Tag Archive: notch


How to hide the Galaxy S10 camera cutout notch

Love it or hate it, the Galaxy S10 has a cutout in its display for the front-facing camera. It’s a much smaller and less obtrusive alternative to the traditional notch, but if it still irritates you to no end, Samsung does give you an option for covering it with a digital black bar. Here’s how to enable it.

Products used in this guide Buy the Galaxy S10: Samsung Galaxy S10 ($ 900 at Samsung) How to hide the  [Read More…]

We may not like the notch, but we definitely needed it to happen

Notches and hole punches are warming the bench for something better.

There isn’t a plight more impressive in the world of smartphones than the rise of the notch. Uncelebrated as it is, the notch stands today as one of the most common design traits found in these little devices we love.

It’s easy to point to the iPhone X as the reason for the notch’s acceptability (though it wasn’t the first of its kind to market, Essential  [Read More…]

New year, new leaks: OnePlus 7 shows up without a notch or hole punch

No notch, no punch, and no big bezels in sight begs the question: where the heck is the OnePlus 7’s front camera?

The OnePlus 6T has been out for three months and we’re three or four months from the release of the next OnePlus flagship, the OnePlus 7, and so it’s time to call a plumber: it’s leak season. There’s not a whole lot we know about what features the 7 will have — though we’ve made quite the  [Read More…]

First Huawei P30 renders reveal a waterdrop notch and three rear cameras

Huawei has its work cut out for it with the P30 this year.

A lot of phones were released in 2018, but among all of them, one that stuck out as something special was the Huawei P20 Pro. Although not perfect, the P20 Pro is widely considered as having one of the very best camera packages we’ve ever seen on any smartphone. Add that together with a stunning design, fast performance, and greatly improved software, and it’s  [Read More…]

Moto Z4 Play renders show off a waterdrop notch and Moto Mod support

Looks like your Mods will keep on working for another year.

Over the last few months, we’ve seen leak after leak for Motorola’s Moto G7 line of phones that are expected to be released at some point this year. Following all of that, we now have our first look at another phone from the company that should see a release in 2019 — the Moto Z4 Play.

Renders of the phone were shared on CompareRaja and provided  [Read More…]

The Galaxy A8s is Samsung’s first phone with a hole-punch notch

The phone also has a Snapdragon 710 and is up for pre-order in China right now.

If 2018 was the year of the notch, 2019 looks like it’ll be the year of hole-punch cameras. Following the announcement of the Honor View 20, Samsung’s also unveiled its new Galaxy A8s.

The Galaxy A8s was just announced in China and is the first device to use Samsung’s Infinity-O screen that was announced at the Samsung Developer Conference In November.  [Read More…]

Honor View 20 first look: All screen, no notch, 48MP camera

An early glimpse of the future of smartphone design.

In the run up to its January 22 global launch, Honor has unveiled the first details around its next display-centric handset, the Honor View 20. The successor to the View 10 takes the focus on screen-to-body ratios to new heights, with a new notch-defeating design similar to Samsung’s Infinity-O. It’s a step closer to the smartphone ideal of a full-display handset, with only a tiny chin and a  [Read More…]

Kick your computer’s sound up a notch with the $20 Logitech 2.1 Speaker Set

Add some bass to your jams with these discounted Logitech speakers.

Logitech’s Multimedia 2.1 Speakers Z213 are on sale for just $ 99.99 via Amazon today. This deal saves you $ 7 off the set’s average price which has never fallen this low before until now.

This set features a down-firing subwoofer with a 4-inch driver that’s equipped with an adjustable bass control knob, along with a wired control pod with a volume control and a headphone  [Read More…]

Samsung is caving in to the display notch — maybe even with the Galaxy S10

New ‘Infinity’ displays with cutouts are here, and they’re probably coming to Samsung’s own phones in 2019.

Display notches are definitely “a thing” in modern smartphones, particularly at the high end. If you’re looking to buy a new phone, it’s probably going to have some sort of display notch — tall, short, wide, narrow, curved or angular … it’ll be there. That is, unless you buy a Samsung phone; the company has been staunchly anti-notch, sticking with  [Read More…]

Oukitel U23 tipped to feature notch on top and wireless charging (Promoted)

Oukitel’s upcoming flagship, the U23 will arrive on the market this November. We don’t know the exact date yet, but the company will probably reveal this information soon enough.

While we wait on that, let us tell you the U23 is expected to land with a 6.18-inch display with 1080 x 2246 resolution (FHD+). The front panel is of Huaxing LCD variety, which compared to the regular LCD standard, should be able to display more details in pictures for a  [Read More…]