OnePlus has big plans for the start of 2017 regarding its ability to ship phones to buyers as soon as a purchase is made. With OnePlus, typically, you order your new phone and then maybe receive it in a few weeks. This is due to high demand of its smartphones, which is completely understandable, but folks don’t tend to enjoy waiting too long for their purchases. (more…)
A week ago, ZTE’s Project CSX unveiled the complete spec sheet for the crowdsourced Hawkeye smartphone. For a $199 introductory-priced smartphone with eye-tracking software and a sticky backside, the specs seemed fine, considering the low cost.
Highlights from that spec sheet are a Snapdragon 625 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB of storage, 5.5″ FHD display, and rear-facing fingerprint reader. As it turns out, though, this phone is exciting nobody, with ZTE currently sitting at $35K of the $500K goal they need to reach by February 18. (more…)
Big time updates (first big ones in five years) for Google Voice are arriving as early as today on all platforms, Google just announced. We first learned of incoming updates a couple of weeks back, thanks to a teaser notification in the Google Voice web portal, but Google wasn’t ready to reveal anything at the time. Well, now they are, so here we go! (more…)
I was going to say this is not Android related, but if you think about it, this news most certainly is. Announced via the official Star Wars website, Episode VIII will be called “The Last Jedi,” still set to hit theaters December 15, 2017. (more…)
Samsung is prepared to “bring back a better, safe and very innovative Note 8,” the company told a group of reporters at the end of last week. The message was shared as Samsung prepared to announce the findings of months of investigations into why the Galaxy Note 7 was recalled. In case that isn’t settling in just yet, let me repeat it – THE GALAXY NOTE 8 IS COMING. (more…)