Fuschia to overthrow Android
Published in News

I'm just sitting watching flowers in the rain

The Android operating system is set to be phased out over the next couple of years.

Huawei officially announces 12nm Kirin 710 SoC
Published in Mobiles

With four Cortex-A73 and four Cortex-A53 cores

Huawei has now officially announced its newest 12nm Kirin 710 SoC, which will bring a decent single- and multi-core performance boost, GPU boost and more.

Nokia X5 gets officially announced in China
Published in Mobiles

Helio P60 SoC and 5.86-inch HD+ screen

HMD Global has announced its latest Nokia mid-range smartphone, the Nokia X5, which is also known as the Nokia 5.1 Plus. Available only in China, at least for now, it comes with rather impressive specifications for a mid-range smartphone.

Alphabet brings balloon internet to Kenya
Published in Cloud

Loony Tunes? We don't think so

A division of Alphabet – Google's parent company – has struck a deal with Telkom Kenya to bring the internet to people of the country.

Nest man leaves the nest
Published in IoT

Flies to roost under Google's wing

The CEO of Nest is stepping down from that position as the fledgling company becomes integrated with Google.

Samsung readies its foldable phone
Published in Mobiles

And so it comes to pass

We've already reported on Samsung's plans to create a  mobile phone with a foldable screen, but now it looks like it will be released in 2019.

HTC axes 1,500 people
Published in Mobiles

Restructures business

Troubled Taiwanese manufacturer HTC has laid off 1,500 members of its staff as it continues to restructure its business.

Government pushes to ban smartphones in schools
Published in Mobiles

Phoney war breaks out

A senior minister in Theresa May's fragile UK government said schools should ban the use of mobile phones.

Samsung unveils the new Chromebook Plus (V2)
Published in Mobiles

Decent hardware and built-in pen

Samsung has unveiled its new version of the Chromebook Plus 2-in-1 convertible with a hardware upgrade, and built-in pen, so it is quite a shame it runs on Chrome OS.

Asus ROG Phone crawls to the top of benchmark charts
Published in Mobiles

Thanks to an overclocked Snapdragon 845 SoC

Early benchmarks of the Asus ROG phone put it at the top of benchmark charts, which does not come as a surprise considering it uses binned Snapdragon 845 SoCs which can run at 2.96GHz.