Technology

Facebook develops censorship tool to hide posts about prohibited topics from Chinese users

Facebook develops censorship tool to hide posts about prohibited topics from Chinese users

In a report published on Tuesday, the New York Times has revealed that a censorship tool has been built by social network Facebook, to get into China by hiding posts about prohibited topics from its users in the country.

Rumors circulating about Xiaomi’s smaller Mi Mix version --- Mi Mix Mini

Rumors circulating about Xiaomi’s smaller Mi Mix version --- Mi Mix Mini

A recently released XiaomiToday report has revealed that rumors are making rounds on the Internet about Xiaomi's plans to launch a smaller variant of its Ocotober-released Mi Mix smartphone.

The smaller version of the Mi Mix, as per the report, will likely be called Mi Mix Mini.

Amazon Alexa can now send text messages for AT&T mobile customers

Amazon Alexa can now send text messages for AT&T mobile customers

On Friday, the Amazon Alexa voice assistant gained the capability to send out text messages for US wireless carrier AT&T's mobile customers.

Alexa is Amazon's voice-controlled digital assistant which can be accessed from the Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Dot devices. Alexa has the capability to answer the consumers' questions, play music, call a cab, and help manage the calendar.

Latest version of Spotify desktop app reportedly fixes hard drive-killing glitch

Latest version of Spotify desktop app reportedly fixes hard drive-killing glitch

According to Ars Technica, the latest version of music streaming service Spotify’s desktop app -- version 1.0.42 -- comes with a fix for the hard drive-killing desktop glitch.

The glitch which Spotify has reportedly fixed in the newest version of its desktop app is chiefly related to the excessive amounts of data which some versions of Spotify's desktop app may be writing even when they are idle.

Boosted warns owners of its second-gen boards of possible battery malfunctions

Boosted warns owners of its second-gen boards of possible battery malfunctions

In a blog post released this week, electric skateboard maker Boosted has issued a warning to the owners of its second-generation electric longboards about the possibility of battery malfunctions, and, thus, a potential fire risk.

Boosted CEO Sanjay Dastoor said in the blog post that the company has initiated “a thorough investigation” into the possible battery malfunctions affecting its second-generation electric longboards.

FOVE opens pre-orders for its ‘FOVE 0’ eye-tracking VR headset

FOVE opens pre-orders for its ‘FOVE 0’ eye-tracking VR headset

On Wednesday, Japan-based firm FOVE announced the launch of pre-orders for its first commercially available device --- the ‘FOVE 0’ eye-tracking VR (virtual reality) headset.

According to FOVE’s announcement, pre-orders for the FOVE 0 eye-tracking headset – for which the company launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign last summer – begin at a special discount cost of $550 for its first week, from now till 8 a.m. PT (local time) November 9.

Pages

Contact

Whether you want to ask us a question, would like to solve a problem, or just give us a suggestion, you’ll find many ways to contact us right here.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (916) 225-9835

Fax: (916) 225-9845

Newsletters

Subscribe and get the latest updates, news and more...