How to set your own custom background during Microsoft Teams video call

Back in 2018, Microsoft first announced background blur feature in Teams. This feature allowed users to blur the background while taking video calls to avoid distractions. Last year, Microsoft announced that it will add support for customized backgrounds that will allow users to select a custom background, such as a company logo or an office environment when working from … Continue reading How to set your own custom background during Microsoft Teams video call

Here is how much the upcoming One Plus 8 series will cost

OnePlus 8 series is one of the heavily leaked smartphones so far this year, so we already know quite a lot about the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. However, while the OnePlus CEO clarified that OnePlus 8 would be under the $1,000 price bracket, the CEO didn’t reveal the exact price point of the duo. … Continue reading Here is how much the upcoming One Plus 8 series will cost

Latest Office Insider Preview Build for Android shows your upcoming calendar meetings at the top of your Outlook inbox

Microsoft has released a new Office Preview Build for Office Insiders on Android. The new Office Build 16.0.12730.20052 brings no bug fixes, performance improvements, but it comes with a useful new feature. The new Office Build will now show your upcoming calendar meetings at the top of your Outlook inbox. These meetings will appear 30 minutes before … Continue reading Latest Office Insider Preview Build for Android shows your upcoming calendar meetings at the top of your Outlook inbox

OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z leak ahead of the official launch

OnePlus is expected to launch Bullets Wireless Z along with the OnePlus 8 series next month. The new Bullets Wireless is expected to come with the popular neckband design and are expected to be made available just after the launch. Today, veteran smartphone insider Evleaks has shared an image that shows the four colours of … Continue reading OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z leak ahead of the official launch

Samsung targets the masses with two new affordable 5G smartphones

Until now, you have to spend around $1000 for a 5G smartphone. Samsung today announced the new Galaxy A71 5G and Galaxy A51 5G, bringing 5G technology to more people at an affordable price point. The Galaxy A71 5G and Galaxy A51 5G will cost $599 and $499 respectively. The Galaxy A71 5G comes with … Continue reading Samsung targets the masses with two new affordable 5G smartphones

The US Army deploys Microsoft Teams to increase social distancing

In this day and age security concerns have more or less flown out the window, but some segments of the workforce still need to pay particular attention to the safety of their communication.  We have seen immature and insecure tools such as Zoom being used widely in government, and we have also seen a growing backlash against its … Continue reading The US Army deploys Microsoft Teams to increase social distancing

Google Stadia Pro is free for two months

Google has made their video game streaming service, Google Stadia, free for two months  as a way to battle the daily slog caused by social distancing.  Revealed by Vice President and General Manager of Stadia, Phil Harrison, anyone with a Gmail email address will be able to experience two full months of Google Stadia Pro for nothing at … Continue reading Google Stadia Pro is free for two months

Microsoft takes on Zoom by highlighting privacy and security features in Teams

Over the past week, most of people in the tech industry were discussing about the privacy and security issues around Zoom video conferencing solution. You can read a summary of it here. Due to these issues, some school districts in the US have started to ban the usage of Zoom for remote classrooms. The most credible alternative to Zoom is … Continue reading Microsoft takes on Zoom by highlighting privacy and security features in Teams

Schools are banning Zoom because of security and privacy issues

If you have been following news for the past one week, you must be already aware of the security and privacy issues around Zoom. Yesterday, we summarized some of the key issues in an article,If you have been following news for the past one week, you must be already aware of the security and privacy … Continue reading Schools are banning Zoom because of security and privacy issues

Amidst corona virus Pandemic Google maps highlights nearby takeout and delivery restaurants

The coronavirus pandemic has millions of people staying in their homes as much as possible and, more than ever, that has many relying on takeout and delivery to get their daily meals. To help find local options, Google Maps is now highlighting nearby stores that offer takeout and/or delivery. Rolling out widely this week, Google … Continue reading Amidst corona virus Pandemic Google maps highlights nearby takeout and delivery restaurants

Samsung’s next-gen Galaxy buds leaked with bean shaped design

Truly wireless earbuds have taken the market by storm and Samsung has been no exception. The company’s Galaxy Buds lineup has proven very popular with two similar models, but it appears Samsung has plans to introduce a next-gen model that introduces a complete redesign. According to a report from WinFuture, Samsung’s next-gen Galaxy Buds are … Continue reading Samsung’s next-gen Galaxy buds leaked with bean shaped design

Apple likely buyer of NextVR, a live event streaming AR/VR company being sold for ~$100M

It’s no secret that Apple has ambitious plans for augmented reality and a future AR-focused headset. Apple is practically building the platform for its future headset out in the open with ARKit. What’s new is that Apple is believed to be in the process of acquiring a California-based virtual reality company called NextVR, 9to5Mac has … Continue reading Apple likely buyer of NextVR, a live event streaming AR/VR company being sold for ~$100M

Apple acquires Voysis voice AI platform to improve Siri

Voysis, a Dublin-based startup was working on a complete voice AI platform. Voysis was developing a voice AI platform that enables natural language instruction, search and discovery across consumer and enterprise applications. According to Bloomberg, Apple has now acquired Voysis to improve Siri’s natural language capabilities. Apple confirmed the acquisition with the below standard response. … Continue reading Apple acquires Voysis voice AI platform to improve Siri

Thousands of private Zoom recordings are available for anyone to watch online

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic began, Zoom has seen an influx of users who are using the platform to stay connected to their loved ones or use it as a video conferencing tool while working from home. We have reported several vulnerabilities in the past but the new issue that recently came to light is … Continue reading Thousands of private Zoom recordings are available for anyone to watch online