Here's our clearest look at the upcoming Meizu PRO 7 & PRO 7 Plus, thanks to the Chinese FCC

If you have been following PhoneArena as of late, you know pretty well what the Meizu PRO 7 and PRO 7 Plus look like. But just in case you didn’t, or had some lingering doubts about this upcoming Chinese handset and its peculiar secondary display, let these clear, 100% blurry-cam free images of it and its Plus version take care of that.

Ahead of its July 26 announcement, the Meizu PRO 7 and its Plus-sized compatriot appeared on TENAA (China’s telecommunications authority)’s website. The clear images give us the best look at the handsets yet, though they don’t show anything that we haven’t …


Android O release date: Here's when it might be hitting the popular Android devices

By now, it’s public knowledge that Android O is coming to a device near you soon. 
If our past experience is anything to go by, only a minuscule amount of Android users will be getting the newest taste of Android on day 1 of public availability. Pixel users are a getting it first, no doubt about that, but who’s next? Remains to be seen.
But what’s the fuss all about? Is Android O such an important update to the OS at all? For the most part, it’s about to introduce lots of under-the-hood improvements for the OS, as well as overhaul …

LG V30 price and release date: Here's everything we know so far

With the hype surrounding the almost bezel-less G6 abating, LG is gearing up to launch its second flagship for the year – the LG V30. In keeping with V-series traditions of years past, the V30 is expected to be powered by a top-of-the-line processor, to cater to audiophiles with a high-end DAC built in, and to continue and evolve the ticker screen concept that started with the V10 in 2015.

But this time around, the LG V30 may be poised to hit the market earlier than its predecessors. LG has already teased us that it has a something V-series-related to announce on …

Galaxy S8-exclusive New Release Radio opens to all Play Music users, here's how to access

Google just made the New Release Radio station that launched as a Galaxy S8 exclusive available for all of its Play Music service users. The station uses AI to learn your listening habits, and constantly scouts for newly released tunes or albums that are in sync with your music preferences, streaming them via the Play Music app on your phone. You know, like Spotify, Deezer and the like, but going back just two weeks in time to dig up the freshest content. 

That’s a pretty easy way to follow what’s new in your musical neck of the woods without spending too much time …

If the Google Pixel XL 2017 will have silver and blue versions, here's what they could look like

Yesterday, thanks to a render revealed by Android Police, we saw what’s supposedly a near-final design of a new Google Pixel XL smartphone – a 6-inch handset reportedly manufactured by LG.

Expected to be announced sometime this fall, the Pixel XL 2017 (or Pixel XL 2) could have at least one of the three color variants that the Pixel XL of 2016: black, silver, and blue. 

The render revealed yesterday showed a black Pixel XL 2017, so maybe you also want to see what the smartphone would look like in silver and blue. Thanks to Twitter user Benjamin Geskin, we can …

Sony Xperia XZ Premium tutorial: Here's how to enable constant 4K display resolution

Pssst. Pssst! Got a Sony Xperia XZ Premium?
If so, then you’re probably awed by its super-crisp 4K display… that’s actually downscaling content to Full HD 1080p by default. 
Yes, as per Sony, “4K (and 4K HDR with 4K HDR content) is used in the Album and Video apps and third party apps with 4K (and 4K HDR) content. Everything else, so homescreen, apps, menus, etc are shown in Full HD.”

A bummer, isn’t it? Having a 4K display on paper but not using it to its full potential… Well, lucky for all of you tinkerers out …

Top new mobile devices in June 2017: here's all you should know about

June 2017 is about to go down in history, but before we wave it one final goodbye, let’s take a look at all the cool new phones, tablets and other neat little stuff that became available in the beginning of the summer season.

These are the coolest new things in July 2017We start by looking at all the new phones that went on sale this month: the OnePlus 5 managed to steal a lot of the hype, but it was far from the only new phone worth checking out.

And let’s not forget we had WWDC 2017 this month and Apple dropped the new 10.5″ …

Most Sega Forever titles are a buggy mess, here's why

If you were one of the many people impressed by the Sega Forever initiative, which aims to release several of the company’s classic games to smartphones, and you decided to try out a title or two, you may have noticed a slight problem: the games don’t exactly run well, even on high-end hardware. Which is a problem primarily because regular, non-official emulators can deliver much better performance, and have been able to do so for years.
Meanwhile, Sega’s own solution suffers from a slew of problems: visual stutters, out-of-sync audio, poor touchscreen …

Here's how to get the $99 Apple Music annual subscription plan Apple doesn't want you knowing about

Apparently, Apple doesn’t really want you to know this, but it’s hidden in plain sight, so here it goes! If you purchase a monthly Apple Music subscription for $10, or are an existing subscriber, you will be able to pay $99.00 for a 12-month subscription and save some cash. Counter- intuitively to the maximum, the option is buried within the App Store app, rather than the Music app.

Head there and go to the ‘Featured’ tab. Tap your Apple ID, enter your password, and tap ‘View Apple ID’. Then tap ‘Subscriptions’ and finally, there you have it – a 12-month Apple Music …

Nova Launcher finally gets true Google Now integration on home screen, here's how to enable it

Nova Launcher is finally getting support for one of the most highly-requested features from the Android community – Google Now integration. Ever since Google introduced Now in 2012, the convenient homescreen side pane has been at the top of the wishlists of countless Nova Launcher users who were not willing to switch away from their favorite, highly-customizable launcher. However, for a number of technical reasons, Now integration could not be easily added to Nova Launcher.

To tackle the problem, TeslaCoil Software has now created a separate app called “Nova Google …