Glass-Embedded Sensors Roll Out Likely by a ‘Top Smartphone Vendor’ Next Year

December 15, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

If there’s one technology for which the tech-world have kept us waiting for long, then it’s definitely the glass-embedded fingerprint sensors. The prospect of such a sensor rose even before bezel-less became a trend in smartphones. But despite the latter popping up even in all the categories of smartphones, glass-embedded sensors still appears to be […]

Here’s How to Get Your Gmail Account Linked with Cortana on a Windows 10 Device

December 15, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Microsoft’s Cortana wouldn’t be the first name that appears in your mind when speaking of digital assistant. But Microsoft is constantly upping the battle against the leading digital assistant. The latest of such efforts from the company should definitely get many delighted. Microsoft has revealed that Cortana can now be integrated with Gmail on a […]

Google Reveals Trio of New Apps Dedicated for Photography

December 14, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google is upping the photography experience on smartphone with the launch of not just one, but three new apps. Storyboard, Selfissimo! And Scrubbies form the trio of apps that are getting launched. While Storyboard and Scrubbies will be limited to Android and iOS users respectively, the Selfissimo! app will be made available on both platforms. […]

Instagram is Rolling Out a Dedicated App to Handle Your Direct Messages

December 13, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Instagram is following the path of its parent platform Facebook. The image hosting app is now working on a dedicated app for messaging which will let users handle all their Direct messages in their account through a standalone app. The app is currently being rolled out on a test basis on Android and iOS to […]

Chrome Gets More Secure with Latest Version; Chrome Home Roll Out Soon

December 13, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Chrome is becoming more secure on the mobile platform. Version 63 of Chrome has now hit the stable channel release, offering new security features particularly aimed at the corporate market. The highlight is the addition of new feature called site isolation, which will help bring down the spread of malicious codes from one site to […]

Apple to Deploy Metallic Body to 6.1-Inch iPhone Next Year

December 11, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Reports of a 6.1-inch sized iPhone in 2018 popped op just a few days ago, thanks to the revelation by KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Further reports are now arriving backing the same, but with more details of the supposedly low-tier iPhone. As per the report from Nikkei, the 6.1inch sized iPhone will revert to […]

Xiaomi Launches Redmi 5 and 5 Plus with Thin Bezels and Rounded Display

December 11, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Putting an end to all the rumors that have been circulating for a while, Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has unveiled its new Redmi 5 and Redmi 5Plus smartphones. With an aspect ratio of 18:9, the devices are the first from the company under its affordable smartphone label to feature the same. Additionally, Xiaomi has also managed […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 to Boost Performance by 25% Over Predecessor

December 8, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Qualcomm has officially unveiled its latest flagship SoC during the Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii. The Snapdragon 845, which will make its way onto flagships by 2018, features a 25% boost in performance over the previous flagship from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 835. Qualcomm hasn’t altered the ARM Cortex design for its new SoC. Like the […]

Google Rolls Out Lighter Version of Android Oreo for Budget Smartphones

December 7, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Back during its I/O conference, Google has promised to deliver a lighter version of its latest Android iteration for the low-end smartphones. Google is fulfilling its promise now with the launch of Android Go, which has already started rolling out to developers and manufacturers. Android Go is built on Android Oreo, but will come optimized […]

Facebook To Launch Dedicated Messenger App for Preteens

December 7, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook’s age restriction meant that it was never a place for kids. But that’s slightly changing now, as the company has decided to open the doors of its Messenger services to the kids. Facebook has launched a new version of its Messenger app, specifically for users under the age of 13. Called Messenger Kids, the […]

Windows Working on a Photo Companion App for Android and iOS

December 6, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Microsoft has been constantly offering services to get their smartphone devices synced with Windows 10. While most of them revolved around Windows apps and services, there have been a few good offerings that have came out of that parameter. One such service is about to be deployed by Microsoft. According to a recent spotting, Microsoft […]

Microsoft’s Edge Browser Exits Preview Period on Smartphones

December 6, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Edge browser from Microsoft is no more being previewed on Android and iOS, as Microsoft has officially released the app on Thursday for the smartphone devices. As experienced in the preview version, the Edge browser pinpoints seamless continuity of browsing on iOS, Android and PCs as one of its salient feature. Similar to Apple Continuity […]

Google Search Adds New Dedicated Section for Audiobooks

December 5, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Audiobooks are gaining some renewed interest with the rise in popularity of podcasts. Keeping this in mind, Google has now decided to dedicate a section in its search results for audiobooks. Users can simply search for a book in the Google Search, and the search engine will additionally display a new pane that will be […]

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