There’s a good chance Bluetooth technology is a regular part of your mobile experience these days. It covers everything from audio for wireless headphones and speakers, pairing gaming controllers and keyboards, tethering internet connections, and even occasionally transferring files over the air. It’s a feature that gets more useful every year, which is pretty remarkable considering how relatively limited its scope was when it was created over 20 years...
LG appears to have filed for three Micro-LED brand names in the EU – XμLED, SμLED, and XLμLED.
Each filing has a long list of potential uses including smartphones, computers, and wearable devices.
While still in its early stages, Micro-LED display tech is expected to be game-changing.
Recent trademark filings suggest that LG may be developing Micro-LED screens for smartphones and other devices. The three filings have been made with the European Union Intellectual Property Office on March 20, for the brand names XμLED,...
Samsung has announced its latest Exynos chip, the Exynos 7 Series 9610.
Previous 7 Series chips have been used in Samsung’s mid-range devices such as this year’s Galaxy A8.
The chip could allow 480fps slow-mo video recordings and single camera bokeh effects.
Samsung has announced its latest application processor, the Exynos 7 Series 9610. The chip’s headline features include support for deep learning-based image processing and 480fps slow-motion video recording in Full HD. While it is not yet known which phones will use this chip, previous Exynos 7 series SoCs have been used in Samsung’s high...
Shanghai, where Meituan-Dianping debuted its ride-hailing service earlier this week / Photo credit: dibrova / 123RF
Here’s a wrap of the day’s news.
Media and entertainment
Tech giants express concern about Singapore’s plan to fight fake news (Singapore). Social media giants including Facebook and Twitter were asked to speak at a public hearing on “fake news” at Singapore’s parliament yesterday. Officials from the companies claim enough laws are in place to tackle the problem, and that more legislation would not be the answer. The city-state began the public hearing on March 14, and it will last for...
Domestic handset maker, LAVA, has launched LAVA Z50, the first Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone to be made available in India despite announcements by several other OEMs in the last couple of months. While Micromax announced Bharat Go in January, the device never made it to the market and Alcatel 1X announced last week too hasn’t gone on sale yet.
For those not in the know, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is vast.
AWS is a cloud platform. For millions of customers it’s an affordable alternative to supporting their own hardware. Whether you’re rolling out an app or running a small business, AWS provides solutions.
The Cambridge Analytica scandal is making people hyper-aware of how much their private information is available not just to Facebook, but to anyone savvy enough to get it. Some people might be wondering what they can do to tighten up the security around their Facebook profile to prevent future instances of their data being used for nefarious purposes.
The good news is that Facebook has already taken measures to prevent what happened with Cambridge Analytica from ever happening again. In fact, the company fixed that problem years ago,...
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