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Judge in Brazil orders 72 hours blocking of WhatsApp by cell phone carriers
May02

Judge in Brazil orders 72 hours blocking of WhatsApp by cell phone carriers

A judge in Brazil has ordered cell phone carries in the country to block WhatsApp for 72 hours. Judge Marcel Montalvao gave the order following Facebook-owned WhatsApp’s refusal to turn over chat records related to a drug investigation in the country. In its argument, WhatsApp said it cannot gain access to chats in an unencrypted form, which makes it difficult to comply with the court’s request. The order, which was issued on Monday...

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Hulu working on new cable-style access to popular broadcast television networks
May02

Hulu working on new cable-style access to popular broadcast television networks

Popular streaming service Hulu is reportedly working on a new subscription that would enable it provide cable-style access to popular broadcast TV networks. Per The Wall Street Journal, the streaming company would be directly introduced as a competitor to traditional pay-TV providers.” This would be in addition to services already being rendered by rivals such as Netflix and Amazon Prime—sources close to the plan told WSJ. The...

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Xiaomi is About to Launch Xiaomi Mi Smartwatch After It Introduced Wearable for Kids
May02

Xiaomi is About to Launch Xiaomi Mi Smartwatch After It Introduced Wearable for Kids

As the 5th largest smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi is about to introduce another wearable — Xiaomi Mi smartwatch. This device will work with the MIUI 8 OS, which is the latest mobile OS developed by this tech giant. At a press conference in Beijing, Xiaomi’s co-founder, Liu De, confirmed that it would release its first-ever Xiaomi smartwatch. Although he didn’t give specific details about its release date, his statement...

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Puma BeatBot Wants You to Run Faster Than Usain Bolt
May01

Puma BeatBot Wants You to Run Faster Than Usain Bolt

While some tech giants make wearable tech, Puma, a global sports brand, created a raceable tech gadget that aims to motivate you to run faster than Usain Bolt. At least, it’s the logic of Puma BeatBot. Although it’s one thing that you have a stopwatch to track your fitness progress, it’s another thing to race your time against a robot. That robot is BeatBot. It’s a shoebox-sized robot that can help runners to improve continually...

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Windows 95 on an Apple Watch – Really?
Apr30

Windows 95 on an Apple Watch – Really?

Apple Watch is one of the cutest wearable devices around there. Would you do any heavy experiment on it? A wired tryout can void your Watch’s warranty in seconds. But can it resist you from exploring the ‘potential’ of the tiny gadget? You know the answer. Here I got something extremely interesting. Nick Lee, a developer based in New York has picked up Windows 95, Microsoft’s legacy operating system to install on his Apple Watch. And...

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Microsoft Blocks Rival Browsers for Cortana Searches – The Reason?
Apr30

Microsoft Blocks Rival Browsers for Cortana Searches – The Reason?

On Thursday, Microsoft starts blocking its rival browsers and other search providers from using its Cortana search box, which is considered by many as the OS’s primary search real estate. Microsoft said: “Windows 10 has grown in adoption and usage, we have seen some software programs circumvent the design of Windows 10 and redirect you to search providers that were not designed to work with Cortana. The result is a compromised...

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