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iPhone 8 Running on iOS 11 Leaked in Renders for the First Time

HIGHLIGHTS Renders Tip Touch ID Embedded Under Display iPhone 8 is seen running on iOS 11 in this leak New Control Centre seen running on the phone iPhone 8 renders have been leaked aplenty, but today’s leak brings reimagined renders of the smartphone running on the newly announced iOS 11 for the first time. The latest renders shows how the ... Read More »

Apple takes 83% of global mobile profits in Q1, Samsung with 12.9%

Of the combined operating profit posted by global smartphone players in the first quarter of the ongoing year, Apple’s share stood at 83.4%, according to a new report published by market research firm Strategy Analytics. That’s up from the 79.8% figure that was reported for the Cupertino-based company during the same period last year. Samsung, on the other hand, took ... Read More »

Nokia 3310 Back in Stock in India, Says HMD Global

HIGHLIGHTS The Nokia 3310 was first launched at MWC 2017 It is a reboot of last decade’s iconic feature phone It went on sale in India last month The Nokia 3310 was launched in the middle of May, and has been in much demand since it went on sale a couple of days later. Sold via offline retailers in the ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone AR Will Go on Sale in Mid-June, Says CEO Jerry Shen

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone offers both augmented and virtual reality features It was first launched at CES 2017, with a Q2 2017 release date Asus CEO Jerry Shen revealed availability at the sidelines of Computex The Asus ZenFone AR finally has a release date. First unveiled at CES 2017 with a Q2 2017 launch date, the smartphone was then revealed by ... Read More »

New purported OnePlus 5 spy shots show phone with protective cover

The OnePlus 5 is now official, and although we know the phone will arrive in the Summer, we’re yet to find out all the details. While the specs remains somewhat of a mystery – beyond the confirmed Snapdragon 835 chip, that is – we have had a few leaked images which purport to show the phone. Those shots appear to ... Read More »

Android co-founder’s new phone reveal teased for Tuesday [Update]

Update: Whelp, if you didn’t think we were in for a phone reveal on May 30, think again. Android co-founder Andy Rubin’s start-up Essential sent out another tweet on May 25, this time of a rectangular silhouette that looks suspiciously like a phone (the buttons!). True to rumors, it appears there’s a hardware attachment, likely for the camera, on the ... Read More »

Lenovo will never phase out its own brand in the mobile space

Last November an intriguing report surfaced claiming that Lenovo would give up on using its own brand for smartphones. Instead, it would only sell Moto-branded devices starting at some point in the future. This move was said to coincide with the company’s reorganization of its activities in China. Today however this has been denied by none other than Lenovo CEO ... Read More »

TrueMotion’s mobile app can tell if you are texting while driving

Street smarts: At TrueMotion, Brad Cordova built a mobile app that can tell whether you are texting while driving Image: Michael Prince for Forbes In early 2014, Progressive insurance held a contest to choose the best cellphone app to play Big Brother to its policyholders. The nation’s fourth-largest auto insurer wanted to track drivers’ mileage, time of day on the ... Read More »

Your Mobile Money: Surviving A Day In China Without Cash Or Cards

An employee scans a quick response (QR) code displayed on the Ant Financial Services No cash? Your smartphone will do nicely. Chinese consumers used to spending their hard-earned cash on technology are increasingly relying on a tech solution to pay for just about anything, from breakfast to booking a vacation. And the volume of smartphone payments has exploded, reaching a ... Read More »

Nokia Phones’ India Launch Likely in First Week of June

The Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 are among the most eagerly anticipated smartphones in the market right now, but HMD Global – which holds the rights to the Nokia brand name – has so far been mum about the Nokia Android phones’ India launch. However, fans may not have to wait too long, as sources at HMD Global ... Read More »