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Use Your Phone To Fry Your Food And Control It With This Simple App

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I remember back then in secondary school days that technology is the application of scientific knowledge to solve practical problem..

Meanwhile , A team of former MIT engineers in California has created a App-controlled smartpan called Pantelligent which ensures you’ll never burn your food again.

Use Your Phone To Fry Your Food And Control It With This Simple App
The smart frying pan syncs up with phones to make cooking easier. It has a temperature sensor and wireless connectivity to send instructions and reminders to your smartphone or smartwatch.This smart frying pan helps you to cook by telling you what to do and when has been released.It syncs up with your smartphone or smart-watch to give you alerts and reminders as to when you need to perform a task.

Jonathan O’Callaghan AN EDITOR for MailOnline Explained how to cook WITH the PANTELLIGENT

First, you’ll need to open the app and choose what you want to cook.

It will then give you steps to follow to get in the ingredients prepared.

The app will tell you how hot the pan is, and how hot it should be for the meal you have selected.

A graph with a red line (actual temperature) and target temperature (green line) helps you keep it at the right level.

Technology in the handle connects to your smartphone, and it will send you a reminder when you either need to do something with the food, or when it is done.

This app is really smart  But the funniest part is that The team behind the project, four former Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineers from California, is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter.

The team behind this great app boasted that anyone can cook delicious meals perfectly,’

The secret ingredient behind this  is temperature control.’

It operates just like a regular pan on a hob but has some technology hidden safely inside. 

In the middle of the frying pan is a temperature sensor that communicates with an iOS app.

This gives you constant reminders as your food cooks, telling you what to do and when to do it.

Most of the methodology revolves around time and temperature; by knowing the temperature of the pan, the technology knows how long food needs to cook for.

Before you start cooking it asks for specifics about the food you intend to cook – such as the thickness of salmon – so it knows exactly how long to cook it for.

This helps it keep track of the temperature and time required.

And it will tell you when to flip or move your food so that it cooks evenly.

Using an app for your phone it will display a graph showing you the temperature of the pan.

And when it is time for you to do something, or the food has finished cooking, it will send you a notification.

The pan is non-stick while the handle, containing the technology that syncs with your chosen device, is made of commercial-grade thermoset plastic resin, the same material used for high-quality frying pan handles.

‘Pantelligent helps you cook anything you can cook with a regular frying pan, only smarter, and perfect every time,’ the team adds.

There are dozens of recipes available in the app at the moment but there are apparently more on the way.

The £159 ($249) device is due to begin shipping in August next year.


Use Your Phone To Fry Your Food And Control It With This Simple App

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Nigeria recorded low spam calls, messages in 2018: Report

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The top 20 Countries  affected by spam calls in 2018 released by truecaller
Truecaller claimed to have helped users block and identify 17.7 billion spam calls including the identity of 74.1 billion calls.

Nigeria ranked among markets that experienced low spam calls and unsolicited messages in 2018 according to a report analysis breakdown by Guardian Nigeria, a research conducted by Truecaller has revealed. Unlike in 2017, where Nigeria ranked ninth behind India, USA, Brazil, Chile, South Africa, Mexico, Turkey, and Peru respectively in the world’s top 20 list, the country dropped out of the list last year.

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The Truecaller 2017 report put the average spam calls/messages an average Nigerian gets in a month at 10.2 percent.

In the 2018 report obtained by The Guardian, Truecaller found that there are common categories that tie all the spam calls together. They include operator, debt collection, bank, political, health, spam, telemarketing, financial service, scam and insurance.

It explained that the regions span across the world, and even some countries that are on the same continent differ drastically in what type of spam call they receive. Truecaller is a product of Swedish company, True Software Scandinavia AB. It is a mobile app developed to find mobile number details globally given a telephone number either using the app or their synced contacts, and has an integrated caller ID service to achieve call-blocking functionality and social media integration to keep the phonebook up-to-date with pictures and birthdays.

In 2018 alone, Truecaller claimed to have helped users block and identify 17.7 billion spam calls including the identity of 74.1 billion calls. This means that close to every fourth call that the app users receive are spam calls.Compared to 2017, Truecaller said fewer African markets are in the top 20 list: Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, and Nigeria. South Africa is the only country in the list – as a matter of fact the amount of spam calls increased from 15 to 21 spam calls/months – that is a 40 per cent increase!

According to a telecoms expert, Kehinde Aluko, the drop in spam calls and messages could be linked to subscribers’ activations of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC’s) recently introduced Do-Not-Disturb (DND) codes.

NCC had urged subscribers, who are tired of unsolicited text messages and calls to text “Stop” to “2442” or “Help” to “2442” for options.The Guardian gathered that over 12 million subscribers had as at November 2018, activated the code and blocked unwanted messages and calls.

In the 2018 list, Brazil surprisingly took over from India as the most spammed country in the world, with the average Truecaller user receiving 37.5 spam calls per month. This means that Brazil saw an 81 per cent increase in spam calls last year.

The firm cited new markets entered the list including Spain, Canada, Costa Rica, Poland, Dominican Republic, and Israel, adding that there was a big increase of spam calls in European markets like Spain (100%), Greece (54.1%) and Italy (22.7 %.) However, Turkey has seen a decrease of spam calls (18 %.)
Furthermore, Truecaller revealed that a lot of Latin American countries entered the top spam list, and they are seeing the biggest increase of spam calls. Costa Rica was ranked top as country that has seen the highest increase in terms of percentage (330 %.)

Digging deeper into the bigger markets, Truecaller found common categories that tie all these spam calls together. The biggest pattern discovered was that operators across the world are the biggest spammers.“We could also see that telemarketing calls from financial services, debt collectors and insurance related matters are spamming our users globally. Others are political, health, scam, financial service, telemarketing, among others,” the Swedish firm stated.

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Google Is About To Fix Terrible Lag Issues On Chrome OS Tablets

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So many complaints have been made by users about the Pixel state performance especially when the device is in tablet mode and Users also claim they encounter lagging issues  while in the said mode, apart from having a janky experience overall.

According to report, It seems Google is now aware of the issue, at least. Since the Pixel Slate’s sluggish and stuttery user interface is becoming a deal breaker for most consumers, Google is reportedly planning to roll out an update that will improve the performance of its flagship tablet.

Chrome Unboxed has uncovered that Google aims to address performance problems present on the Pixel Slate, particularly issues with lag. What’s more, the fix might actually be a simple one.

Pixel Slate Lag Issues

For sometimes, Many Developers have noticed that much of the performance issues stems from the performance-intensive way the tablet draws rounded corners, and they especially persist when dragging down to reveal the overview mode.

“A lot of animation jank seems to be coming from the use of Mask Layers to create rounded corners. This combined with background blur adds a lot of additional steps in the paint/rendering pipeline,” according per the bug’s description.

When rounded corners are disabled, the performance allegedly improves, even on the Celeron-based Pixel Slate, which is the entry-level model of the lineup.

“The performance (fps increase) and memory improvement (tiles don’t get discarded and we actually see the content) is quite significant on Nocturne Celeron when rounded corners are removed.”

Of course, turning off rounded corners likely won’t solve every lag and performance issue present on the device, but it’s an easy and uncomplicated start, and should significantly increase performance for users who enter overview mode on a regular basis.

When Will Google Release This Fix?

As to when Google plans to release the fix is another story. The company has labeled the bug as high priority, at least, but bear in mind that the discussion dates back to November 2018, which suggests a solution might not be around the corner. Also, Google hasn’t formally acknowledged the Pixel Slate’s performance issues, making it harder to predict if and when the fix is coming.

That’s quite unfortunate since a number of reviewers liken the Pixel Slate as a successful attempt from Google to reinvigorate the tablet landscape, apart from being a worthy competitor to the Apple iPad. Clearly, Google has quite a room for improvement on the software side of things — and definitely on the hardware as well.

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Chinese app developers have invaded India

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Chinese app developers have invaded India

As you all know that China, India is the world’s largest country based on population, and also obvious next port of call, and that’s exactly what has happened in the world of consumer apps.
Most of the Chinese app developers have invaded and dominated India, According to a report by Techcrunch, The Invasion by Chinese app developers will be of little surprise, although the speed of change has been unexpected.

Following the lead of Chinese smartphone makers like Xiaomi  and Oppo, who have dominated mobile sales in India for some time, the content behind the touchscreen glass in India is increasingly now from China, too. That’s according to a report from FactorDaily which found that 44 of the top 100 Android apps in India were developed by Chinese companies up from just 18 one year prior. (The focus is on Android  because it is the overwhelming choice of operating system among India’s estimated 500 million internet users.)

The list of top Chinese apps includes major names like ByteDance,  the world’s highest-valued startup which offers TikTok and local language news app Helo in India, and Alibaba’s UCbrowser as well as lesser-known quantities like Tencent-backed NewsDog and quiet-yet-prolific streaming app maker Bigo.

Citing data from Sensor Tower,  the report found that five of the top ten Android apps in India are from China, up from just two at the end of 2017.

Image Credits: Vivek Kanekar / EyeEm / Getty Images

For anyone who has been watching the Indian technology scene in recent years, this ‘Chinese app store invasion’ will be of little surprise, although the speed of change has been unexpected.

China’s two biggest companies, Alibaba and Tencent, have poured significant amounts into promising Indian startups in recent years setting the stage for others to follow suit and move into India in search of growth.

Alibaba bought into Snapdeal and Paytm via multi-hundred million dollar invests in 2015, and the pace has only quickened since then. In 2017, Tencent invested in Gaana (music streaming) and Swiggy (food delivery) in major deals having backed Byju’s (education) and Ola (ride-hailing) the year prior. The pair also launched local cloud computing services inside India last year.

Image Credits: Vivek Kanekar / EyeEm / Getty Images

Beyond those two, Xiaomi has gone beyond selling phones to back local companies and develop local services for its customers.

That local approach appears to have been the key for those app makers who have found success in India. Rather than taking a very rigid approach like Chinese messaging app WeChat  — owned by Tencent which failed in India — the likes of ByteDance  have developed local teams and, in some cases, entirely local apps dedicated to India. With the next hundreds of millions of internet users in India tipped to come from more rural parts of the country, vernacular languages, local content and voice-enabled tech are some of the key strategies that, like their phone-making cousins, Chinese app developers will need to focus on to ensure that they aren’t just a flash in the pan in India.

You can read more at FactorDaily.

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