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Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition ‘Transparent’ Back Doesn’t Actually Show Its Internals: Report

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition, one of the three versions of the company’s latest flagship, gained some popularity following the formal launch in May – thanks to its “transparent” back. But it was later reported that the exposed circuit board was just a sticker. And now, it has been spotted that the Chinese company has used a cosmetic plate that… Read More »

OnePlus 6 Seen Passing Bend, Burn, and Scratch Tests Following Its Debut

OnePlus 6 was finally unveiled with all pomp and show at an event in London on Wednesday. While the performance of the new OnePlus smartphone is yet to be reviewed, the handset has undergone a bunch of durability tests to help you determine its toughness. These come in the form of scratch, burn, and bend tests. Notably, OnePlus has an “all-glass” body with Corning… Read More »

Xiaomi Sued by Coolpad Subsidiary for Patent Infringement Ahead of Its Blockbuster IPO

HIGHLIGHTS Coolpad subsidiary sued three group firms of Xiaomi Coolpad asked Xiaomi companies to stop production and sale of some phones Xiaomi violated our patented multi-SIM card design: Coolpad Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad Group said its unit has sued three group firms of Xiaomi, which last week filed for a Hong Kong IPO that could be worth up to $10 billion… Read More »

Facebook Said to Form Team to Design Its Own Chips

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook to join other tech giants making effort to develop chips In 2010, Apple started shipping its own chips Google has developed its own artificial intelligence chip as well Facebook is building a team to design its own semiconductors, adding to a trend among technology companies to supply themselves and lower their dependence on chipmakers such as Intel Corp. and Qualcomm, according… Read More »

HP Expands Its EliteBook, ZBook Lineup of Enterprise Laptops in India

HIGHLIGHTS New HP EliteBook range starts at Rs. 95,000 New HP ZBook range starts at Rs. 97,000 EliteBook range is available now, while ZBook goes on sale in April Expanding its portfolio of mobile workstations and business notebooks, HP on Wednesday introduced three devices in its EliteBook series and two devices in ZBook series in India. HP EliteBook 830 G5, EliteBook 840… Read More »

Apple Finds Supplier Problems as Its Audits Expand

Apple said on Wednesday it had found a higher number of serious violations of its labour and environmental policies for suppliers, such as falsifying work hours data, as it expanded the scope of its annual audit of conditions of workers making its iPhones and other products. But the overall trend among 756 suppliers in 30 countries was toward higher compliance with… Read More »

Transsion Holdings Launches Its Smart Accessories Brand, Oraimo, in India

In an attempt to take the experience of its consumers to another level, China-based Transsion Holdings on Friday launched its smart accessories brand Oraimo in India. “Oraimo products are already extremely popular in several international markets as they are quite trendy,” Guoli Liu, General Manager of Oraimo, Transsion Holdings, said in a statement. Oraimo will offer affordable accessories such as headphones,… Read More »

Target launches a mobile wallet in its Android and iOS apps

Target released its own mobile payments system today, called Wallet, which will live inside its app on iOS and Android. Reports of Target working on an in-house mobile wallet surfaced as early as 2015. Target confirmed the reports this past January to The Verge’s sister siteRecode. The feature works like this: you open Wallet inside a Target store, scan any coupon barcodes, and then scan… Read More »

Samsung Unveils Graphene Ball Tech, Says Its Batteries Can Be Fully Charged in 12 Minutes

HIGHLIGHTS Graphene considered a wonder material, with many potential applications Graphene ball-based batteries could hold 45 percent more capacity They’re also said to deliver five times faster charging speeds than Li-Po Samsung researchers have developed a new type of battery material they call ‘graphene ball’. They say the technology could enable a 45 percent increase in battery capacity, and… Read More »

Android Phones Track Location Even With GPS Turned Off, Google Says It’s to Improve Message Delivery

HIGHLIGHTS Google was collecting user location data It was done through collecting addresses of nearby cellular towers Google to stop collecting user location through cellular towers Google has been collecting user location data on Android smartphones even when location services were turned off, as per a new report. Quartz claims the location tracking still occurred on Android smartphones… Read More »