Mobile

LeEco Le X850’s Impressive Specifications Revealed on Certification Site

  It seems like a premium-end LeEco smartphone is knocking on the door as a new smartphone by the company, being dubbed as LeEco Le X850, has been spotted on Chinese telecommunications certification site TENAA. As per the leaked features, it appears that the smartphone will pack some of high-end hardware specifications. The LeEco Le X850 was spotted on TENAA ... Read More »

OnePlus 4 Tipped to Sport Snapdragon 830 SoC, Launch in June-July

  OnePlus is revelling in the success of the OnePlus 3, but looks like the company may have already started work on next year’s flagship. A fresh leak hints that the OnePlus 4 will be powered by the yet-to-be-released Snapdragon 830 processor, and will be launched sometime in June-July. The timeframe leaked on Weibo is in line with Oneplus’ usual ... Read More »

Android Dominates Global Smartphone Shipments With 88 Percent Market Share: Strategy Analytics

  Even though Android has suffered some reputation hit recently, with many reports claiming that a huge proportion of its users are vulnerable to dated malware, it seems like the mobile platform is continuing to expand considerably. As per a market research firm, Google’s mobile platform’s share in global smartphone shipments grew on a year-on-year basis while that of Apple’s ... Read More »

Android Is as Secure as iOS on the iPhone, Claims Platform Security Chief

  When it comes to security, most experts and tech geeks bet their money on iOS over Android. However, Adrian Ludwig, Director, Android Security at Google, stresses that Android is at par with iOS and the iPhone, and even thinks that it will become better than its rival in the future. At the O’Reilly Security conference in Manhattan, Ludwig spoke ... Read More »

Qualcomm Reports Better-Than-Expected Quarterly Revenue

Smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, which agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors NV for about $38 billion last week, reported a better-than-expected 13.3 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong demand, particularly in China. The company’s shares were marginally higher in after-hours trading on Wednesday. The San Diego-based company, which supplies chips to Android smartphone makers and Apple, reported mobile chip ... Read More »

Moto M Surfaces in Leaked Live Images and Benchmark Website Listing

There have been numerous leaks about the smartphone Moto M in last few months and the device is expected to be launched on November 8 in Guanzhou, China. Now, fresh live images of the alleged smartphone have surfaced on the Internet and it has made an appearance at popular benchmark test website AnTuTu as well. As per the listing on ... Read More »

Mobile Internet Usage Worldwide Beats Desktop for First Time: StatCounter

The dominance of smartphones in the technology space has been ever-increasing, more so in the recent time. Internet business are now becoming mobile-exclusive as more and more users are now opting to use the Web through a hand-held device. Now, a fresh study finds that, for the first time, mobile and tablet Internet usage in October exceeded desktop usage worldwide. ... Read More »

Pixel Uses 15W Charging and Pixel XL Uses 18W Charging, Clarifies Google

Google launched the Pixel phones in two sizes – 5-inch and 5.5-inch. The Pixel and Pixel XL don’t have many significant differences; however the Pixel XL is bigger, has a better display resolution, and a larger battery. Now, thanks to tester Nathan K, a new difference has cropped up between the two Google smartphones. Nathan posted on his Google Plus ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Launch Set for November 4

Xiaomi has announced the upcoming launch of the Redmi 4 at a November 4 event. The phone has been much rumoured in the past couple of months, though a recent leak via the Chinese telecommunications certification authority showed a low-cost, basic-specifications variant called the Redmi 4A. In a post on Weibo on Wednesday, Xiaomi’s Redmi channel showcased a teaser image ... Read More »

Samsung to Invest More Than $1 Billion to Boost US Chip Production

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it planned to invest more than $1 billion by the end of June 2017 to boost production of system chips at its Austin, Texas, facilities in the United States to meet growing demand. The South Korean firm, the world’s second-largest chipmaker behind Intel Corp, said in a statement its investment would boost output ... Read More »