The Harman Kardon Allure is yet another smart speaker – this time with Alexa

Priced below the Apple HomePod, plus loads of headphone announcements from JBL Making a sneaky appearance at the Samsung keynote was Harman’s Allure, yet another smart speaker – this time with Amazon Alexa. The speaker will cost £250 making it a bit more expensive than Sony’s forthcoming splashproof unit, but cheaper than the forthcoming £349 Apple HomePod. […]

Medieval texts hidden inside bookbinding uncovered

Scientists have unveiled 6th century texts hidden within bookbindings of manuscripts that were made by recycling medieval parchments. By fusing two imaging techniques – visible hyperspectral imaging and X-ray fluorescence – researchers from the Northwestern University in the US developed a new, non- destructive technology that gives access to medieval texts hidden inside ancient bookbindings. […]

Truecaller introduces ‘Spam Tab’, ‘New App Themes’ for Android users

Truecaller rolled out its newest update for Android 8.21 with interface changes for easier access to spam inbox. The new design will allow users to experience a cleaner inbox and pay attention to the SMS that matter most with a spam tab segregating the unwanted messages. Earlier, Truecaller revealed through their Truecaller Insights Special Report, […]

China blocked WhatsApp’s images, videos; censors texts too

As the 19th congress of China’s ruling party is just months away, and the news of the death of Liu Xiaobo, a revolutionary in the Chinese prison has spread a certain furor across the country and the globe, which resulted to the Chinese authorities blocking image and video services sent through whatsapp. Till now, WhatsApp, […]

Lenovo’s Yoga Book now comes in new red and white colors

Lenovo just announced some new colors for its Yoga Book 2-in-1 at Lenovo World this year. Now, in addition to the existing black and gold models, you’ll be able to pick up the laptop hybrid in new ruby red and pearl white options. The new models don’t change anything on the inside. The same touch […]

Adobe updates Lightroom for iOS with Apple Pencil and 3D Touch support

Adobe pushed out some pretty substantial updates to its Photoshop Lightroom iOS apps today that contain support for Apple’s Pencil stylus and 3D Touch finger editing. Now, if you’re using Lightroom on an iPad Pro with the Pencil, you can apply pressure with the tip of the device to selectively apply changes to brightness, exposure, […]

Bixby voice support is rolling out to US Samsung Galaxy S8 users today

It seems that Samsung believes Bixby voice is ready for primetime. The company just announced that the voice capabilities of its digital assistant are now rolling out to US Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners. Bixby’s voice capabilities have been available in the US as part of an opt-in beta test, and Samsung says that feedback […]

Luma is the latest router company to push a subscription service

Luma has become the latest router company to introduce a subscription service in a push to generate steady income from a new breed of mesh routers. The Luma Guardian service is being sold as the “world’s first personal IT team,” which is a bit of a stretch. It includes a VPN to create encrypted privacy […]