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DJI's Osmo 3 smartphone gimbal has a travel-friendly folding design

DJI continues to improve its smartphone gimbal technology with the launch of the Osmo Mobile 3, a cheaper and more travel-friendly version of its last model. The electronic stabilizer has an all-new f...

DJI's Osmo 3 smartphone gimbal has a travel-friendly folding design

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Benro 3XS Lite gimbal is cheaper than the DJI Osmo 2 – and boasts a neat party trick Benro made its name producing conventional tripods and heads for the everyday photographer, before doing what most accessory manufacturers end up doing, namely branching out into filters, bags and other essential bits of kit. But with its latest 3XS Lite gimbal, the company has returned to its ...
14:26 2019-08-06

Capture better video on your smartphone with this sub $100 gimbal With a gimbal like the Freevision Vilta-SE 3-Axis Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer, you’ll be surprised at how one relatively low-priced accessory can make so much of a difference in your video quality. For under $100 ($89.10, to be exact) with promo code: DAD10, this TNW Deal is a low cost, yet hyper e...
15:26 2019-06-05

This leak might be Samsung’s next-gen smartphone design, but I hope not because it’s so stupid The first smartphone that Samsung ever released with a curved display was awful and pointless. It was called the Galaxy Round and it had a screen with concave curvature for absolutely no reason whatsoever. As I’ve had to explain time and time again recently, Samsung’s mobile division is ...
19:52 2019-08-16

Top companies reveal to us the twisty path of smartphone design It’s easy to think that since smartphones today are basically one big display, designers don’t really have much room to let their creativity go wild. The lack of variety in design elements magnifies the importance of each of them, and companies are doubling down on their efforts to create beautiful ...
12:00 2019-07-02

This is Samsung’s strangest smartphone design yet, and it’s kind of awesome For the creative minds charged with dreaming up new smartphone design concepts at Samsung, it would appear to be the case that no idea is ever deemed too strange or off-the-wall. Case in point: A new phone design the company has just patented that completely ignores the failure of Samsung’s pi...
16:13 2019-07-01

This radical smartphone design has a brilliant way to extend battery life Xiaomi is accused all the time of cribbing some of its innovations from Apple, so much so that it seems practically baked into the DNA of the company. We’ve covered several indications of how that’s the case, but that’s also not to say this Chinese consumer electronics brand also d...
22:13 2019-08-05

The all-screen smartphone design of our dreams is coming next year – but not to the Galaxy S11 The Galaxy S8 may have launched several months before the iPhone X hit stores back in 2017, but it’s Apple’s phone that every company copied in the year that followed. Samsung was slow to improve the Galaxy S series’ all-screen design. The Galaxy S9 didn’t get a notch of its ...
02:00 2019-07-18

The smartphone design we all want is finally real, but it’s not an iPhone or Galaxy device We’ve had all-screen smartphones for a few years now, but all designs so far come with a compromise. Whether it’s the iPhone X’s notch, the Galaxy S10’s hole-punch camera, or the OnePlus 7 Pro’s pop-up camera, all these devices compromise around the same feature, the fr...
14:39 2019-06-03

Is the new Osmo Action camera a GoPro killer? I got my hands on DJI’s Osmo Action cam and took it out for a spin. Check out the video for my initial impressions. Video Producer: Gregory S. Manalo...
14:39 2019-05-21

Second opinion on DJI Osmo Action, the GoPro killer A second take on a quick review shows settings that have too many options and can't be read well in bright sunlight. But camera offers many great features.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

DJI's new gimbal is almost half the weight of the Ronin-S DJI's new Ronin gimbal for mirrorless cameras was designed to be a compact version of the Ronin-S, making it much easier to carry for your photo or YouTube shoots. The single-handed 3-axis model, called Ronin-S Compact (or Ronin-SC), weighs only 2.4......
21:26 2019-07-17

CHEAP: Stabilize your life with $80 off DJI’s Osmo pocket handheld Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! When I travel, I snap a lot of pictures with my phone. But, I am not a big fan of phones’ video capabilities. I’ve always wanted a handy device that can shoot high-quality videos and truncate any shakiness of my ...
22:00 2019-06-28

DJI teases arrival of new lightweight Ronin gimbal After the launch of DJI’s Ronin-S gimbal at CES 2018, it became a must-have accessory for the serious videographer. But, if you’ve ever used one you’ll know that it’s heavy, making it uncomfortable to use through a full day’s worth of filming.However, DJI seems to ...
04:01 2019-07-17

Grab this DJI 4K camera/gimbal combo for $319 during this limited time discount When you end up with enough hardware in your luggage to look like you’re a traveling cinematographer on a Scorsese picture, you’re going to want to lighten the load.Instead, you can step up to a perfect travel-friendly accessory in the gimbal stabilizer and 4K camera combination DJI Osmo Pocket Gimb...
18:26 2019-07-15

Ex-Jaguar design chief Ian Callum launches design firm Ian Callum left Jaguar after 20 years as its design chief New independent company will be based in Warwick and undertake a diverse range of commissions Ex-Jaguar design chief Ian Callum has launched a new business venture, just weeks after his high-profile departure from the company’s styling dep...
11:00 2019-07-17

Jaguar's Former Design Chief Ian Callum Launches New Design Firm Jaguar's former design chief Ian Callum announced his retirement last month at the British manufacturer after two decades, and has now opened stepped into a new direction of his life. Callum - named......
13:26 2019-07-18

Don’t hold your breath for a folding iPhone or iPad Analysts are claiming that Apple could release a folding iPhone or iPad in 2020 or 2021, but based on the current state of technology, that's not likely.Read More...
17:39 2019-08-07

The secret hack to folding a fitted sheet No one knows what to do with a fitted sheet so they just roll it into a ball. This super easy trick will have you folding your fitted sheets in no time.       ...
10:00 2019-08-13

Biologists and mathematicians team up to explore tissue folding As embryos develop, they follow predetermined patterns of tissue folding, so that individuals of the same species end up with nearly identically shaped organs and very similar body shapes. MIT scientists have now discovered a key feature of embryonic tissue that helps explain how this process is ...
17:52 2019-07-31

Samsung folding phone delayed after reviewers break them too easily Several people given early access to the Samsung Galaxy Fold, broke the screen after a day's use. Samsung now says it will delay the release of the device...
15:39 2019-05-21

| Samsung completes folding phone redesign after screen failures Samsung Electronics has completed a two-month redesign of the Galaxy Fold to fix embarrassing screen failures that forced its delay, according to people familiar with the matter say....
12:26 2019-07-03

Samsung seeks patent on folding AR glasses with frame-activated screen Better known for its VR hardware than anything in augmented reality, Samsung is working on foldable AR glasses that automatically turn on as they're opened.Read More...
01:39 2019-07-13

Lenovo shows off a folding-screen laptop, coming some time in 2020 Lenovo folding PC prototype. [credit: Lenovo ] It doesn't have a name (but it'll be in the ThinkPad X1 family), it doesn't have a spec (but it's using an Intel processor), it doesn't have a...
15:26 2019-05-21

Best bathroom design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning bathroom projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
14:13 2019-07-03

Best bedroom design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning bedroom projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
14:13 2019-07-03

Best garden design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning garden projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
14:13 2019-07-03

Best kitchen design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning kitchen projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
14:13 2019-07-03

AC Atto folding bike: ‘Built with performance in mind – watch out Brompton’ | Martin Love A lightweight folder that’s been designed to be ridden hardAC AttoPrice £2,250, austincycles.ccFrame carbonWeight 7.8kgGears single speed or 11-speed Shimano AlfineTyres SchwalbeFolding bikes with small wheels are big business. The best-known brand by a country mile is Brompton. It’s so successful a...
09:52 2019-07-21

LG’s practical innovation, the V50 ThinQ 5G's Dual Screen, boosts gaming and productivity without folding a phone Advertorial by LG (disclaimer)We probed you recently whether you plan on buying a 5G phone this year, and a quarter of our respondents answered affirmatively, despite the dearth of such devices. After all, 5G is the newest and hottest trend in mobile, and phones that support the next-gen connectivit...
17:26 2019-05-21

Hummingbird x Paul Smith preview: ‘A folding bike that’s earned its stripes’ | Martin Love The world’s lightest folding bike gets the PS treatmentHummingbird x Paul SmithPrice £3,995, hummingbirdbike.comFrame carbonWeight 6.9kgGears single speedSocks, ties, shirts, wallets, watches, furniture, crockery, bedlinen, beach towels, loo seats… There are few things Paul Smith has not put stripes...
08:13 2019-06-02

Best living room design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning living room projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
14:13 2019-07-03

The best games for your smartphone Sorry, but mobile gaming is the biggest player in the video game market. In 2018, it made almost half of the industry's global revenue. Smartphone games once existed separately from console and PC titles, but in the wake of titles like Fortnite, it's......
18:00 2019-07-05

What happens to my Huawei smartphone now? Huawei smartphone and tablet owners are being left in a difficult position following US sanctions banning American companies from providing any technologies to the company....
19:39 2019-05-21

Best smartphone you can buy right now in 2019 With so many different (yet similar) smartphones from so many brands from across the globe, one may start feeling a bit lost. Which one of those many is the best phone you can buy right now, in 2019? And why is it better than the rest?The truth is that there is no one phone to fit every person's nee...
16:26 2019-06-11

This device will be the next smartphone BII The smartphone is an essential part of our everyday lives. But as with all technology, things change. So the question becomes: What will be the next smartphone?See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:THE CONNECTIVITY B2B ECOSYSTEM: How 5G and next-gen networks are transforming the ...
23:39 2019-07-03

Buy Committee: Should I Upgrade My Smartphone? While we can easily predict when the latest and greatest smartphones will be released, it’s often difficult to justify buying a new one when our current device still works fine. Buy Committee, Philip Johnston needs some advice.Read more......
08:13 2019-08-03

A smartphone with two punch holes could be on the way Why settle for one punch hole?The notch is almost a couple of years old now and, in the world of smartphones, that means it’s becoming a dated design feature. Companies such as Samsung have recognized this and late last year introduced the newer punch hole layout. But it seems as though ZTE isn’t co...
02:52 2019-06-05

A Nokia smartphone for life With 2.71bn of us around the world owning a smartphone, it seems like we’re fully embracing the mobile age. But, with such a vast and growing device ecosystem, not all of us are ready or willing to fully embrace the fast hardware upgrade cycle. Why? Because we’re either not interested ...
10:39 2019-05-30

Can You Survive A Week Without Your Smartphone? For $1,000? (CNN) — A company wants to pay you $1,000 if you can leave your smartphone behind for a week. Internet service provicer Frontier Communications just launched its flip phone challenge They say it’s right in time for the 30th anniversary of the first folding phone. To make up for all the h...
11:52 2019-06-10

This new smartphone OS lives in the cloud The makers of the Puffin browser have applied their cloud expertise to a new operating system that it claims will outperform Android on low-end hardware, but its fee structure could be a deal-breaker for the next billion....
23:52 2019-08-16

Motorola might have another budget smartphone on the way Motorola seems to be investing quite heavily in the budget segment this year. It’s already launched the Moto G7 lineup and is rumored to be working on a cheap Android One phone in addition to the next-gen Moto E6. But if a new leak is anything to go by, it has yet another model under development. S...
14:00 2019-06-05

The Smartphone: A Global Product Smartphones are a product with which China has demonstrated not only its manufacturing prowess, but its ambitions to become a cutting-edge technology developer....
17:00 2019-06-19

How to Take Better Nighttime Photos With Your Smartphone Smartphone cameras perform so much better than they used to, but they’re still a bit limited when it comes to nighttime photography. Whether you’re snapping photos in a bar or outside under the moonlight, your phone’s camera sensor is probably still too small to perform on par with a full-size camer...
17:52 2019-07-31

New leak gives us our best look yet at the Pixel 4 design With the official unveiling of Google’s highly-anticipated Pixel 4 lineup now just a few months away, a number of high-profile leaks have recently shed a bit more light on what we can expect to see out of Google’s next-gen smartphone models. And given how impressive Google’s Pixel ...
02:52 2019-06-12

Best web design software in 2019 As with any great endeavor, web design is about both inspiration and perseverance. Back in the day, creating web pages was the sole province of hardcore coders, but that’s not the case anymore given that there are numerous tools to simplify the process. Some of these even have a visual interf...
00:26 2019-07-19

VOTE NOW for the best car design of the year Features 5 Jun, 2019 Place your vote for the best car design of 2019. The car with the most will win the Auto Express Car Design of the Year award...
17:26 2019-06-05

Rice Will Not Save Your Soggy Smartphone Rice pairs well with so many things: A Panda Express bowl, a wedding (no, birds won’t explode), cilantro stems. What it doesn’t mix with is your soggy smartphone, even though you’ve probably had it beaten into you that the first thing you want to do when you accidentally soak your device is to drop ...
19:01 2019-06-18

How to Clean the Most Common Smartphone Messes We take our phones everywhere, so it’s inevitable that they’ll eventually feel the brunt of the life we’re living. And just as we hit the shower first thing after a long weekend of camping, our smartphones also need a deep cleaning once in a while.Read more......
19:01 2019-05-28

The first smartphone with a 64MP camera could come from Xiaomi Xiaomi isn't a high-end (in terms of price) smartphone maker, but its got a knack for firsts – the Xiaomi Mi 9 was the first handset in the world released with the Snapdragon 855 chipset, and now it looks like a future Xiaomi device could be the first phone with a 64MP camera.That's...
13:39 2019-06-19

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can leave most of my devices on during the day, charging away, and not feel guilty about how much electricity I’d be wasting otherwise....
16:26 2019-05-24

PC makers are getting better at copying smartphone innovation For a long time, the PC industry was stagnating. Computer makers had grown comfortable with iterative annual updates to their devices, relying on yearly processor advancements to push consumers to buy new laptops. But recently, things changed. PC mak......
01:52 2019-05-31

Would you give up your smartphone for one week in order to win $1,000? Do you have what it takes to win the Flip Phone Challenge? Frontier Bundles, a company that offers internet, cable, and phone service bundles is offering $1,000 to the "one brave soul" willing to replace his or her smartphone with an old school flip phone for one week. The company is doing this to c...
08:52 2019-06-07

Motorola's next smartphone could reintroduce an iconic name CAD-based renders of Motorola's quadruple-camera phoneUnlike HMD Global which has re-introduced the iconic Nokia 3310 and Nokia 8110, Lenovo hasn’t relied on nostalgia to shift Motorola-branded devices since it took over the company five years ago.This year, however, the Chicago-based brand does hav...
16:26 2019-05-28

5G smartphone shipments will overtake 4G by 2023 Mobile carriers have finally begun to offer 5G service after years of buildup and there are now several 5G smartphones available for purchase, but according to a new report from Canalys, 5G smartphone shipments won't overtake 4G until 2023.According to the firm's projections, 1.9bn 5G smar...
20:13 2019-07-01

Opinion: Trump vs. Huawei, and the end of the smartphone? The trade spat between Washington and Beijing has reached a new level, with successful Chinese telecoms equipment provider Huawei stuck in the eye of the storm. Where will this all end, asks DW's Henrik Böhme....
04:39 2019-05-25

How Kids' Allowance Works in the Smartphone Age Parents in search of more engaging ways to teach children the value of money are turning to allowance-tracking apps, where kids can see their balance rise and fall in real time....
12:39 2019-05-28

Etisalat launches 5G service and smartphone in UAE UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat becomes the first in the Middle East and North Africa region to commercially launch 5G service and the device in the UAE. The operator has tied up with Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE to offer the service.Subscribers using the ZTE Axon 10 Pro, the first availa...
15:13 2019-05-30

A TikTok smartphone is reportedly being developed Amazon created the Fire Phone to promote its services and Facebook partnered with HTC on a dedicated smartphone. Both products turned out to be complete failures, but that isn’t stopping the developers of viral app TikTok from creating their own device.According to a report by Financial Times, indus...
19:52 2019-05-27

Google’s Pixel 3a is the best bet for a bargain smartphone At a time when phone-makers seem to be vying to out-do each other on asking the highest price — Google is taking the opposite approach. With its new $400 Pixel 3a, the search giant is betting that it will be able to gin up interest for its struggling Pixel line by offering customers premium features...
23:00 2019-05-31

So, the leaked 'Nokia D1C' smartphone is actually a tablet? Nokia’s fall from grace was brutal and harsh. Its ill fated decision to back Windows Phone over Android caused the once mighty company to fade into oblivion and get acquired by Microsoft.This is 2016 though. And things are about to change. Nokia is coming back, with Android in tow. Nokia D1C ...
04:00 2019-08-08

Get ready for under-display smartphone cameras Xiaomi's under-display cameras mean more all-screen devices. [credit: Xiaomi ] With in-screen fingerprint readers quickly becoming a regular feature of flagship phones, manufacturers are s...
21:00 2019-06-03

How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use We’re not all blessed with 20/20 vision, super-sharp hearing and the dexterity to easily operate a touchscreen—and even for those of us who are, it’s unlikely to last. Whether you’re adapting a phone for yourself or a friend or family member, these are all the ways you can adapt Android and iOS to m...
01:13 2019-06-15

A New Way to Fight Crop Diseases, With a Smartphone A hand-held device could help farmers identify blighted plants, and perhaps reduce agricultural losses. It’s like a strep test for tomatoes and tubers....
18:01 2019-07-31

Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections Ear infections are one of the most common reasons for pediatrician visits but parents may soon be able to check their kids' ears at home by simply using a phone app....
14:33 2019-05-21

The next OnePlus product to hit stores might not be a smartphone OnePlus has been launching two flagship phones a year for quite a while now, but 2019 marks a turning point in the company’s brief history. For starters, we’ve witnessed OnePlus unveiling not one but three OnePlus 7 phones in the first half of the year, including the OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, an...
17:26 2019-08-14

Huawei's "plan B" smartphone OS: What it needs to succeed Component manufacturers around the world are cutting off Huawei following an executive order signed by President Trump. As a result, Huawei's contingency plan may see the light of day....
01:26 2019-05-22

Honor's first 5G smartphone will arrive during Q4 2019 Huawei itself has already announced the Mate 20 X and foldable Mate X as its first 5G smartphones, but soon it’ll be the turn of sub-brand Honor to introduce its first 5G offering.During an interview in Shanghai, Honor President George Zhao revealed that the brand is preparing a 5G phone for release...
14:52 2019-06-05

If you can give up your smartphone for a week, this company will pay you $1,000 There’s a good chance you’re reading these words right now on a smartphone. And just as good of a chance, in fact, that you’ve been essentially either tethered to your phone all day or it’s at least been within arm’s reach when you’re not using it. Permanent conne...
09:13 2019-06-07

10 tips to better your smartphone battery life Smartphones have come a long way over the last few years when it comes to design, camera, or even processing power. However, we have not seen much breakthroughs when it comes to battery technology --which is critical today given that handsets come packed with mammoth sized displays, multiple sensors...
04:00 2019-08-08

21 years ago, this was the smartphone of the future – and I just bought one It was 1998: a time when boy bands and GameBoy dominated popular culture. The Pokemon invasion was around the corner, renting VHS was still a thing, laptops were prohibitively expensive, and the Y2K bug was about to start sending satellites crashing down to earth. Times were simpler back then. We ha...
17:52 2019-05-23

This Could Be the World's First Smartphone With a 64-Megapixel Camera Samsung is reportedly working on an updated version of the Galaxy A70 with its new 64-megapixel camera sensor. The phone is expected to release in the second half of 2019....
15:39 2019-05-23

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Upgrade to This New Powerful Smartphone vivo recently launched the 8GB RAM variant of its popular phone, V15Pro. The vivo V15Pro already offers a great set of features and with the addition of an 8GB RAM variant, this phone looks like a......
20:52 2019-05-23

See the first under-display smartphone camera in action! Over the past year, smartphone makers have been getting creative with different ways to hide front-facing cameras. As bezels slim to the point that there was simply no room for a selfie snapper, companies resorted to out-there solutions such as pop-up and swivel modules, sliding screens, and display...
14:26 2019-06-03

HONOR20i - The Perfect Camera Smartphone Under Rs. 15,000 HONOR 20i features an attractive gradient design and comes with a small waterdrop-shaped display notch. The phone is priced on the affordable side at Rs. 14,999 but still looks quite beautiful....
20:00 2019-06-17

7-Eleven's Bad App Design Let Criminals Steal More Than $500,000 Hundreds of 7-Eleven customers who downloaded a new mobile payment app in Japan were robbed out of hundreds of thousands of dollars due to some staggeringly idiotic security lapses in the app.Read more......
00:13 2019-07-09

How to make Twitter’s new design suck less Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. It’s been less than a month since Twitter refreshed its design, promising to make the platform faster, more intuitive, and easier to personalize. Unfortunately, p...
20:52 2019-08-02

Best graphic design software of 2019 While there are a large number of graphics programs, built to allow you to create, develop, and manipulate graphical images, there is a smaller set of dedicated graphic design software packages. A key distinction between graphics software and graphic design software is that the former needs to ...
22:26 2019-06-20

How the UK's top car design college is readying for a new era of cars Your next car starts life here: the RCA is home to the UK's most prestigious car design courses The next generation of car designers will need a fresh skill set. The Royal College of Art is already on the case The car industry is at a once-in-a-generation crossroads thanks to autonomous driving, ...
02:26 2019-07-09

Peak Design’s Travel Tripod The camera clip and bag company has made a portable, packable, easy-to-setup professional travel tripod. Video Producers: Yashad Kulkarni, Gregory S. Manalo Shooter / Editor: Gregory S. Manalo...
05:52 2019-05-22

Kia Seltos SUV: Exterior Design Explained Kia Motor has finally unveiled the Seltos compact SUV in India and it looks closely related to the SP concept which was showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo....
20:52 2019-06-20

Opinion: Car design - the new Mission Impossible? i8 fulfilled its objective as a 'statement piece' for early EV adopters Why planning ten years ahead is getting harder than ever Who’d be BMW Group design director Adrian van Hooydonk, a man consistently accused of popping “all-new” designs out of jelly moulds and somehow simultaneously wrecking ...
11:26 2019-06-28

Raspberry Pi admits to faulty USB-C design on the Pi 4 The Raspberry Pi 4. [credit: Raspberry Pi ] The Raspberry Pi 4 was announced two weeks ago as a major new upgrade to the line of cheap single-board hobbyist computers. The Pi 4 featured a ...
18:26 2019-07-09

Ian Callum: the man who revived Jaguar design Painstaking attention to proportion and form are key ingredients of Callum’s designs Ian Callum steps down as Jaguar’s director of design this month after two decades. We meet the guy whose bold vision revolutionised Jaguar – and saved Aston Martin Ian Callum, Jaguar design director, is taking th...
10:13 2019-06-24

MG Hector Vs Kia Seltos: Design And Features MG Motor has finally launched the Hector in India and Kia has recently unveiled the Seltos and incidentally both are compact SUVs. We compare both of them in terms of looks and features....
23:13 2019-06-27

This is our first look at Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 design A camera leak earlier this week prompted a prominent leaker to post a render showing the purported Galaxy Note 10 rear design. The phone, we were previously told, will not copy the Galaxy S10’s design. The hole-punch camera on the front will have a central position, while the rear camera modul...
14:39 2019-05-29

The 2019 Roomba gets an all-new design, companion mop-bot The new iRobot Roomba S9+. It's "D" shaped. iRobot recently announced its yearly cleaning robot upgrades, and as usual, there is a new Roomba robo-vac, the Roomba S9+. This year, the company is also releasing a new, full-sized mop-bot, the Braava Jet M6. Firs...
22:13 2019-05-29

Review: Google’s Pixel 3a Is the Best Low-Cost Smartphone You Can Buy Turns out, not everyone wants a fancy smartphone. The latest and greatest might be catnip for the early adopters among us, but for someone who wants a phone that just works, spending thousands of dollars can be overkill. Even half a grand might seem like a lot for something you’ll probably acc...
23:26 2019-05-29

Samsung could soon unveil the world's first mid-range 5G smartphone Promotional Galaxy A80 image showing the rotating, pop-up triple camera in actionAfter a few rather lackluster years, Samsung has managed to breathe new life into its mid-range smartphone lineup, not only rebranding and expanding it, but also bringing premium designs and various cutting-edge technol...
18:26 2019-06-21

How the OnePlus 7 Pro launch in New York ushered in a new smartphone era The OnePlus 7 Pro takes the “never settle” formula of past OnePlus devices and goes even further. It brings a powerful three-camera system, a super-smoother 90Hz display at a sharp QHD+ resolution, and delivers top-level speeds all while keeping the price down to just $669. Here’...
01:26 2019-05-30

Best business smartphone of 2019: top mobiles for work For many of us, having the best business smartphone is absolutely essential, with everybody becoming more reliant on these little computers in our pockets to get our work done.With many manufacturers offering smartphones perfect for workers of all levels, we’ve updated this guide to give you ...
13:39 2019-06-16

This smartphone app could change the way we treat eating disorders A new smartphone app promises to help anorexia sufferers learn to eat again. “Anorexic patients can normalize their eating rate by adjusting food intake to feedback from a smartphone app,” says Professor Per Sodersten, lead author of a recent study on the matter published in Frontiers in Neuroscienc...
12:00 2019-06-14

The Moto Z4 launches as a $500 mid-range smartphone with 5G upgradability The Moto Z4, featuring the return of the headphone jack! Motorola provided this loving render of the phone on top of a tangle of headphone wire. [credit: Motorola ] Motorola announced its l...
18:26 2019-05-31

Xiaomi to Launch a New Smartphone Lineup Tomorrow Xiaomi has revealed that it will be launching a new series of smartphones on Friday in China. The company is teasing the launch event on its official Weibo page and has stated that the event will......
15:13 2019-06-20

Will we see a major smartphone manufacturing shift away from China? We’re back at it again! This time, however, it’s not about the Huawei ban and its consequences. We’ve covered what it means for Huawei and the various aspects of its business and how, on the other hand, it will give a significant boost to Huawei’s direct competitors. But the ban is just a small piec...
02:39 2019-05-31

Scientists use smartphone to manipulate brains of mice Scientists have developed a way to manipulate a mouse's neural circuits remotely. The technology could be used to study disorders like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's....
06:52 2019-08-07

Amazfit Verge 2 is coming soon and will work without your smartphone The Amazfit Verge proved itself to be one of the most affordable running watches of last year, and a new teaser from the manufacturer Huami suggests there may be a second generation coming very soon.The teaser, spotted by GizmoChina, has suggested the new watch will be launching in China on June 11,...
10:52 2019-06-04

How to improve your summer vacation smartphone photos Your smartphone camera timer, flashlight app, using the back facing camera instead of the front one and paying attention to lighting can really help.       ...
11:52 2019-06-13

How long before 5G becomes a standard flagship smartphone feature? Over the course of the last few months, we switched from “5G is coming!” to “5G is finally here!”. And while “here” is still far from everywhere, 5G is indeed a reality, and so are the phones that support it. But since 5G is a brand new beast, the devices that can handle it need to be in a class of...
11:52 2019-06-12

New Samsung dual-screen smartphone could be in the works Samsung may be working on something a little different in its smartphone labs, and no, it's not another foldable phone. Instead, it may be a dual-display handset.A recently published patent, which was originally filed back in July 2018, details a handset with a tall, 18.5:9 front display and a ...
11:39 2019-06-18

Best budget smartphone 2019: our top cheap mobiles Welcome to our round up of the best budget smartphones available. We've painstakingly reviewed all the top cheap phones in 2019 so far, to bring you our definitive ranking on the very best, so you can find the best cheap phone for you.Update: There's a host of new phones in our best budget...
21:39 2019-06-11

Xiaomi wants to dominate the smartphone market with Redmi's help The Redmi Note 7International markets are becoming increasingly more important to Xiaomi. And in an interview with Sina Tech, the CEO of Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi, Lu Weibing, did nothing to hide this fact and openly detailed the company’s plans for global domination.Over in India, as Weibing pointed...
23:39 2019-05-31

Which smartphone has the best selfie camera? The results might surprise you Determining which smartphone camera is best can sometimes be tricky because the timing of the test itself should be taken into account. Let me explain: because handset manufacturers release new smartphones on vastly different schedules, it’s not exactly helpful to compare a brand new smartphon...
23:00 2019-05-29

Smartphone displays could become more efficient with a new OLED technology One of the biggest enemies of smartphone batteries are the phones' displays. They keep getting bigger, as demonstrated by the OnePlus 7 Pro's 6.67-inch display, and they need to be bright to be useful outdoors. That means even more energy use. But, a new OLED (organic light-emitting diode)...
21:13 2019-07-04

Who Needs Google's Android? Huawei Trademarks Its Own Smartphone OS Huawei is pinning its hopes on a self-designed operating system to replace Google’s Android following a U.S. blacklisting. The question is: Can it succeed where others have failed?...
13:13 2019-05-24

Dear Apple and Samsung, $1,000 is way too much for a smartphone, consumers say Earnings for both companies show weaker smartphone sales than in 2018, as consumers held onto their phones for longer and refuse to upgrade.       ...
13:26 2019-08-03

How HONOR Is Taking Smartphone Photography to the Next Level HONOR has been at the forefront of innovation in smartphone cameras for quite some time now, and continues to introduce new features with every new smartphone that it introduced to the market....
16:39 2019-07-15

Austria's AT&S hit by smartphone, automotive demand drop Austrian printed circuit board maker AT&S said its first-quarter core profit fell 33% due to lower demand from smartphone makers and the automotive industry, knocking its shares despite an upbeat medium-term forecast....
10:13 2019-08-02

Charge your laptop and smartphone at the same time with the SuperTank If you start looking around, you quickly find that a handful of chargers like the SuperTank 27,000mAh Portable Charger are seriously raising the bar. Right now, you can get in on this ultra-powerful charger at $45 off the regular price, just $134.99 from TNW Deals....
16:26 2019-07-12

Best camera phone in UAE for 2019: The top smartphone snappers Picking the best camera phone in 2019 has gotten harder, with new front-runners in recent months, including Huawei and SamsungThe best camera phone isn’t easy to pick out. It’s not just the latest iPhone or the camera with the most megapixels. A lot of it comes down to how well the sma...
10:39 2019-07-14

Samsung Suffers Hit From Softening Smartphone Demand Samsung’s net profit dropped 53% during its second quarter, as consumers’ decreasing appetite for smartphones and other gadgets sapped demand for the company’s cash-cow components business....
18:13 2019-07-31

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
00:26 2019-05-23

Asus delivers Android 9.0 Pie to another ZenFone smartphone Asus promised a few months ago that it will update some of its ZenFone smartphones to Android 9.0 Pie, but only partially delivered. Today is the day that another part of the promise is fulfilled, as the ZenFone Max M2 is now receiving the long-awaited Android 9.0 Pie update.Initially slated for an ...
02:39 2019-05-22

RED is making a sequel to its Hydrogen One smartphone and we have no idea why If ever there was a phone that could have revolutionized the smartphone business in the post-iPhone era, it’s the Hydrogen One. Made by high-tech camera company RED, the Hydrogen One turned out to be a huge disappointment. It was a niche phone that targeted a specific group of people: buyers w...
04:26 2019-07-25

Sony is reportedly working on a new smartphone that rolls right up While we wait for folding phones from Samsung and Huawei to go on sale, Sony is apparently working on some flexible display tech of its own – but in this case we're talking about a rollable phone rather than a foldable one.Tipster Max J from AllAboutSamsung says that he has genuine intel...
21:52 2019-07-07

Sony sees smartphone business as indispensable, says CEO Sony Corp sees the smartphone business as indispensable to its brand portfolio, its CEO said, bucking calls from some investors that the Japanese electronics firm should scrap the money-losing business....
11:13 2019-05-22

Google just patented a foldable smartphone that's also a book Back before we used smartphones for everything, from reading and writing to art and business, we used an archaic technology called 'a book' – and it looks like Google might have plans to take us back to this dark time, albeit with a high-tech twist.A patent found by LetsGoDigital sh...
12:13 2019-06-28

Best camera phone 2019: the top smartphone snappers around Picking the best camera phone in 2019 has become harder, with new front-runners in recent months, including Google, Huawei and Samsung. Surprise, they're all better than iPhone when it comes to taking photos. Apple's competition has caught up.Our testing doesn't come down to the lates...
22:13 2019-08-08

Ask Engadget: Can the police make me unlock my smartphone? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac......
22:13 2019-06-29

Xiaomi's latest smartphone really is a flagship killer After teasing its own ‘Flagship Killer 2.0’ for quite some time, today Xiaomi has announced the new Redmi K20 Pro in China and, as expected, it certainly doesn’t disappoint.All the specs you'd expect from a flagshipAs you’d expect from any flagship-level smartphone in 2019, the Redmi K20 Pro is powe...
16:26 2019-05-28

Huawei smartphone running its own Hongmeng OS could come later this year Huawei might already be testing a smartphone running Hongmeng OS, the company’s operating system and is expected to go on sale later this year.Earlier this year, Huawei was subject to trade sanctions which disallowed any American company to trade with them. Companies like Qualcomm, Google, an...
10:00 2019-08-05

TikTok's creator is reportedly making a smartphone TikTok's owner ByteDance may have grander ambitions than chat apps and streaming music -- Financial Times tipsters have claimed that the company is working on its own smartphone. The device would draw on acquired patents and talent from Chinese phon......
22:26 2019-05-27

Samsung has been working on new smartphone designs that are unlike anything we’ve seen before For a few months now, a prominent Samsung insider teased smartphone designs unlike anything we’ve seen before, prompting us to wonder whether he was teasing the Galaxy Note 10 or something else. We know now that the Note 10 will feature the same design language Samsung used for the Galaxy S10,...
22:13 2019-07-05

Xiaomi's next big innovation could be a solar-powered smartphone Xiaomi has filed patents with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) for a smartphone with a solar panel on the back. Xiaomi has become a significant player in the smartphone space around the world. However, this smartphone equipped with a solar panel is new, as it is something that hasn't b...
10:00 2019-08-05

The ultimate Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone launched in the US for less than $500 UPDATE: The Red Magic 3 is now available for purchase in the United States for less than $500. Nubia, the company behind the gaming smartphone announced the 8GB/128GB model costs $480, while the 12GB/256GB variant can be had for $600. You'll be able to purchase the Red Magic 3 directly from Nubia's ...
11:26 2019-05-27

New Hyundai i10: sketch shows design revamp Hyundai i10 teaser Third generation of Korean firm's city car, set to be revealed at Frankfurt show, will get design makeover and tech upgrade Hyundai has revealed a preview sketch showing the design of its third-generation i10 city car ahead of it’s reveal at the Frankfurt motor show in Septemb...
08:39 2019-08-07

Volvo XC90 B5 R-Design AWD 2019 UK review New mild-hybrid tech keeps diesel as the most sensible choice for Volvo’s most family-friendly SUV The first stage of Volvo’s journey towards a new normal. This mildly refreshed XC90 is the first mild hybrid to leave the factory since it was announced two years ago that every new model would recei...
19:52 2019-08-01

Bugatti Already Has A Crossover Design But There's 'No Budget And No Decision' Right Now Crossovers and SUVs, over the past few years, have been the food coloring of the car industry. What starts as a few drops here or there in a giant bowl of white icing quickly spreads into a pale swirl, until, suddenly, that last bit of color gets mixed in and the whole thing turns a vibrant shade o...
05:39 2019-08-10

How a good, simple design can really help your website perform better We’ve all experienced websites which are difficult to navigate, and may have led you round in circles, or hid the pages you most wanted to visit. Usability is an important aspect of the design of a site. Because like a mass transport system, i...
16:13 2019-06-12

Volvo XC40 T5 AWD R Design Pro 2019 UK review Scandi-cool compact SUV gets its most powerful petrol engine yet, plus some software upgrades courtesy of Polestar Volvo’s smallest SUV, now updated for 2019 with a selection of extra standard equipment and improved safety kit.The XC40 is comfortably the Swedish brand’s second most popular model, ...
01:52 2019-07-25

Kick off a career in graphic design with this $29 course bundle Whether you’re looking to break in as a visual artist or just want to know enough not to keep paying a visual artist, the training found in The Ultimate Graphic Design Bootcamp Certification Bundle ($29, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) is an art school education under one roof....
21:39 2019-08-04

No one wants the middle seat on airplanes. This design could change that The S1 design from the Colorado-based startup, Molon Labe Seating, features three economy seats in a staggered layout, putting the middle seat slightly behind the aisle and window seats, and at a slightly lower height....
03:00 2019-07-20

VW wins copyright case over Beetle design The daughter of Erwin Komenda, an Austrian who helped to create the original VW Beetle, sought compensation for the part her father's design played in the success of the venerable car over more than 70 years, particularly more recent models....
18:13 2019-06-21

Why Google Duplex might make my design job redundant A year ago, Google blew the world away with Duplex, an AI assistant that can make phone calls for you. The demo went viral and raised a lot of ethical and philosophical questions. Last month, Google announced an update for Duplex: it can now use websites for you. This announcement might not have bee...
20:39 2019-06-29

UI/UX design is a top 10 tech job for grads; this $24 bundle can get you started Career monitoring website Comparably recently put together their list of the top 10 tech jobs for grads -- and right at no. 7 is UI/UX designer. Of course, understanding both the front end interface of web design along with the back end hardware analytics and technical know-how isn’t easy. But with ...
17:39 2019-06-20

New leak shows off Apple’s iPhone 11R design changes Apple will release a trio of new iPhones come mid-September, including the successors of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, as well as the brand new version of the iPhone XR. We’re calling these devices iPhone 11 (XI), iPhone 11 Max (XI Max), and iPhone 11R (XIR?) for the time being, which sound...
20:26 2019-05-31

Bold and brave: design in a rental house With creative use of colour and lots of art, living in a rental property was no barrier to creating an inspiring, individual home for this designerOne of the first things you notice as you enter Swiss-born interior designer Ana Engelhorn’s elegant London period home is the original wooden staircase ...
17:13 2019-07-06

This is the craziest smartwatch design you’ve ever seen, and it’s not from Apple or Samsung The first thing I thought of when looking at this new smartwatch design patent from IBM, after noting that the watch display expands to become a smartphone on your wrist — and expands again, if needed, to the size of a tablet strapped to your wrist — was that it looks like something out ...
16:13 2019-07-08

Medicaid Work Requirements Are a Disaster by Design The Medicaid work requirements that states have implemented since the Trump administration allowed them to are premised on a lie. Advocates claim the requirements are intended to motivate people to work, but this is clearly not true. The real intention is to punish and oppress poor people for the cr...
23:00 2019-07-10

This video is our best look yet at Apple’s leaked iPhone 11R design Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ are scheduled to be unveiled less than four weeks from now, and Huawei’s powerful new Mate 30 Pro will launch soon as well. Google’s upcoming Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are already generating some buzz, and we may have just seen the Pixe...
01:39 2019-07-13

Pixel 4 XL’s design just leaked again, and it still doesn’t look good A series of leaks in the past few weeks convinced Google to come out with an official Pixel 4 teaser that showed the phone’s rear design. Google confirmed the phone will have a multi-lens camera module on the back that will look a lot like the iPhone 11’s rumored camera design. Also, the...
22:00 2019-07-08

Ian Callum launches a new design and engineering brand News 17 Jul, 2019 Jaguar’s former chief of design has launched his own styling house, with plans to release his first project this September...
13:52 2019-07-17

New Mazda MX-5 Cup and Design styling packs released News 19 Jul, 2019 The Mazda MX-5 - world’s best-selling two-seater roadster - can now be fitted with new design packages costing up to £4,675...
19:26 2019-07-19

A new design might make airplane middle seats better A new design could help airplane middle seats a little bit better. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
02:52 2019-07-20

Apple Design Chief Jony Ive to Depart Apple said its chief design officer, Jony Ive, will leave this year to form an independent design company, with Apple being one of its primary clients....
00:26 2019-06-28

Google Search has a new design — see if you can spot the difference Google today announced it’s making a visual change to Search on mobile devices. Behold: Can you spot the difference? The “visual refresh,” as Google calls it, is a small one. But it’s also an important one: It makes sure the first thing you see in a search result is where information is coming from,...
22:00 2019-05-22

Peak Design Finally Got Around to Perfecting the Tripod When Peak Design launches a new product, we take notice, and their latest Kickstarter campaign goes back to the company’s photographic roots....
03:00 2019-05-22

One of the Galaxy Note 10’s biggest design changes just leaked A series of recent leaks from a prominent Samsung insider told us to expect a different Galaxy Note 10 design than what we’d expect. The new Note won’t be a replica of the Galaxy S10 phones that Samsung launched a few months ago, although the same design principles will be used. The Note...
22:01 2019-05-28

Samsung's Galaxy S11 might skip the cool design everyone wants The Samsung Galaxy S10+, S10, and S10eThe Galaxy S11 series is still around nine months away but that isn’t stopping new rumors from emerging. And according to the latest one, Samsung’s next-gen flagships won’t introduce the big design update everyone was hoping for. Before proceeding, however, it’s...
23:39 2019-05-21

Dyson electric car: patents hint at new EV's design News 16 May, 2019 Patents suggest the new Dyson electric car could arrive as a seven-seat crossover, and our exclusive image previews how it could look...
15:00 2019-05-21

Here’s how you can apply experience-design to your everyday life The other day a coworker and I were chatting about our phone’s home screens and the way we organize our app icons. We spent a good amount of time describing to one another our implicit rules on how we prioritize homepage icons, how we choose apps that will sit on the edge vs. the middle of the scree...
12:01 2019-05-31

A Comprehensive Guide to Taking Your Smartphone Abroad for Cheap For $15 to $40, you can easily take your phone to a foreign country and enjoy access to apps, maps and the web. But it takes a lot of steps, hence this travel guide....
21:52 2019-06-27

Meet The Next Generation Smartphone Engineered For Beautiful Photos Don’t let beautiful make-up be wasted with poor quality photos. The Honor 20 Series is designed to capture every detail in flattering light – here’s how it works....
14:39 2019-06-21

How our desk jobs and smartphone addictions are warping our skeletons Modern life has us working longer hours than ever and staring at our phones 24/7 — which has dire consequences for our brains and bodies. From crooked teeth to narrower elbows, the way we live today has terrifying consequences for the way we’re built. Here are some of the weirdest ways o...
20:39 2019-06-14

The Xperia F could arrive next year as Sony's first foldable smartphone Samsung and Huawei have already announced their first foldable smartphones and the Motorola Razr is reportedly just around the corner. Other companies such as Xiaomi and LG are developing their own foldable products too. And according to a new report, Sony could eventually enter the market as well.E...
16:26 2019-05-28

Huawei is putting ads on its smartphone lock screens with no warning Huawei has had a rough few months, and things appear to be getting worse as multiple reports across the web claim the Chinese manufacturer has now pushed ads to the lock screens of its phones without alerting users, or asking for permission.A number of disgruntled Huawei owners have taken to Twitter...
14:52 2019-06-14

TikTok Parent ByteDance Developing Its Own Smartphone: Report ByteDance, the company that runs video sharing platform Tiktok, is reportedly working on a smartphone that will come with many of its apps and services pre-installed...
11:00 2019-05-28

Huawei's Booming Smartphone Business Dealt Blow by U.S. Ban The recent U.S. move to blacklist Huawei Technologies threatens to cut off its access to crucial phone components and software for devices used by millions of people world-wide....
12:52 2019-06-13

Red founder blames manufacturing partner for its smartphone failures The Red phone. It's scary-looking. The high-end camera maker Red jumped into the smartphone market in late 2018 with the launch of the Red Hydrogen One. The $1,300 phone was certainly unique, featuring Red's trademark industrial design, moulded finger grips ...
22:39 2019-07-24

Redmi 7A Entry-Level Smartphone to Launch in India Soon Redmi 7A is coming to India, Xiaomi India chief Manu Kumar Jain has revealed. Redmi 6A currently retail starting at Rs. 5,999 and when released the Redmi 7A is likely to carry similar pricing....
11:13 2019-06-28

Huawei bracing for a 40% to 60% drop in international smartphone shipments Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Hot off the news of Huawei cancelling a laptop launch and delaying its foldable smartphone, we're now starting to see hard numbers for just how much the Trump Administration's export ban may affect the Chinese company's business. A report from Bloomberg ...
18:26 2019-06-17

Huawei’s first smartphone to ship with its custom OS could be a Mate 30 variant Months of obfuscation, mixed signals, and carefully worded non-denials have led Huawei, finally, to this weekend, when the company that’s been the target of a US ban since May appears ready to show off the custom smartphone operating system it’s been working on as an Android backup. The ...
06:00 2019-08-09

World's first smartphone with Thermal Camera CAT S60 debuts in India America’s construction machinery maker Caterpillar, widely known as CAT, has launched its rugged smartphone, the S60 in India. The phone was initially launched at the Mobile World Congress 2016, which was held in Barcelona almost a year ago. Read: CAT S60 Review Like most of the CAT...
04:00 2019-08-08

Palm is selling an unlocked version of its tiny smartphone As much as Palm's tiny phone has improved over the past several months, there's still been one glaring limitation: you've had to use it on Verizon (Engadget's parent company) in the US. You won't have to be quite so picky after today. Palm has open......
17:00 2019-06-18

Xiaomi launches new smartphone brand focused on photography It looks like Xiaomi has found a way to take advantage of its latest acquisition, Meitu's hardware business focused on selfie smartphones. Far from being a major player in the smartphone business, Meitu has decided that Xiaomi is the perfect partner to help increase its growth. While Xiaomi will han...
21:39 2019-06-21

Huawei's first Android-rivaling smartphone may launch this year Huawei could launch its first smartphone running its in-house Hongmeng OS before the end of 2019.A report by the Global Times via Reuters suggests the first Hongmeng-powered handset will be a budget smartphone priced at around CNY 2,000 (approximately INR 21,000) and could go on sale later this year...
11:39 2019-08-05

Huawei puts Honor above Android at new smartphone launch Huawei put uncertainty over the future of its devices business to one side on Tuesday with the launch of new Honor smartphones, in a confident display of the Chinese firm's technology....
20:52 2019-05-21

Samsung Rolls Out Latest Galaxy Note 10 Smartphone Samsung Electronics unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, hoping extra variety with the new Galaxy Note 10 device attracts consumers who aren’t so likely anymore to want the same new thing....
07:26 2019-08-08

Huawei's Own Smartphone, Laptop OS to Be Ready by Autumn: Richard Yu The international version of the system could be ready in the first or second quarter of 2020, the head of Huawei's consumer business, told US channel CNBC....
13:00 2019-05-24

Sprint to launch Chinese-made OnePlus 5G smartphone in U.S. Sprint Corp said on Tuesday it would launch a 5G smartphone made by OnePlus, becoming the second U.S. wireless carrier after T-Mobile to offer a cellphone made by the Chinese company....
17:52 2019-08-06

Huawei holds on to No. 2 smartphone spot in first quarter: report Chinese telecom company Huawei held on to its spot as the world's second biggest smartphone vendor in the first quarter, before being blacklisted by the United States, research and advisory firm Gartner said....
18:26 2019-05-28

The Morning After: Samsung's 108-megapixel smartphone camera sensor Earlier this month, arguably the world's biggest game streamer, Ninja, made waves by moving from his audience of millions on Twitch across to Microsoft-owned Mixer. While it's been a success for Mixer, Ninja's dormant channel has got a little messy.......
13:13 2019-08-12

Sony CEO: smartphone unit "necessary" component of hardware business Sony’s smartphone business has been bleeding money for years and investors have consistently called for an exit from the segment. But according to the company’s CEO, Kenichiro Yoshida, the smartphone unit is “necessary” to make Sony’s hardware business “sustainable.”Unlike Samsung and LG which have ...
14:00 2019-05-22

The best smartphone of 2019: 15 top mobile phones tested and ranked Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available right now, but if you already have your mobile OS alliance set you'll want to check out either our best Android phone or best iPhone ranking.If what's on offer in our best smartphone list is a little too pricey for your ta...
18:26 2019-06-10

Qualcomm Bumps Top Smartphone Chip in Preparation for Fall Typically, Qualcomm only releases one flagship chip per year. Take for example the company’s current top-spec processor: the Snapdragon 855. After getting announced late last year, it found its way into actual consumer devices earlier this spring, first on the Galaxy S10, and then on pretty much eve...
16:39 2019-07-15

Samsung Galaxy A50 Review: The New Budget Smartphone to Beat At this point, everyone is at least aware of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S phones like the Galaxy S10 and S10+, and its slightly less expensive sibling, the $750 Galaxy S10e. However, as soon as you look beyond those for something even more affordable, Samsung’s portfolio gets messy real quick.Read mo...
16:39 2019-07-19

The best Motorola phones of 2019: find the best Moto smartphone for you If you're looking at an affordable smartphone, you've surely noticed that there are plenty of Motorola handsets covering a variety of lower price points, which can make it a bit confusing when trying to pick a specific new phone.While none of Motorola's phones go toe-to-toe with flags...
18:26 2019-06-10

Huawei's latest blow could signal the end of its smartphone business Google, Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm, and many other companies have already cut ties with Huawei over the course of the past few days. But today the Chinese brand’s week just got a whole lot worse as British chip developer Arm Holdings has also ceased all cooperation with Huawei. Huawei no longer has ...
15:39 2019-05-22

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus deals: now is the time to get the world's best smartphone Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus deals have proved to be the ultimate waiting game. Delaying your purchase for the price to drop down low enough to own the world's best smartphone without selling all of your worldly possessions. Luckily, that day has finally come.While we may have led slightly over-dram...
18:26 2019-06-10

Huawei’s futuristic foldable smartphone gets delayed for a second time The Huawei Mate X uses one big wraparound display made by BOE. [credit: Huawei ] Samsung isn't the only company having trouble launching a foldable smartphone. Samsung's main foldable compe...
13:26 2019-08-16

Google's Quest to Build the Perfect One-Tap Smartphone Camera Across all three generations, the cameras on Google’s Pixel are extraordinary in their simplicity. You don’t get much in the way of manual controls, and even as competitors like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and others have added more and more sensors to the backs of their phones, the Pixel 3 and 3a have ...
16:39 2019-06-05

Samsung could launch another ultra-rugged smartphone this year Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4Samsung's Xcover lineup is aimed at customers who favor the ultra-rugged aspect of a smartphone rather than technical specifications. The South Korean company usually launched a new Xcover device every two years or so, which means that we'll be getting a new one this year.Sinc...
08:13 2019-05-24

The smartphone camera could become the new way consumers find products online BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The smartphone is getting smarter as tech and internet companies inject increasingly sophisticated computer vision and object reco...
17:52 2019-07-09

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., this stat is absolutely on target. And even if you block one number from calling, another one will be used to disrupt your day. Whether it is a scam call...
04:00 2019-06-07

Online Smartphone Shipments in India Highest Ever in Q1: Counterpoint Smartphone shipments from the online channel reached their highest ever share of 43 percent during the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, a Counterpoint Research report said on Monday....
09:26 2019-06-11

Can a third operating system survive today's smartphone world? The ordeal that Huawei is currently going through with being added to the dreaded "entity list" and barred from doing business with Google (among others) got us thinking. OK, Android is an open source operating system that anyone can download and use in the form of AOSP. But if you want your product...
17:39 2019-05-22

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan  A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains....
17:39 2019-05-22

Samsung launches high-capacity smartphone RAM built for 5G and AI It has only been a few months since Samsung unveiled the highest-capacity smartphone DRAM yet -- a 12GB LPDDR4X package for premium devices -- but it's already following that up with a faster model of the same size. The Korean tech giant has started......
12:52 2019-07-18

Why 2019 is the best year ever to buy a smartphone: Affordable flagships galore Prices are coming down while quality improves so a phone you buy today can easily last two or three years. What do you expect your smartphone to do next year that it's not doing now?...
20:39 2019-08-14

HTC separates successful VR sales from struggling smartphone side The SteamVR-powered Vive headset is the most exciting thing that struggling handset maker HTC has had going for its brand in years. HTC seems to realize this at some level because it's now separating its virtual reality business into a wholly owned subsidiary. The new HTC Vive Tech Corporation will ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Huawei will have to wait to become world's biggest smartphone brand Huawei's plans to become the world's biggest smartphone brand will have to be put on hold, a senior company executive said, as the company faces increasing pressure from the United States....
14:26 2019-06-11

Jony Ive to leave Apple and form his own design company In something of a bombshell revelation, Apple today disclosed via a press release that legendary designer Jony Ive is planning to leave the company later on in the year. Following that, Ive will open an independent design studio that will have Apple as one of its clients. “While he pursues per...
02:26 2019-06-28

ARM is the latest partner to shun Huawei, so how will it design chips? Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) It looks like Huawei is not just being shunned by the US, but now, the world! According to a report from the BBC, ARM has told its employees the US export ban means it can no longer work with Huawei, dealing a crippling blow to Huawei's SoC division, HiSilicon, and t...
19:39 2019-05-22

This Google Pixel 4 leak corroborates two big design details Google Pixel 4 concept renderWe already have a fairly good idea of what the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will look like thanks to a multitude of recent leaks, and from the look of things, accessory maker Skinomi agrees with quite a lot of it. Do, however, take the info with the usual grain of salt.Punch h...
12:13 2019-05-30

Spacesuits have been bulky since before Apollo 11. A skintight design may change that The iconic, but bulky, spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong hasn't drastically changed in decades. A skintight design may change that.        ...
00:00 2019-07-20

Social Networks Should Design Their Platforms With More Gratitude In Mind The role social networks play in affording a space for hateful and violent content has been put on disturbing display in recent times as these diatribes are directly connected to unimaginable acts of inhumanity. It’s hard not to see the throughline from these online forums to real-world atrocities. ...
16:26 2019-08-06

Site, Design Of 100-Bed Pediatric ICU Finalised, Says Union Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday said the site and design of a 100-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been finalised....
02:26 2019-06-24

12 TV Series Whose Sets Will Intoxicate Design-Minded People Which TV series to commit to this summer? The set decoration in these shows will keep design lovers riveted. Plus: The pros behind these fanciful interiors share which strategies work well in real-life rooms....
19:52 2019-06-21

Jony Ive to leave Apple to form own design company Apple Inc said on Thursday its Chief Design Officer Jony Ive will leave the iPhone maker later this year to form an independent design company which will count Apple among its primary clients....
23:13 2019-06-27

‘User in yer face’ is an online museum of design horrors If you think the design of Facebook, Twitter, or any other popular site you use regularly is bad, hold your horses. I’m going to introduce you to a website that’ll make you spill your coffee, pull your hair, scream in agony, and punch the wall. Maybe all at the same time. The website, aptly named Us...
19:26 2019-07-04

Design Chief Jony Ive to Leave Apple After 30 Years Ive's departure marks the end of an era for the company after helping it make a major transformation from a cult computer business to a dominant device company....
04:39 2019-06-28

Apple hires the engineer who led the design of Tesla's car interiors Nobody really knows -- except those inside the company -- what Apple has planned for self-driving cars, but it appears to be making moves to ensure it has the right people to be a major player. Apple has lured over another big name from its potential......
13:26 2019-07-23

Haas won't design 2020 car to fit Pirelli tyres despite struggles Haas will not design its 2020 Formula 1 car to "fit the tyres" despite its struggles this season, because Pirelli 'promised' next year's compounds will have a wider working window...
20:26 2019-07-23

Mercedes cooling problems caused by fundamental F1 car design Mercedes has revealed the cooling problems that made its Austrian Grand Prix "painful" were a legacy of the fundamental design of its Formula 1 car being too "optimistic"...
04:39 2019-07-04

iPhone 11 camera, software and design details leaked We’re not expecting the iPhone 11 series to land until September, but a number of leaks have already rolled in and we’re hearing a number of new things today, with a particular focus on the camera.According to YouTube channel EverythingApplePro in collaboration with Apple leaker Max We...
12:26 2019-05-24

New lawsuit claims Boeing Max suffered from faulty design A new lawsuit says Boeing’s design of the 737 Max was faulty and the company was able to rush the plane into production because it faced little oversight from regulators. The lawsuit says the plane could crash if a single part malfunctioned, that Boeing concealed problems and refused to ground...
02:39 2019-05-22

Apple may release an iPhone SE 2 with a brand new design next year The iPhone SE has long been a sleeper hit for Apple, with Tim Cook noting a few years ago that demand for the compact device was surprisingly strong and even higher than Apple’s own internal projections. “We’re thrilled with the response that we’ve seen on it,” Cook sai...
21:26 2019-05-27

OK seriously, stop whining about Apple’s controversial new iPhone 11 design I’ve been doing this for long enough to know how certain stories are going to play out. That’s why I knew a year before Samsung even announced the Galaxy Fold that it would be a piece of junk. Samsung Mobile truly shines when it comes to refining designs and technologies that are already...
16:13 2019-07-08

The design of one of the hottest Android flagships of 2019 just leaked We’re now officially in the second half of 2019, which means a bunch of exciting new smartphones will be released in the coming months. On the iPhone side, we have the three iPhone 11 series handsets that Apple will unveil in early or mid-September. On the Android side of the fence, we have an...
18:52 2019-07-02

Beat the heat: Architecture and design ideas to cool down How are designers dealing with the soaring temperatures of the climate emergency? Ancient desert architecture, Bauhaus buildings or futuristic sustainable cities in Abu Dhabi: Intelligent solutions are already out there....
18:52 2019-07-31

Facebook is so insanely big, it had to design a brand new DHCP server You can tell a lot about the direction of a company by looking at its tech stack. A great example of this comes from Facebook, which today announced the creation of a brand new open-source DHCP server, as it had outgrown the existing products. This tool, called DHCPLB, will allow it to more efficien...
16:26 2019-05-28

Analyst: Apple will soon ditch its butterfly keyboard design After years of controversy and technical difficulties, Apple could be about to give up on the butterfly mechanism keyboard in its MacBooks. According to a report authored by Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo -- who has a decent record in accurate Apple pred......
10:00 2019-07-05

Notre Dame restoration law will preserve monument's design The French government has passed a law regulating the restoration of the Parisian cathedral. It called for work to be completed swiftly while preserving the building's French-Gothic appearance as it was before the fire....
19:26 2019-05-28

BMW grille debate should focus on 7 Series, says design director 7 Series and X7 stand out from BMW's mainstream models because that's what their buyers want Debate over BMW’s ‘over-sized’ grille design should be focused on the BMW 7 Series alone, according to the group’s design director Adrian van Hooydonk. Discussions regarding BMW’s controversial grille desig...
11:26 2019-06-28

New leak seems to confirm the iPhone 11’s biggest design change We have just two more months to go until Apple unveils the iPhone 11, which means we’re going to see more and more leaks in the coming weeks as the iPhone 11, 11 Max, and 11R (or whatever Apple ends up calling them) head to production. But we already have a pretty good idea of what to expect f...
22:00 2019-07-08

Revised BMW 5 Series to get bold design updates for 2020 Prototypes of the executive model have been testing ahead of its launch next year Prototypes of the facelifted BMW 5 Series have begun testing on public roads ahead of a planned introduction in mid-2020. Although it's still heavily disguised, the updated executive model will clearly receive a bolde...
12:39 2019-07-23

Pixel 4 screen protectors highlight the possible design of the phone We’re still months away from the likely launch of the Google Pixel 4, but you can already pre-order screen protectors for it, and the listing for them reveals a lot of possible design details.Sold by Skinomi, the screen protectors are shown with a cut-out for a dual-lens punch-hole camera in ...
12:13 2019-05-30

Latest HTC leak points towards outdated design on next phone The HTC U11+An unannounced HTC smartphone has been making appearances all over the web these past few months, and now the device has been certified in the brand’s home country of Taiwan. Typically, these filings don’t reveal much, but this isn’t the case today.As spotted by MySmartPrice, the certifi...
17:26 2019-05-21

New BMW i4: fresh shots reveal electric saloon's design 4 Series-based EV will go up against the Tesla Model 3 when it arrives in 2020 New images show BMW's new i4 electric saloon carrying out hot weather testing as the company gears up to unveil the Tesla Model 3 rival next year.  As in previous prototype shots, a clear visual link between the i4 and t...
22:13 2019-08-08

Games dominate Apple's Design Awards Five of the 9 picks by Apple for best apps of the year are games. The others look to sketching, ultrasound tools, photo editing and sports.        ...
20:13 2019-06-04

Nissan hires former Ford design executive Woodhouse As VP of Nissan Design America, David Woodhouse will lead Nissan and Infiniti design activities. The hiring marks a reversal for the automaker, which has been coping with a talent drain. ...
01:52 2019-06-13

Astronomers design AI to better detect mysterious space signals Scientists are using AI to solve the mystery of the radio waves from deepest space which keep slamming into telescopes on Earth. The sudden and baffling flashes are known as Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) and until now have been virtually impossible to spot and trace. They are intense pulses of radio wave...
21:52 2019-08-12

New Defender: Kenyan testing shots preview design Land Rover releases images of its reborn 4x4 icon undergoing testing in Kenya as part of Tusk Trust conservation duties Land Rover has released new images of its reborn Defender ahead of the official launch later this year. This time, they are of a prototype being used for conservation work in the ...
08:26 2019-06-04

3 Key Instagram Feeds to Follow If You Love Architecture and Design Indulge your design fascination with photos of rooms decorated in the 1980s and ’90s, the seemingly endless styles of Japanese public bathrooms, and an obsession with architectural pattern....
22:26 2019-06-06

Toyota partners with AI startup to design robots to help at home Toyota Motor Corp. has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jumpstart its plan....
04:00 2019-08-08

Rumors said the Pixel 4 would finally have a better design than the iPhone 11 this year. It won’t. Google’s Pixel smartphone lineup got off to something of a rocky start when it debuted back in 2016. The idea was terrific: a premium smartphone line with gorgeous high-end hardware and pure Android software. The benefits were obvious, but the first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL ran into some ...
14:39 2019-06-18

Galaxy Note 10 tipped to have a radical new design… unless it doesn’t For weeks now, we kept hearing two different types of rumors about the Android phones set to launch in the second half of the year. On the one hand, a Samsung insider kept teasing some revolutionary handset designs from several top vendors, including Samsung and Huawei. On the other hand, the same l...
20:26 2019-05-31

See a Design of the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill That Mnuchin Delayed A previously unreleased design concept made by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in late 2016 reveals what a Harriet Tubman $20 bill might look like....
16:01 2019-06-14

City Releases New Design For Shillito Park Playground LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – City officials have released the new playground design for Shillito Park and it looks like kids will have a lot to enjoy. After 25 years, the city decided that the equipment desperately needed to be replaced. Element Design, PLLC created the new design, which they cal...
16:39 2019-06-14

Ian Callum leaves Jaguar after 20 years as design director Callum leaves after transforming brand's look; will "pursue other design projects" while remaining a Jaguar consultant Ian Callum is stepping down as director of design at Jaguar after two decades in the role, the British car maker has confirmed. The 64-year-old Scotsman, who is leaving to "pursue ...
16:52 2019-06-04

AMD Zen 3 has finished its design phase, rumored to launch in 2020 Now that AMD Zen 2 processors have hit both the mainstream market and enterprise with Ryzen 3rd Generation and 2nd-generation Epyc processors, respectively, it's time once more to look to the future. And, it looks like AMD has finished the design phase for its Zen 3 CPU architecture. This ...
23:39 2019-08-09

This Google Pixel 4 leak just corroborated two big design details Google Pixel 4 concept renderWe already have a fairly good idea of what the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will look like thanks to a multitude of recent leaks, and from the look of things, accessory maker Skinomi agrees with quite a lot of it. Do, however, take the info with the usual grain of salt.Punch h...
01:39 2019-05-30

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
15:39 2019-05-21

Qualcomm's outlook weighed down by Huawei's smartphone gains in China Qualcomm Inc's quarterly revenue and profit forecast fell short of Wall Street targets, driven by Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's strong gains in the Chinese smartphone market, the U.S. company said, sending its shares down as much as 6%....
00:26 2019-08-01

Tecno to Launch 'Spark' Budget Smartphone Sub-Brand in India Transsion Holdings' smartphone brand Tecno Mobile is set to launch a new budget smartphone sub-brand 'Spark' in India soon, a senior company executive said....
11:52 2019-07-11

Apple acquires Intel’s 5G smartphone modem business for $1 billion Enlarge / From left to right: the iPhone 8, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR, and the iPhone XS Max. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple today announced that it will acquire the majority of Intel's smartphone modem business for $1 billion. The acquisition will bring 2,200 Intel employees under Apple's umbrell...
20:13 2019-07-31

Samsung Galaxy S10+ Review: Is this the best smartphone to play Fortnite mobile? As the most expensive phone partnered with Epic Games, how well does the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus run Fortnite against the Galaxy Note 9 and even other phone manufacturers?...
16:52 2019-08-10

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets to Continue in 2019: Counterpoint The smartphone market is still reeling under the first ever annual decline in 2018, but is poised to grow in the emerging markets, Counterpoint Research claims....
19:52 2019-06-14

Samsung’s next foldable smartphone may avoid the pitfalls of the Galaxy Fold The age of the foldable smartphone stumbled right out of the gate as multiple Galaxy Fold review units suffered from serious malfunctions before the device could even make it to market. As a result, Samsung was forced to delay the launch of its first foldable smartphone (which still doesn’t ha...
01:39 2019-05-24

This Smartphone App Can Quickly Detect Invisible Gas Pump Card Skimmers Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have developed a smartphone app that can quickly and accurately detect the presence of an illegal credit or debit card skimmer installed on a gas station pump, reducing inspection times from 30 minutes to ju...
13:26 2019-08-16

Google’s Pixel 4 smartphone will have motion control and face unlock Google’s Pixel 4 is coming out later this year, and it’s getting the long-reveal treatment thanks to a decision this year from Google to go ahead and spill some of the beans early, rather than saving everything for one big, final unveiling closer to availability. A new video posted by ...
18:26 2019-07-31

Apple had the worst first quarter in European smartphone market in five years While Apple's hardship in markets like China and India has been well-documented and much discussed in the last year or so, tracking a worrying trend of declining sales numbers and stagnant profits, the International Data Corporation (IDC) is out today with a report that sheds light on the company's ...
14:00 2019-06-12

Samsung Unveils World's First 108-Megapixel Smartphone Camera Sensor Samsung has announced a new 108-megapixel camera sensor for smartphones in collaboration with Xiaomi. The ultra high-resolution camera sensor will go into mass production by the end of this month....
12:26 2019-08-12

Russian defense contractor developing smartphone spyware: U.S. firm A Russian defense contractor accused by the United States of supporting cyber attacks has developed sophisticated software used to spy on smartphones, an American security company said on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-07-24

Australia regulator sues Samsung over misleading Galaxy smartphone ads In more than 300 advertisements, Samsung showed its Galaxy phones being used underwater in swimming pools and the sea. However, Australia's competition regulator said consumers damaged their phones when exposing them to water....
07:13 2019-07-04

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a week....
18:52 2019-06-04

Huawei is headed for a big decline in smartphone shipments, but China could keep it afloat Huawei was doing an incredible job of defying mobile industry trends when national security concerns prompted President Trump to put an end to the Chinese tech giant's business ties with American companies and even foreign enterprises using "US original technology."While it remains impossible to pre...
16:26 2019-05-24

7 tips for taking great July 4th fireworks photos on your smartphone Newer smartphones from Apple and Samsung offer tools to enhance July 4th fireworks pics. Beyond Burst Mode, there's also videos, Live photos and apps.       ...
15:39 2019-07-03

Nokia's new ad incorrectly shows how a common smartphone feature works As many smartphone owners might know, the adaptive brightness feature on a smartphone automatically changes the brightness of the screen depending on how bright or dark it is at the time. When a phone is used in a dark room, adaptive brightness dims the screen, and under a bright sun, the screen get...
07:52 2019-05-27

Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone Arrives in India Xiaomi Black Shark 2 price in India starts at Rs. 39,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model, going up to Rs. 49,999 for the top-of-the-line model with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage....
11:26 2019-05-27

Global Smartphone Shipments to Decline Over US-China Trade War: Canalys Canalys slashed its forecast for the global smartphone market by over 3 percent amid the US government's decision to ban businesses from working with Huawei....
16:26 2019-06-04

Ofcom makes smartphone payments even simpler to save you money Mobile phone users in the UK have the opportunity to save more money thanks to new measures announced by communications regulator Ofcom. It's seeking to do this by with new rules that make it easier to buy a handset and a tariff separately so you can save money in the long run. It's a...
20:26 2019-07-22

Qualcomm outlook clouded by Huawei's smartphone gains in China Qualcomm Inc's quarterly revenue and profit forecast fell short of Wall Street targets, driven by Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's strong gains in the Chinese smartphone market, the U.S. company said, sending its shares down as much as 6%....
01:52 2019-08-01

IDC: Smartphone shipments declined 2.3% in Q2 2019, Huawei beats Apple again Samsung continued to dominate smartphone sales and shipments in Q2 2019, but Huawei was closer than ever, and the Chinese company beat Apple again.Read More...
06:13 2019-08-01

The premium smartphone market is 'collapsing', but don't blame it on Samsung or Huawei It's no longer a big secret that smartphones in general are not selling as well as they used to, largely because companies have slowed the pace of innovation, failing to give customers compelling reasons to upgrade their devices every one or two years. But the situation is particularly dire in the p...
12:52 2019-06-21

Huawei tests a smartphone with its Hongmeng OS, possibly for sale this year Huawei is testing a smartphone equipped with Hongmeng, the company's self-developed operating system, which could potentially go on sale this year.Read More...
05:39 2019-08-05

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?...
00:26 2019-05-23

Camera specs leaked for Sony's eight-lens Xperia smartphone 'Less is more' is a phrase you don't hear much in the phone world – more is always more. That's a mantra Sony is apparently embracing in its rumored upcoming Xperia phone that has a whopping six rear and two front snappers, and a leak has given us a better clue as to what ...
11:39 2019-06-19

Qualcomm's Results Muddled by Smartphone Slump, Legal Woes Qualcomm reported a 12.5% slump in adjusted revenue in its latest quarter, as it was beset by a fall in smartphone sales while also grappling with legal uncertainty from an adverse ruling in a landmark antitrust case....
00:13 2019-08-01

Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone Elon Musk wants to insert Bluetooth-enabled implants into your brain, claiming the devices could enable telepathy and repair motor function in people with injuries....
19:52 2019-07-17

Nubia Red Magic 4 Gaming Smartphone Coming This Year, Company Says Nubia is now planning to release the next iteration, Red Magic 4, within this year with the aim to grab the top slot in this segment, a senior company executive has said....
17:00 2019-06-19

Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the head of its mobile business for the country said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-05-29

India Has the Highest Data Usage Per Smartphone in the World: Ericsson With the availability of attractive data plans and higher video consumption among young users, monthly data usage per smartphone in India rose to 9.8 gigabytes (GB) at the end of 2018....
09:39 2019-06-20

Meet the Moto E6, Motorola's upcoming entry-level smartphone We kind of got used to Motorola launching two new smartphone families every year, and 2019 might not be an exception to this unwritten rule. After revealing the Moto G7 series a few months ago, Motorola is now gearing up to introduce two additional affordable phones: Moto E6 and Moto E6 Plus.The Mot...
12:13 2019-06-21

Forget the iPhone 11 and Pixel 4, the smartphone display we want is coming next week The second half of the year will bring us a bunch of exciting high-end smartphones, including the Galaxy Note 10, iPhone 11, Pixel 4, Huawei Mate 30 Pro, and OnePlus 7T. We already have an idea of how some of them will look, especially the first three in the list thanks to a large number of leaks, a...
14:00 2019-06-20

Tap Your Phone Into Position With Deals On iOttie's Magnetic Smartphone Car Mounts iOttie is best known for its smartphone car cradles, but they also make some of the best magnetic phone mounts on the road, and you can save on three different options today....
22:26 2019-05-22

Smartphone cannibalization deals major blow to PC and tablet sales Cannibalisation of smartphones dealt a major blow to the PC and tablet markets in the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in the first three months of the year, with tablets taking a bigger hit.Fouad R. Charakla, senior research manager at International Data Corporation (IDC), told TechRada...
16:52 2019-05-22

The smartphone industry could completely change after Qualcomm's disastrous ruling Qualcomm, the world's largest maker of smartphone modems and microchips, illegally charges companies sky-high prices to license its technology, a federal judge ruled Tuesday....
16:13 2019-05-23

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei accuses Trump of bullying Huawei on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of “bullying,” even as the White House gave it a reprieve on US trade restrictions against the Chinese smartphone maker. Huawei executive Abraham Liu on Tuesday urged European lawmakers not to follow the lead of the White House, which on Monday had ...
23:52 2019-05-21

ProBeat: Google and Samsung aren’t listening to smartphone buyers By removing the fingerprint sensor and the headphone jack, Google and Samsung are ignoring what smartphone flagship buyers hate: compromise.Read More...
20:26 2019-08-02

Huawei says Trump crackdown will cost it $30 billion as smartphone sales take a hit Huawei says they are anticipating a huge drop in smartphone sales. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
16:00 2019-06-17

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
16:13 2019-05-23

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access If you're planning to go off the grid over the summer, here's how you can still get access to phonecalls, text, and internet by accessing the Iridium satellite network....
10:13 2019-06-15

Huawei says tough to meet No.1 smartphone vendor goal due to U.S. curbs China's Huawei Technologies said on Friday it would be difficult for the firm to meet its previous goal of becoming the world's biggest smartphone maker by shipments this year due to U.S. curbs imposed in May....
12:26 2019-08-09

The Incredible Mystery Of Why Gas Pump Interface Design Sucks So Badly This may seem like a trivial thing—and, really, it is—but it’s something that’s bothered me for a while, and I really want to try and understand it. It’s something that I suspect some of you have noticed before, but likely gave it no thought. But did give it some thought. And the more thought I gave...
09:00 2019-08-17

New iPhone design shows lumpy, squarish camera bumps Brace yourself: The new iPhone’s camera bump will soon be bigger and uglier than ever. A report on the design of the new iPhone — which some have speculated will be called the iPhone 11 — shows phones with a similar form factor as current models, but with a camera bump that’s twice as large......
05:26 2019-07-06

Stunning new video shows off Apple’s leaked iPhone 11 design There’s no such thing as a surprise anymore in the smartphone industry. There are simply too many hands in the pie and too much hype surrounding big smartphone launches. As a result, there’s no way that all the people involved with building flagship smartphones can keep things secret. It...
18:13 2019-05-24

'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie delayed to fix nightmare-inducing design Sorry, Sega fans, you'll need to wait a little longer to see the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. Paramount pushed back the release date three months to give the filmmakers "a little more time to make Sonic just right."...
19:39 2019-05-24

Ex-Jaguar designer Ian Callum launches independent design firm Ian Callum left Jaguar after 20 years as its design chief New Warwick-based company comprises 18 experts and will undertake a diverse range of commissions Ex-Jaguar designer Ian Callum has launched a new business venture, just weeks after his high-profile departure from the company’s styling depa...
08:52 2019-07-17

Design Your Own Suit Starting at $299, Including Tailoring and Alterations [Exclusive] Update: The $349 premium suit deal is still available with promo code KINJA19, but now, you can also choose from these seasonal suits for just $299 with the same promo code. The premium suits feature more durable fabrics, but they’ll all look great....
17:39 2019-05-23

New 2020 Toyota Yaris seen testing with mini-Corolla design Peugeot 208 rival's body shape can be seen on new prototype, and it falls into line with family look Toyota will renew its ageing Yaris next year to bring the supermini into line with the rest of its range, and new Nürburgring spy shots give a revealing glimpse of the final design. Sporting a simi...
08:52 2019-07-08

This Website's Deliberately Frustrating Interface Will Make You Appreciate Good Web Design You don’t know what you have until it’s gone is a well-worn cliche, but also an apt description of a web game called User Inyerface, created by design firm Bagaar. It takes all the normal conventions of a website’s user interface and throws them out the window, leaving one of the most user-unfriendl...
21:13 2019-07-05

New video shows Apple’s design for the upcoming iPhone 11 series New video shows Apple’s iPhone 11 design Just two months separate us from the next iPhone launch, but we already have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the iPhone 11 series thanks to a garden variety of leaks. From insiders’ research notes to leaked CAD files and renders based on...
17:26 2019-07-19

The absolute least that Volkswagen could do is to offer this totally bitchin camouflage design to cu The absolute least that Volkswagen could do is to offer this totally bitchin camouflage design to customers for their production ID 3 electric car. According to VW, the car will be arriving in showrooms around the middle of next year, and is meant to usher in a third wave of success for the company,...
04:52 2019-07-10

Mate 30 Pro might feature a daring new design that Samsung wouldn’t attempt A report a few days ago from a trusted Samsung insider revealed that Samsung has been working on smartphone designs unlike anything we’ve ever seen. But the company decided not to go forward with those plans for its next-gen devices. The same leaker then said the Mate 30 Pro, which is easily o...
05:13 2019-07-10

‘Wabi-Sabi’: Kanye and Kim’s $20M house design philosophy explained That speckled, perfectly imperfect cactus planter you bought off Etsy? It’s not twee, it’s “wabi-sabi.” Just ask Kim and Kanye. “You are familiar with the cultural pursuit of wabi-sabi in Japan?” David Letterman asks the rapper-turned-preacher on a tour of the West/Kardashian estate in California fo...
23:39 2019-06-06

Citroen concept's radical wheel design to make production Large wheels are among forward-thinking concept's most prominent design features High-riding 19_19 concept is overtly futuristic, but not entirely unrealistic, according to company boss Linda Jackson The huge wheels of Citroen’s radical 19_19 concept car, built to celebrate the marque’s 100th yea...
04:39 2019-07-19

Samsung finally fixes design flaws on $2K foldable phone Samsung has finally fixed its $2,000 foldable phone — and the solution is jaw-droppingly low-tech. The gadget-maker’s fix: to extend a thin protective layer that covers the screen enough that it can be tucked behind the display area, according to South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency. That minor tweak — ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Google Pixel 4 renders leak showing iPhone 11-like design Google Pixel 3 XLThe Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL aren't due to arrive for many months, but Google is already hard at work on its next-gen flagships. And, while the design still hasn't been finalized, tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer has obtained schematics of one prototype which can be seen in the renders tha...
16:13 2019-06-10

Atari re-opens preorders for latest design for VCS game console Atari has revealed its latest designs for the Atari VCS video game console. Atari CEO Fred Chesnais spoke to me about the latest design in an interview. The new machine will be a Linux-based console with a Ryzen processor from Advance Micro Devices, and it will play both old Atari games as well as n...
10:39 2019-06-11

Final design concepts approved for Pima County Courthouse TUCSON –The final concepts have been approved for the first floor of the historic Pima County Courthouse. The floor will house the visitor’s center as well as the University of Arizona’s Mineral Museum. The cost of the Mineral Museum went up from $10 million to $13.5 million. Pima County Administra...
17:52 2019-08-16

Sheeran design Heinz Ketchup bottle sells for 1,500 pounds Three limited-edition bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup based on the tattoos of British songwriter Ed Sheeran, a dedicated fan of the condiment, sold at auction in London on Thursday, with one going under the hammer for 1,500 pounds ($1,816)....
02:13 2019-08-17

Ford's latest design isn't an F-150 or Ranger. It's the world's first pickup emoji The blue pixelated pickup is on a short-list of candidates for new emojis awaiting approval for use in 2020 that's reviewed by the Unicode Consortium, Ford announced Wednesday, which happened to be world emoji day....
01:39 2019-07-18

A peek at legendary architect John Storyk’s design process John Storyk, the founder of WSDG, an acoustic consulting and A/V integration firm, is a legend in the music world. He’s a world-class architect and acoustic designer whose built recording studios for everyone from Jimi Hendrix to Jay-Z. As someone whose built more than 4,000 audio/video studios, he ...
00:26 2019-05-24

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8: high-tech cabin design shown Volkswagen's eighth-generation Golf will get technology revamp with digital dashboard, but launch is delayed until 2020 Volkswagen has released an interior design sketch for the new Mk8 Golf, showing a distinct evolution of the brand's cabin look and technology. The image, which shows a thorough re...
15:13 2019-05-21

How to use built-in design settings to quickly format an Office document You can spend a long time formatting a Word or Excel document to get just the look you want, or you can create a custom style set and click an option. You'll choose the latter once you give it a try....
03:52 2019-07-20

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 Announced With Refreshed Design The new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 are the long-awaited replacement to the popular QuietComfort 35II, and come with a refreshed design and new features....
09:00 2019-05-30

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations introduced an electronic voucher system to distribute food aid. People are given debit cards loaded with “e-vouchers” that they ca...
15:26 2019-07-01

Jony Ive reportedly felt that Tim Cook wasn’t interested in design Jony Ive's departure was made official last week, but may have begun years ago because of Apple's shift in focus from design to operations, according to the WSJ and Bloomberg. Citing multiple unnamed sources, the reports stated that Ive was "dispirit......
13:00 2019-07-01

Inside Apple's Long Goodbye to Design Chief Jony Ive Jony Ive has been leaving Apple for years. When it was finally made official on Thursday, there was nevertheless hand-wringing about the company's future....
21:52 2019-06-28

Apple design chief Jony Ive is leaving to form his own company Jony Ive, a close collaborator with Steve Jobs whose iPhone fueled Apple’s rise to a $1 trillion company, is leaving to form an independent design company.Read More...
16:26 2019-06-28

Apple's longtime design chief Jony Ive is leaving the company Getty Images/Michael Kovac Jony Ive, Apple's longtime design chief, is leaving the company, the firm announced on Thursday. He will be launching his own independent design company, and Apple will be among its primary clients. This story is developing...NOW WATCH: Facebook's scandals weren't enough f...
06:13 2019-06-28

Apple design chief Sir Jony Ive to leave to form his own company The designer of numerous Macs, the iPod, iPhone and other products computer is leaving Apple after nearly 30 years to form LoveFrom, his own company.       ...
05:39 2019-06-28

Brand new Pixel 4 leak features the same design that Google confirmed Responding to a series of recent leaks that claimed the Pixel 4 would have a square-shaped dual-lens rear camera module, Google shocked fans last week by actually releasing a render of the Pixel 4’s rear design which confirmed the rumors. Since then, a prototype of the phone was spotted in the...
23:13 2019-06-17

Beautiful Scraps: Luxury Design Objects That Started as Leftovers Design companies, including Hermès, are transforming bits of materials left over in their manufacturing processes into covetable trays, glasses and more....
20:13 2019-08-08

Peak Design unveils 'world's most portable and easy to set up tripod' Peak Design is best known for its camera bags, straps and innovative clips that simplify carrying your kit, but the company has now decided to take on a less specialized accessory category: tripods.The Peak Design Travel Tripod has been four years in development, and is described by its maker as the...
20:52 2019-05-21

New 2020 Skoda Octavia: revealing spyshots preview design Skoda’s sales champion moves to a new generation with Superb-inspired design ahead of autumn reveal Skoda’s biggest-selling model will be moving to an all-new generation for 2020, and the most revealing spy images yet show the car’s design with seemingly tiny amounts of disguise. While it initially...
13:00 2019-05-29

OnePlus 7T Pro Alleged Live Images Leaked, Tipping Design Alleged live images of the OnePlus 7T Pro leaks out, it looks similar to the OnePlus 7 Pro but is expected to pack in the upgraded Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus processor....
12:26 2019-08-05

Honor 20 Pro lands with record lens aperture and 'holographic' design Buoyed by the distinct appeal of its phones, the Honor brand was on a roll last year with sales rising double digits in a stagnating market. The phone maker is determined to keep the momentum going with its Honor 20 series that was just officially announced with record lens aperture and brand new lo...
17:26 2019-05-21

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus first look: Design, productivity, creativity, and performance Samsung just announced its yearly Galaxy Note series update with the Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. Expected internal updates were made, along with improvements to the S Pen capability and camera functionality, but a couple things were also thrown out....
00:00 2019-08-08

Big Honor 20/Pro leak reveals design & colors, corroborates specs Although Huawei is having a bit of trouble at the moment, the world’s second-largest smartphone manufacturer has no plans to delay the Honor 20’s announcement. But ahead of tomorrow’s event, a bunch of press renders have leaked showcasing the regular Honor 20 in its entirety. Punch hole display and ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Apple's personnel move might help it design its own modem chips for the iPhone Apple's settlement with Qualcomm back in April finally gave the company a source of 5G modem chips that it could rely on. After paying the chip maker a reported $4.5 billion, Apple received a six-year licensing deal (with options for an additional two years) and a multi-year chip agreement. But the ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Jony Ive felt Apple neglected design under Tim Cook: report The Apple executive responsible for the iconic look of the iPhone left the gadget maker last week after years of feeling that design at Apple had lost its cachet under Tim Cook, a new report claims. Jony Ive, who is credited with the design of the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, had stepped back from....
06:26 2019-07-02

Raytheon, DARPA complete design review for hypersonic weapon Raytheon announced on Monday that it and DARPA finished a successful design review of the Tactical Boost Glide hypersonic weapon, which they say can travel faster than Mach 5 to deliver its payload....
20:26 2019-07-31

Android phones are finally exciting now that there’s no new iPhone design to steal Apple’s new iPhone 11 series handsets are now almost exactly one month away from being announced. If the huge leak from earlier this week turns out to be accurate — and we have every reason to believe it will, considering the source — then the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 1...
16:52 2019-08-09

NASA Announces University Student Design Challenge Winners NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has chosen scholars from The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia, as first and second place winners of the 2018-2019 University Student Design Challenge....
03:01 2019-05-22

Dad of the Year! See Scott Disick Design "the Most Extravagant" Playhouse for His Kids Scott Disick's client list now includes his own children! On Sunday's all-new Flip It Like Disick, the reality star turned house flipper undertook a passion project on behalf of......
05:39 2019-08-12

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may introduce a controversial design change As smartphone design becomes increasingly uniform on the front—with hair-thin bezels and large displays differentiated only by a small notch or a hole-punch—the back still offers plenty of room for creative freedom and experimentation. Unfortunately, as the number of cameras and sensors (and their s...
19:52 2019-05-27

New renders show Apple’s leaked iPhone 11 design from every angle Apple’s upcoming new iPhone 11 series smartphones won’t be the most exciting new handsets of 2019. Not even close. From the front, the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R (if that’s what Apple ends up naming them) will sport a design that looks identical to Apple’s iPhon...
14:39 2019-05-30

New leak says Google built three different Pixel 4 prototypes before settling on a design Remember those gorgeous Pixel 4 renders that showed us a phone featuring a dual-lens hole-punch display on the front, a la Samsung’s Galaxy S10? It turns out that was a real Pixel 4 design prototype, according to a brand new report, although it’s not what Google landed on for the final d...
03:13 2019-06-14

Revised 5 Series to get bold design updates, arrives 2020 Prototypes of the executive model have been testing ahead of its launch next year Prototypes of the facelifted BMW 5 Series have begun testing on public roads ahead of a planned introduction in mid-2020. Although it's still heavily disguised, the updated executive model will clearly receive a bolde...
09:13 2019-07-23

Tim Cook fumes at report claiming that he seems disinterested in product design Yesterday we passed along a story that was published in The Wall Street Journal that gave an unflattering look at what is happening at Apple. The report basically said that design chief Jony Ive left Apple because CEO Tim Cook is not interested in product design. Cook replaced Steve Jobs twice as CE...
06:52 2019-07-03

Sustainable art and design: How Calgary artists, entrepreneurs are repurposing and upcycling Whether sustainability was their main objective or not, Calgarians have come up with a variety of ways to upcycle and repurpose everything from skateboards to skulls....
18:26 2019-07-31

New leak teases Samsung’s overhauled Galaxy Note 10 design Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 is one of the most hotly anticipated Android handsets of the second half of the year, and the number of Note 10 leaks is increasing steadily as we approach its early August launch. We already saw renders showing the purported design of both the Note 10 and Note 10 Pro ...
20:13 2019-06-13

Walter Gropius' daring but doomed 'Bauhaus in the trees' design The Bauhaus mastermind was 85 years old when he agreed to design a new residency for the German ambassador in Buenos Aires. It was one of his last projects and among his best. The only problem — it never got built....
14:26 2019-07-02

Google just revealed the Pixel 4’s design, including two rear cameras In a surprise announcement, Google posted a tweet showing off the design of the upcoming Pixel 4. The tweet shows a square camera module on the back with two cameras, a depth sensor, and an LED flash. Well, since there seems to be some interest, here you go! Wait 'til you see what it can do. #Pixel4...
02:26 2019-06-13

Chinese Smartphone Maker Rewards Staff With Stock After Fortune 500 Ranking Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi doled out stock awards to its more than 20,000 employees to commemorate its first-time inclusion in the Fortune 500 list of the world’s largest companies by revenue....
15:39 2019-07-23

5 photo book print services to turn your smartphone photos into memories Thanks to smartphones and their increasingly higher quality cameras, today we’re taking more pictures than ever. From our meals to our trips around the world, almost any moment that’s at least a tad interesting gets captured and stored in our phones. However, besides the shots we deem worthy of bein...
17:26 2019-05-21

Sony wants to 'transform' its smartphone business by neglecting a huge part of the world After laying off hundreds of European employees, shutting down a major Chinese factory, shipping an all-time low number of devices during the first three months of the year, and reportedly preparing another massive round of firings, Sony's mobile business is essentially hanging by a thread. In fact,...
17:26 2019-05-21

Apple in advanced talks to buy Intel's smartphone-modem chip business: WSJ Apple Inc is in advanced talks to buy chipmaker Intel Corp's smartphone-modem chip business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
01:13 2019-07-23

Apple in Advanced Talks to Buy Intel's Smartphone-Modem Chip Business Apple is in advanced talks to buy Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business, a move that would jump-start the iPhone maker’s push to take control of developing the critical components powering its devices....
00:52 2019-07-23

Apple in advanced talks to buy Intel's smartphone-modem chip business - WSJ Apple Inc is in advanced talks to buy chipmaker Intel Corp's smartphone-modem chip business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:39 2019-07-23

Xiaomi tops Indian smartphone market for eighth straight quarter Xiaomi has now been India’s top smartphone seller for eight straight quarters. The company has become a constant headache for Samsung in the world’s second largest smartphone market as sales have slowed pretty much everywhere else in the world. The Chinese electronics giant shipped 10.4...
00:39 2019-08-14

Google says its app store will continue to work for existing Huawei smartphone owners Google said today that existing users of Huawei Android devices can continue to use Google Play app store, offering some relief to tens of millions of users worldwide even as it remains unclear if the Chinese tech giant will be able to use the fully-functioning version of Android in its future pho...
14:39 2019-05-21

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the African continent and is gearing up for an initial public offering in China. Now, its Chinese peer Vivo is following its shadow to this burgeoning part of t...
18:26 2019-07-31

Best smartphone 2019: iPhone, OnePlus, Samsung and Huawei compared and ranked Our updated list of the top iOS and Android mobile phones – at the best prices right now Need a new smartphone but don’t know which one is the very best? Here’s a guide comparing the current top-end smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus and others to help you pick the best handset for you...
16:00 2019-08-04

Apple just acquired the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion It won’t come as much of a surprise since the news leaked the other day, but it’s nevertheless a hugely important move on Apple’s part: the company confirmed on Thursday afternoon that it will acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion. The deal ...
20:39 2019-07-31

Realme 5 confirmed to be company’s 64MP quad-camera flagship smartphone Realme has been teasing the existence of its upcoming flagship since a while. Today, we get official confirmation that it will be called the Realme 5.Realme has a fairly simple naming scheme with the models having just a cardinal number acting as the main flagship, followed by a Pro and a Lite varia...
11:39 2019-08-07

Apple decision forces Intel to auction its smartphone modem patents Intel confirmed plans to exit the smartphone business a few months ago, but news about the auction of its smartphone modem assets emerged only today. The announcement follows Apple's decision to buy 5G smartphone modems from Qualcomm rather than Intel. Although the US company said it will continue t...
18:39 2019-06-27

This Samsung smartphone tops Apple iPhones as America’s favorite Samsung Galaxy 9 edged out Apple iPhones as U.S. wireless users' favorite smartphone according the American Customer Satisfaction Index.       ...
20:39 2019-08-17

China's Huawei fights consumer fears at Thai smartphone expo Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies battled back against consumer worries at a major smartphone expo in Thailand over the weekend, bringing in an army of salespeople to fight perceptions that a U.S. blacklist would hobble its phones....
10:52 2019-06-03

Japan restricts chip smartphone materials exports to South Korea Companies like Samsung will likely be affected by the new export controls, which followed a series of court rulings demanding that Japan pay compensation to victims of forced labor during WWII....
15:00 2019-07-01

Ericsson comes up with super high-tech anti-smartphone-theft solution Over the past few years, manufacturers have made great strides to discourage smartphone theft. These are usually locking mechanisms, which block the phone from ever being used by someone else than its user — either through biometric scanners or the good old passcode. And if a thief tries to reset yo...
12:52 2019-06-18

Samsung's next rugged smartphone leaks in full ahead of its June launch Once every two years, Samsung launches a mid-range Galaxy rugged smartphone, as part of the Xcover series, and 2019 is the year that the South Korean company is expected to released a new device.However, the new phone is unlikely to be a major upgrade over the Galaxy Xcover 4 predecessor, especially...
16:00 2019-06-05

Best smartphone 2019: iPhone, Huawei, Samsung and OnePlus compared and ranked Our updated list of the top iOS and Android mobile phones – at the best prices right now Need a new smartphone but don’t know which one is the very best? Here’s a guide comparing the current top-end smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus and others to help you pick the best handset for you...
13:13 2019-06-10

Xiaomi, Samsung Missing Undecided Smartphone Buyers in India: techARC Xiaomi and Samsung are focusing on users who are looking for smartphones within respective brands and not the ones who are undecided, a new report said on Monday....
19:26 2019-07-08

Russia to investigate Philips for alleged smartphone price fixing - TASS Russia's anti-monopoly service has opened an investigation into the Russian subsidiary of Dutch technology company Philips for alleged smartphone price fixing, TASS news agency cited the deputy head of the watchdog as saying on Thursday. (Reporting by Polina Ivanova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editin...
13:26 2019-06-06

Huawei insists global smartphone production levels are 'normal', at least for the time being There's been much ado about Huawei's tough road ahead as key US partners and major parts suppliers are prepared to turn their backs on the world's second-largest smartphone vendor at the end of a 90-day reprieve granted shortly after President Trump's announcement of a potentially business-ending ba...
14:00 2019-06-05

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
18:00 2019-05-29

Without Wires or Bluetooth, This Case Lets You Add Buttons and Scroll Wheels to Your Smartphone It won’t be long before smartphones ditch every last physical button, but is that necessarily a good thing? Fewer components in a device means more profit for manufacturers, but users are left having to learn awkward touchscreen gestures to compensate. Researchers at Columbia University are bringing...
22:13 2019-06-12

Major smartphone chipmaker says new Huawei OS could impact its sales short term The company that manufacturers many of the chips used in smartphones, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is going to be impacted in the short term by the ban that prevents Huawei from sourcing parts and software in the U.S. The company previously had stated that Huawei's placement on ...
08:52 2019-06-06

25 tiny design features that show Apple's incredible attention to detail Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Apple's fascination with detail presents itself in subtle ways throughout the company's product line, from the Mac to the iPhone and Apple Watch. Here's a look at our favorite design elements that highlight the company's close attention to detail. Visit Business Insi...
03:39 2019-06-18

Mitsubishi weighs new Canadian engineering design center in Montreal -source Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, is weighing the creation of a new engineering design center in Montreal, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, in a move fueled by the company's planned acquisition of Bombardier's CRJ regional jet business....
23:13 2019-06-27

UK design student creates a smart chest binder for trans people A UK design student created a smart wearable that could make chest binding safer, easier and more comfortable for transgender men and non-binary people. Chest binding is the act of flattening one's breasts using a tight garment in order to make the c......
17:39 2019-06-17

Bird modestly says its 'swanlike' new design is the Ford Model T of electric scooters Bird's new electric scooter is smart looking, with no visible screws and a more streamlined design than its predecessor, but it might not be quite as game-changing as its creator suggests.Bird Two will soon become part of the company's flock of shared e-scooters, and has been dubbed "the M...
20:52 2019-08-02

Hitman Documentary Explores The Developers' Struggles, Triumphs, And Design Tricks YouTube channel NoClip’s multi-part documentary series on Hitman wrapped up this week. Over the course of four videos, series creator Danny O’Dwyer looked into how Hitman returned to its gameplay roots after 2012’s Absolution, how the breakup with Square Enix affected series developer Io Interactive...
19:39 2019-08-09

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
10:26 2019-05-22

NTSB chair expects to unveil recommendations on FAA design certification issues U.S. National Transportation Safety Board chairman Robert Sumwalt told Congress on Wednesday his agency would outline recommendations on the Federal Aviation Administration's airplane design certification procedures by late September....
23:26 2019-07-24

Sonos and Ikea’s Symfonisk wireless speakers are a symphony of sound and design Sonos and Ikea’s Symfonisk collaboration took a lot of people by surprise when it was announced earlier this year, but the match-up is less unlikely than it might appear at first glance. Ikea’s entire mission has been delivering practical, quality design concepts at price points that ar...
18:26 2019-07-31

Internationally Known: Essence Celebrates Its Global Impact With Serena Williams and a New Design At this point in time, Essence is an American classic, beloved by those of us who grew up with the magazine atop the coffee tables of our mothers, aunties, grandmothers, big sisters, and now, ourselves. But on the heels of the 25th annual Essence Festival, and as the magazine approaches its 50th bir...
05:13 2019-08-07

Mitsubishi weighs new Canadian engineering design center in Montreal: source Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, is weighing the creation of a new engineering design center in Montreal, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, in a move fueled by the company's planned acquisition of Bombardier's CRJ regional jet business....
00:26 2019-06-28

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete step toward making its ambitions a reality. On Thursday, NASA chose 11 companies to develop concepts an...
14:33 2019-05-21

PowerPoint gains an AI-powered presenter coach and beefed-up design suggestions Microsoft's new PowerPoint Designer features aim to boost productivity, align employees with brand style, and provide real-time public speaking suggestions.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

An Appreciation of the Postal Mailbox—and How Its Latest Design Diminishes the Magic of Mail Depending on where you live, you may have noticed a new type of mailbox appearing on your local streets. At first glance, they look like the same signature blue boxes with rounded tops that the United States Postal Service has been using for decades. But if you try to mail a letter in one of them, y...
18:00 2019-06-18

Top Samsung insider teases some big Galaxy Note 10 design changes we didn’t see coming Samsung is widely expected to launch two different versions of the Galaxy Note 10 this summer, with each one getting a 5G version of its own. In total, four Note 10 variants will hit stores at some point in August, as Samsung is looking to replicate the sales success of the Galaxy S10 series. But wh...
16:00 2019-05-21

Apple updates MacBook Pro with 8-core option, revised keyboard design Apple's pro-grade laptop received another set of internal bumps today, designed to improve performance of both chips and the troubled butterfly keyboard.Read More...
01:39 2019-05-22

Nike cancels Puerto Rico-homage sneaker with Panama design PANAMA CITY (AP) — Nike won’t release a version of its Air Force 1 shoe meant to celebrate Puerto Rico, after an indigenous group in Panama noted one of its traditional designs was used. A Nike statement Tuesday says that “we apologize for the inaccurate representation of the design orig...
02:39 2019-05-22

Apple Shares Fall as Design Chief Jony Ive Plans Exit Apple Inc. shares ticked lower after the iPhone maker said its design chief Jony Ive is leaving the company later this year to form his own independent design firm....
18:13 2019-06-28

Boeing Built Deadly Assumptions Into 737 Max, Blind to a Late Design Change A system that doomed two flights was expected to engage only rarely and originally used two sensors. Critical decisions were based on those factors even when they no longer applied, employees said....
19:13 2019-06-01

Google’s secretive chip design team just lost three prominent members With each passing year, Apple takes hardware performance on the iPhone to the next level, a feat made possible by the series of A-x chips the company designs in-house. Specifically, Apple’s A-x processors can be engineered and customized to run far more efficiently than what we’d otherwi...
16:00 2019-05-21

Huawei P30 review: Triple rear cameras and lovely design for hundreds less than the P30 Pro While much of the focus has been on the periscope telephoto camera of the P30 Pro, you can save a couple hundred dollars on the P30 and still have a very capable triple camera system. It's easier to handle, has a headphone jack, and a flat display so it may be favored over the other two P30 models....
16:00 2019-05-28

Amino acids make beautiful music to design novel protein structures There's an app for that: Android users can now create their own bio-based musical compositions. Nearly seven years ago, MIT scientists mapped the molecular structure of proteins in spider silk threads onto musical theory to produce the "sound" of silk in hopes of establishing a radical new way to ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Indoor plant sales boom, reflecting urbanisation and design trends Millennials’ desire to nurture and care for something also contribute to riseIndoor plants sales are booming as a result of urbanisation, interior design trends and millennials’ desire to have something to nurture and care for.According to experts, the rise in sales of indoor plants and plant access...
22:26 2019-08-11

Galaxy Note 10+ design and specs confirmed in leaked Samsung documentation Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 10 series on August 7th in New York, but as was the case with previous Galaxy S and Note releases, the handset won’t be a secret when it launches next month. That’s because everything about the Note 10 was leaked well ahead of the press event, includin...
18:39 2019-07-11

Apple and Samsung smartwatches look utterly boring next to this company’s crazy new design Smartwatch designs from companies that aren’t Apple or Samsung are starting to get pretty trippy these days, with new concepts emerging that seem to have more of a science fiction provenance than a desire to simply combine the functionality of a timepiece with a connected display. We’re ...
22:52 2019-07-22

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
13:13 2019-05-22

Apple offers free MacBook repairs after admitting design flaw Apple has admitted that issues affecting MacBook keyboards are caused by a design flaw and not users, and is offering free repairs for certain models....
13:13 2019-05-22

Ford's director of global strategic design, David Woodhouse, resigns Woodhouse, who had been with the company for 20 years, helped turn around Lincoln by crafting the luxury brand's new "quiet flight" design philosophy....
00:13 2019-06-09

This crazy Samsung design with a pull-out screen might hint at a big overhaul for the Galaxy S11 Samsung is on the cusp of several major announcements at the moment, including the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 10 series set for next month at the Unpacked event as well as the new release date supposedly coming any day now for the company’s second try at a foldable phone. Early next year, me...
17:13 2019-07-15

Curvy High Line condo by Zaha Hadid gets new interior design Interior designer Eric Cohler did the interiors of a second condo at 520 W. 28th St., the building designed by late starchitect Zaha Hadid. The four-bedroom home is on the market for $12.5 million. At 3,840 square feet, it comes with 162 square feet of outdoor space. The home features Hadid’s signat...
06:13 2019-05-23

Leak reveals this upcoming new Android will have a far more daring design than the Galaxy Note 10 The Galaxy Note 10 will be the first Android flagship to launch in the second half of the year, beating its rivals by at least a couple of months. But October will bring us a bunch of exciting new Android handsets, including the Pixel 4 and the Mate 30 Pro. The latter will launch regardless of wheth...
01:39 2019-07-13

HP: Product design must reflect rapid Asian urbanisation, changing demographics Asia's growing population needs to have a bigger voice in the global development of new products, which also will need to cater to the region's increasingly young workforce and change in consumption from transactions to subscriptions....
06:13 2019-07-12

Chip design drastically reduces energy needed to compute with light MIT researchers have developed a novel “photonic” chip that uses light instead of electricity — and consumes relatively little power in the process. The chip could be used to process massive neural networks millions of times more efficiently than today’s classical computers do. Neural networks ar...
20:52 2019-06-05

Officials say Harriet Tubman $20 bill design could never have been ready for 2020, report says Earlier reports said Treasury Secretary Mnuchin delayed the $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman, but some officials said it was never going to be ready for 2020....
22:00 2019-07-15

How Geeky Mechanics Use Motion Capture to Design Perfect-Fitting Bikes We ride bikes not just because they’re fun, but because they’re efficient. They enable us to use our body power to propel us forward far faster than our pathetic, floppy feet ever could. Efficiency, though, is only as good as the fit.Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

MacBook Pro teardown dives into Apple’s efforts to improve its keyboard design After years of controversy and deserved criticism, Apple earlier this week introduced a refreshed MacBook Pro with a slightly tweaked design that, we can only hope, will address longstanding complaints about the butterfly-switch keyboard originally introduced in 2016. At this point, it’s been ...
04:00 2019-05-25

Arm launches Flexible Access business model for agile chip design Arm is launching its Flexible Access business model that allows chip designers to experiment with different chip designs before they have to pay.Read More...
22:52 2019-07-16

Apple reportedly shifting to new keyboard design in 2019/2020 MacBooks Apple is set to replace the technology underlying the keyboards found in its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro computers, according to a new report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via 9to5Mac). Kuo is frequently accurate in his predictions, which are sourced from within Apple’s supply chain and te...
00:26 2019-07-05

Twitter launches its faster, cleaner design, including new color themes We’ve been hearing rumblings of a redesigned Twitter.com for months, but it’s finally here. The social network today revealed its new look – designed to better line up with its mobile apps – is rolling out to users today. Woah, what’s this? A shiny new https://t.co/q4wnE46fGs for desktop? Yup. IT’S ...
23:26 2019-07-15

More leaks show the purported design of Huawei’s upcoming Galaxy killer The Huawei Mate 30 Pro will certainly be one of the most important flagships hitting stores in the second half of the year, regardless of what happens with the Huawei ban in the United States. Its predecessor made waves last fall, offering buyers a few features that weren’t available on other ...
18:00 2019-07-04

Police-created smartphone app adds anti-groping feature to scare off molesters Women are downloading the "Digi Police" smartphone app developed by Japanese police to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains.        ...
19:26 2019-05-22

Next round of T-Mobile Tuesdays offers will include a nifty smartphone accessory for free The nation's highest-rated major carrier in terms of customer satisfaction probably owes a large part of that popularity to its very competitive service rates, aggressive deals, and programs like T-Mobile Tuesdays, the latter of which is designed to reward the loyalty of Magenta's subscribers with w...
08:52 2019-06-06

Samsung dongle leak suggests the smartphone maker is killing the headphone jack As with most other dongles, Samsung's doesn't offer much to see. Is the smartphone maker joining Apple, Google and others in killing the cord?       ...
17:13 2019-08-02

Fitch: Samsung stands to benefit from U.S. sanctions against Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei Samsung Electronics could take advantage of U.S. sanctions against Huawei, the Chinese smartphone giant that has become its chief rival in the global smartphone market....
14:26 2019-05-27

Indian online smartphone shipment segment is up by 17%, offline market sees 4% decline The Indian online smartphone shipment rate has seen a 17% YoY growth in Q1 2019 while the offline smartphone market shipment declined by 4%. This is according to a new Counterpoint Research report, which states that online sales drove the segment to capture its highest ever market share.If we look a...
13:26 2019-06-21

Palm opens pre-orders for its standalone smartphone, offers free leather case After launching the Palm Phone as a companion to your smartphone back in November, the US company decided that it would have been better to offer it as a standalone phone. In early April, Verizon started to sell the Palm Phone as a standalone smartphone, so you wouldn't need a second phone.Today, th...
16:26 2019-06-18

Palm's $5 smartphone plan: A cellphone bill cheaper than a Netflix subscription US Mobile has partnered with the cellphone maker Palm to create a cheap smartphone plan starting at just $5 per month. Unlimited plans start at $20.       ...
16:39 2019-08-16

Canon Stuck a Smartphone Lens Into a Flash Drive For This Tiny Clip-on Camera Now that the optics and sensors in smartphones produce images on par with what you’d get from an affordable point and shoot camera, Canon has decided to just go with the flow and build a tiny barebones shooter that looks about as small as a USB flash drive that it’s decided to bring to life via crow...
17:13 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-Apple in advanced talks to buy Intel's smartphone-modem chip business - WSJ Apple Inc is in advanced talks to buy chipmaker Intel Corp's smartphone-modem chip business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:39 2019-07-23

Huawei unveils smartphone OS to rival Google’s Android amid worldwide mistrust Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insulate itself against U.S. sanctions....
21:13 2019-08-09

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone Coming to Flipkart, Teaser Tips The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is set to launch in India on May 27, and now a post confirms it will be sold on Flipkart. The Black Shark 2 is a gaming smartphone launched earlier this year in China....
09:39 2019-05-25

Honor 20, hands on: A high-quality mid-range smartphone, with complications courtesy of Huawei The Honor 20 is a competent mid-range smartphone that compares well to similarly priced competition. The Huawei connection is the only factor that might give prospective buyers pause for thought....
17:39 2019-07-10

Honor eyes 4.5m smartphone sales in Middle East and African markets this year Huawei’s sub-brand Honor seeks to double its smartphone sales to more than 4.5m units in the Middle East and Africa region this year compared to last year and strengthen its market position. “We have exceeded two million units last year and expected to grow more than 100 per cent ...
09:26 2019-07-23

Smartphone protective case maker Zagg hires bank to explore options Zagg Inc, a U.S. manufacturer of protective cases for smartphones and tablets, said on Tuesday it had retained Bank of America Corp to explore "strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value."...
09:26 2019-08-07

This Software Can Unwarp Your Friends' Distorted Faces in Wide Angle Smartphone Photos The wide-angle camera lenses that have become more prevalent in smartphones are great for capturing shots of large groups of people—assuming you’re not one of the people near the edges or corners of the photo whose face ends up getting unflatteringly warped. Computational photography researchers hav...
22:13 2019-06-12

Honor 20 Lite review: Budget smartphone with good cameras, but competition is fierce Honor's entry-level 20-series handset offers decent battery life and performance, good cameras and plenty of internal storage. Among the downsides are Micro-USB for charging and an LCD rather than OLED screen....
19:26 2019-05-21

Huawei's troubles could hurt the entire smartphone market, leading to another shipment decline After putting on a brave face for the last few weeks and insisting the Chinese company is prepared for whatever US President Trump might throw at it down the line, Huawei has finally acknowledged its incredible recent rise through the ranks of the world's largest smartphone vendors is likely to slow...
16:39 2019-06-03

Brand new Pixel 4 leak shows the display design and new mint color option After a series of leaks revealed the Pixel 4’s purported design, suggesting the phone will look a lot like the iPhone 11 when it comes to rear camera’s design and placement, Google posted a teaser image of the unannounced handset (above), practically confirming all these leaks. Since the...
15:26 2019-06-21

Samsung officially unveils new rugged phone with modern software and archaic design If you don't remember Samsung's Galaxy Xcover line of mid-range smartphones with robust designs, respectable specifications, and reasonable price points... we can't say we blame you. The rugged Android handset family never enjoyed the same aggressive advertising treatment as the company's flagships ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Qualcomm, Samsung and Intel have invested in a company that can speed up custom chip design Last month, when U.K. chip design firm ARM Holdings announced that it was cutting ties with Huawei (the company includes some U.S. technology in its designs), it put the spotlight on a company that normally gets very little notoriety from the mainstream media. ARM's architecture (aka instruction set...
04:39 2019-06-09

'Radical' Galaxy Note 10 design was scrapped, but don't hold your breath for a headphone jack If history is any indication, we're still several months away from a Galaxy Note 10 announcement most likely to take place ahead of the IFA trade show sometime in August. Obviously, that's not stopping the rumor mill from churning story after story regarding possible changes and upgrades prepared by...
22:39 2019-05-31

Our current technology success metrics are broken: a call for healthier design habits Leading UX thinkers publish a manifesto of sorts, urging less clutter and a more minimalist approach to technology. 'Discussions around our unhealthy relationship with technology are becoming mainstream.'...
19:52 2019-06-08

Kawhi Leonard Sues Nike, Says They Stole Control Of His Original Logo Design Kawhi Leonard has sued Nike, the apparel company with whom he recently ended an endorsement contract, over control of the “Klaw” logo used to identify his branded merchandise. Kawhi says he provided the logo to Nike, and that Nike’s claim to ownership of the logo is based upon an underhanded move to...
05:39 2019-06-04

Leaked Galaxy Note 10 press renders reveal the final design of the phone With less than a month to go before Samsung officially pulls back the curtain on the Galaxy Note 10 at an Unpacked event in NYC, the final design of the flagship device has leaked online. On Wednesday, both Twitter leaker Ishan Agarwal and WinFuture’s Roland Quandt shared what they claim are p...
20:13 2019-07-10

Huge Google Pixel 4 leak reveals major camera and design details Yesterday’s early look at the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL design may have surprised many, but today YouTuber Lewis Hilsenteger from Unbox Therapy has provided some further details about the flagships and also gone hands-on with case models for the devices. Before reading ahead, though, do take into accou...
05:00 2019-06-12

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ hands-on pictures leak, confirming design change With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 inching closer, we're pretty confident in saying that Samsung's phablet flagship has (once again) been thoroughly leaked to death well ahead of its official release. We already know that the Note 10 will have a selfie hole-punch camera, much like the S10...
13:26 2019-06-28

The new 2020 Corvette Stingray revealed. Guns for Ferrari with Chevy's first mid-engine design The base version of the sports car will punch out 495 horsepower, 40 more than the seventh-generation car and enough to launch it from 0 to 60 in "less than three seconds" when equipped with an optional performance package, the automaker claims....
05:26 2019-07-19

Apple Design Chief, Steve Jobs' Confidant, To Leave And Start Own Firm Jony Ive, a close creative collaborator with Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs whose iPhone and other designs fueled Apple's rise to a $1 trillion company, will leave later this year to form an......
05:13 2019-06-28

Possible real-life Pixel 4 photo leak shows Google’s controversial new design Google’s Pixel 4 won’t be the best-selling Android smartphone of 2019. In fact, Samsung might have sold more Galaxy S10 phones during the series’ first month of availability than Google’s Pixel 4 series will sell over its entire lifespan. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL also won&r...
17:39 2019-07-22

Slug slime to hexagonal frying pans: How design inspiration can come from unexpected places You don't need an iconic design guru like Jony Ive to come up with all the design ideas, but you do need to be prepared to take a new look at things and make the most of the materials available....
15:52 2019-07-23

Pokémon T-Shirt Contest Winner Disqualified, Design Pulled From Upcoming Game Earlier this week, Japanese clothing company Uniqlo announced Chinese artist Li Wen Pei had won its UT Grand Prix contest for designing Pokémon T-shirts. He was set to win $10,000 and have his design featured in Pokémon Sword and Shield, set to come to Switch later this year. Uniqlo now says Wen Pei...
10:39 2019-05-24