After backing off with its deal with Huawei to launch the Mate 10 at CES 2018 due to “political pressure,” AT&T has now been urged by U.S. lawmakers to cut all ties with Huawei. Two congressional aides also revealed that the U.S. lawmakers are opposing plans of China Mobile entering the US market.
At this point, thanks to various leaks and renders, we already know a fair bit about the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Samsung’s CEO has also confirmed that it would be unveiling the handset at MWC 2018 in Barcelona next month.
When the Pixel 2 XL was first launched, it was heavily criticised for its sub-par OLED display which suffered from a significant blue shift when viewed at less than perfect angle. There were other issues with the display as well like image retention but it was the blue shift that bothered users the most as Google managed to solve most of the issues to a certain extent with software updates.
Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) has accidentally revealed the battery capacity of Samsung’s upcoming flagships: the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. While previous rumors indicated the handsets would come with bigger batteries than their predecessors, that does not seem to be the case.
A number of Android users have been complaining about contact data mismatch which is turning their whole phonebook into a mess. The issue is primarily being reported by Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4, Mi 5 owners, though other Android device owners have also been complaining about the same issue.
LG’s smartphone division has not met with success in a long time now. The company’s mobile division has been posting losses for over two years now, with its last four major flagships — LG V30, V20, G5, and G6 — all failing to set the sales chart on fire. With MWC fast approaching, LG is expected to unveil its revamped 2018 flagship — the G7 — at the event.
Xposed framework for Android 7.0/7.1 Nougat took a long time to arrive but the first beta of the framework for Android 8.0 – 8.1 Oreo was released earlier this week. The release comes within a few months of Oreo’s official release.
A number of Xiaomi device owners are reporting that WhatsApp has suddenly stopped working for them. Opening the popular messaging client is showing an error that the installed version of WhatsApp is obsolete and urges users to head over to the Play Store to install the latest update of the app.
Thanks to a new batch of information leaked out on Twitter, we’re getting a first look at an upcoming HTC-branded smartphone.
An alleged photo of the Galaxy S9’s retail box has leaked revealing its complete specifications. It is unclear if the leaked image of the retail box is genuine or not, but given that the handset is just over a month away from its official unveiling and how its design closely matches the retail box of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8, its unlikely to be fake.