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Gadgets Weekly: Sony smart speaker, Wildfire X and more

Top technology companies unveiled a new line of mobiles and other consumer electronics products this week in the International and Indian markets this week (August 11-17). Here are the top new gadgets you should know:  Sony SRS-XB402M: Sony’s new SRS-XB402M smart speaker is powered Amazon Alexa voice assistant. With this users can ask for information such as weather, check traffic before heading ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Bestselling Smartphone in April, iPhone X Slides Down to Third: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Counterpoint’s April report shows iPhone X on third spot Galaxy S9 Plus comes first with 2.6 percent market share iPhone X takes up 2.3 percent market share Counterpoint has released its global top selling smartphones list for the month of April, and surprisingly the Samsung Galaxy S9+ tops the list. The second spot has also been grabbed by Samsung with the Galaxy S9, and Apple makes it to ... Read More »

Nokia X High-Resolution Images Leaked by Chinese Retailer Ahead of May 16 Launch

 Nokia X was recently confirmed by HMD Global to be unveiled in China on May 16 – the same date as the OnePlus 6 launch in London. However, unlike the OnePlus 6, this will be a mid-range smartphone from the Finnish brand. In the phone’s latest set of leaks, high-resolution photos have been outed by a Chinese electronics retailer. As per the leak, ... 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 »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Drop Tests Show They Are Tougher Than iPhone X, Galaxy S8

Samsung claims that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ feature 20 percent thicker glass protection and a stronger 7-series aluminium frame, compared to their predecessors. A new drop test video puts that claim to the test. The video finds that despite being breakable, the Galaxy S9 models are more durable than the last year’s Galaxy S8 and iPhone X. Another video on YouTube compares the ruggedness of the ... Read More »

Skoda Vision X concept-based SUV is a Hyundai Creta rival

Skoda Vision X-based SUV to use low-cost version of VW’s MQB platform Skoda showcased the Vision X SUV concept at the Geneva Motor Show, and this vehicle will be the inspiration for Skoda’s next big mass-market offering for the Indian market. The automaker will build an SUV that will rival the Hyundai Creta, and introduce it in India sometime in ... Read More »

Apple Supplier Murata Says iPhone X Output Target Cuts Overstated in Report

Japan’s Murata Manufacturing Co, which supplies components for the iPhone X, has not seen its orders drop commensurately with the sharp fall in the iPhone X production target stated in a report, a senior Murata executive said. Apple will halve its iPhone X production target for the first three months of the year to around 20 million units, the Nikkei reported on Monday, sending ... Read More »

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 »

LG G6, G6+, Q6, and X charge are now Amazon Prime Exclusive phones, cheaper with ads

The latest smartphone brand to join Amazon’s Prime Exclusive program is LG. Starting today, you can order four LG handsets through this arrangement, where you pay less for devices but have to put up with ads on the lock screen. The LG G6+ can be yours for $499.99 in this system, the G6 is priced at $399.99, the Q6costs $229.99, and the X charge is $149.99. Per ... Read More »