What’s going on with Google’s Ricebran and Rice’s latest project?

Ricebrans are software-based sensors used to collect data from objects around a room, but they have a history of being abused.The sensor has been used to record people’s movements in the house, and to collect body temperature.This month, a Brazilian man died in his home from hypothermia, after Ricebrains found him asleep on a couch […]

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Why linear TVs might be better than your average set-top box

The Verge article Posted May 05, 2019 09:58:08The world of linear TVs has grown exponentially in the past decade, but the majority of people have been sticking to sets that feature a single screen.It turns out that for some users, this isn’t the case.A survey from consumer research firm Nielsen found that while some people […]

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Microsoft: We’ll launch an Android-based Windows Phone 8.1 phone in 2020

Microsoft Corp. is unveiling an Android based Windows Phone that will be launched in 2020, the company said Wednesday.The device will be codenamed Nexoptica, according to the company.Nexopec is the developer of Nexos and its own Windows phone operating system.Microsoft will launch the device with a 3.5-inch screen with 720p resolution.NeXOptica will be powered by […]

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