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New technology that can help the 360 million people with hearing loss

For the 360 million people worldwide who lack some or all of their ability to hear, technological interventions have already come a long way. But still, they’re not perfect. Hearing aids don’t translate certain frequencies as well as regular hearing, and some users find hearing interventions uncomfortable or are ideologically opposed to them. Soon that might all change. Scientists are ... Read More »

10 smart home gadgets that will help keep your home safe and secure

It used to be that, unless you were some big time Hollywood hotshot or a trader on Wall Street, paying someone to protect your home really wasn’t an affordable option. But these days finding a good security guard is as easy as going to your local electronics retailer’s smart home section. That being said, the good news for both your ... Read More »

14 gorgeous PC games that will punish your graphics card

Ads by Kiosked See larger image Credit: Rob Schultz/Gordon Mah Ung Pixel-pushing, PC-melting graphical firepower So you built yourself a brand-new gaming rig, you’ve slotted your sweet new graphics card into the PCIe slot, you’ve sealed up the case, and you’ve heard it all POST—congrats! Now it’s time to throw games at your fresh build until it breaks, then cry at the thought ... Read More »

Researchers,create,wild,ReRAM,memory,chips,that,store,data,and,act,like,a,processor

Computer scientists in Singapore and Germany have collaborated to create a resistive RAM chip that not only stores data but can act as a computer processor. The breakthrough uses state-of-the-art memory chips known as Redox-based, resistive switching random access memory (ReRAM) and could lead to much faster and thinner mobile devices. Today’s computers must transfer data from the memory storage ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Ignis – 4 USPs that will click

The country’s largest automaker Maruti Suzuki unveiled the Ignis, the hatchback crossover at the 2016 Auto Expo event in the country. Recently, booking for the vehicle commenced with a token amount of Rs 11,000 and it will be sold via Maruti’s premium Nexa outlets in the country. Ahead of its official launch in the country tomorrow, below mentioned are the ... Read More »

Nokia 6 hands-on shows that sweet metal body in full glory

Nokia is back in the smartphone game and even if the mid-range China-exclusive 6 isn’t exactly what we all wanted at least it will give us some valuable insights for the future of the HMD-owned brand. You see while the Nokia 6 will retail for under $250 its aluminum body is more fitting of a flagship or at least an ... Read More »

15 technologies that died in 2016

1 of 17 Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Dat7 via Creative Commons Gone but not forgotten 2016 was brutal year in the tech business. Ambitious projects sputtered out, beloved niche products became unsustainable, and there was at least one colossal corporate embarrassment. Take a look back at all the technology that died this year—then console yourself by imagining it’s ... Read More »

The Google Pixel has a scary vulnerability that could compromise all your data

The PwnFest hacking competition, held in Seoul yesterday saw an interesting demonstration by a white-hat hacker group, called Qihoo 360. The hack successfully targeted Google’s shiny new Pixel handset, won the group a $120,000 cash prize and opened-up a lot of patching work for Google. Both the regular and XL versions of the smartphone appear to be susceptible to the ... Read More »

That private network on the Wi-Fi band? Won’t happen

Globalstar has dropped the plan to run its own network in unlicensed spectrum The Federal Communications Commission’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Credit: Federal Communications Commission COMMENTS Stephen Lawson IDG News Service Nov 10, 2016 4:42 PM Satellite service provider Globalstar has dropped its controversial plan to launch a wireless network in the U.S. in part of an unlicensed band that ... Read More »

Mozilla promises a next-gen Firefox engine that will deliver huge improvements

Mozilla’s Firefox chief promised massive leaps in the web browser’s performance via “Project Quantum,” an entirely new web engine that will power Firefox beginning in 2017. Quantum, according to David Bryant, the head of platform engineering at Mozilla, will take full advantage of modern PC and mobile hardware, exploiting parallelism to run processes across multiple cores and the GPU. Quantum ... Read More »