Mobile

Google-Oracle Java Infringement Case Gets New Life as Appeals Court Revives Claim

A US appeals court on Tuesday resurrected a multi-billion dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp against Alphabet’s Google. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Google’s use of Oracle’s Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law, reversing a 2016 jury verdict. The court sent the case back to a US judge in ... Read More »

Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 With 5.99-Inch 18:9 Display, Dual Rear Cameras Launched: Specifications, Features

Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 is yet another smartphone that the company launched on Tuesday beside the Huawei P20 lineup and the Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS. The Chinese mobile maker, at an event in Paris, unveiled its flagship smartphones – Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro. While the company had already launched the Huawei P20 Lite earlier this month, it has now quietly rolled out a new smartphone – ... Read More »

iPhone X’s New ‘Blush Gold’ Colour Variant Expected to ‘Restore Sales’: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The new colour is expected to act an agent to increase sales iPhone X will, following that, be available in three colours iPad (6th generation) is said to launch in March 2018 Apple reportedly has plans to release a new colour variant of its flagship iPhone X in order to “restore sales” of the premium smartphone that is priced starting at almost ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S to Sport Ceramic Body, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage, Says CEO

HIGHLIGHTS The specifications have been confirmed by CEO Lei Jun The leaked video shows no notch on the phone The phone is set to launch on March 27 Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S launch on March 27 is just around the corner and Xiaomi fans are waiting with bated breath to witness the Chinese phone maker’s next big innovation in smartphone design. Xiaomi CEO ... Read More »

Redmi Note 5 Up for Grabs Today as Xiaomi Announces Surprise Flash Sale

Redmi Note 5 will become available for purchase in India second time this week as Xiaomi announced a surprise flash sale on Twitter. In its tweet early on Friday, Xiaomi said the new Redmi 5 is being made available “on public demand” via Flipkart and Mi.com websites at 12pm IST. The tweets also mentions that the cash on delivery option will only be ... Read More »

Huawei P20 Lite With 5.84-Inch 19:9 Display, Dual Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

Huawei’s flagship P20 range of smartphones is nearing an imminent launch and frequent leaks are steadily ascertaining rumours and speculation about the P20, P20 Pro, and P20 Lite. In an official confirmation, Huawei has listed the P20 Lite on its consumer website in Poland, and linked to to e-commerce sites where it is up for pre-order. Additionally, the same variant has also reportedly ... Read More »

MIUI 9.5 Is Coming Soon to These 30 Xiaomi Smartphones

Xiaomi on Tuesday announced the rollout of its latest MIUI 9.5 Global Stable ROM for several of its smartphones in the Redmi, Mi MIX, and Mi Max series. Additionally, the company also announced estimated schedule and availability for MIUI 9.5 on numerous other phones in the coming weeks. Updates will be rolled out via over-the-air (OTA) method. Xiaomi also states that it will ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Compact Pre-Orders Come With Free PlayStation 4 or PlayStation VR

Sony Mobile’s flagship smartphones for 2018 – Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact – were announcedat the company’s keynote during Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona. The company opened up pre-orders of the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact across Europe last week. Interestingly, as part of the pre-order promotions, Sony is giving away goodies along with its two new smartphones, including the PlayStation gaming console, PlayStation VR pack, ... Read More »

LG G7 to Include an LCD Panel Instead of OLED Display: Report

Unlike most flagship models that feature OLED panels, LG G7 might sport an LCD panel, according to a new report. The move is said to help the South Korean company reduce the production cost of its next-generation flagship and sustain market losses. The company skipped the MWC this year but, as per a previous report, is set to launch the LG G7 and G7 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Cheaper to Make Than iPhone X, But Costs More Than Galaxy Note 8: TechInsights

While it is cheaper than the Galaxy Note 8 for the consumers, the new Galaxy S9+ is apparently the most expensive Galaxy series phone to build. Samsung reportedly spends $379 (approximately Rs. 24,700) in manufacturing the Galaxy S9+. This is more than the cost incurred in producing the Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 as well as the Apple iPhone 8 Plus. However, the overall cost of goods sold (COGS) ... Read More »