It's time to prepare for the economic downturn: Meta cuts plans to hire engineers by 30% and hints at possible layoffs

Meta Platforms is cutting its engineering hiring targets by at least 30% this year. The company also warned all employees to prepare for a severe economic downturn. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees on Thursday that he expects “one of... Read more

Sale of BlackView hits on the AliExpress summer promotion

BlackView has joined a series of mid-year promotions and rolled out a whole bunch of offers on AliExpress for its key products. Discounts allow you to save up to several hundred dollars on rugged smartphones or, say, BlackView Tab tablets.... Read more

Huawei Mate 50 and 50 Pro showed up in the first render: what about the design?

Earlier this year, Huawei officially confirmed work on the Mate 50 series, which should replace the almost two-year-old Mate 40 . Since then, we have only come across a snapshot of the protective glass , indicating the likely design of... Read more

You won't have to wait! Xiaomi 12S series global launch date

We are accustomed to the fact that global releases of Chinese smartphones usually occur with a significant shift in time – for a month, two, and sometimes more. Xiaomi 12 was no exception, leaving China only three months later. However,... Read more

TCL 20B review: anti-crisis smartphone

Content Specifications Appearance and equipment Software cameras Performance and Benchmarks conclusions The Chinese company TCL is mostly known in Russia as a manufacturer of TVs, a little less – as a manufacturer of various home appliances, and, frankly, is little... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra runs the risk of being left without camera innovation

Samsung is not stingy in terms, describing all the “advantages” of 200 megapixel ultra-high resolution mobile cameras. This was the case with the ISOCELL HP1 sensor a year ago, and also with the ISOCELL HP3 last week. However, for some... Read more

A bottle of wine and a newspaper: a symbolic invitation to the launch of Xiaomi 12S

The presentation of the Xiaomi 12S family, the date of which was announced a little earlier , is a major event for the company. To emphasize this, Xiaomi sent special invitations to journalists, full of symbolism. They are a wooden... Read more

Google implemented an Easter egg in Android 13 in beta 3.3 [video]

Each new version of Android hides a small “easter egg” or easter egg – a mini-game that can be accessed by a combination of certain actions. With the release of beta version 3.3, Android 13 also got its Easter egg.... Read more

It became known when to wait for One UI 5.0 with Android 13 from Samsung

Samsung is an exemplary Android manufacturer in terms of software support for smartphones, and therefore, many owners of the brand’s devices are looking forward to the launch of the updated One UI 5.0 shell. The SamMobile publication decided to designate... Read more

First press photo of Nothing Phone (1) in black

Two weeks separate us from the announcement of an extremely unusual smartphone from the young Nothing brand. The feature of the device with the uncomplicated name Phone (1) will be the design and the system of LEDs on the rear... Read more

Xiaomi 12 Lite in three colors at once on press renders

Xiaomi has officially announced the imminent premiere of the Xiaomi 12S flagship series, but plans for the Xiaomi 12 Lite have not yet been officially confirmed. However, everything goes just in time for the fact that on July 4 we... Read more

Has it gotten worse? Subscreen ZTE Axon 40 Ultra at JerryRigEverything

ZTE quite unexpectedly became the driving force behind the development of the display format with a sub-screen front camera. The recent Axon 40 Ultra ( specifications and details ) has already received the third generation of such a camera, which... Read more

Tiny Japanese Balmuda Phone fell in price by 6.5 times

Released in November last year, the compact design smartphone Balmuda Phone made a lot of noise because of its unusual appearance, but did not become popular because of the very high price and poor autonomy. To revive sales, the Japanese... Read more

Nothing Phone price and specifications (1)

Nothing Phone (1) is getting closer, so the leaks are getting more specific. Now we offer you a more or less complete set of technical parameters of the upcoming novelty, as well as prices. Let’s start from the end: according... Read more

Announcement of Gigaset GS5 Lite: budget smartphone with Made in Germany sign

Gigaset – once a division of Siemens, but now a separate company for 14 years – remains the only smartphone manufacturer to manufacture smartphones in Germany. For this, the capacities of the same plant in Boholz, where many of the... Read more

ASUS ROG Phone 6 in two colors with Kunai Gamepad in a press photo

ASUS ROG Phone 6 continues to actively leak to the Web a week before the official presentation. This time, @evleaks excelled, who published a pack of press photos of the upcoming game phone in black and white, where the focus... Read more

Xiaomi 12S Ultra boasts a huge 1" IMX989 sensor without a catch

Having announced the announcement date of the Xiaomi 12S series yesterday, the company has begun to reveal the brightest details of the new products. The first in line was Xiaomi 12S Ultra, which will be the first in the world... Read more

Apple failed in its attempts to become independent from Qualcomm

It’s no secret that over the years, Apple has been investing billions of dollars to develop its own 5G modem for the iPhone in order to gain independence from Qualcomm. The share of chips in the latest iPhone in 2023,... Read more

Now on an equal footing: Xiaomi 12S will get a cool camera from 12/12S Pro

After talking about the mighty 1″ sensor of the main camera of Xiaomi 12S Ultra, the company switched to the base model Xiaomi 12S, which also has something to please the fans. And it’s not about Leica’s developments at all!... Read more

Hardware ray tracing and 64-bit: what will mobile chips be like in 2023

Arm has unveiled a new generation of Armv9 CPUs and GPUs that will power future Qualcomm, MediaTek and Exynos chipsets for smartphones in 2023. Let’s start with the most powerful – the Cortex-X3 core, which will become 22% more powerful... Read more

The head of Xiaomi dismissed the idea to give Xiaomi 12S Ultra to DxOmark

We are already accustomed to the fact that each new Chinese camera phone will certainly become the unsurpassed leader of the DxOmark rating, which has lost the remnants of its reputation and trust in recent years. Against the backdrop of... Read more

TSMC's new pricing policy will make 2023 smartphones more expensive

From year to year, the average cost of smartphones is continuously growing. One of the growth drivers is TSMC, the world’s leading chipmaker, which regularly raises the cost of its products. This was the case in 2020 and 2021 ,... Read more

VIDEO: Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 review – good for everyone, but…

In the last couple of years, the tablet market has noticeably revived, offering customers a wide variety of solutions from different price categories. However, in the flagship segment, the range is small: if you do not take into consideration the... Read more

The leader of Xiaomi showed the white Xiaomi 12S and revealed its characteristics

Xiaomi 12S series promo campaign is in full swing. The company connects all media resources in support of its premium trio, including executive accounts. For example, on the official page of Lei Jun on the Weibo social network, a selection... Read more

Official: Nothing Phone (1) will get Snapdragon 778G+

Well, the masks are off, the discussions are over! The first smartphone of the Nothing brand will definitely be built on the basis of the Snapdragon 778G + chipset. Writes about this edition InputMag with reference to the representatives of... Read more