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Australian students use robotics to design room that changes shape- Technology News, Firstpost

Combining machine learning and kinetic architecture, a team of <b>computational design</b> students in Australia have developed a unique origami-style …

Fabrication

Does Apple lack the 'courage' to push USB-C or does it simply not care anymore?- Technology News, Firstpost

I wish Apple would pursue USB-C with the same relentlessness with which it is trying to kill the headphone jack.<p>If you didn’t notice it yet, Apple is</b> …

USB Type-C

This nanomembrane can act like a mic or loudspeaker that plays music off your skin- Technology News, Firstpost

Thin and versatile nanomembranes have been around for years now. However, this hasn't combined the best of both qualities without compromising …

Technology (India)

Some bad memories can be forgotten, researchers find in a study using mice- Technology News, Firstpost

It is believed that exaggerated response to bad memories is similar for all negative memories.<p>Now, a team of Indian scientists have shown that …

Amygdala

Nikon Z6, Z7 mirrorless cameras launched in India, prices start at Rs 1,69,950- Technology News, Firstpost

At an event in New Delhi on 19 September, Nikon has launched its first fully mirrorless cameras — the Nikon Z7, and the Nikon Z6. Along with the …

Cameras

Instagram uses ads to help users register to vote for the US mid-terms elections- Technology News, Firstpost

Mid-term elections in the US are just 49 days away, and <b>Instagram</b> has chosen to participate in encouraging citizens to vote. On 18 September, …

Social Media

The ultimate Xiaomi Redmi, Mi and Poco smartphone buying guide 2018- Technology News, Firstpost

From a relatively popular smartphone brand operating in China, in just 5 years <b>Xiaomi</b> has come a long way to launching smartphones marketed as ‘Desh …

Rose Gold

SpaceX will stream its 2023 moon mission live in high-definition VR: Elon Musk- Technology News, Firstpost

If you aren’t one of the artists nominated to fly with Japanese entrepreneur and finalist Yusaku Maezawa in SpaceX’s <b>moonshot mission</b>, don’t you …

Moon

Xiaomi is now pushing ads in the Settings app, here’s how to get rid of them- Technology News, Firstpost

A lot of <b>Xiaomi</b> users recently complained of spotting ads in the Settings app of their phone, of all places. As if the online world does not have …

Technology (India)

The iPhone XS, XS Max, XR worth the cost as they replace other gadgets: Tim Cook- Technology News, Firstpost

Defending the high cost consumers would have to pay to own the most <b>expensive iPhone</b> released this month, <b>Apple</b> CEO <b>Tim Cook</b> has said that the device is …

Tim Cook

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite gradient colour variants leaked hours ahead of launch- Technology News, Firstpost

Hours ahead of the official launch of the <b>Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite</b> in Chengdu, China, the company CEO Lei Jun has shared an image of the rear of the purported …

Technology (India)

YouTube Gaming app to shut down in March 2019, features to be moved to main app- Technology News, Firstpost

<b>YouTube Gaming</b> was probably one of the first online destinations for gaming content. In 2015, the company launched YouTube Gaming to combat the …

Technology (India)

Samsung Galaxy S10 upgrades revealed in an ‘accidental benchmark test' leak- Technology News, Firstpost

The <b>Galaxy S9</b> is barely a year old yet, and the <b>Samsung Galaxy S10</b> has already become one of the most anticipated smartphones being looked forward to …

Technology (India)

Microplastics could be entering the foodchain through mosquito larvae: Study- Technology News, Firstpost

Mosquito larvae have been observed ingesting microplastics that can be passed up the food chain, researchers said Wednesday, 19 September, …

Technology (India)

Russian cosmonauts on ISS to spacewalk outside the ship, investigate recent leak- Technology News, Firstpost

A space official says that Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where <b>a mysterious leak</b> has …

Technology (India)

Xiaomi Redmi 6A priced at Rs 5,999 to go on sale at 12 pm today via Amazon, Mi.com- Technology News, Firstpost

Xiaomi at an event in New Delhi on 5 September, <b>launched</b> three smartphones is its Redmi 6 series — the Xiaomi Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro. The …

Technology (India)

Heart disease kills twice as many Indians as in 1990, more so in urban states- Technology News, Firstpost

-<i>By Toufiq Rashid</i><p>Cardiac ailments killed more Indians in 2016 (28 percent) than any other non-communicable disease, said a new study <b>published in</b> the …

Public Health

JBL Go 2 review: A small waterproof Bluetooth speaker with clear sound, low bass- Tech Reviews, Firstpost

<b>JBL</b>, a Harman company now <b>owned by Samsung</b> has been in the audio market for a while. JBL has introduced in their smaller Go series Bluetooth player, a …

Android Phones

Tuberculosis continues to be the world's deadliest infection, WHO report says- Technology News, Firstpost

Tuberculosis (TB) remains the world's deadliest infectious disease although global efforts have averted an estimated 54 million tuberculosis (TB) …

Technology (India)

Apple iOS 12 update: Memoji is here to help you make an animated avtaar of yourself- Technology News, Firstpost

The Apple iOS 12 update has been rolled out globally and the 1.65 GB update for the iPhone X comes with a lot of newly added features. To get a …

iOS

Apple iOS 12 update: How to use the new Screen Time feature- Technology News, Firstpost

Seems like everyone’s talking about digital wellbeing these days. But while everyone loves to preach about it, few will religiously put in the effort …

Apps

Apple iOS 12 update: Here's how to block inappropriate content on your iPhone- Technology News, Firstpost

<b>Apple</b> for long has offered content restrictions in the form parents limiting access to music, movies and others which they feel are inappropriate for …

iOS

Motorola One Power to launch on 24 September in India with Android One, 5,000 mAh- Technology News, Firstpost

Motorola One Power was launched at IFA 2018 and was confirmed to arrive exclusively in India. Now the company has given out the launch date of the …

Technology (India)

Honor 10, Honor 9i, Honor 9N available on discount of up to Rs 5,000 on Flipkart- Technology News, Firstpost

Starting today, that is 18 September, <b>Honor</b> is hosting what it calls the ‘Honor Day Sale’ on <b>Flipkart</b>. The sale will go on for four days, to end on 21 …

Technology (India)

Apple iPhone XR: Here the reason why it may not be available till October end- Technology News, Firstpost

Last year the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus went up on sale by the end of September, while the <b>iPhone X</b> sales were delayed till November. While everyone …

Technology (India)

SpaceX's first private passenger confirmed: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa- Technology News, Firstpost

<b>SpaceX</b>, Elon Musk’s space transportation company, on 17 September named its first private passenger as Japanese businessman Yusaku Maezawa, the …

Technology (India)

BPA replacements in plastics could be affecting reproductive health: Study- Technology News, Firstpost

The array of alternative bisphenols A (BPA) now used to replace the plastic chemical in bottles, cups, cages, and other items appear to be causing a …

Technology (India)

Melting permafrost emissions pose serious threat to climate rescue plans: Study- Technology News, Firstpost

Global targets aimed at warding off runaway planetary warming could be breached sooner than expected, experts warned Monday, 17 September as gases …

Technology (India)

Recently refurbished KAPS-2 nuclear power plant in Gujarat reaches 'criticality'- Technology News, Firstpost

Two years after the shut down of the Kakrapur Atomic Power Station (KAPS-1 & 2) due to a leak at Surat in south Gujarat, it's Unit 2 attained …

Technology (India)

Government is planning an AI voice assistant in regional languages via UMANG app- Technology News, Firstpost

The Indian government is apparently planning to launch a <b>voice assistant</b> app to aid access to services offered by the state — such as bill payments, …

Siri