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 …

LG V30 review: 10 key takeaways

Our LG V30 review is finally out and after spending quite a while with the phone, we came up mostly impressed with what feels like the best phone LG has ever made.
But there are some issues that you should know about before buying the LG V30, some peculiarities in the interface and a few clarifications around the camera and battery life.

10 things you should know about the V30

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

New Microsoft tool instantly brings certain WP 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile phones up-to-date

If you own a Windows Phone 8.1 or Windows 10 Mobile handset, you might know that Microsoft is still sending out bug fixes and security updates for the platforms. Those sporting a handset running either OS have to load all previous versions of the software that they might have missed, before updating the device with the latest version. The Windows device recovery tool used to provide an easy way to update to the latest version of the appropriate OS, but Microsoft changed its functionality; now, the Windows device recovery tool loads the OS version that a particular phone shipped with.

So …

Microsoft releases a list of handsets that will receive the Windows 10 Fall Creators update

The Windows 10 Mobile Fall Creators Update (Version 1709) is only being released to select Windows 10 Mobile powered handsets. Today, Microsoft disseminated a list of devices that are going to receive the update and conspicuous by absence are the Microsoft Lumia 640 and Microsoft Lumia 640 XL. These were launched in the middle of 2015, and now, it appears that Microsoft is no longer supporting the pair.

Remaining on the list to receive the update are some top shelf models like the HP Elite x3 (including versions for Verizon and Telstra), the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro receives update to kill "Google bug"

Yesterday, during the Huawei event that introduced officially the Huawei Mate 10 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro to the world, some of the attendees noticed that the Mate 10 Pro review samples handed out by the manufacturer were running hot, and the 4000mAh battery was draining too fast. Huawei blamed it on Google, calling it the “Google bug.” Google said that it was working feverishly to fix the problem.

The good news is that the doctor has written the prescription and at the tender age of < 1 day, the Mate 10 Pro has received an update that exterminates the bug, at least according to Huawei. …

40+ Beautiful high-res wallpapers, perfect for your Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8, LG V30, Pixel 2 XL, HTC U11, Mate 10 and others

After a short hiatus, we’re back with yet another collection of beautiful, high-resolution wallpapers for your smartphone and tablet! All of the images that made our list have been hand-picked to ensure that they are both good-looking, as well as large and detailed enough to look sharp on even the most pixel-dense displays out there!

If you’re not really into theming, icon packs, custom launchers and all that, sometimes a simple wallpaper switch will help breathe some fresh air into your smartphone. It’s pretty much universally simple to get the deed done, and a …