Save $250 on the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, priced at $549.99 at Amazon; deal includes U.S. warranty

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro was supposed to get Huawei on the shelves at Verizon and AT&T earlier this year. Then, just before the phone was scheduled to launch on the nation’s two largest carriers, both wireless providers changed their minds and decided not to carry the handset. This was around the time that the U.S. government warned consumers not to buy Huawei and ZTE handsets because of the manufacturers’ alleged ties with the Chinese government. There was concern that devices from both companies steal data from American consumers and businesses.
While the Mate …


Honor 10 updated with Party Mode, camera improvements, more

The Honor 10 didn’t spend too much time on the market and has already received a couple of updates that added important new features and improvements. The last update for Honor’s high-end smartphone brings a Party Mode and some enhancements to the already more than decent camera.

The new Party Mode comes in the form of an app that takes advantage of the phone’s NFC (Near Field Communications) feature enabling several Honor 10 users to connect their phones and have them play the same song at the same time.

Furthermore, the update adds a handful of improvements to the AI Camera. Apparently, …

Overkill? Asus was experimenting with 10 GB RAM in a phone

Earlier this week, Asus announced the ROG phone. Bearing the Republic of Gamers name, it’s the company’s first dedicated gamer phone and a direct competitor to the Razer Phone of last year.

Now, we all know what gamer-dedicated hardware entails — aggressive design, insane processing power, and lots and lots of cooling. The ROG phone certainly checks all of these boxes.

But, word is, it may have been even more insane. Leakster Roland Quandt got word that Asus has been experimenting with putting 10 GB of RAM into an unnamed flagship smartphone about 10 months ago. The only reason …

10 of the best weather stations, according to online reviews

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Weather is one of our big obsessions here at Mashable (just take a look at our Science page if you don’t believe us). We’ve covered everything from incoming tornadoes in the midwest that contribute to climate change to our favorite cloud types (seriously). We even coined the phrase “bomb cyclone” to describe the storm that brought some epic snowfall back in January. Yup, we love the weather as much as we do Marvel movies and iPhones

If you’re as obsessed with forecasts and weather warnings as we are, then a weather station should be high up on your shopping list. (Or if you know someone who loves all things weather and science, then a weather station could make a great gift for them.) Read more…

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MIUI 10 unveiled: AI features and dedicated portrait mode revealed

Aside from the Mi 8, Mi 8 SE, and the Mi 8 Explorer EditionXiaomi today announced the newest variation of its MIUI software, which will arrive on almost all devices the company has unveiled in the past four years.

Although specific feature details at this point are rather scarce, Xiaomi revealed a couple of features that are slated to make an appearance in MIUI 10. Most importantly, it comes forth powered by AI and aiming to eliminate load times by studying the user’s behavior and anticipating what apps would be opened at specific times of the day. Thus, the OS will conveniently …

Code in latest Windows 10 SDK references ARM flavored folding Surface Phone?

Since late last year, we have passed along a number of Microsoft patents related to a folding device that reportedly runs on a special version of Windows 10 called Andromeda OS. The patents point to a tablet that folds into a smartphone. There is speculation that this is the long-awaited Microsoft Surface Phone, a product whose existence has reached a myth-like status.
Apparently hidden away inside the latest Windows 10 SDK (Windows 10 17672 SDK) is code that mentions the Andromeda OS. Windows tipster WalkingCat, who previously discovered a list of phone-only apps …

It takes all of 10 seconds for the Nokia X6 to sell out in China

Remember the headlines last week about the Nokia X6? The mid-range handset, the first from Nokia to sport a notch, was originally set to be released in China only. However, a poll taken by HMD Global Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas revealed that consumers in other markets also want a shot at the phone. HMD officials have to be happy about that, and are no doubt thrilled by the response to the Nokia X6’s launch today in China.
The flash sale of the Nokia X6 sold out in just 10 seconds, although the number of units sold was not made available. The model with 4GB …

The Honor 10 took just one day to sell out across Europe

Huawei has confirmed that the Honor 10 has already sold out in Europe. The latest device from Huawei’s sub-brand was only officially revealed yesterday but now, just one day later, the Chinese giant has confirmed that the new smartphone has officially sold out across Europe.

The number three smartphone manufacturer failed to confirm exactly how many units it managed to sell within the first 24 hours of sales, although it did note that over 80,000 customers chose to take advantage of a €30 discount coupon, suggesting official numbers may surpass the 100,000 mark. In any case, regarding which …

Watch the Honor 10 global launch event livestream here

Honor is one of the few major handset makers that has yet to introduce its first 2018 flagship to the global audience. We say major, as it is an offshoot of the third-largest cell phone maker globally, Huawei, and has been having moderate success with its Honor line in the US, especially the budget 7X offering lately.

The Honor 10 was actually already announced for China, and is one of the numerous phones this year that have embraced the notch. Based on the P20 family design, it offers a lot for the price on its hometurf, like a a 5.8-inch full HD+ (1080 x 2280 pixels) display with …

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The phones comes with a 5.84″ IPS screen with 19:9 aspect ratio and a notch. The Honor 10 is powered by Huawei’s Kirin 970 chipset, 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage (there is also a cheaper version with 64GB). On the front of the phone you can find a 24-megapixel snapper for the occasional selfie session and on the back there is a dual camera unit consisting of a 24-megapixel monochrome sensor and a 16-megapixel RGB unit.