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Old March 17th, 2019, 05:56 PM   #7301
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Are you mad? What if something is shit and I want to let people know? I don't agree with country bashing but Chinese phones are known for their crap quality, including Xiaomi and Huawei and the Korean guy rightly pointed HUGE quality differences between foldables from Samsung and Huawei, the latter being basically a joke at this point. You will allow Apple -bashing posts but not Chinese brand bashing posts? I guess old habits don't die.
Chinese phone makers had an incredible 2018, especially with the innovative ways they get around to build a notch-less and bezel-less full screen display.

Oppo Find X with the mechanical slider
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 with the pop up selfie camera
Vivo Nex Dual with front and back display
Huawei P20 Pro with the triple Leica lens setup
One Plus 6T with the consistent strong perfromance

They are undeniably some of the best phones of 2018 and you can easily read upon any reviews online and they will tell you these phones have some of the highest build qualities. And rightfully so they have grown huge market shares in the past years worldwide.

So really - i dont know where your whole "chinese phone crap quality" sentiment is coming from.
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Old March 17th, 2019, 06:15 PM   #7302
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To be fair RR did delete some inno4321 posts and he is trying to be as fair as possible, I deleted those two posts you have mentioned tho.

Let put this case to a rest and I don't want to see any fighting and insulting in this thread anymore, we will punish anyone who starts this nonsense again.

Post news articles only, any comment about my products are better than your products will be deleted and brig will follow.
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Old March 17th, 2019, 11:56 PM   #7303
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A showcase on LG's transparent OLED display.



Obviously it's not for gaming, but it's an interesting take.

And touch-enabled transparent OLED display.

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Old March 18th, 2019, 03:39 PM   #7304
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Motorola is back with its Razr.

its pretty interesting in that while the other phones fold into a larger tablet
this is a small device that folds into a normal sized phone

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Old March 18th, 2019, 04:58 PM   #7305
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Stop crying about other users or moderation decisions. Thank you.
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Old March 28th, 2019, 09:31 AM   #7306
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Huawei P30 Pro Receives Highest Ever DxOMark Score of 112

https://gadgets.ndtv.com/mobiles/new...es-112-2013595


112 Huawei P30 Pro

109 Huawei Mate 20 Pro
109 Huawei P20 Pro
109 Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
107 Xiaomi Mi 9
105 Apple iPhone XS Max
103 HTC U12+
103 Samsung Galaxy Note 9
103 Xiaomi Mi MIX 3
102 Huawei P20
101 Apple iPhone XR
101 Google Pixel 3

https://www.dxomark.com/category/mobile-reviews/
https://www.dxomark.com/huawei-p30-pro-camera-review/

With a DxOMark Mobile score of 112, the Huawei P30 Pro is the new number one in our ranking and achieves this feat by building on an outstanding Photo score of 119 points. Compared to previous Huawei models such as the P20 Pro and the Mate 20 Pro, the most obvious improvements are in the areas of bokeh and zoom, where the P30 Pro sets new benchmarks, thanks to its innovative 5x tele-camera with folded optics and ToF sensor that allows for more precise depth maps in bokeh mode.

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Old March 29th, 2019, 12:12 PM   #7307
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it was a bad decision by Apple to switch to these keyboards. Their old keyboards were one of the best, along side Lenovo's Thinkpads. They gave that up just to make it slightly thinner.

https://www.macrumors.com/2019/03/27...yboard-issues/

Apple Apologizes Over 'Small Number' of Users Who Continue to Have Issues With Third-Generation MacBook Keyboards

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Apple added that affected customers should contact the company for support.

Unfortunately, while Apple initiated a service program offering free repairs of affected 2015-2017 MacBook and 2016-2017 MacBook Pro models with first- and second-generation butterfly keyboards, the latest 2018 MacBook Pro and 2018 MacBook Air models with third-generation butterfly keyboards do not qualify at this time.

Stern wrote her column without using the letters E or R as a clever way of illustrating the problem — there are toggle switches to turn each letter back on. Humorously, there are also toggle switches to read the article with double E's or double T's, as repeating letters are one symptom of the sticky key

In an internal document obtained by MacRumors last year, Apple said the third-generation keyboard has a silicone membrane under the keycaps to "prevent debris from entering the butterfly mechanism." However, the membrane has only reduced the keyboard issues instead of eliminating them entirely.

Apple has not admitted this reasoning publicly, instead saying that the third-generation keyboard delivers a "quieter" typing experience.
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Old April 10th, 2019, 07:20 PM   #7308
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From U.S. to South Korea, early mobile 5G is only inconsistently fast

It may be only a day — or three, or 105 — into the mobile 5G experience, but there’s already a consensus between early U.S. and South Korean 5G smartphone adopters: When 5G works, it’s mighty fast, but users shouldn’t actually expect it to work consistently quite yet.

On a positive note, testers in both countries indeed saw faster 5G speeds than what users get today on the same carriers’ 4G networks. In the 5G-heavy city of Seoul, Nikkei reported an indoor Samsung Galaxy S10 5G speed of 193Mbps, around four times faster than a Galaxy S9’s 4G speed of 47Mbps, with an average outdoor 5G speed of 430Mbps. Similarly, U.S. testers of Verizon’s new 5G network in Chicago such as Cnet saw top 5G speeds upwards of 630Mbps, well above the carrier’s sub-100Mbps 4G average in the city.

The problem was that testers in both countries described disappointing overall experiences with network connectivity. Nikkei noted that SK Telecom’s 5G signal in Seoul cut out frequently — upwards of 30% of the time — while not delivering anything close to the 2.7Gbps peaks the carrier advertised for hybrid 4G-5G service prior to launch. It’s noteworthy that the South Korean 5G networks and phones all presently use so-called “sub-6GHz” wireless technology, not millimeter wave, a higher frequency that was expected to suffer service drop-offs indoors, yet still fell short.
https://venturebeat.com/2019/04/05/f...istently-fast/

It should be noted that SK Telecom is the best performing 5G service provider in South Korea. LG is downright worst, with its 5G service performing similar or even slower than its 4G service.

Overall speed for 5G(SK Telecom) is 100~500mb/s, and 4G is 40~60mb/s, so the experience should be similar to that between using a USB 3.1 port and a USB 3.0 port. Latency should be a hallmark of 5G service, but it seems to linger around 20~50ms, which is similar to 4G.
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Samsung responds to Galaxy Fold screen damage: ‘we will thoroughly inspect these units’

Also: be careful with that screen cover
By Chaim Gartenberg and Dieter Bohn Apr 17, 2019, 10:30pm EDT
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Samsung has released an official statement addressing reports of display issues with the upcoming Galaxy Fold. There are two parts to the story, and unfortunately only one of those parts offers real answers.

First, Samsung notes that it intends to “thoroughly inspect [the review] units in person,” referring to the devices that seemed to have had screens break without a direct, obvious cause. Our review unit developed a bulge that appeared to be the result of something in between the screen and the hinge, ultimately breaking the screen. So we don’t have a clear answer there yet.

Separately, Samsung addressed the issue of screens breaking because reviewers had attempted to peel off a protective plastic layer that was adhered to the screen itself. Though it looks like a screen protector and seems like a natural thing to try to remove, it shouldn’t be. Here’s Samsung’s statement, in full:

A limited number of early Galaxy Fold samples were provided to media for review. We have received a few reports regarding the main display on the samples provided. We will thoroughly inspect these units in person to determine the cause of the matter.

Separately, a few reviewers reported having removed the top layer of the display causing damage to the screen. The main display on the Galaxy Fold features a top protective layer, which is part of the display structure designed to protect the screen from unintended scratches. Removing the protective layer or adding adhesives to the main display may cause damage. We will ensure this information is clearly delivered to our customers.

While the clarity surrounding the screen protector is helpful, the lack of a clear answer as to what broke both our unit and at least one other Galaxy Fold screen is troubling. As we noted in the previous article, we returned our broken unit to Samsung for inspection and have been waiting to hear what the cause of the breakage was.

Reports of issues with the Galaxy Fold came just days after review units of the upcoming foldable device made their way out into the world. Since then, multiple outlets have reported issues with the device — including The Verge, which saw our review unit break after just a day of use when (we think) a piece of debris got lodged under the folding display and damaged the OLED panel. Prior to release, Samsung said it performed rigorous tests on the Galaxy Fold’s display, promising the flexible screen would “outlast 200,000 folds and unfolds.” But the claim doesn’t seem to hold up following real world use.

Some of the problems with the display may have been avoidable — several reviewers reportedly peeled off an outer “polymer layer” for the display that resembles a screen protector, but is in fact a crucial part of the screen. To its credit, Samsung is already warning users not peel off that layer, at least on the retail T-Mobile version, yet it seems that a more robust warning may be needed. And even if that is the case, it still doesn’t explain all the failed units, some of which encountered problems despite the owner not having removed the polymer layer.

Given that the Galaxy Fold costs $1,980, seeing such critical failures pop up ahead of the official launch isn’t reassuring.

The Galaxy Fold’s screen failures aren’t the worst disaster for Samsung in recent memory — that title still goes to the Galaxy Note 7, which Samsung ultimately had to recall entirely and cancel production due to exploding batteries. To this day, you still can’t bring a Note 7 on a commercial airplane.

There’s also a lot riding on the Galaxy Fold. Samsung is trying to win the race to market with the first mainstream foldable device and what may be the only high-profile folding phone released in the United States for quite some time. A stumble of this magnitude this early out of the gate is a worst-case scenario for Samsung here, blackening the eye of the company not just for the Galaxy Fold, but for the entire foldable phone market.

Despite Samsung’s statement, it’s unclear what the underlying problem with the Galaxy Fold’s display was, and whether or not Samsung will be able to address it in time for launch, or even at all. The company tells The Verge that it plans to move ahead with the April 26th launch in the US, as first noted by Joanna Stern of The Wall Street Journal.

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Old May 15th, 2019, 11:03 AM   #7311
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Lenovo shows off the world’s first ‘foldable PC’


By Chaim [email protected] May 13, 2019, 6:30pm EDT
Photography by Amelia Holowaty Krales
https://www.theverge.com/circuitbrea...folding-screen

Lenovo has been developing this for over three years and has plans to launch a finished device in 2020 as part of its premium ThinkPad X1 brand. The goal here is a premium product that will be a laptop-class device, not an accessory or secondary computer like a tablet might be.

At this stage, there’s not a lot else to say about Lenovo’s folding ThinkPad. There’s no price, no release date, and only unfinished hardware to look at. Still, it’s an ambitious idea, and it’s encouraging to see that Lenovo is pursuing folding technology so quickly for larger devices than phones. Whether that actually works in practice when the eventual finished hardware launches next year is anyone’s guess.





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