The Vivo X90 Pro Plus is the first phone to feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

Although it’s only been a week since Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 announcement, Vivo has already unveiled the first flagship featuring the new SoC. The Vivo X90 Pro Plus is a camera-centric device that packs the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, several camera improvements over the Vivo X80 Pro from last year, and a couple … Read more

Apple’s innovative Always-On Display builds upon a dull Android feature

Apple is famous for taking its sweet, sweet time when developing and widely rolling out new changes. Whether it is in the software department or the hardware one — the Cupertino firm sticks very hard to what users find familiar. Last month, I highlighted in an editorial how the iPhone has looked almost the same … Read more

The new iPhone 14 & iPhone 14 Plus feature new main and selfie cameras, dual eSIM support, and Emergency SOS via satellite

Although the last few iPhones haven’t been particularly exciting, we’ve eagerly awaited this year’s lineup. That’s because we’ve seen plenty of leaks and rumors about the iPhone 14 lineup over the last few months, highlighting significant upgrades on the latest models. The wait is now finally over as the Cupertino giant has lifted the covers … Read more

Feature Store – Why Do You Need One?

A feature store is a storage system for features. Features are properties of data calculated through an ETL process or feature pipeline. This pipeline takes raw data and calculates a property from it. This property – usually a numeric value – will be useful to a machine learning model. It is important to find adequate, … Read more

Vision Image Similarity Using Feature Prints in iOS | by Anupam Chugh

Determine the Euclidean distance between images using their feature prints Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash Apple gave its Vision framework a major boost during WWDC 2019 by adding a lot of advancements. From expanding the number of classes (the term taxonomy is used for this) of its image classification requests to improvements in its … Read more

Feature Flag 2.0 — How To Take Your Kill Switch To The Next Level | by Elad Gov-Ari | Jul, 2022

Few improvements I ask my team as a product manager Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash It’s Friday evening. You and your team members leave the office together and head to the bar two blocks away to have end-of-week drinks and celebrate the launch of yet another successful feature. You’ve all been working hard on … Read more

Google Pixel’s Now Playing feature port

Most people will agree that the software on Pixel smartphones showcase what Google believes should be, and as such, the software is often well-received by enthusiasts. Nonetheless, thanks to the dedicated modding community, you don’t necessarily have to own a Pixel device to take advantage of its software features. The “Now Playing” functionality, for example, … Read more

Think of search as the application platform, not just a feature

In 2000, Yahoo had a pole position to win one of the biggest market opportunities of all time, as one of the early World Wide Web’s most popular and fastest-growing services. The internet was still relatively new (17 million websites, compared to today’s 1.6 billion) and companies like Yahoo were in a clumsily named category … Read more