New Products Technology

New, affordable Vivo phone specs surface

Dongguan [China]: Images of a new Vivo phone with model number V2140A has recently surfaced.As per GSM Arena, it is an entry-level device with LTE connectivity and basic features, suggesting a low price. The name might be Vivo Y15. The assumption of the name is based on the fact that many of the specs match the already launched Vivo Y15a and Vivo Y15s, two phones that also share the body of the new phone, down to the last millimetre.This Vivo V2140A comes with a 6.51″ AMOLED screen with HD+ resolution, which would be an improvement over the two other phones. The chipset is listed with an octa-core CPU that has four units at 2.3 GHz, and the other four at 1.8 GHz, meaning it is either the Helio G35 or Helio P35 by Mediatek.The images revealed two cameras on the back, and TENAA listed…

Bollywood

Richa Chadha Deletes Twitter App From Her Phone; Says It’s Toxic

Richa Chadha recently announced on Twitter that she has deleted the micro-blogging app from her phone after she realised that it is taking too much from her and is proving to be toxic.She wrote, ‘Deleting this app off of my phone. Takes too much, is toxic. Bye.’ No sooner did she post this; comments started pouring in from all sides. Her fans have been dropping in comments, requesting her not to leave the platform. While they agreed that it does take a toll on your mental health, they requested her to stay. While one user wrote, ‘Please don’t do this. There are very few sane voices on this platform’, another one added, ‘You can’t do that ,there are people like me who loves you so much.’ Richa is one actress in B-town who has never shied away from speaking her mind. Although she has faced many trolls, she also commands a…

New Products Technology

OnePlus 9RT expected to launch on October 15

Shenzhen [China]: Popular smartphone brand OnePlus is expected to launch its new smartphone called OnePlus 9RT in India soon.Last month GSM Arena reported that OnePlus is working on a new member of the OnePlus 9 series, called OnePlus 9RT. The leak claimed that the 9RT, codenamed ‘Martini’, will arrive in October, and that bit is now corroborated by leakster OnLeaks, who revealed that the smartphone’s tentative launch date is October 15. There’s no word from OnePlus about the upcoming smartphone yet, but the previous leak claimed the smartphone will come with a higher-binned version of the Snapdragon 870 SoC, 120Hz AMOLED screen, 4,500 mAh battery, and 65W charging.The OnePlus 9RT will feature a 50MP Sony IMX766 and could be the first OnePlus phone to run Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 out of the box. The 9RT will be limited to the Indian and Chinese markets…

New Products Technology

Apple confirms September 14 event, expected to unveil iPhone 13

Washington [US]: Apple recently announced that it will be holding an event on September 14. The company is expected to launch the iPhone 13 series during its event titled ‘California Streaming’.As per The Verge, it will be another virtual event broadcast from Apple Park. The tech giant typically announces the year’s new iPhones at the fall event, and this year’s entry is expected to be called the iPhone 13. The new series of phones will apparently come in the same sizes as the iPhone 12, but a headline feature for some models could be high refresh rate screens, finally delivering tech that has been available on many Android phones.The new phones are also expected to have smaller display notches and improved cameras. It’s hard to pull specific clues from Apple’s event invite, though the darkening sky might suggest we’ll see improved night mode photography.…

New Products Technology

Samsung announces world’s highest resolution phone camera sensor

Seoul [South Korea]: The tech giant company- Samsung has announced the world’s first 200-megapixel image sensor intended for smartphone cameras.The Verge informed that the ‘ISOCELL HP1’ has 0.64 micrometres pixels and can bin 16 of them at once for the equivalent of a 12.5-megapixel sensor with 2.56 micrometres pixels. Samsung has named the HP1’s pixel-binning technology “ChameleonCell.”As per The Verge, the four-by-four 12.5-megapixel feature is intended for low-light usage, but it can also capture full 200-megapixel resolution photos, or use a two-by-two binning technique for 50-megapixel images. The two-by-two binning mode also lets the HP1 capture 8K video.Although standard 8K (7,680 x 4,320) is less than 50 megapixels, the tech- giant company informed that the new sensor can shoot up to 8K without cropping.Samsung is also introducing a new sensor called the ‘ISOCELL GN5’. As per The Verge, it is a 50-megapixel sensor with…

Health & Lifestyle Relationship

Snubbing Friends To Look At Phone Associated With Various Mental Health Issues

According to a new study by the University of Georgia, there are a variety of factors that may drive individuals to ignore their friends in favour of an electronic screen. The study also highlighted how snubbing friends to look at a phone screen is linked to various mental health issues including depression and anxiety. The findings of the study were published in the journal ‘Behaviour and Information Technology’. Smartphones have made multi-tasking easier, more understandable, and at times compulsive.But in social settings, these devices can lead to a form of contemporary rudeness called phone snubbing, or phubbing, the act of ignoring one’s companions to pay attention to a phone.While it may be commonplace, snubbing one’s friends (Fphubbing) can have serious repercussions on relationships. The study revealed positive associations between depression and social anxiety on increasing Fphubbing: depressed people are likely to phub their friends…

New Products Technology

Samsung is expected to sell 8 million foldable phones in and 23 million in 2023

Seoul [South Korea](ANI/Global Economic): Samsung Electronics is predicted to gain overwhelming advantage in the foldable phone market, which is expected to grow rapidly. It is a result that Samsung has continued to release foldable phones, lead-related technologies and pre-occupy the market shares. According to the market research firm Counterpoint Research, shipments of foldable phones are expected to reach nine million units this year, three times more than last year.Samsung Electronics is expected to secure 88 per cent of market share by selling about eight million foldable phones in this rapidly growing foldable phone market. Excepting the demand for foldable phones in China, it will actually dominate the global foldable phone industry market. The foldable phone market is expected to continue to grow and reach 10 times larger by 2023. Although Chinese smartphone manufacturers such as Xiaomi have tried to enter the foldable phone market,…