Google cloned Apple’s 3D Touch for the Pixel using just software

Yesterday, Google announced the latest “feature drop” for its Pixel line of Android phones. It’s part of an effort to get people to realize that the Pixel gets software updates ahead of other Android phones and that some of the features it receives stay exclusive to the Pixel. And yesterday’s “drop” epitomizes so many things … Read more Google cloned Apple’s 3D Touch for the Pixel using just software

Apple working on radical iMac redesign using single sheet of glass

The iMac is one of the many iconic devices designed by Apple, with the all-in-one Mac consisting of a thin display housing the main components and a small stand to hold the display at eye-level for the user. While the design has received refinements over the years to make the main screen section thinner and sleeker, Apple … Read more Apple working on radical iMac redesign using single sheet of glass

Samsung Commits to Using Only Renewable Energy by 2020

Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone maker, has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020. With its announcement Thursday, the tech giant joins Apple and other Silicon Valley companies in making such a commitment, but it faces bigger challenges due to its … Read more Samsung Commits to Using Only Renewable Energy by 2020

WikiLeaks: CIA Is Using Popular TVs, Smartphones And Cars To Spy On Their Owners

Televisions, smartphones and anti-virus software are vulnerable to CIA hacking, according to WikiLeaks. HIGHLIGHTS WikilLeaks reveal how some devices can be turned to spy on their owners Anti-virus softwares also vulnerable to CIA hacking: WikiLeaks docs Devices like Internet routers and Mac and Windows computers included The latest revelations about the U.S. government’s powerful hacking … Read more WikiLeaks: CIA Is Using Popular TVs, Smartphones And Cars To Spy On Their Owners

India Firm on Stopping Terrorists From Using Social Media: Prasad

Radical elements and terrorists are abusing social media platforms for perpetuating hate and terror but India is determined to address the misuse of cyber space and thwart them, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday. Addressing the inaugural session of the fifth edition of the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) in New Delhi, Prasad underlined … Read more India Firm on Stopping Terrorists From Using Social Media: Prasad

Android 8.0 Oreo Using Mobile Data Despite Wi-Fi Turned On, Some Users Complain

While Android 8.0 Oreo has not been made available widely for very long yet, it seems like a bug associated with the new platform has shown up. As per a user of the latest version of Google’s mobile platform, the update has brought along an issue where the system is using up mobile data even when Wi-Fi has been … Read more Android 8.0 Oreo Using Mobile Data Despite Wi-Fi Turned On, Some Users Complain

DOT rejects handset makers’ demand for using alternative technology, instead of GPS

“GPS is the main tool regarding location details of the subscriber in the emergency, so the government has decided to implement it in all the mobile phone handsets from 1 January 2018 in a positive manner,” the DoT said. DOT also said that all mobile phone manufacturers should also adhere to a second part of … Read more DOT rejects handset makers’ demand for using alternative technology, instead of GPS

Facebook Is Using AI to Make the Social Network a ‘Hostile Place for Terrorists’

Facebook Inc on Thursday offered additional insight on its efforts to remove terrorism content, a response to political pressure in Europe to militant groups using the social network for propaganda and recruiting. Facebook has ramped up use of artificial intelligence such as image matching and language understanding to identify and remove content quickly, Monika Bickert, … Read more Facebook Is Using AI to Make the Social Network a ‘Hostile Place for Terrorists’

Facebook Says It Will Act Against ‘Information Operations’ Using False Accounts

Facebook Inc acknowledged on Thursday that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countries and outlined new measures it is taking to combat what it calls “information operations” that go well beyond the phenomenon known as fake news. In a report and summary of response plans on its … Read more Facebook Says It Will Act Against ‘Information Operations’ Using False Accounts

Google Photos now lets you send images to your TV using AirPlay

The most recent update to Google Photos’ iOS app now lets you send images from an iPhone to your TV, so long as you have an Apple TV streaming box hooked up. The update, out today, uses AirPlay to transmit the images, letting you browse on the Google Photos app and choose which ones you’d … Read more Google Photos now lets you send images to your TV using AirPlay