• 14
    Nov

    Motorola throws back to the future with a foldable Razr reboot

    The rebirth of the Razr has been rumored for several months now. And honestly, such a product is a bit of a no-brainer. The Lenovo-owned company is embracing the burgeoning (if sputtering) world of foldables with the return of one of its most iconic models. While it’s true that Motorola’s  kept the Razr name alive in some form or another well into the ...
  • 12
    Nov

    Smartphone maker Realme is taking India and other emerging markets by storm

    As Xiaomi  widens its smartphone lead over Samsung in India, a new competitor is increasingly posing a challenge. Realme, a one-and-half-year-old smartphone vendor that spun out of Oppo, commanded 14.3% of the world’s second largest smartphone market in the quarter that ended in September, research firm IDC said on Monday. While Xiaomi, with 27.1% of the local smartphone market share, still dominates the market, the ...
  • 5
    Nov

    Xiaomi launches Mi Watch, its $185 Apple Watch clone

    Xiaomi,  which competes with Apple for the top position in the wearable market, today made the competition a little more interesting. The Chinese electronics giant has launched its first smartwatch called the Mi Watch that looks strikingly similar to the Apple Watch in its home market. The Mi Watch, like the Apple Watch, has a square body with a crown and a button. It ...
  • 5
    Nov

    UK drone register takes off

    A UK drone registration scheme has opened ahead of the deadline for owners to register their devices coming into force at the end of this month. The UK government announced its intention to introduce a drone registration scheme two years ago. The rules apply to drones or model aircraft weighting between 250g and 20kg. Owners of drones wanting to fly the device themselves ...
  • 18
    Oct

    New Nvidia Shield Android TV streaming device leaks via Amazon listing

    The fact that Nvidia is updating its Shield TV hardware has already been telegraphed via an FCC filing, but a leak earlier today paints much more of a detailed picture. An Amazon listing for a new Nvidia Shield Pro set-top streaming device went live briefly before being taken down, showing a familiar hardware design and a new remote control and listing ...
  • 16
    Oct

    Here’s everything Google just announced at the Made By Google 2019 event

    Google  held its annual “Made By Google” hardware event this morning in New York City, where they launched all sorts of new gear back to back to back. Didn’t have time to watch the whole stream, but still want to know the bullet points of what’s new? We’ve got you covered. Stadia launch Stadia, Google’s cloud video game streaming service, will launch ...
  • 14
    Oct

    Samsung’s Galaxy Fold concierge service is live in the US for those who need it

    Part of Samsung’s reboot of the Galaxy Fold was the announcement of a Premiere Service. Along with a reinforced version of the phone and a lot more warning labels, the company announced that it would also be a 24/7 care service…just in case something happened with the device. I had some issues with my in just over a day, after not running ...
  • 30
    Sep

    Africa’s top mobile phone seller Transsion lists in Chinese IPO

    Chinese mobile-phone and device maker Transsion has listed in an IPO on Shanghai’s STAR Market, a Transsion spokesperson confirmed to Us. Headquartered in Shenzhen, Transsion is a top-seller of smartphones in Africa under its Tecno brand. The company has also started to support venture funding of African startups. Transsion issued 80 million A-shares at an opening price of 35.15 yuan (≈ $5.00) to raise 2.8 ...
  • 27
    Sep

    Last year’s Gatwick drone attack involved at least two drones, say police

    A major drone incident at the UK’s second business airport last year continues to baffle police. Last December a series of drone sightings near Gatwick Airport  caused chaos as scores of flights were grounded and thousands of travellers had their holiday plans disrupted. The incident, which took place during a peak travel period ahead of Christmas, led to the airport being closed for 30 ...
  • 27
    Sep

    The Galaxy Fold is now available for purchase in the US

    This is, surely, the moment some loyal fans have waited for. And understandably so. The Galaxy Fold is, by all measures, an exciting phone. It’s the sort of bold brashness that has helped Samsung set itself apart from the competition. Many of us laughed at the Galaxy Note, too, and yet here we are, with larger phones across the board. ...