Huawei P9 Smart View case review

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For many of us, one of the first things we do after purchasing a new smartphone is to buy a case for it to protect it from life’s bumps and knocks. There’s a real variety of cases to choose from ranging from slim, bulky, smart or some combination of the three. When it comes to cases, I’m a bit of a cheap skate, as shown by my using a £2.99 TPU case with my Huawei P9. While it’s done the job with no complaints, I’ve been thinking about moving to something a little more premium with added functionality. Naturally, when Mobile Fun got in touch asking me to review the official Smart View case for the P9 I pretty much snapped their hands off. Read more

You can now grab the OnePlus 3 in Soft Gold in Canada, Europe, and Hong Kong

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While the Soft Gold variant of the OnePlus 3 became available for purchase in limited quantities in the US on July 26th, those that lived in other regions have had to be patient. If you’ve waited for the Soft Gold OnePlus 3, your ship has docked, so long as you live in one of the three new regions where the handset is available
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Android 7.0 might drop this month without Nexus 5 support

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Google announced that Android 7.0 would be Android Nougat, and it includes your usual new features and under the hood enhancements that we see with all new Android releases. However, they didn’t announce when Nougat would be officially available for our devices.

The good news is that if you’re tired of waiting for Google to announce something, Evan Blass has kindly tipped everyone off as to when Android 7.0 should be available to Nexus devices. Read more

Huawei P9 review: Stepping up to the plate

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This year appears to be the one that Chinese companies achieve mainstream status in western markets. While we were all greatly impressed with Huawei’s collaborative effort with Google in 2015 that produced the Nexus 6P, the launch of the P9 in London back in April was a huge event, with journalists and tech bloggers being flown from all over the globe to provide coverage. Even Superman‘s Henry Cavill was in attendance. It was a big deal for Huawei.

Was it worth all the fuss?

Hit the break for our review of the Huawei P9.

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