Apple and Samsung are feeling the mobile sales pinch

So Apple had a pretty good financial day yesterday. The broad strokes: it reported $75.9 billion in revenue and a whopping $18.4 billion in pure profit, the biggest of any public company ever. And yet, not all was well among the company’s investors and shareholders. Apple’s first quarter results are always pretty insane because they encompass the holidays and the launch of its newest model iPhones. And every year, iPhone…

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Xiaomi Mi 4 Windows 10 variant receiving new update

The Windows 10 Mobile variant of Xiaomi’s Mi 4 smartphone has started receiving a new firmware update, which majorly includes bug fixes as well as some improvements and enhancements. As per the change log, the update fixes various issues such as those related to alarm clock, Outlook e-mail syncing, and freezing screen. In addition, it improves the camera quality for pictures taken at close range, as well as brings along…

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iPhone 7 Plus again tipped to come with a dual-camera setup

September is still a long way off, but rumors regarding Cupertino’s next iPhone are already coming in hard. Apple analysts from KGI, like Ming-Chi Kuo have definitely proven a trustworthy source of information in the past and although they mostly deal with analytical results and speculations, predictions have often turned out true in the past. In a new memo to investors, Kuo talks of a dual rear camera setup for…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 with S820 benchmarked, here’s how it compares with the Exynos 8890 version

You’ve probably heard by now (how could you not) that the Samsung Galaxy S7 chipset strategy will be split again – some get the Exynos 8890, some the Snapdragon 820. Last week we saw the 8890 take a swing at the Kirin 950 (Huawei’s latest and greatest), but now the AT&T version of the Galaxy S7 has passed through Geekbench 3 too, giving us an opportunity to compare both versions…

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Google Glass Goes Dark on Its Social Media Accounts

Four years after unveiling its wearable glass headset, Alphabet Inc’s Google shut down several social media accounts linked to the Glass gadget, ending its push to popularize the pricey eyeglasses with consumers. On Tuesday, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts for Google Glass were no longer active, a development first reported on the website 9to5Google. A statement on the Google Plus page said: “Hi Explorers, we’ve had a blast hanging out…

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Over 1.1 Million Infected Android Devices in India: Cheetah Mobile

India ranks two on the list of countries having malware-affected Android smartphones, said Cheetah Mobile, a China-based mobile tools provider, adding an extensive use of third-party apps was the main reason behind it. According to company’s global security report, most of the third-party apps are malware-affected. “The number of Android viruses, especially Root Trojans, rose sharply with a growth rate of 22 percent infecting a total of 11,170,960 devices in…

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Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe Special Edition With Intel Z3590, 128GB Storage Goes Official

Asus has unveiled a new variant of the ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition featuring an Intel Z3590 processor under the hood. The new variant of the Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe has been listed on the company’s global website. As of now, no pricing or availability details have been revealed about the handset. To recall, Asus introduced the ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition initially back in August last year in Sao…

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With New Firefox, Your Favourite Websites Can Now Send You Notifications

Roughly a month after Mozilla released Firefox 43, the Web browser maker has announced the launch and availability of Firefox 44 for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Android platforms. The major attraction of the updated Firefox is the support for push notifications. Starting with the desktop client, Firefox 44 now supports push notifications. This will ensure that a user does not miss any update from their favourite websites. Be…

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Michael Jackson Worked on Sonic 3 Music, Confirm Fellow Contributors

Whether the late Michael Jackson played any part in the soundtrack for Sonic the Hedgehog 3 has remained a topic of contention and debate in the video gaming community over the years. A new report confirms the King of Pop did indeed contribute to the Sega game back in 1993 after an impromptu decision to visit the company’s secret studio led to him working on the popular franchise alongside six…

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Lenovo Vibe X3 Launched in India: Price, Specifications, and More

Marking its second smartphone launch this month in India, Lenovo on Wednesday unveiled the Lenovo Vibe X3 priced at Rs. 19,999. It will go on sale starting Thursday at 2PM via Amazon India.The company has already introduced the Lenovo K4 Note with a price tag of Rs. 11,999. It is worth mentioning that Lenovo has launched its Vibe X3 in India almost two months after the handset’s debut in China….

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WhatsApp Could Soon Get Facebook Integration; End-to-End Encryption Indicator

WhatsApp could soon introduce a feature to allow its users to integrate their Facebook account with the instant messaging and voice calling app. While exactly how this will benefit users remains to be seen, the description reveals that the integration will “improve Facebook experiences.” The version 2.12.413 of WhatsApp for Android reveals company’s intention to allow users to link the messaging service with their respective Facebook account, as spotted by…

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iPhone 5se to feature A9/M9 chips, always-on Siri: Report

Rumours and leaks around the alleged 4-inch iPhone 5se just don’t seem to stop. Recently we a saw a leaked image comparing the iPhone 5se to iPhone 5, and now another report has some more details to reveal. A report by 9To5Mac reveals that the iPhone 5se will come with faster A9 and M9 chips, instead of the previously rumoured A8. Obviously, the iPhone 7 is likely to feature the…

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