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Entanglement lights the way to scalable quantum computers

A technique for remotely entangling ions of strontium much more accurately and at far higher rates than previously possible has been unveiled by physicists in the UK. The team says that their scheme paves the way to scalable quantum computers made from multiple ion traps that are linked to one another via photonic interconnects.  Quantum computers promise to greatly outperform even the most powerful conventional computers on certain tasks.… Read More »

Google Assistant is giving Android Auto users the silent treatment – what to do

The beauty of Google Assistant is being able to control an Android device without having to touch it. It’s a concept that’s perfectly suited to driving, and Google Assistant integrates neatly with Android Auto for voice-driven in-car control. Or at least that’s the idea. According to a Google Assistant user who got in touch with Android Police, the digital… Read More »

[Update: October 2019] The best iPhone, iPad, and MacBook trade deals: Get max cash for old devices

Apple’s fall event is now behind us, and most of the other biggest phone launches have happened at this point. Amidst new iPhones, MacBooks, iPads, and Apple Watches (not to mention non-Apple devices!), what are you to do with all your old gear? Recycle it of course! And while you’re at it, why not get some cash for those… Read More »

Gaming in the cloud: Now, the configuration of your mobile, tablet won’t matter

AMD’s tie-ups with Google, Samsung to change the way millennials play games If you are a gaming lover, you will no longer need to look for a powerful desktop PC to play that most complex game which requires powerful computing and gaming processors. You can soon play your favourite, complex games on your smartphone, tablet or Chromebook. The… Read More »

OnePlus chases the title of “Best Android OEM” with 18-day update time

If you haven’t been paying attention to OnePlus, you should probably start. We’ve been calling the OnePlus 7 Pro the best Android phone you can buy for about the last six months. And now, in addition to the great hardware and software of that phone, you can add “pretty fast OS updates” to its list of positives. On Friday, OnePlus shipped the… Read More »

Apple is playing catch-up with the iPhone 11 camera

“Customers love iPhone because we focus on technologies that matter in their lives,” Apple’s Kaiann Drance said when introducing the iPhone 11 yesterday. If that’s the case, then Apple’s competitors have been doing the same thing for even longer when it comes to the camera. What might previously have been dismissed as gimmicks are now headline features for… Read More »

Google can’t fix the Android update problem

The Android Lollipop statue. Lollipop was the fifth major version of Android. It was released in 2014 and still powers nearly 15 percent of Android phones worldwide. Android 10 is official and as of this writing it’s only available on a very small number of phones: Pixels and a few others. I’ll have a review up later today, but here’s a… Read More »

Google Android Warning As Devious Spyware Hits The Play Store

Google Android users are being warned to be vigilant after a spyware app made it onto the official Play store, twice. JAAP ARRIENS/NURPHOTO Google Android users are being warned to be vigilant after security researchers at ESET discovered a rogue spyware app has hit the official Play store, twice. It comes after researchers at Trend Micro warned last weekend that adware-ridden… Read More »

The Story of the Apollo Guidance Computer, Part 2

In the late 1950’s, before NASA had any intentions of going to the Moon – or needing a computer to get there — the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory had designed and built a small prototype probe they hoped would one day fly to Mars (read the background in part 1 of this story here).  This little probe used a small,… Read More »

Oyo plans to share its tech with others in the business

BENGALURU: Oyo may offer its in-house technology solutions to other hospitality brands globally, a top executive said. These technology solutions have been built to manage instant reservations on its network of properties and to engage with retail customers. The SoftBank-backed hotel marketplace said some hospitality brands have shown interest in Internet of Things-based solutions and other hospitality operations management applications.… Read More »