Gadgets

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Starts Rolling Out to Nexus, Pixel Devices With December Security Patch

HIGHLIGHTS The new Android 7.1.1 will be available via OTA It will be rolling out to compatible devices over the next few weeks Android 7.1.1 brings new emojis, GIF support, and more After releasing Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview 2 for Nexus and Pixel devices, Google has started rolling out the final Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for compatible devices. The ... Read More »

Microsoft, Qualcomm Partner to Bring Windows 10 Desktop Apps to ARM Chipsets

HIGHLIGHTS Windows 10 coming to ARM on Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered devices First PCs running Windows 10 for ARM will launch “as early as next year” Microsoft it will enable a new era of truly mobile Windows 10 devices Microsoft and Qualcomm on Wednesday announced that Windows 10 will get support for ARM chipsets, specifically, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoCs. The first of these ... Read More »

Coolpad Mega 3 Launch, Netflix Now Offers Downloads, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Coolpad Note 3S, Mega 3 smartphones launched in India Samsung Galaxy S8 expected to feature autofocus selfie camera Flipkart valuation reportedly slashed 38 percent by Morgan Stanley fund Wednesday was a happening day in the world of technology, with Coolpad launching its Mega 3 smartphone with triple-SIM support; Flipkart valuation reportedly getting marked down to $5.54 billion; Facebook allowing ... Read More »

Best Smartphones That Also Have a Big Battery

HIGHLIGHTS Battery-centric smartphones generally aren’t great phones overall There are some all-rounder smartphones with good battery life At the premium end, you have to make fewer compromises for a good battery For some people, battery life is the top priority when it comes to buying a smartphone. Manufacturers today make phones that specifically address this issue, with a humongous battery ... Read More »

Lenovo Phab 2 Launched in India, Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Released, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo Phab 2 phablet launched in India at Rs. 11,999 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explosions may have been caused by design flaw Android 7.1.1 OTA update now rolling out for Nexus, Pixel devices In major technology news today, Lenovo launched the Phab 2 smartphone in India, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explosions were reported to be due to a design ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 May Ditch 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Use Paytm Without Internet, and More: Your 360 Daily

Samsung Galaxy S8 May Ditch 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Use Paytm Without Internet, and More: Your 360 Daily HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S8 reportedly will not have 3.5mm earphone jack OTPs not mandatory for online transactions under Rs. 2,000 anymore Paytm’s new toll free number facilitates transactions without smartphones A lot of new developments in the technology segment today, from the Samsung ... Read More »

Apple Watch Series 2 Review

Apple Watch Series 2 Review HIGHLIGHTS Apple Watch Series 2 can be worn while swimming It’s great for running half marathons Watch Unlock is one of its best features The Apple Watch Series 2 arrives nearly 17 months after the original, and has a few features that its predecessor probably should have shipped with. The first and foremost of these ... Read More »

Photoscan by Google Turns Your Phone Into a Photo Scanner

Photoscan by Google Turns Your Phone Into a Photo Scanner HIGHLIGHTS Google’s Photoscan app is free and available now The app is fast and easy to use The resulting image is largely dependent on your phone’s camera On Tuesday, Google launched Photoscan, an app that helps you quickly digitise your old, printed photos you may have lying around. The idea ... Read More »

Apple to Charge AirPods Buyers for Battery Service Even Under Warranty

HIGHLIGHTS AirPods battery inefficiency even in under a year will levy a fee Battery service in warranty will cost $49 for each component Battery service out of warranty will cost $69 for each component Apple has finally started taking pre-orders of the AirPods after much delay, and the accessory is set to hit shelves on December 21. The company has ... Read More »

Fossil Launches Armani, Diesel, and Kate Spade Hybrid Smartwatch Models

Fossil Launches Armani, Diesel, and Kate Spade Hybrid Smartwatch Models HIGHLIGHTS Fossil launched the new hybrid watches at Baselworld 2016 All watches maintain traditional watch design All the watches come with companion app Fossil Group at Baselworld 2016, which is a major event for the watch and jewellery industry, launched three new hybrid watch models from Armani, Diesel, and Kate ... Read More »