Final Fantasy XI mobile still in the works, here are some screenshots

The first screenshots of an upcoming Final Fantasy game have just popped up online. Three years ago, Square Enix and Nexon Korea announced they will launch a mobile game based on Final Fantasy XI.

Although the game was supposed to be released in 2016, we haven’t heard anything about the Final Fantasy XI reboot since the first announcement went live. At that time, Nexon promised a “compelling storyline, engaging content and impressive graphics,” thanks to the Unreal Engine 4.

Some of the improvements that the developer Nexon planned to add to the mobile …


Nokia X6 pricing set to start at under $240, 4GB and 6GB variants in the works

The pricing of the upcoming Nokia X6 has appeared alongside a number of specs. HMD Global is currently set to unveil its first notch-bearing device this Wednesday, May 16, which also happens to coincide with the OnePlus 6 reveal. Nevertheless, with just two days to go, the smartphone has appeared in both a Geekbench listing and a promotional poster that reveal various details.

Starting off on the specs front, the benchmark in question reveals a single core score of 1332 alongside a multi-core result of 4892. These numbers are a combination of the processor, listed as being Qualcomm’s Snapdragon …

Google AOSP code commit mentions that two Pixel (2018) handsets are in the works

Last month, we showed you part of an AOSP commit that actually mentioned the Google Pixel 3 by name. Now, a report published today reveals a comment in another AOSP code commit that points to the release of two Pixel (2018) handsets this year. That is not surprising since we do expect a Pixel 3 and a Pixel 3 XL to be launched in the second half of 2018. The comment on the website mentions concurrency tests that need to be run on “Pixel 2018 & above devices.”

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were unveiled and released last October, so the fact that there are still important AOSP tests to be …

LG "Q Note" trademark suggests smartphone with stylus could be in the works

LG could be preparing a new stylus-equipped smartphone according to a new trademark filing. The South Korean company’s last attempt at a device featuring a stylus came nearly one year ago, with the launch of the LG Stylo 3 Plus. According to a trademark for the “Q Note” name by the company, however, it appears LG could be readying another stylus-equipped device.

Currently, the LG Q line of devices is relatively new, with the company introducing its first series of smartphones last year, in the form of the LG Q6 and Q8. These acted as the company’s mid-range offerings throughout the year …

No connection? No problem. Microsoft Translator now works offline

Microsoft’s translator has been around for a little while now. It uses A.I. to translate over 60 languages. The app has been downloaded over 5 million times on Android alone and has been helpful for people who travel. In the past, this sort of A.I. driven technology required not just the hardware but an internet connection to boost its abilities. Now that smartphones have gotten more powerful, Microsoft has added the ability to use it without any connection at all. A user will have to download a language pack, which will store data on the device and run purely off the handset. This is part …

WhatsApp Business app is in the works for Windows 10 Mobile

WhatsApp could be working on a new Windows 10 Mobile business app. Earlier in the year, WhatsApp introduced the new WhatsApp Business app for Android, allowing both small and large companies to take advantage of the app’s huge user base, while also simplifying the process of communicating with customers. Since the launch, however, the messaging service has failed to introduce the app on any other platforms, but according to a new screenshot, this could be about to change.

As can be seen in the image, WhatsApp appears to be deep into the process of developing a Windows 10 Mobile …

Mid-range Pixel phone aimed at emerging markets reportedly in the works

Google has been targeting emerging markets with its Android One and Android Go initiatives, but the company is now reportedly also working on a mid-range Pixel-branded smartphone, aimed at the price-sensitive market segment. According to a report by Economic Times, the new device is expected to launch sometime in July or August of this year.

Google won’t be holding back on large-scale marketing and will expand distribution into general trade in India, senior industry executives claim. After all, India has been one of the most important emerging markets in the smartphone …

A foldable iPhone may be in the works for 2020

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Foldable phones haven’t gone much further than the concept stage at this point, but you can bet Apple will be there when they do arrive.

That could happen for iPhone as soon as 2020, according to a new analyst report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Such a form factor would give your iPhone the potential to transform into an iPad.

“Our checks also suggest that Apple is working with suppliers on a foldable phone (that potentially could double up as a tablet) for launch in 2020,” analyst Wamshi Mohan wrote (h/t CNBC). His report is based on recent meetings with Apple suppliers in Asia. Read more…

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Huawei Watch 3 is already in the works, but it will come later rather than sooner

Huawei’s newest smartwatch, the Watch 2 seems to be very popular among customers, and while this should bode well for the Chinese company, it actually hurts consumers waiting for a sequel.

How is that possible? Well, it appears that Huawei won’t be launching another smartwatch because the Watch 2 is still selling very well. However, the company recently confirmed that it’s already working on the Huawei Watch 3, but that smartwatch won’t released until later on.

Huawei’s Richard Yu offered a statement in this regard saying that his company is definitely in no hurry to out its third …

Yahoo Mail not working for many on iOS, but a fix is in the works

Soon after Apple released iOS 11, many iPhone and iPad users have started to experience issues accessing their emails via Yahoo. These problems have become more serious lately and many iOS users can use Yahoo Mail any longer.

A few days ago, Yahoo issued an official statement acknowledging these issues and promising a fix very soon. Also, the company offered iOS users a workaround that will allow them to continue to use the Yahoo email service.

We are aware that some Yahoo Mail users are currently seeing issues when accessing their emails through a Mail app. We apologize to those …