Xiaomi Mi Note 3 leaked retail box confirms Snapdragon 660 CPU and 6GB RAM inside


The second next big thing coming from Xiaomi, the Mi Note 3 will be unveiled in less than 24 hours alongside the company’s flagship, the Mi MIX 2. Little was known about the upcoming Mi Note series device since aside from a few confusing reports there were no accurate leaks about the Mi Note 3.

Well, one day ahead of the Mi Note 3’s official unveiling, we have clear information about the smartphone’s specs. Despite the fact that Xiaomi Mi Note 3 will probably be limited to China and a few other Asian countries (India?), this looks like a very solid choice for those looking for an affordable …


Samsung's president confirms a smart speaker is on the way to compete with Google Home

Following the Galaxy Note 8 announcement, Samsung is not slowing down at all. After confirming a new Gear S smartwatch will be unveiled on August 30, the South Korean company now claims a smart speaker is in the works as well.

Although Samsung’s officials previously said the company has no immediate plans to launch a smart speaker, Sammy’s president of the mobile division, DJ Koh confirmed such a device will be announced soon.

Moreover, Samsung’s president says that his company is very serious about offering a solid user experience at home with Samsung devices, which is why it will …

Samsung teaser confirms Bixby's global launch is set for August 22

Samsung is rumored to enable Bixby globally on August 22, but we now have confirmation the international launch of the personal assistant will indeed happen tomorrow. The South Korean company has just released a short teaser that clearly shows the global rollout of Bixby will start on August 22.

According to a previous report, the update that brings Bixby, Bixby Global Action, Bixby Dictation, Bixby Wakeup and Bixby PLM has already been released in many countries like U.K., South Africa, India, Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, Argentina, Afghanistan, Iran, …

Asus Zenfone 4 Pro benchmark confirms Snapdragon 835 SoC, 6GB RAM

At least four new Asus smartphones will be announced on August 17, all part of the ZenFone series: ZenFone 4, ZenFone 4 Selfie, ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro and ZenFone 4 Max.

But there’s a fifth smartphone that Asus may unveil along with the other four, the ZenFone 4 Pro, which may actually be the company’s flagship for the rest of the year.

Unlike the standard ZenFone 4, the Pro version comes with a much better SoC (system-on-chip) and more RAM inside. Luckily, the phone appeared recently on GFXBench, your go to benchmarking portal, so we’ve been able to learn a couple of things about its …

Samsung inadvertently confirms the long rumored Gear Fit 2 Pro

Samsung has big plans when it comes to wearables, as the South Korean company has not one, but two devices in the pipeline that we know of. The recently revealed Samsung Gear Sport hybrid smartwatch has already been certified by FCC, while the upcoming Gear Fit 2 Pro has been listed on the company’s official website.

A new Gear Fit band was rumored to make its debut at the Tizen Developer event back in the spring, but Samsung had other plans for the fitness tracker. It appears that the unannounced Gear Fit 2 Pro will be introduced very soon since it’s been listed …

OnePlus confirms Android O will be the last major OS update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T

Most OnePlus fans remember the way those who purchased the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X were treated when they asked the Chinese company to provide them with the Android 7.0 Nougat update.

Things could have probably been different if OnePlus would have said these two smartphones will stay on Android Marshmallow in the first place. Well, it looks like the company has learned from its mistakes and is now communicating with its fan base more often than not.

Since many customers who purchased the OnePlus 3, 3T and 5 are wondering if they will be treated the same way …

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 …

LG V30 official invitation confirms August 31 announcement

Some of the most anticipated Android smartphones of the second half of 2017 are expected to be showcased at IFA 2017 in early September. However, most of them will be unveiled a few days, or even weeks, earlier.

For example, Nokia 8 will probably be announced on August 16, while Samsung’s next flagship, the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to be unveiled on August 23. Although a previous report pointed to an August 31 reveal for the LG V30, we did not receive any official word until today.

Thanks to the invitation we’ve just received in our inbox, we can confirm the LG V30 will be officially …

Microsoft's latest SEC filing confirms that it has given up on mobile and is focusing on AI

So what was the moment when Microsoft’s hoped for success in mobile turned? Was it when Steve Jobs walked out on stage with the Apple iPhone on January 9th, 2007? After all, during the presentation, Apple’s co-founder and CEO managed to get some jabs in on certain smartphones powered by Windows Mobile such as the Samsung BlackJack and the Motorola “Q.” And that was only the beginning.

Microsoft’s comments posted in the company’s latest SEC filings indicate that mobile is no longer an important part of the software giant’s outlook. Previously, the strategic vision for Microsoft listed on …

AT&T confirms the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, forgets to provide launch details

There’s no doubt that Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is real and that it will make its debut in the United States pretty soon. We’ve been able to learn everything there is to know about the rugged smartphone, but not when it will be launched.

AT&T is still mum on the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active’s availability, but the carrier made a mistake earlier today and confirmed it would start selling the smartphone soon.

The unannounced rugged handset appears in a new promotion that offers customers who switch to DirecTV and buy a Galaxy S8 with AT&T’s Next plan, a …