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MWC Shanghai 2017: Qualcomm announces Snapdragon Wear 1200 for low-end wearables

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    Qualcomm has introduced a new SoC targeted at smart wearables and IoT devices. The new Snapdragon Wear 1200 platform leverages the growing LTE infrastructure to provide “energy efficient” and “cost effective” wearables such as kid, pet, elderly, and fitness trackers. The latest SoC platform joins the other two wearable-targeted SoCs from Qualcomm —

    MWC Shanghai 2017: Qualcomm announces Snapdragon Wear 1200 for low-end wearables

      oneplus 5 qualcomm snapdragon 835

      Qualcomm has introduced a new SoC targeted at smart wearables and IoT devices. The new Snapdragon Wear 1200 platform leverages the growing LTE infrastructure to provide “energy efficient” and “cost effective” wearables such as kid, pet, elderly, and fitness trackers. The latest SoC platform joins the other two wearable-targeted SoCs from Qualcomm —

      Netflix surpassed cable TV users in America for the first time this quarter: Statista

        Netflix, the king of video streaming services, has surpassed cable TV subscribers in the US, registering over 50 million users in the first quarter of 2017, according to a report by Statista and Leichtman Research Group. Top cable TV providers had a combined subscriber base of 48.6 million in Q1 2017. This is the first time that the industry has

        Netflix surpassed cable TV users in America for the first time this quarter: Statista

          Netflix, the king of video streaming services, has surpassed cable TV subscribers in the US, registering over 50 million users in the first quarter of 2017, according to a report by Statista and Leichtman Research Group. Top cable TV providers had a combined subscriber base of 48.6 million in Q1 2017. This is the first time that the industry has

          The OnePlus 5 could actually be water resistant

            OnePlus 5 waterproof test

            While the OnePlus 5 offers flagship-level specifications and features at a relatively lower price, users were nonetheless disappointed with the absence of some features. Some of these included Quad HD resolution display, expandable memory, and water proof capabilities. But turns out, the OnePlus 5 could be equipped with one of these features,

            The OnePlus 5 could actually be water resistant

              OnePlus 5 waterproof test

              While the OnePlus 5 offers flagship-level specifications and features at a relatively lower price, users were nonetheless disappointed with the absence of some features. Some of these included Quad HD resolution display, expandable memory, and water proof capabilities. But turns out, the OnePlus 5 could be equipped with one of these features,

              Vivo under-display first impressions: Biometric authentication just took a bold step

                If you’re looking to buy a smartphone these days, a fingerprint scanner will be among the key features to look out for. Currently, most devices embed these into the home button on the front, or place it at the back panel. Practically this enables transactions and the necessary authentication by pressing your thumb on the front or using your first f

                Smartphones boost retail website traffic by 45.3%: Report

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                  With smartphones playing a key role in driving website traffic in India, the retail sector was the most visited, with an annual growth rate of 45.3 percent in 2016, says a report.

                  This was followed by media and entertainment sector at 39.2 percent year-on-year growth, and travel and hospitality sector at 34.4 percent, revealed the Adobe Digital

                  Vivo under-display first impressions: Biometric authentication just took a bold step

                    If you’re looking to buy a smartphone these days, a fingerprint scanner will be among the key features to look out for. Currently, most devices embed these into the home button on the front, or place it at the back panel. Practically this enables transactions and the necessary authentication by pressing your thumb on the front or using your first f

                    Facebook deletes 66,000 posts a week to curb hate speech, extremism

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                      Facebook has said that over the past two months, it has removed roughly 66,000 posts on average per week that were identified as hate speech. The social network disclosed this information as part of a series of statements intended to detail its action plan on how it deals with controversial topics like fake news.

                      “We are opposed to hate speech in a

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