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How to Install Android P Beta on Google Pixel Devices, Nokia 7 Plus Right Now

HIGHLIGHTS Android P beta is available for Pixel devices, some other phones We installed the beta on Pixel 2 and Nokia 7 Plus The steps are quite simple for Pixel phones but not for Nokia 7 Plus As we saw at Google I/O 2018, Android P beta is now available for more than a few Android devices, not just limited to the Google Pixel series of smartphones. If you ... Read More »

Xiaomi Phones Are Showing Inappropriate Ads, but the Company Says It Isn’t Responsible

HIGHLIGHTS Some users have reported inappropriate notifications on Xiaomi phones These notifications are served via the Mi Apps store It’s a system application that can’t be uninstalled Xiaomi is the top selling phone brand in India with around 31 percent market share in the previous quarter, according to various research firms. That means roughly one out of every three smartphones sold in India ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ 128GB, 256GB Storage Variants Finally Go on Sale in the US

Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Samsung’s two popular smartphones of 2018, will now be available in two new storage variants in the US. The South Korean giant has rolled out 128GB and 256GB inbuilt storage models of the smartphones in the country. Both the handsets are available starting May 1 and will be released on May 18. They are available for purchase exclusively ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Android Oreo Update Starts Rolling Out: Reports

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have started receiving Android Oreo. The new Android version is available through a software update that some users in the UK have reportedly received at the present stage. The latest development comes shortly after Samsung officially revealed the update schedule for both of its 2016 flagships in South Korea. Also, the update emerges months after the company released Android 8.0 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) Android 8.0 Oreo Update Reportedly in the Works

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) are all set to get Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update in the coming weeks. The two smartphones were launched originally in December last year and arrived with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, with Samsung Experience 8.5 on top, out-of-the-box. Firmware version for the Android Oreo update A530FXXU2BRDx. In a report by Dutch media outlet GalaxyClub, the Oreo ... Read More »

HTC U12+ Hands-On Images, Camera Samples Leaked, HTC U12 Specifications Listed

While HTC is yet to reveal formal details around the HTC U12+, the smartphone has been in the headlines for the past few months. Its design renders and case images already surfaced to highlight a dual rear camera setup and a thin-bezel, 18:9 display. And now, few closer shots of the HTC U12+ has emerged online that a detailed view of the upcoming HTC flagship. Some ... Read More »

iPhone 2018 Models Unlikely to Bundle Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapters: Report

Apple had first removed the 3.5mm jack – in a “courageous” move – with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Pluslaunch back in 2016. In an interesting set of revelations by Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis and his associates, Apple now appears unlikely to bundle the Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter with the 2018 iPhone lineup set to launch later this year. As a result, the ... Read More »

Samsung Flags Mobile Weakness as Chips Power Record Q1 Profit

Samsung Electronics said weakness in the global smartphone market would slow earnings growth, as it reported record quarterly profit on Thursday thanks to strong demand for semiconductors used in servers. The world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and television sets also flagged softer demand for smartphone OLED panels as a challenge for the second quarter, while its cash-cow chip business should remain ... Read More »

LG G7 ThinQ With Snapdragon 845 SoC, 4GB RAM Spotted on Geekbench

While much about the LG G7 ThinQ had been revealed up until now, the next-generation LG flagship has now surfaced on Geekbench database to detail its key specifications. The benchmark listing also confirms top-notch scores of the smartphone that is arriving in New York on May 2. The latest revelations emerge just after LG confirmed the presence of a 6.1-inch QHD+ (1440×3120 pixels) LCD panel with brightness of 1,000 nits ... Read More »

Samsung bounces back on top in Indian premium segment, Apple third in Q1: Counterpoint Research

Riding on the success of its flagship devices like Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy A8+ and the newly-launched S9 and S9+, Samsung climbed back to the top in the premium smartphone segment in India with over 50 per cent market share in the first quarter of 2018, a new report said on Friday. Samsung captured half of the premium segment with 16 ... Read More »