Even though Android 6.0 Marshmallow is barely on any devices, Android N is right around the corner. Like with all new Android releases, it will be bringing a bunch of new features and improvements.
Remember the mid-nineties when computers had 320MB of storage, 8MB of RAM and used a processor that was clocked around 66MHz? Those days are long gone, now we have smartphones with multi-core processors, multiple gigabytes of storage and RAM. Last year Samsung began producing 128GB Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 modules, with its Galaxy S6 series of handsets the first to make use of this ultra quick storage technology. Today sees the Korean company announce it has started production of 256GB UFS 2.0 chips. Read more
Over at MWC 2016, it isn’t all just about the latest smartphones and smart gadgets, we also have Mastercard announcing that the credit card company will begin accepting selfie images and fingerprints as proof of identity when making online payments. The move comes after the company trialled the technology in The Netherlands and the U.S. in 2015. Read more
The Nextbit Robin smartphone has sold out, just recently after units were shipped to Kickstarter backers keen to get their hands on the gadget.
Mobile devices are the uprising technology of our age. Based on a new study, ARM forecasts that the graphic performance of mobile devices will surpass that of game consoles in 2017. A bold prediction, but it could actually be true.
“Waterproof” components for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have appeared online, strongly suggesting that the upcoming smartphones will at least be water resistant.
A post on GFXBench could show some of the features of Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone, said to feature two separate storage modules.
In case you didn’t know, Google prioritizes websites that are the most secure by putting them closer to the top of the search results. However, it has been hard for developers to check just how safe their site is. Just yesterday, Google introduced a new security panel for DevTools built directly into Chrome. This is just what developers have been waiting for.