Technology

Could the Future of Virtual Reality Lie in Enterprise Software?

HIGHLIGHTS VR can enable immersive lessons, and be useful for education and training It is making an impact in gaming but also has potential in enterprise Early adoption of VR is slowing, but this is fairly typical, says HTC “Virtual reality can enable unique experiences that are not available through any other platform, and come in a number of different ... Read More »

iPhone X Demand Will Be Substantial, but Not Exceptional: Bernstein Survey

Days before Apple Inc’s much-awaited iPhone X opens for preorders, a survey by brokerage Bernstein showed that demand for the device will be substantial, but not exceptional, with about a quarter of the respondents planning to buy the phone. Heightened anticipation around the 10th anniversary iPhone, which opens for pre-orders on Oct. 27 and begins shipping from November 3, has already dented demand for ... Read More »

Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Ship With 18W Adapters; Support 27W Fast Charging With Compliant Charger

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL ship with 18W USB-C charger The new devices support up to 27W charging from compliant chargers 27W USB-C charger will offer even faster charging time The all-new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones support fast charging which isn’t exactly a new feature for a Pixel device. Though, this year Google has made it ... Read More »

Imagination Technologies Sale to Canyon Bridge in the Clear as Rival Fund Ruled Out

HIGHLIGHTS Imagination said the sale could now go ahead without a shareholder vote The unnamed third-party is no longer involved in the sale process Canyon Bridge was announced to buy Imagination Tech for GBP 550 million Imagination Technologies, the British chip designer selling itself to a China-backed buyout fund, said on Wednesday another potential buyer had ruled itself out, removing ... Read More »

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 »