Tag Archives: 2018

LG V30 to Get an AI-Focused Variant at MWC 2018: Report

In a move to take on Apple, Huawei, and Samsung, LG is now rumoured with a new variant of its V30 smartphone that will feature enhanced artificial intelligence (AI) features. The new LG V30 variant, which is said to be codenamed V30+ alpha or V30+a, is expected to debut at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona next month. The South Korean company launched the original V30 model back in August ... Read More »

Nokia to Have a Major Showing at MWC 2018, HMD Global Teases

After grabbing eyeballs at its last outing in Barcelona, HMD Global is now all set to make another splash this year at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, a senior executive teased. The company launched the nostalgic Nokia 3310 and showcased the first troopers from its army of Android smartphones at MWC 2017. And for the forthcoming convention, it is already rumoured to have a bunch of developments, ... Read More »

Global IT Spending Projected to Reach $3.7 Trillion in 2018: Gartner

Global IT spending is projected to total $3.68 trillion (roughly Rs. 235 lakh crores) in 2018 – an increase of 4.5 percent from 2017’s $3.52 trillion (roughly Rs. 224 lakh crores), market research firm Gartner said on Tuesday. “Global IT spending growth began to turn around in 2017, with continued growth expected over the next few years. Uncertainty looms as ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) India Launch Expected on January 10

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) India launch is round the corner, what with Amazon setting up a dedicated page for the handset a day ago. Now, Samsung has sent invites for an event it will host next week in India, which the company is calling “the year’s first big innovation.” This invite pretty much confirms the fact the Galaxy A8+ (2018) launch event will be held ... Read More »

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 »