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Windows 7 is still running on many PCs despite being succeeded by Windows 8 in 2012 and later Windows 10 in 2015. This is not surprising. Most users are either lazy to make the switch or yet to be appealed by the Windows 10’s service model. There is no doubt about the slight difference in the way the operating systems are operated. People with seriously aging memories won’t want the trouble of having to adjust to a new model. But these excuses won’t matter anymore soon. Microsoft has announced it will no longer provide free support a...
When it comes to noise-canceling, Bose QuietComfort acoustic headphones are great. Users can testify to this fact. They do the task so well that you literally hear no noise at all. It is, therefore, true to say that Bose has gotten some pedigree in noise canceling. This proved reliable even when the idea of a consumer audio company fixing vehicle sound doesn’t go quite well. Bose unveiled the QuietComfort Road Noise Control (RNC) technology for cars at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). According to Bose, the noise control focus wi...
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 ...
Microsoft Bing is allowing child pornography to appear in its search results and is aiding pedophiles by suggesting related keywords and images, it emerged today. An investigation by AntiToxin, an online safety company, led to the alarming revelation that when people searched for certain terms related to child sexual abuse, the search engine returned images depicting child porn. What’s worse, it suggested more associated terms in the results as well as in the automatic suggestions in the search bar. The investigation was commissione...
Facebook has inked lucrative deals with Samsung and other Android smartphone makers to make it impossible for people to delete the app. Bloomberg reported that the app comes pre-installed onto Android devices and can only be disabled and not permanently deleted. The revelation has caused quite a stir among Android users many of whom have taken up to Twitter to announce they’re now swinging to the mighty Apple. A Facebook spokesperson said the deals were put together in place to give loyal Android users “the best” smartphone experien...
Each day, more than 115 people in the U.S. die of an opioid overdose. Some of these people would have likely survived if there was someone around to notice they’re in trouble. Researchers from the University of Washington have developed an app that detects early signs of an opioid overdose by analyzing a user’s breathing and movement. This is if the drug user would run the app prior to injecting illegal opioids by themselves. The “Second Chance” app converts a smartphone’s speaker and microphone into a short-range sonar device that ...
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...
Samsung electronics has proven its beginning to take gaming more seriously as the Korean tech giant today unveiled its most powerful mobile computing device for gamers: the Samsung Notebook Odyssey, at CES 2019 in Vegas. The Samsung Notebook Odyssey is actually not the first laptop for gamers introduced by the company. Samsung Odyssey lineup has been around for quite some time now. But Notebook Odyssey took a massive step to dispute claims that low-ranks the tech company’s gaming technology. The new Samsung Odyssey prides specificati...
Samsung’s presence is always felt at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and while the event is around the corner, information on debuting products are already rolling in, including a bunch of Samsung’s high-end monitors. One of the monitors quite intriguing is the Space Monitor that can be clamped to your desk and adjusted at varying angles. The flexible monitor looks really simple that it could be used at home in any workspace. And the name Space Monitor is not referring to where it could be used but because it gives you space. Th...
Apple will through Foxconn’s local unit begin to assemble its top-end iPhones in India as early as 2019, reports CNBC. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the report disclosed that the Taiwanese contract manufacturer, which will potentially take Apple’s business in India to a new height, will most importantly be assembling the most expensive iPhone modes, such as devices in the iPhone X family. Foxconn will assemble iPhones for the first time in India at its plant in Sriperumbudur town, located at the southern part of Tamil Nadu...