Smartphone cameras aren’t capturing the same orange California skies viewers are seeing

Smartphone cameras - orange sky, San Francisco

Device users faced an unusual struggle in attempting to take a picture of the orange apocalyptic skies. Smartphone cameras were having a particularly difficult time as users attempted to capture images of the Californian West Coast’s orange skies. Massive orange smoky clouds from uncontrolled wildfires changed the color of the sky in California and Oregon. People have called the look of the skies in parts of Oregon and California apocalyptic, or as though they were looking at a landscape on Mars. That said, as they raised their smartphone cameras to…

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Oral-B launches its high-tech AI toothbrush

AI toothbrush - hand holding toothbrush

The new gadget is available for anyone who has $200 to drop on real-time tracking and other features. Oral-B first unveiled its fancy AI toothbrush at CES 2020, and it has now launched the iO artificial intelligence product for sale. The price wasn’t revealed to the public when the device first made its way into the tech spotlight. At first unveiling, the iO AI toothbrush was described with phrases such as “oscillating, rotating movements,” and “linear magnetic drive,” among others. Now, beyond the flashy descriptive phrases, the gadget also has…

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New Android 5G BlackBerry phone to hit the market next year

BlackBerry Phone

The new handsets will also feature the physical keyboard for which the brand is best known. The BlackBerry phone, once synonymous with smartphones before failing completely and disappearing from the market, will be returning to the device world once again in 2021. The company is licensing its name once again to release a device into the Android smartphone market. The latest iteration of the BlackBerry phone will be released by Texas start-up OnwardMobility. It will be launching an Android based 5G smartphone with the signature physical QWERTY keyboard for which…

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Apple use in China could plummet by 95 percent if the US bans WeChat

Apple use in China - woman and child looking at iPhone

A massive survey of 1.2 million Chinese iPhone owners shows they would switch brands. A huge survey conducted with the participation of 1.2 million Chinese iPhone owners showed that Apple use in China would fall by 95 percent if Donald Trump’s executive order is implemented. The iPhone owners stated that they would rather switch smartphone brands than go without WeChat. The survey was conducted following an executive order from US President Donald Trump which would ban American companies from transacting with Tencent, the owner of WeChat. That said, this survey’s…

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Updated information to disinfect your phone in a pandemic affected world

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While some rules have remained the same since the start of the outbreak, updates have been issued. Knowing how to disinfect your phone is always a good idea, but in a pandemic crisis, it becomes particularly important to stay on top of the latest recommended strategies. For the latest information about the COVID-19 pandemic, visit the WHO or CDC website. It’s always a good idea to properly disinfect your phone. It can help you to avoid more than just exposure to the coronavirus (which can remain on your device screen…

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