers, is axing about 5 percent of its 60,000 ... Read More »