Tag Archive: Global


Nokia 8 users get new Pro Camera mode via global update

Own a Nokia 8? Then you might want to check it for new updates. HMD recently announced it has started rolling a new update for the Nokia 8 which brings a Pro Camera mode.

The new mode will allow users to control the individual elements of the camera and thus, take better pictures.  Once the update is installed, you will be given manual control over things like focus, white balance, ISO, shutter speed and more.

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HMD Global, the company behind Nokia phones, just raised $100 million

Around 70 million Nokia handsets were sold in 2017.

Last year, a company by the name of HMD Global revived the Nokia brand and started releasing a heap of Android and feature phones under the iconic name. 2017 proved to be rather successful for HMD, and to ensure things stay that way, the company recently raised an additional $ 100 million in funding.

According to Reuters, new investors include FIH Mobile (a subsidiary of Foxconn) and DMJ  [Read More…]

LG’s new ‘Global Software Upgrade Center’ promises Oreo for the G6 by end of April, improved stability

Committing to faster software updates is always a good move.

Ahead of the May 2 launch of the LG G7, the company has announced the opening of a new “Software Upgrade Center” at its headquarters in South Korea dedicated to improving the process of creating and releasing software updates for its smartphones. As the name would imply, the goal is pretty simple: “providing customers worldwide with faster, timelier, smartphone operating system and software updates.”

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Protect your online browsing habits and access global content for $50

How many times have you been excited to check out a video online only to click the link and see “The uploader has not made this video available in your country?” That has to be one of the most frustrating things online. Or maybe you want to see what local streaming services look like abroad. Better yet, you definitely want to protect your online privacy — keeping your browsing habits anonymous. A quality VPN is the solution to all of  [Read More…]

HTC’s Vive Focus standalone VR headset is coming to ‘global markets’

Ambiguity aside, this is still really exciting.

Although it may not have a prominent place in the smartphone market, HTC is currently dominating the VR world with its Vive headsets. Shortly after launching pre-orders for its new Vive Pro, HTC’s now confirmed that its Vive Focus headset will be expanding to ‘global markets.’

Per HTC’s official blog post –

Today at GDC 2018, HTC Vive announced that we are bringing Vive Focus to the global markets later  [Read More…]

MIUI 9 global is now rolling out: Here’s the list of eligible devices

The global version of MIUI 9 is now starting to roll out to Xiaomi’s devices.

MIUI 9 was unveiled earlier this year in China, and now the global version of the ROM is starting to roll out to Xiaomi’s entire portfolio of devices. The manufacturer is making the update widely available, with the five-year-old Mi 2 set to receive the latest version. To put things into context, the Mi 2 launched with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

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A global unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is incoming?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active was announced last month as an AT&T exclusive. Coming with a rugged design and a larger battery, the Galaxy S8 Active has many fans. And the good news is that soon a new version might become available. You see, a new (unannounced) Samsung phone bearing model number SM-G892U was certified […]

The Skyroam Solis is a 4G LTE global Wi-Fi hotspot which doubles as a power bank

Going on a trip and want to stay connected with those back home? We have just the gadget for you. Introducing the Skyroam Solis – a 4G LTE global Wi-Fi hotspot which is also a power bank. You know how it is when you’re on a holiday – you spend the whole day exploring and […]

Bixby makes its global debut but still limited

We saw Samsung lining up the launch of Bixby only yesterday with updates to the core components of the virtual assistant. Today it seems that Samsung have finally pulled the trigger and updated the final component to mark the global release of Bixby. Just in time for the Note 8 launch, Samsung have finally flipped the […]

Bixby ready for global launch

If you have a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ then you may have noticed that a few updates have hit the devices overnight that update various elements of Bixby. There’s good reason for this as Samsung have begun to update the core of Bixby to get it ready for a global launch. Bixby in its […]