New Android, Assistant, and hardware: What to expect from Google I/O 2019

By Sreeraman Thiagarajan We are just a day away from Google’s annual developer festival named Google I/O that happens at Mountain View, California; a literal backyard of Google’s global headquarters. Google I/O, for the uninitiated, is an annual developer conference that began in 2008, and is organized by the executive team. “I/O” stands for input/output, […]

LG finally shares its Android 10 update plans

LG G8X ThinQ LG G8X ThinQ with its Dual Screen attachment is LG’s version of a foldable smartphone. With Android 10 heading to this phone soon, you’ll be able to take better advantage of the dual-screen capabilities. The phone runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 octa-core processor and includes 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. It also […]

Walt Disney World Florida offer gets you 14 days for the price of 7 on park tickets

Disney has recently opened a string of incredible new lands and attractions for guests of all ages to enjoy, including the all-new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Toy Story Land and Pandora, World of Avatar – plus a new fireworks display in Epcot to celebrate the past, present and future through dazzling fireworks and special-effects with Epcot […]

U-19 World Cup: India Beat New Zealand To Set Up Quarter-Final Clash With Australia

Left-arm spinner Atharva Ankolekar showed big heart while leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi was all guile in India’s 44-run win against New Zealand as they set up a quarter-final date with Australia in the ICC U-19 World Cup in Bloemfontein on Friday. During a rain-hit final group A league encounter reduced to 23-overs per-side, India scored 115 […]

Microsoft can fix the toxic Android hellstew, but it needs a partner: Samsung, LG, ZTE or Huawei?

Gaming, photo apps in Google Play infect Android handsets with malwareHuge Android trojan campaign discovered after the gang behind it made basic security mistakes Two-thirds of all Android antivirus apps are fraudsMalicious Android apps containing Joker malware set up shop on Google Play This Android malware can take photos and videos and spy on your app […]

‘Hello, hello, hello, not you, hello’: Twitter erupts with hilarious memes after Prince Charles avoids shaking hands with US Vice President Mike Pence

From left: US Vice President Mike Pence, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain’s prince Charles during the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem

How Google’s DeepMind will train its AI inside Unity’s video game worlds

Video vérité As a cute example of how games train AI, Lange shows me a virtual dog that learned how to fetch. All that the algorithm driving it knew was that it had to get the stick: Progress toward the goal triggers numerical rewards that encourage more of the successful behavior. In the beginning, the […]

Goodbye Surfing, Hello God: Brian Wilson’s Tortured Effort to Finish ‘Smile’

Within six weeks, he was working for the Beach Boys; everything that Brian wanted seemed at last to be in reach. The house was full of underground press writers. Anderle’s friend Michael Vosse was on the Brother Records payroll out scouting TV contacts and performing other odd jobs. Another of Anderle’s friends was writing the […]

What Team HELLO! are watching this week – see our top picks

Watching this felt like reconnecting with an old friend; Bad Boys 2 was a DVD I inherited from my older brother and watched every other week for a year, so safe to say, I was pretty damn excited to see this. Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett return to our screens after 17 years with a […]

Microsoft was leading the world in AR; now it’s at risk of being left behind

Based on what it has learned from HoloLens, Microsoft has built what it calls the Windows Mixed Reality platform. “Mixed Reality” is important here; Microsoft’s platform spans a wide range of devices, from vision-occluding virtual reality headsets, to augmented overlay devices like HoloLens, to through-the-camera systems on tablets. Redmond’s platform includes the basic building blocks […]