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Microsoft’s new Surface products include 1st-ever headphones

At an event in New York on Tuesday, Microsoft also announced that the Windows 10 October 2018 update has arrived for its users. New York: Refreshing its Surface laptop line-up, Microsoft has announced four new products — Surface Pro 6, Surface Studio 2, Surface Laptop 2 and first-ever Surface Headphones …

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Facebook expanding fact-checking for photos and videos

Facebook has built a machine learning model that uses various engagement signals, including feedback from people to identify potentially false content. New Delhi: In order to identify and take action against more types of misinformation faster, social media giant Facebook is expanding fact-checking for photos and videos. Facebook in its …

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New Qualcomm flagship chip to take on Apple A12 processor

However, the company has not shared much details about the upcoming chipset. San Francisco: Global chipset-maker Qualcomm’s next flagship processor, which is likely to be Snapdragon 855, will be built on the same 7nm process technology like its rival Apples powerful A12 and Huaweis in-house Kirin 980 processors. “The 7nm …

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LG’s human-centric wearable robot at IFA 2018

The robot does not navigate airport lounges and hotel hallways by itself, the company said in a statement. New Delhi: Aiming to become a leading developer of service robots, South Korea-based LG Electronics on Thursday said it will unveil its first “human-centric” wearable robot at the upcoming IFA 2018 in …

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Android collecting 10 times more data than iOS, claims study

A study by Vanderbilt University claims that Android smartphones are collecting almost 10 times more data than Apple iOS. Nashville: Soon after reports emerged about how Google continues to monitor a user`s location even if the location services have been turned off, a new study has claimed that the search …

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LAVA unveils new affordable smartphone

The company has also partnered with Reliance Jio for special cash back offers on its complete range of 4G smartphones. New Delhi: Domestic manufacturer LAVA International on Thursday launched a new smartphone “Lava Z60s” at Rs 4,949. The 5-inch HD device — a successor of Z60 — is powered by …

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Snapchat’s new redesign for Android in testing phase

A peek at Snapchat’s future improvements suggest a tidier interface and smooth app running. San Francisco: Photo-messaging app Snapchat is reportedly testing the new redesign on Android that the company plans to introduce very soon, the media reported. An engineer Jane Manchun Wong discovered that Snapchat’s Android app hides a …

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