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Apple’s IOS 11 Updates Siri to A More Natural Human

Apple's IOS 11 Updates Siri to A More Natural Human

By S.Ratko The next Siri won’t put the emphasis on the wrong syllable. That’s more or less the promise Apple made during recent World Wide Developers Conference Keynote. Demonstrating onstage, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, asked Siri about the weather. “Here’s the forecast for the next three days: Sunny, sunny, and sunny,” replied Siri.   Each ...

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Electric flying car could be future of transport


By S.Ratko German company Lilium beats Google and Uber to successfully test a VTOL jet that could be used as a city taxi. The once inventive concept of flying cars appears to be a step closer to reality after a German company completed successful test flights of a “flying taxi”. Munich-based Lilium, backed by investors who include Skype co-founder Niklas ...

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New Xbox One X is stronger than ever


By S.Ratko Microsoft recently announced the next version of its Xbox line of gaming consoles, ahead of E3 2017, now ongoing in Los Angeles. The new Xbox One X, which goes on sale Nov. 7 for US$499, is slimmer than previous models and packed with power. With a 6-teraflop Scorpio engine, the One X has 40 percent faster graphics performance ...

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The World Will Need 255,000 New Pilots by 2027

The World Will Need 255,000 New Pilots by 2027

By S.Ratko MONTREAL — A report by Montreal-based flight training provider CAE says airlines around the world will need 255,000 new commercial pilots over the next decade, a third of whom will be required in North America. CAE’s report says there are about 290,000 commercial pilots working now, but 440,000 will be needed by 2027. It says 105,000 will be ...

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Legendary Nokia 3310 Relaunched


  As announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017, Nokia is coming back with a bang with the release of three new phones. The company has also decided to re-launch its legendary phone, the Nokia 3310. The estimated price for this phone is $62, and initially it will be sold only in Europe. It was also revealed that with ...

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3 Free Android Apps with Handwriting Recognition Capability


By K.Ong Use your finger or stylus to write on the touchscreen of your Android smartphone or tablet. Then leave the rest to a trusty app with handwriting recognition capability. The app quickly deciphers, processes, and digitizes what you have written, so you can save it as a text file that can be edited, stored on your various cloud accounts, ...

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WhatsApp Introduces Video Calling  


  WhatsApp has launched a new feature likely to strike fear into the hearts of its competitors: video calling.   After months in the beta stage, the Facebook-owned tech giant rolled out the update recently to its more than one billion monthly users. The latest feature could be bad news for rivals such as Skype and Apple’s Facetime, as Whatsapp ...

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The most exciting new gadgets launching in 2017


The year is nearly over, as far as the tech world is concerned. Just about every major product that’s been announced is available to buy in time for the holidays. But 2017 is almost here, and we’re expecting a bunch of cool new products. Below you’ll find the most valuable gadgets likely to launch next year. Keep in mind this ...

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Mobile health apps: Helping your doctor help you


(NC) You can’t sleep. Or your migraines seem to be getting more frequent and last longer. Maybe your blood pressure is not well controlled. Or you’re in danger of developing type two diabetes. You need help. Fortunately, there’s technology out there that can help you and your doctor work together to manage these common chronic conditions. Mobile health apps can ...

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10 Things You Had No Idea Your iPhone Could Do

10 Things You Had No Idea Your iPhone Could Do By S.Ratko iPhones have many secrets that ordinary users like you and me might not know about. We did some research and decided to show you some cool hidden option we bet you don’t know about!   Take Siri to School Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she ...

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What to expect from tech in 2017: TVs held hostage, personalized healthcare and more


Technology runs the world — and 2016 was the year that showed it’s full potential. The gadgets and the internet were at the centre of numerous year’s biggest stories, most notably the U.S. presidential election. From Facebook’s alleged fake news issue and accusations that Russian hackers have targeted the U.S. presidential election, technology was at the top of America’s political ...

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