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  • The iPhone X doesn't save Apple from desperately needing a 'next big thing'

    November 2, 2017 4:08 PM 258

    The distraction of $1,000 iPhone won't last forever. Congratulations Apple, you've distracted press and pundits alike from wondering why you don't have a successor to the iPhone. Apple is an oddity. It's a company that's doing remarkably well, but over the past ten years it hasn't had a product that comes close to replacing the iPhone as its cash cow, which

  • OnePlus will keep the headphone jack ‘for the time being’

    November 2, 2017 3:18 PM 236

    OnePlus is expected to announce its next phone sometime this month, and in the buildup to that, company CEO Pete Lau has confirmed one detail about the device: it’ll still have a headphone jack. “Every feature, removed or added, is based on our understanding of user needs,” Lau writes in a forum post. “For the time being, we think it’s best to stick

  • The Razer Phone is the smartphone with gamers in mind

    November 2, 2017 2:46 PM 293

    Gaming giant Razer has unveiled its first step into a whole new market with the Razer Phone, which it says hopes to take personal entertainment to a new level. To do that Razer, known for its headsets and gaming laptops, has placed a 120Hz display into its new device, which means the screen refreshes at a much faster rate than any other smartphone. In fact it’s the same rate as a high-end

  • Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti review: A fine graphics card—but price remains high

    November 2, 2017 1:02 PM 209

    Vega 56 should have led to lower prices. Instead, the 1070 Ti maintains the status quo. The GTX 1070 Ti is a great graphics card but a frustrating product. In the year and a half since the GTX 1080 and the GTX 1070 launched, Nvidia has faced little competition from rival AMD, which has been stretched thin across the launch of mainstream graphics cards

  • Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite bring Xiaomi into the selfie game, but Y?

    November 2, 2017 10:42 AM 203

    Xiaomi announced a new India-exclusive selfie focused smartphone series with the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite. This adds to the already existing Redmi lineup of affordable smartphones including the Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4A and the Redmi 4. These phones are aimed to offer a value for money package with minimal compromises on the hardware, battery and design

  • Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Launched in India: Price, Specifications

    November 2, 2017 9:25 AM 145

    Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite, Xiaomi's first self-focused smartphones have been launched in India as part of the company's new selfie-focussed series. The company says the Redmi Y series is targetted at the youth of the nation. The biggest highlight of the Redmi Y1 is its 16-megapixel front camera, complete with a LED selfie light. Alongside the phones

  • Xiaomi Announces MIUI 9 Global ROM Rollout in India

    November 2, 2017 8:54 AM 177

    At the same event where it launched the brand new Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite in India, Xiaomi has announced the availability of the MIUI 9 Global ROM. The stable MIUI 9 ROM will start rolling out to select devices including the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Mi MIX 2, and the Mi Max 2 from early November. The Chinese company promises that the MIUI 9 Global stable

  • HTC U11 Life review: The U11's affordable cousin is one of the best mid-rangers

    November 2, 2017 7:01 AM 160

    The HTC U11, see our full review, is one of the most underrated phones of 2017 and is often ignored because it has distinctive bezels, capacitive buttons, and no headphone jack. However, the camera is one of the best, it has IP67 dust and water resistance, HTC Sense is a light skin with extremely responsive performance, and it is priced hundreds less than competing

  • OnePlus 'tea'ses the OnePlus 5T on Twitter

    November 2, 2017 6:40 AM 133

    The phone maker seems to enjoy fueling rumors. We've heard several rumors about a potential OnePlus 5T phone, and now it seems like OnePlus itself is getting in on the action. On Wednesday the company posted a picture on Twitter with the caption "Oh, look! It's five cups of..." The picture is clearly a direct reference to the OnePlus 5T, the rumored

  • Razer Phone Gaming-Focused Smartphone Launched: Price, Specifications

    November 2, 2017 5:48 AM 177

    Razer has finally forayed into smartphone space with the company's first device aimed at gamers. Called Razer Phone, it comes with a display that supports refresh rates of up to 120Hz which should mean zero lag or stuttering while gaming. The company is heavily marketing the new 'UltraMotion' display on the Razer Phone. Apart from the display, the new Razer