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The P10 Hardware Lottery Exemplifies the Kind of Decision-Making That’s Holding Huawei Back

Any press is good press, or so they say. That's a phrase often used when a company finds itself in a precarious situation -- but as Samsung learned first hand, in a hyperactive segment like this ever changing mobile space, the smallest misstep can turn out to have grave ramifications. Huawei is learning this first hand...

Google Facing Potential Lawsuit Over Nexus 6P Early Shutdown and Bootloop Issues

After LG was taken to court over the infamous bootloop issue on its devices like the LG G4, LG G5, Nexus 5X, LG V10 and LG V20, it seems Google may be next in line to face the court's gavel. A law firm in the US, Chimicles & Tikellis LLP (C&T), is investigating a potential class action...

Opinion: Huawei CEO’s Wearable Confusion Explains Why They Botched the Huawei Watch 2

Throughout Android Wear’s life thus far, there have arguably been two products that really stood out from the rest as “iconic” devices: the original Moto 360, and the Huawei Watch. The 360 ushered in a great, round design, and was leagues above something like the G watch or Gear Live in terms of aesthetics. However, the Moto 360...

Huawei CEO: I am Always Confused as to What Smartwatches are for

Many people were excited when smartwatches were first introduced and we saw the original Moto 360 receive a lot of praise from all around the community. This type of excitement was good for the market, but that amount of enthusiasm did not continue sadly. We saw some buzz around some new additions to the market, such...

Chinese Court Sides with Huawei, Tells Samsung to Pay $11.60 Million in Patent Case

Huawei had recently taken Samsung to court in their homeland of China when they claimed the South Korean tech giant was using their own intellectual property. This is actually the first of multiple lawsuits that Huawei has filed against Samsung which happened in May of last year. The original report from Reuters didn't go over...

UK High Court Decision Could Prohibit Sales of Huawei Smartphones in UK

A patent dispute in the UK could spell massive trouble for Huawei who is on the receiving end of a judgement from the UK High Court's patent arm. The current judgement requires Huawei to license patents from Unwired Planet on a global basis in order to prevent intellectual property infringement within the UK. The case began...

Huawei’s Honor Beta Program is Now Available in the United States (Beta Software and Pre-Release Hardware)

Open beta programs are becoming quite popular within the Android community as of late. Samsung did one of these last year for the Nougat update, Sony has been doing this for a little while, Google has had their developer preview program (which turned into the Android Beta program), and OnePlus is doing the same with...

Amazon Alexa Is Now Rolling Out to The Huawei Mate 9

At the time of launching the Mate 9, Huawei had promised that the device would receive Amazon's virtual assistant, Alexa, in a future update. As promised, an OTA update enabling Alexa is now rolling out to all Huawei Mate 9 owners in the US. Labeled MHA-L29C567B183, the software update clocks in at 310 MBs in size...

Google is Still Working to Increase the Speed in Which OEMs Roll Out Security Updates

Many Android owners within the enthusiast community have simply given up on big OEMs rolling out monthly security updates. Granted, Samsung has promised in the past that they will be rolling out monthly security updates. LG promised the same when they launched their monthly security update bulletin as well. Sadly, smartphone OEMs aren't in control...

Huawei is Working with AT&T in Hopes to Have Their Phones Sold in the U.S.

Huawei has managed to climb its way to a top three position in the world in terms of smartphone marketshare behind Apple and Samsung. The company was able to do accomplish this feat without having much of a presence in the United States market, either. Sure, they have had some of their phones sold by...

Huawei P10 First Impressions: Attention to Detail Paves the Way to Solid Hardware

Just over two weeks ago at MWC, Huawei announced the successor to the P9, the Huawei P10. This new device comes with dual Leica-branded cameras, a Kirin 960 chipset and several unique color choices. I have now been daily driving the Huawei P10 for two weeks, so I'll be sharing a few of my personal observations and opinions...

Vulnerability in Vibrator Service of Huawei P9 Plus Can Crash the System, Now Patched

In addition to Google's effort on patching exploits and vulnerabilities through the Android Monthly Security Update program, several OEMs have also been more upfront about disclosing any devices-specific vulnerabilities they find and patch. Huawei had previously found an Arbitrary Memory Read/Write vulnerability on the Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro, which was subsequently patched through a...