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Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Twitter to Introduce the Algorithmic Timeline, Expected to do Away with Reverse Chronological Tweets

Amidst an organisational shuffle and a myriad of other issues, Twitter is planning to introduce a timeline based on an algorithm. The new timeline is expected to reorder the tweets based on the Twitter’s algorithm analogy. For instance, the Tweets which the algorithm thinks is relevant for you will be displayed. Now this also means that Twitter will mark its […]

     
 
 

MediaTek Rejects Overheating Rumors of Helio X20, Claims they Deliberately Throttle Few Cores

MediaTek Rejects Overheating Rumors of Helio X20, Claims they Deliberately Throttle Few Cores

MediaTek not quite long ago made their next-gen flagship deca-core SoC, the Helio X20 official and according to some sources that showcased the leaked launch roadmap, it is headed for a March release. But as it turned out, it was not able to flee from the overheating problems like Snapdragon 810 had. This led to smartphone OEMs including Lenovo, Xiaomi […]

     
 
 

Samsung Galaxy A7(2016) and Galaxy A5 (2016) Coming to India, Priced at Rs 33,400 and Rs 29,400 Respectively

Samsung Galaxy A7(2016) and Galaxy A5 (2016) Coming to India, Priced at Rs 33,400 and Rs 29,400 Respectively

As expected Samsung has today announced the iterative upgrade for Galaxy A7 and the Galaxy A5 at the ongoing Samsung Forum in Kuala Lumpur which are expected to further strengthen the company’s foothold in the mid-range smartphone segment. The Galaxy A5 is priced at Rs 29,400 and the Galaxy A7 at Rs 33,400, both the phones would be available on […]

     
 
 

The Surface Pro 4 Diaries, Day 5: The Pricey Nexus of Windows? Perhaps!

The Surface Pro 4 Diaries, Day 5: The Pricey Nexus of Windows? Perhaps!

There’s something about the Nexus range of devices when it comes to Android (check out our review of the Nexus 6P). There have always been several alternatives to the Nexus range and many devices have been better specced than the Nexus, but somehow when someone mentions great Android performance, the first name that seems to pop up in most people’s […]

 
     
 
 

India Steers Ahead of USA to Become the Second Largest Smartphone Market in the World

India Steers Ahead of USA to Become the Second Largest Smartphone Market in the World

It was only a matter of time and now it has finally happened, India has overtaken U.S to become the world’s second largest smartphone market. In spite of the global slowdown in the shipment numbers, India still managed to register an impressive YoY growth of 15 percent for the Q4 last year. The Counterpoint research outlined that nearly 40 percent […]

     
 
 

Six Reasons Why we Think the iPad Pro Outsold the Surface Last Quarter

Six Reasons Why we Think the iPad Pro Outsold the Surface Last Quarter

It was not supposed to be this way. With the Surface getting better and the tablet market in seeming decline, Apple’s oversized iPad Pro was seen by many as being cannon fodder for the Surface brigade, not least because of the mixed reviews the former got as compared to the largely positive response to the Surface range. And yet, when […]

 
     
 
 

Microsoft Keeps up With its AI Ambitions, Acquires Swiftkey for $250-Million

Microsoft Keeps up With its AI Ambitions, Acquires Swiftkey for $250-Million

Close on the heels of Microsoft’s new flow keyboard making it to the iOS devices, now it seems that the Redmond giant has fancied SwiftKey and bought the same for $250-Million. Swiftkey has been baked in millions of Android devices and it was this keyboard that first introduced us to typing by swiping. Lately the OEM’s have been including the […]