We tried IMAX VR, and it left us excited as hell (and weak in the knees)
This week, IMAX unveiled its new plans for the future of VR, the IMAX VR Experience Centre. As part of a potential global rollout, the new facility lets anyone try out VR, with plans for exclusive content and innovative new VR technology. The post We tried IMAX VR, and it left us excited as hell (and weak in the knees) appeared first on Digital Trends....
The total number of GSM subscribers in the country stood at 815.15 million in January: Coai
The Indian telecom industry added 5.15 million mobile subscribers in January this year, which was lower than the 8.18 million subscribers added in December. The total number of GSM subscribers in the country stood at 815.15 million in January, according to the monthly data released by cellular operators’ association COAI. The figure includes the subscriber additions by COAI members companies like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular but excludes the subscriber numbers of newcomer Relianc...
How to record calls on your iPhone
Recording calls on your iPhone isn't as easy as you might think. Here, we walk you through the process of doing so with with Google Voice, and highlight several apps and external voice recorders that can help. The post How to record calls on your iPhone appeared first on Digital Trends.
Researchers develop method to wirelessly charge several cellphones simultaneously
If you thought wireless charging in smartphones was a new thing, you are mistaken as researchers have found a new method to power devices without connecting them to cords. The new method developed by Disney Research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices as seamlessly as they now connect to WiFi hotspots. The researchers demonstrated their method, called quasistatic cavity resonance (QSCR), inside a speci...
The total number of GSM subscribers in the country stood at 815.15 million in January: Coai
The Indian telecom industry added 5.15 million mobile subscribers in January this year, which was lower than the 8.18 million subscribers added in December. The total number of GSM subscribers in the country stood at 815.15 million in January, according to the monthly data released by cellular operators’ association COAI. The figure includes the subscriber additions by COAI members companies like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular but excludes the subscriber numbers of newcomer Relianc...
Ford invests $1 billion in Pittsburgh-based Argo AI to build self-driving cars by 2021
 Ford has invested $1 billion in a joint venture with Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based company with ties to Carnegie Mellon. The goal is to completely outfit Ford vehicles with self-driving technology. Interestingly this isn’t a case of a large company simply hiring talent but the creation of an entirely separate company with an independent equity structure. Ford is the “majority… Read More ...
Thicker or thinner: 2017 HP Spectre x360 15 vs. 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro
Apple and HP both recently redesigned their most popular machines, but how do they compare in terms of power and functionality? Here, we breakdown the biggest differences between the two devices, from their configurations to their price points. The post Thicker or thinner: 2017 HP Spectre x360 15 vs. 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro appeared first on Digital Trends....
Researchers develop method to wirelessly charge several cellphones simultaneously
If you thought wireless charging in smartphones was a new thing, you are mistaken as researchers have found a new method to power devices without connecting them to cords. The new method developed by Disney Research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices as seamlessly as they now connect to WiFi hotspots. The researchers demonstrated their method, called quasistatic cavity resonance (QSCR), inside a speci...
Xiaomi is struggling because it didn’t invest enough in its offline channels: Report
Although it crossed $1 billion in revenue in 2016 within the first two years of its operations in India, Xiaomi — once touted as the “Apple” of China — has slipped to fourth spot back home as the demand for its smartphones declined 22 per cent annually — eventually taking it to seventh spot in the global smartphone ranking with a 16 per cent drop in sales. The decline came even as Hugo Barra, Xiaomi’s high-profile head of international operation...
South Korea’s antitrust watchdog concerned Google meddled with Samsung’s Tizen
South Korea's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) confirmed it launched an investigation into whether Google meddled with Samsung's Tizen development. Google's South Korean arm said it has done nothing wrong. The post South Korea’s antitrust watchdog concerned Google meddled with Samsung’s Tizen appeared first on Digital Trends....
What Does a PC’s BIOS Do, and When Should I Use It?
Your computer’s BIOS is the first thing that loads when you start your computer. It initializes your hardware before booting an operating system from your hard drive or another device. Many low-level system settings are only available in your BIOS.Click Here to Continue Reading...
What Does a PC’s BIOS Do, and When Should I Use It?
Your computer’s BIOS is the first thing that loads when you start your computer. It initializes your hardware before booting an operating system from your hard drive or another device. Many low-level system settings are only available in your BIOS.Click Here to Continue Reading...
The total number of GSM subscribers in the country stood at 815.15 million in January: Coai
The Indian telecom industry added 5.15 million mobile subscribers in January this year, which was lower than the 8.18 million subscribers added in December. The total number of GSM subscribers in the country stood at 815.15 million in January, according to the monthly data released by cellular operators’ association COAI. The figure includes the subscriber additions by COAI members companies like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular but excludes the subscriber numbers of newcomer Relianc...
Apple was just granted a patent for a touchscreen that reads fingerprints
It looks like Apple could soon do away with the iPhone's Home button, instead turning to the touch screen for the phone's fingerprint scanning needs -- at least according to a patent that was recently awarded to the company. The post Apple was just granted a patent for a touchscreen that reads fingerprints appeared first on Digital Trends....
Xiaomi is struggling because it didn’t invest enough in its offline channels: Report
Although it crossed $1 billion in revenue in 2016 within the first two years of its operations in India, Xiaomi — once touted as the “Apple” of China — has slipped to fourth spot back home as the demand for its smartphones declined 22 per cent annually — eventually taking it to seventh spot in the global smartphone ranking with a 16 per cent drop in sales. The decline came even as Hugo Barra, Xiaomi’s high-profile head of international operation...
Snapchat’s new marketing video doubles as a guide to the app for newbies
Snapchat's first official video guide may be aimed at Wall Street investors, but that doesn't mean general users can't watch it too. The clip will teach you how to use everything from stories to Memories direct from the source. The post Snapchat’s new marketing video doubles as a guide to the app for newbies appeared first on Digital Trends....
Researchers develop method to wirelessly charge several cellphones simultaneously
If you thought wireless charging in smartphones was a new thing, you are mistaken as researchers have found a new method to power devices without connecting them to cords. The new method developed by Disney Research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices as seamlessly as they now connect to WiFi hotspots. The researchers demonstrated their method, called quasistatic cavity resonance (QSCR), inside a speci...
Pokémon Go update brings new gameplay features as new Pokémon arrive
Yesterday we reported that Pokémon Go will be getting the highly awaited update that will bring new second generation Pokémon to the game. Well, the game has been updated to version 0.57.2 and new Pokémon from the Johto region have officialy started appearing. The new update brings in a bunch of new features as well making the overall gaming experience slightly better. For instance pokéballs and berries can now be easily accessed when you encounter a&nb...
The biggest challenges India’s IT sector faces are Donald Trump and automation
Automation and the new U.S. administration were the big unknowns at the Indian tech sector’s annual shindig this week, with machines threatening to take away thousands of jobs and concerns over possible visa rule changes in the key American market. But senior executives from the $150 billion industry, which rose to prominence at the turn of the century by helping Western firms solve the “Y2K” bug, said companies with skilled English-speaking staff and low costs could not be wri...
Twitter to live-stream one-off Showtime Championship Boxing event
Twitter is set to live-stream Showtime Sports’ telecast of its Championship Boxing triple-header this Saturday, headlined by a welterweight clash between four-division world champion Adrien Broner and Adrian Granados. The post Twitter to live-stream one-off Showtime Championship Boxing event appeared first on Digital Trends....