Huawei pokes fun at Samsung, touts the 2-day battery life of its Mate 10


In a few new video commercials released on YouTube today, Huawei
presents its Mate 10 smartphone series (announced last month) as being superior
to the competition – at least in some regards.

 

In one of the new videos, Huawei introduces us to a young smartphone
owner who uses both a Mate 10 Pro, and a Samsung Galaxy S8 (this phone’s name
isn’t specifically mentioned, but it’s clearly an S8, probably the + model). Living with the device that’s not made by Huawei is presented as being complicated, as you’d need to often charge its battery,
either directly from a wall socket, or with …


9 out of 10 plan to stick with their current phone this holiday season

According to a survey conducted by Puls, 90% of those surveyed said that they plan to stick with their current smartphone this holiday season. This means that despite what is believed to be heavy demand for the new handset models offering near bezel-less displays, edge-to-edge screens and 18:9 aspect ratios, nine out of ten smartphone owners plan on sticking with their daily driver. The survey was conducted by Puls, a company that repairs your smartphone, mounts your flat screen television, or sets up your smart home all from the comfort of your own house.

The survey also discovered that …

Huawei's ultra expensive Mate 10 Porsche Design now on sale in China, more markets to follow

Looking to spend a hefty sum of money for a new smartphone? If that’s the case, we have good news for you. Huawei’s ultra expensive Mate 10 Porsche Design is close to its international release. 
Today, the special edition handset officially went on sale in China, carrying a startling ¥8,999 (about $1,358) price tag. For comparison, the 256GB version of Apple’s new iPhone X costs $1,149, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30 respectively stand at about $950 and $840.
As you might know, Huawei devices …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro Review


Boy has it been one busy fall season so far! All the major players in the smartphone space have announced their offerings for the upcoming holiday season, including Huawei, who is banking on the Mate 10 Pro to make a splash stateside. On paper, Huawei’s high-end is looking like a solid contender, but it is surely going to face stiff competition from direct rivals in the space – the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, LG V30, Google Pixel 2 XL, and Apple iPhone X, to name a few. So let’s find out how the Huawei Mate 10 Pro will fit into the mix.
Design

Ditching the line’s previous formats, the …

10 real reasons to buy the iPhone X… and a few to let it slide

Now that the iPhone X reviews and first impressions are done and dusted, quite a few tangible advantages you can get from Apple’s latest and greatest have emerged, and these are no longer marketing speak, but actual features or options that are better than what the competition has to offer. 

With the iPhone X, Apple delivered not only in its usual strong areas like display, design, and camera quality, but also improved on traditionally average points like screen-to-body ratio, battery life, or pixel density.
On the flip side, …

Apple iPhone X review: 10 key takeaways

Our Apple iPhone X review is finally out and after spending a while with the phone, we came up mostly impressed with the new design, the brand new gesture-based interface and the camera.

But there are some things about the iPhone X that you should know about: how does the notch fit in? What is the battery life? What about Portrait Mode? And the new OLED screen?

10 things you should know about the iPhone X!

So if you do not have the time to read through our whole review, you can take a look at the 10 key iPhone X review takeaways right below.

Huawei Mate 10 Pro reportedly headed to AT&T


One of Huawei’s newest high-end smartphones, the Mate 10 Pro, might be released via AT&T in the coming months. According to XDA, which
obtained some firmware files revealing pre-installed AT&T apps on a Mate 10
Pro, the handset won’t be sold by any other US carrier, so it’s going to be an AT&T exclusive product. 

 

We know that the Mate 10 Pro will cost €799 in Europe, where it should be released in mid-November. In the US, the smartphone
could be offered for $799, but it may not be launched before the end of the
year. A report from August had it that Huawei and …

The first public beta of Android was released 10 years ago, here is what it looked like

Did you know that it was 10 years ago when the first public beta of Android was released to the public?
It almost seems like an eternity and the original Android version that was released was way different than what we have today. It was way different than what ended up on the first Android phone also. The T-Mobile G1, or the HTC Dream as it was known internationally, featured a touch-screen based interface very much like that on Apple’s iPhone, but the version that you will see presented by Google’s Sergei Brin is actually optimized to run on a …

iPhone X will be available at Boost and Virgin Mobile on November 10


Available to pre-order starting today, October 27, the iPhone X will be
officially launched on November 3. However, only Apple and major carriers
(Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint) will actually release the handset on that
day. Customers wanting to get the iPhone X on Boost Mobile or Virgin Mobile
will have to wait an extra week for it.

 

Both Boost and Virgin Mobile (which are prepaid brands of
Sprint) announced that they’re going to launch the iPhone X on November
10. At Virgin Mobile, Inner Circle
members can pre-order the new Apple phone starting November 3. At Boost Mobile,
orders …

For an extra $10 a month, Verizon will allow unlimited plan subscribers to stream video at 4K

When Verizon introduced its Unlimited plan back in February, it originally offered streaming video at 720p. But back in August, Verizon split its unlimited plan into three parts. The lower priced tier called Go Unlimited is priced at $75 a month for one line, and video is streamed at 480p (DVD quality) on smartphones. On tablets, video can be viewed at 720p. For $85 a month for one line, the Beyond Unlimited plan streams video at 720p HD on handsets and 1080p FHD on tablets.

If you want full resolution for your streaming videos on Verizon, pay an extra $10 a month to the nation’s largest …