Oneplus 7 Pro Sales Dominate Galaxy S10 In China

To say that the OnePlus 7 Pro is a success in China would be an understatement. The phone is enjoying the limelight and is apparently outselling rival Samsung Galaxy S10+ on Chinese soil by a factor of ten. According to sales data from popular online retailer JD.com, OnePlus sold 250,372 units while Samsung only managed to ship 23,266 units of its flagship. The obvious difference in price between the two handsets surely comes into play here as the OnePlus 7 Pro is CNY 2,490 ($359) cheaper than the S10+ even though it boasts 256GB storage compared to the 128GB on the Samsung flagship....

Asus Rog Phone 2 Launch Date Rumor

After unveiling the ROG Phone last year in June, Asus is reported to announce its successor - the ROG Phone 2 - next month on 23rd. This gaming smartphone will be launched at an event in Beijing, China. It's said to come in two variants, with the base model carrying a price tag of CNY4,399 ($635/€570). The Taiwanese phone maker will also promote the phone at ChinaJoy 2019 expo in Shanghai which will kick-off on August 1, showcasing it to around 400,000 eSports players. Asus ROG Phone The ROG Phone launched last year came with a 90Hz display, but the ROG Phone 2 will boast a 120Hz...

Apple’s Own 5G Modems Might Only Arrive In 2022 Or 2023

According to recent reports, it has been suggested that Apple’s 5G iPhones might only arrive in 2020. This is due to an agreement that Apple has arrived with Qualcomm in a settlement which will allow Apple to license Qualcomm’s tech, which would help the company with their 5G iPhones.However, we have also heard the rumors that Apple could be looking to develop their own 5G modems. This is very much […]

‘Find My Friends’ App Helped A Mother Locate Her Missing Daughter

Apple’s iOS devices have an app called “Find My Friends”. It feels almost stalkerish as it basically let users keep track of where their friends are at all times. However, it seems that an argument for the app’s existence could be made as according to a recent story, it helped a mother locate her missing daughter, saving her life in the process.17-year old Macy Smith was late coming home and […]

Huawei Mediapad M6 To Be Introduced Alongside The Nova 5

Huawei is hosting an event on June 21 and we expected to see the nova 5, nova 5i, nova 5 Pro, nova 5i Pro. Now the tally goes up, as the Huawei Tablets and Notebooks account on Weibo announced the arrival of the MediaPad M6 on the very same day. The slate was already teased in China, but now we have an official confirmation. The MediaPad M series is the flagship lineup, and this time we expect thinner bezels, a Kirin 970 or Kirin 980 chipset, and a huge battery. Since the device is launching initially in China, it will have Google-less EMUI, but that might change if it makes it to...

Dr. Mario World Will Launch On iOS And Android Devices Next Month

If you enjoy games like Bejeweled where you match gems of similar colors to “clear” a space, then you might have played games like Dr. Mario in the past. If you enjoyed the game, then you might be pleased to learn that Nintendo has since announced a new Dr. Mario game that will be coming onto iOS and Android devices next month.Dubbed Dr. Mario World, this is a game that […]

iOS 13 Will Warn You If You Delete An App With An Active Subscription

In recent times, Apple has been pushing for the subscription model to be adopted. This is beneficial for both Apple and developers where it ensures a steady income for both parties. For consumers, it means more expensive apps, but the upside is that with developers continuously getting paid, it does encourage them to keep the app updated with new features.Now with more apps coming with subscription services, sometimes you might […]

Lg Stylo 5 Leaked Render

LG launched the Stylo 4 last June, and it seems the company will soon follow up with a successor - the Stylo 5 - as an official-looking press image has surfaced online. As you can see, the Stylo 5 looks identical to its predecessor. In fact, the only discernible difference between these two smartphones is that the primary camera and LED flash are now put together on the Stylo 5, instead of being placed separately as they were on the Stylo 4. Other than that, the Stylo 5, like its predecessor, has the fingerprint scanner on its back, with the power button on the right and volume rocker...

Samsung’s Night Mode Feature Is Rolling Out To Galaxy Note 9 Owners

One of the features of the Google Pixel 3 is its Night Sight mode, which for those unfamiliar is a camera mode that when activated, will be able to take some pretty stunning low-light photos, the likes of which were previously not available on smartphones. This resulted in many other companies following suit with their own mode, like Samsung’s Bright Night.The feature made its debut on the Samsung Galaxy S10 […]

Google Is Not Waiting For Carriers To Rollout RCS Chat

As many of you have heard, Google is attempting to redefine the humble text message with RCS. The upside to this system is that it will offer an enhanced texting experience that is universal across multiple devices. It is also meant to challenge the likes of Apple’s iMessage which is only exclusive to iOS devices.However, the only problem with the new RCS system is that Google has been waiting for […]

Redmi 7a Arriving In Europe For 100

Xiaomi Redmi 7A was announced twice - first its specs, and later its pricing and availability. The phone was initially only sold in China, but retailers in Czechia and Slovakia have already started listing it. The Redmi 7A is the most affordable member of the Redmi 7 family, with a Snapdragon 439 chipset and two variants of storage - 16 GB or 32 GB. It has one camera on the back, another one on the front in the top bezel. There are no fingerprint scanners, but a big selling point is the ample 4,000 mAh battery. The Redmi 7A is expected to sell for around €100. An official...

Unreleased Vivo 1951 Appears On Geekbench With Snapdragon 710 And 6gb Of Ram

A new Vivo phone has surfaced on the popular GeekBench app with performance scores and reveals a Snapdragon 710 CPU paired with 6GB of RAM. The device in question is one with the model number 1951. At the current time, we don't know what this device's official retail name will be. The benchmark leak was initially reported by Nashville Chatter who cites a possible connection between the Vivo 1951 and another Vivo phone that recently went through China's 3C known as the V1913A. In any case, the Vivo 1951's scores were typically within what other phones with the same Snapdragon 710 have...

Samsung Galaxy M40 India Sale Price

The Samsung Galaxy M40 goes on sale today in India starting noon local time through Amazon.in and the company's online store. It's priced at INR19,990 ($285) and comes in 6GB/128GB configuration. The Galaxy M40 has Snapdragon 675 SoC under the hood and runs Android Pie out-of-the-box. It flaunts a 6.3-inch FHD+ PLS display that has a hole in the upper-left corner which houses the 16MP selfie camera. At the back, the M40 sports a triple camera setup which is a combination of 32MP main, 8MP ultra-wide, and 5MP depth sensor units. It ships with a 3,500 mAh battery which draws power...

Google Will Offer Optin Rcs Regardless Of Carrier Available In Uk Coming To France

Over the past couple of years, Google has taken it upon itself to help carriers develop the next generation of SMS known as Rich Communication Services, or just RCS. Of course, for RCS to work across carriers and across borders, each individual carrier must decide carrier interoperability and which devices are compatible. The reality is there are carrier politics and rules that have made progress on RCS slow to a crawl. As first reported by The Verge Google is now making the final push for RCS to become a useful reality. Android users in the UK and France will be able to opt-in to use RCS...

Xiaomi Makes Fun Of Notches In New Series Of Promo Videos

Xiaomi has unveiled the Mi 9T last week for international markets, and while it's nothing but a rebranded Redmi K20, that doesn't mean it's not a very interesting upper-midrange offering, what with its notch-less display and pop-up selfie camera. The Chinese company is focusing on exactly that in a new series of three video promos for the phone that are all about dissing the notch. Each episode explores how ridiculous a notch would look like in other settings. Here's what happens at a hairdresser's: At a dentist: And weirdest of all, a make-up session gone...

Deals Get A Refurbished Iphone X For Xr Money Or A New Ipad 97 2018 For Half That

In the UK, a new iPhone XR will run you £750, even the refurbished ones aren't cheap. You might want to consider an iPhone X instead - there are refurbished, unlocked units on eBay for £630 (64GB). You're getting an HDR-capable OLED display and a telephoto camera over the XR and almost the same phone as the iPhone XS. iPhone X in Silver While we're looking at Apple gadgets, Currys is selling new iPad 9.7 (2018) (32GB, Space Gray) for £305, though the price should drop down to £285 tomorrow. Argos has the same model at £320 too (but supply is running out). You can also have it...

Oneplus 7 Pro 5g Gets Oxygenos 954 With Improved Touch Sensitivity

Over the past few weeks OnePlus has been pushing a lot of software updates to its newest phones, the 7 and 7 Pro, but don't forget there's a third model that launched recently as well - the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G. Today the company has started sending out OxygenOS 9.5.4 for this device, proving that it hasn't forgotten about its first ever 5G smartphone. The changelog is filled to the brim with bug fixes and various improvements. If you are among the lucky few who have a 5G network around and own a OnePlus 7 Pro 5G, expect to see optimized DC dimming, improved touch sensitivity for the...

Taiwanese Tpk Holding Reportedly Backs Out Of Japan Display Bailout Deal

Back in February, Japan Display (JDI) was reportedly on track to receive upwards of $700 million in funding from Taiwanese panel maker TPK Holding and the Chinese Silk Road Fund for its OLED production line. An estimated $230 million of that sum was supposed to come from the Taiwanese conglomerate but now Reuters is reporting that the deal is no longer happening. This blow comes just as JDI was on the verge of losing its number two spot globally. JDI remains Apple's main supplier of LCD panels but its late entry to the OLED market nearly put the company out of business as Apple devices...

Xiaomi Trolls Oneplus Once Again As Redmi K20 Pro Prepares To Launch In India

The Redmi K20 and K20 Pro will arrive in India on July 15 (and they'll keep their names). To build anticipation, Xiaomi's promo campaign starts as it did last year - by trolling OnePlus. Remember the "Do the ma+h" gift bags with a calculator? This year it's about numbers too, specifically the AnTuTu score. A few days ago the @RedmiIndia account tweeted "Somebody jus+ announced the world's fastest phone" (the "+" instead of "t" makes it clear who is the target of this dig). The company also promised to beat that, saying "hold my AnTuTu". And today Redmi delivers the second punch - Redmi K20...

Mingchi Kuo 54 67 Oled Iphones With 5g 61 Oled Iphone With Lte In 2020

According to a report by renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Apple's 2020 iPhone lineup will be all OLED with two new screen sizes and be the first to have 5G. Kuo expects that there will be two premium iPhones - a 5.4-inch OLED and a 6.7-inch OLED, both with 5G - and the third will be an iPhone XR successor with a 6.1-inch OLED that will max out at LTE. This means Apple will finally address the needs of the fans who've been clamoring for a smaller premium iPhone - the current iPhone XS has a 5.8-inch display and weighs nearly 180g. Moving to a 5.4-inch diagonal would result in a...

Nubia Red Magic 3 Goes On Sale In India Starting June 27

ZTE's sub-brand nubia unveiled its gaming phone Red Magic 3 last month and now it's making its way to India. The handset is a true beast, having a large 90Hz OLED screen, Snapdragon 855 chipset and an active cooling system for optimal performance during long gaming sessions. And the best news is that it's coming to India with an aggressive pricing. The Red Magic 3 is priced at INR 35,999 ($515) for the 8GB/128GB version while the beefed-up 12GB/256GB model asks INR 46,999 ($675) and will be available on Flipkart starting June 27. Source

App Drawer And App Shortcuts Coming To Xiaomis Miui

Xiaomi's MIUI is one of the few UIs still lacking an app drawer as an option but a newly released alpha version of the software reveals this is about to change. Probably because of the well-received POCO Launcher that's essentially a MIUI distribution with an app drawer and app shortcuts for the Pocophone F1. The latest alpha version of MIUI's build number is 4.10.6.1025-06141703 and it introduces a button for the app drawer on the home screen. Tapping it opens the drawer and tapping on the arrow at the top of the screen or pressing the back button closes it. Swiping up and down doesn't...

Xiaomi Android Q Beta Test Schedule Confirmed

Several OEMs are working with Google to test out the Android Q beta on select devices and Xiaomi wants to get in on the action as well. The company has confirmed its beta roadmap for Android Q. A total of 11 devices from the Chinese company will take part in the Android Q beta test before Google’s latest and greatest Android OS iteration is rolled out for these devices. Nine […]

All 2021 iPhones Said To Feature 5G Support

Apple isn’t expected to launch its first iPhone with 5G support until next year. The company will certainly be taking its time in supporting the next-generation network standard on its smartphone. Several Android manufacturers have already put 5G phones on the market. Apple might be waiting for 5G networks to be more widespread before it puts a 5G iPhone on the market. A new report claims that while Apple’s first […]

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Enjoys One Ui Through Android Pie Update

Samsung is now rolling out the Android 9 Pie firmware update for the Galaxy A8 Star, a few days after it updated the Galaxy A9 Star - its Chinese version. The firmware G885FOLM2BSF8 brings Samsung's new One UI as well as the May security patch. Currently Galaxy A8 Star owners in Vietnam have reported getting the update and more countries are expected to follow the rollout soon. One UI significantly improves the look and feel of the phone with larger icons, a dark mode and a more refined design. Samsung has been updating midrangers left and right since the beginning of the year -...

Huawei Taking A $30 Billion Hit Because Of Ban

The U.S. administration’s ban on Huawei has thrown a spanner in the works of one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone vendors. The company has put forward some figures which suggest that the ban has had a more negative effect than originally anticipated. The company has cut its revenue forecast by $30 billion and also expects to ship up to 60 million fewer devices this year. Huawei founder and CEO […]

Unlocked Lg V40 Thinq Receiving Andriod Pie Update

After Verizon, AT&T and U.S. Cellular rolled out the Android Pie update for the LG V40 ThinQ now it's time for the unlocked version to join in. The new V40520A_03 firmware build comes alongside the May security patch (instead of the June one) and weighs in at 3.92GB. Users will receive all the standard Pie features including gesture navigation and dual app support alongside several refinements to the camera app. V40 owners will now be able to stream their videos directly to YouTube thanks to the Live extension in the camera app. Another welcome addition is Cine Shot which brings...

Sk Telecom Partners With Nokia And Ericsson To Pioneer 6g Research And Development

SK Telecom (SKT) has struck a new strategic partnership with Scandinavian telecom equipment vendors Nokia and Ericsson for advancements in the field of 6G development. Even though 5G is still being rolled out in a handful of countries, the Korean telecom wants to stay ahead of the curve and lay the foundations for a solid future implementation. SKT CEO Park Jeong-Ho met with his colleagues Tommi Uitto from Nokia Mobile Network and Per Narvinger from Ericsson to sign joint technology development memorandums. Both deals are part of the larger collaboration between the governments of...

Security Company Claims To Be Able To Pull Data From Any iOS Device

Cellebrite, for those unfamiliar, is an Israeli mobile security company who gained attention when it was revealed that they had managed to crack Apple’s iPhones, allowing them to gain access to the contents of the device without needing the passcode or biometric authentication from the owner of the device.It has been something of a whack-a-mole situation between Cellebrite and Apple, where the latter would patch security flaws that previously allowed […]

Huawei Takes Down Controversial Lock Screen Ads

Huawei is in a bit of a spot of bother these days because of the U.S. ban and the company had more bad press to deal with earlier this week. Many users reported that they had started seeing lock screen ads on select Huawei smartphones. Word immediately went out that Huawei had started showing ads on lock screens without first informing users. The company has now sent out a statement […]

Google Pixel 4 Spotted In The Wild

A few leaked renders of the Google Pixel 4 surfaced last week which prompted Google to end the speculation as it tweeted out a render of the device from its official account. The render confirmed some of the design changes that had been talked about. The Google Pixel 4 has now been spotted in the wild as fans of Google’s flagship series await its arrival. The device seen in this […]

Huawei Could Be Considering The Use Of Sailfish OS

Due to the ongoing legal troubles that Huawei is experiencing in the US, the company will most likely need to start finding an alternative operating system for its smartphones. We had heard rumors that the company could be working on their own OS, but according to new reports, it seems that the company could actually turn to the use of a different but existing OS.According to the rumors, it seems […]

Apple Maps’ Look Around VS Google Maps’ Street View

When it comes to navigation applications, Apple Maps has typically played second or even third fiddle to other apps such as Google Maps. This is due to the various missteps that happened during the app’s launch several years ago, resulting in at least one Apple executive being let go, and with Apple’s CEO issuing an apology and even recommending iOS users use other apps while they sort it out.Apple Maps […]

The iPhone 11 Could Finally Be Ditching Lightning In Favor Of USB-C

When Apple introduced the 2018 iPad Pro, they made a huge change because for the first time ever, Apple had opted to go with a more universally-recognized connector in the form of USB-C. In some ways, this didn’t really come as a surprise as Apple’s more recent MacBook laptops have ditched all other ports in favor of USB-C and Thunderbolt 3.It also seemed to hint that Apple could also be […]

iOS 13 Will Allow Users To Edit Videos Natively

Several years ago, Apple introduced some changes to its iOS platform where it brought enhanced editing tools for photos. This meant that instead of merely letting users crop and rotate images, users could make more adjustments without having to turn to the need of a third-party app.Unfortunately, the same cannot necessarily be said when it comes to editing videos, but there is some good news. With the upcoming release of […]

Huawei Mate X Delayed To September For Extra Testing

2019 was supposed to be the year of the foldable phone, but it is already halfway through the year and we still do not have any idea of how these phones are supposed to change our lives, or at least the way we use our smartphones. This is because not only has the Samsung Galaxy Fold’s launch been delayed, but so has the Huawei Mate X.This is according to a […]

Google Messages Will Remind You To Reply That Text You Forgot

Let’s face it, we’ve all been guilty of being at some point too busy to reply to a text message. However, the good news for Android users is that in the future, Google will remind you to reply to those messages, or at least they will do so if you are using Google Messages.This is according to a discovery by XDA Recognized Developer Quinny899 who was tinkering around with Google […]

Telegram CEO Blames Recent Issues On A ‘State Actor’ Attack

As some of you might have heard, Telegram had recently experience some connectivity issues in which a DDoS attack was to blame. However, it seems that this was more than just a regular DDoS attack, it was one that could have been orchestrated by a country, or at least that’s what Telegram’s CEO, Pavel Durov is implying.According to the CEO’s tweet, he claims that the size of this attack suggests […]

The OnePlus 7 Pro’s 90Hz Display Isn’t Always Displaying At 90Hz

One of the key highlights of the OnePlus 7 Pro is that the phone comes with a 90Hz display. This makes the phone stand out from the majority of the competition as it does offer up a faster refresh rate, a feature that OnePlus was quick to capitalize on. However, as it turns out, the phone’s 90Hz display refresh rate might not be 90Hz all the time.According to XDA Recognized […]

Analysts Suggests That Apple’s 2019 iPhones Could Be ‘Boring’

Apple will be launching new iPhones later this year and so far based on what we know, the main change that the company will be making will be to the cameras, where it is expected that the new iPhones will pack a triple camera design. However, it seems that is pretty much all we might be able to expect.So much so that according to analysts at Mizuho Securities, this year’s […]

Leaked Verizon Roadmap Reveals Launch Date For Samsung Galaxy Note 10

If you’re looking forward to some of the flagship smartphones that are expected to launch in the later part of the year, then you might want to mark your calendars because thanks to a leaked Verizon roadmap, we have an idea of when the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could launch.This is according to a tweet by Evan Blass (private account) who shared the roadmap on his profile. According to the […]

Google Play Movies & TV App For Daydream Bites The Dust

There hasn’t been much talk about Google’s Daydream virtual reality platform. The company didn’t say much about it during this year’s I/O developers’ conference. However, the platform is still here and continues to work, but a change is now being made. Google has quietly made the decision to shut down the Play Movies & TV app for Daydream. With Play Movies & TV, Daydream users could view their rented and […]

Huawei Devices May Ship With Its HongMeng OS From October

With Huawei’s access to Android being restricted due to the fall out from the US/China trade war, the company is reportedly going to deploy its own operating system on devices from October this year. Huawei has previously revealed that it has been working on its very own mobile operating system as a contingency in the event that its access to Android was ever blocked. Its HongMeng OS may be rebranded […]

Google Pixel 4 Launch Won’t Take Place Before October

Google seems to have grown tired of the leaks concerning its Pixel 4 flagship smartphone so it tweeted out a render of the device from its official account yesterday. While it didn’t say anything about the launch, there was some speculation that perhaps it might happen earlier than the usual October timeframe. A leaked Verizon marketing calendar suggests that this won’t be the case. Notable tech leakster @evleaks has posted […]

Android Phones Can Be Used As 2FA Security Key On iOS

It was back in April this year that Google enabled Android devices running version 7.0 and up to effectively double as a physical security key for accessing Google services like Gmail. The company is now expanding the same ability to iOS. This means that an Android device can now be used as a physical two factor authentication security key to verify log-ins made on iOS devices. When the feature was […]

iMovie For iPhones, iPad Updated With New Green Screen Feature

Editing video clips on our mobile devices are usually a less-than-ideal experience due to the relatively smaller screens. It makes it harder to do more complex tasks, but if you absolutely need to make some quick edits on the go, iMovie for the iPhone and iPad is a useful tool, especially since it is free and is bundled with all iOS devices.For those who think that iMovie on iOS could […]

AT&T Has Cancelled All Galaxy Fold Pre-Orders

Samsung’s foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold, was meant to be a celebration of how far we’ve come along in terms of technological development. Unfortunately, it seems to be struggling to get off the ground. To make matters worse, it seems that AT&T has sent out emails to its Galaxy Fold customers informing them that their pre-orders have since been cancelled.According to the email, AT&T has told customers that since Samsung […]

oppo reno z renders and pricing leak

Oppo's first Reno series launched last month with the Oppo Reno, Reno 10x zoom and Reno 5G and it looks like the company will soon offer a cheaper alternative. China Telecom briefly listed a new Reno Z phone on its website. We have the renders and specs alongside the pricing info. Oppo Reno Z in

how to manage icloud storage

Apple’s iCloud makes for a pretty decent backup service for your macOS and iOS devices, but it is not unlimited and as such, you might eventually find yourself running low on space. You can check out our guide if you’d like to learn how to better manage your iCloud storage.