Apple iOS 11.3.1 with third-party display repair fix, macOS 10.13.4 security update starts rolling out

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Apple is rolling out iOS 11.3.1 to iPhones, iPad, and iPod touch and macOS 10.13.4 security update to macOS High Sierra. This new 11.3.1 update is just a bug fix update to the iOS 11.3 software update released last month. It brings the fix to the third-party display issues on the iPhone 8 and security improvements for all iPhones and iPads. Continue reading “Apple iOS 11.3.1 with third-party display repair fix, macOS 10.13.4 security update starts rolling out”

Spotify improves free version with new design, data saver, personalized recommendations

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Earlier this month there were reports about Spotify working on a new free version of its music streaming services. Falling in line with the reports, the company today unveiled a new improved Spotify free version. This new version lets you discover music more efficiently and is also more personalized. Continue reading “Spotify improves free version with new design, data saver, personalized recommendations”

Instagram ‘Data Download’ tool lets you download your data

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Earlier this month Instagram confirmed that it is testing a download button which will let you download your complete data and today the company is rolling out the feature to everyone. Dubbed ‘Data Download’ will allow you “download your information so if you wish to leave for another photo sharing network. Continue reading “Instagram ‘Data Download’ tool lets you download your data”

Instagram now lets you upload multiple photos and videos to stories at once

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Instagram is bringing a much-needed feature to its stories. It will now let you upload multiple photos and videos to stories at once. You will now see a new icon in the upload media at the top right corner of the screen. Tap the button and start selecting photos or videos. Continue reading “Instagram now lets you upload multiple photos and videos to stories at once”

WhatApp raises minimum age in Europe to 16 ahead of new privacy law changes, will soon let you download data it collects

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WhatsApp today announced that it is raising the minimum age to use their services from 13 to 16 in Europe ahead of the new privacy law changes. These new data law changes come into force next month. In the next few weeks, WhatsApp will ask users to confirm if they are at least 16 years old when they are prompted to agree with new terms of service and a privacy policy provided by a new WhatsApp Ireland Ltd entity. Continue reading “WhatApp raises minimum age in Europe to 16 ahead of new privacy law changes, will soon let you download data it collects”

India feature phone market doubled, mobile phone shipments grew 48% YoY in Q1 2018: Counterpoint

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According to the latest market research from Counterpoint, India’s overall mobile phone shipments grew 48% YoY in Q1 2018. The feature phone segment almost doubled in Q1 2018 due to strong shipments of Reliance JioPhone, while the smartphone market remained flat compared to same time last year. Continue reading “India feature phone market doubled, mobile phone shipments grew 48% YoY in Q1 2018: Counterpoint”

Tata Sky, Netflix team up for content delivery in India

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Tata Sky and Netflix today announced a strategic partnership for content delivery in India. Through this partnership, Tata Sky users will now be able to browse and access the entire Netflix service, including TV shows, films, documentaries through the Tata Sky platforms in the coming months.  Continue reading “Tata Sky, Netflix team up for content delivery in India”

Facebook removed 1.9 million terrorism content in Q1 2018, vows to improve the platform

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Facebook today has detailed on its approach towards terrorism on its platform. The company says that it defines terrorism as any non-governmental organization that engages in premeditated acts of violence, government, or international organization in order to achieve a political, religious, or ideological aim. Continue reading “Facebook removed 1.9 million terrorism content in Q1 2018, vows to improve the platform”

Google is now making it easier to search for jobs in India

Google today at an event in Delhi has announced that it is bringing job search to Indian job seekers. This new search was first announced at I/O in 2017 and is a key component of Google for Jobs, which is an initiative focused on connecting job-seekers and employers through deep collaboration with the job matching industry. Continue reading “Google is now making it easier to search for jobs in India”

Asus Lyra Trio Mesh Wi-Fi System with 3×3 MIMO now up available for pre-order

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Asus at the CES 2018 has introduced the Lyra Trio Mesh Wi-Fi System with 3×3 MIMO, and today it is up for pre-order on Amazon.com.  The Asus Lyra Trio Mesh Wi-Fi System is based on the 3×3 MIMO technology and is available as a dual-band, tri-hub mesh Wi-Fi system with a unique, pyramid antenna design. Continue reading “Asus Lyra Trio Mesh Wi-Fi System with 3×3 MIMO now up available for pre-order”

Alphabet records $31.1 billion in revenue in Q1 2018, Google ad business contributed 85%

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Google’s parent company; Alphabet has announced their first-quarter results for 2018. The company has recorded a $31.1 billion in revenue with an increase of 26% and 22% over the previous year, respectively. Google ad business remains strong and roughly contributes to about 85% of the revenue.  Continue reading “Alphabet records $31.1 billion in revenue in Q1 2018, Google ad business contributed 85%”

Apple’s Shazam acquisition is now under investigation by the EU

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The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the acquisition of Shazam by Apple under the EU Merger Regulation. The commission believes that the merger could reduce choice for users of music streaming services. Continue reading “Apple’s Shazam acquisition is now under investigation by the EU”

Amazon said to be working on building ‘Home Robots’

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Amazon is said to be working on building ‘Home Robots’ and is reported to have bigger plans for a domestic robot according to people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. The project currently has a codename “Vesta,” and is overseen by Gregg Zehr, who runs Amazon’s Lab126 hardware research and development division based in Sunnyvale, California. Continue reading “Amazon said to be working on building ‘Home Robots’”

Google Collections starts rolling out, replaces Saved pages

Google Collections

Google started rolling out ‘My Saves’ or Saved pages in the last September. It is a mish-mash of your saved bookmarks while browsing search results in the Google app, and Maps lists. However, Google is starting to replace it with ‘Collections.’ Continue reading “Google Collections starts rolling out, replaces Saved pages”

LG G7 ThinQ with Snapdragon 845, 6.1-inch FullView display gets certified in South Korea

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LG is on the verge of launching the G7 flagship in the coming week and today two variants of the G7 ThinQ have been certified by the National Radio Research Agency in South Korea. The variants are being identified by the model numbers LM-G710V and LM-G710N, the latter one might be the G7 ThinQ that will be sold exclusively in the eastern countries. Continue reading “LG G7 ThinQ with Snapdragon 845, 6.1-inch FullView display gets certified in South Korea”