Samsung starts rolling out One UI 3.1.1 update for its older foldables, here’s what’s new

All of Samsung’s older foldables are ready to join their 2021 counterparts in running One UI 3.1.1. The update for the Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, Z Flip 5G and the original Z Flip starts rolling out today. The original Galaxy Fold will get its update about a week later. What’s new in 3.1.1? Samsung worked … Read more

Honor 50 and 50 Pro get a limited edition colorway dubbed the “Honor Code”

The Honor 50 series was unveiled in mid-June and went on sale ten days later. The vanilla Honor 50 and the 50 Pro were available in four colors at launch, but now there is a fifth option – the limited edition “Honor Code” colorway. It features the letters of “HONOR” scrambled randomly on the back. … Read more

Week 34 in review: Xiaomi drops Mi branding, iPhone 13 coming on September 17

Another week is in the books, so let’s recap. Huawei could be prepping a special edition Mate 50 smartphone with a dual ultra-curved display with touch-sensitive sides. Huawei’s Mate Pro line has waterfall screen sides and the Mate 30 Pro didn’t even have a volume rocker back in 2019, so this Arc design is not … Read more

FFALCON Thunderbird FF1 is phone developed by TCL and Huawei

TCL has a brand new smartphone dubbed the FFALCON Thunderbird FF1. For those unaware FFALCON is a TCL sub-brand that sells TV and home audio equipment in China and is now branching into the smartphone realm. Adding another interesting nod to the mix, the FF1 is co-developed with Huawei. Thunderbird FF1 brings midrange specs and … Read more

Google Pixel 5a 5G disassembly confirms it’s not the most easily repairable phone

Have you wondered what the inside of the brand new Pixel 5a 5G looks like? Well, PBKreviews has you covered with his latest disassembly video taking us through a detailed examination of what exactly goes into the latest affordable Pixel phone. Once the screen is pried off we can observe a large black graphene film … Read more

vivo X70 renders show a similar design to the Pro, with three cameras and a flat display

vivo is expected to launch three flagship phones in September – the vivo X70, X70 Pro and X70 Pro+. Earlier today we saw renders of the Pro model along with some specs, now it’s time to have a closer look at the vanilla model. vivo X70 renders by @OnLeaks and … Read more

Apple has tested and rejected an in-display fingerprint reader for iPhones, says Mark Gurman

Touch ID, Apple’s fingerprint reader, never really went away – you can still find on an iPad. But on iPhones it can only be seen on the SE (2020) and its rather old design. Contrary to certain rumors, the fingerprint reader will not be returning to the mainline iPhones, says Mark Gurman on Bloomberg’s Power … Read more