The Galaxy S7 Lens Cover kit is now available in Europe for €149


The Galaxy S7 is known for having a great camera, whether it’s used taking images in low-light or making a lovely panorama shot, it will deliver a great image for a smartphone. But what if you want to take even better photos, perhaps zooming in at a distance that would normally require a telephoto lens, or take an image with a wide-angled viewpoint? Well, Samsung teased us with the Lens Cover kit for the S7 back in February, and now it seems the Korean handset maker is finally making it available through its online stores.  Read more

Verizon begins shipping HTC 10 preorders


The jury is still out on whether the HTC 10 has turned around the sinking ship that represents HTC’s financial woes in recent years, but so far, the company’s latest flagship has received a generally positive reception. Now it’s time to see whether the HTC 10’s warm reception will translate into much-needed sales for the Taiwanese handset maker. On that note, it has been reported that Verizon has begun shipping units out to those that placed pre-orders with the carrier. Read more

Huawei’s Honor 5C is official with 5.2-inch Full HD display and Kirin 650 processor for $139


First spotted at China’s TENAA certification body a couple of weeks ago, the Honor 5C has been officially unveiled at an event in China. Honor is Huawei’s budget-minded sub-brand and most recently launched the reasonably priced 5X (reviewed here). Replacing the 4C, the Honor 5C offers a 5.2-inch Full HD display, 13MP rear camera, and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow for 899 Yuan ($139).   Read more

Huawei expects the P9 and P9 Plus to rake in more than 10 million sales

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By now, you’ve probably heard and read a fair bit about Huawei‘s newest flagship devices, the P9, and P9 Plus, that launched at an event in London a couple of weeks back. While the presentation focussed heavily on Huawei’s collaboration with Leica in developing the P9’s dual-camera setup, the handset’s part in Huawei’s ambitious plan to sell 140 million handsets in 2016 was also mentioned, as well as a hint as to when the company’s next flagship will be announced. Read more

Amazon’s Prime Video is now available as a standalone monthly subscription

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With Netflix, Hulu Plus, and a host of other streaming services offering monthly subscriptions, it isn’t really a surprise that Amazon has chosen to offer its Prime Video as a standalone service with a monthly fee. Instead of being bundled up as part of Amazon Prime‘s one-off payment of $99, you can now choose to subscribe only to Prime Video for $8.99 a month. Read more