Home automation is something which sometimes feels like something out of a science fiction movie – we can now move things without touching them, turn on our TVs without seeming to lift a hand, and increasingly have our house seem to be attuned to us.
This is a far cry from the original home automation which was revolutionized by the introduction of progressive actuators, and which encompassed such things as TV lifts and heating systems which could tie directly to a mobile device for greater homeowner control.
The latest innovations in home automation have focused on giving the homeowner, even more, control over their house when they are away from it, and this has meant [...]
After a week’s launch, OnePlus 5 is now receiving a software update over-the-air (OTA). Although the update brings no new features to the table, it promises several bug fixes and system optimizations. The patch is rolling out as Oxygen OS 4.5.2 and weighs around 36MB in size.
Early users of OnePlus 5 reported of having troubles while installing applications on their device. However, this bug is supposedly fixed in the latest update. Apart from that, the new update also improves the stability of the system, the network strength, and the Bluetooth feature. It also brings several optimizations to the [...]
Samsung and LG are stepping up against the unsafe Lithium-ion batteries, with plans to use solid-state batteries in their upcoming smartphones. As you may know, Lithium-ion batteries are prone to explode when the liquid electrolyte inside them comes in contact with air or water. However, that won’t happen in the latter. The solid-state batteries, as the name suggests, will come with solid electrolytes, instead of a liquid one, and thus the chances of an explosion are very unlikely.
A Samsung SDI executive has told KoreaHerald that their technology level to produce such batteries will be mature in a year or [...]
Popular American smartphone manufacturer, Blu has launched a new smartphone named Blu R1 Plus. It is yet another low-budget offering from the company, that comes with 5.5-inch HD (720x1080p) display with curved OnCell Glass and Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Although the R1 Plus carries a cheap price tag, it packs decent specifications that can compete with the mid-range smartphones. It comes with a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek 6737 processor and is available in two storage variants – 3GB/32GB and 2GB/16GB. While the former carries a price tag of [...]
It’s only the fourth month of this year, but we have already got some of the best smartphones in the markets. LG and Samsung have released their respective premium smartphone of this year that are selling like hotcakes. However, there are many other popular manufacturers out there, still waiting for their time to showcase what they have in store for us. In case you did not like the latest smartphones, Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6, you should probably wait for a few months until the following most-anticipated handsets conquer the markets.OnePlus 5
Are you looking for the best budget smartphones in 2017? We’re going to break down our top 3 budget smartphones and offer our opinion on each. It is worth mentioning that many recently released smartphones under $300, are so good that they can even compete with high-end ones, including the Samsung Galaxy S8, Google Pixel and LG G6.
Here is our list of Top Budget Smartphones of 2017:Moto G5 Plus
Moto G5 Plus is the one that amazed me the most, packing all the goodies like a stunning metal design, great [...]