At CES 2017 held in Las Vegas from January 5-8, Huawei’s Honor 6X smartphone was on display. Built for the cost-conscious yet uncompromising Internet-minded millennial, the Honor 6X is the perfect technological budget beast, according to Huawei, which hopes to overtake its rivals to become the top smartphone manufacturer in the world. The Honor 6X features an innovative dual-lens rear camera offering a wide aperture range (F/0.95-F/16) that gives all the latitude to unleash your creative potential. Embodying the “Double…

Apple dismiss safety concerns after iPhones combust in China

Written on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 11:18
US electronic giants Apple have shrugged off safety concerns over its iPhones following reports that a number of phones spontaneously combusted while being used or charged. It is reported that in one incident an iPhone actually exploded which left the back of the phone and battery completely blackened. A consumer watchdog in Shanghai disclosed details of at least eight incidents which have been reported in relation to iPhones catching fire, combusting or exploding in China. However, Apple dismissed safety concerns…
Mobile device adoption in the workplace is not yet mature, found a recent survey from Gartner, Inc. Although 80 percent of workers surveyed received one or more corporate-issued devices, desktops are still the most popular corporate device among businesses, with more than half of workers receiving corporate-issued desktop PCs. The survey findings are based on the 2016 Gartner Personal Technologies Study, which was conducted from June to August 2016 among 9,592 respondents in the U.S., the U.K. and Australia. Thirty-six…
Last April, Huawei Consumer Business Group launched its groundbreaking P9 smartphone. It appears, however, that the company has had incredible revolutionary success selling nine million units in record timing. The model continues to be sold as if it were released a month ago. Huawei, the world’s third largest smartphone maker and powerhouse technology giant, had sold six million Huawei P9 phones in September and went on to sell another three million in the two months to follow. In honor of…

HTC 10 evo ushers in the next evolution in smartphones

Written on Wednesday, 23 November 2016 08:34
HTC Corporation recently announced the HTC 10 evo, an evolution of HTC’s renowned sculpted-by-light style that introduces the world’s first USB Type-C dual adaptive earphones that tailor sound to your ears’ unique hearing abilities for an illuminating audio experience. The HTC 10 evo also features an all-metal unibody that is water, splash, and dust resistant. The HTC 10 evo takes audio to a new level with HTC BoomSound Adaptive Audio, which almost instantly adapts your audio to sound levels around…
GoPro, the American manufacturer of eponymous action cameras and mobile apps, recently released its first drone called Karma, tailored for its first-person-action mini-cameras. The drones where on sale last month, but on November 8, the company had to recall the drones it had sold (about 2,500) due to instances of power cut out during flight. "Safety is our top priority," said GoPro founder and chief executive Nicholas Woodman in a release announcing the recall. "A very small number of Karma…
Samsung Electronics is in full repair mode after the damage caused by the mass recall of its latest flagship Galaxy Note 7. In a move to improve its reputation, Samsung recently announced details about its next flagship device, the Galaxy S8, which it says will feature an artificial intelligence (A.I.) assistant service. The A.I. service will also be available in Samsung’s other consumer electronics. In a statement, Samsung said its S8 device will enable users to order food or perform…
Huawei unveiled its long-awaited Huawei Mate 9 at an exclusive global launch in Munich, Germany, on Friday, November 4. Building on Huawei’s success in delivering beautifully-designed and powerful mobile devices, the newest member of the Mate Series delivers business users a breakthrough Android experience – featuring excellent computing performance, breakthrough SuperCharge technology and a stunning new UX. The Huawei Mate 9 is a dynamic interplay of industry-leading hardware and advanced software that work together to keep users a step ahead.…

Huawei introduces premium Kirin960 chipset for Android devices

Written on Wednesday, 02 November 2016 13:32
Huawei recently announced the introduction of the premium Kirin960 chipset to provide a smoother, faster and more secure Android experience. The new Kirin960 will make its debut on Huawei’s upcoming flagship device and is the latest addition to the Kirin900 family. The chipset is the global leader for the newest commercial Cortex-A73 CPU, Mali G71 GPU, and UFS 2.1 storage. The Kirin960 also fully supports the newest graphics standard Vulkan to give users an ultrafast experience. The revolutionary chip set…

OPPO now number one in Chinese smartphone market

Written on Monday, 31 October 2016 05:32
IDC has released its latest Asia/Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker saying it shows OPPO has become the leading smartphone vendor in the Chinese market, shipping 20.1 million units and gaining a market share of 17.5 percent in Q3 of 2016. OPPO’s rise has been dramatic. According to IDC’s figures it has more than doubled its shipment volumes and market share since Q3 2015 when it shipped 9.8 million units and had a 9.0 percent market share. vivo also grew dramatically…
Microsoft recently launched its new high-end desktop computer called Surface Studio, to challenge the Apple iMac. Selling for $3,000, the high-end “all-in-one” device aims at creative professionals, with its updated Windows operating system that showcases three-dimensional content and “mixed reality”. The Surface Studio features a large, 28-inch hinged touch-screen display touted as “the thinnest desktop monitor ever created,” adding to Microsoft’s range of tablets and laptop devices for the premium segment. Microsoft vice president Terry Myerson said: “It is a…
AFP reports that Apple is battling to gain a foothold in Indonesia’s booming smartphone market where local content regulations are hampering its efforts to compete against Samsung and other rivals. The iPhone 6S and 7 are yet to be released in Indonesia as Apple struggles to fulfill requirements that phone makers must have 20 percent ‘local content’ for 4G handsets sold in the country. South Korea's Samsung has been able to meet the rules and gain a share of the…
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