Author archives: Priyansha

Apple is planning to release a bigger MacBook Pro and a new display monitor, says analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who is quite reliable on leaks concerning Apple’s roadmap. According to the information first released by 9to 5mac last weekend, Apple is not only releasing a new MacBook Pro and display unit in 2019, fans should also expect significant upgrades to the company’s most successful flagship; iPhones, iPads, and AirPods. On the Mac, which is leading the upgrades, Apple would introduce two new models: a 13-inch MacBook Pro model with 32GB...
Apple has reportedly hired ex-Microsoft exec and former CEO of a smart lock company to spearhead its Home initiatives. The Cupertino company has been making waves in the home space for years, with the introduction of HomeKit as well as the HomePod, which is powered by Siri. The wireless smart speaker, Apple HomePod, is lagging behind its Amazon and Google rivals. Its market share was 6 percent of the 66 million united in the U.S., earning it “small but meaningful share,” Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) co-founder Josh...
Love is the greatest scam in life, cautions the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Hopelessly romantic Americans looking for love lost at least $143 million to scammers last year, according to reports filed with the FTC. The median reported loss was $2,600 – seven times more than the amount lost for other types of frauds tracked by the FTC. Online dating scammers set camp on online dating sites and create fake profiles or use a real person’s identity, warns the FTC. “Romance scammers lure people with phony online profiles, often lifti...
Microsoft will likely unveil its next-gen holographic headset – HoloLens 2 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) scheduled later this month. The company’s technical fellow and creator of HoloLens Alex Kipman on Monday tweeted a 42-second video teaser suggesting that Microsoft would unveil the device during its press event on February 24, 2019. First spotted by TechCrunch, the cryptic video revealed some carbon fiber hints and what could be the AR headset’s processor. The teaser confirmed a rumor earlier in January reported by CNET which ann...
Do you want to get the best value from a budget-friendly smartphone? Then you need to consider the G phones. The Moto G7 series offer you quality design, battery life, and screens obtainable from phones twice their cost. And yet again, there is no disappointment with this year’s G7 lineup. Motorola has decided to take away the bezels; offering bigger displays and stronger batteries. This year, Motorola is set to release three versions of the G7: the G7, the G7 Power, and the G7 Play.  There is also a fourth one in the pipeline, a mor...
Why should Mark Zuckerberg have all the fun? Facebook Messenger is rolling out “unsend” feature for its users more than 10 months after it promised to do so after it was discovered coyly removing messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg from their recipients’ inbox. Facebook stopped using the secret “unsend” feature and promised not to delete messages again until it could make a broader delete message feature available. The previous feature allowed users to delete a sent message so they wouldn’t see it in their inbox. However, the recipien...
Mental-health problems aren't just limited to adults. According to a nationwide report published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 1 in 20 children in the United States were diagnosed with anxiety or depression between 2011 and 2012. The reported numbers are climbing suggesting anxiety and depression are associated with school problems and high parenting aggravation. It can be hard to recognize these conditions, known as “internalizing disorders,” often because the child is too young to communicate. Researc...
Facebook for the past few years has been giving attention to community-based features. These features which include candidate info and town hall are aimed at increasing the engagement of users with politics in general and local government in particular. The latest of its move in this direction is the provision of a petition feature. The Facebook new feature allows users to create a petition campaign supportable by others. TechCrunch provided a sneak peek from the company concerning this feature. The report suggests that Facebook’s ai...
Prohibitions inside China’s Great Firewall are trickier to navigate. It won’t surprise you to hear that the double-digit categories of material censor everything from foot fetish videos to political spoofs, and posting on Twitter. In interviews conducted by The New York Times, China’s Twitter users shared harrowing tales of long interrogations and threats made to them and their families. Over the past decade, China has banned a plethora of foreign social media websites, including Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Most young ...