We all rely on maps to get where we’re going or investigate a neighborhood for potential brunch places, but the data we’re looking at is often old, vague, or both. Nexar, maker of dashcam apps and cameras, aims to put fresh and specific data on your map with images from the street taken only minutes
Going up against a competitor as big and well known as Intel must be hugely daunting, but AMD has pulled off a surprising series of victories after starting from scratch with its first-generation Zen architecture in 2017. The company has slowly begun regaining trust and market share across desktop PCs, laptops, workstations, and servers, though
Netflix said on Wednesday that it will roll out a cheaper subscription plan in India, one of the last great growth markets for global companies, as the streaming giant scrambles to find ways to accelerate its slowing growth worldwide. The company added 2.7 million new subscribers in the quarter that ended in June this year,
Samsung will reportedly roll out One UI 2.0 with the release of Android Q for its Galaxy smartphones later this year, while the Galaxy S11 will debut with the newer One UI 2.1 next year. One UI interface was first introduced last year when Samsung started rolling it out as a firmware update with Android
Xiaomi is back with another edition of its Mi Super Sale, bringing a host of offers and discounts on its portfolio of phones, TVs, speakers, and other accessories. The Mi Super Sale is now live on Mi.com and will continue through July 18. The Redmi Note 7S and the Redmi Y3 are among the phones
House lawmakers grilled executives from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a hearing Tuesday as part of their wide-ranging investigation into big tech companies and the threats they may pose to competition. The hearing, held by the House Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee that deals with antitrust, allowed for a bipartisan showing by lawmakers as they quizzed
When you sign up for Tumblr, it can be a little overwhelming. What is Tumblr and how does Tumblr work? What do you do on Tumblr and how do you post on Tumblr? We’ll answer all those questions and more in this article explaining how to use Tumblr. Here are the most useful Tumblr tips
Today is the World Emoji Day and to mark the occasion, Apple and Google have revealed their plans to introduce brand-new emoji characters later this year. Apple’s new emojis will arrive on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch later this year while Google’s new emojis will be available on Android Q. Both companies are bringing
FaceApp, the app that uses advanced software algorithms to transform selfies and make people virtually look older or younger than their actual age, has suddenly become a household name once again. Chances are high that you might have seen your friends or colleagues sharing edited versions of their self-portraits using the artificial intelligence (AI) app.
The latest news and tips in the tech podcast for technophobes, hosted this week by Christian Cawley and James Frew. Look out for details about Spotify Lite on Android, YouTube on the Fire TV, and some handy PC gaming fixes. We’ve also got some great offline productivity apps and a look at three secure email
Nintendo already announced an entirely new Switch console this month, the Switch Lite, and now it’s bumping some of the specs on the existing Switch with a slightly updated version, spotted by The Verge. This update improves the hardware right where it counts when it comes to Switch portable playing power. The new model will
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2, which is the company’s unannounced successor to the Galaxy Watch Active, will indeed be launching with an electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor feature for heart rate tracking, if an online report is to be believed. According to leaks and rumours, the upcoming Galaxy Watch Active 2 is expected to be announced next
Ubisoft has announced a list of over 100 games that will be coming to the Uplay+ subscription service when it launches in September. The list includes several popular current and classic as well as upcoming titles from Ubisoft’s catalogue. Many popular franchises are covered, including multiple games within the Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Anno, South
FaceApp, the photo editing app with age filters that have made the app viral virtually overnight, seems to be now blocking users from India. The app is still available for to download for Android and iOS respectively from Google Play and Apple’s App Store, but trying to use FaceApp from India now leads to error.
At an event in New York yesterday, Sony announced a follow-up to its 2017 A7R III full-frame mirrorless camera. Simply called the, the A7R IV, the new camera boasts of some big upgrades over the previous model, which was already feature-packed to begin with. The ‘R’ moniker in the A7 series stands for resolution and
Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi has reportedly signed on to write and direct Thor 4, which is expected to feature returning star Chris Hemsworth in the title role. This confirms what Tessa Thompson — who played Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok and had a cameo in Avengers: Endgame — had said back in April, claiming “a
Sony unveiled the latest in its line of interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras on Tuesday, debuting the A7R IV, its top-of-the-line full-frame digital shooter aimed at pros. The new camera packs a walloping 61-megapixel sensor, and will retail for $3,500 when it goes on sale this September. The camera’s image resolution is a “world first” for
A UK parliamentary committee has concluded there are no technical grounds for excluding Chinese network kit vendor Huawei from the country’s 5G networks. In a letter from the chair of the Science & Technology Committee to the UK’s digital minister Jeremy Wright, the committee says: “We have found no evidence from our work to suggest
Amazon’s Prime Day 2019 sale has finally kicked off and will be open for 48 hours. The two-day global shopping event promises great deals on mobile phones, LED TVs headphones, laptops, speakers, and so much more. In India, Amazon Prime Day sale will offer “lowest prices” on popular mobiles and “rock bottom prices” on electronics.
Fifty years to the day since mankind launched the first mission to set foot on it, the Moon is set to treat Earthlings to a partial lunar eclipse on Tuesday (in select countries, Wednesday in others). More than 400,000 people worked on NASA’s Apollo 11 mission, which launched on July 16, 1969 and put the
TVs today are a lot more affordable than they used to be, and it’s now possible to buy a feature-filled 55-inch TV at an affordable price thanks to the dynamics of online sales. One brand that has made a big name for itself online is TCL, which has launched its latest product in India, the
Back in January this year, Twitter revealed that it is redesigning its Web interface. The social giant is now rolling out the desktop redesign to all users starting Monday. The fresh design takes a lot of cues from its mobile interface, adding a new navigation bar, and more customisation options. Twitter has been testing this
Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings’ smartphone brand Tecno Mobile on Tuesday said its flagship smartphone Phantom 9 will be available on Flipkart starting July 17. Priced at Rs 14,999, Tecno Phantom 9 comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor, 6.4-inch Full HD+ Amoled display, 6GB RAM and 32-megapixel selfie camera. The first smartphone under Rs. 15,000 segment
Lidar is a critical method by which robots and autonomous vehicles sense the world around them, but the lasers and sensors generally take up a considerable amount of space. Not so with Voyant Photonics, which has created a lidar system that you really could conceivably balance on the head of a pin. Before getting into
Facebook will only build its own Calibra cryptocurrency wallet into Messenger and Whatsapp, and will refuse to embed competing wallets, the head of Calibra David Marcus told the Senate Banking Committee today. Calibra will be interoperable so users can send money back and forth with other wallets, and Marcus committed to data portability so users
Xiaomi-backed wearable brand Huami has now announced its new Amazfit GTR smartwatch. The new smartwatch comes in two sizes – 42mm and 47mm – and offers features like continuous heart rate monitoring, sedentary reminders, sleep analysis, exercise tracking and more. There is a 47mm Iron Man Limited Edition that has also been announced alongside, and
PUBG Mobile v0.13.5 update is here and it brings a tonne of changes, notable among them being a new weapon, HDR mode, ocean-themed outfits for the Season 8 Royale Pass, new display effects, and a lot more. Patch notes for the latest update are now live and it has begun rolling out across the globe.
Apple announced the launch of the refreshed MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops last week, just in time for the back-to-school season. Now, a new report claims that the new MacBook Air laptop has slower SSDs in comparison to its predecessor from last year. Considering that this is a refresh of the MacBook Air, this
Earlier this May, Fujifilm finally took the wraps off its flagship medium-format camera, the GFX 100 and now, the company has officially launched it in India. The GFX 100 is a medium-format, mirrorless camera which boasts of a 100-megapixel sensor, in-body image stabilisation, 4K video recording and phase detection autofocus (PDAF). The camera is available
The head of Facebook’s blockchain subsidiary Calibra David Marcus has released his prepared testimony before congress for tomorrow and Wednesday, explaining that the Libra Association will be regulated by the Swiss government since that’s where it’s headquartered. Meanwhile, he says the Libra Association and Facebook’s Calibra wallet intend to comply will all US tax, anti-money