Sunday, May 27, 2018
Huawei Mate 20 should be going official this Fall, but it has already leaked on AnTuTu. Apparently, someone with access to the device ran the popular benchmark on it and the Mate 20 scored miles ahead of the current flagship crop. The Mate 10 was the one to introduce the Kirin 970 chipset last year.…
Notches have become the must-have design element of 2018 phones, but a few phones have resisted that movement. And, ironically, a flat, rectangular screen stands out in the 2018 flagship lineup. Don't listen to that "more screen, less bezel" talk either, thin bezels can exist independently of notches. We present the Mi Mix 2s for…
Essential is a unique case in the smartphone world. It was a startup smartphone company started by one of the founders of Android: Andy Rubin. The company went on to become a unicorn startup: a company whose valuation broke $1 billion even before it made any revenue. Initial reception of the company's first phone last…
The first quarter of 2018 is over and companies are starting to release their earnings guidance reports. Earlier today we learned that things are going great for Samsung and now its neighbors from LG also posted some record-breaking numbers. LG expects consolidated revenues of KRW15.1 trillion ($14.1 billion) and operating profit of KRW1.1 trillion ($1.02…
Facebook-owned WhatsApp is rolling out a new beta on Android that includes a much requested feature, an option to record voice notes hands-free within the app. After installing the update, when the user presses and holds on the mic button to record audio, another option appears on screen where they can swipe up to lock…
Apple's expansion efforts for its digital payment platform might have slowed down a bit, but it is still scoring important wins, nonetheless. After Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the United Arab Emirates joined the Apple Pay ranks, last year, now Brazil is officially on the supported list as well. Cupertino is a bit behind the competition…
The Samsung SM-J720F, which is expected to debut as Galaxy J7 Duo, will pack a dual camera that can do Live Focus bokeh shots. It will also have Bixby and a removable battery. We got this useful information thanks to a leaked official user manual for the device, detailing its many software and hardware features.…
With the S9 out, everyone expected the prices of Galaxy S8 phones to drop - and they have! Samsung's Indian site has cut the prices by about 15%. Head to Samsung.com for the deals. Original price Discounted price Samsung Galaxy S8 INR 57,900 INR 49,990 Samsung Galaxy S8+ INR 64,900 INR 53,990 Samsung Galaxy S8+…
We're starting to understand why marketing departments love huge numbers they can push. "What's that, Samsung and Apple? Your camera shoots only 12MP photos? How quaint!" When you have the only 40MP camera on the market like the Huawei P20 Pro has, the ad basically writes itself. You can take a gander at the camera…
Google is gearing up to officially launch its Home and Home Mini devices in India next month. The news was originally picked up as part of a communication by Redington India with its retail partners. This move has been widely anticipated, since the Google Assistant rolled out support for Hindi last month. Plus, Amazon's competing…

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