Tag Archives: First

Galaxy S8 May Become the First Samsung Smartphone With Selfie Autofocus

Samsung Galaxy S8 may finally become the company’s first smartphone to feature autofocus functionality on the front camera, a feature so far missing from even the flagship handsets of the South Korean titan. Samsung is planning to introduce autofocus functionality with the front camera on its upcoming flagship device, being dubbed Samsung Galaxy S8, instead of fixed-type, as per a ... Read More »

BlackBerry in Software Deal With Ford, First With an Automaker

BlackBerry Ltd has signed a deal to work directly with Ford Motor Co to expand the carmaker’s use of its QNX secure operating system, the Canadian technology company said on Monday, as Ford develops increasingly automated vehicles. The deal with Ford is the first BlackBerry has done directly with a major automaker, though it currently sells its technology to auto ... 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 »

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro ‘World’s First Tango Smartphone’ Finally Goes on Sale

The world’s first Tango smartphone – the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro – is now finally available to buy. The smartphone was due to go on sale online in August and hit retail shelves in September, but then got delayed to October and then November, before finally getting a November 1 release date in the recent past. The smartphone is now ... Read More »

World’s First Tango Smartphone Lenovo Phab 2 Pro to Go on Sale on November 1

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, the world’ first Project Tango smartphone, is expected to go on sale on November 1. Developed in collaboration with Google, the Phab 2 Pro was originally slated to be released in September, but its launch was later pushed back. Last week, the official Lenovo US website mentioned that the phablet will go on sale on November ... Read More »

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro ‘World’s First Tango Smartphone’ Now Set to Launch in November

  The first Tango smartphone in the world was made by Lenovo, and was due to launch in September. That didn’t happen, and Lenovo quietly delayed the release “to this fall”. Now, a Google representative has confirmed that the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is coming to markets next month. For those unaware, the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro was unveiled at ... Read More »

Google Pixel Is the First Google-Branded Phone, Comes With Google Assistant

At an event in San Francisco on Tuesday, Google unveiled the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, first Google-branded smartphones. As we’d reported in August, India is one of the launch markets for the phone, with Google Pixel price in India to start at Rs. 57,000, with pre-orders set to begin October 13. The phone will be available from Flipkart, ... Read More »

Lenovo Z2 Plus Starts Receiving Its First Update; Brings Camera Improvements and Bug Fixes

The Lenovo Z2 Plus was launched in India just a week ago, and now a new software update has already started rolling out to its early adopters. This update brings camera app improvements and bug fixes. The latest update brings the ZUI to version 2.0.111 and is of 272MB in size. As mentioned, the update introduces enhancements to the camera ... Read More »

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro ‘World’s First Tango Smartphone’ Gets Delayed

It seems the first Google Tango smartphone, the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, has been delayed. It was the first commercial attempt to imbue a smartphone with an excellent understanding of what is around it, using Google’s Project Tango machine vision technologies. Lenovo had announced the Phab 2 Pro with Google in June, and had then said the smartphone would hit retail ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Soft Gold Variant India Launch Set for First Week of October

  OnePlus on Wednesday announced that the Soft Gold variant of the OnePlus 3 will be launching in India in the first week of October. The company notes the launch timing is meant to coincide with the festive season in the country. The OnePlus 3 Soft Gold variant will sport the same price tag as the Graphite colour variant, and ... Read More »