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  • Nissan Launches New Terrano SUV in India at Rs 9.99 Lakh

    Nissan Launches New Terrano SUV in India at Rs 9.99 Lakh

    Nissan India today launched the New Terrano SUV which incorporate 22 new features of interiors and outside and it remains the same mechanically.  The New Terrano’s starting price is Rs. 9.99 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 22 new features include…
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  • itel Mobile Launches 4G VoLTE enabled Smartphone Wish A41 at Rs. 5840

    itel Mobile Launches 4G VoLTE enabled Smartphone Wish A41 at Rs. 5840

    itel Mobile has launched today the 4G VoLTE-enabled smartphone, Wish A41 at an affordable price of Rs. 5,840. This phone is targetted for entry to mid-level smartphone users. This phone is available in Champagne, Calx, and Rose Gold colors. The Wish…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 2:41pm -
  • Panasonic Launches Eluga Ray Max and Ray X with Arbo Artificial Intelligence, Starting at Rs. 8999

    Panasonic Launches Eluga Ray Max and Ray X with Arbo Artificial Intelligence, Starting at Rs. 8999

    Panasonic has launched today two smartphones in India – Eluga Ray Max and Eluga Ray X that incorporate Arbo, a smart Artificial Intelligence developed by the company. This understands all the daily tasks and activitie of the users and also keeps…
    - 10 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 12:45pm -
  • DataWind Launches MoreGMax 3G6 Smartphone With 12 Months of Free Internet Browsing

    DataWind Launches MoreGMax 3G6 Smartphone With 12 Months of Free Internet Browsing

    Datawind known for very economical tablets and smartphones, has launched yet another budget smartphone, MoreGMax 3G6. Datawind MoreGMax 3G6 smartphone has 6 inch display and comes with12 months of free internet browsing. This phablet is priced Rs.…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Mar 17, 3:58am -
  • Gionee A1 With 16MP Selfie Camera, 4010mAh Battery is Priced Rs. 19,999; Pre-Booking Begins From 31st March

    Gionee A1 With 16MP Selfie Camera, 4010mAh Battery is Priced Rs. 19,999; Pre-Booking Begins From 31st March

    Gionee A1 selfie-focussed smartphone which was announced in India on 21st March has been priced Rs. 19,999. At the time of launch event, Gionee did not reveal the price of this phone. Today, Gionee has disclosed the price of its A1 smartphone. The pr…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 17, 4:42pm -
  • Opera Mini Revamped for Indian Android Users

    Opera Mini Revamped for Indian Android Users

    Opera Software has revamped its Opera Mini browser for Android users taking into consideration challenges faced by Indian users. The new Opera Mini will not only help the Indians to access more of the web but also facilitate them to get the content…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Mar 17, 9:18am -
  • Zen Mobile Launches Admire Swadesh with 4G and 22 Languages Support At Rs. 4990

    Zen Mobile Launches Admire Swadesh with 4G and 22 Languages Support At Rs. 4990

    Zen Mobiles has launched the budget 4G smartphone, Admire Swadesh. This phone also supports 22 Indian languages and is priced just Rs. 4,990. It will be available in Champaign & Blue colors. The Admire Swadesh is Dual SIM phone and is powered by 1.3…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Mar 17, 7:23am -

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  • What Are the Snapchat Sunglasses All About?

    What Are the Snapchat Sunglasses All About?

    The release of new Snapchat sunglasses has raised more than a few eyebrows. So what are these glasses all about? Well, they have been described as being a bit like Google Glass, although they are a good deal cheaper and more limited in what they can…
    - 13 Dec 16, 5:41pm -
  • Samsung Considering Facial Tracking for Gear VR

    Samsung Considering Facial Tracking for Gear VR

    The battle for virtual reality supremacy has really warmed up in recent times. While the Samsung VR gear is widely seen as being an affordable option, there are other VR headsets that are regarded as being of higher technical quality. However, news o…
    - 7 Dec 16, 5:35pm -
  • Nike Self-Tying Sneakers Now on Sale

    Nike Self-Tying Sneakers Now on Sale

    Those of us who love Back to the Future have been craving self-tying sneakers for a long time. Well, provided that you have a healthy bank account then you can now get hold of the Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 trainers. They only cost a mere £575, which some…
    - 5 Dec 16, 5:27pm -
  • Google Earth VR Will Transport You Anywhere

    Google Earth VR Will Transport You Anywhere

    The exciting possibilities of virtual reality are perhaps most clearly shown with the recent release of Google Earth VR. As the name suggests, this is an incredible way of seeing the Earth in all its glory by using a virtual reality headset on Google…
    - 29 Nov 16, 7:51pm -
  • Impressive OnePlus 3T Phone Now Launched

    Impressive OnePlus 3T Phone Now Launched

    One of the latest interesting handsets to get launched is the exciting looking OnePlus 3T. This manufacturer has gained something of a reputation in recent years for offering high spec phones at decent prices, so how does the new model stack up? Cert…
    - 24 Nov 16, 4:46pm -
  • Mini Countryman SE is First Hybrid Model

    Mini Countryman SE is First Hybrid Model

    Mini, the world famous manufacturer of tiny cars, has revealed to the world its first ever hybrid vehicle. The Mini Countryman SE was unveiled at the LA Auto Show and immediately made a big impression. This is a 4 wheel drive model but there is somet…
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  • i.am Buttons: Will.i.am Brings Out Another New Gadget

    i.am Buttons: Will.i.am Brings Out Another New Gadget

    You probably know Will.i.am best as a highly successful musician who kind of divides opinion. However, whether you think that his songs are terrible or his lyrics are pretty good, you are probably as unconvinced as the rest of us by his inventing ski…
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  • Google Reveals Big Increase in HTTPS Use

    Google Reveals Big Increase in HTTPS Use

    Research by Google has confirmed that more people than ever before now use sites with the HTTPS protocol. Indeed, the company’s figures show that over half of the total pages loaded by users on desktop Chrome use HTTPS. This also makes up over two…
    - 10 Nov 16, 4:25pm -
  • Virgin Media to Reveal 4K UHD TIVO Enhancements

    Virgin Media to Reveal 4K UHD TIVO Enhancements


    - 8 Nov 16, 4:14pm -
  • Worldwide Smartphone Sales Keep on Climbing

    Worldwide Smartphone Sales Keep on Climbing

    While some markets appear to be saturated with smartphones, the overall global figures show that more and more of these gadgets are still being sold just about everywhere. In fact, in the third quarter of 2016 global demand for smartphones reached 35…
    - 1 Nov 16, 5:39pm -

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  • Google Play pilot test in U.S. introduces a “free app of the week” section

    Google Play pilot test in U.S. introduces a “free app of the week” section

     Apple began offering a “free app of the week” back in 2012 as a means of highlighting some of the App Store’s best titles, and encourage users to start downloading. Google, belatedly, is following in Apple’s footsteps with its own newly lau…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 6:21pm -
  • Facebook Messenger now lets you privately share your Live Location for an hour

    Facebook Messenger now lets you privately share your Live Location for an hour

     Facebook Messenger wants to be an offline social gathering tool, not just an online chat app. Today it’s adding a new Live Location feature that lets you share for an hour within a private direct or group message thread your real-time location on…
    - 7 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 3:00pm -

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  • Microsoft brings Cortana to the Android lock screen

    Microsoft brings Cortana to the Android lock screen

     Following a series of beta trials, Microsoft officially announced this morning that it’s bringing its virtual assistant Cortana to the lock screen of Android devices. Initially, Microsoft had tested putting an overview of your day on the lock scr…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 2:39pm -
  • Nomos Glashütte’s Metro Neomatik is modern, slim and sophisticated watch

    Nomos Glashütte’s Metro Neomatik is modern, slim and sophisticated watch

     The smartwatch era has done nothing so much as renew my interest in real watches, which have their own type of special intelligence, albeit laid out in intricate arrays of gears and springs rather than written in silicon. Few watchmakers express th…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Mar 17, 10:15pm -
  • A win for Apple in Beijing as court overturns iPhone patent ruling

    A win for Apple in Beijing as court overturns iPhone patent ruling

     Apple has bigger fish frying in the world of intellectual property. But it must be a relief that an IP court in Beijing has handed the smartphone pioneers a win. On Friday, the courts overturned a May 2016 ruling that said Apple had violated design…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Mar 17, 6:27pm -
  • Stories are the new News Feed

    Stories are the new News Feed

     If the camera is the new keyboard, then the future of social media will look more like a slideshow than a Word document. So while Snapchat invented Stories, we’ll have to get used to using them everywhere. Read More
    - 1 day ago, 26 Mar 17, 4:45pm -
  • Facebook finally tests a GIF button for comments

    Facebook finally tests a GIF button for comments

     After years of stubborn caution, Facebook is finally embracing the animated GIF. Next week Facebook will begin testing a GIF button that lets users post GIFs from services like Giphy and Tenor as comments, a source told TechCrunch. We inquired with…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 17, 4:02pm -
  • This sensory wearable is designed for flirting

    This sensory wearable is designed for flirting

     With people more likely to be locking eyes with their smartphone screens these days when they’re hanging around in public, the London-based designers behind this feathery wearable are worried that the chances for exchanging flirtatious glances wi…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 17, 1:05pm -
  • CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos

    CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos

     A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to delivery. In addition, CALA’s new mobile app where thi…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 4:45pm -
  • Facebook Messenger rolls out mention alerts and message Reaction emoji

    Facebook Messenger rolls out mention alerts and message Reaction emoji

     Group chat will get a bit less chaotic with the global rollout of two Facebook Messenger features it was previously testing in Vietnam. Users can now @mention friends in a group chat to send them a special notification to reply to your message so t…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:00pm -
  • Super Mario Run hits Android, rolls out version two on iOS

    Super Mario Run hits Android, rolls out version two on iOS

     Super Mario Run hit Android a day early. Originally expected today, March 23, per Nintendo’s earlier announcement, the game arrived on the Google Play Store yesterday instead, along with an update on iOS. The iOS exclusive ran for three months, a…
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  • Walmart’s Vudu app now converts your physical movies to digital for $2 each

    Walmart’s Vudu app now converts your physical movies to digital for $2 each

     Want to build a movie library without having to re-purchase all the DVDs and Blu-rays you already purchased? Walmart’s streaming video service Vudu has you covered, with a new feature available via its iPhone and Android mobile apps. Read More
    - 4 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 1:13pm -
  • Drivemode raises $6.5M from Panasonic and others for smartphone car tech

    Drivemode raises $6.5M from Panasonic and others for smartphone car tech

     If you’re an Android device owner and also a driver, you may be familiar with Drivemode: It’s one of the most popular apps for use in cars on Google Play, with over one million downloads and active users spread across 180 countries. The app is…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 9:00am -
  • Vice announces its first slate of short, scripted videos

    Vice announces its first slate of short, scripted videos

     Vice Media is moving into scripted video programming, thanks to a partnership with digital media studio Blackpills. Read More
    - 5 days ago, 22 Mar 17, 9:49pm -
  • Facebook tests an enhanced local search and discovery feature offering business suggestions

    Facebook tests an enhanced local search and discovery feature offering business suggestions

     Facebook is testing an enhanced local search feature that could see the social network creeping in on Google Maps, Foursquare and Yelp territory, TechCrunch learned and Facebook confirmed. Facebook users are now able to surface recommendations of…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Mar 17, 8:03pm -
  • Viro wants to make mobile VR development a snap, and raises $2.5M to do it

    Viro wants to make mobile VR development a snap, and raises $2.5M to do it

     VR is all over the place, but sometimes it’s not where you most expect it. Plenty of apps out there might could do with a wee bit of VR to help show off an apartment or a bit of 3D content, but those experiences can be pretty labor-intensive. Vir…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Mar 17, 5:17pm -
  • Google Duo adds supports for audio-only calls because why not

    Google Duo adds supports for audio-only calls because why not

     Google’s standalone video-calling app Duo is no longer just for video calls. The company announced today it’s adding support for audio-only calls – a feature aimed at increasing the app’s adoption in emerging markets, where a strong, high-b…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Mar 17, 4:24pm -
  • Universe, a mobile-only website builder, lets you create pages in ‘under a minute’

    Universe, a mobile-only website builder, lets you create pages in ‘under a minute’

     The business of platforms for developing websites and publishing online is a crowded one, with established players competing against newer entrants. Now make way for another one: Universe, a startup that hopes its mobile-first approach for building…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Mar 17, 2:58pm -
  • Google Maps will let you share your location with friends and family for a specific period of time

    Google Maps will let you share your location with friends and family for a specific period of time

     Google Maps has today announced a new feature to allow you to share your location with others. Now Google Maps will let you tell your friends where you are and give them directions to your location. It will also let you pick a special friend (like…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
  • Instagram grows to 1M active advertisers, plans to add more data and direct booking

    Instagram grows to 1M active advertisers, plans to add more data and direct booking

     Instagram’s advertiser base has doubled again.The Facebook-owned photo and video app is announcing that it now has 1 million monthly active advertisers, compared to 500,000 in September and 200,000 just over a year ago.Some of that growth ca…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Mar 17, 1:04pm -

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  • NewThe Google Pixel does not exist

    The Google Pixel does not exist

    The Google Pixel, the best Android phone if you ask the majority of tech gurus, does not exist.It is a delusion, an Android fan's mirage.It is vaporware. Vaporware definition: software or hardware that has been advertised but is not yet available to…
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  • New4 things Samsung's Bixby is rumoured to do better than Siri

    4 things Samsung's Bixby is rumoured to do better than Siri

    It’s the final countdown! With only two days separating us from the much-anticipated launch of one of the hottest flagships this year, the global tech forum is bubbling with excitement. Samsung Galaxy S8 is set to be unveiled simultaneously on Marc…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 8:36pm -
  • NewApple releases iOS 10.3 and watchOS 3.2 updates – see what's new!

    Apple releases iOS 10.3 and watchOS 3.2 updates – see what's new!

    Good news! Apple just released the iOS 10.3 update and it's a major one. It also released watchOS 3.2, which is a minor, but still really cool update.In testing since January 24, the iOS 10.3 update adds important features and changes to the operatin…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 7:48pm -
  • Report: U.S. and U.K. electronics ban partially blamed on plot to use a fake Apple iPad as a bomb

    Report: U.S. and U.K. electronics ban partially blamed on plot to use a fake Apple iPad as a bomb

    According to a report published today, the recently announced U.S. electronics ban on incoming flights from eight countries (Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Qatar, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates) was partially related to a uncovere…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 7:00pm -
  • Viber now lets you slap stickers on photos and send them to your unsuspecting friends

    Viber now lets you slap stickers on photos and send them to your unsuspecting friends

    Popular messaging and calling app Viber has been updated to version 6.8. Live on Android and iOS, the new release gives users a fun way to share their favorite stickers. Users can add any sticker from any pack downloaded to their photos, giving them…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 5:54pm -
  • Share your location on a real time map with Facebook Messenger's Live Location

    Share your location on a real time map with Facebook Messenger's Live Location

    Starting today,  Facebook Messenger will include a new feature called Live Location which tracks your position in real time, and displays it on a map which can be shared during a one-on-one or a group chat. This allows you to show someone how close…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:48pm -
  • Samsung to sell refurbished Note 7s after all

    Samsung to sell refurbished Note 7s after all

    Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 has turned out to be a very enigmatic handset - despite the massive recall at the end of 2016, many people are still interested in the device. At the end of this February, several rumors indicated that refurbished Note 7s wou…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 3:58pm -
  • UK government calls for restricting end-to-end encryption in messaging apps in wake of London terrorist attack

    UK government calls for restricting end-to-end encryption in messaging apps in wake of London terrorist attack

    After a recent investigation revealed that London attacker Khalid Masood had used WhatsApp mere minutes before driving into a crowd of civilians on Westminister Bridge, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd is now demanding that a backdoor into the app's…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 2:36pm -
  • Gameloft's take on Grand Theft Auto, Gangstar New Orleans comes to mobiles on March 30

    Gameloft's take on Grand Theft Auto, Gangstar New Orleans comes to mobiles on March 30

    Open-world games are a trend now, not only on PC and consoles but also on mobile devices. Since Rockstar smashed every possible sales record with the newest installment in the Grand Theft Auto series, many publishers and developers have tried to copy…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 2:03pm -
  • Samsung patents elaborate dual camera module, circling the wagons for Note 8?

    Samsung patents elaborate dual camera module, circling the wagons for Note 8?

    We've been betting that the Note 8 may have a dual camera setup based on Samsung's investments in Core Photonics, and some more hints that we've already analyzed. Last week, when a couple of leaked schematics allegedly depicted a possible Note 8 desi…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 1:40pm -
  • Microsoft expands Cortana functionality on Android lock screens

    Microsoft expands Cortana functionality on Android lock screens

    Since Cortana made its way to Android devices, users have been asking for many new features and improvements. According to Microsoft, the ability to interact with Cortana directly from the lock screen was among the most requested features.After addin…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 1:31pm -
  • Affordable, not cheap: best low-cost smartphones (Spring 2017)

    Affordable, not cheap: best low-cost smartphones (Spring 2017)

    When it comes to technology, some people just don’t find it reasonable to spend crazy amounts of money on a gadget that gets old in just several years. Yet, those same people still want the full smartphone experience, the camera, the apps, and the…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 1:25pm -

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