Mobile Technology

In China, the iPhone is only second-best

• The top ten best-selling smartphones in China are mostly Android devices, with only two Apple phones on the list.<br>• The best-selling phone is the Oppo R9s, a device that is not sold in the United States.<br>• Chinese consumers look for great cameras, low prices, and colorful designs, over high-end …

Mobile

Samsung Giving Free AKG Headphones With The Note 8 And Galaxy S8

Samsung has launched a new promotion to get people to purchase its flagship smartphones, the company is giving away a pair of AKG headphones when you …

Samsung

After Mi A1's success, can Xiaomi's Mi A2 live up to expectations?

Here's a quick roundup of what is expected from the Chinese tech giant.<p>Xiaomi delivered excellence with its premium Android One series smartphone, Mi …

Mobile

Foldable phones like the Galaxy X aren’t the innovation I want

The mobile industry is begging for innovation. We haven’t seen anything remarkable in a few years now, and barely anyone is showing signs that …

Technology

LG reportedly orders complete redesign of LG G7 handset, pushing back launch date

We were expecting to see LG’s new G series smartphone—the G7—unveiled at Mobile World Congress next month, but the company’s vice chairman has …

Mobile

Smartphone Users Disconnect From Latest Models

Demand for smartphones in China has become so low that Apple Inc.’s flagship iPhone X is selling for less than its official price.<p>The 6% price …

News (China)

New Motorola Moto Z3 And Z3 Play Leaked

Earlier we heard about the new Moto G6 smartphones and now we have some details about more Motorola devices, the Motorola Moto Z3 and Moto Z3 …

Mobile

U.S. government reportedly wants AT&T to cut all ties with Huawei

Huawei was planning on finally making its big carrier debut in the United States this year, but at the last minute AT&T pulled out of talks and …

Android News

BlackBerry is desperate to remind you WhatsApp works on its Android phones

Popular messaging app WhatsApp rocked the BlackBerry boat at the end of 2017 when it confirmed it would pull all support for the BlackBerry 10 and …

Mobile

Which BlackBerry KEYone color is your favorite?

With the announcement of the BlackBerry KEYone Bronze Edition at CES 2018, that means there will soon be three different color variants of the …

BlackBerry

iPhone reclaimed some valuable ground from Android last quarter

iOS increased its market share in the U.S. over the most recent quarter, a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reveals.<p>The newly published research claims that iOS devices accounted for 39 percent of new mobile device activations over Q4, compared to only a 34 percent increase …

Nextgen

Time spent in apps grew just 6% last year, down from 11% in 2017

The app economy is continuing to grow, with the worldwide revenue from app stores expected to top $110 billion this year, according to recent estimates from App Annie. However, the time people spend using their apps is starting to stagnate, another report has found. In Flurry’s “State of Mobile …

Technology

Samsung Demoed New Exynos 5G Modem At CES Behind Closed Doors

We recently heard that Samsung showed off their foldable smartphone behind closed doors at CES earlier this month, now it would appear that Samsung …

Samsung

27 Quotes To Use For Women’s March 2018 Instagram Captions That Will Work For Anything You Post

In Jan. 2017, the day after Donald Trump was sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States, women and their allies came together all …

Motivation

Flipkart Republic Day sale: Deals on Google Pixel 2 XL, Samsung Galaxy S7, Redmi Note 4 and more

Flipkart Republic Day sale: Top offers on mobiles like Google Pixel 2 XL, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Redmi Note 4, Mi Mix 2, Lenovo K8 Plus and …

Samsung

BMW buys parking app in hopes of tackling urban traffic

Parkmobile is part of BMW's plans to tackle mobility beyond selling cars.<p>Automakers increasingly see parking as the next great frontier, and BMW is no exception. It just bought Parkmobile, which it says is the largest mobile parking services provider in North America. This isn't BMW's first parking …

Transportation

Sony's Smartphone Division Reveals No Heroes Allowed! DASH

Sony’s versatile reverse dungeon crawling franchise No Heroes Allowed! is getting the smartphone treatment in Japan, as mobile publishing arm …

PlayStation

Xiaomi the money: China's latest IPO star tastes of bubble tea

<b>Analysis</b> Geddit?Xiaomi's rush to go public is as much a sign of a speculative bubble as Bitcoin mania. Will it have a happy ending?

Mobile

MWC 2018: Dates, news, rumours and what to expect in Barcelona

<b>In a little more than a month’s time, the world’s leading mobile manufacturers will take to the stage at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain to</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Govt assures N-E states on mobile connectivity

During a conference with representatives of all the N-E states in Guwahati on Tuesday, telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan emphasised on putting in …

India

Best Android phones you can buy [January 2018]

Looking for a new smartphone? There are dozens upon dozens of great options on the market today, but finding the best of the best can be a bit difficult. We’ve seen some great launches over the past year and more should be coming soon too, so let’s take a look at the best Android smartphones you …

Gear & Gadgets

Report: AT&T under pressure to cut all ties with Huawei including 5G, Cricket Wireless deals

• US lawmakers are reportedly encouraging AT&T to cut all commercial ties with Huawei over national security concerns.<br>• A report citing two anonymous US congressional aides suggests any collaboration between the two for AT&T’s planned 5G network could be halted.<br>• The sale of Huawei phones via AT&T …

Huawei

OnePlus Confirms 2018's Powerful New 'OnePlus 6'

Why is OnePlus a delightful contra-case for the oft-quoted Osborne Effect?<p>The received wisdom of consumer electronics is that you do not pre-announce an upcoming device while the existing device is still selling well. The last thing you want is your customers deciding to wait for the better version …

OnePlus

Samsung Galaxy S9 release schedule revealed, pre-orders to start as early as March 1

Samsung didn’t rush the Galaxy S9 and S9+ out on the market this month, as some insiders expected at one point, but the next-gen “Infinity Display” …

Samsung

Xiaomi became a $100 billion phone brand without wooing the West

Chinese phone giant Xiaomi is believed to be preparing for its IPO. This will be the first time the company has sold its shares to the public — retail and institutional investors alike. The company is potentially aiming for a mammoth $100 billion valuation, which would eclipse other recent tech …

Xiaomi

Bored by Skype and FaceTime? 3D video chat is on its way to a phone near you

Thanks to technologies like the depth sensor on an iPhone X, 3D imaging is truly mainstream. But recording holographic images and displaying them are …

Mobile

Whole Orange Bundt Cake

So much of our kitchen experience involves throwing parts of food into the trashcan, right? I hate that part. Because I hate it, I have an entire bag …

Baking

YouTube Currently Testing New Dark Mode for Mobile iOS App

YouTube appears to be in the testing phase of adding a new dark theme for its official iOS app, according to reports.<p>Reddit user Dean Cobb revealed on Monday night that a new dark mode was already live as an option in the Settings section of the app after updating to version 13.01.4.<p>However, as of …

Apps

OAuth 2.0 in a Nutshell

OAuth 2.0 is an industry-standard protocol for authorization. It provides a wide range of authorization flows to support various uses cases for web …

DevOps

Xiaomi still hasn't released the kernel sources for the Mi A1

Xiaomi's mixed record for releasing kernel sources continues, as the company has <i>still</i> not posted sources for the Mi A1. While Xiaomi has previously …

Android News