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Help Me Give Up on Windows Phone and Choose Between iPhone and Android

Help Me Give Up on Windows Phone and Choose Between iPhone and Android

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I guess everyone agrees at this point that Windows Phone/Windows 10 Mobile no longer has a future, and even though Microsoft has dropped several hints of a potential makeover, the chances of seeing something big happening on this platform are declining every day.

Microsoft Rolls Out Edge Browser Beta On iOS, Android To Regain Mobile Relevance

Microsoft Rolls Out Edge Browser Beta On iOS, Android To Regain Mobile Relevance

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Microsoft has launched its Edge browser for iOS and Android, presumably as a way to keep its mobile efforts alive. It has also rebranded Arrow Launcher into Microsoft Launcher and has made it available on Android via preview.

Can Cheap Android Tablets Bridge the Digital Divide?

Can Cheap Android Tablets Bridge the Digital Divide?

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It's now possible to buy a 7-inch Android tablet for under $50 -- for example, the Nook Tablet 7 or Amazon's cheapest Fire tablet. "Since the Fire can now easily install regular Android apps, it has become useful out of all proportion to its price," writes long-time Slashdot reader Robotech_Master, noting that for many applications tablets can replace a desktop or laptop computer

Pixella - Android Smart LED Controller

Pixella - Android Smart LED Controller

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Pixella is a micro controller that can make your LED strips become smarter. With just a few easy steps you can select more than 16 million colors, connect LED strips to the internet, select various light patterns, and instantly analyze sounds that will display a wide range of light effects and color... By: vhajar Continue Reading »

Android Manufacturers Following Apple's Face ID, Shifting Away From Under-Display Fingerprint Technology

Android Manufacturers Following Apple's Face ID, Shifting Away From Under-Display Fingerprint Technology

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The smartphone industry is following the iPhone X’s lead and shifting away from under-display fingerprint scanning to 3D sensing technology, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a note to investors obtained by MacRumors.

Android makers looking into 3D sensing, under-display fingerprint readers sidelined

Android makers looking into 3D sensing, under-display fingerprint readers sidelined

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The under-display fingerprint reader may end up being replaced before it even becomes mainstream, at least in high-end smartphones, if a report by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is right on the money. According to the paper, Android phone makers are looking into 3D mapping solutions for facial recognition in the wake of the iPhone X announcement with similar tech.

Apple's Face ID Turns Android Makers Away From Under-Screen Fingerprint Recognition

Apple's Face ID Turns Android Makers Away From Under-Screen Fingerprint Recognition

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With its iPhone X debut and the introduction of Face ID, Apple has now tilted interest in the mobile industry away from under-display fingerprint recognition towards camera-based 3D sensing technologies as the ideal user authentication solution. That's according to the latest research note from respected KGI securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

What are the advanced security features in Android Oreo

What are the advanced security features in Android Oreo

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Google introduced Android 8.0 Oreo in August. Among many new tweaks and features, the most significant changes that Google has made in the new ...

Best Android phones (October 2017): price comparison

Best Android phones (October 2017): price comparison

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The best Android phones for the second half of 2017 are already out and it's time to take a look at how they compare in terms of prices.

Android One’s Xiaomi Mi A1 Now Available in Europe

Android One’s Xiaomi Mi A1 Now Available in Europe

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Xiaomi joined the launched its first smartphone for the Android One program, the Mi A1, a few months ago. The new smartphone is actually the Mi 5X, released this year...

Leaked Screenshots Reveal New Features of Android Oreo-Based EMUI 6 on Mate 9

Leaked Screenshots Reveal New Features of Android Oreo-Based EMUI 6 on Mate 9

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Huawei Mate 10’s October 16 launch is just at the corner, the flagship model is expected to pack a whole lot of new hardware including a new AI-capable Kirin 970...

Here comes Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy Tab E on Verizon and T-Mobile

Here comes Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy Tab E on Verizon and T-Mobile

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Verizon and T-Mobile have released software updates for the Samsung Galaxy Tab E tablets bringing the OS version to Android 7.0 Nougat. Just Nougat, you say, when Oreo is already here? It's still something for an entry-level/lower-midrange tablet that was launched close to 2 years ago and started out on Lollipop.

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