Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) alleged specs confirm it's an entry-level smartphone

Although most of us are more interested in what Samsung plans to offer customers in terms of high-end products, the vast majority of people are buying entry-level and mid-range devices.

So, let’s take a look at one of the cheap smartphones that Samsung is likely to introduce next year: the Galaxy J2 Pro (2018). Also known as Samsung SM-J250F, the device was recently spotted at Geekbench, a benchmark database the collects results from smartphones that may or may not have been released yet.

According to the listing at Geekbench, Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) …


Huawei Mate 10 Pro Review


Boy has it been one busy fall season so far! All the major players in the smartphone space have announced their offerings for the upcoming holiday season, including Huawei, who is banking on the Mate 10 Pro to make a splash stateside. On paper, Huawei’s high-end is looking like a solid contender, but it is surely going to face stiff competition from direct rivals in the space – the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, LG V30, Google Pixel 2 XL, and Apple iPhone X, to name a few. So let’s find out how the Huawei Mate 10 Pro will fit into the mix.
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Ditching the line’s previous formats, the …

The iPhone X shoots entire cinematic video and gets pitted against pro 4K camera

Not for nothing, but the iPhone X is the first iPhone that has optical image stabilization for both of its camera sensors, and is also capable of 4K video recording with the smooth 60 frames per second. The other main reason for the amazing, cinematic quality footage it can produce is the A11 Bionic and dedicated image processing power to crunch all those frames without a hitch.

In the end, shooting with the iPhone X will get you some of the most detailed, smooth and sharp videos you can make this side of specialized movie-making equipment that costs …

Deal: Unlocked ZTE Blade V8 Pro with dual-camera on sale for just $150

ZTE Blade V8 Pro was introduced in the United States very early this year as a solid alternative to many expensive mid-range Android smartphones. One of the few handsets priced below $250 that comes with dual-camera, the Blade V8 Pro is now cheaper than ever.

For a limited time (about 12 hours), Newegg offers the ZTE Blade V8 Pro for just $150 outright. Although the phone is listed for $200, the retailer provides customers with a promo code that can be applied at checkout for a $50 discount.

The unlocked version of ZTE Blade V8 Pro is fully compatible with …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro reportedly headed to AT&T


One of Huawei’s newest high-end smartphones, the Mate 10 Pro, might be released via AT&T in the coming months. According to XDA, which
obtained some firmware files revealing pre-installed AT&T apps on a Mate 10
Pro, the handset won’t be sold by any other US carrier, so it’s going to be an AT&T exclusive product. 

 

We know that the Mate 10 Pro will cost €799 in Europe, where it should be released in mid-November. In the US, the smartphone
could be offered for $799, but it may not be launched before the end of the
year. A report from August had it that Huawei and …

Forget guitar lessons — this device will teach you how to play like a pro

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If you’ve always wanted to play guitar like Jimi Hendrix but the idea of music lessons gives you high school band flashbacks, don’t worry. There’s an app(-enabled device) for that.

The Jamstik+ is like a portable guitar lesson that you can learn on your own. The device looks like a short, stubby guitar neck with real strings and frets. It also comes with an adjustable strap just like a regular electric guitar. This one, though, pairs to an app on your phone or tablet via Bluetooth instead of a traditional amp.  Read more…

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Asus ZenFone 4 and ZenFone 4 Pro now officially available in the US


Not long after releasing the 5.5-inch ZenFone 4 Max, Asus
today launched three other new and unlocked smartphones in the US: ZenFone 4 Pro, ZenFone 4, and a 5.2-inch variant of the ZenFone 4 Max.

 

As its name suggests, the most advanced (and most expensive)
new Asus phone is the ZenFone 4 Pro. Powered by Qualcomm’s high-end Snapdragon
835 processor, this handset sports a 5.5-inch 1080p display, and has a
dual (12 MP + 16 MP) rear camera with 2x optical zoom, optical image
stabilization, and 4K video recording.

 

With the ZenFone 4 Pro, you’re also getting 6 GB of RAM, 64
GB …

Will the Chinese government take away the cellular connectivity of the new Huawei Watch 2 Pro?

The first Android Wear powered smartwatch that uses an eSIM has been introduced by Huawei. The Huawei Watch 2 Pro uses an embedded SIM card which allows the timepiece to connect by itself to a cellular network. With the device, users can make phone calls, send and receive texts, go online and more, all without pairing to a smartphone. The timepiece, which does bare a resemblance to the older “classic” model, carries a 1.2-inch AMOLED screen, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100. 768GB of RAM is inside along with 4GB of native storage. Android Wear 2.0 is pre-installed.

Because the …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro receives update to kill "Google bug"

Yesterday, during the Huawei event that introduced officially the Huawei Mate 10 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro to the world, some of the attendees noticed that the Mate 10 Pro review samples handed out by the manufacturer were running hot, and the 4000mAh battery was draining too fast. Huawei blamed it on Google, calling it the “Google bug.” Google said that it was working feverishly to fix the problem.

The good news is that the doctor has written the prescription and at the tender age of < 1 day, the Mate 10 Pro has received an update that exterminates the bug, at least according to Huawei. …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro hands-on: The questionable "Pro" model

Forging a similar strategy as its competitors, Chinese maker Huawei is bringing a one-two punch with its latest devices in the Mate series this upcoming holiday season. Just like Apple and Google before them, with their new iPhones and Pixels, the new Huawei Mate 10 smartphones are largely two slightly different devices. On one hand, you have the standard Mate 10, while on the other, we have its slightly beefier sibling in the Huawei Mate 10 Pro.

Naturally, the “Pro” attachment once again indicates it’s going to have a few tricks up its sleeves that you won’t find in …