Android users feel safer with thumb sensors while iPhone users only have Face ID for security, but it is time Android gets a better and safer facial tech. News 

This Startup Could Bring Face ID-Like Security Technology to Android Users

Apple has offered Face ID on the iPhone for a few years, and its security is foolproof enough for the company to ditch Touch ID altogether. The situation with Android phones has been different, as people feel more secure with a biometric fingerprint sensor than a software-based face unlock feature. But we may finally have a breakthrough thanks to this one startup that has joined hands with one of the biggest mobile brands to make security technology affordable and ready for mass adoption. A Harvard Labs-based startup called Metalenz has…

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Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg had been skiing in Japan with his family and was due to meet with Facebook developers in Tokyo on Monday and Tuesday. (AFP) Gadgets 

Mark Zuckerberg’s Asia tour includes AI, swords, headsets, and an Indian wedding

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited Japan on Monday as part of a brief tour of Asia, which included activities such as sword-making and trying out mixed-reality headsets in Seoul. Additionally, he reportedly attended extravagant pre-wedding festivities for the son of an Indian billionaire. Zuckerberg shared videos on social media showcasing his experience learning about crafting katanas with a sword master, demonstrating his skills in hammering molten metal and wielding a blade. Bloomberg News reported that the 39-year-old had been skiing in Japan with his family and was scheduled to meet…

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Samsung is making waves with its upcoming smart ring, which is set to revolutionise wearable technology with its unique features and capabilities. (Representative Image) (Luna) News 

Samsung to reveal new smart ring at Mobile World Congress 2024

Samsung Electronics Co. is set to introduce its inaugural wearable smart ring as a component of its health product range at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The South Korean company is showing off the Galaxy Ring publicly for the first time since teasing it last month at the launch of the Galaxy S24 series of smartphones in California. The Galaxy Ring offers users more personalized and seamless experiences supported by advances in artificial intelligence, Samsung said in a statement on Sunday. Visitors to Mobile World Congress will also be…

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5 AI updates you might have overlooked today: Samsung offers AI training, Truecaller explores AI for fraud prevention, and more.

In the latest AI news, Samsung has introduced a new initiative at Visvesvaraya Technological University aimed at offering training in AI and IoT to more than 1100 students to prepare them for the future. Additionally, Truecaller CEO announced plans to utilize AI for company growth and fraud prevention. Stay updated on the latest developments in the world of AI. 1. The Samsung Innovation Campus program was launched to train 1,100 young people in artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things Samsung Semiconductor India Research announces Samsung Innovation Campus program at…

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Smartphone users can record calls but the support is limited to few brands and they will now offer it for more callers. News 

VoWiFi Call Recording Now Available for These Smartphone Users

Most smartphones these days support Voice Over Wi-Fi calling option which helps people to avoid bad network issues. And now this playing mode is becoming a much requested feature that many people usually use. It has been reported that Samsung Galaxy users can actually record calls made via VoWiFi mode. The feature comes via the latest One UI 6.1 version, which is based on Android 14 and will be available for older Galaxy devices in the coming months. Google’s version of Android no longer allows call recording, but other versions…

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This feature allows users to draw a circle around an image or text displayed on any application that supports screen capture. News 

AI to be Utilized by Circle for Enhanced Search Capabilities

Google search has undoubtedly become more seamless since the introduction of the Circle To Search feature. This AI-powered tool is available exclusively on the Samsung S24 series (S24, S24+ and S24 Ultra) and Google’s Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro phones. This feature allows users to draw a circle around an image or text displayed in any app that supports screen capture. When the desired part is selected with the S-Pen or your finger, it will automatically take you to the Google results page, which will display the details of…

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OnePlus offers 4 years of OS upgrades with its latest flagship phone but that's still less than what a Pixel 8 or Galaxy S24 user gets. News 

Here’s why OnePlus believes that providing 7 years of OS updates for phones is illogical.

OnePlus has recently launched the new 12 series, which includes the OnePlus 12R, which can in every way be called an affordable flagship. The company offers 4 years of OS updates with the 12 and 3 years if you buy the OnePlus 12R. OnePlus never explained the reason for its limited OS update period, nor did it attempt to connect flagships like the Pixel 8 series and Samsung Galaxy S24 models, which now receive 7 years of OS updates. But OnePlus has finally bucked the trend, and in a recent…

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Google Gemini AI has given us Circle to search on mobile and more users will also get it but when? Here are the details. AI 

Android Users Will Have to Wait for Google’s ‘Circle To Search’ AI Tech, But It Will Be Available to Them

Google’s big push into AI for smartphone users will be heavily limited to premium consumers, and that’s likely to be the case at least later this year. The company’s Circle to Search AI feature debuted on the Samsung Galaxy S24 series and then rolled out on the Pixel 8 Pro in January. But what about other Android users, when will they get this new search feature? Samsung has reportedly shared a timeline that may leave many of you disappointed. As recently revealed by Samsung Netherlands, Circle to Search may come…

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Samsung Chairman has been battling the case since 2015 but has finally got the reprieve from the Court in Seoul News 

Samsung Chief Found Not Guilty in Long-Running Case Dating Back to 2015

A Seoul court on Monday acquitted Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Jae-yong of charges over a controversial 2015 merger of two Samsung subsidiaries that allegedly helped him take over South Korea’s largest conglomerate. Lee was acquitted by the Seoul Central District Court for three years and five months after he was accused of complicity in market irregularities in the merger of Cheil Industries Inc. and Samsung C&T Corp. to strengthen his leadership. group at a lower price. Lee was charged with stock price manipulation, breach of trust and accounting fraud in…

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Samsung Chairman has been battling the case since 2015 but has finally got the reprieve from the Court in Seoul News 

Samsung Chief Found Not Guilty in Long-Running Case Dating Back to 2015

A Seoul court on Monday acquitted Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Jae-yong of charges over a controversial 2015 merger of two Samsung subsidiaries that allegedly helped him take over South Korea’s largest conglomerate. Lee was acquitted by the Seoul Central District Court for three years and five months after he was accused of complicity in market irregularities in the merger of Cheil Industries Inc. and Samsung C&T Corp. to strengthen his leadership. group at a lower price. Lee was charged with stock price manipulation, breach of trust and accounting fraud in…

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Samsung has made its name with screens that are high on contrast but this year things are different. News 

Samsung Responds to Complaints About Galaxy S24’s Dull Display

The Samsung Galaxy S24 has a display issue, as many owners have reported, as they feel that the display shows dull colors compared to previous Samsung flagships. According to reports, people have noticed inconsistencies in display colors, which the company even confirmed. However, the latest development has given the whole story an interesting twist that has surprised some of you. Samsung is apparently using a different tuning for the Galaxy S24 series, which means you’ll see less contrast on the screen compared to last year’s Galaxy S23 models. Samsung’s Spanish…

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Samsung has 5-gen foldable devices in the market and soon the company could bring an affordable variant as well. Here are the details. News 

These Features May Be Absent in Samsung’s Budget-Friendly Galaxy Foldable Phone

Samsung seems to have moved forward with its plans to make a low-cost version of its Galaxy Fold model, but launching the foldable at a lower price could see significant cost-cutting. A news report published this week claims that the company could drop S Pen support for the affordable Galaxy Z Fold 6 model. The premium fold comes with a stylus or S Pen support, which makes Samsung’s foldable much more functional compared to other brands in the segment. But the brand could see more changes to this rumored device,…

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Google's 'Circe to Search' feature debuted last month alongside the Galaxy S24 series, but it is now rolling out to Pixel 8 phones as well. Here's how it works. AI 

Today, Google Pixel 8 receives the ‘Flagship’ AI Feature from Galaxy S24

Google is finally rolling out the “Circle to Search” feature for the Pixel 8 series devices today. First launched with the Samsung Galaxy S24 series, this feature allows users to search for something simply by long-pressing the gesture navigation bar or the home button. When the search overlay appears, you can search by circling, highlighting, or tapping something. Note that this feature is also available on the vanilla Pixel 8, unlike some other AI-centric features that Google decided to reserve for the more expensive Pixel 8 Pro. Search circle: how…

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As more companies venture out with their AI features, it is inevitable that people will be forced to pay for these services in the near future AI 

In the next year or two, phone brands may start charging users for advanced AI features.

AI apps and features are getting all the attention, and brands are trying to make them appeal to consumers. And this is also the case in the smartphone industry, where Google and Samsung are already introducing AI-centric features thanks to the development of major language models. But it must be said that all AI features are coming to premium devices like Pixel 8/8 Pro and Galaxy S24. So most of you expect companies to offer these features for free, especially when you think owning a device is high enough. But…

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Samsung has recently launched its flagship Galaxy S24 series smartphone with a key focus on artificial intelligence capability in the device. (REUTERS) News 

Samsung plans to manufacture laptops in India following the production of the Galaxy S24, a smartphone made in India.

A senior official from Samsung, the major Korean electronics company, announced on Monday that they have begun shipping their premium smartphone Galaxy S24, which is made in India. Additionally, the company has made the decision to manufacture laptops at their Noida factory in the country later this year. T M Roh, president and head of the Mobile eXperience (MX) business at Samsung Electronics, told reporters that India is gearing up to manufacture the laptop as it has termed India as its major manufacturing base. “We will start manufacturing laptops at…

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Android phones support eSIM networks but the process to transfer them is a challenge but that could change soon. News 

Android has introduced a convenient method to transfer eSIMs to different phones.

Apple already serves some markets with its eSIM-only iPhones, and soon we may see Google follow the same path. Reports coming this week suggest that Android will finally make it easy to transfer eSIM profiles to another device, finally making it a viable option for millions of Android users. The details of this feature come via Mishaal Rahman in this report, where he spotted the new option while using Samsung’s new Galaxy S24 Ultra with the new One UI update. The tipper was given the option to transfer an eSIM…

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US President Joe Biden is set to announce subsidies for semiconductor companies like Samsung, Intel, and TSMC to boost chip manufacturing in the US and stay ahead of rivals like China. (AFP) News 

Report: Joe Biden to provide substantial subsidies to Samsung, Intel, TSMC, and other chip manufacturers

US President Joe Biden is expected to announce subsidies for semiconductor companies such as Samsung, Intel, and TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co) in an effort to maintain a competitive edge against China and other rivals. The aim is to encourage these companies to produce advanced chips within the United States and its allied nations. The windfall is expected to be in the billions of dollars and will be announced in the coming weeks, which will help them build new factories in the US. The upcoming announcements aim to jump-start manufacturing…

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Samsung aims continuous blood pressure checking (REUTERS) News 

Samsung is in a race with Apple to create a non-invasive blood sugar monitor.

Samsung Electronics Co. is currently investigating the creation of a noninvasive blood sugar monitor (glucose monitoring) and continuous blood pressure checking. This move demonstrates the company’s determination to achieve significant healthcare objectives, as it competes with Apple Inc. and other prominent tech companies. The work is part of a broader effort to add health features to several devices, including its just-announced Galaxy Ring, said Hon Pak, the Samsung executive overseeing the effort. The company ultimately aims to give consumers a complete picture of their well-being through sensors on different parts…

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Here, let us compare the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra and the iPhone 15 Pro Max, the top flagships by Samsung and Apple, and see how they fare. News 

Comparison of Top Flagships: Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra vs iPhone 15 Pro Max

Samsung has finally launched its latest flagship smartphones – the Galaxy S24 series, which are equipped with Galaxy AI and a host of new internal features. The star of the show is the Galaxy S24 Ultra, with several upgrades over the last generation Galaxy S23 Ultra. But have you wondered how it stacks up against the iPhone 15 Pro Max, Apple’s top flagship? Here we compare the two high-end flagship devices and see how they stack up. Galaxy S24 Ultra Vs iPhone 15 Pro Max: Display and Build Like the…

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Samsung Galaxy S24 series offers AI-centric features and on-device processing feature for users this year. News 

Noida Plant to Manufacture Samsung Galaxy S24 Series for India and Other Nations

The Samsung Galaxy S24 series is manufactured in India and the company plans to use its large noida factory unit to manufacture these devices for the domestic and international markets. Samsung India CEO J B Park shared the update on Thursday. Samsung started production at the same plant a few years ago, which shows its focus and commitment to the Indian market. The new Galaxy S24 lineup is also the first to be built with AI-centric features based on Google’s Gemini flagship model. Samsung has three main devices to choose…

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