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November, 2015

  • 17 November

    THERE WILL NOT BE A MACBOOK/IPAD HYBRID, SAYS CEO TIM COOK

    Just a couple of days after his comment on the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 where he called it “deluded”, Tim Cook has rubbished any rumours and speculations of a Macbook and iPad hybrid. This comment follows what Apple marketing head Phil Schiller said about the hybrid market. He sees it as a nascent realm unlikely to grow into anything significant. Elaborating …

  • 17 November

    Huawei reveals quick-charge battery !

    Chinese tech giant Huawei has unveiled two prototype removable lithium-ion batteries that can recharge in minutes, using a bespoke charger. The lower capacity battery charged by 68% in two minutes – but is not big enough to run a smartphone for long. The higher capacity one charged by 48% in five minutes and could provide up to 10 hours of …

  • 16 November

    Soon, You Could Receive a Facebook Message That Disappears Before You Read It

    Snapchat’s disappearing messages have raised eyebrows and several concerns in every nook and corner of the globe by now, but it seems like the network has found a fan in Facebook. The company is testing out Snapchat-like disappearing messages for Facebook in test markets, a feature that might debut on your phone in the coming months. Facebook is testing a …

  • 15 November

    Investors face quagmire of falling earnings, higher rates

    Investors may wade into unknown territory next month as the Federal Reserve readies the first rate hike in nearly a decade amid a corporate earnings recession. S&P 500 earnings are on track to close their first reporting season of negative growth since the Great Recession and estimates call for sub-zero growth in the current quarter as well. Even if the trend …

  • 15 November

    BLUETOOTH TO AMP UP SPEED AND CONNECTIVITY IN 2016

    Bluetooth SIG has made some important announcements today regarding an upgrade in the upcoming year. The company is set on increasing the ‘Internet Of Things’ by including updates such as longer range, higher speeds and mesh networking. They also aim at taking a stride towards  industries that deal with smart homes, industrial automation, locations-based services and smart infrastructure. ——————————————– “There …

  • 15 November

    SAMSUNG GALAXY S7 TO SPORT A 4K DISPLAY AND 14 CORES

    Samsung is creating a buzz about its next rumoured smartphone, the Galaxy S7 Premium Edition. According to rumours, this phone will only be offered in South Korea and could feature a 4K display with a dual-lens camera module made by Sony. This phone is expected to run on the new Exynos 8890 chipset, which is expected to come with a …

  • 15 November

    APPLE TO DISCONTINUE BEATS MUSIC BY THE END OF NOVEMBER

    Recent reports suggest that Apple will shut down Beats Music on the 30th of November 2015. Even though all the Beats subscriptions will end on that day, Apple is still encouraging subscribers to migrate their user profiles to Apple Music by saying that: ——————————- “…On Apple Music, You’ll Get Even Better Recommendations Based On Music You Already Listen To And …

  • 13 November

    NASA’s OLYMPEX Rain-Measuring Campaign gets off to a good, soggy start

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash.  The weather forecast for the Olympic Peninsula is dark and rainy, and that’s putting the scientists behind NASA’s OLYMPEX campaign in a sunny mood. “The really exciting thing that everyone’s talking about is, there’s this huge rain event that’s coming in,” says Rachael Kroodsma, an atmospheric scientist from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, helping to get a specially …

  • 13 November

    Microsoft Reveals New AI That Can Detect Human Emotions

    If there’s anything that separates us humans from machines, it’s our feelings and emotions, which can’t be understood by machines. This is something that is often believed, since feelings are unconvertible to binary code. Until now that is. It seems Microsoft has found a way to prove most of us wrong with its Project Oxford. Thanks to Microsoft’s new Artificial …

  • 12 November

    Snapchat Users Now See 6 Billion Videos Everyday

    Snapchat has seen astonishing growth over the past few months. According to stats released by The Financial Times, the company has seen its viewership triple during a time span of just three months. Its users now watch 6 billion of its videos daily, up from the 2 billion mark which were told by the social network’s CEO Evan Spiegel in …