Amazon Might Square Up Against Google by Launching a YouTube-Rival Service

December 22, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

YouTube has got a supremacy when it comes to video library. But this very dominance had created problems to developers over the past, and it came under limelight when Amazon and Google squared up against each other. Back when Amazon introduced its Echo Show device, it showcased various capabilities of the device including streaming of […]

Twitter Now Allows Two-Step Verification Using Third Party Apps Including Google Authenticator

December 22, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Twitter has made things a bit difficult by letting two-step verification, also known as 2FA, only through SMS until now. The only option available was to verify using code generator within an already-signed in app, which was even messier. But finally things are coming to ease, as Twitter has decided to verify via third party […]

Instagram is Now Letting Testers Early-Access Features with New Alpha Program

December 20, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It has never been easy accessing upcoming features in Instagram. That was because there wasn’t any pre-testing program for the image hosting app apart from the beta test it ran on select cases. But that’s about to change. Early adopters would soon have the chance to enjoy features and changes in Instagram much before it […]

Samsung Galaxy A8 Officially Launched with Infinity Display

December 20, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

When we first heard about Infinity Display from Samsung, we were pretty sure that it would eventually be seen on both Galaxy S8 and Note 8 devices. But Samsung appears to have had broader plans, as the company has now revealed the Galaxy A8 smartphone in its homeland with the same display technology. Of course, […]

Chrome is Finally Letting You Keep the Autoplaying Videos Tight-Lipped

December 18, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google is keeping its word. The company has started addressing issues around content that autoplays in the Chrome browser as assured back in September. As a first step, Chrome will now feature the ability to mute videos that autoplay by default. Before you search for it in Chrome, we would like to inform you that […]

Google is Bidding Farewell to Project Tango to Focus on its More Pragmatic Approach, the ARCore

December 18, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

One would have barely thought of Google’s Tango Project running into a deadlock had it been a couple of years back. Back when it was introduced, Tango was one of Google’s ambitious projects to incorporate the capabilities in a smartphone device. But with the evolution of AR technology over the period, Tango has been pushed […]

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 Maps will Soon Push Alerts to Let You Get Off at the Right Bus/Train Stop

December 14, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google Maps is about to roll out yet another handy feature to aid its users with navigation. A new update is now being planned for the app to provide users with live guidance and interactive real-time notifications during their transit journey in a bus or train. As a part of it, the app will incorporate […]

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 is Finally Breaking into the Windows 10 PC Segment with an Always Connected PC

December 8, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Much has been said about Qualcomm’s entry into the Windows PC segment, specifically since Windows unveiled the Windows 10 S OS for the ARM architecture. The wait has finally come to an end at the Snapdragon Technology Summit, where Qualcomm jointly announced the introduction of new PCs called Always Connected PCs with Microsoft. The term […]

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