Google ‘refocusing’ Android Things for OEMs building smart speakers and displays

February 13, 2019

The Android Things platform finally launched in 2018 after an extensive developer preview period to power third-party Smart Displays and other speakers. Google is now “refocusing” the platform to prioritize OEM partners building that category of smart devices with Assistant built-in. Over the past year, a number of major manufacturers have released Smart Displays and speakers powered by Android Things. Lenovo, JBL, and […]

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The ‘splinternet’: How China and the US could divide the internet for the rest of the world

February 4, 2019

Two internets could emerge in the next five years — one led by Chinaand one led by the United States — a top venture capitalist has predicted, adding to a growing chorus of voices suggesting such a development could take place. The concept has been dubbed the “splinternet,” and it refers to a future in which the internet […]

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How to watch the Super Bowl on your smartphone, tablet or computer for free

February 3, 2019

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner! This typically means that millions of us in the US are finalizing our plans for the big game with friends or family. While most people will be enjoying the game and its commercials on a large screen TV, quite a few will be tuning in on their […]

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Gmail for Android and iOS get a revamp with Google’s Material Theme; roll out begins today

January 30, 2019

Gmail for Android and iOS smartphones has been revamped with Google’s Material Theme offering a more cleaner look for the app. Gmail users on smartphones will get some more features with this update as well. Gmail for Android and iOS gets revamped Google has been on a roll when it comes to updating some of […]

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This ‘computer mouse’ sets the new size standard for portable computing

January 15, 2019

You probably have a mouse for your computer, but do you have a computer mouse? One enterprising bedroom hardware hacker has managed to fit an entire laptop’s worth of components inside a mouse and has given it its own display. It’s a rather chunky device which wouldn’t pass muster in your average esports arena, but it’s […]

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Instant Money Transfer: Charges Levied By Banks For Immediate Payment Service (IMPS)

December 30, 2018

Immediate Payment Service (IMPS), an instant interbank electronic fund transfer facility, allows the customer to transfer funds on a 24×7 basis and 365 days of the year. The maximum amount that can be transferred via IMPS is Rs. 2 lakh. This facility is available only via internet banking. Most banks in the country offer the […]

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