Honor 30 Camera Module Leak Tips Sony IMX700 Sensor, Periscope Lens

Smartphones are one of the most used gadgets for everyone. Given how many surfaces and body parts a smartphone touches within a day, it also makes a smartphone the most exposed gadget to germs and viruses. Given the spread of the novel coronavirus or the COVID-19 disease, there have been concerns about smartphones being exposed to the virus as well. Some of the major concerns are – how likely is it for a person to catch the virus from their smartphone, or how long does coronavirus stay on a smartphone. In order to calculate the risk factor, we will see how long the novel coronavirus can stay on a smartphone surface.

Now, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) study, the original SARS-CoV virus which was found in 2003 was stable on a glass surface for up to 96 hours (four days). Apart from glass, it lasted on hard

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T-Mobile Closes Merger With Sprint, John Legere Hands Off CEO Role to Mike Sievert

Smartphones are one of the most used gadgets for everyone. Given how many surfaces and body parts a smartphone touches within a day, it also makes a smartphone the most exposed gadget to germs and viruses. Given the spread of the novel coronavirus or the COVID-19 disease, there have been concerns about smartphones being exposed to the virus as well. Some of the major concerns are – how likely is it for a person to catch the virus from their smartphone, or how long does coronavirus stay on a smartphone. In order to calculate the risk factor, we will see how long the novel coronavirus can stay on a smartphone surface.

Now, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) study, the original SARS-CoV virus which was found in 2003 was stable on a glass surface for up to 96 hours (four days). Apart from glass, it lasted on hard

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4 days ago

Elon Musk Says Tesla Can Supply FDA-Approved Ventilators Free of Cost to Hospitals

Smartphones are one of the most used gadgets for everyone. Given how many surfaces and body parts a smartphone touches within a day, it also makes a smartphone the most exposed gadget to germs and viruses. Given the spread of the novel coronavirus or the COVID-19 disease, there have been concerns about smartphones being exposed to the virus as well. Some of the major concerns are – how likely is it for a person to catch the virus from their smartphone, or how long does coronavirus stay on a smartphone. In order to calculate the risk factor, we will see how long the novel coronavirus can stay on a smartphone surface.

Now, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) study, the original SARS-CoV virus which was found in 2003 was stable on a glass surface for up to 96 hours (four days). Apart from glass, it lasted on hard

Read more
4 days ago

New Study Gives a Clue About How Long Coronavirus Can Live on a Smartphone

Smartphones are one of the most used gadgets for everyone. Given how many surfaces and body parts a smartphone touches within a day, it also makes a smartphone the most exposed gadget to germs and viruses. Given the spread of the novel coronavirus or the COVID-19 disease, there have been concerns about smartphones being exposed to the virus as well. Some of the major concerns are – how likely is it for a person to catch the virus from their smartphone, or how long does coronavirus stay on a smartphone. In order to calculate the risk factor, we will see how long the novel coronavirus can stay on a smartphone surface.

Now, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) study, the original SARS-CoV virus which was found in 2003 was stable on a glass surface for up to 96 hours (four days). Apart from glass, it lasted on hard

Read more
4 days ago

Honor 30 Camera Module Leak Tips Sony IMX700 Sensor, Periscope Lens

Honor 30 from Huawei-backed brand Honor is set to launch on April 15, the company had earlier revealed on Chinese micro-blogging website Weibo. The Honor 30 has earlier been rumoured to come with Sony’s 50-megapixel IMX700 camera. Now, a report based on a picture of the Honor 30’s camera module further fuels the speculation that the Honor 30 might just sport the 50-megapixel Sony camera. The image shows a quad camera setup, along with a dual-LED flash and features like the Octa PD Autofocus seen on the Huawei P40 Pro as well.

Folks at GSMArena have sourced a picture showing the camera module on the Honor 30. According to the image, the Honor 30 is hinted to come with a quad camera setup that will include the industry’s highest resolution custom camera sensor, the 50-megapixel Sony IMX700 sensor. Now, we could not verify the authenticity of the image independently, but

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T-Mobile Closes Merger With Sprint, John Legere Hands Off CEO Role to Mike Sievert

T-Mobile US said on Wednesday it officially completed the $23 billion (roughly Rs. 1,75,000 crores) merger with Sprint, solidifying its position as the No.3 wireless providers in the United States. The deal comes after a long legal battle between multiple state attorneys general which argued that a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint would be anticompetitive. The combined company will now operate under the T-Mobile name and will trade on the NASDAQ as “TMUS.”

The deal also enables T-Mobile and Sprint to join their high-band and low-band spectrum that could allow a faster roll-out of national 5G.

Sprint acknowledged risks in an SEC filing, saying that its internal controls over financial reporting could negatively impact the combined company.

A US federal judge approved the deal, which was originally valued at $26 billion, in February, rejecting a claim by a group of states that the proposed transaction would violate antitrust laws and

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How Android can assist your work from home experience

Learn how to ease your work-at-home stress a bit with the help of your Android smartphone.

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By now, your company has probably relegated you and your team to working from home. For some, this change hardly registers on the emotional or mental scale; for others, it’s a tectonic shift in how you think, behave, and work. 

To those who find this a struggle, what do you do? Fortunately, you have plenty of tools to make this transition a bit easier. One such tool is your Android device. Believe it or not, that tiny smartphone can help your work at home experience be a bit less troublesome.

“How” you ask? You’d be surprised at just how well Google’s platform is able to make this new world order a bit easier.

Let me explain.

SEE: Top 100+ tips for telecommuters and managers (TechRepublic download)

Your backup network

Probably the biggest

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Can Supply FDA-Approved Ventilators Free of Cost to Hospitals

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday the company has extra FDA-approved ventilators that can be shipped free of cost to hospitals within regions where the electric carmaker delivers.

“Device & shipping cost are free. Only requirement is that the vents are needed immediately for patients, not stored in a warehouse. Please me or @Tesla know,” Musk said in a tweet.

Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment on how many ventilators it has to offer, or how the company will prioritize requests.

Governments across the globe have appealed to automakers and aerospace companies help procure or make

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How to get started with Zoom’s apps for iOS and Android

Meeting online with Zoom doesn’t mean you’re tied to your desk—learn how to host or join video conferences from your smartphone.

Millions of Americans are now working from home due to the coronavirus outbreak and that means demand for video chat apps and other remote collaboration tools has skyrocketed. If your team is looking for ways to communicate face-to-face while maintaining social distancing, Zoom is just one of the tools you have at your disposal. 

Newly remote workers may find themselves using Zoom for the first time and most will probably opt for the Zoom desktop client for Windows or macOS. But, what if your remote work situation still requires moving around, be it inside or out of the house? A desktop video conferencing app won’t cut it. 

That’s where Zoom Cloud Meetings for iOS and Android come in. If you’re not sure how to get started with Zoom

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