Streaming Service Hooq With Over 10,000 Movies, Shows Launches in India at Rs 199 Monthly Subscription

Streaming Service Hooq With Over 10,000 Movies, Shows Launches in India at Rs 199 Monthly Subscription

Hooq, a four-month-old startup joint venture between Singapore-based telecom giant Singtel and entertainment conglomerate Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros is launching a beta version of its premium video-on-demand service in India. Often referred to as Asia’s Netflix, the streaming service will be offering a wide catalog of over 15,000 movies and TV shows (10,000 titles at launch) to Indian […]

     
 
 

Halo Back is a Screen Protector That Adds Back Button to an iPhone

Halo Back is a Screen Protector That Adds Back Button to an iPhone

If you have an iPhone, you know how tedious it is to go back to the previous screen. Android smartphones, for comparison, sport an on-screen — and sometimes a physical back button key — which can easily be reached with the thumb. On an iPhone, there is no such back button, however. But that could change soon, thanks to a […]

     
 
 

Jony Ive Promoted to Chief Design Officer At Apple, Hands Over Managerial Task to Howarth and Dye

Jony Ive Promoted to Chief Design Officer At Apple, Hands Over Managerial Task to Howarth and Dye

Jony Ive, the head of design at Apple is stepping away from his day-to-day managerial position, the company revealed in a profile by Stephen Fry with The Telegraph. Jony Ive, who was previously Senior Vice President of Design for the Cupertino-based company is now the Chief Design Officer, a newly created role position. But what does it mean for the […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Releases Software Update For Mi 4i Smartphone, Fixes Overheating and Performance Issues

Xiaomi Releases Software Update For Mi 4i Smartphone, Fixes Overheating and Performance Issues

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has released an update for its newly launched Mi 4i smartphone that addresses phone’s widely-noted overheating issues and adds some performance tweaks. We tested the latest update on two Mi 4i handsets and are able to report and confirm that the update indeed does what it advertises. Xiaomi launched the Mi 4i smartphone in India last […]

     
 
 

Apple to Introduce Dual-App Viewing, Multi-user Features in iOS 9, Launch Two 12-inch iPads: Report

Apple to Introduce Dual-App Viewing, Multi-user Features in iOS 9, Launch Two 12-inch iPads: Report

If a leaked product roadmap is to be believed, Apple enthusiasts are up for a great year ahead. 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman reports that the Cupertino-based company plans to launch two new twelve-inch iPads, and introduce dual-app viewing mode, also add multi-user support to its iOS mobile operating system. The software feature could be announced next month at the company’s developer […]

     
 
 

Google, Huawei and Others Working to be the OS of Choice for Internet of Things Devices

Google, Huawei and Others Working to be the OS of Choice for Internet of Things Devices

If you aren’t sold on internet of things (IoT) devices becoming mature and going mainstream in the next couple of months, just look at the investment technology giants are making to claim the pole position in this emerging technology product line. Microsoft earlier this year announced a variant of Windows 10 operating system for IoT devices, Chinese technology conglomerate Huawei […]

 
     
 
 

Phree is a Smartpen That Writes On Any Surface, Syncs Data to Devices, Lets You Respond To Notifications

Phree is a Smartpen That Writes On Any Surface, Syncs Data to Devices, Lets You Respond To Notifications

Imagine if you will, a smartpen. No, we’ve already seen a bunch of those. A smartpen that lets you scribble anywhere. On walls, bed sheets, tables, glasses, your neighbour’s cat, wrists, virtually anywhere you like. It doesn’t need any ink, either. That’s because it doesn’t leave any footprint on the surfaces it writes on. Instead, it captures what you’re writing […]

     
 
 

Teewe 2, the Chromecast Alternative, Launches for Rs 2,399 ($37) With Several Enticing Offers

Teewe 2, the Chromecast Alternative, Launches for Rs 2,399 ($37) With Several Enticing Offers

TeeWe 2, the successor to last year’s Chromecast-like dongle that streams media content from mobile devices as well as computers to a TV over the W-Fi network has been launched in India today. The new miniature streaming dongle comes with several hardware improvements while carrying the price tag of Rs 2,399. For the additional 400 bucks (the original Teewe costs Rs […]

     
 
 

Nubia Z9 Mini Launched For Rs 16,999 ($265) As ZTE Sub-Brand Enters India

Nubia Z9 Mini Launched For Rs 16,999 ($265) As ZTE Sub-Brand Enters India

As expected, ZTE’s sub-brand Nubia at an event in New Delhi today announced its arrival in the country. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer today launched the Z9 Mini smartphone. The stripped version of the current flagship smartphone Z9, the Z9 Mini comes with a price tag of Rs 16,999 ($265), and will be available for purchase through Amazon India starting today. […]

     
 
 

Opposition Against Facebook’s Internet.org Grows, EFF Calls It ‘Not Neutral, Not Secure, and Not the Internet’

Opposition Against Facebook’s Internet.org Grows, EFF Calls It ‘Not Neutral, Not Secure, and Not the Internet’

Internet.org, a project by Facebook which aims to bring data connectivity to masses is having a tough time convincing the world its intention and importance. The project was launched in India by the social juggernaut in February in collaboration with telecommunication company RCom. But since the launch, the company has received severe backlash, forcing the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg to […]