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Maktar’s Qubii charges the iPhone while performing an auto-backup

Maktar_QubiiWhile technology has advanced by a certain degree in the world of smartphone batteries, this has allowed smartphone manufacturers to cram in more and more features in order to take advantage of the greater battery capacity. All of which leads to the same issue time and again: running out of battery life way faster than one would have liked. A power bank is useful addition for the road warrior, but so is carrying around a charger on your travels. Maktar decided to make life more efficient for iPhone owners by working on the Qubii. The Qubii is a unique iPhone accessory, where it arrives in a small form factor that boasts of a far larger functionality. Specially designed to play nice with an existing Apple 5w power adapter and Lightning to USB cable, it tips the scales at all of just 16 grams.

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Vivo NEX flagship smartphone goes international

vivo-nexWhen it comes to smartphones, there are many different companies that roll out these highly sophisticated mobile devices that transform today’s road warriors into a mobile productivity unit. Each brand has its own range of devices, from the entry level to the mid-range, as well as the flagship model that will tout all of the bells and whistles to entice you into parting with your hard earned cash. Vivo of China has announced its NEX flagship smartphone which will boast of the first elevating front camera in the world, in addition to a truly bezel-less display, making it seem more like a portable TV than ever before.

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BlackBerry KEY2 debuts

blackberry-key2The name BlackBerry will certainly invoke certain emotions in many of us who began to ride on the smartphone wave back when it first kicked off. The BlackBerry was your mobile office, and it could do just about anything and everything, with typing being made easier thanks to its lovely keyboard. However, the company failed to grasp the way forward and faltered, with its legacy living on in the newly released BlackBerry KEY2. Boasting of the iconic BlackBerry physical keyboard as well as arriving pre-loaded with BlackBerry Limited’s best security and privacy enhancements, the BlackBerry KEY2 will be powered by Android 8.1 Oreo and also carries the distinction of being the first BlackBerry smartphone to boast of a dual-rear camera. How else does it differ from the BlackBerry KeyOne?

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Huawei Honor 10 hits the market with stunning design

honor-10Every smartphone manufacturer would need to have a flagship device in order to showcase their technological advancements to the rest of the world. Most of the time, these are high end devices with plenty of bells and whistles, allowing it to last a good two years before it starts to get obsolete from certain aspects. Huawei’s latest attempt at a budget-oriented flagship smartphone will continue from where the Huawei Honor 9 left off, this time arriving in the form of the Huawei Honor 10.

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Vivo APEX FullView concept smartphone

vivo-apexOne of the very best things about a conceptual device is the fact that you can more or less throw in every single bit of technological advancement into the picture, knowing that it does not even have to wait for existing technology and laws of physics to be able to allow it to do so. Vivo has thought of the APEX FullView concept smartphone, which will boast of the world’s very first half-screen in-display fingerprint scanning technology that is merged with other kinds of engineering breakthroughs in its camera, speaker and sensors.

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Huawei Honor 9 is the brand new flagship smartphone

huawei-honor-9When it comes to having the best smartphone available, most of the time we would aim straight for nothing but the top of the line models — and this would definitely include checking out which particular flagship model catches our fancy. Huawei has certainly become a pretty strong player by themselves over the years, and it is with much aplomb that they recently announced their latest flagship, the Huawei Honor 9.

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Vivo V5 shown off, sports 20MP camera

vivo-v5When it comes to Chinese manufacturers and the kind of smartphones that they roll out, then there are certainly many different kinds of makes and models to choose from. Vivo would be one of them, among the likes of Xiaomi, Oppo, and Meizu, and the latest smartphone from Vivo would be known as the Vivo V5.

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Sgnl – answer your phone with your finger through your watch

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The more we learn about our own bodies, the more interesting our technology becomes. We still don’t know everything there is to know about the brain and the nervous system, but there’s plenty that we do have a pretty firm grasp of understanding on. Bone conduction has been a rising market for some time now, with headsets, earpieces, and even advertisements being played through glass on trains.

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Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus revealed

iphone-7Another year, and here we are with a brand new iPhone. This time around, it would be the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus that has been introduced, taking over the mantle of being the “most advanced iPhone ever” from the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus — as with every single new iPhone that is released. Either way, these devices will arrive packed with their fair share of innovations that aim to improve all the ways that an iPhone is used every day. Just to set the tone, these new iPhones will arrive with new advanced camera systems that snap pictures like never before, carry additional power and performance with the best battery life to date in an iPhone, immersive stereo speakers, wide color system from camera to display, a couple of new beautiful finishes, and is also touted to be the first water and dust resistant iPhone in order to keep up with the Joneses.

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