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Motorola launches the 5000mAh-powered Moto E5 Plus and the Moto E5 in India

Motorola has launched the Motorola Moto E5 Plus and the Moto E5 in India. The Moto E5 Plus will go on sale for ₹11,999 ($174), while the Moto E5 will be available for ₹9,999 ($145). The smartphones slot in below the Motorola Moto G6 in Motorola's budget 2018 smartphone lineup. The Moto E5 Plus and the...

Asus ZenFone 5Z now getting update with improved camera performance, June security patches, and more

The Asus ZenFone 5Z is Asus' current flagship smartphone. It was announced at Mobile World Congress, and it went on sale in a few markets last month. Last week, the company launched the phone in India starting at a competitive price tag of ₹29,999 ($436) for the 6GB RAM/64GB storage version. Now, the phone is...

Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+ (2018) receiving Android Oreo with Dolby Atmos support

As we begin the second half of 2018, it's Samsung who is still working on bringing last year's big Android update to their latest devices. The South Korean conglomerate released the Galaxy A8 2018 and the Galaxy A8+ 2018 back in January of this year. The devices were launched with Android 7.1.1 Nougat but are...

Samsung Galaxy S10+ may feature five cameras, Exynos 9820, and Mali-G76 GPU

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Samsung Galaxy S9+ only launched this year, but already we're starting to learn about a successor. According to a report from the South Korean publication The Bell, the Samsung Galaxy S10+ may feature five cameras - two on the front and three on the back. What's more, known Chinese...

MIUI 9 China Stable (Android Oreo) available for Xiaomi Mi 5, Mi Note 2, and Mi Mix

MIUI 10 may be the latest version of Xiaomi's custom UI, but that doesn't mean that MIUI 9 has become obsolete. In fact, it will take months for Xiaomi to release Global Stable and China Stable ROMs for its devices. The company has already specified the roll-out schedule for MIUI 10 Global Beta, as well...

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 leaked video shows 7-inch display and 5,500mAh battery

Xiaomi's Mi Max 2 was an affordable smartphone with a big 6.44-inch display and its successor looks to outshine it in a number of different ways. Rumors of the device began at the start of last year when it was reported the Mi Max 3 would be sporting a massive 7-inch display and using a...

OxygenOS Open Beta 39/30 for OnePlus 3/3T bring camera and launcher improvements

OxygenOS Open Beta 39 for the OnePlus 3 and OxygenOS Open Beta 30 for the OnePlus 3T have been announced, and bring a number of small new features and improvements. The OnePlus Launcher has gotten some improvements in particular, with a "New installs" category being added to the app drawer as well. You can check...

OnePlus 6 256GB Midnight Black model now available in India

OnePlus has launched the OnePlus 6 256GB Midnight Black model in India. The phone costs ₹43,999 ($640). At first, it will go on sale via Amazon on July 10, 12PM IST. Sales on OnePlus.net and via offline channels will begin on July 14. To recap, the company had launched the OnePlus 6 globally on May 16,...

Microsoft Surface Go is Microsofts’s Apple iPad alternative that starts at $399

Microsoft has been working on a number of different entries to the Surface line of laptops/tablets. With the Android tablet market as barren as it is now, it's certainly the time for a manufacturer to try and jump in and gain a foothold. We knew that a new device from Microsoft was coming soon after...

Google Phone 22 prepares to add real-time screening of unwanted spam/scam calls

The Google Phone app is the pre-installed dialer application on the Google Nexus and Google Pixel smartphones. It offers a number of useful features such as automatic spam caller detection and a floating bubble for multi-tasking during phone calls. The latest beta version of the application is rolling out on the Google Play Store, and...

Honor 8, Huawei P9, Huawei Mate 8, and more receive Android Oreo with EMUI 8

Huawei is one of the few companies that consistently update their devices and fight to fix the state of the Android fragmentation. The list of Huawei and Honor devices which will get Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0 was announced back in January. Today, Huawei keeping their promise and making Android Oreo-based EMUI 8 available those...

EU may block Google from making Google Search and Google Chrome default apps on Android

Manufacturers who sell devices with Google Play Services installed have to adhere to a strict set of rules. OEMs who fail to abide by these rules will have their Android devices stripped of certification to access the Google Play Store. These rules include what applications must be preinstalled, and Google Chrome and Google Search are...