Smartphone vs Virus, Is Privacy Always Going to Be the Loser?

In Europe, officials, doctors and engineers are looking at how smartphones could be enlisted in the war against the spread of the new coronavirus.

One obvious attraction for health officials is the possibility of using smartphones to find out with whom someone diagnosed with COVID-19 has been in contact.

But can this be done without intrusive surveillance and access to our devices that store a wealth of private information?

Anonymised and aggregated 
Firms can “anonymise” location data received from your smartphone by stripping out personal identifiers. It can then be presented in an “aggregate” form where individual and identifiable data

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Samsung Galaxy S20+ vs iPhone 11 Pro Camera Shootout: Which Phone Gives You Better Photos?

If you’d asked us a few months ago to pick one smartphone which had the absolute best cameras, the iPhone 11 Pro would have been an easy recommendation. It might not have a lot of the fancy shooting modes that its Android counterparts do, but when it comes to pure image and video quality, it’s definitely been the most consistent so far. Last year, we pitted it against Samsung’s finest — the Galaxy Note 10+ — and it managed to win the majority of our tests.

This year, Samsung is going all-out on its camera technology with the new Galaxy

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Honor 30 Camera Module Leak Tips Sony IMX700 Sensor, Periscope Lens

Honor 30 from Huawei-backed brand Honor is set to launch on April 15, the company had earlier revealed on Chinese micro-blogging website Weibo. The Honor 30 has earlier been rumoured to come with Sony’s 50-megapixel IMX700 camera. Now, a report based on a picture of the Honor 30’s camera module further fuels the speculation that the Honor 30 might just sport the 50-megapixel Sony camera. The image shows a quad camera setup, along with a dual-LED flash and features like the Octa PD Autofocus seen on the Huawei P40 Pro as well.

Folks at GSMArena have sourced a picture showing

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Coronavirus Pushes Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi to Facebook

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi cited the coronavirus pandemic as the impetus for reluctantly creating her first personal Facebook account in a post on Wednesday. Since coming to power in 2016, Suu Kyi has largely communicated through formal statements and public meetings. She rarely gives press conferences or interviews.

“I had no willingness to join Facebook at first,” Suu Kyi wrote in the first post on the account, which was quickly verified with a blue tick to show it as genuine.

“Under the current circumstances, it was created in order to communicate with people faster and more efficiently

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Vivo S6 With 5G Support, 4,500mAh Battery Launched: Price, Specifications

Vivo S6 is official in China, and the phone comes with Exynos processor and a quad camera setup at the back. The phone has a waterdrop-style notch display, and it packs a large 4,500mAh battery onboard, but the fast charging support is limited to 18W. Other features of Vivo S6 include 5G support, 3.5mm audio jack, and 48-megapixel main camera. The phone integrates technologies like CPU Turbo, AI Turbo, Net Turbo, Cooling Turbo, Game Turbo, and ART++ Turbo as well.

Vivo S6 price

The Vivo S6 is priced in China starting at CNY 2,698 (roughly Rs. 28,700) for the 8GB

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New Study Gives a Clue About How Long Coronavirus Can Live on a Smartphone

Smartphones are one of the most used gadgets for everyone. Given how many surfaces and body parts a smartphone touches within a day, it also makes a smartphone the most exposed gadget to germs and viruses. Given the spread of the novel coronavirus or the COVID-19 disease, there have been concerns about smartphones being exposed to the virus as well. Some of the major concerns are – how likely is it for a person to catch the virus from their smartphone, or how long does coronavirus stay on a smartphone. In order to calculate the risk factor, we will see

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