Tag Archives: May

Smartphones With Diamond Screens May Be a Reality by the End of 2017

Your smartphone screen may feature a tempered glass cover but it doesn’t guarantee being shatter-proof. One of the worst nightmares of the modern age is to end up with a phone with a cracked display, but this might change by the end of 2017. A company that manufactures diamonds for use in electronic products claims that a commercial device with ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Tipped to Cost Above $1,000; May Be Named iPhone X

There’s been a lot of speculation about the iPhone 8 with specifications and design changes being at the forefront. However, a fresh report sheds some light on the iPhone 8 price bracket. Reportedly, the premium device marking Apple’s 10-year anniversary could well be priced north of $1,000 (roughly Rs. 67,100) – thanks to the introduction of OLED displays. Furthermore, the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Bixby Digital Assistant May Support 8 Languages at Launch

Samsung is gearing up to launch its 2017 flagship smartphone – the Galaxy S8 – on March 29, and leaks about the device have been overflowing. The latest one brings more information about the rumoured digital assistant Bixby, hinting that it will come with support for 8 languages. South Korean publication ETNews reports that Samsung Galaxy S8’s digital assistant Bixby ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Plus’ Popularity May Herald Continued Differentiation in Future Models: Report

When Apple launched the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, many imagined the Plus variant to sell a lot less than the regular model. However, it now appears that the dual rear camera setup exclusive to the iPhone 7 Plus contributed to more than just the bigger price tag. According to a recent market analyst report, the feature differentiation between ... Read More »

Google I/O 2017 to Be Held in Mountain View; Starts May 17

Google, after some delay, has finally revealed the dates and venue for the annual developer event this year. The company however this time around hasn’t actually announced the dates or venue but has instead dropped few hints on GitHub for people to figure out. Much like 2016, the Google I/O 2017 will be held in Mountain View, California on May ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Phone May Be a Foldable Smartphone, Tips Patent

Samsung is largely expected to launch its foldable device in Q3 this year, LG in Q4, and even Nokia is now tipped to launch a flexible device soon. Iin tow, Microsoft has also been granted a patent that shows its possible plans to make a flexible display smartphone. The patent reveals Microsoft is envisioning a smartphone that opens up to ... Read More »

Nokia Foldable Smartphones May Be in Development, Recently Granted Patent Hints

Laptops have embraced the flexible design, and 360-degree hinges are now seen on most of the new launches out there. Smartphones are expected to see the same trend, and Samsung is heavily expected to launch a flexible display smartphone in Q3 this year – as is LG for Q4 2017. Expected to join the party is apparently Nokia, which has ... Read More »

LG Unveils 5.7-Inch QHD+ Display; May Be Used on LG G6

LG Display has announced world’s first 5.7-inch QHD+ (1440×2880 pixels) display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and pixel density of 564ppi. The display has been designed to provide users with immersive viewing experience and enable users with the capability of multi-tasking or using dual-screen feature, thanks to its large size. The company may very well use this display on ... Read More »

LG G6 Leaks Tips Company May Drop Modular Design

LG G6, the South Korean company’s rumoured flagship smartphone for 2016, may ditch the modular design that was introduced earlier this year with the LG G5 model. This change in plans for LG, which has earlier claimed that the modular design is here to stay, may be because of the lackluster sales performance of the G5. Unofficial renders of an ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumoured to Ditch Physical Keys; May Come With Exynos 8895 Processor, Support S-Pen

There’s a lot riding on Samsung Galaxy S8, the company’s next flagship, given how the past year has witnessed the fall of the Galaxy Note 7. The upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone has been subject to a ton of rumours, the latest being that Samsung may offer an external S-Pen stylus and an Exynos 8895 chipset variant. Another rumour suggests ... Read More »