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Dear Facebook, Please Stop Ruining WhatsApp

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Ruining WhatsApp

It’s been eight years since WhatsApp was first launched. The messaging leader, which is considered as the true “SMS killer”, has gone through several iterations, and managed to enroll over a Billion people. That’s more than what most social networks have ever accounted for in their lifetime and marginally less than its parent company, Facebook. However, WhatsApp didn’t lose any […]

 
     
 
 

Honor V9 and Honor 8 Youth Edition with Android Nougat Launched in China

Honor V9 and Honor 8 Youth Edition with Android Nougat Launched in China

Honor, the sub-brand of Huawei, which is one of the leading Chinese smartphone OEMs, has launched two new smartphones in China. These include the Honor V9 and the Honor 8 Youth Edition. For starters, the Honor 8 Youth Edition is same as the Honor 8 Lite smartphone that recently debuted in Finland. The Honor V9 was one of the highly […]

     
 
 

Samsung Confirms its Smart TVs Listen & Transmit Everything You Speak

Samsung Confirms its Smart TVs Listen & Transmit Everything You Speak

Samsung has now confirmed a major privacy vulnerability linked to its smart TV sets. The Korean electronics maker has revealed that their Smart TVs are indeed listening to customer’s every word. The confirmation from Samsung comes soon after a report highlighted a troubling line in its privacy policy. The privacy issue is related to the voice activation feature included in […]

     
 
 

8 Things You Need to Know About Reliance Jio’s new Prime Membership

8 Things You Need to Know About Reliance Jio’s new Prime Membership

Along with a series of statistics about Jio’s usage in the past six months, and the announcement of finally ending the free data offer, Mukesh Ambani also announced a new offer primarily for the existing customers – Jio Prime Membership. The package will essentially, allow subscribers to benefit from the “Happy New Year offer” for an additional year, i.e. till […]

 
     
 
 

Reliance Jio to End Free Data Offer on March 31 as it Reaches the 100 Million Subscribers Mark

Reliance Jio to End Free Data Offer on March 31 as it Reaches the 100 Million Subscribers Mark

Mukesh Ambani has finally decided to terminate the free services Jio has been offering for the past six months. At a press conference today, Reliance has announced that Jio’s tariff plans will be live starting from April 1st, meaning the complementary period will continue throughout March as planned. Under each plan, though, domestic calls will be entirely free of cost […]

     
 
 

“PC Gaming Offers a Level of Immersion and Precision that’s Unrivalled”: Will Fu, Lenovo

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It might be better known for its ThinkPad and Yoga series, but there is a lot of gaming blood running through Lenovo’s computer veins. And some very interesting new devices too. Nimish Dubey picked the brains of Will Fu, Director of Gaming Business, PC & Smart Device Business Group, Lenovo, to find out what game was afoot in the Lenovo […]

 
     
 
 

Why are Mobile Payment Apps Considered as a Key Focus in 2017?

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In last one year, we have seen a global inclination towards the mobile payment systems. People are preferring the cashless mode of transactions and the same inclination in no time gained eyeballs of the techy ‘Big Boys’. However, still, the mobile payment market isn’t fully embraced by the people. While few are afraid to adapt the system, remaining are either […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

Facebook continues its trial for stealing Snapchat’s user base by bringing the “Stories” feature to its fourth platform, WhatsApp. As a “gift” to its billion-plus users on the messaging platform’s eight anniversary, WhatsApp has redesigned the rusty old text status and has brought the ability to post ephemeral posts. The feature will begin to rollout for Android, iOS, and surprisingly, […]

     
 
 

The Next Gear VR to Come with a Wireless Controller, Confirms FCC

The Next Gear VR to Come with a Wireless Controller, Confirms FCC

Samsung is prepping to launch an updated version of its Gear VR alongside its Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones. A recent leak had revealed that the Gear VR may come with a dedicated wireless controller. Now, a similar looking controller has passed through F.C.C certification thereby verifying the existence of the same. The one handed controller with a model […]