Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) will be the company’s first Android Oreo Go Edition phone

While tech media tends to disproportionately focus on mid-range and flagship devices, device makers are always looking for new ways to get their smartphones in the hands of budget-conscious consumers and/or consumers in emerging markets. To aid with that effort, Google announced a version of Android 8.1 Oreo optimized for low-end hardware—Android Go. Though Android…

Dell Latitude 7390 Review

You should consider the Dell Latitude 7390 for strong performance and a long-lasting battery, but its low-travel keyboard and fans that run often should give you pause.http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/laptopmag/~3/plwffwKkgj8/dell-latitude-7390 to see original story and photos

Actions on Google gains support for 7 new languages and better Android app integration

In December of 2016, Google launched the Actions on Google developer platform for Google Assistant. (It announced it during the Google Pixel phone launch event, but it wasn’t accessible right away.) The platform allows third-party developers to create conversational reply-based actions on Google Assistant. We’ve seen lots take advantage of the platform, and today, the search…

Google Pixel Visual Core is being updated through the Play Store with better image processing

One of the features of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL that didn’t leak before the phones’ official unveiling was their custom imaging chip: The Pixel Visual Core. The custom-designed eight-core chip, which can crunch a whopping 3 trillion operations per second, accelerates the processing of Google’s HDR+ mode while prolonging battery life. (Google says…

Sony Announces the Xperia XZ2 and the Xperia XZ2 Compact with 18:9 Displays and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC

At Mobile World Congress 2018, Sony unveiled the Xperia XZ2 and the Xperia XZ2 Compact. The phones are Sony’s next-generation flagship smartphones, and their headlining features are 18:9 aspect ratio displays (a first for the company) and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 flagship system-on-chip. Sony Xperia XZ2 Source: Sony Specifications Sony Xperia XZ2 Dimensions 153 x 72…