Tech

Meet the machine that color sorts tomatoes all by itself

By : CIOL Writers

Time is money. The context of this quote has been beautifully implemented by Tomra, a company whose machinery sorts tomatoes at impressively fast speed and with utmost precision. In fact, a video demonstrating how the tomatoes are sorted has gone

Alexa will now wake you up with music instead of boring alarms

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon has announced that its Alexa enabled devices will now wake you up with music instead of the boring alarms. So now you can ask Alexa to set an alarm for you either with a specific song, or playlists, artists

Google launches 3 new photography apps

By : CIOL Writers

Google has announced three new photography applications: Storyboard (Android only), Selfissimo! (iOS and Android), and Scrubbies (iOS only) focused on experimental tech along the lines of object recognition, person segmentation, algorithms for stylization and image encoding. The releases are part of a new “appsperiments” program that

What if your device maker isn’t supporting Project Treble?

By : CIOL Writers

Last week there was a lot of buzz around OnePlus and Nokia announcing that their current lineup of smartphones will not be supporting Project Treble, which left many people perplexed. While there are many who still don’t know what exactly

Google Home Mini update brings back play/pause button

By : CIOL Writers

Weeks after disabling the touch function in the Google Home Mini device, the company is bringing back the touch controls in the smart speaker. This means Home Mini users will once again be able to long press the volume buttons

After OnePlus, Nokia’s current devices too won’t support Project Treble

By : CIOL Writers

After OnePlus’ announcement that none of its smartphones, including the latest 5T will support Project Treble, looks like even Nokia is trudging the same line. Project Treble, introduced as part of Android 8.0 Oreo represents a major “re-architect of the Android OS framework designed

Gurgaon-based Mobycy launches dockless bicycle sharing app

By : CIOL Writers

Gurgaon-based Mobycy has launched a dockless bicycle sharing application. Dockless bike sharing is a system where users can cycle a public bike without having to pick it up, or drop it off at a docking station. This is done via a mobile

Google removes “Apps” section from Chrome Web Store

By : CIOL Writers

Back in August 2016, Google announced to phase out support for Chrome apps on every platform except for Chrome OS. Today the company has shut down the apps section from Chrome Web Store. As per a report from Ars Technica,

Top 10 tech companies to work for in the US: Glassdoor

By : CIOL Writers

Based on the US employee feedback, Glassdoor released a report of the top 100 companies in the US. Out of which here are the top 10 tech companies as per the list. 1) Facebook- Topping the chart for the best

The Future of Security – New holes, New walls 

By : CMR Analyst

BANGALORE, INDIA: Security has always been an imperative for Enterprises but the recent blitzkrieg of attacks, ransom-ware onslaughts, connectivity-fall-outs, unforeseen vulnerabilities and an increasingly-consumerised world of technology with ever-blurring boundaries have turned this aspect of IT into a sly ghost

Qualcomm joins hands with Microsoft, and AMD to power Always Connected PCs

USA: At the second annual Snapdragon Technology Summit, mobile chip maker Qualcomm has announced a partnership with Microsoft to bring the Windows 10 OS to Snapdragon ARM processors which are found in smartphones generally. AMD also made a surprise guest

Honor View 10 launching in India with an AI processor & Animoji like feature

By : CIOL Writers

Huawei is back with a brand new flagship smartphone named Honor View 10 and with this new phone, the focus is on artificial intelligence (AI). The handset comes with a 5.99-inch 18:9 display screen, thin bezels, and an attractive design.

Google blocks YouTube from Amazon Echo Show and Fire Tv

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon and Google’s feud doesn’t seem to end very soon. Two weeks ago, Google made the YouTube app available after blocking the app back in September, when the company cited, a ‘broken user experience’ compared to what you find online

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 845 processor

By : CIOL Writers

Qualcomm Technologies has announced its newest flagship processor called Snapdragon 845 processor. The 845 processor is a direct successor to the very popular 835 processor. The Snapdragon 845 will be majorly found in many high-end Android phones of 2018. The

Apple working on an 9.7-inch affordable iPad for 2018: Report

By : CIOL Writers

Apple is planning to launch its most affordable 9.7-inch iPad in 2018, according to a report from DigiTimes. The report states that the newer version of the iPad will be priced at US$259 (Rs 16,7000), which is even lower (US$329)

Samsung launches Gear Fit 2 Pro and Gear Sport in India

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung has launched two new wearables in India titled Gear Fit 2 Pro and Gear Sport. The Gear Fit 2 Pro has been priced at Rs 13,590 while the Gear Sport has been priced at Rs 22,990. Both the wearables

OnePlus 3, 3T get Face Unlock with Android Oreo update

By : CIOL Writers

OnePlus 5T has a lot to boast about and tempt OnePlus’ fans to upgrade to the latest flagship. But if you can’t upgrade, worry not because you could still get some of those features. Wondering how? While the previous OnePlus

Intel and Warner Bros. partner to develop immersive experiences for autonomous vehicles

USA: At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Intel announced a collaboration with Warner Bros. to develop in-cabin, immersive experiences in autonomous vehicle (AV) settings. “Called the AV Entertainment Experience, we are creating a first-of-its-kind proof-of-concept car to demonstrate what entertainment

Apple releases update to fix macOS security flaw

By : CIOL Writers

Apple has released a security update for macOS High Sierra that fixes the serious security flaw that let anyone log into your Mac without your password. The critical bug, which gained attention after it was tweeted by developer Lemi Ergin, lets anyone

ABB unveils new YuMi cobot; announces cobot automation cooperation with Kawasaki

SWITZERLAND: Building on the success of YuMi, the collaborative, dual-arm industrial robot, ABB has now unveiled its single-arm collaborative robot, which combines cutting-edge capabilities with a much smaller footprint. As their name suggests, collaborative robots are designed to work alongside