2016 has certainly been a year of ups and downs for smartphone makers as well as the smartphone industry as a whole. While Samsung was hit hard by the double-recall and subsequent pull-out of the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7...
Google recently released an Android app called Trusted Contacts, which essentially works as a personal security app. The app - currently not available for iOS devices - lets you curate a list of trusted persons to whom your location...
In an email response to Reuters last night, Apple CEO Tim Cook said he was very pleased with the sales of Apple Watch during this year's holiday season.Though IDC reported a decline of 71% in Apple Watch sales for the three-month...
The internet has been a huge blessing for most of us, giving access to unlimited information in milliseconds, spawning a massive social media user base and letting us do things that were unthinkable by our parents and grandparents.But the...
When Microsoft publicly unveiled its chatbot "Tay" in Spring of this year, it was destined for disaster. A mere 24 hours after being introduced to the public, Tay was deactivated after a serious meltdown on Twitter. But Microsoft's new...
AT&T is getting serious about testing its 5G capabilities for customers, and will be testing such a mobile network with a very lucky customer. No, it is not a case of a lucky Golden Ticket winner getting a chance to...
Apple finally revealed to the world (inadvertently) what was a well-known secret in technology circles - that the company in indeed serious about getting into the transportation industry. More specifically, in self-driving car technology.In a letter to the National Highway...
Ride-hailing major Uber today announced the launch of Uber AI Labs dedicated to research in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Based in San Francisco, the new division of Uber was created following the acquisition of 15-member-strong AI startup Geometric...
Amazon launched Amazon Go, it’s very own physical grocery store, in Seattle today. As is the case with nearly everything the company does, the store has its own Amazonian twist to it: no cashier and no waiting in lines....
Xbox is one of Microsoft’s major products, and the lynchpin of Microsoft’s gaming enterprise. Launched in 2001, the console has been in the market for nearly 15 years and is still going strong.According to estimates by VGChartz, PS4...
If you've been comfortable with websites tracking your activities for the past so many years, you probably won't have a problem with Google Home and Amazon Alexa recording your voice that using that data.But what do they use those...
The fact that Japan doesn't allow autonomous cars on the road isn't stopping Nissan from using their driverless-technology-enabled Nissan LEAFs. The company uses these self-driving cars to deliver newly made vehicles to waiting transport ships at the company's dock.The...
By next year, BMW intends to have 40 self-driving cars that will be tested for used for a car-sharing service in the inner city area of Munich, Germany. Apparently, the growth of Uber has stoked BMW's own need to compete...
Two days ago we showcased some of the amazing online and doorbuster deals from Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals celebration this holiday season. From discounts to free gaming titles, starting today (December 5) until December 16, Microsoft is offering...
This Saturday, Google announced that the dev channel for Chrome OS has been updated to "56.0.2924.12 (Platform version: 9000.15.0) for all Chrome OS devices except mario, minnie and stout."The build brings in several security features and bug fixes, as well...
A while ago, there was some confusion about the Windows 10 HomeHub feature when Windows Central first reported it. The cited resource links pointed to a LinkedIn profile update by one of Microsoft's Level II software engineers in China, Guangjun...
If all Google wanted to do was to create something far better than iPhone 7, they've already achieved that goal with the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL. What remains now is for more and more consumers to realize...
Amazon recently announced three major services that are aimed at making things easier for developers to exploit Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities. AI has been one of the weakest links in Amazon’s robust stack of cloud infrastructure services which, incidentally,...
We've all heard of Chinese manufacturers ripping off products from the West, like Nike, Apple, Land Rover and just about every other recognizable brand in the world. But now, the tables are turning as Western software companies mimic the functionality...
When it comes to making a statement, Apple's products have always had the edge. The most modern offices typically have iMac desktops and MacBook Pro laptops for their employees; high-end users typically choose a Mac over a Windows-based PC; an...