Author archives: Anna Versai

Beer tracker app Untappd is merging with Next Glass, a Smartphone app that identifies and recommends wine and beer. Beer fans are probably already familiar with this beer social networking app, but in case you are not, Untappd was founded over five years ago by Tim Mather and Greg Avola. It is a leading smartphone app that keeps track of not only places you are going but also drinks that you are having. It allows you to socially share the brew you are currently enjoying. It allows you to discover new hangout spots and also know whe...
HoloLens, the augmented reality headset from Microsoft has already gained much popularity before its launch. However, the answers to questions such as “What devices will it work with?” or “How long can it be used between charges?” or “How will it really work?” or “What will be the launch date and price?” have been unknown. Thanks to Bruce Harris, technical evangelist at Microsoft who revealed some of the information regarding the much talked about headset in an event at Israel. Harris says that HoloLens works on augmented reality,...
Apple has revealed that from January 28th, iTunes radio will no longer be free. As per the e-mails sent to customers, it will be a part of Apple music, and will be available to its subscribers for $10 per month. On Friday, Apple declared through e-mails to its customers that for all the ad-supported radio listeners of the United States and Australia, Beats 1 will remain premier free broadcast while ad-supported stations will be phased out. However, iTunes radio will be accessible to Apple Music subscribers. Apple Music’s three mont...
In 2016, with PCs market declining, Intel’s goal is to lower its reliance on PCs. The market for Personal computers is not a hit anymore, so that might hurt the company. As the demand for desktops falls, demand for chip’s shipment and revenues fall along. One might think that such scenario will jeopardise giants like Intel, but it doesn’t seem so. From numbers disclosed by the company and statements from CEO, it appears that company can grow even when the PC’s market fall. The CEO, Brian Krzanich clearly stated that “Our growth is ...
Google is back to work as the holidays and the CES is over. This first update of the year is here, Google Maps has come up with an updated version Maps v9.19 which involves a ‘driving mode’ that will predict where you are going without even asking. The new feature will utilize your previous location history and web searched to estimate your destination and provide traffic updates and estimated time of arrival (ETA) for the same. This new feature is optional and can be activated from the navigation drawer or by creating a shortcut o...
Taking selfies with a selfie stick will soon be old-fashioned. Among the list of latest gadgets launched in CES 2016, there is a ‘selfie drone’ called Lily that will replace your selfie stick. This drone will allow you take high-resolution videos and photos of yourself with multiple options. The concept of ‘selfie drone’ was introduced to capture images, as pouting perfectly while pressing your touchscreen camera button seems too much at a time. CES 2016 has introduced us to many products that will make our life easier, and Lily is...
On Sunday, Tesla motors released software update for its Model S and Model X. The update included a new functionality called ‘Summon’, which would allow the electric cars to park themselves, eliminating the human involvement. This functionality was added to its Autopilot technology that was introduced in October 2015. This technology allows drivers to take their hands off the wheel in certain conditions. However, the car does not ride in Autopilot by default and has to be set to this mode via Control settings. CEO, Elon Musk announ...
Huawei has come up with Mate 8 that was launched in China in November 2015. At CES 2016, the company announced that it will be launching the phone globally. When it was first launched in China, the phone was selling like hotcakes, as it was sold out at most of the retailers on the first day itself. According to Yu Chengdong, CEO of Huawei, more than a million handsets have already been sold and the company is planning to manufacture a million units of this handset per month. When it comes to the hardware design, the smartpho...
Somabar, the robotic bartender has won the best innovation award for home appliances at CES 2016. This machine is the latest when it comes to bartending technology. There is nothing better than having an amazing cocktail night with your friends at your own home, but making them is a pain. You might have all the stuff like a recipe book, cocktail shaker, jigger, twisted bar spoon, strainer, and a mixing glass, but you might lack the experience of making a well-crafted cocktail. Well, Somabar can do that for you instead. It will serv...
With increasing technology there are various devices to help fitness enthusiasts to gauge the amount of weight lost and calories burned. Also, there are devices available that will measure your heartbeat rate and the number of steps you take per day. But Levl takes to a new level by measuring the amount of fat loss after your workout, and all it will take is a single breath. A fitness tracker, called Levl will measure your breath and tell you the amount of fat loss through the accompanying app. The device comes in two parts: a grey...