Daily Archives: January 1, 2018

A look back at Uber’s hellish year

Waymo drops most patent claims in Uber lawsuit In July, there were a few big breaks in the case between Waymo and Uber over self-driving car technology. As a result, the scope of the case started to come into focus as both companies began preparing for

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A in for review

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A, aka Redmi Note Y1 in India, is the next phone we have that waits its turn to be thoroughly reviewed. It has modest specs with a Snapdragon 435 chipset and a 5.5” LCD screen with HD resolution, but the selfie camera

Smart lock maker Otto suspends operations

Otto showed the world its digital lock in August. Four months later, the company has suspended operations. Hardware is hard. It’s a cliche for a reason. The company made the decision just ahead of the holidays, a fact that founder and CEO Sam Jadallah recently

Sharp Aquos S3 (FS8032) gets certified in Taiwan

The Sharp Aquos S3 has got one step closer to being made official. The device, carrying a model number of FS8032, has been certified by Taiwan’s certification body NCC. The image included in the certification also reveals vertically-aligned dual camera setup as well as rear-mounted

Open Beta 3 for OnePlus 5 brings Face Unlock feature

OnePlus has started pushing out a new Open Beta build to the 5 smartphone. Arriving as version 3 and weighing in at around 1.6GB, the update brings along several changes, prime among them being the Face Unlock functionality. It was late December when co-founder Carl