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 [...]
American technology giant Apple is expected to unveil three new iPhone models in the month of September this year. These smartphones will be the successor of the iPhone XS, XS Max and the iPhone XR launched last year. In the latest leak, the database of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has listed eleven models numbers of Apple’s unreleased iPhones. While the eleven models from Apple may seem like a distant dream for enthusiasts, this may be nothing more than three models with region-specific model numbers.About The Leak
The EEC has listed multiple, eleven to be precise models of new iPhones in its database on the 23rd of May. It reveals the upcoming [...]
Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 update that boasts of numerous improvements. However, the changes bring about a new form of security threat for the freshly updated Microsoft Windows 10 operating system. Since Microsoft had announced the aforementioned update on May 21st, it is safe to assume that the update would still need a couple of days to be more widespread.
The update brings new things to the table such as Windows Sandbox and refreshes the Start menu to be simpler on newer devices. Microsoft with this updated software brings a change in the manner Windows 10 handles reserved storage. Furthermore, Cortana has now been moved from the search tab as [...]
Asus launched its latest flagship smartphone, the ZenFone 6 at an event in Valencia, Spain on the 16th of May. The device features a flip camera mechanism to maximise its screen real estate. Now, according to a patent filed by the company, it is revealed that Asus has another unique way of attaining a bezel-less design. Images in the listing showcase a smartphone with a dual slider mechanism.Asus Dual Slider Smartphone
The design patent filed by Asus was published on the 21st of May; on the Global Design Database of the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO). Images in the listing reveal a total of ten design patents, all of which have a near bezel-less, [...]
Xiaomi originally launched the Black Shark gaming smartphone in the month of April 2018, which was later succeeded by the Black Shark Helo. The company launched the next iteration of its lineup in the form of the Black Shark 2, which was unveiled on 19th of March 2019 in China. After a long period of anticipation, the smartphone will also launch in India on March 27, and as per the latest teaser released by the company, the device will be retailed via popular e-commerce platform Flipkart.
The Black Shark 2 has a modern design with a distinctive design on the rear and a large screen display on the front. The smartphone measures 163.61 x 75.01 x 8.77 mm and weighs in at 205 [...]
Japanese imaging and photography giant Fujifilm has announced its latest mirrorless camera. Called the GFX100, it features a whopping 102 MP resolution sensor and is the first camera in a world to feature such a high-resolution sensor. While it was in development for quite a while now, the company has finally announced in a press release that it is ready to go on sale soon.Fujifilm GFX100
As mentioned previously, the Fujifilm GFX100 is the world’s first commercially available mirrorless camera to feature a 102 MP sensor. In terms of design, it has magnesium allow body which the company claims is robust and weather sealed. It weighs 1400g including the two [...]
Chemists at The University of Illinois have successfully produced fuels using using water, carbon dioxide and visible light through artificial photosynthesis. Natural photosynthesis occurs when plants use sunlight as a drive to start a chemical reaction between water and carbon dioxide to form energy-dense glucose.
The new study as published by the researchers at Illinois showcased the development of the aforementioned method used by plants, using green light region from the visible light spectrum during natural photosynthesis, to convert carbon dioxide and water into fuel. The process has electron-rich gold nanoparticles acting as the catalyst. [...]
Korean technology giant Samsung launched the current smartphones in the Galaxy A lineup back in the month of February. These devices include the Galaxy A10, Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50. The aforementioned handsets represented a change in strategy by the company to counter the ever-expanding stronghold of Chinese OEMs like Xiaomi, Honor and Realme in the Indian smartphone market. Now, according to reports, Samsung is planning to launch a new device in the lineup. A handset, purported to be the Galaxy A10e has passed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which suggests its announcement is imminent.Galaxy A10e
The Galaxy A10e will be the latest budget offering from [...]
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 [...]
Huawei has been dealt another critical blow in the form of support withdrawal from ARM. The UK based company licenses the architectural design for the most smartphone chipset. After already have been knocked down by the loss of Android OS after the controversial US ban. The aforementioned ban was enforced by the US Commerce Department on all American firms to cease any forms of business ties or trades with the Chinese firm Huawei. This move had already crippled the company with the loss of the operating systems (Windows, Android) for the computing products they offer.
The rippling effect of the oncoming ban essentially weakens the Chinese based company’s structure [...]
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 [...]
Japanese electronics giant Sony was once one of the most renowned smartphone makers in the world. In the past, mobile devices from the company boasted of a unique design, innovative camera features and a clean software experience. But, due to the ever-increasing competition from Chinese manufacturers like Huawei, OnePlus and Xiaomi, Sony has not seen much success lately. According to a latest report, the smartphone business by the company is running on losses. Now, in an attempt to curb costs and prevent more loss, Sony has announced it is exiting major markets worldwide including India and North America.What Does This Mean?
In the annual corporate strategy day on [...]