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Some ways to speed up Wi-Fi

Low speed of Wi-Fi is a common problem to everyone.Whatever one can escape from this problem very easily. Here are some ways to speed up Wi-Fi : Change the location of Router Located Router in the right place is an easy way to speed up Wi-Fi. In maximum case, router is located adjacent to the […]

Galaxy Note Edge, the first smartphone with side display

Samsung has launched Galaxy Note Edge, the first smartphone in the world to have a display on the side in India, at a market price of Rs 64,900. It will be available for sale from January first week through select retailers in “charcoal black,” and “frost white” colour variants. The display curves on the right […]

Android One initiative expands to Bangladesh

Google on Monday announced the expansion of its Android One initiative to countries beyond India, namely, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Notably, ahead of this expansion into the Indian sub-continent, Google’s Android One partner in India,Karbonn, had in November taken its first Android One smartphone (the Sparkle V) to the UK. Google in its blog […]

Google to build next android version directly into cars

Google Inc is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars, sources said, allowing drivers to enjoy all the benefits of the Internet without even plugging in their smartphones. The move is a major step up from Google’s current Android Auto software, which comes with the latest version […]

OnePlus One sales reportedly halted by delhi HC after Micromax plea

After Cyanogen withdrew support for OnePlus in India and instead announced an exclusive partnership with Micromax, OnePlus has suffered another setback here, as a report states that the Delhi High Court has ordered a temporary injunction against the company. Responding to a plea from Micromax, the court has decided not to allow OnePlus to market, […]

3D Shapes can be seen and felt in Mid Air

You may not have heard of it before, but haptic technology is all around us. The buzz of your smartphone as you tap the keys, or the rumble of your Wii controller as you smash a tennis ball are both haptic effects. But this touch feedback technology has uses far beyond enhancing your game experience; […]

WTO talks on duty-free trade in IT goods collapse

Talks on cutting trade tariffs on hundreds of information technology products collapsed on Friday, delaying and potentially scuppering a deal estimated to be worth $1 trillion to global trade. “We are disappointed not to be celebrating a deal this week. We missed a big opportunity,” U.S. Ambassador Michael Punke said at the World Trade Organization […]

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime hits Indian market

Samsung’s new budget Galaxy smartphone, the Galaxy Core Prime, soon after being officially listed by the company, has gone on sale in India. The Samsung Galaxy Core Prime smartphone is now available to buy at eBay India, priced at Rs. 9,275. Notably, the South Korean company is yet to announce official availability of the new […]

iOS 8.1.2 available for download; fixes ringtone issue

Apple has released the iOS 8.1.2 update on Tuesday, bringing minor bug fixes. The iOS 8.1.2 update is now available for download, and is available for the iPhone 4S and later iPhone models, the iPad 2 and later iPad models, and the fifth-generation iPod touch. The latest update primarily acknowledges and fixes ringtone issues reported […]

‘NFS Most Wanted’, ‘Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare’ free on PlayStation

At the first ever PlayStation Experience event taking place in Las Vegas, Electronic Arts (EA) has announced that gamers the world over will be able to download three of its games for free this weekend on PlayStation consoles. PlayStation Vita owners can download the racing game Need For Speed: Most Wanted, while PlayStation 3 owners […]

Taiwan probe finds 12 smartphone brands including Apple violate privacy rules

Taiwan has identified 12 smartphone brands that do not conform with its privacy standards, and the handsets makers could face fines or even an outright ban unless they address these breaches, an official at the telecoms regulator said on Friday. Taiwan’s government began to review privacy standards two months ago after media reports said smartphones […]

OnePlus Two listed by online retailer along with specifications

While the OnePlus One craze is still at its peak, an e-commerce retailer has listed what is claimed to be the OnePlus Two, priced at $551.99 . Notably, the listing also throws some light on the device’s specifications. The listing image of the OnePlus One successor shows three devices out of which two are handsets […]

Facebook Argentina fined over fake profiles

Facebook Argentina was ordered to pay a fire-fighter ARS 1 million ($177,000, roughly Rs. 1 crore) for failing to comply with an order to delete insulting fake profiles of the plaintiff, the Ministry of Justice said Tuesday. The plaintiff, whose identity was not disclosed, called on the social network for over a year to delete […]

Teenagers not hooked to Facebook anymore

A study involving 170,000 internet users across 32 countries has found that more and more teenagers are spending more time on instant messaging apps than on Facebook. Nearly 66 percent of teenagers (aged 16-19) in the US and Britain said they were using Facebook less frequently. While the teenagers are not off the social networking […]

Dropbox’s Mobile Apps Are Now Integrated With Microsoft Office

Earlier this month, Dropbox and Microsoft announced a partnership that would see Dropbox offer better support for Microsoft’s Office Suite, including the ability to edit Office docs from the Dropbox mobile app among other things. Today, those integrations have gone live for users of both the Android phone and iOS Dropbox applications. Explains Dropbox in […]