The iPhone X may not be the first “Full Screen” smartphone but it’s the first iPhone to come without a home button (not even a virtual one). Because of this new change, Apple had introduced a couple of gestures which are easy to adapt by existing iOS users. Apparently, this seems to be so effective that the folks at Xiaomi’s MIUI development team are incorporating some of these gestures on their upcoming MIUI 9 update.
If you want to go “Full View” or “Full Screen” without burning a hole in your wallet, Xiaomi’s latest Redmi 5 series could be hitting our shores very soon. Announced earlier this month, the Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus are one of the most value for money smartphones that come with a tall 18:9 display from as low as 799CNY (about RM497).
When travelling abroad, two crucial things that geeks need the most is internet connectivity and sufficient power on their smartphone. If you’re a frequent traveller, you could solve both concerns with Nommi, a portable MiFi that also doubles up as a power bank. On top of that, it can even charge your phone without using any cables at all.
After the Galaxy Note7 disaster, Samsung has committed itself to ensuring all devices have passed their stringent 8-point battery safety check. Over in the US, some Galaxy Note8 devices are now facing a different kind of problem.
According to several comments on forums, some users are unable to charge their Galaxy Note8 after their batteries are completely drained to 0% charge. Whether it is by cable or by wireless charging, nothing is showing up on their screen as it refuses to charge.
It was supposed to end sooner, and it looks like WhatsApp is finally ending its support for legacy smartphones as we enter 2018. If you’re using a BlackBerry or Windows Phone from 3-5 years ago, your time is finally up in the next couple of days.
Sony is expected to launch its new smartphones at the upcoming MWC 2018 in Barcelona. Ahead of its big reveal, one of its new devices has just appeared on our Malaysian SIRIM database. The is the Xperia XA2 Ultra phablet and it replaces its current 6.0″ Xperia XA1 Ultra.
If you don’t like MediaTek processors, you’ll be happy to know that the next XA device will be getting a different chip.