As the pandemic continues to keep employees at home, many tech companies are starting to accommodate the challenges faced by working parents.
Earlier this week, Amazon unveiled Amazon One: new technology for its Amazon Go stores that lets shoppers pay for their groceries by scanning the palm of their hand. By analyzing the shape of your hand and the unique configuration of veins under your skin, Amazon says its technology can verify your identity the same way facial recognition does.
Although Amazon One will initially be used for payments only, it’s clear the tech giant has much bigger ambitions for this hardware. In the future, it says, Amazon One could not only be used for shopping but as a replacement for tickets at music and sporting events, and as an alternative to your office keycard, letting you scan in with a swipe of your hand. In other words, Amazon One isn’t a...
A higher refresh rate is the theme of smartphones in 2019. Back a year or so, the feature was limited to gaming phones only. But ...
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Roku made a number of announcements this morning, including one about its ‘The Roku Channel’ app. This service first launched as a free ad-supported streaming channel for its Roku players, later expanding to include web access on desktop and mobile. Under this latest announcement, Roku revealed that it is now easier to watch these free TV shows and movies on … Continue reading
NASA has delayed its upcoming mission to Saturn's moon, Titan, which could support life, citing budgetary concerns put on the agency by the coronavirus pandemic.
Deepfake app makers argue that making the technology more widely available could help educate people about how to spot the signs of deepfakes.
The updated app features a new interface, multiple themes, and a new group feature.
It may have sounded temporary at first but the COVID-19 pandemic is slowly changing work as we know it. It will be quite a while before we get back to “normal” but, even then, the workplace may already be a much different place than before. Trying to prepare for that future, Lenovo is pushing its new ThinkSmart Hub that promises … Continue reading
(Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo) Scientists led by the Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo used computer simulations to better understand the mechanical transition in glassy materials. They found that a system-wide network provides the backbone that gives glass its strength. This work may lead to advances in the production of stronger glass for smartphones and other applications.
Amazon's Luna gives players a new streaming option with perks impressive enough to compete with xCloud or Google Stadia.
With updated 7-day case averages aggregated from WHO, NYT and others, Maps will provide live data in all 220 countries it operates in
As homeowners look for more space, amenities like Amazon Rooms are gaining popularity alongside more common ones like home offices and pools.
Tesla’s big “battery day” event, explained.
Just yesterday, WinFuture shared leaked specs for the Pixel 5, which reportedly has a a Snapdragon 765G CPU, a six-inch 2340 x 1080 OLED screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, a 4,080mAh battery, and more. Today, WinFuture is back with another set of leaks, this time revealing potential specs for the upcoming Pixel 4A 5G, and there will apparently be a lot of similarities between the two devices.
For one thing, the Pixel 4A 5G’s resolution is supposed to be the same as the Pixel 5’s, at 2340 x 1080 pixels, but on a larger 6.2-inch screen (which is also larger than the Pixel 4A’s 5.8-inch screen). And both phones are rumored to have the Snapdragon 765G, a dual-camera system with a 12.2MP main lens and a 16MP...