Apple’s New 9.7-Inch iPad Comes with an A9 Chip and Starts at $329

Apple’s New 9.7-Inch iPad Comes with an A9 Chip and Starts at $329

In a bid to boost its tablet sales, Apple is today introducing a significantly cheaper variant of its 9.7-inch iPad. The new model starts at just $329 and features the 64-bit A9 chip (instead of the A9X) which they launched back in 2015 during the iPhone 6S launch. The new 9.7-inch iPad comes with the company’s signature Retina display capable […]

     
 
 

OpenSignal’s Meteor App Takes Internet Speedtest Beyond Numbers

OpenSignal’s Meteor App Takes Internet Speedtest Beyond Numbers

Internet speed testing apps have been around for a while. None of them, though, ever got past that geeky circular dial interface and the bleak ambiance. OpenSignal, the company responsible for mapping cell phone signal coverages worldwide wants to change that and it’s doing so with a smartphone app called “Meteor”. Like all of its counterparts, Meteor can estimate your […]

     
 
 

Pixtory Brings Picture Stories Straight to Your Smartphone’s Homescreen

Pixtory Brings Picture Stories Straight to Your Smartphone’s Homescreen

Have you ever thought that the still wallpaper on your homescreen is getting dull and boring? Of course, you have. That’s why, we present to you – “Pixtory”. This free iOS and Android app brings interactive and captivating stories from photographers based in over twenty-two countries straight to your smartphone homescreen. Pixtory acts as a community for a wide range […]

     
 
 

How to Save Your Parking Location and Details in Google Maps

How to Save Your Parking Location and Details in Google Maps

Google’s navigation service always had an intelligent parking feature which automatically detects and saves where you have parked your vehicle. However, as one might have guessed, it’s not perfect and doesn’t always show up. To overcome this, Google Maps recently, in a beta rollout, received the ability for the user to manually feed in the parking location and not blindly […]

     
 
 

Reliance Jio Claims Foul Over Airtel’s Fastest 4G Network Claims

Reliance Jio Claims Foul Over Airtel’s Fastest 4G Network Claims    

Ever since mobile data begin to dominate the telecom industry, companies have been trying to outpace each other by trumpeting the speeds their networks are generating whether it’s on television commercials or social media campaigns. Airtel, in particular, has been aggressively advertising its network as the “The Fastest 4G Network Ever” for over a year across the country. However, we’ve learned […]

     
 
 

Vivo Y66 with 16MP Front Camera Launched for Rs 14,999

Vivo Y66 with 16MP Front Camera Launched for Rs 14,999

Vivo has launched yet another smartphone under its Y series in India and this time, it’s called the Vivo Y66. The cornerstone of this device like most other Vivo-branded handsets is the beefed up front camera sporting a resolution of 16MP along with a soft flash for those night out selfies. In terms of specifications, it features the standard metal unibody […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to be Available Offline Across Indian Retail Stores

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to be Available Offline Across Indian Retail Stores

After successfully reigning over the online smartphone market, Xiaomi is extending its presence in the offline retail space. The China-based company has announced that it will be making its current budget flagship, Redmi Note 4 available in the offline Indian stores at a price of Rs 11,499, Rs 1,500 more than its online counterpart. The Redmi Note 4 will be […]

     
 
 

Friendly App Makes Browsing Facebook on Mobile Tolerable Again

Friendly App Makes Browsing Facebook on Mobile Tolerable Again

Facebook’s mobile clients are considered one of the most resource-hungry smartphone apps available out there. Their aggressive memory usage has led to many ditching them (including me) and switching to its web counterparts. However, there are some third-party apps available to overcome these issues at a native level and one of such, which we think is the best among these, […]

     
 
 

Living with Dropbox Paper [Tech Xperiment]

Living with Dropbox Paper [Tech Xperiment]

Tech Xperiment is a new web series on TechPP where we will be extensively using a new (or updated version of) software/app for a week or two in place of the default, well-known alternative. We started the series with Microsoft Edge last month, and we are following it up with Dropbox Paper. I spend the better part of my day […]

 
     
 
 

Google’s new Website Suggests Homescreen Setups Based on Your Preferences

Google’s new Website Suggests Homescreen Setups Based on Your Preferences

Google is today augmenting the already rich customization support for Android with a new dedicated website called “My Android” that suggests the complete homescreen setup based on your preferences. You can get recommendations for everything from widgets to third-party launchers to icon packs. The web app itself is pretty straightforward – you begin by loading up this site, and subsequently, […]