Connect with us

Tech

Nokia smartphones to feature Zeiss optics again

Published

on

Nokia zeiss

New Delhi, July 7 : HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, and optical giant Zeiss on Thursday signed a partnership that will see the Zeiss brand come back to Nokia smartphones, offering superior camera quality.

The partnership aims to see the companies develop standard-defining imaging capabilities for smartphone camera enthusiasts.

“Our fans want more than a great smartphone camera; they want a complete imaging experience that doesn’t just set the standard but redefines it. Together with ZEISS we’re delivering it,” said Arto Nummela, CEO, HMD Global, in a statement.

The relationship between Zeiss and Nokia phones began more than a decade ago which drove technology innovations such as the world’s first multi-megapixel mobile phone.

“Our partnership is built on a solid foundation. Together, we look forward to an exciting journey into the future of sophisticated smartphone imaging,” added Matthias Metz, Member of the Executive Board of Zeiss Group.

According to a CNET report, this is not the first time Nokia and Zeiss have teamed up.

They also worked together on Nokia N series, which preceded the more recent Lumia line.

The last devices to have Zeiss Lens were Nokia 808 PureView and Lumia 1020.

“For now HMD is concentrating on selling the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 (and of course the 3310),” the report added.

IANS

Tech

Google reveals security flaw in Microsoft Edge

Published

on

Google-wefornews

San Francisco, Feb 20: Google has made public the details of a medium-level security flaw in Microsoft Edge browser whose patch is still not produced.

The vulnerability was first discovered in November 2017, by the search giant’s Project Zero.

According to Engadget, taking advantage of the flaw, hackers could bypass Microsoft Edge’s existing security measures to inject malicious code into a victim’s computer.

Google, through its Project Zero, notified Microsoft about a bug in November, giving the company the usual 90-day disclosure deadline.

With the three-month deadline over, the team of security analysts employed by Google tasked with finding zero-day vulnerabilities — Project Zero –went public with the details of the security flaw.

The search giant granted a 14-day extension to Microsoft after it said that the problem was complex and it needed more time to fix it.

But, Microsoft even missed the second deadline to produce the patch of the vulnerability. However, given Edge’s small market share, the security issue was unlikely to affect too many people though it is still embarrassing for the company.

IANS

Continue Reading

Tech

M-tech launches 4G smartphone at Rs 4,499

Published

on

Mtech foto 3

New Delhi, Feb 19: Domestic mobile manufacturer M-tech on Monday launched a new 4G VoLTE smartphone “Foto 3” at Rs 4,499.

The device comes with 5-inch FVWGA LCD display and is powered by 1.3 GHz quad core processor paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage, which is expandable upto 32 GB.

Image result for M-tech launches 4G smartphone for Rs 4,499

“With ‘Foto 3’, Internet-savvy users can now avail super-fast data connectivity and superior voice call quality. We are positive that the ‘Foto 3’ will certainly appeal to our customers,” Goutam Kumar Jain, Co-Founder, M-tech Informatics Ltd, said in a statement.

The device runs Android 7.0 Nougat operating system (OS) and houses 2400 mAh Li-Ion battery. It also sports 2+ VGA dual rear camera and a VGA front camera.

The product is available on both online and offline platforms.

WeForNews

Continue Reading

Tech

Pay utility bills now with Google ‘Tez’

Published

on

tez_google app

New Delhi, Feb 19: Google India on Monday announced that people can now pay water, electricity, DTH and mobile bills with its “Tez” digital payment app without any transaction charges.

Built on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI), the “Tez” app will bring bill payments for over 80 billers for private and public utility service providers across the country.

“We are adding a specially-designed bill pay experience in ‘Tez’ which will enable users to make a wide range of bill payments, including electricity, water, gas, DTH and insurance from the app,” said Diana Layfield, Vice President, Payments and Commerce, Next Billion Users at Google.

The new bill pay feature would include major utilities like Reliance Energy, BSES and Dish TV and would cover all states and major metros.

Built to support “Bharat BillPay” system, “Tez” would send users a notification when their bill arrives and users would be able to check whether they have paid a bill by simply tapping the biller’s name on their “Tez” home screen.

Users would also be able to view all past payments grouped by bill, as well as manage bills from multiple accounts.

Once users have located their biller, they need to enter the number associated with their account to link it to Tez and give it an easy name to remember.

After users have linked their account, for most utility bills Tez would automatically fetch any available bills. Users need to just tap on “New Payment” and then “Pay your bills”.

IANS

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Most Popular