metaverse: Microsoft in the “race” against Facebook

Microsoft opposes Facebook by announcing that it is bringing “metaverse” into “Teams” —its own version of “Zoom”— which has also been integrated into Windows 11. Users, in the first phase, will be able, from 2022, to appear as live cartoons, or 3D digital personalities (“avatars”) in their web chats; as Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Smart gauze (bandage) communicates with doctors

In recent years, research teams around the world have created various types of medical pads (bandages, gauzes, patches, etc.), which are described as “smart”. Some of these patches incorporate medications and substances, which help in the rapid healing of the wounds, on which they are placed, while others incorporate technologies Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Metaverse: The new platform that Facebook is preparing

Facebook is preparing a new digital platform called “metaverse”. The new platform will allow users to meet each other in a virtual digital environment, using “augmented reality technology”. As it explains in the relevant announcement, the name “metaverse” comes from a combination of the words “meta” and “universe”. It will Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Gmail: New filters make it easier to search for old emails

Google is introducing a new feature in “Gmail” for “Android” users, which will allow them to instantly and easily locate their emails, based on the new search filters it added to the app. The new filters that were added appear directly below the search bar. As shown in the screenshot, the new feature allows users to find “emails” based on the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Elon Musk’s satellite internet comes into our lives

Starlink may be Elon Musk’s least impressive project on paper, but it may prove to be the most revolutionary; it doesn’t promise to phase out the internal combustion engine like Tesla, nor make us tourists in space like SpaceX. Starlink wants to make the satellite internet cheap and affordable all over the planet without the need Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft has opened a window to password removal

Microsoft has announced that all users of Windows and other products can now remove all passwords from their Microsoft accounts and, instead, use a special mobile authentication application, or other solution. The US company in March allowed only its business users to use password-free accounts, a system that will now Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram will ask for a birthday date

Instagram will start requiring users to confirm their dates of birth as part of an effort to push for new security measures for young people, the popular social media app said on Monday. Instagram has explored the possibility of creating a version of its app for children under 13, provoking reactions from the political arena, because Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Tests begin on the printer that will build houses on the Moon

A 3D printer is heading to the International Space Station that will make extraterrestrial building materials. Man’s return to the Moon is taken for granted since many space agencies are immediately planning manned missions there while manned missions to Mars are also being prepared. The residence initially of astronauts and then Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram: The big change coming at the end of the month

Earlier this year, tests were being conducted on Instagram’s platform to allow users to add “links” to their “Stories” in the form of “stickers”, predicting the expiration date of the popular “Swipe Up” feature. Now, “Swipe Up”, which was the only transfer way to an external website within the platform, can be considered a thing of the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Tinder: Brings account authentication via id around the world

Tinder has announced that it is going to introduce ID verification into its app for users around the world. In the first phase, according to the Techgear.gr, it will have to work out which forms of identity are acceptable and while it will start as a test feature –-except in the countries where it is required-– Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

NASA trains robotic dog to explore alien caves

In the subsoil of the Moon and Mars there are underground caves and tunnels, some of which are the product of volcanic activity. These caves and tunnels can, according to experts, be safe shelters and places of residence for people. Of course, an exploration will have to be made in Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Messenger and Instagram are shielded with encryption

Messenger is one of the most popular ‘online’ communication platforms. It is estimated that around 20 billion text messages are exchanged every month through the Facebook-owned application. The company protects text messages with encryption technology but does not do the same with voice messages or video calls made through the service and their number Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …