Posts From Kristin

Kristin
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A loyal Android user since Android 2.1 Eclair. An Android purist.

Specifications and Design of Honor 9 Revealed in TENAA Certification

Last year's Honor 8 was a pretty capable flagship from Honor, offering impressive hardware and a premium design at an affordable price point. Now, it looks like a successor to the Honor 8 is just around the corner. The Honor 9 recently passed the TENAA certification in China which, in turn, also revealed some key details...

Andy Rubin’s Company ‘Essential’ to Launch New Android Smartphone On May 30th

Andy Rubin, one of the co-founders of Android, is set to announce a new Android smartphone this month. Rubin worked at Google for nine years before finally leaving the company in 2014 to launch a start-up called Essential. Back in March, Rubin teased a bezel-less smartphone that their team has been working on. It was...

Leaked Renders Show Moto G5S Sporting Metal Uni-body in Three Color Options

Lenovo is planning to launch quite a few Moto devices throughout the year. Previously, a leaked presentation slide showed that Lenovo is working on a total of five smartphone lineup, namely, Moto C, Moto E, Moto G, Moto X and Moto Z. Out of which, the company has already launched the Moto C lineup earlier this...

Samsung Sold More Than 5 Million Units of Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus; Expected to Release in China Next Week

Samsung's latest flagship devices, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, went on sale in South Korea, the US, and Canada last month. Both of these devices have received rave reviews from critics and consumers for its symmetric design and outstanding curved display. Initial reports suggest the devices have been doing well in terms of...

Specifications of Upcoming Moto X Device Leaked, Allegedly Named Moto X4

The last device in the Moto X family was the Moto X 2015; the company hasn't updated the lineup with new hardware since then, as the Moto Z seemingly took over. However, it looks like this will be the year we will finally get a new Moto X device. According to well-known leaker Evan Blass, the...

Report: Xiaomi Mi 6 Facing Supply Shortage of Snapdragon 835 chips and Ceramic Shells

Xiaomi launched its latest flagship device, the Xiaomi Mi 6, in China just last month. As has always been the case with Xiaomi's smartphones, the device packs best-in-class hardware at an attractive price point. The device is already on sale in its home country, with a release expected in other markets in the coming months....

Android Wear 2.0 Arrives for The Original Huawei Watch

If you're a proud owner of the original Huawei Watch, then we have some good news for you: the Android Wear 2.0 update is now finally rolling out for your device. Android Wear 2.0 is a big step forward for the Wear platform as it brings in many much-needed improvements as well many new exciting...

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7R Passes FCC Certification, Expected to Hit Market Next Month

Samsung has been planning to release a refurbished version of the last year's ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 in order to recoup some of the costs that they incurred with manufacturing so many devices. Following the two unprecedented recalls of the Galaxy Note 7 last year due to some dangerous battery issues, Samsung was forced to...

Samsung May Displace Intel to Become World’s Most Profitable Chip Maker

Intel is currently the market leader in the semiconductor business and has dominated the industry for more than two decades with its wide range of offerings. However, Samsung has recently been catching up thanks to the strong performance of its semiconductor business. Now, according to a new report, Samsung may soon replace Intel to become...

Pixel and Pixel XL to Receive Guaranteed Software Updates From Google Until October 2018

One of the key reasons to buy a Google-branded device is the expectation of frequent software updates for your device. Google is rather transparent about how long they will support their devices, and has a support page that lists the end of life period for each of its devices so users aren't blind-sided when an...

Qualcomm Confirms Adding 600MHz Support to the X16 Modem

T-Mobile spent upwards of $8 billion to purchase 45% of the available 600MHz spectrum earlier this month during an auction for the available spectrum. The company has since been tight-lipped over how it would be utilizing these new airwaves to enhance its network. But recently, the company has hinted in its recent earnings call that...

Reddish Tint on Some Galaxy S8 Units “Not a Controversial Issue,” Will be Fixed in Next Software Update

Early reports indicate that Samsung's new flagship devices are off to a pretty great start, with the lineup breaking the previous pre-orders records set by the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. However, not all things are bright and beautiful: the Galaxy S8 and S8+ have attracted a quite a bit of criticism for its...