Rob Triggs(2466 posts)

Long time Android user and supporter of anything open-source, Robert is a BSc (Hons) graduate with an enduring fascination for technology. Glued to his Galaxy S2 there’s very little tech news which slips past him unnoticed.

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2-in-1 iris scanner and camera modules could accelerate mid-range adoption

by: Rob TriggsAugust 26, 2016
Dongwoon Anatech Co. Ltd. has developed a combined iris scanning and processing component that could cut the cost of bringing the tech to smartphones.
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(Update: Opt-out available) New privacy policy allows WhatsApp to share phone numbers with Facebook

by: Rob TriggsAugust 26, 2016
WhatsApp has updated its privacy policy to allow the service to share some user data with Facebook, including phone numbers.
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Pink gold Galaxy S7 and S7 edge land at Best Buy

by: Rob TriggsAugust 26, 2016
After a bit of a wait, the snazzy pink gold versions of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are finally hitting the US via Best Buy.
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Uber testing affordable flat rate fares in some US cities

by: Rob TriggsAugust 26, 2016
Users have spotted an Uber flat fare beta running in six US cities, which can see pool rides purchased for just $2 or less when bought as part of a bundle.
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A closer look at Samsung’s “neural network” M1 CPU

by: Rob TriggsAugust 25, 2016
At the Hot Chip 2016 conference Samsung has revealed more information about its Exynos 8890, including details about the interesting "neural network" M1 CPU design.
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HTC One A9 15-day update pledge ditched before the first upgrade

by: Rob TriggsAugust 25, 2016
HTC will begin updating its flagship phones to Android Nougat in Q4, but this means that the One A9's 15-day update promise will be missed.
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Samsung launches iOS beta program for the Gear S2 and Fit 2

by: Rob TriggsAugust 25, 2016
Samsung has just launched its 'Gear iOS Beta program', which finally brings iOS support to both the Gear S2 and the Gear Fit 2.
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First real-world LG V20 picture surfaces via @evleaks

by: Rob TriggsAugust 25, 2016
Prolific tipster @evleaks has posted the first in-the-flesh picture of the upcoming LG V20.
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Android Pay to support Chase next month

by: Rob TriggsAugust 24, 2016
A leaked document from a company employee states that Chase will receive Android Pay support near the start of September.
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Bring back Nougat’s Night Mode with this app

by: Rob TriggsAugust 24, 2016
Night Mode didn't make it into the consumer release of Android 7.0 Nougat, but you can quickly re-enable the feature with this app, if you're missing it.
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