Sony's new 3D Creator app won't be exclusive to the XZ1 and XZ1 Compact

Last week, Sony debuted its Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact handsets to mixed reactions — their top-tier specs and somewhat reasonable price were overshadowed by their derivative design and lack of unique features. Well, almost: the one standout feature is the 3D Creator app, which lets users scan three-dimensional objects using their device’s rear camera, and then use it in various cute and/or creepy ways.

But once you think about it, this app doesn’t seem to rely on any particular hardware feature of the XZ1 duo, whose chipset and camera are identical …


Space Black BlackBerry KEYone is exclusive to AT&T and it launches today

The BlackBerry KEYone is available from AT&T starting today, priced at $16.67 a month for 30 months. The handset comes in Space Black, a color that is exclusive to AT&T. In the states, both Sprint and AT&T are the only carriers offering the KEYone. The handset features a 4.5-inch Gorilla Glass 4 protected display with a resolution of 1080 x 1620. Under the hood you will find the Snapdragon 625 SoC carrying an octa-core CPU running at a 2GHz clock speed, with the Adreno 506 GPU inside.

The physical QWERTY keyboard is not only among the best ever attached to a smartphone, …

South Korea exclusive LG V30 Plus to be unveiled alongside the LG V30 on August 31

LG V30 is becoming official on August 31, just a day before IFA 2017 at Berlin kicks off, that’s already old news at this point. We also do know a ton of stuff about the device, so much that we actually have a few preliminary size comparisons with other unreleased devices. What can we say – there are tons of leaks and we are rather good with Photoshop.
A new rumor just broke pertaining to LG’s future handsets just broke out, and it’s a rather saucy one – apparently, there might be two devices unveiled on stage on August 31, with a so-called LG V30 Plus joining …

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active arrives in the US this week, won't be an AT&T exclusive forever

Samsung today finally announced the long-rumored Galaxy S8 Active, a rugged high-end smartphone that’s going to be available later this week via AT&T. Customers will be able to pre-order the Galaxy S8 Active starting tomorrow, August 8, although the handset won’t start shipping before August 11.

Interestingly, Samsung says that AT&T will have exclusivity over the S8 Active only “for a limited time.” This means we could see the phone being released via other carriers, or/and unlocked at some point.

AT&T will sell the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active for $28.34 per month for 30 …

Here are the Amazon Prime Exclusive smartphones you can get with a serious discount right now

Here are the Amazon Prime Exclusive smartphones you can get with a serious discount right now

In case you didn’t know, there’s a great way to get a bargain on a mid-range devices in the US right now. Amazon is offering some pretty decent unlocked phones with a significant discount, assuming you are okay with them coming with some adverts on the lock screen and a small amount of Amazon -branded apps preinstalled.

The handsets, marketed as Prime Exclusive Phones, are nothing to write home about, but they can be a great way for you to get a decent handset with up to 50% discount. So, …

Rumor: Kanye leaving music streamer Tidal over money; Sprint's 4:44 exclusive to end July 7th

Jay Z’s streaming music service Tidal has been in the news recently because of its partnership with Sprint. Those wishing to hear the rapper-entrepreneur’s new 4:44 album can still hear it only on Tidal, and only if they are a Sprint customer. But Tidal is also in the news because fellow rapper Kanye West is reportedly leaving Tidal. Kanye’s Life of Pablo album was a short lived exclusive on Tidal, and purportedly brought in 1.5 million new subscribers for which he was supposed to receive a bonus.

West was also supposed to get paid for some music videos that he made. Between the bonus and …

Galaxy S8/S8+ owners get an exclusive ‘New Release Radio’ station in Google Play Music

When Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship devices this year, it also made official that it was going to scrap its Music app and exclusively use Google Play Music in its products. In a press release at the time, Sammy announced that Galaxy S8 and S8+ users would benefit from smart music recommendations, tailored playlists and other niceties, thanks to its partnership with Google.

It now seems that owners of the latest Galaxy S phones are beginning to ‘tune into’ an exclusive Google Play Music feature, called New Release Radio. Don’t get overly excited, though, as there’s nothing …

LG G6 with Quad DAC no longer Korea exclusive, will come to Australia later this week

Good news for fans of high quality audio: the Quad DAC LG G6 edition will no longer be limited to Korea only. Well, good news for fans of high quality audio in Australia, at least, as this appears to be the only confirmed non-Korea region to receive this version of the device so far.

The news comes from Ausdroid, who reports that the Hi-Fi edition of the G6 will be sold in a couple of Australian retailers: JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman. The device will be sold for AU$1,199, which is $900 in US currency. That is AU$191 more than the regular device’s price, …

Some exclusive features of the HTC phone

HTC is one brand that has made its presence felt across all segments of mobile phone devices. Whether it is the touch screen, the PDAs or the Brew MP; this smart phone manufacturer from Taiwan has catered to the needs of each customer needs. The brand is giving a tough competition to all its rival mobile brands by introducing some unique features in its mobile phone. It was ranked 98th according to a report released by the Inter-brand Best Global Brands
Here, we will talk about HTC Butterfly, the Android smart phone that was launched by this ace mobile brand in the year 2012 that gave a stiff competition to the other mobile phones in the market. You will get to know here about some exclusive features of the phone here.
Blink Feed: This is an interesting feature that is only available in the butterfly edition of the HTC. The benefit of using this app is that it allows the users to get access to news and can read magazines as well as newspapers. Hence, you do not have to exit from the app to read various formats of content. Moreover, you can also get feeds from social networking sites like Facebook or Twitter without minimizing the app. It is an excellent app that fully integrates social media.
Powerful Speakers: HTC is one of the many mobile phones that have the loudest speakers. The speakers emit a sound as high as 93 decibels and the Boom Sound Technology helps to magnify it and improve the quality of the audio. You can even enjoy high quality sound while listening to the headphones as it uses Beats Audio for a better sound experience. This means that you can enjoy your favorite track at the highest volume.
Hardware: Even in terms of the structural layout, HTC has given a strong competition to the other mobile devices. You can use only two keys and operate the phone. There are two buttons mainly; one for the home and the other for back. All the functions in the phone can be performed with the help of just these two buttons.
Operating System: HTC One uses Android 4.1. The user interface of such operating system is very different from the standard ones that we use normally. It is the first ever phone to come out with such kind of operating system. One of the most special features of the phone is that, the user can scroll through the home screen vertically and also view social network notifications, check mails, read messages or get software updates in the form of small tiles. This means, with one glance at the phone you can get information about all the important activities.
Hence, these are some of the features which will make you a proud owner of the HTC smart phone. This mobile brand is planning to come out even with more innovative models in the near future. It is a new generation phone that comes with a good combination of technology and innovation.

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