Snapdragon 855 Plus announced
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 15 July 2019 16:18

Snapdragon 855 Plus announced


Gaming phones and VR target

Qualcomm has decided to announce an updated version of its flagship Snapdragon 855 7nm chip. It is simply called Snapdragon 855 Plus. The CPU is about four percent faster while the GPU gets a saucy 15 percent boost. It is clear that gaming phone manufacturers and VR enthusiast platform builders will be all over it.

Phone users are not bothering to upgrade
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Wednesday, 24 April 2019 12:39

Phone users are not bothering to upgrade


Old style is still the best

A report from Verizon has confirmed that smartphone users are hanging on to their old phones much longer.

Motorola offers slimmer bezels, bigger displays, and larger batteries
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Moto G7 looks rather good for the price

Motorola is releasing three versions of the Moto G7 this year: the G7, the G7 Power, and the G7 Play. A fourth, more powerful G7 Plus model, will also be released internationally. These new devices offer slimmer bezels, bigger displays, and larger batteries than their predecessors.

New material could be the future of phones
Published in News
Friday, 01 February 2019 11:04

New material could be the future of phones


More bendy than an iPhone and can turn electromagnetic waves into electricity

Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created super-thin, bendy materials that absorb wireless internet and other electromagnetic waves in the air and turn them into electricity.

AMS develops behind-screen optical sensor for phones
Published in Mobiles

Sensors for a larger display

AMS has developed a light and infrared proximity sensor that can sit behind a smartphone’s screen, reducing the area required for such sensors and so allowing for a larger display.

Xiaomi all set for UK launch
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Tuesday, 23 October 2018 22:44

Xiaomi all set for UK launch


Watch out for a hands on

As previously reported on Fudzilla, mobile phone firm Xiaomi is ready to introduce its products into the UK and European markets and kick out the jams.

Phone vendors are not updating their Linux kernels
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Pop goes the kernel

Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman has warned that despite developer efforts, security problems can persist thanks to outside vendors beyond their control.

HTC has its biggest drop in sales for two years
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Just getting worse

HTC has been struggling to stay competitive for years now with its Android handsets and virtual-reality headsets, but it has just reported itsbiggest drop in sales for two years.

Samsung’s chip earnings cover all manner of sins
Published in PC Hardware


Note 7 and bribery scandal can be safely glossed over

Samsung might have been having a trying time this year, but at least none of it appears to have kicked it too hard in the bottom line.

Nokia phones are back from the dead
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Friday, 02 December 2016 11:36

Nokia phones are back from the dead


This time they’re not stopping, they’ve brought some corn for popping

Nokia-branded mobile phones are on sale, once again, and can be seen on the Finnish company's website.