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HTC: Yeah, We’re Not Making Any More Cheap Phones

HTC has announced on a conference call (via Phonescoop) that they’re not making cheap phones anymore, therefore leaving the low-end handset market for good. Instead, they’ll focus on flagships and high-end devices that can generate higher gross margins. The shift will be taking place later this year, with HTC stating they’ll still support previous mid-range and budget smartphones they made over the years. Of course, … Continue reading HTC: Yeah, We’re Not Making Any More Cheap Phones

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The MotherBox Offers Charging With Literally No Wires

We’ve seen wireless charging before in smartphones such as Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, but normally you’ll have to place your phone on an inductive charging pad plugged into a wall in order to avoid simply inserting a Lightning or USB-C cable. So technically, “wireless charging” isn’t exactly “wireless.” But thanks to a new company by the name of Yank Technologies, wireless charging is … Continue reading The MotherBox Offers Charging With Literally No Wires

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Apple May Debut a 4K-Enabled Apple TV This Year

According to a new report out of Bloomberg, Apple is currently in the process of launching a 4K-enabled Apple TV. This would be the fifth generation of the device and may very well launch this year, according to the article. Reportedly codenamed “J105,” this Apple TV will likely be capable of streaming both 4K and HDR content to your television. It would most certainly upgrade … Continue reading Apple May Debut a 4K-Enabled Apple TV This Year

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Apple Will Hold WWDC 2017 June 5th-9th in San Jose

Apple today announced the official dates for their annual World Wide Developers Conference set to take place June 5th-9th. The location where the initial keynote will take place is the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA. It’s a pretty shift of tradition for the company as they normally hold the event in San Francisco, but it’s not like they don’t have history there as from 1988-2002, … Continue reading Apple Will Hold WWDC 2017 June 5th-9th in San Jose

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Moto G5 and G5 Plus Specs and Images Leak – Here’s What You Need to Know

Electronics retailer K-Tronix today leaked what appear to be official images and spec lists for Moto’s upcoming G5 and G5 Plus handsets. The news was initially reported by Droid-Life and popped up in a listing that wasn’t supposed to appear until later. As for the specs, the Moto G5 will include a 5-inch Full HD display, a Snapdragon 430 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of … Continue reading Moto G5 and G5 Plus Specs and Images Leak – Here’s What You Need to Know

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Report: HTC is Launch a Mobile VR Headset This Year

A fresh report out of CNET depicts an interview with HTC’s chief financial officer Chia-lin Chang where it’s stated HTC will introduce a mobile VR headset this year. The headset will reportedly be compatible with the new U Ultra handset but won’t be something as basic as Samsung’s Gear VR. Instead, the company will likely take some cues from their popular Vive headset. It’s unclear exactly … Continue reading Report: HTC is Launch a Mobile VR Headset This Year

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Amazon and Google May Be Adding Voice Calls to Their Smart Home Speakers

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Amazon and Google are currently considering adding voice call functionality to their smart home speakers, namely the Echo and Home, respectively. It’s unclear exactly how the function would work, but it’s expected that Google will likely tie the Home into Google Voice or Project Fi, while Amazon will focus on adding either a dedicated phone number … Continue reading Amazon and Google May Be Adding Voice Calls to Their Smart Home Speakers

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Vernee Will Debut a 10-Core 8GB RAM Smartphone at MWC 2017

Vernee, a Chinese manufacturer who made the Thor we reviewed last year, has a pretty big lineup for Mobile World Congress 2017. The most notable device on their list happens to be the upcoming Apollo 2, and while we don’t have a full list of its specs, we do know that it’ll feature a 10-core processor and a huge 8GB of RAM thanks to a … Continue reading Vernee Will Debut a 10-Core 8GB RAM Smartphone at MWC 2017

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Comcast Will Launch a Revamped Xfinity Streaming App on Feb. 28th

Comcast has announced they’re revamping their current Xfinity TV app and changing its name to Xfinity Stream. The multimedia giant, who happens to be the most hated company in all of the United States of America, plans to rework the app’s UI and offer a simpler interface based on their X1 platform. Features coming to the app include streaming of all channels while at home; access … Continue reading Comcast Will Launch a Revamped Xfinity Streaming App on Feb. 28th