A login method for cars, doors, PCs and everything else
Over the past few years, the concept of using heartbeat data to encrypt information and authenticate personal and enterprise users has been gaining consideration as an alternative to expensive, computationally-heavy encryption techniques unsuited for wearable devices.
Modular upgrades for your notebook, if Intel stays on course
Earlier this month during CES, our staff managed to get its hands on an Intel Compute Card, the company’s new ultra-thin form factor measuring 5mm thin and just slightly taller than a standard credit card.
Increases 10 percent
Apple is on target to increase its MacBook and MacBook Pro shipments to 15 million units this year, up from 13.5 million units last year, according to the latest report from supply chain sources.
Apple and Samsung preparing full screen mobile devices
According to the latest analyst expectations for Apple’s upcoming iPhone lineup this year, the devices are expected to include some structural changes to the display panel circuitry along with the addition of a facial recognition system.
Planet Labs is a potential fit
According to the latest reports from The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, there is an effort underway by Alphabet Inc. to slash some of its long-term projects and R&D divisions, including Google’s own satellite imaging unit.
Motherboard shipments may drop 10 percent in 2017
The latest bit of information from industry sources suggests that ASUS, MSI and Gigabyte will all begin hiking retail prices for motherboards and graphics cards in China beginning in early February after the 2017 Lunar New Year holidays.
About 0.5mm thick with vapor chamber
Similar to the Samsung Galaxy S7’s use of a single ultra-thin heatpipe for internal thermal dissipation, the upcoming flagship Galaxy S8 replacement is expected to use the same design, according to the latest info from Taiwan-based supply chain makers.
Along with two new LG flagship smartwatches
Google’s software platform for wearables may be receiving its first major update on February 9th, according to the latest information from at least one known reliable Twitter source who does his job fairly well.
Extra docking station, Joy-Con controller prices limit expandability
Given the plethora of news bits surrounding Nintendo’s upcoming Switch Console due on March 3rd, one of the more interesting details seems to be the price of purchasing a secondary pair of controllers or docking station to offer more flexibility in the mobile gameplay experience.
Big focus on front facing camera improvements
While most Samsung mobile devices to be expected throughout the company’s history have never been short on rumored release dates, the latest report now claims that the upcoming Galaxy S8 will launch during mid-April with a major focus on front-camera performance.