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Smartphones as Holiday Gifts for Teenagers –

It is the Holiday Season and many middle school students will be asking for their first cellphone or Smartphone and many high school students will be asking for the newest smartphones available such as the IPhone 11. In today’s society many people including teenagers view cell phones as a necessity of life. I have seen teenagers argue with their parents ... Read More »

Whither Olympus? Whither M43? – Inside Imaging

November 22, 2019 Perhaps the clearest ‘leading indicator’ of the future direction of the camera market is that in 2019, with over 40 cameras announced to date, there were only four new DSLRs – three from Canon and one (announced but not yet released) from Nikon: Looks like DSLRs won’t be playing much of a role in that future. The ... Read More »

Realme ships over 10 million smatphones in Q3 2019, becomes fastest growing brand – Indus Dictum

Shenzhen-based smartphone brand Realme (stylised as realme, all in lower-case) announced that it shipped over 10 million units in Q3 2019, and experienced an 800 percent year-over-year growth rate, as reported by Counterpoint Research. The report ranks Realme at 7th place in global smartphone shipments in Q3, and says it is the world’s fastest growing smartphone brand. According to a ... Read More »

Celebrate Diwali of compassion! Help differently-abled with your old smatphones; here’s how – Financial Express

Through a strategic MoU, NSS and a Jaipur-based startup InstaCash will assist differently-abled in their medical treatment, rehabilitation, nurturing talent and bring them to mainstream society. Narayan Seva Sansthan (NSS), one of India’s leading NGOs working with differently abled people, has joined hands with InstaCash in a very innovative campaign for providing free-of-cost corrective surgeries and medication to the persons with disabilities or ... Read More »

Smartphones are giving way to smart feature phones – Fudzilla

At least in poorer countries Millions of first-time internet consumers are ignoring the smartphone dream of Steve Jobs in favour of something that does the job better and cheaper. The Ivory Coast, India and Indonesia are connecting to the web on smart feature phones that cost only about $25.  The hybrid phones, fuelled by inexpensive mobile data, provide some basic ... Read More »

Can Huawei Learn From Microsoft & Amazon's Failed Phones? – Forbes

Huawei will struggle to compete with Android and iOS. Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Huawei has said it is pressing ahead with its own operating system, regardless if the US trade ban is relaxed or not. The damage, clearly, has been done.  The threat of unilateral exclusion from services and technology that performs core tasks on Huawei’s ... Read More »

Cost cutting? Samsung is reportedly laying off 1,000 employees in India – Business Standard

Korean giant Samsung is reportedly laying off 1,000 employees in India as part of a cost rationalisation programme. The consumer electronics major has been forced to slash prices of smatphones and televisions as it competes with Chinese rivals in India. According to a report in Economic Times, Samsung has 20,000 employees in India and several under-performers and those not delivering ... Read More »

In-display fingerprint scanner for LCD displays being developed for budget smatphones – The Indian Wire

The Chinese display manufacturer BOE seems to b working on In-display fingerprint scanner for LCD. BOE has recently revealed that it has now successfully implemented optical in-display fingerprint scanner into a conventional LCD panel. This is a huge breakthrough for the low-end and mid-range market segment because the nature of LCD panels didn’t allow fingerprint scanners under the screen until ... Read More »