Pocketnow Daily: Apple Ban from China being considered?! (video)

Apple HomePod hits best price yet at $194 shipped (Cert. Refurb, Orig. $349) Deals. Overstock is currently offering certified refurbished Black HomePods for as low as $194 shipped. It ships with a 90-day warranty. Galaxy S10 and S10+ leak in new, Cardinal Red color We have leaks of the Galaxy …

Samsung denies report about investment in its NAND plant in China

Quoting Samsung vice president Ji Hyun-ki, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday that the Korean company would invest more than $14 billion in its NAND plant in Xian, China. Samsung has, however, denied this report in a statement to Reuters. The Korean tech giant is not outright rejecting …

HTC “temporarily” shuts down smartphone online stores in China

It looks like those living in China may have to say goodbye soon to HTC. Well, at least their smartphone business. Reports are saying that the Taiwanese OEM has removed the smartphones listed on several online stores, including their own stores like TMall and Jingdong. This may signal the start …

Pocketnow Daily: iPhone prices going up? Samsung Galaxy Fold launch date & more (video)

OnePlus 7 Pro will be a T-Mobile exclusive in the U.S. The OnePlus 7 Pro will be a T-Mobile exclusive in the United States, according to the Un-carrier, which is also hosting special events for the phone. Huawei reinvents the bezel in an attempt to kill the notch A recently …

Samsung launches Galaxy A60 with Infinity-O display, and Galaxy A40s

Adding to its growing Galaxy A series, Samsung today launched the Galaxy A60 and Galaxy A40s in China. The Galaxy A60 follows the Galaxy A8s in sporting an Infinity-O display panel, whereas the Galaxy A40 is more or less a rebranded Galaxy M30. The two new smartphones have debuted alongside the previously …

Sony’s cost-cutting for mobile business leads to China plant closure

While Sony is still a much-revered name when it comes to electronics, one of their waterloos is their handset business. They are facing huge losses for their financial year but they’re still hoping to turn a profit for the next year. As part of their cost-cutting process, it looks like …

Nokia 7 Plus found sending data to a Chinese server

Phones sending out data and information to outside servers are nothing new. We’ve heard similar incidents already most notably involving OEMs and China. There is a reason why Huawei isn’t allowed in the US but we won’t dwell on that. This time, Nokia is said to be sending special information …