Why are smartphone chips suddenly including an AI processor?

If virtual assistants have been the breakthrough technology in this year’s smartphone software, then the AI processor is surely the equivalent on the hardware side. Apple has taken to calling its latest SoC the A11 Bionic on account of its new AI “Neural Engine”. Huawei’s latest Kirin 970 boasts a dedicated Neural ...

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Ported Google Camera with HDR+ gets RAW support and squashes major bugs

The modified version of the Google Camera app caused a few ripples in the Android community because it allowed those who don’t own Pixel or Nexus devices to try out Google‘s excellent HDR+ chops, among other features. Thankfully for fans, independent developer B-S-G did not stop his work on the modified app and released a new version ...

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Check out this new, sort of creepy teaser for the Huawei Mate 10

According to the video, the upcoming flagship from Huawei is “not a smartphone.” It also says the device will be so smart that it’ll “think for us.” See also: Huawei Mate 10 series: all the rumors in one place (Updated: September 27) In this post, which will be updated regularly, we take a closer look at the latest rumors ...

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The revived Nokia 3310 will soon work in the US with new 3G support

Before anyone starts asking in the comments; yes, we know the Nokia 3310 is not an Android phone. However, we still think that HMD Global was very smart to relaunch a new version of this classic mobile handset alongside its other Android Nokia-branded smartphones and we cannot resist writing about it. Many people still have a lot of warm ...

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Save up to $300 off HTC’s best phones during “Green is Good” week

If you’re on the hunt for a new phone, listen up because we’ve got a deal for you. HTC is kicking off its “Green is Good” promotion on Monday, October 2 and is giving you the opportunity to save a ton of cash. During the week-long promotion, you can get deals on HTC’s best smartphones and accessories from 2017. It ...

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Why the LG V30 has all the ingredients for success

Android manufacturers are having a fantastic year. Between the Galaxy S8, OnePlus 5, Note8, the HTC U11, and the upcoming Pixel 2, there is a massive variety of solid smartphones on the market. The LG V30 is also another worthy consideration. It’s got a design panache we’ve not seen from LG. It also boasts a host of features which may ...

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Deal: Save up to $40 off the new Fire TV with 4K HDR playback

Earlier this week, Amazon took the wraps off its newest Echo and Fire TV devices. The newest additions to Amazon’s hardware lineup include the Fire TV dongle, which supports 4K HDR playback at 60 frames-per-second and has Alexa built-in. Even though the new hardware was just announced, Amazon is already laying some pretty nice discounts on ...

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Pimp your smartphone with this new wallpaper app

Fondo is a new app on the market offering 4K wallpapers for your Android smartphone. Sure, there are a number of them already available, but what makes Fondo different is that all of its wallpapers are made in-house by the company’s team of designers. There are a number of them to choose from, which you can sort by categories including ...

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