Author Archives: Loknath Das

5 Social Media Trends That Will Have Maximum Impact in 2018

With more and more brands trying to connect with audiences across an array of social channels, the attention span of people is on a decline. Businesses need to quickly figure out what’s best for their audiences in order to generate better engagement and increased brand loyalty. Here are five crucial social media trends that will have the maximum impact on ... Read More »

Kovind roots for girls’ education

Says it will help create a responsible future generation. President Ram Nath Kovind said education of girls will help create a responsible future generation. Institutions of higher learning, he said, must be upgraded to make them “constantly embrace change.” He was speaking on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Delhi’s Jesus and Mary College. “An educated girl contributes to ... Read More »

Siri on iOS 11 still has a long way to go

What has Apple really done to improve Siri? To be honest, I’m not sure. After testing it for an entire day since Tuesday’s iOS 11 release, mostly on an iPad 9.7-inch and an iPhone 7 Plus, it’s obvious Siri is not a major priority for the company, even if some of the features are improved. What has changed is a ... Read More »

Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 With Dual Rear Cameras Listed Online in India

HIGHLIGHTS The handset has been listed at Rs. 8,999 Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 houses a 4000mAh battery The smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box The Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 smartphone has now been listed online in India and despite the affordable listing price of Rs. 8,999, the handset carries interesting features including dual rear cameras and 3GB of RAM. The smartphone has ... Read More »

iPhone X’s Face ID: Accepts Only One Registered User, Has Quick Option to Disable It, Support Most Sunglasses

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone X will only permit one user’s Face ID to be registered The company says Face ID will work with most sunglasses There is an option to quickly disable Face ID feature Face ID, the new authentication technology that Apple introduced with the iPhone X earlier this week, will only permit one user’s face to be registered with the iPhone X at launch, ... Read More »

Google Deletes Android Backup Data If You Don’t Use Device for Two Months

HIGHLIGHTS Google reportedly doesn’t proactively inform users about deleting data Users who are paying for Google Drive can’t recover data once deleted Android allows users to backup app and settings data If you have a habit of switching your daily driver from Android frequently, we have news for you. As it turns out, Google deletes the Android backup data for users if ... Read More »

Social media updates roundup: September 10 to 16, 2017

Image from Pinterest In this weekly list, we compile the tweaks and changes you should know about what for a lot of us is our most common point-of-interaction with technology: social media. From Facebook to Reddit, these platforms aren’t static; they’re constantly changing. We keep track of the most important and most intriguing changes here. This week, we see more ... Read More »

iPhone X Supply Will Be Limited This Year, Will Only Meet Demand in 2018: KGI

HIGHLIGHTS Kuo predicts iPhone X shipments to be around 40-45 million in 2017 In 2018, the shipments should go up to 80-90 million units Kuo says iPhone X supply-demand equilibrium will be met in 1H18 While the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are already up for pre-orders, the anniversary edition iPhone Xwill go on sale on November 3, with pre-orders starting from October 27. Now ... Read More »

Meeting on exams set for tomorrow

Kenya National Union of Teachers Secretary-General Wilson Sossion delivers his speech during a workshop of teachers with disability at Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu, on August 25, 2017. Sossion said schools must close to allow students and teachers to participate in the elections. PHOTO | TONNY OMONDI | NATION MEDIA GROUP A major decision on whether or not to close ... Read More »

IFA 2017: Sony unveils new innovations including latest audio products, TV and others

Sony Corporation has unveiled some of its latest products at the IFA press conference held on Thursday, August 31. The company will be further showcasing the products at the main consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany, which is scheduled to begin from Friday, September 1. At the Sony press conference, Shigeru Kumekawa, President of Sony Europe introduced the company’s newest ... Read More »