Freedom 251 Maker Says Deliveries Delayed, Will Now Start From July 6

HIGHLIGHTS Ringing Bells says deliveries have been delayed to July 6 The firm says it is ready with nearly 2 lakh handsets It is planning on organising a launch event on July 7 The delivery of the world’s cheapest smartphone at Rs 251 (less than $4) will finally begin from July 6 and not June 30 as was announced earlier, ... Read More »

Twitter Dashboard App to Help Small, Medium Businesses Connect With Customers

HIGHLIGHTS Dashboard can be accessed on the Web and on iOS as well Dashboard can help small and medium businesses engage with their audiences Twitter recently released stickers on its website To help business owners connect with their users, micro-blogging website Twitter has launched Twitter Dashboard – an app to streamline engagement for business accounts. Available on iOS, it can ... Read More »

Supreme Court Dismisses PIL Seeking WhatsApp Encryption Key

HIGHLIGHTS Sudhir Yadav, an RTI activist has petitioned in SC to ban WhatsApp SC had asked Yadav to approach government for this matter Recently WhatsApp had implemented end to end encryption in its app The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL urging it to ask the government to seek the private key from WhatsApp and similar applications to access ... Read More »

Overuse of Electronic Gadgets Triggers Early Ageing: Doctors

PhotoCredit:istock Excessive use of electronic gadgets, including mobile phones and tablets, can cause “tech neck” that leads to early signs of ageing, health experts have warned. According to experts, “tech neck”, which leads to sagging skin, dropping jowls, and creases above the clavicle, seriously affects facial looks of the person by causing frown lines, undereye bags, and horizontal lines on ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe K5 to Go on Open Sale From July 4

HIGHLIGHTS The 4G-enabled Vibe K5 is priced at Rs. 6,999 It runs on a Snapdragon 415 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM It bears 16GB of storage that can be expanded via microSD card Lenovo India on Wednesday announced that its newly launched Vibe K5 smartphone would go on open sale via Amazon India from July 4. The company said ... Read More »

PS4 Neo and PS4 Slim to Be Announced in September: Report

HIGHLIGHTS A smaller PS4 may be announced around the Tokyo Game Show. The PS4 Neo might be revealed at the same time. All PS4 games from October have to work on the PS4 and Neo. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Macquarie Securities analyst Damian Thong said Sony might also introduce a smaller PS4 along with the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Max and MIUI 8 to Launch in India Today

HIGHLIGHTS The Mi Max is Xiaomi’s largest smartphone yet It sports a 6.44-inch full-HD display Only one of the several variants is expected in India Xiaomi is all set to launch the Mi Max smartphone in India on Thursday, alongside unveil the global ROM of MIUI 8. The New Delhi event will start at 11:30am IST. Last week, the company ... Read More »

Orbital Episode 13: Why You Must Watch Game of Thrones Season 6

The sixth season of Game of Thrones came to a close earlier this week with a majestic finale episode, leaving us excited about the upcoming final two seasons of the show. Pop culture nerds Akhil and Gagan join your host Pranay to talk about everything that happened over the course of season 6 and what to expect in Game of ... Read More »

Android N Name Is Android Nougat

HIGHLIGHTS Google had invited users to help name Android N Android N will bring improvements like multi-window support No word yet on Android N release date beyond “this summer” Google has finally announced the full name of Android N. The next version of Android will be called Android Nougat. The Android Nougat name continues the tradition of naming major Android ... Read More »

Bad News for Sony Mobile Fans as Company Will Reportedly ‘Defocus’ on India

HIGHLIGHTS Sony Mobile expects less growth in markets such as China and India Sony to focus in East Asia (including Japan), Europe and the Middle East The company will focus in the high value-added segment Sony Mobile at a recent investor meet has reportedly confirmed that it will focus less on select markets like China, India, and the US where ... Read More »