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- 09/20/18--23:57: _Google might rename...
- 09/20/18--23:59: _Apple iPhone XS and...
- 09/21/18--03:20: _Bing finally rolls ...
- 09/21/18--04:10: _Samsung Galaxy Watc...
- 09/21/18--07:41: _OnePlus 6 OxygenOS ...
- 09/21/18--21:12: _Apple iPhone XS and...
- 09/21/18--22:35: _Google introduces n...
- 09/21/18--22:37: _Google Pixel Stand ...
- 09/21/18--22:38: _Google might be tes...
- 09/23/18--06:18: _Realme 2 Pro with D...
- 09/20/18--23:57: Google might rename ‘Incognito mode’ on Chrome to ‘Private mode’
- 09/21/18--03:20: Bing finally rolls out AMP Viewer in mobile search
- 09/21/18--22:37: Google Pixel Stand wireless charging accessory for Pixel 3 surfaces
Incognito Mode on Google Chrome lets you browse the web without maintaining a history or saving information like cookies and form inputs. Now, Google might be planning to rename the feature to 'Private Mode' Users have started noticing that the 'Open in incognito tab' option has been changed to 'Open in private tab,' which could signal that Google is about to change it for everyone.
It looks like the change might be server side as the option didn't seem to have changed for us as they still read 'incognito' for me. However, things might remain as they are like before since these kinds of tests are nothing new to Google. The Chrome Help page already has 'private' references quite heavily, so that could be a sign of things to come.
This change comes after recent change to Keep which got re-branded to 'Keep Notes.'
Apple introduced AirPower which is its multi-device wireless charger last year, but the product never went on for sale despite rumored September launch. However, a user guide included with the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max has references about the AirPower, suggesting that Apple has not yet shelved the much-anticipated charging mat.
But they definitely mention it in the new iPhone XS Max manual pic.twitter.com/qJO7kVc8bi
— Gavin Stephens (@ccgavind) September 20, 2018
The user guide included with the iPhone XS and XS Max clearly shows a passage mentioning the AirPower. It reads: "Place iPhone with the screen facing up on AirPower or a Qi-certified wireless charger. You can also use the Lightning connector to charge iPhone and connect accessories." It is unclear why Apple mentioned AirPower in the manual, it perhaps suggests that the company might have had plans to ship the charging accessory alongside the new iPhones.
Apple didn't mention anything at its 'Gather Around' event though rumors suggested that it might. It's been more than a year since the device was first announced. Apple wants to give users the ability to place any of their devices anywhere on the charging mat to begin a charge and the ability to charge the iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods ...
Bing today areleased Bing AMP viewer and Bing AMP Cache enabling AMP-enabled web pages to work directly from Bing’s mobile search results allowing Bing to provide faster mobile experiences to users.
The AMP protocol offers the ability to cache and serve cached copied AMP content that is published on the web, providing faster user experiences on Bing. To enable your AMP published content within Bing, content creators need to allow the Bingbot to fetch AMP content and enable cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) for bing-amp.com domain.
Most AMP enabled sites and advertisers have already authorized the CORS sharing for the ampproject.org domain, but now it also needs bing-amp.com to the allowed list. The company has started rolling out the first phase of the AMP viewer and AMP carrousel in the United States for the news carrousel from September 17th. It said that it would continue the phased roll out to more websites, more countries and regions and other links in the search results pages.
Samsung just launched Galaxy Watch at in India, after it was introduced last month. It comes in 46mm version and 42mm options with 1.3-inch and 1.2-inch (360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED Always On Display with the latest Corning Gorilla Glass DX+ protection and has rotating bezel. These run Tizen- Based Wearable Platform 4.0. It has 5ATM + IP68 ratings for water resistance, certified for military-level durability, comes with NFC and Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) support for mobile payments using Samsung Pay, built-in speaker for activate voice messaging and music listening, and GPS.
It has new stress management tracker, which automatically detects high levels of stress and offers breathing exercises to help keep users centered and focused. In addition, a new advanced sleep tracker monitors all levels of sleep, including REM cycles. Galaxy Watch adds 21 new indoor exercises, tracking a total of 39 workouts that allow consumers to customize and change up their routines. It also offers intuitive calorie tracking and personalized alerts.
The 46mm model has 472mAh battery with battery life of 80+ hours with typical usage; up to 168 hours with low usage and Galaxy Watch 42mm with a 270mAh battery promises 45+ hours with typical usage; up to 120 hours with low usage.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Specifications
1.2-inch / ...
OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 9.0 update based on Android 9.0 (Pie) for its flagship OnePlus 6 smartphone, in about four months after it released the Android P beta as one of the first manufacturers, and releasing three open beta updates this month. The company said that starting with the Android Pie, OxygenOS version number will correspond with the Android version number.
OnePlus already said that it has created specialized team called Team FSE (Fast, Stable, Efficient) to focus solely on maximizing the power of its flagship devices and ensure that OnePlus devices offer the fastest, and smoothest user experience available.
Android 9 Pie includes Adaptive Battery technology, which learns how you use your phone, so apps and services you rarely use aren’t a battery drain. OnePlus already promised that it will offer software updates for two years after the launch of a device, and security updates for an additional year after that.
The OnePlus 6 Android 9.0 Pie update is 1.52GB in size and also includes Android security patch for September 2018. OnePlus said that using VPN to download this build might not work as the roll out is not based on regions and is randomly pushed out to a limited number of devices.
The company will release Android Pie to ...
Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max smartphones went on sale few hours back in over several countries and territories globally. As usual, folks at iFixit have already managed to grab both the iPhones from Australia and have given at a teardown treatment as usual. TechInsights have also got hold of the phone. Teardown reveals new notched battery for the first time in an iPhone, Apple-designed power management IC for the iPhone XS Max.
We already know that The iPhone XS and XS Max have 2658mAh and 3174mAh batteries, respectively. The reveals 10.13 Wh battery (2,659 mAh at 3.81 V), weighing 39.5 grams and 12.08 Wh battery (3,179 mAh at 3.80 V), weighing 46.6 grams.
These have L-shaped batteries, similar to the iPhone X, but the iPhone XS battery has notched the internal corner, which is responsible for the decrease in capacity compared to the iPhone XS Max.
Apple has used 64GB flash storage from Toshiba (TSB3243V85691CHNA1) and 4GB LPDDR4X RAM from Micron Technology (MT53D512M64D4SB-046). Another interesting thing is the Apple 338S00456 (APL1091) power management IC for the in iPhone XS Max, compared to PMICs from Dialog Systems in the Apple iPhone XS.
This time Apple has gone solely with Intel’s LTE modem, as confirmed by Qualcomm earlier. All the models have PMB9955 Baseband Processor (Modem) and ...
Google has announced a new set of experimental features for developers to use on the Lenovo Mirage Solo. It said that it is adding APIs to support positional controller tracking with six degrees of freedom or 6DoF to the Mirage Solo. The new see-through mode gives you the ability to see what's right in front of you in the physical world while you're wearing your VR headset.
The 6DoF tracking lets you move your hands more naturally in VR. It also created an experimental 6DoF controllers that use a unique optical tracking system to help developers start building with 6DoF features on the Mirage Solo. Instead of using expensive external cameras and sensors that have to be carefully calibrated, this system uses machine learning and off-the-shelf parts to accurately estimate the 3D position and orientation of the controllers.
Google says that it has already put these experimental controllers in the hands of a few developers. The new See-through mode takes advantage of Google's WorldSense technology, and since the tracking cameras on the Mirage Solo are positioned at approximately eye-distance apart, you also get precise depth perception.
It is also bringing the ability to open any Android app on Daydream device, so you can use your favorite games, tools ...
Given the number of leaks, rumors, and reports in the past few weeks, we already know pretty everything that is there to know about the upcoming Pixel series flagships. It is also rumored that Google might be launching an accessory called 'Pixel Stand' which is a charging accessory for Pixel 3.
The tear down of the latest version of the Google app reveals a possible first look at the Pixel Stand. A brief animation within the app is currently hidden shows off a phone on a dock going through a slideshow of pictures. While it doesn't exactly show all the details about the product, it does give brief details.
The dock will likely work when the phone is in portrait orientation; lining up with the earlier leaks. The animation further reveals that it will also include some sort of slideshow function; similar to Google Photos “Photo Frame” functionality on smart displays. Another animation in another version of the Google app teases a notification functionality. It shows messages, alarms, calendar notifications, and music. However, the exact functionality is still a mystery.
Google is all set to unveil its Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones on October 9th.
Google might be testing new Color Pop, along with manual bokeh effects. as some users are reporting to have gotten the new editing tools The Color Pop keeps the focus of the photo in color and desaturates the rest of the shot. The manual bokeh lets you do something similar by blurring the background instead of desaturated.
It also lets you tap to change the focus and adjust the strength of the blur effect. Google is probably testing these features together because the underlying processing is similar. Photos will have to know the difference between the subject and background.
This feature will only work with regular photos, not those taken with depth effects enabled. Since it is in the early stages of testing, the feature is currently buggy; the Color Pop seems particularly rough. This means that there might a lot of work that needs to be done before these features roll out widely to everyone.
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OPPO's Realme brand already teased the Realme 2 Pro smartphone in a video recently and also said that the phone will launch on September 27th exclusively on Flipkart. The company has also confirmed some of the specifications including Snapdragon 660 SoC, up to 8GB of RAM and dual rear cameras with AI features, on its social channels. The phone will feature a Dewdrop Full Screen display with minimal bezels.
Witness #MaxPowerMaxStyle with every amazing portrait picture captured by the AI dual camera of #Realme2Pro.
Know more: https://t.co/s7S2hkWV7F pic.twitter.com/Yjnw6VXEUQ
— Realme (@realmemobiles) September 23, 2018
The phone has a glass back and a fingerprint sensor. Check out the rumored specifications of the phone. Check out the rumored specifications below.
Realme 2 Pro rumored specifications
6.3-inch (1080 x 2340 pixels) 19:9 FullView 2.5D curved glass display
Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU
4GB RAM with 64GB storage / 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
ColorOS 5.1 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo)
13MP rear camera with LED flash, secondary 5MP camera
8MP front-facing camera
Fingerprint sensor, face unlock
Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / ...