5 things we hope Apple will improve in future iPhones

When the iPhone X came out, there were quite a few changes about not only how it looks, but how it operates. Apple removed the iconic home button and Touch ID, replacing them with gestures and Face ID. It was a lot to take in and, while it felt like what made the iPhone a simple and straightforward device to use was being removed, we still reserved judgment for when we would get to spend some time with the smartphone.

And, sure enough, the iPhone X has its perks that one is bound to love. The smooth operation, the incredible display, the respectable battery life — all reminders of the fact …


Android updates to improve with "Google Unified Push". Developers worried over Android 9 becoming a more restrictive OS

Android has always been synonymous with two things: a very open, highly customizable operating system, which often gets molded in whatever way device manufacturers or developers and users deem fit; and slow updates. Nowever, both of these things might shift a bit in the opposite direction — we might be getting a bit more of a locked-down OS and faster updates once Android 9 P rolls out. According to a couple of reports, at least.

Google Unified Push to improve updates
The first one comes from Android-centric tech blog GoAndroid. It talks of a so-called “Google …

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How to improve your iPhone X battery life: 3 quick and easy tips and tricks

Battery charge is one of the many things we’ll never have enough of, it seems. Even today’s top phones can barely get us through two days of use, and nothing leads us to believe that the situation is to improve anytime soon. Hardly a surprise, our articles with tips and tricks on improving smartphone battery life draw quite a lot of attention. Articles like the one you’ve landed on, dedicated to the fancy, flashy iPhone X.
So, how do you improve your iPhone X battery life? Well, you cannot swap the stock battery cell for one with a larger …

Software update is on the way to improve the dual rear cameras on the OnePlus 5T

The OnePlus 5T has just been released, and already a major software update for the rear camera is in the works. The early word is that the camera is not providing the kind of quality photographs that you might expect from the OnePlus 5T. The update that is being planned will reportedly improve the quality of low-light photography to make sure the images are sharp and clear. The update will also improve the quality of selfies taken with the front-facing snapper, by making them appear more natural. In addition, the beautification mode will be disabled with OnePlus 5T users given the option of turning …

How to improve battery life on your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus: 10 tips and tricks (+1 bonus)

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are already out and you may already have one in your hands. Congratulations on the new device! The new iPhones are not only incredibly powerful, thanks to the new Bionic chips, but are also the longest-lasting iPhones we’ve put through our battery life test.

10 and a half hours of screen on time for the large Plus variant and 8 and a half hours for the regular-sized iPhone 8 are absolutely nothing to snark at. In fact, these numbers will probably last the average user well enough and will keep power users grinning for most of the day.

But, …

Improve the battery life on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with these 17 tips and tricks

The Galaxy Note 8 is the hottest new Samsung super-phone in town. This handset is the latest representative of the company’s new design approach which emphasizes on keeping the displays big and bezels small. 
The results from this philosophy are quite impressive – the latest Note packs a massive 6.3-inch panel at the front which is easily one of the largest screens we’ve seen on a high-end smartphone to date. The majority of its specs and features are equally awe-inspiring: the powerful Snapdragon 835 chipset, …

Report: Upcoming OnePlus 5 update to improve battery life greatly

OnePlus fans are probably used to receiving new software updates pretty often, as the Chinese company seems to be taking great care of its high-end smartphones. Even so, we rarely have the chance to get a sneak peek at what changes will be included in an OxygenOS update that hasn’t been released yet.

According to French publication Frandroid, citing sources familiar with OnePlus’ update roadmap who wish to remain anonymous, the Chinese company is already working on OxygenOS 4.6, the next major update for the OnePlus 5.

The main highlight of the update is …

Night Mode feature coming to WhatsApp to improve pictures snapped in low-light?

WhatsApp, the messaging app purchased by Facebook in 2014 for a whopping $21 billion, could be looking to add a new feature for its 1.2 billion members to enjoy. On the app’s translation page is a request for the words Night Mode. No, this is not the Night Mode that reverses the black text on white background to produce a UI that won’t strain your eyes at night. This is something else entirely.

The Night Mode for WhatsApp works with the camera UI to enhance the quality of  photographs taken in low-light conditions. This new button could also be added to the video calling feature as …

Apple confirms that it purchased AI firm Lattice Data for $200 million; purchase might improve Siri


Apple has reportedly purchased AI firm Lattice Data. A report published Saturday suggests that Apple used $200 million of its massive cash holdings to make the purchase, which includes 20 engineers that will be moving to Cupertino. The company helps turn so-called dark data (like text and images) into structured data that is more usable. In other words, think of all the data out there as information that is unlabeled and has the potential to be used if it were simply put away and filed where it could be easy to find. That is what Lattice does.

Remember when your parents kept telling …