• New mobile airbag protects smartphones from falling!
New mobile airbag protects smartphones from falling!

There's no denying that we have similar products and patents in the market. Not many people enjoy putting covers on their phones because of the added bulk. Frenzel's invention is still a hit, though. Frenzel's device comprises a slim case with four prongs located inside each corner. The student built the sensors that detect the free fall o...

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  • Google lets third-party developers read users’ private Gmail messages
Google lets third-party developers read users’ private Gmail messages

The publication claims that two years ago, Return Path employees read about 8,000 emails to help train the company's software. It pointed the BBC to its developer policies, which state: "There should be no surprises for Google users: hidden features, services, or actions that are inconsistent with the marketed goal of your application may lea...

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  • Facebook bug quietly unblocked more than 800,000 blocked users
Facebook bug quietly unblocked more than 800,000 blocked users

Those who were unblocked could not see content that a user shared with their friends, but they could see "things posted to a wider audience", Facebook said, such as photos shared with friends of friends. People affected by the bug will get notifications encouraging them to check their blocked lists. In other news, Facebook is rolling out a number...

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  • Android P beta 3 is ready for just about anyone to download
Android P beta 3 is ready for just about anyone to download

This would be similar to how Google Assistant and Google Lens initially launched on Pixel devices before making its way to all Android devices. These are the changes included in the Android P Developer Preview 4 . Meanwhile, users can breakdown app usage with hourly and daily graphs that feature a quick shortcut to enable the App Timer. Pl...

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  • Glitch in Samsung Messages App Sends Photos to Random Contacts
Glitch in Samsung Messages App Sends Photos to Random Contacts

A glitch in the latest version of the Samsung Messages texting app that comes pre-installed on all Samsung phones is sending random pictures to users' contacts. What's clear is that the bug is not device-specific or network-specific, with speculation regarding the cause of the bug revolving around recent Samsung Messages updates.

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  • Samsung Galaxy On6 with Infinity display launched in India for Rs 14,490
Samsung Galaxy On6 with Infinity display launched in India for Rs 14,490

With this handset, Samsung is looking to increase its market share, but the specifications of the handset tell a different story altogether. The Samsung Galaxy On6 features a 5.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED 18.5:9 Infinity 2.5D curved glass display (1480 x 720 pixels) display.

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  • Microsoft ‘Confirms’ Pocket-Sized Surface In Leaked Document: Could This Be Andromeda?
Microsoft ‘Confirms’ Pocket-Sized Surface In Leaked Document: Could This Be Andromeda?

The picture as seen above shows the photo of two wooden photo frames adjoined by a hinge, hinting at the envisioned foldable Surface Phone Andromeda device for which LG Display will provide OLED screens for. Internal documents obtained by The Verge reveal that the company hopes the disruptive device will pave a new roadmap for the Surface b...

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  • Samsung to Unveil Latest Flagship Smartphone in Early August
Samsung to Unveil Latest Flagship Smartphone in Early August

Samsung is bringing a new smartphone under its On-Series and the official listing page on Flipkart reveals that this phone will be launched on July 2. It looks like the S Pen will be supported by Bluetooth. It is said to have the Galaxy S9 like variable aperture feature on the front sensor. Regarding the processor, Snapdragon 845 SoC sha...

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  • Net, SMS curbs in Tripura for 48 hours
Net, SMS curbs in Tripura for 48 hours

Chief Minister Biplab Deb today appealed to the people to maintain peace and said there was no child-lifter in the state. Hours earlier in West Tripura district south of Agartala , a mob of nearly 1,000 people attacked four traders from northern Uttar Pradesh state, killing one and leaving the others critically injured.

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  • Samsung Galaxy S10 to ditch iris scanning, but gain triple-lens camera
Samsung Galaxy S10 to ditch iris scanning, but gain triple-lens camera

Korean analysts predict Samsung will miss its annual smartphone shipment goal of 350 million units. Unlike recent annual additions to the Galaxy S family, the Galaxy S10 series is said to consist of three devices instead of two, as per the same source.

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  • Red OnePlus 6 goes official, on sale July 10 for $579
Red OnePlus 6 goes official, on sale July 10 for $579

You can see a device with a similar design as the standard OnePlus 6 , but with a very red coat of paint. To achieve the distinct amber-like depth and clarity on the OnePlus 6 Red edition, OnePlus has used a new film coating process that has reportedly never been attempted before in smartphone industry.

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  • California lawmakers OK data-privacy bill opposed by Silicon Valley
California lawmakers OK data-privacy bill opposed by Silicon Valley

The new law grants consumers more insight and control over their data stored online, though similar to but not as expansive as the General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR ) launched in Europe. "Nobody should be fooled to think AB375 properly protects Californians' privacy", said Nicole Ozer, the group's technology and civil liberties direct...

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  • Warner Bros. Says No Bethesda Code Used For Westworld Mobile
Warner Bros. Says No Bethesda Code Used For Westworld Mobile

Admittedly, it seems like a stretch for Warner Bros .to coerce Behaviour into using the same code they used for Fallout Shelter to create their Westworld mobile game. The most apparent piece of evidence has been illustrated by a bug in the Westworld game that was evident in earlier versions of Fallout Shelter . They claimed that Westworld ...

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  • After a scarce supply in 2016, the NES Classic is available again
After a scarce supply in 2016, the NES Classic is available again

An announcement from Nintendo confirmed the return of the NES Classic Edition . ThinkGeek (which is owned by GameStop ) is also getting a shipment of NES Classic Editions that'll be on offer starting at 9 a.m. It only comes with one controller, but you can get a second one if you want to play multiplayer games. With that, the only trick i...

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  • Sane Trilogy arrives on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam
Sane Trilogy arrives on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam

The game launches with the Stormy Ascent level included - which was originally removed from Crash Bandicoot for being too hard. Last year's Stormy Ascent DLC level is also now available free of charge to all PS4 players. While those games have been exclusive to the Sony, they're coming to new platforms this week including Nintendo Switch ....

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  • A red OnePlus 6 might be launched on July 2
A red OnePlus 6 might be launched on July 2

Two images of the latest OnePlus handset in red have surfaced today. The images, shown above, display the OnePlus 6 with a Red glass back, which we'll choose to dub as "Mirror Red" since its resemblance with the Mirror Black variant of the smartphone is striking in terms of reflection.

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  • Google to Enter Video Game Market with Streaming Service, Console
Google to Enter Video Game Market with Streaming Service, Console

According to a report from Kotaku which has surfaced this morning, Google has been actively talking with game developers both at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco earlier this year , as well as at the more recent E3 Gaming Expo in Los Angeles.

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  • Motorola Confirms the Launch of Moto E5 Plus in India
Motorola Confirms the Launch of Moto E5 Plus in India

But it is unclear if it is just compact or a toned down version. Technieze A little over a week ago, we got wind that the Motorola One Power might be the company's second Android One smartphone . New information has popped up that Motorola is working on the two. According to the official video , the event will take place on August 2 at ...

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  • Google invests $22 million in KaiOS
Google invests $22 million in KaiOS

Google's Android Operating System is powering more than 80% of Android Phones out there. "Companies like KaiOS and Reliance Jio are working to add more value to 4G feature phones, thereby making it more appealing for bottom-of-the-pyramid users who are not comfortable with the touch form factor, lack of vernacular content and quality smartpho...

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  • Huawei wants to be the leader of 5G technology
Huawei wants to be the leader of 5G technology

Talking more about the advantages of the 5G technology, the company's CEO stated that the adoption of this connectivity will help a lot in the growth of both augmented and virtual reality. Huaweis 5G core network is a cloud-based core network, which uses a service based architecture (SBA) to modularize network functions. With the fifth generation...

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