HomeKit For IKEA’s Smart Blinds Will Only Arrive In 2020
As some of you might be aware, IKEA recently launched a set of smart blinds. IKEA isn’t exactly new to the smart home game, and one of the selling points of its smart home products is support for Apple’s HomeKit platform. This was supposed to be the case with the smart blinds, but it looks like owners will have to wait until next year.

Researchers Find That Reducing Brain Inflammation Could Potentially Reverse Dementia
In our heads, there exists what is known as the blood-brain barrier which is a border that separates circulating blood from the brain. This in turn also prevents molecules or infectious organisms in our blood to leak into our brain, but the problem is that as we age, scientists have discovered that this barrier gets weaker, which causes chemicals to leak into our brain resulting in inflammation that leads to […]

Artificial Neurons Could Solve A Lot Of Chronic Diseases
While our bodies are perfectly capable of healing itself, there are certain things that we just cannot recover from. However, as medical technology is progressing, certain parts of our bodies can soon be replaced with artificial creations. Take for example our eyes, where we are starting to insert lenses into them to improve eyesight.

Apple’s New Mac Pro, Pro Display XDR Set For December 10 Release
Earlier this year, Apple announced their new Mac Pro desktop computers as well as the new Pro Display XDR. If you have been looking forward to either of these devices, you’ll be pleased to learn that Apple finally has a release date for both of them and it is currently set for a release on the 10th of December.

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New ‘Blue Energy’ Tech Could Soon Replace Nuclear Power Plants
While nuclear energy definitely gets the job done, the fact of the matter is that nuclear energy isn’t “clean” and there is always the danger that should these plants ever meltdown, it could be disastrous, as we have seen in the past. This is why many governments around the world are looking to replace existing nuclear power plants with cleaner energy sources.

Spotify Squashes Any Hope Of It Launching On The Nintendo Switch
These days modern day gaming consoles can no longer be just about gaming. This is because our smartphones and tablets are becoming increasingly capable of gaming, meaning that if consoles are hoping to keep up, they need to give gamers more reason to use them. So far consoles like the Xbox and PlayStation have introduced a bunch of apps that makes them more than just a gaming console.

These Coca-Cola Bottles Have Light-Up Lightsabers Built Into Them
The final installment in the latest Star Wars trilogy is about to launch later this month, and as expected, the marketing machine is going into a frenzy where we’re seeing all kinds of advertising and merchandise being produced for it. However, one of the coolest merch that we’ve seen lately comes from Coca-Cola.

Upcoming Google Maps Feature Could Highlight Brightly Lit Streets
When it’s late at night and you’re walking home, it’s generally a good idea to keep to areas where it is brightly lit, as opposed to maybe trying to take a shortcut that might involve you walking down some dark and sketchy roads. However, what if you’re unfamiliar to the area? How do you know which roads to take?

Latest Version Of Opera For Android Gives Any Webpage A Dark Mode
These days, we’re seeing more smartphones and apps introducing dark mode. In case the name wasn’t already familiar, dark mode basically gives an app a dark appearance where it is supposed to be easier to use in low-light situations. It also has the added benefit of being better for battery life, especially with devices that use OLED displays.

Your Next Apple Watch Might Be Able To Tell If You’re Indoors Or Outdoors
If you’re trying to track a workout with your Apple Watch, you’ll have to manually select the activity from the watch itself. However, it seems that in the future, you may no longer have to. This is according to a recently discovered patent where it suggests that future Apple Watches might be able to tell if you’re indoors or outdoors.

Apple Goes Greener By Purchasing The First-Ever Carbon-Free Aluminum
Aluminum is a popular metal that is used in many tech products today. Apple is a company that uses the material extensively across its product lineup, like in the iPhones, iPad, Apple Watch, MacBooks, iMac, and so on. However, the manufacturing process of aluminum isn’t necessarily the most environmentally-friendly, but that has changed.

Apple Watch Saves Life Of Man Who Did Not Know What A-Fib Was
Heart rate sensors aren’t exactly new and we’ve seen them make their debut in fitness trackers in the past, where previously they would exist as separate standalone accessories. However, with the Apple Watch, heart rate sensors have evolved to be more than just a way to measure heart rate, and we have heard numerous stories of how the feature has saved many lives by alerting them to a higher than […]

Google Assistant Now Supports Keep, Any.do & Other Note Apps
While Google Assistant is a feature-rich digital assistant, it lacked the integration for note-taking apps.Surprisingly, it did not support Google Keep or any other third-party note apps. However, in a recent blog post, Google mentioned the support for note-taking apps.Of course, you could have opted to use the in-built note-taking feature of Google Assistant. However, with the integration of Google Keep and other note apps, it makes it convenient to […]

Snapdragon 865 Gets 144Hz Gaming, Performance BoostEditor's Pick
This Snapdragon 865 gaming overview deserves to have a standalone article because we’re going to refer to this page in future smartphone coverage. The number of updates since Snapdragon 855 is rather substantial and will have a significant impact on mobile gaming.

iPhone SE 2 Plus With Full Screen Design Expected To Arrive In 2021
If the rumors are to be believed, Apple could be working on an iPhone SE 2 that could launch in 2020. The rumors are claiming that in terms of design, it will be a departure from the original iPhone SE’s design which looks like the iPhone 5. Instead, the iPhone SE 2 is expected to adopt a more “modern” design where it will be reminiscent of the iPhone 8.

Some 16-inch MacBook Pro Speakers Are Emitting Popping Sounds
Apple’s new 16-inch MacBook Pro does not come cheap, although early reviews have suggested that it could be well-worth your money as many seem to be pretty thrilled with its performance, size, and also its keyboard, which sees Apple ditch the butterfly switches in favor of more traditional scissor switches.

You Might Soon Be Able To Play Pokemon GO On Augmented Reality Glasses
The concept of augmented reality gaming isn’t really all that new, but admittedly it took off in a huge way when Niantic launched Pokemon GO. We imagine that the popularity of the Pokemon franchise probably played a big role in helping the game achieve its success, but regardless, it did help take AR gaming to the mainstream.

Apple’s 2021 iPhones Could Be Completely Wireless
Ever since Apple introduced a USB-C port to the iPad Pro, it has been widely speculated that the company could eventually make a similar change to the iPhone. However, it turns out that will not be the case. Instead, Apple is expected to stick with the Lightning port until 2021, where the company could then introduce a completely wireless iPhone then.

Apple Offers Explanation For iPhone 11 Accessing Location Even When Disabled
Just the other day, it was reported that there was an issue with the iPhone 11 handsets where it appeared that even when told not to share location of the user, it continued to do so. It sounded like a bug but when security researcher Brian Krebs asked Apple about it, he was told that this was “expected behavior”.

Facebook’s Filters Tried To Censor The Mac G4 For Being ‘Overtly Sexual’
Thanks to algorithms and filters, companies such as Facebook can manage content uploaded to its platform without necessarily needing human intervention. However, as with all things, it is not 100% accurate or reliable. In fact, recently there was a hilarious report of how Facebook’s filters had attempted to censor the photo of a Mac G4 computer for apparently being “overtly sexual”.

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