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Researchers at Hong Kong Baptist University have developed a smartphone app that can detect drowsy drivers and alert them. While the new system is suitable for all drivers and can help reduce accidents caused by fatigue driving, machinery workers who have long working hours may also find it handy, according to the researchers. The new approach adopts a smartphone’s real-time video to track and analyze the facial features of a driver, in particular the changes in his eyelids and head…
06.19 / 22:15
bgr.in
Back in April, Twitter for Android began testing a night mode that automatically enabled and disabled itself. The feature is now nearing a wider release as it is fully rolled in the latest beta version of the app. …
06.19 / 22:15
9to5google.com
In iOS 11, Apple is implementing a new "Automatic Setup" feature, which is designed to make it much quicker to get a new device ready to go right out of the box. As seen in the video below, Automatic Setup transfers over your preferences, Apple ID and Wi-Fi info, preferred settings, and iCloud Keychain passwords, streamlining the setup process for new iPads and iPhones. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. With iOS 11 installed, during the setup…
06.19 / 22:14
macrumors.com
In its quest to turn the iPhone into a comprehensive health repository for every iPhone user, Apple has teamed up with Health Gorilla, a company specializing in aggregating diagnostic information, reports CNBC. Citing two sources familiar with Apple's plans, CNBC says Apple is working with Health Gorilla to add diagnostic data to the iPhone by cooperating with hospitals, imaging centers, and lab-testing companies. According to Health Gorilla's website, the startup offers a secure…
06.19 / 22:14
macrumors.com
It was reported last week that Apple is working to turn the iPhone into a “one-stop shop” for medical record data and now a new report from CNBC offers up a bit more detail on those efforts. The report explains that Apple’s health team has been working with Health Gorilla, a small startup in the health industry. …
06.19 / 21:58
9to5mac.com
The United States has been being pushed down in the TOP500 standings for some time courtesy China, whom has taken the 1st and 2nd place seats from us with their Sunway TaihuLight and Tianhe-2 Supercomputers (at a Linpack performance of 93 and 33.9 Petaflops, respectively). It seemed though the crown was stolen from America, 3rd place was relatively safe for the former champs. Not so. America has been pushed right off the podium in the latest TOP500 refresh... not by China though, but…
06.19 / 21:47
techpowerup.com
Xiaomi’s new Mi Notebook Air is a 13.3 inch laptop that weighs 2.8 pounds, measures about 0.6 inches thick, and which features an Intel Core i5-7200U Kaby Lake processor and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics. It’s an update to last year’s model, which was the same size and had a similar design, but which sported an […] Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air update brings Kaby Lake CPU, NVIDIA MX150 graphics is a post from:…
06.19 / 21:34
liliputing.com
Apple has added a $99 yearly subscription option for Apple Music, notes TechCrunch. Strangely, it appears the option is only available after you've signed up for a $9.99/month subscription.If you’re not a current Apple Music subscriber, the Music app only lets you subscribe to a normal monthly plan as pictured above. But if you’re an existing subscriber, you can go to your membership settings and switch to an annual plan. So new users will have to buy a monthly subscription first and then s…
06.19 / 21:32
iclarified.com
I've never actually seen anyone with an Xperia smartphone here in the United States, but presumably someone is buying them, because Sony still sells them here. The latest entry in Sony's line of devices, the Xperia XZ Premium, is now available to purchase in 'Murica for a penny shy of $800. As the same might imply, this is a very similar device to last year's Xperia XZ. However, it does have an upgraded CPU, one more GB of RAM, and a back camera capable of recording stunning 960fps…
06.19 / 21:30
androidpolice.com
Today Google is launching a new version of Allo that will allow you to start calls in Duo straight from the app. Both Nick Fox, VP of Communications Products, and Amit Fulay, head of product for Allo and Duo, have made tweets today about the new update. Integration between the two services has been a long-time coming. The new feature is visible as the small Duo icon in the corner of the image above. Read MoreYou can start a Duo call from Allo starting today was written by the awesome…
06.19 / 21:30
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Microsoft's Surface lineup features the company's vision for premiere Windows 10 experiences. The Surface Laptop (starting at $999) is a standard clamshell notebook, while the Surface Pro (starting…
06.19 / 21:20
www.laptopmag.com
Back in April when the Galaxy S8 hit store shelves, Google announced that it worked with Samsung to make Google Play Music the default music player and music service on all new Samsung phones. Galaxy device owners also get double the number of song uploads and three months of music streaming, and now S8 owners are getting yet another Play Music perk. Google is giving Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners access to an exclusive Play Music station called New Release Radio. The station plays brand new…
06.19 / 21:17
phonedog.com
With the purchase of a Pixel XL already netting buyers a free Google Home, the Google Store is now discounting its line of first-party cases. Two types of cases for both the Pixel and Pixel XL are being offered at 50% off while supplies last. …
06.19 / 21:17
9to5google.com
Tata Communications today partnered with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to enable customers from over 150 countries, including India, to connect to Alibaba Cloud's ExpressConnect via Tata Communications' Private Connect service. The service provides connectivity…
06.19 / 21:17
gizbot.com
Police released audio Monday from the fatal shooting of a mother of three in Seattle that took place the day before. Two police officers shot and killed 30-year-old Charleena Lyles after responding to a call at her home Sunday. Lyles’ three children were inside the home at the time of the shooting and according to her family, she was pregnant with a fourth c…
06.19 / 21:17
ibtimes.com
Just one day after President Donald Trump boasted of last week's 50 percent approval rating reported by the right-leaning daily poll from Rasmussen Reports, the figure had already slumped two percentage points by Monday. By contrast, the president’s disapproval rating among “likely U.S. voters” rose one point to 51 perce…
06.19 / 21:17
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Google announced its first standalone virtual reality headset at this year's Google I/O event and it will have major implications on the VR space. NextVR CEO Dave Cole explained how it will give fans more freedom court side at NBA games in VR. The post Google’s stand-alone VR headset will give you more freedom courtside at NBA games appeared first on Digital…
06.19 / 21:17
digitaltrends.com
AirDroid has updated its computer client to include a new file-management system. From the app, you can now do things like delete and transfer files straight to your phone from your computer without the need for cables. The post AirDroid now lets you manage Android phone files wirelessly from a computer appeared first on Digital…
06.19 / 21:17
digitaltrends.com
If you've been holding out on purchasing a Google Pixel XL, the good news is that they're easier to come across (as being "in stock") now than they've ever been. And if you buy one from the Google Store, for a limited time (and "while supplies last"), you will receive a free Google Home smart speaker too. That's a $129 value at its usual price, so if you've also been craving that product (or looking for an excuse to get one), this might be for you. To take advantage of this deal, simply…
06.19 / 21:16
gsmarena.com
Apple Music today has quietly added another subscription option for users. Seemingly with no official announcement from Apple itself, a new annual subscription option is now available that offers users 12 months of Apple Music for $99… …
06.19 / 21:03
9to5mac.com