Google secretly acquired a United Kingdom startup that could make smartphone speakers obsolete

It also has technologies that add haptic feedback on mobile displays, which provides vibrations to imitate what it feels like to push physical buttons. Chief executive Nedko Ivanov, who left in August according to his LinkedIn profile, said in 2016... More..

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German security researchers say WhatsApp group chats not secure
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

German security researchers say WhatsApp group chats not secure

WhatsApp has introduced end-to-end encryption across the app and made all conversations on the group private, meaning no third-party can read them, be it government, criminals or even WhatsApp itself. PRIV...More..

Intel has announced 802.11ax chipsets for faster Wi-Fi
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Intel has announced 802.11ax chipsets for faster Wi-Fi

The newest - and most exciting - IEEE standard for Wi-Fi, 802.11ax, is coming soon. Analysts predict that by 2020, the global market for smart home technology will reach $100 billion1 and the average home wil...More..

Sony Xperia XA2 hands-on
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Sony Xperia XA2 hands-on

Talking about the smartphones, the Sony Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra differ in terms of some of the specifications. The two phones have 3,300 mAh battery and 3,580 mAh battery respectively. The main ...More..

Acer and HP unveil new Chromebooks ahead of CES
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Acer and HP unveil new Chromebooks ahead of CES

And yes, the Google Play Store is available on the Chromebook 11 here. Compared to the previous Chromebook 11 series from the house of Acer , the new Chromebook will be more portable and compact. Which m...More..

Sea of Thieves' Closed Beta Date Announced; Starting on January 24th
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Sea of Thieves' Closed Beta Date Announced; Starting on January 24th

If you pre-ordered Sea of Thieves digitally from the Xbox Store, the beta will automatically appear in your game library 24 hours before it begins. The Sea of Thieves closed beta kick off at 4am PST, 7am ...More..

CES 2018: Alexa AR Glasses Features Stock Prices, Weather Updates
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

CES 2018: Alexa AR Glasses Features Stock Prices, Weather Updates

The Vuzix Blade Augmented Reality Smart Glasses, as the company calls it, will set interested consumers back a hefty $1,000. "I would also say, I believe that the Blade is one of the first pair of smart gla...More..

Ex-employees File Discrimination Lawsuit Against Claiming Google
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Ex-employees File Discrimination Lawsuit Against Claiming Google

A Google engineer who was sacked after writing a memo defending the gender gap in Silicon Valley tech jobs as a matter of biology has sued his former employer for discrimination. However, Pichai defended th...More..

Avalanche in Kupwara: Three dead bodies out of nine missing recovered
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Avalanche in Kupwara: Three dead bodies out of nine missing recovered

Locals protested against the authorities, demanding construction of a tunnel to avoid frequent accident on the Kupwara-Tangdhar road, particularly at Sadhna top. The tragedy struck on Friday afternoon when a pa...More..

HP Issues Recall For Laptop Batteries Amid Fire Risk
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

HP Issues Recall For Laptop Batteries Amid Fire Risk

Multiple devices are affected by the recall, including products in the HP Probook 64x, ProBook 65x, x360 310, Envy, Pavilion, and ZBook lineups. HP is offering free battery replacement service to users with a...More..

Alexa will soon be able to control ovens and microwaves
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Alexa will soon be able to control ovens and microwaves

According to the online retail giant, the company will be introducing "cooking capabilities" to Alexa's Smart Home Skill API. Voice-controlled devices continue to grow more impressive by the week, and in th...More..

by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

"LG Set To Reveal 88" 8K OLED TV At CES 2018

You see unlike the current 4K resolution panels which are LED backlit, LCD panels the new display from LG is an OLED one. The show starts on 9 January, with press conferences and coverage to be found on Pocket-...More..

Snapchat Creating 'Stories Everywhere' Feature To Distribute Content Across The Web
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Snapchat Creating 'Stories Everywhere' Feature To Distribute Content Across The Web

The feature would be called " Stories Everywhere ". It's been reported by live streaming news network Cheddar that Snap is going to introduce its latest feature enabling the users to share stories beyon...More..

The Library of Congress Will No Longer Archive Every Tweet
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

The Library of Congress Will No Longer Archive Every Tweet

The initiative was bold and celebrated among research communities. For instance, as laid out in the Library of Congress' white paper explaining the decision, collecting all the tweets has become a more ...More..

Reliance Jio vs Vodafone vs Airtel vs Idea
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Reliance Jio vs Vodafone vs Airtel vs Idea

On the other hand, Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel are offering unlimited voice calls without any daily or weekly FUP. With 1GB data per day and unlimited calling, the plans will take care of all their communi...More..

Eric Schmidt Stepping Down as Chairman of Google Parent Company
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Eric Schmidt Stepping Down as Chairman of Google Parent Company

The company plans to appoint a new chairman to the board. No reason was provided for the change. Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin , Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai "and I all believe th...More..

LG Unveils Nano IPS Monitor Screen To Be Introduced on CES 2018
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

LG Unveils Nano IPS Monitor Screen To Be Introduced on CES 2018

Nano IPS technology comprises light-absorbing nanometre size particles which are applied to the display's LED lighting for getting a more impressive colour reproduction. Another screen specifically made for the...More..

Winter Solstice pictures and tweets from across Scotland
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Winter Solstice pictures and tweets from across Scotland

The first day of winter. 5 hours, 50 minutes: The difference in daylight hours between the winter and summer solstice . The winter solstice occurs at the moment the Earth's tilt away from the sun is at...More..

Cavs working to get Isaiah Thomas run at G League practices
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Cavs working to get Isaiah Thomas run at G League practices

A game already filled with storylines as an Eastern Conference Finals rematch featuring Irving going against his old team would become all the more intriguing if Thomas was able to take the court in a showdow...More..

Apple will combine iOS and Mac apps next year
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Apple will combine iOS and Mac apps next year

As a result, the apps that do make it to the Mac App Store are often given less attention than their mobile counterparts, which means fewer updates and less upkeep. Apple could soon release apps that work acr...More..