Xiaomi’s remote wireless charging powers up your phone from across the room

Xiaomi’s remote wireless charging powers up your phone from across the room

Inductive wireless charging that works via pads and coils is still not available everywhere or on every device, but XDA points out that Xiaomi is teasing a leap to the next step: remote wireless charging. Touchless “true” wireless charging could energize devices from several meters away, and Xiaomi is touting its approach, dubbed Mi Air […]

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Zuckerberg says WhatsApp is under threat from Apple’s iMessage

Zuckerberg says WhatsApp is under threat from Apple’s iMessage

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has voiced his opinion against Apple’s privacy policies and how it will affect the social media giant’s business. He had alleged that Apple’s new policies have been rolled to help its own services flourish. By their own services, he means “iMessage” which he considers a threat to WhatsApp. Facebook had alleged […]

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WhatsApp gives users an ultimatum: Share data with Facebook or stop using the app

WhatsApp gives users an ultimatum: Share data with Facebook or stop using the app

The Facebook-owned messenger with 2 billion users revamps its privacy policy. WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messenger that claims to have privacy coded into its DNA, is giving its 2 billion plus users an ultimatum: agree to share their personal data with the social network or delete their accounts. The requirement is being delivered through an in-app […]

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Google breaks up with Huawei, blocking it from Android apps and services

Google breaks up with Huawei, blocking it from Android apps and services

In a surprise bit of weekend news that could have major implications on the smartphone market, Reuters reports that “Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software, and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing.” Translation: Huawei can no longer implement a full-fledged version of Android on […]

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Walmart is hiring more robots to replace human tasks like cleaning floors and scanning inventory

Walmart is hiring more robots to replace human tasks like cleaning floors and scanning inventory

Walmart is hiring robots to replace human tasks that humans didn’t “enjoy doing.” In a bid to save on labor costs, it’s betting on robots to clean floors, sort inventory, and replenish out-of-stock items in its stores, as reported by The Wall Street Journal. Walmart has several jobs in mind for the new robots. Robot […]

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Google Duplex starts rolling out to iPhones and more Android phones

Google Duplex starts rolling out to iPhones and more Android phones

Google’s automated calling service, Duplex, is starting to roll out to iPhones and a lot more Android phones. The service, which lets a human-sounded robot voice make phone calls on your behalf to book restaurant reservations, launched on the latest Pixel devices in December. Google announced in March that it would come to more phones […]

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Apple’s new AirPods come with a wireless charging case, Hey Siri support, and more battery life

Apple’s new AirPods come with a wireless charging case, Hey Siri support, and more battery life

Apple’s week of surprise product launches continues with the announcement of the second-generation AirPods, which will include a wireless charging case and a new H1 chip that the company claims offers improved battery life and “Hey, Siri” support to trigger the virtual assistant without pressing a button. The new wireless charging case works with standard […]

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Apple confirms March 25th event, expected to announce new TV service

Apple confirms March 25th event, expected to announce new TV service

Apple has officially confirmed that it will hold an event on March 25th where it’s is expected to announce its long-rumored TV streaming and Apple News subscription services. As usual, the invitation doesn’t have much to go by, but the animated countdown GIF and “It’s show time” tag seem to hint that the new TV […]

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Huawei Launches New $2,600 Foldable 5G Phone to Rival Samsung

Huawei Launches New $2,600 Foldable 5G Phone to Rival Samsung

Huawei Technologies Co. announced a smartphone that unfolds into a small tablet computer, potentially rendering the need to carry two separate devices obsolete. The Mate X supports next-generation 5G networks and will cost 2,299 euros ($2,606) when released in the summer. It’s the second folding phone announced by a major manufacturer within a week. Samsung […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Buds leak in TV commercial

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Buds leak in TV commercial

If there was a Guinness World record for most leaked phone, Samsung would win. We’ve seen Galaxy S10 hands-on photos, videos, press renders, leaks from Samsung’s website, and even Samsung allowing consumers to reserve a Galaxy S10 before it’s officially announced tomorrow. If you thought you knew everything there was to know about the Galaxy […]

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