Apple

Qualcomm suggests Android phones will get same facial-recognition capabilities as iPhone 8 [Video]

It’s looking increasingly like facial recognition will replace Touch ID as the biometric unlock and Apple Pay authorization method in the iPhone 8 – with Apple likely to be selling this as one of the headline features. But any technical advantage Apple’s facial recognition system may offer over Android phones will be short-lived, claims chipmaker Qualcomm, […]

Apple

HomePod Firmware Suggests iPhone 8 Split Status Bar, Tap to Wake and No Touch ID Under Display

Firmware for the as-of-yet unreleased HomePod has provided a wealth of information on the speaker itself and the upcoming iPhone 8, thanks to developers like Steven Troughton-Smith who have spent time digging into the code. Troughton-Smith shared a few new prospective iPhone 8 features and predictions this evening, once again sourced from the HomePod firmware, […]

ASUS ZenFone 4 Pro Leak Suggests 21-Megapixel Dual Camera

ASUS ZenFone 4 Pro Leak Suggests 21-Megapixel Dual Camera A new ASUS ZenFone 4 Pro leak suggests that the phone will come with a 21-megapixel dual rear camera module, along with a handful of other specifications. The front-facing camera details are absent here but it is stated that the rear cameras come with 2x zoom. […]

New Pixel XL 2 Leak Suggests Ambient Display Always On Mode, Display Profiles & More

New Pixel XL 2 Leak Suggests Ambient Display Always On Mode, Display Profiles & More A high resolution render for the Pixel XL 2 was shared online earlier this week providing everyone a first look at Google’s upcoming flagship smartphone. Now, new information about the device’s features may have also been leaked online. A source […]

Android

Bug report suggests that LG is manufacturing rumored Pixel XL successor ‘taimen’

A report earlier today suggested that Google shelved “muskie” — the presumed Pixel XL successor — in favor of a another rumored device codenamed “taimen.” After digging into the Android Issue Tracker, we now have reason to believe that LG might be the manufacturer of this larger phone. more…

Apple Is Developing an iPhone SE 2 Leaked Image Suggests

Apple Is Developing an iPhone SE 2 Leaked Image Suggests A leaked image that was published on Wednesday morning to Chinese social networking site, Weibo, suggests that Apple might be working on an iPhone SE successor that will feature many of the design aesthetics rumored for its top-tier iPhone 8 flagship. Read more on iDrop […]

Android

Leak Suggests Nubia Z17 Will Have UFS 2.1 Storage

A recent leak suggests that the Nubia Z17 will have UFS 2.1 storage. This is one of the fastest, if not the fastest, storage standards supported by chipsets available to Android smartphone manufacturers. The standard’s improved peak theoretical read and write speeds will surely result in a faster and smoother experience for users when they […]

Leaked iPhone 8 mold suggests device will be slightly larger than the iPhone 7

Leaked iPhone 8 mold suggests device will be slightly larger than the iPhone 7 Despite an onslaught of rumors claiming that the iPhone 8 release date might be pushed back by 4-8 weeks, more recent reports from credible sources indicate that the iPhone 8 release, like most other iPhone releases, will go down in September. […]

Software

Punjab Suggests Removal of Luxury Tax On Imported Cars

The Excise Taxation and Narcotics Control Department (ET&NCD) Punjab is proposing removal of ‘luxury tax’ on the import of vehicles. The move seeks to bring the taxation rate at par with other provinces and the federal area. The luxury tax is aimed at discouraging import of vehicles from foreign countries — used and unused vehicles… […]