Tag: feature

News, Platforms, Technology

Google tests smart displays that activate without a wake word

October 22, 2020

Via: The Verge

A new feature being internally tested at Google could remove the need to say “Hey Google” before voicing commands to Nest Hub smart displays, Android Central reports. Instead, the feature codenamed “Blue Steel” could allow the device to simply sense […]


OnePlus confirms Nord will have an ultra-wide selfie camera

July 13, 2020

Via: The Verge

The upcoming OnePlus Nord will have a selfie camera with an ultra-wide 105-degree field of view. OnePlus confirmed the news in a video posted to the Nord’s Instagram page. Although it didn’t confirm the resolution of the camera, a previous […]

Platforms, Technology

Twitter and Periscope are working on a real-time livestream scanning algorithm

May 13, 2016

Via: itCurated

Periscope may soon be able to identify what’s happening in live broadcasts with the help of Twitter’s Cortex. Cortex describes itself as “a team of engineers, data scientists, and machine learning researchers dedicated to building a unifying representation of all of […]

Platforms, Technology pilot tests grocery deliveries (but it may take 2 days to arrive)

May 11, 2016

Via: itCurated

In its attempt to further rival Amazon, e-retailer today added a new category of products: fresh grocery. Items like milk, eggs, fruits, and meats will be available for select customers as the site begins pilot testing this new service […]


FormBox takes on 3D printers with an instant vacuum former

May 9, 2016

Via: itCurated

The past decade has brought on a new kind of industrial revolution, a lot of which is thanks to how prevalent 3D printers have become. From full-sized versions to mini-desktop styles, you can find 3D printers for about the cost of a […]


Google’s Android Tablets To Get Split-Screen Multitasking

December 14, 2015

Via: itCurated

The engineering team behind Google’s Pixel C tablet recently took to Reddit to answer questions about the device. Unfortunately, the Googlers were assailed by questions concerning the negative reviews and buggy performance of the tablet, not to mention some of […]