Gaming smartphones are one of the new trends with the last couple of generation in the mobile industry. The devices, as the name suggests, are made with modifications or tweaks with gaming in mind. Previously, the genre had failed miserably with many unsuccessful attempts of bringing a new breed of cellular yet portable gaming consoles to the mainstream markets. Since then, consumer’s perspective has changed and the unique handsets are now widely sought after. But, do we really need a gaming smartphone?
To answer the question lets take a look at the brief history of gaming smartphones alongside other portable gaming devices.
Apple Watch which was originally intended as an extended accessory to the iPhone has turned into a lot more. The smartwatch with built-in health-related sensors like a heart rate monitor (HRM) has saved a significant number of lives in the past.
Likewise, a 48 year old Brit named, Paul Hutton received a life-saving surgery after his Apple Watch notified him of irregular heartbeat pattern which would frequently drop below 40 bpm (beats per minute). For reference, the heart rate of a healthy human ranges between 60 bpm and 100 bpm.
When the Apple Watch notified him for the first time, the man visited a general practitioner who apparently [...]
Except of smartphones and TVs, Chinese conglomerate, Xiaomi has been gradually diverging into new product categories. A couple of weeks the company launched the Mi Beard Trimmer which has been warmly received by the Indian consumers. To meet the rapidly booming demand of wireless audio devices, Xiaomi will soon launch a pair of on-ear type headphones which willl be called Mi Superbass.
Prepare to #BreakTheWire. Because the #MiSuperbassWirelessHeadphones are almost here. Launches on 15th July, midnight, on https://t.co/D3b3QtmvaT & @amazonIN.Learn more: https://t.co/zc9hEuDWW9 pic.twitter.com/ZbY4vZKlv7— Mi India (@XiaomiIndia) July 11, [...]
Samsung’s Galaxy A90 has been the centre of various rumours (1,2) that have been rather convoluting. Initial reports had pointed at the device being the Galaxy A80 renamed for different countries while a fresher rumour claimed it to be an entry to the upcoming Galaxy R series. The latest leaks report that the Galaxy A90 is real and will, in fact, launch in two variants.
And in another addition, one of both likely called #GalaxyA90 (SM-A908) comes with a FHD+ sAMOLED Infinity-U display…— Steve H.McFly (@OnLeaks) June 29, 2019
According to the famous leakster OnLeaks, The Galaxy A90 is said to ship in two variants with their [...]
Huawei which was once predicted to take over the title of the world’s number one smartphone sometime in 2020, had to face a major setback in the month of May after the US government designated it to an entity list. The US sanction barred all American companies from having any sort of trade relations with the Chinese corporation.
As it seemed everything was going against Huawei, a meeting that took place at the G20 summit between the leaders of two nations, America and China, turned out to be a big sigh of relief for the Chinese company. The US administration led by Donald Trump has allowed American companies to continue selling hardware and software offerings to Huawei [...]
At the Computex 2019, AMD unveiled the 3rd Gen Ryzen desktop processors which are based on the “Zen 2” architecture. The newly introduced CPUs are manufactured using 7 nm process which is a world first for desktop-grade processors. The 3rd Gen Ryzen lineup currently consists of five offerings which start from US $ 199 and go all the way up to $ 499.
When the 3rd Gen Ryzen CPUs were first unveiled, AMD made clear that the company is going ruthlessly after Intel, not only in terms of price but also performance. Surprisingly, the top of the line Ryzen 9 3900X has been spotted on Geekbench and the results registered by the CPU have managed to surpass Intel’s [...]
American apparel brand Under Armour and popular actor/retired professional wrestler, Dwayne Johnson have collaborated to unveil new ‘Project Rock’ Truly Wireless Earphones. The earbuds are focused towards consumers who indulge in extensive fitness activities such as gymming, running and exercising. Previously, the duo launched the over-the-ear UA Sport Wireless Project Rock Edition headphones in 2018.Project True Wireless Earphones Features
The Truly Wireless Earbuds will be the latest addition to the “Project Rock” audio products. Named as the “UA True Wireless Flash Project Rock Edition”, the earphones are IPX7-rated water [...]
Since the AirPods were launched in the latter half of the year 2016, they have been widely regarded as one of the best performing wireless earphones in the market. Although facing some serious competition from the Galaxy Buds and the Jabra Elite True Wireless Earbuds, the AirPods have stood their ground. Beats Audio, a subsidiary of Apple recently released the PowerBeats Pro Truly wireless earphones to compete with the AirPods. In the month of March 2019, Apple also unveiled the upgraded version of the AirPods (with the H1 chip) alongside a wireless charging case. As per reports, Apple will bring two more models of the same into the market by the end of the year 2019.
The popularity of True Wireless buds is at an all-time high, which is apparent from the fact that every major technology brand is launching its own version of truly wireless earphones. For instance, Beats By Dre unveiled its own truly wireless earphones on April 4, which are known as the Powerbeats Pro. Apple, however, holds the top spot when it’s about TWE (truly wireless earphones). Apple’s AirPods have been immensely popular since its launch in the year 2016, and every other brand is just dropping into the race while Apple has already launched an upgraded version of its AirPods. Another upcoming contender is Amazon, which is speculated to unveil its Alexa based True [...]
As per a report, Apple is facing strained relationships with the American chipmaker Intel, due to which it is ramping up its in-house modem production for its future 5G smartphones, which may make their way into the market by the year 2021. Now, It appears that Apple has lost its confidence in Intel’s ability to deliver the promised 5G modems by 2020.About The Intel-Apple Partnership
Reports state that 1000 to 2000 Qualcomm and Intel engineers are working on the aforementioned chips and modems, which will be used in future iPhones. However, Intel has reportedly missed out on deadlines for the production and development of the XMM 8160 5G modem. While Apple is [...]
The world’s second largest smartphone maker Huawei unveiled its next generation of camera oriented flagship smartphones, the P30 and P30 Pro at an event in Paris on March 26. The smartphones succeed the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro. The devices will take their place at the top of the company’s most expensive smartphones list. A fresh listing by Amazon India has teased the India launch of the P30 Pro wherein the pricing of the handset will be revealed on the 9th of April. As the Huawei P20 didn’t make it to the country last year, only the Pro variant is expected to be announced in India this year as well.Huawei P30 Pro
To recall, the Huawei P30 Pro features a similar [...]
After much speculations and leaks, Apple’s Beats division, known for creating premium audio products has launched the Powerbeats Pro true wireless earbuds. The device is the first pair of true wireless earphones from the company. Interestingly, the earbuds will compete with the newest AirPods, which also belongs to Apple. The latest true wireless earbuds from Beats, the Powerbeats Pro are the wire-free variant of the company’s Powerbeats 3 wireless earphones. The company claims the latest earbuds are an upgrade over its predecessor in terms of sound and connectivity.Beats Powerbeats Pro
The Beats Powerbeats Pro feature adjustable, secure fit ear hooks on [...]
Truly wireless earbuds are slowly taking over the audio market, with the tech deriving its fair share of attention from wireless headphones and earphones. Even though brands like Samsung and Nokia have launched their own versions of Truly Wireless Earphones, the Apple Airpods remain the most popular earphones in the market. In a cutthroat race to take the throne as the best truly wireless earbuds, Sennheiser has dropped its own contender in the race in the form of Momentum earphones, which are now available in India.Price And Features
The first thing to notice regarding the Momentum earphones is the pricing, which is significantly higher than its competitors. The truly [...]
AirPods are insanely popular amongst Apple users because of seamless synchronization and mobility. Nonetheless, Apple also owns the famous audio product manufacturer, Beats, which is reportedly planning to release its competition to the newly released AirPods in April. Not only AirPods, the Beats Truly wireless earphones will go up against the Galaxy Buds and Skullcandy Push as well.About The Truly Wireless Earbuds
As per sources, the company will release a cord-free variant of the Beats PowerBeats wireless earbuds. Furthermore, the upcoming earbuds will incorporate Apple’s latest H1 chip, with support for “Hey Siri” enabled voice assistant, similar to the [...]