Apple Exec Sees Potential In AirPods With Health Tracking Features
Apple’s AirPods at the moment are essentially just wireless earphones. The Pro version comes with active noise cancelling features, but other than that, they’re not particularly unique. However, we have heard that maybe in 2022, Apple could launch a new model that could come with fitness and health tracking capabilities.
iOS 15 Will Introduce A New ‘Walking Steadiness’ Feature
One of the features Apple introduced to the Apple Watch a few years ago was fall detection. This is a feature that can detect when the wearer has fallen down and will attempt to call for help on their behalf, but what if Apple could predict when you might be going to fall? That way you might be better prepared and might suffer from fewer injuries as a result.
Facebook’s AI Can Tell Where Deepfakes Come From
AI is an amazing piece of technology, but it seems that as useful as it is, it can also be harmful. A good example would be using it to create deepfakes, where AI is “abused” to create fake photos or videos of people that are highly convincing to the untrained eye. This is why companies like Adobe have developed tools that can detect these sorts of fakes.
Slack Launches New Feature That Lets You Schedule Message
Do you need to send a message at a particular time but don’t want to forget about it? There are ways to send scheduled emails, but in case you’re on Slack and need to schedule a message, you’re in luck because the company has recently announced a new feature that lets users send scheduled messages.
Instagram Launches New Group Fundraising Feature
Want to help raise funds for someone or people that are in need? In the past, you might have to turn to platforms like Gofundme for group funding, but for those who prefer using Instagram, it seems that the platform has rolled out a new group fundraising feature that will help you raise money on a larger scale.
OnePlus Will Be Integrating With Oppo
OnePlus and Oppo are two separate companies, but in case you didn’t know, both of them are actually owned by the same parent company, BKK Electronics. While both companies went about their own way, they have shared some technology with each other, but that could change because it seems that they are now “further integrating” with each other.
Pete Hines Apologizes For Starfield’s Xbox Exclusivity
The other day, Bethesda officially took off the wraps of Starfield. This is the company’s first brand new IP in quite a while, where prior to this they were mostly known for their other franchises like Fallout and Skyrim. However, during the announcement of the game, it was revealed that Starfield was going to be an Xbox and PC exclusive.
Lawmakers Want To Make It Easier For You To Cancel Your Subscriptions
Companies have made it increasingly easy to sign up for services and to start a subscription. For mobile devices, if you’re already signed into your Apple or Google account, you can subscribe to a service in just a few seconds without having to fill up long forms and what not. However, canceling that subscription is a different story.
New Antitrust Proposal Would Make It Illegal For Apple To Preinstall Its Own iOS Apps
Last week, it was reported that US lawmakers had proposed a new antitrust act that could force Apple to sell off the App Store. It seems that the antitrust laws aren’t stopping there because another one of those antitrust bills that have been proposed could even make it illegal for Apple to preinstall its own apps on future iOS devices.
How To Take Full Page Screenshots In Microsoft Edge
If you use Microsoft Edge and want to know how to take full page screenshots, then you’ve come to the right place as this guide will show you the quick and simple steps you can take to do just that.
UK Regulators Are Investigating Apple And Google’s ‘Effective Duopoly’
Apple and Google are some of the most dominant tech companies in existence right now. Both companies are also responsible for pretty much the entire smartphone industry where iOS and Android reign supreme. It has been that way for many years, but it seems that UK regulators have decided that maybe both Apple and Google are a bit too dominant.
Apple Could Be Looking To Take On Amazon, Google, Microsoft In The Cloud
Apple’s cloud services right now are pretty straightforward with iCloud. It’s a service that lets you backup your data from your Apple devices to the cloud and syncs them across your other Apple devices, but that’s pretty much it. However, the company could have even grander ambitions that could see them attempt to challenge the likes of Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.
Apple Reportedly Planned On Setting Up Primary Care Clinics Of Their Own
The Apple Watch collects a lot of health information on us, like the steps we take, calories burnt, and also critical information like heart rate, ECG data, and more recently blood oxygen levels. This data is important because it can give doctors clues into our lives and our health that might not be available otherwise.
IKEA’s Symfonisk Picture Frame Speakers Are Launching July 15
Do you feel that some of your tech gadgets stand out a bit too much in your home? Are you finding that you have to compromise on the design or space you want to make room for certain gadgets? If you are, then maybe you might be interested in IKEA’s new Symfonisk speakers which double up as a picture frame.
Level Home Introduces Their Smallest Ever Smart Lock
The thing with some smart lock designs is that they’re obvious that they’re a smart lock. This is because the design of some of these locks have huge front-facing panels that house technology like fingerprint sensors and number pads to enter your passcode on. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, but for some, it might be too obvious for their liking.
The OnePlus Nord N200 5G Is Launching June 25 For $250
While OnePlus has been criticized for raising the prices of its phones over the years, especially given how they started out as a budget phone company, it seems that they are making up for it. The company has recently confirmed that they will be launching a new handset, the OnePlus Nord N200 5G, that will be launching June 25.
Latest WhatsApp Beta Lets Users Search For Stickers
One of the features of WhatsApp is the ability to send stickers, which are essentially larger emojis with more design options. However, WhatsApp’s implementation of stickers isn’t as good as other apps, such as LINE, which has the ability to suggest stickers based on what you’re typing.
Google Is Bringing End-To-End Encryption To Messages
A lot of messenger services use end-to-end encryption these days to help increase the security and privacy of messages being sent and received. Apple’s iMessage already supports it, and now it looks like Android Messages will be getting it as well and the feature is expected to begin rolling out this week.
No Plans For Ad-Supported Disney Plus For Now
Services like Spotify offer its customers a free tier, where some features are limited and users will have to put up with ads. Obviously the goal is to drive customers to start paying, but it’s an alternative for those who can’t afford to or don’t want to. In a way, we can see the merits of such an option.
Cyberpunk 2077 Will Be Making Its Return To The PlayStation Store
Cyberpunk 2077 was one of 2020’s most anticipated games. Given the pandemic and lockdowns taking place around the world, many were looking forward to a game that they would sink their teeth into. Unfortunately, the buggy launch and various issues put many gamers off, especially those on consoles who found the game near unplayable.