Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Vivo is first in line for Qualcomm's in-screen fingerprint readers

Qualcomm unveiled its in-screen fingerprint tech and it already has its first customer – vivo. The company brought a working prototype to MWC Shanghai with two sensors, one below the AMOLED screen and one on the back (below the metal surface).

In theory, the whole display can be turned into a giant fingerprint reader, though there’s probably no need for that. Still, the bottom of the display will be able to read fingerprints, which would allow the company to shrink the bottom bezel to nearly nothing.

Deal: LG G6 is $150 off in the US

If you are in the US and planning to purchase the LG G6, you might want to check out the deal Amazon is offering: the unlocked variant (black and platinum color options) for $549.99.

That is down $150 from the $699.99 price tag the device usually carries there. Officially also, LG has the unlocked variant listed for $700.

The model on offer is compatible with both GSM and CDMA networks, meaning you can use it on all major US carriers including AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon. No information on when the deal ends. For more details, head to the Source link below.

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New Galaxy Note8 leaked renders show camera bump, confirm position of the fingerprint sensor

Last week a comprehensive report shed a lot of light on Samsung's upcoming Note8 smartphone, including its record-breaking price. One of the things that leak did not have was any kind of image portraying the device. Today, however, two different sources have come up with CAD-based renders of the Galaxy Note8.

Let's start with the more schematic one. Like the other renders outed today, this confirms the position of the fingerprint sensor that was talked about in last week's leak. We also get the umpteenth confirmation of the dual rear camera setup.

OnePlus 5 sales go live on the official site

Some of you got their OnePlus 5 early thanks to the special code shown during the event, others bought theirs in person, now the floodgates are open – everyone can grab one from

You’ve seen our review and our thoughts, you’re voting at the polls. Below is a reminder of the prices. You should have all the info to make a decision.

OnePlus 5 now available in India

Update: The device is also listed on OnePlus' India store, but only the 6GB RAM variant is currently in stock.

Original story below:

Less than a week after it was officially announced for the country, the OnePlus 5 is now available for purchase in India. Amazon has the 6GB/64GB version listed for INR 32,999 ($510), while the 8GB/128GB model will set you back INR 37,999 ($590).

Nintendo announces Super NES Classic, goes on sale September 29

Nintendo’s NES Classic was constantly out of stock, including the day it launched, and whenever it was in stock, it was out shortly after. So you could understand why people were upset to learn of Nintendo's discontinuation of the NES Classic edition. The discontinuation also prompted rumors about Nintendo’s possible plan to release a Super NES Classic as well.

Well before this upcoming holiday season, Nintendo is going to release the Super NES classic on September 29 with a retail price of $80. You’ll be able to play with one or two players with the two included wired controllers over an HDMI connection.

Facebook Messenger video chat gets animated reactions, filters, masks, and effects

Facebook Messenger is adding some new features today, all of which are about its built-in video chat functionality. We don't know how used this is inside the app, but it sure does look like Facebook is eager to remind people that video chatting inside Messenger is actually a thing you can do.

If you like that, you'll also appreciate the new animated reactions, filters, masks, and effects you can add to your video conversations. You are even able to take screenshots now, for both one-on-one and group video chats.

Vivo is first in line for Qualcomm's in-screen fingerprint readers

Qualcomm unveiled its in-screen fingerprint tech and it already has its first customer – vivo. The company brought a working prototype ...