HTC Desire 12 retail box surfaces – 5.5-inch full-screen display, 3GB RAM and more specifications revealed

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A few days ago popular leakster Even Blass revealed that HTC is planning on launching a new Desire series phone that is said to be pushing full screen 18:9 aspect ratio display down to entry-level segment. Today Android Authority has obtained the retail box of the phone named ‘Desire 12’ revealing most of the specifications. Continue reading “HTC Desire 12 retail box surfaces — 5.5-inch full-screen display, 3GB RAM and more specifications revealed”

Sony MWC 2018 teaser highlights curved display, Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact expected

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Sony Mobiles have just released a new teaser video of its MWC 2018 event which kickstarts in a week at Barcelona. Very little was shown in the brief 23-second video, all we see is just a curved display indicating a smartphone with a curved display. Continue reading “Sony MWC 2018 teaser highlights curved display, Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact expected”

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ with Snapdragon 845, Stereo speakers surface in more press shots

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We are inching closer to the launch of the Galaxy S9 and S9+. We already saw most of the details about the upcoming flagships, however, today we have almost all the details, specifications and even the rendered images leaked ahead of the MWC 2018 announcement. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be powered by the Snapdragon 845, run on Android 8.0 Oreo. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ with Snapdragon 845, Stereo speakers surface in more press shots”

Wikipedia Zero no-cost mobile access program will end in 2018

The Wikimedia Foundation has announced that it ending the Wikipedia Zero program which was launched in 2012. It said that the new partnership opportunities will continue to address critical barriers to participation in free knowledge around the world. Continue reading “Wikipedia Zero no-cost mobile access program will end in 2018”

Google investigating Pixel 2 XL slow rapid charging in low battery temperatures

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Users of Google Pixel 2 XL have started reporting the slow battery charging speeds despite the phone showing the “Charging rapidly” notification. AndroidPolice in their testing has concluded that “rapid charging” isn’t always an accurate statement as the phone in low temperatures the phone starts charging at less than 4W. Continue reading “Google investigating Pixel 2 XL slow rapid charging in low battery temperatures”

LastPass finally gets Android Oreo autofill support

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LastPass password manager for Android has finally received Android Oreo autofill support. Accessibility option is still available for Older apps and Chrome that don’t support the new implementation. LastPass v4.4.1749 brings you an option to turn on Oreo autofill by going to Settings > Autofill. Continue reading “LastPass finally gets Android Oreo autofill support”

Huawei P20 Plus firmware files reveal Always-on display, 4000mAh battery

Huawei P20 series is all set to go official at a special event in Paris on March 27th. With the launch inching closer, we are hearing more details about the flagships. Today according to the firmware files obtained by @FunkyHuawei, the man behind most Huawei and Honor leaks, the P20 Plus variant is said to feature an always-on display and a massive 4000mAh battery. Continue reading “Huawei P20 Plus firmware files reveal Always-on display, 4000mAh battery”

Virgin signs an agreement with Indian Govt for Hyperloop One between Pune and Mumbai

Virgin Hyperloop One today announced that it has signed an agreement with Maharashtra who intends to build a hyperloop between Pune and Mumbai beginning with an operational demonstration track. The company’s chairman Sir Richard Branson signed the framework agreement today to begin the development of the route. Continue reading “Virgin signs an agreement with Indian Govt for Hyperloop One between Pune and Mumbai”

BlackBerry Athena with Snapdragon 660, Luna and Uni smartphones surface

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BlackBerry is expected to launch at least three new phones this year, and the and they are currently code-named as Athena, Luna, and Uni. These smartphones over the past few weeks, have been making their appearance on Geekbench, through configuration files, and in European device registration databases. Continue reading “BlackBerry Athena with Snapdragon 660, Luna and Uni smartphones surface”

Microsoft Cortana gets IFTTT integration, now works with more smart home devices

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Microsoft today announced that Cortana is adding new home automation skills, new smart home devices, such as the Ecobee, Honeywell Lyric, and LIFX. And it also now works with IFTTT. You can now open Cortana on Windows 10 or launch the Cortana app to add new products to the Connected Home menu. Continue reading “Microsoft Cortana gets IFTTT integration, now works with more smart home devices”

Twitter is shutting down Twitter for Mac app, support ends in 30 days

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Twitter today announced that it will be ending support for its Mac application in the next 30 days in favor of the web client. The app will no longer be available to download from today. The company suggests users use the web client to get the full experience. Continue reading “Twitter is shutting down Twitter for Mac app, support ends in 30 days”

NPCI gives nod to WhatsApp Payments BHIM UPI beta, says interoperability must for public launch

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NPCI; The National Payments Corporation of India, the underdog for all digital payments in the country, said that all partnering bodies must follow set or predefined rules and UPI guidelines to make the platform interoperable. This was in context to the speculation of Paytm accusing NPCI giving out favoring setbacks to Whatsapp for its Payments platform. Continue reading “NPCI gives nod to WhatsApp Payments BHIM UPI beta, says interoperability must for public launch”

Walmart said to be in talks to acquire more than 40% of Flipkart

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Back in 2016 US retail giant, Walmart was in talks to invest up to whopping $1 billion Flipkart. Nothing ever happened on that, however, now according to new report from Reuters, Walmart is said to be in talks to acquire more than 40% of Flipkart.  Continue reading “Walmart said to be in talks to acquire more than 40% of Flipkart”

All new apps must support iPhone X Super Retina display from April, says Apple

Apple is informing app developers that all new apps submitted to App store from April 2018 must support the iPhone X’s full-screen Super Retina display. The company is said to have been sending emails to app developers about the latest requirement.  Continue reading “All new apps must support iPhone X Super Retina display from April, says Apple”

Google removes ‘view image’ button from image search results

Google today has removed the ‘view image’ button from search results that appear when you click on a picture. Though this is a small change, it has a huge impact on users making them take additional steps to save an image. Continue reading “Google removes ‘view image’ button from image search results”