Samsung is combining Augmented Reality (AR) to provide a unique feature in their upcoming smart phone. A user can get information regarding his location just by capturing an image from his camera. For this new AR enabled smartphone app, Samsung is combining Augmented (AR) Reality with location-based services .
Apple vs Samsung, whenever someone reads the words, the first thing that comes in mind is the epic patent battle that has been continuing since 2012. Not only the companies have been fighting in market and courtroom but their fans, too, have been on the internet. No-phone-headphone, exploding-phone-meme or this-has-been-in-Android-for-2-years kind of meme are common … Continue reading Samsung wants to patent every possible method to unlock a smartphone
This year Samsung achieved another feat by launching a smartphone with iris scanner. What A Future readers knew it already as we covered the possibility in the past articles. We’ve seen multiple patents from Samsung on unlocking smartphones – weird as well as cool. The cool one was Iris scanning method – the one in … Continue reading Samsung finds another way to unlock a smartphone – Is it cool? Well, You Decide!
Whenever my battery was about to die while I was enjoying someone’s free WiFi, I always thought “how beautiful it would be if this WiFi hotspot could transfer the battery juice like it transfers data!”. I can bet I’m not alone. Charging your phone using your friend’s phone wirelessly is something you might have thought … Continue reading Sony: Wirelessly charging your phone using your friend’s phone will soon be possible
From pressing menu and star key in our old phones to passwords and then pattern locks, and then to biometric authentications, we are the generation that has seen how in matter of a decade, our smartphone became intelligent and creative in confirming that you are the one you claim to be. Now, we are about … Continue reading Samsung will give you sensation of different tastes to unlock your smartphone
Whenever you use weak passwords e.g. your phone number or date of birth, you make your account vulnerable as these sort of passwords are easy to guess by doing a little social engineering. And if your email account has compromised, then without any efforts, a smart hacker can access your other accounts (FB, Twitter) linked … Continue reading Sony: Just Smile to Unlock Your Smartphone
It is normal to recharge (or replace) smartphone batteries at least once or more times a day. Similarly, smartphone battery appears to drain over night, when smartphone is idle. Sending smartphone to sleep mode is a good option to save power. However, users generally find inconvenience in pressing or holding power button to activate/convert the … Continue reading Samsung: Wave Your Hand to Wake Up Your Smartphone
Seven to ten million people worldwide are suffering from the debilitating neurological disease Parkinson, says Parkinson Disease foundation. It is a progressive disease that gets worse over time and kills the nerve cells that generate dopamine – a chemical that sends signal to part of our brain that controls movement. And by the time a … Continue reading Samsung : Using Smartphones to Detect Cancer and Parkinson
The journey from phone to smartphone is one of the most interesting evolution I have seen in my life. By just long-pressing a button to passwords and then the bio-metric authentication – fingerprint scanning – smartphones continuously are ameliorating security and privacy of user data. And now after fingerprint scanning, which of late we have … Continue reading Samsung’s Iris Scanner Unlocks Smartphone With Your Eyes
Apple files a patent that discloses new non-rectangular stacked terraced batteries. This new battery design will facilitate the efficient use of space in laptops and smartphones. Up to this date, a product designer isn’t able to design what he wants. He is a slave of the battery. To be more precise, he is a slave … Continue reading Apple’s Non-Rectangular Battery Could Take Multiple Shapes