Display and Touchscreen – Understanding Smartphone Specs

Today, we’ll be discussing all the aspects of display and touchscreen. The mobile phone display has evolved much over the years. Though the first touchscreen mobile, IBM Simon, was released way back in 1992, the technology remained largely unnoticed until 2007, when Apple released the iPhone. Rapid gain in popularity …

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Linux Foundation’s Open Source Automotive Software Project Takes Off

When we last covered the Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project—a collaborative, cross-industry, nonprofit effort to develop a common, open-source software stack for the connected car—it was 2016 and the automotive industry was just beginning to warm up to development partnerships that could advance autonomous vehicles and other mobility …

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Hell freezing over? Microsoft readies its own Linux for Windows

Microsoft Build 2019: Azure, Microsoft Graph, IoT and IE mode highlights ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley handicaps Microsoft’s vision to lead with its three core clouds: Azure, Microsoft 365 and gaming. Here’s the plan and other goodies developers will get. Read more: https://zd.net/2Wtzlh5 Believe it or not, Jack Hammons, Microsoft Program …

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Amazon says 60,000 devices use Amazon Alexa, which sounds dubious

Likely in an attempt to capitalize on the beginning of Google I/O 2019, Amazon just announced that Amazon Alexa now works with 60,000 different devices from over 7,400 brands (via Android Police). For the sake of comparison, Google’s most recent number for devices compatible with Google Assistant is 10,000. If …

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