Tag Archives: smartphones

Samsung, LG Set to Bring Full-Screen, Sound Emitting Smartphones Next Year: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung and LG are reportedly developing sound emitting displays These will be commercialised early next year Samsung Galaxy S10 is rumoured to have a full-screen experience Smartphones featuring thin-bezel display panels are quite common nowadays. They majorly include a notch design that accommodates an earpiece as well as frontal sensors, such as the selfie camera, ambient light, and proximity sensor. But ... Read More »

Some Android Smartphones, Tablets From ZTE, Archos Said to Have Pre-Installed Malware: Avast

HIGHLIGHTS Malware is named as Cosiloon It was found in phones from ZTE, Archos, and myPhone Adware, installed on a firmware level, is difficult to remove Hundreds of Android smartphones and tablets, including ones from manufacturers such as ZTE, Archos, and myPhone, have been found to ship with pre-installed adware. Interestingly, a large number of such handsets are not certified by Google. According to a ... 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 »

Nokia Now Selling Smartphones, Accessories in India via Official Site

The Nokia brand, aiming to make a big comeback in one of its favourite markets, is now selling a range of its phones via its official site in India. HMD Global, the Finnish company which holds the licence for the Nokia brand, has opened its online mobile in the country. Interested buyers can now purchase phones and accessories in India directly through the ... Read More »

BlackBerry Brand to Launch at Least 2 More Smartphones in 2018: TCL

BlackBerry licensee TCL Communication at CES 2018 announced it would be launching “at least two new BlackBerry smartphones” in 2018. Just what these will, is uncertain. Separately, TCL Communication launched a GSM unlocked BlackBerry Motion and a new colour variant and dual-SIM version of the BlackBerry KEYone. Getting back to the two new BlackBerry smartphones – in a statement, Alain Lejeune, Global General Manager for BlackBerry ... 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 »

Flipkart’s Samsung Mobiles Fest Offers Deals on Several Smartphones

If you have been waiting for a deal to grab a new Samsung-branded smartphone then you may be in luck. Flipkart is offering a limited period discount on a host of Samsung smartphones under Samsung Mobiles Fest, which kicked off on Monday and will end on Wednesday, November 8. The e-commerce retailer is offering deals on popular mid-range as well as ... Read More »

Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Flaw Threatens 1 Billion Smartphones, Google and Apple Roll Out Fixes

A Broadcom chip flaw found and demoed by Exodus Intelligence’s Nitay Artenstein exposed a potential critical threat to 1 billion Android and iOS smartphones. This exploit was possible due to a specific Broadcom Wi-Fi chip bug that let the hacker gain remote execution access on smartphones. Fortunately, before this could happen, Google and Apple both have fixed the bug. The Wi-Fi chip is vulnerable ... Read More »

Samsung Is Looking to Bring Its Payment Service to Rivals’ Smartphones

After bringing Samsung Pay to non-premium smartphones in its portfolio, Samsung now has bigger ambitions for its mobile payments platform: ubiquitous presence. The top Android smartphone seller has held internal talks within the company and with OEMs about bringing Samsung Pay to high-end smartphones of other companies, a source familiar with the developments told Gadgets 360. The emphasis in the ... Read More »

Samsung Is Looking to Bring Its Payment Service to Rivals’ Smartphones

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Pay is currently limited to just a few Samsung phones This could change soon, according to a source close to the matter The move could give Samsung Pay a lead over Apple Pay and Android Pay After bringing Samsung Pay to non-premium smartphones in its portfolio, Samsung now has bigger ambitions for its mobile payments platform: ubiquitous presence. ... Read More »