Recently Apple has introduced a lot of few features, though its typing experience still leaves much to be desired. As far as we know iPhones are not one-handed anymore and this became one of the main complaints of the device. However it turned out there is actually a hidden one-handed keyboard that nobody is supposed to know about. A developer named Steve Troughton-Smith discovered it on the Apple device accidentally by hacking an Apple’s iOS Simulator.
Seems Samsung is doing everything to erase the damage caused by explosive Galaxy Note 7. Its brand new Galaxy C9 Pro is the first smartphone from Korean tech giant to feature 6GB RAM and latest Snapdragon 653 processor. The phone itself is likely to be a really nice one in terms of design and internal specifications. It features metal unibody design like most other newest Samsung smartphones. The Galaxy C9 Pro also has a new three string antenna design like Oppo’s R9s and R9s Plus and a huge 6-inch display with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. One more thing to gladden users is a secondary 16MP camera with f/1.9 aperture for bright selfies under low light.
A number of world-known tech giants Samsung, Lenovo, LG and Xiaomi are all presumably working on developing flexible phones. Some of the prototypes thereof were revealed lately. A week ago a half-minute video of Xiaomi’s phone with bendable screen was published by Youku. Xiaomi hasn’t confirmed any details about this and we don’t have info yet about the release date of the smartphone either. On the video one can see Xiaomi phone shown to be curved to fit into the user's hand. The video clip also shows the device running Xiaomi's latest MIUI 8 software while it is being operated by a user.
Micro-moments are spontaneous moments when consumers expect brands to address their needs with real-time relevance. Recently smartphones are used for this purpose more and more often. Such crucially important moments of contact with brands happen all the time and companies shall work out a special marketing strategy for them.
Here is a short guide in digital marketing with statistics, strategies and examples for mastering micro-moments.
Finding the Qibla is not always easy, especially if you are traveling around the world. However praying facing directly to Mecca has never been that easy with modern smartphone apps. All you need is to install it on your gadget and avoid electromagnetic fields. Here you can find a selection of the best apps of this kind.
The world of technology offers smart solutions to make religious lives of Muslims easier and more efficient. In this article you’ll find the most interesting and useful apps for faithful Muslims.
We’ve all suffered the inconvenience of dead phone. However, with a breakthrough in battery technologies a portable charger is the best solution. Sometimes that’s not always convenient (or even possible) to plug the USB charging cable in to your computer or to a wall-wart transformer especially if you’re traveling or are away from home. So what is an external battery pack? In short, this device lets you charge you handy, tab or any other gadget if there’s no possibility to plug your charging cable into the wall.
Let’s have a look at the main features you should consider while choosing a portable charger.
Take a walk outside and there are very big chances of seeing people taking some selfies. But they don’t seem to do it as we were used to. Yes, they’re using a selfie stick, by far the most popular smartphone accessory of the moment, also known as a monopod.
A great variety of mobile smart electronics motivated even TV developers. An unnamed partner of ZTE Company will present a TV-set (4K, 55-inch, 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM, Android) with the support for smartphones Nubia at January's Consumer Electronics Show 2016 (CES 2016).
Still we do not know exactly how it all will operate together; but apparently, the concept is identical to the one that is being promoted by Taiwanese group ASUSTeK where tablets are used as docking stations for the phones.
In other words, ZTE wants to make a smart TV not only a separate part of a living room with its own set of applications and information on it, but to combine its functionality with that a smartphone user is accustomed to. In this case, each family member will be able to have his own games and “cinemas” – all he needs is just to install a phone into the appropriate connector on the rear panel of a TV-set. Thus will help to avoid setting and filling by the content two different high-tech devices. For example, experts believe that this factor played a major role in the global recession of interest among users to a tablet as to the second unnecessary smart gadget.
Christmas is coming and everybody in the UAE is looking forward to buying the perfect gift. If you’re one of those persons who simply can’t decide upon something, we have a suggestion that you can’t go wrong with: a mobile phone.
In the end, no matter if you’re an advanced user or you need just a basic model, a new mobile phone is more than welcome. Considering this, we’ve made a short list with 8 of them, available in the UAE, which you can buy this Christmas.
Motorola Moto E (2015) – The second gen Moto E is one of the best deals of the year, being a great combination between a great build quality, decent, entry-level specs and a pocket-friendly price.
The handset comes with a 4.5” display and it’s running Android 5.0 Lollipop, while on the back it has a 5 MP camera, with autofocus. The battery has a capacity of 2390 mAh and it should last for a full day with ease. The Motorola Moto E (2015) can make a really nice and cheap Christmas gift. In the UAE, it’s available for ~530 AED and you can find more details here.
Huawei Ascend P7 – Huawei’s flagship from 2014 is one of the best looking smartphones made by the Chinese manufacturer, with glass panels on the front and back. It features a 5.0” full HD display, an excellent 13 MP camera and a non-removable 2500 mAh battery. In the UAE, it has a price between 845 and 969 AED.
Xiaomi Mi 4 – Another Chinese smartphone makes it to our list with the best mobile phones to buy in UAE for Christmas, but this time it’s the Mi 4 model from Xiaomi. The handset has a 5.0-inch display and a great 13 MP camera, an 8.0 MP front snapper, while the operating system, Android 4.4 KitKat, is customized with the MIUI interface. Finally, the phone is powered by a 3080 mAh battery, able to run for 280 hours in stand-by. The Xiaomi Mi 4 is available at 929 AED.
OnePlus 2 – Launched after a big teasing campaign, the OnePlus 2 wasn’t exactly what the fans were expecting, but this doesn’t mean that it’s not an excellent phone. If you’re looking forward to offering it to somebody who like stock Android, this 5.5” handset, with a 13 MP camera and a 3300 mAh battery is the best choice. OnePlus 2 is available for 1645 AED.
Sony Xperia Z3 – The Japanese manufacturer’s flagship, released last year, is still a very good mobile phone. With a 5.2” full HD display and a 20.7 MP camera, one of the best on the market, this phone can run Android 5.0 Lollipop and other apps with ease. You can get it for 1502 AED.
Apple iPhone 5S – If you’re after a compact phone, the iPhone 5S, with its 4.0” display is a great choice, being one of the most popular phones in the UAE. The 8 MP camera can take some very good and sharp photos, while the 1560 mAh battery can last up to one day, depending on how you use it. The 64 GB has a price of 2799 AED.
Apple iPhone 6 – Of course, if you want a bigger and better alternative to the 5S, there’s also the iPhone 6., With a 4.7” display, the handset is powered by Apple’s A8 chip and it has an 8 MP camera on the back and a 1810 mAh batter. The Space Grey version, with 128 GB of storage, is available for 2652 AED.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge – The Edge version of the S6 was highly appreciated worldwide, including by fans in the UAE. The phone has a dual-edged 5.1” display and on the back, a 16 MP camera, arguably the best one on the market. Finally, the phone has a non-removable 2600 mAh battery, which can also be charged wirelessly. Tha Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge can be bought in the UAE for 3799 AED.