BenQ Planning Symbian Smartphone
Feb 12, 2003, 11:12 AM by (staff)
Taiwanese electronics maker BenQ plans to release a Symbian-based smart phone in the third quarter. The phone will use the same UIQ interface platform as the recently-released Sony Ericsson P800. The company said the phone will be intended for GSM/GPRS networks, and hinted at the inclusion of a touch-sensitive color LCD screen. The phone will also include a built-in digital camera, a Mini USB port, and support for Bluetooth.
Feb 24, 2019
TCL Communication — the company behind Alcatel and BlackBerry phones — is planning to launch one or more foldable phones with a flexible display in 2020, and showed off several of its current concepts at the MWC trade show this week. The company has been actively working on the project for a couple of years already, the result of which is a proprietary, patented hinge design that the company calls DragonHinge.
Apr 16, 2018
Sony today announced the Xperia XZ2 Premium, a high-end Android phone that boasts some of the most advanced imaging features available in a mobile device. The XZ2 Premium has a 5.8-inch 4K HDR display (16:9 aspect ratio) that Sony says is 30% brighter than its previous mobile 4K screen.
Apr 5, 2019
Google has turned its Smart Reply technology into an API that third-party Android and iOS developers can easily deploy in their own messaging apps. The software looks at the (up to) ten most recent messages in a thread, applies Google's machine learning algorithm locally (nothing is sent to the cloud,) and suggests three complete replies that can be sent with one tap.
Mar 23, 2017
Instagram today said it has rolled out two-factor authentication for all users around the world. The extra layer of security is optional, but can be used to safeguard accounts.
Jan 8, 2018
Qualcomm's Smart Audio Platform now supports Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Microsoft Cortana. The idea is to make it easier for hardware makers to add voice assistant features to their devices, such as smart speakers and other smart home gear.