Weekly poll results: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ loved equally

Last week we asked you if you prefer the Samsung Galaxy S8 or the bigger Galaxy S8+ and the opinions seem very evenly split – the S8 won with 52% to 48%, a very narrow margin indeed.

The primary difference between these two is the size (and, well, …

Weekly poll: are you getting the Sony Xperia XZ Premium?

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium will ship in about a month – at the end of May or the beginning of June. You’ll have to part with €750 to get one – a price comparable with other 2017 flagships (but about €100 more than the XZs). And don’t forget that you have incentives to pre-order. And you may want to grab the Bronze Pink color option.

Well, will you? Pre-order, that is. You did vote it the best flagship of Sprint 2017 and when we asked you about the Xperia XZs, most Sony fans said they are holding out for the Premium.

And why shouldn’t they, the XZs only gets you the new camera, the XZ…

Top 10 trending phones of week 17

Fifth week in a row the Galaxy S8 stands tall at the top in our weekly interest chart. The other two handsets on the podium are unchanged over last week – Xiaomi Mi 6 follows second and the Galaxy J7 Prime stays in third.

The Galaxy S8+ retains its…

HTC U 11 shows up on GeekBench, numbers are promising

HTC’s next flagship, the U 11 (because why not) is due to be announced on May 16, and sure enough the phone has appeared on GeekBench. Or at least that’s what HTC CBP is supposed to be.

This HTC CBP device that was put to the test is powered by the…

Sony publishes financial report for 2016 fiscal year, mobile division in the black

Sony Corporation has published its financial report for the 2016 fiscal year ending on March 31. Net income is listed at JPY 73.3 billion ($676 million) – practically halved year on year. However, Q4 figures are a marked success compared to last year’…

New Asus ZenPad 10 update adds bundled notifications switch

The Asus Zenpad 10 (Z300M) from last year has started receiving a new update. Arriving as version 5.3.6, the update brings along several changes, including new Google security patch.

Things that have been added include bundled notifications swi…

Some Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ units are randomly restarting

Samsung’s latest flagships – the Galaxy S8 and S8+ – might have broken many previous records, but the picture is not all rosy. The devices have had their share of problems as well. First it was the red-tint issue (for which the company recently issued…

Update fixing Galaxy S8 red tint issue arrives in Europe

After its home country of South Korea, Samsung has started pushing out the fix for the Galaxy S8 red tint issue in Europe as well. Weighing in at 426MB, the update is hitting Galaxy S8 units in the UK, and S8+ units in Germany.

Turkey is also g…

LG Watch Style now available in Canada

The Android Wear 2.0-powered LG Watch Style is now available in Canada. The smartwatch is listed on the Canadian Google Store for CAD 319 (around $235) – that’s for the silver and titanium model, as for the Rose Gold variant, you’ll have to shell out …

Details about a “mini” LG G6 stir some rumors

A report from TechnoBuffalo discusses some details about an unannounced, unheard of device that LG had been working on, one that would look like the company’s flagship G6 device. The document obtained by TechnoBuffalo suggests that LG will be selling …