Qualcomm: Phone Makers to Unveil iPhone-Style Satellite Tech

Qualcomm has said more phone manufacturers plan to roll out satellite connectivity, much like Apple’s latest iPhone.

Apple Is Once Again the World’s Top Smartphone Maker

Apple has once gain overtaken Samsung for the title of the world’s top smartphone maker, based on Q4 2021 shipments.

Study Shows Android Has Serious Privacy Issues, Snoops on Users

A new study is showing just how much Android snoops on its users, transmitting large quantities of data to third-parties and Google.

Android 12 Hits AOSP, Pixel Support MIA

Google has announced the release of Android 12 to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), but the anticipated release for Pixel phones didn’t happen.

Huawei Planning a Return to the ‘Smartphone Throne’

Huawei is planning a return to the “smartphone throne” after crippling sanctions had a devastating impact on the company’s business.

Xiaomi Leapfrogs Apple to Become Number Two Smartphone Vendor

Xiaomi has become the world’s number two smartphone maker for the first time ever, dropping Apple to third place.

Alibaba Future-Proofing Cloud OS, Will Support Multiple Architectures

Alibaba is working to make its Apsara cloud OS compatible with a variety of architectures in an effort to future-proof it.

Xiaomi Removed From US Blacklist

The Department of Defense (DOD) is removing Chinese firm Xiaomi from a blacklist preventing it from operating in the US.

Xiaomi Will Begin Making Electric Vehicles

Smartphone maker Xiaomi will begin making electric vehicles (EV), using Great Wall Motor Co Ltd’s factory.

Oracle’s TikTok Purchase On Hold Indefinitely

Oracle’s bid to purchase TikTok, in conjunction with Walmart, is on hold indefinitely as a result of the change in administration.

Xiaomi Sues US Government In Effort to Overturn Ban

Xiaomi is suing the US Treasury Department and the Department of Defense in an effort to overturn a Trump administration ban.

Qualcomm Helping Bring 5G to Low-Cost Phones

Qualcomm has announced it is bringing 5G to its Snapdragon 4-series line of chips.

Call Recording Coming To An Android Phone Near You

According to XDA Developers, Android’s Google Phone app may be getting call recording in a future update. The Google Phone app is the default phone dialer on Google’s own line of Pixel smartphones, as well as Android One devices. Other…

Xiaomi Says Camera Issue Has Been Identified And Partially Fixed

Following reports that Xiaomi cameras integrated with Google’s Nest Hub, showed images and feeds from strangers’ cameras, The Verge is reporting that Xiaomi has identified the problem. Dio, a user in the Netherlands, first reported the issue when he used…

Google Nest Hub and Xiaomi Cameras Give Window Into Strangers’ Homes

CNET is reporting on the latest example of security cameras exposing the very people they’re supposed to protect. According to the report, Netherlands resident Dio clicked on the Xiaomi camera feed on his Google Nest Hub, expecting to see a…