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Monday, July 29, 2019

American actress Jessica Alba's twitter account hacked, attacker posted offensive tweets

Jessica Alba

Image of Jessica Alba, courtesy of Instagram

American actress Jessica Marie Alba's Twitter account appears to have been compromised by an unknown attacker who sent out a series of offensive tweets from her account early Sunday between July 27 and 28, according to the multiple reports.

Jessica, a 38-year-old American actress with over 9 million twitter followers, has not yet confirmed whether the account was compromised or has tweeted accidentally. However, her twitter followers witnessed back-to-back inappropriate tweets sending out from her account.

The Dark Angel's leading actress Jessica has not yet tweeted any new tweet that could confirm the incident, neither she has responded to Bollywood Reporter's request for comment. The objectionable tweets posted by the attacker have since been removed from her twitter handle.

According to the Yahoo! News, one of the tweets appeared on Alba’s account demanded the release of American singer YNW Melly. Melly was arrested in 2018 and then again in 2019 over legal issues.

While looking at her Facebook and Instagram accounts, the founder of "The Honest Company" Jessica seems not to have added any new post regarding the incident that led her account to send objectionable tweets.

Via1, Via2

Huawei Nova 5 series achieves 2 million purchases in a month

Huawei Nova 5 series sale

Image credit: Nova 5-series flash sale

Huawei's latest smartphones from the nova 5-series have received a great response from the Chinese market, and as a result, the company has sold more than 2 million devices of nova 5 Pro, nova 5 and nova 5i smartphones within the first month of launch.

The milestones do not include the recently launched smartphone nova 5i Pro, however, it has also left a trail on the milestone. The remaining handsets released in June, nova 5, nova 5 Pro and nova 5i are officially confirmed to have achieved 2 million purchases in the Chinese market alone.

The latest device nova 5i Pro phone was originally launched in China four day ago i.e. 26th of July and is expected to contribute in milestone during the next flash sale of nova 5-series, which is scheduled for August 2 via and

The Pro version of nova 5i-series is making its way to the Indian market and is expected to be launched officially on August 22 or 26.

The 5i Pro packs a non-removable lithium-polymer battery of 4000mAh developed using a polymer electrolyte. It comes with the quick charging capability that can be charged up to 50% within 30 minutes.

The device features quad primary camera setup on the back consisting of 48-megapixel, 8MP sensor, 2MP, and 2-megapixel. Its front camera consists a 32MP selfie shooter with a physical aperture of F2.0.


LG trademarks 'Folds' and 'Arc' with KIPO, possibly preparing to launch foldable phone

LG trademarks 'Folds' and 'Arc'

LG, a multinational electronics company based in Yeoui-dong, has recently submitted a trademark application for foldable and bendable smartphone called “Folds” and “Arc”. The registration request by the LG electronics has been filed to the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), a Dutch site Let’s Go Digital reported last Thursday.

While Samsung has already released the folding phone Samsung Galaxy Fold, but due to display issues, the device was delayed by the company. Other telecoms equipment Huawei has also announced the foldable phone Huawei Mate X, but it has not been released yet.

Although there is no official confirmation regarding the "Folds" and "Arc", however, while looking at the previous registrations for Flex, Foldi, Duplex, and Bendi, LG had previously trademarked several devices with the KIPO, which later became official names, reports Android Community quoting Dutch site's report.

History has been witnessed that smartphone manufacturers not only making a lot of improvements in the industry but also adding new hardware and software features to the upcoming phones. First, there was a simple TFT LCD display, then IPS-LCD, notchless, waterdrop screen, and finally Super AMOLED. Now, smartphone giants are developing foldable devices that are completely different from the past smartphone hardwares.

Source (in Dutch)| Via

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Press Release: say Hi to PhoneSpeck, a rebranded version of 'English TechLekhak'

Say Hi to PhoneSpeck

English TechLekhak' served in the technology news industry for more than three months, however, due to lack of funds available to us, the website was hosted on subdomain, a subsidiary of

To stay focused on our goals and quality services, we moved our subdomain to a new site known as, a news website operated by the English TechLekhak team.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
_________________Winston Churchill

The objectives of our business have not been changed at the moment, but the site has been given a new name/title to serve more efficiently in the tech industry. Apart from the website name, the logo has also been updated to serve as the primary means of visual identification for the rebranded site PhoneSpeck dedicated to the work in question.

English TechLekhak (now PhoneSpeck) was originally founded in 2018 by Farooq Ahmad Bhat and Rayees Shah, former students from the University of Kashmir.

Purpose of Change: As a matter of fact, the English TechLekhak site has not done enough since its launch. So, while looking at the previous results, We thought that it might be helpful to rebrand our website and make some improvements.

If you have any question, suggestion or feedback regarding our rebranding, please contact us.

Thank you for your support.

Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 Pro confirmed to ship with Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro

Xiaomi's sub-brand Black Shark unveiled Black Shark 2 smartphone in March 2019, and now, the company is constantly working on the latest launches to meet the customers' requirements. The sub-brand has recently confirmed the Pro variant of the earlier launched phone Black Shark 2 that will officially debut as the Black Shark 2 Pro in the market.

Xiaomi has confirmed via Weibo and AnTuTu that its upcoming device Black Shark 2 Pro will be shipped with the Qualcomm's latest announced SoC Snapdragon 855 Plus designed to deliver 15% faster graphics rendering and CPU performance than the Snapdragon 855 used in the previously launched handset Black Shark 2.

As suggested in a video teaser posted on the Chinese microblogging website, the front side of the upcoming mobile phone will look identical to the previously launched gaming phone, but the Pro version will carry many of the new features that Black Shark 2 lacks.

Apart from sporting a Full-HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels, the upcoming device will run Android Pie operating system. Furthermore, its base variant will have 12GB/256GB of storage onboard.

A user had posted a live image on the Chinese website, however, for unknown reasons, the image returns 404 error and is no longer available to confirm the specs or design, therefore, we apologize for not adding more about the Black Shark 2 Pro smartphone at the moment.

Source1, 2 (in Chinese) | Via

Friday, July 26, 2019

Samsung Galaxy A50 receiving new firmware update with July security patch

Samsung Galaxy A50

During the previous months, the South Korean smartphone giant Samsung released 7 software updates with security patch level designed to bring minor improvements to Galaxy A50. However, this time, the company rolled out the last firmware update with build number A505FDDU2ASG4 that improves the camera and Wi-Fi.

The update in the talk not only improves picture quality and handset stability but also patches known bugs with Android security patch level to July 1. Compared to the previous firmware, the latest one seem to have improved Wi-Fi connection stability as well as connection quality.

The update weighs approximately 190MB in size which should be downloaded over a wi-fi connection in case the data is turned off or exhausted.

Users who have not yet received the notification regarding this firmware update need to access their phone settings before going to the software update menu. Once there, the device will start downloading it. In case, your phone refuses to install update due to insufficient storage space, you will need to release the required storage to get firmware installed on your Galaxy A50 phone.


Huawei Nova 5i Pro launched in China at CNY 2,199, sports Kirin 810, 4,000mAh battery

Huawei Nova 5i Pro

Earlier this month, the Chinese phone giant Huawei had officially promised to launch the Nova 5i Pro on July 26, and now, it has made that promise true by launching the phone in China that is confirmed to go on sale in the country starting next month on August 2.

Huawei Nova 5i pro, the successor and top-end model of Nova 5i device, is equipped with a large battery of Li-polymer with 4,000mAh power capacity, Quad primary camera setup consisting 48-megapixel + 8MP + 2MP and 2MP senor respectively. In the upper left corner of the device, it houses a 32-megapixel selfie shooter able to take unmatched photos.

Likewise the Nova 5i, the handset runs on Android pie operating system build version v9.0. The mobile platform HiSilicon Kirin 810 is powering the phone in question with better startup capabilities than the HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset used in the Nova 5i.

When it comes to the storage versions, Nova 5i Pro is available in three variants. The 6GB+128GB is priced at CNY 2,199 ( roughly Rs. 22,000), the 8GB+128GB version and 8GB+256GB model costs accordingly as per storage configuration.

The rest two variants will be available for purchase at CNY 2,499 (approx. Rs. 25,000) and the top-end model with 8GB+256GB storage costs CNY 2,799 (roughly Rs. 28,000).

The following colors black, green and blue are the only selected options the 5i Pro will be available in. The selfie camera under the punch-hole is decorated with light shade. It uses a fingerprint scanner on the back used to lock and unlock the device in case the PIN, passcode or screen patterns look uncomfortable to you.

The nova 5i Pro features a 6.26-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and a display density of 412 PPI.

If you live abroad in China, the phone could be in your hands before it makes its way to other markets. Other markets, such as India, should soon enjoy Huawei's 5i pro, which is believed to make its debut internationally as Mate 30 Light, but there is no confirmation of the actual Indian-release date.

Source (in Chinese)

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