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Microsoft is planning to release a new family of webcams in 2019, according to a report from Thurrott. One of the webcams will be a 4K-capable webcam which will work with both Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One. The report also claims that the 4K-capable webcam will introduce a new feature; Windows Hello facial recognition to any Windows 10 PC. And the other webcam will be linked with the Xbox One to reintroduce the Kinect feature – which allows users to sign in automatically once they face the camera. The Kinect feature can also be used by ...
Preparations for CES 2019 coming up next month in Las Vegas can be noticed across various tech companies as they keep teasing products that could debut at the event. PC gaming specialists Razer is warming up to stun its fans with X-box One-focused hardware peripherals at the world’s biggest electronics show, having released surprising editions of its bestselling laptop months ago. The Singaporean hardware maker has released images of its yet-to-launch keyboard and mouse for the Xbox One to show us what the combo would look like. Its ...
YouTube deleted over 58 million videos and 224 million comments that violated its policies within the third quarter, said Google’s parent company Alphabet on Thursday, as the tech giant demonstrates progress in fighting inappropriate content on its video platform. The activities of extremists on social media platforms and violence provocation from critics’ hateful content have become a major concern among government officials and some groups in the United States, Asia, and Europe. This has resulted in pressure from the groups on so...
Samsung may have replaced the 3.5 mm headphone jack in the Galaxy A8 but is likely keep it on the S10 series. According to a video published by reliable leaker Ice Whisperer, a case prototype of the Samsung Galaxy S10 has a cut out for a headphone jack at the bottom of the device, and to its left a USB-C port cut out. The video puts an end to speculations about Samsung abandoning the headphone jack to join Apple and rest of the world’s smartphone makers in making thinner, full waterproof phones. Ever since Apple eliminated the headph...
The electrocardiogram (ECG) feature Apple included in the Apple Watch Series 4 could be the most significant innovation the company launched this year. We have been thrilled by Apple’s new iPhones, a new MacBook Air with high-end computing capability, and the new iPad Pro. But the Watch Series 4, which Apple activated its ECG feature two nights ago, appears to have started saving lives already. A Reddit user recently posted an experience of receiving a warning on his Apple watch which indicates he may be having AFib – a quivering hea...
Tesla wants to “accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy,” according to its mission statement. The Palo Alto, California-based automotive and energy company’s future has garnered the attention of not only its product consumers or investors who hope to make fortune from the proceeds of rare innovations but the world at large. Of course, everyone wants to witness what holds ahead of the world’s most promising energy revolution. However, the future of Tesla in a fundamental outlook depends on the company’s short/long-term...
SpaceX on Thursday evening tweeted it has plans to fly private passengers around the moon. The announcement, which confirmed that the rocket company “has signed the world's first private passenger to fly around the Moon aboard our BFR launch vehicle,” did not reveal “who is flying and why,” but promised to provide further details on Monday, September 17. Space X plans to launch two private citizens (still unnamed) on a similar path taken by Apollo 13 astronauts of NASA, around the moon. The persons would make the trip using the Big...
Google TEZ will now be rebranded to Google Pay, the company announced at the 2018 edition of the Google for India event held in New Delhi on Tuesday. In addition, the BHIM UPI-based (a government-built platform) app will now enable users to avail of pre-approved loans through the app. It will now only take a few seconds to enter the desired amount, choose repayment terms, and receive the money in their bank accounts. Google Pay has partnered with Federal, ICICI, HDFC, and Kotak Mahindra to roll out the instant loan feature in the next...
One of the outstanding challenges in VR technology is still the ability to touch virtual objects and to feel the sensation of a virtual touch. But this challenge doesn't look like a hard nut to crack in the nearest future, appraising with what has been developed so far. Assistant Professor Heather Culbertson of USC's computer department recently developed a device that mimics one's touch, allowing users to feel virtual touches as though they are real, USC news reports. The device is a haptic armband which mimics the sensation of a ...
The market for Medical Transportation service is projected to hit about US $96 billion by 2022, according to a report from Zion Market Research. With the service valued USD 25.0 billion in 2014, the insight forecasts a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 6.7% within the years. Lucrative business promises in the sector have attracted more players in the industry lately; most of them introducing new technologies to improve service quality. It’s not difficult to see why consumers are responding effectively in the market since abo...