Tag Archive: Faces

Huawei faces allegations that it’s being funded by Chinese state security

The CIA accuses Huawei of receiving funding from Chinese state security.

Huawei is facing fresh allegations from U.S. intelligence for allegedly receiving funding from Chinese state security. According to The Times, a source informed it that the CIA has accused Huawei of receiving funding from China’s National Security Commission, the People’s Liberation Army, and a third branch of the Chinese state intelligence network.

This comes after U.S. intelligence shared its claims with members of the Five Eyes  [Read More…]

Google+ faces another data breach, shut down moved up four months to April

The new leak exposed personal info for 52.5 million users.

A little less than two months ago, it was announced that Google+ would be closing its doors to consumers in August 2019 following a three-year-long data breach. Now, Google’s revealed that it’s moving that date up to April 2019 thanks to, you guessed it, another data leak.

The bug that caused for this new round of leaked data was only around for six days (November 7 –  [Read More…]

Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro faces biometrics in a whole new way

You know the saying, “Be careful what you wish for?” It’s true of many things, but especially your phone’s security. Everyone wants to be able to log in faster and keep things as secure as possible, but the two ideas are at odds with one another. The harder it is for you to log in to something, the harder it is for someone else, too.

Except when it comes to your face.

You’re unique, and so is your  [Read More…]

Facer launches interactive watch faces for Wear OS, Tizen smartwatches

Smartwatch face design platform Facer just announced Facer 4.6.0 this week, which introduces a new feature called interactive watch faces.

With these new faces, users can add buttons for frequently used apps, switch between data modes or implement mini-games and enjoy fun animations. All with just a few taps.

But for the time being, creating this new type of face is limited to Facer Partners. The feature has been available for them in private beta for a few days now  [Read More…]

How to change/customize clock faces on Fitbit Versa

So many options to choose from!

It’s taken Fitbit a while to create a smartwatch with a design that most everyone can get behind, but they finally pulled this off with the Versa.

The Fitbit Versa is currently one of the best smartwatch options to choose from for folks rocking an Android phone, and just like any good smartwatch, the Versa has a variety of clock faces to choose from so you can customize its appearance to  [Read More…]

Best watch faces for Fitbit Ionic

Whether you want a classy analog display or prefer something a bit more functional, these are the best watch faces for the Fitbit Ionic.

The Fitbit Ionic is one of the more sports-centric wearables on the market right now, and while it’s great for tracking your runs, stairclimber sessions, etc., it’s also just a darn good smartwatch. The Fitbit app is where you’ll go to download new apps and watch faces for your Ionic, and today, we’re  [Read More…]

Android Wear 2.9 will add unread notification dots on all watch faces

Developers also get new goodies with the new Android Wear SDK 2.2.0.

If you’re an Android Wear loyal and still rocking a smartwatch that’s powered by Google’s wearable OS, you’ve got a new feature to look forward to with the upcoming 2.9 release – an unread notification indicator.

Receiving notifications from your phone is one of the highlight features of smartwatches, but if you get busy and forget to check your watch after some time has passed,  [Read More…]

Make your Android Wear watch look gorgeous with these analog watch faces

Own an Android Wear or Samsung Gear S2/S3 watch? Then you probably know there’s a myriad of downloadable watch faces for you to choose from when you feel like revamping your wearable’s day-to-day look. But diehard analog wristwatch fans continue to be pretty skittish about purchasing a smartwatch. And who can blame them really, it’s

Daily brief: Samsung faces flat earnings, Verizon spends money on Pixels

It’s hard to go a full day without some big news regarding Samsung.

There’s a combination of news hits relating to the Galaxy Note 7, and none of it is good. Samsung Electronics released its earnings guidance (what it expects its numbers to look like) for Q3 2016, and both sales and operating profit are about flat from Q2 — that doesn’t bode well for its Q4, which is traditionally big thanks to the holiday buying  [Read More…]

Samsung faces new Note 7 battery fire claim in China

Guangzhou man claims his Note 7 caught fire less than 24 hours after delivery — but isn’t handing it over for inspection.

Even as Samsung makes strong progress with its Galaxy Note 7 exchange program and looks to reassure customers around the world that the new Note 7s are safe, there’s a new report of Note 7s catching fire in China.

Note 7s sold in China were originally through to be unaffected by the battery glitch  [Read More…]