Now that it’s been confirmed that Samsung uses a Sony IMX 240 image sensor for its latest flagship smartphones – the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, what will Samsung do for its very own ISOCELL camera sensor? Put it on the front of course, Samsung just unveiled a new 8MP ISOCELL RWB CMOS image sensor that is built for front-facing cameras.
Fresh off the announcement that Valve is working with HTC on a VR headset comes another reveal from the company that once made video games. Valve is currently working on what it is calling the Lighthouse room-scale tracking system, and it preparing to share the technology with other manufacturers.
Valve kicked off the Game Developers Conference 2015 by announcing that new Steam Machines will be appearing in November. The company is still promising better performance than current generation consoles at a comparable price, despite none of the existing Steam Machines being able to meet that expectation.
We’ve all been there before. That awkward situation when you desperately need a legitimate reason to excuse yourself, but there is none. You take your phone out, intensely praying that there’s a message from a friend, an email from the store you no longer shop from, a random call from an unimportant person…but that expensive smartphone of yours remain silent and unobtrusive. What if there was a smartphone feature that could get you out of this situation gracefully?
You may have heard in passing of a smartphone company named Gionee – it’s a Chinese smartphone maker that’s been steadily gaining a following outside of its home country. It also gained quite a bit of fame last year when it released the Elife S5.1, which held the world record for the thinnest smartphone for a little while. Yesterday, the company unveiled its latest smartphone, the Elife S7 which features a unique frame that promises to be harder to bend than the iPhone 6.
The news of its existence might have been accidently leaked out just before Mobile World Congress 2015 kicks off earlier this week but nevertheless, here is one of Microsoft’s star for this year’s edition of MWC: the brand new Lumia 640. As you might able to tell from its name, the Lumia 640 is a lower mid-range model within Microsoft’s Lumia smartphone family.
Remember that OnePlus contest that required girls to take a picture of themselves and let the guys vote in order to stand a chance to win an invite to buy the OnePlus One? Needless to say, that contest didn’t go very well – prompting an apology from OnePlus. So what did the company do this time?
Samsung’s last flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 4, was the closest to match the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as the best all-round smartphone camera. Now that we know it has fitted the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge with the Sony IMX 240 camera sensor, how well does it perform this time?
While the numbers surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S6’s camera sound impressive enough, I remember this time last year when Samsung was equally vocal about the Galaxy S5’s camera. As it turns out, one of the best features from the Galaxy Note 4 has been transferred into the Galaxy S6.