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08 Apr 2018Florida
NASA: Humanity's first flight to Sun scheduled for July
Humanity's first mission to the Sun is undergoing final preparations ahead of its scheduled launch on July 31.
08 Apr 2018Mumbai
Reliance Jio provides high-speed internet at IPL venues
Reliance Jio has announced that it will deploy pre-5G Massive MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) advanced technology at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium and Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium for the entirety of IPL 2018.
08 Apr 2018Android
Our next smartphone will offer a better camera, says Essential
While the Andy Rubin-backed Essential did impress us with its modern looks and the trend setting notch, it disappointed many because of its poor camera.
07 Apr 2018Google
Google's 2018 flagship smartphone gets a name
When it comes to naming its software or hardware, Google has always been secretive. But, it appears that the tech giant has mistakenly leaked the name for its 2018 flagship smartphone.
07 Apr 2018Facebook
Facebook will allow users to "unsend" messages in Messenger
After it was reported that Mark Zuckerberg's sent messages on Messenger were erased from personal chats, Facebook has come up with plans to launch an "unsend" feature for all users.
07 Apr 2018Technology
Indian researcher develops device that understands what you are thinking
Indian-origin researcher Arnav Kapur, along with his team at the MIT Media Lab, has developed a device that can understand and act upon the words you are saying in your head.
07 Apr 2018India
Galaxy J7 Duo smartphone spotted on Samsung India's website
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo smartphone has been spotted on Samsung India's official website in the form of a product listing and a user manual.
07 Apr 2018OnePlus 6
OnePlus 6 pegged at starting price of Rs. 33,999
The internet is rife with leaks and rumors about the OnePlus 6, which is expected to launch next month.
06 Apr 2018Facebook
Facebook allowed data scraping through phone numbers for years
Facebook recently revealed that a maximum of 87 million users could have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
06 Apr 2018iPhone
WhatsApp allows hands-free recording of voice notes
WhatsApp for Android has rolled out a new feature that will allow users to lock the voice recording button on the latest beta version 2.18.102.
06 Apr 2018Facebook
Tinder logs out users after Facebook updates data privacy policies
After Facebook recently revealed that a maximum of 87 million users could have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal and updated its data privacy policies against third-party apps, Tinder users who had signed up through Facebook Login have been booted off the dating app.
06 Apr 2018Twitter
Twitter removed 1.2 million terrorist accounts since August 2015
Twitter has published its 12th biannual Twitter Transparency Report, where it revealed that the micro-blogging platform has removed 1.2 million accounts for "promoting terrorism" since August 2015.
06 Apr 2018India
OnePlus may launch Avengers Edition this month
The OnePlus 6 may not have a formal launch date yet but the company's CEO Pete Lau has already confirmed kthe ey details about the smartphone.
06 Apr 2018Xiaomi
Xiaomi launches crowdfunding platform in India
Xiaomi has launched its crowdfunding platform in India called Mi Crowdfunding.
05 Apr 2018ISRO Satellite Launch
After failed GSAT-6A mission, ISRO to launch another satellite
Days after the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost contact with its recently launched communication satellite GSAT-6A, the space agency is preparing to launch its next navigation satellite IRNSS-1I on April 12.
05 Apr 2018Samsung
Benchmark spotted a Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini smartphone
According to reports, a Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini smartphone has been listed on benchmarking website GeekBench that scores the processors on the basis of their performance.
05 Apr 2018iPhone
New iPhones may have curved screens in future
According to reports, Apple is working on developing two new technologies for iPhones: touchless gesture control and curved screens.
05 Apr 2018India
OnePlus 6 to come in 256GB storage variant: CEO
OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the company's upcoming flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6, will come in a 256GB inbuilt storage variant.
05 Apr 2018WhatsApp
Beware! A fake WhatsApp app has surfaced online
Given WhatsApp's unanimous and popular hold on the world of instant messaging, a number of fake versions of the app keep circulating from time to time.
05 Apr 2018Facebook
87 million users affected by Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook has revealed that a maximum of 87 million users could have been affected by the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal.
05 Apr 2018Murder
Apple Watch proves crucial in solving Australian murder case
In an instance where data from fitness devices has proven crucial in solving criminal cases, the police in Adelaide, Australia, have used the Apple Watch as evidence in an ongoing murder trial.
04 Apr 2018India
Google Home smart speakers most probably will be Flipkart-exclusive
Google is launching its Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers in India on April 10 and the product might initially be Flipkart-exclusive.
04 Apr 2018India
Nokia 6 (2018), 7 Plus, 8 Sirocco launch: Details here
HMD Global has launched its Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphones in India.
04 Apr 2018Ram (Random Access Memory)
Warning: User data can be scraped from public WhatsApp groups
According to a new report by European researchers, WhatsApp's group chat feature is prone to data breach despite being end-to-end encrypted.
04 Apr 2018Reddit
Ahead of launch, Google Home speakers get Gaana, Saavn integration
Days before their launch, Google has apparently added support for Gaana and Saavn, the two popular music streaming services, on its Home series speakers.
04 Apr 2018Android
10 must-have apps every smartphone user should download
As people spend most of their time using apps on smartphones, having the right ones is as important as having good phones.
03 Apr 2018Huawei
Nokia 9 specs leaked, may get a 41MP triple-camera setup
Huawei recently launched the first triple camera phone - the P20 Pro - and with that the company opened up new possibilities in mobile photography.
03 Apr 2018India
Paytm completely revamps iOS app, updates layout
Paytm has revamped its iOS app with a new design, an updated home screen, and improved in-app navigation.
03 Apr 2018Huawei
Huawei launches Honor 7A budget smartphone with face unlock
Huawei has launched the Honor 7A smartphone in China priced at Rs. 8,300 for the 2GB RAM/32GB storage variant and Rs. 10,300 for the 3GB RAM/32GB variant
03 Apr 2018Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ price slashed by upto Rs. 11,000
After having recently launched the Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones, Samsung has expectedly slashed the prices of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones.
03 Apr 2018Netflix
20 best headsets you can buy under Rs. 15,000
Headsets have become essential accessories today as the way we consume media has evolved. Whether it's for listening to music on-the-go or watching shows on Netflix or gaming, good quality headsets are must-have audio accessories.
02 Apr 2018India
Lava launches Z91 smartphone with face unlock at Rs. 9,999
Domestic handset maker Lava has launched the Z91 smartphone in India for Rs. 9,999.
02 Apr 2018South Korea
Samsung announces "everyday premium use" laptops: Notebook 5, Notebook 3
Samsung has announced three new laptops: the Notebook 5 and two variants of the Notebook 3. All three models run Windows 10 Home.
02 Apr 2018Pacific Ocean
Chinese space-lab falls back to Earth, breaks-up over Pacific Ocean
China's now-defunct space station Tiangong-1 has re-entered the Earth's atmosphere above the South Pacific, according to reports.
02 Apr 2018PepsiCo
Meet Vera, the Russian robot that is hiring humans
Last year, a McKinsey study found that automation would take '800 million jobs by 2030'. Fast-forward to today, Robots have found yet another job.
01 Apr 2018Health & Wellness
Apple patents VR system to ease motion-sickness in self-driving cars
A patent application filed by Apple, highlights its plans to develop a Virtual Reality (VR) system that can be used to ease motion sickness in self-driving cars.
01 Apr 2018Facebook
A lot can happen in a hot internet minute
A report from statistics portal Statista, titled 'Digital Economy Compass 2018,' has comprehensively outlined the current digital landscape, highlighting how much the internet has taken over our lives.
01 Apr 2018Huawei
Huawei receives patent for a foldable smartphone
Foldable displays are a thing of the future. But given how smartphone manufacturers are working towards achieving them, that future isn't too distant.
01 Apr 2018iOS
April Fools 2018: Google's funny pranks and gags
Google has a tradition of releasing all sorts of jokes on April Fools Day every year.
01 Apr 2018iOS
Google to shut goo.gl URL shortener: Here are the details
Google has announced that it would turn down the support for URL Shortener "goo.gl" over the coming weeks and will completely replace the service with Firebase Dynamic Links (FDL) by March 2019.