QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” ~ Albert Einstein
AMAZON MUSIC GETS CHROMECAST SERVICE WITH NEW UPDATE
WHAT DOES THE UPDATE INCLUDE?
With the latest update, Amazon has added Chromecast service to its online music streaming app Amazon Music for Android. With the update, you will notice change in the logo on Google Play Store. The update includes these changes:
Chromecast Support: With this, select your favorite music on your Android device and get it played on Chromecast enabled devices.
Alexa – Amazon Music app now has Alexa button, you can ask Alexa to play new music, play your playlist, play your workout music and more. Alexa is available on Android 5.0 and above.
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HOW TO USE THE APP TO CAST YOUR MUSIC?
To play your music on the Chromecast enabled device from the app, you need to locate “Cast to” button from the top-right corner of the app. Once you tap on the button, select your Chromecast enabled devices such as Chromecast, Google Home, and more.
AMAZON AND GOOGLE TOGETHER?
Given the latest clashes between Google and Amazon, the update of Amazon Music app in collaboration with Google services has shocked many. It seems, either Amazon is trying to work on their constrained relations with Google or get profit out of the deal. Moreover, it is a win-win situation for both the companies, as Google gets a compatible service for its Chromecast and Amazon gets a Google product on its side.
APPLE SEEMS TO BE WORKING ON IMPROVING 3D SENSOR FOR IPHONE 2019
Apple is said to be working on making 3D sensor work accurately so that iPhone could give better output on AR.
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IS IT THE FUTURE OF THE FUTURE?
Not a month has passed by, after the appearance of 2017 iPhone X on the store, there are rumors in the market, regarding the upcoming iPhone in 2019. Rumor has it, Apple is working on making the automatic 3D sensor explicit and sturdy.
According to Bloomberg, Apple is working on the 3D sensor for the rear of the iPhone. They are working on a technology dissimilar to the True Depth sensor. The True Depth Sensor projects 30,000 laser dots onto your face to get an accurate 3D image for authentication. The back facing sensor would work in a different manner. It would work on “Time Of Flight” phenomena which is used to calculate the time taken by a laser to jump off surrounding objects, to create a 3D image of your environment.
WHAT APPLE HAS IN MIND?
If Apple is working on this technology then there must be a solid ground for it. The theory suggests, that the company is doing so, to enhance its augmented reality apps and services. The new iPhone would provide 3D awareness of your surroundings along with your face, during the period of establishing a depth map.
With Apple’s ARKIT platform, A11 Bionic processor, Face ID, Apple has introduced so much in recent times. The introduction of the 3D sensor would totally make sense. Let’s see what’s there in future for iPhone.