Unannounced Sony Xperia XZ3 appears in case renders

The still-unannounced Sony Xperia XZ3 was the subject of a listing on MobileFun; the U.K. e-tailer is accepting pre-orders for the phone. MobileFun now also has a set of Xperia XZ3 cases listed on its website which give us a glimpse of what the phone may look like. Design-wise, the phone appears to share a lot with the Xperia XZ2, including the glass construction and the awkward placement of the fingerprint reader at the back. A dual-camera arrangement is also present.
The handset will reportedly feature a 5.7-inch display with a 1080 x 2160 resolution for an …

Deal: Samsung Level Active wireless earphones now cost just $19.99 (75% off)

If you need new wireless earphones but don’t have more than $20 to spend, Samsung has a deal for you. The company is currently selling its Level Active wireless earbuds for just $19.99 – that’s 75% off the regular price of $79.99. At this moment, only the blue version of the Level Active can be bought at $19.99, and there are no discounts on any of the other color variants (black, green, white, pink).
The Samsung Level Active wireless earphones are sweat- and splash-resistant, being designed for active people. They feature Bluetooth 4.1, flexible …

Larger Samsung Galaxy Watch with 1.3-inch screen vists the FCC

A couple of days ago, we passed along the news that the Samsung Galaxy Watch had received thumbs up from the FCC. The models that were included in the certification were SM-R815U for the U.S. and SM-R815W for Canada. Today, a different Galaxy Watch model, SM-R805U received its approval from the U.S. regulatory agency. This model is larger as it weighs in at 48mm with a 1.3-inch display. That compares with the 43.4mm case and 1.2-inch screen on the SM-R815.
Both variants of the Samsung Galaxy Watch support the same LTE bands, which means that the larger unit will also …

U.S. carriers to roll out Android 8.0 Oreo for Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) soon

Samsung has already updated most of its flagships smartphones eligible for Android Oreo updates, and it has just started to provide similar updates to many of its mid-range handsets. The last year Galaxy J7 is likely to be among the phones that Samsung will update to Android 8.0 Oreo very soon, as a recent Wi-Fi Alliance listing suggests.

The Galaxy J7 (2017) made its debut in the United States last year, but many carriers in the country have it on sale under different names. Even so, the model names of the smartphone are almost similar and they’ve all been spotted at the Wi-Fi Alliance …

Cheaters beware: Niantic cracks down on Pokemon Go cheating

Today, Niantic announced changes to their policy regarding cheaters in Pokemon Go. 

Under the new changes, cheaters will be dealt with via a three strike system and three strikes leads to account termination. Previously, instances of cheating were dealt with by degrading the quality of monsters encountered.
Here’s how it will work. Strike 1 lasts for 7 days and acts as a warning; you will not be able to encounter rare Pokemon and you will be disqualified from receiving EX Raid Passes. Strike 2 is a suspension and lasts for …

India’s telecomm regulatory agency could ban the Apple iPhone from India’s wireless networks

In an effort to reduce the number of spam calls that smartphone users in India must put up with, the TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Agency of India) has made some changes. One of the new regulations requires the installation of an anti-spam app called DND (now at version 2.0) on all smartphones in the country. But Apple will not allow the TRAI developed app to be included in the App Store, citing privacy fears. The app obtains phone and messaging logs belonging to a smartphone user, which explains Apple’s reluctance to list it.
Since the regulatory agency has no …

The Apple Watch and other devices could be hit with a 10% tariff in the U.S. later this year

Saving up for the Apple Watch? You might need to put aside a few more bucks if you want to purchase the smartwatch. According to a new report published today, a number of popular tech devices are in the crosshairs of the U.S. as it seeks to add tariffs on $200 billion of imports from China. Rulings from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection indicate that the popular Apple timepiece, certain Fitbit models, and some Sonos smart speakers are considered to be included in the sub heading of data transmission machines.
As it turns out, the code for that sub-heading is among …

MyJio for Android updated with some interesting new features

Jio has now officially updated it’s main app, the MyJio app. The MyJio app is getting updated on Android platform. The MyJio app on Android platform ia getting updated with app version 4.1.19 in the Google Play Store. The update also weighs around 34.33MB which is already live in the Google Play Store. The new update…

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Nokia 8110 4G becomes available in China and sells out

China has become the latest market to get the Banana phone’s new avatar Nokia 8110 4G. We earlier reported about Nokia 8110 4G going on pre-order in European markets and becoming available in Singapore, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Ghana and Nigeria. Nokia 8110 4G that runs Kai OS is priced at Yuan 499 in China and was already available to buy today…

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Nokia 5 gets a new Oreo Build with stability & UI enhancements. List of markets

Nokia 5 already received the July Security update but now HMD has followed it up with a brand new update, which is around 460 MB in size. This update brings a new Oreo Build with stability and UI enhancements. As per a tip shared with us the build number changes from 00ww_5_580_sp04 to 00ww_5_63a post…

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