News & Reviews: Smartphones
You will be able to have a video call up to 50 people soon from WhatsApp via Messenger Rooms shortcutLast Updated: May 13, 2020
Back at the end of April, Facebook introduced Messenger Rooms where people are allowed to have a video call up to 50 people. That's pretty cool and all considering that most people have Messenger already so they don't need to register at all, and it seems that WhatsApp users will be able to access into that soon!
Last Updated: May 05, 2020
It doesn't take a genius to realise that industries all over the world are being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But it isn't until we see actual reports that we know the extent of the effects. A new research report has tallied the global shipment for smartphones in Q1 2020 and found a significant decline compared to the first quarter of 2019.
Last Updated: Apr 07, 2020
If you think you might not see smartphones with cameras that have higher megapixels than 108MP in a while, you are wrong! Today, a tipster has announced on Weibo revealing a smartphone that features a 192MP camera sensor that is going to be dropped soon. Whether it’s true or not, we guess the war of high megapixels between smartphones is once heated again.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2020
Based on a report on fd.nl, it seems that the European Union is working on a proposal which requires smartphones to have user-replaceable batteries. This is due to the fact that old and worn out batteries are usually the main reason why users swap out their old smartphone for a newer device.
WhatsApp will no longer be available to older Android and iOS smartphones starting from 1st February 2020!Last Updated: Dec 31, 2019
Today, WhatsApp has stopped working on Windows phone and here’s something you need to get your attention on if you are still using an old Android or iOS smartphone. The popular Facebook-owned messaging platform, WhatsApp has just updated that it will stop providing any support on Android 4.0.3 or iOS 9 and above.
Last Updated: Aug 09, 2019
A leaked image has recently surfaced on Geekbench, showing benchmarks for a chipset from Qualcomm called Kona. We suspect that this could be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset, which is expected to be installed in most flagship smartphones in the year 2020.
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2016
The parent company of Harman-Kardon, JBL and AKG will be purchased by Samsung for a staggering USD 8 billion (~RM 35 billion) in a deal that give Samsung a significant presence in the large and rapidly growing market for connected technologies.
Last Updated: Nov 03, 2016
We have just seen the launch of the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 and the incredible Xiaomi Mi Mix – but sources at TENAA just shared that there will be two new models coming our way from Xiaomi. It looks like a mid-ranger from the specs, and we do not have any information on how it looks so far.
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2016
Sci-fi is fast becoming science fact. The smartphone was inconceivable at the turn of the century, and yet we now bring supercomputers in our pockets. Now Samsung has just filed for two patents in the United States, the patents are for flexible smartphones that can bend using ‘artificial muscle’.
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2016
The Samsung fingerprint scanner cum home button has been in place since the Samsung Galaxy S5 was introduced, and the shape and design has been maintained ever since. However a new patent spotted online may change everything as the company may change the shape into a circle, ala Apple iPhones.