Mobile

Google Promises Fix for Pixel XL Charging Bug After Android Pie Update

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel XL users previously reported issued with third-party fast chargers The problem first surfaced in Android P DP4 Google is expected to resolve it within the coming weeks Users of the Pixel XL reported a bug on their smartphones after updating to the latest Android Pie, which prevented them from using fast charging adapters other than the ones bundled in the phone’s box. Google has ... Read More »

Samsung Gear Users Report Connectivity Issues With Android 9 Pie, Fix Coming Soon

HIGHLIGHTS Android Pie final build was released earlier this week Some of the Samsung Gear devices can be used with non-Samsung phones Modded APKs have been released by unofficial sources Google’s Android 9 Pie mobile operating system saw its final release rolling out to the Pixel range of handsets earlier this week. Having been in beta since March this year, Android P has finally been released in its ... Read More »

Qualcomm Reaches $93-Million Settlement in iPhone Antitrust Case With Taiwan Regulator

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm will settle an antitrust case with Taiwanese regulators for about $93 million (roughly Rs. 641 crores), and has also pledged to invest $700 million (roughly Rs. 4,800 crores) in Taiwan over the next five years. The settlement replaces a fine of roughly $778 million (roughly Rs. 5,350 crores) imposed by Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission in 2017, when it accused ... Read More »

Nokia 6.1 Plus India Launch Expected on August 21 as HMD Global Sends Invites

HIGHLIGHTS HMD Global has sent out media invites for an event in India New Nokia smartphone expected at August 21 event Nokia 6.1 Plus may get unveiled in India Nokia 6.1 Plus, the global variant of Nokia X6 that was launched in China in May, is expected to launch in India on August 21. Nokia licensee HMD Global has sent out media invites ... Read More »

Moto G6 Plus India Launch Will Be ‘Soon’, Company Teases

HIGHLIGHTS Moto G6 India launch has been teased officially Motorola India has posted a tweet to confirm the development The Moto G series phone was unveiled in Brazil in April Moto G6 Plus will arrive in India soon as the company has started teasing the launch of the mid-range smartphone in the country. Over three months after its formal debut in Brazil, the Moto G6 ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer hitting the stores on July 24

Xiaomi launched three flagship phones back in May – the vanilla Mi 8, the lite version called Mi 8 SE and the powerhouse variant with a see-through back called Mi 8 Explorer. While the first two have been on the shelves since early June, the third device is yet to arrive on any market, but at least it showed up on TENAA last week. According to ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A2, Mi A2 Lite Price, Specifications, Design Spotted Online Ahead of July 24 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Mi A2 Lite might be a rebranded version of Redmi 6 Pro Both were spotted on a Polish online retailer’s website Launch is expected in Spain in July 24 Xiaomi Mi A2 is expected to make an appearance at the company’s global event in Madrid, Spain on July 24. A recent development reveals that the Mi A2 Lite will also accompany the regular Mi ... Read More »

OnePlus Gallery App Updated for Older Phones; Brings OnePlus 6 Video Editing Features

HIGHLIGHTS Gallery app update is bringing OnePlus 6’s video editing tools It is available on the Google Play Store It has added a slow-motion video editing feature as well OnePlus has rolled out an update to its Gallery app on Google Play that will enable even older smartphones from the company to edit videos using features present in the OnePlus 6. The ... Read More »

Xiaomi Warns Downgrading From MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.7.6 Will Brick Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro; Introduces Anti-Rollback Feature

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has announced a new Anti-Rollback feature MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.7.6 testers will not be able to downgrade their ROM It is meant for “system stability” and “security of device” Xiaomi has announced a new Anti-Rollback feature as part of MIUI 10 update for Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro users. As a part of a new policy, the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ3 rumored to feature two camera on the front, two on the back

It took some time for Sony to catch up with that double camera craze, but it’s already done it with the XZ2 Premium and now we hear it will go one step further and add four cameras in total for its upcoming Xperia XZ3 flagship. News about the device are rather scarce although, with Sony’s biannual release cycle of flagships, we can ... Read More »