Take that notch and shove it in the display's corner: check out the leaked fully bezel-less Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s

2017 was the year when two major events happened in the smartphone world: the fall of the bezel and the rise of the notch. We are talking, of course, about manufacturers slimming out the frame around their phone screens more and more. As a result, some were forced to put their selfie cameras and other front-facing sensors in a cutaway in the display’s real estate, which is now affectionately called “the notch”. You may have seen it on the iPhone X, but the Essential Phone is also notable for featuring the little bundle of love.

Manufacturers that don’t have “the notch” will have a bit of …


Refurbished Galaxy Note 7's launch is just around the corner, as the phablet gains FCC's approval

Samsung is not going to drop the Galaxy Note 7 so easily, even though the phablet has been recalled twice before production and sales stopped completely last year. A refurbished version of Samsung’s flagship will be launched in select markets in the next couple of weeks, the South Korean company confirmed.

The first country to get the refurbished Galaxy Note 7, also known as Samsung Galaxy Note 7R, is South Korea. Strong evidence that Samsung is gearing up for the launch of the high-end phablet on his own turf is the listing of the refurbished device at FCC (Federal …

Like to support the underdog? Google Play Store has an Indie Corner, though, it's a bit hidden

For the past couple of years, Google has been making strides to improve the searching and sorting experience in the Play Store… albeit it has been very, very slow at implementing new features. For example, we have a filter to only see apps with a rating of 4+ stars if we use the desktop version of the Store, but no such option on mobile. But that’s not the only feature you may not know about.

The Play Store has an Indie Corner — a gallery, which highlights the best and most innovative titles from small studios — the smart little games that usually get drowned …