Author Archives: Loknath Das

NTT Docomo Launches ‘Japan Welcome SIM’ Offering Free Data to Foreign Visitors

HIGHLIGHTS The Japan Welcome SIM is valid for 15 days It will be available form July 1 You can earn free data by watching video ads and filling surveys Japanese telecom operator NTT Docomo is launching a new prepaid SIM for foreign travellers, called ‘Japan Welcome SIM’, which will offer users free Internet service that is valid for 15 days ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Beta Gets Photo Bundling, Refreshed Call Screen

HIGHLIGHTS We don’t yet see the new features, despite being on the beta Users can now share media files as a bundle, reports claim WhatsApp call screen is said to have been refreshed as well Last week, WhatsApp slowly started rolling out the ability to share files of any type, and now, users of the Android beta report that one ... Read More »

Facebook Video Creation App Launch Announced

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has announced it is planning to launch a new app for creators It’ll essentially be first made for just celebrities & star broadcasters Facebook is also reportedly running a small video tab test in India With an aim to empower its creator community, Facebook has announced that it is planning to launch a new app just for them ... Read More »

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube Form Global Working Group to Combat Terror Content

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube announced anti-terror partnership It’s called the ‘Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism’ All platforms will mutually share each other’s resources to fight terror Social media giants Facebook, Google’s YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft said on Monday they were forming a global working group to combine their efforts to remove terrorist content from their platforms. Responding to ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Video Chat Gets Animated Reactions, New Masks and Filters

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has added video filters to the app There are different versions of animated reactions within the app Users can now take screenshots pressing the round button in the app Facebook Messenger has a video call feature, and in order to promote its use the social media giant has added more features to make the feature more attractive than ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 with bezel-less display and four cameras launching soon

Huawei has been launching several smartphones in the market within the last couple of months. While it seems that the Chinese manufacturer is on a launching spree, the company is going to unveil the Huawei Mate 10 soon. We say this as we have been hearing a lot of rumors about the device. Moreover, an industry insider has claimed on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specs and pricing revealed; launch in September

Being the flagship device, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been the subject of many leaks and rumors over the past few months. We come across new information about the upcoming phablet almost every day. Keeping in line with the company’s past launching patterns, the Galaxy Note 8 is speculated to launch sometime in August. However, popular tipster Evan Blass thinks ... Read More »

Newly invented nano-structure film helps increase daylight visibility of mobile display

Scientists have come up with a new anti-reflection film that would make it easier for users to read from the screens of smartphones and tablets even in broad daylight. Reflection is the major reason for the problem caused in reading through screen in bright sunlights. The screen’s surface reflects the light back which washes out the screen and decreases the ... Read More »

V K Saraswat named as new JNU chancellor

New Delhi: The HRD Ministry has named scientist and former DRDO chief Vijay Kumar Saraswat as the next chancellor of JNU. A full-time member of NITI Aayog, Saraswat will be replacing ISRO chief Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan whose five- year term ended on 30 March. Though Saraswat is yet to receive official communication, his name has been finalised for the varsity‚Äôs top ... 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 »