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Is smartphone camera a privacy nightmare?

With the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, the next top SoC from Qualcomm is ready for the new top-class Android phones. In addition to more performance, it brings a feature that will raise concerns among many customers: Your smartphone can keep an eye on you around the clock. The new top chip for Android phones always leaves the camera on We already know an always-on display, usually a really practical thing. But it looks different with an always-on camera, as will be made possible by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. In particular, the front cameras of smartphones in which the new SoC is used should be permanently switched on and observe the surroundings. Qualcomm markets this as an additional data protection feature. For example, the permanently switched-on camera could recognize when someone is reading over the shoulder of the actual owner and then lock the screen. Of course, unlocking by the camera should also work if the owner is in front of it, even without even picking up the phone. It is made

Vivo Watch 2

Vivo Watch – Vivo Soon, the Chinese company Vivo will launch the second generation of its smartwatch Vivo Watch 2. The first, official renders of this model have been leaked to the network. It shows watch with a classic appearance. The first information about the appearance of Vivo Watch 2 was found on the web a few weeks ago – the manufacturer introduced support for this unannounced device to the Smart Health App. The news reports say that the device has been certified by the Chinese Ministry of Industry. Official promotional materials created by Vivo about the Watch 2 model have been leaked to the network . The watch has  a classic design with a round case in at least two colors: black and gray with a silicone or leather strap. The device has narrow frames surrounding an OLED screen with a diameter of 42 mm, and the hardware features will include heart rate monitoring and a GPS module. It is not yet known when Vivo Watch 2 will be officially launched – it is possible that it will hap

Red Magic 6S :Powerful smartphone for gaming enthusiasts

Chinese company Nubia has unveiled a new phone in its gaming smartphone series Red Magic 6. The Red Magic 6S Pro is equipped with a more powerful processor than the Red Magic 6 and 6 Pro. These two variants offers  better cooling and touch controls. The Red Magic 6S Pro will comes with  Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 888 Plus processor, while the Red Magic 6 Pro was powered by a Snapdragon 888 processor. The new phone is equipped with an Ice 7.0 cooling system and phase change materials have been added. These materials store the heat of the battery and release it slowly . Active cooling fan is part of the phone for long term thermal management. The phone comes with a 6.8-inch AMOLED display with a 165 Hz refresh rate (120, 90 and 60 Hz modes are also part of the device) while Gorilla Glass is used to protect it. Similarly, the new 720 Hz multi-finger touch sampling rate is also part of the phone. This new phone has 2 shoulder triggers working at 450 Hz touch sampling rate, a new trigger is

Exercise regulates iron in the body and mind

Regular exercise regulates iron in the body and does not cause many diseases. Photo: File A study has shown that regular physical activity regulates the metabolism and absorption of iron in the body and brain. This study will also help find ways to understand the benefits of exercise in people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The latest study, published in the International Journal of Molecular Journal, was conducted by scientists at the University of Eastern Finland. It was observed during the study that if the absorption of iron in brain is disrupted it causes rapid aging and can lead disease like Alzheimer. Not only does exercise reduce internal irritation and inflammation. However, it needs further study to under the link between iron and Alzheimer. A study was conducted on healthy rats and rats suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Sick rats were made to exercise and iron absorption was observed in them. The other group of rats were given a six-month running wheel. The research l

Amazon Echo Show 8 speaker launched in India

Amazon Echo Show 8 speaker launched in India Amazon has announced the Echo Show 8 (2nd generation) in India. This device is an upgrade of the Echo Show launched in 2019. The 2nd generation Echo Show 8 sports an 8-inch HD screen, an improved 13-megapixel camera, and dual stereo speakers for balanced sound output. Echo Show 8 can be a great device for video calling. You can start a video call simply by asking Alexa to call whomever you want. The Smart Display can also double as a digital photo frame and display your photo frame throughout the day. Echo Show 8 has also been launched with upgraded privacy features. The device comes with a new microphone, camera controls and the ability to delete your voice recordings. Like all other new devices with displays, the Echo Show also comes with a built-in cover to turn off the camera if you think Alexa is recording. Also, the Echo Show 8 is a cheaper alternative to the 2nd generation Echo Show 10, which was launched with a swivel display at a pr