General News

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 models support Project Treble for faster Android updates

February 28, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Samsung’s new Galaxy phones, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, were announced at the start of the week in Barcelona during MWC 2018. What we didn’t know at the time is the fact Samsung’s new handsets support Project Treble, Google’s software feature that allows Android system updates to be rolled out faster.

General News

Huawei announces new MediaPad M5 Android tablets at MWC 2018

February 27, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, Huawei announced two MediaPad M5 Android tablets for 2018. It’s only day two at the conference, and we already have a selection of new mobiles to play around with. The MediaPad M5 and MediaPad M5 Pro, however, are the only Android tablets we’ve seen, and yeah, in quite a while.

General News

HMD announces Nokia’s new hard-hitting phones for 2018

February 27, 2018 Droid Turf

Nokia is making waves once more in the Android territory with a collection of new phones. The announcements were made at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, just like so many other smartphone introductions. HDM Global, Nokia’s parent company from Norway, has let people wonder about a handful of new Nokia phones including a very peculiar candidate in their 2018 lineup. Here’s everything to know.

Gadgets

“Yes” confirms Samsung CEO, a Bixby-powered smart speaker will launch later this year

February 27, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Shortly after being on stage at MWC 2018 in Barcelona during Unpacked 2018 to announce the latest Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones, Samsung Mobile CEO DJ Koh confirmed a Bixby-powered smart speaker. The device that has been rumored for some time hasn’t made way to MWC 2018 for any kind of official introduction, but is being worked on back at Samsung Labs.

General News

Alcatel introduces a collection of new mid-range phones at MWC 2018

February 26, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Last week, Alcatel, a company we don’t do a whole lot of talking about, teased its MWC 2018 announcement in Barcelona. In the teaser image were three phones: Alcatel 5, Alcatel 3V and Alcatel 1X. The conference is just getting underway as we speak and the company has taken wraps off not three, but five new mid-range smartphones as follows: Alcatel 5, Alcatel 3V, Alcatel 3, Alcatel 3X, and Alcatel 1X.

Event Wrap-Ups

Samsung Unpacked 2018: Event Wrap-up and all you need to know

February 25, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The Samsung Unpacked 2018 event has concluded just ahead of the MWC 2018 trade show in Barcelona, making it time to roundup what we learned. The biggest headline to come out of Spain thus far was the official arrival of Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagships. The pair will go up for pre-order in a little over a week and will release March 16, as we anticipated. Here’s our full recap containing everything you need to know.

Gadgets

Samsung reveals new accessories at Unpacked 2018

February 25, 2018 Amiel Pineda

All roads lead to Barcelona, Spain, and Samsung finally unveiled its latest Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones today at Unpacked 2018. The new Galaxy S Series is finally here, and so are a handful of new Galaxy accessories to compliment.

Carrier News

Galaxy S9+ and Galaxy S9: Availability, Pricing and Release Information (Updated)

February 25, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Samsung officially announced the long-rumored and much-anticipated Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagship smartphones. The company took wraps off the pair just prior to the start of MWC 2017 at its Unpacked 2018 event in Barcelona, Spain. As every one of us expected, the new phones are true competitors boarding the latest technology with revamped specifications and an emerging design, modern enough for 2018.

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