Week 17 in review: GTA 6, Xperia 1 V, Poco F5 and F5 Pro unveil dates set

As week 17 draws to a close lets recap it. Shockingly enough our most-read story was GTA 6’s reported announcement date of May 17. If the reports pan out we should get some teasers soon. The Poco F5 and F5 Pro are officially coming on May 9. The F5 will have a Snapdrapdragon 7+ Gen … Read more

Honor Pad V8 unveiled with 11″ 120Hz display, the first Dimensity 8020 chip

Honor unveiled its flagship tablet, the Honor Pad V8 Pro, at the end of last year. The slate boasts a 12.1” 144Hz IMAX enhanced display and came with a base price of CNY 2,600 for an 8/128GB unit. Now the company has unveiled a non-Pro tablet that’s cheaper – CNY 1,900 for an 8/128GB tablet … Read more

Lava Blaze 1X 5G quietly gets official with 6.5-inch screen, 50 MP main camera

Lava made the Blaze 5G official back in October of last year, and then followed it up with a 6GB of RAM edition this February. Now the company seems ready to improve upon the formula even further, with the Blaze 1X 5G. The new model is already listed by Lava’s official website, even though it … Read more

Verizon will expand its C-band 5G network to more rural areas this year

At its quarterly earnings call earlier today, Verizon announced plans to extend its C-band 5G coverage to more rural and suburban areas by the end of this year. While it’s unclear which specific markets should expect to see a C-band upgrade, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg did note that so far, C-band 5G coverage has been … Read more

You can now use the same WhatsApp account on up to five phones simultaneously

Following the introduction of the long-requested ability to use the same account seamlessly across one phone and multiple other devices in 2021, today WhatsApp is back with the logical conclusion of that effort. The service is now offering what has to be the most requested feature ever. You can use the same WhatsApp account on … Read more

The Pixel 8 Pro might employ Samsung’s biggest ISOCELL sensor

The Google Pixel 8 series is still a couple of months away, but according to a renowned tipster of things Samsung-related, the 8 Pro may get a big main camera upgrade. The report says the Pixel 8 Pro will use Samsung’s biggest ISOCELL GN2 sensor, which is 1/1.12-inch in size and has 50MP native resolution, … Read more

WhatsApp now lets you hold onto disappearing messages if the sender agrees

Today WhatsApp has officially unveiled its latest feature, and it’s a twist on the Disappearing Messages functionality which was first introduced in 2020. It’s called Keep in Chat, and basically allows you to hang onto texts you need for later, even if they’re of the disappearing type. The way this works is that, once you … Read more