Author: Surur

IDC confirms that despite US persecution, Huawei is the top smartphone-seller in Q2 2020

The IDC has confirmed this morning’s report from Canalys that Huawei has shipped the largest number of smartphones in Q2 2020, overtaking Samsung, who saw its sales plummet in the same quarter. Overall 278.4 million smartphones were shipped in Q2 2020, down 16.0% year over year. From a regional perspective, Asia/Pacific (excluding China and Japan), […]
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You will be able to play 2 games simultaneously on the Surface Duo

Another Microsoft executive has teased us with a Surface Duo, this time Liat Benzur, CVP Modern Life & Device. Posted a few days ago, the picture shows off the multitasking ability of the dual-screened device. While many Android devices offer split-screen multi-tasking, in most cases the resulting screens are too small to do anything useful. […]
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Microsoft Q4 2020: Bing Search Business revenue plummets 18% due to COVID-19

Microsoft’s search engine revenue growth, which has already been slowing, has run into a brick wall due to the COVID-19 crisis. Search advertising revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs decreased by 18% (down 17% in constant currency)  or $353 million, meaning the Bing Revenue was around $1,608 million, around the same size as the Surface division. […]
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Lenovo is working on a portable secondary monitor that is also an Android tablet, the Lenovo Yoga X

Documents discovered by Android developer Till Kottmann (@deletescape) and posted by Evan Blass aka evLeaks has revealed that Lenovo is working on a unique device, the Lenovo Yoga X. The large-screened Android tablet would also have a secondary mode where it acts as an external monitor for your PC, smartphone or even Nintendo Switch, via […]
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Huawei launches HUAWEI MateBook 13 AMD Edition powered by AMD Ryzen 5 3500U processor and Radeon Vega 8 Graphics

Huawei has announced the HUAWEI MateBook 13 AMD Edition, the latest addition to the ultra-portable all-rounder notebook line-up. The AMD Ryzen™ 5 processor embedded in the latest Huawei notebook ensures powerful performance whenever the users are in school, at work, or out and about. Designed for young professionals, the 13-inch notebook combines the HUAWEI FullView […]
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Amazon Echo Look discontinued: Turns out having a camera watch you dress was too creepy after all

Way back in 2017 Amazon introduced a new experimental product, the Amazon Echo Look. Designed to bolster Amazon’s clothing business, the camera was intended to give you fashion advice by recording what you were wearing each day, rating its attractiveness using AI and also real human fashion experts, and suggesting purchases which could enhance your […]
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Microsoft adds dual-screen emulation to Chromium

Microsoft adds dual-screen emulation to Chromium

Microsoft is still launching their Surface Duo dual-screen Android handset later this year, and ideally, they want developers to support the form factor. This includes web developers, and to help them optimise their websites for dual-screens Microsoft is adding dual-screen support to the built-in F12 emulator in Chromium. Gallery Microsoft, of course, is not the […]
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Facebooks better, faster Oculus Quest 2 reportedly delayed into 2021 due to COVID019

Facebook’s better, faster Oculus Quest 2 reportedly delayed into 2021 due to COVID019

Bloomberg reports that the successor to Facebook’s stand-alone VR headset, the Oculus Quest, may have been delayed into 2021. According to their sources, the COVID-19 crisis has slowed work, due to staff not being able to come to laboratories. They were working on various new designs for the Oculus Quest 2, with a variety of […]
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Microsoft may invest in electronic wallet company Paytm

It has been said that every technology company expands until it eventually becomes a payment platform, as we have observed with Apple and Google, and now a new rumour suggests Microsoft may be getting into the game too. The Electronic Times of India reports Digital payments firm Paytm has had talks with Microsoft for a […]
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