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Screen on time and Battery performance

For a while now, the terms Screen on time and battery performance have been used together in the same sentence. This is usually when smartphone users talk about how long their phones can last on a single charge or how well their batteries perform. Manufacturers use it in adverts too to describe how long a […]

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Screen On Time (SoT)

Screen On Time (SoT) has been around for a while now, but it has only just become really popular. It is amongst some of the several tech buzzwords you must have heard a lot recently. People use it as a bragging tool e.g. “I had an SoT of 10 hours”. It is also a point […]

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Screen burn-in

Have you ever had a line on your screen that remains permanently fixed on it or the ghost of an image that never seems to disappear entirely? Well, you may have a screen burn-in. A screen burn-in, also known as image burn-in or ghost image is a discoloration of areas over an electronic display. Read: […]

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Google Playstore Nearby Share

Google Playstore Nearby Share is the latest feature on Playstore that all Android users should know about. Apps these days need to be updated frequently and regularly. If you use an Android device, then you’ll have to update apps via Google Playstore. This is especially true in the case of apps owned or managed by […]

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Why Qualcomm is opposing Nvidia’s takeover of ARM

As we all should know by now, ARM or Advanced RISC Machine is the company that has a monopoly on all Smartphone chipset design. All Smartphone SoC designs and instruction sets belongs to them. All inclusive, even Apple’s Bionic too. They even have a GPU business too. All Mali GPUs belong to ARM as well. […]

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Screen Protection on Smartphones

Most smartphone displays are made of glass. Since we carry phones around a lot, they are susceptible to falls. When glass falls, it breaks and as such some sort of screen protection on smartphones is needed. Most people alive today over the age of 20 got their first taste of smartphone technology via those old […]

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DISPLAYs Fillers

Frame rate and Refresh rate

Frame rate and Refresh rate are sometimes used interchangeably and while they are very related, they do not mean the same thing. Frame rates simply mean the amount of frames (still pictures) that are pushed to the display by the GPU. It is measured in frames per second (fps). Refresh rates on the other hand […]

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ASPECT RATIO IN SMARTPHONES

An aspect ratio can be defined as the ratio of the height to the width of a rectangular display. Since smartphones have a rectangular form factor, aspect ratio in smartphones can be defined as how tall the display is. Aspect ratio is gotten by dividing the height of a screen by the width. Aspect ratio […]

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SMARTPHONE CONNECTIVITY (BLUETOOTH, WIFI, AND INFRARED)

Communication and connectivity entails being able to access mobile broadband as well as the internet, and connect to other electronic devices like other smartphones, Bluetooth headsets, smartwatches, smart TVs etc.

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WHAT IS A GPU?

A Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display