Technology

Siri on iOS 11 still has a long way to go

What has Apple really done to improve Siri? To be honest, I’m not sure. After testing it for an entire day since Tuesday’s iOS 11 release, mostly on an iPad 9.7-inch and an iPhone 7 Plus, it’s obvious Siri is not a major priority for the company, even if some of the features are improved. What has changed is a ... Read More »

iPhone X’s Face ID: Accepts Only One Registered User, Has Quick Option to Disable It, Support Most Sunglasses

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone X will only permit one user’s Face ID to be registered The company says Face ID will work with most sunglasses There is an option to quickly disable Face ID feature Face ID, the new authentication technology that Apple introduced with the iPhone X earlier this week, will only permit one user’s face to be registered with the iPhone X at launch, ... Read More »

Twitter Brings Account Sharing Feature to Android, iOS Apps

HIGHLIGHTS TweetDeck offers a more convenient Twitter experience TweetDeck app was bought by Twitter for $40 million back in 2011 Twitter now has 328 million monthly active users (MAUs) Twitter is now allowing users to share access to their multiple accounts via iOS and Android applications without needing to share that accounts password. The company retweeted a tweet from its ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Tipped to Come With IP68 Water Resistance, Always-On Display

HIGHLIGHTS The handset tipped to come with 4.97-inch full-HD display Google might ditch 3.5mm headphone jack The Pixel 2 camera might offer EIS instead of OIS The next generation of Google Pixel smartphones are likely to be unveiled next month and we are now getting more leaks about the handsets as we approach the launch. As per the new set of leaks, ... Read More »

This free Windows 10 update offer has been extended by Microsoft until next year

A Windows 10 free update offer has been extended by Microsoft Windows 10 is set to ramp up its user base numbers after a free update period was extended by Microsoft until March 2018. Microsoft have run a number of schemes to incentivise users of their flagship OS series to make the jump and upgrade to Windows 10. Those using Windows ... Read More »

Digital health is dead, says this health-tech investor

Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images Rob Coppedge is CEO of Echo Health Ventures in Seattle and has been investing and working in health care for 20 years. Let me be clear: I believe strongly in the need for substantive, consumer-centric transformation of the health care system and have been a long-term proponent of the power of ... Read More »

Deutsche Bank snags senior technology hire from Tesco

Tesco’s chief digital officer has defected to Deutsche Bank. Thomas Nielsen is joining Deutsche as chief digital officer for its global transaction business, the bread and butter business that keeps cash flowing around the world for the bank’s multinational clients. “Data and technology are key to innovation, in particular for financial services. The consumer sector has been driving this for ... Read More »

Augmented reality: Is Pokemon Go-style technology the future of football?

Matchday programmes used to be the place to find out the two teams, discover what your left-back’s favourite film was, or see which local companies were offering a 10% discount when you visited with your copy. Nowadays you can use your paper programme to watch videos… straight from the page. It might sound like magic, but a forward thinking semi-professional ... Read More »

iOS 11 Beta Allows Users to Quickly Disable Touch ID Easily to Improve Privacy

HIGHLIGHTS Tapping five times also presents emergency call option Apple tipped to include face detection feature on upcoming iPhone New feature has been discovered by users on iOS 11 public beta User privacy is an important issue for Apple and the company has previously gone to great lengths to prove this thing. With iOS 11, the Cupertino-based company has introduced a new feature ... Read More »

Microsoft Memo Shows High Return Rates for Surface Book: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Surface chief Panos Panay sent out this memo He claims that Consumer Reports heavily relies on two products’ data Return rates on the Surface Book and Pro 4 were very high at launch Microsoft’s Surface products came under the scanner when Consumer Reports released a survey report claiming that the laptops and tablets in this series were not reliable. The non-profit publication surveyed ... Read More »