Category: Mobile

Google Assistant Can Now Respond Without Unlocking Phone; Digital Wellbeing, Home View, Multi-Room Audio Coming to Smart Displays

Google Assistant is getting several new features across its lineup of smart displays and smartphones. The tech giant, at its Made by Google event, launched new hardware but did not reveal too many updates about the Google Assistant that will power them. The company has now announced a bunch of new Assistant features that will be rolled out soon. At […]

Honor 9 Lite, Honor 9N, Others Available With Deals in Flipkart Honor Days Sale

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has kicked off its four-day ‘Honor Days Sale’ where it is providing deals and discounts on four of its popular smartphones. To be hosted exclusively on Flipkart, the four-day sale Honor Days Sale commenced today, Tuesday and will continue till Friday, September 21. Smartphones that are a part of the sale include the Honor 9 Lite, Honor 10, Honor 9N, and Honor 9i. The company […]

Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro Launch Date Set for October 16; EMUI 9.0 Beta Programme Kicked Off

After some initial rumours, Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are now officially debuting at an event in London on October 16. Both new Huawei models will have the newly announced Kirin 980 SoC that arrived at IFA 2018 last week. Notably, the launch date of the Huawei Mate 20-Series matches the Mate 10-Series that was launched on October 16 last year. Huawei at the […]

Australia bans China’s Huawei from mobile network build over security fears

SYDNEY: Australia’s government on Thursday banned major Chinese telecoms firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment for its planned 5Gmobile network, citing risks of foreign interference. Huawei’s involvement in the network rollout, and resistance to it from Australia’s security agencies, has become a flashpoint between the trading partners in recent months as a row over alleged […]

Beijing Said to Shut Down 1,000 Manufacturing Firms By 2020

China’s capital Beijing will shut around 1,000 manufacturing firms by 2020 as part of a programme aimed at curbing smog and boosting income in neighbouring regions, state media said on Monday. Beijing will focus on dynamic, high-tech industries and withdraw from “ordinary” manufacturing, the Communist Party paper People’s Daily reported, citing a recent policy document […]

Huawei Plans to Launch Foldable Smartphone Before Samsung: Report

Huawei may beat Samsung in the race to launch the world’s first truly foldable smartphone. A foldable smartphone by Samsung has been a part of the rumour mill for over two years now, with the company in recent months confirming that it would be bringing the smartphone to market this year, adding it would not be a gimmick. Reports have indicated however that the South […]

Honor Play India Launch Date Is August 6, Confirmed to Be an Amazon Exclusive

The Honor Play gaming-centric smartphone will be launched in India on August 6, according to a listing on e-commerce website Amazon India. The upcoming Honor Play will an Amazon exclusive in the country, as per the listing on the website. It is one of the first phones to feature Huawei’s GPU Turbo technology for gaming and overall performance, and has a powerful HiSilicon […]