Mobile Smartphones

For the first time since 2017, smartphone shipments increased last year

Global smartphone shipments had already begun to decline ahead of 2020, despite the fact that two years of a pandemic, as well as the related supply chain and chip bottlenecks, did not assist the overall results. However, according to a pair of Counterpoint Research and IDC surveys, the industry actually enjoyed improvement last year for …

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Repairing Your Apple Device Made Easy

Apple’s Self Service Repair Program Apple’s newly announced Self Service Repair program, which is set to go live in early 2022, will finally give individual customers access to genuine Apple OEM parts and manuals for DIY iPhone (and eventually Mac) repairs. Although this program has limitations and many unanswered questions about how it will be …

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The AirTag stalking issue is addressed in Apple’s redesigned Personal Safety User Guide

Following a number of recent reports highlighting how Apple’s AirTags are being exploited for stalking, the firm has now updated its current “Personal Safety User Guide” with additional advice on what customers should do if they find an unfamiliar AirTag in their vicinity or hear one make a sound. The book explains in detail what …

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Controller turns android phone into a portable xbox

Microsoft does not appear to be planning a portable Xbox. There isn’t much of a necessity for such a product, given Sony’s failure with the Vita, Nintendo’s market domination with the Switch, and Microsoft’s device-agnostic business strategy. But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a market for portable Xbox games. With Xbox Game Pass and the …

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BlackBerry Waves Goodbye to Its BlackBerryOS Smartphones

End of Life of the BlackBerry Smartphone End of life has finally come to the iconic smartphones of BlackBerry. Though it has already been declared dead a lot of times due to the fact that they’re going out of trend and losing their popularity, the company has finalized to end its services in January 4, …

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