KFC Has A Smartphone Now Courtesy Of Huawei

Whether you like their offerings or otherwise, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) is a name that well-known throughout the world. In China, the fast food restaurant even has its own smartphone through a recent collaboration with Huawei.

Made to celebrate KFC’s 30th anniversary in China, the collaboration seems rather apt as Huawei was also established in 1987. The chosen smartphone for this collaboration is the latest iteration of Enjoy 7 which is essentially a mid-range device. Continue reading

Working On This Used Phone

I got this iphone for free and I decided that I would sacrifice it to the project of learning more about the operating system which Apple uses on the thing.

I am mostly interested in iOS 8 jailbreak s, this phone is an AT & T phone and I have no desire to try to use it with that service. I want to be able to connect it to any service that offers me a good deal. Most of all I am interested in how they work and learning how to mess with them. It is not hard to figure out that cell phones have assumed an immense importance in the world that we are living in. If you knew how to fix them, even just a little that would be a big thing for a person like me who is going to be going in to the job market in a couple of years. Continue reading

Xiaomi Adds Another Former Google Executive To Its Team

Chinese hardware manufacturer Xiaomi has added another former Google executive to its team. Jai Mani was a strategy and analytics associate for Google Play during his days at the search giant. The new hire will lead Xiaomi’s product team in India.

According to Hugo Barra, who has worked with Mr. Mani in Google, he will be the connection between Xiaomi’s rapidly expanding user base in the country and the company’s engineering team in Beijing. Xiaomi will soon set up an engineering team in India as well. Continue reading

Apple Announces Launch Of IPhone 6

Apple has hit the market with some great news for iPhone lovers. The new iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6+ are launching shortly. Hitting the market at a mere price of $199 for the iPhone 6 and $299 for the iPhone 6+, there are all sorts of great new features to tempt consumers to buy this latest model.

A new pay mechanism allowing users to undertake a transaction and engage with over 22,000 merchants, the features are luring customers in by the droves. Continue reading

Meet The Gionee ELIFE 5.1 The World’s Thinnest Smartphone Makes Its Debut

The Gionee ELIFE 5.1 has set a new Guinness World Record for its diminutive dimensions — it’s just 5.1mm thick.

Although it is currently officially the world’s thinnest phone, don’t think that the handset is merely a gimmick. Ok, it isn’t packed full of the latest hardware components — just 1GB of RAM, 16GB of non-expandable memory and a choice of TRU Octa-core 1.7GHz or Quad core 1.2GHz CPU — but those components are packaged together elegantly, surrounded by a magnesium alloy external frame and topped with a 4.8-inch 720P AMOLED screen. Continue reading