As reported by XDA Forums, there were changes made to the emergency information app that hinted Google adding automatic car crash detection to Pixel smartphones. There are yet to be updates as it was not revealed during the Pixel 4 leaks. However, Google today updated the built-in Emergency Information app on my Pixel 2 XL, rebranding it as “Personal Safety” in version 1.0.271601625.release. The Play Store app description confirms that vehicle crash detection will be made accessible for U.S. Pixel phones, although it is uncertain whether it will be made accessible for all Pixel phones or only the Pixel 4 series.Continue reading “Pixel Phones to receive Car Crash Detection Application”
Nearly three years after it was announced, The Last of Us Part 2 finally has a concrete release date. Naughty Dog and Sony will launch the highly anticipated sequel Feb. 21, 2020, on PlayStation 4, the companies announced Tuesday during the September episode of State of Play.Continue reading “The Last of Us Part 2 set for February 2020 launch”
Google this morning officially announced that its annual hardware event is set for October 15th in New York City. The heavily teased Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are expected, along with other refreshes for the Made by Google 2019 lineup.Continue reading “Pixel 4 announcement set for October 15 at Made by Google 2019”
Alongside the Galaxy Note 10, iPhone 11 and Pixel 4, Huawei’s Mate 30 is one of the most anticipated smartphones for 2019. While Huawei is definitely on the defensive right now with its difficulties with the U.S., the Mate series has established a reputation for delivering innovative features and powerful core functionality.Continue reading “Huawei Mate 30 Rumors and Leaks”
Apple is just days away from unveiling the iPhone 11 lineup, but the rumor mill is already turning its attention to the 2020 iPhone.
In his latest research note to investors, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims the 2020 iPhone will feature an all-new design — the first in three years.Continue reading “iPhones 2020 to have an all-new design”
As is traditional before the launch of a new Mate phone, Huawei has today unveiled the chipset that’ll power its next flagship series. And if the tech specs of the new Kirin 990 and 990 5G processors are any indicator, the new phones will offer a significant bump in AI, 5G, graphical and photographic performance over the Kirin 980 used in phones like the P30 series.Continue reading “Kirin 990 5G: Huawei launches Mate 30 series processor”
Qualcomm Technologies Inc, a subsidary of Qualcomm Incorporated has announced to accelerate the 5G global commercialization by expanding the 5G mobile platforms portfolio across the Snapdragon 8,7 and 6 series in 2020. The company currently has over 150 5G designs launched or in development using the company’s 5G solutions across multiple tiers to make the camera,video, AI and gaming of the next-generation to have more experiences avaliable. This rollout is aimed to support features and frequency bands globally to be accessible to more than 2 billion users.Continue reading “Mid-range phones to get Qualcomm’s 5G modem next year”
Sony Xperia 1, Sony’s latest flagship is a beast with its most defining feature being the 21:9 display. Although the device seems to be oddly tall, many users have ended up loving it. It is a standardise flagship device with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, 6GB of RAM, up to 128GB of storage together with a 3,330mAh batter packaged together with Android Pie (Android 9.0). As expected, Sony have been preparing to launch the successor to the flagship device where it will be announced during the IFA 2019 keynote later today.Continue reading “[Updated]Sony Xperia 5 : The successor of the Sony Xperia 1”
Bloomberg: Apple adding under-display Touch ID to the iPhone as soon as next year, corroborates 2020 cheaper iPhone
Apple is apparently readying a new under-display integrated Touch ID fingerprint sensor “as early as its 2020 iPhones” next fall, according to a report today from Bloomberg. The report says it would be an addition to the existing Face ID authentication and unlock system, allowing users to authenticate with either fingerprint or face biometrics.Continue reading “Bloomberg: Apple adding under-display Touch ID to the iPhone as soon as next year, corroborates 2020 cheaper iPhone”
Huawei has officially announced its rumored operating system that was being developed to replace its reliance on Android as HarmonyOS. HarmonyOS is known as Hongmeng in China and is based on a microkernal distributed OS, where it can be used on any device from smartphones to smart speakers, wearables and even vehicle systems. Huawei has stated that the operating system will be released as an open-source platform worldwide to encourage adoption.