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NVIDIA is actually working on two new Shield TV devices

The new smaller NVIDIA Shield device is codenamed “sif”.

What you need to know NVIDIA has two new Shield TV devices in the works, named “mdarcy” and “sif”. Code shows that “sif” will not have support for a TV Tuner or USB, but will include SD card support. The code was discovered in the recently released Android 9 Pie update for the current NVIDIA Shield TV.

There has been a lot of news about the NVIDIA Shield  [Read More…]

Redmi confirms it is working on a phone with a 64MP camera

The smartphone will likely use Samsung’s 64MP ISOCELL Bright GW1 camera sensor.

What you need to know Redmi has teased a smartphone featuring an impressive 64MP resolution sensor on Weibo. There is no word yet on when the 64MP Redmi smartphone will be launched. Apart from Redmi, a few other smartphone makers such as Realme will also roll out phones with a 64MP camera this year.

In May this year, Samsung introduced its first 64MP camera sensor  [Read More…]

Qualcomm reportedly working on a new 64-bit smartwatch processor

Possible names include the “Wear 429” and “Wear 2700.”

What you need to know Qualcomm’s reportedly developing a new smartwatch chipset. It’s based on a 64-bit architecture and will come with 1GB of RAM. Possible names include Wear 429 and Wear 2700.

Last year, Qualcomm promised a revitalization of Wear OS smartwatches with the release of its Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor. The chip was supposed to breathe new life into the wearable market, but instead, it ended  [Read More…]

Instagram is working on two new features to prevent online bullying

The AI comment warning is live now and Restrict will begin testing soon.

What you need to know Instagram has been working on two new features to help combat online bullying. The AI comment warning will prompt you when a message seems harmful giving you a chance to rethink the message you are sending. Restrict will hide a user’s comment from everyone except them and prevent them from seeing when you’re active or if you’ve read their  [Read More…]

I went on a 5-week trip and these gadgets helped me stay working (and sane)

Every time I travel, I struggle to decide what, and how much, tech to bring with me. It’s both a matter of space and practicality: the more I bring, the heavier my backpack becomes, and the more disastrous it becomes if I lose what I brought. I also want travel tech that’s versatile, ideally providing me with multiple use cases — and hardy, able to hold up to the kind of rough treatment I wouldn’t necessarily subject my  [Read More…]

OnePlus working on app drawer folders, step counter, and more for OxygenOS

The long-awaited ultra-wide video recording for the OnePlus 7 Pro is also in the works.

What you need to know OnePlus is working on adding several new community requested features to Oxygen OS. These include blocking calls and messages, video recording with the ultra-wide camera, improvements to the launcher, and more. OnePlus asks that users continue submitting feature requests to help make its phones even better.

The OnePlus 7 Pro is one of our favorite phones of  [Read More…]

China starts working on its own blacklist in response to the Huawei ban

The blacklist would include foreign companies that have been deemed unreliable.

What you need to know China is planning on blacklisting foreign companies that have been deemed “unreliable.” It could include companies from the U.S. as well as Japan or Britain. China could also restrict rare earth exports to the U.S. in the future.

Tensions are rising in the trade war as China threatens to create its own blacklist. The list would contain foreign companies or organizations  [Read More…]

Huawei is working on a backup OS that natively runs Android apps

The operating system could launch as early as this fall.

What you need to know Huawei’s been working on an Android alternative since 2012. The custom OS can still run Android apps. It could launch in Fall 2019.

Huawei’s relationship with the United States has been anything but smooth over the last year, but this past weekend saw the company take its biggest hit yet. Now with there being a very real possibility that Huawei could lose  [Read More…]

Amazon is working on making one-day shipping the default for Prime members

One-day Prime shipping is coming as the default but not anytime soon.

If you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber, you’ve undoubtedly enjoyed the benefits of free two-day shipping, and it’s most likely the reason you even subscribe. Well, the good news is Amazon is looking to make shipping even better by cutting shipping time in half for Prime subscribers.

At the recent 2019 first-quarter earnings call, Amazon announced it is looking to make one-day shipments the default for  [Read More…]

Galaxy Wearable app not working for some, Samsung looking into it

People are having trouble logging in and downloading/updating apps.

Samsung makes some of the best smartwatches for Android that you can buy, and when you use one, all of its settings are managed through the Galaxy Wearables companion app. Unfortunately for some users, it hasn’t been working as intended over the last few days.

Members on the Samsung Community forums have complained that they’re having trouble logging into the Galaxy Wearables app, in addition to not being  [Read More…]