Category Archives: Technology

Sennheiser HD 2.10 Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Sennheiser HD 2.10 is priced at Rs. 3,990 The ear cups fold inwards for better portability Headphones need good amplification to be driven properly Having recently reviewed the HD 4.30G, it’s now time to take a closer look at a more portable option called the HD 2.10. Unlike the HD 4.30G, these headphones aren’t designed specifically to be Read More

WWDC 2017: Amazon Prime Video Coming to Apple TV and TV App

HIGHLIGHTS Tim Cook announced Prime Video for Apple TV tvOS updates to be revealed later this year Prime Video will be available on all Apple TVs Apple kicked off its WWDC 2017 on Monday with a keynote address at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, where CEO Tim Cook announced new updates to its four key operating systems Read More

WWDC 2017: Apple Unveils HomePod, Its Siri-Powered Smart Home Speaker

HIGHLIGHTS Apple unveiled its Siri-powered home speaker called HomePod HomePod is designed to work with Apple Music It will also be able to send messages, get news updates and more One of the most anticipated announcements expected from Apple was its Siri-powered home speaker, which the Cupertino-based giant finally unveiled towards the final moments of its WWDC 2017 keynote address. Read More

Russian Rocket Returns to Service With Launch of US Satellite

HIGHLIGHTS The Proton rocket carried a US telecom satellite, Echostar-21 The Proton-M was successfully launched at 6:45am (0345 GMT/ 9:15am IST) Echostar-21 will provide telecommunications services in Europe Russia on Thursday sent into space a Proton rocket carrying a US telecom satellite, Echostar-21, the first launch in a year after an engine glitch sparked a probe into manufacturing flaws. “The Read More

NASA Unveils ‘Out of This World’ Mars Rover

HIGHLIGHTS NASA has unveiled a new Mars rover concept vehicle The rover was unveiled at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex NASA’s next robotic Mars rover is set to land on the Red Planet in 2020 NASA has unveiled an “out of this world” futuristic Mars rover concept vehicle to inspire young people to want to learn more about its Read More

‘Technology can help teacher, but can never replace one’

CHENNAI: CAN an android and a smart board ever replace a great teacher in the classroom of tomorrow? Absolutely not. That’s what speakers at the gala TNIE EdEx 40 Under Forty Awards event held at Feathers on Saturday night all agreed on. Chief guest for the evening, Supreme Court Judge Justice J Chelameswar spoke about his own teachers and the Read More

Baidu in Self-Driving Car Tech Tie-Ups With Bosch, Continental

Chinese Internet company Baidu announced two separate partnership deals on Thursday with top German auto suppliers Robert Bosch and Continental AG to co-develop autonomous driving technology and smart mobility services. The two deals underscore the wave of global partnerships being formed in the fast-moving autonomous vehicle sector, which requires both the competencies of traditional auto suppliers and those of technology Read More

Intel Unveils Drones for Advanced Pitch Analysis at ICC Champions Trophy 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Intel Falcon 8 Drone will perform advanced pitch analysis Speculur BatSense will help players analyse their strokeplay Intel also showcased VR experiences for fans at The Oval and Edgbaston Intel on Tuesday unveiled three new technologies that will be used during the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 — a major cricket tournament that begins in the United Kingdom on June Read More

Technology in schools: Too much of a good thing?

Technology can help students, but we must take a thoughtful approach. Elaine Thompson AP Recently my school’s counseling department organized a showing of the documentary Screenagers to all 450 of our middle school students. The film explores the negative impacts of children spending more and more time staring at the screen of a phone or computer, playing video games for Read More

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St. Charles students IGNITE passion for technology

Tyson Rousseau, Bradlee Renton and Erich Zappel created a path which their Sphere-O bot follows based on the math and speed analysis the students have developed on their iPad, during the recent IGNITE Technology Fair that took place at St. Charles College last Thursday. Photo supplied St. Charles College students participated in IGNITE, the first annual technology fair, last Thursday. Read More