Timex BLINK activity tracker with OLED Display launched starting at Rs. 4495

Timex Blink

Timex today launched the BLINK activity tracker in India in association with Indian consumer technology start-up BLINK. The  activity tracker combines signature elements of a traditional watch with sophisticated technology for tracking your daily activities. Continue reading “Timex BLINK activity tracker with OLED Display launched starting at Rs. 4495”

OnePlus acknowledges EngineerMode app Root Exploit, will fix it with software update

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OnePlus has accidentally left behind an app called ‘EngineerMode’ made by Qualcomm which after decompiling has revealed that the app can be exploited to gain root access acting like a backdoor. This app was discovered by a OnePlus user on Twitter. Continue reading “OnePlus acknowledges EngineerMode app Root Exploit, will fix it with software update”

Apple claims the top spot in wearable market followed by Xiaomi and Fitbit in Q3 2017: Canalys

Apple Watch

Apple has regained the top spot in the wearable market in Q3 2017 with 3.9 million shipments and it is the strongest quarter for Apple in 2017, all thanks to the recently launched Apple Watch 3 with LTE support, reveals a new report from Canalys. Xiaomi and Fitbit claim the 2nd and 3rd spots with 3.6 million and 3.5 million, respectively.  Continue reading “Apple claims the top spot in wearable market followed by Xiaomi and Fitbit in Q3 2017: Canalys”

Mozilla releases Firefox v57 ‘Quantum’ with faster core engine, new design and more

Mozilla

Mozilla has released a new Firefox v57 ‘Quantum’ browser after six months of release of the previous version. The new release brings tons of new additions that include a refreshed new design, overhauled core engine, a new technology to improve the speed from the previous version.  Continue reading “Mozilla releases Firefox v57 ‘Quantum’ with faster core engine, new design and more”

Google Home App updated with refreshed new look, recommended content, better search and more

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Google has rolled an update to the Home App that brings a refreshed new look, better recommendations, meaning it is now easy to find movies, shows, music with better search and with more control over the Home device.For those on Android, can now cast movie trailers on to the connected TV while still browsing content on your phone. With advanced sound settings, you can control bass and treble on your Google Assistant supported speakers.

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Apple said to be working on rear-facing 3D sensor for 2019 iPhone

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Apple is said to be working on a rear-facing 3D sensor for 2019 iPhone which could be another milestone in leading the AR space on the mobile platform according to sources of Bloomberg. The company is said to be working on different technologies from the current TrueDepth camera which is used on the iPhone XContinue reading “Apple said to be working on rear-facing 3D sensor for 2019 iPhone”

iOS 11.2 to bring support for 7.5W wireless charging on iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X

iPhone X Wireless

Starting with iOS 11.2, iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X to support 7.5W fast charging support at 7.5 watts using compatible Qi-based wireless charging accessories. With the current iOS 11.1.1, all the three device charge at a speed of 5W using Qi wireless chargers.  Continue reading “iOS 11.2 to bring support for 7.5W wireless charging on iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X”

HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset and Vive Wave Open Platform announced

HTC Vive Focus

HTC today at the Vive Developers Conference (VDC) in Beijing has announced Vive Focus Standalone VR headset after teasing it for some time now. The company has also introduced VIVE WAVE VR Open Platform which will be open for easy mobile VR content development and device optimization for third-party partners.

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Facebook merges Messenger day with Stories for synced cross-posting

Facebook Stories

Facebook has killed off Messenger day feature and replaced it with Face Stories feature that will be synced. Meaning, Any photos or videos you add to your Stories will appear on both Facebook and Messenger and will be shared with common users on both the platforms.

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Android 8.0 Oreo adoption rate climbs to 0.3%, Nougat hits 20.6%

Android Adoption

The latest Android distribution numbers for November are in, and they show that Android 8.0 Oreo is now on 0.3% devices, while Nougat retains to close to 17.6% devices. Though features wise Google is doing a great job, it is the adoption that is moving slow.

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Google Assistant can now broadcast messages through your Google Home speakers

Google Home Mini

Last month Google announced that it will roll out broadcast messages capabilities to Google Assistant, it is finally rolling out the feature today. With the latest update that is rolling out, Google will let you use your home device to broadcast messages throughout your home.

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Apple to launch 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus, a lower-priced 6.1-inch iPhone with LCD display in 2018: KGI

iPhone X

The iPhone X finally went for sale this month, and we are already hearing reports of the iPhone models that might launch in 2018, thanks to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. According to him, Apple will be launching a 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch models with OLED displays and a lower-priced 6.1-inch model with an LCD display in 2018.

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Ultimate Ears launches UE MEGABOOM water-resistant wireless speaker in India for Rs. 19995

MEGABOOM

Ultimate Ears, a brand of Logitech today has launched the MEGABOOM portable wireless speaker in India. It comes with 360-degree sound with deep; it also has a waterproof design and a companion Android and iOS app to unlock more controls like musical alarm, fully customizable sound and remote On/Off.

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Security firm claims to have bypassed iPhone X Face ID with 3D face mask model

FaceID

The Apple iPhone X features a unique feature that the company has raved about at the time of the launch. We are talking about the face ID feature which according to Apple is the strongest security feature and even said that Hollywood-quality masks couldn’t fool it. While the company’s claims may be valid on some grounds, a security firm; Bkav claims that they have bypassed the iPhone X face ID.

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Swiftkey for Android and iOS updated with Photo Theme feature to add personalized images to keyboard

Swift Key

Swiftkey has released Photo Theme feature for its Android and iOS app which lets you add personalized images to the keyboard to change the look and feel of the keyboard application immediately. You can also add the images and themes that Swiftkey includes by default as well.  Continue reading “Swiftkey for Android and iOS updated with Photo Theme feature to add personalized images to keyboard”