After having launched the Moto Z2 Play, Lenovo-owned Motorola is now gearing up to launch the second generation Moto Z smartphone. Conveniently dubbed as the Moto Z2, the smartphone has been rumored for quite some time. Considering the spree of leaks in the recent weeks, the launch of the smartphone seems pretty close. Meanwhile, the Moto Z2 has been spotted on benchmarking website GFXbench, leaking a few important details.
India has emerged as the hot new market for companies like Amazon. The e-commerce giant has not only scaled up its operations in the country, but also aggressively pushed its multimedia services through Amazon Prime Video, and products like Amazon Fire TV dongle. One of the key products missing from Amazon s portfolio has been Alexa and its home speakers like Amazon Echo. According to reports though, the company will be filling that gap by end of this year.
After having launched nostalgia-bleeding Nokia 3310 feature phone, HMD Global is gearing up to launch a new feature phone. The phone has been spotted on China s regulatory commission TENAA along with a slew of details. Though the listing does not reveal the commercial name of the device but mentions a model number TA-1017. The device is expected to be unveiled in the coming months.
Qualcomm has introduced a new SoC targeted at smart wearables and IoT devices. The new Snapdragon Wear 1200 platform leverages the growing LTE infrastructure to provide energy efficient and cost effective wearables such as kid, pet, elderly, and fitness trackers. The latest SoC platform joins the other two wearable-targeted SoCs from Qualcomm -- Snapdragon Wear 1100 and Snapdragon Wear 2100.
Companies like Samsung are leveraging facial recognition technology as a security tool in its premium smartphones Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. According to rumors, Sony has readied a 3D sensor for front facing camera that could be used for biometric authentication. The technology is expected to be unveiled at the ongoing MWC Shanghai 2017.
We ve been hearing about Xiaomi s Redmi Pro 2 smartphone for several months now, which is supposed to be the successor to the Redmi Pro that launched in July last year. The Redmi Pro 2 is rumored to come with some significant hardware improvements, and more details about the upcoming smartphone have surfaced online.
Earlier this week, we reported how a consumer received a faulty unit of the OnePlus 5 smartphone from Amazon India. According to the images posted by the user, the unit received by him didn't have any volume buttons. Amazon India was quick to respond and provide a refund to the user. However, Amazon India has now allegedly blocked the user from buying the OnePlus 5 from its website. Moreover, the user has also complained that his review for the smartphone on Amazon was also rejected.
Amid growing concerns around users privacy online, Kaspersky Lab has introduced its new patented technology that prevents someone from snooping through microphone data on Windows devices. The company has included the technology in its home solutions, Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Total Security.
It's barely been a few days since the launch of the OnePlus 5, and customers of the smartphone have already flocked to the social media and forums to point out a range of issues with their respective devices. Earlier this week, OnePlus rolled out an update for the OnePlus 5, but seems there will be more updates in the future to resolve the issues. During a Reddit AMA, OnePlus executives shed light on what s in store for OnePlus users.
Patent and patent applications don t necessarily turn into commercial products, regardless of how awesome the concept is. While some do turn into reality, the patents usually reveal the vision or perhaps future plans of a company. Of late we ve seen a slew of interesting patents from Apple and Samsung. And now Microsoft s new patent has been spotted online, which is aimed at securing devices in the case of theft.