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Intel Bolsters its AI Prowess with Acquisition of Nervana

Intel Bolsters its AI Prowess with Acquisition of Nervana

The blossoming field of Artificial Intelligence has caught the attention of the world’s largest chipmaker Intel, as the firm has now acquired an US based startup Nervana for an alleged amount of $408 million. Led by co-founder Naveen Rao, Arjun Bansal and Amir Khosrowshaki; Nervana has successfully developed a fully optimized software and hardware stack for deep learning. Artificial Intelligence has […]

     
 
 

Android Encryption is Vulnerable and Google Isn’t the One to Blame

Android Encryption is Vulnerable and Google Isn’t the One to Blame

The one topic of criticism Android could never outrun despite Google’s constant efforts has to be security and user data integrity. Threats have always managed to break into the most popular mobile operating system impacting, as a result, privacy at an exceedingly large scale. Whether it’s Hummingbird installing deceptive apps on over 10 Million devices or Stagefright relinquishing control over […]

 
     
 
 

Nextbit Robin Gets a Big Price Cut in India, Now Available for Rs 14,999

Nextbit Robin Gets a Big Price Cut in India, Now Available for Rs 14,999

The ongoing Flipkart Freedom Sale boasts of some great offers spread across various categories but the one that caught our eyes was the Nextbit Robin deal. NextBit had launched the Robin, the first cloud-centric smartphone in India priced at Rs 19,999 and today the smartphone has been treated to a discount of Rs 5,000 and is available for Rs 14,999. […]

     
 
 

Google Maps Update now Includes SD Card Storage for Offline Maps

Google Maps Update now Includes SD Card Storage for Offline Maps

Google Maps has been continuously evolving and this time around the application has picked up a few mention worthy features. The new features have been aimed to help people in transit use Google Maps even in the absence of a Wi-Fi connection or cellular connectivity. The Offline Maps has been around for quite some time but it is only now […]

     
 
 

Facebook is Testing TV Video Streaming Feature via Airplay and Chromecast

Facebook is Testing TV Video Streaming Feature via Airplay and Chromecast

Facebook has taken a paradigm shift when it comes to its timeline feature and from the recent past, it is mostly video clips that are being populated on user’s timeline feed. Facebook has also thrown open the live broadcast feature for all the users thus eventually driving up the video consumption. The social media giant is apparently testing out a […]

     
 
 

MediaTek Confirms the 10nm Deca-core Helio X30 with Support for 8GB of RAM

MediaTek Confirms the 10nm Deca-core Helio X30 with Support for 8GB of RAM

MediaTek has been gearing up to take on Qualcomm Snapdragon and in doing so they have been coming up with improvised iterations of high-end SoC regularly. The Helio X30 deca-core was on the cards from some time, but it is only now that the company has officiated the same. Unlike the Helio X20, the X30 employs 10nm manufacturing process, which […]

     
 
 

Lyf Wind 3 and Flame 8 Launched Exclusively on Flipkart

Lyf Wind 3 and Flame 8 Launched Exclusively on Flipkart

Reliance Jio is making waves in India even before the commercial launch, and the company is flooding the market with several smartphones in every price range under the Lyf brand. The latest ones to join the party are Lyf Wind 3 and Lyf Flame 8 smartphones. TechPP has exclusively garnered details about the phones, and they both will be Flipkart […]

     
 
 

Express Wi-Fi is Facebook’s Latest Attempt at Connecting India

Express Wi-Fi is Facebook’s Latest Attempt at Connecting India

Just as the storm kicked by the Facebook Freebasics settled down, the company has already drawn plans to come up with yet another initiative. Facebook is reportedly in talks with ISP’s to commercially introduce its Express Wi-Fi program in India. The social media giant has already completed the pilot rollout by introducing 125 rural public Wi-Fi hotspots by teaming up […]

     
 
 

Why 3G Networks Ended up as Fad in Emerging Countries?

Why 3G Networks Ended up as Fad in Emerging Countries?

3G networks have played a vital role in helping us make the most out of our smartphones. 3G standards such as HSPA and HSPA+ helped deliver speeds around 1-10 Mbps which finally made a 24×7 broadband like connection available for smartphones. While 3G networks gained adoption to quite some extent in western markets, their adoption in Asian countries hasn’t been […]

 
     
 
 

10 Cool Samsung Galaxy Note7 Features You Should Know About

10 Cool Samsung Galaxy Note7 Features You Should Know About

Samsung has finally laid the wraps of their most anticipated phone of 2016, the Galaxy Note7. Post the launch of the Galaxy S7, the market was abuzz with many rumors regarding this year’s Note phablet, so it quite pleasant to see the phone finally go official. The Samsung Galaxy Note7 isn’t a big leap over its predecessor and those who […]