With Google's new Trusted Contacts app, certain people can request to see your exact location. The app, only available for now on phones running Google's Android mobile software, allows you to give certain people you trust your exact location at a moment's notice, through your phone's GPS system. If you're in a place with a bad cell signal, those people will be able to see if your phone is offline. They can also see if your battery is dead. (Nervous parents, rejoice.). "This thing really can be a powerful sensor to make sure you're okay," said David Tattersall, a Google product manager, holding up a phone during a briefing last week. "We're actually going to help some people, and potentially save some lives."Silicon Valley companies have been getting more involved with people's personal safety, as they make more use of their massive user bases and vast technological networks to help the public. For example, Facebook has a feature called Safety Check, which it deploys during natural disasters and other emergencies. Safety Check lets people in disaster areas post on the social network that they are safe, so their friends need not worry. Google also has a crisis response webpage with a map for weather emergencies and other disasters.
Qualcomm on Wednesday also unveiled four new mid-tier tempered glass screen protector for iphone x chipsets, the Snapdragon 620 and 618, and the Snapdragon 425 and 415, The new 600 line chips will include a handful of features previously only found in higher-end phones, including 4K video capabilities and the ability to use two cameras at once, All four chipsets are expected to be used in new devices by the second half of the year, The smartphone-chip maker is introducing new classes for its radio chips to let customers more clearly know the upload and download speeds of their phones..
The Money service has launched in seven European countries -- the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland and Sweden. Ericsson is planning to bring it to other countries soon. While there are plenty of other ways to send money to other people -- bank transfers, PayPal, cheques, and popping a few notes in an envelope -- Ericsson Money aims to be both simple and instantaneous. Ericsson Money could come in handy in a pinch, but services that let you actually pay for items with your phone are currently where it's at -- and both Orange and Google are bringing that tech to the masses.
CNET también está disponible en español, Don't show this again, But these tempered glass screen protector for iphone x three products at Demo show that it's time for Apple to get off the stick and figure out the background problems like power management and security, Developers will continue to build cool apps on other platforms, and pull users to them, until it does, Phone Halo is a service that keeps you from losing your keys or money clip by monitoring when its Bluetooth fobs go out of range, The only way it can work is for a background process on the phone to be monitoring the Bluetooth system, It works on the Blackberry and Android OS, but not on the iPhone..
CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. The company announced plans for the new tablet, called the Cisco Cius, during its annual customer conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday. The device, which will only weigh about 1.15 pounds, will sport Cisco's collaboration software that integrates virtual desktop applications with high-definition video. Specifically, the new device will have front- and rear-facing cameras that record in high definition for video conferencing and a 7-inch high-resolution screen. The device will be integrated with Cisco's TelePresence video conferencing system to provide one-click access to video conferences. It will also be integrated with the WebEx meeting products. It can connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi or through a 3G cellular network.