Snap’s next generation Spectacles could be arriving this week. Just over a month ago it was reported that Snap Inc. was planning two new pairs of Spectacles despite lackluster sales of the original. In spite of the report claiming an autumn launch was on the cards for the second-generation wearable, though, a new report by Wired suggests Snap could reveal the new product within a matter of days.
Fortnite has taken the gaming community by storm and doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. It was originally a zombie survivor / 3rd person shooter / tower defense mix that was pretty fun in its own right but wasn’t exactly blowing up. Then, the developer — Epic Games — decided it wanted a piece of that Battle Royale pie. You know — the genre that became massively popular thanks to PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds). So, Fortnite launched its own Battle Royale mode, which was separate from the main game and free to play.
With the development prowess of a major studio like Epic Games, …
Xiaomi has been planning to start selling its smartphones in the United States for many years now, but the Chinese company never found the right moment to make such an important move.
It appears that this year Xiaomi is closer than ever to an expansion into the US smartphone market. A new report from Wall Street Journal cites Xiaomi’s Chairman Lei Jun, who said his company plans “to start entering the market by end 2018, or by early 2019.”
Xiaomi is the fourth largest handset maker in China and has already successfully launched its smartphones in India and other countries in Southeast …
Despite the fact that the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were manufactured by HTC and LG, the phones were fully designed Google. Ivy Ross, lead hardware designed at Google has just revealed some of the early iterations of the Pixel 2, which made its debut on the market back in October.
Currently, Ross is responsible for the design of all Google products, including the popular Home Mini, Daydream View, and Pixelbook. According to her, the most important design aspect for Google’s hardware is to make products that perfectly fit into our lives and homes.
I believe more time we spend in front …
ZTE is dead serious about its mobile business in the United States. After pledging to expand its foldable smartphone portfolio in the country, ZTE has just announced another premiere for the company.
ZTE’s chief executive officer, Lixin Cheng recently confirmed in an interview with Bloomberg that his company plans to launch a smartphone with 5G capabilities in the United States at the end of 2018 or in early 2019.
Obviously, ZTE might change these plans depending on how the 5G network coverage and equipment evolve in the coming months. ZTE’s Cheng said that …
TCL is expected to unleash a new wave of Alcatel smartphones early next year. Based on previous experiences, the Chinese company usually introduces new handsets in late February at MWC (Mobile World Congress), but there’s a chance that a couple of Alcatel smartphones will be announced in early January at CES (Consumers Electronics Show).
One of the smartphones that will certainly be part of TCL’s new lineup is the Alcatel 5. The smartphone has just been certified at FCC (Federal Communications Commission), which brings it one step closer to release.
The smartphone …
Last month, Samsung introduced Tizen 3.0 – the latest version of its proprietary OS for wearables – for its Gear S3 smartwatch. The software upgrade brought a plethora of new features, but unfortunately, a lot of users reported that the battery life of their timepiece was noticeably shorter after upgrading.
As you probably know by now, Apple was forced yesterday morning to release iOS 11.2 in order to eradicate a bug that was leading some iPhone models running iOS 11.1.2 to continuously crash in a loop. The units affected had certain apps installed that were set to push out local repeated reminders. The urgency of the situation forced the gang in Cupertino to go off schedule since iOS 11.2 wasn’t expected to launch until sometime this coming week.
Besides killing the December 2nd date bug, the iOS update includes enhanced stabilization for video recording, faster 7.5W wireless charging for …