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French wireless authority finds 8 phones that exceeded SAR limits

SAR - the Specific Absorption Rate - is a measure of how much energy is absorbed by the human body from the radio emissions from phones. Various wireless authorities do strict testing to make sure that manufacturers stay within limits and as France's ANFR found out, sometimes phones exceed the limit. During the first half of 2018, the authority tested 51 handsets and of those 43 passed. The other 8 did not. Check out the table below to see the offenders. Note that the value in the table are measured at the waist, but ANFR also measures the absorption at head level. Anyway, the issue was...



Latest Windows 10 Preview build finally takes steps to fix high DPI scaling issues

If you've ever used Windows on a higher DPI display and some older Win32 apps in particular, then you can definitely relate to the issue of proper scaling. Since the company's own crisp-display Surface product are not immune to such issues either, it only makes sense for the US giant to start tackling it one way or another. Well, the old Redmond giant sure took its time on this one and the approach is definitely an "alternative" one, but the new Windows 10 Build 16237, currently seeding to Windows Insider users finally shows some progress. What Microsoft did in this version is...



New image reveals Sharp’s upcoming phone isn’t exactly bezelless

Sharp was rumored to unveil a couple of bezelless smartphones on July 17, but that didn't happen. Last week, a teaser image alleged to be of one of the upcoming phones surfaced, revealing a design inline with previous rumors. Now, a new image has appeared. It comes courtesy of Foxconn's VP, and shows several prototypes that are currently in testing. Quite obviously, the design revealed by this new image is different, especially when it comes to bezels. So if that's one of the upcoming Sharp phones, we may need to lower our bezelless hype. We previously heard that the devices...



Photoshop coming to iPad in 2019

Adobe, in a shift of strategy, is to launch a full version of Photoshop for the iPad, according to a Bloomberg report. Adobe's chief product officer of Creative Cloud, Scott Belsky, in a recent interview stated: My aspiration is to get these on the market as soon as possible. There's a lot required to take a product as sophisticated and powerful as Photoshop and make that work on a modern device like the iPad. We need to bring our products into this cloud-first collaborative era. Adobe currently has Photoshop Express available on iPad. The new 'full-fat' version will allow you to...



OxygenOS 5.1.11 for OnePlus 6 fixes screen flickering, improves HDR mode

Today OnePlus started rolling out OxygenOS 5.1.11 to the OnePlus 6. As usual this is a staged distribution, so only a limited number of users will receive it in the next few hours. A broader rollout will happen in a few days after the company makes sure there are no critical bugs. The initial push isn't based on regions, it's just randomly sent to a subset of devices. The new build fixes the screen flickering issue in daylight that surfaced last month. This occurred in bright ambient lighting conditions when adaptive brightness was turned on. Additionally, the camera HDR mode has...