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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!
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We’ve already reported that Taiwan-based MediaTek is currently working on 5G mobile chipset which will be made available next year. Now, MediaTek CEO Cai Lixing has recently revealed in an interview that smartphones powered by the company’s 5G SoC will get launched in the first quarter of next year.
This means that we’ll get the MediaTek 5G-powered smartphones somewhere between January 2020 to March 2020. Cai Lixing has also revealed that the company will be launching a mid-range and low-end 5G chipset to meet market demands.
Read full thread here: https://c.mi.com/thread-2610976-1-0.html
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Ahead of the Double 11 sale in China which will take place on 11th of November, AnTuTu has released lists of smartphones with the highest benchmark results in different price brackets.
Essentially, these benchmarks highlight the most cost-effective smartphones, in terms of CPU performance which will help potential buyers to pick the devices that offer the most value for money. The different price brackets include the following
Read full thread here: https://c.mi.com/thread-2602427-1-0.html
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Google Chrome 78 has been rolling out to the stable channel over the last few days, and among improvements to local file management and automatic verification SMS pasting, we keep finding changes here and there. One of these is a redesigned context menu that flies towards you with a spiffy new animation when you long-press a link, image, or video. It has been available as a flag in one form or another for more than two years, but Chrome 78 seems to have activated it for most people.
Read full thread here: https://c.mi.com/thread-2591390-1-0.html
Facebook will soon require a selfie of your face from different angles to confirm your profile. The social network is testing a new identity verification method that seems to use facial recognition technology to identify fake accounts.
Facebook has nearly 2.5 billion active users worldwide and among them are many fake accounts. To fix this problem, they are testing a new identity verification method. That requires a live video of your face from different angles.
Read full thread here: https://c.mi.com/thread-2594520-1-0.html
Qualcomm is combining work and pleasure once again and has scheduled its Tech Summit for 3-5 December 2019 in Maui, Hawaii. More excitingly this is the event where the San Diego-based company usually reveals its latest chipset, and now it is time for the Snapdragon 865.
Information on the Snapdragon 865 is scarce - we expect it to be built on Samsung’s 7nm process, instead of TSMC, which is something the Korean giant hasn’t done since the times of Snapdragon 820 and Snapdragon 835. We expect to see two variations - a widely available platform for LTE markets and an additional, more expensive variant with a Snapdragon X55 5G modem.
Read full thread here: https://c.mi.com/thread-2600403-1-0.html
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