WPC introduces new Qi wireless charging standard for faster charging

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) – the group behind the Qi wireless charging standard on most smartphones today – has just announced a new version its Qi charging specification that is capable of delivering more power to devices. Despite the merger of rival groups Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) and…

Google Maps now warns you if your destination is closed, lives contextual search

Say you’re in a faraway place on holiday, and you’ll be there for less than a week. You have your first couple of days already packed with activities, and on the remaining day you decide to go to this famous restaurant that is said to blow the minds of even…

Turn on Undo Send on your Gmail now!

Emails are one of those things you double- and triple-check before you hit the ‘Send’ button. However careful you are though, the nature and definition of ‘accident’ dictates that every once in a blue moon, you will inadvertently send that cake recipe to your employer instead of your cousin, or…

Gmail’s Basic HTML Warning

If you use this URL to open Gmail’s basic HTML interface, you’ll probably see this message: “Do you really want to use HTML Gmail? You’re about to use a version of Gmail designed for slower connections and legacy browsers. To get all of Gmail’s features, including inbox categories, images, and…

17 Frustrations Every Programmer Can Relate To

1. You become the computer repair guy. Truth: Most of the time you just Google the problem. 2. You suddenly forget how to code because… Stack Overflow is down. 3. When you change one line of code. Advertisement 4. When you try to solve a bug. 5. End user have no idea…

The Apple Watch has over 3,500 apps available

    A thriving app ecosystem is vital to the success of a mobile device and it seems that the Apple Watch has what it takes to succeed. Aside from the plans to launch the Apple Watch in more countries by late June, Apple CEO Tim Cook also revealed that…

Google’s Project Loon proposes internet distributed by high flying balloons (video)

No, we’re not joking. Google is seriously proposing hot air ballon-powered internet access, and has already launched a pilot project in New Zealand with 50 testers trying to connect via a helium-filled, solar powered balloon. One of the Google[X] moonshot projects, there are a couple of videos embedded after the…

Want To Find Your Phone? Just Google It

I lose my phone in more stupid places than I can possibly count. I seriously considered installing a landline so that I can call my phone the three times per day it goes missing. But Google just made something even better. Type three magic words into search, and you’ll find…

Want to know how the Apple Watch works?

Ahead of the Apple Watch’s launch on April 24th, Apple has released a series of video guides showing how the Watch works. You can catch them on Apple’s website or on Apple’s YouTube channel (or just watch them all here).   Right now, you can watch an overview video, see…

Apple Watch available in 8 models from April 24

Depending on which report you read, sales of smartwatches are expected to reach somewhere between 200 and 400 million units annually by 2020. Although analysts cannot agree on how much the smartwatch category will grow, what they can agree on is that growth over the next few years will be…