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Snapdragon 855 Codename Hana V1.0 Gossiped to be in Operates

The Sd 845 is not even announced and the rumor mill has started on the successor chipset for it. Reliable leakster Roland Quandt has managed to unearth to some information on the Snapdragon 855 through the Linkedin profile of a Qualcomm software engineer titled George Fang. Fang’s profile has uncovered that the Sd 845 that has a description of “a complex SoC of a latest mobile processor (SDM 845) owned by Qualcomm” carries a codename of Napali v2.0. Rumors have revealed that it is the second-generation 10nm chipset in Qualcomm. It is interesting to know that Qualcomm might have presently started working on Snapdragon 855 chipset as Fang’s Linkedin profile describes it as “a newest cpu (SDM855 series) owned by Qualcomm” and it is codenamed as Hana v1.0. Gossips have it that it is 7nm chipset that will be powering flagship phones in 2019. Speculations have it that TSMC will be manufacturing the 7nm Snapdragon 855, and not Samsung. A Chinese leakster has uncovered that it is low power consuming chipset and the phones that will be powering will feature ultrasonic fingerprint camera under the panel. The SoC is Furthermore speculated to Supply 30 to 40 percent improved performance than SD 845. It is Furthermore expected to carry AI capabilities. Source



T-Mobile is bringing back the Sidekick

The T-Mobile Sidekick is getting reincarnated in the carrier's latest announcement. It was an iconic smartphone that had several celebrity endorsements, a screen that flipped out in a really cool 180-degree motion, and its operating system would eventually evolve into what we know today as Android. Today, T-Mobile introduces the world's first Smartshoephone™: T-Mobile Sidekicks. As fun as they are functional, T-Mobile Sidekicks are fully tricked out for speed on the fastest LTE network ever and optimized for unlimited data with T-Mobile ONE, of course. Seeing really is believing with the...



Sony Xperia XZ Premium hands-on: A closer look

MWC is an information overload galore. Now that we've covered the main announcements and we have them out the gate, we spent some extra time with one of the stars of the show - the Xperia XZ Premium.



New Android Wear beta announced, based on Android 8.0 Oreo

Although Android Wear hasn't made any significant progress relative to its competitors (Samsung's Tizen and Apple's WatchOS), Google has announced that Android Wear beta is now available for flashing to a test device or via the Android emulator. Google mentions the update is "mainly a technical upgrade to APU 26 with enhancements to background limits and notification channels." This means that the Android Wear update will likely be an incremental update something along the lines of Android Wear 2.X. Google is offering "Notification Channels" on its next version of Android Wear so...



Get a Samsung Galaxy S8 for $499.99

Get'em while they're discounted! The Samsung Galaxy S8 is currently on offer on BestBuy for $499.99 with a Boost Mobile prepaid deal. This offer sits $150 below the full retail asking price and comes with free shipping, making it a great deal if you're in the US. The sweet price gets you a 64 gig unit in Midnight Black. There's no indication on how long the deal will last, but you do have the option to reserve your unit and then pick it up at a store near you. Source | Via