The speakers built into most phones aren’t exactly the best sounding things in the world. Especially with the lack of dual-speaker devices, the single tweeter in a phone usually outputs audio that is both a bit tinny and usually not so customizable. The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus may still only have one speaker, but Samsung has included some pretty intricate settings for those who want to get the best audio experience from their device. These settings are quite hidden however, so we’ve listed here how you can tweak your audio to your heart’s delight.
A road heat map from Didi’s big data traffic platform. Photo credit: Didi Chuxing, modified by Tech in Asia.
The security at Didi Chuxing’s headquarters is surprisingly tight for a ride-hailing company. Every visitor going in and out of its Beijing office – an enormous block of blue-tinted glass – has to register their name, contact and work information, take a selfie, and be accompanied by office personnel. The security guards are vigilant, stopping me at entrances to check for my visitor’s pass.
“We’re paying more attention to data security,” explains one of the PR spokespeople. The company is placing increasing importance on data integrity, even conducting mandatory workshops for...
Many big companies wait until Friday to announce news that would be considered negative by the world at large. Today is no different as Amazon is letting Android app developers know today it will be phasing out its Underground Actually Free app store program.
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The recently released LG G6 might have a little brother in the near future. A new report claims that the company is working on the LG G6 mini, and it might have the same display ratio as its big brother.
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The report comes from TechnoBuffalo, who claims to have seen an internal LG document about the phone. It says that the LG G6 mini (which is not an official code name, by the way) will have a 5.4-inch display, compared to the 5.7-inch screen on the LG G6. However, it will retain the 18:9 display ratio. It also states that the screen-to-body ratio of the smaller...
John McAfee is one of those folks that many people label as “colorful” if they are being polite, while others might use the term “crazy” or even worse if they don’t care for him. Like McAfee or not, he definitely is one of the most outspoken figures in the tech world. This week, he officially announced his next venture, which is to release a smartphone that he claims will be the most hack-proof device ever launched.
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3 weeks ago
First, a quick history lesson on McAfee. He is best known for founding McAfee Associates in 1987,...
We are constantly reminded that there are tons of internet scam artists out there, just waiting for us to make a mistake. These errors could result in stolen money, identify theft and more. As it turns out, two of the biggest technology businesses in the world, Google and Facebook, are not immune to such tactics. A new report claims both have admitted to becoming victims of fraud, allegedly masterminded by someone who took a total of over $100 million from those companies.
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Google Home is the connected speaker powered by Google Assistant that aims to make your day a little easier. Released in November last year, Google Home helps you find out the local weather, check what’s on your current schedule, get traffic updates and more. It’s the only real competitor to the Amazon Echo right now and both are vying or a place in your household.
Earlier today, China-based Xiaomi held a flash sale for the recently announced Mi 6 phone. The company was only selling the jet black color version of the device, but that didn’t stop consumers from jumping on the bandwagon, as the Mi 6 units that were available sold out seconds after the flash sale began.
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However, the good news is that you will only have to wait another week before the Xiaomi Mi 6 goes on sale again. Gizmochina reports that the company has...
It’s been a few months since Garmin took the wraps off its three new fitness watches, the fenix 5, fenix 5S, and fenix 5X. Even though these are some of the most capable, feature-packed GPS running watches on the market, they only provide a handful of notable improvements over their predecessors in the fenix 3 lineup.
If you’re at all familiar with the fenix 3 HR, you’d know that it was a bit too cumbersome for some folks out there, mainly due to its size and design. Those issues have now...