Tag Archives: Smartphones

LG UX 5.0 UI Unveiled for LG G5, Upcoming Smartphones

LG has already announced it will roll out of the flagship LG G5 handset worldwide starting Thursday. The South Korean tech company on Monday also unveiled its LG UX 5.0 custom UI for Android. The new Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based UX 5.0 software will not only be arriving with the LG G5 but on “upcoming smartphone models as well.” LG says ... Read More »

HTC 10 Flagship Smartphone’s New Teaser Touts ‘New Boom’

HTC has come out with a fresh teaser for its upcoming flagship smartphone which promises ‘new boom’. The Taiwanese company has shared an image on Twitter showing the speaker grille of what appears to be the HTC 10, with the text, “Here comes the new boom. You’ll hear it.” As with earlier teasers, this tweet is accompanied by the hashtag ... Read More »

New App to Enable Mid-Air Commands on Smartphones, Smartwatches

As wearable devices grow and screens shrink, a team of Indian-origin researchers has developed a new sonar technology that allows you to interact with smarwatches by writing or gesturing on any nearby surface – a tabletop, a sheet of paper or even in mid-air. Called FingerIO, it tracks fine-grained finger movements by turning a smartphone or smartwatch into an active ... Read More »

Sony Sees Average Selling Price of Smartphones Rise, Second Only to Apple: Report

According to a blog post by freelance journalist Charles Arthur that estimates global smartphone sales figures in Q4 last year, Sony has the highest average selling price (ASP) for its smartphones – only behind Apple. Average selling price for a smartphone manufacturer represents the average price at which it sells its current smartphone lineup. In Q4 2014, Sony’s ASP was ... Read More »

LG K5, K8 Mid-Range Android Smartphones Launched

LG has expanded its K-series of smartphones with the launch of K5 and K8. The South Korean company unveiled its all-new K-series of mid-range smartphones at CES this year and has thus far announced the LG K4, LG K7, and LG K10. LG says that both the K5 and K8 will start rolling out to key markets this week. The ... Read More »

Parents Should Stop Using Smartphones at the Dinner Table: Study

Are you a tech buff who is unable to keep off your phone even at the dinner table? In that case, your kids may not be happy with you at all, say researchers. A study which delves into the dynamics of technology and families reveals that the children of those parents who sporadically text even while driving or those who ... Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile Rollout for Lumia Smartphones Beginning This Month: Report

Microsoft could begin rolling out Windows 10 Mobile software update to a range of Lumia smartphones including the affordable Lumia 520 later this month. An internal email has allegedly laid bare on the company’s plan. Roughly three months after the company was originally supposed to begin updating select Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones to Windows 10 Mobiles, VentureBeat, citing an email ... Read More »

Oppo R9, R9 Plus Camera-Focused Smartphones Set to Launch on March 17

Oppo since last week has been teasing the Oppo R9 and the Oppo R9 Plus camera-focused smartphones in China. It has also been posting teasers on its Weibo account touting the handsets’ VOOC fast charging. However, it has finally posted an image confirming when it will be launching the duo. The Chinese tech firm, as expected before, will be launching ... Read More »

mPhone ‘Mango’ Smartphones Launch Controversy: Everything You Need to Know

As the Make in India and Digital India movements announced by the Prime Minister accelerate, all eyes are on Indian firms and entrepreneurs to see what they can achieve in the new, more conducive environment. The Union Budget this year further set the stage for incentivising startups in the country. It is in this scenario that mPhone Electronics and Technologies ... Read More »

Motorola Smartphones Available With ‘Inaugural’ Discounts on Amazon India

Motorola India shortly after making the Moto X Force, Moto G (Gen 3), and Moto G Turbo Edition available via Amazon India has now brought more devices to the e-commerce retailer. The Moto E (Gen 2) 4G and new Moto 360 smartwatch will now be also available via Amazon India, which is now providing inaugural offers on all the devices ... Read More »