Tag Archives: Phone

Google Pixel Phone Users Report Screenshots From iPhone 7 Plus Devices Are Being Distorted

After being plagued by Bluetooth pairing and LTE connectivity issues, Pixel phone users are now reporting another bug. According to user reports, screenshots sent from an iPhone 7 Plus to a Google Pixel or Google Pixel XL phone are getting distorted automatically. The distorted screenshot issue is being discussed on a Google Product forums page extensively, and users are reporting ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phone With Entry-Level Specifications Leaked via Benchmark Site

Nokia, once again trying its luck at smartphone manufacturing, will likely showcase its first smartphones at the Mobile World Congress in February 2017. The company behind the upcoming Nokia Android phone – HMD Global – has confirmed that it will attend MWC next year. A handful of mid-range and top-end Nokia Android smartphones have already been spotted on benchmark sites. ... Read More »

US Wants Phone Makers to Lock Out Most Apps for Drivers

  The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car. The voluntary guidelines unveiled Wednesday are designed to reduce crashes caused by drivers distracted by phones. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also wants automakers to make infotainment systems easy to pair with smartphones. Drivers could still make ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phone Tipped to Have Zeiss Lens, 2K Display

New details of the upcoming Nokia Android phone, expected to be unveiled at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona, have surfaced online. According to a tipster based in China, the upcoming Nokia Android phone will feature a 5.2-inch or 5.5-inch screen size. The rumours claim that the smartphone will sport 2K (QHD) display, which means that the handset may belong to the ... Read More »

Anti-Smartphone ‘Light Phone’ to Begin Shipments From November 30

  It’s hard to imagine a day without our smartphones. However, for those who feel tired of their smartphone’s intrusion in their personal space, there are few technology startup companies that have come up with products that make sure you don’t troubled by your smartphone but still enjoy a connected experience. Light Phone, one of several such Kickstarter-backed devices, was ... Read More »

Your Phone May Be Listening to Ultrasonic Signals for Better Ad Tracking: Report

  For years, we’ve had phones with always-on listening capabilities. Starting with the first Moto X in 2013, followed by such devices as the Nexus 6 in 2014 and the iPhone 6s in 2015, many smartphones today can wake up from standby by saying hotwords like “Ok, Google” or “Hey Siri” respectively. Today the same technology is applied to smart ... Read More »

Some Google Pixel Phone Users Reporting Issues With LTE Connectivity

  After Bluetooth pairing issues, Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL phone users are now complaining of connectivity issues, particularly on the LTE band 4 frequency. Users across the world are reporting LTE signal issues on their Pixel phones. While users on different bands are reporting issues, the most complaints are generated from LTE band 4 (FDD-LTE, 1700MHz) users. It ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Phone Shown in Live Photos; Tipped to Feature Intel Processor

It has long been rumoured that Microsoft is working on the Surface Phone. This year has seen many reports ranging from the Surface Phone’s alleged specifications to renders showing possible design language. On Friday, some images of the Surface Phone were posted by trusted tipster @evleaks. The designs were posted on Twitter with Evan Blass tweeting “powered by a laptop-class ... Read More »

Samsung W2017 Android Flip Phone With Dual Full-HD Displays, Snapdragon 820 SoC Launched

Last year in November, Samsung launched its dual-display Android flip phone W2016 exclusively for China. Given that this category is fairly less populated among smartphones these days, it provided a good option for customers. Almost a year later, the South Korean company has now announced the successor to this phone (no prizes for guessing the name) – the W2017 – ... Read More »

ZTE CYMBAL-T Android Flip Phone With 4G LTE Support Launched

  After the ZTE Nubia Z11 mini S, the Chinese company has now launched an Android flip phone in the US market. The ZTE CYMBAL-T flip phone is priced at $99.95 (roughly Rs. 6,700), and you can purchase it from the Home Shopping Network. Alternatively, it is also sold at Wal-Mart stores with no contract and unlimited data. The big ... Read More »