What makes a smartphone popular? There are many things that factor into that, such as design, features, performance, price, and so on. However, an ecosystem is just as important, where if customers are unable to get the apps or services they want to use, then there’s really no point in buying that device.
Apple is expected to launch multiple iPhone models this year. If the rumors are to be believed, the company could be splitting the launch in two phases, with the first phase seeing the launch of the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Max and iPhone 12 Pro, and the latter stage featuring the 5.4-inch iPhone 12 and the 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max.
If Apple plans to launch their new iPhones in the next few months, there is a good chance that manufacturing of parts and components should already be underway. That does seem to be the case according to reports, but based on a new report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, it would appear that Apple might have run into some quality issues.
In addition to banning TikTok, the US government has also recently announced that they would be banning WeChat. This is according to an executive order signed by US President Donald Trump that effectively bans US individuals or companies from doing business with these particular apps.
Earlier this year, Facebook announced a new app in the form of Facebook Gaming. The app is basically the mobile version of Facebook Gaming on the web where it would play home to livestreams of games and also provide gamers with access to certain Facebook-based games all on their phone.
Chances are over the years, you’ve probably gone through a few smartphones. If you’re the type that keeps your old phones around, how about maybe giving them a second life? One of the things you can do with your old smartphone is that you can actually turn it into a security camera of sorts.
One of the criticisms about the iPhone series with the TrueDepth camera and Face ID would be the notch that Apple has embedded in the display. For the most part, many have become accustomed to the notch in the display, but this isn’t to say that it cannot be improved upon or maybe even removed entirely.
In addition to launching the Pixel 4a, Google also took the wraps off a bunch of new phone cases. This isn’t too surprising given that new phones usually have new cases to accompany them, but it seems that what these cases are made out of might surprise you: they are made using recycled plastic bottles.
Game streaming services are expected to disrupt the gaming industry and the way we approach gaming hardware. Since the majority of the processing is done in the cloud, all gamers really need is a device that can stream those games and a steady (and fast) internet connection. However, it now seems that they will need a device that isn’t an iPhone or iPad.
When companies release new products, they typically try to keep it around for at least a year before it is replaced by a newer model. It helps instill some confidence in customers who don’t want to think that their products have become obsolete after less than a year of being on the market.
All smartphones come with a built-in Android launcher. For the most part, they’re all functional and get the job done, but sometimes they may lack certain features or might not look aesthetically pleasing, but thankfully you can change that by using custom launchers.
So you are thinking about buying the Samsung Galaxy Note 20. If you are wondering if you should pick up this phone or a “gaming” smartphone, it seems that Samsung is making a pretty compelling case for their products because in a partnership with Microsoft, both companies have unveiled the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate bundle for the Note 20 handset.
At Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event today, the company announced their new flagship smartphone in the form of the Galaxy Note 20 series. For those who were hoping to hear more foldable news from the company, you will also be pleased to learn that Samsung has also announced the successor to the Galaxy Fold in the form of the Galaxy Z Fold 2.
Samsung just launched the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, which now becomes the tip of the spear in Samsung’s line up in the high-end segment of the market.