Sony just recently released two brand new smartphones in their Xperia lineup. However, the company is said to be ditching one of the most essential features in the US market—the fingerprint scanner.
No Fingerprint Scanner
Launched in IFA 2016 in Berlin earlier this month, many have been anticipating the arrival of the new Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact to the US soil. However, as surprising as it may be, Sony decided to remove the fingerprint scanners in the US version of the smartphones. more >>
Twitter users will be able to have longer tweets by September 19.
Twitter is a popular microblogging site that allows its users to publish "tweets" that are limited to 140 characters. Starting Sep. 19, the social media platform will introduce new changes that will allow users to be able to tweet longer.
Longer Twitter Tweets by Sep. 19? The Verge first reported that Twitter will be rolling out new changes on their platform beginning September 19. However, instead of increasing the 140-character length, they will instead omit certain types of content from the word count. more >>
An action camera is one of the go-to essentials for the active, athletic, and outdoorsy type of people. With more and more people giving in to the hype and necessity, electronic companies adapt to cater to the needs of the public. GoPro is perhaps the most famous manufacturer in this department, but how will it fare against Xiaomi, being a lesser-known brand in the action camera field?
We compared Xiaomi's Yi 2 4K Action Camera with GoPro's upcoming Hero 5. The GoPro camera is rumored to be packing a sensor capable of recording in at least 4K resolution, and goes up to 8K. It can also record in at least 30 frames per second, topping in at 60 fps for the highest resolution. There would also be a 120 fps option, which will be supported in 1080p Full HD. more >>
The new iPhone 7 lineup was the talk of the town during its launch. However, the newly incorporated technologies coupled with some questionable moves from Apple garnered a mixed reception from the public. Some are already looking far ahead to the next generation. Here's what we know so far.
New Ceramic Body?
Perhaps one of the most understated launching at Apple's event last week was the Apple Watch 2. However, it came with a very interesting feature that received high praises. The body was made from Zirconia Ceramics. more >>
With the recent arrival of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, photography professionals and enthusiasts have been waiting for a new ultra-zoom lens. The long wait is soon to be over though, as Canon is set to release two new lenses sporting new technologies.
New Digital Info Display
Recent patents filed by Canon suggest that the electronics company was developing a form of digital display on its lenses. This technology is now somehow confirmed as new leaked images of the actual display have surfaced online. more >>
The official release of the Apple iOS 10 is reported to be on Sep. 13, Wednesday this week.
Prior to its official launching, Apple has launched the iMessage App Store to fully support the newest iOS 10 operating system. It is expected that iMessage will include third-party developers and their apps as add-ons for the app.
iOS 10 Apple iMessage App News, Updates The iMessage App Store can be used to download various games and apps to phones that will be receiving the iOS 10. Some of the apps that are available for download with the iOS 10 are Square Cash, Evernote, OpenTable, GIF Keyboard, Yelp, The Weather Channel and more. According to Engadget, the iMessage App Store can also be used to download sticker packs from Sanrio, Namco, Disney and Nintendo, which already has the Super Mario Run Stickers available for iMessage. more >>