Xiaomi Mi 8 leaks in live video with an awesome back and notch up front

After rumors began flowing about Xiaomi’s 8th anniversary flagship phone, the company itself took to Twitter to confirm that the Xiaomi Mi 8 is coming Thursday, May 31st. And yes, if you’re keeping count, the company has decided to skip the seven and jump to eight, because it is its eighth anniversary.

A teaser image accompanied the announcement, depicting a number eight with conductive tracks running over it, which didn’t seem all that revelatory yesterday, but it does now. How? Well, an alleged live video of the Xiaomi Mi 8 showcases the phone …


Motorola celebrates the 45th birthday of the mobile phone with a heap of awesome deals!

Did you know the mobile phone is turning 45 today? That’s right! On April 3, 1973, the very first mobile cellular phone call was made between prototype units of the Motorola DynaTAC. The DynaTAC, lovingly referred to as the “brick” phone, didn’t become commercially available until 10 years later, however, passing FCC approval in September 1983. It hit store shelves that same year priced at $3,995 (that’s $9,184 in 2018 money!). It measured in at 10 inches in length and weighed 2 pounds! It was literally the size of a brick and weighed as much as… uh… a pineapple! …

10 awesome online courses that are on sale for $10 or less

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Looking for a way to impress your boss without seeming like an ass kisser?

The Q2 lull is the perfect time to start leveling up your skills. And right now, we’re offering ten of the Mashable Shop’s most popular courses for $10 or less. 

You can buy ‘em all for $100, or half of ‘em for $50, or one for $10, or any other combination in there. It’s up to you.

Here’s what’s on sale:

1. Programming For Non-Programmers

Wanna learn some basic programming skills? Of course you do, there’s no more marketable job skill in this crazy, increasingly computer-run world31 lectures, all yours, $10. Read more…

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The awesome classics: all three Oddworld games discounted on the App Store and Play Store!

Abe’s Oddysee is a platformer hailing from way back in 1997 — when pixels were big, and gameplay was hard. It was a pretty impressive title back then and it has aged very, very well — its developers saw fit to remaster and re-release it in 2014 for all the current platforms, as well as mobile, and it became a hit once again!

The …

50+ Awesome high-res wallpapers, perfect for your iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8/S8+, LG V30, Pixel 2 XL and others


It’s that time of the week again, folks! “What time,” you may ask, and let me tell you – it’s the time of the week when we post our regular pick of awesome, high-def wallpapers! If you’ve been following our various columns on customization, then you should know by now that we like giving our home screens a fresh coat of paint every now and again. And by “every now and again”, we mean almost every week! This means doing a wallpaper rotation at the very least, and/or applying a custom set of icons in the case of Android users to really freshen things up.

However, finding awesome, high-quality …

10 awesome smartphone related gadgets for Star Wars fans

The latest saga in the Star Wars universe is in theaters this week, so there’s definitely going to be a ton of buzz surrounding it! All the hype leading to this latest installment will have hardcore fans coming out in droves to see it in theaters, along with all of their Star Wars related paraphernalia. Sure, you might see some people decked out in full costume acting like one of their favorite characters in the series, but hardcore fans are sure to showcase their undying love with some cool Star Wars inspired tech gear.

For the gadget geeks out there, we thought it’d be a great …

50+ Awesome high-res wallpapers, perfect for your iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8/S8+, LG V30, Pixel 2 XL and others

It’s that time of the week again, folks! “What time,” you may ask, and let me tell you – it’s the time of the week when we post our regular pick of awesome, high-def wallpapers! If you’ve been following our various columns on customization, then you should know by now that we like giving our home screens a fresh coat of paint every now and again. And by “every now and again”, we mean almost every week! This means doing a wallpaper rotation at the very least, and/or applying a custom set of icons in the case of Android users to really freshen things up.

However, …

The Razer Phone has an awesome 120Hz display, and here's how it works

Razer made headlines this week with the announcement of a new product (whose list of design features somehow lacks an array of rainbow-colored LED lights). The Razer Phone, as it is called, is essentially a phone made with high performance in mind – one built around top-notch hardware specs a passionate mobile gamer would demand. One component in particular – that 5.7-inch “UltraMotion” display – makes Razer’s first phone unique and even more worthy of attention than it already is.

ALSO READ: The Razer Phone is here and it’s insane!

So what’s the …

60+ Awesome high-res wallpapers, perfect for your Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8/S8+, LG V30, Pixel 2 XL, HTC U11, Nokia 8, and others

After a short hiatus, we’re back with yet another collection of beautiful, high-resolution wallpapers for your smartphone and tablet! All of the images that made our list have been hand-picked to ensure that they are both good-looking, as well as large and detailed enough to look sharp on even the most pixel-dense displays out there!

If you’re not really into theming, icon packs, custom launchers and all that, sometimes a simple wallpaper switch will help breathe some fresh air into your smartphone. It’s pretty much universally simple to get the deed done, and a …

Awesome Galaxy S9 renders offer an early glimpse at what Samsung's next flagships might look like

Samsung was among the first major phone makers to usher in the bezel-less design trend that’s taken the mobile world by storm and is seemingly on its way to become the next de-facto norm for smartphone industrial design. The Galaxy S8 and S8+, followed by the mighty Note 8, were all running successes for Samsung, and looking back now, it’s kind of hard to believe that the S8 is actually over half a year old. Yup, the iconic bezel-less duo released back in April, and think about this – that was 6 months ago and there’s about 7 months, give or take a week or two, until their …