Tag: smartphone

You can now unlock WhatsApp with your fingerprint on your Android smartphone, here is how

While to be able to unlock apps using PINs has its advantages, most of the users are better off with the biometric authentication system, or at least that’s what the current trend suggests — every tech giant is considering deploying a biometric authentication solution into their system. And WhatsApp is

Chrome Beta for Desktop will now help you make phone calls on your smartphone

After Microsoft, Google seems to be working hard to make sure that PCs and smartphones work more closely. The company recently added a new feature to Google Chrome, it allows you to send web content from your smartphone to other devices and vice-versa. The company has added another new feature

Confirmed: Huawei Mate X will launch in October

IFA 2019 saw Huawei launching the Kirin 990 5G chipset for its future flagship smartphones and in the very same event, Huawei’s Chairman Richard Yu confirmed that the company is planning to launch the Mate X in October. Now, Huawei terminal customer service officer Guan Wei also confirmed the October

Xiaomi showcases MI Mix Alpha, a smartphone with wrap-around display and a huge 108MP camera

Xiaomi has launched a new smartphone, MI Mix Alpha. The smartphone is undoubtedly Xiaomi’s one of the most innovative smartphones. The most interesting part about the smartphone is its display; MI Mix Alpha is the world’s first smartphone to feature a surround-display design — it’s a two-sided display with a

Samsung partnering with Visa to turn your smartphone into a payment terminal

Samsung is partnering with Visa and Fiserv, a leading global provider of payments solutions, to develop a Software Point of Sale (SoftPOS) solution that will just require a smartphone or a tablet. This new solution will make use NFC technology in smartphones or a tablets to enable contactless transactions from

Huawei Finally Reveals Its Homegrown Alternative to Android

After a U.S. crackdown forced Huawei to imagine a future without access Android, the Chinese smartphone giant began working on its own alternative to Google’s ubiquitous mobile OS. Now, at the company’s annual developer conference, Huawei has finally shared the first official details on its homegrown alternative to Android. HongmengOS—or HarmonyOS,

Design patent shows Oppo is working on a colourful, full bleed handset with slider selfie camera

Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications had a patent approved for an unknown full-screen smartphone, last month. The design is similar to last year’s Oppo Find X, but with a “V” integrated on the rear; which becomes visible when the front camera system, which consists of two cameras, is extended. Another design

Samsung to add new Smart AI features to its Note 10 camera

The race for the best smartphone camera has become increasingly intense, with the winners increasingly turning to computational photography and artificial intelligence to boost picture quality. Samsung has lagged behind somewhat in this area and has instead added hardware features such as its dual-aperture camera in the Samsung Galaxy S10. 

This Samsung display might be the next breakthrough in the smartphone technology i8

Wouldn’t it be nice if we have just one device for all our computing needs? For consumers, it’s certainly a great idea and seems quite possible to achieve. Samsung believes it can pull it off. The company has already started its preparation to peruse ‘one device to rule them all’

Xiaomi’s folding phone would be half of the price of the Galaxy Fold

Samsung and Huawei both launched their much-awaited folding smartphone at this year’s MWC. And while the tech industry got divided over ‘innies’ vs ‘outies’ debate, one concern that the two parties share is the price point. And that’s about to change. According to sources, Xiaomi is ready to break the rules.