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Mobile Phones Up by 35%, Computers Up by 80%, Prices in Russia Soar

Martin Strzyzewski, 17 March 2022, 14:55

The ongoing war in Ukraine has a number of consequences. One of them is a drastic change in the Russian electronics market, where you can already see very serious problems for consumers.

Netflix Games Launches; Video Games Now Available to Subscribers

Adam Krolak, 02 November 2021, 22:39

Netflix Games officially launches. From today, all subscribers can play several titles at no extra charge thanks to VoD's platform new service.

EU Could Force Apple to Use USB-C on iPhones From 2024 [UPDATED]

GRG, 24 September 2021, 11:56

The European Union may soon force Apple to introduce USB-C in iPhones. Draft regulations for a standarized charger will be unveiled tomorrow.

Android 12 Launch Date Leaked

Miriam Moszczynska, 14 September 2021, 15:53

The new Android is coming very soon. Last week marked the release of Android 12 Beta 5, the last test version before the launch. According to leaks, the finished system is expected to appear in early October.

Future of Smartphone Market is at Stake; Mediatek Bests Qualcomm

bachehe, 08 September 2021, 16:08

Taiwanese company MediaTek overtakes Qualcom. The gigantic increase in sales suggests quite a change in the mobile chipset market.

AMD GPUs Not Only in Samsung Flagships - A-series Leak

Arkadiusz Strzala, 06 September 2021, 17:11

Thanks to the agreement between Samsung and AMD, flagship smartphones are expected to come to graphics chips based on the RDNA 2 technology. According to leaks, we may also find them in cheaper models of the A series.

Apple Will Track Our Movements to Save Energy

Pingwin, 02 September 2021, 10:31

Both cameras and data from other Apple hardware will be used to detect if we are using the device at any given time.

Xiaomi on Its Way to the Smartphone Throne - Only Samsung Left to Beat

Adrian Werner, 02 August 2021, 16:17

Samsung remained the leader of the smartphone market in the second quarter of this year. Xiaomi however, breaths down its neck, having already overtaken Apple.

Ray Tracing Also in Samsung Smartphones

Martin Nothing, 02 June 2021, 10:42

Soon ray tracing will hit mobile device. All thanks to the cooperation between Samsung and AMD, in which the smartphones of the South Korean company will be used RDNA 2-based graphics chips.

Smartphone Charged in a Few Minutes; Xiaomi Announces a Revolution

Przemyslaw Dygas, 31 May 2021, 13:51

Soon the batteries of our smartphones will be charged in just a few minutes. Xiaomi presented a new technology called HyperCharge, which promises to be a real revolution in the world of chargers.

One Billion Android Smartphones Vulnerable to Eavesdropping

Michal Ciezadlik, 07 May 2021, 15:33

A large vulnerability in Qualcomm's component security systems has been discovered. The consequence of the security hole could expose many Android smartphones to eavesdropping.

Caviar's Anniversary iPhone 12s Pay Tribute to Musk and Gagarin

Witold Ciemierz, 30 April 2021, 14:28

Caviar is once again attracting attention with its unusual ideas. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first manned space flight, it presents a customized model of Apple's iPhone 12. A gold Tesla Model S was also created.

No More LG Smartphones, but There Will be Updates to Android 12

Michal Ciezadlik, 06 April 2021, 15:23

Reports from earlier this year have been confirmed. LG is withdrawing from the smartphone market. The Korean tech giant announced the decision yesterday. However, it was promised that existing models will receive an update to Android 11 or even 12.

Chip Shortages - Factories are Waiting, Electronics Prices Will Increase

Jacob Blazewicz, 23 March 2021, 19:33

The prices of electronics (not just consoles, GPUs and smartphones) will continue to increase in the coming months. All because of a chip manufacturing problem that is affecting the entire industry.

RAM Price Hikes Inbound; GPUs and DDR4 to Become More Expensive

Kamil Komaniecki, 22 March 2021, 17:16

Due to the high interest in electronics, memory prices are increasing. This is reflected in the increase in prices of DDR4 RAM, GPUs and smartphones.

Apple Yields to Russia, Will Install Government-approved Apps

Witold Ciemierz, 18 March 2021, 12:01

Apple has agreed to pre-install software approved by the Russian government on its hardware. The new rules set by the country's Ministry of Digitization will take effect next month.

Shortages are Starting to Affect Smartphones as Well

Konrad Sarzynski, 15 March 2021, 15:29

GPUs, PS5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles may soon be joined by smartphones. Problems with the availability of new Qualcom chips, including the flagship Snapdragon 888, have become a serious problem for major hardware manufacturers.

Xiaomi Prepares a Smartphone With 200W Charging; Full Battery in 10 Minutes

Michael Kulakowski, 09 March 2021, 19:53

The latest leaks indicate that Xiaomi does not stop working on new technologies for fast charging of smartphone batteries. In fact, the Chinese manufacturer is expected to introduce a phone with 200W charging to stores later this year.

Graphene Can Make PCs and Smartphones Up to 1000 Times Faster

Arkadiusz Strzala, 21 February 2021, 15:30

Graphene is one of the materials that could replace silicon in CPU manufacturing. Scientists have discovered a way to use the one-atom-thick carbon structure to create electronic components.

In Post-soviet Russia Smartphones are Charged by You

Filip Wegrzyn, 17 February 2021, 14:52

Researchers from Moscow's MISIS University showed off the results of their latest project. The idea is a technology that would enable us to charge a smartphone using our own body heat.

Is This What Android 12 Will Look Like?

Bart Swiatek, 10 February 2021, 14:33

Thanks to several screenshots, discovered by the editors of one of the industry websites, we learned what the new version of Google's mobile OS - Android 12 - will probably look like.

iPhone Apps Will Ask If They Can Track You

Jan Kasprzak, 31 January 2021, 19:43

Apple will soon introduce App Tracking Transparency on iPhones and iPads. Apps will ask users for permission to collect and use data.

Xiaomi Unveils Revolutionary Wireless Charging

Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2021, 16:05

Chinese company Xiaomi revealed its new technology - the so-called Mi Air Charge allows for wireless charging of devices up to several meters from the charger.

LG Likely to Pull Out of Smartphone Market

Bartlomiej Sagan, 21 January 2021, 20:05

There have been reports suggesting that LG is pulling out of the phone market. While the company is an honored Android-based smartphone manufacturer, it has been performing below expectations with sales of its devices.

Samsung's PR Slip Caused by Sending Tweet From an iPhone

Bart Swiatek, 14 January 2021, 14:06

Samsung has suffered its first slip-up of 2021. The official Twitter feed of Samsung Mobile US Twitter published a post sent from competitor's device.

iPhone 12 Mini Disappoints Apple

Tom Borys, 07 January 2021, 20:35

The latest sales numbers show that out of the four iPhone models released last year, the mini version has fared worst in the US market. It fared tragically, in fact.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Sold Without Charger; First Details Revealed

Paul Musiolik, 28 December 2020, 12:00

Xiaomi follows in Apple's footsteps and removes chargers from the boxes of its flagships. The first device to see this move is Xiaomi Mi 11.

iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max May Finally Get 120Hz Refresh Rate

Filip Wegrzyn, 15 December 2020, 16:52

There is a good chance that the displays on Apple smartphones will eventually support a 120Hz refresh rate. This is said to happen with the launch of iPhone 13.

Samsung Mocked Apple; Now It Wants to Sell Smartphones Without Chargers

Bart Swiatek, 08 December 2020, 15:51

A certain Brazilian tech website reports that Samsung intends to sell Galaxy S21 smartphones without chargers - just like Apple. As you may remember, the Koreans had previously mocked the idea.

iPhone Not So Waterproof After All? $12M Fine for Apple in Italy

Bart Swiatek, 01 December 2020, 14:39

The Italian consumer protection authority, AGCM, found that Apple was misleading customers about the waterproofness of its smartphones and imposed a fine of $12 million on the company.

With iOS 15 Apple May End Support for Older Smartphones

Bart Swiatek, 23 November 2020, 12:24

A rumor that appeared on the web suggests that with the release of the fifteenth version of iOS, Apple may plan to discontinue support for older devices.

Huawei Sells Honor Sub-brand

Bartlomiej Sagan, 17 November 2020, 17:32

Recent rumors have suggested the sale of the Honor sub-brand by Huawei. Today, reports have been confirmed.

iPhone 12 Launches; Users Report Problems

Bartlomiej Sagan, 16 November 2020, 18:50

Another great hardware launch did not go according to plan. Users of the iPhone 12 family of devices report a couple of problems afflicting the new smartphones.

Here's First Cyberpunk 2077-themed Smartphone

Arkadiusz Strzala, 02 November 2020, 15:52

The release of Cyberpunk 2077 has once again been delayed. Meanwhile, the Chinese market has seen a Cyberpunk-themed smartphone. Here's the limited edition of OnePlus 8T.

5G on iPhone 12 Makes Short Work of Battery

Arkadiusz Strzala, 22 October 2020, 15:38

The first tests of iPhone 12 prove that the battery is not among its strong points. As if that wasn't enough, active 5G mode has a significant effect on battery depletion speed. It grows by almost 20%.

iPhone 12 Unlikely to Support 5G in Dual SIM Mode

Bart Swiatek, 20 October 2020, 16:30

A leak that appeared on Reddit suggests that iPhone 12 will not support the 5G standard when using Dual SIM mode.

Cyberpunk 2077 Will Get a Custom Smartphone

Karol Laska, 15 October 2020, 20:54

A mobile phone pulled straight from Cyberpunk 2077 will soon become a fact. CD Projekt RED has started cooperation with OnePlus.

New iPhone Models Becoming Increasingly More Expensive?

Arkadiusz Strzala, 15 October 2020, 19:36

Reddit user came up with the idea of comparing prices for Apple phones on a chart, starting with the very first iPhone. The author took inflation into account and published the chart on the forum. Are Apple's smartphones getting more and more expensive?

EU Citizens Will be Able to Remove Pre-installed Phone Apps

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 01 October 2020, 12:24

The European Union will address the problem of applications pre-installed on our devices by manufacturers and operators.

Google Accidentally Leaks Price of Pixel 5

Bart Swiatek, 28 September 2020, 13:23

The Japanese branch of Google accidentally revealed the price of the Google Pixel 5 smartphone. The device should cost around $700 and launch on September 30.

Apple May be Planning 5.4-inch iPhone 12 Mini

Bart Swiatek, 22 September 2020, 10:21

According to industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and the well-known leaker l0vetodream, Apple will offer customers a smaller model of iPhone 12, named „mini”. The device may have a 5.4-inch display.

Android 11 Available; Outline of New Features

Arkadiusz Strzala, 09 September 2020, 14:44

Upgrade to Android version 11 is now available on selected phone models. Owners of these devices can now see the changes and new features.

Apple Achieves Total Domination in Smartphone Sales

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 02 September 2020, 14:39

Apple has dominated the top ten best-selling phones in the world. Poor performance of the competition.

Worst Smartphone Sales Since 2013

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 26 August 2020, 16:19

Smartphone sales results from the first half of 2020 show biggest drops in history.

New Blackberry With 5G, Android and Keyboard in 2021

Bart Swiatek, 20 August 2020, 19:56

Thanks to the cooperation between BlackBerry, OnwardMobility and FIH Mobile, a new version of the iconic BlackBerry phone will be created. The device will have a keyboard and will run on Android. We can also expect compatibility with the modern 5G network.

Smartphone Will Check Whether We're Drunk?

Bart Swiatek, 19 August 2020, 13:23

Researchers from Stanford University and the University of Pittsburgh are working on a technology to detect the state of alcoholic intoxication by analyzing the way a smartphone user moves.

US Secret Service Bought Information About Smartphone Users

Michael Kulakowski, 18 August 2020, 19:46

Vice reports that the U.S. Secret Service has circumvented laws requiring it to obtain a court order to track citizens. It was doing so by buying geolocation data from mobile app manufacturers using proxies. The practice was used for many years.

More Than Billion Android Phones at Risk From Security Gap in CPUs

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 10 August 2020, 14:20

Vulnerabilities found in Qualcomm processors are putting more than one billion Android devices at risk.

Android 11 has Higher Hardware Requirements Than Windows 10

Bart Swiatek, 27 July 2020, 11:34

It seems that the full version of Android 11 has greater requirements than Microsoft's latets Windows OS. Google OS will be installed only on phones equipped with more than 2 GB of memory. Weaker smartphones will have to use the shafted version called Android GO.

Fall and Scratch-resistant Smartphones? Maybe With Gorilla Glass Victus

Bart Swiatek, 24 July 2020, 12:20

Corning presented Gorilla Glass Victus - a new version of glass used to make smartphone screens. The manufacturer ensures that this time we can expect exceptional resistance to both falls from heights and minor scratches.