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Tech Samsung Gear S3 receives major software update with lots of new features
Author: 0 Samsung Gear S3 receives major software update with lots of new features

The watch now supports various indoor and back-to-back workouts. Back to back workouts are supported as well. Samsung has also refreshed the sleep tracking abilities of both smartwatches. For the Gear S3 only, which is equipped with the call function, the update also supports in-call multitasking. Further, if you're on a call, you can navigate through other screens or apps on your watch without any interruptions.

Tech Meizu Zero is first smartphone with no buttons, ports or speakers
Author: 0 Meizu Zero is first smartphone with no buttons, ports or speakers

There's no speaker grille either, and Meizu has instead equipped the Zero with, er, piezoelectric transducers that vibrate parts of the display for either loudspeaker or earpiece audio. There are no physical buttons on the edges of the device but it does feature pressure sensitive edges. The charging output is far more than what other companies such as Apple and Samsung offer right now.

Tech Mobile Phones: Xiaomi president shows off double folding smartphone
Author: 0 Mobile Phones: Xiaomi president shows off double folding smartphone

The same prototype could be showcased at the MWC 2019 next month. Of course, not all OEMs will be able to jump on that trend, unlike with cutouts, but those that do will be racing for the best possible foldable design. The device will be the world's first two-fold screen smartphone. It looks 2019 will be the year of folding screens. And then as you move along to the 5-second mark where he starts to fold the device, the video immediately cuts to a different angle as if to hide what could ...

Tech DxOMark officially starts benchmarking selfie cameras on smartphones
Author: 0 DxOMark officially starts benchmarking selfie cameras on smartphones

In order to view the benchmarks of the front-facing selfie camera, simply head to DxOMark's official website and click on the smartphone category at the top of the website. DxOMark tested 12 smarpthone cameras overall and provided in-depth reviews for each. Following a new convention than its mobile photography scoring, the selfie photo scores are built upon a large data collection including objectively collected data using test charts and scenes.

Tech Honor View 20 global launch today; check out price, specifications
Author: 0 Honor View 20 global launch today; check out price, specifications

As mentioned, the Honor View 20 will have an India launch on January 29, and the phone is now up for pre-booking on the HiHonor store and has been listed on Amazon India as well. It will be shipped with Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9 on top. Honor View 20 has an LCD display with a full HD+ resolution of 2310 x 1080. The smartphone is powered by the 7nm octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC (2 Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.6GHz + 2 Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 1.92GHz + 4 Cortex-A55 cores ...

Tech People on the Internet are Debating How to Draw an 'X'
Author: 0 People on the Internet are Debating How to Draw an 'X'

The viral photo features the eight different ways to draw an "x", based on which line you start with and whether you draw the lines up or down. How do you draw an "X"? Majority of netizens, including the writer, had a hard time believing that there could be more than two ways to draw an X.

Tech Microsoft wants your ideas to improve Windows 10 gaming
Author: 0 Microsoft wants your ideas to improve Windows 10 gaming

The video, by ADeltaX, which you can view below, shows Windows 10 ARM, which is a version of Windows 10 that's created to run on laptops and devices that use smartphone-like hardware (including ARM processors), running on an actual smartphone - and a rather outdated one at that.

Tech Motorola's RAZR Flip Phone Remake Spied With Trick Folding Display
Author: 0 Motorola's RAZR Flip Phone Remake Spied With Trick Folding Display

Next month a MWC, Lenovo is reportedly planning to incite feelings of nostalgia and cutting-edge tech lust with the Motorola RAZR 2019. At the topside of the display is a wider notch which appears to be equipped with an earpiece. There aren't many details revealed by this possible-future phone, but you can see that when shut, you've got a smaller screen that sits above a camera.

Tech Would you pay R29 million for the first MKV Supra?
Author: 0 Would you pay R29 million for the first MKV Supra?

The past week was marked by a number of events in the southwestern US state, hosted by seven major auction houses, including the hugely popular Barrett-Jackson sale. Sure, the return of the Japanese icon has its healthy share of ravers and nay-sayers, but the world has yet to experience the claimed exceptional driving performance of the production-spec Supra .

Tech Capcom Really Loves Remaking Resident Evil 2
Author: 0 Capcom Really Loves Remaking Resident Evil 2

In addition to teasing other territories that can't yet play the remake, some new details were revealed about the post-launch content updates coming to the stunning remake. THe mode will feature randomised elements, an in-game shop without microtransactions but points which can be earned in-game. The Resident Evil 2 remake will be out January 25th for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One .

Tech Bungie Releases Statement on Future of Destiny
Author: 0 Bungie Releases Statement on Future of Destiny

Destiny Franchice Director Luke Smith starts by thanking Acti and Destiny development partners High Moon Studios, who collaborated with Bungie on Forsaken , and Vicarious Visions who ehlped bring Destiny to PC, worked on the Warmind expansion and is also pitching in on upcoming " Destiny swan song", Season of [Redacted].

Tech Apple's new iPhone battery cases shown off on video
Author: 0 Apple's new iPhone battery cases shown off on video

Also, since the company is expected to have three new iPhones for 2019, we could see more more advanced models, like the iPhone 11 Max, get USB-C. The iPhone Xs , Xs Max , and XR Smart Battery case isn't so smart. This case provides iPhone with extra backup up to 22 hours of battery life for browsing the web, up to 24 hours of watching HD video, and 26 hours of talk time.

Tech Facebook's WhatsApp limits text forwards to five recipients to curb rumors
Author: 0 Facebook's WhatsApp limits text forwards to five recipients to curb rumors

In an update to its blog on Monday, WhatsApp said the move will help keep "WhatsApp focused on private messaging with close contacts". In India, its largest market with more than 200 million users, action was taken after a spate of at least 30 lynchings across the country that were blamed on incendiary message spread using the app.

Tech Photos of Samsung Galaxy S10 leaked
Author: 0 Photos of Samsung Galaxy S10 leaked

From the render, it appears that both models will come with just three cameras at the rear. There will also be selfie cameras on both the devices with improved technology. Rumors of Samsung adopting an in-display fingerprint scanner have been doing the rounds for years, and since companies like Huawei (with the device pictured above) and Vivo have now achieved it, we are nearly certain Samsung will do so with the Galaxy S10.

Tech Blackout gets a limited time mode that adds respawns
Author: 0 Blackout gets a limited time mode that adds respawns

Now, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout's Down But Not Out new game mode is set to change the Battle Royale concept by allowing respawning. The trial includes characters, locations, weapons, and gear from the paid base battle royale mode.

Tech Overwatch's Lunar New Year Making a Comeback on January 24th
Author: 0 Overwatch's Lunar New Year Making a Comeback on January 24th

The expectation for Lunar New Year 2019 is skins, skins, and more skins, with a shiny new Overwatch map hopefully on the horizon. There's still four days left until the beginning of the Year of the Pig celebrations, which means we could see at least four more new skins revealed before then.

Tech Verizon will finally give its anti-robocall tools to subscribers for free
Author: 0 Verizon will finally give its anti-robocall tools to subscribers for free

By bringing free robocalls protections, Verizon is empowering their customers to fight against this spam . The nation's largest carrier is actually only the second to make the transition to free anti-robocall measures, having charged $3 per month for them through a " Call Filter " add-on package.

Tech Moto G7 series press render leak hints at colours and pricing
Author: 0 Moto G7 series press render leak hints at colours and pricing

They do, however, look to have a rear fingerprint scanner. The Moto G7 will come in Black and White color options. The Moto G7 Play . These scores are similar to the other devices with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset. This could be a the Moto G7 Power. Based on the listing, the Moto G7 will be powered by Qualcomm octa-core Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with 3GB of RAM and runs Android 9.0 Pie operating system.

Tech Speed limit feature now showing up in Google Maps for some users
Author: 0 Speed limit feature now showing up in Google Maps for some users

The new feature displays the speed limits as well as the icon to denote the location of speed cameras. As you can see in the screenshot above, speed cameras are identified on the screen, and an audio notification will alert drivers to their presence while they're on the road.

Tech Twitter bug discovered after five years exposed private tweets of Android users
Author: 0 Twitter bug discovered after five years exposed private tweets of Android users

Any changes that Android app users made to their accounts between November 3 2014 and January 14 2019 could potentially have triggered this issue. In September 2018, Twitter was impacted by another bug , affecting its Account Activity API (AAAPI), which sent some users' private messages to the wrong Twitter app developers.

Tech Volkswagen unleashes 213kW Golf GTI TCR
Author: 0 Volkswagen unleashes 213kW Golf GTI TCR

The top speed can be optionally raised from a governed 250km/h to 260km/h. Pushing 290 PS, this beefy Golf does away with 0-100 km/h in 5.6 seconds. Unfortunately, this also means that some purists will be disappointed that the Germans have chosen to forego a row-your-own gearbox in favor of its crisp-shifting, seven-speed, dual clutch automatic transmission.

Tech Rumour: iPad mini 5 To Arrive Within First Half Of 2019
Author: 0 Rumour: iPad mini 5 To Arrive Within First Half Of 2019

But while that's nearly a given considering Apple has not canceled the iPad mini and regular iPad lines, the biggest question is how the company plans on positioning these devices in light of the iPhone XS Max and the 11-inch iPad Pro . The report is meant to outline the stable shipping expectations for German Interface Solutions (GIS) and TPK Holding, which are major Apple supply partners that handles touch panels for the company's devices.

Author: 0 Google Maps is getting a Waze feature that's been long overdue

Google is rolling out a new update to Maps which now shows much more than just the route. Given that the Bay Area was basically the only place where speed limits on Maps were deployed, the demotion made sense. Google Maps does not quite have that functionality yet, but that might be coming in the near future. He measured his activity on Google Maps, Apple Maps and Waze to determine which navigation service got their users to their destination quickest.

Tech New Update Has Been Released For PUBG Mobile
Author: 0 New Update Has Been Released For PUBG Mobile

More excitingly, there's going to be a laser sight introduced. Players will get Classic' voice option with the PUBG Mobile 0.10.5 patch. PUBG Mobile 0.10.5 update brings royal Pass Season 5, a new weapon and more. Can be found in all maps. The "Classic" voice is back. Spawn Island announcements can now be enabled or disabled in Settings . Players were able to purchase the Elite Pass for 600 UC or the Elite Pass Plus for 1,800 UC in season four-these prices are expected to remain the ...

Tech LG to launch phone with optional second-screen attachment, says report
Author: 0 LG to launch phone with optional second-screen attachment, says report

But still, the name for the smartphone has not been finalized. Furthermore, it is rumored to be coming with a big 7-inch display when both the displays are connected and will be paired with a new user interface which will be allowing its users to operate the device just with hand gestures thus making it a touchless interface.

Tech Microsoft may submit a HoloLens 2 headset at MWC 2019
Author: 0 Microsoft may submit a HoloLens 2 headset at MWC 2019

Microsoft hasn't had a big presence at Mobile World Congress in recent years - not surprising given the company's 2017 decision to drop its Windows Phone efforts. This means that HoloLens 2 will be able to analyse what the user sees and hears on the device, rather than wasting time by sending the data to the cloud processing, enabling features such as more sophisticated hand-tracking with hand segmentation and on-device voice recognition.

Tech Samsung Galaxy A60 aka Galaxy A8s Lite to reportedly launch in April
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A60 aka Galaxy A8s Lite to reportedly launch in April

We're more likely to see the LG G8 at 2pm in Barcelona (which is 10pm in Korea - an easy one to mix up when reporting). Samsung is now busy preparing the launch of its Galaxy M series in India. It's quite obvious that the Galaxy S10E will be the cheapest of the three since it comes with a dual-camera, a smaller display and hole punch in the display for its front-facing camera.

Tech Microsoft is euthanizing Windows 10 Mobile in 2019
Author: 0 Microsoft is euthanizing Windows 10 Mobile in 2019

Windows 10 Mobile finally has a death date: Microsoft will end support on December 10, 2019. It'll provide a bit of extra time for backups and such after that date, but Windows Mobile is basically dead. Microsoft's Corporate Vice President in the Operating Systems Group Joe Belfiore tweeted; "We have tried VERY HARD to incent app devs". It also made a decision to drop the company's mantra "mobile-first, cloud-first".