Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Latest news
Home » Technology

Technology

Amazon Echo Subwoofer and Smart Plug Devices Leak Ahead of Announcement

perth_map

Moreover, Amazon is working with Ring and ADT to make sure there's someone to take action if something goes wrong. The newly launched Echo Dot is the third-generation one with a new fabric finish, similar to Google Home Mini . At its event today, Amazon announced that it's rolling out new features for FreeTime - a service that is oriented towards children and parents . Read More »

Robots will create millions more jobs than they displace, claims WEF

perth_map

Almost 50 percent of companies expect that automation will lead to some reduction in their full-time workforce by 2022, based on the job profiles of their employee base today. Amid this "significant shift" workers would need to be retrained to update their skills, it said. So it'll be farewell to jobs such as office administrator and driver, and hello to new roles such as drone piloting and remote patient health monitoring. Read More »

Fashion guru Maezawa books first SpaceX moon flight

perth_map

Maezawa is the founder of Japan's largest retail website and he says he doesn't want to take this fantastic trip alone. Being a keen arts-lover himself, the billionaire has "bought all the seats" on the spacecraft and is now giving opportunity to as much as eight artists to accompany him on the trip. Read More »

Here's what you'll pay in SA for Apple's new iPhone models

perth_map

According to Ben Geskin on Twitter , we finally know how big the batteries are inside the iPhone XS and XS Max. Image Source: Tom's Guide The new iPhone XS models won everything else, crushing the competition at intensive tasks such as transcoding a 2-minute 4K video clip to 1080p. Read More »

Samsung unveils A7 midrange phone with 3 rear cameras

Earlier this year, Samsung's head of mobile DJ Koh promised to bring innovative features to its mid-range devices. This puts to rest rumours that the Galaxy S10 Plus may be Samsung's first triple-camera smartphone. Interestingly, for those of you who made pre-orders for this Galaxy Note 9 during that period, you will receive a free RM899 Samsung POWERstick Vacuum Cleaner . Read More »

Sony announces PlayStation Classic microconsole

perth_map

It doesn't look like fans will be able to play their existing CD titles, though, as the "Open" button atop the console is apparently meant for "changing virtual CDs", and the Classic's diminutive dimensions preclude room for silver discs. The PlayStation Classic comes pre-installed with 20 original PS1 games, with announced titles so far including Tekken 3 , Final Fantasy VII, Ridge Racer Type 4 , Wild Arms , and Jumping Flash . Read More »

OnePlus to Launch it First Smart TV in 2019 Next Year

perth_map

Company founder Pete Lau hopes to release its debut television in 2019, meaning we might not have long to wait for the first non-smartphone-related product from OnePlus . The company is asking for suggestions from the consumers on what they want/expect from the OnePlus TV . Lau wants to make it easier for you to share photos from your phone to your TV. Read More »

Apple Launches New Apple Watch With Bigger Display

perth_map

The risk here being the misreading of a user's heart rate, which isn't as likely to be fatal like you'd see with a subpar device in a higher risk category. So here's everything you need to know about the Apple Watch Series 4 . The feature gained an onstage endorsement from Ivor Benjamin, a cardiologist who is president of the American Heart Association. Read More »

Apple announces new, affordable iPhone XR

perth_map

Creative Strategies analyst Carolina Milanesi said some iPhone buyers might hold off buying Apple's most expensive smartphone this year, with a survey of 955 smartphone users finding fewer than one in five would have paid for a bigger version of the iPhone X . Read More »

Nintendo Switch Online finally has a concrete launch date

perth_map

Mario , Super Mario Bros . As well as enabling online play, it will give paying members access to a selection of multiplayer-enabled NES titles, cloud saves, special store discounts and offers, and a companion app for smartphones. However, it looks as if Nintendo will be shedding some more light on the matter tomorrow , when it will be hosting a new Direct presentation. The family membership plan, which will allow the account holder to invite up to seven others to join the family group, ... Read More »

Apple throws out Trend Micro apps for uploading user data

perth_map

Wardle said Adware Doctor was caught out abusing AppleScript in 2016, when the application tried to elevate its system privileges. It exports your entire browser history , along with data from the App Store and other information. Antivirus , and Dr. He credits Twitter user Privacy 1st with noticing the problem, but he conducts a thorough analysis to discover how Adware Doctor steals your browsing history, and where it sends the data to. Read More »

How and When to Watch Apple Event Debuting New iPhone

perth_map

You'd think that the yearly iPhone update would be the big news, but it really wasn't-the new Apple Watch has a bigger display with curved edges, and the software has been dramatically updated with new watch faces that take advantage of the new display . Read More »

Apple Watch Series 4 revealed officially: Features, Release Date, Price

perth_map

Also, thanks to a new sensor on the back, you can take an electrocardiogram (ECG) any time, in 30 seconds, by holding your finger on the top of the Watch. The watch can also detect lower heart rates, as well as catch most cases of irregular rapid heartbeats, or "atrial fibrillation". If the wearer doesn't respond within one minute, the Series 4 Watch will automatically begin the Emergency SOS process. Read More »

Why Tesla Stock Jumped Monday

perth_map

Viecha also restated Tesla's forecast that it will build 50 000 to 55 000 of its Model 3 sedans in the current quarter, and indicated the company's working capital will improve as production increases, Spak wrote . Before that, Musk pronounced in early August that he would take Tesla private , but backtracked on that proposal two weeks later. Tesla now offers seven colors for its vehicles that include top variant Model S, mid level Model X and its most affordable sedan Model 3. Read More »

Here's How to Watch Apple's 'Gather Round' Media Event

perth_map

This report comes from an alleged slide from an internal China Mobile presentation. That email, spotted by iPhone Italia , cautions employees to expect heavy workloads around September 21. For those hoping that this feature of the handset will be rolled out to India, it appears that it may not happen and it is expected to be a China exclusive . Read More »

China’s richest man Jack Ma to step down from Alibaba for ‘philanthropy’

perth_map

Ma told the newspaper that his retirement "is not the end of an era but " the beginning of an era ". The announcement is likely to send shock waves through the Chinese technology industry. Alibaba later rolled out Alipay, an online payment service, to facilitate transactions in a country where few people had credit cards. The company, still headquartered in his hometown, initially allowed businesses to sell products to each other online but soon morphed into China's largest online retail ... Read More »

Baked Musk Hints At New Tesla Smart Home Product

perth_map

Musk also warned about humans' dependence on fossil fuels, which he called " the dumbest experiment in human history". He took one drag from what Rogan described as a joint containing tobacco mixed with marijuana, which is legal in California . Read More »

Tesla stock plunges after Elon Musk ‘smokes marijuana’ during web interview

perth_map

Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton gave notice Tuesday that he was resigning less than a month into the job, according to a Friday filing. "As a result, this caused me to reconsider my future". Musk floated a take-private price of $420 - roughly a 20 percent upside from the stock's levels at the time - and claimed he had the "funding secured". Read More »

Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Pricing Leaked

perth_map

The source that provided these mockups is the same responsible for last year's leaks, and many other rumors about smartphones from other brands, so it is very reliable. What do you think of the new colors? The three models carry the following codenames within Apple: N84 (LCD model), D32 (iPhone X successor) and D33 (Plus model). Read More »

Kirin 980 is official

perth_map

Moving towards the Kirin 980's third core cluster, the processor utilizes four of ARM's Cortex A55's cores that are clocked at 1.80GHz. The Huawei Mate 20 will launch on 16 October 2018 and the event is taking place in London . That's a 46 percent improvement in graphics processing power and a 178 percent jump in power efficiency over last year's Kirin. "The Huawei Kirin 980 is a further demonstration of our commitment to improve our customers' experience" Said Larking Huang, ... Read More »