Tag Archives: device

Novel battery-free device enables discrete fingertip computer input

Computer scientists at the University of Waterloo have created a device for wearable computer input suitable for many situations, just by touching your fingertips together in different ways. The device, called Tip-Tap, is inexpensive and battery-free through the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to sense when fingertips touch. The device could, therefore, be added to disposable surgical gloves, ... Read More »

New “Tip-Tap” device allows battery-free computer input with fingertips

Undoubtedly, in recent years, technology has taken a huge leap. Every day we can witness new proposals for innovation in the area. Some of them are more common such as updating operating systems that we already know, while some still manage to make us surprise. This is the case of the latest creation of the team of computer scientists at ... Read More »

How to change your Twitter username on a computer or mobile device

Facebook only allows you to change your username once every few months, and the name you choose must be at least a reflection of your real legal name, though common sobriquets are acceptable. Twitter, on the other hand, has no such limitations in place when it comes to usernames. You can change your Twitter username daily if you so choose, and it can ... Read More »

This is what Samsung’s first ODM device, the Galaxy A6s, looks like

Rumors about Galaxy P-series launching in China have been thrown around lately as well as an unknown Galaxy phone codenamed “Phoenix.” The latest leak coming from Weibo appears to be all about the latter, assuming the Phoenix and the P30 are not the same device, although we are pretty sure that’s exactly the case. Anyway, the leaked photos reveal a Samsung Galaxy A6s smartphone, ... Read More »

Surface Phone Fans Urge Microsoft to Release the Rumoured Device With Change.org Petition

Surface Phone enthusiasts are running a petition on Change.org to persuade Microsoft to reverse its reported decision to cancel its unannounced dual-screen computing device, the media reported. All the fans of Windows Phone want Microsoft to release the Surface Phone or “Surface Andromeda Phone Project” that has been leaking out lately with the phone screen that can turn into a tablet, the petition read. “The original writer ... Read More »

Samsung Leader in 4G LTE Device Shipments in India Last Year: CMR

With 21 percent market share, Samsung retained the top spot in the 4G LTE device shipments in 2017 while Chinese handset maker Xiaomi stood second with 18 percent share, market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Wednesday. The 4G LTE shipments in India grew 80 percent in 2017 Year-on-Year (YoY), with total shipments reaching 148.3 million units, according to CMR’s annual “4G LTE ... Read More »

Comcast’s Xfinity Stream app will bring live TV, Xfinity X1 features to your mobile device

February is app month for Comcast. After introducing its Roku app earlier in the month, Comcast announced it will replace its Xfinity TV app on February 28. Xfinity Stream, the name of the new app, aims to give Comcast subscribers an Xfinity X1-like experience on Android and iOS. That means features from your set-top box are coming to mobile, such ... Read More »

Google Photos update tweaks interface to put focus on album, device folders

If you’re a regular user of Google Photos (and if you’re not, you should be), don’t freak out if things are arranged a little differently when you fire up the app today. A new update rolling out to users brings some interface and layout tweaks, but the most interesting stuff is hidden deep in the code. GreenbotThe album view in ... Read More »

A new Microsoft foldable device patent offers more grist for the Surface phone rumor mill

In 2009, Microsoft enflamed the minds of consumers with Courier, a foldable phone/tablet concept that was eventually cancelled. Years later, a sort-of new patent implies Microsoft hasn’t (or hadn’t) totally given up on the idea. According to the new patent, which was approved on Tuesday, Microsoft envisions a mobile device with a continuous viewing area that extends across the foldable region—similar in ... Read More »

More Meizu M5 images leak; device spotted on Geekbench as well

If you recall, we have already seen some leaked images of Meizu’s upcoming M5 smartphone. Now, a couple of more images alleged to be of the device have surfaced online, showing a black and a green colored variant of the handset. Further, an alleged Geekbench listing of the device has also been spotted, confirming some of its rumored specs such ... Read More »