Mobile Technology

They Built the First Phone You Loved. Where in the World Is Nokia Now? - Bloomberg

Nokia has arguably been in the communications technology business for a century and a half. “Arguably” because, for that to be true, one needs to …

Mobile

The Flip Phone Might Be Making A Comeback

Hallelujah<p>Someone up there must miss the 2000s, because like blink-182 and every single thumb-twiddling pop group over the past decade, the flip …

Mobile

OnePlus reportedly looking into the weird 'jelly scrolling' effect on the OnePlus 5

<b>The OnePlus 5 is here, and it brings with it a load of top-end features at the usual affordable price the company is known for.</b><p>And while the latest …

Gear & Gadgets

Which of Amazon's new Prime-only phones should you buy?

OK, that's kind of a loaded question, but it's a discussion worth having: The reseller now offers 10 models priced between $50 and $200. Plus: Get Portal 2 for just 2 bucks!<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog?</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

Amazon Adds More Devices To Its Prime Exclusive Phones Range

Amazon has revealed that it is adding a range of new smartphones to its Prime Exclusive Phones range and this includes the new Nokia 6 and three new …

Amazon

It Turns Out Selling Ugly $50,000 Smartphones Is Actually a Bad Business Model

Despite selling $50,000 Android cellphones to rich and famous stars like Quincy Jones and Seal, the England-based company Vertu appears to be …

Mobile

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 launched at MWC Shanghai 2017 event

At the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017 event currently underway, Qualcomm announced the newest generation in processors targeting the budget and …

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 platform now official

Qualcomm today announced another new processor, this one meant for mid-range devices that are meant to be produced at high volume.<p>The Snapdragon 450 …

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Unlocked BlackBerry KEYone won’t be in Canada until later in summer

Carriers in Japan and France have just started taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEYone. Meanwhile, back in the place where it all started, Canada …

BlackBerry KEYone

​Qualcomm and Vivo show off under-display fingerprint tech

Qualcomm has unveiled its latest ultrasonic fingerprint solution at Mobile World Congress Shanghai that can be embedded under the display with …

Mobile World Congress

Qualcomm's new fingerprint sensors work underwater

Hot on the heels of Apple's plans to reinvent its iPhone's fingerprint reader, Qualcomm looks set to position itself at the forefront of the fingerprint sensor market. It claims that it will be one of the first, if not <i>the</i> first, companies to produce under-display sensors.<p>Unveiling its plans at …

Mobile World Congress

OnePlus 5 Gets OxygenOS 4.5.3 Update

OnePlus recently released their first software update for their OnePlus 5 smartphone and now the company has released another update in the form of …

OnePlus

This Could be the Galaxy S9's Star Feature

Samsung's Galaxy S8 was rumored to come with a fingerprint sensor baked into its screen, but it never happened. And signs point to the upcoming …

Samsung

Vodafone to offer free 4GB data to Nokia 3,5 buyers, 9GB for Nokia 6

While there still may be some time for the debut of Nokia 5 and 6 smartphones in India, HMD Global, the company which currently manufactures and …

Mobile

As the iPhone celebrates its tenth anniversary, we wonder what the world would be like without it

It’s 29 June, 2017 and today is the tenth anniversary of the launch of the iPhone. On 29 June, 2007, the first “Apple smartphone” (yeah, you never …

Sony Ericsson

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Mobile Processor Announced

Qualcomm has announced its latest mobile platform, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, this is the latest mobile processor in the company’s Snapdragon 400 …

Mobile

10 facts about smartphones as the iPhone turns 10

(Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images)<p>The iPhone turns 10 on June 29, and the moment warrants a look back at the broader story about the ways mobile …

Pew Research Center

Here's Why the Galaxy S8's Killer Feature Is Broken

Samsung's Bixby Voice was supposed to be the killer feature that would dramatically change the Galaxy S8's market appeal. It hasn't. And now we might …

Samsung

Moto Z2 spotted on GFXBench, may come with Snapdragon 835 processor

After launching the Z2 Play both in the global and Indian market, Motorola is now working on announcing another Z series phone called the Moto Z2. …

Tablets

Chinese Smartphone Makers Outperform Indian Counterparts

The Chinese influence has been rising not just in the South China Sea but also in the Indian smartphone market. As per the recent data released by …

India

Cingular Flip 2 is AT&T’s Alcatel Go Flip

Earlier this year, we put out a little test run on the Cingular Flip phone from AT&T. For one thing, phew, that old brand has come up again. For …

Technology

From where to get the best deals on mobile phones and tablets online in India?

Looking to buy a mobile phone or tablet online?<p>Have you been thinking of getting a new mobile phone recently? On the World Wide Web, it is very easy …

World Wide Web

How Android beat the iPhone to world domination

Ten years ago this week, Apple's first iPhone went on sale and redefined the industry.<p>Fifteen months after that, Google (GOOGL, Tech30) crashed the party.<p>Google's first Android phone was unveiled on September 23, 2008, in partnership with T-Mobile (TMUS). The smartphone, called the G1, looks like …

Mobile

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 450 chip will power the next wave of budget Android phones

Qualcomm has formally announced the successor to its current low-end processor, the Snapdragon 435, in the form of the upcoming Snapdragon 450. While the top-of-the-line Snapdragon 835 may get all the attention, the budget Android phone — like the LG X Venture or ZTE Blade V8 — runs off Qualcomm’s …

Mobile

iPhone 2020

For the iPhone's 10th birthday, we imagine its future<p>If we asked you to close your eyes and describe an iPhone, the image in your head would be pretty clear.<p>It would probably look something like this: It’s a rectangle with rounded corners, with another rectangle — the display — on the front, a …

Apple

India's Smartphone Makers Are Planning On Pushing Out Their Chinese Competitors

According to Counterpoint, demonetization proved to be a disaster for Indian handset makers such as Intex, Micromax and Lava. As a result of poor sales between September and December last year, they were missing from the list of top-five smartphones rankings for Q4 of 2016; a far cry from Q1 in …

India

Qualcomm reveals in-display fingerprint sensors, may arrive to phones Summer 2018

Qualcomm has announced that it is working on a new fingerprint scanning technology which will work beneath glass, metal and even underwater. The chip maker made the announcement at MWC 2017 in Shanghai (not to be confused with the February trade show in Barcelona) and believes the tech could reach …

Qualcomm

North Korea's new smartphone looks suspiciously familiar

It's not just you — this phone looks really familiar to us, too.<p>North Korean company Mangyongdae Information Technology Corporation just dropped the Jindallae 3, and it looks a whole lot like an iPhone.<p>The phone, named after a Korean rhododendron, would be "entirely domestically produced" in the …

Technology

This New Chinese Phone Is A Total Clone Of The Galaxy S8

Last week I got my hands on the Doogee Mix, an almost bezel-less phone that is such an unabashed rip off of the Xiaomi Mi Mix that it was worth applauding. In my opinion, the only thing worse than a copycat is a copycat in denial/hiding, so Doogee’s “Yeah, our phone is inspired by Xiaomi’s phone. …

Samsung

The Unbelievably Diverse Array of Devices Managed by Our Customers

Something I have come to really appreciate as we’ve built Intune and watched its usage scale to millions of devices is the <i>unbelievably</i> broad and …

BYOD