Apple’s Future Smartphone May Have an Improved Touch ID Technology

Apple’s Future Smartphone May Have an Improved Touch ID Technology

Apple’s recent patent seems to suggest that users could unlock their device by tapping anywhere on the display. This could be a huge update of the Touch ID technology, which was originally introduced in 2013. It would take a while before Apple officially announces the upcoming iPhone 11, but this could be a hint of its security feature. The first generation of Touch ID came with the iPhone 5S and it worked only on the…

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Design Flaws of Samsung Galaxy Fold

Design Flaws of Samsung Galaxy Fold

A recent teardown of the Samsung Galaxy Fold revealed a number of major design flaws. For the better part of the decade, Samsung has been researching and developing the foldable phone technology. It’s quite disheartening to see that a number of review units literally broke down after a few days of use. This makes the nearly $2,000 flagship far less reliable than a $200 entry level smartphone. We are left wondering whether the mid-June ETA…

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 735 Will Have Native 5G Network Support

Qualcomm Snapdragon 735 Will Have Native 5G Network Support

At the moment, there’s only limited support for 5G networks, which is only available for users of Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, Huawei Mate 20 X 5G and LG V50 ThinQ 5G. However, with native support of 5G technology on future SoCs, they will boost the adoption rate for the ultra-fast data connectivity technology. Dubbed the Snapdragon 735, the SoC includes 5G chip and it will be used for future mid-range devices. It is a successor…

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Samsung Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50 Review

Samsung Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50 Review

Design Samsung Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50 are thin, elegant and well-made with slightly curved back. The back may appear like glass, but it’s actually plastic. Despite all the care, both phones could slowly accumulate micro-abrasions and scratches. Unfortunately, both devices are missing special water protection feature.   Display Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50 have 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with 2340 x 1080 screen resolution, protected by Gorilla Glass 3. The screen produces vibrant and…

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Five Things You Should Know Before Buying Samsung Galaxy Fold

Five Things You Should Know Before Buying Samsung Galaxy Fold

Early adopters are always eager to try the latest and most unique devices in the market. Fold devices are something that we previously saw in sci-fi movies and now, it’s a real device. Since the official announcement, we have learned a bit more about the Fold. If you are planning to get a Galaxy Fold, here are things that you should know: You need both hands: While most smartphones are being optimized for smoother one-hand…

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iPhone XE Could Be Under Development

iPhone XE Could Be Under Development

Apple originally released the low-cost iPhone SE about three years ago and it was discontinued officially in 2018. With its tiny 4-inch display, the iPhone SE quickly becomes obsolete in a market with ever-increasing display size. Regardless of its potentially attractive concept, a concept similar to the iPhone SE never got another chance. Recently, we hear rumors that a successor is under development. Based on alleged screen protectors and factory drawing, probably, a new phone…

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Nokia 9 PureView Review

Nokia 9 PureView Review

Nokia 9 PureView is unique among Android devices, it’s equipped with fives cameras on the back. This phone is intriguing even for professional photographers and may start a new trend in the Android market.   Design The Nokia 9 PureView has an imposing stature, with its metal trim. The big bezels on the top and bottom may make the phone looks quite dated, especially when compared with Samsung Galaxy S10+. Weighing at 185 grams, the…

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Potential Risks of Smartphone Security Technology

Potential Risks of Smartphone Security Technology

New security features are being added to latest smartphone models. Ten years ago, these features can only be seen on spy movies, but they already become mainstream technology. However, these solutions are not without issues.   Fingerprint scanners Fingerprint is unique and exclusive to each individual. From the standard camera-based fingerprint sensor, new devices are using sensor based on ultrasonic technology. It transmits ultrasonic pulses that bounce back from pores, ridges and small details of…

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Apple iPad Air (2019) Review

Apple iPad Air (2019) Review

Year after year Apple releases new products to the market and we slobber all over them. That’s because Apple is the best thing around and they have been for a few years now. People seem to love what they have to offer and this year iPad Air hasn’t failed to please. We take a look at what the 2019 iPad Air has to offer. Design The 2019 edition of iPad Air could be mistaken easily…

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Samsung Officially Merges Galaxy J with Galaxy A Series

Samsung Officially Merges Galaxy J with Galaxy A Series

If you are expecting to get a new Galaxy J model in the future, you could be disappointed to know that the series has been officially discontinued. This could be bad news, but the South Korean company will still continue releasing affordable devices for consumers. In fact, a video released by Samsung Malaysia states that Galaxy J series has become Galaxy A. Samsung is currently focusing on Galaxy A and Galaxy M series. Specs-wise, they…

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Nokia Introduces the X71 with Punch Hole

Nokia Introduces the X71 with Punch Hole

Nokia recently introduced the Nokia X71, as well as the Nokia 9 PureView, as the flagship model. It’s the first Nokia device that has a punch-hole display. The X71 is a mid-range model with 6.39-inch display and Full HD+ screen resolution. With a quoted 93 percent screen-to-body ratio, the design of the X71 is quite impressive to look at. Due to the near all-screen design, the punch hole is needed for the front-facing 16Mp selfie…

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Lenovo Gets New Patent for Vertically Folded Smartphone

Lenovo Gets New Patent for Vertically Folded Smartphone

Lenovo patented the vertical fold technology back in September 2018, which will be used for its future foldable device. To some extent, the patented design resembles the new Motorola RAZR model with its secondary screen. On the back, there’s a big hinge and users can choose the flex point, so the phone can fold halfway or almost fully. The patent drawings show that the bezels are big enough to accommodate the earpiece and front-facing camera….

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 May Have Surprising Design and Features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 May Have Surprising Design and Features

Samsung may release the Galaxy Note 10 later this year and the oversized flagship could come with a surprise feature. The Bell, a South Korean media outlet reported recently that the Galaxy Note 10 will be a radically new model, which will join the current Galaxy Note 9. Supply sources revealed that Samsung may change its phablet lineup relatively soon. The smaller Galaxy S10e proves to be fairly successful and Samsung may follow up on…

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Future Xiaomi Smartphones Can be Fully Charged in just 17 Minutes

Future Xiaomi Smartphones Can be Fully Charged in just 17 Minutes

Xiaomi has introduced a new battery charging technology called the Super Charge Turbo, which put the current charging solutions to shame. Lin Bin, the co-founder of Xiaomi recently shared a video showing a 100W charger that charges a 4000mAh battery in 17 minutes. As comparison, it may take two hours or more for current chargers to charge a similar battery. The Huawei Mate X has 4500mAh paired with 55W fast charging brick, which can reach…

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Performance Comparison of Galaxy S10 with Exynos 9820 and Snapdragon 855 Chipsets

Performance Comparison of Galaxy S10 with Exynos 9820 and Snapdragon 855 Chipsets

Samsung Galaxy 10 range offers two options of SoCs, the Samsung Exynos 9820 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. Although these devices have identical specs, they are clearly driven by two different chipsets. The Exynos 9820 SoC has an octa-core CPU with three different types of core. Demanding tasks are handled by a couple of 4th generation Samsung cores. There are also a couple of Cortex A75 cores and four efficient Cortex A55 cores to handle light…

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iPhone 11 May Come With Bi-Directional Wireless Charging and USB-C Charger

iPhone 11 May Come With Bi-Directional Wireless Charging and USB-C Charger

New details about the iPhone 11 emerged recently and it’s rumoured that the iPhone 11 will have bidirectional wireless feature. Not only that the device can be charged wirelessly, the iPhone 11 may also use its battery to charge AirPods and Apple Watch. It’s similar to Samsung’s Wireless PowerShare feature, which introduced with the Galaxy S10. Ming-Chi Kuo from TF International Securities first predicted that the next iPhone model will come with such feature, even…

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Solutions to Samsung Galaxy S10 Problems

Solutions to Samsung Galaxy S10 Problems

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is a piece of technological marvel. All three variants of Galaxy S10 have the greatest and latest hardware currently available for Android devices. But, here are a few issues that you will encounter and ways to fix them: Battery Drain For most people, the 3400mAh battery of the Galaxy S10 is pretty decent and it should be enough for moderate usage. However, some people find that their battery is draining quite…

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Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus Review

Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus Review

Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus are exceptionally tall compared to competing models. Regardless of its unusual design, both devices are still comfortable to hold, especially the smaller Xperia 10. Their chassis is made from polycarbonate material with a metallic finish, which feels better than typical plastic materials.  Both have 1080p screen resolution, Xperia 10 with a 6-inch display and Xperia 10 with a 6.5-inch display. With high pixel density at more than 400ppi, both…

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