Top Tech News Today: Samsung’s New Patent, Redmi K20 and OnePlus 7 Pro, Huawei’s OS, and More!
Order Food Without Delivery Apps
Online food delivery apps will no longer be necessary if you want to order food from restaurants. You can simply use Google Voice Assistant and order food from restaurants which have chosen to participate. However, this service is limited for residents of US only, who can order food through Google Assistant, Google Search, or Google Maps. there is a newly added button on Google Search and Google Maps that says, ‘order online.’
Samsung Patents ‘Fold-Out’ Smartphones
Samsung launched its first foldable smartphone in February this year. However, it faced a lot of criticism due to numerous problems that the display flaunted. But while we are waiting for the official date of the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the company has recently acquired a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This patent clearly shows that the phone will have a different method of folding, which will be a ‘fold-out’ design.
Redmi K20 Will Have 3.5 mm Jack
Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi is all set to launch its flagship, Redmi K20 in China on May 28, 2019. Leaks and renders are here that are giving away details of the phone by bits and pieces. Lu Weibing, Vice President of the Xiaomi Group and General Manager of Redmi has announced that the phone will come with a traditional 3.5 mm audio jack as that is well-liked by customers. The Redmi K20 will be powered by a Snapdragon 730 processor and will have an AMOLED display, 4000 mAh battery and much more!
Huawei’s Own OS To Launch This Autumn
After Google announced that they will stop their services to Huawei, the smartphone company has decided to launch its own OS, which will be ready by autumn, or in the first or second quarter of 2020. The US Commerce Department banned the services of Google to Huawei, however, this ban was relieved temporarily and it made everybody if Huawei had a backup plan ready. This news confirms all doubts that the chinese Telecom giant will be launching its own OS for laptops and smartphones soon.
Snapchat Employees Pried on Users Through This Tool
A Motherboard report has revealed that the employees of Snapchat have been spying on the users of Snapchat through a tool. This is an internal tool, called ‘SnapLion’, and is used by various departments to access sensitive data location information, saved Snaps (photos or videos), phone numbers and email addresses. Snapchat has replied that protecting privacy of users is ‘paramount’ to the popular social networking app.
Redmi K20 Pro Vs OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus 7 Pro has recently been launched and Redmi is looking to launch its flagship, Redmi K20 soon. Even before the phone has been launched, Redmi K20 has been pitted against OnePlus 7 Pro. there are so many great features to both the phones, including the processor, price, aesthetics, battery, and what not. So which phone should you choose between the two? A comparison of both the phones will definitely help you identify! Go here for a detailed comparison of OnePlus 7 Pro and Redmi K20 Pro.