Apps & Software

Cyber is increasingly cutting across every industry globally. The automobile industry, for instance, is among the latest commercial sectors that recently joined the list of businesses fueling the exponential growth in cybersecurity need. “Because there is never a permanent solution, cyber is a never-ending business,” said Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at CyberTech Conference 2017 in Tel Aviv. “A few years ago I set the goal for Israel of becoming one of the top five cybersecurity powers in the world. It’s a goal we have m...
Every day, we strive to be as much productive as possible, to have more energy and hit our goals while being the best version of ourselves. But there are lots of bad habits keeping us from achieving these goals. How about getting incentives for completing those tasks? Most time, our underperformance emanates from lack of competition or no immediate motivation. Habitica app is a great tool to achieve a more perfect control and completion of your daily tasks by gamifying them. Having used this task gamification app for some time now, I ...
Multitasking is a common skill-set required at a professional as well as personal level. People are swamped with tasks – urgent, important, mundane, recurring, and scheduled – at all times. How uplifting can it be if there is a personal manager to make notes of everything we need to do? Like every other problem in life, there’s a solution to this situation too. There are several productivity apps available on online stores that can elevate your time management and organization skills. Since a majority of us already spend too much ti...
From booking flight tickets to reserving a local guide for a remote site, travel apps have become a perfect companion to plan out any type of vacation – solo or group packages, long vacation or weekend getaway, adventurous or romantic outing and so on. Here is a list of best travel apps of the year covering each element of the journey, whether it’s near or far. From finding the perfect vacation destination to booking tickets and hotels on discounted rates to what essentials must go inside the traveling bag, download these top traveli...
Alphabet Inc.’s Google is (quietly?) working on a new operating system from scratch under the project titled, Fuchsia OS. Okay, this piece of information is about a couple of years old.  We already know that Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s top engineers are mysteriously developing a successor to Android called Fuchsia OS. The project is founded to overcome the recurring limitations (read user privacy issues) of Android, the leading mobile operating system of present times. In addition, Google wants the new operating interface to smoothly ...
IDMvalidate has set the pace for how to provide instant ID authentication results for embassies, banks, cryptocurrency exchanges and other financial institutions who want to undergo a primary second-source verification. Seth Sewornu, the former head of the Ghana Police Visa and Document Fraud Unit, once met a man who tried to rent his passport. The detective had a valid UK visa, and the man offered him $1,300 because they looked alike. If Sewornua had leased his passport to the visa fraudster—he did not—it would not have caused much ...
Back in 2017, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg envisioned augmented reality (AR) as a future of technology, while addressing developers at the Annual F8 Developer Conference (F8). With over 2 billion active users on Facebook, let us peek though the evolution of its AR platform. Zuckerberg was fascinated by the augmented reality concept right when he was first exposed to Oculus Go headset. He said, “I used to think that glasses were going to be the first mainstream augmented reality platform,” at his keynote at F8 in 2017. Contradicting h...
Watching a music video and could not hear your favorite instrument’s notes among the loud drums? Thanks to MIT researchers, they have developed artificial intelligence (AI) based software, PixelPlayer that can single out each instrument playing in the video and make it louder or softer. Pixel Player is a new AI project paved the way from MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). A team of MIT researchers led by Hang Zhao, a Ph.D. student at CSAIL has proposed to devise a deep-learning system that can analyz...
In true terms, the demand for video content on the internet is at peak right now, complementing the ongoing battle for best video platform. The online world is jam-packed with apps to unleash your video creation skills that are either compatible with mobile devices or laptops or Macs. Working on this loophole, Adobe has designed the first all-in-one, cross-device video editing app, Project Rush. Adobe’s Project Rush is developed to address the current need of online content creators – to make the videos look best regardless of the pl...
Alphabet-owned largest video hub, YouTube is empowering its creators to further engage with their community and earn money at the same. It announced a series of new revenue generating tools for creators while celebrating the power of online video content at VidCon Conference in Anaheim, California. The new cluster of alternative monetization at YouTube includes the rollout of Channel Memberships, Merchandise, Marketing Partnerships between brands and creators via FameBit and the launch of Premieres. All of these introduced tools are ...