Sony’s place in the smartphone market is slowly diminishing as the company’s releases have been sporadic. However, it seems that Sony could be changing their direction where instead of focusing more on the average consumer, they might be hoping that their products could appeal to creative professionals.
According to the rumors, Apple’s iPhone for 2021 is going to be treated as more of a “S” version, which means that the upgrades will be mostly under the hood and that we shouldn’t expect any design changes. However, one of those upgrades could be interesting as it could come in the form of faster WiFi.
When it comes to software updates, some people choose the “wait and see” approach by waiting for other people to update and report any bugs or issues before they update their devices themselves. It is understandable as some updates have been known to cause issues from time to time.
Our smartphones are essentially like computers, which means that in addition to having a processor, they also have RAM. Want to see how much RAM your phone has? Here are the steps.
Google Photos is the most popular photo storage solution. Not just limited to Android’s market share, but Google Photos is technically the most convenient and easy to use option for most of the users.You can easily sync your photos automatically with unlimited storage for high-quality photos (till June 1st, 2021). Of course, when Google’s new policy comes in to effect, any photo or video you upload will be count against […]
Several years ago, it was discovered that Apple was secretly throttling the performance for some of its older iPhones. The company defended their decision, claiming that this was done to prevent phones with older and degraded batteries from shutting down at random, but the fact that it was initially done without users knowing about it felt suspect.
For those who might be unfamiliar, 5G is not equal. There currently exists two types of 5G – sub-6GHz and mmWave. The former offers wider coverage, while the latter has a shorter range but offers faster speeds. For those who might happen to live in urban areas that are within mmWave range, you might be interested in Verizon’s latest plans.
A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that a study had suggested that Apple’s iPhone 12 with the addition of the MagSafe magnets had the potential to interfere with medical implants such as pacemakers. The company had previously had a support document in which it was suggested that MagSafe is not expected to “pose a greater risk of interference”.
Our wearables have gotten a lot smarter and more advanced. These days, wearables like some smartwatches can measure more than just our heart rate, it can track our sleep, it can be used as an ECG monitor, and some can even measure blood oxygen levels, all of which can be used as a way of gauging our overall health.
After initially denying that they would be selling off their smartphone business, it was later revealed that LG was indeed considering such a move. While there are no concrete plans yet, the company did state that this was something that they were looking into and that it was one of their options.
For those following the world of smartphones, there’s a very good chance that you might have heard of OnePlus and OPPO. Both are phone companies from China, and it seems that both companies have also recently announced that their R&D divisions have merged. So don’t be surprised if moving forwards, we will start seeing more similar features across both brands.
Huawei is a brand that many of us are familiar with when it comes to smartphones, and to a certain extent, Honor as well who used to be under Huawei’s banner. However, the company has since been split off from Huawei and it looks like they wasted no time in launching their first smartphone – the Honor View40 5G.
If you hate the notch design on the iPhone, know that based on previous reports it has been suggested that the notch will not be going away anytime soon. However, it could be potentially less obnoxious and less in-your-face, according to a new report from DigiTimes who claims that the upcoming iPhone 13 could sport a smaller notch design.
Apple is expected to introduce iOS 15 later this year, most likely during the company’s WWDC event which should be held mid-year. While newer iPhone users can look forward to learning more about the update’s new features, changes, and improvements, there might be some iPhone users that will be left out.
When it comes to updating its apps, Google has actually gotten some flack in the past where some Android users feel that it is a bit unfair that the company actually updates its iOS apps ahead of Android. However, the past month has been a very different story, where the company’s apps have not been updated.
Apart from the differences in size, one of the ways Apple has set the iPhone 12 models apart from one another is through its cameras. Each iPhone 12 model has a slightly different camera setup from the other, with the largest and most expensive iPhone 12 Pro Max having the “best” camera tech out of the lot.
When it comes to sourcing displays for its iPhones, Apple has typically used both LG and Samsung. However, it seems that Apple might need to find an alternative because according to a report from The Elec, it appears that LG Display has halted the production of LCDs that are used for the iPhone.
Apple’s iPhone 12 mini looked like it might have had the potential to be a hit at the start. Many initial reviews and hands-on praised the phone for its small form factor, which they said made it easier to hold. Its slightly more affordable price tag was also something that many had said was a good thing.
A few days ago, it was reported that LG would be exiting the smartphone market. LG then made a statement claiming that the report was untrue, and that the company would continue putting out phones, like the handset with the rollable display that they showed off at CES 2021 earlier last week.
The Snapdragon 870 just made an entrance into the smartphone market, and as you can expect from the name, it is slightly better than the Snapdragon 865+, which was itself a bit faster than Snapdragon 865.We’ve covered the Snapdragon 865 feature set along with its benchmarking performance, and this new Snapdragon 870 is functionally identical, so nothing new there.Looking at the specifications, the most evident difference is a higher CPU […]