Nokia 8 and Nokia 3 get new update with security improvements

HMD Global, the current manufacturer of Nokia handsets, has a reputation for releasing timely software upgrades to its smartphones. It looks like HMD isn’t planning on resting on its laurels, as it recently rolled out a new update to its Nokia 8 and Nokia 3 models.
The update in question brings the Android Security patch for the month of February that only went live a couple of days ago for Google’s own Pixel and Nexus series. It weighs in at 87MB for the Nokia 8 flagship and at 80MB for the budget-friendly Nokia 3. One of the important …


Honor 9 and 8 Pro start getting EMUI 8 update, 7X and 8 scheduled for Q2

Honor has just confirmed a few of its smartphones are now being updated with the new EMUI 8. The company’s new user interface comes with Android Oreo, although some Honor smartphones will only be getting some of the EMUI 8’s features without Oreo.

However, if you don’t own the Honor 8, you should be safe since Honor plans to update eight of its smartphones to Android Oreo. In any case, Honor France has just announced that the EMUI 8 roll-out has just started and the first smartphones to get the update are the Honor 9 and 8 Pro.

Furthermore, the handset maker confirmed that two other …

Humble Mobile Bundle 22 costs just $5 and includes 8 great games

One of the best point-and-click adventure games launched on Android, Oxenfree is now part of the latest Humble Bundle for mobiles, along with seven other no less important titles.

For the right amount, you’ll be able to get all eight Android games, but if you want a specific game that’s included in a lower tier, you’ll pay less. The absolute lowest amount that you must pay to purchase any of the games included in the bundle is $1.

For $1, you’ll get three games: Splitter Critters, Star Vikings Forever, and Galaxy of Pen & Paper. However, for exactly $4.84 you’ll be getting three …

Starting tomorrow, take $200 off the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 at Verizon; no trade-in required

Eyeing the Samsung Galaxy Note 8? If you’re looking for a phone to make you more productive, you can’t go wrong with this one. Sporting a large 6.3-inch display and the S-Pen, there is so much you can do on the phone to help you get your work done quickly. The IP68 certification rating means that you won’t have to hide the Galaxy Note 8 in your pocket when it starts to rain, and if an idea hits you in the shower, you can quickly start working on it before you towel yourself dry.

If there is one complaint about the Galaxy Note 8, it is the price. At Verizon, for example, the handset will …

Best clear cases for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

If you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and you haven’t bought a protective case for it yet, you could consider getting a clear / transparent case. Whether they’re fully, or partially transparent, these cases don’t change the aspect of the Galaxy Note 8 too much, so they’re perfect if you want to preserve the phone’s original style. Clear cases also offer at least some basic protection (depending on model), though you should obviously not expect them to be as tough as some heavy duty rugged cases.
All the clear Galaxy Note 8 cases that we’re showcasing here are compatible …

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on sale for just $720 (25% off) on eBay

The most expensive Samsung smartphone to date, the Galaxy Note 8 costs nearly $1,000 in the United States. However, there are other channels that you can use to get the flagship much cheaper if you’re a Note fan.

Although buying a new smartphone (and an expensive one) with less than a month ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 may not be the best idea, here is a deal that you might not want to skip if you absolutely must change your phone.

The unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is now available for purchase on eBay for just $720. Considering the flagship is selling at most US carriers …

Verizon updates Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with bokeh camera effect, security patch

Major carrier Verizon has just released a changelog for a new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 update. Although it doesn’t bring too many new features, the update is supposed to address some important security and software issues.

First off, Verizon notes the update delivers the January security patch, which includes fixes for the dreaded Meltdown and Spectre exploits. Aside from that, the update is meant to address an issue that froze the screen during incoming calls.

Some force close bugs that appeared when unlocking the device or when the user tried to change the method of locking the device …

AT&T offers BOGO deal on the Apple iPhone 8 for a limited time only

For a limited time only, AT&T is running a BOGO deal on the 64GB Apple iPhone 8. First, you need to buy two phones using AT&T Next (30 monthly payments of $23.34 for each iPhone 8) or AT&T Next Every Year (24 monthly payments of $29.17 for each unit). Those existing AT&T subscribers wanting to partake in the BOGO need to add a new line, and make an activation payment of as much as $45 for each phone. New subscribers need to pay a minimum of $65/month for new service on two lines, with autopay and paperless bill discount. Until the discount kicks in, you’ll be paying a minimum of  …

Buy an Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus or X from Verizon and save $699 on a second unit with trade

Whether you’re an existing Verizon customer or you plan on switching to the nation’s largest carrier, starting this coming Monday (January 29th) you can take advantage of a new deal on any 2017 iPhone model. If you’re looking to buy the Apple iPhone 8, Apple iPhone 8 Plus or the Apple iPhone X, this deal will give you $699 toward the purchase of a second model.

Here’s how it works. Using Verizon’s device payment (a 24-month installment plan), you purchase two 2017 iPhones. Activate a new Verizon unlimited line and trade in your current phone within 30 days. You will receive credit for the …

OnePlus hired "stupid men" for a speed test between its 5T phone and Samsung's Galaxy Note 8

OnePlus  never shies away from a little controversy, and that’s exactly what we’re being served via the company’s latest promo video. Titled OnePlus 5 – The Cactus Test, the new video pits the OnePlus 5T against Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8, but it does it in a most unusual way. 
As you can see below, the video presents two “stupid men” (OnePlus’ words, not ours) who, according to the narrator, are “testing the processing speeds” of the 5T and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. 
One man uses the Galaxy Note 8, while the other has a OnePlus …