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Apple’s AR headset might not arrive until 2022

Apple plans to release its first augmented reality headset in 2022, followed by a smaller device a pair of AR glasses in 2023. The Information sources claim Apple held an internal presentation in October where it expected to release the AR headset (really a mixed AR/VR headset). The design would superficially resemble an Oculus Quest, […]

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Viral tweet prompts discrimination probe into Goldman Sachs

David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of Ruby on Rails and co-founder of Basecamp, went viral yesterday after alleging that the algorithm making credit decisions for the Apple Card, backed by Goldman Sachs, is making inherently sexist decisions. The tweets have prompted the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to investigate. The latest allegations of algorithmic […]

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Surface Pro X teardown

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro X computer may not have taken the world by storm as a Windows-on-ARM showcase, but as iFixit’s teardown reveals, the new hardware design is groundbreaking in other respects by being far easier to repair than other Surfaces. It starts with how Microsoft has built the SSD into the Surface Pro X. […]

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Yandex is testing autonomous delivery robots at its Moscow HQ

Yandex, is working on its own autonomous package carrier, called Yandex.Rover. Russia’s search and services giant has expanded its ambitions in the world of autonomous transportation, building on its work with self-driving cars to deploy a six-wheeled robot that adopts the popular cooler on wheels style pioneered by Starship Robotics. Its self-driving division is trialing […]

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Microsoft tests Quick Search buttons in Windows 10

Microsoft has made a few small tweaks to the Windows 10 search function, designed to help users get everyday info that bit quicker Search Home. The new Quick Searches feature in Search Home includes 4 new options like Weather, Top news, Today in history, and New movies. Weather gives users information on current conditions and […]

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Facebook is testing a facial recognition tool to verify your identity

Facebook is reportedly working on facial-recognition software that would verify the identities of users trying to access the app. Jane Manchun Wong, a technology blogger and app researcher who unlocks features before they launch, tweeted out a prototype of Facebook’s facial-recognition identity login on. This is how Facebook's Facial Recognition-based Identity Verification looks like It […]