Tag Archives: Phone?

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 »

Some Google Pixel Phone Users Reporting Issues With LTE Connectivity

  After Bluetooth pairing issues, Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL phone users are now complaining of connectivity issues, particularly on the LTE band 4 frequency. Users across the world are reporting LTE signal issues on their Pixel phones. While users on different bands are reporting issues, the most complaints are generated from LTE band 4 (FDD-LTE, 1700MHz) users. It ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Phone Shown in Live Photos; Tipped to Feature Intel Processor

It has long been rumoured that Microsoft is working on the Surface Phone. This year has seen many reports ranging from the Surface Phone’s alleged specifications to renders showing possible design language. On Friday, some images of the Surface Phone were posted by trusted tipster @evleaks. The designs were posted on Twitter with Evan Blass tweeting “powered by a laptop-class ... Read More »

Samsung W2017 Android Flip Phone With Dual Full-HD Displays, Snapdragon 820 SoC Launched

Last year in November, Samsung launched its dual-display Android flip phone W2016 exclusively for China. Given that this category is fairly less populated among smartphones these days, it provided a good option for customers. Almost a year later, the South Korean company has now announced the successor to this phone (no prizes for guessing the name) – the W2017 – ... Read More »

ZTE CYMBAL-T Android Flip Phone With 4G LTE Support Launched

  After the ZTE Nubia Z11 mini S, the Chinese company has now launched an Android flip phone in the US market. The ZTE CYMBAL-T flip phone is priced at $99.95 (roughly Rs. 6,700), and you can purchase it from the Home Shopping Network. Alternatively, it is also sold at Wal-Mart stores with no contract and unlimited data. The big ... Read More »

Pixel Phone Users Report Bluetooth Vehicle Pairing Issues; Google Working on a Fix

Google launched the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones earlier this month, and the demand for the smartphones have exceeded the company’s expectations. We found the smartphone to be quite impressive (Review) as well. However, as users have begun to use the smartphone in their everyday lives, reports of glitches are now cropping up. Apparently, many Pixel phone users claim that ... Read More »

Nokia Phone Saves Man’s Life by Allegedly Stopping Bullet

The Nokia phones of yesteryears have long been considered nearly indestructible, but the new ones aren’t too bad either. A Nokia feature phone is reported to have recently taken a bullet for its owner – literally – and saved his life. According to a tweet by Microsoft’s General Manager of Core UX for Windows Desktop, Tablet and Phone Peter Skillman, ... Read More »

Google Pixel Is the First Google-Branded Phone, Comes With Google Assistant

At an event in San Francisco on Tuesday, Google unveiled the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, first Google-branded smartphones. As we’d reported in August, India is one of the launch markets for the phone, with Google Pixel price in India to start at Rs. 57,000, with pre-orders set to begin October 13. The phone will be available from Flipkart, ... Read More »

Nokia 216 Dual SIM Feature Phone With Front-Facing Flash Launched at Rs. 2,495

Feature phones still exist today and Microsoft is making sure of that. After launching the Nokia 230 Dual SIM in December at Rs. 3,869, Microsoft on Tuesday launched the Nokia 216 Dual SIM in India at a price of Rs. 2,495. The feature phone will be available in the country from October 24. The Nokia 216 comes with a 2.4-inch ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Samsung Sued by Florida Man Over Exploding Phone

Samsung was sued on Friday by a Florida man who said he suffered severe burns after his Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploded in his front pants pocket. The lawsuit by Jonathan Strobel may be the first in the United States by a Samsung phone user against the South Korean company over a battery defect linked to the Galaxy Note 7. ... Read More »