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Archive for November, 2013

‘OK Google’ Now Available on Chrome Desktop

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 26th, 2013

Google Voice Search now works in Chrome for desktop , not only just in Android and iOS. Now you can bypass the microphone icon. Just use the hotword “OK Google” when you’re using Google search. You need to install this extension first. Chrome will listen for you to say “Ok Google” and then send the […]

Apple TD-LTE Phones to China Mobile

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 26th, 2013

China Mobile will be the first carrier to offer 4G LTE in China on Dec. 18, followed by China Unicom and China Telecom, bringing the most advanced telecommunications technology to the country‚Äôs more than 1 billion mobile users. The news was confirmed by Xinhua, the Chinese government’s official mouthpiece, reports TechCrunch. The TD-LTE standard is […]

HomePlug Gets A Standard

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 26th, 2013

The HomePlug Alliance, the worldwide industry group for powerline communications networking, today congratulated the industry on approval of the IEEE 1901.2 Standard for Low-Frequency Narrow-Band Powerline Communications. HomePlug is the family name for various power line communications specifications that support networking over existing home electrical wiring. The HomePlug Powerline Alliance is a certifying body for […]

GPS Tracking for Kids

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 26th, 2013

A Swedish-based startup has launched Trax: GPS Tracker for Children & Pets, a smart device and application that lets users locate their children and pets. Trax combines GPS and sensor fusion technology to provide indoor navigation capabilities with more precise, real-time outdoor tracking. The waterproof Trax tracker sends push alerts when a child or pet […]

Blimp In A Box

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 26th, 2013

Lighter Than Air Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of World Surveillance Group, a developer of lighter-than-air aerostats, has entered into a distributor agreement with U.S. Government prime contractor ADS, to distribute Blimp in a Box aerostat systems and related sustainment equipment. ADS is in the business of selling operational and tactical equipment to or for […]

ExactEarth Launches 5th AIS Satellite

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 26th, 2013

ExactEarth, a provider of satellite AIS data services for vessel tracking, announced the successful launch of another AIS satellite that will extend its constellation and increase the capacity of its global vessel monitoring service. The spacecraft, built by SpaceQuest of Fairfax, Virginia, was launched from Russia last Thursday aboard a Dnepr rocket. The addition of […]