China’s Smartphone Market Sees Its Largest Drop In Five Years

China's Smartphone Market

There’s no question that China’s smartphone industry is in a tough spot, but it’s apparently worse than expected. Canalys has estimated that smartphone shipments in the country plummeted 21 percent year-over year in the first quarter of 2018 — the steepest drop since 2013. Almost everyone saw their shipments go down, with Oppo and Vivo (both owned by BBK) taking…

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Helium Hard Drive Technology, To Give Data Storage Capacity A New Height

Helium technology

If someone travelled back from future and sees us using hard disk drives and USB sticks today, they would wonder about how we are using these devices, like the way find it hard to believe that we were using primary storage devices like floppy disks, CD, and Zip drives for our data storage needs. Inventors and researchers are pushing the…

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Google’s New Baby : Android O

Android O

Some Android Oreo features hide under the hood, others show up immediately on the surface. Since the former will affect all devices, we will begin with them. The latter are immediately visible with the Nexus and Pixel devices, but are often not used by manufacturers in their own UIs and are therefore less important, so we will detail them last. Core features: battery life,…

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Lenovo K8 Note First Impressions: The New Budget Option With Dual Rear Camera


It’s been since long time Lenovo launched a new smartphone under its own brand. The wait is over. Lenovo K8 Note sports mid-end specifications, dual cameras, and a big battery. I got the K8 Note review unit ahead of the launch event, and here’s an early look at the smartphone. It’s been since long time Lenovo launched a new smartphone…

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Protein Coated Disc A Remarkable Invention In The History Of Disc Technology

We know that it shouldn’t come as a shock anymore when researchers announce new storage technologies that promise to hold tantalizingly large amounts of data, but we were still pretty stoked to learn that a recent breakthrough at Harvard Medical School may eventually lead to DVD-size discs whose capacities approach an eye-popping 50TB. Unlike traditional optical or magnetic solutions, the…

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Apple Unveils Budget-Friendly iPad, Dresses iPhone in Red

Apple announced an iPad update, a red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and a new video-editing app for iOS. The iPad upgrade has a 9.7-inch, 2048 x 1536-pixel Retina display with 264 pixels per inch, and Apple’s A9 64-bit processor. The unit will come in silver, gold and space gray with a starting price of US$329 for 32 gigabytes of…

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Xiaomi Redmi 4A Review

Way back in 2014, Xiaomi introduced Redmi 1s smartphone in the budget segment, which became an instant hit all thanks to its value for money proposition. The device got some rave reviews from the tech pundits and was liked by the masses. Fast forward it today and Xiaomi has yet again come up with a new budget smartphone, Redmi 4A,…

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