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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Doing worse than expected
The fruity tax-doging cargo-cult Apple has been forced to slash its orders for the iPhone 7 family because it is not doing as well as it expected.
2x A73, 4X A53 and 4X A35
MediaTek has started making rather unique chips and its strategy was even followed by some of its competition. Helio X20 / X25 was the world’s first deca-core SoC that did a decent job, but Helio X30 again packs deca-core with an impressive alignment.