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Sony Launches the Xperia XZ Premium, XZs, XA1 and XA1 Ultra at MWC 2017

Sony is making its presence felt at Mobile World Congress 2017 by launching not one or two, but four new smartphones. While the phones share a similar design language, these smartphones mark a few key firsts in the market for Sony. Xperia XZ Premium The Xperia XZ Premium is the top product that was announced by Sony,...

Motorola Announces an Alexa Mod, a Gamepad Mod, a Wireless Charging Mod, and More

At Mobile World Congress 2017, Motorola unveiled a plethora of new additions to its Moto Mod family, including an Alexa Mod, a Gamepad Mod, and a Wireless Charging Mod. Motorola also took this time to tease a few interesting Mod prototypes to boot. During the press conference, Dan Dery, Motorola's head of Moto Mods, re-iterated the...

Samsung Teases the Galaxy S8, Launches the Galaxy Tab S3, Gear VR with Controller at MWC 2017

MWC 2017 is on in full swing, and Samsung's keynote was one of the most anticipated events despite the lack of a new Galaxy flagship. What we got instead was a new Galaxy Tab, a new Gear VR with Controller, and a short teaser of the Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iNTxLXO-Iw The teaser for...

Nokia Announces the new Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Arte Black Edition

At MWC 2017, HMD Global is bringing back Nokia to the smartphone market with the international reveal of the new Nokia 5, Nokia 3 and the international launch of the Nokia 6 and the revisited Nokia 3310 feature phone. Nokia 6 First up, Nokia's first Android smartphone that was launched in China is now going global. This...

Lenovo Unveils Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus with New Metal Designs

The Moto G Line has been one of the engines driving Motorola's and Lenovo's growth, with remarkable success in developing countries and growing markets, including my hometown of Argentina. Now, a design choice aims to elevate the Moto G5 above the rest of budget-friendly crowd. Hardware Specifications Moto G5 Moto G5 Plus Display   5-inch LCD (1920x1080, 441ppi)   5.2-inch LCD (1920x1080, 424ppi) Processor Snapdragon 430 1.4GHz...

Huawei Launches the New Huawei P10 and P10+ At MWC 2017

At MWC 2017, Huawei has launched the Huawei P10 and P10+. These new devices pick up the mantle from the Huawei P9 with updated specifications and yet-more focus on camera performance. The Huawei P10 comes with a 5.1" FHD display, while the Huawei P10+ comes with a 5.5" QHD display. Inside, the Huawei P10 and P10+ come...

Huawei Watch 2 & Huawei Watch 2 Classic Unveiled at MWC 2017

It was the first Huawei Watch that kickstarted a new round of premium Android Wear devices -- with an exquisite steel body and a sapphire glass coating on top of a beautiful, fully round AMOLED screen, that watch looked excellent from every angle, standing above the competition. Long-lasting battery life, the ability to easily replace straps...

LG Launches The LG G6, Complete With Dual Cameras, 18:9 Ratio, and Google Assistant

It has now been a full year since the ill-fated launch of the G5, a device that aimed too high yet fell too short of it’ potential. After the device’s launch, it was mired by reports of questionable build quality and firm competition. Now at MWC 2017, LG Electronics is back with some major changes to the...

Shuttle Music Player is now Open Source

Music is a major part of everyone's life, and our smartphones allow us to truly enjoy our music anywhere. Over the years, Android has received a fair share of  excellent music player apps, and Shuttle Music Player has managed to stand out. Shuttle is a music player following Google's Material Design guidelines, and its listing is...

Using Manual Camera Controls: Improving the Quality and Versatility of Your Photography

In the last several weeks, I have been exploring mobile photography and have striven to offer our readers some advice for editing their own photography and shooting in RAW, and have also made a case for modern smartphones as valuable tools in and of themselves for anyone interested in exploring the art. I hope to have assisted readers in beginning or continuing...

BlackBerry Launches the Keyboard-Equipped KEYone at MWC 2017

Mobile World Congress 2017 is just upon us, and one of the announcements before the event kicks off comes to us from BlackBerry. At their keynote right before MWC 2017, BlackBerry has revealed the rest of the specifications of the BlackBerry 'Mercury', which is now officially known as BlackBerry KEYone. TCL had already unveiled the BlackBerry...

Minimal & Elegant Watch Face with Tasker integration [Giveaway]

If you are a Tasker fan and own a smart watch, you are probably aware of AutoWear. However useful it is, it's not going to replace your watch face anytime soon. I have been missing a simple way to display some Tasker information directly on my watch face for some time. Fortunately, I came across the...