Huawei partners with Microsoft for AI-Powered Translator, LinkedIn integration on Mate 10

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Huawei has partnered with Microsoft and also Microsoft’s LinkedIn for Mate 10-series which was announced earlier this week. As a part of the partnership with Huawei, Microsoft will deliver world’s first fully neural on device translations in the Microsoft Translator app for Android which is customized for the Huawei Mate 10 series. And, LinkedIn is now integrated within EMUI 8.0 OS.

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Facebook now allows developers monetize Instant Games on Messenger

Instant Games for Messenger

Facebook’s Messenger app is one the most widely used chat application all over the world. Further to better the app, the company last year has introduced the Instant Games for Messenger with over 20 games from several developers at the time of launch which later was gradually increased and gave more features to developers to build flexible, rich gameplay experience. It introduced ads in Messenger app back a few months back.

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Ultimate Ears introduces UE BLAST and MEGABLAST portable speakers with Alexa Voice Assistant

UE BLAST

Ultimate Ears (UE) has announced two new portable speakers; the UE BLAST and MEGABLAST with Amazon’s Alexa Voice Assistant support built-in. From the look of them, they look very identical to the previous Boom speakers from UE but differ with the internal hardware.

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HTC schedules an event on November 2nd, U11 Plus and U11 Life expected

HTC Event Invite

HTC has started sending out media invites for an event scheduled on November 2nd in Taiwan. The teaser image posted by the company reads “U” giving away more reasons to believe that HTC might be launching the much-rumored U11 Play and U11 Life.

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Samsung Galaxy Note8 Camera Samples

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Samsung launched Galaxy Note8 smartphone in India last month for Rs. 67900. We already brought you the unboxing of the smartphone, here we have the camera samples from the smartphone. The Galaxy Note8 has a 12-megapixel primary camera with wide-angle lens that has 1.4µm pixel size, 1/2.55″ sensor size, f/1.7 aperture, 77-degree FOV and OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), similar to the S8 and also has a 12-megapixel secondary camera with telephoto lens, 1/3.6″ sensor size, f/2.4 aperture, 45-degree FOV and OIS, offering 2x optical zoom.

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LG, Qualcomm team up for connected car technology

LG Qualcomm connected car tech partnership

LG and Qualcomm have teamed up to develop a range of next-generation connected car solutions and even plans to open a joint research center in South Korea. Where they will develop 5G technology for vehicle and C-V2X (Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything) technologies that are essential to the next-generation autonomous vehicles.

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Intel Nervana Neural Network Processor unveiled, to ship by the end of 2017

intel nervana neural network processor

Intel has unveiled the Nervana Neural Network processor which is formerly known as Lake Crest, at the Wall Street Journal D.Live 2017. It is the first generation high-performing ASIC custom-designed and optimized for deep learning workloads and neural network training.

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HP ZBook x2 world’s first detachable PC workstation with 14-inch 4K display announced

HP has introduced the new ZBook x2 which is the world’s first detachable PC workstation. It aimed to solve the mobility problems of artists, designers, and digital imaging professionals. It comes with a detachable keyboard and a chunky 14-inch tablet.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update starts rolling out, here’s how to get it

Microsoft Windows 10 Fall Creators update

Microsoft started rolling out Windows 10 Fall Creators Update earlier this week, as it had promised. The update brings several new features including Fluent design system, better experiences such as Cloud Clipboard that will improve the experience of moving content across Windows, iOS and Android, OneDrive Files on Demand, new apps on the Windows Store and support for world’s first Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers with no markers required. Continue reading “Windows 10 Fall Creators Update starts rolling out, here’s how to get it”

Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa voice assistant Moto Mod announced

Moto Smart Speaker with Alexa

Motorola has introduced a new Moto mod for the Moto Z series phones. The new mod named as Moto Smart Speaker comes with Amazon Alexa voice assistant support. It quite resembles the current Moto SoundBoost 2 speaker mod but with Alexa Assistant support built-in. It connects to the rear of your phone giving you on-the-go access to the personal assistant.

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ZTE Axon M foldable phone with dual 5.2-inch 1080p displays, 20MP camera announced

ZTE Axon M

After rumors, ZTE this week introduced its foldable Axon M smartphone with dual 5.2-inch 1080p displays that can be used  in 4 different modes – Dual mode to keep separate application open on each screen, Extended Mode that can use a single app, play games or watch movies on a full 6.75-inch screen, Mirror Mode to watch the same content on both the screens so you can share it with a friend and the Traditional Mode that uses one screen. Continue reading “ZTE Axon M foldable phone with dual 5.2-inch 1080p displays, 20MP camera announced”

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 feature Pixel Visual Core custom image processing chip

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Google introduced the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 on October 4th. One thing the company didn’t announce back then is the company’s first ever custom System-on-chipset (SoC) which is called Pixel Visual Core that is an image processing chipset is being revealed today. The purpose of the chipset is to accelerate the HDR+ images 5x faster.

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Samsung 360 Round camera with 17 lenses for 4K 3D live streaming announced

SAMSUNG 360 ROUND

Samsung has announced the 360 round camera today and as the name suggests it can shoot 360-degree footage. It comes with 17 lenses including eight horizontally positioned stereo speakers and one single lens placed vertically. It can stream and record high-quality 3D content for virtual reality.

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Samsung introduces Bixby 2.0, plans to bring Bixby to more devices

Bixby 2.0

Samsung at the on-going Developers conference in San Fransico announced the Bixby 2.0. Bixby is the Samsung’s voice assistant that was introduced along with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ earlier this year to compete against the Google’s Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa. It has taken Samsung six months to bring a new updated version of the Bixby AI.

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Nokia 7 with 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 630, 6GB RAM announced

Nokia 7

HMD Global just announced Nokia 7, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in China, as expected. It has a 5.2-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, is powered by Snapdragon 630 Mobile platform, runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), which is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo), has a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, ZEISS and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Nokia 7 with 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 630, 6GB RAM announced”