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Target launches a mobile wallet in its Android and iOS apps

Target released its own mobile payments system today, called Wallet, which will live inside its app on iOS and Android. Reports of Target working on an in-house mobile wallet surfaced as early as 2015. Target confirmed the reports this past January to The Verge’s sister siteRecode. The feature works like this: you open Wallet inside a Target store, scan any coupon barcodes, and then scan… Read More »

Samsung Unveils Graphene Ball Tech, Says Its Batteries Can Be Fully Charged in 12 Minutes

HIGHLIGHTS Graphene considered a wonder material, with many potential applications Graphene ball-based batteries could hold 45 percent more capacity They’re also said to deliver five times faster charging speeds than Li-Po Samsung researchers have developed a new type of battery material they call ‘graphene ball’. They say the technology could enable a 45 percent increase in battery capacity, and… Read More »

Android Phones Track Location Even With GPS Turned Off, Google Says It’s to Improve Message Delivery

HIGHLIGHTS Google was collecting user location data It was done through collecting addresses of nearby cellular towers Google to stop collecting user location through cellular towers Google has been collecting user location data on Android smartphones even when location services were turned off, as per a new report. Quartz claims the location tracking still occurred on Android smartphones… Read More »

OnePlus 5T and Its Predecessors Won’t Support Google’s Project Treble

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus confirms the absence of Treble in an AMA session Project Treble framework comes with Android Oreo OnePlus 5T will receive stable Android Oreo update without Treble While speedier updates are what a large number of Android users demand nowadays, it appears OnePlus is not favouring Google’s Project Treble that will ship with Android Oreo to make the update process quicker… Read More »

Nokia 9 Leak-Based Concept Video Offers a Good Look at Its Design

Nokia 9, the company’s anticipated next flagship smartphone, is likely to make its way to the market early next year, and has been subjected to multiple leaks so far. Now, a leak-based concept video has surfaced showing the design of the handset from all angles. Nokia 9 is widely expected to belong to the premium price segment, and probably… Read More »

Samsung Says Its 8nm FinFET Chip Fabrication Process Is Ready for Mass Production

Samsung said on Wednesday that its 8nm FinFET process (8nm Low Power Plus) technology is ready for production. The 8LPP node, the company said, will provide up to 10 percent lower power consumption even as it takes up to 10 percent less area compared to 10LPP. Even as 8nm Low Power Plus will serve as a stop gap solution… Read More »

Lava Announces 2-Year Warranty for Its Smartphones and Feature Phones

Domestic mobile manufacturer Lava on Friday announced a 2-year warranty for all its major models in its product portfolio in India, across smartphones and feature phones. It added the 2-year warrant would apply to all future launches as well. The company claims its 2-year warranty promise, covering such a wide range of products, is the first of its kind in… Read More »

LG V30 tipped to drop its secondary display for OLED screen

LG is said to ditch the secondary display on the V30, according to trusted sources from XDA. The successor of V20 will instead get an OLED panel made by LG Display. Apple is also expected to use OLED display for its iPhone this year. The V10 and V20 smartphones in the V series from LG sports a secondary ticker display. It… Read More »

Twitter totally solves all of its problems with new profile photos

Twitter finally made it happen. With a simple redesign, the beloved social media giant has solved all of its problems. You heard it here first. Every. Single. One. Of. Them. SEE ALSO: Why all the cool kids are migrating to Mastodon The racism, sexism, harassment, bots, fake news, Donald Trump, and all of its other issues — they’re… Read More »

Nokia rolls out its first ‘petabit-class’ router

With internet traffic set to double again before the current batch of routers are obsolete, Nokia is turning to new silicon to help upgrade core networks. With internet traffic set to triple over the next five years or so, according to recent estimates from Nokia and Cisco Systems, Nokia thinks the time is right for a new range… Read More »