HTC announces the mid-range 5.5-inch Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle

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HTC announced a couple of new handsets earlier today, the Desire 10 Pro and the Desire 10 Lifestyle, aimed at the hotly contested mid-range market. The two models boast different levels of specifications with the Desire 10 Lifestyle featuring a surprising appearance from a processor that simply shouldn’t be seen in 2016, both handsets sport 5.5-inch displays and are constructed out of laser etched plastic with some design cues taken from the higher-specced HTC 10. Join us after the break for more details. Read more

Unlocked Moto Z, Moto Z Play ready to ship in October

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When Lenovo announced its flagship family, Verizon was given exclusive selling rights from the start. Only Verizon customers could purchase the Moto Z, Moto Z Force, and Moto Z Play during the recent summer months; however, the time has come for the masses to get access to these devices.

Beginning today, you can place orders for the unlocked Moto Z and Moto Z Play.

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As replacement Galaxy Note 7 units become available in the US, UK, and Korea, this is how you can identify them

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 has moved from being a reliable source of income for the Korean handset maker to being a potentially hugely expensive mistake, both in terms of actually financial cost and public relations, resulting in the tainting of the Galaxy moniker, a noticeable drop in Samsung’s share price, and the US President of Samsung making a public apology for the recall. It’s been almost 3 weeks since the drama began, and good to its word, Samsung has begun the slow process of replacing Galaxy Note 7 units in the US, the UK, and South Korea. Join us after the break for more details on the Galaxy Note 7 Exchange Program and how the new, safe version can be identified.  Read more