As the year 2018 draws to a close we are taking the chance to look back at what the past twelve months brought. We already went through Q1 and now it’s time for Q2.
AI infiltrated every corner of mobile realm, from digital assistants to algorithms that improve image quality. Other big trends highlighted on this list our most-read news articles for Q2 this year include software security and updates, as well as gaming phones.
A detailed write-up on Google Duplex proved to be the most interesting article of the April-June period. Duplex has the Google Assistant talk to other people for you, which has much greater possibilities than simple voice control.
Xiaomi scored many wins during the quarter, including the Mi 6X debut and the Redmi 6 Pro launch both with a healthy dose of AI, of course. The companys first gaming phone, the Black Shark, gathered big crowds too.
The list below is in chronological order so that the rumors come before the official announcements.
It’s a small tick over the 6.3″ screen of the Note8, but it will double the gap to the Galaxy S9+’s 6.2″ screen.
No more guessing what it will look like – you can now glance at the phone in all its glory inside a range of cases.
Nokia’s current top midranger has landed at the office of a full review. Here are some initial impressions.
In Past Tense takes a slightly different tack for this article and takes you on a nostalgia-infused ride of the highlights of Apples iOS through the years.
Ultra-bright, notched LCD display, dedicated Google Assistant key and powerful Quad DAC audio, with DTS-X.
Google previewed the ability for its Google Assistant to make calls on your behalf at Google I/O this week. Called Google Duplex, let’s look at the science behind the magic.
HMD CPO Juho Sarvikas has launched a poll on Twitter and the response could lead to a global launch.
Now that we’ve had our first hands-on with the Google’s Android P beta let’s take a look back at how Google’s Android has evolved over the years
The phone will be unveiled soon, pre-orders (well, registrations) start June 1 and actual sales commence on the 15th.
The motorized slider hides away the dual rear camera, the selfie camera and the 3D facial scanning tech.
The device is powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC, and sports a 5.84 inch display with 2280×1080 pixel resolution.
Haslinda has worked with some of the largest telcos in North America and Asia. She loves tech and doesn’t like iPhone