All-black BlackBerry Keyone now available in US, gets new official video as well

All-black BlackBerry Keyone now available in US, gets new official video as well

As scheduled, AT&T has started selling the all-black BlackBerry Keyone smartphone, making it the first US carrier to do so. The device – which the carrier is calling the Space Black edition – is now listed on the official AT&T website for $500. You can also get it for $16.67/month.   BlackBerry calls the device ‘Keyone Black Edition.’ It has only been available in India so far, but that changes now. At the ongoing

AMD Releases Bristol Ridge to Retail: AM4 Gets APUs

AMD Releases Bristol Ridge to Retail: AM4 Gets APUs

The focus for AMD’s AM4 platform is to span a wide range of performance and price points. We’ve had the launch of the Ryzen CPU family, featuring quad cores up to octa-cores with the new Zen microarchitecture, but AM4 was always designed to be a platform that merges CPUs and integrated graphics. We’re still waiting for the new Zen cores in products like Ryzen to

OnePlus 5 gets EIS for 4K videos in latest update

OnePlus 5 gets EIS for 4K videos in latest update

A month ago, OnePlus promised to enable EIS for 4K video recording on the OnePlus 5 and here it is OxygenOS 4.5.7 brings the additional stabilization, along with some other changes. EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) works in conjunction with OIS (a hardware stabilization) for an even smoother footage. Still, it requires a lot of computing power, which is why many phones put an upper limit of 1080p/30fps. The Snapdragon 835 has

Google Allo gets chat backups, incognito groups, and link previews as Duo passes 50 million downloads

Google Allo gets chat backups, incognito groups, and link previews as Duo passes 50 million downloads

  GoogleAndroidMobile softwareiOS Google’s Allo messaging app is in the process of receiving some new features today. No, it’s not getting a web-based client, or SMS support of any kind. Not yet, at least. But it does now feature chat backup capabilities, allowing you to store your past chats locally, in the cloud on Google Drive, or both. Next up, group conversations can be had in incognito mode too. Previously, this was only available for one-on-one chats. Incognito mode enables end-to-end encryption and lets you set an expiry time on your messages. Google Assistant and Smart Replies aren’t usable in this mode.…

BlackBerry Keyone gets delayed until May or later, new BlackBerry tablet may be on the way

BlackBerry Keyone gets delayed until May or later, new BlackBerry tablet may be on the way

When TCL finally announced the BlackBerry Keyone at MWC last month, the official release time frame for the handset was said to be April. However, it now looks like the QWERTY-endowed Android smartphone might get delayed by at least one month. BlackBerry CEO John Chen said the following regarding the Keyone at the company’s earnings call earlier: The second one, that TCL announced at Mobile World Congress which is the physical

Samsung Galaxy A5Unannounced  (2017) gets reviewed on video

Samsung Galaxy A5Unannounced (2017) gets reviewed on video

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has passed quite a few of the mandatory steps before going official – with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certifications cleared, it also popped up on GeekBench and was also featured in a render video. Well, one of the preliminary units has apparently slipped out of the confines of NDAs and has gotten reviewed on video. Sadly, the video has since been taken down, but we’ll walk you through it. First

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) gets Bluetooth certified

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) gets Bluetooth certified

Following the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017), the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has also been certified by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), indicating that the handset’s launch date is nearing. Specs-wise, from what all has been revealed so far, the device is powered by an Exynos 7880 chipset, and sports a 5.2-inch touchscreen. It has 3GB RAM, 16GB storage, 13MP main camera, and a 3,000mAh battery. The

vivo V3 gets price cut, now available for $225

vivo V3 gets price cut, now available for $225

Remember the metal-clad vivo V3 which was launched in India back in April this year? Well, the device has received a price cut in the country – you can grab a unit for INR 14,980 (around $225), down $45 from its launch price. Surprise your partner with the #gift they’ve been waiting for.#Vivo#V3 is #nowavailable at just Rs. 14980. pic.twitter.com/ox8Md1MiSt Vivo India (@Vivo_India) July 28, 2016

LeEco Le 2 gets a major update with eUI v5.8

LeEco Le 2 gets a major update with eUI v5.8

LeEco’s Le 2 is quite a popular smartphone with its attractive hardware and bargain price. And while the LeEco brand is gaining more popularity with each day, the manufacturer is working on some updates for its handsets. The Le 2 is now getting its first OTA update and all Le 2 owners can download the 471MB firmware right now. The change log is quite long, but most of its novelties are squashing old bugs. Some of the new features

Huawei Honor 5C gets TENAA certification

Huawei Honor 5C gets TENAA certification

The Huawei Honor 5C has passed TENAA certification, but the Chinese regulator has since removed the phone’s page from its website. Nevertheless, we have the confirmed details and the Honor 5C looks like a nice addition to the company’s mid-range line-up. The Honor 5C is built around a 5.2″ 1080p display and has an aluminum body with 2,900 mAh non-removable battery . At the back, there’s a fingerprint sensor while

Samsung Galaxy A (2016) series gets exclusive TouchWiz themes

Samsung Galaxy A (2016) series gets exclusive TouchWiz themes

Samsung launched 11 exclusive TouchWiz themes for the Galaxy A (2016) phones. This means if you own a Galaxy A3 (2016), Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy A7 (2016), or Galaxy A9 (2016) – there are quite a few new original themes waiting for you. It’s been about a year since Samsung added theme support on its proprietary TouchWiz launcher, and most of the new Galaxies are coming with a few preinstalled themes. But it seems the manufacturer

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 gets certified in China

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 gets certified in China

Despite its competitively priced and quite successful smartphone line of late, Xiaomi has also been trying its hand at a number of other gadgets and tech. Routers, battery packs, smart wearables and night lights, you name it and Xiaomi probably has it, wrapper up in its signature Apple-like viral design. Tablets also have a place on the list, albeit with only one model to date the Xiaomi Mi Pad. Now, more than a year into its lifespan,

HTC One M9 Developer Edition gets Android 5.1 Lollipop

HTC One M9 Developer Edition gets Android 5.1 Lollipop

HTC One M9 Developer Edition began receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop over-the-air. Sporting the software number 2.6.651.11, the the new firmware brings a number of essential improvements to the flagship smartphone. With Android 5.1, HTC One M9 will get data performance and call drop enhancements. Battery life of the device has also been improved. Even more importantly, the camera of the HTC One M9 has received