Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Apple is testing Touch ID and Face ID sign-in for iCloud in iOS 13 and macOS Catalina

Apple is apparently considering doubling down on biometric authentication, as 9to5Mac reports that iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and macOS Catalina beta testers have been given the option to sign in to their iCloud.com accounts using either Face ID or Touch ID, depending on which device they’re using to access the site.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Intel, Qualcomm, join Google in Huawei ban

Huawei’s bad weekend is turning worse as the company’s American suppliers are all falling in line with a US government edict banning them from doing business with the company. Bloomberg now reports that Intel, Qualcomm, and Broadcom, three of the world’s leading chip designers and suppliers, are cutting off their dealings with Huawei, effective immediately. Nikkei reports that German chipmaker Infineon Technologies has also suspended shipments to Huawei, as have US memory chip makers Micron Technology and Western Digital.

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Android Q will come with "deep press" or 3D Touch natively

According to Android Q documentation, the next major Android OS will natively support a feature called "deep press" or also known as Force Touch or 3D Touch in Apple OS (iOS).

100W Smartphone Turbo Charge that could change the way we charge our smartphones

Smartphone makers are racing to design the fastest charging technology for mobile devices. Oppo’s SuperVOOC, which is rated at 50W power output is the fastest wired charging, available on a smartphone right now.