Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition launched on Android and iOS

Following the successful release of Final Fantasy XV on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and before the game’s PC launch slated for March 6, Square Enix outs the mobile version of its latest title in the popular RPG saga.

Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition consists of 10 chapters that follow the adventures of Noctis and his friends in their attempt to save the nations of Lucis and Niflheim. The first chapter of the game is available for free, but you’ll have to pay for the other nine if you want to continue to play it.

If you really want the game, you have two choices: either pay $20 for …


Nokia 3310 4G quietly launched in China, expected to go global in March

As expected, HMD has just unveiled the 4G version of the Nokia 3310, the only feature phone released by the Finnish company to date. The new Nokia 3310 4G is meant to be introduced in those countries where the 3G model is not available or hasn’t been that successful.

Although HMD did not issue any official statements regarding the Nokia 3310 4G, the feature phone is now listed on Nokia China official website. Apparently, the handset will be available for purchase at China Mobile brick and mortar stores in early February.

However, we expect the feature phone to be introduced in other …

New Nokia 7 model with better CPU and Android Oreo may be launched soon

Nokia 7 is one of the smartphones launched by HMD that are exclusive to China. However, rumor has it, the Finnish handset maker plans to release the Nokia 7 (or the Nokia 6 2018) in the United States in the coming months.

The phones HMD will launch in the US will feature support for major carriers in the country, but it’s unlikely they will support CDMA networks. Moreover, HMD may introduce or remove specific features to make its products compliant (and competitive) with the US market.

Recently, an improved version of the Nokia 7 was spotted at Geekbench, a benchmark tool with an …

ZTE Blade V9 with Android Oreo and 18:9 display may soon be launched in the US

The Blade V9 is the next Android smartphone ZTE is likely to introduce in the United States. It won’t be the first Blade series handset to go on sale in the US, and most likely not the last, but the phone will certainly mark a premiere. The Blade V9 could be ZTE’s first smartphone powered by Android Oreo to make its debut in the US.

The device was recently spotted at FCC (Federal Communication Commission), which indicates ZTE might ready the Blade V9 for a US release. As far as specs go, this looks like a decent mid-range device.

The phone sports a 5.7-inch Full HD+ display with 18:9 …

Upgraded Motorola Moto X4 (with 6 GB of RAM) to be launched in February

Lenovo and Motorola Mobility are getting ready to release a new edition of the Moto X4, at least in India. According to Motorola India, the upcoming Moto X4 smartphone runs Android 8 Oreo out of the box, being “faster, smarter, and sharper” than the 2017 model. At launch, last year’s Moto X4 – pictured above – ran Android 7 Nougat, though an update to Android Oreo is now available for it. 
While Motorola isn’t confirming this, additional sources have it that the Moto X4 2018 should feature 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage space. A superior processor (Snapdragon …

LG G6 in Raspberry Rose color to be launched soon

Despite the fact that we still don’t know when the LG G6 will receive the long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update, the South Korean company plans to launch yet another version of its flagship.

Apparently, a Raspberry Rose color version of the LG G6 will be launched very soon, but if you’re hoping to get your hands on one, you might have to wait a bit. The smartphone is expected to go live in South Korea first, but there’s a high chance LG will make it available in other countries as well.

For the time being, LG has yet to confirm the existence of the G6 in Raspberry Rose color, but pictures …

Rumor: Razer Phone 2 could be launched in September alongside the interesting Project Linda concept

Announced and released two months ago, in November 2017, the Razer Phone might get a successor sooner than we’d expect. According to French website FrAndroid (usually a reliable source), a well-informed insider has it that a second generation Razer handset, possibly called Razer Phone 2, should be released in September 2018 – less than one year after the original model. Interestingly, FrAndroid notes that the Razer Phone 2 might be launched at the same time with a commercial version of Project Linda (pictured above), though the folks at Razer haven’t made a final decision on this yet. …

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus Android 8.0 Oreo beta testing program launched

Huawei is working to bring Android Oreo to as many of its previous flagships as possible. The Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro are the last Huawei devices that received the update, so it’s time for the Chinese giant to focus on other smartphones in its portfolio.

Well, it appears that the next Huawei phones that will be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo are the P10 and P10 Plus, the company’s last year flagships. Huawei is now looking for beta testers for its Android 8.0 Oreo beta testing program that will bring the update to both the P10 and P10 Plus.

Those who want to participate …

#BatteryGate: When the original iPhone launched, Apple VP said most users will never need to replace their battery

Apple has just issued an official letter of apology about the battery/slow-down-gate scandal that has been brewing in the past couple of weeks.
It’s an interesting read and you can find the whole thing linked at the bottom of this article, but there is one piece that stands out and that we emphasize below:
All rechargeable batteries are consumable components that become less effective as they chemically age and their ability to hold a charge diminishes.