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HTC will unveil the HTC U12+ at a private event with no livestream (Update: It’s here!)

May 23, 2018

Ready for yet another flagship smartphone? HTC will be next to unveil its 2018 Android flagship in that of the HTC U 11 successor. Expected to be HTC’s second smartphone of the year, HTC U12+ or HTC U12, will make a splash during a private event in presumably Taiwan. The handset was confirmed in the company’s teaser for the event, and will be the second installment in the high-end U-series designed “for you.” HTC will unveil the phone on May [Read More]

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The HTC U12+ has finally arrived

May 23, 2018

HTC has taken wraps off a flagship smartphone for 2018 in the successor to last year’s HTC U 11 models. The HTC U12+ is the name, despite us not having a standard HTC U12, and will seemingly be the only flagship from HTC this year part of a new strategy to release less phones in 2018. We knew the device was coming for a number of weeks and now we have all the official information from HTC. This is the [Read More]

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HTC U12+: Here’s the full spec list

May 23, 2018

We’ve been hearing about an upcoming flagship smartphone from HTC code-named ‘Imagine’ for many months. Coming off the hot HTC U 11 from last year, HTC fans have been excited about what’s next. The Taiwanese consumer electronics company confirmed a low-key announcement a few weeks back and it took place today. As we thought from the company’s first and only teaser, a new HTC smartphone is finally here in the form of HTC U12+ and there’s no blockchain phone coming with it. [Read More]

Apps & Games

Instagram will let users mute followed accounts in a future update

May 23, 2018

Get ready for yet another Instagram update. The social media company is preparing a new software feature that will allow users to mute accounts they follow. The update said to improve the overall app experience will arrive “in the coming weeks” on presumably Android and iOS. Here’s what to expect.

Google App Updates

Google Photos adds new ‘Favorites’ feature

May 23, 2018

Google continues to use its magic to improve the Google Photos application. After announcing AI upgrades for the popular cloud service during Google I/O 2018, the search giant has begun rolling out an unannounced ‘Favorites’ feature to be available cross-platform. I have to hand it to Google for this one, because this new feature is super convenient.

General News

The LG G7 ThinQ is outperforming the LG G6 in South Korea

May 23, 2018

LG reported that last year around 40,000 people ordered the LG G6 in the first four days of pre-order sales in South Korea. The LG G7 ThinQ is set to surpass that according to Etnews, who reports that more than 70,000 pre-orders have been placed since the phone went on sale in the same territory. While this is good for LG, it does not compare to that achieved by its homeland rival, Samsung.

General News

Trump almost killed ZTE, now wants to help

May 22, 2018

ZTE Corp is one of China’s biggest smartphone OEMs and telecom equipment providers, but the company also has a presence in the US economy being a top manufacturer. We reported on an export ban last week that would have major implications for the company’s core business, and now it appears that in the aftermath of the ban, US President Trump wants to help.

General News

LG K30 is next in line for Amazon’s Prime Exclusive discount

May 22, 2018

After receiving word that buyers of Amazon Prime Exclusive phones would be refunded $20 in Amazon credit, the retailer has added a new phone to its wide selection of Prime Exclusive devices. The new device is from LG and is available at a discounted price just like others on the program.

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