Gadgets

Oppo K1 with in-display fingerprint sensor, waterdrop notch launched in India: Price, offers, features

Back in October last year, Oppo had launched the K1 smartphone in China. As expected, the company has today introduced the smartphone in India. The smartphone falls in…

Samsung Galaxy Sport leaked render offers the clearest look at the upcoming smartwatch

Samsung is gearing up to launch the Galaxy S10-series smartphones later this month at an event in San Francisco. The event is set for February…

JioPhone 3 may launch with 5-inch touchscreen, Android Go and price of around Rs 4500 in June

These are early days to talk about the JioPhone 3 but apparently, rumours have started coming. A Jio executive reportedly told a tech news website…

FiiO launches M6 Portable Music Player in India

Full Bluetooth format support for truly lossless playback – The M6 comes with dual-mode Bluetooth 4.2, and supports every high-resolution wireless format to date, including:…

Picooc Smart Mini health scale launched in India

Picooc has today announced the launch of a new digital smart weighing scale in India. Dubbed as Picooc Mini, the smart scale is priced at…

Gaming

Apex Legends: Everything about the battle royale game challenging Fortnite and PUBG

The newest entrant to the battle royale arena is Apex Legends, which comes from the makers of popular Titanfall games, Respawn Entertainment. People didn’t even know about the…

Sachin Tendulkar, JetSynthesys launches Sachin Saga multiplayer virtual reality game

Sachin Tendulkar on Monday unveiled Sachin Saga VR Limited Edition Headset and the Sachin Saga VR Game. Launched at the CII India Gaming Show (IGS) – three-day…

GROUNDHOG DAY: LIKE FATHER LIKE SON ANNOUNCED FOR VR

Sony Pictures Virtual Reality has announced Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son, a VR game that is set 26 years after the famous Harold Ramis…

World of Warcraft update brings new raid, new dungeon mechanic

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azerothhad a rough 2018 — one that Blizzard is intent on fixing this year with new content. 2019’s first batch…

‘Dreams’ Beta Users Recreate ‘Dead Space’ in Game

Those who have been keeping tabs on Media Molecule’s upcoming PlayStation 4-exclusive sandbox game Dreams finally have the beta after a couple of years of…

Science

A basketball-sized rock hit the moon during the last lunar eclipse

Thousands of people were watching the total lunar eclipse on January 21 when something suddenly smacked into the moon, creating a flash of light. Now…

What FamilyTreeDNA sharing genetic data with police means for you

A popular at-home DNA testing company has announced that it is allowing police to search its database of genetic data just as customers do when…

Shutdown aside, Joshua trees live an odd life

A year when vandals trashed a Joshua tree in a national park during a U.S. government shutdown is a good time to talk about what’s…

Lunar Lander Reports Colder-Than-Expected Temps

China is in the middle of a multi-part mission to explore the moon with unmanned landers, the most recent of which is Chang’e-4. This intrepid little probe…

NASA Study: Moon Is Made of Material From Earth, Not Theia

Some 4.5 billion years ago, a Mars-sized rock is theorized to have collided with the proto-Earth. The collision is one of the only ways to…

Artificial intelligence is learning not to be so literal

Artificial intelligence is starting to learn how to read between the lines. AI systems are generally good at responding to direct statements, like “Siri, tell…

Laser light can contain intricate, beautiful fractals

Fractals commonly show up in nature, from spiral-shaped seashells to heads of cauliflower. Now physicists have found these complex, self-repeating patterns in a very unnatural…

Scientists control rat cyborgs using a human brain

Scientists have developed a system in which a human can control a rat’s movements using their mind, connecting a human brain to a rodent’s brain.…

Gig Workers Unknowingly Helped Google and the Pentagon Build AI for Drones: Report

The future of artificial intelligence and war sounds dizzyingly high-tech, but that’s not always the case. The truth, for at least one multimillion-dollar San Francisco…

Technology

Xiaomi granted patent for ‘dual punch-hole’ display design

There’s no denying the fact that 2019 is going to be the year of ‘hole-punch’ displays. It all started when Samsung showcased its ‘Infinity-O’ design…

Samsung May Add an Optical Zoom Camera to the S Pen Stylus, Patent Hints

Smartphone makers are experimenting with ideas like pop-up cameras and hole-punch displays to get rid of the notch, but Samsung has a very unique idea…

New Star Trek-like ‘Replicator’ Prints 3D Objects With Light

3D printing technology has been around for years, but it hasn’t taken off as many industry-watchers expected. One of the major issues is that 3D…

After 4G wave, Reliance Jio may launch its own 5G handsets with 5G services

Reliance Jio has big plans not just for this year but also for 2020. While this year the Mukesh Ambani-led company is gearing up for…

Robot makes world-first baby coral delivery to Great Barrier Reef

Ecology and technology have combined to give nature a helping hand, using a robot to deliver heat-tolerant coral larvae directly onto Australia’s Great Barrier Reef…

Rio to Test Facial-Recognition Cameras During Carnival

Rio de Janeiro plans to test a facial-recognition system during its famed Carnival as part of the city’s campaign to fight crime, the head of…

Relive your childhood days with the new CARTOON NETWORK smartphone app

Cartoon Network, a name that was a synonym for television for every 90s kid somehow lost its rich content in the last few years. The…

Intel Xeon W-3175X, 28-core CPU announced for $2,999 (Rs 2,13,954)

The Intel Xeon W-3175X is the latest workstation grade CPU from Intel, which is also the company’s first CPU with a whopping 28 physical cores…