Tag Archives: screen

The Black Shark 2’s pressure-sensitive screen makes mobile gaming better

Gaming on a touchscreen is one of my least favorite things to do. One-handed games that are a natural fit for a phone aren’t an issue for me, but tapping and swiping in games with complex control schemes can be maddening. The Black Shark 2, a Xiaomi-made gaming phone released in China earlier this year, reduces that friction with its MagicTouch ... Read More »

You can get insurance for your mobile screen

MUMBAI: New-age non-life company Go Digit General Insurance has introduced a policy for used mobile phones that will compensate the user if there is any screen damage. This low-value cover has been made feasible by a small software that enables the company to remotely assess the condition of the phone — both for underwriting and claim settlement. The software is similar to ... Read More »

Entry-level Galaxy S10 to have Infinity-O screen, side-placed fingerprint scanner

Samsung should announce a trio of new Galaxy S10 flaghips next year – two models with curved 5.8-inch and 6.44-inch displays – and a third with a flat 5.8-inch display. Thanks to leaker Ben Geskin we may have some new clues to clarify that last one. Dubbed the budget Galaxy S10 with model number SM-G970F, the most basic device in ... Read More »

ZTE Axon M Dual Screen Smartphone First Impressions

When both displays are open, ZTE Axon M has a large square-shaped display HIGHLIGHTS ZTE Axon M has two 5.2-inch displays and only one camera When the display is folded, the secondary display becomes inactive The dual-display design can be useful for multitasking If you’re bored with your standard candybar smartphone and miss the days when phones came in all ... Read More »

Archos launches the Diamond Omega with bezel-less 18:9 screen

Earlier this year Archos launched two phones that looked suspiciously like nubia devices by ZTE. Today a new device appeared on the French company’s website and guess what – it is a rebranded ZTE nubia again. The Archos Diamond Omega comes with an 18:9 bezel-less screen and two front-facing cameras, just like the ZTE nubia Z17S, announced yesterday. The Diamond Omega has ... Read More »

How to use Miracast to mirror your device’s screen wirelessly on your TV—even 4K

After the Wi-Fi Alliance announced the finalization of the Miracast wirelessdisplay standard at CES 2013, a plethora of Miracast-enabled devices and receivers followed, and include newer devices like Microsoft’s Surface Pro (2017) and Amazon’s Fire TV stick. But while Miracast continues to be developed—as of July 2017, Miracast hardware will support HD and 4K streaming, for example—it’s also lost some support to competing technologies. Keep reading ... Read More »

Apple to Make iPhone Screen Repairs Easier in 25 Countries by Year-End

Hey Siri, where can I get my cracked iPhone screen fixed? Apple Inc customers will soon have more choices as the company looks to reduce long wait times for iPhone repairs at its retail stores. By the end of 2017, Apple will to put its proprietary machines for mending cracked iPhone glass in about 400 authorised third-party repair centers in ... Read More »

Weekly poll: what do you think of Samsung Galaxy S8’s screen size?

We received schematics for the Galaxy S8 duo with dimensions and discovered something amazing – the upcoming S8 will be about as big as the S7 it replaces, but its screen will be as big as that of the S7 edge! Similarly, the Galaxy S8 Plus will have a honking 6.3” screen in a body about the size of the ... Read More »

Android TV home screen bloat and how to fix it

MORE LIKE THIS Xiaomi Mi Box review: Android TV elevated with cheap 4K HDR streaming Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks HDMI-CEC: The secret to streaming-remote simplicity VIDEO How to repair Windows 10’s Master Boot Record When I reviewed the Xiaomi Mi Box last week, one of my complaints was about the layout of the home screen. Instead ... Read More »

vivo V5 unveiled with 20MP selfie camera, split screen multitasking

If you want an awesome selfie camera but the vivo X7 Plus is too pricey for you, try the new vivo V5. Its claim to fame is the 20MP front-facing camera. It uses a high-quality sensor too – a Sony IMX376, 1/2.78” – behind a bright f/2.0 aperture. There’s an LED flash on the front too, of course. These are ... Read More »