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LG V30 is official and it looks amazing

LG has released the update to last years LG V20 that saw some excellent pro features with manual controls and that secondary display that had mixed reviews. LG seems to have figured out what works and what doesn't with the LG V30.You'll find a 6-inch 18:9 Quad-HD OLED screen with rounded corners and an almost bezel-less display that looks very similar to the LG G6. The second display from the V10 and V20 has been removed completely. There's no curving to the display like the Galaxy S8 and that shows as you get a little…

Samsung release TouchWiz Home update to fix Galaxy S8 lag

Despite the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ being up there with the fastest, if not the fastest, devices on the market, there still remains moments when the device becomes sluggish and lags.Samsung seem to have identified an issue with TouchWiz Home that could be contributing to lag on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ when swiping up and down between the homescreen and the app screen. It also improves the visibility of app names under icons against a white wallpaper.– Added an information screen to Samsung TouchWiz Home. – Fixed…

Android 7.1.1 Nougat is coming to the Sony Xperia Z5 lineup

Despite Android O lurking around the corner, there are still many devices that have not been updated to the latest version of Android Nougat. Sony's lineup of devices are some subjected to the holdup, but it seems there is some good news.The Sony Xperia Z5 lineup, which launched all the way back in 2015, has started to see an OTA update, which brings Android 7.1.1 Nougat along with it. Additionally, the update features the June 1 Android security patch, which is great news when you look at other devices that are a…

New renders confirm fingerprint scanner placement on the Galaxy Note 8

Yesterday, we saw a video render of the highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which revealed everyone's biggest fears. The fingerprint scanner would return to the rear of the device, placed next to the heart rate sensor and flash on in the camera module. This follows the trend started by the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, which was not well received by reviewers.https://twitter.com/SuperSaf/status/880102589035155457Some folks didn't want to believe this was real, but it seems that we'll all have to just deal with it…

Essential reminds you to reserve the Essential Phone

We've been left in the dark when it comes to the release of the Essential Phone, but it seems that the company is looking to get back on the radar. In a new tweet from earlier today, the company stated that it was working hard to make sure it passes through the company's "quality standards".https://twitter.com/essential/status/880153782981599232This is likely another indication that we are nearing the official release of the Essential Phone. The first indication came after the device passed through the FCC, gaining…

More details give us a better look at the Galaxy Note 7 ‘Fandom Edition’

Last Fall, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 dominated headlines across the globe as it was the first major device to see not just one, but two official recalls. However, Samsung has been working on a new version of the device, which aims to be priced modestly while fixing the battery issues of its predecessor.It's unlikely that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 'Fandom Edition' will ever make it to the States in any official capacity, but new information gives us a look at what's under the hood. The device has passed through the…

Qualcomm to bring under display fingerprint sensors to devices by 2018

Qualcomm are making a sensor that it says will work embedded under a display and provide fingerprint sensor technology via a virtual button.The Galaxy S8 is one of the first devices to feature an almost bezel-less design and rumor has it that the fingerprint sensor was meant to be integrated into the display but Samsung just couldn't figure it out so decided to opt for a physical button on the rear of the device.Qualcomm appear to be in a new area of business with fingerprint sensors and could have cracked a problem…

The Honor 9 sees a global launch with pricing to begin at £379

After initially launching in China, the Honor 9 is now available across more global markets including the likes of Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the UK. Pricing does vary for different regions, as it is priced at £449.99 in Europe and £379.99 in the United Kingdom.The announcement was made at an event in Germany, where Honor detailed its plans for the European launch. However, the company fell short of sharing any information regarding a launch on US soil, so we'll have to keep our fingers crossed. Honor 9 Specs…

Amazon expands its “Prime Exclusive” lineup to include the Nokia 6 and more

When it comes to finding budget devices, Amazon gave up on releasing its own option and has instead been teaming up with various OEM's to offer discounts. Now, these discounts come with a price as the devices feature lockscreen ads pre-installed.That may seem a bit unorthodox, but if it saves you a few bucks and gets wonderful devices in your hands. Amazon announced a new lineup of devices to be featured, and the lineup includes the Nokia 6, Moto E4, and more. Nokia 6 - $179.995.5-inch Full HD display…

The Galaxy Note 8 is likely to feature a dual-camera setup

As we get deeper into the Summer, we are learning more and more about Samsung's 2nd 2017 flagship, the Galaxy Note 8. We've seen a few spec leaks and renders here and there, but thanks to @OnLeaks and 91Mobiles, we now have an all-new set of renders.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9o-YtnJB-tAThese renders portray a slightly different picture than what we have seen recently, regarding two major aspects. Previous renders have shown a dual-camera setup which is placed vertically, while this new render shows the camera…