Flying cars under development vary significantly

Spurred by technology advances and demand for transportation alternatives in increasingly congested cities, entrepreneurs around the globe are vying to become the first to develop a commercially viable “flying car.” The designs vary greatly, and most aren’t actually cars capable of driving on roads. Here are some examples: Vahana European aircraft manufacturer Airbus is working at its Silicon Valley research center on a driverless flying taxi that at first will…

June 20, 2017
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Fitbit Alta HR launched in India: Price, specifications and features

Fitbit has announced the launch of its new fitness band – Alta HR – as well as new Sleep Stages and Sleep Insights technology. Fitbit Alta HR is claimed to be the world’s slimmest wrist-based, heart rate tracking device. It features PurePulse heart rate technology, automatic exercise recognition, sleep tracking and smart notifications. Fitbit Alta HR gives users up to seven days of battery life. Sleep Stages helps in understanding…

June 20, 2017
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Samsung launches premium QLED television variants; prices not revealed

As part of its new home entertainment lineup, Samsung Electronics on Tuesday launched its premium flagship QLED television range, and revealed a new lifestyle TV called ‘The Frame’. According to the company, the newly announced QLED TV series — the Q9, Q8, and Q7 — armed with “metal quantum dot technology”, provides better viewing angles as well as 100 per cent colour volume with a peak brightness of 1,500 to…

June 20, 2017
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Apple’s launches new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, updates 12.9-inch iPad Pro at WWDC

Apple announced an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro along with a refreshed 12.9-inch iPad Pro at WWDC 2017. The Cupertino-technology giant updated its 12.9-inch iPad Pro as well, which now comes with the A10X Fusion chip. The display features ProMotion technology. Apple’s 10.5-inch iPad Pro has thin bezels on the display (reduced by nearly 40 per cent), and weighs one pound. The device will run iOS 11, which is scheduled to…

June 7, 2017
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F8 2017: AI, Building 8 and More Technology Updates From Day Two

Today concludes F8, our annual two-day event where developers come together to explore the future of technology. In the opening keynote, Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer talked about our goal to develop technology that will help everyone build global community. To do that, we’re investing in a number of foundational technologies over the next 10 years, including connectivity, artificial intelligence, and virtual and augmented reality. Schroepfer and other keynote…

June 6, 2017
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Tech VCs, at Churchill Club, predict an edgy future

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Innovation drives the tech industry, but nothing happens without investors. That’s why the Churchill Club’s annual Top Tech Trends event here in Silicon Valley always sells out — to find out where the folks with money are placing their bets. Every year, a panel of leading venture capitalists delivers 10 predictions and defends the trends they think will have a big impact in the next five…

June 3, 2017
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Adobe Launches New Scanning App With Text Recognition

Adobe has launched a new scanning app on Android with text recognition capabilities called Adobe Scan. The new app makes it possible to easily and conveniently scan documents anywhere with your smartphone or tablet and then convert those scans into PDF documents to share or to simply store in your Adobe Cloud account. It uses Adobe Sensei to provide advanced image processing, with the ability to not only capture but…

June 2, 2017
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