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Weekly poll results: the LG V40 ThinQ gets more love than the G7

LG strategy seemed all over the place, but the scattershot approach has hit the bullseye – the LG V40 ThinQ got the approval of our readers in last week’s poll, the vote was 3:1 in favor. The company’s firm commitment to the 3.5mm headphone jack and the hardware that makes it awesome (the 32-bit Quad DAC) have not gone unnoticed. LG’s other passion, ... Read More »

Nokia 6.1 Gets a Price Cut in India Ahead of Next Week’s Nokia 6.1 Plus Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 6.1 seen to get up to a Rs. 1,500 price cut 3GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 15,499 & the 4GB model costs Rs. 17,499 Nokia 6.1 Plus has been spotted online ahead of its launch Nokia 6.1 Plus is expected to be unveiled in India on August 21 and ahead of the launch, Nokia licensee HMD Global has dropped the price ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Gets AR Games Feature in Video Chats

Facebook Messenger gets new ,multiplayer video AR Games feature HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has now launched AR Games in Messenger It allows users to play games while video chatting Up to six people can play these multiplayer games Facebook has copied another one of Snapchat’s features, and this time it brings augmented reality games to Messenger video chats. Facebook Messenger now has two AR games ... Read More »

Panel drafting new education policy gets another extension of two months

K. Kasturirangan. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Union government has granted another extension to the K. Kasturirangan Committee tasked with drafting a new education policy, days after the human resource development (HRD) ministry said it was giving final shape to the policy. The committee, which was supposed to submit the report by 30 June, now has till 31 August. This is ... Read More »

Honor Note 10 Gets Its First Official Launch Teaser

HIGHLIGHTS Honor Note 10 has been confirmed to launch soon The company plans to skip the Honor Note 9 moniker Launch and pricing details aren’t out yet Honor Note 10 is Huawei-owned brand Honor’s next big smartphone project that is set to launch soonafter more than two years in development. Recent developments now confirm that Honor is indeed skipping the Honor Note 9 moniker and is ... Read More »

LG V30 Gets AI Cam, March Android Security Patch, ThinQ Branding With Software Update

LG V30 is now receiving a software update on certain Verizon-branded units in the US. The update brings software version VS99620b to the LG V30 with features like the new AI Cam, a new start screen with ThinQ branding, and the “latest Android security updates”. These features were rolled out to the LG V30+ back in March this year. To check for the LG V30 OTA ... Read More »

WhatsApp Gets Legal Notice, Facebook’s Aadhaar Requirement, Idea Rs. 309 Plan

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp served legal notice over middle finger emoji in India Facebook asks some users to sign up with ‘name as per Aadhaar’ Idea Rs. 309 plan now offers 1.5GB data per day, up from 1GB daily WhatsApp has been served a legal notice by a New Delhi-based lawyer, asking the company to remove the middle finger emoji from its platform. ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Gets a Rs. 1,000 Permanent Price Cut in India

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi India Head Manu Kumar Jain announced the price cut on Sunday The new price is applicable on both Mi.com and Flipkart Flipkart is additionally offering bank discount and no-cost EMI option Xiaomi Mi A1, the first Android One smartphone by the Chinese company, has received a permanent price drop of Rs. 1,000 in India and is now available ... Read More »

WhatsApp Text Status Gets a Colourful Update, Now Rolling Out to iPhones, Android Phones

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp for iPhone version bumped to 2.17.50 The feature is still not live for all users Both Android and iPhone users are getting this feature After testing it in beta for a while, WhatsApp has finally introduced coloured text statuses to its Android and iPhone apps. This feature was first introduced by Facebooklate last year on its Android app first, allowing its users to ... Read More »

B-Secur gets £3.5m funding for identity security technology

B-Secure’s chief executive, Alan Foreman, believes next-generation ECG authentication technology is crucial to fighting cyber attacks. A Belfast company that uses a human heartbeat pattern to securely identify an individual has attracted a major funding injection totalling £3.5 million (€3.92 million). B-Secur, which has developed patented biometric technology, sealed the early-stage funding boost from a syndicate of investors which included Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV) and Kernel ... Read More »