Tag: Smartphones

Xiaomi Releases MIUI 10 China Stable ROM for Redmi 6, Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 Pro, and More Smartphones

Xiaomi is reportedly rolling out the stable version of MIUI 10 in China on more devices, after making it available first on its Mi 6 smartphone. Last month, the company had started the rollout of the first stable MIUI 10 update in the country, almost three months after its launch in beta. Now, the stable […]

MediaTek Says It’s Present in a Fifth of Homes, Nearly a Third of Smartphones Globally

Mobile phone chipset maker MediaTek on Monday said it is aiming to make technology more accessible and that nearly one in three smartphones are powered by MediaTek chipsets. “Consumers may not know it, but our chips and technology are an integral part of daily lives. You will find us in 20 percent of homes globally […]

Xiaomi Releases MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.8.30 for 25 Smartphones; Fixes WhatsApp, Telegram Double Notification Issue

Xiaomi has started to roll out the latest version of MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM to eligible devices. The latest development comes on the heels of the company starting the rollout of the first stable version of MIUI 10 in China. After almost three months since its launch in beta, MIUI 10 arrived in a […]

Researchers Improve GPS Accuracy on Smartphones

A team of scientists has been successful in significantly improving the accuracy of GPS¬†in smartphones. By combining signals from four different Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSSs), researchers from the University of Otago, New Zealand in collaboration with Curtin University, Australia demonstrated that it is possible to achieve centimetre-level precise positioning on a smartphone. “It’s all […]

Sony to Launch New Xperia Smartphones on August 30 at IFA 2018

Sony Xperia’s ‘Seeing is believing’ teaser was posted on Twitter Annual IFA trade show is set to begin in Berlin, where companies like Sony, Samsung, Huawei, BlackBerry, and more are expected to showcase their latest gadgets. Sony’s top-end Xperia XZ lineup saw the launch of a new smartphone earlier this year, but it seems that […]

Honor 8X, Honor 8X Max Leak Reveals Snapdragon 660 SoC on Both Smartphones

Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max are scheduled to launch in China on September 5, as per a teaser released by the Huawei-owned smartphone brand. As we near the launch of the two new Honor smartphones, specifications and design renders have been leaked in the past few weeks giving us an idea of what to […]

Hackers Target Smartphones to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Has your smartphone suddenly slowed down, warmed up and the battery drained down for no apparent reason? If so, it may have been hijacked to mine cryptocurrencies. This new type of cyber-attack is called “cryptojacking” by security experts. It “consists of entrapping an Internet server, a personal computer or a smartphone to install malware to […]

Sony Lists Out Smartphones That Will Get Android Pie Update in November 2018 and Early 2019

Sony’s mobile division had revealed last week that the latest Android 9 Pie update would be rolled out to several of its smartphones in the Xperia range, a report had suggested. The Japanese phone maker has gone official with this announcement. The company states that its range of premium handsets, including the Xperia XZ2, Xperia […]

Researchers Develop App That Can Extend Your Smartphone’s Battery Life

Amid growing demand for good battery life, researchers have developed an app that reduces the energy consumption of smartphone devices without impacting performance. The findings, published in the journal IEEE Access, suggests that the novel method can extend the battery life of smartphones for up to an hour each day. “The built-in multi-window feature released […]

RentoMojo Now Offering Smartphones Like iPhone X, iPhone 8, Google Pixel 2, and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on Rent

Consumer rental website RentoMojo that used to deal in renting of furniture, electronics, and vehicles, has now started renting smartphones as well. The platform is offering flagship devices like the iPhone X, iPhone 8, Google Pixel 2, Samsung Galaxy S9, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on rent for half yearly, yearly and two-yearly basis. […]