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Anemia is the most common blood disorder that reduces levels of the blood’s oxygen carrier, Hemoglobin, causing fatigue, heart palpitations, light-headedness, and shortness of breath. It affects a third of the global population. Diagnosing anemia requires invasive blood-based testing using specialized equipment that’s largely inaccessible to low-income and middle-income societies, where the disorder remains highly prevalent. Researchers from Georgia Tech and Emory University in Atlanta, USA have developed a technique for anemia dete...
LG Electronics just unwrapped its much awaited 5-camera phone, V40 ThinQ. The five camera smartphone is available for pre-order now. Its shipping begins between October 12th and October 18th across the USA. “The LG V40 ThinQ was designed with the main goal to deliver an uncompromised experience for users to create, consume and share high-quality content,” mentioned Hwang Jeong-hwan, President of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company in a statement. “The versatility of the camera and the proven V series platform makes the LG V...
At its annual hardware event held in New York City, Microsoft Corp. introduced refreshed versions of Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, Surface Studio and an all-new pair of Surface headphones to compliment the ensemble. It also rolled out major upgrades in Windows and Office 365. The next-generation Surface products announced at the event - Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Studio 2 - now available to pre-order. All of these devices are coming up with faster processors and a new design alternative, which is Matte Black finish. ...
HP Inc. launched a breakthrough device in the PC and 2-in-1 convertible laptop categories on October 1, 2018. HP Spectre Folio is a versatile and portable PC innovation that embeds in a body crafted out of a mixture of metal and leather. “The HP Spectre Folio is the PC reinvented, achieving the perfect balance of luxury design and cutting-edge engineering. It combines sophisticated style with the incredible versatility to deliver an Always-Connected PC experience our customers are looking for,” said Alex Cho, President of Personal Sy...
The market for speakers powered by digital voice assistant and AI technology is booming. Nearly 16.8 million units of smart speakers were shipped in the second quarter of 2018, up from 9 million in Q1, as per the recent Canalys report. This accounts for nearly 187 percent growth rate. The smart speaker is undoubtedly the breakthrough gadget of the 21st century. Google Home with a 32.3% share is leading the charts consecutively in the second quarter. With a monopoly reign till 2017, Amazon’s Echo (24.5%) is sitting close to the leader...
Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has finally brought cross-play program on PlayStation 4 (PS4). It has started with Epic Games’ Fortnite cross-play for the open beta test. The news arrived as a big relief to the fans of PS4 who wanted to compete and enjoy video games with a wider audience. The cross platforms for Fortnite gameplay include operating systems - Android, Windows, iOS, and Mac along with rival gaming consoles - Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. “We recognize that PS4 players have been eagerly awaiting an update, and we a...
TiVo Corp., a pioneer in entertainment technology has rolled out TiVo BOLT OTA for an antenna. It is a new over-the-air (OTA) set-top box integrated with a 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) capacity and offering high-end Live TV viewing experience. The rise of OTA devices in the market pushed TiVo to come up with a solution that seamlessly blends attributes of Live TV, online channel streaming and digital video recording. With the introduction of BOLT OTA, the company is replacing the Roamio OTA box. “TiVo BOLT OTA is the perfect solut...
Facebook-owned Oculus unveiled the first all-in-one virtual reality (VR) headset at Oculus Connect 5. Called Oculus Quest, it is the first all-in-one VR gaming system with wireless connectivity, enabling the enthusiasts to move freely in all directions. Oculus Quest is equipped with greater features than Oculus Rift and standalone property of Oculus Go. The comprehensive headset is slated to release in spring 2019 and will be available for $399. “This is the VR experience everyone’s been waiting for,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook ...
Instagram founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger announced on Monday their exit from the parent company, Facebook Inc. The pair, reportedly, decided to leave due to soured relationships with Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, over the vision for Instagram. “We’re planning on leaving Instagram to explore our curiosity and creativity again,” Systrom said in a prepared statement posted on the Instagram blog. “Building new things requires that we step back, understand what inspires us and match that with what the world needs; that’s what...
Apple Inc. and Salesforce.com Inc. on Monday announced a strategic partnership for developing powerful iOS apps for businesses. As a part of the collaboration, Salesforce is redesigning its native app – Salesforce Mobile App to integrate the latest features available on iOS and will launch it in early 2019. “We’re excited to work with Salesforce and that their industry-leading CRM will embrace native iOS and deliver exclusive new features on iPhone and iPad,” said Tim Cook, CEO, Apple. Salesforce is integrating its native mobile app...