• ELECTRONICS
    How to Enable Dictation for Voice Input on iPhone, Mac, Android, and Windows Devices

    HIGHLIGHTS All the major operating systems come with voice input features Voice typing on iOS provided the best balance of speed and accuracy In all cases, you’ll still need to edit the final document to fix errors The major operating systems – such as Windows and macOS for PCs, and Android and iOS for mobiles – come with voice to text inputs built-in […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Apple: All Macs and iOS devices affected by chip flaws

    Apple has confirmed all its Mac systems and iOS devices are affected by two recently disclosed processor flaws called Spectre and Meltdown. In an announcement on Thursday, Apple (AAPL) said it has released mitigations to defend against Meltdown in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2. It will release mitigations in Safari to defend against the Spectre bug “in the […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Wi-Fi WPA2 Security Vulnerable to KRACK Attacks: Nearly All Wi-Fi Devices on the Planet Vulnerable

    HIGHLIGHTS WPA2 security protocol has reportedly been compromised The WPA2 vulnerabilities will be detailed at 5:30pm IST Anyone near your router could eavesdrop on Wi-Fi traffic, say researchers Security researchers claim to have found high-severity vulnerabilities in WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access II), a popular security protocol used by nearly every Wi-Fi device on the planet. […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    New Firewall Claimed to Better Protect Android Devices From Threats

    HIGHLIGHTS A new firewall programme can protect smartphones from malware attacks It can be implemented as a tiny chip, or an independent software module Researchers use machine learning algorithms to monitor smartphones Scientists have developed an innovative firewall programme that can protect smartphones from malicious codes and security threats. Earlier this year, researchers from the […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Google Engineers Confirm Project Treble Coming to Pixel, Few Other Android Devices

    HIGHLIGHTS The engineers talked about Treble in the latest developers’ podcast They confirm that Treble is coming to Pixel, Pixel XL smartphones Engineers also confirm that they are also working other OEMs as well Google announced Project Treble earlier this year mainly to fix the slow Android version adoption and its resultant fragmentation. First, it was reported that […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Viber Adds Video Calling for Android and Apple Devices

    Viber, the VOIP service purchased earlier this year by the Japanese eCommerce company Rakuten, now has the ability to make Viber video calls on mobile. Previously, Viber users could only make video calls using the app’s desktop platform. Mobile Viber users – both iOS and Android – were limited to making voice calls and sending text […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    76% of Apple’s mobile devices are now running iOS 10

      POST YOUR COMMENT COMMENTS (34) Himanshu, 06 January 2017 Apple iOS Apple has released its latest iOS adoption numbers, revealing that the version 10 of its mobile operating system now powers 76% of compatible devices. That’s a rise of 13% compared to the last time these figures were released, which happened in November. In […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    FAA Changes Rules on Electronic Devices in Flight

    Actor Alec Baldwin would be thrilled. The Federal Aviation Commission has officially approved use of electronic devices in all stages of flight, with a few exceptions. You may recall Baldwin was famously ejected from a flight back in 2011 after he refused to stop playing a game on his phone. But for small business people who […]

  • NEWS
    Bluetooth 5 Officially Released, Will Come to Devices in a Few Months

    HIGHLIGHTS Bluetooth is a ubiquitous wireless standard to connect electronics Bluetooth 5 features 2x speeds, 4x range over predecessors Devices featuring Bluetooth 5 should be out in the next 2 to 6 months Bluetooth is the quintessential wireless standard for electronics to communicate with each other across small distances in a power-efficient way. Everything from […]