• What is RCS messaging and why is it important?

    What is RCS messaging and why is it important?

    SMS and MMS seem positively archaic by the standards set by today’s popular data based messaging platforms, and the industry could do with a refresh to its default communication standard. Fortunately, carriers are already moving on to the new Rich Communications Services (RCS) standard, and we’re looking a wider roll out to [...]

  • I took a photo with the Pixel that changed my mind about the iPhone

    I took a photo with the Pixel that changed my mind about the iPhone

    A few moons ago, I wrote some words under the title of "The Google phone is almost as good as the iPhone," and while I stand by the content of those words, I now have to revise my conclusion. On the basis of my extended experience with Google’s Pixel, I consider it [...]

  • What’s the correct way of charging Li-ion battery?

    What’s the correct way of charging Li-ion battery?

    Find out how to prolong battery life by using correct charge methods. Charging and discharging batteries is a chemical reaction, but Li-ion is claimed to be the exception. Battery scientists talk about energies flowing in and out of the battery as part of ion movement between anode and cathode. This claim carries [...]

  • Intel will produce ARM-based chipsets for smartphones

    Intel will produce ARM-based chipsets for smartphones

    Intel has entered into a new licensing agreement with competitor ARM to produce ARM-based chips in Intel factories. The deal, announced today at the Intel Developer Forum, is a strategic move from the Santa Clara, CA company to offer its large-scale custom chip manufacturing facilities, which include 10-nanometer production lines, to third-parties, [...]

Google’s AI can now lip read better than humans

24 November, 2016|Tags: , |

After watching thousands of hours of TV the AI system can now lip read better than humans. The AI system annotated TV footage with 46.8 percent accuracy. Researchers from Google’s AI division DeepMind and the University of Oxford have used artificial intelligence to create the most accurate [...]

Google just disclosed a major Windows bug

31 October, 2016|Tags: , , |

Is 10 days enough time to build a patch? Today, Google’s Threat Analysis group disclosed a critical vulnerability in Windows in a public post on the company’s security blog. The bug itself is very specific — allowing attackers to escape from security sandboxes through a [...]

Google Chrome version 55 will use 50% less RAM

11 October, 2016|Tags: , |

The new version of Google Chrome browser will implement some significant changes of the way it use memory. Chrome 55, will be released December this year, and will use 40-50% less RAM, compared with version 53. The progress is made thanks to the new version [...]

Neural network based on plastic memristors

10 October, 2016|Tags: |

A collaborative of Russian and Italian scientists has created a neural network based on polymeric memristors, devices that can potentially be used to build fundamentally new computers. According to the researchers, these developments have applications in systems for machine vision, hearing, and other sensory organs, [...]

That camera will record your entire life

22 September, 2016|Tags: , |

Imagine having a perfect recall and a way to auto-edit your life into exciting, fun snippets (even if your life isn’t exciting or fun.) That’s what the Perfect Memory wireless camera aims to do. The camera, created by the team at General Streaming Systems, LLC, [...]

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