Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 battery life test is a step down

We are putting the successor of the phone that arguably started the bezel-less talk back in 2016, Xiaomi Mi Mix, through its review paces, and finding great improvements in all areas like design, interface speed or camera quality, but battery life won’t be one of those, it seems. Unlike the huge 4400 mAh battery pack of its predecessor, the Mi Mix 2 comes with a much smaller 3400 mAh battery, and it showed when we ran it through our grueling endurance benchmark. Despite having a 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor, and a 1080p, instead of QHD resolution display, the Mi Mix 2 …


Step aside, BeatsX: Samsung introduces U Flex wireless headphones, Bixby button included

Samsung has just announced a new pair of Bluetooth headphones — the Samsung U Flex. They are the tethered earbuds, which have a comfy neck-holder and tons of controls on deck, including a button that activates Bixby.

By all the features listed, it seems the U Flex strive to strike the ultimate balance between portability and sound quality. The neck-hanging cord that connects both earphones is actually flexible (bendable up to 100 degrees), so it can easily fold and get tucked in a pocket or bag. The earphones have magnets that keep them stuck to each other when …

Apple's healthcare ambitions look to take a step forward

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Working with Apple every day, as Apple sees it, could help keep the doctor away—or at least well informed. 

Apple’s push into healthcare is readying its second gear, and this week’s Worldwide Developers Conference is just the start. 

Apple started its push into healthcare when it introduced the Apple Watch in 2015. The wearable device made fitness, and then health software, and then medical research, more central to Apple’s mission. 

Since then, Apple introduced ResearchKit in 2015 and CareKit in 2016. The two open-sourced platforms, both included under Apple’s HealthKit category, let nontraditional developers without total coding expertise build apps for both medical research and consumer health. Projects so far have included an app from Penn Medicine for the rare disease Sarcoidosis, an app from researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to study postpartum depression, and even end-to-end encryption tools available to health apps on the platform.  Read more…

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We're one step closer to on-screen fingerprint scanners, CrucialTec obtains US patent

Biometric solution developer CrucialTec has obtained a patent for its on-screen fingerprint solution in the US, according to The Investor. 
The technology, dubbed DFS (display fingerprint solution), can enhance the touch sensitivity capabilities on a fixed part of a smartphone display panel, allowing it to scan fingerprints. 
All of the components included in the module are transparent, while the company also boasts that the production process is highly efficient, as manufacturing can be shared …

Nokia 6 one step closer to U.S. launch after receiving its FCC certification

Following in the footsteps of the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, the Nokia 6 has taken a giant step toward its expected stateside launch by receiving its FCC certification. Because the phone has already been released overseas, we don’t have to guess at the specs. The handset features a Gorilla Glass 3 protected 5.5-inch LCD display with a 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution. Under the hood is the Snapdragon 430 chipset with an octa-core 1.4GHz CPU and the Adreno 505 GPU. 3GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of expandable storage.

The 16MP rear camera comes with an f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and Laser auto focus. …

BlackBerry KEYone's FCC approval brings the phone one step closer to its U.S. launch

The BlackBerry KEYone is supposed to be released next month, and the phone recently took one giant step toward its U.S. launch by getting certified by the FCC. The KEYone is supposed to be the last ‘Berry designed in-house, and the company is using its traditional three-row physical keyboard with a number pad on the left. Some consider the physical QWERTY on the BlackBerry Bold 9000 to be the gold standard, and while BlackBerry might fall short of that with its new phone, it is sure to top the QWERTY that is used on the BlackBerry Priv.

As usual, the FCC documentation doesn’t tell us that …

Samsung to implement 8 step battery testing in wake of investigation

While Samsung is going to work on repairing its reputation following the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, one way to get the public to feel better about the company is for Samsung to tell the world how it plans on improving the testing of batteries to be used on its handsets. After all, whatever testing procedures were in place last year were not enough to catch the problems that led to the explosions of several Galaxy Note 7 units.

Samsung has announced a new eight-point battery safety check which includes a durability test. That includes driving a nail through the battery to see if it survives. It …

Crunch Report | Zuckerberg Gets One Step Closer to Jarvis


Waymo gets 100 new Chrysler Pacifica minivans outfitted with Waymo technology, Starry raises another $30 million, Elon Musk wants to build tunnels because of his reaction to traffic, Zuckerberg gets us one step closer to Jarvis and 79 percent of Americans now shop online. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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Apple iPhone 6s Features and Review – A Step towards the Future

Apple has always introduced industry leading smartphones and they have always tried to meet and exceed user’s expectations. On September 9, 2015 Apple announced iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the most advanced iPhones till date. They have added a new dimension to iPhone’s revolutionary Multi-Touch interface.
The newest iPhone 6S is top-to-bottom a better phone with lots of enhancements; it packs better camera, a snappier processor and 3D Touch as compared to iPhone 6.
IPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are quite similar. Yet iPhone 6s Plus with a faster processor, image stabilization and a bigger screen has its own charms.
Difference between iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus:
Top specifications of both iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus are given below.
iPhone 6S:
Apple A9 Processor 12 MP Camera 2GB RAM 1715 mAh Battery
7.1 mm thick 2160p Resolution 750×1334 pixels 4.7″ Screen size

iPhone 6S Plus:
Apple A9 Processor 12 MP Camera 2GB RAM 2750 mAh Battery
7.3 mm thick 2160p Resolution 1080×1920 pixels 5.5″ Screen size

Storage Capacity and Touch ID
Apple has always provided sufficient storage as compared to the competition. It is now offering 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB model variants. Users can open iPhone 6S swiftly by using new and improved Touch ID feature. The user has to place index finger on the Home Button which unlocks phone quicker than before.
3D Touch: Newest innovation by Apple
In order to experience 3D Touch feature, a user only has to press on the iPhone 6S screen for few seconds and a pop-out window will emerge that shows a smaller menu. Upon clicking on these menus the user feels a light buzz/click. This new feature is promoted by Apple as, 3D Touch.
With Apple iPhone 6S, one can see messages into previews that can then open up fully, or tucked back away by lifting a finger.

Camera, Video and Live Photo
Both iPhone 6s and iPhone 6S Plus have 12 MP cameras and both are capable of recording 4K Videos to give maximum resolution and crisp videos every time. With the Live Photos feature enabled, every time a user presses the camera button to take a photo, iPhone 6S does not only takes a full 12 megapixel still image, but it also records 1.5 seconds of video both before and after the still image.

iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus models offered by Thesouq.com
Thesouq.com is offering iPhone 6S and 6s Plus in Rose Gold, Space Gray and Silver. Given below are the models and their respective prices as offered by Thesouq.com
iPhone 6s Price iPhone 6s Plus Price

Apple iPhone 6S 16GB Silver Color
QAR 2,699.00
Apple iPhone 6S Plus 16GB Silver Color

QAR 3,099.00

Apple iPhone 6S 64GB Space Gray
QAR 3,099.00
Apple iPhone 6S Plus 64GB Space Gray

QAR 3,499.00

Apple iPhone 6S 128GB Rose Gold

QAR 3,499.00
Apple iPhone 6S Plus 128GB Rose Gold

QAR 3,899.00

Following are the Pros and Cons of new Apple iPhone 6S
Pros
* 3D Touch is the best innovative feature offered by Apple.
* Fastest A9 Processor that works seamlessly with iOS 9.
* Improved cameras compared to previous models.
* Touch ID is much faster and more accurate.

Cons
* iPhone 6s lacks optical image stabilization
* Live Photos don’t work well every time
* iPhone 6S has a poor battery life.
* Basic iPhone 6S 16 GB model is more expensive than Samsung S6

Conclusion:
iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are good additions to the Apple smartphone lineup. Users who possess iPhone 6 probably would not be enticed to do an upgrade right away. However, wherever the budgets allows, for those who would want to stay ahead of peers on possessing the latest technology, these additions and innovations would certainly be worth the price.

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Using The iPhone To Play Games – Step By Step Guide

“Oh boy, I get to sit in the waiting room for awhile!”

“Hey look, let’s get in this line – its the longest! Dont worry, the ice cream won’t melt.”

“I think i will take this route. Theres a good jam coming up!”

When was the last time you heard comments like these? Never? Well, they only may be the wave of the very near future. There’s a latest thing in town. It’s named the Apple iPhone 3g. And its prepared to turn our everyday routines upside down.

In the past, iPhone games were nothing to get thrilled about. The best games could be found on the Internet and in the gaming consoles like the Playstation or the Game Cube. Iphone games lagged behind because of slower Internet connections, zero flash capabilities, and moderate selections to control the game activities.

Suddenly the Apple iPhone 3g appear. Now you’ve high speed Web connection, better control capabilities, and the advantage of third party applications. All of a sudden, the gaming world was included. Nowadays, numerous of the largest game producers in the globe are vying for the opportunity to be the maker of the future greatest game sensation to hit the universe – with their newest iPhone games!

The latestnewest and biggest iPhone game, scheduled to be released in Sep 2008, is called Spore. Already its one of the most anticipated new games. Spore is a innovation game. You invent a life form, and develop it from its original spore into a full size creature. Soon, you will be able to take it through out the universe, going where no man has gone before, and seizing other worlds. To help generate excitement about the coming game, the producers published a free Creature Creator software. It was an instant hit! Mortals everyplace around the earth began inventing new creatures and showing their innovations throughout the web.

Other well-known iPhone game, Super Monkey Ball, is a maze game where you shift the world around the character trying to make it through the maze. You dont control the character; you control the scene around him to see if you could hold him from certain destruction. Other iPhone games that are making people excited are Enigmo, a 3-D puzzle game, and Crash Bandicot Nitro Kart 3D, a racing game. Even World of Warcraft is starting on the new iPhone games fury. They have recently released a World of Warcraft application that let you check your statistics and share your World of Warcraft characters with your friends.

So gaming technology has in the end catch up with the iPhone. You’ll discover variety and excitement in the iPhone games. Plus they will get better and even more challenging as the rivalry for the best iPhone game heats up.

Go ahead and put some games onto your iPhone, and you, too, can find out how much fun standing in line at the grocery store can be!

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