OnePlus has been testing Android 8.0 Oreo beta firmware for its handsets but it’s yet to confirm precisely when the major Android update will be released publicly for compatible smartphones. OnePlus CEO Carl Pei was recently asked on Twitter when the company intended to release Android 8.0 beta for OnePlus. His response was that the beta update is going to be out “soon.”
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Samsung normally launches its new Galaxy A handsets early on in the new year and it’s expected to do that in 2018 as well. There have already been some rumors and reports about the Galaxy A (2018) lineup and today purported renders of two upcoming models have been leaked online. They provide us with a glimpse of the design of Samsung’s premium mid-range handsets.
Read full post →Samsung Galaxy A5 And Galaxy A7 (2018) Renders Leaked

Apple is going to start taking pre-orders for its flagship iPhone X later this month before the handset is released in November. Countless reports have suggested that the device will be available in extremely limited numbers at launch due to production issues with some crucial components. According to a new report, Apple’s primary manufacturing partner Foxconn has sent out the first shipment of the iPhone X. The first shipment reportedly contains just 46,500 units.
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The vast majority of internet users don’t really worry about Wi-Fi security even though they should, it’s critical in this day and age. Security researchers have discovered a new exploit called KRACK that can take advantage of weaknesses in Wi-Fi security to enable attackers to listen in on the traffic between devices and wireless access points.
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If you live the dongle life, you’d be interested to know that Google has cut the price of the USB-C to headphone jack dongle that it’s selling via its online store. The company released a new USB-C to 3.5mm dongle recently after unveiling the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The company’s new smartphones don’t feature a standard headphone jack so users will require the dongle. Google was previously asking too high a price for the dongle and it hasn’t taken the company long to realize that it needed to cut the price.
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The Huawei Mate 10 is official, along with the Mate 10 Pro and the Mate Porsche Design edition. Although they have small variations, they do share a lot in common, and the new Mate 10 will provide a user-experience baseline which is slightly sublimed by the two derivatives. We spent some time with the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, so let’s take a more in-depth look at how good they are. Read full post →Huawei Mate 10 Review: Hands-On

While attending CEATEC 2017 in Tokyo, I stopped by the Panasonic Center (Tokyo) where the company has 15k square meters (~162k square feet) of demo space and offices. I had been there some years ago and wanted to check the latest demos and concepts that Panasonic is working on. There is a lot going on there, but five items have caught my attention, here they are: Read full post →Panasonic Center In Tokyo: From Concept To Deployment

Capcom has unveiled the final Street Fighter 5 season 2 DLC character at the 2017 South East Asia Major tournament. Zeku the “ever-changing ninja” is back and will now be available as a playable character in Street Fighter 5. Those who have played Street Fighter Alpha 2 will remember this particular character, Zeku used to be Guy’s teacher who taught him Bushinryu, a style of ninjutsu.
Read full post →Final Street Fighter 5 Season 2 DLC Character Unveiled

HBO wasn’t able to keep all of season 7 a secret as it had to deal with cyberattacks that led to some leaks. The cable giant now has now measures in place to prevent Game of Thrones season 8 leaks. It’s the show’s final season and one that’s being anxiously awaited by tens of millions of fans across the globe. A new report details the measures that HBO has taken to ensure there are no leaks.
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According to a new report, Destiny 2 physical game sales are down more than 50 percent in the United States compared to the original Destiny game in the first month after launch. NPD’s report is based on sell-through data sourced by three Wall Street analyst reports. Analysts say that the launch month of Destiny 2 brought in a lower amount of physical sales compared to the original title by a significant margin.
Read full post →Destiny 2 Physical Sales Down 50% Compared To The Original