LG Watch Sport with LTE, NFC, GPS, and heart rate monitor to cost $349, $100 more than the Watch Style

LG Watch Sport with LTE, NFC, GPS, and heart rate monitor to cost $349, $100 more than the Watch Style

LG and Google are set to introduce the first two watches running Android Wear 2.0 on February 9, according to past rumors. The LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style have been co-developed by the two companies in a Nexus-like collaboration, despite the lack of co-branding. The Watch Style has already received the leaked press render treatment, but unfortunately all we have to show you the bigger Watch Sport is the blurry image below, which surfaced last month (it’s on the left). Now a new rumor claims that the Watch Sport will be priced at $349 in the US, which is exactly…

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S2 leak reveals pretty much everything

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S2 leak reveals pretty much everything

Samsung is expected to launch at least one new tablet at MWC 2017 in Barcelona at the end of the month, and the latest leak suggests we’ll see the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S2 break cover. The slate appears to have passed through US regulator the FCC, and in the process pretty much all the specs for the TabPro S2 have been revealed. It would follow on from the Galaxy TabPro S, which means Windows 10 rather than Android

Chromebooks make Android tablets completely irrelevant

Chromebooks make Android tablets completely irrelevant

Ever wonder where all of the Android tablets went? Lately, it seems like it’s just Amazon and a few other manufacturers keeping the good ship afloat. And, as it turns out, there’s a likely explanation for the recent quiet in a sector where there was once an endless flurry of options. Chromebooks. Yep, Chromebooks. Google announced that all 2017 models will run Android apps. So what’s the point of a tablet anymore?

Moto G5 release date, news and rumors

Moto G5 release date, news and rumors

Update: The Moto G5 Plus has appeared again, this time at the FCC with a 5.5-inch display and 3000mAh leaked in the filing. The Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus and Moto G4 Play were some of the best budget phones of 2016, and we expect Motorola may have some big improvements in store for the next generation. Word of the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus has already begun leaking out and we may see Motorola’s new budget phones sooner rather

PlayStation VR’s launch bundle is back to get you set up for less

PlayStation VR’s launch bundle is back to get you set up for less

Been holding out on the PlayStation VR until a good deal showed up? Maybe Resident Evil VII changed your tune and sold you on Sony’s virtual reality headset? Well, you’re in luck: Sony is bringing back its original launch bundle with a twist for those ready to jump into VR for less. Originally a preorder-only deal, the PlayStation VR Bundle hits stores next week and includes the PSVR headset, PlayStation Camera,

Oppo A57 to be up for grabs in India starting today

Oppo A57 to be up for grabs in India starting today

The Oppo A57 was announced back in November last year and was initially only available in China. That has just changed though as it went on sale in India today. . The handset costs INR 14,990 ($220) and it is available through both online and offline channels. Online retailers that will be carrying the phone include Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal. Color options that’ll be available in India at launch

Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe is now receiving the January security update

Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe is now receiving the January security update

Following the similar rollouts that went out in the last 24 hours for Sprint’s and Verizon’s versions of the Galaxy S5 in the US, Samsung is now busy pushing out an update to those units purchased from Europe. The update is now rolling out over-the-air in several countries across the continent, coming in as a 53MB download. It will add the usual unnamed bug fixes and performance improvements, but also the security update for January.

HTC One M9 is now receiving Android Nougat in Europe, Turkey, and South Africa

HTC One M9 is now receiving Android Nougat in Europe, Turkey, and South Africa

The HTC 10 has had its fair share of problems regarding the update to Android Nougat in Europe, with the rollout starting, then being halted, then starting again only for it to be paused once more last month. At the moment it’s still in that state, unfortunately. There is however some good news out of HTC for that region today, as the company has announced that the Nougat update for the One M9 is now going out. This is headed to devices

LG’s latest phone patent wraps its screen all the way around the top

LG’s latest phone patent wraps its screen all the way around the top

LG just secured a patent for a new smartphone concept that wraps the screen clear past the top side of the handset all the way to the back. Published only a couple of days ago, the patent shows the screen covering both the front and back of the device – essentially making it two-sided using just one display. The patent only covers ownership of the wraparound screen concept, calling it “ornamental” in the description, meaning

Moto Z Play units in Germany has been delayed till next month

Moto Z Play units in Germany has been delayed till next month

  A few days ago, Motorola Germany announced in a tweet that the Nougat update for the company’s Moto Z family of devices is now available in the country. So it was reasonable to assume that the update has started hitting all three phones in the series, including the Moto Z, Moto Z Force, and Moto Z Play. However, turns out that’s not the case, as the Moto Z Play hasn’t started receiving the update. This is despite the company promising a few weeks back that the device will be updated to Nougat towards January end. Motorola Germany has now revealed that…

Roku Premiere+

Roku Premiere+

Turning on the Roku Premiere+ for the first time feels a lot like coming home. There have been some small improvements around the house since you last visited – this new Roku model supports 4K and HDR, for example, the most important technical qualifications for a new streaming player in 2017. And the remote is subtly different as well, it’s matte black with rubber buttons instead of the old glossy plastic. But mostly, it’s

Computers of 2017: the best PCs ranked

Computers of 2017: the best PCs ranked

Update: No, it’s not an Alienware, but the Dell XPS Tower Special Edition packs in everything the company’s gaming sector would without the ostentatious design. Check it out for yourself at number 3! Just a few years ago, it was the beginning of the end of the traditional desktop computer – or so we thought. Even as entirely new classes of hardware such as 2-in-1 laptops and tablets begin to take the lead, desktop PCs

Nighthawk M1: LTE Cat 16 Router up to 1 Gbps

Nighthawk M1: LTE Cat 16 Router up to 1 Gbps

Netgear this week announced the Nighthawk M1 mobile router, which is the industry’s first 4G LTE device with download speed up to 1 Gbps. The Nighthawk M1 is powered by Qualcomm’s X16 LTE modem with 4×4 MIMO announced a year ago and will be available only on Telstra’s 4GX LTE network in Australia. As soon as similar networks are launched in different parts of the

PlayStation Plus games for February 2017: free

PlayStation Plus games for February 2017: free

Each month, a new range of free downloadable games becomes available to North American, European and Australian PlayStation Plus subscribers, with titles across PS3, PS4 and PS Vita. We suggest you grab these games while they’re free, as you’ll then be able to play them as long as you have an active Plus subscription. As the free games are refreshed monthly, we’ve taken the liberty of keeping you updated

Micron 2017 Roadmap Detailed: 64-layer 3D NAND, GDDR6 Getting Closer, & CEO Retiring

Micron 2017 Roadmap Detailed: 64-layer 3D NAND, GDDR6 Getting Closer, & CEO Retiring

At Micron’s 2017 Analyst Conference yesterday in Scottsdale, Arizona, Micron executives provided updates on the status and future plans for all their major business units. While no new products were announced at this investor-focused event, their projections offer some insight about what’s in store for the memory industry in 2017 and beyond. With both NAND flash

Motorola delays Nougat update in Germany

Motorola delays Nougat update in Germany

Some bad news for Motorola owners were delivered by the German branch of the company. Two of the Moto handsets face delays on their Nougat updates. The company successfully launched the Moto Z upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat two days ago. Not two days later it said that Moto X update will have to wait until May. Moto X Play, Moto X Style and Moto X Force were all in the waiting line but it appears some last-minute

Apple Pays is the most popular mobile payment method in the US

Apple Pays is the most popular mobile payment method in the US

Theres no denying that when Apple does something, it usually sticks around, and Apple becomes associated with it. The best example of this is the mobile payment business: While Apple was not the first one to provide a widely available mobile-payment service in the US, it is certainly the most popular one these days. Boston Retail Partners surveyed more than 500 of the top North American retailers about mobile payment services and

Apple developing low-power ARM chip for the Mac

Apple developing low-power ARM chip for the Mac

Apple is currently working on an ARM-powered chipset for its Mac, according to sources at Bloomberg, The new chipset will run alongside the existing Intel processors to handle low-power tasks. According to Bloomberg, the new chipset will handle tasks such as Power Nap, a feature of macOS that allows the computer to perform tasks such as checking for emails and software updates when the computer is sleeping. Relegating