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10 Jan 2021


Sony announces BRAVIA XR LED TVs powered by 'cognitive intelligence'

Sony has announced its latest generation BRAVIA XR range of smart televisions. The line-up includes LED and OLED models, ranging from 50 inches to 100 inches with up to 8K resolution.

09 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

Google suspends Parler citing need for moderation; Apple issues warning

In the wake of recent violence at the United States Capitol, Google Play Store has temporarily suspended Parler, a free speech-centric social media app. Apple has also issued a stern warning.

05 Jan 2021

Alphabet Inc

Google employees form labor union with eye on future protests

Over 200 employees and contractors of Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., in the United States and Canada have formed a labor union, the group's elected leaders announced on Monday.

30 Dec 2020


Burj Khalifa's 3-minute-long birthday wish for BTS's V is grand!

BTS's vocalist V aka Kim Taehyung celebrates his 25th birthday today.

27 Dec 2020


Google Pixel 6 to come with an under-display selfie camera

As a successor to the Pixel 5, Google is likely to launch its Pixel 6 smartphone next year.

19 Dec 2020


Moto G Play (2021) appears on Google Play Console listing

Motorola is working to launch a new budget-friendly Moto G Play (2021) model sometime early next year. In the latest development, the handset has been spotted on the Google Play Console listing, revealing its key specifications.

14 Dec 2020


Gmail, YouTube, Maps suffer major global outage; Google confirms

Some Google services appear to be back online after facing a major outage on Monday.

11 Dec 2020

Amitabh Bachchan

Kanika Kapoor, Rhea Chakraborty among 2020's most googled personalities

With the new year just around the corner, it's time to look back at how this year unfolded.

10 Dec 2020


Will Facebook be forced to sell Instagram and WhatsApp?

The Federal Trade Commission and over 40 states in the United States on Wednesday accused social media giant Facebook of crushing competition by buying other companies.

02 Dec 2020


Mi 10i spotted on Google Play Console; launch imminent

Xiaomi is planning to launch a new Mi 10i model in India in the coming weeks. The handset was recently spotted on the Google Play Console listing and has been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards.

28 Nov 2020


Micromax IN 1B's base variant boots Android 10 (Go edition)

Micromax's recently-launched IN 1B smartphone is offered in two variants and both support different Android platforms.

27 Nov 2020


Nokia Smart TV 75-inch launched in Europe

Nokia brand-licensee StreamView has launched the 75-inch model of the Nokia Smart TV in Europe. The Android-powered television will go on sale from December 1.

27 Nov 2020


YouTube begins testing AI-generated automatic video chapters: Details here

YouTube is testing a new feature that will automatically generate chapters for videos on its platform with the help of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning algorithms.

Nokia 2.4, with Helio P22 chipset, launched at Rs. 10,399

As the latest addition to its portfolio of smartphones, HMD Global has launched the Nokia 2.4 model in India.

19 Nov 2020

Google Pay (Gpay)

Google Pay gets major redesign; here's what has changed

The Google Pay app has been redesigned with a special focus on personal finance.

17 Nov 2020


Google Pixel 4a gets a new 'Barely Blue' color variant

Google has launched a new 'Barely Blue' color variant of its budget-friendly Pixel 4a. The new shade joins the existing 'Just Black' model which was unveiled last month.

12 Nov 2020


No free unlimited Google Photos storage from 2021: Details here

Google has announced that it will be ending the free unlimited storage feature on Google Photos from next year.

10 Nov 2020

Google Pay (Gpay)

India launches antitrust investigation against Google over payments app

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday ordered a probe against tech giant Google over alleged abuse of its dominant position in its app store to promote its payments service.

05 Nov 2020


Sony A8H 4K OLED TV launched at Rs. 2.8 lakh

Expanding its range of premium televisions in India, Sony has launched its latest A8H 4K OLED TV in a 65-inch size.

23 Oct 2020


Huawei launches bleeding edge flagship phones but without Google's services

Huawei has introduced its latest batch of high-end flagship smartphones in the European market. This year's line-up includes the Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, and Mate 40 Pro+ models.

16 Oct 2020


Google Pixel 4a goes on sale in India via Flipkart

Google's recently-launched Pixel 4a has gone on sale in India via Flipkart.

15 Oct 2020


How Blogchatter is helping bloggers blog better

A Google search of 'blogging in India' will show various hacks of becoming a blogger.

11 Oct 2020


#WeeklyRecap: Nobel Prizes, Pixel 4a, Galaxy S20 FE, and more

This week, the biggest news in science and technology was the announcement of Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, and Medicine.

10 Oct 2020


Google Meet picks up new 'breakout rooms' feature: Details here

Google Meet, the dedicated video conferencing product owned and operated by Google, is getting a major new feature - breakout rooms.

10 Oct 2020


Now, Google plans to make YouTube a shopping hub

With a user base of more than two billion, YouTube dominates as one of the biggest video streaming services in the world.

09 Oct 2020


Now, your Android phone can alert about easy-to-miss household sounds

Google is bringing a handy new feature on Android, one that will help people to take note of important but easy-to-miss sounds in their homes.

09 Oct 2020


Google Pixel 4a launched in India at Rs. 32,000

Google has finally launched the Pixel 4a in India. As for the key highlights, the handset comes with a Snapdragon 730G chipset, a Full-HD OLED screen, a single rear camera, and a 3,140mAh battery.

09 Oct 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: Indian pathology lab exposes patient data, and more

Last night, leading Indian lab testing company Dr. Lal PathLabs was caught exposing confidential patient data through an unprotected storage bucket on Amazon Web Services.

08 Oct 2020


Chrome's latest mobile update gives major boost to password security

Google is releasing a new 'version 86' of Chrome for Android and iOS, adding some much-needed capabilities into the mobile browser and bringing it on par with the desktop-specific release.

07 Oct 2020


Google accused of abusing Android TV's dominance in India: Report

Google is facing a new antitrust case in India.

Google Pixel 4a receives auto-brightness and touch-sensitivity improvements via update

Google has started rolling out a new update for the Pixel 4a, bringing a host of bug fixes and improvements to the recently-launched mid-ranger.

07 Oct 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: Apple launching iPhone 12 on October-13, and more

Last night, Apple sent out invites for a 'Hi, Speed' event.

06 Oct 2020


Paytm to host app developers conference on October 8

Indian payments decacorn Paytm is gearing up to take on the dominance of Google.

06 Oct 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: Google defers 30% commission in India, and more

Last night, Google deferred the enforcement of its Play Store billing policy that requires certain app developers to pay a 30% commission to the tech giant.

02 Oct 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: US Senate subpoenas CEOs of Google, Facebook, Twitter

Last night, the US Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously to issue subpoenas to the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter.

01 Oct 2020


Now, Google Assistant takes care of calls placed on hold

At last night's event, Google showcased plenty of hardware, starting from new 5G-capable Pixel phones to Nest Audio.

01 Oct 2020


Indian government could soon launch its own app store

In the past few weeks, tensions have grown between Google and several Indian start-ups that have called out the internet giant over its 'monopolistic' Play Store policies.

01 Oct 2020


#OutageAlert: Microsoft Outlook goes down globally

Just two days after suffering from an outage that lasted for hours, Microsoft Outlook is down again.

Google Pixel 4a to be launched on October 17

Google's budget-friendly offering, the Pixel 4a, will be launched in India on October 17, the tech giant has confirmed. It will be available for purchase via Flipkart.

01 Oct 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: Google launches new Pixel phones, and more

Last night, Google held its Launch night event and showcased a bunch of new devices, including 5G-capable Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a, a new Chromecast dongle with mic-integrated remote, and redesigned, more powerful Nest Audio speakers.