Month: November 2020

Shipments of true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds have skyrocketed in India, as they grew 723 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2020, according to research firm Counterpoint. Indian vendor Boat became the market leader with a share of 18 percent, while Xiaomi maintained its second position. The Chinese company captured a market share of
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Researchers have created the smallest memory device yet, an advance that may lead to faster, smaller, and more energy-efficient electronic chips for consumer electronics and brain-inspired computing. The scientists from the University of Texas at Austin in the US also found the physics that unlocks dense memory storage capabilities for these tiny devices. In the
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A material that mimics human skin in strength, stretchability, and sensitivity could be used to collect biological data in real-time. Electronic skin, or e-skin, may play an important role in next-generation prosthetics, personalized medicine, soft robotics, and artificial intelligence. “The ideal e-skin will mimic the many natural functions of human skin, such as sensing temperature
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US software firm Salesforce plans to buy corporate messaging platform Slack, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, leading to a jump in stock prices for the young company. Slack, which has enjoyed increased popularity since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, saw its shares surge 32 percent. Trade was temporarily suspended but prices were still
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Huawei P50 series, expected to release next year, will reportedly integrate an innovative liquid lens technology to massively improve focusing speeds. The company looks to shake things up in smartphone imaging once again with its new patented liquid lens technology that is reported to achieve millisecond-level focusing, nearly in the lines of the human eye.
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International Data Corporation (IDC) has released its Q3 2020 data for smartwatches and earphones and the firm suggests a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 165.1 percent was registered in the overall Indian wearables market. The most significant rise was observed in the earwear category, wherein a total of four million true wireless stereo (TWS) devices were
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Samsung’s next-generation Galaxy Buds TWS earbuds will reportedly launch alongside the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S21 series. The South Korean tech giant has been introducing new earbuds alongside its flagship Galaxy S series for a few years now, and next year may not be any different. These next-gen earbuds are tipped to support active noise cancellation
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