+ Friday April 26th, 2019

Mobiles

Optus, Singtel, Ericsson and OPPO have made the first ever Augmented Reality 5G video call between Singapore and Australia

Singtel, Optus and Ericsson have successfully made the world’s first ever Augmented Reality 5G video call between Singapore and Australia thanks to OPPO 5G test devices equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modems. Singtel and Optus engineers demonstrated the use of Augmented Reality (AR) on a real-time 5G video call …

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Samsung will allow you to remap the Bixby button on the Galaxy S10 phones – and it’s coming to other Galaxy phones too!

The Bixby button spent the first six months of its life without any singular function. Once Bixby arrived for the phones the button finally had a function, albeit only being Bixby. What followed was a game of cat and mouse between developers and Samsung over that Bixby button with developers …

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Crikey! Google honours Steve Irwin with a Google Doodle drawing

Google is honouring Aussie icon and all-around legend Steve Irwin with a dedicated Google Doodle this Friday 22 February 2019, which will see the Doodle drawing run for 24 hours from midnight on Google homepages around the world – including Australia, the US, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South …

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LG is bringing more voice-enabled appliances to more countries

For those not familiar with all of LG’s offerings, they actually make a lot more products than just phones and TVs. LG is a major domestic appliance maker as well and with their ThinQ line, they have been slowly bringing ‘smarts’ to their appliance line. LG has announced today that …

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Samsung Android phones are dominant now: 10 years after their horrible first effort, the Galaxy Icon I7500

You have to give Samsung credit for persisting with manufacturing Android phones because their first effort in 2009 the Samsung Galaxy Icon I7500 was horrible. Despite this they persevered and their next effort the Samsung Galaxy S was substantially better. Today Samsung phones own about 20% of the smartphone market …

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