Week 33 in review: Pixel 5a, Galaxy A52s 5G, Redmi 10, ROG Phone 5s official

Week 33 in review: Pixel 5a, Galaxy A52s 5G, Redmi 10, ROG Phone 5s official

Another week in the books, so let’s recap it. Google topped the most popular stories chart with the announcement of the Pixel 5a 5G. It brings a slightly bigger screen, much bigger battery and IP67 resistance over the Pixel 4a 5G at a lower $449 price. The Pixel 5a 5G starts shipping on August 26. … Read moreWeek 33 in review: Pixel 5a, Galaxy A52s 5G, Redmi 10, ROG Phone 5s official

Weekly poll: if you could, would you buy a Pixel 5a 5G?

Weekly poll: if you could, would you buy a Pixel 5a 5G?

While Android is an open source OS with many contributors, it’s not exactly wrong to think of it as “Google’s OS”. Pixel owners benefit from that first-party software support as even though some brands have really stepped up their games, it’s the Pixels that typically get the fastest and most frequent updates. This has helped … Read moreWeekly poll: if you could, would you buy a Pixel 5a 5G?

Winners and losers of the week: Oppo gets it right while Google gets it wrong!

Winners and losers of the week: Oppo gets it right while Google gets it wrong!

Based on merit alone, Oppo took the title of winner of the week. However, it must be said that the main highlight over the last few days in the tech universe was not really about what we had as the best, but rather, what didn’t work. Apple had to postpone its SharePlay function for iOS 15. … Read moreWinners and losers of the week: Oppo gets it right while Google gets it wrong!

Amazon confirms the Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Tab S7 FE is coming to India soon

Amazon confirms the Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Tab S7 FE is coming to India soon

Tablet customers in India will soon be able to buy the Wi-Fi-only version of the Galaxy Tab S7 FE. The LTE model was released in India two months ago for an INR 46,999 ($632) starting price. The Wi-Fi model will obviously be cheaper, though we’re not exactly sure how much. Amazon recently confirmed that the … Read moreAmazon confirms the Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Tab S7 FE is coming to India soon

Flashback: the Samsung and LG phones that learned to flex so that future models can fold

Flashback: the Samsung and LG phones that learned to flex so that future models can fold

The silicon that chips are etched into is rigid and so is the glass substrate for a display – so how can you fold a phone without breaking it? To answer that we have to start at the beginning, which in our case is late 2013. The Samsung Galaxy Round launched on October 10 in … Read moreFlashback: the Samsung and LG phones that learned to flex so that future models can fold

Galaxy Watch 4 vs Galaxy Watch Active: Samsung shakes things up

Galaxy Watch 4 vs Galaxy Watch Active: Samsung shakes things up

The Galaxy Watch Active may have been released six months after the original Galaxy Watch but it couldn’t be considered its successor. This was a more fitness-focused watch with an identity of its own. Samsung made one change to the Galaxy Watch Active that didn’t sit well with fans. It ditched the physical rotating bezel. … Read moreGalaxy Watch 4 vs Galaxy Watch Active: Samsung shakes things up

Weekly poll results: Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 will get many pre-orders, more with good reviews

Weekly poll results: Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 will get many pre-orders, more with good reviews

Pre-orders for Samsung’s new foldable phones have already started in the US, the UK and Europe and will kick off in India next week. Last week’s poll shows that many will be hitting that “pre-order” button, which will make the first week of sales an interesting time. There is a lot riding on the foldables, … Read moreWeekly poll results: Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 will get many pre-orders, more with good reviews

Xiaomi to address the proximity sensor issue on some of its phones

Xiaomi to address the proximity sensor issue on some of its phones

There’s been a number of complaints in Xiaomi’s user community about some of its recent phones and their proximity sensors. And it appears that the company has listened and has a plan to address those issues. The exact root of the problem hasn’t been confirmed, but some users believe it’s a hardware issue. Perhaps that’s … Read moreXiaomi to address the proximity sensor issue on some of its phones

Suspicious photos purport to show dark purple iPhone 13 Pro

Suspicious photos purport to show dark purple iPhone 13 Pro

(Pocket-lint) – Two images posted to Twitter claim to show what appears to be a deep rose-coloured, dark purplish iPhone 13 Pro, and while initially it might seem like a colour corrected Graphite iPhone 12 Pro, further investigation reveals that the phone we’re looking at is indeed from the upcoming iPhone 13 Pro series.  How … Read moreSuspicious photos purport to show dark purple iPhone 13 Pro