Since Google unveiled the first Pixel device back in the year 2016 , it has continued to improve the design and features of the smartphone. However, the company particularly focused on the camera which has outshined most other smartphone cameras in the market. Lately, however, incidents are inadvertently pointing towards the fact that Google might not be paying enough attention to its southeast Asian market. Is there a reason behind this, or is the organization just acting ignorant towards the obvious?
Earlier in May 2019, Pixel users around the world reported a variety of malfunctions with their [...]
The American multinational technology company Google first announced an update to its popular utility application, Google Lens at the Developer’s Conference held 7 May onwards. The application is widely used for retrieving data based on a visual analysis of a product, test or the environment. The revamped version of the application will bring additional functionality, like dividing a food bill amongst a group of people and some informative features such as watch a recipe video. The updated Google lens has a new slide-up menu that houses circular buttons with a variety of functionalities. The older buttons that were previously used to scan barcodes/QR codes and Copy Text have [...]
American technology giant Apple holds its annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) each year to showcase its software prowess to the world. Much like the Google I/O, it is also aimed at developers to create new applications for the company’s products. It was earlier known that the WWDC 2019 will be held from the 3rd of June to the 7th of June. Now, the company has sent out official invites confirming the same and it has been revealed the event will be held at the San Hose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California. On the first day of the event that is June 3, the release of Apple’s upcoming Operating System (OS) for iPhones and iPads, the iOS 13 is also [...]
Samsung in an efforts to bring its Wireless charging technology to the mainstream market has launched two new accessories in its wireless products lineup. Users can charge their Samsung Galaxy smartphones and other Qi-certified devices seamlessly. Supporting the company’s other line up of wireless devices, the new Wireless Power Bank and Wireless Duo Pad are capable of charging the Galaxy Buds and the Galaxy Watch.
With Samsung leaning towards making wireless charging more accessible and practical in the everyday life of its consumers. By taking away the ‘Gimmick’ that has initially surrounded this feature. It serves to make wireless charging an industry norm. Samsungs move [...]
A Google Blog post disclosed a bug in the company’s G Suite platform that had caused a small portion of the user base to have their secure passwords being saved in a plain text format. The American tech giant reports that the bug has been in the system for the past fourteen years unchecked, although it claims that the bug has not been abused till now and that their investigation into the matter yielded no evidence that pointed towards unwarranted access. Google has reset any of the passwords that may have been affected by the bug. G Suite is the business/corporate version of Google’s Gmail and other Google related applications. Reportedly the bug was born out of a feature that [...]
Earlier this week, it was reported that the United States has put a trade ban on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. It meant that no American company can trade with Huawei until granted permission by the government. As a result, the Chinese OEM lost its rights to software like Android, Windows, and hardware from Intel. Now, it is being reported from a credible source that Huawei has been working on a homegrown Operating System (OS) which may replace Android in the future. This OS is being referred to as internally by the name “Project Z”.Huawei Project Z
As mentioned above, the OS [...]
Earlier this month, Google held its annual developer conference, Google I/O in Mountain View, California where it showcased the upcoming Android Q. The future Android update will introduce several new features while simultaneously enhancing the existing ones. The consumer-ready update of the latest Android version is expected to roll out in the month of August. However, interested device owners can experience the Beta version of Android Q which takes a bit of tinkering to install.
During the conference, Google published a list of OEMs whose devices are eligible for the Beta software update. As promised, Chinese smartphone maker, OnePlus has dropped the said Android Q beta for [...]
The Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) of the United States has issued an alert against the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones manufactured in China. In a report provided to a renowned media house, the department claims the drone sends flight data to the manufacturers. And given the latest stance by the country over spyware, it is expected that DJI, a major Chinese drone maker who sells about eighty percent of the total drones in the US and Canada; may be banned from the country as well.
This news arrives after the latest trade ban imposed by the country on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. While the ban has been suspended for 90 days, the increasing [...]
After launching the Nokia 4.2 earlier this month in India, HMD Global has launched its younger sibling the Nokia 3.2 in the country. The smartphone was originally unveiled at MWC 2019 which was held in Barcelona, Spain in the month of February. Staple to Nokia phones, it has a robust build quality and is targeted towards the budget segment.Nokia 3.2 Looks and Features
The Nokia 3.2 has a contemporary design with a high screen to body ratio display on the front that features a waterdrop notch up top. The rear glass panel of the smartphone accommodates the company branding, the Android One certification, the fingerprint sensor and the single camera setup. The Android One [...]
American technology giant Google has announced the Glass Enterprise Edition 2 in a blog post. The smart wearable was announced on the 20th of May and is the successor to the original Glass Enterprise Edition launched in the year 2017. The product focusses towards workers in certain industries that assemble intricate products and boasts of improving efficiency and precision in areas where it is required the most. It is touted as a considerable upgrade over its predecessor with improvements in performance, camera and usability.Google Glass 2 Enterprise Edition
The Glass Enterprise Edition 2 doesn’t stray away from its predecessor’s design. It [...]
Since writing the story, Huawei has issued a statement to clarify its stance on US ban which is as follows:
Huawei has made substantial contributions to the development and growth of Android around the world. As one of Android’s key global partners, we have worked closely with their open-source platform to develop an ecosystem that has benefitted both users and the industry.
Huawei will continue to provide security updates and after-sales services to all existing Huawei and Honor smartphone and tablet products, covering those that have been sold and that are still in stock globally. We will continue to build a safe and sustainable software ecosystem, in order [...]
Google launched the original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones back in the year 2016. They were the first mobile devices to feature the made by Google branding and were highly appreciated for their software and cameras. Since then, two more generations of the handsets have been announced called the Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 series respectively. It is expected that the company will launch the newest Pixel smartphones, presumably called the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL in the month of October later this year. While the announcement is still a few months away, fresh renders of the devices based on previous leaks have already been posted by a concept maker on Twitter. These renders provide an idea of [...]
Brain Aneurysms are caused when there is a bulge in a blood vessel caused by a weakness in its wall. When blood flows through the weakened vessel, the pressure causes the area to bulge outwards and cause problems in the surrounding regions. They commonly occur in the abdominal aorta and the brain. Aneurysms can affect any number of people, ranging from 1 in 100 to 1 in 20. Since its treatment is difficult, surgery is usually avoided, but in select cases, it becomes a necessity. In a notable research study, a class of cancer-treatment drugs can be used to treat patients with brain aneurysms.
Scientists from the University of Sussex worked in a collaboration with researchers [...]
World’s most selling smartphone OEM Samsung launched its latest flagships, the Galaxy S10 series back in the month of February. The company is known for refreshing its flagship lineup twice a year, once in the first quarter of the year with the Galaxy S series; and the Note series in the second half. While details about the Note 10 have just started to trickle (1,2,3), a renowned and trustworthy leaker of Samsung products has shared the codename of the purported Samsung Galaxy S11 which is expected to release next year. The handset is allegedly called “Picasso”.Galaxy S11 Codename
Galaxy S11 R & D code: Picasso [...]