Author archives: Priyansha

Eighty percent of rare diseases are caused by abnormalities in a person’s genes. And the thing about rare diseases is that they’re often difficult to diagnose, and in many cases, fewer or no treatment options are available. A new AI-powered smartphone app called Face2Gene could improve the lives of patients with these conditions. Face2Gene app can outperform doctors at diagnosing rare genetic disorders in children by analyzing their face. The app is available for anyone to download, but it is designed for use by healthcare professio...
About 288,000 people are currently living with spinal cord injuries in the United States, resulting from car accidents, falls, or gunshot wounds. And close to 18,000 new people join this number every year. One big challenge these people face daily is moving around with ease. With motorized wheelchairs, this challenge is less, however, only to a point. Not every one of them can control wheelchairs based on their injuries. Hoobox Robotics has introduced a new adapter kit, which is plugged to any motorized chair, Wheelie 7 to remedy thi...
Wing, the Google X moonshot project which graduated to become an independent Alphabet company in July 2018, is all set to soar in Europe. Today, it announced an ambitious plan to deliver goods and packages of up to 1.5 kilograms (approx. 3.3 pounds) in a 10 kilometers radius (6.2 miles) in the spring of 2019 in Helsinki. Wing is also launching a page to take suggestions on what might be most in demand to deliver by drone. This will be the company’s first attempt to spread its wings in Europe. It has run four separate trials co...
The race by varied tech companies to get into the healthcare industry analysts expect to reach $18.7 billion by 2020 continues. And Amazon is fiercely pushing through different routes. The retail giant is reportedly selling software that can mine patient’s medical reports and make suggestions if there’s a need for improving treatment or to save money, reports WSJ. The Amazon health software scans medical files to extract important information such as the patient’s medical condition, procedures, and prescriptions. While the efficacy o...
While a few consumers have landed the Microsoft’s second-generation Surface Studio following its release weeks ago, the company may be planning for a design much more exciting come 2020. Brad Sams’ new book – Beneath A Surface – claims that Microsoft will launch a Surface Studio monitor in 2020. The book, which detailed the history of Microsoft’s Surface efforts, disclosed that the stand-alone Surface Studio monitor would not be a regular PC monitor. It will feature modular functionality that consumers could leverage for easy at-home ...
DriveSaver – a company known for Data recovery – is currently advertising a new service that questions the security system on Apple devices. Branded Passcode lockout Data Recovery service, the company claims it could recover important data from locked smartphones as well as difficult-to-crack iOS devices. And DriveSaver is advertising this service for regular consumers. That means the service was not designed specifically for law enforcement or cybersecurity business of any type. While the service efficacy is still subject to confirma...
It looks like LG isn’t happy with its newly released photography first five-camera smartphone LG V40 ThinQ. The device which features a new three-lens setup on the rear side and two lenses in the front camera module is said to have one of the most next-gen camera capabilities. A new LG patent spotted by LetsGoDigital reveals a smartphone with 16 lens camera setup. We wouldn’t say we’re not surprised. After all, Samsung has already raised the bar with the 2018 Galaxy A9, which features four camera lenses, which are stacked vertically ...
Black Friday welcomes millions of shoppers online for attractive deals from varied retail outlets. But while the celebration is remarkable for both retailers and shoppers, cybercriminals are also on the loop and targeting it for attacks. In other words, cybercriminals have modeled different approaches to target distinct retailers. One of the most common scams involves the use of stolen credit cards to buy gift cards and/or items from selected retailers, including Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Nike, eBay, Samsung, and Dell. The criminals...
Stocking stuffers make Christmas celebrations quite colorful. But it can also get very challenging. Everyone knows that finding the right gifts for everyone on your gift-giving list is the challenge. However, it also depends on what you are planning to buy. Are you after the cheap, expensive, funny or useful stuffers? There are tons of gigantic or small gadgets that can fill the stocking to the brim. But you need to select according to the category of your recipient: parent, kids, colleague or even your cat. Here is a list of 20 gadg...
Samsung is reportedly looking to steal the thunder from Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone with its 10th Galaxy flagship phone. According to the Wall Street Journal, the South Korean tech giant will push boundaries beyond anything we’ve ever seen with the Galaxy S10. Interestingly, it’s codenamed the ‘Beyond X.’ Beyond X will have a massive 6.7-inch screen, six cameras, and 5G support. As of now, the Galaxy Note9 has unarguably Samsung’s bigger phone screen at 6.4 inches. Galaxy S10’s other variants, namely Beyond 1 and Beyond 2 will sp...