Tag: Smartphone

HTC Smartphone Chief Resigns Effective Immediately, Citing 'Personal Career Plan'

HTC seems to be in a tough spot, as its smartphone chief just announced his resignation effective immediately. Chialin Chang is departing the company to pursue a 'personal career plan,' and HTC has yet to appoint a replacement.

Business Tech February 14, 2018

Study Finds Smartphone Usage Causes Depression In Teens

There's been an increase in depression among teens as smartphone usage increases. According to a new study, smartphones are affecting the mental health of teens.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 5, 2018

Apple's iPhone X: Reasons Not To Buy Apple's iPhone X

Thinking about buying Apple's latest flagship, the iPhone X? Read all of the reasons not to buy Apple's most expensive smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 25, 2018

Smartphone Addiction Leads To Teenage Unhappiness, Study Says: Time For A Break From Social Media?

A new study concluded that teenagers with smartphone addiction are unhappier compared to those engaging in other activities, such as playing sports and meeting their friends. Depressed teens might want to take a break from social media for a while.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 24, 2018

iPhone X Was The Best-Selling Smartphone Of The Holiday Season, According To Analyst

New data from analysts revealed the holiday season sales numbers of Apple's iPhone lineup. Results proclaim the iPhone X as the best-selling smartphone during the fourth quarter of 2017,

Apple January 24, 2018

Google Buys UK Startup That Turns Screens Into Speakers

Google bought a UK startup that uses vibrations to turn phone displays into speakers. The acquisition was brought to light only recently and happened back in August of last year.

Google January 13, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Retail Box Leak Reveals All Features

A new leak of the Samsung Galaxy S9’s retail box has revealed a plethora of new features on the smartphone. The leaked package confirms some rumored details, as well as showcases some new features.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 13, 2018

US Government Questions Apple About Deliberate iPhone Slowdown, Gives Deadline For Response

Apple has been deliberately throttling older iPhones' performance, and now it has to answer for it. After the French government launched an investigation, the U.S. government is now questioning Apple as well over its iPhone slowdown practice.

Apple January 11, 2018

Users Report Samsung Galaxy S8 Camera Focus Problems

Samsung Galaxy S8 faces camera issues. Users have reported on Samsung's official forum that the camera captures blurred images no matter what the settings are.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 1, 2017

OnePlus 5T Update: Unlocking Improvements, Better Screen Off Gesture Accuracy, And More

OnePlus 5T is out with the latest software update for its flagship smartphone. The OxygenOS 4.7.2 will bring improvements to a wide range of features in the phone for its users.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 24, 2017

OnePlus 5T Durability, Bend, And Scratch Tests: How Tough Is This Flagship Smartphone?

OnePlus 5T in its latest avatar passes all the crucial tests of durability and bend tests. OnePlus 5T really excels as the flagship phone the maker.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 22, 2017

Smartphone App Treatments Effective In Easing Depression Symptoms: Study

New research has found that app-based treatments are actually quite effective in reducing symptoms of depression. The accessible tools could prove useful in worldwide mental health management.

Medicine September 24, 2017

New Report Ranks Laziest Nations, And US Is In Bottom Half With Lowest Average Steps

Nations with large differences in walking rates in their citizens have higher obesity levels than those who do not see such a vast spread, a new study has reported. Find out more about activity inequality and why walkable cities matter.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 13, 2017

Your Smartphone Can Reduce Your Cognitive Capacity: Study

How dependent are you on your smartphone? A new study suggests the mere presence of your smartphone, whether it's switched off or not, can reduce your brain's ability to concentrate and perform tasks.

Neuroscience June 25, 2017

Hate Screen Glare On Your Phone? Moth Eyes Offer A Solution

Sick of running to the shade in order to use your smartphone? Researchers have found a solution in an unlikely place.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 22, 2017

Colorado Campaign Wants To Ban Sale Of Smartphones For Children Below 13 Years Old

Use of touchscreen devices such as tablets and smartphones pose health risks to children. Now, a campaign in Colorado seeks to stop retailers from selling phones for use by children younger than 13 years old.

Public Health June 19, 2017

Galaxy S8 Tops iPhone 7 In Consumer Smartphone Ratings

While there are plenty of smartphones available today, the two powerhouses are undoubtedly the Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone. Both are driving forces in the market, but according to new consumer ratings, the Galaxy S8 tops the iPhone 7.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 14, 2017

iPhone 8 Leaked Schematic Shows Rear-Mounted Touch ID Sensor

Leaked images suggest that the iPhone 8 may come with a rear-mounted Touch ID module. Tipster Sonny Dickson shared the design schematics of the upcoming iPhone 8 on Twitter.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 20, 2017

Google Pixel XL vs Samsung Galaxy S8+: Which Smartphone Should You Buy?

The Google Pixel XL is a popular smartphone, but how does it fare against the Samsung Galaxy S8+? Here's a look at which of the two Android phablets is worth buying.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 16, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs iPhone 7 Plus: Specs Shootout

Since the launch of the Galaxy S8+, it has been debated whether the device is better than the iPhone 7 Plus. Here's a comparison of the features and specs of the two smartphones to offer a clearer picture.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 5, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy S7 Specs Shootout: Is It Worth The Upgrade?

Samsung launched its flagship device, the Galaxy S8, at its Unpacked Event on March 29. Here's a look at how the latest smartphone fares against its predecessor, the Galaxy S7.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 1, 2017

Donald Trump Finally Stops Using Unsecured Android Phone And Switches To iPhone

President Donald Trump has finally switched to an iPhone from his unsecured Android device. Trump was reportedly using an off-the-shelf Samsung smartphone even after becoming the President of the United States.

Life & Style March 30, 2017

Apple iPhone 6s Best-Selling Smartphone Of 2016: How Did Others Fare?

The iPhone 6s outsold all other smartphones in 2016 in terms of shipment. Apple’s rival Samsung, however, only managed to capture the fifth spot in the list of the best-selling smartphones for 2016.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 24, 2017

Sperm Count Using Your Smartphone? How About Trying These Weird Fertility Customs Around The World

Similar to home kits available to women to detect pregnancy, a smartphone app with 97 percent accuracy has been developed to test fertility in men. Technology apart, fertility rituals in many cultures are boosting fertility in their own way.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 24, 2017

Moto G5 Plus Gets Minor Software Update: Here's What It Brings

The Moto G5 Plus has received a new software update, which improves the audio quality of the device, especially while capturing videos. The update is an OTA one and also brings some bug fixes to the handset.

Apps/Software March 19, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus To Be Released In New Jewel-Toned Amethyst Color Choice?

With only a few days before Samsung makes the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus official, a new detail regarding the devices has leaked. The company may offer the smartphone in a new Amethyst color.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 15, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. iPhone 8: Which Premium Smartphone Should You Wait For?

Two smartphone heavyweights are all set to clash later in 2017. In the battle between the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the iPhone 8, which one of the devices fares better in terms of design, specs and features?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 11, 2017

Google Confirms Hardware Problem With Pixel Smartphones, Owners Will Have To Return Devices To Get A Fix

Some Google Pixel users were experiencing hardware issues regarding their microphones. Google has confirmed that devices with these issues would be recalled and the problem would be fixed.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 10, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Said To Have 'Great' Codename

Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which is expected to be the successor of the Galaxy Note 7, may bear the codename 'Great.' Samsung is looking to gain back the goodwill with the Galaxy Note 8 after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 8, 2017

OnePlus 3 Starts Receiving Google Assistant As OTA Update

OnePlus 3 users have received or will very soon start receiving Google Assistant on their phone. OnePlus will be pushing out Google’s AI in the form of an over-the-air (OTA) update.

Apps/Software March 7, 2017

Apple iPhone 8 To Sport 5.8-Inch Screen, Set To Release Alongside iPhone 7s And iPhone 7s Plus

A new report suggests that the iPhone 8 will sport a 5.8-inch OLED display which would be a first for the smartphone. It also states that the flagship will be launched alongside the iPhone7s and iPhone 7s Plus.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 6, 2017

This Luxurious Limited-Edition Titanium Nokia 3310 Costs $3000

Gresso is selling a limited-edition Nokia 3310 that has a titanium casing, but the luxurious smartphone comes with a hefty $3000 price tag.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 3, 2017

Survey Finds Most People Check Their Smartphones Before Getting Out Of Bed In The Morning

A survey from ReportLinker found that most people never turn off their smartphones at night, and they are the first thing they check when waking up.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 2, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Press Render Leaks Ahead Of March Launch

A press render of the Samsung Galaxy S8 has leaked ahead of the smartphone's launch and confirms all the early rumored features of the device. The flagship smartphone is scheduled for a March 29 debut.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 1, 2017

OnePlus 5 Rumors: Smartphone To Boast 256 GB Storage, Dual-Curved Edge Display, 23MP Primary Camera And More

The OnePlus 5, the successor to the OnePlus 3, will reportedly come with a dual-curved edge display. Other rumored specs include 6 GB of RAM, 256 GB of internal storage, a 23MP camera, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2017

Huawei P10, Huawei P10 Plus Coming To Canada But US Launch Not On The Cards, Here's Why

Huawei has decided to release both the Huawei P10 and the Huawei P10 Plus in the Canadian markets through carriers such as Rogers, Bell and others. However, the devices will not retail in U.S. stores.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2017

ZTE Unveils Gigabit Phone At MWC 2017, The World's First 5G Smartphone

ZTE unveiled the futuristic Gigabit Phone at its MWC event on Feb. 26. The forward-looking smartphone offers 5G speeds and is the first handset that has download speeds that touch 1 Gbps.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Powered On And Size Comparison Video Leaks [Video]

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus on March 29. A video has just leaked, which shows the smartphones powered on and how they compare in size.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2017

LG G6: Carrier Availability, Release Date, And Pricing Details For AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, And Sprint [Video]

LG just launched its latest flagship smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The LG G6 will be offered by Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile in the coming weeks.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2017

LG G6: Is The Smartphone Worth Upgrading To?

The LG G6 has finally been unveiled at the MWC and packs in top-end features and specs. The million dollar question is - does it impress enough to warrant an upgrade from the LG G5?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2017

REVIEW: How BlackBerry KeyOne Blends The Best Of BlackBerry And Android

BlackBerry has been struggling in the smartphone market but its newest smartphone could change that. Find out what makes KeyOne the perfect BlackBerry Android phone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2017

New Nokia 3310 Details Leak, To Boast Swappable Faceplates And Series 30+ Interface

The features of the new Nokia 3310 have leaked online and reveal that it could come with swappable faceplates, as well as a colored display. The handset will likely have Series 30+ UI, suggesting that it will be a feature phone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2017

Want To Sign Up For The Samsung Galaxy S8? Here's What The Official Sign Up Page May Look Like

Samsung Galaxy S8 never fails to steal the spotlight through several leaks and rumors. A new leak shows what the sign-up page for Samsung Galaxy S8 will look like.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2017

MWC 2017 Expected Smartphone Launches: LG G6, Huawei P10, Moto G5, BlackBerry Mercury And More

The MWC 2017 is set to kick off in a few days and will see several OEMs unveil a gamut of devices. Here's a look at some expected smartphone launches at the event such as the Huawei P10, LG G6, Nokia 3310, Moto G5 and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus Release Date Confirmed

Samsung is planning to launch the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus in a few weeks. A new report claims to reveal when the smartphones will be released globally.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2017

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