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Apple reportedly developing EKG monitor for Apple Watch

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The mechanism of the new feature is actually very simple. It then passes an imperceptible current across the person's chest to track electrical signals in the heart and detect any abnormalities like irregular heart rates. In effect, the new feature could help lower the chances of a heart attack or stroke. Today the Apple Watch can be used to detect irregular heart beat patterns in wearers - Apple and Stanford Medical are even conducting an Apple Heart Study with this method - but you still ... Read More »

3GPP Completes First 5G NR Specification For Release 15

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They will also have to approve the Standalone (SA) 5G specs. The 5G NR (New Radio) standard is defined through collaboration of the world's telecommunication companies within the 3GPP initiative. John Saw, Sprint CTO. The introduction of an intermediate standard on the way to 5G was decided in March this year , as a way to accelerate the roll-out of the next mobile network generation. Read More »

Facebook fights imposter accounts with facial recognition

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Users will be able to keep track of all of their recognized photos on Facebook, even those they're not tagged in, from the new Photo Review section of one's profile. We also inquired whether Facebook has ever been served with a subpoena related to facial recognition or asked by law enforcement to make facial recognition data available. Read More »

Amazon puts an end to Music storage subscriptions

Launched in the United States that year, Amazon Music Storage sparked a dispute with record labels and music publishers because it didn't have any licences from those companies. Once that plan expires, and songs over 250 will be removed, and the remaining 250 songs will be accessible for one year. Naturally, if that plan expires, you won't be able to reactivate it. Read More »

LG Unveils 34 Inch 5K Ultrawide HDR Monitor

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Like the 32UK950 above, it will have HDR600 support and Thunderbolt 3 . And today, the company is announcing its 2018 lineup of monitors, which will support HDR 600, as well as Thunderbolt 3. This will be the first LG 21:9 aspect ratio monitor and promises bold and accurate colors. "Most of us spend hundreds of hours in front of monitors every month and yet it's one of the least likely products to get upgraded when higher productivity is desired", Chang Ik-hwan, head of LG's IT business ... Read More »

YouTube returns to Amazon Fire TV stick courtesy of Firefox

With this, customers can now access the World Wide Web (www) including popular sites as well as local and global news sites, video sharing services, cloud photo sites and other social news, sports and entertainment content. A television with Amazon Fire TV options. Amazon Silk has been optimized for Fire TV by designing for a true television viewing experience that is best enjoyed from the couch. Read More »

PUBG's leaderboards will be reset tonight ready for 1.0

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It has now been confirmed that 1.0 update will be available on December 20, at 11 p.m. PT (2 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. GMT / 8 a.m. CET). After achieving milestone after milestone, including breaking past Valve's own products for the most-played game on Steam , the latest record is just sheer lunacy. Read More »

Magic Leap Finally Reveals Its AR Headset, Magic Leap One

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The headset connects to a circular Lightpack, which Magic Leap tells Rolling Stone is a "powerful pocket-sized computer" with a battery. The Magic Leap One is said to support multiple input modes that include voice, gesture, eye tracking, and head pose. Read More »

Xbox One X South African launch date revealed

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It remains our top choice for "must play" Xbox One game in our Best Xbox One Games list for its breadth, depth, memorable characters, and timeless visuals, which of course, are now enhanced. A patch adding HDR will be released for you too. Both modes support HDR, a feature that will be coming to PS4 Pro in the near future. However, as CD Projekt points out, dynamic scaling often delivers a 4K experience. Read More »

YouTube deals with Sony and Universal pave the way for music service

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The world's largest music company has sealed a deal to buy indie label ZTT; Stiff Records, one of the prime movers in promoting punk and new wave; and music publisher Perfect Songs. It's unclear how long YouTube's new deals would last. The video platform's original plan to move into paid-for music streaming in 2015 was abandoned in favour of the video site's wider subscription product, the somewhat lacklustre YouTube Red. Read More »

Samsung's first 2018 phones will be the Galaxy A8 and A8+

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Whether Samsung plans to unveil its "next big thing" at CES 2018 in January or February's MWC (most likely, the latter ), the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are surely drawing near. Measuring 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm, the Galaxy A8 ups the RAM to the almost-industry standard 4 GB, and comes with inbuilt storage options of 32 GB or 64 GB. Read More »

Micron Kicks Off Q1 With Solid Earnings

Syntal Cap Prtnrs Ltd holds 0.14% in Micron Technology, Inc . The stock increased 2.03% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $2.01. Buffington Mohr Mcneal stated it has 62,248 shares. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.32 EPS. sell-side analysts expect that Micron Technology will post 7.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Read More »

CAF Awards: Moses out, as Aubameyang, Salah, Mane make top 3

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It was a shock after CAF had earlier nominated players for the award with a 10-man shortlist released on November 27. Egypt had managed to qualify for the World Cup after a 28-year absence, although they lost the final of the African Cup of Nations against Cameroon. Read More »

Google will turn on native ad-blocking in Chrome on February 15

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Now the company has committed to a date: Chrome's built-in ad-blocker will start working on February 15, 2018. As reported by VentureBeat the date of the implement of this new Chrome is not linked with any version of Google Chrome as the company will be releasing Chome 64 on January 23rd and Chrome 65 on March 6th. Read More »

No Microtransactions in Take-Two's Upcoming RPG by Obsidian

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Previous Take-Two mobile games and apps were all outsourced and hardly a priority for the company. Private Division is their latest studio which focuses on the indie game development and boosting other Indie studios, as Private Division's latest game which will come from Obsidian Studios will have no microtransactions whatsoever. Read More »

Facebook's new facial recognition feature finds you in untagged photos

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To save you all that stress, and act like a watchdog, and to ensure your photo is not being used without your permission, Facebook is updating its Facial Recognition tool. Facebook is introducing a new feature Tuesday that will let you know when people post photos of you, even if they don't tag you. Rob Sherman, Facebook's deputy chief privacy officer, wrote about the positive potentials - unlocking phones, logging into bank accounts, making digital payments, organizing photos, finding ... Read More »

Reddit app on Android, iOS gets a massive update

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They can also choose to view the content in landscape mode and swipe back and forth between media. Sorry Android users, iOS is getting a few extra features this time. Android users are also getting the "speed read" button that iOS users have, which lets you quickly navigate through the top comments in any discussion. Read More »

Apple's AirPods Have Been Sold Out Until January 2018

Amazon , Best Buy , Target and Walmart's sites have all been depleted - and even Apple's now showing them out of stock . Last year, the newly released AirPods received widespread mocking when they were announced, but proved to be a popular hit. Read More »

Infocus Vision 3 Launched with Amazing Display

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It is priced at Rs. 6,999, and will be available exclusively through Amazon.in beginning from tomorrow (December 20th, 2017). The phone is priced at Rs 6,999 and the company wishes to give a tough fight to other smartphone brands like Xiaomi , Lenovo and Micromax in this budget category. Read More »

Pakistan Govt Request to Facebook for Restricting Content Rise Sharply

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Worldwide requests for Facebook user data now significantly outnumber those received by Google, which recorded 48,941 requests concerning 83,345 accounts in first half of 2017. Germany filed 5,211 requests, while the United Kingdom made 6,854 requests. So far it's been cleared to disclose five NSLs it received between 2012 and 2015. Read More »

BlackBerry will soon allow users to book an Uber from BBM

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With the new feature in place, BBM users can book a ride from inside the chat app within the "discover" menu. "Once riders log in, the service accesses their profile and settings, automatically detects their location, and loads a map", the statement continues. Read More »