Category Archives: Smartphones

Cellphone Cancer Fears Again

Mobile phone cancer warning as malignant brain tumours double Fresh fears have been raised over the role of mobile phones in brain cancer after new evidence revealed rates of a malignant type of tumour have doubled in the last two … Continue reading

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First, ZTE. Second Will Be Huawei?

Huawei Is Under U.S. Criminal Investigation For Illegal Iran Sales: Here’s What’s Next On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Justice Department is investigating whether Huawei violated U.S. export sanctions related to Iran. After the Trump Administration imposed … Continue reading

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Sony’s Latest Phone With A 4K Screen Still Not For Daydream VR

Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Premium has a 4K display and cameras built for ‘extreme’ low-light shooting It’s not an AMOLED display. But there’s NFC. Given the price will be near that of an iPhone X, would anyone buy it just for … Continue reading

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Never Buying ZTE Now

Commerce Blocks China’s ZTE From Exporting Tech From U.S. The U.S. blocked Chinese telecommunications-gear maker ZTE Corp. from exporting sensitive technology from America, alleging the company made false statements to U.S. officials. The Commerce Department has determined ZTE made false … Continue reading

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That Blockchain Stuff

Foxconn to Manufacture Blockchain Phone From Sirin Labs A subsidiary of Foxconn has agreed to help develop and produce a blockchain phone from Sirin Labs, according to the startup. The new device, called the Finney, is designed to help owners … Continue reading

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Huawei P20/P20 Pro Phones Add A Notch

Oy. After prattling on about how innovative Huawei is, we see the new phone has an Apple-style notch! I won’t be covering more of the phone event after this post. Full specs and more will be all over the Net … Continue reading

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Today’s Events: Huawei And Apple

Huawei is launching their new flagship P20 phone in Paris. This is the live YouTube video (as of 9AM EDST). Apple’s event is not being streamed live. It begins at noon 11AM EDST.

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Best Buy Discontinues Huawei Phones

Huawei dealt a blow, loses Best Buy as smartphone retailer Best Buy, the nation’s largest electronics big box retailer, has ceased ordering new smartphones from Huawei and will stop selling its products over the next few weeks, according to a … Continue reading

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The Floss Factor

Flossy Carter reviews the US$1,225 Huawei Mate 10 Porche Design. After the break is a near 27-minute video that is well worth watching. Hell, just about every review by Flossy is worth seeing. He tells the truth — and also … Continue reading

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Huawei Caught In Review Fraud

Huawei loads its Best Buy Mate 10 Pro listing with over 100 fake reviews, inevitably gets caught The company has overloaded the Mate 10 Pro’s Best Buy listing with over 100 fake reviews from aspiring “beta testers,” giving the phone … Continue reading

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