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Smartphone Sustainability Requires High Mileage Devices

28 Jun

By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

We might not have hotels on the moon. The cure for cancer is still decades away. Even self-driving cars, though undoubtedly an inevitable reality, are not yet a commonplace feature of modern society. But roughly one out of three human beings currently carries around a high-powered computer in their pocket or purse capable of countless functions, which is pretty cool. (more…)

OnePlus reportedly cheated to manipulate its benchmark scores and make the OnePlus 5 look better

23 Jun

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Who doesn’t want good scores in tests? And we are often prepared to go to great lengths to achieve those scores. However, cheating isn’t exactly something that is to be recommended as a way because not only are you fooling yourself regarding your capabilities, you are also fooling others.  Which is why reports of OnePlus manipulating benchmark scores to make its OnePlus 5 smartphone seem super awesome, have us worried. (more…)

Motorola Solutions releases 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report

23 Jun

Motorola Solutions  has released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report, which marked progress in carbon emissions reduction, energy efficiencies, philanthropic support and employee development. (more…)

Xiaomi CEO confirms Mi Mix 2 is in the works, expected to arrive by end of this year

21 Jun

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Xiaomi’s concept smartphone, Mi Mix, was one of the most sumptuous devices to be unveiled last year. It was truly bezel-less, only except for the minimal chin at the bottom to host the sensors and front camera. We have since been relying on the rumor mill, just waiting for the Chinese hardware manufacturer to talk about the successor of this concept smartphone — the Mi Mix 2. (more…)

LG G6 Plus launched with more RAM & memory, enhanced features, and new color variants

21 Jun

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Announced via an official blog post, LG has today taken the wraps off the specced-up iteration of its flagship smartphone, the LG G6 Plus. This new device, which is being dubbed as LG G6+, now offers you more memory and internal storage. But, that’s not all. Even some of the features on the existing G6 have been upgraded to provide you with an enhanced experience. (more…)

Rumours indicate LG is expected to launch G6 Pro and G6 Plus by end of June

5 Jun

By Ashvita Anand,  The Tech Portal

LG is supposedly releasing the LG G6 Plus and G6 Pro by the end of June. Both these handsets are expected to first be launched in South Korea, home of the company. This news was first seen on South Korean news site ET News, although there is no official source for the information. (more…)

A Smartphone Surprise: U.S. Ownership Hits Record Levels, Says CTA Research

1 Jun

Smartphones are now in 80 percent of U.S. homes – a six percentage point increase year-over-year (YOY) – and U.S. consumers now own 27 million more smartphones than they did just last year, according to new research from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). (more…)

The Asus ZenFone AR is slated to enter the US market come July

31 May

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

The Asus Zenfone AR is a pretty cool device. I mean sure, I can’t speak from first hand experience, but the kind of stuff we have been hearing about, make the Zenfone AR one of the most eagerly anticipated devices of the year. The device will support Daydream, and is also only the second deice to also support Google’s project Tango. Asus has revealed that the device will be coming to the US in July. However, it will be made available exclusively though Verizon. (more…)

This may be your first look at the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

25 May

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

As you can see in the image attached above, we aren’t in for a treat with the rugged version of the Galaxy S8. The Korean behemoth seems to be opting out of including that gorgeous ‘Infinity display‘ in the Galaxy S8 Active. It will instead sport a much bulkier body with no dual-curved edges, which were the highlight of the flagship devices unveiled earlier in March 2017. (more…)

Xiaomi’s upcoming smartphone ‘Mi Max 2’ set to launch on May 25

22 May

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Xiaomi is working on to bring the successor of Mi Max, dubbed as Mi Max 2. As per recent developments, the company is all set to launch the smartphone on May 25. The company has launched a dedicated website where it is teasing the phone for next week’s launch. (more…)