July, 2018

  • 31 July

    Matrix Powerwatch X review: Infinite battery… but what’s the cost?

    It’s nice to never need a watch charger. Smartwatches are frustrating for a lot of reasons, and the need to constantly recharge them is the worst. Some watches are finding ways to last more than a week, like the Amazfit Bip. But what about lasting forever? The Matrix Powerwatch X …

  • 31 July

    Nokia Bags $3.5 Billion T-Mobile US Contract, World’s Biggest 5G Deal

    T-Mobile US named Nokia to supply it with $3.5 billion (roughly Rs. 24,000 crores) in next-generation 5G network gear, the firms said on Monday, marking the world’s largest 5G deal so far and concrete evidence of a new wireless upgrade cycle taking root. No. 3 US mobile carrier T-Mobile – …

  • 31 July

    Comms providers may be forced to notify out-of-contract users

    Telecoms and media regulator Ofcom has launched a consultation on new rules that will force providers of landline, broadband, TV and mobile communications services to notify their users when they approach the end of their minimum contract period. Currently, 20 million people in the UK are thought to be outside …

  • 31 July

    Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Specifications, Camera Details Revealed in Bluetooth Certification Listing

    Xiaomi has reportedly been working on the Pocophone F1, rumoured to be its next handset powered by Snapdragon 845 processor. New details on the specifications of the upcoming smartphone have emerged online, thanks to a Bluetooth certification. The Chinese manufacturer already has four handsets – Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer …

  • 31 July

    WhatsApp: New Features and Updates WhatsApp Introduced in 2018

    WhatsApp started the year with a bang, with the user base hitting 1.5 billion monthly active users. Since then its year has been pretty eventful, what with launching or testing new features with high frequency. Of course, fake news – the bane of many a social media platform – has become …

  • 31 July

    WhatsApp Will Now Label Forwards in a Bid to Combat Misinformation

    WhatsApp has started rolling out a feature that will indicate to users which messages they receive were forwarded by as is the sender. Seen by Android beta users last month, the new WhatsApp feature essentially adds a ‘Forwarded’ label to all the forwarded WhatsApp messages you receive to help you determine if …

  • 31 July

    Apple Plans to Use Intel’s Kaby Lake Refresh Processors on Next-Gen MacBook Air Lineup: Report

    While Apple has so far maintained silence on upgrading its MacBook Air family, a fresh report reveals that the Cupertino company is preferring an eighth-generation aka Intel Core processor aka Kaby Lake Refresh for the next-generation MacBook Air. The company is reportedly not waiting for Intel’s Cannon Lake chips that are expected …

  • 31 July

    How to Stream PC Games to Your Phone or Tablet (Even iOS)

    That’s all it usually takes to get up and running, but if you want the best possible experience, you’ll probably want to tweak a few settings. From Moonlight’s main screen, tap the arrow on the left (for iOS) or the settings cog along the top (for Android). Moonlight has many …

  • 31 July

    Zomato, Swiggy footing Rs 100 Cr bill for top spot in food delivery segment, Technology News, ETtech

    In India’s increasingly competitive food delivery market, leading delivery aggregators Zomato and Swiggy are together seeing monthly spends soaring past Rs 200 crore in the belief that the road to leadership in the business is paved with offers and discounts. While Zomato has been spending over $20 million (Rs 125 …

  • 31 July

    The Story Behind Google’s Reported ‘Secret Offer’ to Settle EU Android Probe

    European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager coolly hit Google with a EUR 4.3 billion ($5 billion) fine last week, the biggest penalty in the history of antitrust enforcement. It didn’t have to be that way. A year earlier, when the company – already reeling from a EUR 2.4 billion fine in another EU …