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16 Feb 2018Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S9 Launch: What do we know so far
Samsung is all set to unveil its Galaxy S9 line of smartphones on February 25.
15 Feb 2018Google
Bye-bye ads! Google Chrome's integrated ad blocker to go live
As of today, Google is firing up an integrated ad blocker in Chrome in a bid to combat what it calls 'intrusive' ads.
15 Feb 2018Nokia Mobiles
Nokia 1, Nokia 7 plus leak ahead of MWC launch
The latest offerings by the HMD Global owned Nokia, namely the Nokia 1 and Nokia 7+ (or Plus), have been leaked just days ahead of their launch at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The event starts on February 26.
15 Feb 2018Space News
Aliens can destroy Earth without even setting foot here: Researchers
After all these years, what if our first alien contact isn't via spaceships, but through messages?
14 Feb 2018Gmail
Google has changed emails massively, and it's here to stay
Google is bringing its accelerated mobile pages (AMP) capabilities to email through a developer preview for Gmail.
14 Feb 2018India
Redmi Mi TV 4: World's thinnest TV, now in India
Xiaomi, along with its latest offerings, namely the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro, has also launched its first-ever smart television in India.
14 Feb 2018Android
60 million Android users hit by cryptocurrency miner malware
A malvertising campaign is targeting Android users and forcing their smartphones to mine Monero or XMR cryptocurrencies for as long as it can keep them active on shady websites.
14 Feb 2018India
Redmi Note 5, Pro launched at starting-price of Rs. 9,999
Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro in their first product launch of the year in India. The Mi TV 4 is debuting too.
14 Feb 2018Technology
Robots get a human touch with self-healing 'electronic skin'
Future is now. If technological advancements haven't impressed you so far, this certainly will. According to researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder, they have successfully developed an electronic skin (e-skin) for robots which is also fully rehealable and recyclable.
14 Feb 2018Samsung
Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S9 could be the fastest phone yet
Samsung's next flagship, the Galaxy S9, is likely to be 25 per cent faster than its predecessor, all thanks to the Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 mobile processor.
13 Feb 2018Xiaomi
Flipkart releases Redmi Note 5 teaser ahead of launch
E-commerce portal Flipkart has released a teaser on the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 which is scheduled for release on February 14.
13 Feb 2018Technology
Meet Boston Dynamics' four-legged robot which can open doors
Robotics company Boston Dynamics has released a video of its latest four-legged creation, SpotMini, opening doors.
13 Feb 2018India
Paytm, Google Tez, WhatsApp: Which wallet should you opt for?
WhatsApp's peer-to-peer payments system using the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) has been recently launched, but for now it is invite-only.
13 Feb 2018Smartphones
Apple's iPhone X has a thing for 'problems'
According to latest reports, Apple's iPhone X users are having trouble in answering phone calls owing to a frozen screen that won't turn on for several seconds after a call comes in.
12 Feb 2018India
This Smartron phone offers massive battery: Leave your power-banks behind!
Smartron, after marking its presence with Srt.phone- a phone dedicated to cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, has launched another budget Android smartphone for the Indian market.
12 Feb 2018Paytm
Love to quiz? These apps help you learn and earn
Quizzers and people with a thirst for knowledge are in for some good news.
11 Feb 2018Nokia Mobiles
Nokia, Xiaomi and others to launch 5G smartphones by 2019
Qualcomm today announced a partnership with major mobile phone manufacturers such as Asus, HMD Global (Nokia seller), LG, Sony Mobiles, Xiaomi, etc. for the launch of 5G-enabled smartphones.
11 Feb 2018India
Top 7 electric cars showcased at Auto Expo 2018
Electric cars are in the spotlight at the ongoing Auto Expo 2018 where the electric vehicles space reportedly saw the most activity.
11 Feb 2018India
How to send and receive money on WhatsApp
Earlier this week, WhatsApp started testing its Unified Payment Interface-based payment service in India.
10 Feb 2018South Korea
1,218 drones set world record at Winter Olympic Games 2018
The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games 2018 saw a record-setting performance of 1,218 drones, flying in sync to create huge formations of various Olympic sports and the iconic Olympic rings.
10 Feb 2018Airbnb
Google rewards $2.9 million under its Bug Bounty Program
Google has announced on its official Security Blog that the company paid out $2.9 million to security researchers in 2017 under its Bug Bounty Program.
09 Feb 2018iOS
Apple rejecting third-party apps that are using its emojis
According to reports, Apple is rejecting apps from the App Store that are using its emoji set outside the keyboard.
09 Feb 2018SpaceX
The car SpaceX sent towards Mars takes a wrong turn
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's personal Tesla Roadster car, which is currently floating in deep space, is heading towards an asteroid belt instead of Mars.
09 Feb 2018South Korea
Reliance JioTV to exclusively stream Winter Olympic Games in India
Reliance Jio has bagged the digital content streaming rights to broadcast the Winter Olympic Games 2018 in India.
09 Feb 2018India
Auto Expo 2018: BMW launches new M3 sedan, M4 coupe
In the ongoing Auto Expo, BMW has launched the 2018 editions of its M3 sedan for Rs. 1.30 cr (ex-showroom) and M4 coupe for Rs. 1.33cr (ex-showroom).
09 Feb 2018Celebrity
Reddit bans AI-powered porn videos that feature celebrity faces
Knowledge-sharing website Reddit has banned its r/deepfakes subreddit discussion thread that created AI-powered porn videos using celebrities' faces.
08 Feb 2018Lifestyle
Legos, video games boost spatial skills in children: Study
Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and Carleton College in Minnesota have found out that children who play with Legos and certain video games develop better spatial skills than the ones who don't.
08 Feb 2018Android
Google developing Netflix-like service for video games
According to media reports, Google is developing a subscription-based video game streaming service that will allow users to play video games online without the need for a dedicated gaming console.
Auto Expo 2018: Mercedes-Benz launches Maybach S650 in India
Mercedes-Benz India has launched its Maybach S650 car in the country at the ongoing Auto Expo 2018.
WhatsApp to allow users to send money through the app
WhatsApp has started testing out its Payment feature in India which will allow users to send and receive money through the chat app.
08 Feb 2018Maruti Suzuki
Auto Expo'18: Maruti Suzuki launches third-generation Swift for Rs. 5lakh
Maruti Suzuki has launched its much-awaited third-generation Swift car at Auto Expo 2018.
UC Browser launches latest version in India; crosses 130mn users
Chinese tech giant Alibaba-owned UCWeb has announced a new version of its UC Browser in India, called UC Browser 12.0.
08 Feb 2018Google
You can now book flights, hotels on Google's search engine
Google has updated its Search platform to allow users to book flights and hotels directly through it.
07 Feb 2018Google
Google's Motion Stills app gets augmented reality upgrade
Google's Motion Stills app, a video and GIF editing platform, is getting an augmented reality (AR) update.
07 Feb 2018Samsung
Massive price-cuts on top smartphones from Samsung, Nokia, HTC, OPPO
There have been a number of smartphone launches in every price-range in the first month of 2018. With the entry of a slew of new devices, several 2017 smartphones from major companies like Samsung, Nokia, HTC, Vivo, OPPO among others witnessed massive price-cuts.
07 Feb 2018Android
Android Nougat becomes Google's most popular Operating System
According to Google's latest analysis of the Android market share for the month of February 2018, the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system (OS) has officially become the most used Android OS.
Google partners with NCERT to impart internet safety lessons
Google has partnered with NCERT in a bid to provide internet safety training to students.
"Squeezable" HTC U11+ launched for Rs. 56,990 in India
Taiwanese smartphone-giant HTC has finally launched its premium flagship HTC U11+ for Rs. 56,990 in India, three months after its global launch.
07 Feb 2018Android
WhatsApp will let you add 3 people in group video-calls
WhatsApp is all set to allow users to add up to three people in a video call.
Delhi Auto Expo 2018: All you need to know
The 14th edition of the Auto Expo has kick-started in Greater Noida.