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New SanDisk 256GB A1 MicroSD Card Is Great For Apps

02/28/2017, SanDisk has expanded its lineup of A1 or App Performance Class 1 microSD cards at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. These cards have been developed with adoptable storage in mind so they promise faster app performance as compared to their...

Google Shipped Over 10 Million Cardboard VR Viewers

02/28/2017, Long before Google came out with its Daydream View virtual reality headset, it introduced a VR viewer called . It was a barebones solution that enabled people to experience virtual reality at little or no cost at all. Cardboard has since become very...

Two New BlackBerry Phones Might Be On The Way

02/28/2017, BlackBerry is no longer making its own smartphones. It has signed a global licensing agreement with TCL which gives the Chinese company the rights to manufacture and sell BlackBerry-branded smartphones. It officially announced one such device at the...


Xiaomi Mi 5c Officially Announced

02/28/2017, [MWC 2017] Whenever we hear about new Android smartphones that aren’t of Samsung or Huawei’s making, more often than not we’ll hear about how they are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon series of chipsets. However this year at MWC 2017, Xiaomi is...

Meizu Debuts Their Own Fast-Charging Smartphone Technology

02/28/2017, [MWC 2017] There have been a few companies that have debuted proprietary fast-charging technology. For example last year Oppo unveiled their own Super VOOC charging technology, and OnePlus also debuted their own technology in the form of Dash Charge, so...

Xiaomi Officially Announces Its Surge S1 In-House Chipset

02/28/2017, [MWC 2017] A week ago Xiaomi confirmed that they would be sharing details about its “Pinecone” processor at MWC, and sure enough they have. The company has officially announced the Surge S1 which is Xiaomi’s first in-house chipset that will be used...

Waverly Labs Pilot Translation Earpiece To Launch Later This Year

02/28/2017, [MWC 2017] Back in 2016, the folks at Waverly Labs launched an Indiegogo project for a pair of earbuds called the Pilot Translation Earpiece. Basically these are earbuds that can translate languages on the fly in real-life, meaning that you won’t have...

Porsche Design Unveils 2-in-1 Windows 10 Convertible

02/28/2017, [MWC 2017] Porsche Design might be a name familiar to some of you, where in the past the company has collaborated with the likes of BlackBerry to create Porsche Design BlackBerry smartphones. Recently Porsche Design also teamed up with Huawei for a...

Sony Explains Why Their US Phones Have No Fingerprint Sensors

02/27/2017, [MWC 2017] At MWC 2017, Sony took the wraps off several pretty stunning devices, but in our reviews of phones like the Sony Xperia XZ Premium, one of the cons we mentioned was that there would be no fingerprint sensor for the US market. This means that...

Fox Testing Out Automatically Downloading Movies Onto Your Phone

02/27/2017, [MWC 2017] Sometimes there are certain parts in town where the reception isn’t as good, or say you’re traveling outstation and your internet connection isn’t quite as stable or strong as you would like. This means that downloading apps, music,...

Jolla To Bring Its Sailfish OS Onto Sony’s Xperia Devices

02/27/2017, [MWC 2017] Following the proliferation of smartphones and seeing the success of Android and iOS, many companies decided that they too would try to create a mobile platform that would take over the industry. Unfortunately no one has really come that close,...

Huawei Imagines Cell Towers Wirelessly Charging Drones

02/27/2017, [MWC 2017] One of the problems with drones is that typically their battery life leaves a lot to be desired. For consumer drone usage this might not be a problem, but if one is using drones to make site inspections, then this could prove to be very...

Sony Unveils Xperia Ear Open Style Concept Headphones

02/27/2017, [MWC 2017] A lot of headphone manufacturers typically pride themselves on how much outside noise their headphones can block. This is important because cancelling outside noise means that users can hear their music better, which does help to improve the...

Galaxy S8 Will Come With AKG Earphones

02/27/2017, When Samsung announced its intention to acquire Harman International, many speculated about Harman’s audio technology making its way to the company’s mobile devices. That turned out to be true when the company unveiled the Galaxy tab S3...