Qualcomm confirms all smartphones supporting Quick Charge 4.0 technology

Each top-tier mobile chipset launched by Qualcomm comes with Quick Charge. The technology has evolved throughout the years, so the latest smartphones equipped with Qualcomm’s newest chipsets should support Quick Charge 4.0/4.0+.

To make it easier for consumers who want the latest quick charge technology in their smartphones, Qualcomm published the list of all devices compatible with Quick Charge 4.0/4.0+. In case you’re expecting the list to contain at least several devices, you’ll be completely disappointed.

There’s only one device that Qualcomm confirmed it’s fully compatible with …

T-Mobile confirms Android 8.0 Oreo updates for several LG smartphones

LG users in the United States will be happy to learn the South Korean handset maker has decided to update several of its smartphones that are sold through T-Mobile.

The US carrier has just updated the support webpages of some of the smartphone LG launched in the country in the last couple of year. If you have one of them bought from T-Mobile, you can expect an Android 8.0 Oreo update pretty soon.

Here are all the LG smartphones that T-Mobile recently confirmed it will update to Android 8.0 Oreo: LG G5, LG G6, LG V20, LG V30, and LG V30+. There has been much talk as to whether or …

Microsoft confirms Skype has been optimized to work on older Android devices

Great news for Skype users who still own older Android devices, as Microsoft has just announced the application has been specifically optimized to work smoothly on devices powered by Android 4.0.3 to 5.1.

The new version of Skype is smaller in size and eats less memory, thus allowing for greater speed and better audio and video quality on budget-friendly Android devices. Moreover, Microsoft promises the lighter version of Skype will offer increased performance even in areas with “challenging network conditions.”

It appears that Microsoft will kick off the roll-out of the update in …

Huawei billboard confirms P20 Pro name for its next flagship

It’s common knowledge for tech-savvies that Huawei will unveil its next flagship – the P20, on March 27. However, the Chinese giant plans to launch a trio of smartphones later this month, and the P20 won’t be the most powerful.

We previously reported that along with the P20, Huawei will introduce two other models: P20 Plus and P20 Lite. The thing is the former might be launched on the market under a different moniker: P20 Pro.

The information seems to be confirmed by a Huawei billboard spotted in Barcelona, Spain. Yes, it’s the same city that hosts the Mobile World Congress (MWC) …

First Galaxy S9 preview pops for the Snaprdragon 845 US version, confirms all the new features

Well, well, well, some are mining bitcoins and interfering with people’s phone calls, others are mining Reddit threads for information about the Galaxy S9, and scoring a whole AMA dedicated to Samsung’s flagship. 

Coming from someone who claims they spent about 20 minutes toying around with the phone, the session is rife with first-look impressions about the S9, so we will summarize the guy’s impressions below, so you don’t have to read through the whole wide thread.
First off, the design is indeed very close to the S8, and the leaked renders apparently …

US carrier confirms Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+ and Note 5 will get Android Oreo

Samsung sold lots of Galaxy S6 and Note 5 flagships, as well as many of the former’s variations like the S6 edge and S6 edge+. All those people who still use these phones are still waiting for the handset maker to announce whether or not it will release Android Oreo updates for any of them.

Until today, we only had rumors pointing to possible Oreo updates for the Galaxy S6 and its variations, but no these reports haven’t been confirmed by Samsung. While we still don’t know what’s happening in Samsung’s labs, there’s a high chance that these Galaxy and Note models will eventually receive …

Apple confirms 65% of iPhones and iPads run iOS 11, less than 30% are still on iOS 10

Google releases monthly updates concerning the distribution of various Android versions, but Apple doesn’t have to do that. From time to time, the US giant releases statistics that offer us a look at the iOS distribution at a macro level.

Today, Apple published statistics about the iOS 11 adoption, as well as how the previous versions of the operating system performed in comparison. It’s true that fragmentation exists in the world of Apple as well, but not at the same level as Google’s Android.

But let’s not compare apples and oranges, and get straight to the point. According to Apple, …

Eliza Dushku's legal guardian confirms sexual assault allegations


Actress Eliza Dushku accused the stunt coordinator for the film True Lies of sexual assault, and her legal guardian has now confirmed it.

“I was on the True Lies set for 3 weeks and reported Joel Kramer’s inappropriate sexual behavior towards 12-year-old Eliza to a person in authority,” Sue Booth Forbes said in a statement. “I was met with blank stares and had the sense that I wasn’t telling that person anything they didn’t already know.”

In a post to her official Facebook page on Saturday, Dushku detailed how Kramer ingratiated himself to her and her parents and allegedly lured her to a hotel room and assaulted her. While filming on True Lies continued and Kramer got wind that Dushku had told a friend about the assault, she ended up with broken ribs from a stunt injury “by no small coincidence,” she wrote. Read more…

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OnePlus confirms Face Unlock is coming soon to the OnePlus 3 and 3T

Great news for OnePlus users, as the Chinese handset maker has just confirmed two other of its smartphones will receive the Face Unlock feature via a software update. Although the OnePlus 5T was the first smartphone launched by the company to include this security feature, the OnePlus 5 got it as well.

Three weeks ago OnePlus announced that by popular demand, Face Unlock will be added to the OnePlus 5, and one week later delivered on that promise via an Open Beta update.

During an interview with CNET, OnePlus’ co-founder Carl Pei confirmed the OnePlus 3 …

Huawei confirms its Mate 10 Pro flagship will not be sold through carriers in the US

Well, that’s a bummer, especially for consumers looking to buy a flagship on monthly plans. Although there were positive signs that Huawei might finally sign an agreement with one or more US carriers, an earlier report by Wall Street Journal claimed negotiations failed and the smartphone company will continue to sell its products through open channels.

Now Huawei confirmed the report and said the highly-anticipated Mate 10 Pro will not be sold in the United States through local carriers. Even so, the Chinese giant seems determined to fight for market share in the …