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27 Mar 2018India
Nokia 1 running Oreo (Go Edition) launched at Rs. 5,499
First announced at the MWC in February this year, the Nokia 1 phone by HMD Global has finally come to India for Rs. 5,499.
27 Mar 2018Ram (Random Access Memory)
Moto G6, G6 Plus, G6 Play: Price, specifications and more
Lenovo, Motorola's parent company, will soon launch the Moto G6 and Moto G6 Plus smartphones.
27 Mar 2018OPPO
Love taking selfies? Here are the current best selfie smartphones
Selfies are now a huge trend, and smartphone-makers are ensuring that they don't fall behind in bringing handsets with good front cameras.
26 Mar 2018Paris
Huawei P20, Pro to launch on March 27: Details here
Full specifications of the Huawei P20 Pro and the P20 smartphones have been leaked online ahead of their official launch in Paris on March 27 (2PM IST).
26 Mar 2018SpaceX
SpaceX's Falcon 9 created a giant hole in the ionosphere
A group of researchers have determined that SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, launched in August 2017 (the Formosat-5 mission), created a gigantic circular shock wave, carving a nearly 900-km-wide hole into the plasma of the ionosphere.
26 Mar 2018Alibaba Group
Ford and Alibaba launch car vending machine in China
Ford and Chinese tech giant Alibaba have partnered to launch a car vending machine, called the Super Test Drive Center, in Guangzhou, China.
26 Mar 2018Smartphones
Apple is planning a new color variant of iPhone X
Apple launched its 10th anniversary $1,000 iPhone X - the company's most powerful iPhone yet. However, Apple's claim didn't get echoed with the sentiments of the customers and the company recorded lower-than-expected sales.
26 Mar 2018OPPO
OPPO launches F7 smartphone with 25MP, AI-powered front camera
OPPO has launched its latest F7 smartphone that features a whopping 25MP, AI-powered selfie camera, and an iPhone X-like notch.
26 Mar 2018WhatsApp
WhatsApp gets payments through QR code, advanced GIF search feature
WhatsApp has unveiled the capability of sending payments on the app by scanning QR codes.
26 Mar 2018Facebook
Facebook has been collecting call, SMS records from Android devices
After the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal blew up in the last few weeks, users have become more aware of data privacy and security on the social media platform.
25 Mar 2018Apple
Everything you should know about Apple's upcoming low-cost iPad
Apple will host its first big launch event of the year on March 27 that will focus on the theme of education.
Meet 'Saras', India's first indigenously made passenger plane
Indian scientists and Indian Air Force have once again committed to the development and testing of the country's first passenger and transport plane, Saras, a 19-seater turboprop aircraft.
Bengaluru: Microsoft to hold first-of-its-kind AI summit on Mar 28
Tech giant Microsoft will host 'AI for All' summit in Bengaluru on March 28 to exhibit use cases of artificial intelligence (AI) across sectors.
OPPO F7 with 25MP camera to launch on March 26
The OPPO F7 smartphone will be launched in India on March 26 at an event slated to start at 2:30 pm IST.
Xiaomi brings Hotstar app to Mi TVs; launches new Mi-backbacks
Xiaomi has introduced Hotstar app to its Mi Smart TVs, allowing users access to a host of new TV shows, movies, and sports shows on their Mi TVs.
25 Mar 2018Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi app sharing user information without consent: Security researcher
French security researcher Elliot Alderson, who's been in the news for discovering major security flaws in the Aadhaar app, has found out that the official Narendra Modi app on Android is allegedly sharing user information with a US-based company called CleverTap without their consent.
25 Mar 2018iPhone
Apple's "foldable iPhone" may finally arrive in 2020: Report
Foldable smartphones are clearly the next big thing - while Samsung's foldable Galaxy X is going to launch in "a few years", latest reports claim Apple is going to release a foldable iPhone in just two years.
25 Mar 2018Uber
Self-driving cars are not perfect, but they are the future
A 49-year-old woman was killed in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday after being hit by a self-driving Uber.
Typing BFF on Facebook? Don't, it won't help
If you want to check how easy it is to spread fake news and misinformation on Facebook, the BFF hoax is a glowing example.
24 Mar 2018Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ have 'dead-screens' issue and it is annoying
Days after the global release of the Samsung's flagship phones, a number of Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ owners are reporting issues of screen unresponsiveness.
24 Mar 2018Security
Elliot Alderson: The ethical hacker who exposed Aadhaar's security flaws
A few weeks ago, French security researcher Baptiste Robert, who is better known by his Twitter username Elliot Alderson, hacked into the Aadhaar app within a minute and reportedly gained access to 22,000 Aadhaar card details.
24 Mar 2018Snapchat
Snapchat makes it easier to find friends through Map Explore
Snapchat's parent company Snap has introduced a new feature on the photo-sharing platform's Snap Map functionality called Map Explore.
Lava launches India's first Android Go smartphone at Rs. 2,400
Lava Z50 has finally been launched as India's first Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone.
24 Mar 2018Google
Users can send money on Google Pay through voice commands
Google has rolled out a capability that allows users in the US to transact via Google Pay simply by giving voice commands to Google Assistant.
Samsung quietly launched the Galaxy J7 Prime 2 in India
In a rather quiet move, Samsung has launched the successor to the Galaxy J7 Prime smartphone in India - the Galaxy J7 Prime 2.
24 Mar 2018Chicago
Apple's mysterious "Education Event" on 27 March: What to expect?
Apple hosts an event every spring to unveil new products and release major updates, but this year, it's holding a special education-focused event to take us on a "field trip" on 27 March.
24 Mar 2018Smartphones
Everything to know about OnePlus 6: Features, specs and price
OnePlus CEO Pete Lau had earlier said, in a statement, that the company's 2018 flagship phone would be announced in Q2.
24 Mar 2018Xiaomi
Xiaomi is rolling out MIUI 9.5 to these 33 devices
Xiaomi has announced it would be soon rolling out its latest MIUI 9.5 -the next version of Android-based firmware MIUI- to as many as 33 devices.
23 Mar 2018India
Vivo V9 launched in India, priced at Rs. 22,990
Days after its unveiling in Thailand, Vivo has launched its V9 smartphone in India today.
23 Mar 2018WhatsApp
Siri privacy bug on iOS 11 compromises your hidden notifications
If you think iOS 11 is a mess, you're not alone. Apple's latest operating system has been bug-ridden since its launch. And keeping aside those battery draining issues and applications being unresponsive, iOS 11 bugs didn't even spare the $1,000 iPhone X.
23 Mar 2018India
Acer's most-powerful gaming desktop launched in India
Expanding its portfolio of gaming desktops, Acer has launched its most-powerful gaming desktop yet - the Predator Orion 9000 in India.
22 Mar 2018Odisha
Didn't make the Nokia 5233 phone that exploded: HMD Global
Nokia's parent company HMD Global has said that the Nokia 5233 phone that recently exploded in Odisha wasn't manufactured by it.
22 Mar 2018Cryptocurrency
Bitcoin will be world's only currency in 10yrs: Twitter CEO
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said in an interview that bitcoin will become the world's "single currency" within the next 10 years.
22 Mar 2018Samsung
Can't wait for foldable Samsung GalaxyX? Qualcomm's got bad news!
Samsung recently launched the much-awaited Galaxy S9 duo but what everyone's eagerly waiting for is the foldable Galaxy X.
22 Mar 2018iPhone
5.8-inch upcoming iPhone can be cheapest of all next-generation models
As per its annual ritual, Apple will launch its new iPhone models in the second half of the year.
22 Mar 2018India
WhatsApp finally comes to JioPhone
According to reports, WhatsApp has been finally spotted on Reliance Jio's JioPhone that runs on the KaiOS software.
22 Mar 2018Uber
Police releases video footage of Uber's autonomous car accident
After an autonomous Uber car was involved in an accident that resulted in a pedestrian death in Tempe, Arizona, the Tempe Police Department has released the first footage of the fatal crash.
22 Mar 2018Facebook
Will #DeleteFacebook save us from an expected apocalypse?
Seventy years ago, we met Winston Smith, whose ever-changing reality was defined by Big Brother.
22 Mar 2018India
Google Maps shortcuts are live for some users in India
Google's Maps team is working to expand the use cases of the app alongwith making it more relevant for a diverse country like India.
22 Mar 2018Android
Google's 'Just a Line' Augmented Reality app is a must-try
In what is being termed as an Augmented Reality (AR) experiment by the company, Google has launched 'Just a line' - a free app that lets you doodle in AR mode.