Mobile

Some LG G4 Users Reporting Touchscreen Issues; LG Says It’s Investigating

LG’s latest 2015 flagship smartphone, the G4, has been noted by some users to be affected by an issue that makes the touchscreen unresponsive.An XDA Developer forum thread with over 100 LG G4 users has listed the touchscreen issues like failing to register taps and swipes, which causes the display to act unresponsive when the user tries to interact with ... Read More »

iPhone Photography Awards announced, showcasing images taken on mobile cameras

The winners of the iPhone Photography Awards have been announced — won by stunning images all taken from the phone’s tiny camera. The photographer of the year award went to Michael Korelewski of Poland. Second place was taken by British David Cralik and Yvonne Lu from the US won third place. Two of the top three winners were professional photographers, ... Read More »

OPPO Neo 5 (2015) launched in India for Rs 9,990

“The 2015 edition of the Neo 5 offers a 4.5-inch display, a quad-core CPU, and an 8MP rear snapper” Earlier this month, OPPO launched this year’s version of its Neo 5 smartphone in its home market of China. Now the brand has launched the Neo 5 (2015) budget Android phone in India. The device offers a premium dual-layer metallic design with ... Read More »

Affordable Lenovo K3 Note launches in India on June 25

Lenovo is finally getting ready to take its K3 Note phablet to markets other than China. The device was released in the company’s home market back in March, but it looks like it’s headed to India soon. Lenovo has just announced an event for June 25 in India, during which it will showcase the K3 Note for the subcontinent. That’s ... Read More »

Samsung Delays Releasing Galaxy S6 RAM Fix and Support for RAW Photography

It was earlier anticipated that Samsung will roll out much-awaited support for RAW photography with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop release. However, it turns out that Sammy isn’t going to shower any more affection to the very latest and popular Galaxy S6 duo. The Android 5.1.1 update that was rolled out for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge phones didn’t include support ... Read More »

‘India to Have 1.4 Billion Mobile Subscriptions by 2020’

  The number of mobile subscriptions in the country is expected to increase to 1.4 billion by 2020, against 970 million in 2014, driven by rise in affordable devices and services, according to a report by telecom equipment maker Ericsson. The India appendix of the Ericsson Mobility Report, released on Tuesday, shows key trends and forecasts on mobile traffic, subscriptions, ... Read More »

Nokia Faces Lengthy Arbitration Over LG Patent Royalty Payments

Nokia said on Tuesday that South Korea’s LG Electronics has agreed a deal to use the Finnish company’s smartphone patent license but royalty payments will be settled in a lengthy arbitration process.Nokia sold its once-dominant phone business to Microsoft last year, leaving it focused on its telecoms network equipment business while retaining its handset patents. Analysts said the future royalty ... Read More »

Cellphone Data Can Help Track Real-Time Unemployment Levels: Study

Cellphone data can detect unemployment levels in real-time because people’s communications patterns change when they are not working, according to a new study co-authored by MIT researchers.Using a plant closing in Europe as the basis for their study, the researchers found that in the months following layoffs, the total number of calls made by laid-off individuals dropped by 51 percent ... Read More »

LG Signs Smartphone Patent Licensing Agreement With Nokia

LG Electronics will soon embed technologies developed by Nokia in its smartphones as the Korean firm has agreed to take a royalty-bearing smartphone patent licence from the Nokia Technologies, the technology development and licensing arm of Nokia Corporation.”We are pleased to welcome LG Electronics to our licensing programme,” Nokia Technologies President Ramzi Haidamus said in a statement. LG Electronics is ... Read More »

Lenovo K3 Note India Launch Expected at June 25 Event

Lenovo India has started sending press invites for the launch of a new Note device at a June 25 event. The company is widely expected to launch the K3 Note smartphone in India.The press invite includes an image that says “Note the date,” with the word Note highlighted in bigger letters, and in a different colour. The Lenovo K3 Note, ... Read More »