Nokia Sold 35 Million Feature Phones in 2016: Strategy Analytics
Nokia, whose mobile brand is now controlled by HMD Global, reportedly managed to sell 35 million feature phones in 2016. The company was only second to Samsung, who managed to sell 52.6 million feature phones last year. In all, 396 million feature phones were shipped in 2016, refuting all... Read more
Huawei P10, P10 Plus With Leica Dual Rear Cameras Launched at MWC 2017
As expected, Huawei launched the P10 and P10 Plus flagship smartphones in Barcelona. The company has continued its Leica partnership to introduce their-branded dual cameras at the back. The metal bodied device has a lot more to offer than its predecessor with respect to design change, upgraded processor, camera,... Read more
Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch Date to Reportedly Be Revealed at MWC 2017
Samsung’s Mobile Chief Koh Dong-jin has reportedly confirmed that the company will reveal the official launch date for the Galaxy S8 launch at MWC 2017 later this month. The South Korean company can be expected to announce the Samsung Galaxy S8 launch date during the company’s February 26 event,... Read more
Huawei P10 Renders Leaked; Specifications Spotted on Benchmark Site
Huawei silenced all rumours by confirming that the P10 smartphone is launching at MWC 2017 on February 26. The device is largely expected to sport a dual camera setup, and come in different colour variants as well. Now, a new leak has come in showing renders from all angles,... Read more
Cyber Grinches Could Disrupt Holidays’ Biggest Shopping Weekend
Online spending last year exceeded US$5.8 billion on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, according to Adobe, and that figure is expected to be even higher this year. “If you want to mess with the economy, that’s the most disruptive time to do that,” said John Wu, CEO ofGryphon. “A... Read more
$5 PoisonTap Tool Easily Breaks Into Locked PCs
Proving once again that you can do a lot of damage with a little investment and a lot of ingenuity, security researcher Samy Kamkar recently managed to take down a locked, password-protected computer armed with only a US$5 Raspberry Pi. The low-tech cookie-siphoning intrusion is one of Kamkar’s simplest... Read more
Google Maps for Android Redesigned for Easier Access to Useful Features
Google has redesigned its Maps app for Android to provide users with easier access to some of the most useful features within the app. With the latest design overhaul, three tabs – Places, Driving, and Transit are accessible right from the bottom of app’s home screen with a simple... Read more
LG G6 Launch Invite Teases Bezel-Less Display; Release Date for Select Markets Rumoured
LG’s next flagship smartphone, the G6, is all set to be unveiled at a pre-event on February 26 ahead of MWC 2017. The South Korean company after a ‘save the date’ confirmation for the event has now started sending official media invitations for the February 26 event. Additionally, prolific... Read more
Uber Hires Veteran NASA Engineer to Develop Flying Cars
In 2010, an advanced aircraft engineer at NASA’s Langley Research Center named Mark Moore published a white paper outlining the feasibility of electric aircrafts that could take off and land like helicopters but were smaller and quieter. The vehicles would be capable of providing a speedy alternative to the... Read more
Trump Immigration Ban: US Government Urges Appeals Court to Reinstate Order
The US government on Monday defended President Donald Trump’s travel ban as a “lawful exercise” of his authority, and urged an appeals court to reinstate the suspended measure in the interests of national security. Three days after a federal judge put the controversial measure on hold, Justice Department lawyers... Read more