Mobile

Samsung, Qualcomm may have started work on Snapdragon 845 for use in Galaxy S9

Samsung may have just unveiled its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphone, but reports about what their successors might offer have already started doing the rounds of the web. Korean website, The Investor cites an article by Aju Business Daily, which claims that Qualcomm and Samsung have already started work on a chipset to be used in the next flagship ... Read More »

Three Mobile network DOWN Customers calls and texts not working across the UK

Three Mobile customers are experiencing an afternoon of misery as the popular network appears to be down. Users across the UK are complaining that they can’t make calls or send texts via the service. It seems Three hit troubles at around 12pm today with the issues continuing to affect customers. Service monitoring website, Down Detector, is showing thousands of reports ... Read More »

Arasu Cable’s mobile App

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami launched Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable Corporation Ltd’s mobile app that will enable subscribers to pay their monthly cable TV subscription. Subscribers can download the app, TACTV, which will be available for Android phones on the Google Play store, and pay their monthly bill of Rs. 70 through it. Of this, TACTV will receive 20 towards ... Read More »

Labor Judge Says T-Mobile Must Disband Illegal Union

T-Mobile must shut down an internal program called “T-Voice” for call center employees to air gripes, a federal administrative judge ruled on Tuesday. The employee complaint program, which started in 2015, violated laws prohibiting management-run labor organizations that resemble unions, Sharon Levinson, a judge for the National Labor Relation Board, said in a 47-page decision. The ruling comes as labor ... Read More »

iPhone 8 to Ditch Home Button for ‘Function Area’, Cost Over $1,000: KGI Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo

KGI analyst Ming Chi Kuo in a new note to his clients has predicted a few more things about the iPhone 8. In his note, Kuo reiterates that the iPhone 8 will ditch the home button for a full-screen design. This additional real estate will used to have a function area towards the bottom of the display that will bring ... Read More »

Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus Specifications, Photos Leaked Again Ahead of MWC 2017 Launch

Lenovo’s mid-range Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus smartphones are expected to launch later this month at the company’s February 26 event at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. Ahead of the official Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus unveiling, a Spanish online retailer accidentally listed the yet-to-be-announced smartphones with purported official renders and promotional materials claiming features, specifications, and other details. ... Read More »

MIT’s New Speech Recognition Chip Delivers Power Savings of Up to 99 Percent

Researchers at MIT have developed a low-power special-purpose chip that is claimed to reduce the power consumption of electronic devices and help them save battery life as a result. The chip, which is specialised for automatic speech recognition, has been claimed to require between 0.2 and 10 milliwatts compared with 1 watt requirement by a standard smartphone running speech-recognition software. ... Read More »

Nubia Z11, N1 to Get India-Specific Panic Button Feature Soon

ZTE brand Nubia on Wednesday announced that its Nubia Z11 and N1 smartphones will soon get the India-specific panic button feature. The panic button feature will be available to existing Nubia phones through a software update. The company also confirmed that the upcoming Nubia phones will also come with panic button feature. Nubia says that existing users, after updating their ... Read More »

LeEco Le 2 Gold Variant to Go on Sale in Limited Quantities in India on Thursday

LeEco launched the Le 2 smartphone in June for the price of Rs. 11,999. The device was made available on its online LeMall store in Grey and Rose Gold colour variants, and now the company has introduced a Gold colour variant in India as well. The Gold colour Le 2 smartphone will be available on the LeMall website from February ... Read More »

Huawei Catches Up With Samsung, Apple in Smartphone Market

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei managed to gain ground on Samsung and Apple in terms of market share last year, following the problems encountered by the two sector giants, the Gartner consultancy group said on Wednesday. Over the year as a whole, the Chinese maker saw its sales leap by 26.7 percent, while the South Korean and US rivals both saw ... Read More »