Monthly Archives: September 2018

XDA Smartphone Camera Comparison – Part 2: Moving from Outdoors to Indoors

Mobile photography is one of the cornerstones of the smartphone experience. I recall that my very first all-touch smartphone was the Samsung Omnia, a phone that touted its mobile photography skills with a then unheard of 5MP sensor. The technology continued to improve, leading to Apple pushing it forward with iPhones and Nokia basically putting…

Nokia TA-1131, possibly the Nokia 7.1 Plus, appears on TENAA

HMD Global hasn’t released a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845-powered flagship phone yet. The company’s current flagship phone is still the Snapdragon 835-powered Nokia 8 Sirocco, which was announced back at Mobile World Congress in February. The Nokia 7 Plus is the company’s single phone in the upper mid-range price segment, whereas the rest of the company’s…

Oracle pours a mug o’ Java 11 for its addicts, tips pot of Binary Code License down the sink

Our programming language is still number one, insists database goliath

Oracle on Tuesday delivered Java 11, in keeping with the six-month release cadence adopted a year ago with Java 9. It is the first “Long Term Support” (LTS) release, intended for Java users who prioritize stability over Zuckerbergian fast movement and breakage.…