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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Oreo Beta Might End on January 15

The Android Oreo and Samsung Experience 9.0 beta for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, which kicked off in November 2017, might finally be drawing to a close. On the Galaxy S8 subreddit Thursday, redditor shivamchinu posted a screenshot of an updated onboarding message in the Samsung Experience app's Notices section. It contains new language that points to January 15,...

Honor View 10 Launched in India for Rs. 29,999 ($473), will be Available from January 8

Honor, a Huawei subbrand, has come a long way. It recently signaled its intention to become India's largest smartphone manufacturer, and its affordable smartphones have done well in the country. (20,000 units of the Honor 7X sold within an hour over the course of three December flash sales.) The Honor 8 Pro, which launched in...

Leak Reveals Specs of the Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2

Sony has a number of mid-range smartphones at different price points, and folks who prefer the company's affordable offerings are likely familiar with the Sony Xperia XA series, which launched in June 2016, and the Sony Xperia XA1, which hit stores shelves in in April 2017. On Thursday, a new leak revealed details about their...

HMD Global’s Nokia 6 2018 Leaks Ahead of Launch

When HMD Global began selling Android smartphones with Nokia branding, it started with safe bets, and the strategy paid off -- the 2017 Nokia 6 received a lot of attention for high-end specs and affordable price tag. And this year, it seems that HMD Global's iterating on the work it started. On Thursday, a Chinese retailer...

Some Razer Phone Owners Experiencing Issues with the Camera App and Screen Dimming

The Razer Phone isn't bad for a first attempt. It's Razer's first phone, and its innovative 120Hz display won it early praise from reviewers. But some users are reporting a few glaring bugs with the camera, screen, and fingerprint sensor. Hopefully, Razer's looking to fix all that. One bug automatically applies filters to photos even when...

Dive into Deep Learning and AI with this Introductory Training

Today's devices are relying more and more on deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI). From robotic medical innovations to self-driving cars, practically every sector in tech is looking toward AI to solve complex problems and innovate life-changing new products. That’s why companies across a wide spectrum of industries are scrambling to hire people who are able...

Samsung Unveils the Exynos 9810: 3rd Generation Custom CPU Cores and Mali-G72MP18 GPU

In November, Samsung teased the announcement of the Exynos 9810, which had been selected for the CES 2018 Innovation Awards. At that time, details about the new system-on-chip were scarce. A few days ago, Samsung confirmed via Twitter that it would officially unveil the next Exynos SoC on January 4, and now, it has published...

Report: Google and Amazon Likely Lost Money on Smart Speaker Sales Over the Holidays

There seems to be an ebb and flow when it comes to consumer tech, and nowhere is it more apparent than the smart speaker market, where Amazon and Google are competing for dominance. The competition's fierce enough that neither's afraid to forgo profits -- according to a Reuters report, in fact, Google ended up losing money on...

Here’s an Official List of 120Hz Games for the Razer Phone

When Razer unveiled the Razer Phone, it made headlines for a number of reasons. It was a big move for a company known for its PCs, keyboards, and video game peripherals. Then there's the fact that the Razer Phone is one of the first Android smartphones to feature a 120Hz display. But while that spec's...

Honor View 10 AMA Recap. Yes, You can Still Win an Honor View 10.

If you were around late last night, you might have caught our live Q&A with an Honor View 10 Product Manager. We saw a bunch of great questions from the community and three lucky people each won a new Honor View 10. Don't worry: If you missed the event, you still have a chance to ask...

OnePlus Announces the Limited Edition OnePlus 5T Sandstone White

OnePlus has an interesting history when it comes to phone colors and finishes. The company launched the OnePlus One with a Sandstone back cover that received acclaim for its uniquely grippy texture. With the OnePlus 2, the company released a variant in Sandstone even as it moved to a metal frame. OnePlus retired the Sandstone...

Sandstone White OnePlus 5T Hands On: An Iconic Stormtrooper Variant that’s Perfect for OnePlus One Fans

By now, Android enthusiasts are probably used to OnePlus’ release strategy: Launch a phone, release limited edition variants and a revision with a spec bump, and offer more colors along the way. These tactics have kept the company's flagships fresh, and secured OnePlus an ongoing spot in the headlines… though sometimes at the expense of...