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Trump’s devastating new travel ban is built on a harmful myth

Illustration by Ellie Foreman-Peck Donald Trump will brook no opposition to his revised executive order on refugees and immigrants, which includes a four-month ban on refugee resettlement while the administration analyses the vetting system. But as a policy, it is cruel and counterproductive, stranding some of the most vulnerable and most vetted people in the world. The fact that implementation ... Read More »

MIT’s New Speech Recognition Chip Delivers Power Savings of Up to 99 Percent

Researchers at MIT have developed a low-power special-purpose chip that is claimed to reduce the power consumption of electronic devices and help them save battery life as a result. The chip, which is specialised for automatic speech recognition, has been claimed to require between 0.2 and 10 milliwatts compared with 1 watt requirement by a standard smartphone running speech-recognition software. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8’s Initial Shipments Reportedly Doubled; New Details Surface on the Internet

Samsung’s next flagship Galaxy S8 is widely rumoured to be unveiled at an event on March 29. Now, the South Korean company has reportedly ramped up productions for the Galaxy S8. Additionally, Samsung’s Galaxy S8+ smartphone has been once again spotted on the company’s support page, and new concept-based renders have made their way to the Internet. South Korean publication ... Read More »

Moto G5 Plus Spotted in New Leaked Live Image Showing Metal Body

Lenovo’s Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus have been part of several leaks in recent weeks giving an idea about what to expect from the company’s February 26 event. Now, a new set of leaked live images claim to purportedly show the unannounced Moto G5 Plus smartphone’s metal rear panel, giving an impression that the smartphone may sport unibody design. ... Read More »

LG G6 Said to Offer ‘Less Artificial, More Intelligence’ in New Teaser

LG G6 flagship smartphone is set to be unveiled at the company’s February 26 event just ahead of MWC 2017 in Barcelona. The event will begin at 4.30pm IST (12.00pm CET), and the company has already sent out invites. Now, running up to launch day, LG has released a teaser image that hints the integration of an AI assistant on ... Read More »

iPhone 8: Apple May Use New 3D Touch Module to Prevent Overheating by Wireless Charging

Many rumours indicate that Apple is looking to release three iPhone models this year, with one being an anniversary edition. It should be called either the iPhone 8 or iPhone X, and it will come with big changes in terms of design and specifications. This year’s iPhone models are tipped to come with wireless charging, and the latest KGI analyst ... Read More »

Moto Z Series Gets a New Moto Mod – The ‘Edge’ LED Notification Light

Smartphones these days are enroute to stagnation in form factor and design, but Lenovo brand Moto tried to break the monotony with its Moto Mods that can be slapped at the back of its Z series smartphones. The Moto Mods are accessories that can enhance some features on your Moto Z smartphones, while also beautifying them at the same time. ... Read More »

Apple Reportedly Planning New UAC Connector in Its MFi Licensing Program

Apple is reportedly introducing support for a new connector type in its MFi (Made for iPhone) licensing program for certified accessories. Apple calls it the Ultra Accessory Connector (UAC) and it’s much smaller than the USB Type-C and Lightning connectors currently used by the company. It is used for the same purposes as all connectors – for charging and transferring ... Read More »

Nubia N1 Variant Launched in India With Twice the Storage, New Colour

ZTE is refreshing its Nubia N1 smartphone in India with a new variant. The ZTE Nubia N1 will now be available in an-all new Black and Gold colour combination and will come with twice the storage. Priced at Rs. 12,499, the ZTE Nubia N1 will go on sale exclusively via Amazon India starting midnight Wednesday. To recall, the Nubia N1 ... Read More »

BlackBerry Partners Optiemus to Manufacture, Sell Smartphones in India in New Licensing Agreement

Canadian mobile maker BlackBerry on Monday announced its partnership with Optiemus, a Delhi-based telecom enterprise to licence software and services for the production of secure Android handsets in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. Under the terms of the agreement, BlackBerry will licence its security software and services suite, as well as related brand assets to Optiemus Infracom Ltd. The ... Read More »