Microsoft’s chatbot technology finds a home in new Japanese travel app for touristsby Surur 0
Microsoft Research develop technology which would let you game longer on your phoneby Surur 0
MR Guide is the HoloLens tour authoring tool your local museum has been waiting forby Surur 0
Qualcomm shows off reference design for powerful VR headset with inside-out tracking
When Qualcomm announced their Snapdragon 845 processor they promised many VR-related capabilities, and now the company has unveiled a reference design which implements the chipset and which can be easily replicated by OEMs looking...
Microsoft’s chatbot technology finds a home in new Japanese travel app for tourists
JTB Corp. has just released a new app for foreign tourists to Japan (which number more than 28 million per year) to help them navigate the country and assist them during their stay. The application uses technology from navigation...
Microsoft Research develop technology which would let you game longer on your phone
The best high-end mobile games rival console games, but the price of these high-end graphics is high power consumption by the GPU, meaning your gaming session will be severely limited if you want to make it to the end of the day. ...
MR Guide is the HoloLens tour authoring tool your local museum has been waiting for
We have long promoted the Microsoft HoloLens as the ultimate guided tour device for museums and exhibitions, and now a new application has arrived from Russian startup Hologroup designed to make it even easier for museums and oth...
Tinder vulnerability that lets hackers steal your account patched
Tinder was made vulnerable to an attack that would have let hackers take over a user account with the user’s phone number. This attack exploited Facebook’s account kit system and a unique vulnerability introduced in Ti...
Cloud-computing system Shadow gives low-end PCs high-end performance
Usually when you hear about a subscription service for gaming, you imagine a Netflix-type model that lets you play hundreds of games for a low monthly cost. This one, however, is a bit different. French startup Blade has develope...
Intel tries again with new Spectre patch for SkyLake, Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake processors
Nearly two months after the Meltdown and Spectre processor flaws were revealed, and a month after Intel recommended users avoid their first round of processor patches, Intel is back with a new set of patches for Skylake, Kaby Lake...
Deal: Titanfall 2 for PC now available for just $4.99
You can now get Titanfall 2 for PC for just $4.99 from Amazon US. Pilot and Titan unite as never before in Titanfall 2. You can experience a single player campaign that explores the unique bond between man and machine. Game Descr...
Google’s Chromebooks will soon support split screen Android apps
Google’s Chromebooks will soon support split screen for Android users. While Google’s Francois Beaufort teased the feature last year, it is now available in ChromeOS Canary. Once enabled via using the chrome://flags/#...
Major mobile operators announce support for Windows 10 Always Connected PCs
Last year Microsoft and Qualcomm announced Microsoft’s Windows 10 on Snapdragon Always Connected PC initiative which would deliver laptops with 20-hour battery life which would only have to be charged once per week and which wou...
Microsoft announces support for e-mail addresses in Indian languages
On International Mother Language Day, Microsoft today announced support for Email Address Internationalization (EAI) for 15 Indian languages: Hindi, Bodo, Dogri, Konkani, Maithili, Marathi, Nepali, Sindhi, Bengali, Gujarati, Manip...
AT&T to roll out mobile 5G network in Dallas, Atlanta and Waco, Texas, by the end of this year
AT&T, one of the largest mobile networks in the US, today announced its plans to roll out mobile 5G network to customers in a dozen cities, including parts of Dallas, Atlanta and Waco, Texas, by the end of this year. They will...
Call of Duty: WWII directors leave Sledgehammer Games
Activision has confirmed that Sledgehammer Games co-founders and Call of Duty: WWII directors Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield are leaving the studio. According to the company, they will stay with the publisher despite their de...
New WhatsApp Beta for Windows Phone update brings new public feature
WhatsApp has been busy, and only 2 days after the last update have pushed out a new update for their WhatsApp beta app for Windows Phone, taking it to version 2.18.28. The update brings the ability to add a description to a WhatsA...
Snapchat unveils gif stickers and tabs in upcoming new update
Snapchat has now aped an Instagram feature for once, rather than the latter. The firm has introduced Giphy integration (via The Verge), into the app, allowing users to now attach gifs into their snaps via stickers. There’s a...
Spotify might be building its very own smart speakers soon
Smart speakers are one of the new frontiers in consumer technology, and Spotify might be working its own. Musically spotted an ad placed by Spotify for an Operations Manager for Hardware Product. “Spotify is on its way to cr...
Google begins its roll out of the Google Pay app and service
Last month, Google announced that it was merging Android Pay and Google Wallet together into one new app/service: Google Pay. Today, the firm is taking its first step and rolling out the app to users worldwide, with US users repor...