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Google finally gets serious about AR, acquires "smart-glasses" company North

01 Jul 2020

Google finally gets serious about AR, acquires "smart-glasses" company North

Following the footsteps of players like Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook, internet giant Google is also joining the bandwagon of Augmented Reality or AR.

Amazon is using AI to help employees maintain social distance

16 Jun 2020

Amazon is using AI to help employees maintain social distance

Ever since the coronavirus crisis began, Amazon has been facing criticism over its disappointing efforts to protect employees, particularly those working in the warehouse.

iOS 14: These new features are coming to your iPhone

15 Jun 2020

iOS 14: These new features are coming to your iPhone

In a few days from now, Apple will hold its first online-only Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), bringing together millions of developers from around the world.

Online bookings for Audi A6, A8L, Q8 begin in India

13 May 2020

Online bookings for Audi A6, A8L, Q8 begin in India

Audi has started accepting online bookings for the A6 and A8L sedans as well as the flagship Q8 SUV in India.

Lamborghini unveils Huracan EVO RWD Spyder using Augmented Reality

08 May 2020

Lamborghini unveils Huracan EVO RWD Spyder using Augmented Reality

Lamborghini has unveiled the rear-wheel-drive (RWD) Spyder variant of its Huracan EVO on its official website using augmented reality (AR). The move makes Lamborghini the world's first automaker to use AR to showcase a car.

#GamingBytes: Five reasons SMG is best weapon for PUBG Vikendi

25 Mar 2020

#GamingBytes: Five reasons SMG is best weapon for PUBG Vikendi

PUBG delivers one of the most tactically intense experiences and its snow map Vikendi is a testament to the balanced gameplay it offers.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro models to sport 3D ToF cameras

20 Mar 2020

Apple iPhone 12 Pro models to sport 3D ToF cameras

Apple's iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max are likely to offer better portrait photography and enhanced AR capabilities, thanks to a dedicated 3D Time-of-Flight (ToF) camera, according to a code found in iOS 14.

Apple launches new iPad Pro with LiDAR scanner, trackpad-enabled keyboard

18 Mar 2020

Apple launches new iPad Pro with LiDAR scanner, trackpad-enabled keyboard

Apple has announced its latest iPad Pro models today, its most advanced tablet-cum-laptop till date.

iPhone 12 leak: Upgraded cameras, 120Hz display, and new design

08 Mar 2020

iPhone 12 leak: Upgraded cameras, 120Hz display, and new design

Apple iPhone 12 is tipped to come with some major hardware upgrade and welcome design changes to take on the spec-loaded Galaxy 20 series.

Apple may launch a 14.1-inch MacBook Pro with mini-LED screen

04 Mar 2020

Apple may launch a 14.1-inch MacBook Pro with mini-LED screen

Apple is likely to replace the 13-inch MacBook Pro with a new 14.1-inch model that will feature a mini-LED display, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

Apple iPhone 12 will support faster Wi-Fi standard

27 Feb 2020

Apple iPhone 12 will support faster Wi-Fi standard

Apple next premium handset, the iPhone 12, will offer a noticeable improvement in Wi-Fi performance, according to a new report from Macotakara.

#GamingBytes: Five common mistakes to avoid in Fortnite

22 Feb 2020

#GamingBytes: Five common mistakes to avoid in Fortnite

Fortnite by Epic Games has become popular as well as competitive, due to the constant addition of exciting content, including weapons.

Apple's location-tracking AirTags might be launched this year

20 Feb 2020

Apple's location-tracking AirTags might be launched this year

Apple's location-tracking tags, which were expected to be launched alongside the iPhone 11 last September, may finally go official by the end of this year.

Top 5 must-have home decorating apps

13 Feb 2020

Top 5 must-have home decorating apps

There's nothing easy about decorating or renovating your personal space.

Online gaming is set to rise in India: Here's how

09 Feb 2020

Online gaming is set to rise in India: Here's how

Over the years, the definition of gaming has changed from something you did alone to an immersive, multi-player experience allowing millions to play at the same time.

You can now try on lipstick (virtually) before buying

08 Feb 2020

You can now try on lipstick (virtually) before buying

Unlike celebrities and fashion bloggers, the regular buyers like us can't buy every makeup product we want before testing, because of, well, monetary and other restrictions.

Jio, Snapchat launch creative video challenge: How to participate

27 Jan 2020

Jio, Snapchat launch creative video challenge: How to participate

Reliance Jio and Snapchat have partnered to launch a new creative challenge called Jio's Got Talent where Snapchatters can showcase their talent and win exciting prizes.

Smart contact lenses are coming. But, what are they?

18 Jan 2020

Smart contact lenses are coming. But, what are they?

As market-ready AR glasses continue to evolve, a new kind of device appears to be mushrooming on the block - smart contact lenses.

Apple's next flagship iPhone could be as fast as MacBook

18 Jan 2020

Apple's next flagship iPhone could be as fast as MacBook

While it is too early to talk about the next-generation of flagship-grade iPhones, rumored to be called iPhone 12, the hype is already palpable.

Apple could launch iPhone SE 2 in two sizes

04 Jan 2020

Apple could launch iPhone SE 2 in two sizes

We know Apple is working to launch a low-cost iPhone SE 2 model sometime later this year and it could arrive in two different sizes, according to a report by Digitimes.

2020 iPad Pro to get iPhone 11 Pro-like triple-lens camera

29 Dec 2019

2020 iPad Pro to get iPhone 11 Pro-like triple-lens camera

Apple's updated iPad Pro models, expected to launch sometime in the first half of 2020, will receive some major camera upgrades.

Facebook is working on an OS to ditch Google's Android

20 Dec 2019

Facebook is working on an OS to ditch Google's Android

Facebook, the biggest social network on the planet, is looking to take on Google with its own operating system.

Best gadgets to start your 2020 on a 'tech' note

19 Dec 2019

Best gadgets to start your 2020 on a 'tech' note

If we can look past the innumerable data leaks, the year 2019 has been great in the tech world. Over the past 11.5 months, we have seen impressive smartphones, laptops, wearables, and other essential tech gadgets.

Samsung rolls out Android 10-based UI 2 for Note 10-series

15 Dec 2019

Samsung rolls out Android 10-based UI 2 for Note 10-series

Samsung's phablet-sized flagships, the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+, have started receiving the stable Android 10-based One UI 2.0 update.

OPPO unveils new AR glasses with 3D surround sound

10 Dec 2019

OPPO unveils new AR glasses with 3D surround sound

At the ongoing Inno Event in Shenzhen, OPPO has unveiled its first-ever pair of augmented reality smart glasses - a move that highlights the company's plan to diversify its product portfolio.

Soon, Google Maps may show well-lit roads for pedestrians' safety

07 Dec 2019

Soon, Google Maps may show well-lit roads for pedestrians' safety

Over the last few months, Google has been improving Maps with features aimed at helping pedestrians find their way around.

From iPad to iPhone: Everything Apple will launch next year

02 Dec 2019

From iPad to iPhone: Everything Apple will launch next year

Apple is expected to launch a slew of new products next year including its new flagship iPhones and a low-cost handset that will debut as iPhone SE 2.

Apple's next iPad Pro likely to have 3D sensing capabilities

12 Nov 2019

Apple's next iPad Pro likely to have 3D sensing capabilities

Apple has been betting big on augmented reality features, with the rumored goal of pairing them with AR devices.

Four reasons why online gaming is such a treat

19 Oct 2019

Four reasons why online gaming is such a treat

From playing chess on a regular website to battling it out with dozens on PUBG, online gaming has come a long way over the years.

Apple's AR headset likely to launch early next year

10 Oct 2019

Apple's AR headset likely to launch early next year

Despite offering some super-cool augmented reality features on the iPhones, Apple hasn't introduced its own AR hardware.

Soon, you'll be able to share group stories on Instagram

07 Oct 2019

Soon, you'll be able to share group stories on Instagram

After debuting Threads messaging app and AR-powered shopping features, Instagram is testing group stories.

Now, you can try lipsticks, sunglasses on Instagram: Here's how

05 Oct 2019

Now, you can try lipsticks, sunglasses on Instagram: Here's how

We all know Instagram has been introducing features to let users buy products appearing in photos/videos uploaded on the platform.

#GamingBytes: Free Fire or PUBG Mobile; which one is better?

05 Oct 2019

#GamingBytes: Free Fire or PUBG Mobile; which one is better?

There is no denying the fact that PUBG Mobile is one of the most popular games ever made.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: OnePlus TV, Amazon's smart ring, Facebook's 'mind-reading' wristband, more

29 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: OnePlus TV, Amazon's smart ring, Facebook's 'mind-reading' wristband, more

The last week of September was full of hardware launches and interesting feature upgrades from leading tech giants.

Now, Facebook wants to build a mind-reading wristband

24 Sep 2019

Now, Facebook wants to build a mind-reading wristband

Facebook's hardware ambitions are turning into real sci-fi stuff.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Vikram Lander update, Google for India, OnePlus TV, more

22 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Vikram Lander update, Google for India, OnePlus TV, more

The third week of September was a tad quiet but did witness some interesting launches, including that of Motorola's first-ever line of TVs.

Apparently, Facebook is developing AR glasses with Ray-Ban's owner

18 Sep 2019

Apparently, Facebook is developing AR glasses with Ray-Ban's owner

After developing a bunch of Oculus-branded VR headsets, Facebook is shifting gears into the arena of augmented reality (AR).

Facebook working on camera-equipped Fire TV Stick rival: Details here

15 Sep 2019

Facebook working on camera-equipped Fire TV Stick rival: Details here

After smart displays, Facebook is looking to take on Google and Amazon in another arena - content streaming.

Soon, this 3D-printed autonomous shuttle could revolutionize your commute

01 Sep 2019

Soon, this 3D-printed autonomous shuttle could revolutionize your commute

Technology has advanced way beyond our imagination, giving us stuff we never thought would be possible to see in our entire lifetimes.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+ now available in India

23 Aug 2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+ now available in India

Samsung's super-sized, stylus-equipped Note 10 and Note 10+ are now available in India.