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NASA-backed pulsed plasma rocket system set to revolutionize Mars missions

19 May 2024

Amazfit

Amazfit BIP 5 Unity smartwatch launched in India at ₹7,000

Amazfit has expanded its smartwatch portfolio in India with the launch of the BIP 5 Unity. This new model follows last year's release of the BIP 5.

Scientists create app to annoy users into reducing smartphone usage

Scientists have developed a novel application, InteractOut, with the aim of reducing excessive smartphone usage.

19 May 2024

Dune

YouTubers develop real-life 'Dune' stillsuit that recycles sweat and urine

Engineers from the popular YouTube channel, Hacksmith Industries, have successfully created a prototype of the "stillsuit" from Frank Herbert's 1965 science fiction novel Dune.

19 May 2024

Health & Wellness

Study reveals oxytocin nasal spray reduces acute feelings of loneliness

A recent study conducted by a team of European and Israeli doctors has explored the effects of administering oxytocin, commonly known as the "love hormone," via nasal spray to individuals experiencing social distress.

19 May 2024

Google

Google Pixel 9 series leak reveals wallpapers and color variants

Google, having recently unveiled the mid-range Pixel 8a at its annual I/O event, is still several months away from the official launch of its next flagship series, the Pixel 9.

19 May 2024

Google

Google's 'Audio Emoji' feature now accessible on Pixel phones

Google's innovative Audio Emoji feature, initially launched with the Pixel 8a, is now widely available in the Phone app on Google smartphones.

19 May 2024

Garena Free Fire MAX

Garena Free Fire MAX releases redeem codes for May 19

Garena Free Fire MAX, a popular battle royale game, has unveiled new redeem codes on May 19, 2024.

Oculus founder predicts AI's role in future war casualties

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Palmer Luckey warned of the potential dangers of deploying artificial intelligence (AI) in military operations.

18 May 2024

Android 15

Android 15 update promises extended standby battery life

The forthcoming Android 15 update, announced at the recent Google I/O 2024 developer conference, is expected to enhance standby battery life by up to three hours on certain devices.

18 May 2024

Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Book4 Edge series' specs and renders leaked

Samsung is reportedly gearing up to unveil the Galaxy Book4 Edge series, which will feature two distinct laptops: the Galaxy Book4 Edge and the Galaxy Book4 Edge Pro.

18 May 2024

India

Over 5 million farmland trees vanished in India between 2018-2022

Between 2018 and 2022, India witnessed the disappearance of more than five million large farmland trees due to altered cultivation practices, as per a study published in Nature Sustainability.

Ayaneo announces modernized Game Boy, power bank, mini-PC, and more

Ayaneo, a handheld gaming PC maker, has announced two new emulator-centric pocket computers.

18 May 2024

Blue Origin

Blue Origin to resume space tourism program after two-year hiatus

Blue Origin, the space company owned by Jeff Bezos, is set to recommence its space tourism program after a nearly two-year hiatus.

18 May 2024

TECNO Mobile

TECNO CAMON 30 series launched in India at ₹23,000

TECNO has introduced its CAMON 30 5G series in India, comprising the CAMON 30 5G and CAMON 30 Premier 5G.

18 May 2024

WhatsApp

WhatsApp beta for Android announces pinned message preview feature

WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature in its latest update via the Google Play Beta Program.

18 May 2024

Google Photos

Google Photos introduces new feature to check storage saver eligibility

Google Photos is rolling out a new feature that enables users to identify if an image is unsuitable for the Storage saver.

18 May 2024

YouTube Music

YouTube Music on iOS gets gradient redesign for 'Now Playing'

YouTube Music has introduced a gradient background redesign of its 'Now Playing' feature for iPhone users.

18 May 2024

TikTok

Canadian intelligence chief warns against use of TikTok

David Vigneault, the Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, has cautioned Canadians against using the popular social media app TikTok.

18 May 2024

NASA

NASA astronauts rehearsing moonwalks in Arizona desert: Here's why

NASA is currently engaged in a week-long expedition in the Arizona desert, simulating moonwalk scenarios.

18 May 2024

OpenAI

OpenAI researcher's exit underscores growing rift within the company

Jan Leike, a prominent researcher at OpenAI, resigned earlier this week.

India sets sights on second Mars mission with advanced technology

India is planning an ambitious second mission to Mars, potentially launching as early as late 2024.

18 May 2024

Slack

Slack utilizing user data for AI training without explicit consent

Slack is training its artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) models on user data without obtaining explicit permission.

18 May 2024

Apple

Apple is developing a 'significantly thinner' version of iPhone: Report

Apple is developing a 'significantly thinner' iPhone, as per The Information.

18 May 2024

Garena Free Fire MAX

Garena Free Fire MAX: How to redeem today's codes

Garena Free Fire MAX has unveiled new redeem codes for May 18, 2024. These codes offer players a chance to win various in-game rewards.

17 May 2024

Acer

Acer launches air purifiers, fans, and vacuum cleaners in India

Acer has announced the launch of its sub-brand, Acerpure, in India.

17 May 2024

OpenAI

OpenAI rolls out new GPT-4o AI model to ChatGPT users

OpenAI launched its latest AI model, GPT-4o, at the "Spring Update" event.

17 May 2024

Elon Musk

Tesla eyes China data for training its autonomous driving tech

Tesla is reportedly planning to harness data from China to bolster the global development of its autonomous driving system, marking a shift in its data utilization approach.

17 May 2024

Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Neuralink seeks second human participant for brain-chip implant

Elon Musk's brain-computer interface startup, Neuralink, is now accepting applications for a second participant to receive its brain-chip implant.

17 May 2024

Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S24 FE launching soon: What to expect

Samsung officially launched the Galaxy S24 series in January this year. Now, the excitement is mounting for the new generation "Fan Edition" smartphone, the Galaxy S24 FE.

17 May 2024

Apple

Apple iPhone 16 series to be launched in September

Apple's suppliers are preparing to commence production of displays for the iPhone 16, according to Ross Young from Display Supply Chain Consultants.

17 May 2024

Elon Musk

Twitter's rebranding transition complete: X.com is now official domain name

Twitter has undergone a significant rebranding, officially adopting X.com for all its core systems.

17 May 2024

Motorola

Motorola X50 Ultra debuts with flagship hardware, AI features

Motorola has launched its latest premium smartphone, the X50 Ultra, in China.

17 May 2024

ChatGPT

ChatGPT can now analyze documents, spreadsheets on your Google Drive

OpenAI introduced several updates to its AI chatbot ChatGPT during the "Spring Update" live stream.

17 May 2024

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto VI confirmed to release in late 2025

Take-Two Interactive has officially confirmed the release window for the highly anticipated Grand Theft Auto VI.

17 May 2024

Meta

Meta tests TweetDeck-inspired feed on Threads: Know how it works

Meta has begun testing a new feature on Threads that is inspired by TweetDeck's functionality.

17 May 2024

TechCrunch

TikTok trials 60-minute video uploads to challenge YouTube

TikTok is currently testing a new feature that allows users to upload videos up to 60 minutes long, the company confirmed to TechCrunch.

17 May 2024

X

X unveils enhanced Communities feature to boost user engagement

X is introducing an updated version of its Communities feature. The revamp aims to facilitate networking around topics of interest, with each topic having a dedicated space and timeline.

US media conglomerate Gannett introduces AI-generated summaries in news articles

Gannett, a leading media company owning numerous newspapers across the United States, has launched a program to incorporate AI-generated bullet points at the top of its articles.

17 May 2024

Google

Google enhances 'Lookout' app for visually impaired users

Google has updated its Lookout app, a tool designed to assist people with visual impairments.

17 May 2024

Garena Free Fire MAX

Garena Free Fire MAX releases redeem codes for May 17

Garena Free Fire MAX has released a fresh list of redeem codes for May 17.

16 May 2024

Meta

EU investigates Meta's role in child protection and mental wellbeing

The European Commission has initiated a formal investigation into Meta.

16 May 2024

YouTube

YouTube introduces branded QR codes to make ads more interactive

YouTube has announced significant updates at its 2024 Brandcast event that will impact both viewers and advertisers.

16 May 2024

Android 14

Google announces Android 14 for TV: Check what's new

Google unveiled its latest operating system, Android 14 for TV, during the I/O 2024 event.

16 May 2024

Motorola

Motorola Edge 50 Fusion launched at ₹23,000: Check features

Motorola has introduced its latest mid-range smartphone, the Edge 50 Fusion, in the Indian market.

16 May 2024

Google

Google Pixel 8a's first OS update brings AI wallpaper generator

Google's latest smartphone, the Pixel 8a, is receiving its first software update since its global launch.

16 May 2024

Deadpool

Caviar's new $12,000 iPad Pro pays homage to Deadpool, Wolverine

Dubai-based luxury device manufacturer, Caviar, has unveiled a limited edition Criss-Cross iPad Pro 2024.

16 May 2024

Microsoft

Microsoft unveils special controller designed for Xbox gamers with disabilities

Microsoft has unveiled the Proteus Controller, recognizing the Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

16 May 2024

iQOO

iQOO Z9x 5G debuts in India at ₹13,000: Check specs

iQOO has launched its budget-friendly smartphone, the iQOO Z9x 5G, in India.

16 May 2024

Google

Google Sheets gains one-click table formatting feature: How it works

Google has launched a new feature for its Sheets platform, enabling users to create formatted tables with just one click.