Category Archives: Smartphones

  • Why Google Search Is Cracking Down on Pop-up Advertisements

    Google has taken measures to combat aggressive and intrusive pop-up ads, announcing that websites that employ such tactics will be penalized with lower Google Search rankings. Known in the industry as interstitial ads, these cyber-pestilences usually materialize right before or after users access a web page and prompt them to subscribe or like something on […]

  • MEIZU M3S REVIEW, PRICE AND SPECIFICATIONS

    Hey there! Here I am with an amazing smartphone Meizu M3S review. Meizu, a Chinese consumer electronics company have just launched another flagship in the Meizu M series. Meizu M3S is a 5 inched screen with 2.5D arc glass smartphone powered by high-performance MediTek MT6750 64 bit octa-core processor. It comes in two variants one with 2 […]

  • Benchmarks revive Galaxy Note 7 as a lighter Note 7 edge

    While it’s nice to see what kind of guts we can expect on a CDMA variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7(mainly because ‘Murica), if you want a little arm grease in action, you’re going to have to check out these Geekbench scores the thing supposed put up. Well, actually, the two things. You thought […]

  • HP Elite x3 First Impressions

    HIGHLIGHTS The HP Elite x3 features HP Workspace, an app virtualisation platform. The device boasts of accessories that take advantage of Continuum. It’s is targeted at healthcare, retail and field services verticals. HP first showed off the Elite x3 back in February at the annual Mobile World Congress show, and a few months later, we […]

  • Hands on with Lenovo’s new ‘snap-together’ Moto Z flagship phone

    Google’s Project Ara has been targeted at the creation of low-cost, modular phones, often called “grey phones” (or gray phones if you prefer), due to their plain nature. But now, Motorola-buyer Lenovo is introducing a pair of flagship phones — the Moto Z and Moto Z Force — based on a beefed up version of […]

  • Hands on with Lenovo’s Phab2 Pro Tango augmented reality phone

    Long a leader in outdoor mapping and location-based solutions like Maps and Street View, Google has wanted to break new ground by innovating in indoor navigation and location-aware applications. It has been teasing the market with several iterations of itsProject Tango (now just called Tango) technology — but ones that were only available to developers. That […]

  • OnePlus 3 ad in India reveals everything there’s to know before the global launch

    A newspaper ad in India has leaked the closely-guarded price of Chinese smartphone makerOnePlus’ new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 3, before its global launch event. The phone will be priced at Rs 27,999 ($416) in India and sold exclusively on Amazon India. The advertisement also confirms the specifications of the OnePlus 3. The smartphone will […]

  • What a dark blue iPhone 7 could look like

    Add this to the long list of iPhone 7 rumors: Apple may replace the Space Gray color with a dark blue (navy) model. The rumor is from Japanese Apple fan blog Macotara, which has a semi-accurate history of reporting on unannounced Apple hardware news. According to the blog’s source at a Chinese supplier, the color […]

  • HONOR V8 HANDS-ON PREVIEW

    With Huawei shouting loud about its P9 smartphone with dual Leica cameras, the presence of dual lenses on the Honor V8 (the company’s sister brand) got us thinking it, too, would bear the same fruits. But it’s not to be, as there’s no Leica glass or monochrome sensor in sight. Having handled the new V8 […]

  • One of Apple’s earliest Siri engineers reportedly leaves for GE

    Apple hasn’t had a great time holding on to the original Siri team, and we don’t just mean the founders — there are precious few of those core members left. And today, we’re learning that one of those last remaining pioneers may have walked out the door. The Information‘s sources claimthat Darren Haas, a Siri […]

  • Dark Sky brings its ‘hyperlocal’ weather forecasts to Android

    Dark Sky has been a darling of the iOS app scene for years. It has a nice design, and all the features you’d expect from a weather app, but its unique selling point is “hyperlocal” reports that can pinpoint rain to the minute. To do this, it “statistically aggregates” data from 19 meteorological sources, as […]

  • Creative entertainment provider Paint Nite uses Google Apps to create a flexible workplace

    Paint Nite offers a different kind of nightlife experience. Guided by a local artist, our customers spend a few hours sipping cocktails and painting at a local bar. Working together to create something great is in our DNA, which is why we’ve usedGoogle Apps since the company was founded in 2012. As we’ve grown, Google […]