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Pixel 2 Portrait Mode Available on Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel (2016) With Camera NX v7.3 App

HIGHLIGHTS The APK brings portrait mode-like features to earlier Google phones It replaces Lens Blur mode with Portrait mode AR Stickers, AR Core also available for Nexus (2015) phones in beta The Portrait Mode on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones has been one of the most talked about features since launch. A new APK has now been released that lets users ... Read More »

Run, Don’t Walk to Replace Your iPhone Battery

HIGHLIGHTS Apple last month acknowledged it slows down iPhones with older batteries Apple apologised for not communicating this to users, and dropped prices Users can get their battery replaced for significantly less money now Rarely is tech advice this cut-and-dry: If you bought an iPhone in 2016 or earlier, make an appointment at a Genius Bar (or Apple support centre) as soon as possible. ... Read More »

Android Set to Get ‘DNS over TLS’ Support, Hides Web Browsing History From ISPs

HIGHLIGHTS The addition of “DNS over TLS” support on Android will limit the use case Commits on Android Open Source Project have suggested the new development Android 8.1 could be the first version to get new support Keeping Internet service providers (ISPs) at bay, Google appears to be planning to add “DNS over TLS” support to Android. The new development will encrypt your ... Read More »

Tech firm eyes market for large group travel

John Galbraith heads a new online group travel business called Tripsi. The London business aims to help teachers having to plan school trips with large groups of students by acting as a broker sifting through tour operators. (MORRIS LAMONT/THE LONDON FREE PRESS) A London tech company launched this week is tapping into the market for school trips and other group ... Read More »

Tech Leads Market Advance To New Highs; These Top Growth Stocks Break Out

The major market averages ended the first trading session of 2018 near their highs, logging strong gains — a great start following impressive 2017 performances. The tech-heavy Nasdaq led the way with a 1.5% advance Tuesday, hitting a fresh record high. The S&P 500 also reached a new high, rising 0.8%, while the Dow Jones industrial average followed up with a ... Read More »

Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 Rugged 2-in-1 Laptop Launched in India: Price, Specifications Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 Rugged 2-in-1 Laptop Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 is priced at Rs. 2.7 lakhs in India It is touted as the world’s first laptop with a 3:2 aspect ratio It is powered by a 2.6GHz Intel Core i5-7300U vPro processor Japanese tech firm Panasonic on Friday launched the Toughbook CF-33 – a rugged detachable laptop – at Rs. 2.7 lakhs in India. To recall, the laptop ... Read More »

Five Tools to Find and Replicate Your Competitor’s Backlinks

Backlinks are at the heart of SEO efforts in digital marketing. The higher the number of quality links from other websites, the better is a site’s search engine ranking. No wonder, webmasters are hawkish about identifying and prioritizing sources of backlinks, and one of the best methods to do so is to track competitors’ backlink profile. But, Why Are We ... Read More »

Deal: Motorola is discounting its phones by up to $150

With the holidays inching closer, the deals are heating up. We recently told you about Amazon putting some of its Prime Exclusive devices on sale and Verizon discounting the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL by $300. Now, Motorola is getting in on the action and slashing prices on its phones by up to $150. Moto E4 Plus The most inexpensive device included in the sale is ... Read More »

Check for Update Button on Pixel, Nexus Devices to Finally Work in 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Internal testing is underway, public release to happen in 2018 Latest version of Google Play Services required to get instant updates Feature not exclusive to Android Oreo The Check for update button on Pixel and Nexus devices has in recent times become a redundant feature, which ends up annoying users who love to press it despite knowing that it doesn’t really work. All ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 7 at Rs. 39,999, ‘Biggest Ever’ iPhone X Sale, and More Mobile Deals in Flipkart Sale

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 offer includes a flat discount, apart from a card-based discount Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days sale will be held from Thursday There will also be discounts on iPhone 7 and Xiaomi Mi A1 The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective buyers, ... Read More »