Mobile

Honor 8 Lite, UberPOOL Ola Share Ban, Reliance Jio Playing by Rules, and More: Your 360 Daily

June 16, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Stop using Windows XP or Vista by end of the year to continue using Gmail LG’s Android Wear smartwatches priced close to Apple Watches PS, Xbox piracy forums hacked, user details out in the open Globally, carpooling is seen as a viable solution for semi-public transportation. But a technicality is preventing services like UberPOOL […]

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Can Windows 10 mobile-powered Samsung S8 save the Windows phone?

June 16, 2017

Photos showing a Galaxy S8 model allegedly running Windows 10 Mobile surfaced earlier today. While everyone knew that was a fake, hardcore Windows phone enthusiasts couldn’t help but imagine how their favourite mobile platform would be if ever Samsung decided to launch their dream project. If truth be told, a Windows version of a Samsung […]

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HTC U11’s First Software Update Brings ‘System Enhancements’

June 16, 2017

The HTC U11 just started selling in North America, and it seems like HTC is already pushing a software update for the device. According to HTC’s US website, the update is already on its way, and it will upgrade your phone’s software to version 1.11.617.3. HTC did not share an extensive changelog for this update, […]

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More than half of shopping-related searches come from mobile devices

June 16, 2017

For the first time ever, consumers all over the world carried out more shopping-related searches on their mobile phones than on their computers. Data from the new Salesforce Q1 2017 Shopping Index analyzed the shopping habits of more than 500 million consumers in 27 countries, with smartphones coming out on top for the first time. “A couple […]

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Smartphone sales in SA, rest of Africa tank

June 15, 2017

Mobile phone sales in South Africa and the broader continent fell “drastically” in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the fourth quarter of last year, new research released by International Data Corp this week shows. The technology research and consulting firm’s newly released Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows overall shipments in the first quarter […]

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Smartphone apps 'bad for my finances'

June 15, 2017

A third of people surveyed about their smartphones said apps made them spend at all hours and hit their finances. They said the convenience made them spend more or lose track of money, the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) survey suggested. Two-thirds said apps made it easier to spend, particularly from bed at the start […]

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Consumer Reports smartphone rankings puts the Galaxy S8+ at the top of the table – and the iPhone 7 plus can only manage FIFTH

June 15, 2017

In the battle of the smartphones, Samsung reigns supreme. Consumer Reports has released its smartphone ratings analysis, which had found Galaxy S8+ is the best handset on the market, followed shortly after by its smaller counterpart, the Galaxy S8. The report cited the devices’ ‘stunning camera, long battery life, and gorgeous display’ as what brought […]

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Top 5 Upcoming Smartphones With 8GB RAM by Samsung, Xiaomi and Others

June 15, 2017

Technology has been continually evolving and smartphones have come a long way from being used only for calling or checking e-mails. Chinese smartphone manufacturers like OnePlus, Vivo, and Oppo have upped the ante in the ever-growing Indian smartphone market in the past few years. With the launch of OnePlus 3 in 2016 in India began […]

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Nokia smartphones launched in India for Rs 9,499 onwards

June 15, 2017

HMD Global, which holds the global rights to market the iconic Nokia brand, today unveiled three smartphones in the Indian market that will compete with the likes of Samsung and Apple. The Android-based devices will be available from June 16, priced Rs 9,499 onwards. “Nokia is a people’s brand and has had a phenomenal legacy. […]

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Sony Mobile Xperia XZ Premium available to pre-order

June 15, 2017

Sony Mobile customers from across United Arab Emirates (UAE) can now pre-order Xperia XZ Premium smartphone online and in select stores from 20th May. Pre-order customers will receive free Sony XB950BT Bluetooth deep bass headphones with their smartphone, which is priced at AED 2,699. The stores offering pre-ordering in store and online in UAE include […]

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