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First Impressions: BlackBerry Priv – BB, with Android Inside

First Impressions: BlackBerry Priv – BB, with Android Inside

It was something that many felt the Canadian company that once bossed the business side of smartphones should have done a few years ago. And well, now it finally has. After cocking a snook at apps, then supporting Android apps on its BB OS, BlackBerry has finally come out with a device that runs Android – the Priv. It is […]

 
     
 
 

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X16 LTE Modem Promises a Gigabit of Speed with Reduced Dependency on Carriers

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X16 LTE Modem Promises a Gigabit of Speed with Reduced Dependency on Carriers

Qualcomm has been at the forefront when it comes to LTE modems and now the company has pulled the wraps from Snapdragon X16 which in cahoots with the WTR5995 receiver, promises speeds up to 1Gbps which is literally a threefold increase over the current speeds of 300Mbps. The Snapdragon X16 will however still offer 150Mbps of upload speed which is […]

     
 
 

Fetch! From Microsoft Garage will Use AI to Identify the Canine Breed

Fetch! From Microsoft Garage will Use AI to Identify the Canine Breed

Microsoft seems to be putting up its AI capabilities to good use as we can see in Fetch, the latest app from Microsoft Garage, the Redmond company’s impromptu innovation centre. Fetch is an iOS app which will identify the dog breed by using your camera or photo library. The identification is done on the basis of breeds and the app […]

     
 
 

Twitter has a Customer Experience Problem

Twitter has a Customer Experience Problem

The app that makes most sense to a person of diverse interests? Twitter perhaps. It was certainly the first service that interested me. Almost 8 years ago, on signing up I didn’t quite know what to do with it. Some of its early adopters, well known faces of the digital space, talked a lot about social media and the nuances […]

 
     
 
 

Booyah Brings WhatsApp Video Calling on iOS

Booyah Brings WhatsApp Video Calling on iOS

WhatsApp has been coming up with new features every now and then but it still misses out on a very important component, video calling. While the rumour mill says that the messaging platform is indeed looking out to bring out the video calling feature, it will take some time. In the meanwhile, Rounds Entertainment has come up with its Booyah […]

     
 
 

The Fight to be the Default Destination to Read News

The Fight to be the Default Destination to Read News

There’s a new trend in the tech field where every company is trying to become your default destination to consume news. This battle is a little inter-connected with every player who is trying to become the default destination having some connection or leverage over publishers. The ones that I’ll be considering in this article are Facebook, Google, Twitter and Apple. […]

 
     
 
 

Facebook’s Free Basics Isn’t Free Anymore, Morphs into a Paid Platform [Update]

Facebook’s Free Basics Isn’t Free Anymore, Morphs into a Paid Platform [Update]

Free Basics is now Paid Basics. No, that’s not the official name change, but as per the fresh reports flowing in, Facebook’s pet project which hit a major roadblock in India earlier this week is being converted into a paid platform to make it compliant with the latest TRAI regulations. As per this report by TOI, Reliance Communications, the first […]

     
 
 

Twitter’s New Timeline Algorithm is Now Rolling Out

Twitter’s New Timeline Algorithm is Now Rolling Out

After a controversial debate and years of testing, Twitter, the social network that was in news for all the wrong reasons a couple of days back is finally rolling out its new timeline algorithm aimed to increase user engagement. The new feature, live on Twitter’s mobile app and the web, will rank tweets based on popularity, timeliness and how often […]

     
 
 

Refurbished and Unboxed OnePlus X is Now Available on Overcart for Rs 12,799

Refurbished and Unboxed OnePlus X is Now Available on Overcart for Rs 12,799

Overcart, the leading sellers of overstocked, refurbished and opened phones has now started the signups for the OnePlus X smartphones. Refurbished and unboxed OnePlus X will be available on Overcart for Rs 12,799 and the sale will be fired up on 15th of February at 2PM. If you are interested in buying the OnePlus X, all you have to do […]