How India’s smartphone mania fuelled Xiaomi’s spectacular rise

Xiaomi is bringing the biggest public listing the world has seen in four years, and the Chinese phone-maker has India to thank for it in some ways. The world’s fourth-largest smartphone maker is looking to raise $10 billion from an initial public offering (IPO) that would value the company at up to $100 billion, much of it built on […]

Apple Skirts Tech Addiction Issue in Response to Worried Investors | Smartphones | TechNewsWorld

ple on Monday responded to an open letter from investors who called for the company to address the negative impact of the iPhone on children and teens. Though the company listed a number of controls provided to help parents screen content, it offered little to address the investors’ chief concern: the amount of time teens […]

BlackBerry’s water-resistant Motion revealed in leak

© Provided by Engadget BlackBerry’s decision to embrace Android may not restore the brand to its former glory, but it’s been a promising start. We were impressed with its latest phone, the KeyOne, which catered to classicists with its hardware keyboard. But, its followup, will onceagain ditch the brand’s defining physical characteristic — at least, […]

Google’s Pixel 2 Proves Apple Was Right About Headphone Jacks All Along

Google has become the latest company to adopt a trend started by a fierce rival. At yesterday’s San Francisco keynote, the tech company took a leaf out of Apple’s book and revealed that its Pixel 2 smartphone will do away with the headphone jack no one could seemingly live without just a year ago.  And to think we […]

Apple explains how Face ID learns from its mistakes

The probability that a random person in the population could look at your iPhone X and unlock it using Face ID is approximately 1 in 1,000,000 (versus 1 in 50,000 for Touch ID)…. The statistical probability is different for twins and siblings that look like you and among children under the age of 13, because their distinct facial features may not have fully developed. If you’re concerned about this, we recommend using a passcode to authenticate.

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