Mobile

iOS 11.2 Said to Bring Faster Wireless Charging to iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Apple appears all set to enable faster wireless charging on the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and the iPhone 8 Plus with the upcoming iOS 11.2. The new experience is reported to be 50 percent faster than the present wireless charging feature that delivers 5W of power. With the iOS 11.2 update, which is presently available in a developer beta version, Apple looks set to enable ... Read More »

iPhone X Face ID Fooled on Video, Fails to Identify Between Mother and Son

While Face ID, Apple’s native facial recognition technology, is one of the key compelling features of the iPhone X, it seems to have some loopholes. Some security researchers have already claimed to have fooled Face ID with 3D-printed masks. And now, a mother and her 10-year-old son show how Face ID can be fooled, failing to secure the experience between family members. At the time ... Read More »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

Gionee F6, F205 Bezel-Less Smartphones Teased Ahead of November 26 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS The teasers confirm bezel-less display panels of Gionee F6 and F205 One of the teasers reveals upcoming smartphone range A TENAA listing showcases Gionee F205 While the official launch is just a few days away, Gionee has teased the F6 and F205 bezel-less smartphones through its official Weibo account. The smartphone are expected to be two out of eight that will be ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T is not frail, durability test concludes

The OnePlus 5T starts selling tomorrow – 21.11 – and eager buyers are getting the chance to soak up the early reviews before they device if the phone’s worth it or not. Our own detailed review is up and found the 5T pretty good. It’s taller screen is great, battery life has remained solid but the camera didn’t impress. One thing we don’t test ... Read More »

HTC U11 Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update, Beginning With Taiwan

HIGHLIGHTS HTC U11 gets Android Oreo update The update officially rolling out in Taiwan Global units likely to follow in few weeks Taiwanese handset maker HTC had promised Android Oreo update for its flagship, the U11, earlier this year. The company has started rolling out the update to HTC U11 units though it seems to be limited to Taiwan units. The update ... Read More »

InFocus Snap 4 India Price Slashed in Limited Period Discount on Amazon

InFocus on Tuesday announced a limited period price cut on its Snap 4 smartphone in India. The InFocus Snap 4 will be available at a special price of Rs. 9,999 on Amazon India. The limited period Rs. 2,000 discount is applicable from November 1 to November 17. To recall, the Snap 4 was exclusively launched on Amazon India at Rs. 11,999 in September. One of the ... Read More »

Xiaomi expands to Spain, online sales start tomorrow

Xiaomi is known for quality hardware at an affordable price and with the launch of the Android One-running Mi A1, it even has software better-suited for western tastes. The one major roadblock to expanding its presence in Europe was that you often had no other choice but to import the phone (or other Mi gadget) from China. Was. This week the ... Read More »

Google Shipped Some Pixel 2 XL Units Without an Operating System, Users Report

There seems to be no end to Google’s woes when it comes to new Pixel 2 devices. The latest issue to have been reported by some Pixel 2 XL buyers is receiving a unit without an operating system. There are multiple threads on Reddit on the issue, and almost all users complain about the same messagewelcoming them “Can’t find valid operating system. The device will not start.” ... Read More »

Xiaomi Reveals Redmi Note 4, Mi MIX 2, Mi 6, and Other Singles’ Day Deals

Xiaomi has announced deals on several of its smartphones on the eve of Singles’ Day sales in China. The Singles’ Day sales happen every year on 11th of November (11/11) and see a lot of companies offering discounts on their products on Ali Express, and is majorly promoted by Alibaba Group. The Chinese company is offering discounts on Mi MIX 2 and Mi ... Read More »