I Ditched Smartwatches for a Simpler Fitness Band

Smartwatches have been a big part of my tech life for several years now. From before the launch of the Snapdragon Wear 3100 through the Galaxy Watch Active 2, several fitness-focused “smart” watches like those from Garmin, and the most recent Snapdragon Wear 4100, I haven’t lived without a smartwatch of some kind on the […]

Verizon Moto Z4, Motorola One 5G Updated With January Security Patch

Verizon is shipping out a couple security patch updates to Motorola devices — one for the Moto Z4 and one for the Motorola One 5G. The only thing listed as being inside is the January patch, so there’s nothing too fancy going on here. Once updated, Moto Z4 owners will be on software version QDFS30.130-42-5-10-7m […]

MediaTek and Qualcomm dominate the Chinese phone chip market

According to the latest forecast by Digitimes Research, a Taiwanese market research organization, in the first quarter of 2021, China’s smartphone application processor (AP) shipments will continue to be the same as the previous quarter. This means that the Chinese AP shipment will stay flat. In the fourth quarter of last year, Chinese smartphone manufacturers […]

Huawei FreeBuds 4i headset gets SIG Bluetooth certification

Huawei’s new Bluetooth headset FreeBuds 4i recently got the SIG Bluetooth certification. From the certification information, Huawei FreeBuds 4i supports Bluetooth 5.2. Before now, this headset also passed the SGS Fimko certification. The certification shows that the charging box of Huawei Freebuds 4i will use a USB-C interface. From the model point of view, Huawei FreeBuds 4i […]

iPhone 13 to use an upgraded ultra-wide-angle camera

In recent times, there have been a lot of speculations regarding the iPhone 13 (or iPhone 12s). According to Barclays analysts, Blayne Curtis and Thomas O’Malley, all four iPhone 13 models will use upgraded ultra-wide-angle camera lenses with a variable aperture. The aperture could be up to ƒ/1.8, while that of the iPhone 12 model is ƒ/2.4. […]

Top 5 flagship smartphones for January 2021

Last year, we had a plethora of flagship smartphones from multiple manufacturers. However, most of these phones come with 7nm chips. This year, there is a major leap to the 5nm process and the performance is better. We have seen chips like Snapdragon 888, Exynos 2100, and Exynos 1080 all of which use Samsung’s 5nm […]

Vivo S7t surfaces on China Telecom webiste

Vivo is one of the companies pushing forward 5G connectivity to all price ranges. The brand announced a set of 5G phones last year and the list will grow bigger in 2021. One of the company’s main characteristics is launching multiple devices under certain lineups. For instance, it has 6 handsets in the Vivo Y20 […]

Nokia 3.4 will hit the Indian market soon

The year 2020 certainly was a problematic year for most smartphone companies. However, we can list HMD Global among th companies that most suffered from the global pandemic. Back in 2016, the brand acquired rights for the Nokia smartphone brand. Since then, it has been releasing a plethora of good smartphones, achieving attention in the […]

Android TV Gets a New Home Screen UI and It Looks Great

When Google introduced its new Chromecast with Google TV at the end of last year and showed off its updated home UI experience, we wondered if this setup would transition over to other Android TV devices. Google suggested at the time that it might, but instead, at least for now, Android TV is getting a […]

Deal: Get a Pair of Refurbished Galaxy Beans (Buds Live) for $60

Over on Best Buy’s website, they’re practically giving away refurbished Galaxy Buds Live earbuds, aka the Galaxy Beans. For who knows how long, you can snag a pair of the Beans for just $60, which is quite a bit cheaper than their typical retail price of $170. And for those curious, refurbished earbuds are cleaned […]