Soldiers wearing Google-glass like headgear that can measure distances, display 3D building layouts, transmit video from a drone and more are soon joining the American military. The headgear will enable soldiers on Battlefields to see enemy positions, the location of fellow soldiers, maps of a city or a house, and video...
Russian startup LiveMap is working on a state-of-art motorcycle helmet with a built-in navigation system that accepts voice commands.The Helmet-mounted display may be available to motorcyclists as early as 2014. Touchscreen navigators and paper maps aren’t that useful to riders while on their motorcycles, so LiveMap’s gadget addresses this problem...
We've been hearing about Google's Project Tango for over a year now, and according to a report, it is finally coming to fruition, with a major PC manufacturer looking to use the technology. Google and Lenovo have shared a teaser (via Android Headlines) for a Thursday announcement, with the words,...
The government of Tanzania has ordered the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) and other relevant authorities to investigate on leakage of confidential phone calls and take legal action against culprits. This follows revelation of some private communication details which were published by the section of media contrary to the Electronic and Postal...
South Korean electronics firm; Samsung on Monday finally launched their Galaxy A8s handsets. This succeeds the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) that was launched in Sep. 2018. Samsung beat Chinese manufacturer; Huawei to launching a "hole-punched" designed selfie camera smartphone. Samsung launched its Infinity-O display handset at an unveiling event held in...
Software giant Microsoft has announced a new entry-level phone that costs just $20. The new phone is aimed at emerging markets. It is a 2G-based Nokia 105 which features a 1.4-inch color display and can store up to 2,000 contacts. It has an FM radio and promises up to 35 days of standby...
HTC has confirmed that it will be selling its first wearable device by the end of this year. This was revealed by chairwoman Cher Wang. The firm says they have been working on wearable form factors for some time now, and it is almost ready to ship the product. She confirmed...
The government has come under attack from human rights defenders for allegedly recruiting two foreign firms to secretly carry out surveillance on individuals’ private digital equipment such as computers and mobile telephones in a move they say infringes on citizens’ right to privacy. The activists allege that the two firms...
Amazon has petitioned the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for exemption from rules barring it from testing it's drones in the United States. The online shopping company made waves recently by showing off small unmanned aircraft that it claims will be able to deliver parcels to consumers in 30 minutes. The drone delivery service, called Prime Air,...
After multiple teasers in the early days of Dec., the Honor View 20 (Honor V20) was officially announced yesterday. With the unveiling event held in China, and a global launch scheduled for Jan. 22nd in Paris, France. The Honor V20 will be the company's first flagship in 2019. The flagship smartphone is...