Gadgets

Twitter Hacks, Lenovo Tech World, and More News This Week

It’s been a big week in tech news, though next week is going to be a huge one as well, thanks to Apple’s WWDC which will take place on Monday night India time. This week though, the big news of the week probably was about Twitter getting hacked – the company denied reports of a system breach that exposed the ... Read More »

WhatsApp Gets Message Quotes and Replies

HIGHLIGHTS The replies appear alongside the original messages as quotes. The feature is available for both Android and iOS. It can be seen in both one-on-one and group conversations. WhatsApp has got a new feature that will let users quote messages when replying. While earlier this week, the new feature was spotted in beta builds of WhatsApp for Android, it ... Read More »

Facebook Brings 360-Degree Photos to News Feed

Facebook on Thursday launched a feature that allows users to upload photos with 360-degree views. Apart from photos taken from 360-degree cameras, panoramic photos taken on a mobile phone can be converted to a 360-degree view on the newsfeed, the company said on Thursday. The photos can also be seen in virtual reality compatible devices, Facebook said. The social network ... Read More »

Moto Z, Moto Z Force With ‘Moto Mods’ Magnetic Snap-On Back Panels Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Moto Mods magnetically connect to the 16 dots at the rear panel. Moto Z and Moto Z Force are almost identical in specifications. The company has not yet announced pricing of the smartphones. The keynote address of Lenovo Tech World 2016 in San Francisco on Thursday saw the launch of the much-awaited Moto Z and Moto Z Force smartphones. ... Read More »

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro ‘Tango’ Smartphone With 4 Cameras, 6.4-Inch Display Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is the first Tango smartphone It features 4 cameras for a seamless AR experience. The Lenovo Phab 2 and Phab 2 Plus were also announced. At the Lenovo Tech World 2016 event in San Francisco, Yang Yuanqing – Chairman and CEO of Lenovo – announced the first consumer facing Project Tango smartphone during the keynote ... Read More »

Game of Thrones Season 6 Gadgets 360 Awards

HIGHLIGHTS The sixth season of the show ended on Monday It was the last season with 10 episodes The rest of the show will be finished in two more seasons Another Game of Thrones season is over, and by some reports possibly the last one to have ten episodes. That means it’s time to look back at what we saw, ... Read More »

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 »