Xiaomi Mi 8 is coming soon: here is when

The Xiaomi Mi 8, the next flagship by one of the fastest growing phone makers, China’s Xiaomi, will be officially announced in just a few days time, on Thursday, May 31st.

After various rumors about different dates, this is the official announcement date, revealed by Xiaomi itself on its Twitter page. And in case you were wondering: Xiaomi skips the Mi 7 number simply because it’s the company’s eighth anniversary, hence you get the Mi 8.
So… what will the Xiaomi Mi 8 look like and why should you care?
If you are a technology …

Racing smash hit Project CARS coming to mobile

Crazy popular racing game Project CARS will soon be ported to mobile devices, publisher Bandai NAMCO announced recently. The PC and console games was developed by Slightly Mad studio, but the folks over at Gamevil have been co-opted into the project for the mobile release.

According to Gamevil USA president, Kyu Lee, the game will include a wide range of licensed vehicles, as well as lots of customization options.

We are excited to work with Slightly Mad Studios to bring Project CARS GO to mobile racing fans around the world. Project CARS GO will feature a host of licensed vehicles …

Sunrise Gold Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ coming to the US after all

Samsung unveiled two new colors for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ but said they will only be available in select markets. The Burgundy Red and Sunrise Gold versions of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ aren’t supposed to be launched in the United States, at least that’s what we thought after Samsung’s announcement.

The handset maker confirmed the Burgundy Red Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available in China and South Korea starting this month, while the Sunrise Gold is expected to arrive in June in select markets across Europe, Australia, and Asia. Specifically, the Sunrise Gold version …

Closing arguments in Apple v. Samsung patent suit mean the ordeal is coming to an end

With closing arguments scheduled for today, the long running Apple v. Samsung patent suit might finally have run its course. Like a once popular television show that has jumped the shark, the court proceedings no longer seem to bring up the same emotions they did back in 2011 when the original trial started. Samsung’s guilt is no longer a question, and what is being decided is the amount of the check that Sammy sends to Apple.
What is being decided is the definition of an article of manufacture. Does Samsung owe Apple based on the revenue it earned from selling …

Fortnite for iOS gains customizable HUD, voice chat, Android version coming this summer

Fortnite is making tens of millions on mobile and the folks over at Epic Games haven’t even launched the game on the Android platform. Although developers said they plan to make it available in the Google Play Store when Fortnite was launched on iOS, they didn’t announce any time frames.

Today, in a blog post that details all the changes that have just been added to the iOS game, Epic Games confirmed that Fortnite is coming to Android “this summer.” The studio said that when they’ll have more information to share about the release, they will make it public immediately.

As far as the …

HMD Global sends out invites to May 29 event, new Nokia devices likely coming

HMD Global has confirmed it will be holding a launch event on May 29. Earlier today the Finland-based manufacturer launched the highly-anticipated Nokia X6 as a China exclusive, but it appears the company’s next event will focus on its international consumers. After all, come May 29, HMD Global will be holding a large media event in Moscow, Russia.

The event itself will be held between 7 PM and 9 PM local time and will see three major executives in attendance. Specifically, the manufacturer’s CEO, CMO, and CPO will all be present, suggesting major product launches could be on the horizon. …

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 …

Epic MMO strategy game Iron Throne coming to Android and iOS on May 16

Netmarble, the same company that brought us the massive Lineage 2: Revolution MMORPG, has just revealed yet another major title that will make its debut on mobile devices next week – Iron Throne.

Iron Throne is an MMO that mixes strategy and RPG (role-playing game) elements. Developer 4Plat and publisher Netmarble promise a game filled with RPG quests, riveting stories, and plot twists. Moreover, the game will offer players battle-focused modes like Battle Royale and Team Death Match.

The main goal in the game is to become the king but in order to achieve that players must absolutely …

BlackBerry announces first BBM Desktop beta coming soon to Android users

After trying its hand at BBM Desktop in the latest BlackBerry Messenger beta releases, the Canadian company plans to launch a more stable version in the not so distant future. In a post on its website, BlackBerry thoroughly explains what BBM users will get in the next update, and the highlight is BBM Desktop beta.

First off, not everyone will get the BBM Desktop beta, but those who do will see its icon in the Me tab. This first beta version of BBM Desktop will allow users to execute some actions like search, view and find various stuff:

Choose to view all their chats in a list or …

Steam Link and Steam Video coming soon to Android and iOS

Valve, owner the biggest store of digital PC games, has just announced two new apps that will be launched on Android and iOS – Steam Link and Steam Video. Both will be available in the Google Play Store and App Store in the coming weeks and have been specially designed to provide Valve’s Steam services and accessibility on Android.

Steam Link app has been confirmed to arrive on Android and iOS in the week of May 21. The app will allow users to play they Steam library of games on their Android (phone, tablet, TV) and iOS (Mac or PC) devices. However, your device must be connected via a 5GHz …