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Apple’s WWDC is Happening on June 5th; Comes Back to San Jose After 15 Years

Apple’s WWDC is Happening on June 5th; Comes Back to San Jose After 15 Years

Apple will be showcasing the next versions of its platforms this year on June 5th at their 28th annual Worldwide Developer Conference, WWDC. Although, the biggest change this time is the location which is moved over to San Jose, closer to the company’s corporate campus in Cupertino, instead of San Francisco. The event will be held the week of June […]

     
 
 

Casio’s Lesson Pod Robot is Your New Virtual Language Instructor

Casio’s Lesson Pod Robot is Your New Virtual Language Instructor

Casio, the Japanese company known for its calculators has now readied a new robot called the Lesson Pod. What this robot does is that it helps the other person learn the foreign language by constantly conversing on a day to day basis. Also, the Lesson Pod doubles up as a language instructor and helps you practice spoken sentences at the […]

     
 
 

Apple’s new Patent Hints at Fingerprint Sensing microLED Display

Apple’s new Patent Hints at Fingerprint Sensing microLED Display

Apple has been granted a patent by USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) that outlines a display that comes baked in with a fingerprint scanner. If implemented in the future lineup this also means that TouchID will be a thing of the past. The patent has been assigned to LuxVue which is a small company that developed low-power microLED […]

     
 
 

Turn Your Face into a Virtual Pointer with this Android App

Turn Your Face into a Virtual Pointer with this Android App

Accessibility options on mobile devices have improved a lot recently. The most prominent way of interacting is of course, with voice. However, for some, even that isn’t a viable medium and obviously, talking to your phone isn’t particularly convenient outdoors or in public places. Hence, to overcome these issues, we present an app that allows you to control the Android […]

     
 
 

OK Golf Review: Golf with a Touch of Zen…and Myst

OK Golf Review: Golf with a Touch of Zen…and Myst

I will admit it right off – golf is not my favorite sport (football and tennis are – cricket of late having been baseball-ized, but THAT is another story). I have played it a few times but I found it a tad on the slow side, almost like billiards or snooker in a large area – the idea being to […]

 
     
 
 

5 Apps to Create a Smarter Android Homescreen

5 Apps to Create a Smarter Android Homescreen    

Home screens on Android phones have gone from being the spotlight to the most underrated aspect of a software. If you think about it, you don’t go beyond the home screen in the majority of instances because all your favorite applications are already pinned there and more or less, each setting can be toggled from the notification panel. So, how […]

     
 
 

Dr Jekyll Becomes Mr Hyde: The Curse of Android

Dr Jekyll Becomes Mr Hyde: The Curse of Android

Few technologies from Silicon Valley have managed to create an impact as big as Android has. Whatever be one’s views on Android (especially versus iOS – what a debate that is!), there’s no denying that with the advent of Android, hundreds of millions of people that earlier had no access to any form of computing device are now in possession […]

 
     
 
 

Instant Tethering Feature Arrives for Android Nougat, Available for Nexus and Pixel Devices

Instant Tethering Feature Arrives for Android Nougat, Available for Nexus and Pixel Devices

Instant Tethering feature was on the radar ever since it was first spotted in testing a while ago. The Instant Tethering feature will allow Android phones to share the internet with each other without having to use the native Wi-Fi hotspot functionality. The feature has finally started seeding to select devices including the Nexus lineup and the Pixel phones.   […]

     
 
 

Sygnal is a Smart Fitness T-Shirt That Doubles up as Navigation Device

Sygnal is a Smart Fitness T-Shirt That Doubles up as Navigation Device

Fitness wearables have come a long way and with this, we have witnessed an emergence of fitness ecosystem. We have a shoe that counts your steps, a band that monitors your vitals and socks with textile sensors that keep a tab on your heart. This time around we have an Indian startup that has designed a fitness T-shirt that comes […]

     
 
 

iPhones to get Wireless Charging and new 3D Touch Sensor in 2017 [KGI Report]

iPhones to get Wireless Charging and new 3D Touch Sensor in 2017 [KGI Report]

Apple’s iPhone lineup commands a great deal of interest from all quarters even before the new iteration is released. With the onset of 2017, most of us are already looking forward to the Apple’s next iPhone and it is only natural that the predictions and speculations start rolling. A new report from KGI suggests that all the iPhone models launched […]