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Mercedes-Benz Adds New Features

Mercedes-Benz is giving drivers an even smarter luxury experience and adding some AI assistant power to its newest vehicles. All Mercedes-Benz models from 2016 and 2017 are now compatible with both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, taking the smart home experience out on the road. The AI assistants will allow drivers to do things like

Scientists Develop Wearable Sensor To Examine Diseases From Sweat

In a latest development, Stanford scientists have developed a new wristband-type wearable device that can analyze sweat to diagnose and monitor diseases like diabetes and cystic fibrosis. The new sensor collects sweat, measures its molecular constituents, such as chloride ions and glucose and then transmits the results for analysis and diagnostics. Unlike old-fashioned sweat collectors,

Facebook Messenger’s New Feature Helps Friends to Exchange Money

Facebook Messenger just made it easier to send friends money. The app now allows users to exchange money within group messages. The feature is live now on desktop and Messenger’s Android app and will roll out to iOS soon. Though Messenger has allowed payments since 2015, the feature has existed only in one-to-one conversations, not

Now Snapchat For Jobs At McDonald’s

McDonald has rolled out fast food-themed lenses and stories on the social media platform. Now, for the first time, it’s also fielding job applications. The company Snaplications in Australia. It comes in the form of a Snapchat lens, which shows the user in a McDonald’s uniform and lets users apply for a job by sending

Next Generation Google To Control Your Home

It’s barely been five months since Google Home arrived to take over homes and there are already whispers of version 2.0. The search giant is working on an upgraded version of Home that’ll also double as a Wi-Fi router and mesh network. To put it in simpler terms, the next-gen Google Home could be half

American Spies Get Their Own App

It’s barely been five months since Google Home arrived to take over homes and there are already whispers of version 2.0. The search giant is working on an upgraded version of Home that’ll also double as a Wi-Fi router and mesh network. To put it in simpler terms, the next-gen Google Home could be half

WhatsApp To Be Soon Used For Making Payments

WhatsApp is India’s most popular instant messaging app, and they’re introducing person-to-person payment solutions in the country. The company is in talks with the government to add support for UPI, a new payment system by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). UPI is open to third-party services, making payments is as fast and easy

Here comes An App For Pranks

Here comes a new app on April Fool’s day, Ownage Pranks. Created by the masterminds behind the popular YouTube series of the same name, the app helps you send pre-recorded prank calls to people you know and lets your listen in on the call as it unfolds. The app has dozens of pre-recorded calls, many

The new iPhone Display Would Be Soothing For Your Eyes

One of the most prevalent rumors about the upcoming iPhone 8 is a switch from LCD to an edge-to-edge OLED display but that might not be the only new addition that could make the colors on the next-gen phones stand out more than current models. The new iPhones expected to come later this year along

Now Galaxy S8 Comes Up With Awesome Audio Features

Samsung has come with a new features with Galaxy S8 include a standard 3.5mm headphone jack. But the future of music listening is undoubtedly wireless, which is why it’s also great the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the first smartphones to include Bluetooth 5.0 with support for not one, but two pairs of wireless headphones

Twitter Gets Bit Confusing

In a new development on Twitter, Usernames will no longer count toward the service’s 140-character limit. The change also means that replies will look a whole lot different than before. Instead of beginning with usernames, tweet replies will contain only the text of the tweet itself and the handles you’re replying to will appear inline.