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At the Geneva Motor Show, the beautiful… and the damned?

By | 2017-03-11T22:04:27+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Passing by the glittering, luxury cars, with models draped elegantly over the hoods, you might get the impression that you were witnessing the height of power for the automotive industry. Not only has the internal combustion engine reached dizzying heights of refinement, but the plethora of electric, hybrid and fuel cell engines could

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Xiaomi Mi 6 tipped to feature the Sony IMX400 sensor

By | 2017-03-11T21:06:20+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Last year's MWC saw the announcement of the Xiaomi Mi 5, but there was no Mi 6 to be seen in Barcelona this time around. Instead, it's been a steady flow of leaks and rumors on the upcoming Xiaomi phone and there's a new one from today to add to that list. A

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Facebook Messenger’s PM director Martinazzi leaves after launching Day

By | 2017-03-11T18:09:09+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: Facebook|

After almost 8 years at Facebook, Director of Product Management Peter Martinazzi has left the company. His last product, Messenger Day, shipped on Thursday. A Facebook “OG”, Martinazzi was well-liked and respected at the company. He worked with the growth team in some of Facebook’s breakout years before the IPO, and ran all

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Gillmor Gang: Mojo Filter | TechCrunch

By | 2017-03-11T18:11:06+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: Android|

The Gillmor Gang — Michael Arrington, Keith Teare, John Taschek, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, March 10, 2017. The Gang blends fake tech news with real media disruption and machine learning-aided AI. Plus the latest G3 (below) with Denise Howell, Francine Hardaway, Mary Hodder, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @arrington,

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Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge on Rogers to get Nougat starting March 20

By | 2017-03-11T18:19:19+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Users of Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge on Canadian carrier Rogers' network will be glad to know that their device will get the Nougat update in just over a week from now. The carrier has updated its OS upgrade schedule to reflect that the update will start rolling March 20 onwards. In addition, the

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Amazon starts accepting pre-orders for Xperia XZ Premium in UK, shipments begin June 1

By | 2017-03-11T17:16:41+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Amazon has started accepting pre-orders for the Sony Xperia XZ Premium in the UK. A quick look at the listing for the device on Amazon's UK website reveals a £649 price tag and a release date of June 1 (which is broadly in line with "late spring" launch time-frame Sony revealed at MWC.

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Samsung’s acquisition of Harman finalized

By | 2017-03-11T16:05:55+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Samsung Electronics has completed the acquisition of Harman, the company revealed in a statement today. The deal, announced last November, was initially met with opposition by Harman shareholders, but was later approved, and has now been finalized. Stockholders will receive $112 per share. The necessary approvals by US and other countries' regulatory bodies

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20,000 LG G6 units were sold on launch day in Korea

By | 2017-03-11T14:57:56+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

The LG G6 went on sale in the company's home country of South Korea yesterday, and now we have details on the device's launch day sales. According to a report out of the country, the company managed to sell 20,000 units on the first day. That, if you compare, is better than how

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Update fixing Xperia Z5 ‘low in-call volume’ issue coming next month, Sony confirms

By | 2017-03-11T13:49:13+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Sony has confirmed that the 'low in-call volume' issue plaguing the Xperia Z5 series devices will be fixed in an update that is set to arrive next month - mid-April to be precise. Meanwhile, as a workaround, the company is advising users to perform a factory data reset. Here's the official statement from

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HTC U Ultra (unlocked) now available for purchase in US

By | 2017-03-11T10:01:56+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

A few days ago, pre-orders for the HTC U Ultra started shipping in the US, and now, the device is officially available for purchase in the country. HTC has the phone listed on its official US website, and is selling it for $749. The model on offer is unlocked, and is compatible with

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