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Siri on iOS 11 still has a long way to go

What has Apple really done to improve Siri? To be honest, I’m not sure. After testing it for an entire day since Tuesday’s iOS 11 release, mostly on an iPad 9.7-inch and an iPhone 7 Plus, it’s obvious Siri is not a major priority for the company, even if some of the features are improved. What has changed is a ... Read More »

iPhone X’s Face ID: Accepts Only One Registered User, Has Quick Option to Disable It, Support Most Sunglasses

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone X will only permit one user’s Face ID to be registered The company says Face ID will work with most sunglasses There is an option to quickly disable Face ID feature Face ID, the new authentication technology that Apple introduced with the iPhone X earlier this week, will only permit one user’s face to be registered with the iPhone X at launch, ... 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 »

Sony’s new flagship smartphone model to go on sale Sept. 15

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Sony Mobile’s latest flagship smartphone model — the Xperia XZ1 — will go on sale in Taiwan on Sept. 15, with hopes the new model will help the Japanese firm maintain the lead over its peers in the high-end Android smartphone market here. In addition to the Xperia XZ1, Sony Mobile is planning to launch the ... Read More »

Apple Watch Series 3 Voice Calling Feature Isn’t Coming to India

The Apple Watch Series 3 that the iPhone-maker unveiled at Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Campus on Tuesday, is the most advanced smartwatch in the world, Apple CEO Tim Cook said. The top feature of the Apple Watch Series 3 is cellular connectivity, which enables users to make and receive phone calls. But if you’re in India and planning to purchase ... Read More »

Here’s how much social media stars get paid to post ads

Actress Olivia Munn watches Christmas movies Facebook Last November, actress Olivia Munn posted a video to her Instagram in preparation for the holidays: She wore green and red pajamas, she cooked a holiday turkey and she lounged on the couch with her two sweater-clad dogs. She also watched her favorite Christmas movie — thanks to her cable setup from Xfinity. “Happy ... Read More »

Four Bihar teachers hire Maoist to kill education official

The arrested teachers and panchayat secretaries at a police station in Bihar’s Arwal district. (HT photo) achers. While three teachers, husband of yet another and two panchayat secretaries were arrested on September 12, one more teacher is evading arrest. Altogether 11 people are accused in the BEO murder case. The arrested have been identified as Virendra Kumar, husband of panchayat ... Read More »

Jio Running ‘Sinister Campaign’ to Bring Down Interconnect Charges, Says Airtel

In a fresh war of words, Bharti Airtel on Tuesday alleged that Reliance Jio is running a “sinister campaign” to bring down the call connection charges by misleading authorities and the public with inflated figures. Bharti Airtel in a letter to TRAI Chairman R S Sharma alleged that Reliance Jio (RJio) has again misrepresented the facts through wrong calculations of interconnection usage charges (IUC). Airtel’s reaction comes ... Read More »

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton to Leave Company

HIGHLIGHTS Brian Acton will leave WhatsApp to start a new foundation Acton spent eight years with WhatsApp Acton co-founded WhatsApp with Ukrainian immigrant Jan Koum in 2009 WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving the team to pursue a non-profit organisation “at the intersection of nonprofit, technology and communications.” Acton and Ukrainian immigrant Jan Koum co-founded WhatsApp, which is now the biggest messaging app in ... Read More »

Chandigarh education dept moves HC against minority status to Vivek High School

The Chandigarh administration has moved the Punjab and Haryana high against the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutes (NCMEI) order granting minority status to Vivek High School, Sector 38. The case is listed for hearing on September 12. The education department, on behalf of the administration, has sought quashing of orders passed by the commission in 2012, saying that the ... Read More »