How to Easily Share Your Location with Loved Ones with Google’s Trusted Contacts

How to Easily Share Your Location with Loved Ones with Google’s Trusted Contacts

There are myriad applications for smartphones out there which allow keeping tabs on friends and family’s whereabouts. However, in most cases, these utilities are either annoyingly difficult to operate or are inaccurate and sluggish. However, Google has a new app in the town, Trusted Contacts, and it is the most straightforward approach to sharing location with others. Google Trusted Contacts […]

     
 
 

LG V20 Launched in India at Rs 54,999

LG V20 Launched in India at Rs 54,999

Announced this September, LG V20 was the first phone to ship wth the Google’s Android Nougat 7.0. The flagship offering from LG has now launched in India Priced at Rs 54,999. Yet another highlight of the phone is its dual camera setup at the rear and a secondary screen on the front. LG V20 comes equipped with a 5.7-inch display […]

     
 
 

InFocus will Soon Launch an Aadhaar Enabled Smartphone with Iris Scanner

InFocus will Soon Launch an Aadhaar Enabled Smartphone with Iris Scanner

Infocus has announced that it is all set to launch the India’s first Adhaar-enabled Iris smartphone once the company is successful in obtaining a certification from the Government authority STQC (Standardization Testing & Quality Certification). We have seen this implementation earlier on a tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris) but apparently, this is the first time a smartphone will be getting […]

     
 
 

Amazon Brings Launchpad, its Startup Platform, to India

Amazon Brings Launchpad, its Startup Platform, to India

After over a year of its original announcement, Amazon is today launching its startup program, Launchpad, in India. The platform fundamentally aims to assist new companies in reducing the effort for promoting, marketing, and selling their products globally. The portal is live right now showcasing over 400 startups, 25 of which are based in India. Amazon Launchpad, which was first […]

     
 
 

Dear Phone Makers, Size DOES Matter!

Dear Phone Makers, Size DOES Matter!

Dear phone manufacturers, We all know that the world of technology is growing with each passing day and as I write this, I know there is someone somewhere working on a new smartphone design. But before you actually turn that scribbled thought into reality, let me tell you about something that happened recently. My Editor, Nimish Dubey, recently showed me […]

 
     
 
 

5 Chrome Extensions by Google You Might not Know About [Chromeville]

5 Chrome Extensions by Google You Might not Know About [Chromeville]

[Chromeville is a new web series on TechPP which explores some interesting stuff around Google Chrome. This will mostly be about the Chrome extensions, and occasionally about other Chrome products like Chromebooks, Chromecast and the likes.]   Google Chrome is the most comprehensive browser you can get right now, primarily because of its substantial range of extensions. From blocking advertisements […]

 
     
 
 

[Event-ually Speaking] OnePlus 3T: The Product was the Hero…Nothing Else was!

[Event-ually Speaking] OnePlus 3T: The Product was the Hero…Nothing Else was!

There are events when you come away thinking of nothing but the product that was unveiled. And well, the launch of the OnePlus 3T in India was certainly one such. When the dust had settled on all that had happened, we came away with the product firmly imprinted in our senses. Mission accomplished, most marketing pundits would say. Well, to […]

     
 
 

Apple Hints at its Plans for Working on Autonomous Vehicles

An Apple logo hangs above the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York City, July 21, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

It’s been long rumoured that Apple, the company known for its smartphones and computers, has been working on autonomous vehicles. Although, until now, the scarcity of reliable proofs hindered these speculations’ certainties. However, as it turns out, Apple is indeed brainstorming ideas for such projects for months and has recently sent a letter to the government regarding guidelines for developing […]

     
 
 

Google Play Store “Best of 2016” List is Here

Google Play Store “Best of 2016” List is Here

We’ve seen several rapid smartphone application trends this year ranging from hunting for fictional creatures around the globe on Pokemon Go, turning surreal selfies into art through Prisma, and a whole lot more. To highlight the leading titles and continuing their tradition, Google has officiated the “Best 0f 2016” list revealing the top trending content on the Play store. The […]