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Tech Hands On With the Sony Xperia 1
Author: 0 Hands On With the Sony Xperia 1

The company announced a new flagship Xperia 1 handset at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday, which has an HDR OLED screen, optimized using Sony's Bravia TV technology. You simply have to double tap anywhere on either side of the Xperia 10 , and it predicts and displays apps based on AI in Xperia. Thanks to the colour accurate display and their new Cinema Pro feature, you can shoot video in a neutral cinematic tone which you can tailor later to set a mood, like how ...

Tech Galaxy A50 will hit Europe in mid-March for around €349
Author: 0 Galaxy A50 will hit Europe in mid-March for around €349

In both cases, the AMOLED panels are paired with slim side bezels, waterdrop-like notches, and relatively thick chins. The camera also supports Samsung's Bixby AI vision. Samsung India has revealed some features of the Galaxy A-series models on the microsite. Both will also have two RAM and storage options - the A30 will come with a choice of 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB RAM combos, while the A50 will have either 4GB +64GB or 6GB + 128GB.

Tech Huawei takes foldable phone fight to Samsung with 5G Mate X
Author: 0 Huawei takes foldable phone fight to Samsung with 5G Mate X

Accordingly, Huawei are promoting it as the world's "fastest foldable 5G phone ". Differences: Launched at the Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona, Huawei's Mate X folds face out-so the screen is on the outside of the two sides when folded up- unlike the Samsung Galaxy Fold which folds like a book.

Tech Huawei breaks price ceiling with $2,600 folding 5G smartphone
Author: 0 Huawei breaks price ceiling with $2,600 folding 5G smartphone

There's no word on United Kingdom pricing on SIM-free or contract handsets, but we'll update this article as soon as we hear. Many have pointed out that the "Penta-lens" looks like the eyes of a spider, while others claim that the device triggers their trypophobia or fear of holes.

Tech YouTube must clean up its act to keep advertisers on side
Author: 0 YouTube must clean up its act to keep advertisers on side

Over the years, we've written about many issues that parents need to be aware of when it comes to the content on YouTube . "While the creators of these videos may have done nothing wrong, we're going above and beyond our existing protections in the near term on content that may include or endanger minors", Team YouTube wrote in a blog about the changes.

Tech Microsoft Introduces the HoloLens 2: Twice the View for $3,500
Author: 0 Microsoft Introduces the HoloLens 2: Twice the View for $3,500

The HoloLens 2 headset itself is made of a light carbon-fiber material and Microsoft also added new hardware that is supposed to allow for most people to put it on without having to readjust it. Another feature is the addition of eye tracking, allowing HoloLens 2 to know exactly where users are looking. Thanks to the new Time-of-Flight sensor working alongside its AI smarts, HoloLens 2 users can interact with holograms using hand gestures-wearers can use their fingers to "touch" visual ...

Tech We got to see the Huawei Mate X in action at MWC
Author: 0 We got to see the Huawei Mate X in action at MWC

On the back of the phone is a second display of 6.38 inches. And Mate X is much thinner than Samsung Fold , which claims to be 17mm thick at its widest point when closed, and 6.9 mm when unfolded. The phone features a flexible OLED panel and a falcon wing mechanical hinge. The Mate X's insides are equally as impressive. Huawei reckons the device will ship in the middle of this year and has priced it at €2,299, which converts to an insane $3,647 AUD.

Tech Huawei Launches the Mate X: Folding in a New Direction
Author: 0 Huawei Launches the Mate X: Folding in a New Direction

This gives the phone the cleanest "all-screen" look now available. Foldable phones may or may not catch on, but it's nice to see companies taking some risks with new technology like this. Speaking about its foldable technology, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei CBG, said, "The HUAWEI Mate X's revolutionary form factor is achieved by Huawei's relentless effort in R&D".

Tech After Allo's death, Google Assistant integration is coming to Messages
Author: 0 After Allo's death, Google Assistant integration is coming to Messages

The Assistant, Google's digital helper software akin to Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, can read you the morning's headlines, help you check into a flight or turn off the lights in your hallway. Google says that it expects over 100 million devices to launch with a dedicated Google Assistant button. Google Assistant is Google's AI-powered virtual assistant that improved upon every aspect of Google's previous assistant, Google Now.

Tech LG’s new flagship smartphone - G8 ThinQ
Author: 0 LG’s new flagship smartphone - G8 ThinQ

Presumably, that will be after Sprint gets first crack at selling the phone , similar to Verizon's exclusive window with the Galaxy S10 5G . Then LG went and slapped a neat light up 5G logo on the back of the phone that flashes yellow (signifying LG's partnership with Sprint for 5G service) anytime you touch the screen.

Tech Sony to Launch Xperia 1, Instead of Xperia XZ4, at MWC 2019
Author: 0 Sony to Launch Xperia 1, Instead of Xperia XZ4, at MWC 2019

The two cameras on the back are 13MP and 8MP. Of course, we expect everything to be properly revealed by Sony as its MWC press conference, which is scheduled for February 25. Earlier rumours purport a Sony device obtaining a record 395,721 benchmark score on Antutu Benchmarks but it is not determined if this device is indeed the Xperia 1.

Tech Epic splashing another $100m in prize funds for competitive Fortnite
Author: 0 Epic splashing another $100m in prize funds for competitive Fortnite

The competitions qualifiers will begin on April 13th and will conclude on June 16th. The developers of Epic Games confirm from the pages of the official Fortnite subreddit that they have disabled access to the Drifting timed mode as a precautionary measure due to problems of server instability identified by users after the last update.

Tech Here Comes Another Foldable Phone With An Insane Price Tag
Author: 0 Here Comes Another Foldable Phone With An Insane Price Tag

The phone , Mate X , will be compatible with the new fifth-generation wireless networks which are starting to be installed around the world, said Richard Yu, head of Huawei's consumer business group. Huawei's patented hinge design has over 100 components and eliminates the gap completely. The result is a pretty stunning looking device that offers a whole lot of display.

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Author: 0 "Official" Nokia 9 PureView image render released online

However, professionals will likely get more mileage out of Adobe's Lightroom CC app, which is thoughtfully offered as a free and instant download when you set up the Nokia 9 PureView for the first time. Nokia 9 will start shipping the week after Mobile World Congress . That's something that's far from a given on even much more expensive smartphones .

Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G Version Officially Announced at 599 Euros

Xiaomi has announced the Mi MIX 3 5G smartphone at an event in Barcelona. Xiaomi has been working on 5G trials with China Mobile and named 5G partnerships with Vodeafone, TIM, 3, and Sunrise during its announcement, and it even demod the Snapdragon X50 5G modem inside the Mi Mix 5G live on stage using Orange Spain's 5G network.

Tech We tried Oppo’s 10x lossless zoom camera tech, and it actually works
Author: 0 We tried Oppo’s 10x lossless zoom camera tech, and it actually works

It's only a prototype for now, but Oppo will have it in a phone for sale by the summer. Oppo's newest tech is a smartphone camera module that claims to offer 10x lossless zoom in a really compact form factor that makes it flawless to be utilized in smartphones without adding the bulk that conventional optical zoom setups would require.

Tech Huawei’s folding phone leaks ahead of MWC
Author: 0 Huawei’s folding phone leaks ahead of MWC

With respect to design, the Mate X has only one display, unlike the Galaxy Fold . Second, the phone includes a pop-up camera. Royole Corp, a small Silicon Valley company unveiled a foldable-screen phone two weeks ago in China, where it will go on sale next month.

Tech HTC Announces the Vive Focus Plus
Author: 0 HTC Announces the Vive Focus Plus

The headset is powered by the VIVE WAVE platform, meaning that it has access to most VIVEPort content, and it's easy to port things over if they work with the PC-based VIVE. The new headset is powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset that's found in many 2017 flagship smartphones, and boasts a pair of 6DOF controllers that provide a wider variety of ways to interact with objects in the virtual space.

Tech Foldable 'Huawei Mate X' with 5G leaked ahead of MWC 2019
Author: 0 Foldable 'Huawei Mate X' with 5G leaked ahead of MWC 2019

While this concept looks more impressive than the Galaxy Folds approach with a discrete phone screen, Huawei approach means the foldable screen will remain unprotected when set down. We can not spot any other camera in the image. The Huawei Mate X banner doesn't reveal anything else about this foldable phone, but we shouldn't have to wait much longer.

Tech Microsoft is bringing Game Pass to Nintendo Switch, report says
Author: 0 Microsoft is bringing Game Pass to Nintendo Switch, report says

The latest development in this intriguing new partnership comes from Direct Feed Games , and it's a bombshell! While it could not explicitly confirm whether the service would come to Switch , it did say that Microsoft is planning substantial Xbox Game Pass announcements for E3 2019.

Tech Game Receives Resident Evil 2 Mode — PUBG Mobile
Author: 0 Game Receives Resident Evil 2 Mode — PUBG Mobile

In the case of the zombie mode , strategically use vehicles to create blockades to slow down the zombies. Update the game before February 25th to get Outfit Box III xl and 1, 888 BP. Further, it adds Resident Evil 2 main menu theme and music, player Spaces and Arcade - Quick match for Sanhok map. There are also special characters from Resident Evil , including a Tyrant that randomly spins.

Tech Razer Layoffs Cast Doubt on a Third Gaming Phone
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The new Android 9 Pie update for Razer Phone 2 will bring in intuitive navigation similar to what we have seen on the Google Pixel phones , as well as the latest Android Security Patch for February 2019. As a result, Razer shut down several projects and had to part ways with roughly 30 employees, or about two percent of its total workforce. On one hand, they confirmed that some mobile staff members were let go and others were reassigned to different projects while at the same time ...

Tech Random: Epic Games Sues After Unofficial Fortnite Event Sullies The Brand
Author: 0 Random: Epic Games Sues After Unofficial Fortnite Event Sullies The Brand

Complaints about the unofficial event, ranging from long queues to poor attractions, led to Epic Games forcing Exciting Events to pull the plug on the Spalding event. In defence of the mess that was Fortnite Live, in the inside area there were opportunities to play Fortnite with other fans. Can't fault their optimism, if nothing else.

Tech Facebook for Android Brings New Background Location Privacy Controls
Author: 0 Facebook for Android Brings New Background Location Privacy Controls

The company has acknowledged that Android users have shown concern over the app's ability to continuously log location data in the background. The same is true if you have turned off Location History . This basically restricts the location tracking to when you are actually within the app and stops when you quit the app. That's why the latest changes wouldn't affect people using iOS .

Tech Android Users Can Now Stop Facebook From Tracking Their Location
Author: 0 Android Users Can Now Stop Facebook From Tracking Their Location

The world's largest social network, under pressure to address privacy concerns, said it was releasing a new tool that lets Android users control whether the company tracks their location when they're not using the Facebook app. Facebook will be showing a notification on the timeline that will alert users of this new feature. Facebook blames Android for this difference being present as Location Services can either be turned on or off.

Tech Google teasing full reveal of its game streaming service at GDC 2019
Author: 0 Google teasing full reveal of its game streaming service at GDC 2019

Unfortunately, there's not much else we can read into to give us a hint as to what Google will announce. Google has had a presence in the mobile gaming world, but this project will put it in competition with several key industry players, both in the console space as well as PC gaming stalwarts, such as Steam and the fast-growing Epic Games store.

Tech Epic Games pulls Fortnite YouTube ads over child predator concerns
Author: 0 Epic Games pulls Fortnite YouTube ads over child predator concerns

Total ad spending on the videos mentioned was less than $8,000 within the last 60 days, and YouTube plans refunds, the spokeswoman said. A spokesperson for Epic claimed that they are pausing their ads indefinitely, until further action is taken from YouTube on the matter.

Tech Qualcomm announces second-gen 5G modem before first reached consumers
Author: 0 Qualcomm announces second-gen 5G modem before first reached consumers

T-Mobile will be launching 5G on a primarily sub-6GHz FDD network, so this is important in the U.S., too. It's extremely crucial to be able to support these lower frequency bands as they give the best range and penetration, and as over the next few years carriers will migrate spectrum to 5G NR, supporting FDD bands will give X55 modem devices much longer longevity and future-proofing.

Tech Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 9 SE pricing and release date
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 9 SE pricing and release date

Xiaomi , the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has finally revealed new flagship smartphones - Mi 9 and Mi 9 Explorer Edition. If you run out of juice, you can quickly get it charged back up - the Mi 9 supports fast charging of up to 20W , while wireless chargers , such as Apple's only do 7.5W of charging .

Tech Huawei P30, P30 Pro to feature FullHD+ display, run Android Pie
Author: 0 Huawei P30, P30 Pro to feature FullHD+ display, run Android Pie

If you might recall, the official unveiling of the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro also took place in the French capital at around the same time past year. The event will be held in Paris, France, and according to the official announcement, the biggest feature will be a new zooming capability of the flagship series.

Tech IPhone 11 to Feature Reverse Wireless Charging, Three Cameras, Larger Batteries
Author: 0 IPhone 11 to Feature Reverse Wireless Charging, Three Cameras, Larger Batteries

Kuo expects that the new MacBook Pro will have a display sized at 16.5-inches, which would be larger than any MacBook Pro released in the past six years. Kuo details some of the changes expected with the 2019 iPhones and mentions that the LCD version of the iPhone could come sporting 4GB RAM which will be an upgrade from 3GB RAM found on the iPhone XR.