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[Other] Tech Weekly Vol. 15: Android Q preview Beta 6, Harmony OS, Smartphones With Solar Panel and More!

2019-08-12 21:34:53
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Hello Mi Fans,

Technology is revolutionizing the way we live, we work and interact with others. High-tech approaches are an integral part of our lives now. What would we do without technology in our daily lives? Love it or hate it, technology is here to stay and how. We at Mi Community try our best to keep our Mi fans updated with the latest technology trends and news. In the hustle and bustle of our busy daily lives you may not get enough time to have a look on each of the tech news we put here. No worries, we are here to help you out.

If you couldn't keep up with the tech updates of last week due to your busy routine here is the compilation of Tech threads that have been posted here in past week for you. Lets see what we have in store for you!

  • PUBG Mobile Is Now the World's Highest Grossing Mobile Battle Royale Game by ᎮᏒᎥᏁፈᏋ

Two months have passed since Tencent rebranded China’s version of PUBG Mobile as “Game for Peace,” and the mobile battle royale game has swiftly become the highest-grossing title in the genre, bringing in $860 million as of July, according to a report from analytics firm Sensor Tower.

Game for Peace has brought in a total of $241 million in player spending in the last 60 days, accounting for more than one-quarter of total revenue since it launched in February 2018. The figures do not include spending from third-party Chinese Android stores. In the US market, “PUBG Mobile” also posted a 565% year-over-year surge in revenue last month to $32 million.

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  • [Tech Wednesday #10] Smartphones With Solar Panel On Back: Interesting ? by sagarplay

Chinese smartphone makers are on the spree of launching unique smartphones with innovative design. Xiaomi, a China-based smartphone maker has patented a smartphone design that packs a solar panel on the phone’s back. The sketch shows that the smartphone comes with a no-notch display but it’s not clear where the front-facing camera is placed. There’s also no indication of the pop-up module for the front camera. The company could be opting for an in-display camera technology for this one, the technology for which has already been showcased by Xiaomi.

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  • Google releases final Android Q preview with Beta 6, adds back gesture sensitivity by ᎮᏒᎥᏁፈᏋ

Google today released the final preview of Android Q before it starts rolling out to consumer Pixel devices later this quarter. Android Q Beta 6 is the “release candidate for final testing” and makes more gesture tweaks. Beta 6 follows changes to gesture navigation last month that added some much needed polish. With this release, Android Q adds the sensitivity preference for the Back gesture that we previously spotted in a leaked build. “Back Sensitivity” can be accessed in Settings  System  Gestures  System navigation.

Tapping the gear icon next to “Gesture navigation” opens a slider with four increments ranging from “Low” to “High.” Google warns how “Higher sensitivity may conflict with any app gestures along the edges of the screen.”

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  • Fossil Gen 5 Wear OS Smartwatch With Built-In Speaker, Extended Battery Life Launched by omkarsawant594

Fossil has remained one of the few watch makers that continue to make Wear OS-based smartwatches and now, it's launched the Gen 5 smartwatch. The new model features twice the onboard storage from the previous model, adds a built-in speaker, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform. The Fossil Gen 5 is currently available for pre-order in the US and EMEA regions and will go on sale on August 26. Fossil simply states that the Gen 5will be “coming soon” to APAC regions. The Fossil Gen 5 is priced at $295 (roughly Rs. 20,320).

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  • Harmony OS officially introduced: Huawei's Android alternative is open source by ᎮᏒᎥᏁፈᏋ

Huawei kicked off its annual developer conference today, and it’s just announced HarmonyOS. The new, open-source platform is ostensibly the final name for its Hongmeng OS. Harmony OS is “the first microkernel-based distributed OS for all scenarios,” consumer group CEO Richard Yu told attendees at the Huawei Developer Conference.

The new platform supports smartphones, smart speakers, computers, smartwatches, wireless earbuds, cars, and tablets. In fact, Yu says the platform supports RAM sizes ranging from kilobytes to gigabytes.

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We will be back with another episode of Tech Weekly next week!


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