Tag Archive: Smartphone


Sony announces industry-first 48MP smartphone camera sensor

The sensor is also the world’s first to support a 0.8 μm pixel size.

Although their smartphones may not be well-known in the U.S., Sony’s the industry-leader when it comes to crafting mobile camera sensors for phones all around the world. On July 23, the company announced its all-new IMX586 sensor that features the highest megapixel count and smallest pixel size we’ve seen on a mobile sensor to-date.

More megapixels don’t always translate to great-looking photos, but  [Read More…]

Samsung forecasts dip in Q2 2018 profits following weak smartphone sales

Samsung is still making boatloads of money, but profits don’t quite match up to previous quarters.

Samsung announced record earnings for four straight quarters, but that streak is about to come to an end. In its Q2 2018 earnings guidance, Samsung is forecasting an operating profit of $ 13.2 billion (14.8 trillion won), up 5% from the same period a year ago.

Overall revenue at $ 51.7 billion (58 trillion won) is less than the $ 54.8  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6 review: The best value smartphone of 2018

OnePlus’ creed has always been to deliver smartphones packing the latest technology at an affordable price. When the OnePlus One came out in 2014, it quickly became a wild success.

It was a hard-edged phone with a backside covered in sandpaper. It offered high-end components and the freedom for nerds to tinker around with the phone’s software.

Four years later, the Chinese indie brand has unveiled the OnePlus 6, and it’s the company’s most mature phone to date. Yes, it  [Read More…]

T-Mobile intros FamilyMode to help parents better control child smartphone usage

T-Mobile today announced its latest initiative in the form of a service called FamilyMode. Designed for parents, it gives them better control over how their child, or children, use their smartphones.

Built with two components, it’s one part mobile app and one part physical box. The app is loaded onto the parent devices while the box (Home Base) is installed in the home and connects to Wi-Fi.

Using the app, parents can mange usage time, filter out apps and content,  [Read More…]

Lenovo teases a truly bezel-free smartphone that’ll be announced on June 5

A launch event will be held in Beijing, China.

Ever since the LG G6 debuted last year, OEMs have been in a race to trim down bezels on smartphones as much as possible. Samsung’s got its Infinity Displays, Apple paved the way for the infamous notch with the iPhone X, and now Lenovo’s begun teasing its Z5 handset that hints at a phone that’s truly bezel-free with no notch in sight.

A press invite that recently went  [Read More…]

Prop up your smartphone with this $9 adjustable magnetic desk mount

De-clutter your desk and stay aware of incoming notifications.

While supplies last, you can pick up UGreen’s magnetic phone mount at Amazon for only $ 8.99 when you enter promo code 87HFODR4 during checkout. This offer saves you $ 6 off its regular price.

This aluminum alloy stand helps keep your phone viewable while it’s not in your hand. It comes with a metal plate you adhere to the back of your phone which then securely attaches to  [Read More…]

How to get the Google Assistant’s six new voices on your Android smartphone

The six new voices for the Google Assistant are now available. See how you can enable them on your Android device right now.

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Download the Android P launcher on your smartphone today!

The Android P launcher is now available after the latest beta software was released during the Google I/O 2018 keynote. This is compatible with any device running Android Oreo.

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Question of the Week: What’s the most you’ve ever spent on a smartphone?

It’s flagship smartphone season which means this is the time of year where a lot of people spend quite a bit on their new mobile device. Are you one of those who drops tons on a handset or are you the budget-watching type? Leave your feedback and win a Google Play gift card!

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Oukitel unveils the K7, it’s newest 10,000mAh+ smartphone (Promoted)

Hot on the heels of its latest big battery phone, the K10, Oukitel is ready to unveil its successor; the K7, a 10,000mAh phone with a magnesium alloy frame and leather backing. Hit the jump for the reveal video and more details.

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