Google Allo Messenger Comes with In-built Google Services and Machine Learning

May 20, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Beware messengers; Google is stepping up to enter your domain. This summer, the Mountain View company will be introducing a new app called Allo, which would primarily serve as a Messenger, rivalling the services from WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. But unlike the rest, Google’s Allo would have an upper hand, which is why we mentioned […]

Tumbler iOS App Gets New GIF Posts Feature; Supports Text Overlays

May 19, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Nearly six months since Tumblr introduced its GIF creation tool, the social media app is now presenting some handy extensions centred around the same. A new update is now being rolled out for the iOS version of Tumblr, which now brings forward two handy features for all GIF lovers. One is a new feature called […]

Lenovo Moto X Line Up to be Succeeded by New Moto Z Series

May 19, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Lenovo’s flagship series Moto X enjoyed a good run ever since its birth three years ago, with more than a couple of generations of the smartphone making their way into the markets over the period. However, Lenovo is feeling the need for a change, as a result of which the brand will be going through […]

Twitter Might Soon Spare Photos, Links from 140-Character Limit

May 18, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It’s always frustrating to see the character limit in Twitter when trying to insert photos and links in tweets. However, users could soon get relieved of this, as reports are now suggesting that Photos and Links will no more be a part of the 140-character limit imposed by Twitter. The news comes from insiders, and […]

Sony’s New Xperia XA Ultra is a Selfie Beast

May 18, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

When we speak of a selfie beast among smartphone, it used to be smartphones that boasted flash cameras on the front, or dual-sensor quality in its secondary camera. But Sony has taken a step ahead, and has now come up with the pure selfie giant called the Xperia XA. From the 12 MP standards which […]

YouTube Bringing a Feature Which We All Would Love

May 17, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

YouTube’s domain expansion has been quite intriguing. From video sharing to live streams, dedicated gaming pages, it went on. Now, they are expanding to a feature which would excite countless number of people; a Messenger feature. It would seem like YouTube is taking on giants like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, but that needn’t be entirely […]

Amazon Dash Now Does More Than Just Re-Ordering Detergents & Beverages

May 17, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It felt quite weird when Amazon launched their Dash button device last year, which was designed to ease the process of re-ordering for essential home products like detergents, toilet papers, beverages, etc. with just a click. But it still generated some interest, and now, Amazon wants to do more with their button click purchasing device. […]

Facebook Moments Goes Global, Sans Face Recognition

May 14, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook Moments, the private photo-sharing application from Facebook, is now finally coming out of the United States, with the company now announcing the global expansion of the app. Launched for the US in June last year, Moments let people easily share photos between themselves by letting them create albums like in Google Photos, and sharing […]

Mi Max is Xiaomi’s Biggest Smartphone; MIUI 8 Too On its Way

May 14, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The rumored biggie device from Xiaomi has finally made its first public appearance. Called Mi Max, the new device falls under the company’s upper tier of smartphones, and will be arriving to the China markets on May 17. Mi Max is presented to the world with a host of new features, which Xiaomi believes would […]

Apple iPhone 7 to Arrive Sans Smart Connector

May 12, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It seems like Apple is ditching multiple stuff from the upcoming iPhone 7 device. Following the axing of the 3.5 mm jack headset port, it is now reported that iPhone 7 will also be coming without the Smart Connector. For those unaware, Smart Connector was one of Apple’s key technological dedication that was introduced in […]

WhatsApp Finally Available in Stand-Alone Desktop Versions

May 12, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Users will no more have to go through the somewhat irksome in-browser mode to get their WhatsApp database handled through PCs. The Facebook-owned company has finally launched a dedicated desktop variant of WhatsApp which is supported both on Windows and Mac. Although providing users a dedicated space to handle all your WhatsApp activities, the app […]

New Moto X Leak Points at a New Metal-Clad Design

May 11, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

With three generations of the Moto X flagship already being rolled out, it time for Motorola to shift gear. Now, it seems like they are doing exactly that with the next roll out from the series. The fourth-gen version of Moto X was rumored much ago as coming with a new metallic body, ripping off […]

Apple Music Connect to Get Axed in iOS 10

May 11, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It seems like Apple no more wants to provide the chance of interaction between artists and listeners. The Apple Music Connect feature that facilitated this, and which was launched along with the app, is now nearing its deadline. The upcoming iOS 10 overhaul that is expected to hit the devices this fall is now said […]

Smartwatches Can Now Be Controlled by Touching Your Skin

May 9, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

One big problem with smartwatches is that they never get bigger. Smartphones are more preferred when the display gets bigger, but it’s just the opposite when it comes to wrist wearables. The effect is that users don’t get to perform touch interactions smoothly over the tiny screen space available. The Future Interfaces Group from Human-Computer […]

GoPro Makes Video Editing Simpler with New Smartphone Apps

May 9, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Realising that not many users like to fetch their videos on to their PCs for editing, GoPro is releasing a couple of new apps for the smartphone ecosystem so as to add some finishing touches to the videos right from the mobile devices. Two new apps are now being launched –  Quik and Splice. The […]

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