30+ Infinity Display wallpapers perfect for the upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9+

Mere days before Samsung makes the Galaxy S9 and S9+ official, we thought we’d bring you a collection of beautiful backgrounds that have been custom-tailored to perfectly fit the pixel-dense Infinity Displays of Samsung’s upcoming flagships.

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will boast QHD+ Super AMOLED displays with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels, which will be capable of delivering sharp imagery at a pixel density of around 568 ppi. The S9s’ screens will have the same tall aspect ratio as last year’s models, that is 18.5:9, which provides ample room for customization. And what better way to show …


Deal: Save up to $100 (30% off) on the Samsung Gear S3 frontier

Samsung is running a promotion on some of its smartwatches, so if you’ve been eyeing any of the company’s Gear wearables, now would be a good time to check these deals out. Besides the Gear Sport smartwatch that comes with a free Swarovski strap (value $89), you can now grab the Gear S3 frontier for 20% off.

Launched in the US about one year ago, the Gear S3 frontier is now selling at most major retailers in the country for $350. However, for a limited time, Samsung offers the smartwatch for just $300 outright or $50/month with Samsung Financing (no interest if paid in full within 6 months).

Moreover, …

Apple confirms 65% of iPhones and iPads run iOS 11, less than 30% are still on iOS 10

Google releases monthly updates concerning the distribution of various Android versions, but Apple doesn’t have to do that. From time to time, the US giant releases statistics that offer us a look at the iOS distribution at a macro level.

Today, Apple published statistics about the iOS 11 adoption, as well as how the previous versions of the operating system performed in comparison. It’s true that fragmentation exists in the world of Apple as well, but not at the same level as Google’s Android.

But let’s not compare apples and oranges, and get straight to the point. According to Apple, …

Report says slow Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus sales will lead to as much as a 30% cut in orders to suppliers

While some analysts are telling clients that the 2017 iPhone models are selling well, supply chain sources have another story to tell. These guys are in the trenches and might have a closer view at what is really going on compared to an analyst sitting in a tall skyscraper on Wall Street. According to these supply chain sources, component suppliers could find Q1 2018 orders from Apple sliced by 15% to 30% compared to a typical first quarter.

Some argue that the lower orders to the supply chain is due to seasonal factors, such as the Lunar New Year holiday, which will drop factory utilization …

Cricket Wireless starts selling the entry-level Alcatel Verso for just $30

The new Alcatel Verso is one of the cheapest Android smartphones that you can now purchase in the United States. US carrier Cricket Wireless now offers the Verso for free with number transfer or $30 with new number (or current customer upgrade).

As you might have guessed, the Alcatel Verso is far from being impressive specs-wise. It’s true, the Verso runs Android 7.0 Nougat, which is quite decent even for a 2018 smartphone.

However, the handset sports a modest 5-inch display with FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels) resolution and Dragontrail Glass. It’s got a 1.1GHz quad-core processor, 16GB …

Deal: LG's Tone Active A80 neckbuds are 60% off, grab a pair for $30!

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Looking to get yourself a nice and affordable pair of around-the-neck wireless earphones? If that’s the case, you might wanna check out Daily Steals’ latest offer for the LG Tone Active A80 neckbuds. The e-commerce site is currently selling these in black and blue for $29.99, a discount of 60% when compared to the price on Amazon.
The Tone Active A80 uses LG’s Quad-Layer …

T-Mobile's Samsung Gear S3 is now getting the Tizen OS 3.0 update

Samsung began the roll-out of Tizen OS 3.0 update for the Gear S3 about two months ago, but then it halted it due to an issue with battery life. A few weeks later, the push out was resumed and Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches all over the world started to receive the Value Pack once again.

However, T-Mobile customers had to wait a bit more for the update to arrive on their smartwatches, something that usually happens with carrier-bound devices.

Well, apparently, the wait is finally over as T-Mobile is now pushing Tizen OS 3.0 to the Gear S3 Frontier and Classic. …

Deal: Misfit offers 30% discount on all smartwatches, including the Vapor (limited availability)

Misfit is running a promotion on just about all its wearable devices, including its most recent smartwatch, the Vapor. Unfortunately, the deals listed on the company’s website are different in each country. The good news is the 30% discount is available in all regions where the promotion is live.

For example, if you live in the UK, Germany, Italy, or France, you’ll be able to get the Misfit Vapor, as well as other Misfit smartwatches for 30% off by applying the promo code WINTER30. Other accessories are discounted by 30% as well, as long as you apply the promo code.

Apparently, …

Xiaomi announces world's second Cortana-powered smart speaker, it costs just $30

Harman Kardon was the first company to launch a smart speaker powered by Microsoft’s Cortana personal digital assistant – the Invoke. Unfortunately, the Invoke is slightly more expensive than other smart speakers that benefit from more exposure, but Cortana might push its sales in countries where the brand is powerful enough.

Invoke was just the first Cortana-powered smart speaker that made its debut on the market this year, but a second should have already been announced by HP. Although that didn’t happen, it looks like another company will be using Cortana to power one of its smart speakers …

Tizen 3.0 update for Gear S3 halted in early December, Samsung now pushing out a revised version

Last month, Samsung introduced Tizen 3.0 – the latest version of its proprietary OS for wearables – for its Gear S3 smartwatch. The software upgrade brought a plethora of new features, but unfortunately, a lot of users reported that the battery life of their timepiece was noticeably shorter after upgrading. 

It looks like the tech giant has noticed the issue and is now taking action. Samsung Netherlands has stated that the initial rollout of Tizen 3.0 was halted in December due to the complaints received by users in North America. 
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