HTC U12+ retail box leaked, shows all the specs you could care about

What’s expected to be HTC’s 2018 flagship device, the U12+, has leaked profusely over the course of the past few weeks, giving us a delightfully-insightful look at what the device might bring around. 

Today, a leaked image allegedly depicting the back of an HTC U12+ retail box provides us with yet another look at the most plausible specs of the device. A Snapdragon 845 chipset paired with a whole lot of 8GB of RAM, 128GB of native storage, a 5.5-inch QHD LCD display, and a 12MP f/1.5 OIS-enabled rear camera make up some of the more intriguing hardware details of the phone, …


HTC U12+ retial box leaked, shows all the specs you could care about

What’s expected to be HTC’s 2018 flagship device, the U12+, has leaked profusely over the course of the past few weeks, giving us a delightfully-insightful look at what the device might bring around. 

Today, a leaked image allegedly depicting the back of an HTC U12+ retail box provides us with yet another look at the most plausible specs of the device. A Snapdragon 845 chipset paired with a whole lot of 8GB of RAM, 128GB of native storage, a 5.5-inch QHD LCD display, and a 12MP f/1.5 OIS-enabled rear camera make up some of the more intriguing hardware details of the phone, …

'Black Panther' is officially the biggest superhero movie in U.S. box office history

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We knew it was going to happen, and now it has: This weekend, Black Panther will cement its place as the top-earning superhero movie of all time at the U.S. box office.

The current Friday-Sunday estimate of $16.6 million for Black Panther will bring its cumulative domestic total up to $630.9 million (h/t Deadline). That gives it a small-yet-not-insignificant lead over The Avengers, which ended its May-September, 2012 run with a domestic take of $623.3 million.

It’s still early in the weekend, and Black Panther‘s estimate is likely to shift in either direction. But there’s little chance of the current estimate falling by the $7 million it would take to leave Marvel’s latest in second place for one more day. Read more…

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eBay app uses AR to help sellers select the correct shipping box size

The latest update to the Android version of the eBay app adds something very interesting. A new feature helps sellers find the right size box to ship the item that they have sold on the online auction site. After an item is purchased, the seller can overlay different size boxes over an image of the sold product to help him/her decide which one to use. A partial screen shot used by eBay to promote the feature reveals that USPS (that’s the U.S. Postal Service) rates are provided to the seller as well.

The auction site says that the feature will work on compatible devices only, but has not …

The Chuwi Hi 9 Air tablet will come with Android Oreo out of the box

With the increasingly larger size of smartphone screens over the last few years, the main casualty has been the tablet market. Sales of slates have been slipping and several Android manufacturers have slowed down development of new tablets, or have stopped designing new models altogether. However, there are still some new Android powered slates coming to market. Case in point, the Chuwi Hi 9 Air by a company named Chuwi (of course).

Unlike many of the devices made by this company, the Hi 9 Air actually sports some premium specs. First, we should tell you that it does come out of the box …

The best unlocked Note 8 deal so far discards the retail box

If you don’t have the dough to shell out for Samsung’s newest Galaxy S9 and S9+, you might want to take a look at the next best thing. No, not their predecessors, but the other high-end Galaxy phone with a dual camera set on the back, the Note 8. As a bonus, you will be getting an S Pen stylus and saving quite a lot of money in the process. How come, isn’t the Note 8 currently going for $900+ directly from Samsung? 

Well, leave it to enterprising eBay seller BuySpry to bring you Samsung goodies cheaper, as, next to slightly discounted S8 and S8+, they are now selling “new …

HTC Desire 12 partial specs confirmed by leaked retail box

HTC is definitely not in a good spot and I’m not sure how long we’ll continue to report on the company’s smartphones since there might not be any in the not so distant future. What we do know for sure is the Taiwanese handset maker will launch one more flagship smartphone this year, the HTC U12.

However, we’re not going to talk about the top-tier smartphone, but about a rather entry-level device that HTC could introduce very soon. The unannounced HTC Desire 12 looks pretty tempting for those looking for a budget-friendly handset.

The folks over at AndroidAuthority got their hands …

Some Surface Pro 4 owners put their slate in the ice box to stop screen from flickering

A small number of Surface Pro 4 owners are having trouble with flickering screens. Given the name Flickergate by some, the problem has been discussed on Microsoft’s support forums by those unfortunate enough to find themselves with one of the tablets exhibiting this behavior. The big problem for these owners (said to include at least 1,600 people), is that their expensive slate is no longer covered by the warranty.

Microsoft says that it is aware of the issue, but so far the gang in Redmond is only closely monitoring the situation. Since the flickering usually takes place when the …

Alleged Galaxy S9 retail box leaks exciting details!

With the time for the next Galaxy S flagship fast approaching, the leaks and rumors about the device have been piling up. Yesterday, DJ Koh (president of Samsung Mobile) himself confirmed that the handset would be unveiled at MWC 2018 — that starts on the 26th of February! We’ve heard reports and seen renders of dual cameras, a proper fingerprint scanner placement, AKG earphones and so much more.

But today, we got a real treat! Well, an alleged “real treat”… but we are still having a hard time holding our excitement.

A Samsung Galaxy S9 retail box was allegedly shot in the …

What backlash? 'The Last Jedi' just crossed $1 billion at the box office

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While the rest of the world was off ringing in the New Year, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was busy crossing an important landmark. 

Actually, make that two.

Less than three weeks after its debut, The Last Jedi has officially crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office. As of writing, its total is up to $1.04 billion, according to Box Office Mojo

Only Beauty and the Beast and The Fate of the Furious did better globally in 2017, with $1.26 and $1.24 billion, respectively. (Despicable Me 3 lags just behind with $1.03 billion.) Read more…

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