Technology

How smart technology gets you to continue paying long after point of sale

The Honda Dream Drive, a voice-activated, in-car system is shown during the annual technology tradeshow CES in Las Vegas earlier this month. Car makers are increasingly trying to make money from data collected from smart, connected features in users’ vehicles. (Steve Marcus/Reuters) A common criticism of virtual assistants like Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant is that they are always on, always ... Read More »

Automotive technology: Past vs present

Modern vehicle technology is so advanced that many people can’t recall a time before our cars were fitted with any extra additions. No matter what type of car you drive, you probably rely on several tech features every day. But how were our favourite automotive technology features invented and how did they become firm favourites with drivers in 2019? Grange ... Read More »

CES Countdown: ‘Technology is enabling us to bring the future forward

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — There were some pretty cool electronics Sunday, Jan. 6, with everything from artificial intelligence, home and cyber security to skin care technology. CES brings the best of the tech industry into one place, and people travel from and far to get the first look. More than 4,000 technology companies, manufacturers and developers are preparing to show off ... Read More »

Five Transportation Technologies That Will Boom Or Bust In 2019

From right to left: Waymo autonomous vehicle concept, Airbus VTOL taxi concept, The Boring Company’s Chicago Express Loop concept, Blue Origin New Shepard rocket.Waymo, Airbus, The Boring Company, Blue Origin As we enter 2019, we wanted to take a moment to discuss some of the hottest transportation technologies and assess their prospects for the coming year. Will autonomous cars finally become ... Read More »

How Technology Is Expanding The Insurtech Landscape

relentless pursue of customer success. GettyGetty The insurance sector has a longstanding reputation for being resistant to change. Who can blame those who work in this industry? Avoiding risk is in their DNA. Surprisingly, in my experience as a Silicon Valley insurtech serial entrepreneur, this characterization may no longer be valid. Since 2010, we have partnered with insurers to add ... Read More »

Volkswagen Developing New Lighting Technologies

Whenever we talk about cars or two-wheelers, we usually end up discussing engine performance, fuel efficiency, ride and handling and so on! When was the last time you discussed about automotive lighting while discussing cars! Let us guess, the answer is probably, never! There is so much to an automobile than what meets the eye! With rapid strides being made ... Read More »

Bose Frames Is a Pair of Sunglasses With ‘Audio Augmented Reality Platform’

Audio giant Bose on Tuesday announced the launch of a new product called Frames. Frames is claimed to be the world’s first audio augmented reality platform embedded into a pair of premium sunglasses. Using features like micro-acoustics and voice controls, Bose says Frames is the tiniest, thinnest, and most lightweight audio system it has ever unveiled. This pair of sunglasses ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ4 Compact CAD-based renders leak, video too

Over the past few weeks Sony’s upcoming Xperia XZ4 has started leaking – we’ve seen it in CAD-based renders, and a couple of days ago a purported spec list was outed too. Now it’s time for the phone’s smaller sibling to take the stage. So, without further ado, ladies and gentlemen, feast your eyes upon the Sony Xperia XZ4 Compact. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Reportedly Get Second One UI Beta Update; Galaxy Note 9 Users Now Able to Sign Up

Samsung this month unveiled its latest One UI mobile user interface to succeed the previous Samsung Experience UI on its smartphones starting off with the flagship models. After releasing the first-ever One UI beta update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 ₹ 46,900 and Galaxy S9+ ₹ 53,099 about a couple of weeks back, the South Korean manufacturer has now gone ... Read More »

Metro announces free Airpods for Black Friday, discounts on iPhones

Metro by T-Mobile is offering deals for those looking to switch to the pre-paid MVNO. Starting on November 22, you can sign up for a Metro Unlmited account and when you port your number in and bring or purchase an iPhone, you’ll get a free pair of Apple’s AirPods, which are worth $159. You can buy an iPhone 6S for ... Read More »