• Mon, Jul 24, 2017
  • A smart ring to control your smartphone

    Updated: Jul, 24, 201706:00 AM

    In a bid to provide a convenient solution for those with sight or hearing problems, tech start-up Origami Labs has launched a smart ring that gives hands-free control of a smartphone.
    A smart ring to control your smartphone
    The ORII smart ring uses Bluetooth connectivity to allow users to control their smartphones using voice commands, claim reports. Available on crowd-funding platform Kickstarter.com for $99, the ring can be used to make calls, send messages, post to social media and more. The device works using ‘bone conduction’ technology which allows the wearer to listen to playback of what is running on the phone — call, music or video — by simply putting a finger to their ear. ORII works directly with Siri and Google Assistant to give Android and iOS users full hands-free control of their devices’ virtual assistant, while its companion app enables customised alerts via LED lights and vibrations.Facebook coming with ‘modular’ smartphone? In an application filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office, Facebook is exploring the development of a “modular...
  • Why you should update your Apple devices immediately Why you should update your Apple devices immediately
    Updated: Jul, 23, 201701:40 PM

    According to a report in Fortune, for users of iPhones, iPads and Mac computers, downloading the patch is critical to secure the devices.

  • Get onboard ISS with Google Maps 'Street View' Get onboard ISS with Google Maps 'Street View'
    Updated: Jul, 22, 201711:15 AM

    Astronaut Thomas Pesquet from the ESA spent six months at the ISS and captured the 'Street View' imagery in zero gravity to help people discover and explore the experience of being in a spaceship.

  • New AR-based facial recognition feature unveiled New AR-based facial recognition feature unveiled
    Updated: Jul, 21, 201710:43 AM

    In a bid to change the way people interact with each other, Blippar -- a visual discovery application -- has announced a new in-app feature that changes face profiles into a digital format using...

  • 'LinkedIn Lite' Android App launched in India 'LinkedIn Lite' Android App launched in India
    Updated: Jul, 20, 201711:33 AM

    LinkedIn has more than 42 million members in India.

  • New wearable e-skin sensor boosts health monitoring New wearable e-skin sensor boosts health monitoring
    Updated: Jul, 18, 201712:47 PM

    The wearable device, that can be worn for a week without discomfort, has elastic electrodes, made up of breathable nanoscale meshes, that lets the skin breathe, preventing inflammation.

  • Killing piracy before men die in 'GOT' Killing piracy before men die in 'GOT'
    Updated: Jul, 17, 201704:18 PM

    To guard the seventh season of the HBO series from piracy mongers in India, the show decided to come up with a unique campaign, Torrents Morghulis .

  • Social Network: Now make, share GIFs with Facebook camera Social Network: Now make, share GIFs with Facebook camera
    Updated: Jul, 17, 201705:45 AM

    Facebook has quietly rolled out a new feature that allows users to make short GIFs using the in-app camera. The GIF could be customised using several frames and filters and shared on Facebook.

  • Google brings personalised music through New Release Radio Google brings personalised music through New Release Radio
    Updated: Jul, 17, 201704:45 AM

    In a bid to enhance music listeners’ experience, Google has added a new feature to Google Play Music which would deliver personalised music based on users’ preferences.

  • New smartphone app offers non-invasive test for diabetics New smartphone app offers non-invasive test for diabetics
    Updated: Jul, 16, 201701:34 PM

    The app -- called as Epic Health -- replaces the need for diabetics to prick their fingers several times a day.