May.07

BlackBerry KeyOne review: part productivity, part nostalgia

The KeyOne’s focus on productivity is embodied by its hardware design. Technically, this phone was built by TCL, as BlackBerry itself does not make hardware anymore. And it’s running Google’s Android software instead of BlackBerry’s own operating system. But rest assured, it looks like a BlackBerry through and through, right down to the classic logo embedded in the soft-touch back of the phone. It’s the first model from TCL that truly does look like a BlackBerry and not just another slab-style smartphone.

Obviously, the keyboard is the centerpiece of attention here, and the main reason why anyone would consider purchasing this phone. As far as smartphone keyboards go, rare as they are in 2017, it is very good. The clicky keys are backlit and they have a sloped design. They’re easy to press and easy to run your fingers over. The phone is also comfortably narrow to use in one hand (unlike the oddly wide BlackBerry Passport

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Apr.03

Apr.03

Renders of darkish pink HTC U ‘Ocean’ leaked on-line

Though HTC U is alleged to be launched in mid-April, it can hit the shops solely in early Might.New render photos of HTC U ‘Ocean’ in darkish pink color have been leaked on-line.The photographs of the HTC smartphone, which is purported to be the companies third smartphone within the ‘U’ lineup after HTC U Extremely and HTC U Play, had been leaked on Twitter first.The system is believed to firm’s successor to HTC 10 flagship smartphone.

The photographs present the smartphone to sport skinny bezel show, with bigger prime and backside bezels to function HTC moniker and digicam sensor within the house. The photographs additionally revealed the handset to come back with out a dwelling button and a headphone jack.

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Feb.26

Nokia 3310 mobile phone resurrected at MWC 2017

Nokia’s 3310 phone has been relaunched nearly 17 years after its debut.Many consider the original handset iconic because of its popularity and sturdiness. More than 126 million were produced before it was phased out in 2005.The revamped version will be sold under licence by the Finnish start-up HMD Global, which also unveiled several Nokia-branded Android smartphones.One expert said it was a “fantastic way” to relaunch Nokia’s phone brand.”The 3310 was the first mass-market mobile and there’s a massive amount of nostalgia and affection for it,” commented Ben Wood from the technology consultancy CCS Insight.”If HMD had just announced three Android devices they would have barely got a couple of column inches in the press.

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Feb.18