Technology

Sony unveiled its latest Xperia X series flagship – Xperia XZ3 at the IFA 2018 consumer electronics in Berlin. Unlike the ripple caused by its previous models XZ1 and XZ3, Sony has come up with practical efforts to compete with the recent smartphones dominating consumer choice. Sony Xperia XZ3 is the first phone to feature high-end OLED screen technology and Slide Sense – an AI interface triggered by double tapping the phone’s right or left bezel. The Sony Xperia XZ3 is so far the best smartphone for YouTube due to its amazing reso...
The British privacy watchdog has on Thursday fined Facebook its maximum financial punishment for the company’s failure to protect the private information of its users in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook received a fine of £500,000 (about $645,000) – the highest punishment the British watchdog can dish out for data breaches, through its Ireland Office from the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The fine would have been “significantly higher” under the EU General Data Protection Regulations, which took effect in M...
Apple Subscription TV service will receive a global launch in more than 100 countries, according to a report Tuesday. With the apparent launch just around the corner the tech giant plans to challenge Netflix’s- and Amazon Prime Video’s- dominance in the streaming space. Both the services are available in over 190 countries. Subscribers will gain access to original Apple content, as well as goodies from other TV networks that will require a secondary subscription. There’s also chatter about an unspecified lineup of other shows and mov...
NTT Docomo Inc., Japan’s largest mobile phone carrier is set to debut the world’s thinnest phone almost the size of a credit card in late November. About 9 centimeters high, 5 centimeters wide, 5.3 millimeters thick, and 47grams, the KY-O1L is made by electronics maker Kyocera. (The iPhone SE, by comparison, weights 113 grams.) KY-O1L’s functions will be super minimal, as it is designed for people who want simpler handsets that are easy to carry around. NTT Docomo President Kazuhiro Yoshizawa said during a news conference to unveil D...
Fitbit has not lost focus on its commitment to offer premium fitness trackers despite making a successful entry into the smartwatch market. The likes of Versa seems to have distracted our perception about Fitbit’s current focus but the California-based wireless wearable device maker, which responded last August with Charge 3 fitness tracker, is raising the campaign for fitness higher having said that the device will be available on October 7. The Charge 3, which is succeeding Fitbit’s most popular device Charge 2, starts at $149.95 f...
TiVo Corp., a pioneer in entertainment technology has rolled out TiVo BOLT OTA for an antenna. It is a new over-the-air (OTA) set-top box integrated with a 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) capacity and offering high-end Live TV viewing experience. The rise of OTA devices in the market pushed TiVo to come up with a solution that seamlessly blends attributes of Live TV, online channel streaming and digital video recording. With the introduction of BOLT OTA, the company is replacing the Roamio OTA box. “TiVo BOLT OTA is the perfect solut...
Apple on Wednesday at its big event in Cupertino unveiled the latest iPhones for 2018: the iPhone XR, the iPhone XS, and the iPhone XS Max. Unlike the tech giant’s approach to the Smartphone market, Apple introduced a cheaper version of its latest technology, the iPhone XR with a few compromises. The difference between iPhone XS and XS Max, which Apple is releasing earlier, is merely the size and a few size advantages. iPhone XS and XS Max quick specs Model iPhone XS Specs iPhone XS specs Size 5.8-inch (458 pixe...
Verizon Wireless on Tuesday announced it is launching “the world’s first commercial 5G broadband internet service”, dubbed Verizon 5G Home on October 1, 2018. The revolutionary 5G internet service will be available in certain parts of Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento at the initial stage. The wireless telecommunication company further committed to roll-out the 5G broadband connectivity for consumers in more areas soon. Verizon is also expecting to be the first to introduce 5G mobile service. It further noted that fo...
HP Inc. on Monday stepped into the world of 3D metal printing with Metal Jet. HP Metal Jet is the world’s most advanced 3D printing technology for mass manufacturing of production-grade metal parts. The company launched the machine at the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS). The printing technology giant aims to transform the $12 trillion manufacturing industry in the mid of the digital industrial revolution. The automobile, industrial, and medical industries jointly manufacture billions of additive metal componen...
Qualcomm Inc.’s (NASDAQ: QCOM) subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., rolled out a new chipset, Snapdragon Wear 3100, designed specifically for Wear OS infrastructure. On September 10, 2018, the company made an official announcement about the new processor at an event in San Francisco. At the launch event supported by Google, the chipset maker emphasized that the new Qualcomm processor for Wear OS would allow the customers to enjoy the blend of fashion watch, smartwatch, sports watch and an analog watch on a single Android wearable...