First Android Oreo beta arrives for Honor 8 Pro

Last month, Honor confirmed some its high-end smartphones will receive Android Oreo updates very soon. However, as many other smartphone companies do, Honor is going to test Oreo before rolling it out to its devices.

Honor has already debuted an Android Oreo beta program for the Honor 8 Pro, and the first result is a beta version of the highly-anticipated update. If you own an Honor 8 Pro and have already enrolled in the beta, you’ll be getting the first Android Oreo build very soon.

Although an official Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Honor 8 Pro should have been released by the …

Critically acclaimed puzzle game Talos Principle finally arrives on iOS

The Talos Principle is an atmospheric puzzle game that has been available for PC, consoles, and Android devices (limited to Nvidia K1 or X1 hardware) since back in 2015. Now, 2 years later, it has finally made the jump to the iOS App Store.

If you’re into gaming, you probably have heard about it, but not necessarily played it yet. It’s a title that has been praised by both fans and critics, with a Metacritic score of 88 (out of 100) from critics and 8.4 (out of 10) from users. So, it’s certainly worth a dive when you have the time to space. Now that it’s available …

European carrier confirms 3G Nokia 3310 arrives in late September or early October

There have been a couple of reports claiming HMD plans to launch a 3G version of the Nokia 3310, the feature phone that made its debut at MWC 2017 early this year, but nothing official transpired until recently.

It appears that an Irish carrier has just confirmed that it will offer the 3G Nokia 3310 starting later this year. The feature phone should be available at Three Ireland in late September or early October, but info about its price tag has yet to emerge.

Last month, a 3G version of the Nokia 3310 (model number TA-1036) was spotted at FCC (Federal Communications …

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active arrives in the US this week, won't be an AT&T exclusive forever

Samsung today finally announced the long-rumored Galaxy S8 Active, a rugged high-end smartphone that’s going to be available later this week via AT&T. Customers will be able to pre-order the Galaxy S8 Active starting tomorrow, August 8, although the handset won’t start shipping before August 11.

Interestingly, Samsung says that AT&T will have exclusivity over the S8 Active only “for a limited time.” This means we could see the phone being released via other carriers, or/and unlocked at some point.

AT&T will sell the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active for $28.34 per month for 30 …

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Duos arrives in Europe earlier than expected

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is already available in the United States since May. Major carrier AT&T offers the entry-level smartphone for just $179.99 outright, but if you’re looking to buy one over the pond, you won’t find one yet.

Well, not if you don’t live in Austria where Samsung has just launched the dual-SIM version of the Galaxy J3 (2017). Unfortunately, the handset maker did not reveal the price for which you can get the phone, but it does allow customers to see where they can pick up the handset.

The Galaxy J3 (2017) was expected to make its debut …

Oxenfree, the highly-acclaimed Stranger Things-like adventure game, arrives on Android

If you haven’t heard about Oxenfree, then you surely aren’t playing as many games as you should. Suffice to say that it’s one of those indie gems that make a splash once in a while in the world of video games.

After the debut of the Stranger Things series at Netflix, many compared Night School Studios’ game with a supernatural thriller. Oxenfree made its debut on mobiles back in March, when the developer announced the game would be available on iOS.

Today, Oxenfree made the jump to Android and can now be purchased via Google Play Store for $4.99. Unlike the …

OnePlus 5 arrives on Geekbench just prior to unveiling with 8GB of RAM and SD-835 SoC

The OnePlus 5 is going to be unveiled on June 20th, with a launch two days afterward. Source code discovered on Amazon India’s OnePlus 5 page seconded the notion that the phone will be powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset, carrying an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 540 GPU. The source code also revealed that the latest version of the flagship killer will feature 8GB of RAM for lag-free and smooth multitasking as users switch from one active app to another.

Today, the phone made an appearance on Geekbench where all of the expected specs appeared. Yes, the aforementioned Snapdragon 835 chipset …

Pro Evolution Soccer 17 arrives on mobile devices in late May

Konami, the owner of the PES (Pro Evolution Soccer) franchise, has just announced that the next game in the series will be launched on both Android and iOS platforms. Pro Evolution Soccer 17 will be available in the Google Play and App Store later this month.

The game will be free-to-play, but it will contain some massive in-app purchase options, so feel free to turn this feature off if you don’t want to spend any real money while playing it.

It’s worth mentioning Konami has managed to license teams, players, and stadiums, including club and national teams, …

HTC U 11 arrives at GFXBench, stays long enough to drop off latest specs

With the HTC U 11 expected to be unveiled on May 16th, we already have an idea of what to expect from the phone specs-wise. Of course, it is always interesting to see what specs pop up on the benchmark sites. The HTC U 11 already appeared on Geekbench at the end of last month; exactly a month before that, it was featured on AnTuTu. Today, HTC’s next flagship phone surfaced on GFXBench.

According to GFXBench, the HTC U 11 will feature a 5.5-inch display with a 1440 x 2560 resolution (QHD). Under the hood is the Snapdragon 835 chipset carrying an octa-core 2.4GHz CPU, and the Adreno 540 GPU. …

Huawei Watch 2 arrives in the UK with free Plantronics wireless headphones in tow

Huawei’s second foray into the smartwatch industry made, the Watch 2 made its debut in the United States last month. If you’ve read our previous report, then you already know customers who purchase the Huawei Watch 2 in the US received free Google Play Music access.

However, consumers in the UK will be getting a pair of free Plantronics wireless headphones when they buy the Huawei Watch 2. For the time being, the deal is available on Amazon UK, which will start selling the smartwatch on May 5.

It’s worth noting that only the first 500 customers who order …