Category Archives: smart phones

Google invests 22 million Dollar in the mobile operating system KaiOS

Google invests 22 million US dollars into the mobile operating system KaiOS which runs on so called “feature phones”. Feature phones are a mixture of smart phones and classic phones (only for calling). Even though feature phones do not provide … Continue reading

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Smart phone market decreases for the first time

According to Gartner the first time the smart phone market decreased in the fourth quart of 2017. This rises the question whether the peak of the smart phones is reached? Besides Huawei and Xiaomi all producers had a decrease in … Continue reading

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Intel announces new augmented reality glasses “Vaunt” projecting directly on the human retina

Intel works smart glasses called Vaunt which look like normal glasses and have a weight of only 50 gramm, as reported by The Verge.  All electronics including battery are within the glasses iron. In comparison to Google glass the Vaunt … Continue reading

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First super market without cashiers

Amazon opened in Seattle (US) the first super market without any cash registers. The vision of “Amazon Go” is that customers just take the goods needed and leave afterwards the super market. The payment is done automatically via their amazon … Continue reading

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VR headset LooxidVR tracks both: eyes and brain waves

The new LooxitVR set from Looxid-Labs claims itself an emotion detector. It detects next to the eyes also brain waves (EEG in 6 channels) in real time. It needs a smartphone within the headset (google daydream compatible) and a macOS … Continue reading

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150 Euro smart phone Thor Plus available

The smart phone Vernee Thor Plus produced in China and available for 150 Euro list price offers quite good functionality. Next an AMOLED display 5.5″ (1280 x 720 pixel, 16 million colors) with 13 mega pixels, 3 GB RAM it … Continue reading

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Microsoft starts artificial intelligence offensive

Microsoft recently introduced a new kit of artificial intelligence (ai) systems for consumers, companies and developers. This involves their assistant Cortana, a chatbot and a simultaneous translator. For its electronic assistant Cortana Microsoft announced a developer interface. With this so … Continue reading

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