SA: Huawei and Samsung are the winners in Q3 2019

After the Canalys report on the Q3 smartphone market from earlier today, now comes the one from Strategy Analytics. Both paint pretty much the same picture but with slightly different digits. One thing is for sure, though – the global smartphone market is finally showing signs of recovery after posting a 2% growth year-over-year – … Read more

DJI launches Mavic Mini, the company’s smallest and lightest drone yet

DJI has launched its smallest and lightest drone yet. The Mavic Mini is a compact drone for beginners designed for simple operation and also make it easier to fly in regions with stricter drone regulations. The Mavic Mini is slightly larger and heavier than most smartphones. At 249g, it’s also the lightest around. Not only … Read more

Next year’s flagship iPhones to come with 120Hz ProMotion OLED screens

Ever since Apple introduced its ProMotion display on the 2017 iPad Pros, rumors have been swirling that it would also make its way to the iPhone lineup. While the past two generations iPhones failed to deliver on this front and stuck with regular 60Hz panels, a new report quoting industry insiders suggests that next year’s … Read more

eBay UK has Apple and Huawei smartphones and smart watches at 15% off

Black Friday is a month away, but eBay UK may tempt you with some phone deals this week, if you’re not the patient kind. Actually, the POLAR15 code applies to any of 104 sellers, some of which focus on anything from handbags to power washers so it’s not just for phones. The code knocks 15% … Read more

Netflix is working on variable playback speeds for its Android app

Netflix has begun testing variable playback speeds on its Android app. The feature allows users to slow down their content at 0.5x or 0.75x its original speed or speed it up to 1.25x or 1.5x. It appears the new playback speed feature will be present next to the audio & subtitles toggle. Playback speed toggles … Read more

Samsung teases new Exynos chipset, promises cutting-edge processor

Samsung tweeted a teaser for the next Exynos chipset. It didn’t reveal too much, but those “new frontier” and “cutting-edge processor” labels hint at a new flagship chip. Earlier this year, Samsung Foundry completed development of 5nm EUV chips, which are expected in 2020. According to the company, those promise 25% better silicone density, 20% … Read more

Moto’s pop-up selfie camera phone to be called One Hyper

More details have surfaced about Motorola’s first phone with a pop-up camera. It will be called Moto One Hyper and it seems that it will launch with Android 10. The phone’s unique feature (among Moto phones anyway) is the motorized pop-up camera mechanism, which pushes up a 32MP sensor. The rear camera is one of … Read more