Lenovo teases a new smartphone launch at MWC 2016, could be A6000 successor

By on February 13, 2016 at 8:12 PM.

Lenovo teases a new smartphone launch at MWC 2016, could be A6000 successor

We’re just a week away from MWC 2016 and while manufacturers like Samsung, LG and Gionee have already announced plans of launching their respective smartphones, it looks like Lenovo doesn’t want to be missed out. The company has teased a new smartphone via its Facebook and Twitter handles. The device is believed to be the successor to the Lenovo A6000 that was launched last year. More →
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Kirthiga Reddy’s departure not linked with Free Basics controversy, Facebook clarifies

By on February 13, 2016 at 5:46 PM.

Kirthiga Reddy’s departure not linked with Free Basics controversy, Facebook clarifies

A day after Facebook India managing director Kirthiga Reddy said she will be relocating to the US in the next six to 12 months, a spokesperson of the social networking site on Saturday dissociated her from the controversial Free Basics services effort in the country. More →
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Apple to set up a Rs 150 crore technology development center in Hyderabad: Report

By on February 13, 2016 at 2:53 PM.

Apple to set up a Rs 150 crore technology development center in Hyderabad: Report

After the likes of Google and Microsoft, it is Apple that is looking at India to build a development center. As per ZDNet, Apple will invest $25 million to set up the technology development center in Hyderabad, and is expected to be operational by June this year. This would be the Cupertino-based giant's first development center outside the US, and is likely to create around 4,500 job opportunities. More →
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Google to end support for Picasa starting March 15, asks users to switch to Google Photos

By on February 13, 2016 at 1:51 PM.

Google to end support for Picasa starting March 15, asks users to switch to Google Photos

Earlier today, Google announced on its blog post that it will stop supporting its photo storage service Picasa in March. To begin with, Google will discontinue the Picasa desktop app on March 15, followed by Picasa web albums in May 1, after which photos and albums will no longer be editable. More →
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Make In India Center in Mumbai

By on February 13, 2016 at 1:20 PM.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Make In India Center in Mumbai

Kicking off the 'Make In India Week', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Make In India Center at MMRDA Grounds along with Swedish Prime Minister Kjell Stefan Lofven and the Prime Minister of Finland, Juha Petri Sipila. More →
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Airtel challenges TRAI’s interconnect regulation in HC

By on February 13, 2016 at 12:42 PM.

Airtel challenges TRAI’s interconnect regulation in HC

Delhi High Court on Friday sought TRAI's response on Bharti Airtel's plea challenging the regulator's Interconnect Usage Charges Regulations fixing termination charges for landline to wireless as zero paise and wireless to wireless at 14 paise per minute. Interconnection Usage Charges (IUC) or termination charges are payable by one telco, whose subscriber makes a call, to another whose subscriber receives the call. The charge is payable by the first for using the second's network.  More →
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Ahead of T20 Cricket World Cup, Facebook lets you customize your profile photo to support the Indian team

By on February 13, 2016 at 11:41 AM.

Ahead of T20 Cricket World Cup, Facebook lets you customize your profile photo to support the Indian team

Sports fans have a lot to look forward in the coming months, and Facebook is encouraging you to get your game faces on. The social media giant is letting users customize their profile photos to show support for their favorite teams. One can add the badge of their favorite team on the profile photo, which will remain there as long as you want it to. Here's how to customize your Facebook profile photo to show support for your favorite team. More →
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Apple’s 4-inch iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 to go on sale starting March 18: Report

By on February 13, 2016 at 11:39 AM.

Apple’s 4-inch iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 to go on sale starting March 18: Report

We’ve already learned that Apple is planning to host a launch event on March 15, where it is widely expected to take wraps off a compact 4-inch iPhone 5se and the iPad Air 3 along with new Apple Watch band options. Citing sources, 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman reports the new iPhone and iPad will go on sale starting March 18, both at online and offline retail stores. More →
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Here’s how gravity plays a role in Einstein’s theory of relativity

By on February 13, 2016 at 11:34 AM.

Here’s how gravity plays a role in Einstein’s theory of relativity

Yes, Albert Einstein was right and the gravitational waves predicted by his general theory of relativity 100 years back have been detected directly in what is dubbed as breakthrough of the century. But for a layman and for those who were never got on to the science bandwagon, the theory is one hell of a question. Before Einstein came into the picture, Sir Isaac Newton quantified the force of attraction exerted between two bodies known as "gravity” but Newton never went into looking what is the source of it.  More →
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Gionee Elife S8 spotted on GFXBench, camera details revealed

By on February 13, 2016 at 10:30 AM.

Gionee Elife S8 spotted on GFXBench, camera details revealed

Gionee is all set to unveil the Elife S8 on February 22 at the MWC 2016. Earlier this week, the smartphone was spotted on Geekbench results, revealing its key specifications and features. Now, the smartphone was put through paces on GFXBench, revealing the smartphone’s 16-megapxiel rear camera with auto-focus and LED flash and an 8-megapixel selfie unit. More →
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