New Galaxy Note 9 benchmark test surfaces: US version of the phone likely has 6 GB of RAM

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 9 will probably not be announced before August, but the company is – unsurprisingly – already testing the phone. Just a couple of days ago, a Snapdragon-based Note 9 was benchmarked on Geekbench, so we now have a new pseudo-proof that the handset exists (most likely, no one was doubting that anyway).
The new Galaxy Note phone that’s been benchmarked has the model number SM-N960U. This is almost certainly a US-bound Note 9, as it succeeds the SM-N950U – one of the official US variants of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (pictured above). The …


New image of BlackBerry KEYone sequel surfaces; phone to be named KEY2?

After months of hearing practically nothing about the sequel for the BlackBerry KEYone, information about the phone is pouring out. First, some accessories for the KEYone sequel were posted last month on the website of accessories provider Skinami. Then, some renders of the device surfaced earlier this month, followed by photos posted by Chinese regulator TENAA. Tonight, we have some more goodies to share with you about the BBF100-4, aka the BlackBerry KEYone sequel.

One image comes from weibo, and is in the form of a split screen photograph covered with cute stickers. The picture on the …

Mini Galaxy S9+ with an iPhone X camera placement surfaces

Samsung is no stranger to offering weird variants of its phones for the Chinese market, where it is struggling to even be noticed among the sea of value-for-money Huawei, Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi handset there. The latest case in point might be a… Galaxy S9 version with the S9+ dual camera set, but placed exactly where the dual kit of the iPhone X is situated – at the top left corner of the rear.

Other than that, uhm, peculiarity, the phone that has received certification by the Chinese version of the FCC regulator, has the same specs as the S9 specs, the same dimensions, and …

More information about the LG G7 ThinQ's cameras and optional notch surfaces

While we’ve already passed along leaked press renders and rumored specs of the LG G7 ThinQ, tonight we have some more information pertaining to the phone that we would like to let you know about. First, the dual camera setup on back will consist of twin 16MP sensors. One will be a regular RGB camera with a f/1.6 aperture, while the other will be a 107-degree wide-angle lens. As we previously mentioned, AI will help the handset recognize the object in the viewfinder, take into account the available lighting, and automatically adjust the camera settings and make recommendations. LG will also introduce …

Samsung Galaxy S9 mini surfaces in benchmark test with SD-660, 4GB of RAM and Android Oreo?

The last “mini” handset launched by Samsung was the Galaxy S5 mini, which was released in 2014. Now, it appears as though Samsung is going to bring back a mini version of its latest flagship phone. That is, if a Geekbench listing is legitimate. According to the benchmark test, the Galaxy S9 mini has a model number of SM-G8750, and will feature the Snapdragon 660 mobile platform under the hood. The chipset carries an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 512 GPU.

Remember when only flagship models were equipped with 4GB of RAM? The Geekbench test reveals that the Galaxy S9 mini will come with 4GB …

Steve Jobs' 1973 job application surfaces at online auction; current bid is $50K

The amazing thing about history is that you can see what subsequently happened. Take an auction that is currently being held online by a company called RR Auction. Bidding ends on March 15th and one of the items up for grabs is a 1973 job application from Steve Jobs. The current high bid is $50,000. The document is written out in hand and the 18-year old Jobs lists Reed College as his address. His major is English Lit., according to the document. Ironically, in light of future events, he doesn’t have a phone.

Jobs goes on to state on the application that he has a driver’s license, but access …

New VR headset Moto Mod, the Motorola Virtual Viewer, surfaces

As Motorola works to officially unveil the next-generation modular Moto Z3 series, we could see a whole slew of new Moto Mod accessories for the entire line going back to 2016’s Moto Z lineup. A new tweet disseminated today by prolific tipster Evan Blass, reveals that one of the next Moto Mods will be a VR headset named the Motorola Virtual Viewer. Blass leaked an image of the box and the actual headset.

It would appear that the Virtual Viewer will be a Daydream headset, and the phone will connect to the device inside the front of the VR viewer. That would seem to be the case judging from …

Optiemus' near bezel-less BlackBerry Ghost surfaces thanks to new leak

While most of you are familiar with the TCL built BlackBerry Mobile devices like the BlackBerry KEYone (seen above) and BlackBerry Motion, there are actually two other companies producing BlackBerry branded handsets. Like TCL, these other firms have a license allowing them to use the BlackBerry name on their devices, and load them with software provided by BlackBerry.

The two other manufacturers licensed to produce BlackBerry handsets are BB Merah Putih, and Optiemus Infracom. The former released the BlackBerry Aurora for the Indonesian market last year, and if the latest speculation is …

Huawei P20 render surfaces with triple camera setup on back, fingerprint scanner in front

Yesterday, we showed you renders of the Huawei P20 Plus, which displayed the triple camera setup in back along with a front-facing notch. Today, renders of the Huawei P20 have surfaced including a 360 degree video that allows you to see the render from all angles. Once again, we can see the three cameras that adorn the back of the unit. Unlike the P20 Plus, a front-facing fingerprint scanner can be seen. And yes, it appears that a notch will be present on this model, too.

The Huawei P20 will carry a 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2280. That would give the screen an …

LG G7 render surfaces revealing dual front-facing cameras

A render of what allegedly is the LG G7 has appeared and if legit, it tells us a little about the front of the phone. The bezels are trimmer than ever, and it appears that LG’s 2018 flagship will once again feature an aspect ratio of 18:9. A glance at the image also reveals the dual camera setup on the front of the handset. LG is reportedly planning on releasing the device in April, later than it had in the past so that it won’t get shut out on using Qualcomm’s new top-of-the-line Snapdragon 845 chipset.

Last year’s LG G6 had to make do with the prior year’s Snapdragon 821 SoC thanks to …