VLC media player for iOS optimized for iPhone X, gets support for 4K HEVC Videos

Popular video player app VLC Media player is now optimized for the iPhone X, and it also brings support for 4K videos formatted in HEVC. Since the iPhone X launch, many app developers have started rolling out updates that are optimized for a better user interface on the 5.8-inch iPhone X OLED display.  Like always, … Continue reading “VLC media player for iOS optimized for iPhone X, gets support for 4K HEVC Videos”

Popular video player app VLC Media player is now optimized for the iPhone X, and it also brings support for 4K videos formatted in HEVC. Since the iPhone X launch, many app developers have started rolling out updates that are optimized for a better user interface on the 5.8-inch iPhone X OLED display.  Like always, … Continue reading "VLC media player for iOS optimized for iPhone X, gets support for 4K HEVC Videos"

Google Home Mini update restores touch functionality with long-press on the side

Google Home Mini is without a doubt the most affordable smart speaker to have with Google’s Assistant support. However, shortly after the launch, the company had to disable the touch sensor as the smartphone speaker was accidentally recording everything on random occasions to which later Google promised to roll out a fix and the day is finally … Continue reading “Google Home Mini update restores touch functionality with long-press on the side”

Google Home Mini is without a doubt the most affordable smart speaker to have with Google’s Assistant support. However, shortly after the launch, the company had to disable the touch sensor as the smartphone speaker was accidentally recording everything on random occasions to which later Google promised to roll out a fix and the day is finally … Continue reading "Google Home Mini update restores touch functionality with long-press on the side"

Apple’s design team director Jony Ive regains his position after 2 years

Jonathan Ive; the man responsible for the design of many of the company’s most popular products has regained back his position of direct management of product design teams after two years. Jony Ive was named as the Apple’s chief design officer in 2015.  He was later handed off some day-to-day responsibilities while Apple was building its new Apple … Continue reading “Apple’s design team director Jony Ive regains his position after 2 years”

Jonathan Ive; the man responsible for the design of many of the company’s most popular products has regained back his position of direct management of product design teams after two years. Jony Ive was named as the Apple’s chief design officer in 2015.  He was later handed off some day-to-day responsibilities while Apple was building its new Apple … Continue reading "Apple’s design team director Jony Ive regains his position after 2 years"

Apple could acquire music recognition app Shazam for about $400 million

Apple is on the verge of buying Shazam Entertainment Ltd. which would value the company at $404 Million according to the sources close to the matter and the official announcement could be made as soon as Monday, reports TechCrunch. Shazam recognition app is already integrated into Siri and was valued at about $1.02 billion in its last funding … Continue reading “Apple could acquire music recognition app Shazam for about $400 million”

Apple is on the verge of buying Shazam Entertainment Ltd. which would value the company at $404 Million according to the sources close to the matter and the official announcement could be made as soon as Monday, reports TechCrunch. Shazam recognition app is already integrated into Siri and was valued at about $1.02 billion in its last funding … Continue reading "Apple could acquire music recognition app Shazam for about $400 million"

Google search to answer celebrity questions with selfie-style videos

Google is making the celebrity search queries more personal as the company is now adding a feature where you can get answers to your celebrity searches directly from the source through selfie-style videos. This feature is piloting in the U.S. currently, but it also worked for us in India. The selfie-style video answers will have a … Continue reading “Google search to answer celebrity questions with selfie-style videos”

Google is making the celebrity search queries more personal as the company is now adding a feature where you can get answers to your celebrity searches directly from the source through selfie-style videos. This feature is piloting in the U.S. currently, but it also worked for us in India. The selfie-style video answers will have a … Continue reading "Google search to answer celebrity questions with selfie-style videos"

YouTube said to launch paid music streaming service in March 2018

YouTube is said to launch a new paid music subscription service in March 2018 according to sources of Bloomberg. YouTube is aiming to directly compete with rivals like Apple and Spotify which are again growing gradually after two decades of downfall. Warner Bros one of the world’s three major record labels has already signed up, while discussions … Continue reading “YouTube said to launch paid music streaming service in March 2018”

YouTube is said to launch a new paid music subscription service in March 2018 according to sources of Bloomberg. YouTube is aiming to directly compete with rivals like Apple and Spotify which are again growing gradually after two decades of downfall. Warner Bros one of the world’s three major record labels has already signed up, while discussions … Continue reading "YouTube said to launch paid music streaming service in March 2018"

Facebook Messenger Instant Games get live streaming and video chat support

Facebook Messenger games complete one year and to celebrate the occasion, the company is introducing new games and new features. The platform currently has over 70 games from more than 100 developers which are available worldwide. Facebook Messenger games finally get the ability of live streaming your playthroughs to friends and engage in conversations. To start the … Continue reading “Facebook Messenger Instant Games get live streaming and video chat support”

Facebook Messenger games complete one year and to celebrate the occasion, the company is introducing new games and new features. The platform currently has over 70 games from more than 100 developers which are available worldwide. Facebook Messenger games finally get the ability of live streaming your playthroughs to friends and engage in conversations. To start the … Continue reading "Facebook Messenger Instant Games get live streaming and video chat support"

BlackBerry and Qualcomm team up to develop automotive platforms for next-gen connected vehicles

BlackBerry has partnered with Qualcomm to develop and produce automotive platforms for the next generation of connected vehicles. As a part of this non-exclusive deal, both the companies will combinedly develop and optimize select Qualcomm Technologies’ hardware platforms for Next-generation Vehicles. Qualcomm and BlackBerry have also agreed to optimize BlackBerry over-the-air (OTA) software and BlackBerry Secure Credential … Continue reading “BlackBerry and Qualcomm team up to develop automotive platforms for next-gen connected vehicles”

BlackBerry has partnered with Qualcomm to develop and produce automotive platforms for the next generation of connected vehicles. As a part of this non-exclusive deal, both the companies will combinedly develop and optimize select Qualcomm Technologies’ hardware platforms for Next-generation Vehicles. Qualcomm and BlackBerry have also agreed to optimize BlackBerry over-the-air (OTA) software and BlackBerry Secure Credential … Continue reading "BlackBerry and Qualcomm team up to develop automotive platforms for next-gen connected vehicles"

Baidu, Qualcomm partner to optimize DuerOS conversational AI system for Snapdragon

At the second annual Snapdragon Technology Summit, Qualcomm has announced a strategic partnership with Baidu to Support an Optimized On-Device AI for Baidu’s DuerOS for Snapdragon including the latest Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform. As a result of this strategic partnership, both the companies are said to utilize AI to optimize DuerOS with the Qualcomm Aqstic hardware and software and to … Continue reading “Baidu, Qualcomm partner to optimize DuerOS conversational AI system for Snapdragon”

At the second annual Snapdragon Technology Summit, Qualcomm has announced a strategic partnership with Baidu to Support an Optimized On-Device AI for Baidu’s DuerOS for Snapdragon including the latest Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform. As a result of this strategic partnership, both the companies are said to utilize AI to optimize DuerOS with the Qualcomm Aqstic hardware and software and to … Continue reading "Baidu, Qualcomm partner to optimize DuerOS conversational AI system for Snapdragon"

Qualcomm introduces USB-C Aqstic Hi-Fi audio DAC AQT1000

Qualcomm at its second annual summit has showcased its Aqstic Hi-Fi DAC; AQT1000 as headphone jack is slowly becoming obsolete. The Qualcomm-made audio DAC supports playback of formats at up to 384KHz and 32 bits, including the obscure DSD format. Earlier this year it introduced Aqstic USB-C Headset Code WHS9420, single chip USB audio SoC platforms designed specifically for USB-C connected … Continue reading “Qualcomm introduces USB-C Aqstic Hi-Fi audio DAC AQT1000”

Qualcomm at its second annual summit has showcased its Aqstic Hi-Fi DAC; AQT1000 as headphone jack is slowly becoming obsolete. The Qualcomm-made audio DAC supports playback of formats at up to 384KHz and 32 bits, including the obscure DSD format. Earlier this year it introduced Aqstic USB-C Headset Code WHS9420, single chip USB audio SoC platforms designed specifically for USB-C connected … Continue reading "Qualcomm introduces USB-C Aqstic Hi-Fi audio DAC AQT1000"