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Alleged Photograph of the Huawei Mate 10 Surfaces

It's getting close to that time of the year when Huawei releases a new flagship smartphone and so it is only natural that more details leak as we get closer to launch. Last month, the company teased the upcoming release with a video telling you to meet the device that is worth waiting for. We...

Speed, Thermal, and Performance Comparison of Fast Charge Standards

One of the most common qualms from smartphone users is how their phones never last through the whole day. Despite all the advances in smartphones in recent years, such as quick charging solutions like Quick Charge, Dash Charge and SuperCharge, batteries feel like they have not evolved quick enough to keep up with our needs. Part...

Huawei is Now the Second Largest Smartphone Brand in the World

Huawei has slowly been growing as a smartphone company over the years and lately they have really started to get serious about things. The company branched out a sub-brand with Honor, has been working with wireless carriers in the United States, and continues to focus on their own in-house SoC from the fabless semiconductor company HiSilicon....

OpenSans and Roboto Fonts for Unrooted Huawei and Honor Devices on EMUI 4.0+

Thanks to the way Huawei implements themes on Honor and Huawei devices running EMUI 4.x and EMUI 5.x, we can easily add a couple of new fonts to the device without needing root access. XDA Senior Member DarkAlpha.Sete has put together a couple of font files and written a guide that details how to install the OpenSans...

TÜV Rheinland to Certify Huawei SuperCharge Technology for Safety

With OEMs opting to make their flagship smartphones thinner each year, we're starting to see more companies employ fast charging technology as a way to compensate for smaller battery capacities. There are plenty of competing fast charging technologies out there such as OnePlus's Dash Charge, Qualcomm Quick Charge, and the USB Power Delivery standard. Huawei...

Huawei Removes EMUI Firmware Downloads from their Website

Some of us are used to being able to visit a website to directly download a new update for a smartphone or tablet. Google does this and OnePlus does as well, but even community members maintain websites for other OEMs as well. Huawei used to do this via a downloads page on the emui.huawei.com website,...

Huawei Shares Details of the Upcoming Kirin 970 SoC

About this time of the year we're used to hearing something from Huawei about a new Kirin SoC they've been working on. We were impressed with how well the Kirin 960 performed last year and compared it to multiple chipsets that were available at that time. Huawei is hoping to build upon that momentum this...

Kirin 970 SoC Said to be Announced Tomorrow at IFA Berlin 2017

Huawei is set to announce their new Kirin 970 SoC tomorrow at IFA Berlin 2017, according to a report from the German news website WinFuture.de. The new SoC is said to be based on 10nm manufacturing process, in-line with the competition from Exynos, MediaTek and of course Snapdragon. The Kirin 970 is said to have 8...

Huawei Mate 10 Teased on YouTube, Rumored Codenames Revealed

Huawei officially unveiled the Mate 9 in November of last year with the impressive performance of the HiSilicon Kirin 960 SoC. It was launched alongside a Pro version as well as a Porsche Design variant for those who wanted a little more out of their smartphone. We went hands-on with it at CES earlier this...

How to Set a WiFi Network as Metered on Huawei or Honor Devices

A growing number of home broadband internet service providers are putting monthly download caps on their service. Some, such as Comcast, will let you pay $50 a month more to be able to ignore their 1TB/month data cap, but others don't offer this and have a much lower limit with their service. Wireless customers have...

Report: AT&T Expected to Carry a Huawei Flagship in Q1 2018

Chinese OEMs have gained a lot of popularity in recent years, mainly due to the value offerings they provided when compared to some of the other competition. This value proposition is extending on towards the flagship end as well, as even flagship devices from Chinese OEMs now make for competitive choices against top-tier flagship on...

Huawei Abandons the Low-End Segment, Aims to Compete Directly Against Apple

Huawei has continuously grown as a smartphone company to become the number 3 OEM in the world. They recently overtook OPPO in China during the first quarter of this year when they shipped one fifth of the country’s overall sales (by shipping 20.8 million smartphones). Their revenue growth did slow during the first half of the...