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Counterclockwise: selfie photography with cameras that rotate and slide

By | 2018-06-17T13:15:24+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

The word “selfie” was the Oxford Dictionary word of the year in 2013, but the practice is much older than that. Much older – many consider the first selfie to be this photo of Robert Cornelius from 1839. Years later, cameras came to phones and not long after that were used to photograph

Weekly poll results: iOS 12 – You feel the need, the need for speed

By | 2018-06-17T12:10:38+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

Last week we asked you what top 3 features in iOS 12 were you looking forward to. Unsurprisingly, Performance garnered twice as many votes as any other iOS 12 feature with 21% of you hoping for increased responsiveness from your iOS devices. It looks like early feedback is proving that Apple has indeed

Pre-orders for 128GB BlackBerry Key2 are now live in China

By | 2018-06-17T11:09:46+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

The BlackBerry Key2 model with 128GB storage is now available to pre-order in China. Retailer Jingdong is accepting pre-orders for the phone, and has attached a price tag of CNY 4,499 to it, which currently translates to $700. For comparison, the 64GB model costs CNY 3,999 ($620) at the moment. Pre-orders for the

New Xiaomi devices get FCC certified

By | 2018-06-17T01:55:42+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

A couple of new Xiaomi devices have been certified by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US. The FCC ids are 2AFZZ-RMSC3DG and 2AFZZ-RMSC3CG, while model numbers are M1804C3DG and M1804C3CG. The listings further reveal that both devices run MIUI 9. Sadly, nothing else is known about these devices currently, including what

Event invitation reconfirms bezeless front for Nubia Z18

By | 2018-06-17T00:54:39+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

All Nubia Z18 leaks and teasers so far have pointed to a bezeless design. And now, an event invitation has surfaced to reconfirm a total lack of bezels. The Chinese text in the image translates into "open the future." A schematic for the device also surfaced, revealing some of the design aspects, including

Alleged Nokia 5.1 Plus (or X5) gets Bluetooth certification

By | 2018-06-16T14:42:50+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

A Nokia smartphone carrying a model number of TA-1109 - which already went by CCC in China - has now received Bluetooth certification. While the certification doesn't reveal much about the device, it does show that it's powered by a Mediatek chipset. The smartphone comes with support for Bluetooth 4.2. There's no confirmation

Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) review

By | 2018-06-16T13:41:47+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

Introduction 'A's and 'J's, unite! We have for review the Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) which takes the A8's camera and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and fits them in a J5 (2017)-like aluminum body. Mind you, there's also the J6 (no year) which is a lot like the A6 (2018), but minus the A's cameras