Smart chopsticks which can detect whether food is unsafe unveiled in China

first_imgAdvertisement Chinese tech company Baidu has unveiled electronic chopsticks that can detect whether food is unsafe to eat.This was at its annual conference in Beijing where the search giant said the utensils could detect unsanitary cooking oil – a common concern in the country.Baidu also unveiled its own wearable headset called Baidu Eye which is a rival to Google’s Glass. – Advertisement – The Baidu Eye has an in-built camera but no screen, and conveys information to the user via an earpiece or by connecting to a smartphone.Baidu EyeBoth new products are not yet unavailable to consumers, and the company did not specify a date on which they would go on sale.The sticks, which also include a sodium analyser to help users regulate their daily salt intake, can connect to any computer via wi-fi and Bluetooth.“Chopsticks are the embodiment of Chinese wisdom,” a Baidu executive said. “And we have combined it with our advanced technology.”Source: BBClast_img read more

Google Play Music for Android Crash Issue Fix Rolling Out

first_imggoogle-play-music. Image Credit: droid-life Advertisement Online reports earlier reported that Google Play Music for Android in an update brought along an issue that was causing the app to crash for several users. The Mountain View-based internet firm according to reports by Gadgets 360 says the reason behind the crashes appears to have been found, and Google has already started rolling out a newer bug-fixing update for the app, which is reported said to carry along the fix for the problem.In its testing, 9To5Google figured out that the Google Play Music app was crashing for users only when a Bluetooth device was already connected to the device. When the device was connected after launching the app, it seemed to work just fine, as per the report. While this fix seems simple, Google has already rolling out the version 7.9.4921 update, said to bring a fix for the issue.The latest update appears to fixes the crashing issue that plagued the earlier version. According to Gadgets 360, “while the issue should not have existed in the first place, the search giant should be commended for acting quickly and issuing the fix right away for the problem.” – Advertisement – Notably, Google Play Music started offering a four-month free subscription for new subscribers, allowing them to scan up to over 50,000 songs from their music library.source: Gadgets 360 and 9To5Googlelast_img read more