10 gadgets that solve some of our most annoying tech problems

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon In the mobile tech accessory world, AUKEY is a name that comes up fairly often. They make many of the standard accessories many of us rely on every day, but

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: Home, Techno|0 Comments

Facebook is the latest tech giant to hunt for AI talent in Canada

Facebook is turning its attention to Canada with a new AI research office in Montreal. Googleand Microsoft already have outposts in the city and countless other tech companies, including Uber, have researchers based in Canada. McGill University’s Joelle Pineau will be leading Facebook’s AI efforts in Montreal. Pineau’s research focus tends to lean heavily on robotics and dialog systems, particularly

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Home, News, Techno|0 Comments

Apple’s new watch has traders punishing one massive retailer

One major retailer is taking the news of Apple's new watch on the chin. Swatch, the $21 billion Swiss watchmaker, dropped as much as 4.5% on Tuesday, losing almost $1 billion in market value in the process. Based on the stock reaction, traditional watch retailers like Swatch will have their work cut out for them as

By | September 14th, 2017|Categories: Home, Techno|0 Comments

Face ID on the iPhone X did not actually fail to recognise Craig Federighi during Apple’s presentation

When Apple introduced the iPhone X at its latest event on Tuesday, it touted its new Face ID biometric authentication system as one of the phone's exclusive features. However, the first demo on stage seemingly failed to work properly. When Apple engineering SVP Craig Federighi grabbed the iPhone X on stage, he looked at it and

By | September 14th, 2017|Categories: Home, Techno|0 Comments

‘It’s a game changer’: The new iPhone has marketers bullish on augmented reality

with both Apple and Google embracing it. Lowe's, Ikea and Cambria are a few brands already toying with their own apps. Brands expect AR to take off because it has a lower barrier to entry and can be scaled easily. Apple CEO Tim Cook is not the only one that's bullish on augmented reality. Marketers are suddenly

By | September 14th, 2017|Categories: Home, Techno|0 Comments

Ex-Googlers raised millions for a startup that replaces mom-and-pop stores with vending machines, and people are losing it

A new startup launched by two former Google employees aims to replace the corner store — but city dwellers on Twitter don't seem too happy about that. The idea behind the startup, called Bodega after New Yorkers' preferred term for the local convenience store, is to place interactive pantry boxes full of nonperishable goods in convenient spots

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Home, News, Techno|0 Comments

I used the iPhone X, and I can already tell it’ll be worth its $1,000 price

Yes, it's expensive. The new iPhone X will start at an eye-popping $999 when it goes on sale November 3. Take some time and absorb that sticker shock. The iPhone may be celebrating its 10th anniversary, but it's bucking the notion that technology gets cheaper over time. Even the iPhone 8 and the larger 8

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Home, Techno|0 Comments

The iPhone X reveals why Tim Cook was so mad about Palm

At the unveiling of Apple’s new flagship smartphone yesterday, the iPhone X, CEO Tim Cook said it was something the company’s staff had been working on for a decade. The new premium handset with its edge-to-edge display (minus one unfortunate top notch) does away with the physical home button entirely and makes greater use of gestures

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Home, Techno|0 Comments

Here’s how Apple’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone X compare to the top Android smartphones

We won't know exactly how Apple's new iPhone stack up to the competition until we get them in hand. The iPhone X matches rivals with its large screen. Justin Sullivan/Getty But at least on paper, its new flagship iPhone X compares favorably with its rivals — at least if you can set aside its $1,000 price. Apple unveiled

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Home, Techno|0 Comments

The iPhone is officially getting wireless charging

It’s been a long time coming, but it’s finally happening: the iPhone is getting wireless charging. Apple just announced as much while debuting the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Perhaps most interesting: Apple didn’t go and make an all new standard here. They’re using Qi (pronounced “Chee”) — an open standard that has been in the

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: Home, News, Techno|0 Comments