Blackberry “Mercury” Goes Official as the KEYone for the Physical Keyboard Lovers

In a couple of hours (10AM Pacific), Blackberry Mobile will make their new phone, the KEYone, official at Mobile World Congress. You may remember this phone from CES as the “Mercury,” the throwback-style keyboarded Blackberry that also runs Android.

The phone, with its entire specs list and feature set, was posted to Blackberry Mobile’s site hours ago, which was hours before the phone was actually announced. Because of that, well, we have all of the details for you now.  (more…)

LG G6 MWC Event Invite Shows Exactly the Phone We Expect, One With Minimal Bezel

Yesterday afternoon, LG sent out their official MWC event invites to the press (above), confirming again that they will reveal the LG G6 on February 26. LG is so excited, they are calling the day, “LG G6 Day.” And look, the G6 will be the biggest unveiling of MWC, so they should go all out and seize the day, especially knowing that Samsung will only be around to show off a tablet and tease the Galaxy S8.  (more…)

Report: LG G6 Set for MWC Reveal, Launch as Early as March 10

Reports suggesting LG will reveal and then launch the G6 earlier than any of its past G-series flagships, continue to pile up. At this point, I think we should all be surprised if the G6 doesn’t launch before mid-March, weeks earlier than last year’s G5. In the latest out of ETnews, LG has confirmed that the phone will be unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in late February.  (more…)

Live Chat: Samsung “Unpacked” Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge MWC 2016

LG is done for the day, so all focus now moves onto Samsung. During today’s “Unpacked” event at MWC 2016, we should see two new phones, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Leaks for each have been steady, but there still seems to be a bit of mystery as we try to piece this all together.

Samsung is livestreaming the event on YouTube and we have included the video feed for you below. We also included a live chat, so we can discuss the fun as it unfolds.

As a reminder, Samsung is also streaming the entire event in VR, but you’ll need an app for that. You can grab the Unpacked 360 View app on Google Play here.

This event kicks off at 10AM Pacific (1PM Eastern).

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LG G5 is Official With Modular Metal Body, 5.3-Inch QHD Always-On Display, Snapdragon 820 and More

It’s official – the LG G5 is here.

After months of hype, LG took the stage today in Barcelona to unveil its flagship “G” phone for 2016. The phone, because leaks are such a part of this world these days, is in many ways what you expected. I think it’s safe to say that LG also has some tricks up their sleeves with this device as well, though, which has us pretty excited for the year to come.  (more…)