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More Than 1 Billion Smartphones Will Ship With Fingerprint Scanner Next Year: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint sensor is quickly becoming a common feature in smartphones Next year, the vast majority of smartphones are expected to ship with it Chinese phone makers are bringing fingerprint sensors to low-cost phones Fingerprint scanners, a feature that was introduced only four years ago, will be seen in nearly all of the smartphones that will ship next… Read More »

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Have Smaller Batteries Than iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Tips TENAA Listing

We have mentioned it time and again that with Apple’s iPhone handsets, specifications on paper often don’t reveal the full picture. However, the TENAA listings of the new iPhone 8 models have revealed an interesting aspect about the handsets. The listing suggests that the new handsets from Apple pack smaller batteries than their predecessors. The TENAA listing, spotted by popular tipster @onleaks,… Read More »

LG V30 Price Revealed, Much Less Than Samsung Galaxy Note 8

After many leaks, LG announced the V30 smartphone at IFA 2017 in Berlin last week. The smartphone will first go on sale in the company’s home market South Korea on September 21, with global rollout expected in the coming weeks. At the time of launch, LG was mum about the pricing of the V30, however now, the LG V30 price in US and Europe… Read More »

LeEco Chairman Says Cash Crunch ‘Far Worse Than Expected’

LeEco’s cash problems are “far worse than expected” and the funds raised in recent months are unexpectedly not enough to help the Chinese technology conglomerate ride out the crunch, its chairman, Jia Yueting, said on Wednesday. LeEco, one of China’s most ambitious companies that grew from a Netflix-like video website to a business empire spanning consumer electronics to cars… Read More »

UK industrial output weaker than expected

The UK’s industrial output rose by much less than expected in April, according to official data. Output rose by just 0.2% in the month, much lower than the 0.8% increase forecast by economists. Manufacturing output – a key component of overall industrial output – grew by 0.2%, which was also much weaker than expected. Separate figures from the… Read More »

28 hours a week: Indians spend 7X more time on smartphones than on TV

Indian  consumers spend as much as 28 hours a week on their smartphones, seven fold more than the time they end up spending in watching programmes on television as more users access internet on their mobile phone. According to the Mary Meeker report, released on Wednesday night, the delivery of  entertainment, education, healthcare and marketplaces is being reimagined… Read More »

Lenovo’s Global PC Shipments Fall 1 Percent, Slower Than Market Decline

China’s Lenovo Group, the world’s largest personal computer maker, said its global PC unit shipments fell 1 percent in the year ending in March, against a market decline of 3 percent, as consumer demand continued its downward trend. Revenue from its personal computer and smart device business, which accounts 70 percent of total revenue, fell 2 percent to… Read More »

With less than a day to go, the Cerulean Moment Windows 10 Mobile is still only 2% funded

Back in August 2015, WhartonBrooks announced that it was working on a Windows 10 Mobile handset that would be “the most disruptive since the advent of the smartphone in 2000”. Over time, the company hyped up the device’s launch with photos and statements such as the one mentioned above. When it did take the wraps off the handset,… Read More »

Analysis: Wireless gadgets tie us down more than ever

While the wireless future we’ve been promised is so close, it’s tethered to the reality that every “wireless thing” still needs a wire to charge. Thinkstock photo I have come across a surprising problem with my wireless AirPods, and it’s made me stop traveling with them. It’s not any performance defect. They work well. And when I’m running… Read More »

World’s First Quantum Computer Made By China — 24,000 Times Faster Than International Counterparts

Short Bytes: A team of Chinese scientists has claimed that it has built the world’s first quantum computing machine. According to them, the machine is 24,000 times faster than its international counterparts and 10-100 times faster than the first electronic computer, ENIAC. While it might not be of any practical use at the moment, it surely shows China’s work in the… Read More »