Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Leaked Live Images Show Bezel-Less Display, Dual Rear Cameras

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has been in t­­he news since January this year, and can be expected to launch soon. From US FCC listings to leaked specifications and retail boxes, the smartphone has been leaked in a variety of ways. Now, the latest leak features live images of the smartphone, and points to an 18:9 display with minimal bezels on all sides, a… Read More »

Android Smartphone Makers Looking at iPhone X-Like Face ID Feature: KGI’s Kuo

Apple’s Face ID, the new biometric feature that Apple introduced with the iPhone X, could soon trickle down to Android smartphones. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Android smartphone makers are increasingly inquiring about 3D-sensing technologies. Without identifying any of these OEMs, Kuo said that before Apple officially unveiled the iPhone X, Android smartphone makers were looking at embedding fingerprint… Read More »

Swipe Elite Pro With 4G VoLTE Support, 3GB RAM Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Swipe Technologies on Saturday launched a new budget smartphone in India, the Swipe Elite Pro. Priced at Rs. 6,999, the smartphone is now available to buy via Snapdeal. The smartphone’s highlights are its 4G VoLTE support, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of inbuilt storage at its price point. “Swipe Elite Pro is power packed with features that stands on our promise… Read More »

Sexual Abuse Stories From Around The World Pour Out On Social Media

Celebrities and everyday people continued flooding social media with personal accounts of sexual assault and harassment Monday, responding to calls to break the culture of silence around such abuse. The massive global response was triggered by the allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, who is accused of rape and abuse dating back decades. People shared stories and offered… Read More »

Social media bots threaten democracy. But we are not helpless

Can social bots – pieces of software that perform automated tasks – influence humans on social media platforms? That’s a question congressional investigators are asking social media companies ever since fears emerged that they were deployed in 2016 to influence the presidential election. Half a decade ago we were among a handful of researchers who could see the power of… Read More »

NCAA, Ball State expand social media partnership

Students in Ball State’s award-winning Sports Link program and staff in the NCAA’s championships digital and social media group will collaborate during the 2017-18 year on social content development for NCAA championship sports properties. The NCAA digital and social media group and Ball State have worked on various projects over the past seven years involving social media creation… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 With Bezel-Less Display Set to Launch in India on October 10

Mi MIX 2 India launch date has been announced by the company’s India MD Manu Kumar Jain via a tweet. He had confirmed soon after the bezel-less phone’s unveiling in China that it will be released in India, but had not specified a date at the time. Now, he has said that the Mi MIX 2 India launch will be held on October… Read More »

Nokia 9 Mockup Image Spotted, Hints at Curved Display and More

Nokia 9 is anticipated to be Nokia licensee HMD Global’s next flagship smartphone, and it has been making the rounds of the Internet for months. The smartphone’s has now been tipped in a mockup image, allegedly based on leaked information, giving a rough idea about the design of the handset and possible colours. The mockup tips that the upcoming Nokia 9 may… Read More »

Google Pixel Buds Wireless Earphones Launched, Rivals to Apple’s AirPods

Google alongside the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL smartphones, as well as the Google Pixelbook laptop, launched the Pixel Buds at its media event in San Francisco. The Pixel Buds wireless headphones will take on Apple’s AirPods, which at present lead the market in wireless earphones in the US. The Google Pixel Buds are powered by Google Assistant, the virtual assistant from the company. This… Read More »

Nokia 8 May Get Android 8.0 Oreo Update by October End: Report

HMD Global’s Nokia 8, the premium offering in the company’s portfolio, is finally being announced in different markets. While announcing the Nokia 8 in Taiwan, a company manager reportedly revealed that the smartphone may receive Android 8.0 Oreo update by end of October. At this moment, there are no specific dates or release schedule for the Nokia 8’s Oreo update.… Read More »