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Smartphones With Diamond Screens May Be a Reality by the End of 2017

Your smartphone screen may feature a tempered glass cover but it doesn’t guarantee being shatter-proof. One of the worst nightmares of the modern age is to end up with a phone with a cracked display, but this might change by the end of 2017. A company that manufactures diamonds for use in electronic products claims that a commercial device with ... Read More »

Android 7.1.2 Nougat Will Let You Decide Where to Set a Live Wallpaper

Android 7.1.2, Google’s latest maintenance release for Android Nougat, was released to compatible devices merely few days back and new features from the new build are slowly being reported. The latest in the series is a feature that many Android users have been waiting for years to arrive. With Android 7.1.2, Android users will be able to opt where they ... Read More »

Alcatel Tipped to Launch a Modular Smartphone on February 26 at MWC 2017

Handset manufacturers including Nokia, LG, Sony, BlackBerry, and Lenovo have already confirmed their presence for the upcoming MWC 2017 trade show next month in Barcelona. A report now claims that TCL-brand Alcatel has also sent out invites for an event on February 26 where the company is expected to unveil up to five smartphones including a modular one which will ... Read More »

ZTE Hawkeye Specifications Were a ‘Mistake’ Says Company; Snapdragon 835 SoC an Option

ZTE’s Project CSX isn’t becoming a runaway success that the company hoped it would. The crowdsourced smartphone, the ZTE Hawkeye, isn’t getting the anticipated response on Kickstarter, and mostly the mid-range specifications are being blamed. Even though ZTE gave the smartphone eye-tracking capabilities and a self-adhesive back, the specifications are mediocre at best. While the $199 price attached to the ... Read More »

ZTE Hawkeye Specifications Unveiled, Will Sport a Dual Camera Setup

At CES 2017, ZTE unveiled the result of its Project CSX – a smartphone with eye-tracking capabilities and a self-adhesive back. At that time, the company refrained from announcing any official specs, and just put up a concept phone on display. Now, ZTE has unveiled the specifications of the Hawkeye smartphone, giving you a fair idea on whether the smartphone ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Phone May Be a Foldable Smartphone, Tips Patent

Samsung is largely expected to launch its foldable device in Q3 this year, LG in Q4, and even Nokia is now tipped to launch a flexible device soon. Iin tow, Microsoft has also been granted a patent that shows its possible plans to make a flexible display smartphone. The patent reveals Microsoft is envisioning a smartphone that opens up to ... Read More »

Pixel Phone’s Audio Distortion Problem Is a Hardware Issue, Google Reportedly Confirms

Google seems to have acknowledged that the audio distortion issue, which was being experienced by several Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone users, is a hardware issue as the company is reportedly offering warranty replacements for the devices. Instead of coming out with a firmware update to resolve the problem, the company has opted to offer warranty replacements. Mark Buckman, who ... Read More »

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India

On New Year’s Eve, 14 billion messages were exchanged through WhatsApp in India, 32 percent of which were in some form of media – photos, GIF images, videos, and voice messages, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app said on Friday. The number of messages shared on the platform on New Year’s Eve is even higher than the last record set during ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phones Tipped to Get a Personal Assistant Named ‘Viki’: Report

HMD Global launched its first Nokia Android smartphone – the Nokia 6 – on Sunday and now news reports are suggesting that the company might be working on its own text and voice-based virtual assistant named ‘Viki’. If the reports turn out to be true, Nokia will join the likes of Google, Apple, and Microsoft who already have their own ... Read More »

Griffin Reserve Case Adds a 3000mAh Battery and 3.5mm Headphone Jack to Your iPhone 7

Griffin is a popular accessory maker for gadgets including Apple’s iPhone. It makes tough cases like the Griffin Survivor, and was acquired by Incipio in August 2016. On Wednesday, the parent company had unveiled an iPhone 7 case that adds the 3.5mm headphone jack that isn’t present in the smartphone. Alongside, Griffin at CES 2017 has shown off the Reserve, ... Read More »