Category: Gadgets

Telus starts taking pre-orders for the Essential Phone [Updated]

As per the device’s listing on the carrier’s website, those pre-ordering will get their unit by September 1. Original story follows: In the US, Sprint is the only carrier that will sell the Essential Phone directly. In Canada, Telus is in the same position, as revealed back in June.…

Oppo R11 FC Barcelona Edition now available

As scheduled, the Oppo R11 FC Barcelona Edition is now available for purchase. The model is listed on the company’s China website for CNY 3,499, which currently translates into around $525. The listing says the stock is limited, so those interested in purchasing may have to…

Google hops on ‘lite’ apps bandwagon with Search Lite

After companies like Facebook and Microsoft, Google has also jumped on the ‘lite’ apps bandwagon by outing a new, Search Lite app. The app – as the name suggests – is aimed at providing a comparatively faster Google search experience while also being data-friendly. In addition…

Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6 Leaks From HBO Spain

The upcoming sixth episode of Game of Thrones’ on-going season 7 has leaked online, after it was accidentally aired by HBO España on Tuesday night and made available on the HBO Nordic website, a full five days before its usual airing date. This isn’t part of the HBO hack from last…

Hype surrounding Snapchat’s Spectacles seems to have died down

Back in September last year, the company behind Snapchat changed its name to Snap. Reason being, the Snapchat app was no longer the only product the company was offering – a pair of sunglasses (dubbed Spectacles) were announced on the same day. Spectacles featured a built-in video…

The 8 big unknowns with Disney’s streaming service plans

After going through several stages of grief for its traditional TV business—denial and bargaining among them—Disney has reached acceptance. On Tuesday, the media giant announced an early 2018 launch for a standalone ESPN streaming service, along with another service for Disney content coming in 2019. In a press release, Disney…

Deal: Google Pixel XL and Sony Xperia X are 30% cheaper

If you are interested in exquisite deals for outstanding smartphones, look no further. If you are a fan of the Google Pixel XL but don’t want to cave into a massive price tag of about £720, today is your lucky day. The Very Silver version with 32 GB…