Apple redesigns Touch ID sensor for upcoming OLED iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Using acquisition assets from Authentic and Privaris


According to the latest report from supply chain sources, Apple has been working hard to redesign the fingerprint sensor mechanism used in its Touch ID feature on the iPhone, and will release a new in-house solution for the upcoming OLED iPhone later this year in collaboration with TSMC process technology.

Wearables market grew 16.9 percent in Q4 2016
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Non-fitness related segments showing some growth


According to the latest market data from IDC, the worldwide market for wearable devices surprisingly reached an all-time high in the fourth quarter of 2016 amid reports of slow market adoption.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 to have AMOLED display
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Even thinner bezels

Xiaomi's Mi Mix was quite a game changer and brought plenty of novelties to rather bland smartphone designs but now it appears that the successor will be even more interesting.

AMD releases Radeon Software ReLive 17.3.1 driver
Published in Graphics


One to have for Ghost Recon: Wildlands

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.3.1 driver which adds game day launch support for Ghost Recon: Wildlands as well as brings a couple of performance improvements and bug fixes.

Robot lawyer helps refugees
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DoNotPay has become the Internet’s Robin Hood


A chat bot that overturned 160,000 parking tickets is now giving free legal aid to asylum-seeking refugees through Facebook.

Volta expected to outperform AMD's Radeon RX Vega
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But will it be too late?

Rumours are starting to come in that Nvidia’s coming Volta will give AMD's Radeon RX Vega a good kicking thanks to Taiwan Semiconductor’s 12 nm fabrication process over Vega's 14 nm.

Spreadtrum’s chip made by Intel
Published in Processors


Much Intel inside 

China-based mobile chip vendor Spreadtrum has announced a new chip dubbed the SC9861G-IA, targeted at the "global mid-level and premium smartphone market".

Spammers reveal their entire operation
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Thanks to poor security


A top spammer has accidently revealed its entire operation thanks to poor security.

IBM speeds up quantum time table
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Down to a few years away.

Biggish Blue has said that it will build and sell commercial 50-qubit universal quantum computers, dubbed IBM Q, "in the next few years."

iPhone's emergency glitch still not fixed
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911 glitch was the tip of the ice-burg

Last year the iPhone suffered from a security glitch that caused iPhones to repeatedly dial 911 without user intervention.