T-Mobile rolls out Safety Updates OTA for the Galaxy Note 7

Due to exploding batteries on the Galaxy Note 7 device, T-Mobile is rolling out a mandatory update from Samsung that will change the color of the battery indicator light to green if the phablet has been replaced with one containing an unaffected power plant. Users will also be greeted with a friendly reminder to exchange … Continue reading T-Mobile rolls out Safety Updates OTA for the Galaxy Note 7

Huawei Mate 9 with Iris-recognition said to be a Galaxy Note 7 killer

While Samsung is busy cleaning up the mess left behind by the exploding Galaxy Note 7, news out of China suggests that Huawei’s latest Mate 9 could deal the Korean flagship another potentially fatal blow when it drops November 8th, sporting an iris scanner and 6GB RAM. We’ve seen a few leaks already that suggest … Continue reading Huawei Mate 9 with Iris-recognition said to be a Galaxy Note 7 killer

Need a Note 7 Loaner? One of these phablets will hold you off while you wait for a replacement

If you recently bought a Note 7, you now have a tough decision to make. You can either go to bed every night wondering if your phablet is going to explode while you sleep, or you can exchange that ticking time bomb for a new phone with some peace of mind. Unfortunately, letting go of … Continue reading Need a Note 7 Loaner? One of these phablets will hold you off while you wait for a replacement

The World’s First Tango-Ready AR Phone will be a 6.4-inch Phablet

With Google’s new Tango project set to launch later this year, phablet fans across the world are rejoicing in the high honor of getting the first glimpse into the future of augmented reality with the release of the 6.4-inch Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. While AR is nothing new in the grand scheme of things, Google’s … Continue reading The World’s First Tango-Ready AR Phone will be a 6.4-inch Phablet

Here is what we know about the 5.9-inch Huawei Mate 9

With Chinese smartphone Huawei maker prepping for its launch of the Mate 9, information is starting to leak about the design and specifications of the successor to the 6.0-inch Mate 8. Of course nothing is official but from what we can tell, the Mate 9 is shaping up to be a phablet worth mentioning in … Continue reading Here is what we know about the 5.9-inch Huawei Mate 9

The Note 7 Has Been Recalled, Now What?

UPDATE 9/21/2016: More than 500,000 Galaxy Note 7 replacements have been shipped to the United States from Samsung. The new phablets are available for exchange at retail and mobile carrier stores as of Wednesday. UPDATE 9/6/2016: Samsung has posted an official announcement laying out Exchange Program Details for the Galaxy Note 7 on their website. … Continue reading The Note 7 Has Been Recalled, Now What?

Huawei’s 6.6-inch Honor Note 8 Will Come to U.S. – And It’s Good

The impressive features of Huawei’s Honor Note 8 behemoth could give the Galaxy Note 7 a run for its money. With a 6.6-inch quad-HD Super AMOLED panel and thin metal body, this is a true phablet built for those who use their mobile handset as their primary computing device. At nearly half the price of … Continue reading Huawei’s 6.6-inch Honor Note 8 Will Come to U.S. – And It’s Good

The First Phone Shipping with Android 7.0 is a 5.7-inch Phablet

While Google’s Nexus users are already enjoying the taste of Nougat, the honor of the world’s first phone shipping with the new version of Android pre-loaded goes to the LG V20, a 5.7-inch powerhouse phablet. The V20 is even being promoted on the Android Nougat website, showing a holographic cutout of the phone. While not … Continue reading The First Phone Shipping with Android 7.0 is a 5.7-inch Phablet

T-Mobile Samsung Phablets Confirmed for Nougat Update

With Android Nougat officially out, T-mobile has published a list of Samsung Galaxy phablets that are set to receive the 7.0 OTA update. No timeline was given for when you can expect Android 7.0 from T-Mobile, but Samsung isn’t exactly known for speed when it comes to rolling out OS updates, and we don’t expect … Continue reading T-Mobile Samsung Phablets Confirmed for Nougat Update