Alleged Galaxy S9 retail box leaks exciting details!

With the time for the next Galaxy S flagship fast approaching, the leaks and rumors about the device have been piling up. Yesterday, DJ Koh (president of Samsung Mobile) himself confirmed that the handset would be unveiled at MWC 2018 — that starts on the 26th of February! We’ve heard reports and seen renders of dual cameras, a proper fingerprint scanner placement, AKG earphones and so much more.

But today, we got a real treat! Well, an alleged “real treat”… but we are still having a hard time holding our excitement.

A Samsung Galaxy S9 retail box was allegedly shot in the …

10 most exciting new technologies coming in 2018

As 2017 is winding down it’s time for a recap and… a look at what lies ahead in 2018.
A lot of things happened with phones in 2017, but probably the biggest advances were in the actual design of the phones with a lot of devices now featuring a very minimal bezel and a screen that dominates the whole front of the phone. In 2018, we will probably look at devices with big bezels like a thing from the very distant past as technology marches forward in leaps and bounds.
So among the rumors and leaks, what are the important new …

Results: life on beta builds is exciting!

Device manufacturers have slowly begun to embrace the benefits of running a public beta for their future OS updates. They get tons of free testing done, gather more data than they could in private tests, and keep their devoted fans happy and loyal. That’s a 3 for 1! Apple has a running beta program for iOS releases, Sony has had it for the Xperia flagships and their Android builds, and Samsung currently has one running for the Galaxy S8 and Android 8 Oreo, to name a few.

Now, it’s always a good idea to backup your phone and be mentally ready that something might go terribly wrong and you …

Blu Advance A5 and A5 Plus are two super-cheap, but not too exciting metal phones

Blu recently started selling two new cheap smartphones in
the US:
Blu Advance A5, and Blu Advance A5 Plus. The two handsets share a similar
design (including aluminum bodies), but differ when it comes to size and some
features. Priced at $109.99, the Blu Advance A5 Plus sports a 5.5-inch
display with 720 x 1280 pixels, offers 2 GB of RAM, and is powered by a
quad-core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.3 GHz. The phone further comes with
16 GB of expandable storage space, a 13 MP rear camera, and an 8 MP
front-facing cameras (both cameras are accompanied by an LED flash).  Costing $89.99, …

Meizu M6 Note will be announced on August 23, expect some exciting camera features

The M6 Note is Meizu’s upcoming high-end smartphone that’s slightly less powerful than the company’s flagships, Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus. Well, it looks like Meizu has just confirmed its phablet will be unveiled on August 23.

The only issue that we see here is that it will be introduced on the same day Samsung plans to reveal the highly-anticipated Galaxy Note 8. In any case, Meizu M6 Note is a device that’s probably worth keeping an eye on since the Chinese company announces major changes for its M-series.

The Meizu M6 Note will debut some very exciting changes …

Withings to join Nokia for "an exciting keynote announcement" on February 26

Whitings, the French company acquired by Nokia last year, confirmed it would join HMD Global’s MWC 2017 press conference, which will be held on February 26.

Not many details have been offered by Withings, just the fact that it wants to share “an exciting keynote announcement” with the world. The French company is mostly known for its connected health devices, but Withings built a smartwatch as well.

Withings launched the Activite Sapphire smartwatch back in 2014, followed by two different variants the next year: Activite Steel and Activite Pop. The smartwatch is compatible with both …