A total of 40 million units were sold in India just in Q3 2017 and for the first time, India has overtaken the U.S. to become the second largest second largest smartphone market after China, according to the latest report from Canalys. The growth is attributed to smartphones from two …

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A Bloomberg report today made claims that Apple had reduced its requirements from suppliers on the accuracy level of Face ID. Apple has issued a statement stating that the report is “completely false”. The full statement by Apple is below: Customer excitement for iPhone X and Face ID has been …

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We’ve known for months that the iPhone X will be very difficult to buy until 2018, but a new report is providing some details on what Apple is doing to improve the situation. Bloomberg reports that Apple has lowered the specifications for its Face ID components, to allow its supply …

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When the iPhone X was launched on the 12th of September, it was announced that the phone will go on sale on 3rd of November while the pre-orders will begin on the 27th of October. India is one of the select few countries to get the marquee smartphone along with …

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Huawei Honor 8 Pro

Huawei announced that its mobile phone shipments have exceeded 100 million units in the first three quarters of 2017. This is a 19% increase year-on-year in terms of shipments, and further consolidates the company’s status as the world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. The growth raised the company’s …

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Spectacles

Last fall, Snapchat reorganized itself as Snap, and unveiled Spectacles, a pair of sunglasses that could record and share videos to Snapchat. The Information reports that Snap expected demand for Spectacles to continue after the holidays and ordered “hundreds of thousands” of additional units. Swayed by early adopter responses to …

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Microsoft and Cray are enabling Azure customers to run certain workloads on Cray supercomputing hardware that’s installed in Microsoft datacenters. Under the partnership agreement, Microsoft and Cray will jointly engage with customers to offer dedicated Cray supercomputing systems in Microsoft Azure datacenters to enable customers to run AI, advanced analytics, …

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Apple and Samsung have been battling over patents since 2012, and a question about how much money could be owed for infringing design patents made it all the way to the Supreme Court in late 2016. In December, the Supreme Court said in a unanimous opinion that damages for design patent infringement can be …

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The Government of India is considering to impose a ‘security fee’ as digital cess for every digital payment. According to a news website The Print, the Department of Financial Services has recently proposed a token amount on every cashless transaction in order to curb the online fraud in digital payments. …

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Having spent a week or two with the new Pixel 2 smartphones, reviewers have noticed a screen burn-in issue with the display of the XL variant. First reported by Android Central’s Alex Dobie, the ‘ghosting’ issue is related to the software navigation button on the Google Pixel 2 XL. Basically, …

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