Sony’s Patent to Disable Any Camera Using WiFi or Bluetooth

Sony’s Patent to Disable Any Camera Using WiFi or Bluetooth

Two months back, the USPTO awarded Apple a patent disclosing the method to block a user’s camera where photography or video recording is prohibited. The patented technology received mixed responses. Danny from The Guardian, for example, found the idea legit for concerts, plays, museums, etc., where smartphone users violate “no photography” rule almost every time. Danny, however, was afraid that […]

     
 
 

Patent Reveals a Dual SIM iPhone with an e-SIM

Patent Reveals a Dual SIM iPhone with an e-SIM

September 7th is approaching fast and yet there are only speculations what Apple will bring next in this year’s iPhone. There are many rumors like no 3.5mm audio jack, and 256 GB storage. One more rumor that was doing rounds on many popular blogs was of Apple releasing a dual sim feature in the iPhone 7. CNET had earlier speculated […]

     
 
 

Is it Fair to Use Mobile Phones While Driving?

Is it Fair to Use Mobile Phones While Driving?

A few years ago, I remember talking to my wife using the car’s Bluetooth-enabled music system. At a traffic signal, I could see a cop staring at me from the corner of my eye. When our eyes met, he put a finger over his lips, indicating that I shouldn’t be having that phone conversation while driving. I was left amused, […]

 
     
 
 

Facebook Messenger Might Soon Let You Unsend a Sent Message

Facebook Messenger Might Soon Let You Unsend a Sent Message

You must have been into a situation where, while using Facebook, in a fit of anger or due to the frustration you wrote the worst text ever and then pressed the send button. And later regretted it. At present, there is no CTRL+ Z for a message that you send on Facebook Messenger. Once you have sent a text, it […]

     
 
 

The Five Sins of Android Phone Makers

The Five Sins of Android Phone Makers

Guest post by Rohan Naravane. There’s hardly any doubt that the iPhone is a smartphone nobody can ignore today. Even if Android accounts for over 80 percent of all smartphones sold, you’ve probably heard about how the iPhone eats over 90 percent of all smartphone profits. That is bound to be a cause of worry among Android phone makers, causing […]

 
     
 
 

The Internet of (Too Many) Things: Is There a Lack of Balance?

The Internet of (Too Many) Things: Is There a Lack of Balance?

Be it at events such as the Consumer Electronics Show, or trends coming in from global OEMs, one thing is for certain: The IoT is definitely IN. The Internet of Things is turning out to be a fast paced movement which aspires to connect a multitude of devices to the internet – and not just smartphones or laptops, but also […]

 
     
 
 

Micromax Maintains Second Position in India, but Fast Losing Ground

Micromax Maintains Second Position in India, but Fast Losing Ground

Guest Post by Sanjeev Kumar. Whenever one talks about the Indian smartphone market, especially the budget segment, the first brand that comes to the mind is Micromax. No matter wherever you go, you will spot every third person flaunting a Micromax smartphone. The Indian brand, which threatened the market leader Samsung in the year 2014, appeared to be losing its […]

     
 
 

My Cloud Life Has Begun and it’s Amazing

My Cloud Life Has Begun and it’s Amazing

Guest Post by Rohan Naravane. If you’ve been using computers long enough, there’s a chance you may have experienced the failure of a storage device at least once. Your photos, videos, documents… gone in a flash as your computer storage (like a hard drive) or external storage (like a microSD card) bites the dust. You may have even put in […]

     
 
 

Are the Days of Queuing Up to Buy the Latest iPhone Over in India?

Are the Days of Queuing Up to Buy the Latest iPhone Over in India?

Guest Post by Arpit Verma. We all associate launch of new iPhones with a crowd of people standing outside Apple Stores for hours on end, just so that they can be among the first ones to touch the latest and greatest from Apple. This sight is very common in parts of United States and Europe, right from the days of […]

 
     
 
 

CES 2016 – The Newest Phones, Tablets, Wearables, Drones and All Things Technology!

CES 2016 – The Newest Phones, Tablets, Wearables, Drones and All Things Technology!

The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is expected to be a joyride for all tech geeks out there. Those who witnessed CES Unveiled in New York are howling in excitement with the range of technology on display, and not many can wait for the event to start. The robotics exhibit space will have 22 exhibitors, while automotive exhibits have increased […]