Samsung is Working on a Cutting-edge Battery
Bart Swiatek, 16 March 2020, 12:51
Samsung is conducting research on a new type of battery with solid electrolyte (so-called all-solid-state). The battery is to achieve an energy density of 900 Wh/L. In the case of electric cars, this would enable to increase their range up to 800 kilometres.
Messenger for iOS Just got Four Times Smaller and Twice as Fast
Bart Swiatek, 03 March 2020, 12:12
Facebook informed that iOS devices have received a new Messenger application. The program was developed under the so-called LightSpeed Project and is four times smaller and twice as fast as the previous version.
Easier Access to Batteries in EU Mobile Devices - Legislation Proposal Leaked
Paul Wozniak, 29 February 2020, 22:43
Danish website Het Financieele Dagblad posted a leak concerning a proposal for a European Parliament law that would make it easier for mobile users to access batteries. According to the information, we will officially hear about it for the first time in mid-March.
Razr Users Say the Phone is Falling Apart; Motorola Reassures
Laty, 19 February 2020, 21:32
As it turns out, Motorola's foldable smartphone is not as solid as the manufacturer claimed. Razr started to crack at the bend after just a week of testing, but the company sees no reasons to worry.
Another Coronavirus Victim - MWC 2020 Cancelled
Jacob Blazewicz, 13 February 2020, 11:02
The GSMA decided to cancel the Mobile World 2020 Barcelona event. The reason for this is the threat of coronavirus, which has caused many of the biggest exhibitors to give up their participation in the Spanish fair.
Sony and Nvidia Will Not Show up on MWC 2020 Because of Coronavirus
Jacob Blazewicz, 10 February 2020, 23:41
Nvidia and Sony have confirmed that they will not appear on Mobile World Congress 2020 in Barcelona due to the coronavirus threat. Thus, the companies joined LG, Ericsson, and many other exhibitors, who gave up their participation in the Spanish fair.
Apple Punished for Slowing Down Older Phones - Again
Julia Dragovic, 09 February 2020, 23:26
France has imposed a fine of €25 million on Apple for deceptive marketing practices. This is the result of the iOS update scandal, which began in 2017 and resulted in lawsuits in France, Italy, the USA and Israel.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Smartphone on First Video
Bart Swiatek, 03 February 2020, 13:23
A video presenting the appearance of a new folding Samsung Galaxy Z Flip smartphone, the Korean company's response to Motorola Razr, has appeared on Twitter.
Xiaomi Mi Band 5 Offers Proximity Payments; Price Similar to Band 4
Bart Swiatek, 10 January 2020, 13:41
TinzenHelp has reached information about the Xiaomi Mi Band 5 fitness wristband. According to the leak, it is to have an AMOLED 1.2 inch screen with higher brightness and an NFC module.
Xiaomi Announces Smartwatch. Google Will Buy Fitbit to Make its Own?
Bart Swiatek, 29 October 2019, 13:12
Xiaomi is likely to present its original smartphone soon, based on the WearOS Mi Watch system, which looks a lot like Apple Watch. Google is also interested in entering the market of this type of equipment - according to Reuters agency, the company is conducting talks on the acquisition of Fitbit.
Microsoft Surface Duo - Smartphone That Looks Like Nintendo DS
Bart Swiatek, 03 October 2019, 22:23
Microsoft announced Surface Duo - a smartphone-like device equipped with dual-screen and a gadget that will run on Android OS.
Microsoft Announces Windows 10X
Konrad Serafinski, 03 October 2019, 11:43
On the occasion of the presentation of Surface Neo tablet, Microsoft announced a new version of its flagship operating system. Windows 10X, as the OS is called, is dedicated to devices equipped with two screens.
Samsung Galaxy Fold - $2000 Smartphone is Extremely Fragile
Julia Dragovic, 23 September 2019, 12:47
Samsung has released a video that shows how future and current users should take care of their new Fold. The company also reveals that the magnet holding a smartphone in folded position may demagnetize credit cards, and if you have an implanted medical device, you should consult a physician before buying it. And there's more of it.
Xiaomi Shows Quick and Wireless Charging
Paul Wozniak, 10 September 2019, 11:29
Xiaomi introduced a new wireless charging system that can fully charge a phone with a 4000mAh battery in 69 minutes.
Huawei Mate 30 Pro Appearance Leaked
Barth Faryna, 28 August 2019, 12:11
For a few days now, a graphic allegedly depicting the Huawei Mate 30 Pro smartphone, which is about to be launched, is making rounds on the Internet. The authenticity of the renderings was confirmed by one of the main leak „specialist”, so we can be almost certain that this is how the phone will look like.
Android Q is Now Android 10; New Name and Logo for Google's OS [Updated]
Conrad Hazi, 27 August 2019, 12:00
The doubts have been dispelled and we already know what the new version of Google's mobile OS will be called. Android 10, because that's the sooftware's full name, is moving away from the traditional naming associated with sweets. A new logo was also introduced.
Samsung is Working on a New Fold. Again
Julia Dragovic, 22 August 2019, 16:39
All signs (read: disclosed patents) suggest that Samsung has written off the old, although new Fold. While the work on the smartphone was supposed to be finished, the company is already working on a completely new, transformed version. This time it will fold horizontally.
Huawei Mate 30 - Expected Release Date Revealed
Barth Faryna, 12 August 2019, 15:37
The latest reports indicate that the presentation of the Huawei's flagship models Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro is approaching. Earlier rumors suggested October, but according to new information the launch may happen earlier.
Samsung Will Use AMD Radeon GPUs in its New Smartphones
Bart Swiatek, 06 August 2019, 18:26
Samsung will use AMD GPU in its future smartphones. Mobile GPUs will be based on RDNA architecture, just like Navi family cards. The first devices with this technology will probably be available on the market in 2021.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Prices Leaked - Lower Than Expected
Barth Faryna, 05 August 2019, 20:54
The official launch of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ is approaching, and there are more and more information about the devices on the web. Recently, one of the „leakers” posted information on his Twitter about the official prices of the smartphones, which shows that the phones will be cheaper than previously expected.
Huawei Smartphone With Proprietary OS Later This Year
Barth Faryna, 05 August 2019, 19:16
Huawei has been working on Hongmeng, the company's proprietary OS for some time now. Until now, it was not entirely clear whether the OS would be available on smartphones. The Chinese Global Times reports that it will be so, and the first device of this type will debut later this year. We even know its price.
Android Will Enable Us to Choose Search Engine
Konrad Serafinski, 05 August 2019, 14:42
Reuters agency reports that Google will enable the choice of a default search engine on mobile devices running the Android system beginning from 2020. Companies will enter an auction, and those who pay the most will appear in the system.
The EU: Google Won't Listen to Recordings Collected by Assistant App
Bart Swiatek, 02 August 2019, 11:35
The German Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information has banned Google from listening to sound material recorded through the use of Smart Assistant app. The company agreed and offered to refrain from this practice throughout the European Union for a certain period of time.
Google Will Pay 5 Bucks For Your Face
Barth Faryna, 30 July 2019, 17:07
Recently, residents of many American cities have been talked to on the street by Google employees, who offered them Starbucks or Amazon vouchers in exchange for... their faces. The value of the coupons was exactly $5. That's how much Google is willing to pay for a human face.
Developers of TikTok Will Develop Their Own Smartphones
Bart Swiatek, 30 July 2019, 16:54
ByteDance, the company behind the popular TikTok app, announced that it is planning to create its own smartphone. The device will be developed in cooperation with Smartisan Technology.
Samsung Galaxy Fold Lives; New Launch Date
Barth Faryna, 26 July 2019, 16:21
Despite the serious delay suffered by Samsung's Galaxy Fold folding smartphone, the manufacturer is not putting down its arms. Contrary to rumors circulating on the web, the device will appear in stores later this year, and the implemented fixes are intended to prevent further malfunctions.
Android - Google Will Introduce New Emoji
Bart Swiatek, 19 July 2019, 15:40
Google has announced that the latest version of its OS, the so-called Android Q, will feature several dozen new emojis. The images will also include those that will enable better representation of minorities, such as people with disabilities.
Apple's in Trouble? Demand for iPhone Smartphones Drops
Bart Swiatek, 10 July 2019, 14:17
Wedbush analysts have prepared a report stating that Apple will ship 180 million iPhones to stores by the end of this fiscal year (September 2019). That's 37.7 million less than last year.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Beats Sales of S9; Top Price, Top Popularity
Julia Dragovic, 03 July 2019, 15:42
Sales results of Samsung Galaxy S10 outperformed those of its predecessor, S9, and the most popular model turned out to be the most expensive one - Galaxy S10 Plus. I think somebody's doing pretty well here!
Samsung's Deputy CEO Embarrassed by the Problems with Galaxy Fold
Conrad Hazi, 02 July 2019, 14:47
The first folding phone call from Samsung - Galaxy Fold - has been announced many months ago. However, the premiere has been postponed for a long time, and DJ Koh, the company's deputy CEO admitted that he was embarrassed by the situation and partly to blame.
US President Donald Trump Postpones Huawei Trade Ban
Bart Swiatek, 01 July 2019, 12:36
US President Donald Trump decided to delay the trade ban on Huawei. This means that American companies will be able to do business with the Chinese giant almost as they have done up to now.
Google Chrome for Android Installed 5 Billion Times
Bart Swiatek, 28 June 2019, 11:14
The Android version of Google Chrome has already been installed more than 5 billion times. The source of the information is the application card in the Google Play store.
Bill Gates: My Biggest Mistake? Underestimating Android
Julia Dragovic, 25 June 2019, 10:40
Despite many successes, Microsoft has had its share of slips over the years. In a recent interview, Gates admitted what was the biggest mistake in his career. And it's not about Vista. It's Windows Phone.
Samsung Copyrights Smartphone With Foldable Screen
Konrad Serafinski, 13 June 2019, 15:41
Samsung is planning to produce a smartphone that we can fold and put on like a watch. The world has not forgotten about the infamous case of Galaxy Fold, and the Korean giant is already patenting new technology.
Samsung Galaxy Note10 Leaks; Possible Appearance and Price?
Bart Swiatek, 07 June 2019, 13:55
A lot of rumors appeared on the web concerning the new flagship of Samsung - the Galaxy Note10. We've also seen a rendered graphic that depicts the possible appearance of the device.
New Snapdragon 8cx Claimed to be Faster Than Intel Core i5
Bart Swiatek, 28 May 2019, 14:10
Well-known mobile processor manufacturer Qualcomm has announced that its new laptop CPU is performing better than Intel's Core i5-8250U in benchmarks. The chip will be introduced to the market in 2020 on computers manufactured by Lenovo.
AMD and Intel Will Lose on Huawei's Problems
Bart Swiatek, 21 May 2019, 13:25
Goldman Sachs' analysts presented a list of American companies that will be affected by the ban on trade with the Chinese company Huawei. The list includes many entities associated with our industry, such as AMD, Intel, Microsoft or Nvidia.
Smartphone Sales Drop, but There are More Mobile Players in the USA
Bart Swiatek, 10 May 2019, 11:21
Smartphone sales in the US fell by 18% over the year. Apple remains the leader in the US market. Despite the shrinking market of mobile devices, the number of people playing on mobile phones is constantly growing.
Google Will Offer More Browsers on Android
Darius Matusiak, 19 April 2019, 15:08
Google has presented details of the Android update, which will be released soon as a result of last year's sanction imposed on the company by the European Commission. The giant then had to pay $4.34 billion for monopolistic practices.
Apple Develops a Premium Subscription for Mobile Games?
Jacob Blazewicz, 24 March 2019, 22:55
Bloomberg agency shared a piece of interesting information about the Apple company. According to the agency's sources, the American company plans to reveal a paid video game subscription service akin to Xbox Game Pass.
Microsoft Extends Xbox Live to iOS and Android
Christian Pieniazek, 15 March 2019, 17:44
Mobile game developers will be able to freely use the features of Xbox Live, as informs Microsoft itself. There's more, though, as the Redmond Giant will come forward to aid video game developers in various ways.
Huawei Sues US Government
Bart Swiatek, 07 March 2019, 14:51
Huawei sues the US Government. The company accuses the USA of launching false accusations, e-mail theft and blocking the company's ability to compete in the 5G technology market.
What's Samsung Galaxy S10+ Manufacturing Cost?
ElMundo, 05 March 2019, 13:39
That smartphones are getting more expensive defies any argument. Having that in mind, it is worth analysing the production costs of Samsung's newest flagship smartphone – the Galaxy S10+.
Foldable Huawei Mate X Is Supposed to Cost as Much as 2229€
Heros99, 27 February 2019, 17:13
Without a doubt, 2019 can already be declared the year of folding smartphones. Nowadays, every leading manufacturer wants to have such a device in their offer. After weeks of rumours, Huawei Mate X has been officialy revealed.
Google Assistant Gets a Physical Button in Smartphones
Agnes Adamus, 25 February 2019, 15:09
Google's expansion in the AI market continues. Smartphones from producers that cooperate with the American giant will feature a dedicated button for launching Google Assistant.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Spartphones Full Specs Leaked
Conrad Hazi, 14 February 2019, 15:04
gsmarena.com published full specifications of Samsung's new flagships - Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+. Documents allegedly come from an informant of a portal closely related to Samsung. At the moment, however, the information's not confirmed.
Huawei Offered Bonuses for Spying
ElMundo, 06 February 2019, 22:38
US Government reports of an organized gratifications system for active spies working for the company, and cautions against using the company’s devices when building the new 5G network.
Smartphone sales dropping; China takes the lead
ElMundo, 31 January 2019, 15:59
Canalys published a report showing the condition of smartphone industry in Q4 2018.
Samsung starts production of 1TB memory for smartphones
ElMundo, 31 January 2019, 14:58
Problematic times with availability of space for applications and data in our smartphones is going to end due to Samsung actions. The company has just started the production process of 1TB eUFS memory modules.
Samsung Galaxy S10 will be expensive
Agnes Adamus, 23 January 2019, 22:41
In less than a month, the newest flagship smartphone from Samsung - Galaxy S10, will be officially revealed. As a result, there are many leaks concerning the newest device from Korean manufacturer. Unfortunately, it will be more expensive than last S9.