Chatbots and Instant Article under Limelight at Facebook F8

April 13, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

F8, the annual developer conference of Facebook will be getting underway in a while at Fort Mason Centre in San Francisco. There has been no official word on what is going to get unveiled during the conference that will be taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday. However, few features have now emerged which appear very […]

iOS 9.3.1 Has Got a Handy Bug Hidden Inside

April 13, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The reason behind the sudden flushing out of iOS 9.3.1 was that the previous 9.3 version was so bug-laden. Users who get their iOS updated did find it to be useful in suppressing many bugs, but there were still many present, along with some new ones. Interestingly, one among those bugs is now appearing to […]

Reddit App Instantly Tops the Chart Following Official Launch

April 12, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It was a long wait for smartphone users to get their hands on the official Reddit app. The wait came to an end recently, after Reddit finally rolled out the official app following months of beta. And it now appears that the app has become an instant favorite at the app stores. According to data […]

Microsoft’s Hub Keyboard now Live on iOS too

April 12, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Microsoft introduced a powerful keyboard for the Office 365-savvy ones a couple of months ago in Android. It wasn’t made clear whether it will get expanded to iOS devices at that point of time. But here we are now, with Microsoft launching its Hub Keyboard for the iOS users. Similar to the Android version, the […]

Outlook Adds Third-Party Calendar Integration for Smartphones

April 9, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

A new service introduced by Microsoft will now make the Outlook app for smartphones even more enjoyable. From now on, Outlook users will be able to integrate calendar events from new third-party apps. This will include the syncing of reminders and events from Wunderlist, Evernote and Facebook. All these now come in addition to the […]

Facebook Introducing New Ways to Add Friends on Messenger

April 9, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook’s Messenger platform stands as the world’s second most used messenger platform, only behind its sister app WhatsApp. Several milestones have been planted along its path, but the company is eager to expand that, for which they are bringing some new overhauls to the app. The first one that has arrived is a new feature […]

Huawei P9 Finally Gets Launched Along with a Bigger, Plus Version

April 8, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Huawei has finally unwrapped the P9 smartphone that has been much been anticipated after having been part of the rumor mills for a while. At an event that took place in London, the Chinese firm also launched the bigger brother of the device, called the Huawei P9 Plus alongside. Except for a few features, Huawei […]

Apple Finally Will Let You Hide Unwanted Apps

April 8, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Apple stock apps do not fall under the ‘frequently used’ category. They remain ones that make the iOS Springboard appear clumsier. Until now, the only possible option was to group them under a folder so that they don’t remain scattered. But users can now stay relieved knowing that the company is planning to bring an […]

Vivaldi Browser from Opera Co-Founder Finally Goes Public

April 7, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Opera Co-Founder and former CEO Jon von Tetzchner is finally up with the public launch of the much talked about Vivaldi browser. Vivaldi v1.0 is now up and running to be used by all, after having been under development for a prolonged period. Vivaldi is one browser that has taken the U-turn from the current […]

WhatsApp Conversations Now Totally End-to-End Encrypted

April 7, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook, the parent firm of WhatsApp, was among the few tech firms that stood by Apple when the latter’s battle with FBI got gripping. And now, the company has decided to step up the game through WhatsApp, one of the world’s most used chat platform. Back in November 2014, WhatsApp has revealed that it will […]

Facebook Deploys AI to Help Easy Use of Social Media by Visually Impaired

April 6, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook is bridging the gap between the social networking world and visually impaired people. The company is currently relying on artificial intelligence to usher in a technology that would improve the use of Facebook by the visually challenged people. The feature developed by Facebook, called automatic alternative text, has already started its run, and has […]

BlackBerry Marshmallow Beta for Priv Launches Amid Struggling Sales

April 6, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

BlackBerry has announced that its first Android output, the BlackBerry Priv, will soon have the latest update of the operation system it runs – Android Marshmallow. Users of the BlackBerry Priv can now have access to the public beta of the Android Marshmallow OS in their devices, which currently runs the older Android Lollipop version […]

Acer Unveils World’s Largest Chromebase at 24-inch; Specializes in Video Conferences

April 5, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Acer has expanded its Chromebase line up with the addition of a new 24-inch sized Chromebase, making it the world’s biggest device powered by the Chrome OS. Priced at $799, the all-in-one PC from Acer now also shifts the focus of the company’s Chromebase series from home to enterprise segment. Besides being the largest Chromebase, […]

Miitomo, Nintendo’s First Smartphone App, Goes Global

April 5, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Nintendo has retained its unique-bizarre trait very well with the new Miitomo app that got launched initially in Japan. Now, they are taking the strangeness all the way to the west as the app now finally gets a global release. Miitomo’s role as a social hub was much discussed even before it made its debut […]

Skype’s Latest Preview Comes with Cortana-powered Skype Bots

April 4, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Microsoft’s Build 2016 developer conference in San Francisco had plenty to offer for Windows 10. But alongside, it has also given some new additions to Skype, its video chatting platform – all of which will now be available to consumers and developers in the preview. A huge addition on Skype now is the result of […]

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