Proportion
6/04/2020 5:33:07 AM

Facebook, Instagram up after UK users hit by outage

Facebook and Instagram went down for the PC and desktop users in the UK on Sunday evening although mobile access was in perfect shape.

Several users took to Twitter, saying they coul...read more

Proportion
6/04/2020 5:30:38 AM

Google data reveals how India moves during COVID-19 times

There was -77 per cent decrease in peoples movement at retail and recreational places in India at the end of March, along with -65 per cent drop at grocery and pharmacy locations, according to Goog...read more

Proportion
6/04/2020 5:25:24 AM

Goa govt launches app to track quarantined suspects

Amid repeated pleas by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant urging those in home-quarantine not to leave their homes, the state Health Department on Sunday launched COVIDLocator, a GPS-based app to keep tr...read more

Proportion
5/04/2020 9:40:19 AM

Indians in no mood to buy smartphones, sharp contraction ahead

Smartphone players are unable to gauge the full impact of lockdowns and global recession and there is going to be a sharp contraction as consumers are in no mood to spend on buying new devices and ...read more

Proportion
5/04/2020 9:01:56 AM

Google Fi doubles data limit to 30GB in US

To help people stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic, Google Fi has announced to temporarily increase its limits for full speed data to 30GB per user, for both Flexible and Unlimited Plans...read more

Proportion
4/04/2020 5:02:22 AM

'Dolby On' app comes to India on Android

Dolby On which is music video recording and streaming app on Friday launched its Android versions in India for free.

The app, which is already available on iOS, is designed to easily...read more

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4/04/2020 4:46:27 AM

5G iPhones can still arrive on schedule: Foxconn

Taiwan-based electronics contract manufacturer ...read more

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3/04/2020 11:58:51 AM

Disney Plus arrives in India, plans start at Rs 399 per year

Disney on Friday launched its streaming service ...read more

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3/04/2020 11:55:08 AM

Laptop sales surge in India as firms empower workforce at home

While several industries reel under the COVID-1 ...read more

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3/04/2020 11:43:54 AM

Spotify adds Siri support to its Apple Watch app

Swedish music streaming app Spotify has updated ...read more

Proportion
3/04/2020 11:39:04 AM

Facebook launches Messenger app for desktop

Facebook on Thursday launched a Messenger app f ...read more

Proportion
2/04/2020 1:30:13 PM

YouTube working on TikTok competitor called Shorts

Google-owned YouTube is reportedly working on a ...read more

Gadgets

Proportion

Facebook, Instagram up after UK users hit by outage

6/04/2020 5:33:07 AM

Facebook and Instagram went down for the PC and desktop users in the UK on Sunday evening although mobile access was in perfect shape.

Several users took to Twitter, saying they could not access the social networking platform as well as its photo-sharing app on desktops.

Both the platforms were up after couple of ho ...read more

Xiaomi working on 144MP camera smartphone: Report

6/04/2020 5:27:39 AM

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is reportedly working on a new smartphone that features a whopping 144MP camera sensor.

According to media reports, Xiaomi's upcoming 144MP camera smartphone and it is likely to be named Mi 10S Pro or the Mi CC10 Pro, GizmoChina reported recently.

Xiaomi was one of the firs ...read more

High-tech tracker developed to track tiny animals

5/04/2020 9:43:31 AM

Researchers have created a tracker that will record the activities of tiny or small animals that fly around and crowd together in caves and hollow trees.

This observation is made possible by attaching little backpacks to the animals with glue. These high-tech backpacks, which can communicate with each other and ground-based receiv ...read more

Indians in no mood to buy smartphones, sharp contraction ahead

5/04/2020 9:40:19 AM

Smartphone players are unable to gauge the full impact of lockdowns and global recession and there is going to be a sharp contraction as consumers are in no mood to spend on buying new devices and rather focus on stocking essential items like groceries and other daily needs.

The smartphone production in India is already set to dec ...read more

5G iPhones can still arrive on schedule: Foxconn

4/04/2020 4:46:27 AM

Taiwan-based electronics contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd or Foxconn has reportedly said that the production of the 5G iPhones is likely to start on schedule for the fall launch of the new handsets.

Foxconn had to close its factories for a month due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but has already resumed normal op ...read more

Laptop sales surge in India as firms empower workforce at home

3/04/2020 11:55:08 AM

While several industries reel under the COVID-19 lockdown impact in India, PC and laptop majors like HP and Lenovo have seen a massive surge in bulk buying from corporates and enterprises to keep their workforce stay home, safe and connected.

Chromebooks and business laptops started disappearing from the shelves even before the 21 ...read more

Reviews

Honor 9X: Sturdy mid-range smartphone with an 'X' factor

Chinese smartphone brand Honor recently launched Honor 9X in India, alongside the Honor Magic Watch 2 smartwatch and the Honor Band 5i. The Honor 9X succeeds the Honor 8X with new upgrades in terms of camera and processor.

The devic ...read more

24/03/2020 7:01:20 AM

Samsung releases Galaxy S20 update to fix camera issues

South Korean giant Samsung has started rolling out a new update for its flagship Galaxy S20, which apparently focuses on camera and autofocus qualms.

The update is rolling out in international regions at the moment and to Exynos var ...read more

24/03/2020 6:54:56 AM

Realme 6 Pro: Great value for money mid-segment device

After creating a formidable space in the India smartphone market, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme is looking to disrupt the mid-price segment further, and has launched two smartphones -- Realme 6 and 6 Pro -- with the company's own user ...read more

24/03/2020 5:59:05 AM

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: Worth your pocket, with same nostalgia

During the late 1990s and early 2000s when the millennials were still taking baby steps and Generation X were in awe with classic flip phones, Samsung did bring one such device called SGH-X426 which became popular with a lot of people for two simp ...read more

22/03/2020 5:59:35 AM


Devices

Intel unveils chip with highest-ever frequency for laptop gaming

Leading chip-maker Intel on Thursday announced it has broken the 5 GHz barrier for laptops with the 10th Gen Intel Core H-series mobile processors that will take gaming to a new level.

The H-series of chips delivers desktop-caliber performance that gamers and creators can take anywhere, Intel said in a statement.

&q ...read more

2/04/2020 9:34:02 AM

Microsoft patents foldable device with 3 screens

A new patent has revealed that Microsoft is looking into developing a new Surface product with three displays on a single hinge mechanism.

According to the patent, the new Microsoft device features two separate screens brought together with a single hinge mechanism in the middle, reports GizmoChina.

Apart from the t ...read more

2/04/2020 9:19:11 AM

Fitbit Charge 4 with built-in GPS, Spotify launched in India

Global wearable brand Fitbit on Wednesday launched its new fitness band Charge 4 with features like built-in GPS, Spotify, sleep tracking and other new features.

Charge 4 will be available for Rs 14,999 in black, rosewood and storm blue/black.

The Charge 4 Special Edition will be available for Rs 16,999 in an exclus ...read more

2/04/2020 7:37:08 AM

Apple hardware teams learning new ways for upcoming devices

Apple hardware teams are battling new set of challenges owing to strict security guidelines and travel restrictions as the tech giant prepares for the prototyping of next devices.

New Apple TV, HomePod, iMac, iPhones and other hardware are due later this year.

According to a report in The Information, core Apple sta ...read more

2/04/2020 6:39:31 AM

Oppo files patent for a new smart band design

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has reportedly filed a new patent application in China for a wearable device. The patent is specifically for a new smart band.

The patent application detailed the smart band to feature a small screen that can display time, and can also display notifications from mobile phones, steps counter, reports n ...read more

2/04/2020 6:26:52 AM

Social Media

App

Facebook, Instagram up after UK users hit by outage

Facebook and Instagram went down for the PC and ...read more

6/04/2020 5:33:07 AM

Goa govt launches app to track quarantined suspects

Amid repeated pleas by Chief Minister Pramod Sa ...read more

6/04/2020 5:25:24 AM

How Google Chrome OS can help students with disabilities at home

As nearly 1.5 billion students adjusting to lea ...read more

5/04/2020 9:35:43 AM

Zoom raiders use Twitter, Instagram to organise campaigns

As more classes go online with video meeting ap ...read more

5/04/2020 9:27:40 AM

'Dolby On' app comes to India on Android

Dolby On which is music video recording and str ...read more

4/04/2020 5:02:22 AM

App developed to locate essential supplies amid lockdown in Bengaluru

With the 21-day Covid lockdown disrupting suppl ...read more

4/04/2020 4:53:42 AM

Science

NASA astronauts rehearse upcoming crew mission to ISS

Amid rapid spread of COVID-19, joint teams from ...read more

2/04/2020 7:46:59 AM

Astronomers find best evidence for elusive mid-sized black hole

Using the combined power of two X-ray observato ...read more

2/04/2020 7:32:16 AM

New NASA mission to study causes of solar particle storms

NASA is planning to launch a new mission to stu ...read more

2/04/2020 6:42:34 AM

NASA readies Orion spacecraft for Moon mission preparations

NASA's Orion spacecraft has come a step clo ...read more

1/04/2020 11:41:19 AM

Curiosity Mars rover takes stunning selfie during record climb

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover recently set a ...read more

22/03/2020 5:52:10 AM

Whirlpool launches 3D Cool Inverter AC in India

Whirlpool of India, a subsidiary of Whirlpool C ...read more

18/03/2020 5:57:26 AM