LG UX 5.0 UI Unveiled for LG G5, Upcoming Smartphones

LG has already announced it will roll out of the flagship LG G5 handset worldwide starting Thursday. The South Korean tech company on Monday also unveiled its LG UX 5.0 custom UI for Android. The new Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based UX 5.0 software will not only be arriving with the LG G5 but on “upcoming smartphone models as well.” LG says LG UX 5.0 is user-centric and supports easy connection for optimal control of LG Friends, the modules (CAM Plus, Hi-Fi Plus, and 360 CAM) introduced for the LG G5 smartphone.…

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HTC 10 Flagship Smartphone’s New Teaser Touts ‘New Boom’

HTC has come out with a fresh teaser for its upcoming flagship smartphone which promises ‘new boom’. The Taiwanese company has shared an image on Twitter showing the speaker grille of what appears to be the HTC 10, with the text, “Here comes the new boom. You’ll hear it.” As with earlier teasers, this tweet is accompanied by the hashtag “powerof10.” Based on the leaked renders we’ve already seen, HTC has removed the front dual speakers from the handset, which suggests that they will be placed on the back panel.…

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Parents Should Stop Using Smartphones at the Dinner Table: Study

Are you a tech buff who is unable to keep off your phone even at the dinner table? In that case, your kids may not be happy with you at all, say researchers. A study which delves into the dynamics of technology and families reveals that the children of those parents who sporadically text even while driving or those who indulge in over-sharing on social media are not too impressed with their parents’ habits. The researchers noted that there have been similar hurdles in the past, as families grew accustomed…

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Oppo R9, R9 Plus Camera-Focused Smartphones Set to Launch on March 17

Oppo since last week has been teasing the Oppo R9 and the Oppo R9 Plus camera-focused smartphones in China. It has also been posting teasers on its Weibo account touting the handsets’ VOOC fast charging. However, it has finally posted an image confirming when it will be launching the duo. The Chinese tech firm, as expected before, will be launching its Oppo R9 and the Oppo R9 Plus on March 17 this year. The image, besides the date, mentions “2016 New Product Launch Event” along with a “9” numerical indicating…

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