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  • Is BlackBerry going to bring the iconic keyboard back into the industry?

    Is BlackBerry going to bring the iconic keyboard back into the industry?

    There are a lot of smartphone brands nowadays and we won't even blame you if you've forgotten some of the old ones. With that said, a prominent smartphone brand from the past is going to make a comeback in 2021. In the olden days, BlackBerry has stood strong in the communication industry with its iconic keyboard. Now, will it continue to make some breakouts with the keyboard or cave in for the touch screens?

  • Huawei smartphones with Harmony OS could be on the way

    Huawei smartphones with Harmony OS could be on the way

    Earlier this month, Huawei CEO Yu Chengdong announced that its upcoming smartwatch will feature Harmony OS. He also mentioned that other products, including smartphones, will start using the OS too. Now, sources suggest that smartphones with Harmony OS could appear sooner than later.

  • All Huawei devices in the future might come with HarmonyOS

    All Huawei devices in the future might come with HarmonyOS

    Nowadays, it looks like Huawei is becoming more self-reliant especially after the ban took place. Although the company has been restricted to access resources from the U.S. for their technology products, they are still constantly coming up with new ideas to wow the crowd. Recently, it is suggested that all of the Huawei products might ditch Android OS and replaced by the HarmonyOS in the future.

  • You will be able to have a video call up to 50 people soon from WhatsApp via Messenger Rooms shortcut

    You will be able to have a video call up to 50 people soon from WhatsApp via Messenger Rooms shortcut

    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!

  • New research reports decline of global smartphone shipment by 17% in Q1 2020

    New research reports decline of global smartphone shipment by 17% in Q1 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.

  • 192MP cameras will soon land on future smartphones

    192MP cameras will soon land on future smartphones

    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.

  • Will future smartphones have user-replaceable batteries?

    Will future smartphones have user-replaceable batteries?

    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!

    WhatsApp will no longer be available to older Android and iOS smartphones starting from 1st February 2020!

    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. 

  • Could this be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 we've been waiting for?

    Could this be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 we've been waiting for?

    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.

  • Samsung acquiring HARMAN for RM35 billion for automotive electronics expertise

    Samsung acquiring HARMAN for RM35 billion for automotive electronics expertise

    The parent company of Harman-KardonJBL 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.