Articles about Smartphones
Smartphones can be defined as personal computers with a mobile operating system, but for handheld use and in the shape and size of an average mobile, typically being pocket-sized. Apple and Samsung dominate the current market share in smartphone sales with millions of units being sold every month, with almost 99% of all smartphones in the market either running on Android or IOS.
01 May 2022Technology
Amid widespread backlash, the Department of Telecom has decided to withdraw its notification to carry out compulsory testing and certification of consumer electronic products.
21 Apr 2022Business
Amid unfavorable conditions, smartphone shipments have fallen by 11% in the first quarter of 2022, says new data from Canalys.
07 Feb 2022Technology
American smartphone maker BLU has launched a new G51s model in the global market. Although the smartphone is listed on the official website, the company is yet to make any announcements regarding its price and availability.
05 Jan 2022Technology
All good things must come to an end. Starting today, you can no longer use that old BlackBerry phone you have loved for so long.
22 Dec 2021Technology
Nothing punctuates a text message like the perfect emoji. In the digital world, where face-to-face conversations have declined and most conversations take place through messages, emojis have become the go-to way of adding expressions and emotions.
26 Nov 2021Technology
Our phone unlocking journey started by pressing two keypad buttons on the Nokia 3310, passed through physical capacitive scanners, and has now reached a new level with in-display fingerprint sensors.
24 Nov 2021Technology
It is a dream of all of us to get a feature-packed smartphone without denting the wallet.
23 Nov 2021Technology
In almost every new smartphone these days, we hear terms like Dynamic RAM Expansion, RAM Plus, or even Extended RAM. All of these terms mean the same thing - virtual RAM.
23 Nov 2021Technology
Thanks to technological advancements, foldable devices are no more conceptual ideas that we would see in sci-fi movies. In fact, they are the latest innovation in the world of smartphones.
22 Nov 2021Technology
Motorola's latest Moto G200 5G has taken the Android world by storm with its premium specifications and affordable price-tag.
20 Nov 2021Technology
Motorola had launched its latest smartphone, the Moto G200 5G, in Europe yesterday. Touted as the "flagship-killer," the handset offers high-end specifications, including a flagship Snapdragon processor, a high refresh rate display, and a 108MP main camera — all at an affordable price-tag.
19 Nov 2021Technology
The 5G technology is rapidly moving from trials to commercialization and tech giants have already started incorporating it in day-to-day devices like smartphones and laptops.
13 Nov 2021Technology
With each passing year, tech giants like OnePlus, ASUS, ZTE, and Xiaomi are introducing smartphones with a higher screen refresh rate than ever before.
10 Nov 2021Technology
Recent incidents of the OnePlus Nord 2 blasts have raised safety concerns among users, yet again.
02 Oct 2021Technology
Smartphone shipments will see a meager 6% growth in the second half of 2021, down from earlier predictions of 9%, due to the ongoing global semiconductor shortage, reported industry analysis firm Counterpoint Research.
17 Jun 2021Business
OnePlus and OPPO are sister concerns owned by the Chinese parent group BBK Electronics. After increasingly close collaboration between the two brands over the years, OnePlus is officially merging with OPPO.
09 Jun 2021Technology
Hot on the heels of a leak suggesting that Samsung will make ultra-thin glass (UTG) and OLED panels for Google's rumored foldable Pixel phone, fresh rumors suggest that Samsung will begin production of these specialized display panels in October this year.
06 Jun 2021Technology
It's hard to miss graphene even if you are only tangentially interested in technology. This wonder material spans a mind-boggling spectrum of possible engineering applications that can radically improve commercial products.
01 Jun 2021Technology
Samsung has reportedly begun manufacturing high-tech LTPO displays for the upcoming iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max models. Meanwhile, LG has also initiated production of traditional LTPS displays for the lower-end variants of next year's iPhone smartphones.
27 May 2021Technology
The smartphone space is home to an ongoing technological arms race, where manufacturers are compelled to outdo one another. Google's latest patent is a shot in the arm for the ever-increasing screen-to-body ratio of modern smartphones.
14 May 2021Technology
You might have heard of frag grenades, but now there's an equally destructive security vulnerability affecting the Wi-Fi standard. The "FragAttacks" loophole is all encompassing and it not only affects the usual smartphones, computers, and tablets, but essentially anything with Wi-Fi capability.
19 Apr 2021Business
Smartphone manufacturers around the world are plagued by chip shortage that's exacerbated by Taiwan's water crisis. However, brands in India are also witnessing a pandemic-fuelled slowdown in demand while they watch the Rupee gradually depreciate against the US Dollar.
05 Apr 2021Business
LG has officially announced that it will shut down its mobile phone business after failing to find a buyer for its faltering consumer technology arm.
28 Mar 2021Technology
Gamers have been forced to buy graphics cards at insane markups due to global chip shortages. Looks like it's the smartphone buyers' turn to suffer now.
23 Mar 2021Business
LG Electronics might be forced to shutter its smartphone business according to a report from a South Korean outlet Dong-A Ilbo. LG had been trying to sell off its loss-making mobile phone unit, but it can't seem to find buyers.
22 Feb 2021Technology
LG's exciting rollable phone project may have been put on ice according to the latest reports coming out of Korea.
16 Feb 2021Technology
Android 12 (codenamed Snow Cone) will reportedly pack features previously exclusive to third-party Android skins such as MIUI and OxygenOS. The update will bring an improved one-handed mode, revamped auto-rotation, a quick setting for reduced brightness, and a gaming mode.
07 Feb 2021Technology
OLED displays may be gorgeous, but their relatively poor sunlight legibility is a major issue for smartphones. Samsung Display, however, claims to have found a solution with a new OLED display that promises "bright and clear" outdoor visibility.
29 Jan 2021Technology
Xiaomi has announced the "Mi Air Charge Technology," which makes up a wireless charging system that's touted to charge various gadgets "within a radius of several meters."
12 Sep 2020Technology
When Google had unveiled Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL with top-end internals and impeccable cameras, they were seen as the company's answer to flagships in the market.
29 Jul 2020Technology
Xiaomi's smartphone designs, be it for flagships or budget devices, have mostly been right on the mark.
25 Jul 2020Technology
Corning, the American technology company that specializes in specialty glass, ceramics, and related materials, has announced the next-generation of protective glass for smartphones - Gorilla Glass Victus.
21 Jul 2020Technology
Fast chargers are a boon for people who prefer to power up their phones/laptops in quick and short charging sessions.
20 Jul 2020Technology
Google's Pixel line-up has drawn a lot of attention for its extraordinary camera and software features.
19 Jul 2020Technology
When a contagion is claiming hundreds of lives on a daily basis, problems like anxiety and depression can increase exponentially.