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This $10m XPRIZE challenge wants a deft robotic avatar

This $10m XPRIZE challenge wants a deft robotic avatar

A new XPRIZE competition promises part of a $10m bounty for developing a real-life avatar, a robotic stand-in for humans that could virtually take us to distant or perilous locations. Announced at
AliveCor Apple Watch band provides non-invasive blood tests in new study

AliveCor Apple Watch band provides non-invasive blood tests in new study

KardiaBand for Apple Watch was just confirmed to be an accurate detector of atrial fibrillation by a scientific study. While the words “scientific study” in themselves do not mean a whole lot
AliveCor Apple Watch band provides non-invasive blood tests in new study

AliveCor Apple Watch band provides non-invasive blood tests in new study

KardiaBand for Apple Watch was just confirmed to be an accurate detector of atrial fibrillation by a scientific study. While the words “scientific study” in themselves do not mean a whole lot
The WhatsApp message delete window just got 10x longer

The WhatsApp message delete window just got 10x longer

Vanishing conversations are all the rage these days, and it’s one feature that WhatsApp notably lacks. Though everything that passes through WhatsApp is encrypted, that doesn’t really help when you
The WhatsApp message delete window just got 10x longer

The WhatsApp message delete window just got 10x longer

Vanishing conversations are all the rage these days, and it’s one feature that WhatsApp notably lacks. Though everything that passes through WhatsApp is encrypted, that doesn’t really help when you
Apple buys Texture, the Netflix of magazine subscriptions

Apple buys Texture, the Netflix of magazine subscriptions

Apple has acquired Texture, a digital magazine subscription service that promises to do for periodicals what Apple Music has done for all-you-can-eat music. Currently offering more than 200 different
Apple buys Texture, the Netflix of magazine subscriptions

Apple buys Texture, the Netflix of magazine subscriptions

Apple has acquired Texture, a digital magazine subscription service that promises to do for periodicals what Apple Music has done for all-you-can-eat music. Currently offering more than 200 different
Two new art apps from Google: Both are neat

Two new art apps from Google: Both are neat

Google released two new apps for Android (and iOS) devices, both of which are truly entertaining. They provide the sort of functionality that a smart handheld computer really should provide, without
Two new art apps from Google: Both are neat

Two new art apps from Google: Both are neat

Google released two new apps for Android (and iOS) devices, both of which are truly entertaining. They provide the sort of functionality that a smart handheld computer really should provide, without
Buick badge dropped to make way for luxe Avenir sub-brand

Buick badge dropped to make way for luxe Avenir sub-brand

Bye-bye Buick – or the trunk badging, anyway. The American automaker may have spent the past couple of years trying to remind car-buyers that it exists, but it’s now taking the unusual step of
Buick badge dropped to make way for luxe Avenir sub-brand

Buick badge dropped to make way for luxe Avenir sub-brand

Bye-bye Buick – or the trunk badging, anyway. The American automaker may have spent the past couple of years trying to remind car-buyers that it exists, but it’s now taking the unusual step of
Google’s new OLED VR display sounds intense

Google’s new OLED VR display sounds intense

Between Google Cardboard and Daydream VR, Google has done a pretty good job at making a splash in the entry-level virtual reality market. These days, however, it might looking at developing VR
Google’s new OLED VR display sounds intense

Google’s new OLED VR display sounds intense

Between Google Cardboard and Daydream VR, Google has done a pretty good job at making a splash in the entry-level virtual reality market. These days, however, it might looking at developing VR
Alexa expands on Fire, iPad, Android tablets

Alexa expands on Fire, iPad, Android tablets

Alexa video calling was added to a collection of tablets this week in an effort to ramp up Amazon’s smart assistant omnipotence. Amazon announced the update for all tablets, all at once – that
Alexa expands on Fire, iPad, Android tablets

Alexa expands on Fire, iPad, Android tablets

Alexa video calling was added to a collection of tablets this week in an effort to ramp up Amazon’s smart assistant omnipotence. Amazon announced the update for all tablets, all at once – that
Lexus gives production nod to bigger luxury Sport Yacht

Lexus gives production nod to bigger luxury Sport Yacht

Your next Lexus might be parked in the marina not your garage, with the Japanese company confirming it’ll build a production version of the striking Lexus Sport Yacht concept. Making its debut last
Lexus gives production nod to bigger luxury Sport Yacht

Lexus gives production nod to bigger luxury Sport Yacht

Your next Lexus might be parked in the marina not your garage, with the Japanese company confirming it’ll build a production version of the striking Lexus Sport Yacht concept. Making its debut last
13-inch MacBook tipped to offer entry-level Retina this year

13-inch MacBook tipped to offer entry-level Retina this year

Apple will crowd out the aging MacBook Air with a new MacBook, its most affordable yet, according to supply chain reports today. The MacBook Air is currently Apple’s most affordable laptop, priced
13-inch MacBook tipped to offer entry-level Retina this year

13-inch MacBook tipped to offer entry-level Retina this year

Apple will crowd out the aging MacBook Air with a new MacBook, its most affordable yet, according to supply chain reports today. The MacBook Air is currently Apple’s most affordable laptop, priced

OPPO F7 launching in India before March ends

Oppo is expected to launch the R15 and R15 Plus in a few weeks from but there’s also the OPPO F7 in the works. OPPO Mobile India has shared the good news although there are not many details available.