Tag Archives: May

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 »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Said to Have 8GB RAM, Faster Storage; Galaxy S8 Plus May Sport 6-Inch Display

The Galaxy Note 7 debacle has put Samsung in a situation where it need a very strong product to bounce back. If recent rumours regarding the alleged Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone are anything to go by, the company might be able to match the expectations with an extremely capable device – with 8GB of RAM. In the meanwhile, another rumour ... Read More »

Indian Banks May Raise $30 Billion Through Bonds By March 2019: Fitch

Banks need around $90 billion in extra capital by March 2019, says Fitch. New Delhi: Indian banks need around $90 billion additional capital by March 2019 and one-third of this amount is expected to be raised through bonds, according to a report by ratings agency Fitch. Indian banks are likely to become more active in the Additional Tier 1 (AT1) ... Read More »

iPhone Dual-SIM Variants May Be Coming Soon, If Recent Patent Applications Are Indications

Apple has been the only major handset manufacturer that has not integrated dual-SIM functionality on its smartphones, but this may change soon. A couple of new patent filings suggest that Apple is considering adding the dual-SIM functionality to iPhones. Forbes in a report cites two patent filings in China and US that suggest the Cupertino-based giant may launch a dual-SIM ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge May Be Updated to Android 7.1.1 Nougat Directly, Skipping Android 7.0

Last month, Samsung officially rolled out its ‘Galaxy Beta Program’, which allowed users of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge to test Android 7.0 Nougat on their devices. Now, it looks like the South Korean manufacturer might skip the official rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat update and directly bump up the smartphones to Android 7.1.1 Nougat – which was ... Read More »

Galaxy S8 May Become the First Samsung Smartphone With Selfie Autofocus

Samsung Galaxy S8 may finally become the company’s first smartphone to feature autofocus functionality on the front camera, a feature so far missing from even the flagship handsets of the South Korean titan. Samsung is planning to introduce autofocus functionality with the front camera on its upcoming flagship device, being dubbed Samsung Galaxy S8, instead of fixed-type, as per a ... Read More »

Cyanogen May Cut More Jobs, Close Seattle Headquarters: Report

Cyanogen may announce a second round of layoffs, if a new report is to be believed. The company is also said to be considering closing its Seattle headquarters. A new report citing people familiar with the matter also claims that the future of Steve Kondik, Cyanogen’s Co-Founder and former CTO, in the company is unknown. To recall, Cyanogen went through ... Read More »

iPhone 8 May Sport LG-Made Dual Cameras for 3D Photography

Apple is rumoured to be working with an LG subsidiary to bring 3D photography to iPhone 8. The Korean Economic Daily, citing people familiar with matter, reports that the Cupertino-based giant is working with LG Innotek to add a dual-camera setup to the next iPhone to capture 3D imagery. The sources claim that Apple is now “studying how to apply ... Read More »

Your Phone May Be Listening to Ultrasonic Signals for Better Ad Tracking: Report

  For years, we’ve had phones with always-on listening capabilities. Starting with the first Moto X in 2013, followed by such devices as the Nexus 6 in 2014 and the iPhone 6s in 2015, many smartphones today can wake up from standby by saying hotwords like “Ok, Google” or “Hey Siri” respectively. Today the same technology is applied to smart ... Read More »