Apps & Software

There is no doubt to the fact that Android is the most consistent operating system. Where Apple keeps a strong hold on its operating system, Android on the other side is an open alliance linking varied electronic devices. So if you are an Android aficionado, then you should surely get an Android emulator for your PC to enjoy the Android apps even on your computer. To give you a brief, Android emulators are a part of the Android SDK kit and it creates a virtual mobile device on your computer that lets you replicate, develop and test A...
The mobile messing app Google Allo is the gift that keeps on giving. Tess Townsend on Recode recently discovered that Allo can reveal your Google search history to the people you message. The privacy goof up appears to be a glitch. Townsend noticed the problem in a conversation with a friend while she was testing the app. The Google AI-powered chat app, includes Google Assistant, the latest version of its virtual assistant software. For example, you can ask Assistant to search for a nail salon in a certain area, while you’re talking...
Let’s take a look at Spike Jonze’s 21st century love story Her, a utopian pastoral about a poetically melancholic man smitten with an empathetic operating system, considering you’ve seen it already. As the film opens, we first find our hero, Theodore Twombly (played by Joaquin Phoenix), a former LA Weekly writer who now (ironically) works for a firm called BeautifulHandwrittenLetters.com. Tingling with loneliness, Theodore pours his romantic self, drifting from a depressive haze, into these letters he has been commissioned to write. R...
Imagine your cell phone without apps or a day without internet. Duh! Big deal it is. Trust me very BIG. Isn’t it? Our lives today are driven by the technologies. From getting habituated with the cell-phones and depending on softwares to the high-end pleasing experiences of VR and AR, we humans are getting comfortable in this technological mould. The time has come now that AI based robots will soon overtake the manual job. We rely on technologies in our daily life. Software has always played a major role in making business firms and h...
In 2015, IBM quietly amassed a trove of 7,355 patents, down slightly from 7,534 in 2014. A spokesperson for IBM said the company will earn more than 8,088 patents in 2016. The patent output also covers 2,700 inventions ranging from artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and cognitive computing. IBM patents also blanketed a wide range of technologies that also included cybersecurity, and cognitive health. For the 24th consecutive year, IBM has earned the most patents of any company. “Leading the world in innovation for 24 years in ...
Siemens has declared its interest in buying a software company in order to focus on its growth in that particular field. Mentor Graphics is a US-based semiconductor-design-software company. Officials claim that the deal has been closed for $4.5 billion. This decision is in accordance to the fact that Siemens needs to work on its software department as a growth area for the company. This acquisition is considered to be the biggest one for Siemens since the year 2014. The German engineering company has taken this drastic step in order ...
Technology has come a long way in the automobile industry. Every day, you see new and exciting, innovative ideas taking a sharp bend into the drive way to the future. Since the beginning of the 21st century, we’ve earmarked comfort, entertainment and advanced functionality with autonomous cars, remote vehicle shutdown, and complete geolocation tracking. We like to imagine that this is just the beginning. In that vein, we have come up with a list of the coolest and the most advanced car technologies from the future. In fact, some of th...
Those users who have installed ad blocking software to avoid advertisements on the browser will begin seeing ads on the desktop version of Facebook, essentially bypassing ad blockers. In a move that will favor publishers, the social network on Tuesday outlined changes to the ad experience on the site, including the company's new plan by which the advertisements on the platform can get past ad blocking software forcing visitors to see ads on the site. The world's biggest social media company says it is giving users easier ways to id...
As of this month, the Pokémon Go game is, by almost every standard, the most successful mobile game ever launched. In the short span since its launch, the game developed by Niantic, Inc. has touched 100M downloads. Individuals irrespective of age group are coming out in the park, stadiums, studios, etc., to play the augmented reality game. Those who’re aware of the rules are having fun with this most popular Pokémon game. And those who aren’t are spending time on Google searching how to catch a Pokémon. Over the weekend, Niantic ha...
At last, Japanese players can sigh with a relief as finally Pokemon Go arrives in its home country, the soil where it all began. Pokemon Go Japan is set to woo its homeland residents after captivating millions of people in the United States, Australia, and Europe. The wait for Pokemon Go Japan release hasn’t been simple. Japan is known to be the second-most niche markets of mobile applications, but it didn’t make the release any easier. Gamers in Japan had to keep calm while players in other country were having fun in virtual playg...