Tag Archives: metal

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

New York: Apple wants to “one day” end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday. “Traditional supply chains are linear,” it said. “Materials are mined, manufactured as products, and often end up in landfills after use. Then the process starts over and more ... Read More »

Nokia 6 hands-on shows that sweet metal body in full glory

Nokia is back in the smartphone game and even if the mid-range China-exclusive 6 isn’t exactly what we all wanted at least it will give us some valuable insights for the future of the HMD-owned brand. You see while the Nokia 6 will retail for under $250 its aluminum body is more fitting of a flagship or at least an ... Read More »

Gionee S8 – a narrow 5.5″ phone has a full metal body

Gionee unveiled the narrowest 5.5″ phone yet – just 74.9mm wide. Meet the Gionee S8. The company called out the iPhone 6s Plus, Huawei’s Mates, the Oppo R7s as examples of wider phones. Well, that’s what Gionee says, it conveniently forgot to mention the LG G3, a 5.5″ phone that’s actually narrower. The Gionee S8 features a “loop” full-metal design. ... Read More »

Leaked Huawei P9 renders confirm a metal body and dual camera design

Huawei will definitely be attending MWC 2016 – that was made pretty clear, after the Chinese manufacturer officially sent out invites for its February 21 event. What still isn’t clear, however, is what announcements we can expect to see there. Yesterday, a rumor hinted at the possibility of a hybrid laptop, dubbed the Huawei Matebook. But even before word got ... Read More »

The Bluboo Xfire 2 comes with a metal body and fingerprint reader for $60

As with any other great tech advancement in history, smartphones have developed rapidly from luxury to a necessity and as such are constantly becoming more and more affordable. OEMs, especially those operation out of China are always pushing the envelope on what is possible on a shoestring budget and it is an undeniable fact that you can now get a ... Read More »