Rogers BlackBerry KEYone receives update starting tomorrow; focus is on bugs, not security

A leaked internal document reveals that starting tomorrow, July 17th, the Rogers branded version of the BlackBerry KEYone will receive an update. Unlike other handsets in the Rogers family that are receiving updates tomorrow (such as the Moto G4 Plus, Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+), the new files being sent to the KEYone are related to bug fixes instead of security.

The issues that need to be addressed by the update are apparently related to the Rogers’ network. Early last month, several Rogers subscribers complained about their inability to receive incoming phone …


BlackBerry KEYone launches in North America tomorrow

Tomorrow is the last day of May 2017, but it happens to also be the first day that the BlackBerry KEYone will be available in the U.S. and Canada. In North America, the phone’s distinctive physical Keyboard and outstanding battery life have excited consumers, many of whom would have never considered buying a BlackBerry before. The KEYone will be sold starting tomorrow at select Best Buy stores and through Amazon, priced at $549.99 USD.

In the U.S., these unlocked models will be available in two different variants. One will support GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile, while the other …

The Xiaomi Mi 6 will most likely be unveiled tomorrow (Update: Nope, April 19)

Update: We seem to have fallen victim to the hype machine. It wasn’t the Mi 6 that was unveiled today, but rather just its release date – April 19, and we sincerely apologize for the confusion. Apart from that, however, we do have a couple of new tidbits of information: TechDroider claims that the Mi 6 will not have a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and the phone will be equipped with a Snapdragon 835 SoC only. You can see the official teaser for the event, as well as the original text of the article, below.

As a result of its …

OnePlus teases big Dash Charge announcement tomorrow

A tweet from OnePlus hints that the company will be making a big announcement tomorrow related to its Dash Charge rapid charging system. With Dash Charge, found on the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, you can have your battery charged enough to last a full day after just 30-minutes. In other words, the 3000mAh battery on the OnePlus 3 and the 3400mAh battery on the OnePlus 3T will go from 0% to 63% in about the same time you can watch an episode (including commercials) of Schitt’s Creek.

One tweet disseminated by the upstart smartphone manufacturer asks, “What should we Dash Charge next?” That …

Apple Store shutdown hints at new product announcements tomorrow


Exactly one week ago today, we told you that Apple could be planning a subtle release of its new Apple iPad Pro tablets this week. Today, Apple pretty much confirmed that it will be unveiling new products as soon as tomorrow morning. Apple’s System Status reveals that the Apple Store will be closed for maintenance on Tuesday, March 21st, from 3:00am to 8:30am Eastern Time. During those hours, “the Apple Store will be updated and unavailable.”

Apple traditionally has closed the Apple Store on the day of new product announcements, and tomorrow’s five and a half hour shutdown dovetails …

Verizon announces that LG G6 pre-orders begin tomorrow; phone will launch on March 30th

Yesterday, we told you about a leaked internal document meant for Verizon reps to see. The document revealed that Verizon would start taking pre-orders for the LG G6 tomorrow, March 17th. It also gave away information on pricing and listed some promotions that Verizon is offering to those who purchase LG’s new flagship phone. Today, Verizon officially confirmed that it will start taking pre-orders for the LG G6 tomorrow, which is St. Patrick’s Day in the U.S. The price of the phone is $672, or $28 a month for 24 months using the device payment plan.

According to the note we received from …

Futurama game World of Tomorrow coming soon to mobile devices

Fox Interactive and TinyCo have just announced they will soon be launching the next mobile game title in the Futurama saga: World of Tomorrow. The new project has the original show’s creators aboard, including Executive Producer Matt Groening, Executive Producer David X. Cohen, as well as most of the team behind the popular TV series.

Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow will be launched on both Android and iOS platforms, and will be available for download via Google Play, App Store, as well as Amazon Appstore.

Fans of the TV series can now pre-register on Google Play and be notified when …