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This Smart Umbrella Tells You When it will Rain and is Impossible to Lose

This Smart Umbrella Tells You When it will Rain and is Impossible to Lose    

Over the past few years, we have witnessed a staggering number of IoT devices, some of them scored high on the utilitarian front while some seemed like an overkill. Opus One is a smart umbrella developed by an S.Korean startup and the umbrella tells if it’s going to rain. The makers of this umbrella claim that this is the first […]

     
 
 

GPD Pocket is a Handheld Windows 10 PC with x86 App Support

GPD Pocket is a Handheld Windows 10 PC with x86 App Support

Indiegogo and Kickstarter projects are few things that keep my interest in tech ablaze, the innovativeness and the outlandish ideas often help the companies score brownie points with the interested audience. Well, I do concur that the platforms come with their own risks but again that’s part and parcel of having an exclusive access. GPD is a Shenzen-based company that […]

     
 
 

The Next iPhone will Feature a USB Type-C Port, and a $1000 Curved OLED Variant [Report]

The Next iPhone will Feature a USB Type-C Port, and a $1000 Curved OLED Variant [Report]

We’re still months away from the major iPhone announcement of this year, however, leaks and rumors have already begun to flow in abundance. Another such report recently revealed by the Wall Street Journal states that the upcoming iPhone (8 or 7S?) will be replacing the lightning port with the industry standard, USB Type-C. The move certainly adds up since the […]

     
 
 

[Tech Ad-Ons] When the iPhone First Said “Hello” to the Oscars

[Tech Ad-Ons] When the iPhone First Said “Hello” to the Oscars    

Got a time machine? Get in, press the rapid rewind button and get to the Oscars that took place a decade ago. Yes, the Oscars when Forest Whitaker won the Best Actor award for The Last King of Scotland and Helen Mirren, won the Best Actress award for The Queen. Apart from the who won, what and who wore what, […]

     
 
 

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 […]