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HTC starts rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update to U11 Life smartphones

For those unaware, the HTC U11 Life comes with a 5.2-inch full HD display with 1080×1920 pixel resolution. The display is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass on top. NEW DELHI: It seems that Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for its smartphones. Company’s VP, product management Mo Versi confirmed via Twitter that the company has ... Read More »

Yu Yureka Black Starts Receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone was launched in India back in June Yu Yureka Black is powered by Snapdragon 430 SoC The handset packs 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display Yu Mobiles, wholly owned subsidiary of Micromax Informatics, on Wednesday announced that it has started rolling out the Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Yu Yureka Black smartphone. To recall, Yu Yureka Black runs Android 6.0 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Red Tint Display Issue Fix Starts Rolling Out in India

Samsung started rolling out the software fix for the red tint display issue on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ for some of the European countries late last month, after rolling out the same update in South Korea a little earlier. Now, the company has started rolling out the aforementioned update for the new Galaxy flagship smartphones in India ahead of ... Read More »

Twitter Starts Testing View Counts to Surface the Best Videos

Twitter Starts Testing View Counts to Surface the Best Videos HIGHLIGHTS The view count is visible right next to the usual timer on videos View count could possibly be used to rank content going ahead Twitter spokesperson has confirmed that test is being conducted Twitter has reportedly started showing view count on videos for some users as the social network ... Read More »

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 »

Google+ Revamped UI Starts Rolling Out to All Users

Google+ Revamped UI Starts Rolling Out to All Users HIGHLIGHTS The new Google+ is expected to be light, fast and responsive The new features to reach Android, iOS and web users in the coming weeks It also brings to ability to add photos and links to comments. Google hasn’t given up on Google+ yet. The tech giant on Tuesday began ... Read More »

Xiaomi India’s Mi 2nd Anniversary Sale Starts Today With Discounts, Re. 1 Flash Sales

HIGHLIGHTS The Mi 2nd Anniversary Sale lasts from Wednesday to Friday Xiaomi is offering discounts, as well as Re. 1 flash sales New accessories were also announced for the sale Xiaomi is celebrating its second anniversary in India – it entered the country in July 2014 – with offers and discounts on its mobiles and accessories in a 3-day sale ... Read More »

WikiConference India 2016 Starts Friday in Chandigarh

HIGHLIGHTS The conference will take place from August 5-8 in Chandigarh The event will also include ‘hackathons’ and ‘edit-a-thons’ Wikipedia notches often among the highest results when information is searched online India, a key growth area for Wikipedia, is gearing up for a national conference “for Wikimedians in India to meet and share their views, discuss challenges and exchange useful ... Read More »

Cyanogen OS 13.1 With Mod Support Starts Rolling Out to OnePlus One

HIGHLIGHTS Cyanogen OS 13.1 is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The Mod platform is meant to deeply integrate app and services. Cyanogen’s Mod platform is open to third party developers. Cyanogen OS 13.1 has begun rolling out to eligible devices, starting with the OnePlus One. Most notably, the update brings support for the Mod platform that Cyanogen hadintroduced back in ... Read More »

IIIT-Hyderabad starts accelerator focused on AI, deep tech

A file photo of a computer lab at IIIT Hyderabad. Photo: Mint Hyderabad: Computer science focused educational research institute International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)-Hyderabad is starting a new accelerator focused on technologies such as artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning, augmented reality and virtual reality. These technologies, incidentally, are focused around research areas of the premier educational institute. ... Read More »