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Apple’s Legal Assault on Qualcomm Is Part of Phone Margin Grab

Apple is piling onto lawsuits that attack the way Qualcomm licenses technology for mobile phones in a widespread effort to rake back profits in a slowing market. The latest suit by Apple, filed Friday, alleges that Qualcomm has unfairly used the power of its patents, which cover the fundamentals of phone systems, and its chip business to prop up its dominant position in ... Read More »

Researchers Improve GPS Accuracy on Smartphones

A team of scientists has been successful in significantly improving the accuracy of GPS in smartphones. By combining signals from four different Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSSs), researchers from the University of Otago, New Zealand in collaboration with Curtin University, Australia demonstrated that it is possible to achieve centimetre-level precise positioning on a smartphone. “It’s all down to the mathematics we applied ... Read More »

Jio Phone 2 Flash Sale to Be Held Today at 12pm on Jio.com

io Phone 2 flash sale will be held only on Jio.com HIGHLIGHTS Jio Phone 2 price in India is Rs. 2,999 Buyers will not get a refund on the handset They can choose between three Jio recharges for the handset The Jio Phone 2 goes on sale for only the second time in India today, with stocks still expected to ... Read More »

Nokia 6.1 Plus to Go on Sale for the First Time in India Today: Price, Launch Offers, More

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 6.1 Plus sale will begin at 12pm It will be available via Flipkart and Nokia online store The smartphone has been pre-orders till now Nokia 6.1 Plus was launched in India last week at an event organised in New Delhi, bringing the first Nokia-branded smartphone with a display notch to the country. It will go on sale in the country ... Read More »

Huawei Nova 3 to Be Available in Open Sale From August 23, Nova 3i Iris Purple Variant’s First Sale on August 21

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei Nova 3 is priced at Rs. 34,999 Huawei Nova 3i is priced at Rs. 20,999 Both the smartphones have been made available on Amazon India Huawei Nova 3 and Nova 3i were launched in India last month, and made available in flash sales on Amazon India. Now, the company has announced that the Huawei Nova 3 will be available in open sale from ... Read More »

Google Cloud Partners With GitHub on Software Development

Google has announced a partnership with Microsoft-owned GitHub to make a crucial element of modern software development, Continuous Integration, fast and easy. As part of the new collaboration, GitHub, a major software development platform, is getting connected to Google’s Cloud Build, the company’s new CI/Continuous Delivery (CD) platform “Together, we will provide fast, frictionless, and convenient Continuous Integration (CI) for any repository on GitHub, ... Read More »

I Took the iPhone SE on a Trip and It’s Still a Great Secondary Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone SE was first launched in March 2016 Performance and camera quality is great for a two-year old phone An iPhone SE 2 is expected around September this year The iPhone SE 2 has recently been tipped for a launch in September this year, as dozens of leaks and rumours continue to circulate the Internet. Interestingly, one of the most notable aspects ... Read More »

How to Install MIUI 10 Beta on Redmi Note 5 Pro or Another Xiaomi Phone

MIUI 10 beta can be installed easily, but you shouldn’t do it on your primary device HIGHLIGHTS Anyone can now try out MIUI 10 thanks to the Global beta Xiaomi has released the Global Beta for select devices You probably shouldn’t install it on your primary device The MIUI 10 Global Beta has been released and in this guide, we ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ3 With 18:9 Display, Snapdragon 845 SoC Spotted on GFXBench

Just days after specifications and features of the smartphone were leaked online, Sony Xperia XZ3 has been spotted on certification portal GFXBench. Interestingly enough, the listing suggests this upcoming Sony smartphone will run Android 9.0 (Android P), which means the phone will be launched only after a public release for the software is issued by Google. It may also be that the smartphone is running ... Read More »

Nokia X6 Global Variant Spotted on Official Website, Launch Appears Imminent

Nokia X6 was launched in China in May, and has since then been available in the country for the price starting at CNY 1,299 (approximately Rs. 13,800). Ever since its launch last month, arrival of its global variant has been regularly rumoured, and the company also assessed popularity of such a version in a poll. Now, the smartphone has been spotted on the company’s global website, ... Read More »