Apple Signs With New Stylus Supplier, Fuels iPhone With Apple Pencil Support Rumors

One of the defining features of the iPad Pro is the support for Apple Pencil, Apple’s take on the stylus which has since received extremely favorable reviews. However it also begged the question as to whether or not the feature could be launched for the iPhone as well, something that the rumor mill has been suggesting as of late.


Speed Test Finds That iOS 12 Runs Faster On Older iPhones

With iOS 11 last year reportedly causing performance issues for users who updated, we’re sure that there are many iPhone users who now hesitant to update to the latest version of iOS over concerns that this could happen again, especially given that iOS 12 beta 7 was pulled over claims of sluggish performance.


Alleged Pixel 3 XL Spotted In The Wild With A Notch In Its Display

We have been hearing a fair bit of rumors about Google’s upcoming Pixel 3 smartphones, and now thanks to a post on Twitter by MobileSyrup, one of their readers has sent in a photo of what appears to be the Google Pixel 3 XL in the wild. It’s a bit hard to tell from this angle and photo that this is the Pixel 3 XL, but many seem to believe […]


Gmail For Android Now Supports Confidential Mode

Do you have emails that contain sensitive information that you don’t want others to see? There are ways to do that, but if you’re an Android user who also uses Gmail, you might be interested in a new feature called Confidential Mode that has recently found its way onto the Android version of the app.


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Google’s Play Store Gets Network Download Options

Due to certain apps having huge file sizes, it was understandable that companies such as Apple and Google placed some restrictions on file downloads over cellular networks. This has improved over the years, and now as spotted by Android Police, it seems that Google is giving users more options now.


Pixel 2 XL Owners Are Reporting Sluggishness On Their Phones

Recently Pixel XL owners were reporting that following the update to Android 9.0 Pie, it seems to have broken the phone’s compatibility with quick chargers. Google has acknowledged this and are working on a fix, but it seems that they might have another problem on their hands: Pixel 2 XL owners are now reporting sluggish performance.


Native Hearing Aid Support Is Coming To Android

Most of take our phones out the box when we buy them, turn them on, and we’re good to go. However there might be some users who unfortunately do not have that luxury as there are other things to consider, such as accessibility features and whether or not certain devices are compatible.


HTC Rumored To Stop Making Its Own Phones

It’s no secret that HTC has been having a rough time in the market. It has been bleeding money and market share. Even the launch of the HTC U12+ didn’t do much to change the company’s fortunes. Perhaps it’s thus not surprising to hear that the company might shift upcoming devices to the ODM model, meaning that it won’t make the smartphone itself.


Samsung May Not Release Galaxy S9 Active This Year

Samsung has been releasing an “Active” variant of its Galaxy S flagship annually for several years now. The variant has often been launched in the month of June or July. We got one last year as well, the Galaxy S8 Active, but it appears that Samsung isn’t going to launch the Galaxy S9 Active this year.


Huawei Mate 20 Processor Will Be The Kirin 980

It has only been a few months since Huawei introduced its Kirin 970 processor which arrived with the P20 series. It appears that the company now has another new high-end chip up its sleeve for the upcoming Huawei Mate 20 series. In a press release sent to the South African media, Huawei has confirmed that the Huawei Mate 20 processor will indeed be the Kirin 980.


Android 9 Pie Go Edition Release Confirmed For This Fall

Google introduced the Android Go initiative with Android 8.0 Oreo last year. It’s a watered down version of Oreo that’s aimed at devices with 1GB of RAM or less. With Google rolling out a major update for its platform earlier this month, it has now confirmed when Android 9 Pie Go edition will be released. Yes, it will release a Go version of Android 9 Pie as well.


Project Fi Text Forwarding Feature Axed

If you rely on the Project Fi text forwarding feature often then you will not be happy to hear that Google has decided to axe it. For those who are unaware, Project Fi is Google’s virtual mobile network and the text forwarding feature will no longer be available to those who are subscribed to this network. It was mentioned previously that this feature would soon be removed.


Envision’s App Uses AI To Help The Visually Impaired ‘See’ The World

A lot of us take our sight for granted, something that we’re sure many who lose their sight later in life can attest to. However thanks to technology, the visually impaired no longer have to be “blind”. One such app that is helping people who are visually impaired is Envision. The app relies on AI to help read and analyze its surroundings, and tells the user what it sees.


Moto P30 Officially Launched In China

The other thanks to a leaked render, a certain Moto P30 handset was revealed to be the company’s upcoming smartphone. It turns out the leaks were right on the money because over in China, the Moto P30 has been officially launched with a design that seems to be causing some mixed feelings.