Google Chrome for Android to soon let websites send notifications with quick reply

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Google Chrome might soon be able to let websites send you notifications, just like how it is currently, but it will come with a newly added Quick Reply support. Meaning, notifications from websites like Facebook lets you quickly get back with a reply just like you would to a normal message from another application. Continue reading “Google Chrome for Android to soon let websites send notifications with quick reply”

TRAI’s new regulations offers users more control to block pesky calls

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In a relief to telecom customers in India, TRAI in unsolicited commercial communication rules under which an individual can now revoke permission that they have granted to any commercial entity for a service. A month after the rules are notified, users can set their preferences on when they would like to receive commercial communications as well as preferred modes of communication- call or SMS. Continue reading “TRAI’s new regulations offers users more control to block pesky calls”

Google, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft join hands for Data Transfer Project (DTP)

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Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft today announced that they are joining hands for an initiative called the Data Transfer Project which is designed as a new way to move data between platforms. This open source initiative will enable consumers to transfer their data directly from one service to another, without needing to download and re-upload it. Continue reading “Google, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft join hands for Data Transfer Project (DTP)”

OnePlus will work on these 6 commitment points around its products based on ‘Open Ears’ community event feedback

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OnePlus always improves its products based on feedback from its users. To take it to the next step, it recently held its first  Open Ears’ forum in India to collect in-depth feedback about the software and hardware of OnePlus products. Today, the company has announced that it has received a lot of suggestions from the community during the sessions at the community event.

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OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS 5.0.4 update brings July Android security patch, camera improvements and more

After rolling out the final OxygenOS beta update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones earlier this month, OnePlus today rolled out stable OxygenOS 5.0.4 update for these smartphones. This brings the latest Android security patch, front camera image quality improvements, as well as third-part app fixes. Continue reading “OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS 5.0.4 update brings July Android security patch, camera improvements and more”

Sony PlayStation 4 Pro Marvel’s Spider-Man Limited Edition announced

Sony has announced PlayStation4 Pro Marvel’s Spider-Man Limited Edition.  This Limited Edition includes a specially designed PlayStation 4 Pro (PS4 Pro) with 1TB HDD, Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK4) and the Blu-ray Disc version of the PS4 title Marvel’s Spider-Man. It comes in red color featuring the iconic Spider-Man logo, a matching DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller. Continue reading “Sony PlayStation 4 Pro Marvel’s Spider-Man Limited Edition announced”

ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 6GB RAM, 16MP front and rear camera version will finally go on sale from July 26 for Rs. 14999

Update: Asus today confirmed that the 6GB RAM version of the Zenfone Max Pro M1  will go on sale in India from 26th July, which is next Thursday, exclusively on Flipkart.

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JioPhone Monsoon Hungama exchange offer – JioPhone at an effective price of Rs. 501; Rs. 594 plan with unlimited calls, 90GB data for 6 months

Earlier this month  at the annual AGM Reliance Jio chairman introduced JioPhone offer dubbed as “Monsoon Hungama” that allows feature phone users exchange their phone for a new JioPhone at an effective price of Rs. 501 instead of paying the full amount of Rs. 1500. Today the company has announced more details about the offer and also introduced a special plan for these users.

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Sony MP-CD1 ultra-portable mobile projector with 120-inch projection launched in India at Rs. 29990

Sony today has launched the MP-CD1 ultra-portable Mobile Projector in India. This was previously announced at the CES 2018 earlier this year. The company says that it can fit in your palm and can project up to 120 inches in size from a short distance of 3.5m and weighs just 281 grams and measures 83.0 mm x 16.0 mm x 150.0 mm.  Continue reading “Sony MP-CD1 ultra-portable mobile projector with 120-inch projection launched in India at Rs. 29990”

Honor Note 10 with large screen, big battery to be announced on July 31

Huawei’s Honor brand has finally sent out invites for the announcement of Honor Note 10, a new Note series smartphone and the successor of  Honor Note 8 which was introduced back in 2016. The company is skipping the Honor Note 9 which was supposed to be introduced last year. Continue reading “Honor Note 10 with large screen, big battery to be announced on July 31”

Samsung and Xiaomi accounted for 9.9 million smartphone shipments in India in Q2 2018: Canalys

According to Canalys, Samsung, and Xiaomi each shipped a total of 9.9 million smartphones in the last quarter in India. Together, both the companies now account for a 60% market share which is up from 43% the same time last year. Continue reading “Samsung and Xiaomi accounted for 9.9 million smartphone shipments in India in Q2 2018: Canalys”

Apple 2018 MacBook Pro Keyboard features ‘Membrane’ to prevent dust from entering the ‘Butterfly Mechanism’

Apple 2018 MacBook Pro models said to have been equipped with “membrane” that prevent debris from entering the butterfly mechanism. In an internal document distributed to Apple Authorized Service Providers, Apple seems to have confirmed the same. Continue reading “Apple 2018 MacBook Pro Keyboard features ‘Membrane’ to prevent dust from entering the ‘Butterfly Mechanism’”

Honor 9N with 5.84-inch FHD+ display, dual rear cameras launching in India on July 24 [ Update: Flipkart exclusive]

[Update: Honor has confirmed that the smartphone will be launched exclusively on Flipkart]

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WhatsApp said to bring fake news verification model to India

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WhatsApp senior executives from its US headquarters and India operations reportedly had met the Election Commission of India as a part of the upcoming Indian elections and the misuse possibilities on the platform. WhatsApp official told EC that it will look out for the options concerning the spam messaging techniques in the run-up to state polls scheduled for 2018-end. Continue reading “WhatsApp said to bring fake news verification model to India”

Microsoft revenue up by 17% YoY in FY Q4 2018, productivity and business products continue to grow

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Microsoft today announced FY Q4 2018 results with a total revenue of $30.1 billion that is a growth of 17% compared to the same time last year. The company’s total operating income was around $10.4 billion witnessing a growth of 35%. It reported a net income of $8.9 billion GAAP and $8.8 billion non-GAAP. Continue reading “Microsoft revenue up by 17% YoY in FY Q4 2018, productivity and business products continue to grow”