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Google’s Nearby Connections 2.0 Brings Fully Offline Peer-to-Peer Communication to Android

HIGHLIGHTS Nearby Connections API v2.0 is now available to download It brings lower latency and encrypted connection support Nearby feature allows devices to communicate in proximity At Google I/O 2017, the California-based Internet colossus talked about the expansion of Contextual Apps Experiences, and this now seems to be coming to fruition. Google has now announced the version 2.0 for Nearby Connections API, with ... Read More »

Bitcoin bond launch brings digital currency step closer to ‘world of high finance’

Bitcoin is getting closer to looking like a traditional financial product. Japanese financial information firm Fisco announced Monday it is experimenting with the country’s first bitcoin-backed bond. The news follows other announcements in the last several weeks for bitcoin options, futures and an exchange-traded fund tracking bitcoin derivatives in the U.S. “I think it’s a very healthy and natural progression of ... Read More »

New Technology Brings Skeletal Tracking to Multi-Player Virtual Reality Experiences

Virtual reality in movie theaters and malls is about to get a whole lot more realistic, thanks to new tracking technology introduced by OptiTrack this week. The company, which is already supplying tracking solutions to The Void and other location-based VR startups, introduced a new whole-body VR tracking solution at SigGraph in Los Angeles Monday that could be one more step towards making loction-based virtual ... Read More »

Dropbox Brings ‘Unlimited Storage’ With Smart Sync, Collaboration With Paper And New Web Design

Dropbox is rolling out a number of new features aimed at making its business product as easy to use as its consumer version. Smart Sync (formerly Project Infinite) and Dropbox Paper are now out of beta and have been released alongside a redesigned Dropbox web interface. “It’s amazing how far technology has come in the last 10 years, particularly in ... Read More »

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro Brings Mobile Augmented Reality to Small Businesses

At the company’s TechWord event in San Francisco recently, the new Lenovo Phab 2 Pro was unveiled. Along with a boatload of other high-tech features, the phablet also brings affordable augmented reality within reach of many small businesses. The mobile device is the first flagship smartphone equipped with Google’s Project Tango, a technology that uses the different components in certified ... Read More »

iOS 10.1.1 Now Available to Download, Brings Bug Fixes for Health App and More

HIGHLIGHTS It resolves an issue with the Health app The update fixes other bugs as well iPhone 5 and later devices are eligible for the update Just a week after Apple released iOS 10.1 update commercially, the tech giant has now rolled out iOS 10.1.1 to iPhone and iPad users. This update focuses mainly around bug fixes, the main one ... Read More »

Instagram Update Brings Stories to the Explore Tab

Instagram Update Brings Stories to the Explore Tab In August, Instagram launched Stories – a Snapchat-like feature that lets you post short videos or photos that last no more than 24 hours. The feature also lets users type or draw on the images and videos. Now, Instagram has brought Stories to the Explore tab with a new update in an ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Update Reportedly Brings Select Note 7 Features

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge said to be receiving software update Update brings change to Always-On Display feature Changes make the smartphones more like the Galaxy Note 7 With the Galaxy Note 7 production suspended, Samsung’s biggest hope of surviving in the premium smartphone segment is its flagship Galaxy S7 series. Now, several Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 ... Read More »

Windows 10 Preview Build 14936 Brings the Ability to Uninstall Preloaded Apps

HIGHLIGHTS The feature is active only for a few apps You still cannot uninstall Alarm & Clock, and Cortana The feature is still in preview, and is expected to hit all users in 2017 Windows 10 comes with many preloaded apps that users may not be too keen on utilising. Now, Microsoft has introduced the ability to uninstall these apps ... Read More »

Pinterest Brings Buyable Pins to the Web – Finally

Pinterest is finally introducing Buyable Pins to the web version of its site — and a new shopping bag is being rolled out too. Last year, Pinterest introduced “Buyable Pins” on mobile and later integrated them into eCommerce platforms such as Bigcommerce, eBay-owned Magento and IBM Commerce. Now, the social network is finally announcing that the Pinterest buy button that ... Read More »