Facebook Ditches Plans To Introduce Ads In WhatsApp
WhatsApp had a bit of a mixed business model at the start. The company had initially charged users an annual subscription fee, but they later removed it, and ever since then, the app has been free to use. When Facebook acquired it, there was no doubt that the company planned to monetize the app, but how exactly would they do that?

OnePlus Shows Off Its 120Hz Display Technology
OnePlus has been teasing that they are working on a 120Hz display. Whether or not it will make it into the OnePlus 8 remains to be seen, but they are definitely working on something. In a recent post made on Twitter, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau shared a demo video which showed off the company’s 120Hz display.

2020 iPhones And iPads Could Come With mmWave 5G Technology
It is widely believed that this year could see Apple introduce 5G to the iPhone, but it might not necessarily be the 5G support we might be hoping for. According to the latest rumors, it seems that Apple could be adopting mmWave 5G technology for its 2020 iPhones and possibly the iPad Pros as well.

2020 iPhone Could Come With An Improved Face ID Sensor
Apple’s Face ID facial recognition technology works great. In fact, to date it seems that none of Apple’s competitors have managed to create anything close to Face ID in terms of security and accuracy. However, it does not mean that Face ID is perfect. There is still plenty of room left for improvement.

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TikTok App Was Downloaded More Than Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram in 2019
Sometimes the number of downloads and similar stats hint at how popular an app (or service) is.TikTok is already a quite popular app but it looks like it is apparently more popular than Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram in 2019 if we look at the download stats.According to a report by Sensor Tower, India was responsible for nearly 45% of first-time users.Overall, TikTok app ended the year 2019 as the second […]

Lokly Encrypted USB Key For The Most Paranoid Users
With the incredible miniaturization of portable SSD storage, you can carry several libraries worth of data in your pocket. But the mix of increased capacity and pocketable form factor creates security risks equally important.

Xiaomi Shows Off A Smartphone With A 144Hz Refresh Rate Display
Companies such as Razer have been creating phones with 120Hz refresh rate displays. That’s pretty much as high as it has ever gotten, but it seems that Xiaomi is pushing the envelope with the Redmi K30 5G as the company has demoed the phone with a 144Hz refresh rate, making it the highest refresh rate we’ve seen on a smartphone to date.

iPhones Can Now Be Used As A Google Security Key
The use of 2FA (two-factor authentication) has been encouraged as it offers up a more secure way of logging into your accounts. However, even then, it is still not 100% secure as some methods that involve sending codes over SMS can also be hijacked, which is why security keys exist.

Apple’s 2020 iPhones Could Feature As Much As 6GB Of RAM
When it comes to the iPhone, Apple has never been particularly fussed regarding how much RAM they are packing. This is because Apple controls both the hardware and software on the iPhone, meaning that they know how much RAM their devices need. However, in this day and age where Android devices are packing 8GB of RAM or more, 4GB of RAM seems a bit small.

EU Wants Apple To Drop Lightning In Favor Of A Standard Charging Port
In the early days of mobile phones, pretty much every handset maker had their own proprietary charger. This meant that if you used a phone made by one manufacturer, you wouldn’t be able to charge it using another company’s charger. However, over the years, this has changed where Android handset makers adopted micro USB and now USB-C.

Samsung Unveiled The Enterprise-Ready Galaxy XCover Pro Smartphone
While we are already waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S20 next month, Samsung just unveiled its enterprise-ready smartphone ‘Galaxy XCover Pro’.It may not be the prettiest smartphone you have seen but it is indeed a stylish-rugged smartphone for workers from a variety of industries.Not just limited to Samsung’s Knox Security platform and durability, it also features walkie-talkie capability that Microsoft Teams support.In the press release, Samsung mentions its interest in […]

Chronolife’s Nexkin Biometric T-Shirt Enables Continuous Real-Time Health MonitoringEditor's Pick
Chronolife was back at CES 2020 with its biometric T-Shirt Nexkin launched in November 2019, a consumer version of Chronolife’s medical solution that is expected to launch as a remote health monitoring product in 2020, with FDA and CE class 2a certifications. In 2021, the company will add to the lineup a patented predictive solution for Chronic Heart Failure with its proprietary HOTS algorithm for mobile phones.

Spinity by STYL Connected Pen with AR Game
In these digital times, more than ever people need help to keep focused and concentrated, and Styl created the perfect solution: a connected pen made for playing which aims at improving concentration, brain activity, and dexterity while delivering the same features as “dumb” pens.The idea is unique and comes from the need to focus better and go back to vintage games when kids (and adults) were playing with physical toys […]

TCL Revealed A New Line-up Of Smartphones Including Its First 5G Device
We’ve already come across TCL’s Alto 9+ Soundbar and its headphones with heart-rate monitoring at CES, 2020.However, its announcement wasn’t just limited to that. TCL Communication also unveiled some details of its smartphone lineup.You can also identify the series as TCL’s 10-series lineup of phones.The key highlight of the reveal was the TCL 10 5G phone – which also happens to be the company’s first 5G smartphone.The smartphones will be […]