Daughter’s iPhoneX Video gets Dad Fired

An Apple engineer was fired from Apple after his daughter Brooke Amelia Peterson uploaded a 5-minute video on YouTube of her tour of Apple campus, which included a 45-second footage of the pre-release test model of iPhoneX handed to Brooke by her father in the Apple cafeteria. The video showed Peterson using a number of important features of the iPhoneX…

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Should you Splurge on an iPhoneX?

The iPhoneX is going to be available in Apple stores for sale from Friday, 3rd November. Before you decide to queue for it in front of an Apple store, you will have to be comfortable with its steep price point. iPhone X is available in 64GB and 256GB models. Even the lower 64GB model will set you back by $999….

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Are Smartphones Heading for a Green Future?

Smartphones are made from rare earth elements. These include Lanthanum and Neodymium, the former give smartphone screens their smoothness and colour while the latter is used to make microphones, speakers and vibration units in the smartphone.   Ninety-five percent of these rare come from one mine in China – the Bayan Obo mine. In reality, these rare minerals are not scarce,…

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Sony Announces the New Xperia XZ Premium Smartphone

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Sony has unveiled a new Android OS based smartphone – the Xperia XZ Premium.  This is the first smartphone that features a 5.2 inch 4K HDR display. It has a 19MP camera, which can capture 960fps video. Sony claims that the higher frames per second video capture enables Super slow motion video playback that is four time slower than other…

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Samsung Announces New Gear VR with a Hand Controller

New Samsung Gear VR

Samsung has announced a new version of its virtual reality headset Gear VR, which now comes with a hand controller in Mobile World Congress 2017 – one of the biggest conferences on mobile technology currently being held in Barcelona, Spain from 27th February to 2nd March. The new model of the headset is identical to the old one, except that…

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A Battery Issue was Causing the iPhones to Shut Down Unexpectedly

If your iPhone unexpectedly shut down, while the phone still had battery power in it, you are not alone. A lot of people were reporting this battery issue. Now Apple has quietly fixed this issue in the recently released iOS 10.2.1 update. They had not acknowledged this issue before releasing the update, but they released a statement after releasing the iOS…

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Apple is Planning a Major Upgrade for iPhone’s 10th Anniversary

A number of sources are reporting that Apple will have a major upgrade for the iPhone to celebrate the 10th anniversary of iPhone. While iPhone devices till now have an inferior LED screen, compared to the OLED screens on the phones of its competitor Samsung, iPhone’s new model, most likely to be called iPhone 8, will feature an OLED screen….

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