Author archives: Anna Versai

Microsoft selects 10 machine learning startups for accelerator
Microsoft is providing a helping hand to a group of data science and machine learning startups. Since past several months, the company was on a cross-country tour across 12 cities in the United States and Canada. On Thursday, the tech giant announced that it has selected 10 startups out of total 720 applicants, who will be a part of the four-month accelerator in Seattle. Tech accelerators are intended to help new companies by providing guidance, networking, and funding. The director of Microsoft’s Seattle accelerator, Hanan Lavy s...
Dell XPS 13 review
Most of us would think that the update to last year’s Dell XPS 13 as minor at best, but if you keenly observe the details, you would admit that the update is a worthy one. The highlights of the update include- replacing 5th generation Broadwell Intel chip with 6th generation Skylake chip, USB-C implementation and a lot more. If you missed the Dell XPS 13 review last year, it can be summed up as high performance, good quality, and worth the money. And here is Dell XPS 13 review for the upgraded model. This updated model includes a...
3 Smartphone apps for goal-setting
Goal-setting is really important as goals hold you accountable and help push you further. May it be to spend more time with family, to work on that big project, or want to lose weight; we just set our goals and forget to track of our progress towards accomplishing our goals. Here are some of the Smartphone apps that will help you stick to your goals: #GoalsOnTrack This app relies on psychology and personal development principles for the whole process of goal-setting including keeping your goal, start date, end date, and trackin...
Airmail for iOS is openly customizable
There are plenty of e-mail apps that have one or the other innovative feature. But now we have an e-mail app- Airmail for iOS that provides us with whatever we want. Starting from Sparrow to Mailbox and Inbox, each had something to offer that other apps didn’t. Sparrow had utter simplicity, Mailbox had snoozes, and Inbox comes with its bundles and intelligent cards. With all those unique features, we may fail to notice today’s launch of Airmail for iOS that seems like just another app. Airmail does not introduce any unique f...
Isaac Mizrahi Smartwatch is a statement piece in HP’s Smartwatch series
HP’s Smartwatch is a seamless blend of fashion and smarts, designed by Isaac Mizrahi. It looks like any other Swarovski-encrusted timepiece, which can be good if you want your Smartwatch to look like any other arm candy but only with smart features. This Isaac Mizrahi Smartwatch comes from “Engineered by HP” series, including other watches from Titan, Movado Bold, and Michael Bastian. This HP’s Smartwatch has a transparent screen instead of a glass, on which notifications are displayed. It can be connected with an iOS 8+ or an Andr...
PayPal opens Venmo App to Online Stores
After its fourth quarter 2015 earnings release yesterday, PayPal has announced that it has more than 179 million “active” users. This release marks company’s second quarterly earnings since its separation from eBay. Since it officially split from eBay Inc. last year, company’s shares have dropped by 14%, as investors doubted company’s independent growth without the support of the eBay. Now independent, the company is zealously attempting to prove itself in the crowded market of mobile payment. Various competitors to the company in...
Smartphone Apps of the month: January 2016
Technology is changing constantly, and so are human needs. There are millions of apps for different OS platforms that could make your life simpler. In this world with emerging technologies, some apps have become part of our daily life. Here are some of the Smartphone apps that can be included in the list of Apps of the month. Mesh If you are planning to hang out with a group of friends and would love to mingle with another group of like-minded people, here’s the app for you. Mesh will allow you to send and accept invitations fro...
Sony Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector will beam images on any surface
Sony is about to add a new product in its inspirational range. The new product is the Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector (LSPX-P1), which comes in the form of a little box that can beam an image onto any surface. This projector can beam an image on a surface from a very short distance. The company also has another similar product named 4K projector which is much larger and uses the same technique as Ultra Short Throw Projector. However, this one can be integrated into your home with ease due to its smaller size and portability fe...
Beer Tracker Untappd merges with Next Glass
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...
Microsoft reveals key details about HoloLens
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,...