Category Archives: Mobile Devices

Samsung may not be alone in supplying future iPhone OLED displays

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Should smartphones with OLED displays really take off, Apple won’t be short on suppliers as another company is reportedly betting big on producing the high-end displays. Electronics giant LG is reportedly investing a whopping $3.56 billion into one of its factories to produce OLED smartphone screens with hopes of becoming a secondary supplier for Apple, […]

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Nice phone Essential, but why is there a hole in the screen?

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Andy Rubin’s Essential smartphone has made its splashy, highly saturated debut, and the phone looks like a pretty stunning piece of kit in press images (most things in press images do). But the question I can’t shake is why it has a large-ish hole in the display. This is a cutout for the front-facing camera, […]

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New iPhone 8 images show fingerprint scanner will be built into the screen

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Some years Apple does a decent job of keeping its upcoming handsets secret, but this year isn’t one of them. We’ve had a steady stream of leaks and today there’s both a CAD image and shots of the iPhone 8 in a case, revealing that – as has been rumored – the fingerprint scanner will […]

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The iPhone 8 could come with its own AI chip built in

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All the biggest tech firms in the world are battling for superiority in the field of artificial intelligence, and it seems that Apple’s next move will be to fit a dedicated AI processor inside its iPhones and other hardware, adding a serious performance boost to its automated algorithms. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that the chip […]

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Is Gionee's four-eyed camera phone as good as it seems?

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Having a camera on your smartphone isn’t much of a luxury anymore. Even dual lens systems are becoming less novel by the day. But what if your phone had four cameras? This very phone exists in the form of the Gionee S10, which will release in China soon. It will have two cameras (20MP + […]

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Vodafone SIM only deals are super cheap this weekend: 25GB for just £13 per month

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We’ve just got wind of some scorching new Vodafone SIM only deals from Mobiles.co.uk – and we wanted you to be the first to know about them. Unlike a lot of low-cost SIM only deals on the market, we’re not talking about trifling amounts of data, calls and texts here. The three tariffs on offer […]

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Riley raises $3.1M to help real estate agents rate and respond to their leads

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Businesses usually spend lots of time and money trying of attract potential customers. Now a startup called Riley aims to help them prioritize those sales leads. Riley was part of the winter class at Y Combinator. (In fact, CEO Daniel Ahmadizadeh said he and his co-founder Helson Taveras applied several times with different products and ideas before […]

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Android co-founder's new phone reveal teased for Tuesday

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Two months after teasing a mysterious new handset, high-profile startup Essential could be just days away from unveiling its debut phone. Started by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, Essential has let loose the first tweet on its official Twitter profile, announcing that “something big” is expected to go down this coming Tuesday, May 30. Hi, welcome […]

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Tips for mastering Magikarp Jump, the next Pokémon masterpiece

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Nearly two decades after the release of the original Pokémon Red and Blue in the U.S., the Pokémon company has come out with another true masterpiece. It’s called Magikarp Jump, which came out for iOS and Android earlier today. It’s about training Magikarp, the most beloved Pokémon in the universe, to jump as hard as […]

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Cloak & Dagger is a newly-discovered Android exploit that lets hackers hide malicious activity

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Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology have released a full report on a new attack vector that affects Android up to version 7.1.2. The exploit, called Cloak & Dagger, uses Android’s design and screen behaviors against users, effectively hiding activity behind various app-generated interface elements that lets a hacker grab screen interactions and hide activity […]

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