Alexa onboard

Essential launches Halo Gray PH-1 with Alexa in-tow for $450

Essential has announced a new ‘Halo Gray’ color variant of the Essential Phone which will be exclusive to Amazon and will go on sale on February 21st. The device will be priced at $449 and includes Amazon Alexa voice services built-in.

Trio of devices

Three new phones from Alcatel set to debut on February 24

Alcatel has confirmed that the Alcatel 1X, Alcatel 3V, and Alcatel 5 will all be introduced on February 24th at MWC 2018. This comes after the latter two devices leaked on Amazon France late last month.

AMP it up

Google is bringing AMP support to Gmail

The feature is aptly named “AMP for Email,” which means it can be used for more than just Gmail. Developers will be able to make emails “more interactive and engaging.”

Note 8 Tips

80+ Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Tips & Tricks

We take a look at all of the different features offered by the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and have compiled a list of the best tips & tricks for you to make the best of your device.

Ocean Depths

New colors are coming to the Essential Phone starting today

Essential has announced that three new color options will be available for a limited time under the “Spring Collection”. These colors include Ocean Depths, Copper Black, and Stellar Gray and will be going on sale for $599 at different times over the next week.

Dropping like flies

The hits keep on coming: HTC’s smartphone president resigns

It’s no secret that HTC has been struggling for the last few years, as the company continues to be outclassed by the likes of Samsung, LG, and now Google. The latest exec to hand in his resignation is HTC’s President of Smartphone and Connected Devices, Chialin Chang.