Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S to Be the First Snapdragon 845 SoC Smartphone: Report

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S to Be the First Snapdragon 845 SoC Smartphone: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S is reported to debut at MWC 2018 The Mi MIX 2S will come with a Snapdragon 845 SoC, report claims It is said to go on sale in China in March at CNY 4,000 Weeks ahead of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, Xiaomi is rumoured to be in the development of the Mi MIX 2S. The new Mi MIX model, which is likely to be an upgrade of the last year’s Mi MIX 2, is already reported to be the offering that could debut from Xiaomi’s side at the forthcoming…

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Smartphone OLED Display Shipments Surge 30 Percent: Report

Smartphone OLED Display Shipments Surge 30 Percent: Report

Shipments of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays for smartphones surged 30 percent globally in the third quarter of 2017 as compared to the same period in 2016, data showed on Thursday. According to data from industry tracker IHS Markit, the global market for the OLED displays for smartphones came to $4.7 billion (roughly Rs. 30,253 crores) in the third quarter, rising sharply from $3.6 billion (roughly Rs. 23,166 crores) posted a year earlier, Yonhap News Agency reported. Samsung has maintained the top spot in the area at 34.1 percent, trailed by Japan…

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Xiaomi Becomes Fifth Largest Smartphone Brand in Russia: Counterpoint

Xiaomi Becomes Fifth Largest Smartphone Brand in Russia: Counterpoint

Chinese smartphone player Xiaomi has become the fifth largest smartphone brand in Russia during Q3 2017, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service. “Xiaomi grew by 325 percent YoY and was the fastest growing smartphone brand in Russia in both online as well as offline sales,” the Associate Director at Counterpoint Research (Counterpoint Technology Market Research), Tarun Pathak, said in a statement. Smartphone shipments in Russia grew by 7 percent annually and 38 percent sequentially during Q3 2017. “The Russian handset market grew during this quarter driven by aggressive…

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Smartphone Addiction May Up Obesity Risk in Adolescents

Smartphone Addiction May Up Obesity Risk in Adolescents

  Is your child spending more than five hours on digital devices such as tablets and smartphones? A new study warns that he or she may be 43 per cent more likely to be at risk of obesity. The study found that adolescents who spent more than five hours a day on screen devices were twice as likely to have a sugary drink every day and not get enough sleep or indulge in any kind of physical activity. Such children were nearly 43 per cent more likely to have obesity…

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Smartphone Use Near Bedtime May Lead to Poor Sleep

Smartphone Use Near Bedtime May Lead to Poor Sleep

If you want to improve your sleep, better cut down on smartphone use near bedtime, suggests a new study that found longer average screen-time is associated with poor sleep quality and less sleep overall. Poor sleep is associated with health conditions such as obesity, diabetes and depression. “Exposure to smartphone screens, particularly around bedtime, may negatively impact sleep,” the study said. For the study, Matthew Christensen from the University of California – San Francisco, US, and colleagues sought to test the hypothesis that increased screen-time may be associated with poor…

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Increased Smartphone Use May Affect Sleep, Health of Kids

Increased Smartphone Use May Affect Sleep, Health of Kids

Does your child indulge in playing games or watching videos on a smartphone or tablet even during bedtime? Beware, he/she may be over double the risk of having inadequate sleep, which may lead to various health issues, a study has found. Sleep is an often undervalued but important part of children’s development, with a regular lack of sleep causing adverse physical and mental health consequences, including poor diet, sedative behaviour, obesity, reduced immunity, stunted growth and mental health issues, said the researchers from Cardiff University in Britain. Currently 72 per…

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Revealed: Smartphone use at night does not affect your sleep

Revealed: Smartphone use at night does not affect your sleep

Revealed: Smartphone use at night does not affect your sleep (Donald Iain Smith/Getty Images) For those who love late night reading in tablets and smartphones, there’s good news as a recent study has stated that daytime light exposure can help fight sleep disturbances which may be caused due to late night use of electronic gadgets. The study has revealed that ample exposure to daytime bright light can help young people who used self-luminous gadgets for up to two hours in evening in getting a sound sleep. “Our most important finding…

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Yu Yunicorn Flagship smartphone India launch Set for may additionally 19

Yu Yunicorn Flagship smartphone India launch Set for may additionally 19

Micromax subsidiary Yu Televentures has sent out media invitations for an occasion on can also 19 where the corporation will unveil its subsequent flagship telephone – the Yunicorn. Yu showed the call of the following flagship phone ahead of its authentic unveiling. The invite said, “join us inside the unveiling of the telephone as a way to redefine flagships.” The business enterprise has already showed that the next flagship will run Android with a deep integration of around Yu, a carrier aggregator platform that became added remaining 12 months along…

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US FCC, FTC question cellular Makers and carriers approximately smartphone security

US FCC, FTC question cellular Makers and carriers approximately smartphone security

The Federal Communications commission and Federal exchange commission have asked mobile cellphone companies and producers to provide an explanation for how they release safety updates amid mounting concerns over security vulnerabilities, the united states agencies said on Monday. The businesses have written to Apple Inc, AT&T Inc and Alphabet Inc, amongst others, in order “to better recognize, and ultimately to improve, the safety of mobile devices,” the FCC stated. The FCC despatched letters to six mobile phone providers on protection troubles, whilst the FTC ordered eight cell tool producers along…

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Huawei G9 Lite smartphone, MediaPad M2 7.0 tablet launched

Huawei G9 Lite smartphone, MediaPad M2 7.0 tablet launched

Huawei has unveiled its G9 Lite smartphone in China along the MediaPad M2 7.0 pill. As according to a file, the G9 Lite is the China-version of the Huwaei P9 Lite that changed into launched last month, and will be to be had in China handiest. The Huawei MediaPad M2 7.0, on the other hand, is the organization’s first tablet offering a fingerprint scanner. The Huawei G9 Lite has been priced at CNY 1,699 (approximately Rs. 17,500). The MediaPad M2 7.0 tablet will are available in two variants – CNY…

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