All those people who are worried about package thieves can get a sense of relief. The relief comes from the fact that now they can add an additional layer of security to their homes. Amazon is officially getting its Key in-garage delivery service launched. Presently, the Key service from Amazon includes Key for Garage, can be availed by all Amazon Prime Customers in 50 cities of the United States. This particular service is mainly intended for those customers having a myQ smart garage door opener. It allows an individual to open and close their garage door with their smartphones.
Now, by availing this service, one can allow Amazon couriers to get complete access to their garage. This would allow them to put their packages up in a secured manner inside the garage. If anyone already owns a myQ-connected smart garage, all that one needs is to download the Key application so as to let their Amazon, as well as myQ accounts, get synchronized. So, when they order something on Amazon from next time onwards, they can simply select the in-garage delivery option while checking out. In case if one does not have a myQ connected garage, Amazon is offering a discount for a limited time period on a myQ Smart Garage hub for $49.99.
If people are really concerned about security, they can also add up an Amazon Cloud Camera to their myQ smart garage hub. This will help them to see the footage of the delivery of their whole package. On one hand, setting up a smart garage could seem to be an excessive thing for some individuals. On the other hand, it can turn out to be quite a worthy form of investment for the increasing number of victims that fall prey to piracy from porch.
Michael Kors has released a brand new Sofie Smartwatch. It is equipped with a sensor to detect heart rate along with other updated features. This smartwatch can keep a track of one’s heart rate with Google Fit or other available third-party applications. It can record the distance of how much one has run, plus it is waterproof up to 30 meters. This latest Sofie smartwatch runs on the operating system of Google Wear. Hence, it provides support to both Google Pay as well as Google Assistant. The Sofie 2.0 version is currently available on the website of Michael Kors for an amount of $325.
This brand new Sofie comes up with significant improvement from the model of Michael Kors, which was quite ordinary. They had made their debut back in the year 2007. This Sofie smartwatch presently provides support to tethered GPS. It means that the watch can track the amount of running one has done along with other types of workouts, which he or she has carried out while keeping aside one’s phone. The updated version of Sophie still gets to runs on the Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset. This includes an internal storage of 4 GB along with a battery of 300mAh.
The fact that Michael Kors has brought a heart rate sensor to their popular Sofie smartwatch is not at all a surprise. This technology has become a must-have feature in the wearables. The PPG heart rate sensors available in Kors watch and those found in most of the other wearables are not ideal. These sensors can vary as far as their effectiveness is concerned. It is more desirable to go for a wearable having an electrocardiogram with clearance from FDA like the Apple Watch Series 4 or Withings Move.
Apple has a lot in its stake for WWDC. Now, this could well include certain improvements to bring forth in cards. Reports claim that there are details of updates, which are quite friendly for the developers and that would get launched in the early part of June. The support that NFC offers would be right in line for getting quite a serious upgrade. Developers of the app would finally get the option to read the tags of NFC based on ISO 7816, usually happen to be on ID and access cards.
So basically, one might use their iPhone to enter their office or even hop on to a bus in many different cities. Now, this might also lay the foundation for the rumours going around on the tracking tag similar to that of a tile for Apple. This is even when there is nothing that remains linked quite strictly to trackers in the leak. Of course, this will not be the only addition based on keeping complete focus towards the developer. Siri would surely support a number of new players who intend to be the third-party apps. These include the likes of media controls, which remain for the third-party services on the Home Pod, search, voice calling and information with respect to travel.
There are a number of unknown things regarding the intentions of Apple for iOS as well as macOS at WWDC. This includes the possibility of some major overhauls in the interface. News related to the hardware also seems to be a mystery. If information from sources turns out to be true, then there will certainly be some genuine functional improvements. These might not be too flashy but might well have quite an impact on how people can use their devices.
NASA is all set to go ahead with their plan of launching a cargo version of a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station next week. This will happen, while the investigation into the explosion that occurred on a Crew Dragon spacecraft is still going on. A media teleconference was already scheduled earlier for 22nd April related to the forthcoming cargo mission to the International Space Station. In that teleconference, spokesman Josh Finch from NASA said that the mission is set for on 30th April at 4:22 am Eastern. Three days back, NASA had moved the launch from 26th April by stating that there are constraints regarding station and orbital mechanics.
NASA did not provide an update at the time of the briefing, related to the abnormality faced by the Crew Dragon on 20th April. It had taken place while carrying out tests for the Super Draco thrusters. They form a part of the spacecraft’s abort system. Finch then drew the attention of the reporters to the statement that had got posted on social media very shortly after the accident. SpaceX has also not provided any kind of update with respect to the current status of the investigation. The incident that took place at the Landing Zone 1 of SpaceX had produced a large cloud. It was visible for miles and caused significant damage to the Crew Dragon spacecraft.
The mission of Dragon CRS-17 would come down on the heels of NG-11 Cygnus mission for Northrop Grumman. It had bothered with the station on 19th April, a couple of days after its launch from Virginia on an Antares rocket. That particular spacecraft had brought in excess of 3400 kilograms of cargo to the station. It included 1569 kilograms of science investigations.
The EL AI airlines of Israel has vaccinated in excess of 250 of their flight crew members against measles recently. This comes after the Health Ministry had issued orders that all local airlines must inoculate all their staff as the extremely contagious disease keeps spreading. This order from the Health Ministry came up right after a flight attendant along with a 10-year-old boy was suspected to have suffered from irreversible brain damage caused by the disease. The Ministry of Health in their directive said that as a result of the constant spread of measles and the exposure of aircrews, they recommend that all of the workers must get vaccinated.
The Ministry emphasized on the fact that the workers of the airlines must get themselves two inoculations and put stress on the aircrews that happen to come in contact with the travellers. El AI had already started vaccinating their workers after the hospitalization of their flight attendant in the state of coma. This had happened after managing to contract the disease on a flight. Unfortunately, the health condition of the hospitalized El AI worker has become worse. She is currently in a coma and has been shifted to an isolated unit. Doctors suspect that she might have suffered brain damage.
In New York too, there has been a struggle for the officials to keep the cases of people getting affected by measles under check. The Health Officials have confirmed that there are 329 cases of measles in New York City and 184 people have got affected in Rockland County since the outbreak started off in the month of October. The cases of measles in Brooklyn as well as in Rockland have been linked towards the members of the Jewish community who have travelled to Israel and remained unvaccinated.