Apple has tested an iPhone 13 with Touch ID

(Pocket-lint) – Apple has tested alternative models of the upcoming iPhone 13 with the addition of Touch ID in conjunction with Face ID, although a unit with both forms of biometrics is unlikely to be released this year, according to the report by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman.  The possibility of Apple adding Touch ID to the … Read moreApple has tested an iPhone 13 with Touch ID

Should you buy an iPhone now or wait for the iPhone 13?

Should you buy an iPhone now or wait for the iPhone 13?

It’s that time of year again — we’re just a month away from the expected introduction of Apple’s flagship iPhone 13 lineup. This year, we’re expecting a focus on camera upgrades, performance improvements, and a smaller notch. With the iPhone 13 looming, should you buy an iPhone now or wait until next month? iPhone 13 … Read moreShould you buy an iPhone now or wait for the iPhone 13?

Samsung pre-order boast suggests 2021 is finally the year of the foldable

Samsung pre-order boast suggests 2021 is finally the year of the foldable

Samsung says demand for its new Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 foldable phones is greatly eclipsing the 2021 sales for previous generations. In a sign of consumer confidence and excitement about the third-generation devices, Samsung says pre-orders to date are “outpacing total sales for Galaxy Z devices to date in 2021.” Samsung … Read moreSamsung pre-order boast suggests 2021 is finally the year of the foldable

Apple has tested and rejected an in-display fingerprint reader for iPhones, says Mark Gurman

Apple has tested and rejected an in-display fingerprint reader for iPhones, says Mark Gurman

Touch ID, Apple’s fingerprint reader, never really went away – you can still find on an iPad. But on iPhones it can only be seen on the SE (2020) and its rather old design. Contrary to certain rumors, the fingerprint reader will not be returning to the mainline iPhones, says Mark Gurman on Bloomberg’s Power … Read moreApple has tested and rejected an in-display fingerprint reader for iPhones, says Mark Gurman

Xiaomi teases new “all round superstar” phone, could be the Redmi 10 Prime

Xiaomi teases new “all round superstar” phone, could be the Redmi 10 Prime

If you’ve been following the Redmi India Twitter account, you will have noticed that it changed its user name to a string of numbers and “#ComingSoon”. Earlier today the company posted this teaser image of a new “all round superstar” phone: “67 73 53 11 61 67 71 2 61 23 67 5 47 41 … Read moreXiaomi teases new “all round superstar” phone, could be the Redmi 10 Prime

vivo Y33S announced in India with Helio G80 chipset and 5,000 mAh battery

vivo Y33S announced in India with Helio G80 chipset and 5,000 mAh battery

Earlier today, vivo silently launched another midrange offering in India dubbed Y33S. The device packs a 6.58-inch FHD+ screen with a waterdrop notch and 16MP selfie cam. The back brings a 50MP main cam with an f/1.8 aperture and two 2MP auxiliary modules for macro shots and depth data. vivo Y33S in Mirror Black and … Read morevivo Y33S announced in India with Helio G80 chipset and 5,000 mAh battery

Sony has a new lighter PS5 Digital Edition with screwdriver-free stand installation

Sony has a new lighter PS5 Digital Edition with screwdriver-free stand installation

Without much publicity, Sony has introduced a new model of its PlayStation 5 Digital Edition console bearing the CFI-1102A model number. The device is now making its way to retailers in Australia and offers two main changes compared to the previous CFI-1000B version namely a 300-gram weight reduction coming in at 3.6KG in total and … Read moreSony has a new lighter PS5 Digital Edition with screwdriver-free stand installation

Android 11 is now live for the unlocked Galaxy A20 in the USA

Android 11 is now live for the unlocked Galaxy A20 in the USA

A little over two months have passed since the Galaxy A20 first began its journey towards the realm of Android 11, and Samsung has kept pushing the update to more markets since. Now the unlocked Galaxy A20 is finally getting Android 11 and a new security patch in the USA. Android 11 and One UI … Read moreAndroid 11 is now live for the unlocked Galaxy A20 in the USA

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 review: This is the perfect Galaxy Z Fold 2

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 review: This is the perfect Galaxy Z Fold 2

The Galaxy Z Fold 3 is only Samsung’s third flagship foldable phone, but one look at its spec sheet and you will probably think Samsung has been doing this for a lot longer. Last year’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 was already a great device, with a ton of improvements over the original Fold, and Samsung … Read moreSamsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 review: This is the perfect Galaxy Z Fold 2

Oppo demonstrates MagVOOC magnetic charging adapters (40W and 20W) and a power bank

Oppo demonstrates MagVOOC magnetic charging adapters (40W and 20W) and a power bank

Predictably, after Realme unveiled its magnetic wireless charging system, MagDart, other companies from the BBK family would be soon to follow with their own versions. First is Oppo, which demonstrated its take at the Smart China Expo2021. The company also showed off a prototype of a truly wireless charging system that can send power to … Read moreOppo demonstrates MagVOOC magnetic charging adapters (40W and 20W) and a power bank

Set up Bedtime mode, Sunrise alarms

Set up Bedtime mode, Sunrise alarms

(Pocket-lint) – Google’s Pixel phones regularly receive some cool new tricks in regular software updates. That includes updates to its default apps like the Clock app. Two such features, launched originally on the Pixel 3 were Bedtime mode and Sunrise alarms. Since then – in 2020 – it made those features available for all Android phones … Read moreSet up Bedtime mode, Sunrise alarms

The Galaxy S21 Ultra and Z Flip 3 now cost the same with this new deal

The Galaxy S21 Ultra and Z Flip 3 now cost the same with this new deal

No new candy bar smartphones were revealed at Galaxy Unpacked earlier this month. Samsung focused almost entirely on the new foldable series without sharing any other plans for the Galaxy Note lineup. So, if you’re not a fan of foldable devices, the next-best Samsung flagship you can buy right now is the Galaxy S21 Ultra … Read moreThe Galaxy S21 Ultra and Z Flip 3 now cost the same with this new deal

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3, Z Fold3 pre-orders are skyrocketing in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3, Z Fold3 pre-orders are skyrocketing in South Korea

Samsung will start selling Galaxy Z Flip3 and Galaxy Z Fold3 later this week. According to Korea Herald, pre-orders have been “a super hit”, and the company has recorded over 450,000 preorders combined. Expectations are the numbers at the domestic market to reach 600,000 units and even 800,000 if we account for devices shipped to … Read moreSamsung Galaxy Z Flip3, Z Fold3 pre-orders are skyrocketing in South Korea