Oppo A5 goes official with 4,230mAh battery, Snapdragon 450, dual camera

Oppo’s latest midranger has gone official and it is, after all, the Oppo A5, and not A3s. The TENAA listing gave us most of the details a few days ago, but now it’s set in stone. The Oppo A5 comes with a 6.2-inch LCD with a 1,520x720px resolution in a 19:9 aspect ratio. It goes without saying that there’s a notch up… Read More »

Rumored BlackBerry Ghost Flagship To Boast 4,000 mAh Battery

BlackBerry seems to be on its way toward a full recovery. Long after the brand’s demise, TCL has been doing its best to resurrect Research In Motion’s largely abandoned smartphone line, injecting it with modern smartphone elements in a bid to rub shoulders with Samsung or Apple again; to become a heavyweights of the arena just like in the good old days.… Read More »

China Push to End Reliance on US Tech at Trade Fight’s Core

HIGHLIGHTS China remains heavily reliant on technologies from the West China assembles 90 percent of world’s smartphones, computers But most of the revenue flows to US companies that supply chips Fears that China is threatening US leadership in robots, electric cars and other advanced technologies are pushing the world’s two biggest economies toward a full-blown trade war as the… Read More »

Lenovo Is Exploring Launch of Qualcomm-Powered Notebooks in India

Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director, Lenovo India HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo recently brought its new Ideapad ‘ultra-slim’ notebooks to India The company is aiming to grow by 500 percent A company executive hints it could launch Qualcomm-powered models as well While the overall PC market in India declined by 8.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018, Lenovo is optimistic about its continuous growth in… Read More »

European Chip Industry Seeks More EU Help to Extend Revival

Europe’s semiconductor industry is requesting more help from the European Union as it seeks to build on a tentative revival, embrace technologies such as artificial intelligence and ride out trade wars that threaten global supply chains. A 20-page report submitted to Mariya Gabriel, the EU digital affairs commissioner, requests that a research and development programme launched in 2014 be doubled… Read More »

Facebook Stock Price Hits All-Time High Despite Controversies

Despite the massive Cambridge Analytica data scandaland a couple of users’ privacy issues owing to internal bugs, Facebook stock closed at an all-time record high of $203.23 (roughly Rs. 14,000) on Friday. Investors are loving the social network more than ever that saw its stocks dipping earlier in 2018 when it was under an intense probe over data breach from the… Read More »

Twitter Said to Be Suspending Over 1 Million Accounts Per Day in Bid to Battle Fake News

Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than one million accounts a day in recent months, a major shift to lessen the flow of disinformation on the platform, according to data obtained by The Washington Post. The rate of account suspensions, which Twitter confirmed to the Post, has more than doubled since October,… Read More »

LG patents a smart pen with flexible display

In the latest episode of “Bizarre Inventions,” LG is patenting a smart stylus pen that can potentially replace your phone. Yes, we know what you think, but upon closer inspection the Korean company might be up to something here. The key feature of the stylus are its two displays. It incorporates a small one for app shortcuts, notifications… Read More »

Vivo Nex S Trumps OnePlus 6 In June AnTuTu Benchmarks, Samsung Galaxy S9+ Doesn’t Make It to Top Five

Smartphone benchmarks usually give us a rough idea of how a smartphone will perform during multitasking or gaming – which really fires up the chip integrated inside. AnTuTu is regarded as one of the popular benchmarking apps for Android phones, and the company has released the top ten smartphones who have the highest average score in the month… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5A to Be Available Today via Flash Sales on Flipkart, Mi.com

Xiaomi Redmi 5A will go on sale once again today via flash sales. The most affordable Xiaomi smartphone in India at the moment, the Redmi 5A comes in two variants (2GB RAM + 16GB storage, and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage). The Redmi 5A flash sale today will start at 12pm IST on both Flipkart and Mi.com. The successor of the smartphone, named Redmi 6A, has… Read More »