Huawei's Mate 20 Pro may feature a 6.9-inch OLED display from Samsung

Continuing to aim for the number one smartphone manufacturer spot, a new report from The Bell claims Huawei has just ordered huge 6.9-inch OLED displays from Samsung for use on an upcoming smartphone.

The report in question states that Samsung has already begun supplying the Chinese giant with various samples and, if everything goes to plan, full-scale production can be expected to commence during Q3 of 2018. Also, in regards to the smartphone that will utilize the panels, a release should happen during the fourth quarter of 2018, although a launch during the first three months of 2019 …


Apple reportedly cuts orders for 2018 iPhone parts by 20%

According to a report published earlier today, Apple has cut orders to its suppliers by 20% for parts needed to build the upcoming crop of 2018 iPhone models to be unveiled later this year. Citing four sources, the reputable Nikkei Asian Review says that it appears that Apple will reduce its production capacity by 20% for the three rumored new models. Last year, Apple informed suppliers that it needed parts to build 100 million iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X units. With the rumored 20% cut in supply chain orders, it would appear that Apple is targeting production of 80 million phones …

Bloomberg says Apple will unveil ARKit 2.0, new Apple Watch models and more at WWDC

According to a new report from Bloomberg, WWDC 2018, set to kick off next Monday, will unveil Apple’s Digital Health initiative. This is Apple’s response to those who say that the company has a responsibility to make its devices less “addictive.” Digital Health will include a series of tools that will allow users to monitor the amount of time they spend using their Apple devices. People familiar with the company’s plans say that this information will be found inside the Settings app in iOS 12.
Apple is expected to introduce an upgrade to ARKit 2.0. This will provide …

Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab E is 20% off at Best Buy

The Galaxy Tab E is one of the oldest Samsung tablets still available for purchase. Introduced on the market back in 2015, the slate has already received two major Android updates that brought it to Android 7.0 Nougat.

After almost three years on the market, the Galaxy Tab E’s price dropped to $200, a pretty decent amount considering we’re talking about a Samsung product. However, for just one day, Best Buy offers the tablet for 20% off, which means customers can get it for $160.

More importantly, Best Buy offers the 9.6-inch version that packs 16GB internal memory. Also, the deal …

Deal: Samsung DeX Pad for Galaxy S8/S8+ and S9/S9+ is 20% off on Amazon

When the new Samsung DeX Pad went on pre-order in the United States back in April, it was priced at $100. However, customers buying the Galaxy S9 or S9+ received the accessory for free in the US.

The good news is Galaxy S8/S8+ and Note 8 owners who don’t own the Samsung DeX Pad yet, can now get if for 20% cheaper. Along with the Galaxy S9 and S9+, these are the only smartphones that support Samsung DeX Pad, which allows users to turn their handsets into a true desktop computing experience.

When connected to an external monitor, a special DeX mode and apps can be opened in multiple …

Samsung's AI chief confirms Bixby 2.0 will be launched alongside the Galaxy Note 9

There’s no doubt that Samsung plans to continue to improve its advanced Bixby platform, especially that most competing companies are trying to lure customers with their own AI platforms. Back in February, Samsung’s CEO confirmed the next version of Bixby will be launched alongside the South Korean company’s second flagship for 2018.

Today, Gray G. Lee, head of the AI Center under Samsung Research told Korea Herald that the next flagship smartphone coming from his company, the Galaxy Note 9 will include an improved version of Bixby.

He went on to say that Bixby 2.0 will offer enhanced …

HULU announces downloadable content, 20 million subscribers and more

Hulu has issued a press release to coincide with its event in Madison Square Garden today. The company has announced that it has hit 20 million subscribers in the U.S. and growth in other areas as well. Hulu stated its total engagement has risen 60 percent. It also noted that 78 percent of its customers view content on connected TVs at home. This displays the serious competition the company is creating for cable companies and other traditional forms of media. hulu is also expanding its original series lineup, announcing Four Weddings and a Funeral as well as Ramy. The streaming service also …

Deal: Verizon offers 20% discount on two Fitbit fitness trackers

Fitbit isn’t just about smartwatches like Ionic and Versa, on the contrary. The company is mostly known for its fitness trackers and connected health wearables like the Charge 2 and Alta HR. Usually, these two wearable devices sell for $150 at various US retailers such as Amazon and Best Buy.

The good news is Verizon Wireless is running a promotion on the Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate and Fitness Wristband and Fitbit Alta HR, so customers will be able to buy either of the two fitness bands for just $120.

A 30$ discount may not seem too much, but this is the lowest price we’ve seen so …

Deal: Fitbit Ionic gets a 20% ($60 off) discount on eBay, grab it while you can

Fitbit is trying to make its smartwatches as appealing to consumers as possible, but the Ionic was a bit of a failure from this point of view. The company’s newest smartwatch, the Versa copies Apple Watch’s design but in a much cheaper form.

Even so, the Ionic is among the most expensive smartwatches launched by Fitbit, so every time there’s a new deal on the wearable device, it’s worth checking out. For example, two new promotional offers are now live in the United States, so if you’ve been looking for a Fitbit wearable device, you might want to take advantage of one of them.

The …

Huawei P20 sales to surpass 20 million units in 2018

Huawei expects to sell over 20 million Huawei P20 units in 2018. The Chinese company has already revealed its hopes to overtake Apple within the next year or two, and it appears the company’s latest flagship device will be central to this strategy.

In an interview with Huawei’s CEO, Richard Yu, the executive admitted the company is aiming to surpass 20 million shipments when it comes to the P20 lineup, which includes the regular Huawei P20 alongside both the budget P20 Lite and the premium P20 Pro. These figures are certainly not out of reach when the company’s recent growth rate is considered, …