Google has released a developer preview of the next iteration of Android, O. Android O brings improvements to battery life, notifications and as usual, UI Tweaks. This release is for developers to familiarise with the software before it goes out to the public. This is the second year that Google has offered a developer preview a
HMD Global has confirmed on Twitter that we won’t be seeing Carl Zeiss in Nokia’s new phones. This comes as a bummer for some of us who knew Nokia for its Zeiss lenses. The lenses certainly did a remarkable job. But when Microsoft bought Nokia, it took with it all that. The new folks who
Veteran leaker Evan Blass, or @evleaks, has posted an alleged image of the Galaxy S8 on Twitter. The image confirms everything the earlier rumors showed. The S8 is one nice phone. There is no samsung branding visible on the phone in the image. The same phone was also shown in 2 different videos on Youtube, as
Videos of working versions of Samsung Galaxy S8 have surfaced online. The videos showcase the both the S8 and the larger S8+.. The devices shown off in the videos align with all the recent leaks. The large screen with ulra thin bezels, and curves on both versions are seen in the videos. There is no
THE GSMA has awarded Econet Wireless in partnership with Comviva the title “Provider of the world’s best mobile solution”. The recognition comes in recognition of EcoCash, the leading mobile wallet in Zimbabwe. Econet introduced EcoCash envisioning a cashless society. The service has a wide network of payment points, and integration with existing providers only makes
The GSMA has recognized the Samsung Galaxy S7 as the best smartphone of 2016 at MWC. The S7 Edge got this award in the Best Mobile Handsets and Devices category at the annual Global Mobile Awards at Mobile World Congress 2017. The award takes into account a range of factors, including outright prettiness and performance.
According to this report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple is planning to use USB type C across the whole range of iPhones this year. Apple has traditionally used proprietary connectors on its iphones. The connectors used to be fast, but with USB type C the industry standard is certainly faster. Maybe the Cupertino giant
Telecel has followed Econet in denying DStv settlements via mobile wallets. From March, Telecash won’t be making DStv payments. The dry spell of foreign currency has led to financial providers cutting down of external payments. The reserve bank is low on Nostro value, and it is the private institutions that suffers first. Now that even ZESA
Samsung teased series 9 for its Exynos chipsets via @SamsungExynos account on Twitter. This could end up driving the next flagships. The S8 duo was rumoured to use the Exynos 8895 chipset for the Exynos versions. But Samsung would probably want to put up the latest and greatest toe to toe with the Snapdragon version.
The Internet has circulated rumors that the next iPhone will feature wireless charging, but analyst points to the feature being delayed. Apple joined the wireless power consortium last week, cementing the rumors. Apple has had a wireless charging partnership with Broadcom for 2 years now. This means their system could be close to perfection. However, JPMorgan