Xiaomi Mi Max 3 leaks; phone carries huge screen and massive battery


Last month, we passed along some of the specs that put the max into the Xiaomi Mi Max 3. A new render showing what is allegedly the back of the Mi Max 3 has surfaced, and it reveals that the device will be equipped with a dual camera setup on back, along with a fingerprint scanner. It also shows that the handset will be offered in three different colors including one black and two different shades of blue.

The Mi Max 3 features a 7-inch full-screen display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. We could see a resolution of 1080 x 2160. The primary snapper on back is believed to weigh in at 12MP, …


The Vernee X gets another price-cut: massive battery and solid specs at a mouth-watering cost

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About a month ago, Vernee introduced its new heavy-hitter — the Vernee X. A smartphone with a total of four cameras, a gynormous battery, 18:9 display, and a price so low our “buy now” sense was tingling. It looks like whatever initial batch of the X Vernee had on stock is out the door and the phone is back in a pre-order stage… with an even …

Verizon and Qualcomm test massive MIMO which increases network speed and capacity

A technology called massive MIMO is being tested by Verizon and Qualcomm. MIMO, which we have discussed in the past, stands for multiple input, multiple output and it’s all about increasing the connectivity between a transmitter and receiver. The result is faster data speeds and the ability to handle more traffic, clearing up congestion. While usually MIMO deals with setups like 2 x 2 (two lines at the transmitting end and two lines at the receiving end) or 3 x 3, massive MIMO is just as the name suggests. A recent test by Sprint tested 128 antennas (64 transmitters and 64 receivers) all working …

Vernee X's massive battery is assisted by a smart battery saver for up to 4 days of usage

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A few days ago, we talked about the Vernee X — a recently-introduced handset, which is currently in pre-sale at a promo price.

For $250, you get a 6-inch, 18:9, 2160 x 1080 display, an octa-core MediTek Helio P23 SoC, 6 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage. To put the cherry on top, we’ve got a dual camera module on the front and a dual one on the back, bringing …

Samsung Gear S3 gets Tizen 3.0 with many major features in massive update

Well, folks, it has happened! After making its debut on the Gear Sport, Tizen 3.0 is finally arriving on the Gear S3. Today, Samsung officially announced that the latest version of its proprietary OS for wearables is available through a new “Value Pack” update.

Weighing in at 258.5MB, the patch brings a plethora of new functionalities. The list below covers most of the major changes:
Optimized UI with new functionalities for the rotating bezel.Nutrition management feature. Add calorie intake and compare calorie balance with …

The UmiDigi S2 has an full-screen design and a massive 5,100 mAh battery to boot

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All-screen front designs are in this year. What seemed like a futuristic dream, only available in conceptual artworks a couple of years ago is finally becoming a reality — phones with bezels so slim that you almost feel like you are only holding a screen already exist out there — the Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8, LG V30, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 being the hot ones. Aside from the …

Destroy cities with Colossatron: Massive World Threat; it's the Apple Free App of the Week!

Tired of playing games where you save the world and fight bad guys? With Colossatron: Massive World Threat, you will play as the bad guy. In fact, you will be “the biggest and most powerful being to ever wage war against mankind.” With this game, you are a massive robotic snake with a goal of destroying everything! And from now through Wednesday night, you can download the game for free from the Apple App Store. That’s because the game is the Apple Free App of the Week, which means that you will save 99 cents by downloading it now.

According to the listing in the App Store, the key …

Best Buy hosts massive 50-hour sale: save up to $300 on iPhohe 7/7+ and Galaxy S8/S8+

Best Buy is hosting a massive 50-hour sale that brings down prices on Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the iPad mini 4, as well as on other cool new gadgets.
This 50-hour sale comes after last year Best Buy celebrated its 50th Birthday with a similar sale, and this year, the retailer has decided to repeat it.
The sale starts at 8pm PT | 11pm ET on Friday, August 18th, and quantities will be limited so if you want to grab something, you’d better hurry up and login at BestBuy.com.
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Best Buy hosts massive 50-hour sale: save up to $300 on iPhohe 7/7+

Best Buy is hosting a massive 50-hour sale that brings down prices on Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the iPad mini 4, as well as on other cool new gadgets.
This 50-hour sale comes after last year Best Buy celebrated its 50th Birthday with a similar sale, and this year, the retailer has decided to repeat it.
The sale starts at 8pm PT | 11pm ET today, and quantities will be limited so if you want to grab something, you’d better hurry up and login at BestBuy.com.
Here is a quick rundown of …

Best Buy hosts massive Black Friday in July sale

Not to be outdone by Amazon and its Amazon Prime Day, retailer Best Buy is hosting a massive “Black Friday in July” sale today, and there is a ton of deals on all sorts of electronics.
So what can you save on and which are the top deals?
We looked specifically at the best deals on phones, tablets and wearables, and we have selected a few ones that will surely interest you. Let us also make this clear: we track deals on a daily basis, and these are some of the best you’d find. If there is a device on this list that …