Twitter rolls out its own Twemoji emojis on Android

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Twitter is rolling out its own Twemoji on Android, and this will replace the native emojis previously shown from Google and Samsung. This new emoji set looks to be targeting users on Android 7.x and below. After facing numerous cases of missing emojis on older systems, the new Twitter’s own Twemoji on Android will now be a fresh breath of air. Continue reading “Twitter rolls out its own Twemoji emojis on Android”

Google Photos gets ability to mark photos as favorites

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Google constantly and consistently keeps pushing updates to its flagship apps, and today it is the Photos app. The app has received the ability to mark photos as favorites with stars and hearts. This makes it easier to view all the favorited pictures in one place instead of scrolling through numerous pictures. Continue reading “Google Photos gets ability to mark photos as favorites”

OnePlus 6 preview sale in India saw record Rs. 100 crore worth sale within first 10 minutes 

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OnePlus launched the flagship OnePlus 6 on May 17th in India and it went on for the preview sale on May 21st. The company today announced it had achieved a record Rs. 100 crore sale within the first 10 minutes of the OnePlus 6 first preview sale in India. That’s about 25000 unit sales. Continue reading “OnePlus 6 preview sale in India saw record Rs. 100 crore worth sale within first 10 minutes “

Instagram testing ‘You’re All Caught Up’ feature to improve digital health

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Instagram’s news feed algorithm always makes it hard to determine when you have finished viewing all the latest posts. However, it looks like Instagram is now planning on fixing it as the company is testing a new ‘You’re All Caught Up’ which will let users know when all the unseen posts from the last 48 hours have been viewed.  Continue reading “Instagram testing ‘You’re All Caught Up’ feature to improve digital health”

Google Maps for iOS gets new 3D car icons to replace classic blue navigation arrow

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Google Maps usually shows a classic blue navigation arrow while using the directions. However, Google today is rolling out a stylish sedan, a timeless pickup truck, or a speedy SUV to swap the blue navigation arrow depending on your mood.  Continue reading “Google Maps for iOS gets new 3D car icons to replace classic blue navigation arrow”

HMD Global raises $100 million, will invest in growth of Nokia

HMD Global – the home of Nokia phones, today announced that it has raised additional $100 million from multiple investors to scale business operations and fund the company’s growth in its second year. This round of investment has been led by Geneva-based, Ginko Ventures via Alpha Ginko Ltd. with participation from DMJ Asia Investment Opportunity Limited and Wonderful Stars Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of FIH Mobile Ltd. Continue reading “HMD Global raises $100 million, will invest in growth of Nokia”

Qualcomm, Facebook partner to bring high-speed internet connectivity in urban areas

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Qualcomm has partnered with Facebook to deliver high-speed internet connectivity with Facebook’s Terragraph technology through the development of a multi-node wireless system based on 60GHz technology from Qualcomm. This terrestrial system improves speed, efficiency, and quality of internet connectivity around the world at only a fraction of the cost of fiber deployments. Continue reading “Qualcomm, Facebook partner to bring high-speed internet connectivity in urban areas”

Qualcomm introduces first 5G NR solution for small cells and remote radio heads

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Qualcomm today has announced an industry first 5G NR solution targeted for small cells and remote radio head deployments that is built on proven Qualcomm FSM Platform for 3G and 4G small cells. It supports 5G NR in both mmWave and sub-6 GHz spectrum. Continue reading “Qualcomm introduces first 5G NR solution for small cells and remote radio heads”

Nokia partners with Crypto Startup Streamr for remote community hosted networks

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Nokia has announced that it is partnering with Streamr who has just launched Real-time Data Marketplace. This connects data producers and consumers. The main motto behind this is to offer connectivity to remote rural areas and enjoy the benefits that follow. Continue reading “Nokia partners with Crypto Startup Streamr for remote community hosted networks”

WhatsApp group video calling starts rolling out for Android and iOS

WhatsApp has finally rolled out the much needed and asked group video calling and it is live on Android and iOS. With this new update, users can start a group video call. Back in February, WhatsApp V2.18.39 beta for Android had references of group video calling.  Continue reading “WhatsApp group video calling starts rolling out for Android and iOS”

Microsoft acquires California-based AI startup Semantic Machines

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Semantic Machines.Inc which is a California-based company that has developed a revolutionary new approach to building conversational AI. The company’s tech uses machine learning to enable users to discover, access and interact with information and services in a much more natural way. Continue reading “Microsoft acquires California-based AI startup Semantic Machines”

Samsung hosts 3GPP final meeting for 5G network commercialization

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Samsung Electronics today announced that it is hosting the ‘3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) working group’ to complete the 5G mobile communication standards in Busan from May 21st to 25th. This meeting will finalize the relevant standard technologies for 5G commercialization. Continue reading “Samsung hosts 3GPP final meeting for 5G network commercialization”

Google app v8.4 beta update reveals more details about ‘Read Later’ feature

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Google is rolling a new beta update to the Google App bringing the app version to V8.4. However, there aren’t any major update or functionality changes, but it fully fixed the disappearing text and broken settings. Some of the headings in the Google Assistant settings area have been enlarged. Continue reading “Google app v8.4 beta update reveals more details about ‘Read Later’ feature”

Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out

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Asus has announced the rollout of Oreo update to the Zenfone 3 Zoom bringing the version to V80.20.179.40. Since it is a server side roll out, the update might take few days and will be available in batches. The company has been actively pushing Oreo update to Zenfone smartphones since the start of this year. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out”

Samsung Galaxy S8 Burgundy Red Photo Gallery

Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus in India last year in April and exactly a year later, the company launched the Galaxy S8 Burgundy Red variant in India with exact similar specifications, but in a new color. Let’s take a detailed look at the hardware and specifications of the phone in this photo gallery. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 Burgundy Red Photo Gallery”