• 10:44 Aug 21, 2019

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Jio Fibre officially to launch on Sept 5, Plan starts at Rs 700

Jio Fibre will be available from 5 September 2019 onwards and the data plan will start from Rs 700, says Reliance Industries CMD Mukesh Ambani. He further says that Jio Fiber's mixed-reality device to be available for commercial purchase soon at an affordable rate.

Huawei announces EMUI 10 based on Android Q, will roll out first on P30 series

Huawei’s presentation of EMUI 10 showed rounded UI icons, new animations and a multi-screen UI. The company also stressed that the software will come with a system-wide dark mode which will blend well with third-party apps with changes to icons, texts, colours and contrast upon enabling.

Huawei unveils HarmonyOS for smartwatches, smartscreens, smart speakers and more

HarmonyOS is based on a new microkernel architecture with distributed virtual bus technology, mutual security protection and reduced latency of 25.7 percent. HarmonyOS 1.0 will be first adopted in its smart screen products later this year and will later come to wearables, TVs, in-vehicle systems and smart speakers.

Google explains why it’s shifting fully to gesture navigation 

Google has explained the benefits of the upcoming navigation gestures on Android Q. These gesture-based controls will be similar to how Chinese OEMs employ navigation on their Android skins, allowing users to swipe up from the bottom to get the home screen and swipe from either side towards the screen to go back.

Qualcomm ‘Kona’ Snapdragon 865 shows up on Geekbench

A device named “Qualcomm Kona” has now appeared on Geekbench and it’s believed to be the Qualcomm’s prototype device powered by the upcoming Snapdragon 865 processor. The chipset resisters a score of 4,149 points in single-core testing while in multi-core, the processor scores 12,915 points.

Xiaomi debuts 64MP tech, teases 108MP camera will be there soon

Xiaomi’s 64MP smartphone technology will be powered by Samsung’s ISOCELL GW1 64MP sensor. The 1/1.7″ sensor features a 1.6μm pixel size and will be able to output 64MP photos with a resolution of 9248 x 6936 pixels, 38 percent more pixels than a 48MP camera and real-time hardware-supported HDR support.

Samsung teases a new Exynos processor launch on August 7, Exynos 9630 coming to Galaxy A-series

Samsung has now started teasing new Exynos chipset with a date of launch that is also scheduled on August 7.

After Apple and Google, Amazon now allows opting out of human reviews of Alexa voice recordings

Amazon is offering a clearer set of tools to evade your voice recordings from being monitored by its human employees. The e-commerce company has hosted a new portal where users can review their privacy settings when using Alexa with different checkboxes for different things.

Like Apple, Google also suspends listening to Assistant voice recordings but only in one country

Google is now ceasing to listen to voice recordings from Google Assistant, be it from smartphones or Google Home products but the suspension only applies to its users in the European Union. The suspension will be valid for at least three months as Germany’s Data Protection aims to investigate the issue.

Intel shipping 10th Gen Core 10nm-based Ice Lake processors

Intel has finally unveiled its 10th generation Intel Core Ice Lake processors based on the 10nm Sunny Cove architecture for thin-and-light laptops.