Samsung starts production of EUV-based 7nm LPP process

Samsung back in September last year announced that it is working on 7LPP (Low Power Plus) with EUV (extreme ultra violet) lithography technology for smartphones that is targeted for initial production in the second half of 2018. Earlier this Feburary it announced that it is building new EUV (extreme ultraviolet) line in Hwaseong, Korea. Earlier this week the company started wafer production of its revolutionary process node, 7LPP, the 7-nanometer (nm) LPP (Low Power Plus) with extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography technology.

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Google app suite could cost as much as $40 per device under new EU deal

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Google a couple of days ago announced that it would charge Android manufacturers to use its app suite in Europe. According to documents obtained by ‘The Verge,’ a confidential fee schedule shows the cost as high as $40 per device to install the “Google Mobile Services” suite of apps, which includes the Google Play Store. Continue reading “Google app suite could cost as much as $40 per device under new EU deal”

Facebook appoints former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as head of global affairs

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Facebook has hired Nick Clegg, the former UK deputy prime minister. Nick will lead Facebook’s global affairs and communications team as the company faces safety issues over data protection and the threat of greater government regulation. Continue reading “Facebook appoints former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as head of global affairs”

Google Chrome might soon get new way to share tabs between phone and desktop, changes to incognito mode media notifications

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Google Chrome get a new “self-share” feature that provides a more obvious workflow that would allow users to share tabs between mobile and desktop. There is another feature that is coming to Chrome to censor the content in media notifications on Android in Incognito Mode. Continue reading “Google Chrome might soon get new way to share tabs between phone and desktop, changes to incognito mode media notifications”

Samsung is working on in-display front camera, screen sound and gaming smartphone with haptic on display technology

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Smartphone space is growing at a rapid pace, we have two types of designs; one where smartphones embrace the notch and there is Samsung which is minimizing the bezels on all corners without a notch. Off late, we have been seeing water-drop notch replacing the regular notch and we have Samsung that is working on eliminating even that by including in-display cameras and sensors. Continue reading “Samsung is working on in-display front camera, screen sound and gaming smartphone with haptic on display technology”

Weekly Roundup: Nokia X7, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Lenovo S5 Pro, K5 Pro and more

This week HMD Global introduced the Nokia X7 smartphone, Huawei introduced the Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20, PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS, WATCH GT, Band 3 Pro, Lenovo introudced the  S5 Pro and K5 Pro, launched the K9 and A5 smartphones in India, Amazon launched its waterproof Kindle Paperwhite, and lots more from this week in our weekly roundup. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Nokia X7, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Lenovo S5 Pro, K5 Pro and more”

OnePlus 6T launch event rescheduled to October 29, Here’s why

Earlier this month OnePlus sent out invites for the launch of its flagship OnePlus 6T smartphone globally including India on October 30th, now the company has announced that the event has been rescheduled to September 29th. The venue is same – Pier 36, New York City and starts at 11AM EDT (8:30PM IST). India launch event takes place at KDJW Stadium, inside Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, New Delhi at the same time. Continue reading “OnePlus 6T launch event rescheduled to October 29, Here’s why”

OnePlus to launch new Explorer Backpack with tear and scuff-resistant body, magnetic FIDLOCK alongside OnePlus 6T

OnePlus introduced its Travel Backpack back in 2016. Now the company is all to launch its new Explorer Backpack along with the OnePlus 6T later this month. This will feature the classic OnePlus clean and minimal design, similar to the Travel Backpack.

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WhatsApp said to be working on linked accounts, Vacation and Silent Modes features

WhatsApp seems to be working on ‘Vacation Mode,’ a feature which will no longer unarchive chats after they are archived. The current state of the chat will automatically unarchive whenever a new message is received from that Chat. This new feature will be available in WhatsApp settings when it is released. Continue reading “WhatsApp said to be working on linked accounts, Vacation and Silent Modes features”

Flipkart Festive Dhamaka Days Sale and Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale scheduled from October 24

After the successful Flipkart Big Billion Days sale and Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale last week, Flipkart has announced Festive Dhamaka Days Sale from October 24th to 27th and the Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale is scheduled from October 24th to 28th. Continue reading “Flipkart Festive Dhamaka Days Sale and Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale scheduled from October 24”

Vertu ASTER P with 4.97-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM announced

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Vertu is back again with a smartphone launch; Aster P, two years after announcing is shutting down its operations in the UK. This time it has introduced the new phone in China. It is built out of titanium alloy frame, sapphire glass screen and back panels from real leather. The device comes with a traditional concierge button on the side that allows for a customized personalized service that helps you travel plans, book you a table for dinner and much more.  Continue reading “Vertu ASTER P with 4.97-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM announced”

Google announces improvements to app bundles, instant apps, subscription management and more

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Google kickstarted the Playtime, an annual global event series where the company announced that Android app bundle is Android’s new publishing format, with which developers can more easily deliver a great experience in a smaller app size since it is a deciding factor for higher conversation rates.  Continue reading “Google announces improvements to app bundles, instant apps, subscription management and more”

Apple iPhone XR now available for pre-order in India from Airtel with Rs. 14999 down payment and Amazon

Apple introduced the iPhone XR last month, and as promised the company started pre-orders for the smartphone in several countries, including India. The phone will go on sale in 50 countries from October 26 at Rs. 76,900 (MRP) for 64GB, Rs. 81,900 (MRP) for 128GB and Rs. 91,900 (MRP) for 256GB through Apple Authorised Resellers as well as online stores. Continue reading “Apple iPhone XR now available for pre-order in India from Airtel with Rs. 14999 down payment and Amazon”

Huawei Mate 20 Pro 6.39-inch QHD+ OLED HDR display, Leica Triple rear cameras, in-display fingerprint sensor launching in India in November exclusively on Amazon

Huawei introduced its flagship Mate 20 Pro smartphone at an event in London earlier this week. Now the company has announced that the phone will be launched in India exclusively on Amazon.in. Continue reading “Huawei Mate 20 Pro 6.39-inch QHD+ OLED HDR display, Leica Triple rear cameras, in-display fingerprint sensor launching in India in November exclusively on Amazon”