Google Spruces Up SMS App as Answer to Apple iMessage

March 1, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The Google vs. iPhone debate is something which will never see its conclusion fairly, be it with iPhone and Google Pixel, or Android and iOS. However, there are several individual strands in which Google lags behind Apple by fair margins, and vice versa. One such feature is Apple’s iMessage to which Google has continuously failed […]

Nokia Resumes Global Journey Sans Any Flagship

March 1, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The opening day of MWC 2017 had witnessed returners Nokia grabbing the center stage. Apart from expanding the Nokia 6 device globally, the HMD-backed company has also released two new Android devices along with a classic revival. All the three new Android devices from Nokia, namely the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 will […]

Google is Expanding Allo Chat App to Desktop

February 28, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google’s Allo never rose to its pre-launch expectations. As a matter of fact, the much hyped app has been struggling to raise its user base ever since its introduction. Google has now decided to improve those figures, and they are adopting an easy solution for those: expansion to more platforms. Google has always loved to […]

Sony’s New SF-G SD Cards are the World’s Fastest

February 28, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Sony has just brought in its new lineup of SD cards which comes with a trait that users demand the most; blazing transfer speed. The new SF-G cards are not just impressively speedy, but are also the ones claimed to be the world’s fastest by the manufacturer. The SF-G cards is touted to be clocking […]

Instagram Now Lets Users Upload More than One Image per Post

February 25, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Instagram doesn’t want its users to just mash up all their photos from a trip into stories alone. Instead, they also want them to stack up those photos and videos onto its feed. For that, they have now introduced a new feature to its timeline. The photo-hosting app is now letting its users post photos […]

Apple’s Touch-ID Replacement Could be More than Just Facial Recognition

February 25, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

We still have months to go before we could get to see the first look of the upcoming iPhone 8. But thanks to insiders, a lot have been speculated about the revolutionary technologies that would be included in the device. The most recent of those was the inclusion of a facial recognition technology that could […]

WhatsApp Rolls Out Overhauled Status Feature Globally

February 24, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

WhatsApp wasn’t exactly the messenger platform we are seeing today when it started its journey eight years back. Instead, it was a platform to let others make aware about what you are up to through away messages, or more commonly known as status. It was the sole feature WhatsApp feature before it evolved into a […]

Microsoft is Inputting Time Resources to Overhaul HoloLens Successor

February 24, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Microsoft won’t be having a HoloLens successor launched next year like many would have expected. Instead, they are allocating time to make its successor massively overhauled by the time it comes out, which many not occur before 2019 by any means. The report comes from Thurrott, which says that the HoloLens 2 is getting sidelined […]

TAG Heuer’s Connected Successor Reported to be Modular

February 23, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Smartphone companies are still experimenting with the modular concept, which hasn’t yet achieved its completion in smartphones. But here’s a watch company that is now eyeing to tweak with the concept on smartwatches. TAG Heuer, who has previously launched its Connected smartwatches, hasn’t kept mum on a successor for the same. But what appears surprising […]

ZTE Not to Have Its Crowd-Sourced Smartphone Launched Soon

February 23, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Chinese manufacturer ZTE is not willing to push the green button for its crowd-sourced smartphone, dubbed the Hawkeye. The company has pulled the wires off its Kickstarter campaign a day ahead of its funding deadline. The company’s decision shouldn’t disappoint the fans however. Hawkeye was initially launched as Project CSX, with the company using its […]

iPhone 8 Could Replace Touch ID with Laser Facial Recognition to Aid Screen Expansion

February 22, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Bezel-less smartphones are always a charm. But at the same time, it has kept on irking some users with the way it treats the physical home button and fingerprint sensors on the front. Even Samsung is said to have its fingerprint sensors shifted to back on Galaxy S8. However, Apple’s plans for its revolutionary iPhone […]

Skype is Making Calls and Conversations More Lively by Introducing ‘Reactions’

February 22, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Skype wants to entertain its users when engaged in calls and conversations in the video-calling platform. As a result, they are now testing a batch of new features that are soon expected to make its way onto the official app. Four new features are being tested now by Skype, and all of them are made […]

HTC Slowly Evolves into a VR Firm as it Preps New Vive VR Headset

February 18, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

HTC’s smartphone business has been going through a dull phase for quite a while, and it barely seems like the Taiwanese manufacturers could make a bounce back. Apparently, the ones who have realized this very fact the most is the company itself. As a result, the company is now expanding its VR foray to make […]

Huawei Readies AI for Building In-House Personal Assistant for Smartphones

February 18, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Huawei has managed to topple some of its Chinese rivals to become the world’s third largest smartphone vendor. But the company is now setting bigger ambitions and is vamping up its smartphone arm to isolate it from the rest in the market. As a result, Huawei is working to come up with its own personal […]

FaceApp Arrives on Android to Transform Faces with the Help of Neural Network

February 17, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

There’s an app available now which doesn’t likes serious faces. It’s that app which will always put a smile on your self-portraits or other images, thanks to the neural network employed by the app. Face App is the name of this new AI-backed app, and it’s now available for Android devices. Smiling faces are among […]

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