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Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra to have a 200MP camera with a new sensor

August 2, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

Samsung introduced two 200MP camera sensors for smartphones in the past 10 months. According to prominent tipster Ice Universe, a third is coming and it will be implemented in the Galaxy S23 Ultra flagship next year. The name of the […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Realme GT2 Explorer Master review

August 2, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

Realme is once again trying to stand out from the crowd with funky new design, deliver yet another of its Master series phones. The Realme GT2 Explorer Master is the most powerful phone yet to be adorned by a design […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Unlocked OnePlus Nord N20 5G launches in the US today

June 27, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

It looks like T-Mobile’s exclusivity over the OnePlus Nord N20 5G has ended, as the Chinese handset maker announced the unlocked version of the mid-range phone is now available for purchase in the United States. Currently, the phone hasn’t been […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Android 13 beta will test out-of-the-box support for most braille displays

May 19, 2022

Via: The Verge

In the coming weeks, Google will begin beta testing a feature for Android 13 that makes it easier for users of braille displays to get up and running. Google announced in a blog post on Thursday that the next Android […]


Hacking, Security

Hackers can steal your Tesla via Bluetooth

May 18, 2022

Via: Techradar

The lines between virtual and physical damage from cyberattacks are blurring even further after a new method of stealing a Tesla car using Bluetooth technology was uncovered. A team of researchers from NCC Group built a tool that is capable […]


Computing, Hardware

TSMC PC and Server CPU Revenues Topped Smartphones for a Change

April 19, 2022

Via: Tom's Hardware

TSMC has, for the first time in what seems like forever, achieved higher revenues from consumer and professional chips in the HPC (High Performance Computing) market segment compared to those destined for smartphones. That’s probably due in part to the […]


Mobile, Smartphones

HMD Global is no longer just the company that makes Nokia phones

March 4, 2022

Via: Techradar

Many people know HMD Global as the company behind modern Nokia smartphones, if they know HMD at all. But in the last few years the firm has been quietly making headway in a whole new market: B2B services. At MWC […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung’s Galaxy M33 and M23 are official

March 4, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

Samsung listed four new phones on its official Mobile Press site today – we already told you about the Galaxy A23 and A13 – and now we move on to Galaxy M23 and M33. The two are very similar in […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung found to be limiting performance of its smartphones

March 2, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Two days back, Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper reported that Galaxy S22 owners are up in arms over Samsung’s Game Optimizing Service (GOS) which is supposed to optimize system performance and prevent overheating issues during gaming. Apparently, GOS is also limiting […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Accepting card payments on iPhone without extra hardware may soon be possible

January 27, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Apple is working on a service that will enable iPhones to accept payments, thus turning them into payment terminals (via Bloomberg). The new feature would most likely utilize the iPhone’s NFC chip and enable small business owners to accept payments […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Want to preorder Samsung’s next Galaxy phone sight unseen? You can

January 21, 2022

Via: The Verge

For the launch of Samsung’s next flagship smartphones — the Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra, we think — the Korean electronics giant will once again let you signal your intent to buy its phones before they’re even announced, […]


Computing, Hardware

Apple M2 May Release in Fall 2022 as Part of 18-Month Mac Update Cycle

December 21, 2021

Via: Tom's Hardware

Every year, Apple updates its smartphones with brand-new chips to bring in more performance and enable new features. However, according to a Commercial Times report that cites anonymous sources, the company will not update its future Macs that often as […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Oppo teases retractable rear camera for phones

December 8, 2021

Via: The Verge

Oppo has released a brief video hinting at a new type of camera design for smartphones. The company’s “self-developed retractable camera” is shown extending from the phone’s body before retracting back inside. The video suggests that the mechanism is waterproof […]


Computing, Hardware

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip is here to power the Android flagships of 2022

November 30, 2021

Via: The Verge

Qualcomm has a new flagship smartphone processor: the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, announced at the company’s annual Snapdragon Tech Summit, giving an early preview at the brains behind the most powerful smartphones of 2022. The successor to last year’s Snapdragon […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung not allowed to sell 61 models of its smartphones in Russia due to patent infringement

October 22, 2021

Via: GSMArena.com

Samsung has found itself in a heated legal battle in Russia with a patent infringement related to its Samsung Pay service. Russian courts have ruled on the first instance that Samsung is to halt imports and sales of up to […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Oppo unveils 85-200mm continuous zoom lens, RGBW sensor for smartphones

August 19, 2021

Via: GSMArena.com

Oppo held an event today, revealing its latest smartphone photography advancements that it will incorporate into its devices as soon as later this year. The event, led by Oppo’s Director of Imaging Simon Liu, saw the introduction of a new […]


Mobile, Smartphones

iPhone to be dragged to the USB Type-C era, kicking and screaming

August 16, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

We’ve reached a point where Apple’s refusal to outfit its iPhones with a USB Type-C port instead of the proprietary Lightning has become a bit of a meme. Even the iPad Pros from 2018 upwards and the iPad Air (2020) […]


Editorial

Life in Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

July 16, 2021

Via: David Dickson

The UN estimates that, by 2050, 68% of the world’s population will live in urban areas.  Governments and organizations are increasingly looking to connected technologies to help them secure better social, financial, and environmental conditions for these rapidly growing communities. […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung says its enterprise smartphones will receive security updates for five years

July 1, 2021

Via: Techradar

During its virtual event at MWC 2021, Samsung announced that several of its Galaxy Enterprise Edition business smartphones will now receive five years of security updates. Back in 2019, the Korean mobile giant said that its Galaxy Enterprise Edition devices […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Oppo Reno5 5G / Find X3 Lite review

May 5, 2021

Via: GSMArena.com

The Oppo Reno5 lineup launched at the beginning of this year, but it’s only now that it’s getting a European release. Now, the most affordable of the bunch – the Reno5 is here and looks well-equipped too. An OLED panel […]