Consumer & Gadgets

FoodTracker: An AI-powered food detection mobile application

A research team at McGill University in Canada has developed a mobile application that can recognize food items inside an overall meal in real-time, providing useful nutrition-related information. The team outlined the new ...

Consumer & Gadgets

A new non-fullerene acceptor for indoor solar energy applications

Organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells, a third-generation solar cell technology that can convert solar energy into electricity, have been found to be more efficient than silicon cells under low light intensity indoor LED illumination. ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Checkm8 iPhone exploit becomes talk of jailbreak town

An unpatchable exploit in iOS devices could lead to a permanent jailbreak in generations of phones. Dan Goodin in Ars Technica put the number at 11 generations of iPhones, from the 4S to the X.

Software

Android 10 Go edition will bring speed, security gains

Google is bringing out its updated Android 10 version of Android Go. Google said, "we launched Android (Go edition) in 2018—a platform tailored for smartphones with 1.5GB of memory or less." Now Google has announced Android ...

Consumer & Gadgets

A second display treat arrives for Android

Duet Display has been brought to Android. Duet is the company behind the app Duet Display, which has attracted fans for the way it provides a second display. Duet is an app—developed by a team of former Apple engineers—that ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Smart devices need to get smarter to help save energy

As the growth in connected devices outstrips that of conventional home appliances, consumers will find it increasingly more difficult to understand which electrical devices are consuming the most power in their homes, and ...

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