Amazon Brings Launchpad, its Startup Platform, to India

Amazon Brings Launchpad, its Startup Platform, to India

After over a year of its original announcement, Amazon is today launching its startup program, Launchpad, in India. The platform fundamentally aims to assist new companies in reducing the effort for promoting, marketing, and selling their products globally. The portal is live right now showcasing over 400 startups, 25 of which are based in India. Amazon Launchpad, which was first […]

     
 
 

5 Chrome Extensions by Google You Might not Know About [Chromeville]

5 Chrome Extensions by Google You Might not Know About [Chromeville]

[Chromeville is a new web series on TechPP which explores some interesting stuff around Google Chrome. This will mostly be about the Chrome extensions, and occasionally about other Chrome products like Chromebooks, Chromecast and the likes.]   Google Chrome is the most comprehensive browser you can get right now, primarily because of its substantial range of extensions. From blocking advertisements […]

 
     
 
 

Apple Hints at its Plans for Working on Autonomous Vehicles

An Apple logo hangs above the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York City, July 21, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

It’s been long rumoured that Apple, the company known for its smartphones and computers, has been working on autonomous vehicles. Although, until now, the scarcity of reliable proofs hindered these speculations’ certainties. However, as it turns out, Apple is indeed brainstorming ideas for such projects for months and has recently sent a letter to the government regarding guidelines for developing […]

     
 
 

Google Play Store “Best of 2016” List is Here

Google Play Store “Best of 2016” List is Here

We’ve seen several rapid smartphone application trends this year ranging from hunting for fictional creatures around the globe on Pokemon Go, turning surreal selfies into art through Prisma, and a whole lot more. To highlight the leading titles and continuing their tradition, Google has officiated the “Best 0f 2016” list revealing the top trending content on the Play store. The […]

     
 
 

5 Key Takeaways from Amazon’s AWS re:Invent Conference

5 Key Takeaways from Amazon’s AWS re:Invent Conference

Amazon Web Services, at their re:Invent developer conference, introduced a slew of advanced and computing platforms to enrich their cloud offerings. Along with the upgraded workstations and networking technologies for large-scale enterprises, Amazon also unveiled what can be considered, their biggest AI push in the recent years for third-party devs. Hence, here are top five highlights you should know about. […]

     
 
 

Reliance Aims to Bolster Retail Payments Through Jio Money Merchants Solutions

Reliance Aims to Bolster Retail Payments Through Jio Money Merchants Solutions

Along with the extension of Jio’s complimentary offers up to 31st March 2017, Reliance’s chairman, Mukesh Ambani also unveiled a new digital payment app titled “Jio Money Merchants Solution”. Ambani primarily aims to empower the small businesses across the country in remote areas through this app which will essentially, allow them to accept and process payments. The new app will be […]

     
 
 

Lenovo K6 Power Launched at Rs 9,999; Features 4000mAh Battery and Snapdragon 430

Lenovo K6 Power Launched at Rs 9,999; Features 4000mAh Battery and Snapdragon 430

Lenovo is today extending its budget ‘K’ series in India with the launch of the K6 Power, which was originally unveiled at IFA back in September. The handset, as the name suggests, primarily attempts to lure in customers by offering powerful hardware at a relatively cheaper price tag. In terms of specifications, the Lenovo K6 power features a standard metal […]

     
 
 

5 Windows Utilities I Can’t Live Without

5 Windows Utilities I Can’t Live Without

I’ve been a faithful Windows user for years. Throughout this lengthy period, Microsoft has come a long way with its desktop operating system – the interface has shifted from dull visuals to a lot more modern aesthetics, it can finally handle touch and traditional desktop applications without messing the navigation, and a whole lot more has been changed. However, for […]

     
 
 

Why I Moved to Simplenote and Probably You Should Too

Why I Moved to Simplenote and Probably You Should Too

As I was jotting down notes for a story on Google Keep, I noticed something peculiar – a major part of the file was missing. It was outrageous as the research behind that took a significant amount of time and watching it just disappear was utterly disappointing. I made some searches and ask a bunch of my colleagues to see […]

 
     
 
 

RBI Elevates Digital Wallets’ Balance Limit to Rs 20,000

RBI Elevates Digital Wallets’ Balance Limit to Rs 20,000

It’s been a rough week for Indians as they continue to suffer under the act of demonetization. The currency swap announcement was made on the eighth of this month and has encountered several hurdles due to the lack of cash. However, digital payments have concurrently, seen a tremendous boost in adoption. Now, for easing the situation further, RBI (The Reserve […]