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ZTE Cancels Kickstarter Campaign for Its Crowdsourced Hawkeye Smartphone

21 Feb zte-hawkeye

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Alas! ZTE has officially canceled the Kickstarter campaign for its new smartphone, dubbed as ZTE Hawkeye. All the backers who supported this project will soon get refunded. (more…)

New LG G6 Leak Showcases Always-on Display, Rounded Corners and Narrow Bezels

21 Feb lg-g6-leak-990x423

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

LG’s upcoming flagship smartphone — LG G6 is no secret. The company itself has been providing a lot of information regarding the phone. What’s not revealed by the company, has been revealed by several leaks. Now, a new set of photos of LG G6 has been outed, showing the new design and the display. (more…)

Apple Patents Fingerprint-Reading Touchscreen without Sensor

18 Feb apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618
First revealed by AppleInsider, Apple has been awarded a US patent on Tuesday, suggesting that the company is exploring display technology that embeds Micro LEDs and an IR diode to read users’ fingerprints without a dedicated Touch ID sensor. This new design feature may shed lights on its iPhone 8.

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Rumors: Samsung Supplies 160 Million OLED Displays to Apple

18 Feb apple-iphone-1320x726

There have been rumors that Apple will switch to OLED screen for its iPhone 8. (more…)

LG G6 to Feature Upgraded Quad DAC to Enhance the Hi-Fi Audio Experience

15 Feb lg_g6-1320x880

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

LG will unveil its next flagship device, the G6 at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. As we march closer to the launch, we are getting certain about smartphone’s features. As per the latest source, LG G6 will sport a new upgraded Quad DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter) chip made by ESS Technology. (more…)

With Its Latest Licensing Deal, BlackBerry Will Target over 1 Billion Customers in India and Adjoining Markets

10 Feb blackberry-wallpaper-14-990x557

By Aditya Srivastava, The Tech Portal

Erstwhile smartphone giant BlackBerry has recently initiated a licensing deal to target over one billion potential customers in India and its adjoining markets. The company announced an agreement with Delhi based teleco Optiemus Infracom earlier, that will let the latter manufacture and market devices bearing the “BlackBerry” label. Interestingly, the deal highlights the new way of relegating manufacturing to third-parties, that many OEMs have hit upon of late. (more…)

ZTE’s Axon 7 Is the Cheapest Smartphone to Support Google’s Daydream VR

10 Feb daydream-1-800x420

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google’s Daydream VR headsets are pretty great. However, most people have yet to get a hands on experience of using the headsets and have to take the word of the lucky few who have actually used them. Why? Well, for reasons of its own, Google’s Daydream headsets are severely constrained in the number devices they support. (more…)

Fresh Leaks Suggest LG G6 Might Pack a ‘Swappable Rear Panel’

8 Feb lg_g6-1320x880

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

We have our eyes set on LG’s upcoming flagship device, the G6 and the rumor mill is going berserk with leaks. The Korean giant has already confirmed its presence at MWC with the launch event scheduled for February 26. Till now, we are completely certain about a few features including a dual camera and a near bezel-free display. Though we are sure that the phone will be an unibody construction, but leaks suggesting the possibility of swappable back covers is now brewing up. (more…)

Vivo Launches the V5 Plus, the First-ever Smartphone with A 20 MP Dual Front Camera In Southeast Asia and India

2 Feb download (1)

Leading smartphone manufacturer Vivo has recently launched its revolutionary Vivo V5 Plus in Southeast Asia and India, the first smartphone with a 20MP dual front camera in the region, following the newly released brand tagline “Camera & Music”. (more…)

Nokia Has a New Digital Assistant for Engineers, and Its Called MIKA

31 Jan 15

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

MIKA stands for “Multi-purpose Intuitive Knowledge Assistant”. And it is the name of a brand new voice assistant from Nokia. However, before your imagination zooms into overdrive and you start dreaming of a device with the ruggedness of Nokia 1100 and its own AI assistant living inside — MIKA is meant exclusively for the purpose of letting engineers and telecom operators access information through voice commands. (more…)