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‘Read This Page’ Google Assistant Feature Is Rolling out on Android

‘Read This Page’ Google Assistant Feature Is Rolling out on Android

As showcased in the CES 2020, Google is rolling out a built-in screen reader for Google Assistant. The feature is activated when you say “Hey Google, read this page” and has started rolling out on Android.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Series Sales Lower Than Expected, Coronavirus Likely Cause

Samsung Galaxy S20 Series Sales Lower Than Expected, Coronavirus Likely Cause

Samsung announced the Galaxy S20 series earlier this month and the device went on sale yesterday. A new report from Korea claims that the initial sale of Galaxy S20 Series was lackluster and less than what Samsung had expected.

Samsung Promises to Work on Galaxy S20 Ultra’s Camera Bug

Samsung Promises to Work on Galaxy S20 Ultra’s Camera Bug

Samsung Galaxy S20 Series was introduced early this month. The device is yet to ship to customers, however, Samsung is already busy fixing a camera issue. Apparently reviewers have found a bug on the Galaxy S20 Ultra camera. Now Samsung has responded and says that it is currently working on a fix.

Leaked Surface Duo Demo Video Shows off ‘Peeking’ Interface

Leaked Surface Duo Demo Video Shows off ‘Peeking’ Interface

Microsoft is once again trying its hands on phones. Last year Microsoft killed Windows Phone and now the company is planning to debut with an Android-powered foldable phone. We have seen a glimpse of how Microsoft’s Surface Duo looks like. The latest video clips shed light on yet another interesting Surface Duo feature.

Images of TCL’s Upcoming Phone with Slide-Out Screen Leaked

Images of TCL’s Upcoming Phone with Slide-Out Screen Leaked

Smartphone manufacturers are coming up with new designs and form factors almost every day. Samsung is striving hard to make foldable displays mainstream while others like Oppo are experimenting with various arrangements for the selfie camera. Now a render of TCL device shows off a slide-out screen.

Microsoft Surface Duo Spotted in Action, Features Front-Facing Flash

Microsoft Surface Duo Spotted in Action, Features Front-Facing Flash

Smartphones with foldable displays seem to be the rage these days. Samsung has already launched the Galaxy Fold and is expected to soon launch the Galaxy Z Flip. Meanwhile, nothing much happened with Microsoft after it retired Windows phone. Now the company is prepping a folding phone with a robust foldable display.

Netflix Android App Is Now Streaming AV1 Codec for Select Titles

Netflix Android App Is Now Streaming AV1 Codec for Select Titles

AV1 is the latest video codec that offers a slew of advantages over Android’s VP9 standard. Most importantly VP9 offers nearly 30% better compression without any loss in quality. Now Netflix has announced that it will offer AV1 natively on Android devices.

Nubia’s Upcoming Android Phone Will Feature 80W Fast Charging

Nubia’s Upcoming Android Phone Will Feature 80W Fast Charging

In the recent past, Android phone manufacturers are competing with each other when it comes to superior fast charging support. Now Nubia is seemingly working on an Android phone that supports up to 80W fast charging.

New Android Phones in Turkey Will No Longer Come with Google Services

New Android Phones in Turkey Will No Longer Come with Google Services

Google was fined $17.4 million in September last year by the Turkish authority. The authorities found that Google had violated competition law and had given six months to make the changes. Interestingly Google has now informed its Turkish partners that they will not be able to work with them.

Google Starts Rolling out RCS Messaging in the U.S

Google Starts Rolling out RCS Messaging in the U.S

Google is all set to offer RCS or Rich Communication Services in the U.S. The new service is expected to replace traditional text messaging and bring new features to the table. Google has designed the standard while carriers can handle the deployment. Google will deploy RCS in the U.S from today.