Apple reportedly focusing on manufacturing hub outside China

For a long time now, Apple has been increasingly dependent on Chinese facilities such as Foxconn, Pegatron, etc., for the manufacturing of its diverse product portfolio. But now, according to a Wall Street Journal report, it looks like the company is slowly looking to diversify its manufacturing plans by telling its suppliers and contract manufacturers to manufacture more in India and Southeast Asia. Continue reading “Apple reportedly focusing on manufacturing hub outside China”

Google Pixel Watch could feature a co-processor, 32GB storage

Google has confirmed that the Pixel Watch will be released this fall, which means it will most likely be around the end of October at the earliest. After a few months of leaks, the latest one, from about a week ago, said that the Pixel Watch would be powered by Samsung’s Exynos 9110 processor. Continue reading “Google Pixel Watch could feature a co-processor, 32GB storage”

POCO X4 GT could be a rebranded Redmi Note 11T reveals FCC, could be powered by Dimensity 8100

POCO has recently introduced the POCO F4 GT to global markets. Xiaomiui has discovered the model IDs “2AFZZ1216” and “2AFZZ1216U” on the FCC certification database, indicating that the company is working on a range of phones. Upon detailed inspection of the model numbers, it is conceivable that POCO will launch rebranded versions of the Redmi Note 11T but also the Redmi Note 11T Pro. These devices are anticipated to be announced very soon in the Chinese market. Continue reading “POCO X4 GT could be a rebranded Redmi Note 11T reveals FCC, could be powered by Dimensity 8100”

Samsung’s custom chips for Galaxy flagships expected in 2025

For a long time, Samsung Electronics’ Device Solution (DS) Division has been manufacturing Exynos chipsets for smartphones. These chipsets are not only made for Samsung, but also for other OEMs. However, it appears that Samsung intends to build certain proprietary chips for flagship Galaxy devices in 2025. Continue reading “Samsung’s custom chips for Galaxy flagships expected in 2025”

Apple reportedly testing E-Ink technology for foldables

According to a prominent Apple analyst named Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is reportedly testing electronic paper display (EPD) technology for potential implementation in future foldable versions of iPhones or iPads. Even though Apple foldable device lineup has yet to emerge. Continue reading “Apple reportedly testing E-Ink technology for foldables”

WhatsApp could soon let you silently exit groups

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Following the rollout of support for larger groups of up to 512 people to a subset of users, WhatsApp is now said to be developing another helpful feature for groups, which is the option to leave a group without notifying other users. This may be something like incognito mode. Continue reading “WhatsApp could soon let you silently exit groups”

WhatsApp may add rich link previews to text status updates

WhatsApp Voice Notes

After rolling out Message Reactions, 2GB File Sharing on WhatsApp for Android, WhatsApp is now working on other new improvements to the status, the ability to generate rich previews when sharing a link as a text status update. Continue reading “WhatsApp may add rich link previews to text status updates”

Apple could move to USB-C for AirPods and other accessories

Over the last week, Ming-Chi Kuo and Bloomberg together reported that Apple will likely swap the iPhone from Lightning to USB-C charging as early as possible next year. However, it may also be logical to go over to USB-C at the same time that Apple gradually phases out Lightning ports for other existing products as well. Continue reading “Apple could move to USB-C for AirPods and other accessories”

Google Messages might get context-aware star, schedule soon

Google Messages application will soon get some new features like Star messages, ‘Schedule in the moment’, and more. According to a decompilation by APK Insight, the latest beta version of the Messages app hinted at these possible upcoming features. Continue reading “Google Messages might get context-aware star, schedule soon”

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 could bring major camera improvements

Samsung is gearing up to introduce its Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 smartphones later this year. A few days back, we saw some renders that depicted the smartphone’s design, along with information on display and dimensions. The latest leak from famous leaker Ice Universe suggests the camera specifications of the upcoming Galaxy Z Fold4. So let’s have a closer look at what the device will offer in terms of cameras. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 could bring major camera improvements”

Netflix live streaming service reportedly in the works

Netflix may be expanding its foray into livestreaming services. A report from Deadline says that Netflix is also thinking about adding live-streaming to its services. This would make it easier to order unscripted shows, stand-up specials, and other live events. Continue reading “Netflix live streaming service reportedly in the works”

A cheaper Apple TV is expected to launch later this year

A new Apple TV 4K model is expected to be released in the second half of 2022, according to renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, but it isn’t easy to decide whether it may be a “streaming box or HDMI stick”. In April 2021, Apple’s video streaming device got a much better processor, as well as a new and improved remote control. Continue reading “A cheaper Apple TV is expected to launch later this year”

Motorola’s upcoming RAZR said to feature bigger screens

Motorola’s forthcoming Razr 3, codenamed “Maven,” foldable device has been the subject of leaks in recent months, and the device is expected to feature new hardware as well as an improved design. Nevertheless, the very same clamshell design shape is predicted, and the device is expected to be released first in China, in mid-July or early August, and then in other global markets. Continue reading “Motorola’s upcoming RAZR said to feature bigger screens”

Pixel Watch will reportedly use an old Exynos processor

The long-awaited Google Pixel Watch has finally been announced at this year’s Google I/O, though specifics were limited. However, a report published by 9to5Google claims it might feature the Exynos 9110 chip, which launched four years ago. Continue reading “Pixel Watch will reportedly use an old Exynos processor”

Apple is testing iPhones with USB-C port: Bloomberg

According to a new Bloomberg report by Mark Gurman, Apple is trialing iPhones that replace the Lightning port with USB-C. The change would be significant, though it is not entirely unexpected. Apple has already switched the iPad Pro, iPad Air, as well as the iPad Mini to USB-C. In addition, the EU made clear a proposal in September that would necessitate many devices, which include smartphones, to include USB-C ports. Continue reading “Apple is testing iPhones with USB-C port: Bloomberg”