2019 has been a year of numerous outages across various services and applications worldwide. For instance, social media platforms Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram suffered from a worldwide outage in the consecutive months of March and April. Furthermore, American technology company Google also suffered from Google Cloud downtime earlier this month. As per recent reports, Google Calendar is also not functioning currently for multiple users across the globe.
Many users who have been trying to access their Google Calendar schedules at calendar.google.com are facing issues, since they are greeted with an error. First reports started pouring in at about 7:30pm IST (10am EST). The [...]
Huawei is gearing up for the launch of its latest smartphone lineup, dubbed the Nova 5 series. It is set to be unveiled on the 21st of June. Previously, Huawei Nova 5i was listed on the Chinese regulatory website, TENAA that revealed its specifications and design factor. As per latest reports, the pro version of the smartphone has been listed on a Chinese E-commerce website, which showcases the renders of the device.
The renders exhibit that the smartphone will have a standard notch up front to maximize the screen real estate. The device features a large display surrounded by thin bezels on all sides. A narrow yet noticeable chin is also present on the device. The [...]
With the increase of fake and manipulative images on the internet, online frauds and scams have been rising in number. One of the most widely used image editing applications, Adobe Photoshop may receive a feature soon that will enable users to uncover any changes that have been previously made to images. This will be enabled with the help of Artificial Intelligence or AI.
Adobe researchers collaborated with UC Berkeley students to train AI so that it can detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe’s Image editing software. This will be made possible with the help of Photoshop’s ‘Face Aware Liquify’ feature. It uses the same [...]
With the weekend lining up, it’s time to make a list of the trending shows on Netflix so that you can binge them as per your taste. A mix of multiple genres including action, drama and thrillers are available on the streaming service right now. We have compiled a list of popular shows that may deserve a spot on your Netflix’s Watch List.Black Mirror (Season 5)
The Netflix show which brought the dark side of technological advancement to light has been updated with a new season. Black Mirror, which first aired in the year 2011 focuses on the scary yet highly probable implications of technology in the not-so-distant future. Created by Charlie Brooker, the 5th [...]
Google’s highly awaited flagship, the Pixel 4 is expected to be launched in the upcoming months. Following the lines of the company’s previous launches, the device will be unveiled in the month of October. Previously, Google put a rest to all ongoing rumours and speculations by revealing the design of the Pixel 4 itself. Ahead of any other announcements by the American technology company, live images of the Google Pixel 4 have surfaced online, showcasing the camera setup of the device in all its glory.
The smartphone’s rear resembled Google’s renders to a good extent. A fabric case seems to be housing the device. Apart from the aforementioned [...]
Samsung previously unveiled the Galaxy Tab Active 2 in October 2017. The 8-inch display equipped tablet was primarily designed for rugged usage. The Galaxy Tab S5e is the latest tablet from the company. As per reports, the South Korean company may add a new variant to the Galaxy Tab lineup in the near future, known as the Tab Active Pro.
The trademark for the tablet was filed by Samsung Electronics on June 13, 2019 with the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) for the name “Tab Active Pro”. The Class 9 trademark bears the description ‘tablet computers and portable computers’. The company that filed the trademark has been often [...]
A huge number of people perish each year across the globe due to a shortage of blood transfusion stocks. On paper, almost 55 million litres of blood is donated annually worldwide, but in reality, incompatibility between the blood types implies that a person may not always receive a transfusion. However, researchers at the University of British Columbia have discovered a method using which type A blood can be converted into type O universal blood type.
Type O blood is compatible with anyone who has Rhesus (Rh) positive blood. Hence, it is considered as the universal blood type, since it can be transfused with anyone who has A+, B+, AB+, or O+ blood, which comprises [...]
Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus previously announced that the Almond colour variant of its latest flagship device, the OnePlus 7 Pro will go live on sale on June 14. The device features best-in-class specifications and features at a comparatively affordable price tag than its competitors. As per latest reports, the much-awaited colour variant will be only available in the 8GB RAM and 256GB ROM configuration.Pricing & Availability
The OnePlus 7 Pro Almond variant as mentioned above, features 8GB RAM and 256GB ROM. The smartphone will be available at a price of Rs. 52,999. For people looking for a more affordable deal, the Mirror Grey variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB [...]
Samsung’s premier foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold is highly awaited by customers who preordered the device back in the month of April. The smartphone has been a centre of buzz being the first foldable device from the company in the market. However, when the handset started breaking for some reviewers across the globe, the company had something to be worried about. Previously, the company had announced that the Galaxy Fold units will be shipped out to customers in the month of June, but since then, no update has been provided by the concerned authorities. In the light of the event, American telecommunications conglomerate, AT&T has cancelled pre-orders for the Galaxy [...]
Whatsapp is widely regarded as one of the most widely used Instant messaging applications in the world. Launched in the year 2009, the application was later acquired by social media giant, Facebook in the year 2014. As per latest reports, Whatsapp will start taking legal action against users who have a habit of sending way too many messages. This step is being taken to curb the amount of fake news that is being spread via the application.
Previously, the company owned rights to ban users if the terms and condition policy was violated in any manner. However, incidents in the past have indicated that people tend to act instinctively upon receiving news via the [...]
Robots and humans are capable of functioning in close proximity to each other. For instance, in factories, robots assemble the moving parts of a machine, while the human workforce is responsible for transporting different parts between workstations. However, some hindrances might lead to unexpected slowdowns, consequently reducing the efficiency of the whole system. Hence, researchers at MIT have designed an algorithm that can predict where humans will go next.
In the year 2018, MIT researchers and BMW automobiles were testing ways where humans and robots could collaborate to speed up car assemblies. In such an instance, robots were programmed to pause momentarily [...]
Mobile gaming has blown up in the past few years. It’s a huge market that holds a ton of potential for game developers, since mobile games are widely accessible. For instance, Pokémon Go, the mobile game based on popular anime series “Pokemon” was released in the year 2016. The game was a location-based RPG that required players to commute around the actual places (in real-time) to capture Pokémon. The game became globally viral in a short span of time. The Netflix Stranger things-based game will be built along the same lines, and will be unveiled next year.
Finnish developer Next Games is teaming up with streaming service Netflix to design the new [...]