Insiders can now delete images on their smartphones with the Your Phone app

Insiders can now delete their phone’s photos through their PC with the Your Phone app.

What you need to know

  • The Your Phone app now allows Insiders to delete images from their smartphone.
  • The feature is limited to Insiders at this time but should roll out to more people in the future.
  • The Your Phone app already allows you to view images from your smartphone on your PC.

Microsoft’s Your Phone app allows you to view your smartphone’s recent photos directly on your PC. A recent update for Insiders adds the ability to delete photos as well. The feature makes it easier to leave your smartphone in your pocket, as you can now do one more thing on your phone without having to have it in your hand.

At this time, the feature appears to be rolling out to Windows Insiders. We spotted the feature on a device registered in

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Best Tech Gifts for Holiday 2020: PC Gaming, Smartphones, Streaming, and More Gadgets

How is this possible? Well, it comes down to the new NVIDIA Ampere architecture. It has 2nd generation Ray Tracing Cores, new streaming multiprocessors, and lightning fast G6X memory to push performance to the limit. It also has 3rd generation Tensor Cores, and these are worth highlighting, as they’re the secret to one of the RTX 30 Series’ trump cards: DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling). Using the dedicated AI processing Tensor Cores, the RTX 30 Series unleashes the power of artificial intelligence to produce higher resolution graphics without the same rendering overhead. The result? Smoother gameplay that still stuns visually in supported games – like Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Fortnite, Minecraft, F1 2020, Final Fantasy XV, Hideo Kojima’s epic Death Stranding, and many more. 

Learn more more about the best NVIDIA holiday deals here.

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GeForce RTX Laptops – $999 and Up

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Trinamix’s molecular sensing lets smartphones assess the best cosmetics for your skin

Trinamix has created molecular sensing technology that lets you use your smartphone to test which cosmetics would be best for your skin. But that’s just one of the potential applications.

The Ludwigshafen, Germany-based company is talking about the technology at the Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital 2020 event. While it’s not the first to come up with the technology, Trinamix believes it can integrate its sensors into smartphones to put the tech into the hands of consumers.

Uses of the technology could extend beyond using smartphone sensors to scan your skin so beauty apps can make cosmetic recommendations. Rival Consumer Physics, maker of the Scio sensors, created a similar tech in 2014 and talked about how you could use it to verify whether a bottle of Viagra was authentic or not. It also talked about testing your food.

Trinamix said the applications has developed or will be developing can also be

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Elliptic Labs Launches with Xiaomi’s Mass-Volume Smartphone Redmi Note 9 Pro Smartphones

OSLO, Norway–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 27, 2020–

Leading AI software company Elliptic Labs (OSE: ELABS-ME) joins with Xiaomi (the world’s third largest smartphone manufacturer) in announcing today the launch of Xiaomi’s mass-volume smartphone Redmi Note 9 Pro smartphone. Xiaomi continues to expand the use of Elliptic Labs’ INNER BEAUTY® AI Virtual Proximity Sensor to enable its innovative, bezel-free design. Elliptic Labs had previously announced the contract win and is making the details available today.

“We are excited that Xiaomi is expanding their use of our technology to enable cleaner design, reduce supply chain, and reduce cost” said Laila Danielsen, CEO of Elliptic Labs.

The INNER BEAUTY AI Virtual Proximity Sensor is a software-only solution that combines Elliptic Labs’ proprietary algorithms with a phone’s existing speaker and microphone to bring proximity detection to devices. It is one of the virtual sensors offered by Elliptic Lab’s AI Virtual Smart Sensor Platform, and it empowers

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Black Friday 2020: Great Smartphones Deals

If you’re looking for a smartphone upgrade this holiday season, these 10 devices can up your mobile game without breaking the bank–as long as you shop these Black Friday deals quickly.

As 2020 draws to an end and holiday shopping begins, it’s important to think about the theme of the year, COVID-19, before going to the mall to buy gifts. There’s a good chance we’ll be doing a lot of our holiday gifts shopping online this year, which can make hunting for a good bargain hard to do: There are a lot of items for sale this Black Friday on Amazon and other e-commerce sites, and scrolling through all those devices to find great deals can be tough! 

These 10 smartphones are all on sale for Black Friday, and each offers something that makes it a great deal for the price. Please note that all phones in this article are

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Strategy Analytics: Largest Smartphones will Drive Holiday Shopping

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, consumers are choosing smartphones with the largest sized displays in 2020. New super-large display smartphones from Samsung and Apple will supercharge holiday smartphone buying this year.

Ville-Petteri Ukonaho, Associate Director at Strategy Analytics, said, “More than 900 million superphablets with displays 6.0 to 6.99 inches will be shipped globally in 2020. These super-large display smartphones have overtaken every other size category and will continue to expand their share in future years.”

Ken Hyers, Director at Strategy Analytics, added, “Smaller sized smartphones, with displays under-five (5) inches are steadily losing ground to larger-display smartphones. The Apple iPhone SE 2020 edition, with a 4.7 inch display, briefly boosted the category, but at just 7% of all smartphones shipped in 2020, the under-five inch category is steadily shrinking and by 2025 will have effectively disappeared.”

Ville-Petteri Ukonaho, Associate Director at Strategy

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These were the top 10 smartphones globally for Q3 2020

Samsung Galaxy A51 back standing up

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  • Apple’s iPhone 11 was the top shipping smartphone of Q3 2020, according to Canalys.
  • The Samsung Galaxy A21s was the top Android phone for the quarter.
  • Samsung had four other phones on the list, while Xiaomi had three devices crack the top 10.

The third quarter of the year saw the smartphone market bounce back after the dreadful first and second quarters, with Samsung reclaiming the top spot from Huawei. It also saw Xiaomi emerge as the number three brand globally, passing Apple during this period.

Now, Canalys has revealed the top 10 smartphone models shipped during Q3 2020, and Apple’s iPhone 11 was far and away the number one device during this period. Apple’s 2019 flagship shipped over 16 million units, according to the tracking firm, followed by the iPhone SE 2020 in second place.

It’s worth noting Apple didn’t release the iPhone

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Xiaomi announces retractable lens technology for future smartphones: Digital Photography Review

Xiaomi has introduced its self-developed Retractable Wide-aperture Lens Technology at its annual developer conference. Image credit: Xiaomi

Chinese technology company Xiaomi has officially kicked off its annual Mi Developer Conference (MIDC 2020) in Beijing. During the conference, Xiaomi has showcased numerous new technologies and breakthroughs, including retractable wide-aperture lens technology for smartphone devices.

If you have been following along with new smartphone announcements over the last few years, you’ll have noticed a strong emphasis on improvements in image quality, camera performance and lens quality. Drawing inspiration from traditional camera and lens design, Xiaomi has developed new Retractable Wide-aperture Lens Technology. This advancement in design lodges a compact optical structure in the smartphone, which can be extended when necessary.

Xiaomi promises that this new design will result in a breakthrough in performance. The company states, ‘This design allows the retractable telescopic camera to have a larger aperture to increase the amount

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Samsung has begun production of new Galaxy S21 smartphones, report claims

Despite the fact that the Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ and Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra smartphones only launched earlier this year, the Galaxy S20 FE ‘fan edition’ smartphone (main photo) is barely a month old and there’s the matter of a global pandemic to contend with, a new report suggests that Samsung has already started the production lines rolling for its new Galaxy S21 smartphones. 

a person holding a cell phone: Samsung Galaxy S20 FE only just launched

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE only just launched

The report, from German tech portal WinFuture, claims Samsung has kicked off mass production of the Galaxy S21 and that third-party manufacturers have been working on the smaller components since last week. These are apparently being sent on to Vietnam and South Korea to produce the line of phones imminently, according to the Monday report. 

Production of the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra also began midway through last week according to the exclusive from

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New electronic diagnostic test sends COVID-19, other pathogen test results to smartphones

Purdue partners with IdentifySensors to develop tests

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease at Purdue University has partnered with Cleveland-based technology firm IdentifySensors Biologics to develop a rapid diagnostic platform for detecting pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

The platform technology can be easily modified to also detect influenza, Zika, dengue, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, Lyme disease, mumps, measles, chickenpox and methicillin-resistant staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and foodborne pathogens.

The technology is based on the work of Lia Stanciu, professor of materials engineering at Purdue, who developed the technique of identifying pathogens by their induced distinctive resistance change to electronic materials.

IdentifySensors Biologics was founded on nanosensor technology developed by its parent company, IdentifySensors Fresh Food Enterprises, to detect spoilage and specific pathogens in the food supply chain. The electronic sensors produce real-time readings of chemicals indicative of food safety that can be digitally

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