Carrier News

T-Mobile introduces new One plan at its ‘Un-carrier Next’ event during CES 2017, does away with hidden fees

January 9, 2017 Droid Turf

During its ‘Un-carrier Next’ press event on January 5 at CES 2017, T-Mobile introduced its latest series of moves aimed at providing customers with more control over their wireless contracts. Over the past few months, T-Mobile introduced unlimited data plans, weekly promotions and unlimited international data plans as part of its ‘Un-Carrier’ movement in an effort to brand itself as a more customer-friendly wireless provider. At the latest event in Last Vegas, T-Mobile continued the same trend by announcing its plans [Read More]

Event Wrap-Ups

CES 17: Everything you need to know

January 7, 2017 Doug Demagistris

CES is an event held annually typically at the start of each calendar year where tech companies from of all over the globe gather under a single roof to showcase what they’ve been working on. For the last several years, the CES conference has been held in Las Vegas, Nevada with simultaneous satellite events happening in large cities located around the world. This is the only event of the big trio (CES, MWC, IFA) that is held in the United States each year. Here’s a recap [Read More]

General News

ASUS officially reveals the ZenFone AR and ZenFone 3 Zoom: Here is everything you need to know

January 5, 2017 Droid Turf

ASUS finally revealed the much-anticipated ZenFone AR and ZenFone 3 Zoom on January 4 during its ‘Zennovation’ event at CES 2017. The ZenFone AR leaked just a day before the event and the official release confirms what we were expecting. The device is the second phone to be equipped with Google’s Tango, an augmented reality app. The ZenFone Zoom 3 is designed for high-quality photography with dual 12MP cameras, a huge 5,000mAh battery and a Snapdragon 625 processor.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Long-rumored BlackBerry smartphone code-named ‘Mercury’ made official by TCL, well sort of

January 5, 2017 Doug Demagistris

As previously reported, TCL has taken over in creating BlackBerry hardware. BlackBerry itself is no longer producing smartphones, as noted in the Fall by the company’s own CEO. Dating back to mid-2016, we’ve been hearing rumors surrounding an Android-powered BlackBerry handset made by TCL code-named ‘Mercury’. We’ve even seen leaks of the supposed device including a full QWERTY keyboard in addition to software navigation keys. It took till CES 2017 to finally obtain some more info on this device, but [Read More]

General News

LG announces new mid-range Stylo 3 smartphones at CES 2017

January 5, 2017 Doug Demagistris

LG has taken its wraps off two new smartphones at the big CES trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The South Korean company introduced the pair during their keynote address on Wednesday. The LG Stylo and LG Stylo Plus will be branded as Stylo 3 in the US, the company’s third-generation Stylus models. Each fall into the mid-range category of moderately priced smartphones.


AirTV is a new Android TV set-top box made by Dish, priced at $99

January 5, 2017 Doug Demagistris

CES 2017 is well underway now in the city of Las Vegas, Nevada. Things have been quiet of late for Android TV. However, customers will soon have a new option aside Google’s Nexus Player, Xiaomi’s Mi Box, and NVIDIA’s SHIELD TV. Dish recently announced AirTV, a 4K Android TV box with Sling TV and Netflix pre-installed.

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