You are about to visit Secured link

AT&T’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ are being updated with August security patch, new features

Following in the footsteps of T-Mobile's and Verizon's versions, AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have started to receive software updates which enable Daydream VR functionality. These updates also bring with them the August security patches, making the S8 duo on AT&T current from that standpoint. That's not all though. Alongside the usual "stability updates" and "various other updates and improvements" (all unnamed as you'd expect), the phones are getting network performance enhancements, Wireless Priority Service, UX updates, navigation bar auto-hiding, and updates to Email, Calendar,...



The Asus ROG Phone is coming to India on November 29

Earlier this month Asus unveiled a couple of affordable phones for the Indian market, but is now bringing the big guns - the Asus ROG Phone will launch on November 29 (that's Thursday next week). The phone will most likely be available exclusively through Flipkart, thanks to the Asus-Flipkart partnership announced earlier this year. There's no word on pricing, but we can speculate. The Asus ROG Phone is coming to India on November 29 The Asus Zenfone 5z is INR 25,000 in India and €400 in Italy (note: both prices feature discounts). The ROG Phone is €900 in Italy. So, somewhere...



Huawei unveils new AI speaker for Chinese market

Today, Huawei held its Mate 20 event in China where the company announced a new product aimed at the Chinese market. The product is Huawei's AI Speaker (translation from Chinese) which looks strikingly similar to an Apple product: the HomePod: a highly-priced Siri-powered speaker that launched with limited functionality. Huawei did announce another smart speaker during IFA. The AI Cube is a taller Google Home look-alike, but this is a product aimed at the European market and is powered by Amazon Alexa. The AI Speaker is powered by a Chinese voice assistant called...



Samsung starts mass production of 5th-gen V-NAND flash memory

Samsung has been a leading memory manufacturer for years and today the company announced that it's starting production of its next-generation V-NAND memory chips. This is the fifth iteration of the technology and the key feature here is the adoption of "Toggle DDR 4.0" NAND interface. The latter allows for 40% faster transfer speeds between storage and RAM compared to its predecessor reaching a peak of 1.4Gbps. But along with the better performance, the new memory delivers better power efficiency as well - 1.8 volts down to 1.2 volts. The 5th-gen V-NAND chips are built similarly...



Xiaomi to launch Redmi Note 6 Pro in India on November 22

Xiaomi started sending out invites for an event in India on November 22. Later a follow-up with the same visual revealed the Redmi Note 6 Pro will be the star of the show and, better yet, that the phone will make an immediate market appearance on November 23 for Black Friday. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro ticks plenty of right boxes for its price segment, as we stated in our review last month. It is a new neat Redmi Note for all the fans of the brand with few cons and India is lucky to finally get it. It is coming with 6.26" notched screen, Snapdragon 636 and three memory configurations,...