QUOTE OF THE DAY: There’s already a lot of active research going on using the Crispr technology to fix diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy or cystic fibrosis or Huntington’s disease. They’re all diseases that have known genetic causes, and we now have the technology that can repair those mutations to provide, we hope, patients with a normal life. – Jennifer Doudna
GOOGLE CHROME OS TABLET MIGHT SUPPORT WINDOWS 10
THE STORY: Google Chrome OS tablet may come up supporting Microsoft Windows 10. The news was discovered by 9to5Google team, who found out several codes references indicating to develop a support for Windows 10
WHAT IS THE RUMOUR?
According to rumors, Google Chrome OS tablet may have some surprising features. One of them is the support for Windows 10 and you may not even have to run the Chrome OS at all. The source behind this rumor is the code reference that was discovered by a team of 9to5Google, which indicate that Google has been working towards the Windows 10 support for its upcoming slate, which has a codename Nocturne.
WILL YOU GET PRE-INSTALLED WINDOWS 10?
Now that there hasn’t been any official announcement from Google about the launch that would come with a Wind0ws 10 support, it can’t be guaranteed that you would get the MS Windows 10 pre-installed. Also, Windows 10 is a different platform altogether, and making it work with Android apps would surely take time. However, a few devices, or testbeds you would like to call them, may be floated for developers. These devices may come with more features than general and would serve as reference devices for developers. Also, if you’re among the enthusiasts, its time you would want to know how these two giants would coexist!
APPLE AIRPODS 2 TEASED AND COMING SOON?
THE STORY: its rumored that apple’s AirPods 2 may be launching soon as the company seems to have floated its first teaser in one of the movies. there are many rumors of apple having a special event in October for its new Airpods.
WHAT’S THE POSSIBILITY OF LAUNCHING AIRPODS 2?
When the AirPods were first displayed, there were many criticisms over how they looked and how they weren’t perfect fit for ears. However, when it was finally launched in Sept 2016, there was a huge scarce as the supply couldn’t cope with demand. Moreover, AirPods are one of the biggest hits of Tim Cook’s duration. The reason for its success was clearly its sound quality, great battery backup and incredibly easy setup. Also, the misconception associated with AirPods falling out of your ear was also cleared that established a thick layer of belief in this device. So, there’s no surprise that Apple would launch an upgrade to its one of the biggest hits, which proudly has completed 2 years already.
WHEN DID THE FIRST TEASER COME?
Although, it may not be considered as a dedicated and official teaser but the new AirPods 2 may have been into one of the spoofed Mission Impossible movies played at Steve Jobs Theater on Sept 12. This happens when the lead cast, a young lady wearing AirPods says, “Hey, Siri, what’s the fastest way to Steve Jobs Theater”. The catch here is that she doesn’t tap the earbud prior to commanding Siri, which is currently a requirement. So, the new AirPods 2 are likely to have hands free Siri. Later, the lady jumps into water, which probably indicates greater water resistance in new AirPods 2. However, no mention of AirPods 2 followed after that.