Tag: technology

Mobile, Mobile Apps

Google Pay is catching up with Apple Pay in yet another big way

March 21, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Google’s proprietary digital wallet service has done a pretty good job of keeping up with Apple Pay over the last year or so in terms of both US availability and international expansions, frequently spreading its wings to new banks, as […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Google foldable phone might be on the way, patent suggests

March 15, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

While they’re not on the market yet, foldable phones made quite an impression when Samsung and Huawei showed their first models from the new ultra-premium segment. The Galaxy Fold and the Mate X are far from perfect and their price […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Google Pixel 4 leak suggests “punch-hole” display, two main cameras for Google’s next flagship

March 14, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were (and still are) great phones in many regards, especially so far as software and cameras are concerned. Their designs, however, are a different story. Following the official reveal last year, Pixel […]

Mobile, Tablets

Google tablets could soon be a thing of the past; division reportedly being downsized

March 13, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Since its introduction in 2016, the Made by Google initiative has led to a number of successful products ranging from smartphones to smart speakers. Unfortunately, this impressive performance doesn’t extend to the company’s tablets and laptops, and it now seems […]

Computing, Privacy, Security, Software & Applications

Apple acquires patents from AI security camera maker Lighthouse

March 5, 2019

Via: The Verge

AI security camera company Lighthouse may have shut down, but its patents will live on: Apple reportedly bought the patent portfolio of the now-defunct company at the end of 2018, according to IAM. As Patently Apple notes, the patents Apple […]

Computing, Hardware

40 years of the laptop: how mobile PCs changed the world

March 1, 2019

Via: Techradar

If you own a PC there’s a very good chance it’s a lightweight and portable laptop, rather than a big and bulky desktop. Those rectangular boxes that are tethered to your desk have been declining in popularity, with laptops now […]

Mobile, Smartphones

OnePlus and Qualcomm to start 5G trials in India

February 27, 2019

Via: Techradar

OnePlus recently displayed its 5G prototype smartphone powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC at MWC 2019. The company will also be among the first smartphone makers to launch smartphones powered by the Snapdragon 855 in India, as well to start […]

Gadgets, Mobile

The Apple Watch will soon monitor your sleep quality: report

February 26, 2019

Via: Mashable

Apple is currently testing a sleep-tracking feature for a future Apple Watch release, according to a new report by Bloomberg. The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech company has released a new Apple Watch model every fall since the second generation of Apple […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Qualcomm Quick Charge for wireless power is official and features Qi interoperability

February 25, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

Few battles on the smartphone scene are quite as volatile as the charging one. We seem to be at an interesting juncture with many proprietary technologies, like Super VOOC outpacing more traditional players like Quick Charge in raw performance. All […]

Mobile, Smartphones, Tablets

The Galaxy Fold makes no sense as a consumer device yet

February 21, 2019

Via: The Verge

The foldable Galaxy Fold phone-tablet hybrid is Samsung’s Google Glass: an exciting technical showcase that is hitting the market far too soon and risks souring everyone on the entire nascent category. Pardon me for being such a strident skeptic, but […]