Thursday 6th August 2020

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    • Cracked iPhone screen? You’ll have more places to fix it Cracked iPhone screen?

      Apple is loosening its grip on how its products are repaired to give customers more options for fixing cracked screens and other defects on their older iPhones. Under the new policy announced Thursday, Apple will begin selling its tools and parts to more independent phone-repair shops in the U.S. Apple will expand that to other countries later. Repairs at these shops, though, will be limited to iPhones already out of warranty. IPhones still under warranty must still be taken to an Apple store or one of more than 5,000 service providers that the company already has authorized worldwide. That includes all...

    • Huawei 5G smartphone coming to China in mid-August, is the signal ready?

      Chinese tech giant Huawei, a frontrunner in 5G, has announced the date for the release of its first 5G smartphone in the Chinese market. The much-anticipated Mate 20 X (5G), priced at 6,199 yuan (about 900 U.S. dollars), will be available to domestic consumers from August 16 and pre-orders will open from Friday. Compared with its non-5G brother, the Mate 20 X (5G) has a slightly smaller battery, a little bit thicker body, a new greenish color and, of course, full support for 5G network. It is powered by the Huawei Kirin 980 chipset and equipped with its in-house...

    • Airbus, Royole to explore future of flexible electronics in aircraft Airbus-Royole-to-explore-future-of-flexible-electronics-in-aircraft

      Airbus China Innovation Centre (ACIC) and Royole Corporation will explore applications of flexible electronic technologies in aircraft development, according to Airbus China Thursday. In the latest strategic memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by ACIC and Royole, both sides will jointly develop applications of flexible electronic technologies for aircraft and other commercial cooperations, including flexible displays and flexible cabin sensors. They will also work to develop applications for the cabin environment, aiming to improve cabin safety and energy conservation to create a more digitalized and personalized flight experience for passengers. Royole, a little-known startup with operations in Shenzhen and Fremont, California near Silicon...

    • Anti-shaking camera: DJI sticking with 3-axis gimbal Anti-shaking-camera-DJI-sticking-with-3-axis-gimbal

          Shaky hands are the enemy of good photos. You don’t want to take a blurry shot at a memorable moment. But an average person can’t stay still like a professional photographer. That’s why camera companies are creating various tools for us to remain steady. Typical anti-shaking methods include: – Optical image stabilization (OIS). It can be found on a lot of smartphones. When you tilt the phone, the lenses will tilt toward the opposite direction to offset the shaking. – Electrical image stabilization (EIS). Smartphones, cameras and camcorders all can be equipped with such technology because it’s...

    • Amazon’s latest gadget: A self-driving toy car for coders Amazon-latest-gadget-A-self-driving-toy-car-for-coders

            Amazon.com Inc’s cloud unit on Wednesday announced a 399 U.S. dollar autonomous toy car, aimed at helping web developers try out some of their own self-driving technology. Customers can train and tweak machine learning models in an online simulator and then test drive them on vehicles one-eighteenth the size of a real race car. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is even creating a sports league and championship cup, borne out of races its employees had with each other using the model car, AWS DeepRacer.           “It started getting pretty competitive,” Andy Jassy, chief...

    • Honor 8X review: Premium looks, average camera honor new 8x huawei smart phone

      New Delhi: Huawei`s sub-brand Honor has been following an aggressive strategy for the price-conscious Indian market, offering good specifications and internals at a relatively affordable price. Its latest offering, the Honor 8X, comes in three variants — 4GB+64GB, 6GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB — priced Rs 14,999, Rs 16,999 and Rs 18,999, respectively. We used the 4GB RAM variant for a couple of days and here`s how the phone fared. The device scores most points in the design department. There`s a highly glossy dual-tone design at the rear that makes it look and feel premium. The company says it has used...

    • Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro launched in India: Price, availability and more xiaomi note 6 pro in india

      New Delhi: Chinese handset maker Xiaomi launched its much anticipated Redmi Note 6 Pro in India on Thursday. Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro 4GB RAM + 64GB variant has been priced at Rs 13,999 while the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant will come at Rs 15,999. The phone phone will go on first flash sale on November 23 at 12 noon exclusively via Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores. As part of its Black Friday sale, the phones will be available at Rs 1,000 lower than the announced price. Furthermore, HDFC Bank is offering Rs 500 cashback for...

    • This plane has no moving parts and doesn’t need an engine to fly This-plane-no-moving-parts-doesn't-need-engine-to-fly

      Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) said they have successfully flown the first “solid state” airplane that has no moving parts and does not rely on fossil fuels to fly. The flight is a milestone in “ionic wind” technology and could pave the way for quieter and environmentally cleaner aircraft in the future, engineers said when they published their findings in the journal Nature on Wednesday. “This is the first-ever sustained flight of a plane with no moving parts in the propulsion system,” said Steven Barrett, associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT, according to the research center’s news office. “This has...

    • Samsung Galaxy A9 launched in India- Price, availability and more samsung a9 india

      New Delhi: Samsung launched the Galaxy A9 –its first smartphone with quadruple primary (rear) camera system – in India on Tuesday. The 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant of the phone has been priced at Rs 36,990 , while the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant will come at Rs 39,990. The pre-booking for the Samsung Galaxy A9 will start from today onwards. It will be available from November 28. Customers looking to buy the phone online can do it on Amazon India, Airtel online store, Paytm Mall, and Flipkart. The phone will also be available via Samsung offline...

    • Huawei’s self-developed NM cards feature transfer speeds of 90MB/s world-first-nano-memory-card

      During its launch event for the Mate 20 series smartphones on October 16 in London, Huawei also introduced a new type of expandable storage device – Nano Memory (NM) card, the first NM card in the world. As a new storage media standard, the NM card takes up less space under the same capacity. Identical with nano SIM cards in size and shape, the NM card is 45 percent smaller than traditional micro SD cards.   Li Xiaolong, Huawei’s vice president in the mobile phone business, said on China’s Twitter-like Sina Weibo, “The NM card has a read speed...