Sharp Aquos R5g Launched In Taiwan

Back in February, Sharp announced its Aquos R5G in its home market of Japan. This was the first 5G capable phone in the manufacturer’s lineup and brought flagship specifications alongside a polarizing design with a double notched screen. Now, the Aquos R5G has made its way to Taiwan where it will retail for NT 34,990 ($1,187). The phone will be offered in black and white colors with sales scheduled to begin on July 6 The Aquos R5G is built around a 6.5-inch 120Hz IPS panel with QHD+ resolution. It boasts a waterdrop notch on the top for its 16MP selfie cam and a cutout at the chin for...

Exclusive Huawei Strikes A Deal With Bolt An Uber Alternative

Huawei’s troubles with the United States that left it without Google services and access to some crucial apps are well documented. However the company is making solid progress with its AppGallery, which now welcomes its first major shared ride apps. The on-demand transport platform Bolt, dubbed by some “the European Uber” will appear this week on the company’s app store, and it will provide food delivery as well, just like Uber Eats. Bolt on AppGallery Bolt's model is very similar to Uber, and the app is not largely different too - you can call a ride with competitive...

Motorola One Fusion Specs Price Sale Date

After unveiling the One Fusion+ earlier last month, Motorola has now announced the One Fusion. As evident from its name, the Motorola One Fusion is a toned-down version of the Fusion+ and comes with a few downgrades and a more attractive price. The One Fusion+ packed a 6.5" FullHD+ notchless display and the non-Plus model retains the size of the screen but its resolution is down to 720p and there's also a waterdrop notch up top for the 8MP selfie camera which is a downgrade from the Plus variant's 16MP selfie shooter mounted on a pop-up mechanism. The 64MP primary camera at the back of...

Lenovo Legion Unboxed On Camera New Teaser Reveals Dual Linear Vibration Motors

Lenovo’s gaming phone is set to be announced this month and with the latest teaser from the company, we learn it will feature dual-haptic motors for a more immersive gaming experience. The Lenovo Legion will use dual x-axis linear motors which should add new depths to in-game vibrating feedback. At the same time, Sparrow News offers a short (and low-res) video of the Lenovo Legion phone being unboxed. We don’t get to see much of the phone itself, save for the its back, but we do get a nice look at the phone’s cool new packaging. It seems like the larger box is a kit intended for the...

Realme 6i India Launch Date

Realme unveiled the Realme 6i back in March and then brought it to the Indian market as the Narzo 10 in May. Now a new report claims the phone maker is set announce a Realme 6i phone in India next week, which is not the original 6i but a rebranded Realme 6s. This information comes from the folks over at OnPhones who spotted a poster of the Realme 6i at a retail store in India. The poster includes a few specs of the smartphone and confirms two color options - Black and White. It doesn't include the launch date but the store employee told the publication that 6i will debut in India next...

Vivo Iqoo Z1x Pricing And Variants Also Leak

One of the worst-kept secrets these days is the vivo iQOO Z1x as the mid-range phone continues to feature in leaks and teasers. The full specs sheet has now been revealed by China Telecom along with the pricing and the memory options. vivo iQOO Z1x The phone will arrive in two versions - 8/128GB and 8/256GB, listed at CNY2,198 ($310/€275) and CNY2,498 ($350/€315), respectively. Everything else like the 6.57” LCD and the 5G capabilities are not news - we already saw that at TENAA. The new midranger will be available in three colors - Blue, Black, and White. The...

Samsung Germany Listed The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 5g On Its Support Page

Samsung Germany’s website had posted a new support page for the Galaxy Tab S7’s model number – the same one that was spotted on Geekbench last month: SM-T976B. The page didn’t reveal much about the Tab S7, but it did inadvertently confirm the existence of the new tablet. The support page has been taken down since the initial reporting. The Galaxy Tab S7+ 5G will be powered by the Snapdragon 865 chipset (as revealed by the Geekbench listing) so we are expecting the tablet to arrive with support for 5G networks. A large 9,800 – 10,000 mAh battery will power the tablet’s 12.4-inch...

Samsung Updates The 2019 Galaxy Tab A 101 And 80 To Android 10 With One Ui 20

Cheap Android tablets still exist, and Samsung's Galaxy Tab A line is one of the most prominent (and long-running) proponents of such products. The company is now continuing its Android 10 update march with a couple of such cheap tablets, namely the 2019 versions of the Tab A 10.1 and Tab A 8.0. The LTE-capable variants of these two tablets are now receiving updates to Android 10 with One UI 2.0 on top. The Galaxy Tab A 10.1 is getting the new software build T515XXU4BTFK, while the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 is receiving build P205DXU5BTFB. Both releases include the July 2020 security...

Lgs Rollable Smartphone To Arrive Early Next Year With A Boe Screen

While it's having none of that foldable action, at least so far, LG is apparently working on a rollable smartphone, that was pictured in 3D renders in August last year. Those renders are based on a patent LG filed for, and sometimes with patents nothing actually comes out of them in the form of a real product. This time things seem to be different. According to a report from LG's home of Korea, the company will launch the rollable smartphone currently codenamed Project B at some point in early 2021. Interestingly enough, the display panel will be provided by BOE, and not LG Display,...

Apple Has Plans To Eventually Get Rid Of The Notch On The iPhone

The notch design in smartphones has been a fiercely debated topic, where there are some who hate the design, while others don’t seem too bothered. Companies have tried various workarounds, such as using hole-punch cutouts, or popup cameras, but neither of these are necessarily ideal.For iPhone fans who hate the notch, you might be interested to learn that according to a report from Patently Apple, it appears that Apple is […]

Apple’s App Store Made Some Serious Bank During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Despite Google’s Android platform having a much larger market share, it seems that when it comes to earning money from apps, it’s hard to deny how much more lucrative Apple’s iOS platform is. A new report from Sensor Tower seems to confirm that, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.Based on the data they’ve gathered, it appears that iOS users spending in the App Store is nearly double that of Android users […]

Motorola Moto G Pro In For Review

Say hello to the Motorola Moto G Pro - the Europe-bound counterpart to the US Moto G Stylus. The pair is basically indistinguishable, specs-wise. So let's see what's in the box. Motorola has provided all you need to get started - an 18W charger, a USB-C cable and a complimentary silicone case. Unlike the Moto G Stylus, the G Pro's name doesn't tease the built-in accessory, but it's there - tucked into the right bottom corner of the phone. You need to pry it out with a fingernail - there's no push-to-pull-out mechanism like on the Galaxy Note10 series. Unlike the Note10's S Pen,...

Samsung Launches A New Wireless Charger That Sterilizes Your Phone

If you were to think about it, would a toilet seat be cleaner than your smartphone? Given what we do in the toilet, it would be reasonable to think so, but the reality is that studies have found that our phones are actually dirtier due to our hands touching it, and our hands touch just about anything and everything.Now with the coronavirus pandemic, personal hygiene has become more important than […]

Google Discontinues The Pixel 3a And Pixel 3a Xl

Google is discontinuing the sales of the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL. The company revealed this information in a statement to Android Police. The statement says that the company has sold through its inventory and completed sales of the two devices on its online store. The phones will now only be available through retailers until stocks last. On its online US store, the Pixel 3a is being listed as Out of Stock but the page is still accessible, unlike the older Pixel 3 series devices, which have been removed entirely. The Pixel 3a series was launched in May of last year to...

Samsung Galaxy Watch3 Variants And Prices Leaked

Another extensive leak on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch3 was delivered by Evan Blass' . The prolific leakster has detailed all the versions that the upcoming smartwatch will have. The new bit is that the 45mm model has a total of five variations. The Black color is offered with either black titanium body (Bluetooth only) or stainless steel case (Bluetooth and LTE versions) in Silver or Black. The Black stainless steel option will however only be available on the pricier LTE version. The 41mm size will be stainless steel only in Silver or Bronze/Gold colors. Both color...

Mysterious New Oppo Phone Appears On Tenaa Could Be The Reno 10x Zoom Successor

Oppo’s Reno series now has 17 members but it only started last April with the Reno and Reno 10x zoom. The latter was one of the first phones to bear a periscope camera module and it seems we’ll see its successor in the near future. Two devices bearing the PDYM20 and the PDYT20 model numbers were spotted on China’s TENAA agency and according to speculations, these are two versions of the upcoming Reno 10x Mark 2. Oppo PDMY20 The specs from both listings reveal a 6.5-inch display, dual-mode 5G connectivity, a 3,945mAh battery and Android 10. The phones' dimensions are 162.2 x...

Apple Is Racing Towards Mass Production Of Its 5g Iphones

Apple is pushing to start iPhone 12 mass production as soon as possible, despite the many hurdles posed by the ongoing pandemic. Apple has finished most of the engineering verification tests for its 5G lineup, but is yet to complete design verification tests and product verification tests, before it can start mass production. Apple reportedly initially ordered components for some 100 million iPhone 12 units, but has scaled back the order to 80 million. The company has also put in an order for 45 million older iPhone models to be manufactured, to keep the sales momentum going during...

Oneplus Announces 55u1 43y1 And 32y1 Tv Models In India

Close to a year after the launch of its first ever TV launch, OnePlus has unveiled three more televisions in the Indian market. Part of the new U-series and Y-series, these new models join the two Q-series models from last year. As the name suggests the OnePlus 55U1 is a 55-inch model. It features a 4K LCD panel with 93% DCI-P3 coverage along with support for Dolby Vision and HDR10+. Sound is courtesy a 30W audio system with 4 speaker units and support for Dolby Atmos. On the software side, the TV features Android TV 9 with the assortment of media apps, including Netflix, Amazon...

The Huawei Mate 40 To Borrow Mate 20 Xs Stereo Speakers

Huawei Mate 40's leaks are starting to pick up speed as the next-generation Mates' October launch nears. The latest one is all about the loudspeakers. Interestingly, the Mate 40 may reuse the highly-regarded Mate 20 X's loudspeakers as the leakster suggests that the future Mate 40s have the same symmetrical speaker grilles at the top and bottom side of the frame. This info might be enough to conclude that the same features will be available on the Mate 40, including the Dolby Atmos tuning. Of course, the tipster doesn't go into details so only the holes might be the borrowed part...

Google Pixel 4a Gets Passes More Certifications 3140 Mah Battery And 18w Charging Confirmed

Google is still withholding any info on the Pixel 4a but while we’re waiting for the phone to go official, it managed to pass through more certification agencies. This time it was Taiwan's NCC and TUV Rheinland that reveal the phone will come with a 3,140 mAh battery and 18W charger. NCC certification The charger is spotted with the TC G1001-US and G1000-US model numbers while the battery bears the G025J-B name and reveals it’s got a 3,140mAh typical and 3,080mAh rated capacity. TUV Rheinland listing and charger According to the most current speculations, the Pixel 4a...

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5g Also Appears In Mystic Bronze

Samsung let it slip that the Galaxy Note20+ will be available in “Mystic Bronze” after the Galaxy Watch3 leaked in a similar “Bronze” color. Now it’s Galaxy Z Flip 5G’s turn – the animation (courtesy of @evleaks) shows the phone from all sides in both closed and open positions. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G in Mystic Bronze Like on the Note, the Mystic Bronze color on the Flip comes with a frosted glass finish. The current Z Flip has glossy glass on the outside (as do the Note10 models). Besides that there are no major redesigns on the outside. But there should be on the...

Watch The Launch Of The Affordable Oneplus Tv Models Here

OnePlus entered the TV business with its Q1, but the market became extremely competitive after Redmi, Realme, and Nokia joined the party. Today, the company will hold an event in India, where we expect to see OnePlus' new entries that should offer even more aggressive price to help it stay relevant. The event will be streamed on YouTube and begins at 7 PM IST/13:30 GMT. OnePlus already confirmed the diagonals of its new TVs - 32”, 43”, and 55”. However, their price will be no more than INR19,999/INR29,999/INR49,999, which is way cheaper than the INR70,000-priced Q1. We are also...

Poco M2 Pro Will Pack 33w Fast Charging

The long-rumored Poco M2 Pro is on its way and will officially be unveiled on July 7. The first teasers from yesterday gave us a sneak peek at the phone’s design which does look a lot like the global Redmi Note 9 Pro and now Poco confirmed the M2 Pro will come with 33W fast charging. For reference, the Note 9 Pro supports 30W top-ups. A quick surge will help you last more than a day. The #POCOM2Pro will come with 33W super-fast charging support.RT if you are ready to #FeelTheSurge.Know more:— #POCOForIndia (@IndiaPOCO) July 2, 2020...

More Confirmation That The iPhone 12 Will Not Ship With Accessories

When you buy a smartphone, you can reasonably expect that it will come with a pair of earphones and also a charger. These are the basic accessories that are typically bundled with the majority of smartphones, but Apple is expected to turn things on their head by doing away with them completely.This is according to a tweet by leakster @L0vetodream which confirms that the iPhone 12 will not ship with […]

Production Of The iPhone 12 Has Been Delayed Again

Apple typically launches new iPhones in September. However, this year there have been rumors suggesting that the iPhone 12 could be delayed to either October or November, but there have also been reports to suggest that the phone’s launch is apparently still on track for a launch in September.Now according to the latest report from the Asian Nikkei Review, they are claiming that we could potentially see delays yet again. […]

The iPhone 12 Might Not Come With A 120Hz Display After All

If the rumors are to be believed, Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max could come with 120Hz displays. This is certainly pretty exciting if the rumors are true, but according to Ross Young of Display Supply Chain Consultants, he claims to have heard from his contacts that this is not true.According to Young, he claims that his contacts have been unable to corroborate the rumors of […]

Stadia Controller Will Now Work Wirelessly On Android Devices

While wired controllers on home consoles is acceptable, it is a bit strange when it comes to mobile because it means that it makes it less portable and a bit more clunky when setting it up. Oddly enough, wireless support for Google’s Stadia controller for Android devices was not available at launch, but that has changed.If you do play Stadia games frequently on your Android phone, you’ll be pleased to […]

Apple Stops Development On Apple Arcade Games That Aren’t Engaging Enough

Mobile games these days tend to adopt the free-to-play model where the game is free to download and play, but if players want to advance in the game or if they want certain features or boosts, they’ll have to pay for it. This can be a bit annoying as gamers just want to play without necessarily paying more for it.This is where Apple Arcade comes in, where for $4.99 a […]

4K 240fps Video Recording Rumored For The iPhone 12

If you were to take a look at video recordings you made either on your phone or camera from back in the day and play it back on a display with a higher resolution, it might look a bit fuzzy or grainy. This is because back in the day, videos on our phones were captured at a lower resolution.These days, our phones are capable of shooting at 4K video, but […]

Video Gives Us A Hands-On Look At The iPhone 12’s Dummy Units

In the recent weeks and months, we’ve started to see more iPhone 12 leaks. These leaks merely show us photos and concept images of what the phone could look like, but how will it look like in person, and more importantly, how will it feel in our hands? Thanks to a video by iupdate, we now have an idea.The video gives us a hands-on look at what the iPhone 12 […]

Besides TikTok, More Than 50 iOS Apps Have Been Caught Snooping On Your Clipboard

The other day, it was reported that popular music app TikTok was snooping on the clipboards of iOS users. This is actually thanks to a new feature in iOS 14 in which it will notify users whenever an app accesses their device’s clipboard. Now upon further investigation, TikTok is not alone in doing this.Speaking to ArsTechnica, researchers Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk revealed that TikTok was not alone in […]

iOS 14 Will Support Encrypted Drives

Attaching an external drive to the iPad is pretty easy and straightforward, and thanks to Apple finally introducing a dedicated file manager with the Files app, users will be able to browse the contents of their drive pretty easily. The good news is that if you do rely on encrypted drives and would like to access them on the iPad, that will be possible soon enough.In the upcoming iOS 14 […]

New Report ‘Confirms’ iPhone 12 Won’t Ship With EarPods Or A Charger

According to recent rumors, it has been suggested that the iPhone 12 might not ship with EarPods. This was semi-acceptable as the EarPods aren’t exactly the best of earphones, so we’re not sure how many people would actually miss them. However, it was later reported that the iPhone 12 might not ship with a charger, which sounded a bit sketchy.Now according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who we should point out […]

iOS 14 Will Let Users Add Captions To Their Photos

If you have been a loyal iPhone user over the past few years, chances are you might have built up a pretty large library of photos that you’ve taken with your iPhone. It can be a bit difficult to sort through them, although Apple has tried to make it easier with location-based information, but iOS 14 will help to improve on that.In iOS 4, it appears that Apple will be […]

iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max Could Sport 120Hz Displays

Apple is rumored to be launching four iPhone 12 models in the coming months. They will, of course, have to be different from each other with their own unique selling points, like the base model being rumored to come in at a price of $549, but what about the higher-end iPhone 12 models?According to a tweet by Ice Universe, one of the selling points would be its display, where the […]

4G iPhone 12 Could Be Priced Starting At $549

Apple will be launching several new iPhones later this year, if the rumors are to be believed. Unlike last year where they launched three models, this year could see the launch of four models. There will be a base model, followed by higher-end models. While 5G has been rumored for a while, it is not expected to be available across the entire lineup.The lowest-end iPhone 12 is still expected to […]

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 Could Replace Its Massive Notch With A Hole-Punch Camera

Many companies made fun of Apple when the iPhone X was first launched with a notch in its display, which is used to house the front-facing camera and other sensors. However, many were quick to follow the design, and in fact, Samsung adopted an even bigger notch with the Galaxy Fold smartphone.However, for those who weren’t a fan of the massive notch in the Galaxy Fold’s display, a tweet by […]

iOS 14 Will Make It Even Harder For Advertisers To Track You

Several years ago, Apple made some changes to its Safari browser in which it would make it harder for advertisers to track you. Basically Safari came with a new smart cookie blocker where it would stop cookies from tracking users across multiple websites, thus reducing the chances of you seeing targeted advertisements.Now it seems that with iOS 14, Apple will be making it even tougher for advertisers to track users […]

Analysts Claim iPhone 12 Launch Is Back On Track For September

According to the various rumors, it has been suggested that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12’s launch could be delayed to either October or November. However, according to the analysts at Wedbush, they believe that things are now back on track and that Apple’s plan for a launch in September is possible.The analysts claim that this is due to Apple’s supply chain has made “impressive” strides in ramping up their production capabilities. […]

iOS 14 Will Notify Apple Watch Owners When Their Device Is Fully Charged

After about a year or so of making the rumor rounds, Apple finally confirmed that native sleep tracking would be introduced in watchOS 7. This is great news for those who want to track their sleeping patterns, but it also raises a new problem: battery. How are users expected to wear the watch all day and all night? When would be a good time to charge it?With iOS 14, it […]

iPhone 12 Might Not Even Be Bundled With A Charger

According to a recent report, it was suggested that Apple might not bundle the EarPods with the iPhone 12. In a way it make sense as it would help tempt and encourage customers to pick up the AirPods in its place. However, a new report from analysts at Barclays have suggested something even more outrageous – no bundled charger.Yup, according to a research note obtained by MacRumors, it seems that […]

TikTok Caught Accessing iOS Users’ Clipboards, Promises They Will Stop

Apps do many things in the background that we might not necessarily be aware of, which is why companies like Apple and Google have built in permissions into apps where developers will need to ask for permission in order to access certain features of our phones, like photos, cameras, microphone, and so on.A good example would be TikTok, in which it appears that users who recently installed the iOS 14 […]

Pokemon Unite Is An Upcoming MOBA Game For The Nintendo Switch And Mobile

The Pokemon franchise has evolved greatly over the years where it has been released in multiple formats. For example there is the classic Game Boy version of the game, then there is the collectible card version, and then there is also the mobile version in the form of Pokemon GO.Now it looks like we have a new Pokemon game in a new format to look forward to in the form […]

You Can Soon Interact With Apple’s Devices Without Touching The Display

It seems that in the near future, users of Apple’s devices will soon be able to interact with them without necessarily having to touch it. This is thanks to Apple’s updated Vision framework in which starting in iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur, developers will be able to update their apps to detect things like gestures, hand poses, and the human body.So what does this mean for end users? Like […]

Face ID, Touch ID Logins Will Be Coming To Safari

On iOS, we’ve seen how Face ID and Touch ID have been used by apps to prevent unauthorized access. For example with banking apps, users can use either Face ID or Touch ID to log themselves into their accounts, but like we said, these security measures were pretty much limited to just apps.However, the good news is that if you were hoping for a similar level of protection on the […]

iPhone 12 Could Ship With A 20W Power Adapter

Apple’s iPhones support fast charging, but this isn’t something that Apple bundled with its smartphones. Instead, customers are expected to purchase/use a separate power adapter of the MacBook Pro, along with a USB-C to Lightning cable. This will add up in costs, but that’s the price users will need to pay to take advantage of faster charging speeds.However, the good news is that with the iPhone 12, Apple could be […]

iOS 14 And macOS Big Sur Will Introduce Massive Improvements To User Privacy

Apple has long touted themselves as a company that values the privacy of its users. In fact with the upcoming updates to iOS and macOS, it seems that Apple will be making those commitments to privacy even more upfront-and-center, starting with changing how certain privacy features work by making them an opt-in feature.For example with Safari, Apple gives users the option to opt-out of being tracked, but the problem is […]

iOS 14 Will Let Users Tap On The Back Of Their Phone To Launch Apps

So Apple has unveiled iOS 14. With the latest update to the platform, Apple has introduced a ton of new features that they demoed in their livestream. Naturally, the company wouldn’t be able to cover all of the new features, so it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that there are actually a lot more changes that we can look forward to.One of those features that was not […]

iOS 14 Finally Allows Users To Set Default Apps For Browsers And Emails

One of the limitations to iOS is that due to Apple’s policies, a lot of default actions will resort to using native apps. For example whenever a website is opened from a link, it will default to Safari. Emails are the same too where it will use the default Mail app. This means for those who use other browsers or email apps, it can be rather inconvenient.However, the good news […]

iOS 14’s App Clips Is Apple’s Answer To Google’s Instant Apps

iOS 14 will bring about a ton of changes to the iOS platform, such as a revamped home screen with greater support for widgets. There will also be a new feature that Apple is calling “App Clips”, although there is a good chance that if you have used Android or have been following smartphone news, this is a feature that will sound familiar to you.According to Apple, “An App Clip […]

sharp aquos r5g launched in taiwan

Back in February, Sharp announced its Aquos R5G in its home market of Japan. This was the first 5G capable phone in the manufacturer’s lineup and brought flagship specifications alongside a polarizing design with a double notched screen. Now, the Aquos R5G has made its way to Taiwan where it will retail for NT

exclusive huawei strikes a deal with bolt an uber alternative

Huawei’s troubles with the United States that left it without Google services and access to some crucial apps are well documented. However the company is making solid progress with its AppGallery, which now welcomes its first major shared ride apps. The on-demand transport platform Bolt, dubbed by some “the European Uber” will appear this week

motorola one fusion specs price sale date

After unveiling the One Fusion+ earlier last month, Motorola has now announced the One Fusion. As evident from its name, the Motorola One Fusion is a toned-down version of the Fusion+ and comes with a few downgrades and a more attractive price. The One Fusion+ packed a 6.5" FullHD+ notchless display and the non-Plus model

realme 6i india launch date

Realme unveiled the Realme 6i back in March and then brought it to the Indian market as the Narzo 10 in May. Now a new report claims the phone maker is set announce a Realme 6i phone in India next week, which is not the original 6i but a rebranded Realme 6s. This information

vivo iqoo z1x pricing and variants also leak

One of the worst-kept secrets today is the vivo iQOO Z1x - the phone has appeared in multiple leaks and teasers. The full specs sheet has been posted online at China Telecom’s database, revealing the pricing and the memory options. The phone will arrive in two versions - 8/128 GB and 8/256 GB and will