Author archives: Priyansha

The European Union court on Tuesday supported its member states like France to bring criminal proceedings against ridesharing firm Uber for running an illegal taxi service; a fresh setback to the Silicon Valley start-up. AFP reports that the case is about “Uber’s use of unlicensed drivers” in its cheap UberPOP service in France, a service that has since been suspended in the city and several others. The EU court of Justice compared the decision of backing France against the UberPOP service to its December decision ruled in favour o...
With Artsy app on your phone or tablet, you don’t need to guess how the wall art or painting would look on your wall space while they are still at the stores. Artsy app lets you to virtually hang them on the wall to see how they look. Whether it’s a painting or photograph you’re considering to enlarge, all that’s required is the dimensions and you’ll virtually see how they fit on the wall. Available on iOS and built for Apple's latest version of ARKit, Artsy is a new augmented reality app that lets you access and virtually mount all ...
All-time championing video game series in Japan, Dragon Quest is making its first VR entry later this month at Bandai Namco’s virtual reality home in Shinjuku, Tokyo - Mario Kart's virtual reality main lounge. Dragon Quest series creator Yuji Horii released the information in the trailer according to Verge. “It’s honestly like a dream,” He said. “I really felt like I was holding a sword and shield and walking through the world — I thought it was incredibly fun.” There was no gameplay footage at the trailer, but customers are expected...
Under Armour Inc. has on Thursday revealed breach of data in its MyFitnessPal diet and fitness earlier this year, involving some 150 million users. This incident which happened in February did not just send Under Armour into the growing list of “corporate victims of hacker attacks,” but plunged its athletic apparel maker shares by 4.6% in after-hours trade. Bloomberg reports that Under Armour discovered the data breach earlier this week (four days ago) and has taken some steps to inform its MyFitnessPal users through emails and in-ap...
Apple has proposed a set of new emojis to better represent individuals with disabilities, emojioedia reports. The proposal, which was submitted to emoji-creators Unicode Consortium by the company for a new line of "accessibility emojis," will include prosthetic limbs, hearing aid, a guide dog as well as people using canes and various kind of wheelchair, if approved. In the proposal, Apple writes: “Apple is requesting the addition of emoji to better represent individuals with disabilities. Currently, emoji provide a wide range of op...
Samsung unveiled its 2018 QLED TV lineup earlier this month in New York. With the initial pricing not released, many of us have been patiently waiting on the South Korean tech giants to know the cost of having the company's latest TV technology. Samsung has just released the pricing for most of the TV sets on its website. Only the price for Q9SN series is still not released. We are suspecting that the unit would be sold sometime later this year. Based on the released initial pricing for the QLED TV lineups, we can say that Samsung is...
HTC Vive Focus has been unveiled officially for the global market by HTC. This was done at the 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco. The VR headset, which has been available in China since last year is a standalone virtual reality unit that runs on its built-in VR platform referred to as Vive wave. It has access to downloading games and apps through Viveport content store, not Google play store as previously thought. Vive Focus developer’s kit is currently available through a dedicated portal for only registered deve...
iWatch apps 2018 are all developed to include the most recent iWatch features aimed at enhancing communication, hassle-free commute, health/fitness tracking, and a host of other Apple watch features. This is because the recent iOS Watches such as Series 3, Hermes and Nike+ come with additional built-in sensors; each requiring the respective iWatch app to function effectively. However, older Apple Watches would still use most of the apps that do not require special hardware but without few advanced features. Identifying the best iWatc...
There are $2,500 computers, and then there are some of the most expensive computers ever created that could easily exhaust your entire life’s savings. World’s leading technology review magazine brings you a comprehensive list of the world’s most expensive desktop computers, the cheapest of which starts at $9,995.  While you are making budgets to buy any of the recent computers such as the versatile Microsoft Surface Pro or Lenovo’s Yoga 730 for around a thousand dollars, some folks are spending what could be your life savings to bu...
PC Gamers have never missed the thrilling moments since 2003 when steam games were introduced, offering the best and the largest PC gaming platform in the world. As of January this year, the Steam Gaming platform had grown to over 150 million registered accounts with a peak of 18.5 million steady online users. A wide range of games for your gaming pleasure is available on the steam platform but here are the top steam games to look out for in 2018, some of them being the most played steam games. Final Fantasy XV Sequel to the ve...