Google Starts Pilot-Studying Hands-Free Payment

March 4, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Android Pay from Google has gone down well with many of the Google users worldwide. Over 9 million users currently get their payments carried out through the digital wallet. But Google always pictured future payments in their minds even with the success of Android Pay, eventually giving birth to Hands Free app last year. And […]

HTC M10 Flagship Teaser Revealed

March 4, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Remember how HTC flamboyantly bragged about its One M9 device ahead of MWC 15? It didn’t pay off last year, as One M9 was criticized heavily for what it featured. Picking up lessons from this, HTC has gone the other way this year by shrugging off the MWC event, and deciding to have a shot […]

Hound from SoundHound Arrives to Outwit Personal Assistant Majors

March 3, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Thought Google, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft are the only ones excelling with personal virtual assistants? That’s probably because many of us never got to know what a Santa Clara-based startup was cooking over the past few months. Enter Hound, the new personal assistant from the house of music search app Sound Hound, into the virtual […]

Phantom Drone Gets Smarter with AI to Get Past Obstacles and Track Humans

March 3, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Every time DJI tosses a new version of its Phantom drone, it brings in something for us to be awestruck about. The drone manufacturer hasn’t let us down with the new updater Phantom 4 drone too, as the series now gets evolved to be one of the smartest photo-capturing rigs with its new features. The […]

Google Just Opened a Dedicated VR Store for Google Cardboard with Mattel Bonus

March 2, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Cheers! There’s finally a way to have an official Google Cardboard kit purchased in its full form from an official vendor. The third party-only nature of Google Cardboard is now finally getting dropped as Google has just started its dedicated VR section in Google Store. The official channel for purchase will now bring forward a […]

Raspberry Fosters Pi Performance Again with No Price Hike

March 2, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Raspberry Pi launch was indeed a wonder, having come cheap and cheerful. Considering its reasonable computing power for its size and price, it indeed was. It was later upgraded with more power without any big price jumps in its v2.0. Now comes the biggest of all updates! The company has just announced the version 3.0 […]

Apple iPhone SE Set for March Debut; Prices leak

March 1, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Just when you thought the plethora of smartphone launches will wind up after the MWC, big player Apple is entering the scene. And they are holding aloft a couple of new products to be showcased during the second half of March. iPhone SE, which has been in the rumors for over months, has been now […]

WhatsApp to Axe Support for Aged Devices this Year

March 1, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Are you among those who still prefer to boot up your WhatsApp chats from the device on which you had it installed first? If yes, you might have to soon give up your modus operandi, as your device might just be within the circle of operating systems for which WhatsApp is ditching its support. The […]

Microsoft Stops Bridging Android Apps to Windows 10

February 29, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Developers all around had the freedom of porting their Android apps to Windows 10 easily with the help of Project Astoria. But that has now become a bygone story, as Microsoft has announced that it has stopped the support of Android app ports for Windows 10 via Project Astoria. It’s not that Microsoft has any […]

Vizio TV to Ditch Apps to Bring in Built-in Chromecast Functionality

February 29, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Those familiar with Google’s casting dongle will find no difficulty in realising how good it would have been if it came integrated with their TV sets. Thankfully, Google too has picked this up and has been working for the same in the recent months. And now, it brings more delight to our ears as we […]

There’s More You Can Do Now in Google Docs with Your Voice

February 27, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Not many are aware of the fact that typing a document on Google Drive just needs you to convey those texts through voices. But yes, it does exist. And the time is right to check it out now, if you haven’t as yet, as Google is enhancing its Docs with some new additional voice controls. […]

Xiaomi Mi5 to be the First Device with Snapdragon 820 SoC to Hit the Markets

February 27, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Xiaomi finally lifted the wraps off its flagship Mi5 smartphone in their homeland. As predicted, it features the new Snapdragon 820 SoC from Qualcomm. Although, it didn’t evoke that novel feeling during the launch, and that was only because we had other flagships like Samsung Galaxy S6 and LG G5 launched with the same SoC […]

Microsoft’s New Android Keyboard will be the Hub of your Smartphone Operations

February 26, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Keyboards for Android devices are available aplenty in app stores. So, when one says there is a new keyboard out to be tested, it may not evoke any big interest in Android users, unless it comes from Microsoft. There are plenty of reasons to get excited about this, as this new keyboard, called Hub, comes […]

Will Sony’s March-Unveiling Restate the Pricey Truth about Virtual Reality?

February 26, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The tech arena is picking up the seeds sown by Facebook-owned Oculus. After it announced the official shipping and pricing of its Rift VR gear, HTC has come up with their Vive unveiling, and will soon be followed by Japanese manufacturer Sony. The company has just confirmed that its PlayStation VR is having its final […]

Volvo Envisions Replacing Your Physical Car Keys with Smartphone App

February 25, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

We live in a period where physical keys are giving way to the keyless technology. But in the midst of all that, Swedish car manufacturer Volvo is dreaming big with the future of automotive industry; a virtual key in the form of smartphone app. The company has now revealed its ongoing project that’s working towards […]

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