Tech and You: Printers to be protected from malware says HP; Airtel 4g VoLTE launched & more
12 September 2017
- HP Inc announced on Monday embedded security features in its printers, including cloud printing solutions, to stay ahead of the malware attacks. The embedded security feature – HP Connection Inspector – can inspect outbound network connections, typically abused by malware. If compromised, it will automatically trigger a reboot to initiate self-healing procedures, all without IT intervention. The portfolio also features enhanced run-time intrusion detection and white listing.
- Airtel has rolled out its new feature Voice over LTE, a 4G LTE-enabled technology that significantly improves the clarity of voice calls using Internet data, making it the second telecom operator in India after Reliance Jio to offer such functionality to its subscribers. The telecom operator has over 260 million subscribers in the country. The company is not charging any additional charge for VoLTE service.
- Researchers have developed a faster fertility preservation technique for women suffering with breast cancer who can now harvest eggs in as little as two weeks without delaying their treatment. Fertility experts can now harvest eggs in as little as two weeks, using random-start ovarian stimulation, which does not wait for a woman’s natural menstrual cycle to stimulate ovaries to release eggs. Before this technique was developed, doctors timed the procedure with a woman’s natural cycle, which meant that it took them four to six weeks to harvest eggs.
- Domestic tech firm Digitek on Monday launched two premium Bluetooth speakers – DBS 004 and DBS 005. The DBS 004 speaker costs Rs 1,595 while DBS 005 model is priced at Rs 2,995. The palm-sized ‘DBS 004′ speaker is water resistant and features an in-built 600mAh battery. ‘DBS 005’ can easily connect with smart phone, iPad, MP3/MP4 players or a laptop. The device is equipped with Bluetooth 4.2+EDR.
- Sony India has launched the MHC-V90DW home audio system in India and will be available at Sony authorized retail stores from September 21. The Sony MHC-V90DW, which features a built in tower speaker, stands 1.7 metres tall with wheels and handle bar to move it around and an open back-type cabinet, delivering an output power of 2,000 watts. The Sony MHC-V90DW home audio system comes with a gesture control feature to allow users control volume and soundtracks by waving the hand.
By NewsX Bureau | First Published : 12 September 2017 , 1:42 PM