UK Launches Open Trial For Wireless Charging For Electric Taxis
One of the bottlenecks of electric cars is the need to recharge them. Unlike pumping gas, recharging an electric car takes considerably longer. While this might not be a big deal for regular drivers, it might prove a problem for taxis where anytime they are not fetching passengers, it is income lost.

Facebook Ditches Plans To Introduce Ads In WhatsApp
WhatsApp had a bit of a mixed business model at the start. The company had initially charged users an annual subscription fee, but they later removed it, and ever since then, the app has been free to use. When Facebook acquired it, there was no doubt that the company planned to monetize the app, but how exactly would they do that?

OnePlus Shows Off Its 120Hz Display Technology
OnePlus has been teasing that they are working on a 120Hz display. Whether or not it will make it into the OnePlus 8 remains to be seen, but they are definitely working on something. In a recent post made on Twitter, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau shared a demo video which showed off the company’s 120Hz display.

2020 iPhones And iPads Could Come With mmWave 5G Technology
It is widely believed that this year could see Apple introduce 5G to the iPhone, but it might not necessarily be the 5G support we might be hoping for. According to the latest rumors, it seems that Apple could be adopting mmWave 5G technology for its 2020 iPhones and possibly the iPad Pros as well.

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Google To Add 120 Games To Stadia In 2020
If you felt that Google Stadia’s launch was a bit on the lukewarm side due to the lack of games, not to worry because it seems that Google’s plan for 2020 will be to add as many as 120 new games to the platform, giving gamers a lot more options to choose from when it comes to game streaming.

2020 iPhone Could Come With An Improved Face ID Sensor
Apple’s Face ID facial recognition technology works great. In fact, to date it seems that none of Apple’s competitors have managed to create anything close to Face ID in terms of security and accuracy. However, it does not mean that Face ID is perfect. There is still plenty of room left for improvement.

NBC Launches Peacock Streaming Service With A Free Tier
There are many streaming services available at the moment and it looks like we have another contender who has tossed their hat into the ring. NBCUniversal has recently announced their upcoming streaming service called Peacock, and one of the ways the company is standing out from the competition is by offering a free tier.

Check Out The Toyota Supra Reimagined As A 4×4 Vehicle
One of Toyota’s more iconic sports cars, aside from the Celica, is the Supra. Many were no doubt pleased as punch when back in 2019, Toyota announced that they would be reviving the Supra almost two decades after production had ended, but what if the Supra were to be relaunched not as a sports car, but as a 4×4 vehicle?

Augmented Reality Contact Lenses Could Soon Become A Reality
When it comes to augmented reality (AR) based wearables, we’ve mostly seen them come in the form of smart glasses. However, the problem with such devices is that they’re big and sometimes a bit bulky, making them something you wouldn’t necessarily want to wear all the time.

TikTok App Was Downloaded More Than Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram in 2019
Sometimes the number of downloads and similar stats hint at how popular an app (or service) is.TikTok is already a quite popular app but it looks like it is apparently more popular than Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram in 2019 if we look at the download stats.According to a report by Sensor Tower, India was responsible for nearly 45% of first-time users.Overall, TikTok app ended the year 2019 as the second […]

Cyberpunk 2077 Release Delayed To September
If you were waiting for Cyberpunk 2077 to release this April, you will be disappointed to know that the release date has been moved to September 17, 2020.It looks like CD PROJECT RED wants to take their time to polish the game the best way they can, similar to why Marvel’s Avengers game delayed the release date.In their official tweet, they assured that the game is complete and playable. But, […]

Fitbit’s Wearables Now Support Blood Oxygen Tracking
If you own a Fitbit device, you might want to check for a software update because according to reports, it seems that the company has quietly enabled blood oxygen tracking on some of its wearables. This includes devices like the Fitbit Versa, Ionic, and Charge 3, where some users are reporting seeing the new feature.

Microsoft’s Chromium-Based Edge Browser Is Now Available For All
A couple of years ago, Microsoft made a surprising announcement in which they revealed that they would be rebuilding its Edge browser by using the Chromium platform. For those unfamiliar, Chromium is an open-source web browser platform created by Google and is what the company bases its Chrome browser on.

Australian Man Is First In The World To Undergo A Robotic Kidney Transplant
For hundreds of years, medical operations have been done mostly by humans. This is why it is important that surgeons are competent and aren’t sleepy or drunk or on drugs while they operate on patients. This is because a wrong move, even a small one, could potentially result in a patient losing their life.

WordPress Admin Bug Lets Anyone Login As An Admin
WordPress is one of the main platforms powering many websites and blogs that you read today. It is an incredibly popular platform augmented by the fact that there is a very active developer scene where there are a ton of plugins that users can use to improve their website. However, it seems that not all plugins were created equal.

Instagram Reportedly Fact-Checking Photoshopped Images On Its Platform
Instagram is a platform where users share photos. It is also where photographers and other creatives use it as a medium where they can showcase their portfolio to prospective clients. However, it seems that it could soon get a lot trickier for some to use the platform in that manner.

This Switch Accessory Lets You Mount The Pro Controller To The Console
The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is a great accessory as it definitely feels a lot better to play with compared to the Joy-Cons. However, it isn’t quite as practical to bring with you on the go as you would need to stand up the console on a table or a surface, but the folks at Columbus Circle might have the answer to that problem.

Apple’s AirPods Reportedly Accounted For 71% Of True Wireless Headphone Revenue In 2019
Walk about the streets these days and you would be hardpressed to find someone without Apple’s AirPods sitting in their ears. In fact, did you know that Apple’s AirPods are so popular that as far as the true wireless headphone market is concerned, Apple managed to nab about 71% of the market’s revenue?

Twitter’s CEO Shuts Down The Idea Of An ‘Edit’ Button
Whenever a tweet is made, that’s pretty much it. There is no going back and there is no editing what you tweeted. Sure, you can delete it, but due to the internet archive and also people who are quick to save tweets, especially if you’re someone prolific, there is really no way of completely erasing your tweets once it’s been posted.

Wello Family, Smart E-Cargo Bike with Solar-powered AssistanceEditor's Pick
French start-up Wello attracted some attention at CES 2020 with its solar-powered three-wheeled electric cargo bike that aims to combine a bicycle and a car to address the last mile issue while respecting the environment.At the French Tech Pavilion, I met the founder and CEO of Wello, Arnaud Chéreau, who told me how his idea and 3000 euros for the first prototype (2015) brought him from a shipping container office in […]


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