WhatsApp beta for Android hints at Mark as read and Mute shortcuts in notification center [Update: Mute shortcut now rolling out in beta]

Update: Mute Shortcuts that appeared in WhatsApp beta for Android 2.18.214 is now available for everyone from beta version 2.18.216. This feature allows you quickly mute a chat, directly from the Notification Center when you receive over 51 messages from the same chat. The update doesn’t enable Mark as Read shortcut feature in the Notification Center yet.

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Sony WH1000XM3 wireless noise cancelling headphones passes through the FCC

It seems like Sony is already testing the WH1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headset as the device is now spotted passing through the FCC. The company introduced the WH1000XM2 back in November last year and the successor might arrive later this year around the same time.  Continue reading “Sony WH1000XM3 wireless noise cancelling headphones passes through the FCC”

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 detailed specifications surface – 10.5-inch WQXGA Super AMOLED display, 7,300mAh battery, Iris Scanner, new S Pen

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Samsung is on the verge of launching the Galaxy Tab S4, and so far we have seen render images and was also spotted passing through the FCC certification. We have seen brief specifications of the tablet, but now thanks to the sources, the final full Galaxy Tab S4 specifications are out in the open. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 detailed specifications surface — 10.5-inch WQXGA Super AMOLED display, 7,300mAh battery, Iris Scanner, new S Pen”

Emporio Armani connected Wear OS smartwatch with 1.19-inch AMOLED display, Snapdragon 2100 announced

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Emporio Armani today has announced the latest-generation connected Wear OS smartwatch with touchscreens. It packs a 1.19-inch AMOLED display and is powered by the aging Snapdragon 2100. They come with smart features like Google Assistant and Google Pay. Continue reading “Emporio Armani connected Wear OS smartwatch with 1.19-inch AMOLED display, Snapdragon 2100 announced”

Netflix reports 40.3% growth YoY, adds 5.2 million new users in Q2 2018

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Netflix today announced its revenue for Q2 2018 where the company has added 5.2 million new users, the same as Q2 last year, but lower than the 6.2 million forecast. The total revenue (including DVD) of the company came to $3,907 million which is a solid 40.3% growth YoY. It also reported an operating revenue of $462 million with an operating margin of 11.8%. Continue reading “Netflix reports 40.3% growth YoY, adds 5.2 million new users in Q2 2018”

Skype 8.0 for desktop brings HD video calling, media gallery, call recording and more

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Microsoft today is rolling out a new update to Skype for the desktop that brings the version to 8.0 replacing Skype version 7.0. This update replaces Skype Classic. The new features to skype 8.0 include free HD video and screen sharing calls, chat media gallery, share photos, videos, and other files, and more.  Continue reading “Skype 8.0 for desktop brings HD video calling, media gallery, call recording and more”

World Emoji Day: Apple previews over 70 new emojis including redhead, lobster, cupcakes, superhero that are coming to iOS devices

Apple on the occasion of ‘World Emoji Day’ announced that more than 70 new emoji characters are coming to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac later this year via software update. These new emojis are based on the approved characters from Unicode 11.0Continue reading “World Emoji Day: Apple previews over 70 new emojis including redhead, lobster, cupcakes, superhero that are coming to iOS devices”

Truecaller introduces ‘Call Recording’ premium feature for Android

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Truecaller has rolled out new features to its premium users, it includes new ‘Call Recording’ for Android users. This will help users to keep track of important conversations they have with businesses, colleagues, and people. Continue reading “Truecaller introduces ‘Call Recording’ premium feature for Android”

Samsung Galaxy S10 in 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch and 6.4-inch models, triple rear cameras, in-display fingerprint scanner said to be unveiled at MWC 2019

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Apple is widely anticipated to launch three new iPhones later this year including a second-generation 5.8-inch iPhone X, a larger 6.46-inch iPhone X Plus, and a 6.1-inch model with iPhone X like feature. Now in order to compete with Apple, Samsung is also said to be planning on launching 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch, and 6.4-inch models, according to Ming-Chi Kuo. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S10 in 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch and 6.4-inch models, triple rear cameras, in-display fingerprint scanner said to be unveiled at MWC 2019”

Eros Now and Xiaomi enter into strategic distribution partnership, launches monthly subscription plans for Mi TVs starting at Rs. 49

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Eros International today announced a strategic distribution partnership with Xiaomi for its Eros Now digital over-the-top South Asian entertainment platform. This new distribution partnership is an extension of the content experience that both partners offer. Under this partnership, Eros Now will further enhances its distribution to the larger screen in India and then across Asia. Continue reading “Eros Now and Xiaomi enter into strategic distribution partnership, launches monthly subscription plans for Mi TVs starting at Rs. 49”

EUME launches world’s first massager waterproof anti-theft backpack with built-in power bank in India for Rs. 3999

EUME has announced the launch of world’s first built-in massager backpack. The company says that the technology is currently patented in India and patent pending in the United States. The backpack helps by massaging the upper back near the trapezoid and the lower back and helps stimulate greater blood flow in areas where heavy backpacks cause a lot of stress.  Continue reading “EUME launches world’s first massager waterproof anti-theft backpack with built-in power bank in India for Rs. 3999”

OnePlus trademarks WARP Charge, could rebrand DASH Charge

At the OnePlus 6 global launch, the company cautiously stayed away from using the word “Dash Charge” while talking about the battery department. Dash Charge is the companies unique charging technology that charges OnePlus phones very quickly and it is also considered to be the fastest among the fastest charging technologies. The OxygenOS Open Beta updates around that time also had replaced the term “Dash Charge” with “charging rapidly.” Continue reading “OnePlus trademarks WARP Charge, could rebrand DASH Charge”

HTC demonstrates multi-room VR using Vive PRO and SteamVR 2.0

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HTC is said to be working on multi-room VR using Steam as the company has shown off a SteamVR beta, a Vive Pro, and 16 base stations to allow VR between multiple rooms. The tester said to have wandered between rooms finding tracked objects through a complex but connected space. Continue reading “HTC demonstrates multi-room VR using Vive PRO and SteamVR 2.0”

Google app update hints at podcasts episode search, Google Lens intro text and more

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Google has pushed a new beta update to its Google app and this update details how the last remnant of Google Now will soon be killed. It also hints at some minor tweaks to Podcasts and Lens. It features a “deprecation_warning” for a widget. “Feed” is most likely to be removed since how it is the last piece linked to Google Now. Continue reading “Google app update hints at podcasts episode search, Google Lens intro text and more”

Facebook hires Google’s head of chip development Shahriar Rabii

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Facebook announced that it has hired Google’s head of chip development Shahriar Rabii to be the vice president and its head of silicon. With this announcement, the company once again hinted that it is serious about building its own semiconductors, joining Apple Inc.  Continue reading “Facebook hires Google’s head of chip development Shahriar Rabii”