Tag Archive: Technology


CES 2019 preview: Setting the stage for the year’s technology trends

Here’s what you can expect to see and learn from this year’s CES.

CES hasn’t been an acronym for years now; it’s no longer the “consumer electronics show.” CES is far more theoretical than that. It’s about showing off new technology and identifying trends for the coming year, more so than launching market-ready products. We’ll see plenty of products announced, but we’ll see even more ideas simply floated out there to gauge public (and analyst and journalist)  [Read More…]

Two new TP-Link routers use the new technology for the fastest speeds yet

New routers. For gamers. Built to last.

TP-Link has announced two new Wi-Fi routers designed to make use of the latest technology and provide gamers with the best wireless speeds possible. The new Archer AX6000 and Archer AX11000 will use the 802.11ax wireless standard called Wi-Fi 6.

In development for the last few years, this standard promises speeds up to four times that of 802.11ac, the one we’re all most familiar with now. You’ll also see some  [Read More…]

Qualcomm debuts new ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor technology

We’re already moving on to the next generation of in-display fingerprint sensors.

Alongside the announcement of the new Snapdragon 855 mobile platform, Qualcomm is also debuting new in-display fingerprint technology that is already available to manufacturers and will be launched in commercial phones in 2019. Unlike the current crop of in-display fingerprint sensors, like those in the OnePlus 6T, Huawei Mate 20 Pro and countless others that use optical scanners, this new technology uses ultrasonic waves from  [Read More…]

Sony launches the Xperia XZ3 with a display powered by Sony Bravia TV technology

Today at IFA, Sony unveiled its next-generation flagship device, the Xperia XZ3. The handset sports a larger 6-inch 18:9 display, compared to its predecessor, the Xperia XZ2. This translates into an increase in viewing area with 11%, although it’s only 5% bigger in overall size.

The Xperia XZ3 is the first smartphone to come with an HDR OLED display powered by Sony Bravia TV image processing technology. This allows the device to deliver more accurate details, depths, and texture in  [Read More…]

Dodocool celebrates technology and design with a sale and giveaway (Promoted)

Dodocool is having another sale – and corresponding giveaway – this one focusing on lifestyle products. Specials include up to 30% off Dodocool products like wireless chargers, keyboards, speakers and humidifiers. In addition, Dodocool is also giving away a Hi-Fi Music Player, retailing for $ 65. 

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Google Camera’s Portrait Mode technology from the Pixel 2 goes open source

The Pixel 2 is arguably the best camera experience on Android with Google achieving with software what others require hardware to do. One of these features is the Pixel 2‘s Portrait Mode which identifies a subject and then blurs the surrounding background to provide focus on that subject. Google is using semantic image segmentation to […]

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The Polaroid Moto Mod prints retro photos with incredible technology

Eighty years ago, a company called Polaroid sprouted from a garage not far from the current location of the MrMobile studio. The company’s founder soon developed a special polarization technology that was rapidly adopted across a slew of products ranging from desk lamps to sunglasses. That work later led to military contracts including pilot goggles, spy satellites, and a special synthetic quinine for treating malaria in troops serving in tropical regions. While that last bit sounds out of character  [Read More…]

Qualcomm announces new depth-sensing technology for Android cameras

Second generation Spectra Module Program brings 3D depth-sensing and improved biometric authentication to Android devices.

Qualcomm introduced the Spectra ISP powered Clear Sight dual-camera system in 2016 with the promise of “astonishing results that mimic human vision.” Today it is upping the ante with the second generation Spectra Module Program that brings 3D computer vision to Android products using the Qualcomm Snapdragon Platform.

That’s the sort of news that gets futurists and engineers excited, but everyone benefits  [Read More…]

Nature, Nordic craftsmanship, and technology meet in Lastu case (Review)

Like it or not, if you want to have a phone in mint condition months after purchase, a case is almost a necessity. With phones being more fragile and prices for repairs soaring, cases are a cheap way of protecting your investment. Sure, you could buy a $ 2 TPU case on eBay and slap it on […]

(Op-Ed) Technology, a love affair

I love phones. For me, the love affair started back in my seventh-grade year of middle school, circa 1999. All of my friends were getting prepaid phones from iWireless. And you know the phone, the old Nokia 6110 was my first phone. I spent so many hours at kiosks at the mall picking out new […]