Tag Archives: Reportedly

Google Pixel’s Audio Distortion Issue Reportedly Fixed With February Security Update

Google seems to have finally fixed one of the issues that have been plaguing the audio output of the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Several Reddit users are pointing that the latest February Android security update seems to fix the audio distortion issue. The audio distortion issue was first reported last year and caused the Google Pixel as well as ... Read More »

Apple Reportedly Planning New UAC Connector in Its MFi Licensing Program

Apple is reportedly introducing support for a new connector type in its MFi (Made for iPhone) licensing program for certified accessories. Apple calls it the Ultra Accessory Connector (UAC) and it’s much smaller than the USB Type-C and Lightning connectors currently used by the company. It is used for the same purposes as all connectors – for charging and transferring ... Read More »

OnePlus, Meizu Reportedly Caught Cheating on Benchmark Scores

In a new development, OnePlus and Meizu have reportedly both been found to be artificially boosting their benchmark scores to fool critics and users. The OnePlus 3T and Meizu Pro 6 Plus were found to have been tweaked to show slightly higher scores than they deserve. While OnePlus has acknowledged the issue and promised a fix, Meizu has refrained from ... Read More »

US President Donald Trump Reportedly Still Using an Unsecured Android Device

Contrary to the reports that the Donald Trump had ditched his Android mobile phone for a potentially more secure device, the 45th US President is still using his old device to post on Twitter. According to a report in the New York Times on Wednesday, Trump has been using his old, unsecured Android phone to post on Twitter since moving ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Reportedly First to Launch With Snapdragon 835 SoC; LG G6 to Launch With Snapdragon 821

With Qualcomm announcing its latest Snapdragon 835 SoC at the recently concluded CES 2017 event, one of the biggest doubts was will the upcoming flagships from HTC, LG, Nokia, and Samsung among others feature the new chipset? As per a report, it turns out that Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will be the first to feature the chipset and this means that ... 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 »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Reportedly Spotted on US FCC; Price, Specifications Leaked

After several leaks and delays, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 4 in August last year sporting an Helio X20 SoC and a massive 4100mAh battery. Now, its successor Redmi Note 5 has reportedly passed US FCC certification, hinting at an imminent arrival. The device’s price, specifications, and release timeline have also been revealed. The reported US FCC certification was first ... Read More »

LG G6 to Reportedly Launch Soon, Do Away With Modular Design

LG’s Chief Technologist Skott Ahn has reportedly said that the company will be moving away from the modular design seen on the G5 flagship with the launch of its upcoming LG G6 smartphone. Even though the company is expected to launch the smartphone at MWC 2017 next month, a spokesperson from the company has said that the company is considering ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8’s AI-Based Virtual Assistant Will Reportedly Be Integrated With Native Apps

If 2016 has shown us anything, it’s that artificial intelligence has come a long way. Google dominated this sphere with the launch of Assistant with its Pixel smartphones and it looks like Samsung is up next with its own virtual assistant. The company is reportedly planning on extending the services of its AI assistant to all native apps on board ... Read More »

iPhone 2017 Model With 5-Inch Display, Vertical Dual-Camera Setup Reportedly in the Works

Apple is reportedly planning to launch an iPhone model with 5-inch display and vertically aligned dual cameras on the back in 2017. This 5-inch iPhone model is said to be placed between the standard 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models that Apple launches every year, expected to be called the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus next year. According to a report ... Read More »