DisplayMate claims Samsung Galaxy S5 has the “best performing smartphone display ever”

DisplayMate claims Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung’s Super AMOLED screen technology is getting better with the day and unsurprisingly the company’s latest flagship, Galaxy S5, comes with the best-yet display. According to DisplayMate, this is the brightest display they’ve ever tested, defeating the traditional notion that OLED screens are dimmer than their LCD counterparts. Moreover, it uses the same amount of…

Google working on smart contact lenses!

Google working on smart contact lenses!

Forget about smart glasses – Google is working on smart contact lenses. But… there’s always some “but” with stories like these. The USPTO patent application filed by the search giant doesn’t describe a device as powerful as Google Glass; rather the “multi-sensor contact lens” is envisioned as a basic input device that will work in…

Apple iPhone 6 to keep an 8MP camera?

Apple iPhone 6 to keep an 8MP camera?

Apple may keep an 8-megapixel sensor for its rear camera, according to “sources with some knowledge of the matter.” Instead of going for the megapixel count, the Cupertino-based company will focus on improving the lens system and image quality. Earlier we’ve heard that the iPhone 6 may have a 10-megapixel camera with a F/1.8 aperture,…

EE UK unveils 4G LTE roaming to Spain and France, with the U.S., Italy, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands joining-in by summer

EE UK unveils 4G LTE roaming to Spain and France, with the U.S., Italy, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands joining-in by summer

EE UK announced that it is now offering customers access to superfast 4G LTE connectivity in France and Spain. The deals are the first of a series of outbound roaming agreements that will allow EE customers to enjoy 4G speeds in the world’s most popular travel destinations. The next “batch of countries” that includes the…

Ericsson, Philips team-up to cram mobile base stations inside street lighting poles

Ericsson, Philips team-up to cram mobile base stations inside street lighting poles

Ericsson and Philips have teamed-up to launch new connected LED street light that includes a mobile base station within the design. The two companies said that the product combines the benefits of mobile connectivity and LED lighting in a ”lighting-as-a-service” model for cities. This in turn allows city authorities to offer space within their connected…

WhatsApp getting voice calls in Q2

WhatsApp getting voice calls in Q2

WhatsApp is gearing towards adding voice calls to its popular messaging app/service. Speaking with TNW, the company’s representatives said that this feature will be unveiled at some point in the second quarter of the year. As I’m writing this, WhatsApp has more than 450 million users, 320 million of which are considered active every month.…

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