> Tasneem Akolawala
  • After Ola, Uber also introduces new safety feature to protect customers’ phone numbers

    By on September 24, 2015 at 6:50 PM.

    After Ola, Uber also introduces new safety feature to protect customers’ phone numbers

    After Ola introduced its Masked Numbers feature, competitor Uber has also launched a similar feature on its platform. This feature basically encrypts all calls between riders and driver-partners, so that phone numbers of both parties are protected for added safety. More →
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  • HTC One A9 (Aero) may come in six color variants, latest leak shows off iPhone 6-like design

    By on September 24, 2015 at 5:42 PM.

    HTC One A9 (Aero) may come in six color variants, latest leak shows off iPhone 6-like design

    HTC is widely expected to launch the One A9 aka Aero on September 29, and leaks have been aplenty running up to the launch. In a fresh leak, @evleaks has posted a pictures of the different color variants the smartphone will be available in, while also giving us a good look at the HTC One A9 and its iPhone 6-like design. More →
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  • Facebook 360 video feature launched for web and Android users

    By on September 24, 2015 at 4:51 PM.

    Facebook 360 video feature launched for web and Android users

    Facebook has just launched a new feature to further its video content, and introduced 360 video. The company is rolling out the ability to watch and upload 360 degree videos to the News Feed to its users globally, after testing it on select pages. More →
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  • Pebble Time Round smartwatch launched

    By on September 24, 2015 at 3:13 PM.

    Pebble Time Round smartwatch launched

    After launching the Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel, the company has now added to its line-up of smartwatches, and has launched the Pebble Time Round smartwatch.   More →
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  • OnePlus Mini specifications leaked on benchmark site

    By on September 24, 2015 at 12:57 PM.

    OnePlus Mini specifications leaked on benchmark site

    During the OnePlus 2 release, co-founder Carl Pei hinted that the company will launch another smartphone in December. Just a few days ago, we came across what seemed like a leaked render, and now we have spec details of the OnePlus Mini, courtesy of a benchmark leak. More →
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  • Motorola designed Lenovo Lemon X to come in two variants, specifications leaked: Report

    By on September 23, 2015 at 6:09 PM.

    Motorola designed Lenovo Lemon X to come in two variants, specifications leaked: Report

    Lenovo recently announced that going forward Motorola will design, develop and manufacture smartphones on its behalf, and the first smartphone is pegged to be called Lemon X. Now, a fresh leak through a TENAA listing, hints that there will be two variants of the Lemon X, and reveals a few spec details of the device. More →
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  • Meizu Pro 5 with 5.7-inch display and Exynos 7420 chipset announced: Specifications and features

    By on September 23, 2015 at 4:20 PM.

    Meizu Pro 5 with 5.7-inch display and Exynos 7420 chipset announced: Specifications and features

    At an event in China, Meizu has today launched its flagship Pro 5. The smartphone has a large 5.7-inch screen surrounded by an all metal body, a Samsung Exynos 7420 chipset inside, and will go on sale in China on October 12. More →
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  • More humans killed due to selfie mishaps than shark attacks: Report

    By on September 23, 2015 at 3:37 PM.

    More humans killed due to selfie mishaps than shark attacks: Report

    Just last week, a Japanese tourist fell to his death at the Taj Mahal while trying to take a selfie. With the selfie craze at an all-time high, a startling statistic has surfaced — in 2015 there have been more deaths due to selfie mishaps, even more than shark attacks. More →
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  • Microsoft apologizes for Skype outage, blames it on ‘large configuration update’

    By on September 23, 2015 at 1:39 PM.

    Microsoft apologizes for Skype outage, blames it on ‘large configuration update’

    On Monday, many users across the globe reported that they could not log onto Skype, and all those who were logged in, could not use Skype's free services like IMs, calls and contact lists. The company has since then fixed the issue, and the Corporate VP of Microsoft Gurdeep Pall has now issued an apology for the inconvenience caused to the users, while even clarifying the reason for the outage. More →
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  • Ola to raise $500 million at a $5 billion valuation: Report

    By on September 23, 2015 at 1:28 PM.

    Ola to raise $500 million at a $5 billion valuation: Report

    Just last week, reports of Ola raising as much as $225 million surfaced. Now, the company is said to be working on a second tranche of funding believed to be around $500 million (Rs 3,000 crores approximately), effectively valuing it above $5 billion. More →
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