With the rollout of Apple’s public beta software previews of macOS and the new iPadOS, I’ve finally been able to experience first-hand Sidecar, the feature that lets you use an iPad as an external display for your Mac. This is something I’ve been looking to make work since the day the iPad was released, and
After working at Apple for 24 years, Sabih Khan has been named as the Senior Vice President of Operations at the Cupertino-based company. In his new role, Khan would be in charge of Apple’s global supply chain, ensuring product quality and overseeing planning, procurement, manufacturing, logistics and product fulfilment functions, the iPhone maker said on
A new study out of NPD confirms what we already know about the state of the smartphone in 2019. People just aren’t upgrading as frequently. You can see the ramifications of this as companies like Apple and Google scramble to right the ship. Still, it’s nice to put some numbers to the abstract trend. The
While computer hardware such as your RAM and graphics card are easy to identify in your system summary, things are not always as straightforward when it comes to your motherboard. Depending on your motherboard and operating system, there are a few more steps involved. But luckily it’s still easy enough for novices to learn. Here’s
Jony Ive has been leaving Apple for years. When it was finally made official on Thursday, there was nevertheless hand-wringing about the company’s future. Ive led a stable, close-knit team of designers who created the slick look and feel of Apple’s hardware and software for more than two decades. At least six members of the group
Apex Legends Season 2 trailers have been released Apex Legends Season 2 is all set to launch on July 2, and ahead of that, Electronic Arts Games has dropped two trailers hinting at a slew of new features. This includes the already revealed new character called Wattson, a new deadly weapon called L-Star, improved battle
Pokemon Masters is releasing soon on smartphones Pokemon Masters, a new game made by Nintendo partner DeNa, is coming to Android and iOS platforms this summer. The company released a trailer of the new game, and even announced its launch timeline. Pokemon Masters is essentially focused on battles, rather than capturing Pokemon, and it allows
NASA has just announced its next big interplanetary mission: Dragonfly, which will deliver a Mars Rover-sized flying vehicle to the surface of Titan, a moon of Saturn with tantalizing life-supporting qualities. The craft will fly from place to place, sampling the delicious organic surface materials and sending high-resolution pictures back to Earth. Dragonfly will launch
Android TV devices will now be able to summon Amazon Alexa Amazon and Google have been at loggerheads for a while due to strong competition in various segments, including the streaming devices space – the Amazon Fire TV Stick and Google Chromecast product lines directly compete with each other. However, there has been an improvement
Send GIFs directly from Google image search Sharing GIF images is quite popular amongst the young and old, and one of the biggest trends seen from the adoption of social media and messaging apps. People all around the world share GIFs share animated GIF images with friends and family to express different emotions and feelings.
Tinder is one of the most popular dating apps out there, but this doesn’t mean it’s for everyone. So you may be wondering how to put your account on pause or even how to delete Tinder permanently. If you don’t plan to use Tinder again anytime soon, here’s how to uninstall the Tinder app and
Jony Ive, the industrial designer who helped shape the look of Apple’s most iconic devices from the iPod to the iPhone, is stepping down later this year. Apple announced the senior executive’s departure Thursday, saying he will leave later this year to form an independent design company that will count Apple as a client. Ive
Mozilla has released Firefox Preview — a new mobile browser that is touted to be “more like” the privacy-focussed Focus but comes with a feature-rich experience that’s so far limited to the regular Firefox browser for desktop. The new release is based on Mozilla’s in-house mobile browser engine GeckoView that is touted to bring the
There’s going to be a point in the not so distant future when the addition of new 5G cities won’t be news. After several years of hype, however, we’re still not quite there. The 5G picture is set to be quite different by year’s end, but for now, the big network war is one of
Android TV boxes are becoming enormously popular. They’re great for cord cutters, people who want to improve the smart capabilities of their TV, anyone who uses Kodi and Plex to manage their own media, people who travel a lot, and more. But what is an Android TV box? What features do Android set-top boxes have?
Facebook on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into how its plans for a proposed “external oversight board” might take shape. Facebook has been soliciting feedback over the past six months from more than 650 people at workshops in 88 countries on its draft
Facial recognition is a controversial enough topic without bringing in everyday policing and the body cameras many (but not enough) officers wear these days. But Axon, which makes many of those cameras, solicited advice on the topic from and independent research board, and in accordance with its findings has opted not to use facial recognition
The Spectre line of laptops is HP’s premium range of sleek and highly portable computing devices. The company refreshed its convertible models recently, and today, we’ll be testing the new Spectre x360 2-in-1. It’s available in both 15-inch and 13-inch versions, and we’ll be checking out the smaller one, which is currently on sale in India.
Hey, so remember earlier today when I said that new 5G cities still qualify as news, for a little while longer, at least? AT&T is making it under the wire with the addition of Las Vegas to its growing portfolio of 5G business cities. The addition of Sin City brings the carrier’s total up to
The Windows Registry is a scary place at first glance. It is a place where power users can change Windows settings that are not exposed elsewhere. When you search for how to change something in Windows, you often find articles telling you to edit the registry. If you need to edit the registry, don’t worry.
HTC on Tuesday announced that it is opening up its Viveport VR-centric app store and subscription service to Oculus Rift users, which means that users of the Oculus Rift will now be able to install and play games that were meant for the HTC Vive on their VR headset. As we mentioned, Oculus Rift users
Game console makers Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo have joined forces in opposing expanded tariffs on China, saying the plan would make their products unaffordable for the coming holiday season. In comments filed with the US Trade Representative, the three firms said President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on an additional $300 billion (roughly Rs.
Redmi K20 has been teased in India. Xiaomi has released a teaser through the Redmi India Twitter account that points to the upcoming smartphone by touting the performance of the Snapdragon 730 SoC. To recall, the Redmi K20 was launched in China last month — alongside the Redmi K20 Pro. Both Redmi K-series phones feature
We’ve seen Harvard’s Robobee flying robot evolve for years: After first learning to fly, it learned to swim in 2015, then to jump out of the water again in 2017 — and now it has another trick up its non-existent sleeve. The Robobee X-Wing can fly using only the power it collects from light hitting
With over 3 billion downloads since launch, VLC is quite likely the most popular media player. And for good reason. It’s open source and available free of cost. Moreover, VLC has apps for a variety of platforms and devices, including Windows, Mac, iOS, Apple TV, Android, Android TV, Xbox One, and Chrome OS among others.
Mozilla today announced the first preview of a redesigned version of Firefox for Android that promises to be up to two times faster. The new version also introduces an easier to use and rather minimalist user interface, as well as support for collections, Mozilla’s new take on bookmarks. The new browser also features Firefox’s tracking
In a bid to make virtual reality (VR) experience highly believable, researchers from Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) have developed a revolutionary system called “Codec Avatars” that gives VR users ability to interact with others while representing themselves with life-like avatars precisely animated in real-time. “Our work demonstrates that it is possible to precisely animate photorealistic
Epic Games has released a new content update for Fortnite, which brings a number of goodies and gameplay improvements for Battle Royale, Creative, and Save The World modes. The content update, which was released Tuesday evening, is a part of patch v9.30. Fortnite content update #1 for patch v9.30 adds a new weapon in the
US chipmaker Qualcomm has won certification from Germany’s cyber watchdog for a next generation chip that boosts the security of smartphones, as applications such as mobile payments become increasingly prevalent. The company said its Snapdragon 855 mobile system on a chip (SoC) had gained a seal of approval from Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI),
Selfies, which have become a global sensation in the last decade or so, have remarkably killed five times more people than shark attacks. And the death toll has crept up incrementally each year as smartphones become more sophisticated and selfie-sticks increase the range at which people can snap themselves, prompting them to take bigger risks