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Google I/O 2017: Google’s Augmented Reality Tech Gets a Boost With Visual Positioning Service

You may be familiar with Google’s Project Tango that uses sensors to track motions and size up your environment. Google has been investing quite a bit on Tango, which is at the core for the company’s push into both virtual reality and augmented reality. The company announced at Google I/O its new VR tech called WorldSense as well… Read More »

Motorola Moto G5 Plus getting a new update

Motorola has started pushing out a new update to its Moto G5 Plus smartphone. Arriving as version NPN25.137-67 and weighing in at around 215MB, the update brings along several changes, including improved audio in video capture. Other changes that the update includes are improvements related to data traffic as well as the device’s stability. Also, the VoLTE icon… Read More »

Why Android is likely safe from a WannaCry-like attack

Enlarge Image Unlike the Google Pixel, most Android devices are running on outdated operating systems. James Martin/CNET The WannaCry cyberattack has ensnared more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries by taking advantage of outdated versions of Windows that never got Microsoft’s crucial security patches. Hmm. Millions of devices that are stuck on older versions of an operating system… Read More »

Facebook Group Admins Can Now Set Up a Quiz for Screening

Ensuring that right persons are added in a Group, Facebook has rolled out a feature that allows admins to set up three questions for people requesting to join the Group. This allows admins to screen the potential member and make sure the added member does not troll or spam the Group, TechCrunch reported on Friday. “Screening new membership… Read More »

With less than a day to go, the Cerulean Moment Windows 10 Mobile is still only 2% funded

Back in August 2015, WhartonBrooks announced that it was working on a Windows 10 Mobile handset that would be “the most disruptive since the advent of the smartphone in 2000”. Over time, the company hyped up the device’s launch with photos and statements such as the one mentioned above. When it did take the wraps off the handset,… Read More »

This technology can turn any surface into a touch sensor

hile touch sensing is common on small, flat surfaces such as smartphone or tablet screens, researchers have now developed a technology to turn surfaces of a wide variety of shapes and sizes into touchpads using tools as simple as a can of spray paint. The technology, called Electrick, can turn walls, furniture, steering wheels and even toys into… Read More »

Do You Know How to Prepare for a Computer Crash?

The computer has changed the way we do business and work. So when a computer crashes, it becomes nearly impossible to work. This is what happened when I woke up last Friday morning and my computer wouldn’t boot. After a couple of blue screens, I determined I’d need to take it in for repair. The problem for me… Read More »

Can a Computer Be Hacked If It’s Not Connected to the Internet?

Hacking has become synonymous with today’s digital ecosystem, and whether it is the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) or JP Morgan, size, resources or capability are irrelevant if someone wants the information you have badly enough. The breach these organizations experienced is proof. But in these cases, some points of their infrastructure were connected… Read More »

Xiaomi WeLoop Hey 3S Smartwatch Launched, an Apple Watch Clone With a Heart Rate Sensor

It will be an understatement to say that some of Xiaomi’s products have uncanny resemblance to products from a certain Cupertino-based company. However, this time around the company seems to have taken the design approach to an altogether different level as Xiaomi partner WeLoop’s new Hey 3S smartwatch seems to be an exact replica of Apple Watch. The… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro, Galaxy On7 Pro Available at a Discount on Amazon

Samsung is now offering its Galaxy On5 Pro and Galaxy On7 Pro smartphones at discounted prices on Amazon India as part of a special sale. Both Gold and Black colour variants of the smartphones are available at same price as part of the sale. While Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro is currently available on the website at Rs. 7,490… Read More »