Apple releases iOS 10.3 as well as macOS, watchOS and tvOS updates
 It’s patch day at Apple. The company just released four new versions of its four operating systems for all its devices — iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2 and tvOS 10.2. Some of those updates are more important than others. Let’s start with iOS 10.3. The new version adds Find my AirPods and we already covered what you can expect from the new feature. You can see them on a… Read More ...
Housewares show presents quick and convenient ways to make cold brew coffee
Tons of small appliances were on display at the 2017 International Home and Housewares Show, and that means coffee machines. In addition to espresso makers and frothers, there were lots of devices for making cold brew coffee. The post Housewares show presents quick and convenient ways to make cold brew coffee appeared first on Digital Trends....
Dell’s XPS 15 vs Apple’s MacBook Pro 15, which premium laptop is the best on the market?
The Dell XPS 15 and the Apple Macbook Pro 15 are impeccable, so to find out which premium laptop is the best on the market today, we're going to have to dig deep and get very, very picky. The post Dell’s XPS 15 vs Apple’s MacBook Pro 15, which premium laptop is the best on the market? appeared first on Digital Trends....
Apple says recent Wikileaks CIA docs detail old, fixed iPhone and Mac exploits
 Apple says that its preliminary assessments of the Wikileaks documents released today indicate that the vulnerabilities it details for iPhone and Mac were fixed years ago. The documents, which originated with the CIA, detailed a variety of methods for compromising — breaking into — Apple devices if an agent was able to gain physical access to the device. The leaks were a part of… Read More ...
Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL
IBM's artificial intelligence program Watson Beat uses digital audio from users to composes original music based. We brought that technology to futuristic R&B group Phony PPL to see if actual musicians could find a cool way to use it. The post Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL appeared first on Digital Trends....
Wanna hack your car? Macchina is a plug-and-vroom solution
 You can hack your IKEA furniture to be more awesome. You can hack video games to make your fellow gamers hate your guts. And with the help of Macchina — now on Kickstarter — you can teach your car a few new tricks, too. What could possibly go wrong? Read More ...
Court: Claiming you forgot your decryption password can be contempt of court
A US Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Pennsylvania has upheld a ruling that found that refusing to decrypt a hard drive for police, even if you’ve forgotten the password, is considered contempt of court. The post Court: Claiming you forgot your decryption password can be contempt of court appeared first on Digital Trends....
The power and influence of social media has increased progressively, says President Pranab Mukherjee
Media has expanded with increasing use of technology and the influence of social media has also increased over the years, President Pranab Mukherjee said today. Addressing a function, the President said print journalism has its own impact because journalists through their columns, stories or comments etc find a permanent place in the minds of readers. He said journalism has had a long history in the country. “It has been closely associated with our struggle for independence and social refo...
Microsoft ‘Mac to Surface Assistant’ makes it easy to abandon Apple
Microsoft has quietly announced a new tool that makes it easy to abandon Mac in favor of its own Surface products. Aptly called ‘Mac to Surface Assistant,’ this tool allows macOS users to quickly back up folders of their own choosing to a USB flash drive or hard drive, which can then be used to transfer the content to a … Continue reading...
Fam raises $1.8 million for its iMessage-based group video chat app
 The iMessage App Store may have its struggles, but one app aimed at bringing group video chat into the iMessage experience is reportedly taking off. Boston-based Smack, the company behind the video chat app called Fam, has raised $1.8 million in funding from a range of investors for its top 25 Social Networking app on the App Store that allows groups to chat with one another via iMessage… Read More ...
Save big with these 12 limited-time Apple MacBook Air and iPad Pro Deals
Best Buy currently has 12 Apple deals on some of the manufacturer's top products, including the latest edition of the MacBook Air and various iPad Pros -- both the 12.9-inch and 9.7-inch models. The post Save big with these 12 limited-time Apple MacBook Air and iPad Pro Deals appeared first on Digital Trends....
CDAC is working on EVMs to let you cast your vote from anywhere in India
One of the issues with voting in the current scheme of things is that you need to be present in your constituency to vote. A lot of us have shifted cities or towns for work or studies and are not necessarily present at home during voting season. In such cases the vote goes to waste. But the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) is working on a solution whereby an electronic voting machine (EVM) can let a voter cast his or her vote from anywhere in the country, at the nearest poll b...
Artificial Intelligence should not be seen as a threat, it will create more jobs: Nasscom VP KS Viswanathan
Artificial Intelligence is slowly but surely coming into the mainstream conversations of late. With every single smart device having ambitions to be intelligent from the get go, and the ongoing research in this field by technology giants has ensured that AI is here to stay. Google, IBM, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft among others have already formed an AI partnership to create more awareness about AI and also lay down standards for future researchers to abide by. But AI paired with machine lea...
Why buy a new Mac, when you can buy refurbished?
Because refurbished Apple products cannot be sold at their full retail price, they're typically sold at a discount. How much money you save depends on the product and what went wrong, but they're often a great deal. The post Why buy a new Mac, when you can buy refurbished? appeared first on Digital Trends.
These outrageously awesome Lego machines will knock your block off
Builders around the world use Lego blocks to create unbelievable mechanical contraptions. From Tron-style light bikes to functional looms that can knit you a beanie, here are the best of the bunch. The post These outrageously awesome Lego machines will knock your block off appeared first on Digital Trends.
Crunch Report | Oculus CTO Is Suing ZeniMax
Bolt Threads creates a tie made from spiderwebs, Oculus’ CTO is suing ZeniMax for money never paid to him and Google has a new startup competition. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Digital payments decline after cash situation improves
Digital transactions, which gained prominence post demonetisation, have started declining with pick up in remonetisation, indicating return of people’s preference for cash. As per the latest data of the Reserve Bank, as many as 9,575 lakh transactions were made through various digital modes, like credit/debit cards, UPI, USSD, and mobile banking in December last year, the second month of demonetisation effected on November 9. The digital transactions were valued Rs 104.05 lakh crore in D...
Google Cloud Next 17 kicks off with Google Cloud going toe to toe with Amazon Web Services
The Google Cloud Next ’17 has kicked off with a promising start, and a number of new announcements have been made by Google including acquisitions, partnerships, new technological partners and products. More announcements are expected in the course of the three days that the event is going to be run. The measures are intended to solidify Google’s prominence in the market as a cloud services provider, directly taking on major cloud service providers such as Amazon and Microsoft. SAP P...
Google is looking to acquire Kaggle, a social network of sorts for data scientists: Report
The future is AI, we know that, but who will make the breakthrough that will redefine AI as we know it? Someone will, eventually, and that someone is likely to be a data scientist. Google, with fingers deep in the AI pie, now appears to be looking to get more deeply involved in the community. Rumour has it that Google will acquire Kaggle, one of the largest communities of data scientists around. Kaggle routinely hosts competitions in data science and machine learning and had recently partnered w...
Google is looking to acquire Kaggle, a social network of sorts for data scientists: Report
The future is AI, we know that, but who will make the breakthrough that will redefine AI as we know it? Someone will, eventually, and that someone is likely to be a data scientist. Google, with fingers deep in the AI pie, now appears to be looking to get more deeply involved in the community. Rumour has it that Google will acquire Kaggle, one of the largest communities of data scientists around. Kaggle routinely hosts competitions in data science and machine learning and had recently partnered w...