According to Korean news site ETnews, there are new information suggesting that both the Galaxy S5 and the and the Galaxy Note 4 will offer improved Air View, Air Gesture and Pen Recognition Features.
Synaptics - a key touch chip maker, managed to improve the hovering detection, thus allowing for a greater range, and as a result, features such as Air Gesture and Air View.
Synaptics will supply a touch solution with improved hovering detection and passive pen writing function to Samsung Electronics.
In addition, the stylus pen functionality has been improved as well, and allows the screen to recognize a passive pen point that measures only 2.5pi. This translates into more accurate hand writing.
Synaptics has lowered the manufacturing cost, too. The new product will be lowered of the printing cost as it will be built in a single layer structure not requiring an insulation layer or a bridge. "The new product will provide a variety of additional functions. However, its manufacturing cost will be lowered so as to decrease the burden on customers," said a Synaptics insider. "The device usability and consumer convenience have been enhanced for this product."
Shazam for Android version 4.0 has hit Google Play, adding a swathe of new features and design tweaks. The new edition of the popular song recognition application can now return results far quicker than before, and the new user interface now features a Shazam dial rather than the "sweep" action of previously.
Shazam recognizes music and media playing around you. Tap the Shazam button to instantly match, and then explore, buy and share. You can Shazam as much as you want!
Once you've Shazamed something, you can:
○ Buy tracks on Amazon MP3
○ Watch the videos on YouTube
○ See what your friends have Shazamed
○ Use LyricPlay to sing along to streamed lyrics
○ Listen to the music you Shazam in Rdio or Spotify
○ Check out the artist's bio and discography