Xiaomi announces Mi Selfie Stick Tripod with Bluetooth in China
Xiaomi has introduced an interesting product in its hometown which is a selfie stick that can also act as a small tripod. Conveniently called the Mi Selfie Stick Tripod, it is a 2-in-1 device that is targeted for hands-free photography especially if you use a smartphone. Launched in two colour options, black and white, it can completely fold down into a portable stick. The Mi Selfie Stick Tripod comes with a Bluetooth remote control that can be detached allowing users to click pictures from...
Samsung Galaxy S8 release date and specs get a tweaked update
This week as we draw ever-nearer to the release and reveal of the Samsung Galaxy S8, we’ve received some tweaked specs and details. As such, we’re passing them on to you – with a reminder that until Samsung reveals the Galaxy S8 line themselves, no information is official. This set of updates comes from anonymous sources with information close to … Continue reading...
Moto Mod with slider QWERTY keyboard coming to Indiegogo
Smartphones with physical QWERTY keyboards aren’t unheard of but aren’t exactly many. Even fewer are those with keyboards that slide out. And even rarer are those that slide out horizontally in a landscape orientation. That kind of form factor hasn’t been seen since perhaps the Motorola DROID 4, but soon that might appear again, coincidentally in another Motorola smartphone. No, … Continue reading...
iOS 10.2.1 fixes most, but not all, iPhone 6 sudden shutdowns
A couple of months back, owners of older iPhone models going as far back as the iPhone 6 have started reporting sudden inexplicable switching off of their phones. More than a minor inconvenience, users had to scramble to plug their iPhones in before they can switch them on again. Now Apple is proudly sharing that it has all but eradicated … Continue reading...
LG X power2 boasts 18 hours battery life in a 5.5-inch size
If you though LG’s X-themed (nothing directly to do with X-Men) smartphones were a one-time thing, the Korean OEM has just proven you wrong. Just days before MWC 2017, it has announced the LG X power2. Just like the first X power, this smartphone is all about battery life. Specifically a 4,500 mAh pack that promises 15 to 18 hours … Continue reading...
Factory spools up: Can Tesla hit the mark on Model III production?
Plus: Halo phones from LG and Samsung get release dates ahead of MWC, and we show how the magic happens in Laika's Kubo and the Two Strings. The post Factory spools up: Can Tesla hit the mark on Model III production? appeared first on Digital Trends.
3 vital Pokemon GO updates on how to catch em all, Silph Road style
This week we’re having a peek at 3 ways in which a trainer would have to up their game to catch em all in Pokemon GO. Thanks to the helpful efforts of OKTimeForplanB at The Silph Road on Reddit, we have all the regional Pokemon on a map. We also have the several ways in which Pokemon must be caught … Continue reading...
LG G6 leaked sitting beside LG G5
LG has practically leaked every aspect of the LG G6 except for its actual appearance. Others, however, are more than happy to provide those pieces of the puzzle. So far, we have indeed seen some inkling of the design and appearance of the LG G6, but mostly in renders. This latest leak shows what is allegedly a real model, or … Continue reading...
Minecraft didn’t abandon Windows Phone, but also sort of did
This week the folks at Microsoft’s Mojang have announced an update for Minecraft on Windows Phone. Not just any Windows Phone, but Windows 10 Mobile – specifically NOT Windows Phone 8. You see, Minecraft stopped getting updated for Windows Phone 8 back in October of 2016, and will never be updated for that OS ever again. For Windows 10 Mobile, … Continue reading...
Samsung Flow will soon let Galaxy phones unlock Windows 10 PCs
Samsung Flow isn’t actually new. Its name first came up in November 2014 as Samsung’s take on the idea of Continuity promoted by Apple. It rolled out in limited beta in May the following year as a way for users of Android-powered Galaxy smartphones and tablets to share states and content between two devices. However, it really took off when … Continue reading...
Meitu T8 boasts of a 12MP Dual Pixel selfie camera
Chinese manufacturers have always been quicker to jump on the latest fads, unlike the larger companies that are more wary of missing earnings forecasts. So when the smartphone world decided that selfies are the next big thing, many of these OEMs came out flashy gimmicks and features. The newly unveiled Meitu T8, however, probably takes the cake. Sure, it might … Continue reading...
Galaxy S8 details unearthed from Galaxy Tab S3 system dump
The Galaxy Tab S3 is going to be Samsung’s nominal MWC 2017 star, but it is already being upstaged by the Galaxy S8. Especially if Samsung does have a teaser of sorts prepared next week. Case in point, the system image for the tablet has been leaked but, lo and behold, it supposedly contains clipart for the Galaxy S8. Take … Continue reading...
LG G6 teaser confirms that, yes, it will be waterproof
It’s just a few days before MWC 2017, so, naturally, LG is kicking off its marketing engines into full gear. Which means even more breadcrumbs of clues, some of which we already more or less know. Still, it’s good to see some more or less formal confirmation of those features. LG has all but confirmed that the LG G6 will … Continue reading...
Honor V9 unveiled, Honor 8 Lite launches in China
While some companies are scrambling to get ready for one of the world’s biggest mobile industry events next week, others are trying to avoid the maddening rush instead. Huawei sub-brand Honor, for example, has just taken the covers off not one but two smartphones. The Honor 8 Lite, which was actually already revealed in Finland earlier this month, is now … Continue reading...
Moto G5 leak points to gesture-capable fingerprint scanner
Motorola is expected to unveil its two new mid-range smartphones, the Moto G5 and the Moto G5 Plus at MWC 2017 in less than a week. While an accidental leak by a retailer nearly spilled all the beans, the Moto G5 might turn out to be a bit more interesting than earlier presumed. At least based on this latest, uncorroborated … Continue reading...
Facebook on course to be the WeChat of the West, says Gartner
 It’s the beginning of the end for smartphone apps as we have known and tapped on them, reckons Gartner. The analyst is calling the start of a “post-apps” era, based on changes in consumer interactions that appear driven, in large part, by the rise of dominant messaging platforms designed to consume more and more of mobile users’ time and attention. Read More ...
LG G6 sign-up page reveals full-metal body design
In typical LG fashion, the OEM is dropping breadcrumbs for the masses to follow en route to their LG G6 big reveal. This one, however, doesn’t come with a fancy marketing announcement but was subtly hidden as a footnote in some other page. LG has opened up registrations for getting informed when the G6 comes out (as if that will … Continue reading...
Smartphone loss can trigger symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder: Research
Three of four young adults are likely to exhibit symptoms such as fidgeting and scratching of stress similar to those seen in people with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), upon being separated from their smartphones, researchers say. The findings showed that young adults tend to get as stressed on losing their phone as they get separating from parents, suggesting the growth of a ‘nascent digital culture’ where youngsters are becoming more dependent than ever on their phones. &ld...
How to get Unown in Pokemon GO: Rare but not quite Legendary
Today we’re going to talk about the rarest of the rare Pokemon in the game Pokemon GO for Gen 2 and beyond. These are the Unown, the letters of the game. This game – like previous Pokemon games – have 26+ Pokemon in the “Unown” category, each assigned to their own letter or character. Some of the Unown are not … Continue reading...
LG G6: News and rumors
We can't wait for the LG G6. It's shaping up to be a bezel-less smartphone stunner, with some really exciting new features inside, including a digital assistant. Here's everything you need to know about it. The post LG G6: News and rumors appeared first on Digital Trends.