Amazon Updates Base Model Kindle With An Illuminated Display

Amazon has launched an updated version of its cheapest Kindle. For the first time, the base model Kindle now comes with an illuminated display. The new Kindle features a 4 LED front lighting system (an e-ink display is front lit, as opposed to being backlight like an LCD). In comparison, the more expensive Kindle Paperwhite has a 5 LED lighting while the top of the line Kindle Oasis has 12 LED lighting. Still, 4 LED is better than no LED, and the Kindle features adjustable brightness for comfortable reading in all lighting conditions. The 6-inch display itself has also been...

Opera For Android Update Brings Unlimited Vpn Service

Almost two years after adding free and unlimited VPN to its desktop browser Opera for Android is getting the same treatment. Version 51 of Opera for Android, will finally bring VPN service to the mobile browser, in continuation of the company's commitment to user security. Opera claims you will have enhanced control over your online privacy, notably when connecting to public Wi-Fi networks. The VPN service is of the no log variety, meaning it will not store any user data on Opera's servers. To start using the new feature, simply download or update your current app and head over to...

Huawei P30 Handled On Video

The Huawei P30 has appeared on video, 3.5mm headphone jack and all. Previously, video leaks showed the P30 Pro - both videos were focused on its in-display fingerprint reader. The phone is in a case, but you can see its flat display, the teardrop notch for the selfie camera and the triple camera on the back. And the jack, of course, next to the USB-C port and loudspeaker. Meanwhile, the Huawei P30 Pro briefly appeared on Amazon Italy, revealing its price for Europe. Source 1 (in Chinese) | Via 1 | Source 2

The Nubia Red Magic 3 Battery Will Be As Big As 5000mah

Ni Fei, the GM at nubia, has been dropping hints about the Red Magic 3, including spec details like Snapdragon 855, 12GB RAM, high refresh rate screen and so on. His continued teasers suggested that the battery of the new phone will be a good deal bigger than the 3,800mAh battery of the nubia Red Magic Mars. The current thinking is that the battery will be 5,000mAh - that's more than the typical gaming phone, which has a 4,000mAh battery. The current model (Mars) supports up to 18W fast charging, there's no word on any improvements on that side yet. Another interesting feature of the...

Huawei Mate X Foldable 5g Smartphone Confirmed To Launch In India This Year

The Huawei Mate X foldable 5G smartphone that was unveiled at MWC last month was just confirmed to launch in India before the year is over. Huawei hasn't revealed an exact date of the phone's launch in India yet, but the company will release this smartphone in different markets from mid-2019. The company said it will prioritize 5G markets as they can leverage the phone's next gen network support so you can expect its India availability in the later months. Unlike Samsung's Galaxy Fold that features two displays and folds inwards, the Mate X comes with a single large display and folds...

Samsung Galaxy A90 To Have Smaller Battery Than The A50 And A70

Information regarding the upcoming Galaxy A90 is pretty scarce. We know only one thing so far - it will have a pop-up camera of some sort and an almost all screen front. We can now add the battery piece to the puzzle. According to a source with a decent track record, the smartphone will have a smaller battery than its less expensive siblings, the Galaxy A50 and A70. The A50 has a 4,000 mAh unit while the A70 is expected to come with a 4,400 mAh battery. According to the report the Galaxy A90's battery will have the model code EB-BA905ABN and 3,610 mAh capacity. That might be its...

Ec Google Another Billion Fine

The European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion for misusing its dominant position on the market for search advertising. According to Margrethe Vestager, the antitrust commissioner at Brussels, said Google used restrictive clauses with partners to "cement its dominance." The official press release says Google prohibited AdSense for Search clients to use adverts from competitors on its website. AdSense for Search is essentially a Google Search box on a client's website. When visitors used it, Google split the commission from the ad revenue. At first the company prevented partners...

Opera For Android Gets An Integrated Free VPN

Opera for Android users will be delighted to hear that the company has integrated its free VPN service with its Android browser. Prior to its change of ownership, the company had launched an Opera VPN service which was a standalone app for iOS and Android. It later integrated the service into the desktop browser. However, Opera VPN was discontinued last year. It’s back now and lives within the Android browser. […]

T-Mobile Subscribers Can Get A Free Year Of MLB.TV Again

T-Mobile offers its subscribers a lot of freebies through its Tuesdays app one of which has been a yearly subscription to MLB.TV. The carrier is bringing back this offer once again for the year. Interested subscribers will be able to get it on March 26th. The subscription itself is valued at $118.99. The carrier announced today that it has renewed its partnership with MLB.TV for four more years. This should, […]

Samsung Sales In China Once Again Are Rising

Samsung Electronics held its annual shareholders' meeting and company officials announced good news for the smartphone business. DJ Koh, head of the Mobile division, is confident about a positive change of the company fortunes in China - a market where the company's market share plunged from 20% in 2013 to under 1% in 2018. The Samsung executive told shareholders, that everything has been changed - organization, people, distribution channels. The latest flagships and midrangers will bring a positive change to the Chinese market. According to Reuters, some of the cards Samsung has in...

Apple Unveils New Airpods With Handsfree Siri Also A New Qi Wireless Charging Case

Apple is on a row - today it's upgrading the AirPods. The second generation truly wireless earbuds comes with (optional) wireless charging, improved battery life and hands-free "Hey, Siri". The company unveiled the Qi wireless charging case. It's optional because the new AirPods come with a regular case by default, this combo costs $160 (charging is done over a Lightning cable). If you want the new AirPods plus the Qi case, the cost goes up to $200. There's some good news for owners of first generation AirPods - the Qi case is backwards compatible and available on its own for $80....

How to Create App Folders on iPhone

Staying organized is a way to save time. You can do this by Creating folders and Grouping Apps of same nature all at one place. It is effortless and an efficient practice which you must follow absolutely. In this article, we will walk you through all the steps needed to Create Folders and Group apps on iPhoneCreating  Folders in iPhone with iOS 7 and below You need a minimum of […]

Huawei P30 Pro Appears For Preorder On Amazon Italy Disappears Shortly After

The Huawei P30 leaks continue as the P30 Pro made a brief appearance on Amazon Italy. The pre-order listing was quickly taken down but not before it confirmed the key specs and pricing of €1,024/$1,162. The listed device featured the Sunrise Red colorway and was specified in a bundle which will reportedly come with a wireless charger (MSRP €60/$68) and Sonos One wireless speaker (€230/$260). The P30 Pro will feature a 6.47 inch Dual Edge AMOLED display with a water drop notch and in-display fingerprint. It will run on the Kirin 980 chipset alongside 8GB RAM and storage options varying...

Energizer Power Max P18k Pop With 18000 Mah Battery Now Available Through Indiegogo

The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop that was announced last month with the world's largest smartphone battery is now available through crowdfunding website Indiegogo. Buying the P18K Pop through Indiegogo gets you 21% off on the retail price which translates to a final price of $549. However, this offer is only available for the first 200 backers. After that, this phone costs $599. The company aims to deliver the P18K Pop in October 2019, but there could be delays if the company faces certification and production issues. The P18K Pop packs an 18,000 mAh battery which is its biggest...

Moto Z4 Press Render Leaks Showing Off Waterdrop Notch And Single Rear Camera

Motorola launched its Moto Z3 flagship last August, but since it came with 2017's Snapdragon 835 chipset instead of the then latest 845 it's due for an upgrade sooner than usual. The company is reportedly already working on its successor - the Moto Z4 - which will be powered by Snapdragon 855, and, its press image has just leaked online revealing its design. This image shows that the Moto Z4 will come with tiny bezels with the display having a waterdrop notch up top. Round the back, it has pogo pins which confirm Moto Mod support. The image further reveals that the Z4 will come with...

Huawei P30 Pro Handled In A Live Video Shows Off Fast Ud Fingerprint Reader

The Huawei P30 family is set to launch next week in Paris but the leaks continue to come in hot. The latest one is a hands-on video showing off the front of the P30 Pro and the under-display fingerprint reader. #HuaweiP30Pro Huawei P30 Pro hands-on video (via WHYLab).— Xiaomishka (@xiaomishka) March 20, 2019 As you can see, everything is in line with the previous reports but it was cool to see how fast the in-display scanner works. It looks as if there could be a new unlocking speed champion. The guy on the video put his finger on the screen for a brief...

Xiaomi Yearly Revenues Soar Despite Slumping Global Market

While 2018 wasn't the best year for smartphones with a growth of just 0.1%, Xiaomi seems to be doing quite well compared to the competition. Yesterday the company released its yearly earnings report and the numbers show a steady increase in all sectors, most notably a 52.6% year-to-year increase in revenue reaching 174.9 billion yuan ($26.06 billion). International revenues grew by a whopping 118.1% year-to-year reaching 70 billion yuan ($10.43 billion) or 40% of total revenue. Xiaomi sales figures In 2018, Xiaomi continued to shine - even in the face of fierce competition...

The Razer Phone 3 Might Not Be Dead After All

Last month it was reported that Razer might have killed off their Razer Phone lineup. This was based on a report that revealed that Razer had laid off some members from its smartphone division. Razer did not fully confirm whether or not the Razer Phone was dead, but now a report from DigiTimes has revealed that maybe the Razer Phone 3 might not be dead after all.According to DigiTimes, “Razer […]

Huawei P30 P30 Pro Official Cases Confirm Design Ahead Of Launch

Press renders of the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro have already leaked online revealing their design. But now we are looking at the official cases of these smartphones that have been listed on a UK retailer's website confirming some of the phones' design aspects. The cases for both these smartphones confirm that they will have a multi-camera setup on their back placed vertically in the left corner. The cases for the Pro variant also confirm that this smartphone will feature four rear cameras as opposed to three on the vanilla P30. Huawei P30 • Huawei P30 Pro Previously leaked...

Redmi 7 Starts Global Rollout From Ukraine

Redmi 7 debuted on Monday in China and today it already began its global rollout. The official Facebook page of the Ukrainian division announced the phone is available for online pre-order at partner retailers and offline purchase at the official Mi Store. Currently the price of the 2/16 GB variant starts from UAH3,999 or $147/€130. Mi Ukraine official Facebook post Redmi 7 comes with a 6.26" HD+ screen and Snapdragon 632 chipset. The dual camera on the back is 12 MP + 2 MP, while the battery is 4,000 mAh, but charges at standard 10W rates. It was announced with three memory...

Motorola One Vision Specs Surface

Two days ago, the Motorola One Vision was spotted on Geekbench with Exynos 9610 SoC, 6GB RAM, and Android Pie. Previous rumors pointed at it being called the Motorola P40, but this is likely a case of Chinese and global versions of the same phone. Now, the latest information that has surfaced aligns with those rumors while also revealing more details about this unannounced Motorola smartphone. According to the information received by XDA-Developers the Motorola One Vision, codenamed "Robusta2", will be powered by Exynos 9610 SoC. The smartphone will come with 3GB and 4GB RAM options, while...

Redmi Note 7 On Pace To Sell 4 Million Units By The End Of March

Xiaomi officials introduced the Redmi Note 7 on January 10 and later the brand president said his team will push 1 million phones in its first month of sales. After reaching the milestone on domestic soil, the phone eventually rolled to India and Europe, and now it is aiming to reach 4 million sales by the end of March. Lei Jun, the Xiaomi CEO, posted the forecast on Weibo, which was part of the annual results conference of the company. Doing the quick math, it appears Redmi is selling 50,000 Note 7 smartphones every single day. Industry officials compare the success with the Honor...

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 Receiving Android Pie In India

Samsung rolled out Android Pie for Galaxy A8+ (2018) over a week ago, however, the update was only rolling out in Russia. The company usually uses a single market as a sort of expanded soak test, before it begins global rollout. It seems all has gone smoothly as India has now also started receiving this latest version of Android. The Android Pie update for Galaxy A8+ (2018) comes with One UI and weighs more than 1.2GB in size. It carries version number A730FXXU4CSCD and bumps up the Android security patch level on the phone to February 1, 2019. With Android Pie released in Russia...

Instagram Rolls Out Checkout In The Us

It looks like the online shopping space will be getting more crowded as Instagram is moving in with its new Checkout feature in the US. You will now be able to buy products directly from brand posts without leaving the app. Prior to the Checkout, you would be redirected to the brand's website to complete the purchase. The new feature simplifies the process to simply clicking on the item post, selecting details such as sizing and finally placing the order. Checkout-eligible posts will now feature a large blue "Checkout on Instagram" button. Once you make your first purchase you will...

Checkout On Instagram Lets You Shop Within The App

There’s no shortage of people hawking stuff on Instagram. Whether it’s a fitness model you follow who’s promoting a diet tea or a clothing brand showcasing its latest range. It’s a platform which may influence your next shopping decision. That’s why Instagram has been building out shopping features on the platform with Checkout on Instagram being the latest one. It will enable users to shop for products without having to […]

Google Inbox App Shutting Down On April 2nd

You may have heard that Google+ will bite the dust on April 2nd but it’s not going to be the only Google service to meet its demise on that day. The company has now started sending notifications to Inbox users that the service is going to bid farewell on the same day. Google sent out emails late last year to confirm that it would shut down Inbox in 2019. It […]

Motorola Could Have A Smartphone Powered By Samsung’s Exynos Chipset

Samsung has their own chipsets in the form of the Exynos range. However for the most part, these Exynos chipsets have been exclusive to Samsung devices, but if recent benchmarks are to be believed, Motorola could be working on a handset that is powered by Samsung’s Exynos chipset.This is according to a sighting on Geekbench (via PhoneArena) in which a phone dubbed the Moto P40 was sighted powered by the […]

Huawei’s P30 Series Might Not Come Cheap

Our smartphones these days are increasing in prices and if you’re hoping that the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro will change that, think again. According to a report from, it seems that the upcoming P30 will be priced at 749 Euro, while the P30 Pro will be priced starting at 999 Euro for the base model, but will go up to 1,099 Euro for the 256GB model.However the good […]

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Gaming Phone Goes Official

Xiaomi had confirmed that it would be unveiling its new gaming smartphone on March 18th and the company has done just that today. The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 handset is official today. The number here doesn’t hide the fact that this is the successor to Xiaomi’s original Black Shark smartphone. As expected, the Black Shark 2 runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 mobile platform coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB […]

Purdue University Bans Netflix In Academic Buildings

Don’t expect to catch up on your favorite shows during class if you go to Purdue University. That’s because the university has decided to ban Netflix and other streaming services in academic buildings. This ban extends to music streaming services as well in academic buildings on the West Lafayette, Ind., campus. The ban obviously applies if the students are using the university Wi-Fi. Not only has the university banned access […]

Android Q Testing Out The Use Of Chat Heads For Notifications

One of the nifty features of Facebook Messenger is that it uses chat heads that are displayed on the main screen and overlays on top of other apps. Some might find it intrusive or annoying, but the fact that it is always present means that it is easy to get to, especially if you use Facebook Messenger often.Now it seems that Google could be borrowing the feature as well because […]

WhatsApp Testing In-App Browser, Reverse Image Search

When you click on a link to a website on WhatsApp, it usually opens the link in your phone’s browser, whichever browser that you have set as your default. However according to the folks at WABetaInfo, it seems that WhatsApp is testing out using an in-app browser, similar to how Facebook links open up within the app’s own browser.Presumably the idea, similar to having in-line videos, is that it will […]

SwiftKey Adds Google As A Search Engine Option

While Microsoft might have failed on the mobile hardware front, the company has been making some inroads by introducing their own software and services to other platforms such as iOS and Android. They have also acquired other apps such as SwiftKey, giving them more in-roads to Apple and Google’s operating systems.Unsurprisingly apps such as SwiftKey relied on Bing for its built-in search engine, but it seems that Microsoft could have […]

Future Samsung Smartphones Could Drop The Hole-In Display

Samsung’s answer to the notch comes in the form of a hole-in display, where a small cutout has been made to accommodate the front-facing camera. We’re not sure if it is better or worse since it ultimately impacts the design of the phone and interrupts the display (although it does come with some fun wallpapers).However it seems that the company thinks of it as a temporary solution as they work […]

Additional Huawei P30, P30 Pro Specs Leaked

Huawei has confirmed that come 26th of March, they will be officially unveiling the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro. Now thanks to leaked information from, additional details about the upcoming phone has been released along with some renders that give us some information about what we might be able to expect.According to the publication, the Huawei P30 is expected to feature a 6.1-inch 2340×1080 OLED display, while the P30 […]

Gboard For iOS Now Lets You Translate On The Fly

Google Translate does a pretty good job at translating different languages. The only drawback is that if you’re chatting with someone,  you need to switch back and forth between the app and the translation. However the good news is that it looks like Google has updated its Gboard keyboard app for iOS where it now comes with a built-in translation tool.Basically what this means is that when you’re typing, you […]

Snapchat’s Gaming Platform Rumored To Arrive Next Month

If a new report is to be believed, we might see the launch of a gaming platform for Snapchat next month. The announcement is expected at the Snap Partner Summit in Los Angeles on April 4th. Snap, the company behind the ephemeral messaging app Snapchat, has not confirmed or denied the report about the launch of a gaming platform. This won’t be the first time that Snap would try its […]

Samsung Reportedly Supplying OLED Displays For Huawei P30 Pro

Samsung Electronics may face intense competition from the likes of Apple and Huawei but several of the conglomerate’s affiliates conduct business with these companies as well. Samsung Display supplied OLED panels to Apple for the iPhone X and it’s now claimed that the company has inked a similar deal with Huawei. It’s apparently supplying OLED panels for the Huawei P30 Pro, the Chinese telecommunication giant’s next flagship smartphone. Samsung has […]

Tel Aviv Testing Crosswalk Lights To Warn ‘Smartphone Zombies’

Many people these days bury their faces in their smartphones as they go about their daily commute. That’s why there’s no shortage of videos online of people bumping into things and falling down stairs because they were too distracted by their smartphones to see where they were going. To prevent such “smartphone zombies” from stepping into the road with oncoming traffic, Israel’s business capital Tel Aviv is now testing crosswalk […]

Samsung Galaxy S10 Proximity Sensor Bug Is Waking The Phone In Pockets

Proximity sensors are sensors that we can typically find in our phones these days. For the most part we don’t really given them too much thought, but when they don’t work as intended, it can be annoying which is what some Samsung Galaxy S10 users are discovering. According to the reports, it seems that some users are finding that due to a bug, the proximity sensor on their phones isn’t […]

Samsung Embraces The Galaxy S10’s Punch-Hole Display With New Wallpapers

With the Samsung Galaxy S10, the company has opted to not use a notch in favor of a punch-hole display. Depending on your personal preference, you might like/hate it more than the notch. Samsung has in the past tried to cover it up by including wallpaper that would black out that area.However it seems that Samsung has decided that instead of trying to fight it, they have embraced it by […]

New Report ‘Confirms’ 2019 iPhones Will Sport A Triple Camera

With Android smartphones these days starting to feature triple cameras or more, it makes the iPhone’s dual cameras feel downright pedestrian. However according to earlier rumors, there were some claims that suggested that 2019’s iPhones could come with a triple camera setup, which seems to be the rage these days.Whether or not that is true remains to be seen, and it looks like we can “confirm” that because in a […]

Xbox Live Now Available On iOS And Android

A report from last month revealed that Microsoft was apparently looking to bring its Xbox Live gaming service onto other platforms besides Xbox. For those who don’t mind linking their mobile devices to Xbox Live, you’ll be interested to learn that Xbox Live has since made its way onto iOS and Android.This comes in the form of a new SDK that developers can use to integrate Xbox Live functionality into […]

Huawei Confirms Its Own OS Will Replace Android In Worst Case Scenario

It has long been rumored that Huawei has built its own operating system. Not that lightweight OS that it has running on its new smartwatches, but a full-fledged OS which could replace Android on its smartphones. The company has now confirmed the existence of the operating system while pointing out that it’s will serve as an alternative to Android in the worst case scenario. That involves Huawei being cut off […]

Android Q Brings Support For A Native Desktop Mode

Google released the developer preview of Android Q yesterday ahead of formally unveiling the latest iteration of its mobile operating system later this year. The developer preview has revealed some of the new features that Google has been working on. A new report points out that Android Q brings support for a native desktop mode. This won’t be the first time that a software solution has been created to provide […]

Google Maps Rolling Out Reporting Feature For Speed Traps And Accidents

One of the features of Waze is that a lot of the information you can see in the app is crowdsourced. For example Waze gives users the ability to report things like accidents (which other users can later confirm whether or not it is still there), speed traps, police road blocks, and more.Now it seems that Google Maps is getting similar features as well. According to a post on Reddit […]

iPhone Saves Life Of Its Owner By Taking An Arrow Meant For Him

In the past we have come across incredible stories of how our gadgets have managed to save lives by stopping things like bullets and shrapnel. Adding to those stories is a report out of Australia in which it seems that a man from New South Wales had his life saved by his iPhone when it stopped an arrow that was shot at him.According to the report from, a man […]

Android Q Developer Preview Officially Announced

For a while now we have been hearing reports about some of the features of Android Q, where the folks at XDA Developers managed to get their hands on a leaked build, but unfortunately there was no mention of when the official developer preview would be launched. There was some speculation that we could be getting close, and now it seems like the time has come.Google has officially announced the […]

WhatsApp To Prevent Fake News With Image Search Tool

The spread of fake news remains a constant problem for WhatsApp and the Facebook-owned company continues to take steps in order to clamp down on it. A new report reveals that the company is developing a new feature which will enable users to identify whether an image that they have received is legitimate or not. A “search by image” tool has been discovered by the folks at WABetaInfo in update […]

Verizon Mobile 5G Network Launches April 11th

Carriers in the United States will be launching their mobile 5G networks this year and Verizon has now confirmed the date for its launch. Big Red has confirmed that its mobile 5G network is going to be launched on April 11th. It will also begin to sell the 5G Moto Mod for the Moto Z3 so that users can actually take advantage of 5G speeds. The 5G Moto Mod for […]

opera for android update brings unlimited vpn service

Almost two years after adding free and unlimited VPN to its desktop browser Opera for Android is getting the same treatment. Version 51 of Opera for Android, will finally bring VPN service to the mobile browser, in continuation of the company's commitment to user security. Opera claims you will have enhanced control over your online

huawei p30 handled on video

The Huawei P30 has appeared on video, 3.5mm headphone jack and all. Previously, video leaks showed the P30 Pro - both videos were focused on its in-display fingerprint reader. The phone is in a case, but you can see its flat display, the teardrop notch for the selfie camera and the triple camera on