Flashback: the Motorola Nexus 6 was the best in the series and it changed Google

The Motorola Nexus 6 came at a strange time. Google had just sold off the Motorola division to Lenovo months earlier and the smartphone world was in a sudden transition to 64-bit processors. Also, flagship prices were on the rise, something Google tried to fight with the affordable Nexus 4 and 5, but this phone … Read more

OnePlus is disabling the Photochrome mode on the 8 Pro globally

OnePlus 8 Pro’s Photochrome mode, which used an IR camera that can see through some plastics and thin clothing, proved controversial, so the company decided to disable it temporarily. Originally, it stated that this will affect only 8 Pro phones in China, but now an international update is rolling out that also disables the feature. … Read more

Oppo ropes in MediaTek, Qualcomm and HiSilicon engineers to work on its own chip

We know that Oppo is working on a chip of its own for some time now but the company is yet to confirm any specifics. Now, according to a Nikkei Asian Review media outlet, the tech giant is aggressively recruiting engineers to work on its future SoC and most of the engineers come from well-known … Read more

Huawei might announce a Mate-branded smartwatch, trademark document suggests

Huawei has filed a trademark for “Mate Watch” earlier this month in China and it’s rather puzzling. The company already has a smartwatch lineup called Watch GT with the latest release being GT 2e a few weeks ago. So what does the new trademark mean? Well, at first we thought it would be a separate … Read more

Huawei Watch GT 2e review

In today’s tech realm it’s no longer enough to just make phones – brands need to have an entire ecosystem where their devices integrate seamlessly and augment each others’ functionality. Huawei’s “accessory” devices are of even higher importance seeing how the Shenzhen-based company needs to give people more reasons to stick with its platform as … Read more

Redmi continues to tease features of its Redmi X TV, this time the speakers

Yesterday Redmi teased a handful of features of its upcoming Redmibook and Redmi X TV with the latter coming with 85% NTSC color gamut coverage as well as MEMC (Motion Estimation, Motion Compensation) feature that we usually see on TVs and most recently, on smartphones such as the OnePlus 8 Pro. But today’s piece of … Read more

Xiaomi reports 13.6% increase in revenue for Q1 2020, higher gross profit

Xiaomi published its financial results for the first quarter of 2020 and the numbers are up across the board, despite the difficult market situation. Total revenue was up 13.6% year on year to CNY 49.7 billion, beating the estimations. Gross profit increased significantly, up 44.9%, to CNY 7.56 billion, despite the higher R&D expenses (CNY … Read more