Technology

We know that Microsoft and Sony are rivals when it comes to console games. But in the growing scope of cloud games where gamers can stream games on the internet, these two opposite teams have joined forces to create cloud-based games. Under this partnership, the two companies will jointly develop cloud-based solutions that will benefit their respective gaming and content services – xCloud and PlayStation Now. In their press release, the two companies said that with this collaboration, the companies aim to deliver more enhanced ente...
A renowned researcher from the University of Cambridge has proposed a special kind of virtual currency known as Quantum money. The currency will allow users to make certain rare decisions based on information received from different locations and times and will also protect its users against attacks from quantum computers. The S-money as the theoretical framework is called promises a secure and uncompromisable authentication to users. It will combine the power of quantum theory and relativity to offer the fastest and most flexible ...
Oculus Rift was a ground-breaking device in the VR space when it was first released in March 2016. And it became clearer that virtual technology, which caught the world’s biggest attention in 1994 after Nintendo and Sega delivered their 3D gaming glasses, would truly transform how we interact with computer graphics.  We have a new of its kind in the hood – the Quest and I can tell you right away that Oculus Quest price is the most exciting part of the device launch. It’s no surprise that Oculus is behind yet another VR headset that w...
Climate change and pollution have damaged coral reefs world over. Elevated sea temperatures, associated with global warming has resulted in noxious coral bleaching. According to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, 29 percent of shallow water coral cover was lost in 2016 across the Great Barrier Reef. Coral bleaching occurs when the existence of an alga named zooxanthellae is disturbed. This alga is a food source for corals. But in high temperatures zooxanthellae produces harmful chemicals and as a result, corals abandon the...
UPS drone delivery service has beaten all odds to make first commercial flights in North Carolina, transporting medical samples between various buildings at WakeMed Raleigh’s medical campus. Alphabet’s subsidiary Wing, Uber, Intel, Amazon Prime Air, and other tech biggies have for several years been drooling over the prospect of launching their drone delivery services. UPS successfully launched its drone services on Tuesday ahead of the supposed strong rivals. Thanks to its collaboration with Matternet – a California-based drone tech...
Qualcomm is edging close to introducing one of the first VR headsets that will function as a standalone mobile headset and also connect to PCs wirelessly. The giant chipmaker has included an 802.11ad wireless 60GHz connection to the headset design it showed off at last year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC), enabling the device to feature a wireless connection with 16ms latency, Qualcomm said. The VR headset could be available for purchase in Asia starting later this year, reports CNET. Unlike most VR headsets that won’t let you con...
Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S10 models and the bendy Galaxy Fold last month to the satisfaction of many fans, next for the year is an all-new Galaxy Note 10. Considering what Samsung did with the Galaxy S (in the number range), expectations are that the company will also move to two-digit numbers on the Galaxy Note range. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 promises to be a stylus-touting handset. It will most likely be unveiled on-stage in July or at most August. Samsung did lots of amazing work with the Galaxy Note 9 announced in August 20...
The Mobile World Congress (MWC) has ended on February 28 in Barcelona.  And there is hardly any company that wasn’t represented. From Telecommunications companies to chipmakers and most importantly Smartphone manufacturers were duly present, showing off their latest technology applicable in the new 5G phones about to hit the market. The fifth-generation wireless network (5G) comes with a promise of improved speed rate and lower latency. It promises to also increase the rate of downloading speed as well as boost technologies like auto...
Samsung unveiled a new smartwatch alongside its first foldable smartphone and the Galaxy S10 last week to highlight its interest in pushing wearables into new territories. Although the technology behind Samsung’s new health tracking feature in the Galaxy Watch Active is not entirely new, Samsung seems to have positioned the feature where it would serve a greater purpose. The blood pressure monitoring feature called photoplethysmography (PPG) was launched in the Samsung Galaxy S9 last year but has been improved in the smartwatch. Th...
Love is the most lucrative online fraud. Online scammers set camp on dating sites and lure their victim into believing they found someone special. Once a love connection has been established, requests for money follow. The reason for requests range from medical emergency to travel costs for a long-awaited visit to meet their true love. A team of U.K. researchers claims it has created an algorithm with the ability to understand what fake dating profiles look like. The algorithm can apply this knowledge to scan demographic information...