Xiaomi Mi 8 with display notch & dual camera setup appears in retail packaging

The retail packaging of Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi 8 flagship has leaked online. The low-cost Chinese brand has already confirmed its plans to unveil the Xiaomi Mi 8 on May 31 and now, after a number of previous leaks, what appears to be the device’s retail packaging has shown up, revealing various design details in the process.

Overall, it appears Xiaomi’s next flagship will resemble Apple’s iPhone X quite closely, sporting what seems to be a bezel-less display complete with a notch up top. Additionally, this is rumored to house new hardware that will allow for Face ID-rivalling 3D facial recognition, …


'September' songwriter Allee Willis is not a fan of Taylor Swift's Earth, Wind & Fire cover

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Taylor Swift got dragged pretty hard last month when she released her cover of Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September.” But little did we know the sickest burns were yet to come.

Allee Willis, who co-wrote the original tune with Maurice White and Al McKay, has weighed in with her assessment of Swift’s version. And what she had to say was… well, get your ice packs ready.

Willis shared her thoughts during a recent performance in Detroit. “I didn’t really think she did a horrible job,” she began. 

So far, so diplomaticBut Willis continued: Read more…

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Xiaomi European product lineup leaks: Mi 7 Lite, Mi Mix 3s & Redmi 6 series all coming

A new EEC certificate hints at a number of upcoming Xiaomi releases. In recent times, the popular Chinese brand has been expanding into European markets at quite a rapid pace, with France and Italy being the next to receive the brand’s devices later this month. Now, thanks to a new certificate that was spotted on the Eurasian Economic Commission – which is the regulatory body in markets such as Russia, Armenia, and Belarus – it appears Xiaomi has big plans for Europe in the future.

Starting off in flagship territory, recent information points towards Xiaomi launching the upcoming Mi …

The LG V35 ThinQ just received its regulatory certifications in the US & Russia

The LG V35 ThinQ has received its regulatory certifications in both the US and Russia. The existence of the upcoming LG V30 variant was first revealed last month, with more recent information going on to confirm its design and the fact that it will be the exclusive LG offering that is coming to AT&T this summer. And, indicative of the smartphone’s nearing launch, the LG V35 ThinQ has now visited both the FCC and the EEC.

Going by the model number “LM-V350EM,” the upcoming smartphone’s FCC listing in the US shows that it will support a number of 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE bands, just like most …

Galaxy S8 Lite press renders reveal Burgundy Red & Black variants

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 Lite has been revealed in new press renders. After leaking just a few days ago through FCC and TENAA listings, new press images shared via Weibo confirm the leaked smartphone’s design and also reveal two launch color variants.

As can be seen in the images, the design remains nearly identical to that of the regular Galaxy S8. This means an Infinity display with curved edges will adorn the front glass panel, while the rear will continue with the glass build. Also, sandwiched between the panels is an aluminum frame, which once again features a dedicated Bixby button. …

Apparent Galaxy S8 Lite appears in TENAA & FCC listings revealing specs and design

An apparent Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite has appeared in both an FCC and TENAA listing. Despite the existence of the flagship Galaxy S9 line and the premium Galaxy A8 line, Samsung appears to be working on a lower-cost variant of last year’s Galaxy S8, currently going by its model number SM-G8750.
As can be seen from the TENAA images, the device is essentially identical to the company’s smaller 2017 flagship, down to the highly-criticized placement of the fingerprint scanner. This means a glass and aluminum build is present alongside an Infinity Display that is complete with curved …

Huawei P20 & P20 Pro Q&A: Your questions answered

A few days ago we gave you the opportunity to ask us anything you wish about the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro. Unsurprisingly, you had tons of questions about the two interesting devices, and we are gleaming at the chance of answering as many of these as possible.

Let’s go!

andriodfanboy1: “Is there any significant cam image quality difference in both p20 and p20 pro?”

PA: But of course. The P20 Pro shines in low-light photography compared to its dual-camera counterpart, and in our opinion that’s a pretty important thing to consider. You also get another 5x zoom camera …