Microsoft Translator App Brings Major Overhauls in Android

April 27, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Microsoft’s Translator app is not the first pick for Android customers when it comes to translating. The app does carry out its job to perfection, but there are obvious shortcomings which instantly hand the upper hand to the Google Translator app. But we see Microsoft trying hard to strike off its shortcomings, as the Redmond […]

Facebook Group Calling in Messenger Arrives

April 26, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook is expanding the communication possibilities through its Messenger platform. The world’s largest social media has started offering group voice calls to the participants of group chat in the Messenger platform. The new feature is being packed along with the latest update that can be obtained from the app stores. It’s made available both for […]

Amazon’s Alexa will Soon Step Up to Smartwatch

April 26, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Amazon has got high ambitions with Alexa, and it was revealed with the second wave of Alexa integrated speakers. Now, their vision is slowly gaining ground, as we are soon to witness the first smartwatch powered by Amazon Alexa – the CoWatch. Coming from iMCO, the CoWatch is currently running its crowd-funding campaign in Indiegogo. […]

After WhatsApp, Viber Adds End-to-End Encryption

April 25, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

WhatsApp recently made the bold move of encrypting all its messages on an end-to-end basis amidst all the controversies that prevailed over user security. It now appears that the Facebook-owned company has just kicked-off a series of similar moves from its counterparts. Toeing the WhatsApp line is another major messenger platform in smartphones, Viber. The […]

Android Devices Will Finally Have an Answer to 3D Touch in Android N

April 25, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It’s a long time since the reports of a pressure-sensitive touch got coupled with Android devices. Many vendors were initially rumored to feature 3D Touch alternatives in their already launched flagship devices. But as of now, we do not have a single device that features the long called Force Touch feature. However, new reports indicate […]

Skype for Web Gets Plug-in Free Features, Partially

April 23, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Soon after the launch of Skype for Web services, Microsoft revealed its plan to make the service go plug-in free for browsers so as to make it more easy and accessible through the web. Now after six months since the revelation, Microsoft has kept its promise by previewing the first plug-in free version of Skype […]

GoPro New VR Cam and Sharing Platform Set to Charm

April 23, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

VR creators these days are never content with a single hardware offering. Take the case of Facebook; following the launch of Oculus in markets, they have now revealed that they are behind a VR cam prototype. The latest one to join this expansion list is GoPro, which itself is primarily a camera manufacturer. The company […]

Nexus 2016 Rumors Surface Following Huawei 7P Trademark News

April 22, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Huawei’s maiden attempt with the Nexus brand was well lauded for its neat and clean output. And now it appears that the Chinese manufacturer will continue to expand the Nexus brand. According to reports, Huawei has trademarked the name Huawei 7P, which very much confirms that a new Nexus device from Huawei is in the […]

Huawei VR Headset for Flagship Devices Launched

April 22, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Following the likes of many tech vendors including Samsung, Chinese manufacturer Huawei has decided to slowly step into the VR industry. The company has now announced its first official VR headset for its flagship devices like Huawei P9, P9 Plus and the Mate 8 at Shanghai. Huawei’s VR headset is simply called Huawei VR, and […]

Instagram Gets New Video-Oriented Additions in Explore

April 21, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Instagram has kept its focus on photo hosting, ever since its launch and it still does. But that’s not stopping the Facebook-owned services in adding new video-oriented services to the platform. With videos becoming inevitable on social media platforms, Instagram is now focussed on giving a better hand for the videos in the Explore section. […]

Google Now Lets You Build Customized Nexus Cases

April 21, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The Nexus range is now getting a new addition.  No, we haven’t yet heard anything about the new Nexus device, but it’s the new range of smartphone cases that we are talking about. Called the Live Case, this new official casing from Google lets users design their own custom cases using any photo of their […]

Google Calendar Wants to Become Your Trainer in Achieving Goals

April 19, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Be it exercise or any other skill learning, we do need a gentle push from behind to keep us ticking in achieving it. Now, technology is coming at your aid in the form of Google Calendars. The company has just added a new feature, called Goals, in the latest update of the app falling in […]

Facebook Introduces Surround 360, the 3D VR Camera

April 19, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook did have a surprise package for the F8 conference. While it was believed that their VR involvement would be in the form of video overhauls in the social media, the company took the audience by a surprise by launching a hardware device alongside; the new hardware companion for Oculus Rift. They launched the new […]

Android Hands Free Control Now Enters Beta

April 18, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google Access, the app that made a stupendous debut during last year’s I/O conference, is finally psyching up to enter the smartphone arena. The company has now announced the Beta version of Google Access has gone live for all. Although being open for all, Google says the new app is being developed by keeping in […]

Periscope to Soon Let You Sketch Doodles on Streaming Videos

April 18, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook’s entry into live stream has witnessed the adoption of many features from Twitter’s Periscope services. And now, it seems that Periscope is turning its sight into Snapchat to get its live stream video service overhauled. Currently, the Twitter-owned platform is testing a new feature for its beta users which would let broadcasters sketch doodles […]

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