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Synaptics announces world’s first in-display fingerprint sensor, launching with ‘top 5’ smartphone OEM

Bezels are about to get smaller, and buttons are about to start going away.

One of the leading biometrics technology companies, Synaptics, has announced a big breakthrough in phone authentication: in-display fingerprint sensors. The new “Clear ID FS9500” (catchy name) fingerprint sensor is designed for smartphones with near-bezel-free displays, and provides fingerprint authentication on demand completely within the display panel itself.

The Clear ID FS9500 sensor offers the same type of one-touch authentication we know today, but  [Read More…]

YouTube’s upcoming Remix music streaming service reportedly launching in March

A few months ago, YouTube’s global head of music, Lyor Cohen confirmed the add-free YouTube Red service and Google Play Music will be merged into a new subscription service. Now a new report coming out of Bloomberg sheds more light on the matter. Apparently, the new service – internally referred to as Remix – is […]

Xiaomi is launching the Mi Mix 2 in India on October 10

Xiaomi’s latest bezel-less phone is coming to India exactly a month after its global unveil.

Xiaomi said that it would bring the Mi Mix 2 to India as soon as possible, and the company is doing just that. The company has sent out invites to the media for an event on October 10, where it will launch the Mi Mix 2 in India.

Xiaomi’s latest bezel-less phone retains the overall design of the first-generation Mi Mix,  [Read More…]

It’s official: The Galaxy Note 8 is launching in India on Sep 12

Samsung isn’t wasting any time bringing its latest flagship to India.

The Galaxy Note 8 will make its debut in India on September 12, less than a month after its global launch. You’ll be able to catch all the action via livestream on Samsung India’s website, with the event kicking off at 12:30 p.m. IST.

The phone features a 6.3-inch Infinity Display, and is the first Samsung phone to feature a dual camera setup at the  [Read More…]

New Android 8.0 Oreo feats: launching the Google Assistant from within apps

Released last week, Android 8.0 Oreo brings with it a host of new features and upgrades. One that was recently discovered by the folks of xda-developers in some code on the Android Developers website reveals an interesting possibility – soon users will be able to open Google Assistant from within their apps. Right now you […]

LastPass launching revamped family service with intuitive group features

Keep everything locked tight from the public but freely shareable in your family.

LastPass is set to seriously improve its “family” tier of service, adding tons of intuitive features that make it easy to manage family-focused data between multiple users. The new LastPass Families, which is coming later this summer, is a big improvement over its current “family” plan which is simply a cheap way to get multiple individual subscriptions for people  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s supersized Mi Max 2 is launching in India on July 18

Xiaomi’s largest phone will be debuting in India next week.

Xiaomi will launch the Mi Max 2 in India on July 18. The first-generation Mi Max turned out to be one of the manufacturer’s best devices last year, and its successor has a larger 5300mAh battery while retaining the 6.44-inch screen size.

Other specs include a Snapdragon 653 chipset, 4GB of RAM, 64GB or 128GB storage options, 12MP camera at the back, 5MP front shooter, Wi-Fi  [Read More…]

Shortage of data causing Samsung troubles in launching Bixby Voice for the U.S.

Big data is a big deal.

The full launch of the English version of Samsung’s Bixby voice control interface for the Galaxy S8 is still in a holding pattern, after originally expecting to launch in June. The delay comes from a handful of issues with the service but is driven by a lack of usage data that’s ultimately required for the machine learning systems to work at their full potential. Although the service is already available in Samsung’s home  [Read More…]

Samsung Note7 Fandom Edition reportedly launching on July 7

Rumors that Samsung was looking to launch a refurbished Galaxy Note7 edition have been floating around the web for some time. A few release dates were thrown around at some point, but so far the device failed to materialize. Now a report coming out of the Wall Street Journal reveals the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 […]

Honor 8 Pro is launching in India on July 6, will be exclusive to Amazon

Honor’s flagship phone is landing in India on July 6.

The beastly Honor 8 Pro will be making its debut in India on July 6. The phone will be sold exclusively on Amazon India, and while there’s no information on how much it’ll cost, it is likely to be north of ₹40,000 if the UK pricing is any indication.

The Honor 8 Pro features a 5.7-inch QHD screen, and is powered by the Huawei Kirin 960  [Read More…]