Facebook to redesign Messenger with real time communication, customer care channels and more

Facebook Messenger

Facebook started asking people to install Messenger app a few years back and the company kept on pushing it with features to a level that made the app clumsy and cluttered. In its goals for 2018, the company’s David Marcus, head of the messenger highlighted the changes that are coming to messenger this year. Continue reading “Facebook to redesign Messenger with real time communication, customer care channels and more”

Google expands its presence in China, opens new office in Shenzhen

Google

After announcing its plans to open its first AI lab in China last month, Google today has silently opened the 3rd office in Shenzhen in its latest expansion in China. Shenzhen city in China is known for being a global hardware hub, and the office isn’t a fully functional campus. Instead, it is just space within a serviced office and will start this week. Continue reading “Google expands its presence in China, opens new office in Shenzhen”

Google to expand Cloud infrastructure with 3 new undersea cables, 5 new regions

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Alphabet’s subsidiary brand Google Cloud has spent almost $30 billion to improve the infrastructure in the last three years. The company continues to overcome many technical difficulties using subsea cables, which is the new standard for the wired data transfer across the world. The story does not stop there, as the one of the leading cloud service provider has added three new submarine cables across fine new regions. Continue reading “Google to expand Cloud infrastructure with 3 new undersea cables, 5 new regions”

YouTube testing new dark mode on iOS mobile app

YouTube Dark Mode

YouTube is now testing new ‘Dark Mode’ for its iOS mobile app. A screenshot with the new option in the setting page is being posted by a user on Reddit. The feature is already live for some and is enabled with YouTube app version number 13.01.4. Continue reading “YouTube testing new dark mode on iOS mobile app”

Skygofree Android Trojan can track location of the device, turn on audio recording and more

Skygofree Trojan

Trojans and Malware are not new to Android; they keep attacking the operating system taking advantage of the loophole. However, the Skygofree Android Trojan is very peculiar and something unique. Discovered by Kaspersky, Skygofree can track the location of the device, turn on audio recording, control WiFi networks and can also manage apps like Facebook Messenger, Skype, Viber, and WhatsApp. Continue reading “Skygofree Android Trojan can track location of the device, turn on audio recording and more”

Honor 9 Lite to launch in India today: Here’s how to watch the live stream

Huawei’s Honor brand last week confirmed that it will launch the Honor 9 Lite smartphone, successor of Honor 8 Lite at an event on January 17th that will start at 12:30PM IST. You can watch the live stream on Honor’s YouTube channel or on its Facebook Page. Continue reading “Honor 9 Lite to launch in India today: Here’s how to watch the live stream”

Samsung Galaxy Note8 2018 Winter Olympic Games Limited Edition smartphone announced

Samsung, who is Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment and Computing Equipment category for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 today introduced special edition Galaxy Note8. Samsung said that it will deliver over 4,000 devices to all Olympians as well as the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic family, including IOC and POCOG staff allowing them to lean on Samsung mobile technology to enhance their experiences and connect more conveniently.

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Flipkart Republic Day Sale from Jan 21 to 23: Pixel 2 XL starting at Rs. 48999, offers on smartphones and more

Just after Amazon announced its first sale for the year, Flipkart has scheduled its Republic Day Sale from January 21st to 23rd. As a part of the sale it is offering some great deals on smartphones and other devices, including Google Pixel 2 XL that will be available starting at an effective price of Rs. 48,999 compared to the original price of Rs. 73,000. Continue reading “Flipkart Republic Day Sale from Jan 21 to 23: Pixel 2 XL starting at Rs. 48999, offers on smartphones and more”

Vivo X20 Plus UD with in-display fingerprint sensor gets certified

Vivo showcased the world’s first in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone that uses an optical fingerprint sensor from Synaptics. Now the Vivo X20 Plus UD with in-display fingerprint sensor has been certified by TENAA in China. This looks similar to what Vivo had showcased at the CES last week, even though the model number was mentioned as X20 Plus A.

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BlackBerry Jarvis transformational cybersecurity software announced

BlackBerry Jarvis

BlackBerry in a keynote address at the North American International Automotive Show (NAIAS) announced Jarvis transformational cybersecurity software. The company says that it is initially marketing the solution to automakers whose complex software supply chains create compelling and urgent use cases that Jarvis can help solve today. Continue reading “BlackBerry Jarvis transformational cybersecurity software announced”

Vivo launches online store in India, announces launch carnival offers

Vivo eStore

Following the footsteps of OnePlus and Xiaomi, Vivo now has launched the online store in India where all the Vivo phones, as well as accessories, will be sold exclusively. As a part of the launch, the company is also hosting launch carnival where it is offering discounts and offers on various Vivo phones.  Continue reading “Vivo launches online store in India, announces launch carnival offers”

Amazon Great Indian Sale scheduled from Jan 21 to 24 – Up to 35% off on mobiles, up to 80% off on accessories and more

Amazon has announced its Great Indian Sale, this year’s first sale from January 21st to 24th. Amazon says that it will offer over deals on over 10,000 brands, Up to 40% off on Mobiles and Accessories with over 60 Amazon Exclusives and over 300 Offers, Up to 55% off on Consumer Electronic and more. Continue reading “Amazon Great Indian Sale scheduled from Jan 21 to 24 — Up to 35% off on mobiles, up to 80% off on accessories and more”

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus Android Oreo beta update starts rolling out

Huawei P10

Huawei has announced Android 8.0 Oreo beta program for P10 and P10 Plus as the company’s Romania Facebook page has put out post seeking testers for the Oreo update. The company has already rolled out the update for Mate 9 Pro, P10 and P10 Plus in China and now its turn for the international variants.  Continue reading “Huawei P10 and P10 Plus Android Oreo beta update starts rolling out”

Honor 8 won’t get Android 8.0 Oreo update, Honor 6X Oreo update under evaluation

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Huawei’s online brand Honor has confirmed that Honor 8 which was launched back in October 2016 won’t be getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update. The company confirmed the news on Twitter in a response to the user’s query. On the other hand, it has also clarified that the Android 8.0 update with latest EMUI 8.0 is under evaluation for the Honor 6X.  Continue reading “Honor 8 won’t get Android 8.0 Oreo update, Honor 6X Oreo update under evaluation”

Nokia 7 and Nokia 6 2018 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out

HMD Global introduced Nokia 7 smartphone back in October last year and the new Nokia 6 (2018) was unveiled earlier this month in China running  Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). As the company had promised, it has started rolling out Android 8.0 (Oreo) update for the smartphones.

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