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Alexa Will Now Work With Google’s G Suite Calendar

04/20/2017, Amazon’s Alexa can work with multiple calendar platforms, whether it be Outlook or Office 365 (just to name a few), but if you don’t use these calendars and instead are using Google’s G Suite calendar, you’ll be pleased to learn that Alexa will...

Facebook Expects AR Smartglasses To Go Mainstream In 2022

04/20/2017, For a brief moment it seemed that Google Glass and the concept of smartglasses was a failure given that Google shut down the project (the first iteration), and also based on the hostility towards users with smartglasses. However we haven’t seen similar...

Over 1,000 InterContinental Hotels Hit By Data Breach

04/20/2017, In recent times we’ve noticed a rather disturbing trend of big name hotels and retailers being hit with data breaches, where customer information like names, emails, home addresses, phone numbers, and in some cases even credit card information have been...

Facebook Reveals Its Working On Brain-To-Text Technology

04/20/2017, We have seen in the past how researchers have tried to harness the power of the mind where we can literally control things just by thinking about it, whether it be to communicate what we want or by moving/controlling objects like a wheelchair. It turns...

Mastercard Introduces Credit Cards With Fingerprint Scanners

04/20/2017, Depending on the country you are in and the regulations, how your credit card’s security is handled might be different. For example some places might require you to just sign whenever you pay, other places will allow users to use NFC in their credit...

Airbuds (Near) Real-Time Translator

04/20/2017, Language barriers not easy to overcome, and that’s particularly true when you travel to places where you can neither read or speak. At the Global Sources Startup Launchpad in Hong Kong, I played with the Airbuds Air Translator, a combination of app and...

eNano Health Kiss and Tell Monitors Sugar Levels Without Blood Draw

04/19/2017, The eNano Health Kiss and Tell system can be used by diabetes patients to check how their sugar levels changes two hours after eating. Originally introduced as a prototype in 2015, the system won a number of awards in Asia because it does not require a...

Google Could Build An Ad Blocker Into Chrome

04/19/2017, As Google’s Chrome browser supports extensions, this has led to the creation of a variety of different ad blocking extensions and services. However those extensions may soon no longer be necessary because according to a report from The Wall Street...

Lawsuit Alleges That Bose Headphones Can Spy On Its Users

04/19/2017, We have heard about how hackers could potentially hijack the cameras and microphones on our smart TVs, home CCTV cameras, or on our laptops and use our own devices to spy on us, but have you ever considered that your headphones could also potentially be...

Sony A9 Mirrorless Camera with G Master Lens

04/19/2017, We are in NYC for the launch of the new Sony A9 (Alpha 9) full-frame mirrorless camera, which is based on Sony’s latest A9 CMOS image sensor. A Sony G Master FE 100-400mn (f4.5-5.6) was launched at the same time and is present on most media photo...

You Can Now Play Classic Mac Games In Your Browser

04/19/2017, Mac computers back in the day ran on very different software and looked nothing like the Mac computers that we know and are familiar with today. Granted the UI back in the day isn’t exactly what you would call sleek, but for those who grew up with such...

HBO Go’s Mobile App Will Finally Adds Binge Watching Features

04/18/2017, Video platforms like Netflix have long had binge watching features where episodes will play back to back until you have had enough. This is done automatically where at the end of one video, the next video will play, meaning you can just veg out on your...

Microsoft Launches Literacy Tool For Its Edge Browser

04/18/2017, The internet is a great place to learn about all sorts of things, and browsers are generally the tools we used to get to where we want to go on the web. However it seems that Microsoft wants to take things a step further by launching a literacy tool...

Google Assistant’s Speech Tech Now Open to Developers

04/18/2017, If you’re hoping to see more apps that offers up the ability to convert speed to text, that could be indeed be happening because Google has announced that starting from today, the Cloud Speed API will be open to third-party developers, which for those...