Your Phone’s Power Button May Soon Be Able to Trigger Google Assistant

Google Assistant Could Be Soon Summoned With Power Button in Android Phones

Google Assistant could soon be summoned using the power button on Android smartphones, according to a report. The virtual assistant can currently be triggered using wake words like “Ok Google” and “Hey Google”, or swipe gestures on smartphones. Some phones also feature a dedicated button for Google Assistant. But Google could soon add a power … Read more

Pok Pok Playroom Is the New Game — for Kids — From Alto’s Odyssey Makers

Pok Pok Playroom Is the New Game — for Kids — From Alto’s Odyssey Makers

Say hello to Pok Pok Playroom — a new game from Alto’s Odyssey developer Snowman. On Tuesday, the Toronto-headquartered indie developer announced Pok Pok Playroom, a virtual playroom designed for children aged 2–6 that offers “a collection of toys handcrafted to spark imagination, creativity and learning through open-ended play.” Snowman claims that the toys in … Read more

PlayStation 5’s DualSense Controller Can Now Be Used With Apple Devices

Sony PS5 DualSense Controller Now Works With iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV for Remote Play

Sony has announced the PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller can now be used with iPhone models, iPad models, iPod touch models, and Apple TV to play PS5 or PS4 games remotely. The PS Remote Play app allows PS5 or PS4 owners to play their games remotely on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, or PS4, however, this functionality … Read more

Here Are 2 Tools to Prevent Facial Recognition AI From Using Your Selfie

Worried About Privacy for Your Selfies? These Tools Can Help Spoof Facial Recognition AI

Ever wondered what happens to a selfie you upload on a social media site? Activists and researchers have long warned about data privacy and said that photographs uploaded on the Internet may be used to train artificial intelligence (AI) powered facial recognition tools. These AI-enabled tools (such as Clearview, AWS Rekognition, Microsoft Azure, and Face++) … Read more

Windows 10X May ‘Likely Never Arrive’, Microsoft Focussing on Windows 10: Report

Windows 10X May ‘Likely Never Arrive’, Microsoft Focussing on Windows 10: Report

Windows 10X, an operating system for dual-screen devices, was announced in October of 2019 at Microsoft’s dedicated Surface event. The operating system was slated to release in 2020, but that didn’t happen. Last year, the company announced that it will be shifting its plans for Windows 10X a bit and will release it for single-screen … Read more

Google Starts Showing COVID-19 Vaccine, Hospital Beds, Oxygen Updates in India

Google to Show COVID-19 Vaccine Information; Testing Feature to Show Availability of Hospital Beds, Oxygen

Google on Monday announced that it has rolled out new updates to Search in India to show people information related to COVID-19 vaccine and its registration. The US-based company is also testing new features on Google Maps to help users in the country find critical resources such as hospital beds and medical oxygen using crowd-sourced … Read more

Why India Celebrates May 11 as National Technology Day

National Technology Day 2021: Date, History, and Significance

National Technology Day 2021 on May 11 celebrates the achievements and contributions of Indians to science and technology. This day serves as a reminder of India breaking into the elite group of nations with nuclear weapons. On May 11, 1998, India conducted three successful nuclear tests at the Indian Army’s Pokhran Test Range in Rajasthan … Read more

Mother’s Day 2021 Gifts: 5 Gadgets for the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

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Mother’s Day 2021 is here, and people who’ve left it off the list till now should probably focus on getting something great that comes a little late instead by skipping the flowers, chocolates and other cliches — get some great gadgets instead because any mother would appreciate something practical that can be used for the … Read more

How to Block Sites From Sending You Notifications on Chrome

How to Block Sites From Sending You Notifications on Chrome

Google Chrome web browser is available for free on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. It is among the most popular web browsers because of its integration with Google, variety of extensions, and ease of use, among other benefits. Additionally, it has the ability to show notifications from different websites. A lot of websites ask … Read more

Caller Tune: How to Set Caller Tune on Vi (Vodafone Idea)

Caller Tune: How to Set Caller Tune on Vi (Vodafone Idea)

Vodafone Idea is a popular telecom operator in India, competing with giants like Jio and Airtel. The telco offers prepaid and postpaid services to its subscribers in India, along with other add-on services like caller tunes, value added services, and more. Vodafone Idea subscribers can easily attach caller tunes to their phone numbers instead of … Read more