Huawei’s Android alternative has a ‘60% speed increase’. We suggest you take it with a grain of salt.

Forbes, who cites China’s Global Times, reports that Huawei has advanced quite a lot with their Android version as a result of the recent US Ban. The new operating system is so far into development that it is being currently trialed by other companies, including Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi. The new OS named HongMeng aims to be a viable alternative to the Google-controlled Android, even though it will support Android apps and may actually be based on the Android Open…

Huawei trade-ban coming to an end? Android Q Beta available for Huawei devices once again

A few days ago the US imposed a trade ban on Huawei. No US company was allowed to do business with the Chinese company because of this. So, Google first stopped the Android Q Beta program from the company and announced that future Huawei devices won’t have access to Google Service, including the Play Store. Other companies soon followed with their own restrictions, including some non-US ones like ARM. The Department of Commerce in the US offered a 90-day pass…

Huawei Honor 20 and 20 Pro released, focus on photography

With all the scandals about Huawei and their ban in the US, you may have overlooked a new and important release from the company. Honor, a sub-brand of Huawei, announced two new smartphones: Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro. Don’t confuse these two new smartphones with the Honor V20 (or Honor View 20), smartphones released a few months ago. The new devices come with improved hardware and improved photography thanks to the 4 cameras on the back. You read that…

What does Google ban on Huawei mean for the Chinese company

As you may know, Google and several other companies imposed a ban on Huawei for both software and hardware components. This is because of the latest ban on the company imposed by the US government on Huawei due to concerns of espionage by the Chinese government. How much of a risk Huawei truly is and if the espionage allegations are true or not deserves an article on its own. I won’t open this pandora box for now since there are…

Vodafone found security vulnerabilities and backdoors in Huawei telecomunciations equipement

Vodafone, one of the biggest telecommunications company in the EU, revealed that they identified several security vulnerabilities in equipment manufactured by Huawei between 2009 and 2011. These vulnerabilities could allow access to sensitive user data, however, these backdoor were not used as far as the data collected by Vodafone revealed. The vulnerabilities were initially discovered in home routers manufactured by Huawei and distributed to Vodafone customers for home use and later on, several other problems were identified in telecommunications equipment…

Honor lost a prototype phone and is offering a reward for its return

Well, this is awkward… Someone working for Honor lost a prototype smartphone and is now offering a 5000 Euros reward to whoever returns the device. The device was lost by an employee on the train between Düsseldorf and München. To be more precise, it is the train ICE 1125 that lives Düsseldorf at 6:06 and arrives in München at 11:08. Most probably the person carrying it was doing the morning commute to work. ⚠️Bitte helft uns ⚠️Hinweise an de.support@hihonor.com oder…

Huawei poses teasers for the upcoming P30 and P30 Pro with super zoom

Huawei is set to release the new P30 series this month and to get some hype started, the company has posted a few teaser images. They don’t reveal the phone in any way, nor does it offer specs. Instead, the images hint at smartphones that will have cameras with big optical zoom. This is quite an important feature that more and more manufacturers are trying to add to their devices. We don’t know yet if the zoom will be achieved…

Huawei to reveal a foldable smartphone at MWC

It seems that foldable smartphones will be hot this year. More and more manufacturers will reveal such devices in the upcoming months, even if only prototypes. Huawei won’t let others get too much ahead, so they too will announce such a smartphone. The event is scheduled for the 24th this month, right before MWC will start, in Barcelona. Furthermore, this device may also come with a 5G variant. Exciting times ahead. Come with us to explore #ConnectingTheFuture LIVE from #MWC…

Huawei plagiarized a music video to promote the MediaPad M3 Lite

We all know that Chinese companies tend to copy other products. It is no secret that many of the famous Chinese brands started as copy-cats of the original iPhones. Imitation is well spread among tech companies, being them Chinese or Korean or American. It is one thing to take an idea and build upon it to create something better, and something completely different to outright plagiarize a music video and use it as a promotion for your own products, without…

Get the Huawei Honor Magic Smartwatch at a discount

The smartwatch market has been growing, slowly but steadily, in the past years. No company managed to get traction as well as Apple did, but that did not stop manufacturers from trying to compete, if not on functions, on pricing. In comes the Huawei Honor Magic, a smartwatch with useful functions and a very attractive price tag, costing less than half of what Apple charges for their offering. Let’s look over the specs first. We get a circular 1.2″ AMOLED…