Samsung Patent Highlights Way To Combat Fake Fingerprints

In short: Samsung may be developing a new method for making in-display fingerprint scanners even more secure using the light from the display itself, according to a new patent published by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Specifically, the listing covers a means by which a device with an in-display fingerprint scanner and a processor can […]

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Still No Fix For Original Google Pixel Fast Charging Issue

In short: Google’s 2016 Pixel and XL devices appear to have still not received a fix for fast charging issues that prevent the feature from enabling when charging with non-Power Delivery (PD) USB-C and some USB-C PD cables or adapters. The issue only affects those who are running Android 9 Pie and has been affecting […]

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Still No Fix For Original Google Pixel Fast Charging Issue

In short: Google’s 2016 Pixel and XL devices appear to have still not received a fix for fast charging issues that prevent the feature from enabling when charging with non-Power Delivery (PD) USB-C and some USB-C PD cables or adapters. The issue only affects those who are running Android 9 Pie and has been affecting […]

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HARMAN Spark Adds Connectivity Features To Nearly Any Car

In short: AT&T and HARMAN have teamed up to offer an in-vehicle solution called HARMAN Spark that can add connective safety and convenience features to almost any vehicle manufactured after 1996, according to a recent announcement from the companies. The new product, set to be available from AT&T starting September 28 for $79.99 plus a subscription, […]

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Google Assistant Unit Makes Large Bet On Healthcare AI

In short: Google’s Assistant Investment Program has made a substantial contribution in support of Aiva Health’s end-to-end AI healthcare solutions, according to a recent announcement from the latter company. No financial details have been provided. However, the new funding will be spent on the acceleration of both development and deployment of a new voice OS designed explicitly as a […]

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‘Connected’ Is The First Armani Exchange Wear OS Watch

In short: Armani Exchange has now launched itself into Google’s Wear OS-enhanced smartwatch ecosystem with its Armani Exchange Connected, bringing its style in a relatively affordable package with plenty of technology to back that up. There are a total of four configurations which differ only in color and run the latest iteration of Wear OS powered […]

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Facebook May Face Lawsuit Over Content Moderator Trauma

In short: Facebook may soon be facing a class-action lawsuit led by former content moderator Selena Scola, following the plaintiff’s claim that the company doesn’t provide any form of mitigative support for those holding the position. The problem reportedly stems from the fact that content moderators are subject to a wide array of traumatizing videos, images, and […]

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Samsung Patent Details Method Of Controlling A Foldable Display’s Shape

In short: Samsung was recently awarded a patent, published via the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), that allows for control over the shape of a flexible display. Specifically, the patent (first applied for in 2015) applies to devices currently described as in-development which utilize a plastic film over an LCD panel which is easily folded or bent […]

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Google Tried To Stifle Memos On Chinese Search Engine: Report

In short: Google has reportedly been attempting to keep any and all memos or code associated with a secret China-specific variation of Google Search built under the codename “Project Dragonfly,” according to documents viewed by The Intercept. At least one of those memos, in particular, appears to have leaked beyond its intended scope and shared amongst […]

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Google Pixel 3 Shows Up In Apparent Official Renders

In short: Google’s upcoming Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have cropped up in some newly leaked images obtained by WinFuture. In what appears to be a series of near-final press renders, the larger Pixel 3 XL is shown with a white or black configuration with a deep notch spanning nearly a third of the screen below […]

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