Tag Archives: 2018

CES 2018: Alcatel 1X, Alcatel 3V, Alcatel 5 Smartphones With 18:9 Full View Displays Unveiled

After an initial teaser, TCL Communication has arrived at CES 2018 with its three new Alcatel smartphones models – Alcatel 1X, Alcatel 3V, and Alcatel 5. All the new Alcatel smartphone models feature TCL-made full view displays with an 18:9 aspect ratio and are specifically designed for mid and entry-level price points. Further, the new handsets also sport rear-facing fingerprint sensors. Among the new ... Read More »

BlackBerry Brand to Launch at Least 2 More Smartphones in 2018: TCL

BlackBerry licensee TCL Communication at CES 2018 announced it would be launching “at least two new BlackBerry smartphones” in 2018. Just what these will, is uncertain. Separately, TCL Communication launched a GSM unlocked BlackBerry Motion and a new colour variant and dual-SIM version of the BlackBerry KEYone. Getting back to the two new BlackBerry smartphones – in a statement, Alain Lejeune, Global General Manager for BlackBerry ... Read More »

Meghan Markle Exits Social Media. In 2018, Marrying Your Prince Still Means Loss Of Identity

The soon-to-be royal has shut down all her social media accounts Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during an official appearance (Image Credit: kensingtonroyal) There’s no way to soften this particular blow for fans of former Suits actress and soon-to-be-royal Meghan Markle – she’s officially shut down all her social media accounts. Kensington Palace, in a statement, confirmed that Meghan has shut down all ... Read More »

Gadgets 360 Staff Picks: Our Wishlist for 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Most want a new phone, TV, or headphones Two each want a Switch, a soundbar, or a camera There’s even a kitchen gadget in the list The technophile staff at Gadgets 360 likes not only reviews literally hundreds of different gadgets each year, but also buys tons of them for personal use (yay, consumerism!). Just like last year, we ... Read More »

Smartphones in 2018: Things to Look Forward To

    HIGHLIGHTS 18:9 screens became popular in 2017 and should dominate in in 2018 The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 will power most flagship phones this year Improvements in VR, AR, AI and wireless standards will spark demand As we all know, every major smartphone manufacturer releases a major new model at roughly the same time every year. We can pretty ... Read More »

The 7 hottest California education storylines we’re watching in 2018

While 2017 was undoubtedly a huge year for education in national politics and in Los Angeles, 2018 has the potential to bring big changes to education across California. A new governor, who will appoint a new state Board of Education, will have a significant impact on how education is funded and what students are learning. Here are seven things to be looking for in 2018 and ... Read More »

The Computer History Museum will open source Apple’s Lisa OS in 2018

Before the first Macintosh and the first Windows PC, Apple released a desktop computer known as the Lisa which ran its own specialized operating system. Soon, enthusiasts will be able to pick apart its source code to see exactly what was going on under the hood. Al Kossow, a software curator for the Computer History Museum, took to a Google Groups discussion board ... Read More »

Apple Set to Launch New AirPods in Second Half 2018: KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo

HIGHLIGHTS Upgraded AirPods reported to include a smaller quartz component KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo predicts twice the AirPods sales in 2018 A new AirPods case was unveiled in September After the initial success of the first-generation AirPods, reputed KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple is set to launch upgraded AirPods in the second half of 2018. The Cupertino giant already hinted the new development ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) With Infinity Display, Dual Selfie Cameras Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) feature Infinity Displays They are first Samsung phones with dual selfie cameras No price yet, but the phones will go on sale next month The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) smartphones were officially announced on Tuesday, after their fair share of leaks and rumours. They bear the design heritage and user experience of the Samsung Galaxy S8 with ... Read More »

Check for Update Button on Pixel, Nexus Devices to Finally Work in 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Internal testing is underway, public release to happen in 2018 Latest version of Google Play Services required to get instant updates Feature not exclusive to Android Oreo The Check for update button on Pixel and Nexus devices has in recent times become a redundant feature, which ends up annoying users who love to press it despite knowing that it doesn’t really work. All ... Read More »