Meet WaterPlay, Honor's new tablet featuring IP67 waterproof rating, mid-range specs

It looks like Honor 7X was not the only device unveiled by the Chinese company earlier today. A new Android tablet that goes by the name WaterPlay was introduced by Honor alongside its mid-range smartphone.

While this isn’t Honor’s first tablet, it might be one of the few that comes with water resistance. As the name suggests, Honor WaterPlay is an IP67-certified tablet, but that’s not the only selling point of the slate.

Honor announced the WaterPlay features stereo speakers with 3D audio technology backed by Harman Kardon. Furthermore, the physical home …


Video of Moto X (2017) presentation reveals dual camera, IP68 certification rating and more

We’ve seen various leaks of the Motorola Moto X (2017), and today’s leak might be the best one yet. The unannounced handset was the subject of an official presentation, and while a video played on a front screen promoting the specs and features of the phone, someone was in the back recording the presentation on the sly. The Moto X was the flagship series for Motorola until last year’s Moto Z handsets took over.

According to the presentation, the Moto X (2017) is equipped with a 5.5-inch display. The newly announced Snapdragon 660 chipset is under the hood carrying an octa-core CPU …

HTC U (Ocean) to feature IP57 certification rating against dust and water

ROM developer @LlabTooFeR has a solid record when it comes to revealing features about HTC devices, In a series of three tweets disseminated today, he posted some interesting information about the manufacturer’s upcoming flagship phone, the HTC U (codenamed Ocean). According to the developer, the phone will carry an IP certification rating of 57. That means users will be able to submerge the phone in water as deep as 3.3 feet for as long as 30-minutes, without any damage to the device. It also means that the phone is protected against solid bodies larger than 1mm in size.

Another bit of …

Netflix eliminated the 5-star rating system because most subscribers didn't understand it

Netflix has announced today that it is no longer using its 5-star rating system that was supposed to show viewers how much they would enjoy watching a particular movie or television shows. The stars are being replaced by a percentage that is supposed to show the same thing. Netflix was forced to make this change because the 5-star system was misunderstood by most Netflix subscribers. It was never intended to be a rating that all potential viewers would use to determine whether or not to watch certain content.

To put it another way, the star ratings on Netflix were not designed to …