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. …

Apple iPhone 7 tops the list as the most purchased phone globally in the first half of 2017

According to IHS Markit, the Apple iPhone 7 was the best selling smartphone globally during the first half of 2017. The Apple iPhone 7 Plus was next followed by the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus. The latter is a low-priced entry level model sporting a 5-inch screen carrying a 540 x 960 resolution. 2015’s Apple iPhone 6s was in fourth place with the Samsung Galaxy S8 taking fifth place. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ wound up in sixth place.

Even though the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus snagged the top two spots, the number of units shipped was lower compared to the shipping figures tallied by the …

Google Maps gains Local Guides widget and 3D touch peek for list items on iOS

Google has just released a small Maps update in the App Store. There only a couple of new features included in the update, but they should make users’ life much easier while on the go.

The highlight of the update seems to be the new Local Guides widget, which should allow Maps users to check their Local Guide points and add reviews and photos to a place much easier.

Also, the new version of Google Maps for iOS features 3D touch peek for list items, which comes in handy when you’re looking for restaurants. Another notable improvement included in the update …