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01 Mar 2018iPhone
WhatsApp for iPhone gets new time and location stickers
WhatsApp on iOS has been updated to add a couple of features to the instant messaging app.
01 Mar 2018Google
Google is the new Slack: Launches workplace communication tool
Google has globally launched Hangouts Chat, a workplace communication tool, as a core part of its G Suite offerings.
01 Mar 2018IIT Madras
IIT-Madras, Applied Materials India to conduct joint-research in Artificial Intelligence
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras signed a joint development agreement with Applied Materials India to conduct research in Data Sciences, Machine learning, and Artificial Intelligence.
01 Mar 2018India
OnePlus 6 leaked: Image shows iPhone X-like notch, dual cameras
The high-end OnePlus 6 smartphone is expected to be launched in May or June this year, but leaks about the device have already started surfacing on the web.
01 Mar 2018Twitter
Twitter launches Bookmarks feature to privately save tweets
Twitter has now globally launched its Bookmarks feature, which provides users a way to save the tweets they like or might want to revisit.
01 Mar 2018Facebook
Facebook does a LinkedIn: Rolls out job application feature
Facebook is rolling out its job application feature, which was previously only available in the US and Canada, to over 40 countries.
01 Mar 2018France
Google received 2.4mn "Right to be Forgotten" requests since 2014
According to Google's latest transparency report, the tech giant has received 2.4 million "Right to be Forgotten" requests since 2014, when the law regarding the same was first passed.
01 Mar 2018India
Here is how you can pre-book Galaxy S9 in India
Pre-registrations for Samsung's latest Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones are now open on Airtel's online store for buyers in India.
01 Mar 2018Android
ASUS ZenFone 5Z, 5: iPhone X's Android brothers
ASUS has unveiled two new smartphones, namely the ZenFone 5Z and ZenFone 5, at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
28 Feb 2018Apple
Apple patents full OLED display touch keyboard
Apple has recently patented a keyboard in the form of a full OLED display.
28 Feb 2018Ram (Random Access Memory)
ASUS launches ZenFone Max (M1) with 4,000-mAh battery
ASUS, the Taiwanese computer and electronics manufacturer, unveiled the ZenFone Max (M1) yesterday at the Mobile World Congress.
India's first Aadhaar Pay-enabled payment terminal launched
Bengaluru-based payment services company Ezetap has launched India's first open-platform, smart GPRS payment terminal which is enabled with Aadhaar Pay.
Royal Enfield launches two new Thunderbird models starting Rs. 1.56L
Niche bike-maker Royal Enfield launched a new range of its popular model Thunderbird -Thunderbird 500X and Thunderbird 350X- priced at Rs. 1,98,878 and Rs. 1,56,849 (ex-showroom Delhi), respectively.
Changes you can expect in the upcoming WhatsApp update
The much-awaited WhatsApp update will soon hit the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.
28 Feb 2018Moon
Vodafone to create the first 4G network on the moon
Germany-based new-space company PTScientists has partnered with Vodafone and Nokia to create a 4G network on the moon in 2019.
28 Feb 2018Xiaomi
Lava Z50 becomes India's first Android Go smartphone
Indian phone maker Lava International has launched the first Android Go smartphone in the country called the Z50.
28 Feb 2018iPhone
Apple to launch three new iPhones this year
Apple will reportedly launch three new smartphones this year: the largest iPhone ever, an upgraded device the size of iPhone X, and a cheaper iPhone with some of the flagship phone's key features.
Sony's latest flagships Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact coming this March
At the MWC 2018, Sony Mobile has unveiled its two new flagship smartphones namely the Xperia XZ2 and the Xperia XZ2 Compact.
28 Feb 2018Samsung
#Holi2018: These waterproof smartphones will survive the splash
Holi - the feStival of colors, pichkaris, and water balloons - is just around the corner.
27 Feb 2018Social Media
Vero: The new, popular kid on the social block
Vero, a social media app that has been around since 2015, is gaining sudden popularity.
27 Feb 2018YouTube
YouTube updates live streaming, adds new features
YouTube has announced a slew of updates to its live streaming feature for both creators and viewers.
Mercedes-Benz's new car becomes India's first BS-VI vehicle
Mercedes-Benz has launched the new S-Class 350d car at a starting price of Rs 1.33 crore.
27 Feb 2018Fashion Tips
Drones carry D&G handbags in fashion show
Italian luxury fashion brand Dolce & Gabanna has made a bunch of flying drones carry handbags down the runway at the Milan Fashion Week.
27 Feb 2018Samsung
AR Emoji is not inspired by Apple's Animoji: Samsung
Samsung's recently launched Galaxy S9 smartphone is creating a lot of buzz with its impressive features, be it the dual aperture camera or the real-time translate support.
Nokia Sirocco 8: Nokia's best Android smartphone yet
The HMD Global owned Nokia brand has launched its best Android phone to date. Named Nokia 8 Sirocco, the flagship smartphone was launched on Sunday at Nokia's mobile launch event in Barcelona.
BlackBerry to launch high-end smartphone called Ghost in India: Reports
According to media reports, BlackBerry is working on bringing a premium phone to India called the BlackBerry Ghost.
27 Feb 2018Astronauts
A Spacesuit that helps to keep astronauts happy
Scientists are developing 'happy space suits' that can monitor symptoms of depression in astronauts, and provide real time feedback to improve the atmosphere of the spacecraft as well as boost the occupants' mood.
27 Feb 2018Samsung
Galaxy S9 or Pixel 2 XL: Which phone to buy?
While Samsung has just launched its much-awaited Galaxy S9 at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, Google's Pixel 2 XL was launched in October last year as an all-encompassing Android favorite.
26 Feb 2018Moon
ISRO to build lunar habitats for astronauts on moon
With the potential to become India's biggest science program, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has started working on a project that aims at building igloos or "lunar habitats" on the moon.
26 Feb 2018Smartphones
MWC'18: Vivo unveils concept phone with world's highest screen-to-body ratio
Chinese phone maker Vivo has unveiled a FullView concept smartphone at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, which has the world's highest screen-to-body ratio at 98%.
26 Feb 2018Samsung
Xiaomi to launch Mi Mix 2S smartphone on March 27
Xiaomi has announced that the company will launch its Mi Mix 2S smartphone on March 27.
JLab launches third generation of its Epic Sport wireless headphones
Audio devices company JLab has launched its third-generation of Epic Sport earbuds that are wireless headphones designed to be used while running or exercising.
26 Feb 2018Smartphones
Mobile World Congress: ZTE announces three new budget smartphones
Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE has announced three new budget smartphones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona.
Children struggle to hold pens/pencils due to excessive touchscreen use
According to a new study, children are struggling to use pens/pencils because of the excessive use of touchscreen phones. Touchscreen is damaging their dexterity, specialists have claimed.
26 Feb 2018Huawei
Mobile World Congress: Huawei launches world's first commercial 5G-modem
Chinese tech giant Huawei has unveiled the first ever commercial 5G modem in the world at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona.
A smart contact lens that can monitor blood sugar levels
Scientists have developed a smart contact lens that can monitor blood sugar levels from tears of the patients suffering from diabetes, spelling an end for painful needle pricks.
26 Feb 2018Lifestyle
Tinder helping youngsters cheat on their partners: Study
Dating app Tinder, which is supposed to help people form new relationships, is increasingly helping youngsters cheat on their partners, a study claims.
25 Feb 2018Samsung
#MWC2018: Samsung finally unveils much-awaited Galaxy S9, S9+
Samsung has finally unveiled the much-awaited Galaxy S9 and S9+ at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona.
25 Feb 2018Nokia Mobiles
#MWC2018: HMD Global officially launches affordable Nokia 1 Android-Go smartphone
Nokia phone-maker HMD Global is all set to launch a bunch of new Android smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona.
25 Feb 2018Qualcomm
Mobile World Congress 2018: AI, 5G, IoT to take center-stage
Mobile World Congress (MWC), a pilgrimage for smartphone and gadget lovers, has grown to become the launch-pad for digital transformation as well.