34 major tech companies are uniting to fight cyberattacks

Cyberattacks are a global issue that can cause havoc regardless of who's involved, and key members of the tech industry are uniting in a bid to fight these attacks. A group of 34 companies has signed the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, an agreement promis...

Researchers say some Android phone makers hide missed updates

A number of Android phones have a tendency to skip the occasional security patch while making it appear that the device is fully up to date, Wired reports. Researchers with Security Research Labs (SRL) looked into 1,200 phones from manufacturers like...

The best blood pressure monitor for home use

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Here’s what you missed at MWC 2018

This year's Mobile World Congress has been strangely quiet. Despite Samsung's return to the event to launch its latest flagship phones and Google unveiling new Android Go devices, the convention has been almost uneventful. In fact, the most interesti...

Nokia 7 Plus Android One Smartphone

Nokia 7 Plus

Here we have a newly introduced Nokia 7 Plus Android One smartphone at the MWC 2018. Adopting a unibody metal design, this mid-range smartphone has a 6.0-inch 2160 x 1080 Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, an octa-core Snapdragon 660 14nm mobile platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kyro 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kyro 260 CPUs), an Adreno 512 GPU, a 4GB DDR4 RAM and a 64GB of expandable internal storage (up to 256GB).

Coming with single/dual SIM card slots, the handset packs a 16MP front-facing camera with ZEISS optics, a 12MP rear-facing camera with f/1.75 aperture, 1.4um pixel size with ZEISS optics + 13MP secondary camera with 1.0um pixel size, f/2.6 aperture with ZEISS optics and dual-tone LED flash, a fingerprint sensor on the back, three microphones with Nokia OZO Audio and a 3800mAh battery with fast charging.

Running on Android 8.0 Oreo OS (upgradable to Android 8.1), the Nokia 7 Plus provides 4G VoLTE, dual-band WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC and USB 2.0 Type-C for connectivity. The Nokia 7 Plus will hit the market from early April for around $490. [FoneArena]

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Nokia made a smart, fashionable jacket for first responders

Nokia has been creating unconventional products for years, like that weird touchscreen made of ice from 2010. And now, at MWC 2018, the company is showing off a new, offbeat project that's in the works: the CHASE (connected health and safety equipmen...