Android’s new ‘Instant Tethering’ feature gets you online without unlocking your phone

Earlier today, Android Police spotted a new feature getting rolled out to some Android devices called “Instant Tethering.” The idea cribs from one of the best features that Mac and iPhone users enjoy: instead of pulling your phone out and manually turning on tethering, you can just turn it on directly from the device that(…)


Microsoft takes aim at Amazon’s Echo with Windows 10 HomeHub feature

Microsoft is planning to build a HomeHub feature into future Windows 10 updates to better compete against devices like Google Home and Amazon’s Echo. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the feature is currently in the planning stages, and the software maker is expected to introduce a “HomeHub” in updates due in(…)


A hand held thermo-hygro meter based on Arduino with MATLAB live data plotting feature

Hi friends, in this instructable I would like to introduce you to a good instructable which is needed in any home, i.e. a thermo-hygro meter which not only give you average temperature and relative humidity of any indoor space but the variation of these two parameters in any time duration which depi…By: shahrokhani Continue Reading(…)


Google backs off on previously announced Allo privacy feature

When Allo was announced at Google’s I/O conference earlier this year, the messaging app was presented as a step forward for privacy. Alongside the end-to-end-encrypted Incognito Mode, the Allo team talked about bold new message retention practices, storing messages only transiently rather than indefinitely. But with the release of the app today, Google is backing(…)