5G smartphones comprised under 1 percent of American mobile phone buys last year

5G smartphones - Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

Though the sale of these devices is on the rise, they made only a sliver of the total 2019 purchases. It doesn’t come as much of a surprise that 5G smartphones are selling at an increasing rate. When it comes to purchasing a device that will align with the direction of technology’s evolution, these are the obvious choice, according to the most recent NPD Mobile Phone Tracking data. Even with that being the fact, they still made up under 1 percent of the total US sales for 2019. Despite the…

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Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon Wear 3100 for Google smartwatches

Snapdragon Wear 3100 - Image of Smartwatch on wrist

Google’s smartwatch platform is about to get a notable upgrade. After teasing its new platform at Google’s developer conference back in May, Qualcomm has finally announced the Snapdragon Wear 3100, its new next generation smartwatch chip platform for Google Wear OS smartwatches, reported CNET. So far, the most talked about feature of the new chips are improved battery life. One of the most talked about features of the new Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip is its ultra-low power system that extends battery life. “With the Snapdragon Wear 3100 Platform, we envisioned…

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mHealth scanner similar to Star Trek tricorders pursued

mhealth star trek

A $10 million prize has been offered to the creators of a mobile device similar to the currently fictional device. What was once technology that was available exclusively in science fiction is now being sought in real life in the form of an mhealth device that could become available here on Earth in the not too distant future. There are now thirty four teams of entrepreneur teams seeking to discover a real version of a Star Trek device. The reason that these researchers from nine different countries are currently putting…

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Augmented reality investments slated for major growth

Augmented reality and technology Shopping trends

Augmented reality to experience strong growth in coming years Augmented reality is beginning to attract major attention as its capabilities become more understood. The technology has faced many challenges in the past, but is quickly becoming an ideal way to engage consumers in a dynamic fashion and provide them with highly interactive experiences that cannot be found through other technologies. A new report from ABI Research suggests that augmented reality is poised to see major investment growth in the coming years as more companies put higher value on this technology.…

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Augmented reality could unlock new potential in mobile devices

Augmented Reality app

Future mobile devices may rely heavily on augmented reality Mobile devices of the future may have some impressive features that set them leagues apart from the mobile devices of today. Qualcomm, one of the world’s leading chip designers, believes that augmented reality will be a prominent feature of the future’s smartphones and tablets. This technology has been gaining more attention with every passing year and has won praise for its interactivity. Augmented reality has served as a very effective bridge between the digital and physical worlds. Mobile devices may become…

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