Since the Amazon Echo Show launched last summer, the $129.99 tablet with an Amazon Echo built in has been modestly popular, at best. But since Amazon took the tech industry by surprise with the runaway success of the original Amazon Echo, other manufacturers aren’t waiting around this time to see if the Echo Show is going to actually have any staying power.
According to a report from Nikkei Asian Review, typically a good supply-chain source for new devices, Google is planning to release its own smart display based around the Google Assistant by the time holiday gift-buying begins. After all, no one can criticise your gift if no one in the known universe has any idea what [...]
Nokia Android phones have been selling impressively for well over a year now, and the company that owns the Nokia phone brand, HMD Global, unveiled a bunch of new devices back in early spring. But so far, we haven’t had a true Nokia flagship that can go head to head against the latest iPhones or the best handsets in the Android ecosystem. That’s about to change soon though, because the Nokia 9 may finally be unveiled next week.
HTC, despite floundering in the smartphone market, is still trying to keep itself relevant. Hopping on the red device bandwagon, the company just announced that is now accepting pre-orders for the Flame Red variant of its U12+ flagship. Based on the photos, it’s quite attractive.
Many of us Android fans remember the days of HTC’s dominance, and I for one would like to see them make a comeback and succeed. Sadly, based on how the U12+ was received, that’s just wishful thinking. Read More
OnePlus has been growing a lot year by year, and its latest OnePlus 6 is the most popular device yet. But given the company’s launch schedule, we’re not too far off from the OnePlus 6T, and today we’re getting some new details on that phone.
This has been a pretty uninspired year for Samsung’s flagship smartphones, and the company’s bottom line is taking a hit as a result. Samsung is a massive company with several thriving businesses, and sky-high profits from its successful components division have definitely helped soothe the sting from weak high-end phone sales. Poor premium smartphones sales are definitely dragging down the company’s overall performance though, and the Galaxy S9 is expected to be Samsung’s worst-selling Galaxy S phone series since 2012. Why? Simple: it looks just like last year’s Galaxy S8, and it doesn’t have any compelling new features that might pique any [...]