No early release for the Samsung Galaxy S8


The year 2016 will not be remembered as the best year for Samsung for reasons we are all too familiar with at this point. So now the attention has turned to next year and what the South Korean company may have planned for the upcoming Galaxy S8. But don’t get your hopes up for an early release as Samsung has announced that their next Galaxy will follow the same schedule as their previous phones.

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Xiaomi announces the massive 6.4-inch MI Mix concept phone with a 91.3% screen-to-body ratio


With the general consensus being that smartphone development has hit something akin to a plateau, it’s a little difficult to fall in love with new handsets as they often aren’t terribly much different than the model they’ve replaced. Sure, they are often a little quicker, perhaps a little brighter or thinner, but there’s often not much to jump and shout about nowadays. Unless you have skipped a couple of generations before upgrading, or perhaps looking at Xiaomi. Why Xiaomi? Well, after announcing the fairly standard Mi Note 2, the Chinese handset maker went on to announce a new concept phone called the Mi Mix featuring a massive 6.4-inch display, ceramic body, and a crazy screen-to-body ratio of 91.3%. Read more

LG V20 suffering from bad camera cover glass?


As smartphone manufacturers continue to push materials and construction in hopes of one-upping the competition, the potential exists for embarrassing defects to surface. A new one that is cropping up in recent days involves the LG V20, the company’s latest flagship level device that they hope to use to overcome disappointment from LG G5 sales. Unfortunately, reports have started to surface indicating the glass cover over the rear camera module is prone to cracking. Read more

Google Pixel subjected to torture tests


One of the themes surfacing from the season 7 premier of The Walking Dead is that it crossed a line for brutality on television. Fans of the new Google Pixel smartphone, or really any smartphone for that matter, may feel the same way about torture tests of the latest phones and could get uncomfortable watching the Pixel get poked and prodded in an exploration of its durability. The good news is the Pixel was rated as one of the best phones for 2016 when it comes to durability, at least as tested. Read more