iPhone SE 2 could arrive in May with A10 Fusion but no headphone jack

The rumored iPhone SE 2 could be announced next month. Apple’s original iPhone SE saw an early 2016 launch, with the model being updated one year later with new storage variants. In recent times, however, a successor has reportedly been in the works and, according to a number of case makers, it appears Apple could launch the device as soon as next month.

Unlike previous rumors, the manufacturers present at the Global Sources Mobile Electronics show in Hong Kong don’t expect the new model to completely adopt the design language debuted on the iPhone X. Instead, the iPhone SE 2 will continue …


Apple announces iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition arrive on April 10

Although a leaked Virgin Mobile document indicates that the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition are supposed to go on sale today, it looks like Apple’s official statement says otherwise.

So, if you’ve been waiting for these premium Apple products, you’ll be pleased to know they will be available for purchase online starting April 10. Also, customers will be able to pick either of the two smartphones in stores beginning April 13.

A new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone X Leather Folio will be launched alongside the new iPhones, which will be available from Apple’s online stores …

Nokia 8110 4G rumored to arrive in the US in Q2

Recently unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, Nokia 8110 4G (aka “the banana phone”) is reportedly headed to the United States. The Finnish company HMD announced the feature phone will be launched in Europe in May for €89, but hasn’t made any statements regarding its US availability so far.

However, the same sources that confirmed the Nokia 1, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 2018 will be launched in the US now say another Nokia-branded handset will be released in the country – the 8110 4G.

As far as the timeframe goes, it appears that HMD plans to make the banana phone available …

Splash-resistant Apple AirPods 2 tipped to arrive later in 2018 with always-on Siri functionality

Word on the street is Apple is preparing a rather substantial second generation of its famed wireless AirPod earbuds. According to industry sources that refuse to be named (as usual), the second-gen AirPods that go by the model number B288 internally will be splash-resistant similarly to many of its more notable rivals on the wireless earbuds market. 
Fully water-proof should probably not be expected yet, but resistance to splashes and sweat is probably just up Apple’s alley. The current iteration of the AirPods is unofficially quite capable of surviving short …

Scheduled posts arrive to Instagram for Business, but there's a catch

Are you large business that’s striving to become even bigger on Instagram? If yes, then some of your prayers have just been answered!

A new update to the Instagram API now allows corporations which make use of third-party software to manage their Instagram posts and stories will be able to schedule posts that will automatically go live at a scheduled time. This is a pretty important new feature that will easily improve said businesses reach a wider audience since Instagram’s mysterious algorithms tend to favor regular posting practices.

The “gotcha” with this new …

Report: OnePlus 6 to arrive in March with its fingerprint reader embedded under the display

The OnePlus 5T was released in November, and already there is talk about the OnePlus 6. A report published today out of China suggests that the next new build of the phone will be unveiled in the middle of March of next year, with a release at the end of the month. And it apparently will feature a fingerprint scanner embedded underneath the phone’s display. Samsung tried to get this technology up and running throughout 2017, but it was forced to place the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 fingerprint scanners on the rear of each model.

If the latest renders of the Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ …

New AirPods orders won't arrive until after Christmas

If you haven’t ordered your Apple AirPods yet, it might be too late to receive them in time for Christmas. New orders placed with carriers and retailers will now arrive after December 25th with some exceptions. This means that if you are set on gifting someone the Bluetooth powered wireless ear buds for the holidays, you might have to make it a belated Christmas present.

For example, Apple ‘s earliest delivery date for new AirPods orders is January 4th. Best Buy’s website shows a delivery date of January 5th at the earliest, while Verizon customers will receive the accessory no earlier than …

Unlocked LG V30 goes on pre-order in the US, but it won't arrive until December

After the LG G6 fiasco, the new LG V30 is definitely a nice surprise for Android fans. The smartphone is available for purchase in the United States for quite some time now, but the unlocked model hasn’t been introduced yet.

Currently, LG’s flagship can be bought from AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon for various prices. But if you favor unlocked handsets over locked ones, you’ll be happy to know the LG V30 (unlocked variant) is now available for pre-order at B&H.

In order to get one, you’ll have to come up with $830 upfront. Unfortunately, you’ll have …

iPhone X will arrive in Apple Stores early in the morning on November 3


Apple just announced that the iPhone X – its most advanced
smartphone to date – will be available in Apple Stores starting Friday,
November 3, at 8:00 a.m. local time. Of course, we already knew that the
handset would be released on November 3, but now we have an exact hour for the
launch.

 

Apple says the iPhone X, aka iPhone 10, will be in stock at its stores for walk-in customers, who have the chance to buy the handset right away on launch day. Nevertheless, there will likely be stock shortages, so Apple encourages fans to show
up early. Besides launching in the US, the iPhone X will …

Microsoft's Harman Kardon Invoke speaker expected to arrive in late October for $150

Microsoft’s Cortana-enabled speaker built by Harman Kardon, the Invoke, was confirmed to launch on the market sometime this fall, but no details about the device’s exact release date and price emerged until now.

Well, it looks like if you’ve been waiting for the Cortana-enabled speaker you won’t have to wait too long now. According to a new report, the Invoke will be launched on the market in the third week of October. As mentioned earlier, the speaker was confirmed to hit the shelves this fall, but this is the first time that we have information about a …