WhatsApp is a popular instant messaging platform currently owned by Facebook. The company recently declared it’s intentions to monetise the app by displaying ads in the status section. Status is a feature which was launched early last year, it is similar to the stories found on Snapchat and Instagram. Status only last for 24 hours and is only visible to the people in the user’s contacts. The feature allows the user to add text, photos and videos to their profile. WhatsApp has now started working on a new contacts sharing feature.
The Facebook owned company is trying to make it easy for the user to share contact information. Reports note that the feature was spotted [...]
Nikon is a Japanese company known for specialising in optics and imaging products. The company launched it’s first full-frame mirrorless camera back in September 2018 for $3999. They have now launched a more affordable model called Z6. This will be available on November 16, starting at $1999 for just the camera and $2599 for a bundle with a 24-70 mm f/4.0 kit lens.
Nikon has been the go-to choice for photographers for quite sometime now. Nikon provides choices for both amateur and professional photographers. The company has a lineup of DSLR Cameras, Point and Shoot Cameras and Action Cameras. With the introduction of the Z series, the company now has Full-Frame [...]
The iPhone X is Apple’s flagship smartphone from last year. It was also the first Apple device to ditch the home button and sport the “notch”. A new biometric facial recognition system known as “Face ID” was introduced with the phone. It also ships with a Super AMOLED display and a 2,716 mAh battery. Recently, an iPhone X user posted on Twitter that his phone exploded during the iOS 12 update. This is a rare case and Apple has responded to the tweet.iPhone Explosion
An iPhone X recently “exploded” when a user was upgrading it to iOS 12.1. This incident occurred in Washington DC, where the user claims that his phone just got hot and [...]
Google’s Pixel phones are one of the best camera phones available in the smartphone market right now. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are the latest phones made by Google. The phones feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and run on 4 GB of RAM. They run Android 9 Pie out of the box and will receive future updates from Google. The current generation Pixel phones sport a P-OLED display with an always on feature. Google also ships its Pixel phone with some features that are not available on other stock Android phones. The “Now-playing” feature is one of them. It listens for any music playing in the background and displays the title on the lock-screen. Another feature [...]
Last year, Android co-founder, Andy Rubin announced the Essential PH1. It is a phone which runs on the Ambient OS, an operating system based on Android. The phone was released on 17th August 2017. The PH1 is runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and has 4 GB of RAM. The phone only ships in a 128 GB storage variant as of now. PH1 was also the first phone to feature a “notch”. It also lacks a headphone jack. The phone has a titanium and ceramic body and has 2 magnetic connectors on the back. The magnetic connectors allow the user to attach various accessories to the phone.
Essential launched a 360 degree camera with its phone as an attachment. The [...]
Samsung Electronics have announced their latest premium application processor today. It is called the Exynos 9 Series 9820. It features a fourth-generation custom CPU, 2.0 Gbps LTE advanced pro modem and an enhanced Neural Processing Unit. This will bring newer experiences to mobile devices including AR and VR applications.
Samsung says that the new Exynos 9 Series processor will provide a new dimension of performance in smart devices. This will happen through it’s integrated NPU, CPU, 2.0 Gbps LTE modem and improved multimedia performance. The new processor is also capable of running on-device Artificial Intelligence applications.Features
The chip will have a [...]
Recently, Intel announced it’s new XMM 8160 5G modem. It is a multimedia modem that is optimised to provide 5G connectivity. This can provide 5G connectivity to phones, PCs and broadband access getaways. According to Intel, the XMM 8160 5G will support peak speeds up to 6 gigabits per second. This will be six times faster than the latest LTE modems available today. Intel plans to make the modem available in the second half of 2019.Features
The Intel XMM 8160 will support the new standard of 5G radio, including standalone and non-standalone modes. It will also support 2G, 3G and 4G legacy radios, all in a single chipset. This modem will enable manufacturers to make [...]
The South Korean tech giant, LG, has plans to add more models in it’s V-Series lineup in the coming years. Currently, the top LG phones are in the G-Series and V-Series lineups. According to a series of new brand registrations, models: V50, V60, V70, V80 and the V90 are now in the global brand database.
Currently, the LG V40 ThinQ is the company’s flagship smartphone. The phone was seen almost a month ago as the successor to the V30. Recent trademark registrations also suggest that the company has already lined up smartphones for the upcoming years.Future LG Phones
Earlier in July, LetsGoDigital reported that LG had applied for a trademark in Mexico for [...]
Netflix has released an update for it’s iOS app to support Apple’s latest iPad Pro Tablets. The update was launched to fix an issue prominently seen on the 11 inch iPad Pros because of the screen size that it has. However, Netflix didn’t go into detail about any new features. As of now very few apps are optimised for the new display.
The update reads: “Someone eyeing your Netflix app on the bus? Make sure it’s the latest and greatest. Get the update for our best experience yet. And in this release, we fixed bugs and made performance improvements. Just for you.”The Problem?
The new iPads were launched recently and have been under the press [...]
Sony Interactive Entertainment have filed a patent that hints at a new PlayStation controller. The patent is filed to the United States Patent Office. It contains a lot of information about the technology that Sony is going after. The patent filling for this gaming controller is very technical. It states that Sony could be potentially replacing the DualShock 4’s touch pad with a full-fledge touchscreen.Will The Touch-Screen Make Any Difference?
Sony has experimented with interactive devices in the past. The light bar on DualShock 4 is a recent example. The light bar on the DualShock 4 helps the PlayStation recognise the device’s orientation. Additional sensors are [...]
Microsoft has made some big announcements in their recent X018 event in Mexico City. The tech giant has also announced the release date of the much awaited, Crackdown 3. It looks like Microsoft is looking to expand it’s Xbox exclusive games arsenal. The company revealed that 16 new games will be added to Xbox Game Pass, including PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Earlier this year Microsoft Studios announced that they have acquired five new gaming studios. Now they have announced that some more studios will be joining them.The Announcements
Microsoft is acquiring studios like inXile Entertainment, Obsidian Entertainment, and more. Obsidian Entertainment is [...]
Microsoft Studios have finally announced the release date for Crackdown 3. It is an open world action-adventure video game that was originally supposed to arrive on 7th November, 2017. Microsoft will finally release Crackdown on 15th February, 2019. The game will be available on Windows PCs and Xbox One. Since the game is a part of the Xbox Play Anywhere program, people who buy the game would be able to play it on both PC and Xbox machines at no extra cost. Crackdown 3 is a highly-anticipated addition to the series and an Xbox One exclusive.
Xbox One X was launched last year with no exclusive titles. Crackdown 3 was supposed to be the title for the new gaming machine. [...]