The OnePlus 5’s 2X zoom is not actually optical lossless zoom

The dual camera of the OnePlus 5 is one of the phone’s top selling points, so much so that OnePlus built its marketing campaign around the tagline “Dual Camera. Clearer photos.” Having two lenses working together – a “normal” wide-angle one and a telephoto one – allowed OnePlus to add several cool features, including Portrait mode ...

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PowerVR GPU designer Imagination Technologies goes up for sale

Following confirmation that Imagination Technologies is going to lose its biggest GPU customer – Apple – in the coming year or two, many have wondered what would become of one of the UK’s last legacy semiconductor companies. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Imagination Technology has now put itself up for sale and already says that it ...

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OnePlus 5 Pop-up event in NYC: Magnum, Phones, Lines, & More

To celebrate the announcement of its latest flagship killer, OnePlus held a number of pop-up events around the world to give anxious buyers the chance to purchase the freshly minted OnePlus 5. This, of course, isn’t a new strategy by any means, but they’re credited as being the one to popularize this particular method of getting ...

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Deal: Samsung Gear VR can be yours for $99.99

The latest version of Samsung’s Gear VR headset went on sale back in April for $129.99. If you have been thinking of getting it, now is the time to do so. The device is currently on sale on Amazon and can be yours for $99.99 or $30 off its list price. The Gear VR headset can be used for playing games, watching 360-degree videos, and much ...

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Here’s how Niantic will take on Pokemon Go cheaters

Last month, Niantic started “shadowbanning” bot accounts, cheats, and so-called scanners in an attempt to take on Pokemon Go cheaters. Now, the company has taken things to the next level. In a post on Reddit, which you can read below, the creator of the game announced new anti-cheating measures that will mark those using third-party services ...

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OnePlus 5 launched in India

After being officially unveiled a couple of days ago, the OnePlus 5 was launched in India in a mega launch event in Mumbai today. The OnePlus 5 sports a dual-camera setup, top-of-the-line specs, and an all-new design. DON'T MISS: OnePlus 5 review – the Never Settle promise lives on2 days ago OnePlus has always opted for the top-of-the-line ...

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Instagram Stories more popular than Snapchat with 250 million daily users

In an interview with CNBC, Facebook’s global head of sales Carolyn Everson said that Instagram Stories now has 250 million daily active users. She also added that a third of their most viewed stories come from companies and one million from advertisers. What’s even more interesting is that Instagram Stories has more users than one of ...

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Nova Launcher with Google Feed now works on Android Lollipop devices

Nova Google Companion, which brings Google Feed (formerly Google Now) support to the popular Nova Launcher (beta version) was launched last week. Initially, it was only available for devices with Android 6.0 Marshmallow or above. Now, the developer has announced that the companion app works on devices running Android Lollipop as well. The new ...

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