Tag Archives: Button

iPhone 8 to Ditch Home Button for ‘Function Area’, Cost Over $1,000: KGI Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo

KGI analyst Ming Chi Kuo in a new note to his clients has predicted a few more things about the iPhone 8. In his note, Kuo reiterates that the iPhone 8 will ditch the home button for a full-screen design. This additional real estate will used to have a function area towards the bottom of the display that will bring ... Read More »

Nubia Z11, N1 to Get India-Specific Panic Button Feature Soon

ZTE brand Nubia on Wednesday announced that its Nubia Z11 and N1 smartphones will soon get the India-specific panic button feature. The panic button feature will be available to existing Nubia phones through a software update. The company also confirmed that the upcoming Nubia phones will also come with panic button feature. Nubia says that existing users, after updating their ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Concept Render Shows Dedicated Bixby Button, Fingerprint Scanner at the Back

After the first live photo leak of the Samsung Galaxy S8, accompanied by its full specification reveal, there’s very little that is not known about the device. As the launch date draws near, leaks are picking up pace, and the latest one comes in the form of a concept render – the first one of the upcoming flagship. The Galaxy ... Read More »

Import of Mobiles Without Panic Button Allowed Until February, Says DoT

The Department of Telecom on Tuesday allowed import of mobile phones without panic button or emergency calling feature till February 28, 2017. “…it has been decided by the competent authority that the import of mobile phone handsets without Panic Button/Emergency call button feature prescribed as per ‘Panic Button and Global Positioning System Facility in all mobile phone handsets Rules 2016…shall ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Image Allegedly Leaked: No Home Button, But Dual-Edge Display Design Retained

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone already has a lot riding on it after the Galaxy Note 7’s fiasco tainted the company’s reputation late last year. Thanks to a flurry of leaks, a lot of details about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 have already been revealed, though leaked photos have evaded us for long. But a new leaked image may finally ... Read More »

Panic Button: Mobile Manufacturers Get a 2-Month Extension for Mandatory Implementation

The government has extended the deadline by two months for mobile phone manufacturers to implement the panic button feature in new handsets. “On the request of mobile device manufacturers, we have extended the period for implementing panic button in new handsets by two months … the players had made a request saying they have unsold inventory of mobile phones without ... Read More »

iOS 10.2 Released, Brings India-Specific SOS Button, 100 New Emojis, and More

Apple has released iOS 10.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. The update for the first time brings an India-specific feature – the SOS or panic button – following the government’s new mandate. Additionally, iOS 10.2 brings a host of other improvements including 100 new emojis, new effects in iMessage, new TV app, and improved camera features. After upgrading ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Will Not Have 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Home Button, Say Reports

Samsung Galaxy S8 may be part of the joining the list of smartphones that have abandoned the 3.5mm headphone jack, if a new report is to be believed. The South Korean giant will reportedly remove the audio jack from the upcoming flagship Samsung Galaxy S8. Another report separately claims that Galaxy S8 will also not include a Home Button while ... Read More »

iOS 10.2 Could Bring India-Only SOS Button Functionality to Your iPhone

The third beta version of iOS 10.2 is now available to the public, bringing some new features to iPhone and iPad models. Among these is what can be called the first India-only functionality: the SOS button. Apple had added the SOS button in an earlier version of iOS 10.2 beta, but the third beta has removed it from all other ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Said to Work Only With Select Gloves

It seems like winters are coming early for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users, as user report claim that the Home Button on the smartphones doesn’t work without direct touch of a finger. Apple introduced a non-clickable new home button with iPhone 7, which uses Force Touch technology just like its latest laptops. Now, some users are claiming that the ... Read More »