Tag Archives: 2017:

WhatsApp: Here’s a List of New Features Introduced and Spotted in 2017

HIGHLIGHTS In 2017, WhatsApp introduced many features in beta and stable versions Most notable is the new Status feature WhatsApp has also been testing the new Recall feature for months now WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app in the world, used by over 1.2 billion people worldwide and 200 million in India alone. Despite its success, the Facebook-owned company has not become ... Read More »

Xiaomi Doubles Its Shipments in Q3 2017, Says IDC

The global smartphone market has momentum going into the year-end holiday shopping season, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by International Data Corporation (IDC). An estimated 373.1 million smartphones were shipped worldwide during the third quarter of this year in a 2.7 percent rise from the same period in 2016, IDC said in a statement. While IDC analysts considered the growth ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8+, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7 (2017) Price in India Slashed

Samsung India has quietly slashed price of its premium Galaxy S8+ smartphone in the country. The South Korean company has also reduced price of the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 (2017) mid-range smartphones in India. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ is now available at a reduced price of Rs. 58,900 with a flat Rs. 6,000 price cut. The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) are now retailing at Rs. 17,990 ... 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 »

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 »

Xiaomi Becomes World’s Largest Wearables Vendor in Q2 2017: Strategy Analytics

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has beaten Fitbit to take the number one spot Fitbit has seen a huge downfall since last year Xiaomi managed to sell 37 million units in the second quarter While many OEMs still struggle to ascertain whether the wearables market is worth investing in or not, Xiaomi is making steady progress in the segment. According to a fresh ... Read More »

Worldwide PC Market Continues To Decline, Drops By 4.3 Percent In Q2 2017

The downward trend continues for the worldwide PC market in the second quarter of 2017. According to the latest data from Gartner, global PC shipments totaled 61.1 million for the said period, representing a 4.3 percent decline from the same quarter last year. Worldwide PC Shipments Spiral Downward The figure also represents the lowest single quarter of PC shipments since 2007. On ... Read More »

Top 12 weirdest, craziest and wackiest tech gadgets of 2017

From virtual reality shoes to smart hair brushes, find the perfect tech gadget which complements your weird, crazy and wacky self. Get your life in gear or throw yourself out, using these 12 top, high tech, and totally insane gadgets. Hushme: Does your friend keep talking on the phone continuously while trying to work? This mask resembles the Bane mask ... Read More »

NEET 2017: Kingpin of paper leak racket held in Delhi

Jaipur: A man alleged to be the kingpin of a racket that duped medical entrance exam aspirants in the name of providing National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) question paper, was arrested on Friday from New Delhi by the anti-terrorist squad of Rajasthan police, police said. Uma Shankar Gupta (42) was arrested from his Jasola Vihar residence in Delhi, they ... Read More »

Bihar Board class 10th results 2017 to be declared today, check at biharboard.ac.in

The BSEB has postponed Class 10 results twice since 30 May following controversies related to the Class 12 results. Photo:HT New Delhi: The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is expected to announce Bihar Class 10 result 2017 on Thursday at 11 am on its official website www.biharboard.ac.in The Bihar Board Class 10th result 2017 has been postponed twice since 30 ... Read More »