Apple CEO Tim Cook gets 74% bonus as the company posts higher profits in 2017

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has received a 74 percent increase in his annual bonus for the year 2017 as the company posted high-profits and net income this year after a slight dip last year. With 74% bonus, Tim Cook’s final earnings reached $102 million, while other top executives earned about $24 million each this year.  Tim … Continue reading “Apple CEO Tim Cook gets 74% bonus as the company posts higher profits in 2017”

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has received a 74 percent increase in his annual bonus for the year 2017 as the company posted high-profits and net income this year after a slight dip last year. With 74% bonus, Tim Cook’s final earnings reached $102 million, while other top executives earned about $24 million each this year.  Tim … Continue reading "Apple CEO Tim Cook gets 74% bonus as the company posts higher profits in 2017"

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 reportedly dying once battery drains completely

Not on the levels of Note7 but the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 seems to have started facing problems of its own as reports started coming in claiming that the device is not turning on or charging once the battery hits zero. Quite a few Note 8 users have taken this to the Samsung community and … Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note 8 reportedly dying once battery drains completely”

Not on the levels of Note7 but the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 seems to have started facing problems of its own as reports started coming in claiming that the device is not turning on or charging once the battery hits zero. Quite a few Note 8 users have taken this to the Samsung community and … Continue reading "Samsung Galaxy Note 8 reportedly dying once battery drains completely"

Facebook starts testing Aadhaar prompts for new users

Post the reports over the past few days about Facebook prompting Aadhaar authentication for new users over Reddit; the social media giant has now confirmed to have started testing the feature on its platform. However, the company is asking details from limited users as a part of a small test; not everyone will be prompted.  … Continue reading “Facebook starts testing Aadhaar prompts for new users”

Post the reports over the past few days about Facebook prompting Aadhaar authentication for new users over Reddit; the social media giant has now confirmed to have started testing the feature on its platform. However, the company is asking details from limited users as a part of a small test; not everyone will be prompted.  … Continue reading "Facebook starts testing Aadhaar prompts for new users"

Lenovo Mirage Solo standalone Daydream VR headset passes through the FCC

Lenovo’s standalone Daydream VR; Mirage has been certified by the FCC revealing some basic details like support for Daydream, Bluetooth 5.0 and a 4,000mAh battery. Above everything, the new listing indicates we’re close to experience what Daydream VR is like without the need for a smartphone. The upcoming Lenovo VR headset comes with a model number … Continue reading “Lenovo Mirage Solo standalone Daydream VR headset passes through the FCC”

Lenovo’s standalone Daydream VR; Mirage has been certified by the FCC revealing some basic details like support for Daydream, Bluetooth 5.0 and a 4,000mAh battery. Above everything, the new listing indicates we’re close to experience what Daydream VR is like without the need for a smartphone. The upcoming Lenovo VR headset comes with a model number … Continue reading "Lenovo Mirage Solo standalone Daydream VR headset passes through the FCC"

Apple said to be considering MediaTek modems for next-gen iPhones

Back in October, there was a WSJ report that said Apple is planning on ditching Qualcomm for MediaTek modems for next-gen iPhones that will launch in 2018. Today yet another report, this time from Digitimes claims that Apple is looking at MediaTek as a potential partner after transferring half of its order to Intel from … Continue reading “Apple said to be considering MediaTek modems for next-gen iPhones”

Back in October, there was a WSJ report that said Apple is planning on ditching Qualcomm for MediaTek modems for next-gen iPhones that will launch in 2018. Today yet another report, this time from Digitimes claims that Apple is looking at MediaTek as a potential partner after transferring half of its order to Intel from … Continue reading "Apple said to be considering MediaTek modems for next-gen iPhones"

LG and HERE partner for next-generation telematics solution in self-driving cars

LG Electronics today announced a partnership with HERE Technologies for next-generation telematics solution for autonomous vehicles. This combines LG’s advanced telematics technology with high-precision map data and location services powered by the HERE Open Location Platform. Both the companies are aiming at supporting automakers globally with a robust and secure data communications hub for highly automated … Continue reading “LG and HERE partner for next-generation telematics solution in self-driving cars”

LG Electronics today announced a partnership with HERE Technologies for next-generation telematics solution for autonomous vehicles. This combines LG’s advanced telematics technology with high-precision map data and location services powered by the HERE Open Location Platform. Both the companies are aiming at supporting automakers globally with a robust and secure data communications hub for highly automated … Continue reading "LG and HERE partner for next-generation telematics solution in self-driving cars"

Energous WattUp power-at-a-distance wireless charging technology certified by the FCC

Energous; the developer of WattUp today announced that it received FCC certification for over the air and power-at-a-distance wireless charging technology. It is the first generation WattUp Mid Field transmitter which sends focused RF based power to compatible devices at a distance of three feet. The technology is capable of doing both contact-based and non-contact-based wireless charging, as well as … Continue reading “Energous WattUp power-at-a-distance wireless charging technology certified by the FCC”

Energous; the developer of WattUp today announced that it received FCC certification for over the air and power-at-a-distance wireless charging technology. It is the first generation WattUp Mid Field transmitter which sends focused RF based power to compatible devices at a distance of three feet. The technology is capable of doing both contact-based and non-contact-based wireless charging, as well as … Continue reading "Energous WattUp power-at-a-distance wireless charging technology certified by the FCC"

Google said to open stores in India to boost sales of Pixel phones

Google is said to be planning on opening brick-and-mortar stores in India to scale up sales of Pixel phones where the company is lagging behind in the competition according to a report from the Economic Times. Furthermore, the report also reveals that the company is aiming at launching the stores in later part of 2018 along … Continue reading “Google said to open stores in India to boost sales of Pixel phones”

Google is said to be planning on opening brick-and-mortar stores in India to scale up sales of Pixel phones where the company is lagging behind in the competition according to a report from the Economic Times. Furthermore, the report also reveals that the company is aiming at launching the stores in later part of 2018 along … Continue reading "Google said to open stores in India to boost sales of Pixel phones"

Huawei’s 2018 roadmap surfaces – P20 line-up, Mate series, 360-degree camera and more

Huawei’s alleged 2018 roadmap photo has been leaked revealing the company’s 2018 product line-up that includes smartphones, wearable, router, and a 360-degree camera. The roadmap doesn’t include the much-hyped P11 series, rather it will be named as P20 according to Gadgety report. The report comes after a brief session with Rami Hazan, Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Division … Continue reading “Huawei’s 2018 roadmap surfaces – P20 line-up, Mate series, 360-degree camera and more”

Huawei’s alleged 2018 roadmap photo has been leaked revealing the company’s 2018 product line-up that includes smartphones, wearable, router, and a 360-degree camera. The roadmap doesn’t include the much-hyped P11 series, rather it will be named as P20 according to Gadgety report. The report comes after a brief session with Rami Hazan, Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Division … Continue reading "Huawei’s 2018 roadmap surfaces – P20 line-up, Mate series, 360-degree camera and more"

Microsoft launches redesigned Skype for Desktop for Windows and Mac

Microsoft had launched redesigned Skype for mobile back in June, and the company has been testing its mobile interface changes in desktop versions of its apps. The redesigned interface mostly focused on media sharing and social expression tools. Today the company has publicly launched the redesigned Skype for the desktop. The new design lets you customize the look of … Continue reading “Microsoft launches redesigned Skype for Desktop for Windows and Mac”

Microsoft had launched redesigned Skype for mobile back in June, and the company has been testing its mobile interface changes in desktop versions of its apps. The redesigned interface mostly focused on media sharing and social expression tools. Today the company has publicly launched the redesigned Skype for the desktop. The new design lets you customize the look of … Continue reading "Microsoft launches redesigned Skype for Desktop for Windows and Mac"