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Microsoft Watch Is Gone, Microsoft Can No Longer Produce Smartwatches



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Microsoft Watch Is Gone, Why Microsoft Can No Longer Produce Watches

Microsoft have never been that successful in terms of mobile phone production. Microsoft mobile was part of microsoft saddled with the responsibility of manufacturing mobile phones. However microsoft couldn’t keep up with the fast trends and rapid growth including the development in the mobile phone world. Why is it a problem for microsoft to produce new smartwatches, Apple Inc does, and the same scenario goes for Android for its Wear devices now branded as WearOS. Microsoft Band was created by Microsoft to take charge of developing the Smartband watch, a fitness and activity tracking smartwatch. The subsidiary was officially announced by Microsoft on 29 October 2014, and was dicontinued in 2016.

The microsoft smartwatch consisted of 10 sensors although microsoft stated on its official web page that eight sensors were used. The smart watch featured;

* Gryrometer
* UV Sensor
* Skin Temperature sensor
* Optical Heart Rate Monitor
* Three axis Accelerometer
* Microphone
* Capacitive Sensor
* Galvanic skin response sensors
* Ambient light sensor.

The smartwatch relied on Microsoft health and can run for two days if charged to a full capacity. A smartwatch is another mobile phone, it incorporates almost all smartphone features. It seems Microsoft isn’t interested in producing mobile phone, their windows phones have virtually collapsed and we also witnessed a failed attempt to resurrect their mobile subsidiary purchasing Nokia mobile feature phones and was succeeded by Microsoft mobile, the company couldn’t keep up, running the mobile phones to more standard states, huge loss by microsoft, however they were able sell the feature phones to Foxconn Technology and HMD global for $350 million. HMD global is currently the main producers of nokia smartphones. The deal saw the transfer of all features phones, softwares, customer contracts, services previously acquired by them, although Microsoft will continue running its Windows 10 mobile operating systems aimed at creating greater consistency plus enhaced features for its mobile users.
We’ve seen moves by microsoft developing apps for android Operating System which is applaudable. But what is the problem, Microsoft has tried building other subsidiaries like phones and watches but all failing, The smartwatches Band 1 and Band 2 were all cool and classy but they can’t just keep it going. Almost all our activities in this 21st century revolves around mobile devices, owning about 85% market share on desktop/PCs isn’t a joke however a market share in mobile seems like a daunting task, maybe developing apps for android could be the way Microsoft wants to use in stepping into the mobile world, it may not be a bad move, but how relevant is it. Maybe microsoft should focus only on PCs and Gaming Console because these areas prove to be the strongpoint of the company. Microsoft watch (band) is gone forever.
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Software Bug Responsible For Audi SUV Delay



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Software Bug Responsible For Audi SUV Delay

(Reuters) In a bid to step into the world of electric cars may have faced some obstacles but the company is not taking chances. Audi’s bid to launch its first Electricity based (Electric Car) cars faced an obstacle following a software bug.

The company initially planned on date for the launch however a new date will be choosen by the company so as to sort out the software issues and possibly fix them.

The spokesman of the company stated that the company require a regulatory clearance for a software that was modified during the development process.

Audi is making its way into electric cars having a feeling that they will succeed. Audi will face competition from Tesla and Uber, two giants and makers of electric cars.

The evolution of electric cars isn’t that fast. Automobile manufacturers are approachinng it step by step. Audi entrance could pave way for others however Apple Inc is planning on launching the Apple Car in 2023

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Floating Keyboard Now On Gboard Android App




Floating Keyboard Now On Android Gboard

Google has released a new update to its Gboard keyboard app. The new update is a floating keyboard feature that allows more easy navigation.

With the new update, users can now manually move the keyboard to any given location or desired position. Floating keyboard is not a new feature either, it has been there in several android keyboard apps. It only took google a lot of time to add the feature to the Gboard app.

Android is owned by google, but google isn’t doing its best to become the first in updates and feature addition to apps and services.

The new update brings alot of features like the ability to resize the keyboard layout.
The usual bootom position of the Gboard app is no longer needed. You can now move it to your desired location.

Gboard isn’t the best in terms of android keyboard apps but you can trust it for sure because google owns it and updates are guaranteed.

Google is a bit slow in the android game, other third party providers are far more ahead of google in some areas although google’s key focus is on android alone.

How To Use

Using the floating keyboard on the and Gboard app is very easy. You can do it by;

1. Tap on Menu at top left corner of your Gboard app

2. Select Floating keyboard option

3. You can move it anywhere

Resize Gboard

Hold any portion of the four corners of the app, then resize to any desired way.

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Hwobi Wallet Now Supports 7 Stablecoins



Hwobi wallet has expanded its service by supporting over 7 stablecoins. The company took the decision to upgrade its service after more customers demanded for more services

With the new development, the Hwobi wallet now supports over 7 stablecoins.

The services now covered by Hwobi wallet includes TUSD,DAI, PAX, EURS, GUSD, and USDC. With this Hwobi wallet users can now access these services with ease.

Hwobi wallet, a well establish and professional multi chain wallet supporting over 7 stablecoins in the world.

Hwobi wallet has a dream, the dream of delivering better service to customers and better ease of access to several range of multi chains. Customers can choose from any according his/her choice.

Hwobi group the company behind the Hwobi wallet is a big name in the blockchain industry providing easy and secure trading and management system to users from different location.

Investing your money on trading platforms is risky, not only the trading system but the management system. The best you can do for yourself as a well established trader is to go for the right trading and managent system. – PRN

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