Will artificial intelligence affect how much you pay for basic goods and services?

October 9, 2018

It’s easy to imagine artificial intelligence as a force that makes existing technology more convenient or more powerful, or as one that opens the door to entirely novel possibilities. But one overlooked effect could dramatically change our society, and how […]

Apple’s Siri can be exploited to bypass iOS 12 passcode security

October 3, 2018

APPLE MAY HARP ON about how secure iOS 12 is but a hacker has found a way to bypass the passcode on iPhones by exploiting Siri. Security researcher Jose Rodriguez has showcased a workaround that allows access to an iPhone’s […]

Google’s Wear OS update has arrived

September 28, 2018

Google will be rolling out a software update for Smartwatches that use the Wear OS software today. This will be in fairly direct response to Apple launch of the Smartwatch series 4, and while the new update to wear OS […]

Mobile Apps

Facebook launches 3D Photos feature, bringing your newsfeed images to life

October 12, 2018

Via: TechSpot

First announced at the F8 conference in May, the feature gives a standard 2D picture a semi-3D effect that changes perspectives when you tilt and move your phone, or view it from within a VR headset—similar to panning around a […]

Development Software

How to build resilient microservices

October 11, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

Increasingly, developers rely on a microservices architecture to build an application as a suite of fine-grained, narrowly focused, and independent services, each of which is developed and deployed independently. Despite the agility fostered by the microservices approach, it also brings […]

Mobile Apps

Who Has the Most Accurate Heart Rate Monitor?

October 11, 2018

Via: Tom's Guide

Fitness trackers and smartwatches have become so advanced that we now expect them to give us detailed information on our heart rate by default. The optical heart-rate sensor was once a unique feature that commanded a premium, but now even […]

Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Walmart patents biometric shopping cart to track your vitals

October 11, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Shopping carts are a utilitarian asset meant to help haul goods you intend to purchase to the checkout lanes. Walmart, it seems, believes carts should be capable of far more. The big box retailer filed a patent earlier this year […]