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How our desk jobs and smartphone addictions are warping our skeletons

Modern life has us working longer hours than ever and staring at our phones 24/7 — which has dire consequences for our brains and bodies. From crooked teeth to narr...

How our desk jobs and smartphone addictions are warping our skeletons

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A Run In An NHRA Car Is So Fast It Looks Like Time Is Warping Need a little something to liven you up this afternoon? How about a clench-inducing NHRA visor cam video from Nitro Funny Car driver Ron Capps? Trust me—it’ll do the trick....
23:17, 08/13/2019

Overwatch Unveils New Hero 'Sigma' With Gravity Warping Powers Overwatch has unveiled the game's new hero called Sigma with a short story trailer, who appears to be an unhinged villain with gravity warping powers....
16:00, 07/23/2019

Hidden Addictions, Staged Storylines and That Forgotten Lady Gaga Cameo: 17 Shocking Secrets About The Hills Revealed Feel the nostalgia on your skin. Break out your Chanel and get ready to head back to Les Deux as MTV's highly anticipated revival of The Hills is finally here. Almost one decade after......
12:34, 06/22/2019

'Lovers of Modena' skeletons were both men The famed "Lovers of Modena," skeletons discovered hand-in-hand, have been revealed to be two men after an analysis of the remains. The pair could have been fellow soldiers, siblings or cousins, said researchers....
15:34, 09/13/2019

Skeletons: the frame of life Mark Williams and Jan Zalasiewicz tell the billion year-scale story of skeletons evolved on Earth, and how techno-skeletons are shaping our planet’s future....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Hand-Holding Skeletons Were Both Men… And No, They Were Not Gay Lovers Two skeletons intentionally buried hand-in-hand – the so-called ‘Lovers of Modena’ – were always assumed to be male and female ...
23:51, 09/13/2019

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange story of the Sedlec Ossuary, aka the "Church of Bones."...
11:51, 06/10/2019

Sorry, You Can't Spell Out Messages With Skeletons In WoW Classic In vanilla World of Warcraft, as in life, skeletons were built to last. If you died somewhere and your flesh decayed to bone, your blanched, skinless husk would stick around for so long that you could die again and produce another right next to it. I...
04:34, 08/22/2019

'Lovers of Modena' skeletons holding hands were both men Researchers believe pair might have been siblings, cousins or soldiers who died togetherThe “Lovers of Modena”, a pair of skeletons so called because they were buried hand-in-hand, were both men, researchers have found.The bones, from between the 4th...
04:51, 09/13/2019

| Yes to Roland Garros skeletons and zebra stripes, no to flowers There's been a few skeletons, the odd zebra and tiger stripe at Roland Garros... and flowers. Whatever you do, just don't ask Britain's Kyle Edmund about the flowers....
18:00, 05/29/2019

Famous 'Lovers of Modena' Skeletons Were Young Men, New Analysis Finds A new analysis of the Lovers of Modena—a pair of 1,600-year-old skeletons found buried with their hands clasped together—reveals the pair as being male, in a discovery unique to archaeology.Read more......
09:01, 09/14/2019

The Latest Minecraft Trend Has Fans Building Creepy, Giant Skeletons Over on the Minecraft subreddit, a new trend has popped up in the last week or so where players use in-game blocks to build giant skeletons. Some are designed to look like humans or giants, others are built to look like large, dead versions of Minecr...
00:17, 09/09/2019

Media Reporting Skeletons Found Near Hospital Differently: Bihar Minister A Bihar minister has claimed the media is projecting the issue of human skeletons found dumped near a Muzaffarpur hospital in a "different" manner than the reality....
14:17, 06/23/2019

Peru: skeletons of 227 victims unearthed at world's largest child sacrifice site Experts believe the children were sacrificed by the Chimú culture to appease the El Niño phenomenonArchaeologists excavating what is thought to be the world’s largest child sacrifice site have unearthed the skeletons of 227 young victims in the coast...
18:17, 08/29/2019

Hundreds of skeletons have been found in a mysterious Himalayan lake. A new analysis shows that some of them died 1,000 years apart. Atish Waghwase An abandoned lake in the Himalayan mountains is the final resting place of up to 800 skeletons. Human remains were first discovered in Roopkund Lake, or "Skeleton Lake," during World War II. A new DNA analysis found that the bodies we...
23:34, 09/04/2019

US jobs report: April continues growth as 263,000 jobs added Economy has now added jobs every month for 103 months in a row as wages rose an annual rate of 3.2%The US economy added 263,000 jobs in April, continuing an unprecedented run of jobs growth as the unemployment rate fell to 3.6%, a near 50-year low.Th...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Economy adds quarter-million jobs, beating expert estimates in a comforting June jobs report If the Federal Reserve needed a sign to reject President Trump's demands for lower interest rates, the June jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics delivered it....
18:17, 07/05/2019

Amazon to create 1,800 jobs in France, Conforama to cut jobs U.S. online retail giant Amazon said on Tuesday it will create 1,800 permanent contract positions this year in France, its largest European market after Britain and Germany, although furniture retailer Conforama went the other way in cutting jobs....
09:34, 07/02/2019

The best lap desk By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to lap desks. Lap desk...
20:51, 06/02/2019

What's on Your Desk Right Now, and Why Is It There? Here’s what’s on my desk right now, from left to right: one laptop, one mug of tea (on a trivet), one notebook and pen, one smartphone (on silent, turned face-down), two bike lights that need charging, and one pothos plant....
09:51, 08/15/2019

Welcome Sphero's Fantastic R2-D2 To Your Desk For Just $45 At its original $180, Sphero’s R2-D2 droid was something for Star Wars fans to drool over, but probably not buy. But for just $45? It’s the droid you’re looking for....
00:34, 05/31/2019

To Be More Creative, Set Up an 'Analog Desk' When I’m having a hard time writing, when I’m feeling stuck or distracted or like I’m the world’s biggest imposter, I force myself to step away from the screen. I work from home, so I’ll grab a mini notebook and pen, and relocate my body—I might stre...
16:51, 06/10/2019

Cover Your Desk in Mouse Pad For Just $12 $12 is cheaper than a lot of standard sized mouse pads, but today, that gets you a massive 3' wide model that can accommodate your keyboard as well. Just be sure to use promo code 55T42OCA at checkout to save a few bucks....
21:17, 07/20/2019

The best standing desk converters By Kevin Purdy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to standing desk converte...
18:34, 05/03/2019

Welcome Sphero's Fantastic R2-D2 To Your Desk For Just $36 At its original $180, Sphero’s R2-D2 droid was something for Star Wars fans to drool over, but probably not buy. But for just $36? It’s the droid you’re looking for....
19:51, 08/28/2019

10 Wellness Products to Help You Destress at Your Desk We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:17, 08/15/2019

Sitting at your desk all day isn’t as bad as watching TV: study Our disgraceful, sedentary lives are finally getting a break. It turns out that sitting all day — often labeled as bad as smoking — isn’t as bad for you if you’re at your desk working. But listen up, couch potatoes: The real health detrim...
23:17, 06/27/2019

Is Your Desk Job Giving You Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? If you’re reading this at work, you are probably worried that something you’re doing right now is slowly killing you. The accumulated years of slouched spinal posture, squinting at a screen and sitting (“the new smoking”) are sources of health parano...
19:34, 07/03/2019

Drape Your Entire Desk With This $15 Corsair Mouse Pad Many of you won’t bat an eye in spending $50+ on a good gaming mouse, but don’t neglect the mouse pad! This extra long model from Corsair is available for $15 today, about $5 to $15 less than usual....
06:51, 06/24/2019

Sitting in front of TV may be worse for health than desk job (Reuters Health) - Working at a desk all day may not be as bad for heart health and longevity as sitting in front of a television after hours, according to a U.S. study that suggests not all types of sitting are equally harmful....
19:34, 06/27/2019

Lian Li’s DK-05 is a standing desk with a cool twist Even before Computex officially started yesterday in Taipei, Lian Li’s combination chassis and standing workstations were already turning heads as attendees got to take a look at their interiors before the glass tops were installed. The insides of th...
15:34, 05/29/2019

Director's Cut: Weekly Beauty Desk Drops From the latest hair and skincare launches to some epic summer scent favourites, see the product edit of the favourites that have landed on the desk of Vogue beauty & lifestyle, Jessica Diner, this week...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Your desk job could be giving you ‘sloppy bottom’: fitness trainer A fitness expert has warned that sitting down for too long will leave you with a ‘sloppy bottom’ – as she revealed how to prevent a sagging behind. Belinda Norton, 41, revealed in her blog that a droopy rear can be tackled by doing a few gym workouts...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Watch: Lizzo wows NPR with ‘Tiny Ass Desk’ concert NPR’s staid “Tiny Desk” concert series just got juiced. Singer-songwriter and body-positivity activist Lizzo, 31, brought her signature soulful sass to the typically low-key live music showcase Monday morning. As fans know, this flu...
15:17, 07/30/2019

Replace Your Pencil Cup With a Deal On Yamazaki's Versatile Desk Bar Pencil cups are great and all, but how many writing utensils do you really keep out on your desk? Instead, get this Yamazaki Desk Bar while it’s on sale for $26-$27 (depending on the color). It features a tray for jewelry and such, a shelf for hangin...
08:17, 09/20/2019

CIA joins Instagram with a staged photo of Haspel’s desk One of the government’s most secretive agencies came out of the cold Thursday morning by joining Instagram. The Central Intelligence Agency posted a photo of a cluttered desk at the spy agency, with the text, “I spy with my little eye…”...
22:17, 04/28/2019

My desk doesn’t deserve the $600 Dyson Lightcycle lamp Like many of you, I’m assuming, my desk was purchased at Ikea and is the center of my life. Such as it is, the desk is littered with bits of crackers, memory cards, branded Moleskin notebooks and countless coffee cups. I’m not a slob. I just live her...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Set Up Your Driver's Seat Like Your Work Desk to Reduce Pain If you’re someone who works at a desk most of the day, you may have taken steps to improve your posture and comfort at your workspace. Perhaps you installed an ergonomic keyboard, or sit on an exercise ball or with a back-supporting cushion to help m...
23:17, 07/08/2019

The Real Reason Why You Must Stop Eating Lunch At Your Desk Afternoon lunches have all but disappeared, sucked into some malevolent black hole created by corporate downsizing, email culture and the endless stupefaction of the internet. I would like to suggest......
14:34, 08/22/2019

Before You Replace Your Desk Chair, Try Replacing Just the Part That's Broken A good office chair is hard to find, and once you’ve got one, you don’t want to give it up. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to repair most of the parts on your chair if one of them breaks, so you can save money, and keep using your beloved throne....
17:51, 08/13/2019

Walking for weight loss: How to hit 10,000 steps when you work at a desk all day WALKING for weight loss is very effective, but it can be hard to hit your 10,000 step goal if you’re working from a desk every day. Here are some tips on how to get in some extra steps....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pr...
00:34, 05/30/2019

Troubled Daily News sports desk publishes another blooper The Daily News sports desk is starting to look more shaky than Yankees error-prone outfielder Clint Frazier. The latest blooper came in the deck of a banner headline in the May 28 print edition on the passing of Bill Buckner, where the News committed...
08:51, 06/05/2019

Twelve South’s HiRise Wireless charger is made for your desk or on-the-go Twelve South has released a new wireless charger that essentially functions as three chargers in one. The HiRise Wireless has a desktop charging stand for your smartphone and a removable USB-C wireless charging pad for when you're on-the-go. Tha...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Knives Were Left on Japanese Prince’s School Desk, Police Say The Tokyo police were investigating security footage indicating that an adult had trespassed on the grounds of the school attended by Prince Hisahito, 12....
18:34, 04/28/2019

17 Products to Help You Start the School Year With a Tidy, Stylish Desk Whether you’re heading back to school, or are just sick of your messy desk, these products can keep your clutter under control, and they can do it in style.Read more......
04:17, 08/13/2019

Office supplies get fancy with Tiffany’s elegant desk collection Tiffany is leaping into the men’s space with a sterling silver-trimmed splash. Come October, the storied luxury house will debut Tiffany Men’s, a comprehensive collection (ranging from $200 to $15,000) of everything from jewelry and watches to barwar...
18:17, 09/19/2019

I Found A Portable Monitor That's Perfect For My Limited Desk Space Since I became paralyzed last year, I’ve spent a lot of effort figuring out how to reconcile my need for quick access to game consoles with my limited mobility. Viotek’s new LinQ portable 15.6-inch touchscreen monitor appears to have ended my quest. ...
04:17, 08/13/2019

Black employee sues Boeing after finding noose at desk A black employee at Boeing has filed a federal lawsuit against the plane manufacturer alleging racial discrimination after he said he found a noose hanging near his desk and signs near his workspace saying the N-word, according to reports. Curtis Ant...
16:17, 06/17/2019

Office Yoga: Simple Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk to Reduce Stress International Yoga Day: Office Yoga is a great way to shake off the tightness, de-stress and stay active while you're at work. It also leaves you feeling energised and focused. Here's a detailed......
12:51, 06/21/2019

Boeing Sued By Man Claiming Co-Workers Used N-Word, Put Noose At His Desk An African American employee at Boeing's Charleston, South Carolina, plant has alleged that he was a "victim to targeted racial harassment of an intentionally extreme and outrageous nature," according......
11:00, 06/18/2019

Man Arrested For Allegedly Keeping Knives At Japan Prince's School Desk Japanese police on Monday arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with two paring knives found at the school desk of Prince Hisahito, grandson of Emperor Akihito, local media reported....
20:51, 04/29/2019

Dell's OptiPlex 7070 Ultra fully modular all-in-one can declutter your desk The problem with all-in-one PCs like iMacs is that monitors have a longer shelf life than computers. Dell's new offering bridges the gap in a creative way....
21:34, 08/20/2019

A black Boeing employee found a noose over his desk. Now he's suing the company An African-American Boeing employee has filed a federal lawsuit against the aviation company alleging racial discrimination after he said his coworkers hung a noose over his desk....
10:00, 06/17/2019

The Most Stylish (And Practical) Desk Accessories For a Photoshoot-Ready Work Space Do you feel like you need some inspiration to improve the look and feel of your work station? Creating an organic, minimalistic and functional (not to mention Instagram-ready) desk space can help you be more productive, and feel more at ease while yo...
06:17, 08/07/2019

Review: Samsung’s Space Monitor saved me from cluttered-desk hell Samsung’s Space Monitor is a clever gadget whose sum is greater than its parts. On first glance, it’s simply a decent screen mounted on an innovative bracket. But it’s hard to overstate how huge an impact it’s had on my workflow as both a tech review...
04:51, 07/23/2019

Bill legalizing assisted suicide reaches Maine governor's desk The Maine state legislature passed a bill Tuesday that legalizes assisted suicide, allowing doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill patients....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Missouri House approves 8-week abortion ban, sending it to governor’s desk The Missouri House on Friday approved a restrictive abortion bill that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy -- one of a slew of such bills in red states that have sparked a heated national debate on abortion rights....
20:51, 05/17/2019

The cast of Sesame Street offers the most heartwarming Tiny Desk concert ever Having a rough Tuesday? Take a few minutes to catch the beloved cast of Sesame Street invade the domain of NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series in honor of the show’s 50th anniversary. Big Bird, Elmo, Ernie, et al. run through myriad childhood favorites, l...
19:00, 06/11/2019

CHEAP: Command your body temperature with 62% off Dyson Hot+Cold desk purifier Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Temperatures in the city where I live, Delhi, can be really extreme. In summer, the mercury rises above 45-degrees Celcius. and in winter, it drops to below 5-deg...
15:00, 07/02/2019

Calif. lawmakers send dealer franchise bill to governor's desk After a similar bill was vetoed in 2018, California lawmakers passed dealer franchise legislation that would in part adjust the reimbursement rate retailers receive from automakers for warranty and recall service work....
01:02, 09/12/2019

Monday's Best Deals: Laptop Gold Box, Smart Locks, Under-the-Desk Elliptical, and More A laptop and accessories gold box, a one-day dale on smart locks at Home Depot, and an under-the-desk elliptical lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web....
18:00, 06/24/2019

Philadelphia's first openly gay deputy sheriff found dead at his desk in apparent suicide Philadelphia's first openly gay Deputy Sheriff committed suicide at his desk from an apparent gunshot wound on Friday, just before the city's weekend of pride celebrations were set to begin....
20:17, 06/09/2019

California's facial recognition ban for police body cameras heads to governor's desk California could soon become the largest state to ban the use of facial recognition technology in law enforcement body cameras, a significant milestone in the regulation of the burgeoning and controversial technology....
21:34, 09/13/2019

Female banker wins gender bias case after witch's hat left on desk Stacey Macken claimed she was paid significantly less than male colleague at BNP ParibasA City banker has won a gender discrimination case after alleging she was paid hundreds of thousands of pounds less than a male colleague and was the victim of a ...
02:00, 09/12/2019

The Times’s Travel Desk Takes a Step to Offset Its Contribution to Climate Change Our Travel editor says the desk will buy carbon offsets in an effort to acknowledge and address the environmental impact of its coverage. “It’s a start,” she writes....
11:51, 07/09/2019

California bill on 'abortion pill' access at public universities goes to governor's desk California lawmakers passed a bill Friday that would require on-campus clinics at all public universities in the state to offer the “abortion pill” to students seeking to terminate their pregnancy at up to 10 weeks, according to reports. ...
15:51, 09/15/2019

Oracle Document Claiming an Amazon 'Conspiracy' to Win Military Contract Makes It to Trump's Desk Aides to Donald Trump presented him with a document identical to one created by a top Washington lobbyist for cloud-computing giant Oracle, Kenneth Glueck, implying that competitor Amazon is only a favored contender for a major contract with the U.S....
01:17, 07/28/2019

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in the House. Both chambers are controlled by Democrats....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Curtis Anthony says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
05:51, 06/18/2019

Black employee says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of the popular vote — and could become the 15th state to do so. The Nevada Senate passed AB 186 by ...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Lead prosecutor removed from Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's case demoted to desk job amid JAG probe The former lead prosecutor in the the court-martial of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher has been demoted to a desk job as the service conducts a probe of the Judge Advocate General's Corps after its loss in the case that made national headlines....
09:17, 08/09/2019

Philadelphia Police Department puts 72 officers on desk duty amid investigation into anti-Muslim social media posts Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross confirmed Wednesday that seventy-two Philadelphia police officers were placed on administrative duty amid an internal investigation into alleged racist, inappropriate and anti-Muslim social media posts ma...
00:17, 06/21/2019

This device will be the next smartphone BII The smartphone is an essential part of our everyday lives. But as with all technology, things change. So the question becomes: What will be the next smartphone?See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:THE CONNECTIVITY B2B ECOSYSTEM: ...
03:34, 07/04/2019

Your smartphone may be making you fat Time scrolled is weight gained. Extended smartphone use increases the likelihood of obesity, especially in younger users, according to a new study presented at the American College of Cardiology’s Latin American Conference this week. “The...
04:34, 07/27/2019

The best games for your smartphone Sorry, but mobile gaming is the biggest player in the video game market. In 2018, it made almost half of the industry's global revenue. Smartphone games once existed separately from console and PC titles, but in the wake of titles like Fortnite,...
13:17, 07/02/2019

Best smartphone you can buy right now in 2019 With so many different (yet similar) smartphones from so many brands from across the globe, one may start feeling a bit lost. Which one of those many is the best phone you can buy right now, in 2019? And why is it better than the rest?The truth is th...
12:51, 06/11/2019

What happens to my Huawei smartphone now? Huawei smartphone and tablet owners are being left in a difficult position following US sanctions banning American companies from providing any technologies to the company....
14:17, 05/20/2019

Your Smartphone's 5G Icon Might be Bogus If you’re among the first early adopters of 5G smartphones, we’ve got some bad news for you: That 5G icon displayed next to your network signal might be lying to you, but it’s hard to say just how dishonest it’s being at any given time....
03:00, 05/08/2019

Buy Committee: Should I Upgrade My Smartphone? While we can easily predict when the latest and greatest smartphones will be released, it’s often difficult to justify buying a new one when our current device still works fine. Buy Committee, Philip Johnston needs some advice.Read more......
10:17, 08/03/2019

Art Biennale: Political art for your smartphone Venice hosts its biannual International Art Fair this year for the 58th time. Contrasts galore await visitors at the world's largest art spectacle — and more than ever, the artists are inspired by political events....
23:34, 05/13/2019

How to Take Better Nighttime Photos With Your Smartphone Smartphone cameras perform so much better than they used to, but they’re still a bit limited when it comes to nighttime photography. Whether you’re snapping photos in a bar or outside under the moonlight, your phone’s camera sensor is probably still ...
16:51, 07/31/2019

A smartphone with two punch holes could be on the way Why settle for one punch hole?The notch is almost a couple of years old now and, in the world of smartphones, that means it’s becoming a dated design feature. Companies such as Samsung have recognized this and late last year introduced the newer punc...
01:34, 06/05/2019

This new smartphone OS lives in the cloud The makers of the Puffin browser have applied their cloud expertise to a new operating system that it claims will outperform Android on low-end hardware, but its fee structure could be a deal-breaker for the next billion....
00:17, 08/17/2019

Motorola might have another budget smartphone on the way Motorola seems to be investing quite heavily in the budget segment this year. It’s already launched the Moto G7 lineup and is rumored to be working on a cheap Android One phone in addition to the next-gen Moto E6. But if a new leak is anything to go ...
18:51, 06/05/2019

The Smartphone Car Key Thing Needs To Stop People generally seem to be on board with the new 2020 Lincoln Aviator. I know I am. It looks great, is probably real comfortable and comes with a ton of power. But it also has a Phone As A Key feature, which is a terrible idea and a trend I wish aut...
02:34, 08/21/2019

Fairphone 3 is the 'ethical' smartphone you might actually buy Doing the right thing is often framed as giving up something. You're not enjoying a vegetarian burger, you're being denied the delights of red meat. But what if the ethical, moral, right choice was also the tastiest one? What if the smartph...
17:51, 08/27/2019

Can You Survive A Week Without Your Smartphone? For $1,000? (CNN) — A company wants to pay you $1,000 if you can leave your smartphone behind for a week. Internet service provicer Frontier Communications just launched its flip phone challenge They say it’s right in time for the 30th anniversary of...
11:00, 06/10/2019

HTC's first smartphone of 2019 may finally be on the way The HTC 10Back in 2014, when the brand was riding high due to the success of the One (M8), HTC released a total of 30 smartphones. As its struggles began to sink in, this figure dropped and by 2016 HTC was launching just 16 devices per year. Througho...
14:34, 05/07/2019

The Morning After: A fan-cooled smartphone Hey, good morning! Yes, it's Monday, and we've already been surprised by a gaming phone that comes with its own built-in cooling fan. We've also got Android phone alerts on your Windows PC, and the tale of the Apple Watch's early ...
18:51, 04/29/2019

The Smartphone: A Global Product Smartphones are a product with which China has demonstrated not only its manufacturing prowess, but its ambitions to become a cutting-edge technology developer....
14:00, 06/19/2019

PC makers are getting better at copying smartphone innovation For a long time, the PC industry was stagnating. Computer makers had grown comfortable with iterative annual updates to their devices, relying on yearly processor advancements to push consumers to buy new laptops. But recently, things changed. PC mak...
17:51, 05/30/2019

10 tips to better your smartphone battery life Smartphones have come a long way over the last few years when it comes to design, camera, or even processing power. However, we have not seen much breakthroughs when it comes to battery technology --which is critical today given that handsets come pa...
01:51, 08/08/2019

So, the leaked 'Nokia D1C' smartphone is actually a tablet? Nokia’s fall from grace was brutal and harsh. Its ill fated decision to back Windows Phone over Android caused the once mighty company to fade into oblivion and get acquired by Microsoft.This is 2016 though. And things are about to change. Nok...
01:51, 08/08/2019

This Could Be the World's First Smartphone With a 64-Megapixel Camera Samsung is reportedly working on an updated version of the Galaxy A70 with its new 64-megapixel camera sensor. The phone is expected to release in the second half of 2019....
15:34, 05/23/2019

7 smartphone maintenance tips to get the best performance Newly unboxed, a smartphone runs like a dream. The device is fresh and spotless, and it has that “new phone” scent. But as time goes by, your phone loses its luster: it just slows down....
19:34, 09/14/2019

Google could be planning to get your smartphone to talk for you Google IO 2019 starts in just a few days, and we're seeing more details trickle out about exactly what Google has in store at its big developer event – including a new feature aimed at people with speech impairments.As 9to5Google notes, t...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Google’s Pixel 3a is the best bet for a bargain smartphone At a time when phone-makers seem to be vying to out-do each other on asking the highest price — Google is taking the opposite approach. With its new $400 Pixel 3a, the search giant is betting that it will be able to gin up interest for its struggling...
23:17, 05/31/2019

See the first under-display smartphone camera in action! Over the past year, smartphone makers have been getting creative with different ways to hide front-facing cameras. As bezels slim to the point that there was simply no room for a selfie snapper, companies resorted to out-there solutions such as pop-u...
12:51, 06/03/2019

Get ready for under-display smartphone cameras Xiaomi's under-display cameras mean more all-screen devices. [credit: Xiaomi ] With in-screen fingerprint readers quickly becoming a regul...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections Ear infections are one of the most common reasons for pediatrician visits but parents may soon be able to check their kids' ears at home by simply using a phone app....
02:00, 05/17/2019

TVS Jupiter Grande Gets Smartphone Connectivity The TVS Jupiter Grande is the only scooter in its segment to feature smartphone connectivity. The engine and mechanicals remain the same as the standard TVS Jupiter....
18:34, 09/12/2019

The New iPhone 11 Might Be Apple's Best Smartphone Deal Given the fact that the cheaper iPhone XR was Apple’s best selling iPhone in 2018 and that it out-shipped every other smartphone in the first half of 2019, it comes as no surprise that Apple announced the affordable iPhone 11 today. It now includes t...
20:51, 09/10/2019

Etisalat launches 5G service and smartphone in UAE UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat becomes the first in the Middle East and North Africa region to commercially launch 5G service and the device in the UAE. The operator has tied up with Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE to offer the service.Subsc...
16:34, 05/30/2019

The first smartphone with a 64MP camera could come from Xiaomi Xiaomi isn't a high-end (in terms of price) smartphone maker, but its got a knack for firsts – the Xiaomi Mi 9 was the first handset in the world released with the Snapdragon 855 chipset, and now it looks like a future Xiaomi device could...
13:00, 06/19/2019

LG to unveil V60 ThinQ smartphone at IFA 2019 LG has sent out an invitation for the unveiling of its yet unnamed next flagship smartphone to take place at IFA on September 6 that hints at strong gaming feature and dual-screen support....
10:51, 08/06/2019

Opinion: Trump vs. Huawei, and the end of the smartphone? The trade spat between Washington and Beijing has reached a new level, with successful Chinese telecoms equipment provider Huawei stuck in the eye of the storm. Where will this all end, asks DW's Henrik Böhme....
18:51, 05/24/2019

21 years ago, this was the smartphone of the future – and I just bought one It was 1998: a time when boy bands and GameBoy dominated popular culture. The Pokemon invasion was around the corner, renting VHS was still a thing, laptops were prohibitively expensive, and the Y2K bug was about to start sending satellites crashing ...
19:00, 05/23/2019

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Upgrade to This New Powerful Smartphone vivo recently launched the 8GB RAM variant of its popular phone, V15Pro. The vivo V15Pro already offers a great set of features and with the addition of an 8GB RAM variant, this phone looks like a......
17:51, 05/23/2019

A New Way to Fight Crop Diseases, With a Smartphone A hand-held device could help farmers identify blighted plants, and perhaps reduce agricultural losses. It’s a like strep test for tomatoes and tubers....
17:51, 07/30/2019

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can leave most of my devices on during the day, charging away, and not feel guilty about how much electrici...
19:17, 05/24/2019

A TikTok smartphone is reportedly being developed Amazon created the Fire Phone to promote its services and Facebook partnered with HTC on a dedicated smartphone. Both products turned out to be complete failures, but that isn’t stopping the developers of viral app TikTok from creating their own devi...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Rice Will Not Save Your Soggy Smartphone Rice pairs well with so many things: A Panda Express bowl, a wedding (no, birds won’t explode), cilantro stems. What it doesn’t mix with is your soggy smartphone, even though you’ve probably had it beaten into you that the first thing you want to do ...
21:00, 06/18/2019

How Kids' Allowance Works in the Smartphone Age Parents in search of more engaging ways to teach children the value of money are turning to allowance-tracking apps, where kids can see their balance rise and fall in real time....
13:51, 05/28/2019

Huawei's "plan B" smartphone OS: What it needs to succeed Component manufacturers around the world are cutting off Huawei following an executive order signed by President Trump. As a result, Huawei's contingency plan may see the light of day....
07:51, 05/22/2019

Motorola's next smartphone could reintroduce an iconic name CAD-based renders of Motorola's quadruple-camera phoneUnlike HMD Global which has re-introduced the iconic Nokia 3310 and Nokia 8110, Lenovo hasn’t relied on nostalgia to shift Motorola-branded devices since it took over the company five years ago.Th...
18:17, 05/28/2019

How to Clean the Most Common Smartphone Messes We take our phones everywhere, so it’s inevitable that they’ll eventually feel the brunt of the life we’re living. And just as we hit the shower first thing after a long weekend of camping, our smartphones also need a deep cleaning once in a while....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Smartphone bogged down? A little maintenance can go a long way Smartphone maintenance can be as simple as cleaning out your apps, installing updates and watching your battery use. Follow these seven steps.       ...
20:17, 09/19/2019

How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use We’re not all blessed with 20/20 vision, super-sharp hearing and the dexterity to easily operate a touchscreen—and even for those of us who are, it’s unlikely to last. Whether you’re adapting a phone for yourself or a friend or family member, these a...
21:51, 06/14/2019

HONOR20i - The Perfect Camera Smartphone Under Rs. 15,000 HONOR 20i features an attractive gradient design and comes with a small waterdrop-shaped display notch. The phone is priced on the affordable side at Rs. 14,999 but still looks quite beautiful....
20:00, 06/17/2019

HTC could be about to exit another major smartphone market HTC has spent the last few years drastically downsizing its smartphone business in a bid to reduce losses. This has led to the brand’s exit from a number of key markets, and now it seems as though China could be next. Announced via Chinese social net...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Here's the successor to Motorola's cheapest smartphone Moto E5 PlayAlthough Motorola could be about to re-enter the flagship smartphone segment, the Chicago-based brand’s primary focus continues to be the budget market. This past February, it announced the updated Moto G7 lineup and now, as corroborated ...
16:51, 05/07/2019

Has TCL finally made an impressive smartphone? You might know TCL for its TVs, speakers, or audio products, but it makes smartphones too. In Europe, handsets bearing the Alcatel and BlackBerry brands are actually made by TCL, but in Asia it puts its own brand name on a range of smartphones.For th...
21:34, 09/05/2019

Honor's first 5G smartphone will arrive during Q4 2019 Huawei itself has already announced the Mate 20 X and foldable Mate X as its first 5G smartphones, but soon it’ll be the turn of sub-brand Honor to introduce its first 5G offering.During an interview in Shanghai, Honor President George Zhao revealed ...
18:51, 06/05/2019

Would you give up your smartphone for one week in order to win $1,000? Do you have what it takes to win the Flip Phone Challenge? Frontier Bundles, a company that offers internet, cable, and phone service bundles is offering $1,000 to the "one brave soul" willing to replace his or her smartphone with an old school flip ...
10:34, 06/07/2019

If you can give up your smartphone for a week, this company will pay you $1,000 There’s a good chance you’re reading these words right now on a smartphone. And just as good of a chance, in fact, that you’ve been essentially either tethered to your phone all day or it’s at least been within arm’s rea...
05:17, 06/07/2019

Capture better video on your smartphone with this sub $100 gimbal With a gimbal like the Freevision Vilta-SE 3-Axis Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer, you’ll be surprised at how one relatively low-priced accessory can make so much of a difference in your video quality. For under $100 ($89.10, to be exact) with promo cod...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Coolpad Legacy review: Best smartphone available for less than $150 If you are tired of paying hundreds or even more than a thousand for a smartphone, Coolpad offers an attractive option in the Coolpad Legacy. It's been a rock over the past month and I'm convinced most people would be perfectly satisfied with this $1...
20:51, 06/25/2019

UA researchers use smartphone to detect norovirus TUCSON- A team of researchers at the University of Arizona is using a smartphone to detect norovirus, a contagious virus causing food poisoning, stomach flu or the stomach bug. Norovirus can lead to vomiting and diarrhea and is commonly spread in cro...
06:17, 08/31/2019

5G smartphone shipments will overtake 4G by 2023 Mobile carriers have finally begun to offer 5G service after years of buildup and there are now several 5G smartphones available for purchase, but according to a new report from Canalys, 5G smartphone shipments won't overtake 4G until 2023.Accor...
19:34, 07/01/2019

Want to Take Better Smartphone Photos? Try These 10 Tips From Pro Photographers Smartphone cameras have only gotten more phenomenal in the past three years, with companies beefing up photo resolution, adding more lenses, and integrating photo storage options that keep you snapping without fear of filling your camera roll. Ask an...
21:51, 08/26/2019

This is what 2019’s perfect smartphone design will look like – and it’s not the iPhone 11 The Galaxy S8 and iPhone X brought us the first popular all-screen phones in 2017, but these devices were hardly perfect. The S8 had big top and bottom bezels, and the iPhone X had a wide notch at the top of the display. The iPhone X was then copied ...
18:34, 06/24/2019

Dear Apple and Samsung, $1,000 is way too much for a smartphone, consumers say Earnings for both companies show weaker smartphone sales than in 2018, as consumers held onto their phones for longer and refuse to upgrade.       ...
16:17, 08/03/2019

Samsung imagines a wraparound smartphone display If that whole folding smartphone thing doesn't work out, Samsung has lot of other ideas cooking. It recently received patent approval for a continuous display that covers the front, while folding around the top and part of the rear of the phone,...
13:17, 04/29/2019

Nubia Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone launches The ZTE Nubia Red Magic 3 is coming, and it’s a marked improvement on its predecessor, the midrange Red Magic Mars. The new model is a powerful smartphone with even more features to appeal to gamers – and it’s coming to China on ...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Austria's AT&S hit by smartphone, automotive demand drop Austrian printed circuit board maker AT&S said its first-quarter core profit fell 33% due to lower demand from smartphone makers and the automotive industry, knocking its shares despite an upbeat medium-term forecast....
14:17, 08/02/2019

Sony is reportedly working on a new smartphone that rolls right up While we wait for folding phones from Samsung and Huawei to go on sale, Sony is apparently working on some flexible display tech of its own – but in this case we're talking about a rollable phone rather than a foldable one.Tipster Max J f...
16:17, 07/07/2019

Xiaomi's next big innovation could be a solar-powered smartphone Xiaomi has filed patents with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) for a smartphone with a solar panel on the back. Xiaomi has become a significant player in the smartphone space around the world. However, this smartphone equipped with a solar p...
11:51, 08/05/2019

Samsung has been working on new smartphone designs that are unlike anything we’ve seen before For a few months now, a prominent Samsung insider teased smartphone designs unlike anything we’ve seen before, prompting us to wonder whether he was teasing the Galaxy Note 10 or something else. We know now that the Note 10 will feature the sam...
18:34, 07/05/2019

Smartphone displays could become more efficient with a new OLED technology One of the biggest enemies of smartphone batteries are the phones' displays. They keep getting bigger, as demonstrated by the OnePlus 7 Pro's 6.67-inch display, and they need to be bright to be useful outdoors. That means even more energy u...
23:51, 07/04/2019

Review: Google’s Pixel 3a Is the Best Low-Cost Smartphone You Can Buy Turns out, not everyone wants a fancy smartphone. The latest and greatest might be catnip for the early adopters among us, but for someone who wants a phone that just works, spending thousands of dollars can be overkill. Even half a grand might seem ...
00:51, 05/30/2019

Which smartphone has the best selfie camera? The results might surprise you Determining which smartphone camera is best can sometimes be tricky because the timing of the test itself should be taken into account. Let me explain: because handset manufacturers release new smartphones on vastly different schedules, it’s no...
05:17, 05/30/2019

The ultimate Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone launched in the US for less than $500 UPDATE: The Red Magic 3 is now available for purchase in the United States for less than $500. Nubia, the company behind the gaming smartphone announced the 8GB/128GB model costs $480, while the 12GB/256GB variant can be had for $600. You'll be able ...
14:00, 05/27/2019

How the OnePlus 7 Pro launch in New York ushered in a new smartphone era The OnePlus 7 Pro takes the “never settle” formula of past OnePlus devices and goes even further. It brings a powerful three-camera system, a super-smoother 90Hz display at a sharp QHD+ resolution, and delivers top-level speeds all whil...
07:51, 05/30/2019

OnePlus’ next flagship smartphone launches September 26 OnLeaks' render of the cheaper OnePlus 7T. [credit: OnLeaks / Pricebaba ] OnePlus has picked September 26 as the official unveiling date fo...
04:51, 09/17/2019

Xiaomi's latest smartphone really is a flagship killer After teasing its own ‘Flagship Killer 2.0’ for quite some time, today Xiaomi has announced the new Redmi K20 Pro in China and, as expected, it certainly doesn’t disappoint.All the specs you'd expect from a flagshipAs you’d expect from any flagship-l...
18:17, 05/28/2019

Pixel 3a Review: Google's $400 Challenge to the $1,000 Smartphone At a time when we’re being told that $1,000 is what good smartphones cost, Google released a $400 phone that holds its own, says columnist David Pierce....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Ask Engadget: Can the police make me unlock my smartphone? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. I...
18:00, 06/29/2019

TikTok's creator is reportedly making a smartphone TikTok's owner ByteDance may have grander ambitions than chat apps and streaming music -- Financial Times tipsters have claimed that the company is working on its own smartphone. The device would draw on acquired patents and talent from Chinese...
18:17, 05/27/2019

Save Big On a Few Of iOttie's Smallest Smartphone Car Mounts iOttie makes some of the most popular smartphone car mounting solutions out there, and three of the company’s smallest mounts are on sale for some of the smallest prices ever....
04:34, 05/08/2019

Huawei Launches First Smartphone Without Google's Key Apps Huawei unveiled its first smartphone devoid of Google’s most popular apps, a byproduct of the U.S.-China trade dispute that could complicate the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to stoke demand for its products....
09:01, 09/20/2019

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
07:17, 05/23/2019

Intel is trying to sell its smartphone-modem business Intel is looking to sell its smartphone-modem business, now that it's officially out of the race for 5G chipsets, The Wall Street Journal reports. In fact, Apple considered acquiring part of Intel's modem ventures in talks that began last s...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Scientists use smartphone to manipulate brains of mice Scientists have developed a way to manipulate a mouse's neural circuits remotely. The technology could be used to study disorders like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's....
19:51, 08/06/2019

Mazda Connect smartphone integration: Not so smart Increasingly popular services like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto bring the standard up for other in-car multimedia interfaces.       ...
17:17, 07/29/2019

TikTok makers may be working on a smartphone with the app pre-installed Viral app sensation TikTok has been downloaded to hundreds of millions of devices all over the world, but have you ever considered what a smartphone made by the app's developer would look like?According to a new report from the Financial Times, ...
12:51, 05/28/2019

Best camera phone 2019: the top smartphone snappers around Picking the best camera phone in 2019 has gotten harder, with new front-runners in recent months, including Google, Huawei and Samsung. Surprise, they're all better than iPhone when it comes to taking photos. Apple's competition has caught ...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Samsung Suffers Hit From Softening Smartphone Demand Samsung’s net profit dropped 53% during its second quarter, as consumers’ decreasing appetite for smartphones and other gadgets sapped demand for the company’s cash-cow components business....
10:17, 08/01/2019

Sony sees smartphone business as indispensable, says CEO Sony Corp sees the smartphone business as indispensable to its brand portfolio, its CEO said, bucking calls from some investors that the Japanese electronics firm should scrap the money-losing business....
11:00, 05/22/2019

Fairphone 3 Gives Us the Smartphone Repair Options That Big Tech Won't Say what you will about modular smartphones—and there’s certainly plenty to say—they do have one very clear benefit over the phones folks most commonly carry around in their pockets: reducing electronic waste. Throwing our gadgets away simply because...
00:51, 08/28/2019

A foldable smartphone that’s better in every way than the Galaxy Fold just leaked For more than a year before Samsung even announced the Galaxy Fold, I was warning people that it would end up being a mess. No, I didn’t have any inside track into Samsung’s secret design labs. I’ve just been doing this for a really...
16:17, 07/26/2019

Asus delivers Android 9.0 Pie to another ZenFone smartphone Asus promised a few months ago that it will update some of its ZenFone smartphones to Android 9.0 Pie, but only partially delivered. Today is the day that another part of the promise is fulfilled, as the ZenFone Max M2 is now receiving the long-await...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Huawei holds on to No. 2 smartphone spot after U.S. ban: report Chinese telecom company Huawei held on to its spot as the world's second biggest smartphone vendor in the first quarter, despite being blacklisted by the United States, research and advisory firm Gartner said....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Best budget smartphone 2019: the top cheap mobiles around If you're looking for a cheap phone without it being terrible, the good news is that the best budget smartphones in 2019 are actually pretty good.We've spent a lot of time playing around with low-end devices over the years, and we've f...
21:17, 07/02/2019

RED is making a sequel to its Hydrogen One smartphone and we have no idea why If ever there was a phone that could have revolutionized the smartphone business in the post-iPhone era, it’s the Hydrogen One. Made by high-tech camera company RED, the Hydrogen One turned out to be a huge disappointment. It was a niche phone ...
03:51, 07/25/2019

Charge your laptop and smartphone at the same time with the SuperTank If you start looking around, you quickly find that a handful of chargers like the SuperTank 27,000mAh Portable Charger are seriously raising the bar. Right now, you can get in on this ultra-powerful charger at $45 off the regular price, just $134.99 ...
15:51, 07/12/2019

Who Needs Google's Android? Huawei Trademarks Its Own Smartphone OS Huawei is pinning its hopes on a self-designed operating system to replace Google’s Android following a U.S. blacklisting. The question is: Can it succeed where others have failed?...
17:17, 05/24/2019

Samsung could soon unveil the world's first mid-range 5G smartphone Promotional Galaxy A80 image showing the rotating, pop-up triple camera in actionAfter a few rather lackluster years, Samsung has managed to breathe new life into its mid-range smartphone lineup, not only rebranding and expanding it, but also bringin...
15:00, 06/21/2019

The ultimate Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone coming to the US on May 27 The Red Magic 3, one of the most powerful gaming smartphones available on the market, will finally make its global debut in just two weeks from now. The flagship device will be launched in the United States on May 27, or at least that's the date when...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Scientists Say They've Created a Smartphone App That Can Hear Ear Infections Wondering if your kid is dealing with an ear infection? Soon, according to researchers at the University of Washington, there’ll be an app for that. They claim to have created a simple test that uses a smartphone and folded up paper to detect one of ...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Is your smartphone a productivity device or a time waster? While the question of the headline is an important one that I'll dive into a bit, it's probably fair to say at the start that the answer is that a smartphone is somewhere in the middle for most people (but nuance isn't always the most interesting lea...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Guidemaster: The best Qi wireless charging pads for your smartphone Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Wireless charging has a long way to go before it replaces wired charging, but the technology has advanced dramatically in the past few years. Everyone with the newest smartphones, wearables, and other gadgets c...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Amazfit Verge 2 is coming soon and will work without your smartphone The Amazfit Verge proved itself to be one of the most affordable running watches of last year, and a new teaser from the manufacturer Huami suggests there may be a second generation coming very soon.The teaser, spotted by GizmoChina, has suggested th...
10:51, 06/04/2019

How HONOR Is Taking Smartphone Photography to the Next Level HONOR has been at the forefront of innovation in smartphone cameras for quite some time now, and continues to introduce new features with every new smartphone that it introduced to the market....
21:00, 07/15/2019

Versus: For and against curved edge smartphone displays The display is arguably the most important part of a smartphone. With text messaging pushing away calls as the main way of communicating and video becoming the go-to entertainment on your mobile device, the screen largely determines if you'll have a ...
10:17, 05/14/2019

The Cheapest iPhone 11 Might Be Apple's Best Smartphone Deal Given the fact that the cheaper iPhone XR was Apple’s best selling iPhone in 2018 and that it out-shipped every other smartphone in the first half of 2019, it comes as no surprise that Apple announced the affordable iPhone 11 today. It now includes t...
22:35, 09/10/2019

Two leakers just teased an exciting new smartphone design we’ve never seen before When the iPhone 11 series launches this fall, it’ll offer us the same overall design we’ve seen since the iPhone X launched in 2017. Apple will continue to make all-screen iPhones with notches at the top, recent leaks have claimed. What w...
21:17, 05/13/2019

How long before 5G becomes a standard flagship smartphone feature? Over the course of the last few months, we switched from “5G is coming!” to “5G is finally here!”. And while “here” is still far from everywhere, 5G is indeed a reality, and so are the phones that support it. But since 5G is a brand new beast, the d...
11:51, 06/12/2019

Best business smartphone of 2019: top mobiles for work For many of us, having the best business smartphone is absolutely essential, as we’re more and more reliant on these little computers in our pockets to get our work done.With many manufacturers offering smartphones that are perfect for workers...
23:51, 05/02/2019

How to improve your summer vacation smartphone photos Your smartphone camera timer, flashlight app, using the back facing camera instead of the front one and paying attention to lighting can really help.       ...
12:34, 06/13/2019

Xiaomi to Launch a New Smartphone Lineup Tomorrow Xiaomi has revealed that it will be launching a new series of smartphones on Friday in China. The company is teasing the launch event on its official Weibo page and has stated that the event will......
15:00, 06/20/2019

Xiaomi wants to dominate the smartphone market with Redmi's help The Redmi Note 7International markets are becoming increasingly more important to Xiaomi. And in an interview with Sina Tech, the CEO of Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi, Lu Weibing, did nothing to hide this fact and openly detailed the company’s plans for g...
09:17, 06/01/2019

Best camera phone in UAE for 2019: The top smartphone snappers Picking the best camera phone in 2019 has gotten harder, with new front-runners in recent months, including Huawei and SamsungThe best camera phone isn’t easy to pick out. It’s not just the latest iPhone or the camera with the most mega...
09:17, 05/01/2019

Google’s next flagship smartphone launches October 15 Google's invitation. [credit: Google ] Google has sent out invites for the latest "Made by Google" hardware event. On October 15, the compa...
04:51, 09/17/2019

Sony's Xperia 5 is another long OLED smartphone And we thought Sony was staying quiet. It did have a phone to launch at IFA, but it wasn't the Xperia 2. The company skipped a few and landed on the Xperia 5. It'll come with a long 6.1-inch 21:9 ratio, HDR-compatible OLED display, with Dol...
14:34, 09/05/2019

The DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Might Be the Perfect Smartphone Gimbal Between devices like the Osmo Mobile 2 and the Osmo Pocket, DJI doesn’t really have any competition when it comes to making portable gimbals. But that hasn’t stopped DJI from trying to make its gadgets even better with the new Osmo Mobile 3.Read more...
20:19, 08/13/2019

Google Cuts Off Huawei From Some Smartphone Services Google is halting some services for smartphones made by Huawei, a sign that the U.S. decision to deny the Chinese tech giant access to U.S. technology will bite into its booming consumer-device business....
11:17, 05/20/2019

Will we see a major smartphone manufacturing shift away from China? We’re back at it again! This time, however, it’s not about the Huawei ban and its consequences. We’ve covered what it means for Huawei and the various aspects of its business and how, on the other hand, it will give a significant boost to Huawei’s di...
05:17, 05/31/2019

5G will help smartphone sales recover in late 2019 Sales of 5G smartphones will fail to ignite the market in 2019, according to new figures from IDC, but there will be a recovery in the second half of this year.Analysts predict shipments will fall by 1.9 per cent in 2019 – the third consecutiv...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Huawei Rewrote the Rules for Smartphone Cameras with the P30 Pro Despite how you might feel about its ties to the Chinese government, Huawei has undeniably made some of the most technologically advanced phones of the last three years. Huawei released the first handset with triple rear cameras and reverse wireless ...
20:17, 05/03/2019

The Moto Z4 launches as a $500 mid-range smartphone with 5G upgradability The Moto Z4, featuring the return of the headphone jack! Motorola provided this loving render of the phone on top of a tangle of headphone wire. [credit: Motorola ] ...
20:00, 05/31/2019

TikTok Parent ByteDance Developing Its Own Smartphone: Report ByteDance, the company that runs video sharing platform Tiktok, is reportedly working on a smartphone that will come with many of its apps and services pre-installed...
10:17, 05/28/2019

Huawei delays ambition to be world top smartphone vendor Huawei says its ambition of becoming the world’s number one smartphone manufacturer will have to wait following recent events.“We would have become the largest in the fourth quarter (of this year) but now we feel that this process may t...
12:17, 06/11/2019

Huawei bracing for a 40% to 60% drop in international smartphone shipments Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Hot off the news of Huawei cancelling a laptop launch and delaying its foldable smartphone, we're now starting to see hard numbers for just how much the Trump Administration's export ban may affect the Ch...
07:34, 06/18/2019

TikTok's parent company confirms plans for a smartphone Yes, the company behind TikTok really is making a smartphone. ByteDance has confirmed that's producing a handset in a "continuation" of a project from Chinese phone maker Smartisan. Details of the phone itself are scarce, but ByteDance had obt...
23:51, 07/29/2019

Huawei will have to wait to become world's biggest smartphone brand Huawei's plans to become the world's biggest smartphone brand will have to be put on hold, a senior company executive said, as the company faces increasing pressure from the United States....
23:34, 06/11/2019

Qualcomm Bumps Top Smartphone Chip in Preparation for Fall Typically, Qualcomm only releases one flagship chip per year. Take for example the company’s current top-spec processor: the Snapdragon 855. After getting announced late last year, it found its way into actual consumer devices earlier this spring, fi...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Top companies reveal to us the twisty path of smartphone design It’s easy to think that since smartphones today are basically one big display, designers don’t really have much room to let their creativity go wild. The lack of variety in design elements magnifies the importance of each of them, and companies are d...
13:34, 07/02/2019

The best Motorola phones of 2019: find the best Moto smartphone for you If you're looking at an affordable smartphone, you've surely noticed that there are plenty of Motorola handsets covering a variety of lower price points, which can make it a bit confusing when trying to pick a specific new phone.While none ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

China's ByteDance, after Smartisan deal, says developing smartphone Chinese social media firm ByteDance Ltd said on Monday it is developing a smartphone, following a deal it made with device maker Smartisan Technology....
03:17, 07/30/2019

The smartphone camera could become the new way consumers find products online BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The smartphone is getting smarter as tech and internet companies inject increasi...
18:34, 07/09/2019

TikTok’s parent company is reportedly working on a smartphone ByteDance, the company behind the fast-growing teen sensation TikTok, is getting into the smartphone business, according to a report from Reuters. The project, which Chinese financial news site Caijing says has been in development for seven months, i...
18:51, 07/29/2019

Best wireless printers of 2019: top picks for printing from your smartphone If you're looking for the best wireless printers of 2019, you've come to the right place. In this guide we look at the top versatile wireless printers that allow you to set them up pretty much anywhere in your office or home - as long as yo...
16:17, 07/29/2019

Samsung launches high-capacity smartphone RAM built for 5G and AI It has only been a few months since Samsung unveiled the highest-capacity smartphone DRAM yet -- a 12GB LPDDR4X package for premium devices -- but it's already following that up with a faster model of the same size. The Korean tech giant has sta...
12:00, 07/18/2019

The best smartphone of 2019: 15 top mobile phones tested and ranked Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available right now, but if you already have your mobile OS alliance set you'll want to check out either our best Android phone or best iPhone ranking.If what's on offer in our best ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Huawei is putting ads on its smartphone lock screens with no warning Huawei has had a rough few months, and things appear to be getting worse as multiple reports across the web claim the Chinese manufacturer has now pushed ads to the lock screens of its phones without alerting users, or asking for permission.A number ...
13:34, 06/14/2019

Xiaomi launches new smartphone brand focused on photography It looks like Xiaomi has found a way to take advantage of its latest acquisition, Meitu's hardware business focused on selfie smartphones. Far from being a major player in the smartphone business, Meitu has decided that Xiaomi is the perfect partner ...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Red founder blames manufacturing partner for its smartphone failures The Red phone. It's scary-looking. The high-end camera maker Red jumped into the smartphone market in late 2018 with the launch of the Red Hydrogen One. The $1,300 phone was certainly unique, featuring Red's ...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Google's Quest to Build the Perfect One-Tap Smartphone Camera Across all three generations, the cameras on Google’s Pixel are extraordinary in their simplicity. You don’t get much in the way of manual controls, and even as competitors like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and others have added more and more sensors to t...
19:34, 06/05/2019

The first true all-screen smartphone design just leaked and it looks like it’s going to be amazing Earlier today, reputed leaker Ice Universe tweeted a photo of what may very well be the Vivo Nex 3 design. The Nex 3, if the photo is accurate, boasts an intriguing form factor with extremely curved sides, ultimately resulting in a device with the &l...
03:51, 07/26/2019

Huawei holds on to No. 2 smartphone spot in first quarter: report Chinese telecom company Huawei held on to its spot as the world's second biggest smartphone vendor in the first quarter, before being blacklisted by the United States, research and advisory firm Gartner said....
20:34, 05/28/2019

Meet The Next Generation Smartphone Engineered For Beautiful Photos Don’t let beautiful make-up be wasted with poor quality photos. The Honor 20 Series is designed to capture every detail in flattering light – here’s how it works....
20:00, 06/21/2019

A Comprehensive Guide to Taking Your Smartphone Abroad for Cheap For $15 to $40, you can easily bring your phone to a foreign country and enjoy access to apps, maps and the web. But it takes a lot of steps, hence this travel guide....
11:34, 06/26/2019

The Xperia F could arrive next year as Sony's first foldable smartphone Samsung and Huawei have already announced their first foldable smartphones and the Motorola Razr is reportedly just around the corner. Other companies such as Xiaomi and LG are developing their own foldable products too. And according to a new report...
18:17, 05/28/2019

Huawei's Booming Smartphone Business Dealt Blow by U.S. Ban The recent U.S. move to blacklist Huawei Technologies threatens to cut off its access to crucial phone components and software for devices used by millions of people world-wide....
12:34, 06/13/2019

Samsung Galaxy A50 Review: The New Budget Smartphone to Beat At this point, everyone is at least aware of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S phones like the Galaxy S10 and S10+, and its slightly less expensive sibling, the $750 Galaxy S10e. However, as soon as you look beyond those for something even more affordable,...
16:34, 07/19/2019

This is Samsung’s strangest smartphone design yet, and it’s kind of awesome For the creative minds charged with dreaming up new smartphone design concepts at Samsung, it would appear to be the case that no idea is ever deemed too strange or off-the-wall. Case in point: A new phone design the company has just patented that co...
16:51, 07/01/2019

Online Smartphone Shipments in India Highest Ever in Q1: Counterpoint Smartphone shipments from the online channel reached their highest ever share of 43 percent during the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, a Counterpoint Research report said on Monday....
07:17, 06/11/2019

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., this stat is absolutely on target. And even if you block one number from calling, another one will be u...
10:34, 06/07/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus deals: now is the time to get the world's best smartphone Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus deals have proved to be the ultimate waiting game. Delaying your purchase for the price to drop down low enough to own the world's best smartphone without selling all of your worldly possessions. Luckily, that day has fin...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Samsung could launch another ultra-rugged smartphone this year Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4Samsung's Xcover lineup is aimed at customers who favor the ultra-rugged aspect of a smartphone rather than technical specifications. The South Korean company usually launched a new Xcover device every two years or so, which me...
13:17, 05/24/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Our smartphone addiction isn’t just bad for our mental health, it’s a security risk We’ve all had the “smartphone conversation.” The one about our unhealthy obsession and inability to put phones down. This fear is legitimized by research, showing that we spend approximately one third of our waking hours on our mobile devices – just ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Samsung sensor paves the way for 64-megapixel smartphone cameras Samsung has leapt ahead of Sony in the smartphone megapixel wars with the launch of the ISOCELL Bright GW1, the world's' first 64-megapixel sensor for smartphones. The chip, while packing more resolution than Samsung's current 48-megap...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Huawei nixes the notch with this sleek new smartphone design Chinese consumer electronics brands like Huawei and Xiaomi have been on the ascendancy these days, thanks to everything from their ability to produce premium-quality devices at an affordable price as well as their appetite for smartphone experimentat...
07:00, 05/09/2019

The Morning After: Samsung's 108-megapixel smartphone camera sensor Earlier this month, arguably the world's biggest game streamer, Ninja, made waves by moving from his audience of millions on Twitch across to Microsoft-owned Mixer. While it's been a success for Mixer, Ninja's dormant channel has got a...
23:51, 08/12/2019

A smartphone app can detect tiny amounts of norovirus in water A device consisting of a smartphone and an attachable microscope can detect minuscule amounts of norovirus, which may help identify its spread earlier...
14:17, 08/27/2019

Huawei puts Honor above Android at new smartphone launch Huawei put uncertainty over the future of its devices business to one side on Tuesday with the launch of new Honor smartphones, in a confident display of the Chinese firm's technology....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Google releases affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone Google’s Pixel smartphone just got a whole lot cheaper. The search giant on Tuesday unveiled affordable versions of its flagship smartphone that clock in at half the price of its current models — and less than half the price of the cheapest flagship ...
08:51, 05/08/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold: This is what consumers should do if they preordered the smartphone Samsung said it has notified customers who preordered the Galaxy Fold they must confirm their decision by May 31 or they will cancel it.        ...
05:17, 05/08/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold: This is what consumers should do if they pre-ordered the smartphone Samsung said it has notified customers who pre-ordered the Galaxy Fold they must confirm their decision by May 31 or they will cancel it.        ...
18:17, 05/07/2019

This leak might be Samsung’s next-gen smartphone design, but I hope not because it’s so stupid The first smartphone that Samsung ever released with a curved display was awful and pointless. It was called the Galaxy Round and it had a screen with concave curvature for absolutely no reason whatsoever. As I’ve had to explain time and time a...
00:17, 08/17/2019

Huawei's first Android-rivaling smartphone may launch this year Huawei could launch its first smartphone running its in-house Hongmeng OS before the end of 2019.A report by the Global Times via Reuters suggests the first Hongmeng-powered handset will be a budget smartphone priced at around CNY 2,000 (approximatel...
11:51, 08/05/2019

Samsung smartphone woes unfold as Huawei looms Samsung’s new folding phone was supposed to break the mold. Turns out it’s just broken. But how damaging will the postponed launch of the Galaxy Fold ultimately be for the South Korean tech giant?...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Robert Downey, Jr. shifts his smartphone allegiance to OnePlus Apparently, lifting a 49-pound block of cement by the OnePlus 7 Pro's pop-up camera wasn't the only publicity stunt the company has planned for its new phones. Today, Robert Downey, Jr. shared a photo of himself holding a 7 Pro and standing...
01:17, 05/17/2019

HTC gunning for a comeback to the Indian smartphone market on August 14 HTC is finally re-entering the Indian smartphone market on August 14 with a new smartphone that will be available via Flipkart.HTC stopped its India operations in July 2018, failing to keep up with the Chinese competition that brought much higher val...
11:51, 08/13/2019

Samsung Rolls Out Latest Galaxy Note 10 Smartphone Samsung Electronics unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, hoping extra variety with the new Galaxy Note 10 device attracts consumers who aren’t so likely anymore to want the same new thing....
03:17, 08/08/2019

Samsung says new smartphone series off to strong start in India Samsung Electronics has sold 5 million units of its Galaxy A series smartphones, generating sales of over $1 billion since it began selling the devices in March, a senior company executive said on Tuesday....
20:00, 05/14/2019

World's first smartphone with Thermal Camera CAT S60 debuts in India America’s construction machinery maker Caterpillar, widely known as CAT, has launched its rugged smartphone, the S60 in India. The phone was initially launched at the Mobile World Congress 2016, which was held in Barcelona almost a year ago.&#...
01:51, 08/08/2019

Why 2019 is the best year ever to buy a smartphone: Affordable flagships galore Prices are coming down while quality improves so a phone you buy today can easily last two or three years. What do you expect your smartphone to do next year that it's not doing now?...
19:17, 08/14/2019

Sprint to launch Chinese-made OnePlus 5G smartphone in U.S. Sprint Corp said on Tuesday it would launch a 5G smartphone made by OnePlus, becoming the second U.S. wireless carrier after T-Mobile to offer a cellphone made by the Chinese company....
16:51, 08/06/2019

Huawei’s futuristic foldable smartphone gets delayed for a second time The Huawei Mate X uses one big wraparound display made by BOE. [credit: Huawei ] Samsung isn't the only company having trouble launching a ...
21:51, 08/15/2019

Huawei’s new flagship smartphone ships without Google apps Here you can see the bottom speaker and USB-C port, and you can also see that the screen wraps really far around the sides. [credit: Huawei ] ...
04:17, 09/20/2019

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan  A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Can a third operating system survive today's smartphone world? The ordeal that Huawei is currently going through with being added to the dreaded "entity list" and barred from doing business with Google (among others) got us thinking. OK, Android is an open source operating system that anyone can download and use...
19:00, 05/22/2019

HTC separates successful VR sales from struggling smartphone side The SteamVR-powered Vive headset is the most exciting thing that struggling handset maker HTC has had going for its brand in years. HTC seems to realize this at some level because it's now separating its virtual reality business into a wholly owned s...
16:51, 05/02/2019

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around. As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a spinach leaf in a hot pan saw its revenues soar by 110% from February to March. On a year-to-year basis...
18:51, 05/03/2019

Light Phone’s founders discuss life beyond the smartphone For a seemingly tough pitch, Light has had little trouble getting noticed. The company has run two successful crowdfunding campaigns for a pair of minimalist phones designed to augment or replace the smartphone. Today the startup announced that it wi...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Samsung is reportedly working on a smartphone that collapses into a square Despite issues with the Galaxy Fold, Samsung is reportedly developing another foldable phone that collapses into a square.       ...
21:01, 09/04/2019

Huawei says U.S. curbs to cut smartphone unit's revenue by over $10 billion Chinese technology giant Huawei said on Friday the impact of U.S. trade restrictions on its business will be less than what it initially feared, though the curbs could push its smartphone unit's revenue lower by about $10 billion this year....
17:51, 08/23/2019

Oppo let slip another Reno smartphone with a 90Hz display It was only last week that Oppo unleashed its Reno 2 series of mid-range handsets, bringing three distinct new models to India. Now, Oppo's vice president Brian Shen has teased yet another Reno smartphone that is slated to land some time after S...
05:51, 09/03/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Prepare your smartphone for catastrophic conditions If your life is on your smartphone, make sure it is ready for extraordinary circumstances such as Hurricane Dorian, expected to approach Florida.       ...
19:34, 09/02/2019

Which brand do you think leads in updating smartphone software and security? While there are tons of Android phone manufacturers, getting them to update your device isn't always easy. Even some of the larger Android manufacturers can sometimes take months to issue an update and this is usually a stat that Apple loves to ...
16:51, 08/31/2019

There’s a very good reason not to buy the most exciting foldable smartphone of the year The most exciting foldable handset of the year is Huawei’s Mate X, which looks so much better than Samsung’s Galaxy Fold. Both devices were unveiled just a few days apart and were supposed to start selling in the first half of the year. B...
08:34, 09/10/2019

Apple's new iPhones shift smartphone camera battleground to AI When Apple Inc introduced its triple-camera iPhone this week, marketing chief Phil Schiller waxed on about the device's ability to create the perfect photograph by weaving it together with eight separate exposures captured before the main shot, a fe...
15:17, 09/12/2019

Huawei's latest blow could signal the end of its smartphone business Google, Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm, and many other companies have already cut ties with Huawei over the course of the past few days. But today the Chinese brand’s week just got a whole lot worse as British chip developer Arm Holdings has also ceased ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Smartphone, Matchbox cars among Toy Hall of Fame finalists Care Bears, the Nerf Blaster and the smartphone are among the 12 finalists considered for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame.       ...
23:00, 09/11/2019

Sony CEO: smartphone unit "necessary" component of hardware business Sony’s smartphone business has been bleeding money for years and investors have consistently called for an exit from the segment. But according to the company’s CEO, Kenichiro Yoshida, the smartphone unit is “necessary” to make Sony’s hardware busine...
19:00, 05/22/2019

The all-screen smartphone design of our dreams is coming next year – but not to the Galaxy S11 The Galaxy S8 may have launched several months before the iPhone X hit stores back in 2017, but it’s Apple’s phone that every company copied in the year that followed. Samsung was slow to improve the Galaxy S series’ all-screen desi...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Metro by T-Mobile launches Coolpad “flagship” smartphone priced under $150 Metro by T-Mobile and Coolpad have just announced the launch of “flagship” smartphone that costs less than $150. It's hard to believe that a freshly released flagship smartphone costs $400 or $500, let alone less than $150, hence the quotation marks....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Meet the Moto E6, Motorola's upcoming entry-level smartphone We kind of got used to Motorola launching two new smartphone families every year, and 2019 might not be an exception to this unwritten rule. After revealing the Moto G7 series a few months ago, Motorola is now gearing up to introduce two additional a...
15:00, 06/21/2019

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a week....
19:34, 06/04/2019

Google to move Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam - Nikkei Alphabet Inc's Google is shifting its Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam from China starting this year as it builds a cheap supply chain in Southeast Asia, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
13:51, 08/28/2019

Qualcomm outlook clouded by Huawei's smartphone gains in China Qualcomm Inc's quarterly revenue and profit forecast fell short of Wall Street targets, driven by Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's strong gains in the Chinese smartphone market, the U.S. company said, sending its shares down as much as 6%....
01:17, 08/01/2019

Global Smartphone Shipments to Decline Over US-China Trade War: Canalys Canalys slashed its forecast for the global smartphone market by over 3 percent amid the US government's decision to ban businesses from working with Huawei....
18:00, 06/04/2019

Huawei seeks to upstage Apple with Mate 30 smartphone launch Huawei [HWT.UL] launched its Mate 30 range of smartphones on Thursday, saying its cameras were superior, its wraparound screen brighter and its dimensions more compact than Apple's iPhone 11 Pro Max launched last week....
09:01, 09/20/2019

Samsung to Launch Smartphone Meant to Make Blockchain Friendlier Samsung is releasing a variant of its newest flagship phone meant to boost adoption of blockchain—a tall task for a technology that still puzzles many consumers....
08:51, 09/05/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Fold smartphone will go on sale starting tomorrow Samsung was due to release the Galaxy Fold in mid-April but reviewers encountered issues with early testing units and the company delayed its launch....
10:17, 09/05/2019

DJI's Osmo 3 smartphone gimbal has a travel-friendly folding design DJI continues to improve its smartphone gimbal technology with the launch of the Osmo Mobile 3, a cheaper and more travel-friendly version of its last model. The electronic stabilizer has an all-new folding design and locking mechanism that takes up....
18:17, 08/13/2019

Sony appeals to film lovers with slimline Xperia 5 smartphone Sony launched the Xperia 5, a slimline version of its flagship smartphone, at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin on Thursday as it seeks to strengthen its appeal to its niche audience of video, film and music lovers....
20:01, 09/05/2019

Google to Move Pixel Smartphone Production to Vietnam: Report Google is shifting its Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam from China starting this year as it builds a cheap supply chain in Southeast Asia, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
04:17, 08/29/2019

Samsung Galaxy A80 vs Oppo Reno vs Honor View 20: which is the best smartphone for your kid? If you’re looking for the best smartphone for your child, you’ve got to juggle a few factors: is it durable enough to survive all the knocks it’ll take, with a battery life to facilitate non-stop Snapchat? Will it have all the be...
21:51, 04/30/2019

Xiaomi shows off 'under display' smartphone camera, challenging Oppo Smartphone manufacturers are always testing out new placements for front-facing cameras, from the ever-shrinking notch to pop-up, 'punch-hole' and side-mounted snappers, and it seems a sudden race to create 'under display' cameras...
13:17, 06/03/2019

The premium smartphone market is 'collapsing', but don't blame it on Samsung or Huawei It's no longer a big secret that smartphones in general are not selling as well as they used to, largely because companies have slowed the pace of innovation, failing to give customers compelling reasons to upgrade their devices every one or two year...
15:00, 06/21/2019

Google to move Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam: Nikkei Alphabet Inc's Google is shifting its Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam from China starting this year as it builds a cheap supply chain in Southeast Asia, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
13:51, 08/28/2019

This Smartphone App Can Quickly Detect Invisible Gas Pump Card Skimmers Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have developed a smartphone app that can quickly and accurately detect the presence of an illegal credit or debit card skimmer installed on a gas station pum...
03:51, 08/16/2019

Australia regulator sues Samsung over misleading Galaxy smartphone ads In more than 300 advertisements, Samsung showed its Galaxy phones being used underwater in swimming pools and the sea. However, Australia's competition regulator said consumers damaged their phones when exposing them to water....
09:34, 07/04/2019

Apple had the worst first quarter in European smartphone market in five years While Apple's hardship in markets like China and India has been well-documented and much discussed in the last year or so, tracking a worrying trend of declining sales numbers and stagnant profits, the International Data Corporation (IDC) is out toda...
13:34, 06/12/2019

Zhiyun’s Smooth-Q2 aims to be the most portable quality smartphone gimbal available Zhiyun has been steadily rolling out new gimbals for smartphones and dedicated cameras for a few years now, and the company’s quality and feature set has improved dramatically over time. Now, it’s launching the Zhiyun Smooth-Q2 smartphone...
06:51, 08/29/2019

Apple looks to open its first store in one of the world's biggest smartphone markets India is a great place for certain phone manufacturers to sell their products, and for others, it is a contradiction that is hard to figure out. With approximately 1.4 billion people in the country, it is the second largest smartphone market in the w...
20:51, 05/08/2019

High prices and 5G extend the U.S. smartphone replacement cycle to 33 months An increasing number of users plan to hang onto their smartphones for roughly three years, a survey says, confirming vendors' fears of slowing upgrades.Read More...
10:17, 08/23/2019

Vivo just unveiled new tech that can fully recharge a smartphone in 13 minutes Chinese smartphone maker Vivo teased a few days ago a phone that supports 120W fast charging speeds, which is something unheard of in the mobile space. The technology would let you recharge a 4,000 mAh battery, which is almost as big as the one power...
16:34, 06/26/2019

Nokia Smartphone Launch to Be Held in India Today, Here's What to Expect The penta-lens camera setup Nokia 9 PureView smartphone is the only major Nokia-branded device that was announced at MWC 2019 but is yet to reach the Indian shores....
05:34, 06/06/2019

Redmi Note 7 Pro Bestselling Online Smartphone in India in Q2: Counterpoint Smartphone shipments from the online channel in India grew 26 percent year-on-year (YoY) during Q2 2019, according to the latest research from Counterpoint's Market Monitor service....
04:51, 09/14/2019

Install A Set of Smartphone-Controlled, Music-Reactive Strip Lights For Just $15 LED strip lights can add a ton of personality to seemingly boring spaces, and this 9.8' model is just $15 today with promo code OE94VFP7....
12:17, 05/08/2019

Want a new iPhone or Android smartphone? Here's how and where to sell or trade your current model The new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series was just released and we expect three new iPhones and two Google Pixel phones to launch soon. Now is the time to consider selling your current one before market prices drop or plan to participate in a trade-in pr...
16:17, 08/30/2019

7 tips for taking great July 4th fireworks photos on your smartphone Newer smartphones from Apple and Samsung offer tools to enhance July 4th fireworks pics. Beyond Burst Mode, there's also videos, Live photos and apps.       ...
15:17, 07/03/2019

Nubia Red Magic 4 Gaming Smartphone Coming This Year, Company Says Nubia is now planning to release the next iteration, Red Magic 4, within this year with the aim to grab the top slot in this segment, a senior company executive has said....
15:34, 06/19/2019

Meet the college drop-out educating Pakistan’s poorest with a smartphone app I’m sat with Haroon Yasin in the swanky cocktail lounge of Salt Lake City’s Grand America Hotel. A few hours ago, he got off stage at the prestigious Pluralsight Live conference. In his hand is a smartphone. He’s showing me an app which looks like a ...
14:17, 09/02/2019

Could Microsoft xCloud beat Google Stadia at smartphone gaming? For a while now we've been hearing rumors of Microsoft xCloud, an Xbox streaming platform that would launch with a super-low price, and a newly published patent has just given us a better idea of what to expect. Specifically, xCloud may have a p...
11:34, 07/10/2019

One of Samsung’s most beloved flagship smartphone lines might disappear next year When Samsung unveiled the first Galaxy Note phablet at IFA 2011, the phone became an instant hit with consumers who wanted a device with a bigger screen. Over the years, however, various tech advances allowed smartphone vendors to create smartphones ...
02:51, 09/17/2019

Camera specs leaked for Sony's eight-lens Xperia smartphone 'Less is more' is a phrase you don't hear much in the phone world – more is always more. That's a mantra Sony is apparently embracing in its rumored upcoming Xperia phone that has a whopping six rear and two front snappers,...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone Elon Musk wants to insert Bluetooth-enabled implants into your brain, claiming the devices could enable telepathy and repair motor function in people with injuries....
20:00, 07/18/2019

IDC: Smartphone shipments declined 2.3% in Q2 2019, Huawei beats Apple again Samsung continued to dominate smartphone sales and shipments in Q2 2019, but Huawei was closer than ever, and the Chinese company beat Apple again.Read More...
03:17, 08/01/2019

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Global smartphone market slips 1.2% to 360m units in second quarter The global smartphone market slipped 1.2% year on year in the second quarter to 360m units, mainly due to the declining Chinese market.According to Counterpoint Research, the decline was for the seventh consecutive quarter while China alone accounted...
15:51, 07/31/2019

Nokia's new ad incorrectly shows how a common smartphone feature works As many smartphone owners might know, the adaptive brightness feature on a smartphone automatically changes the brightness of the screen depending on how bright or dark it is at the time. When a phone is used in a dark room, adaptive brightness dims ...
06:00, 05/27/2019

Apple buys the 'majority' of Intel's smartphone modem business The rumors were (mostly) true -- Apple is buying the "majority" of Intel's smartphone modem business for $1 billion. The deal will see Apple take on 2,200 Intel workers as well as equipment, intellectual property and leases. Apple expects the ...
23:00, 07/25/2019

Samsung’s Ambitious Galaxy Fold Smartphone Is Already Breaking, Reviewers Say The hotly anticipated and futuristic Samsung Galaxy Fold is set to hit shelves before April’s end. But a handful of journalists reviewing the foldable smartphone have highlighted some potentially major hardware issues after only days of use. Th...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Huawei says Trump crackdown will cost it $30 billion as smartphone sales take a hit Huawei says they are anticipating a huge drop in smartphone sales. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
17:17, 06/17/2019

The smartphone industry could completely change after Qualcomm's disastrous ruling Qualcomm, the world's largest maker of smartphone modems and microchips, illegally charges companies sky-high prices to license its technology, a federal judge ruled Tuesday....
15:51, 05/23/2019

Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone Arrives in India Xiaomi Black Shark 2 price in India starts at Rs. 39,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model, going up to Rs. 49,999 for the top-of-the-line model with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage....
10:51, 05/27/2019

Intel Agrees to Sell Smartphone-Chip Assets to Apple Intel said it would sell a majority of its smartphone-modem chip business to Apple for $1 billion, as the chip maker reported lower profit and sales for its latest quarter....
00:34, 07/26/2019

Google’s Pixel 4 smartphone will have motion control and face unlock Google’s Pixel 4 is coming out later this year, and it’s getting the long-reveal treatment thanks to a decision this year from Google to go ahead and spill some of the beans early, rather than saving everything for one big, final unveili...
22:17, 07/29/2019

Qualcomm's Results Muddled by Smartphone Slump, Legal Woes Qualcomm reported a 13% slump in adjusted revenue in its latest quarter, as it was beset by a fall in smartphone sales while also grappling with legal uncertainty from an adverse ruling in a landmark antitrust case....
10:17, 08/01/2019

Apple Buys Intel Smartphone Modem Division for $1 Billion Apple is paying Intel $1 billion for the chip maker's smartphone modem division in a deal driven by the upcoming transition to the next generation of wireless technology....
07:00, 07/26/2019

Apple acquires Intel’s 5G smartphone modem business for $1 billion Enlarge / From left to right: the iPhone 8, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR, and the iPhone XS Max. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple today announced that it will acquire the majority of Intel's smartphone modem business for $1 billion. The acquisition will...
04:17, 07/26/2019

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei accuses Trump of bullying Huawei on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of “bullying,” even as the White House gave it a reprieve on US trade restrictions against the Chinese smartphone maker. Huawei executive Abraham Liu on Tuesday urged European lawmakers not to follow...
22:51, 05/21/2019

Tap Your Phone Into Position With Deals On iOttie's Magnetic Smartphone Car Mounts iOttie is best known for its smartphone car cradles, but they also make some of the best magnetic phone mounts on the road, and you can save on three different options today....
03:17, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei puts Honor above Android at new smartphone launch Huawei put uncertainty over the future of its devices business to one side on Tuesday with the launch of new Honor smartphones, in a confident display of the Chinese firm's technology....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Google to move Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam, report says REUTERS – Alphabet’s Google is shifting its Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam from China starting this year as it builds a cheap supply chain in Southeast Asia, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday. The move comes as labor...
04:17, 08/29/2019

ProBeat: Google and Samsung aren’t listening to smartphone buyers By removing the fingerprint sensor and the headphone jack, Google and Samsung are ignoring what smartphone flagship buyers hate: compromise.Read More...
01:17, 08/03/2019

Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the head of its mobile business for the country said on Wednesday....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Samsung’s next foldable smartphone may avoid the pitfalls of the Galaxy Fold The age of the foldable smartphone stumbled right out of the gate as multiple Galaxy Fold review units suffered from serious malfunctions before the device could even make it to market. As a result, Samsung was forced to delay the launch of its first...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Huawei’s best smartphone ever has a huge problem that eclipses all its amazing new features Huawei on Thursday held a press conference in Munich, Germany to unveil its third flagship phone of the year — and it’s easily the most compelling one. Part of the Mate 30 series, the Mate 30 Pro is the best Huawei Android phone ever made, and ...
17:51, 09/19/2019

Apple just bought Intel’s smartphone modem business to prepare for 5G If there’s one thing we know about Apple, it’s the company likes to do things its own way. Case in point: the company today announced it has acquired the “majority” of Intel’s cellular modem business. The $1 billion deal involves a transfer of some 2...
05:51, 07/26/2019

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
16:51, 05/23/2019

Huawei says tough to meet No.1 smartphone vendor goal due to U.S. curbs China's Huawei Technologies said on Friday it would be difficult for the firm to meet its previous goal of becoming the world's biggest smartphone maker by shipments this year due to U.S. curbs imposed in May....
10:17, 08/09/2019

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access If you're planning to go off the grid over the summer, here's how you can still get access to phonecalls, text, and internet by accessing the Iridium satellite network....
10:34, 06/15/2019

Huawei is headed for a big decline in smartphone shipments, but China could keep it afloat Huawei was doing an incredible job of defying mobile industry trends when national security concerns prompted President Trump to put an end to the Chinese tech giant's business ties with American companies and even foreign enterprises using "US origi...
15:51, 05/24/2019

Forget the iPhone 11 and Pixel 4, the smartphone display we want is coming next week The second half of the year will bring us a bunch of exciting high-end smartphones, including the Galaxy Note 10, iPhone 11, Pixel 4, Huawei Mate 30 Pro, and OnePlus 7T. We already have an idea of how some of them will look, especially the first thre...
15:34, 06/20/2019

This radical smartphone design has a brilliant way to extend battery life Xiaomi is accused all the time of cribbing some of its innovations from Apple, so much so that it seems practically baked into the DNA of the company. We’ve covered several indications of how that’s the case, but that’s also not to ...
22:51, 08/05/2019

Hyundai Introduces Smartphone Based EV Performance Control Technology Drivers can use this technology to adjust seven performance features including the maximum torque output of the motor, ignition, acceleration and deceleration abilities, regenerative braking capacity,......
10:51, 04/29/2019

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets to Continue in 2019: Counterpoint The smartphone market is still reeling under the first ever annual decline in 2018, but is poised to grow in the emerging markets, Counterpoint Research claims....
16:51, 06/14/2019

Huawei tests a smartphone with its Hongmeng OS, possibly for sale this year Huawei is testing a smartphone equipped with Hongmeng, the company's self-developed operating system, which could potentially go on sale this year.Read More...
06:17, 08/05/2019

Russian defense contractor developing smartphone spyware: U.S. firm A Russian defense contractor accused by the United States of supporting cyber attacks has developed sophisticated software used to spy on smartphones, an American security company said on Wednesday....
15:51, 07/24/2019

Japan restricts chip smartphone materials exports to South Korea Companies like Samsung will likely be affected by the new export controls, which followed a series of court rulings demanding that Japan pay compensation to victims of forced labor during WWII....
06:34, 07/01/2019

Huawei soars in smartphone sales as Apple faces historic decline Huawei may be under fire globally from a US-led campaign against the company, but in China its smartphones are red hot and outselling the iPhone four times over....
05:51, 05/02/2019

Russian Startup 'Muffin Computer' Wants to Keep Your Smartphone Cozy on Cold Days I was chugging coffee and eating currywurst in the press room at Messe Berlin, scrolling through the IFA app when I found Muffin Computer. Or should I say Muffin Computer found me.Read more......
03:51, 09/07/2019

Huawei shows off 'most powerful' chipset as forges ahead with 5G smartphone plan Huawei Technologies showcased its chipset for a new high-end smartphone on Friday, pressing ahead with plans to launch its Mate 30 range, despite uncertainty about whether the new phones will be able to run Google's Android operating system and apps....
16:51, 09/06/2019

Full spec sheet for Google’s upcoming Pixel 3a smartphone just leaked With the smartphone market arguably saturated with premium devices that are practically indistinguishable, handset makers are now making a concerted effort to roll out thoughtfully designed smartphones at far more affordable price points. We saw it r...
22:00, 05/06/2019

BlizzCon 2019 tickets revolve around invasive, poorly reviewed smartphone app Enlarge / This image of an exclamation-mark warning next to a BlizzCon logo was uploaded by Blizzard Entertainment itself, not us. (credit: Blizzard Entertainment) BlizzCon, the annual fan expo hosted by game studio Blizzard Entertainment, typicall...
23:17, 05/06/2019

Google says its app store will continue to work for existing Huawei smartphone owners Google said today that existing users of Huawei Android devices can continue to use Google Play app store, offering some relief to tens of millions of users worldwide even as it remains unclear if the Chinese tech giant will be able to use the full...
09:51, 05/20/2019

Samsung and Huawei crush Apple's smartphone global market share It wasn't long ago that it looked like Apple would overtake Samsung to grab the biggest chunk of the global smartphone market. But now the company has been pushed into third place by Huawei....
11:34, 05/06/2019

Qualcomm's security-boosted smartphone chip wins German certification U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm has won certification from Germany's cyber watchdog for a next generation chip that boosts the security of smartphones, as applications such as mobile payments become increasingly prevalent....
15:00, 06/26/2019

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the African continent and is gearing up for an initial public offering in China. Now, its Chinese peer Vivo is...
12:51, 07/30/2019

New Polaroid Prints Photos Off Your Smartphone's Screen Without Bluetooth, Wifi, or Cables Focusing on the one feature smartphones don’t offer yet, Polaroid’s new Lab instant photography device creates hard copies of any digital photo on your phone without the need for wires or fiddling with wireless settings. Instead, light from your smar...
20:51, 09/10/2019

IQE posts first-half pretax loss, cites weak smartphone market IQE Plc reported a first-half loss on Tuesday, months after it flagged order delays at its wireless unit as U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei hit the chip industry's supply chain....
11:34, 09/03/2019

This Absurd Samsung Rumor Claims a Foldable 'Clamshell' Smartphone Is in the Works If rumors are to be believed, Samsung doesn’t know when or how to quit. South Korean news outlet ET News reports that Samsung is developing a 6.7-inch clamshell smartphone. You know, even though its flagship bendy phone, the Galaxy Fold, is still mis...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Save a bundle on these charging cables, power banks and smartphone accessories Why does it seem like the more advanced phones become, the quicker they die? Just look through all the screenshots you’ve taken lately. Ten bucks says your battery percentage is abysmal in each one. And it definitely doesn’t help that Apple supplies ...
18:51, 08/29/2019

Qualcomm and Nokia-branded smartphone maker sign 5G patent agreement Chipset maker Qualcomm has just announced it has reached an agreement with HMD Global, the Finnish company behind the Nokia-branded smartphones, concerning 5G patents. Under the terms of the agreement, Qualcomm has granted HMD Global royalty-bearing ...
10:17, 05/14/2019

Apple decision forces Intel to sell its 5G smartphone modem business Intel has just confirmed plans to exit the smartphone business, as well as an auction of its 5G modem division. The announcement follows Apple's decision to buy 5G smartphone modems from Qualcomm rather than Intel. Although the US company says it wil...
14:34, 06/26/2019

Huawei warns on U.S. ban after China smartphone sales drive first-half revenue Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies warned on Tuesday a U.S. trade blacklisting will impact short-term revenue growth, even as its half-year revenue surged 23% thanks to soaring smartphone sales at home....
14:51, 07/30/2019

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the African continent and is gearing up for an initial public offering in China. Now, its Chinese peer Vivo is...
10:17, 07/31/2019

Apple decision forces Intel to auction its smartphone modem patents Intel confirmed plans to exit the smartphone business a few months ago, but news about the auction of its smartphone modem assets emerged only today. The announcement follows Apple's decision to buy 5G smartphone modems from Qualcomm rather than Inte...
23:51, 06/26/2019

Samsung's next rugged smartphone leaks in full ahead of its June launch Once every two years, Samsung launches a mid-range Galaxy rugged smartphone, as part of the Xcover series, and 2019 is the year that the South Korean company is expected to released a new device.However, the new phone is unlikely to be a major upgrad...
18:51, 06/05/2019

Huawei smartphone sales surge 31% in China as Apple loses ground Huawei's Q2 smartphone sales in China rose 31% compared to the same three months last year, extending its local dominance over rivals such as Apple.Read More...
16:51, 07/30/2019

Best smartphone 2019: iPhone, OnePlus, Samsung and Huawei compared and ranked Our updated list of the top iOS and Android mobile phones – at the best prices right now Need a new smartphone but don’t know which one is the very best? Here’s a guide comparing the current top-end smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus an...
00:51, 07/28/2019

Apple in Advanced Talks to Buy Intel's Smartphone-Modem Chip Business Apple is in advanced talks to buy Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business, a move that would jump-start the iPhone maker’s push to take control of developing the critical components powering its devices....
23:34, 07/22/2019

This Samsung smartphone tops Apple iPhones as America’s favorite Samsung Galaxy 9 edged out Apple iPhones as U.S. wireless users' favorite smartphone according the American Customer Satisfaction Index.       ...
19:51, 08/17/2019

Scientists Created a Display With Pixels a Million Times Smaller Than Those on a Smartphone Smartphone makers might soon not have much to brag about when it comes to the number of pixels they can fit on a pocket-sized screen. Researchers at the University of Cambridge have come up with a way to create pixels that are a million times smaller...
21:34, 05/10/2019

China's Huawei fights consumer fears at Thai smartphone expo Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies battled back against consumer worries at a major smartphone expo in Thailand over the weekend, bringing in an army of salespeople to fight perceptions that a U.S. blacklist would hobble its phones....
11:34, 06/03/2019

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
16:17, 05/29/2019

5 photo book print services to turn your smartphone photos into memories Thanks to smartphones and their increasingly higher quality cameras, today we’re taking more pictures than ever. From our meals to our trips around the world, almost any moment that’s at least a tad interesting gets captured and stored in our phones....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Sony wants to 'transform' its smartphone business by neglecting a huge part of the world After laying off hundreds of European employees, shutting down a major Chinese factory, shipping an all-time low number of devices during the first three months of the year, and reportedly preparing another massive round of firings, Sony's mobile bus...
15:00, 05/21/2019

The only foldable smartphone worth buying in 2019 has been delayed to November, and we have no idea why It’s mid-August of 2019, and foldable phones are still not available in stores. Sure, they’d be very expensive, starting at least twice the price of the Galaxy Note 10+ or iPhone XS, but they should have been selling for months. Samsung d...
13:51, 08/15/2019

Xiaomi tops Indian smartphone market for eighth straight quarter Xiaomi has now been India’s top smartphone seller for eight straight quarters. The company has become a constant headache for Samsung in the world’s second largest smartphone market as sales have slowed pretty much everywhere else in the...
02:51, 08/14/2019

Chinese Smartphone Maker Rewards Staff With Stock After Fortune 500 Ranking Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi doled out stock awards to its more than 20,000 employees to commemorate its first-time inclusion in the Fortune 500 list of the world’s largest companies by revenue....
15:00, 07/23/2019

Realme 5 confirmed to be company’s 64MP quad-camera flagship smartphone Realme has been teasing the existence of its upcoming flagship since a while. Today, we get official confirmation that it will be called the Realme 5.Realme has a fairly simple naming scheme with the models having just a cardinal number acting as the...
12:17, 08/07/2019

Smartphone maker Xiaomi's first-quarter revenue jumps 27%, beats estimates Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp reported better than-expected quarterly revenue on Monday due in part to steady growth in sales outside its home market....
15:51, 05/20/2019

Apple in advanced talks to buy Intel's smartphone-modem chip business: WSJ Apple Inc is in advanced talks to buy chipmaker Intel Corp's smartphone-modem chip business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
01:34, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Smartphone maker Xiaomi's Q1 revenue jumps 27%, beats estimates Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp reported better than-expected quarterly revenue on Monday due in part to steady growth in sales outside its home market....
14:34, 05/20/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixels, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub        ...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Best smartphone 2019: iPhone, Huawei, Samsung and Google compared and ranked Our updated list of the top iOS and Android mobile phones – at the best prices right now Need a new smartphone but don’t know which one is the very best? Here’s a guide comparing the current top-end smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei and others ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Huawei insists global smartphone production levels are 'normal', at least for the time being There's been much ado about Huawei's tough road ahead as key US partners and major parts suppliers are prepared to turn their backs on the world's second-largest smartphone vendor at the end of a 90-day reprieve granted shortly after President Trump'...
18:51, 06/05/2019

Apple in advanced talks to buy Intel's smartphone-modem chip business - WSJ Apple Inc is in advanced talks to buy chipmaker Intel Corp's smartphone-modem chip business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
00:51, 07/23/2019

Without Wires or Bluetooth, This Case Lets You Add Buttons and Scroll Wheels to Your Smartphone It won’t be long before smartphones ditch every last physical button, but is that necessarily a good thing? Fewer components in a device means more profit for manufacturers, but users are left having to learn awkward touchscreen gestures to compensat...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixel 3a, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub        ...
15:34, 05/08/2019

Xiaomi Triple Camera Smartphone to Launch Soon in India, Teaser Tips Xiaomi may be getting ready to launch a triple rear camera setup smartphone in India, and it may follow a previous teaser of a new Snapdragon 700-series SoC phone....
17:51, 05/08/2019

JPMorgan to shutter its smartphone bank account a year after nationwide launch JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Thursday it is closing down its smartphone bank account called "Finn", which was aimed at young adults, a year after its nationwide launch....
16:34, 06/06/2019

Ericsson comes up with super high-tech anti-smartphone-theft solution Over the past few years, manufacturers have made great strides to discourage smartphone theft. These are usually locking mechanisms, which block the phone from ever being used by someone else than its user — either through biometric scanners or the g...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Xiaomi, Samsung Missing Undecided Smartphone Buyers in India: techARC Xiaomi and Samsung are focusing on users who are looking for smartphones within respective brands and not the ones who are undecided, a new report said on Monday....
19:17, 07/08/2019

Intel confirms Apple’s $1 billion smartphone modem business acquisition Apple is purchasing Intel's smartphone modem business for $1 billion, confirming recent reports that it was the leading bidder for 5G modem IP.Read More...
23:34, 07/25/2019

Xiaomi launches Mi A3 Android One smartphone with 48MP rear camera in India for $181 Google has found a committed Android One partner in Xiaomi. The Chinese electronics giant today announced the launch of the Mi A3, an Android One smartphone, in India as the company looks to expand its handset offering in its most important market. T...
11:00, 08/21/2019

Apple just acquired the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion It won’t come as much of a surprise since the news leaked the other day, but it’s nevertheless a hugely important move on Apple’s part: the company confirmed on Thursday afternoon that it will acquire the majority of Intel’s s...
23:34, 07/25/2019

Major smartphone chipmaker says new Huawei OS could impact its sales short term The company that manufacturers many of the chips used in smartphones, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is going to be impacted in the short term by the ban that prevents Huawei from sourcing parts and software in the U.S. The company...
03:00, 06/06/2019

OPPO Reno is the only smartphone with a real full screen and a shark-fin rising camera The newly launched OPPO Reno smartphone gives users more than ‘just another smartphone’; OPPO Reno represents OPPO’s mission of daring to break through an endless revolution. This is a smartphone that represents creativity, ...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Palm opens pre-orders for its standalone smartphone, offers free leather case After launching the Palm Phone as a companion to your smartphone back in November, the US company decided that it would have been better to offer it as a standalone phone. In early April, Verizon started to sell the Palm Phone as a standalone smartph...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Apple reportedly discussed buying Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business Enlarge (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Apple and Intel have talked about a possible business deal between the two companies that would have Apple acquiring parts of Intel's smartphone-modem chip business, according to a report in The Wall Stree...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Police-created smartphone app adds anti-groping feature to scare off molesters Women are downloading the "Digi Police" smartphone app developed by Japanese police to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Chinese brands rule Indian smartphone market with 2/3rds of share: report Chinese brands controlled a record 66 percent of Indian smartphone market in the first quarter, led by Xiaomi Corp, a report showed, with volumes rising 20 percent on the back of popularity for brands like Vivo, RealMe and Oppo....
18:34, 04/28/2019

This Software Can Unwarp Your Friends' Distorted Faces in Wide Angle Smartphone Photos The wide-angle camera lenses that have become more prevalent in smartphones are great for capturing shots of large groups of people—assuming you’re not one of the people near the edges or corners of the photo whose face ends up getting unflatteringly...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Indian online smartphone shipment segment is up by 17%, offline market sees 4% decline The Indian online smartphone shipment rate has seen a 17% YoY growth in Q1 2019 while the offline smartphone market shipment declined by 4%. This is according to a new Counterpoint Research report, which states that online sales drove the segment to ...
11:34, 06/21/2019

Fitch: Samsung stands to benefit from U.S. sanctions against Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei Samsung Electronics could take advantage of U.S. sanctions against Huawei, the Chinese smartphone giant that has become its chief rival in the global smartphone market....
16:34, 05/27/2019

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi misses estimates as competition hots up at home China's Xiaomi Corp reported 15% growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, missing estimates, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabbed market share....
01:34, 08/21/2019

Oukitel K9 has the “world’s largest” smartphone display, a 6000mAh battery, and costs $200 at launch Advertorial by Oukitel: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimerWhile the high-end smartphone segment is a world of ever-increasing prices and incremental upgrades, mid-range phones have been kill...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Next round of T-Mobile Tuesdays offers will include a nifty smartphone accessory for free The nation's highest-rated major carrier in terms of customer satisfaction probably owes a large part of that popularity to its very competitive service rates, aggressive deals, and programs like T-Mobile Tuesdays, the latter of which is designed to ...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Honor 20, hands on: A high-quality mid-range smartphone, with complications courtesy of Huawei The Honor 20 is a competent mid-range smartphone that compares well to similarly priced competition. The Huawei connection is the only factor that might give prospective buyers pause for thought....
18:00, 07/10/2019

Canon Stuck a Smartphone Lens Into a Flash Drive for This Tiny Clip-on Camera Now that the optics and sensors in smartphones produce images on par with what you’d get from an affordable point and shoot camera, Canon has decided to just go with the flow and build a tiny barebones shooter that looks about as small as a USB flash...
20:51, 07/03/2019

Huawei's troubles could hurt the entire smartphone market, leading to another shipment decline After putting on a brave face for the last few weeks and insisting the Chinese company is prepared for whatever US President Trump might throw at it down the line, Huawei has finally acknowledged its incredible recent rise through the ranks of the wo...
16:34, 06/03/2019

Huawei unveils smartphone OS to rival Google’s Android amid worldwide mistrust Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insulate itself against U.S. sanctions....
03:00, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple in advanced talks to buy Intel's smartphone-modem chip business - WSJ Apple Inc is in advanced talks to buy chipmaker Intel Corp's smartphone-modem chip business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
00:51, 07/23/2019

Smartphone protective case maker Zagg hires bank to explore options Zagg Inc, a U.S. manufacturer of protective cases for smartphones and tablets, said on Tuesday it had retained Bank of America Corp to explore "strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value."...
02:17, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-IQE posts first-half pretax loss, cites weak smartphone market IQE Plc reported a first-half loss on Tuesday, months after it flagged order delays at its wireless unit as U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei hit the chip industry's supply chain....
11:34, 09/03/2019

Nokia Brand Leads Global Rankings in Smartphone Updates, Finds Counterpoint Nokia (the mobile brand licensed by HMD Global) has surprisingly topped the chart when it comes to updating smartphone software and issuing security patches....
16:17, 08/30/2019

Palm's $5 smartphone plan: A cellphone bill cheaper than a Netflix subscription US Mobile has partnered with the cellphone maker Palm to create a cheap smartphone plan starting at just $5 per month. Unlimited plans start at $20.       ...
15:51, 08/16/2019

Honor 20 Lite review: Budget smartphone with good cameras, but competition is fierce Honor's entry-level 20-series handset offers decent battery life and performance, good cameras and plenty of internal storage. Among the downsides are Micro-USB for charging and an LCD rather than OLED screen....
18:34, 05/21/2019

Samsung dongle leak suggests the smartphone maker is killing the headphone jack As with most other dongles, Samsung's doesn't offer much to see. Is the smartphone maker joining Apple, Google and others in killing the cord?       ...
05:51, 08/03/2019

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone Coming to Flipkart, Teaser Tips The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is set to launch in India on May 27, and now a post confirms it will be sold on Flipkart. The Black Shark 2 is a gaming smartphone launched earlier this year in China....
11:17, 05/25/2019

9 jobs you can do entirely on your phone Gleb Leonov/Strelka Institute/Flickr There are several jobs out there that require little more than a smartphone to do. They include online tutoring, market research, and advertising products on social media. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
00:17, 07/12/2019

Should You Apply for Jobs You Don't Want? Reddit user MrNumber28 asked, “Some days I wonder if I would get paid more working for a different company. I am happy at my job with the work I do, but would obviously love to be paid more. Is it wrong/is there any reason why I shouldn’t shop myself...
21:00, 06/18/2019

|Jobs:RamaphosatoreceiveprogressreportfromNedlac President Cyril Ramaphosa will receive a report from the National Economic Development and Labour Council on the progress made on the 2018 Presidential Jobs Summit. This as Stats SA announced this week that the country was facing its highest unemploy...
20:51, 08/01/2019

The Jobs That Robots Will Never Be Able To Do The advancement of technology means elimination of human error and an increase in efficiency - so what is stopping us from automating the world around us completely? It is the fact that there are some......
07:51, 05/06/2019

What are the top EU jobs and who decides on them? EU leaders are struggling to agree on who should be the new EU Commission President. And there are also several other prominent positions to fill. Here's the who's who of the EU....
18:34, 06/21/2019

Report: Apple Poached Intel's Smartphone 5G Modem Lead Before Resolving Battle With Qualcomm Apple poached Intel’s lead developer for 5G phone modems, Umashankar Thyagarajan, in February—just weeks before it buried the hatchet with rival chip supplier Qualcomm this April, according to a report in the Telegraph on Sunday.Read more......
01:51, 04/29/2019

Huawei outsells smartphone rivals in China, tightens market grip amid U.S. spat China's Huawei Technologies cemented its dominance of the domestic smartphone market in the second quarter, with shipments and market share rising, as Chinese customers backed the embattled firm amid its trade fight with the United States....
10:17, 07/30/2019

Huawei's China smartphone market share jumps as rivals lose ground: Canalys Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] extended its lead in a declining China smartphone market in the second quarter, with its market share rising to 38% as all other top vendors lost ground, according to data from market research firm Canalys....
07:51, 07/30/2019

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi misses revenue estimates as competition heats up at home Xiaomi's revenue in the second quarter ended June 30 rose to 51.95 billion yuan ($7.36 billion) from 45.24 billion a year earlier. That was short of the 53.52 billion expected by analysts, Refinitiv data showed....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Promotions and patriotism: 'Battle Mode' Huawei sees China smartphone sales surge When 23-year-old Chinese student Aaron Huang started his hunt for an Android replacement for his Apple iPhone in April this year, it was clear which brand was trying hardest to win him over....
14:51, 08/05/2019

On the road with the Garmin Dash Cam Mini and 66W: Clear video, driver assist, and smartphone control My family likes to drive older vehicles so mobile tech such as Garmin's line of dashboard cameras offer important functionality. A couple of the latest Garmin cameras bound the current lineup with a tiny camera and a fully functional driver assistant...
17:17, 07/08/2019

Uber Cuts More Than 400 Jobs Uber cut 435 technical employees in the company’s latest downsizing as it faces market pressures to turn a profit and the possibility of higher driver pay....
05:51, 09/11/2019

Nissan to cut nearly 1 in 10 jobs worldwide The car company also reported a huge drop in profits in 2019's first quarter. The departure of former chairman Carlos Ghosn, accused of financial misconduct, is touted as one of the reasons for the cutbacks....
13:17, 07/25/2019

Gen Z Is Already Afraid Automation Will Eat Their Jobs A middle-aged man, holding a tool from the machine shop, looking forlorn and wistful. That’s what we might call the stock image of automation fears. It’s the picture that graces the news story about grim job-loss forecasts or think pieces about wheth...
18:51, 09/06/2019

Tim Ryan on Manufacturing Jobs Mr. Ryan, a congressman from a working-class district in Ohio, wants to create jobs in places whose economies have long depended on the auto industry....
04:00, 06/27/2019

These cities are adding the most jobs 24/7 Wall St. reviewed five-year changes in employment at the metro area level to identify the cities adding the most jobs.       ...
14:51, 07/30/2019

BAT plans to cut 2,300 jobs by Jan 2020 British American Tobacco Plc said on Thursday it would lay off 2,300 employees globally by January as the world's second largest tobacco company by sales looks to streamline its operations....
18:00, 09/12/2019

The Feds Need to 'Grow a Set and Do Their Jobs' Lawmakers are busy building their case against Silicon Valley's giants, but they're less optimistic about the agencies in charge of antitrust enforcement....
04:00, 09/21/2019

Germany's Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs Siemens has announced massive job cuts in its power generation division as it seeks to make cost savings. The industrial giant is undertaking a major restructuring with the aim of cutting more than €2 billion in costs....
05:51, 06/19/2019

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe Ford Motor Co. will cut some 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of a restructuring plan to sell six of its plants there, the automaker announced Thursday....
05:34, 06/28/2019

Here are 79 jobs with six-figure salaries 24/7 Wall St. reviewed average annual salaries from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to identify the 79 jobs with six-figure salaries.       ...
20:17, 08/08/2019

Who Did the E.U.’s Leaders Choose for Its Top Jobs? A German supporter of a “United States of Europe,” a French power broker, a Belgian coalition-builder and a Spanish socialist will try to lead the European Union through complex times....
23:17, 07/02/2019

Apple says it supports 2.4m jobs in the US Apple as released new findings that claim it supports as many as 2.4 million jobs in the US and is on pace to directly contribute £350 billion to the American economy by 2023.Across its supply chain, Apple says it deals with 9,000 supplier ...
12:51, 08/16/2019

Deutsche Bank to axe 18,000 jobs Deutsche Bank says it will cut 18,000 jobs by 2022 as part of a major restructuring of the embattled bank. For years, Germany's biggest lender has suffered from weak performance and legal woes....
21:34, 07/07/2019

EU leaders wrangle over top jobs EU leaders are meeting in Brussels to try and agree on who should fill the bloc's top posts. Berlin and Paris are at odds over who is best equipped to take the reins amid challenges such as Brexit and climate change....
16:00, 06/20/2019

How 5 Data Dynamos Do Their Jobs Reporters from across the newsroom describe the many ways in which they increasingly rely on datasets and spreadsheets to create groundbreaking work....
18:34, 06/12/2019

Ford to cut 7,000 jobs including more than 500 in UK US carmaker announces plans to reduce global workforce by 10% by the end of AugustFord is to cut at least 7,000 jobs, including about 550 in the UK, as it presses ahead with plans to reduce costs in Europe and the US.The US carmaker said it planned t...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Ford to Eliminate 7,000 Jobs Ford Motor said it is cutting 7,000 salaried employees, or about 10% of its white-collar workforce, as part of Chief Executive Jim Hackett’s broader plan to revitalize the auto maker....
17:17, 05/20/2019

Everything You Need To Know About Final Fantasy XIV's New Jobs Final Fantasy XIV’s upcoming expansion Shadowbringers looks to be a dark tale full of dimension-hopping and cosmic threats. The expansion releases June 28 in early access for those who pre-order, and July 2 for everyone else. It adds two new classes ...
18:51, 05/29/2019

|MarketsLIVE:Asiastocksslipasfocusshiftstoearnings,jobs Asian stocks slipped as investors turned their focus to earnings reports and the upcoming US jobs data, while continuing to monitor developments in trade talks....
08:34, 05/03/2019