Gadgets

Microsoft Posts Stronger-Than-Expected Results on Cloud, Business Service Growth

Microsoft on Thursday delivered stronger-than-expected earnings for the past quarter, lifted by gains in cloud computing and other business services. For its first fiscal quarter to September 30, the tech giant said profit was up 16 percent from a year ago to $6.6 billion (roughly Rs. 42,911 crores). Revenue meanwhile rose 12 percent to $24.5 billion (roughly Rs. 1,59,304 crores) for the one-time ... Read More »

Drat It | Working on a desktop computer? How retro

When my husband and I bought our first tablet computer for the family six or seven years ago, we were mistaken about several things. First of all, the whole concept of having one tablet for three people was a huge mistake. Really, the gadgets are designed to serve one master. More importantly, one of the people supposedly sharing the device was ... Read More »

This holiday season, fix your loved one’s computer without having to visit them

Access a computer without actually being in front of it. You’re at a family gathering when your grandparents start talking about their computer issues. Stop avoiding eye contact—you can troubleshoot whatever problem they might have from the comfort of your own desk chair. When you download a screen sharing application to multiple machines, the software lets you access one computer ... Read More »

The Computer History Museum will open source Apple’s Lisa OS in 2018

Before the first Macintosh and the first Windows PC, Apple released a desktop computer known as the Lisa which ran its own specialized operating system. Soon, enthusiasts will be able to pick apart its source code to see exactly what was going on under the hood. Al Kossow, a software curator for the Computer History Museum, took to a Google Groups discussion board ... Read More »

iBall Slide PenBook Windows 10 2-In-1 Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The iBall Slide PenBook is priced at Rs. 24,999 It features Windows Ink, Hello and support for Cortana It packs a 6000mAh battery iBall has expanded its Slide tablet series with the launch of the Slide PenBook on Thursday, a Windows 10-based 2-in-1 with features like Windows Ink, Hello, and Cortana support, to name a few. The company says that ... Read More »

iOS 11.0.1 Update Now Available to Download, Brings Exchange Account Mail Fix and More

HIGHLIGHTS The issue prevented users from sending across emails iOS 11 update was said to bring battery life woes to the devices It remains to be seen if battery life issue has been fixed with update While Apple’s iOS 11 release cannot be termed smooth as there were some problems that users started facing post the upgrade, the Cupertino-based company is already ... Read More »

Zanco Tiny T1 Claimed to Be the World’s Smallest Mobile Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The tiny t1 can store up to 50 SMS messages and 50 call logs The mobile phone is smaller than a human thumb and lighter than a coin The phone supports only 2G bands, it does not have Internet access Claiming to be the ‘world’s smallest mobile phone’, the Zanco tiny t1 has been listed on a Kickstarter campaign. ... Read More »

Nokia 9 Specifications Leaked via US FCC Site Ahead of Expected January Launch, Render Suggests Thin Bezels

HIGHLIGHTS FCC site reveals that Nokia 9 (TA-1005) will run Android Oreo Listed Nokia 9 model is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Leaked render suggests two camera sensors on the front Ahead of its formal announcement, some key specifications of the Nokia 9 have been revealed through an US FCC (Federal Communications Commission) certification. A render that is claiming to have featured ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1, Other Mobiles Discounted on No.1 Mi Fan Sale, Re. 1 Flash Sale Detailed

HIGHLIGHTS The No.1 Mi Fan Sale will be held on December 20 and December 21 Xiaomi Mi A1: Special Edition Red will be available for Rs. 12,999 Re. 1 flash sales will be held at 2pm on both days of the sale Xiaomi India is hosting a two-day ‘No.1 Mi Fan Sale’ that will be held on Wednesday, December 20 and ... Read More »

REVIEW: MOTOROLA MOTO Z2

WIREDYou won’t find mods as useful or well-designed on other phones. Motorola’s gestures are handy. Fantastic battery life, especially on the Moto Z2 Play. Storage is expandable via MicroSD. TIREDWhere’s the waterproofing? The Z2 Force has no headphone jack. The best Moto Mods are pricey, as are these phones. The cameras are acceptable, but still need work. A LOT OF Android ... Read More »