Technology

Facebook is partnering with Luxottica (owner of Ray-Ban, Chanel, Oakley and other brands) on AR glasses nicknamed Orion. According to tipsters, the eyewear would be a promising phone replacement. Orion AR Glasses users will be able to take calls, Livestream to social media followers, and much more. The device will bear functional similarities to Google Glass. If you’re excited to get your hands on Facebook’s AR Glasses, you’ll have to wait for a mighty long time. According to insider sources, Orion wouldn’t be launched until somethin...
Online therapy has been around since some time now. And while the divided groups of psychologists and psychiatrists are yet to arrive on a unanimous opinion about online therapy, they are presented with a new topic for debate – Instagram therapy. As defined in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, “Online therapy is any type of professional therapeutic interaction that makes use of the Internet to connect qualified mental health professionals and their clients.” Instagram therapy, however, cannot be defined in such a clear-cut manner....
As first reported by MacRumors, an internal build of iOS 13 suggests Apple’s long-rumored AR headset is in the works. The development of an augmented reality display comes as a surprise as numerous rumors in the past suggested the project had been axed. Let’s take this news with a grain of salt, shall we? StarBoard: Apple AR Glasses Apple’s iOS 13 builds include a “STARTester” app which might allow the augmented reality headset to be used as both a head-mounted wearable, as well as a handheld device. The California-based iPhone m...
Typically, a journey from Mumbai to Pune could take up to 3.5 hours. But with the Hyperloop project, the first-of-its-kind in the world, this duration could come down to 35 minutes. The government of Maharashtra has deemed hyperloop a public infrastructure project and given a green signal to Virgin Hyperloop One to develop the world’s first hyperloop train between Mumbai and Pune. As mentioned on Virgin’s website, “The DP World – Virgin Hyperloop One consortium was also named as the Original Project Proponent for the Mumbai-Pune hyp...
The latest gaming consoles and titles often dominate talk among teenagers and adults at public gatherings aside from topping the wish lists of many. This technology-induced culture has provoked many researchers into investigating how games influence people’s behavior. Some studies indicate that sexualized female game characters could cause body dissatisfaction among female gamers alongside aggression towards women, with many other reports related to social skills and mental health. Do sexualized female game characters actually turn ga...
With people’s security consciousness skewed towards the personal computer, cybercriminals are now turning to Android malware for financial fraud. Last year, Anubis banking trojan made headlines after getting onto Android devices through infected downloads from the Google Play Store. The banking apps malware would request for permission to use the accessibility service of the victim’s Android device, from which it would steal banking apps login credentials, payment cards, and e-wallets. Anubis was enabled by a “dropper,” BianLian that ...
To put a lid on the controversies that the faulty butterfly keyboard attracted, Apple might soon ditch it and adopt a new scissor switch keyboard. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that Apple might soon do away with the controversial ‘butterfly keyboard’ and release a fresh keyboard design for the MacBook Air that will be launched later this year. The analyst, who has a decent track record of making credible Apple predictions, told MacRumors that the future MacBook keyboards could be based on scissor switches. The controversial butt...
7th August 2019 is the date announced by Samsung as the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 launch date. We can also expect to see the launch of a larger variant of the Galaxy Note 10 – the Galaxy Note 10 Pro or Galaxy Note 10+. The phones will be available for purchase starting 24th August. Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 10 on August 7th’ 2019 at Barclay’s center in Brooklyn, New York. The company released a teaser video which gave a sneak peek into what the newest stylus pen would look like. Also revealed in the teaser is what looks ...
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) became an instrument to examine the human’s organs and internal structures in 1971, nearly three decades after it was discovered independently by Felix Bloch and Edward Purcell. Since then, health professionals have relied on MRI scans to examine various body conditions, including the brain and spinal cord. Thanks to American physician Raymond Damadian for identifying the differences in the nuclear magnetic relaxation times of tumors and tissues. But the technology is not done stunning us. A newly deve...
Technology has made a lot of things possible. And it’s entirely right to believe that the best thing happening to man is technology itself. Not even the inventions available today. New leads emerge yearly and while some are built on the existing solution, others take an entirely different path to expose the vast extent of unexploited ideas. Some of the top tech trends poised to launch this year would change the ideas we have about smartphones, legal services, computers, and health. Many would dispute the technological approach scie...