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Android 15 to introduce NFC wireless charging: What it means for you
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Android 15 to introduce NFC wireless charging: What it means for you

[ad_1] Google's upcoming Android 15 is gearing up to revolutionise the way we charge our devices with its new wireless charging feature via Near Field Communication (NFC). This innovation is set to extend the convenience of wireless charging to smaller gadgets like trackers, styluses, and wireless earbuds.A Shift from Qi Standard to NFCTypically, wireless charging has been synonymous with the Qi standard. However, Android 15's support for NFC wireless charging offers a fresh alternative, particularly beneficial for devices constrained by limited space, which may struggle with accommodating larger charging coils, reported Android Authority. Also read: Google Calendar hidden features: Know how to smartly use the Google Workspace app NFC Wireless Charging: A Closer LookIntroduced by the NF...
Haier S800QT QLED Series TVs launched  ₹38,990: Check sizes, Google TV support and more
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Haier S800QT QLED Series TVs launched ₹38,990: Check sizes, Google TV support and more

[ad_1] Haier Appliances India introduced its latest Smart QLED Series, the S800QT range of Google TV-powered televisions. The S800QT series boasts a 4K QLED display, available in four sizes ranging from 43-inch to 75-inch. With quantum dot technology, the series offers a vibrant display quality. The Haier S800QT TV range integrates with Google TV platform, offering a plethora of apps, content, and streaming services. It also delivers curated recommendations based on your viewing habits, putting endless entertainment at your fingertips.Haier S800QT QLED Series TVs specifications  For gaming enthusiasts, the Haier S800QT ensures ultra-smooth motion, reduced blur, and super-low latency. With DLG technology, a refresh rate of up to 120Hz, 2GB RAM, and 32GB storage, gaming becomes a truly im...
Google Play adds fingerprint verification for Android apps: Here’s how biometric locks will help you
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Google Play adds fingerprint verification for Android apps: Here’s how biometric locks will help you

[ad_1] In an era where convenience and security go hand in hand, Google is taking a significant step forward. Android users are soon to experience a revamped Play Store purchase verification system, with biometric authentication poised to replace the traditional Google Account password.As part of its ongoing effort to bolster security and user experience, Google is proactively reaching out to Android users. The company has begun emailing users about an impending change that aims to streamline the purchase verification process through the adoption of biometric verification. Also read: Google Calendar hidden features: Know how to smartly use the Google Workspace app Current Verification ProcessCurrently, enabling "Biometric verification" in the Play Store involves navigating to Play Store...
YouTube makes it difficult to use Ad blockers, third party apps as content creators lose revenue
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YouTube makes it difficult to use Ad blockers, third party apps as content creators lose revenue

[ad_1] YouTube is doubling down on its efforts to curb the use of ad blockers, expanding its crackdown to include third-party applications on mobile devices. In a recent update, the platform warned users that accessing videos via these ad-blocking apps might result in performance issues or error messages, specifically stating, “The following content is not available on this app.”YouTube's Previous Efforts to Combat Ad BlockersThis move comes as no surprise, given YouTube's previous global initiatives to encourage viewers to either disable ad blockers or transition to its ad-free subscription service, YouTube Premium. The platform had already started disabling video playback for users detected with active ad blocking extensions. Also read: Spotify may launch Music Pro subscription: What ...
AI roundup [April 16]: UK to develop AI regulations, Microsoft invests $1.5 billion in G42, more
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AI roundup [April 16]: UK to develop AI regulations, Microsoft invests $1.5 billion in G42, more

[ad_1] AI roundup, April 16: The United Kingdoms in all aboard to draft country's AI regulations on powerful tools such as OpenAI's ChatGPT. The regulation will be set to restrict or eliminate the potential harm of the emerging technology. In other news, Microsoft will be investing $1.5 billion in a United Arab Emirates-based artificial intelligence company named G42. The partnership is approved by the U.S. and UAE governments. Check out similar AI news from today.1. UK has started to develop AI regulations to eliminate the risksThe UK has started to draft its AI regulation which will be applied to the new emerging technologies and large language models. These regulations will also be enforced on the current and future AI tools. These AI regulations are expected to eliminate the potenti...
IIIT Hyderabad launches online IT MS degree programme on Coursera: Here’s how to apply online and all details
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IIIT Hyderabad launches online IT MS degree programme on Coursera: Here’s how to apply online and all details

[ad_1] IIIT Hyderabad, renowned for its research-driven education initiatives, is set to debut its Online Master of Science in Information Technology (eMSIT) on Coursera, a prominent online learning platform. This initiative marks the first time an Indian university has offered a master's degree programme on Coursera. The eMSIT programme is designed to integrate industry micro-credentials, facilitating students' progression based on their prior learning experiences.Enriched Learning ExperienceRaghav Gupta, Managing Director for India and Asia Pacific at Coursera, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, “We're honoured to partner with IIIT Hyderabad to bring the benefits of the high-quality, affordable education the university is known for to learners across India and beyo...
Microsoft announces plans to invest $1.5 billion in AI firm G42 for responsible AI development
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Microsoft announces plans to invest $1.5 billion in AI firm G42 for responsible AI development

[ad_1] Expanding its artificial intelligence (AI) push, Microsoft has announced that it will be investing $1.5 billion in United Arab Emirates-based artificial intelligence firm G42, giving the U.S. giant a minority stake and a board seat, allowing the two to deepen ties amid the global battle for tech dominance. AI has become the buzzword of the last few years, with companies around the world competing to leverage this technology. As part of the deal, which the two companies said was backed by assurances to the U.S. and UAE governments over security, G42 would use Microsoft cloud services to run its AI applications, according to Reuters.AI partnershipThe partnership comes amid Washington's efforts to hobble Beijing's technological advances, with the United States adding four Chinese co...
Indians are now using dating apps for “self-discovery- Quack Quack report reveals what Gen Z is up to
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Indians are now using dating apps for “self-discovery- Quack Quack report reveals what Gen Z is up to

[ad_1] In the ever-evolving realm of relationships, a recent study by the Indian dating app QuackQuack reveals a fascinating trend among young adults in Tier 1 and 2 cities. According to the findings, a significant 35 percent of GenZ daters view dating apps not just as a means to find love but as a tool for exploring their own identities. This revelation sheds new light on the role of technology in modern romance.Conducted over the span of the last two weeks of March, the study engaged participants from bustling metros to serene rural settings across India. With ages ranging from 18 to 35, the respondents represented a diverse spectrum of backgrounds and professions, adding depth to the study's insights. From students to professionals in various fields like IT, healthcare, education, an...
Spotify may launch Music Pro subscription: What is it and will it be worth paying more
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Spotify may launch Music Pro subscription: What is it and will it be worth paying more

[ad_1] In a move that may alter the landscape of music streaming subscriptions, Spotify is reportedly gearing up to unveil a pricier tier dubbed 'Music Pro,' promising audiophiles a premium experience with lossless audio quality. This development comes amidst growing competition in the streaming industry, with rivals like Apple Music already offering similar features.Rumours surrounding Spotify's venture into lossless audio have circulated for years, predating even Apple Music's adoption of the technology back in 2021. Despite this, what has been dubbed 'Spotify HiFi' has remained elusive. However, according to insights from The Verge, indications suggest that Spotify is now laying the groundwork for the introduction of its new 'Music Pro' plan, 9to5Mac reported.  Also read: Adobe launc...