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Apple working with Health Canada to bring the Watch 4 ECG across the border

The Apple Watch Series 4 went on sale today, but one of its best new features will not be available - the ECG. It received FDA clearance just in time (at very last moment, actually), but it will be enabled later on via a software update. But that's for the USA. Apparently, Apple is also in talks with Health Canada to enable the ECG feature in the future. The Canadian authority is seen as more cautious than the FDA, so it's not certain that the feature will be approved. But that's how it's going to be. The Apple Watch Series 4 is the first over the counter device to offer ECG and...



Moto G6 series expected to launch in Brazil on April 19

Motorola has sent out invites for an event in Brazil on April 10. The event is expected to introduce the new Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play. We have already seen significant details of all three devices leak in the past. For example, we know all three phones will have an 18:9 display, the G6 and G6 Plus will have dual cameras and the G6 Play will have a 4000mAh battery. At this point we are really just waiting to confirm the specifications and find out about international availability and pricing. Source • Via



Samsung and ARM partner up for 7nm 3GHz Cortex-A76 processors

Samsung Foundry and ARM have announced a partnership to build chipsets based on the Cortex-A76 core at a 7nm LPP process and later moving to 5nm LPE. These chips will have CPU clock speeds beyond 3 GHz. The initial production run for the 7nm chips is slated for the second half of 2018. Meanwhile, development of the first Extreme Ultra Violet (EUV) lithography process is under way and should be done by the first half of 2019. This will enable 5nm chips that will be smaller and more power efficient than their 7nm counterparts. ARM claimed that an A76 core at 3.0GHz (7nm) will be 35%...



MIUI 9 comes with Game Speed Booster, here’s how it works

MIUI 9 update was announced in July, and a global rollout began on November 2. Xiaomi said that 40 devices would get the latest version of the user interface, including phones from 2012. One of the new features of MIUI 9 is smart system optimizations to make the device run faster. It comes with Game Booster that should improve the overall performance of games, and here's how to make it work. We tested it on the Redmi Note 5A, but the feature is available on any phone running the stable MIUI 9 ROM. Screenshots of Game Booster The Xiaomi Security app is used for...



Xiaomi announces 27.6M smartphone shipments in Q3 2017

Xiaomi held an event today where the company revealed the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. But before the big stars, there were several announcements worthy of attention. The company announced 27.6 million smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2017. Xiaomi also quoted IDC to boast about their growth. The Chinese company achieved a huge 102.6% increase over Q3 2016. The market share also doubled from 3.7% to 7.4%, pushing vivo out of the Top 5. The company also showed its international success. Xiaomi is the top 5 manufacturer in 14 markets, including a tie for the top...