HTC U12 full specs list and price may have just leaked: 6-inch display, Snapdragon 845, more (Updated)

Last time we heard about HTC’s next flagship smartphone, the U12 was quietly displayed during a 5G event held by a Taiwanese carrier on its home turf. Aside from the fact that it may be an indication that the U12 will be equipped with a Qualcomm X20 LTE modem that supports download speeds of up to 1.2 Gbps, few other details about the phone were made available at that date.

Well, it appears that a Russian journalist managed to find out more about the HTC U12 and was willing to share the information with the whole world. His findings somewhat come in line with what we’ve been able to learn, …


HTC U12 full specs list and price may have just leaked: 6-inch display, Snapdragon 845, more

Last time we heard about HTC’s next flagship smartphone, the U12 was quietly displayed during a 5G event held by a Taiwanese carrier on its home turf. Aside from the fact that it may be an indication that the U12 will be equipped with a Qualcomm X20 LTE modem that supports download speeds of up to 1.2 Gbps, few other details about the phone were made available at that date.

Well, it appears that a Russian journalist managed to find out more about the HTC U12 and was willing to share the information with the whole world. His findings somewhat come in line with what we’ve been able to learn, …

Honor 7X tops Amazon's best seller list after only three days

The recently released Honor 7X is off to a great start after its launch on January 22nd. Three days after its release, the phone is the number one best seller on Amazon. It is the first Honor handset to feature the FullView Display with a high screen-to-body ratio over 77%. The 5.93-inch screen carries a 1080 x 2160 FHD+ resolution, which works out to an aspect ratio of 18:9. The Kirin 659 chipset is under the hood, and keeping the lights on is a 3340mAh battery.

Besides being available on Amazon, the Honor 7X can be purchased at hhihonor.com. This is the official Honor website where those …

Truecaller for Android updated with Backup option and Contacts list

The fine folks at Truecaller have just announced their application has just been updated with a couple of new features, some by popular demand. As the title says, Truecaller now features a backup option, which will allow you to backup all your contacts, call history, call logs, block list, and settings preferences.

According to developers, the backup is stored on your Google Drive for safe-keeping, so if you don’t have an account you’re be prompted to create one the first time you backup Truecaller. The backup option has a setting that enables you to select how often you want the app to …

Get creative this year with personalized gifts for everyone on your list

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No one has ever has put socks, candles, or gift cards at the very top of his or her holiday wish list, but that hasn’t stopped the occasional Secret Santa from dashing out to a local drugstore in search of those items 15 minutes before the gift exchange was set to start.

Deferring your holiday shopping for as long as possible and resorting to those I-waited-’til-the-last-minute staples will probably land you the No. 1 spot on everyone’s Naughty lists. This year, give your friends and family presents that prove you actually tried: Personalized projects from Collage.com. Read more…

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Amazon Echo speakers and Music Unlimited are coming to 28 new countries, see the entire list here

Amazon is doing a big expansion of its media services. Today, the company announced that it has introduced Music Unlimited, its paid music streaming service, and the Echo smart speakers to 28 new markets in Europe and South America. 

Here’s the complete list of newly-added countries: 
Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, Poland, …

T-Mobile releases list containing names of all its 920+ markets that feature LTE-Advanced service

T-Mobile’s Chief Technical Officer Neville Ray has released via a tweet, the complete list of markets covered by the carrier’s LTE-Advanced network. The list also reveals which cities offer regular LTE-A and which feature LTE-A with Carrier Aggregation, 4×4 MIMO, and 256QAM. As it turns out, 430 of the 920+ markets are so endowed. Devices that support all three of those additional capabilities can receive Gigabit Class LTE and run at twice the download speed usually obtained with regular LTE-A networks. When you consider that regular LTE-A doubles the download speed of standard LTE networks, you …

Another leaked list confirms which Samsung devices will receive Android 8.0 Oreo

Samsung is one of the companies that never say which of its devices are going to be updated to a new major Android version. However, those who own Samsung flagships usually receive Android updates for about two years or so.

Basically, that would mean that the Galaxy S6 and all its variations should receive the latest Android 8.0 Oreo update at some point, even though Samsung has yet to confirm the information.

A list of Samsung devices that will supposedly be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo has just popped up on China’s Weibo social network. Obviously, we can’t vouch for its authenticity, …

This list of cool vape cloud GIFs is a minefield of college application links, so your son has to click at least one

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We understand you want your rebellious teen to go to college, so we’ve laced this list of cool vape cloud GIFs with college application links so your son has to accidentally click at least one. Don’t worry, we won’t tell.

Hell yeah, it’s time for some lit big vape cloud GIFs.  

Haha, sick

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This one is wearing a horse mask, fuck yeah

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This one has a smaller circle going through a bigger circle and it looks cool as hell

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A vape girl? Now that’s even better

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Microsoft releases a list of handsets that will receive the Windows 10 Fall Creators update

The Windows 10 Mobile Fall Creators Update (Version 1709) is only being released to select Windows 10 Mobile powered handsets. Today, Microsoft disseminated a list of devices that are going to receive the update and conspicuous by absence are the Microsoft Lumia 640 and Microsoft Lumia 640 XL. These were launched in the middle of 2015, and now, it appears that Microsoft is no longer supporting the pair.

Remaining on the list to receive the update are some top shelf models like the HP Elite x3 (including versions for Verizon and Telstra), the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. …