Price info and partial specs for Huawei MediaPad M5 8 and 10 tablets leaked out

With Mobile World Congress (MWC) fast approaching, we’re getting more and more detailed information about upcoming products expected to be revealed at the trade fair. Even though Huawei won’t introduce its new flagship smartphone at MWC 2018, the Chinese company is likely to unleash a new wave of Android tablets under the MediaPad brand.

Late last month, a couple of renders of the MediaPad M5, an unreleased Android tablet, leaked online. Now we have additional information about the new MediaPad slates that Huawei plans to launch on the market in the coming weeks.

Apparently, …


Google Maps for iOS gains quick access to transit and traffic info in the latest update

Google Maps development is a little bit ahead on Android, but the iOS app is getting the same features sooner or later as well. The latest update brings one improvement that’s been added to the Maps for Android last year: quick access to transit and traffic info.

The search giant has just announced it is now rolling out the same useful update to Maps for iOS. If you’ve already received the update, you can now swipe up to get access to three tabs: explore, driving, and transit.

These tabs will allow Maps for iOS users find a nearby restaurant much easier, or even catch the next bus. …

How to check your Apple iPhone's battery health: battery cycle counts and other info

Apple’s iPhone stores valuable information about the health of its battery: logged inside your phone is information about the battery cycle counts, or put simply, how many times you have charged your phone to 100%.
Keep in mind, that Apple counts 1 battery cycle as a full 100% recharge run: you can charge up your phone 25% and then 75%, and combined together these two charges will count for 1 100% cycle.
This is important information: different Apple devices use different batteries, and they do not last forever. Here …

Facebook handed over info on those Russia-linked ads under a search warrant

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There’s more to the $100,000 in ads that Facebook sold to a Russian propaganda company. 

Special counsel and former FBI Director Robert Mueller obtained a search warrant that forced Facebook to hand over the ads it sold to a company known for pro-Kremlin propaganda, as well as information about them. The Wall Street Journal first reported that Facebook gave up the ads, and CNN later added it was because Mueller obtained a warrant. 

Facebook first admitted to the dealings with the pro-Kremlin interest under testimony to Congressional intelligence committees last week. Without a warrant, however, Facebook didn’t have to actually turn over the ads or relevant records to Congress. Read more…

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Latest leaked images of T-Mobile Revvl T1 include pricing and launch info

On Friday, we told you about a new low-end smartphone that T-Mobile is having produced under its own name. The T-Mobile Revvl T1 will launch this coming Thursday, August 10th. For a limited time only, the handset will be priced at $0 down and $7 a month with JUMP On Demand. The Revvl offers a 5.5-inch display carrying a 720 x 1280 resolution. Powering the unit is a quad-core 1.5GHz CPU. 2GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of native storage.

Camera-wise, a 13MP snapper (with 4X digital zoom) is found on the rear of the handset. Selfie fans can employ the 5MP front-facing shooter that is …

Latest leaked images of T-Mobile Revvl T1 includes pricing and launch info

On Friday, we told you about a new low-end smartphone that T-Mobile is having produced under its own name. The T-Mobile Revvl T1 will launch this coming Thursday, August 10th. For a limited time only, the handset will be priced at $0 down and $7 a month with JUMP On Demand. The Revvl offers a 5.5-inch display carrying a 720 x 1280 resolution. Powering the unit is a quad-core 1.5GHz CPU. 2GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of native storage.

Camera-wise, a 13MP snapper (with 4X digital zoom) is found on the rear of the handset. Selfie fans can employ the 5MP front-facing shooter that is …

Google adds new badges to Image Search on Android to help you find the right info

Yay, Google is making the search app on Android devices even better, the company announced today. If you’re an avid searcher for pictures of food, fantastic destination places or just beautiful people, the latest Google Image Search update is going to help you find the right images.

The bottom line is you’ll now have relevant badges at your disposal, which will point out what else you can find with just a single tap. All the new badges added today will allow Android users to find images where next steps and more in-depth information is available.

Now, how will that work? You’ll notice …

Apple supply-chain sleuth reveals info on the iPhone 8 and rumored smart glasses

Yesterday, a Reddit user with the handle Foxconninsider passed along what he says is legitimate information pertaining to several Apple products including the Apple iPhone 8 and  Apple’s rumored smart glasses. First, let’s look at the information about Apple’s smart glasses, possibly launching in 2018-2019. The project is apparently code named Project Mirrorshades, and if the project does get the green light, it will be offered to consumers in crystal, champagne and black. There will be different sizes for men and women, and polariized or prescription lenses will be available. They will be …

Leaked info suggests Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) packs Exynos chipset and runs Android 7.0 Nougat

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is the lesser-featured Galaxy J series smartphone the South Korean company plans to launch this year. We’ve already seen the Galaxy J7 (2017) going on sale in the United States under various names, while the Galaxy J5 (2017) has just been granted FCC’s approval and is likely to make its debut very soon.

The entry-level Galaxy J3 (2017) doesn’t pack any fancy features that would make it stand out from other handsets in the same price range. However, it looks like Samsung has decided to include Android 7.0 Nougat on board.

The smartphone that goes by model number …