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Message of tolerance gets trolled on social media

Social media experts and advertising agencies feel criticism of marketing campaigns that involve society or religious issues could hinder creativity. Two ads by Hindustan UnileverNSE 1.17 %, one of the country’s biggest advertisers, have drawn intense criticism over the past week on social media with calls for a boycott of all its brands. While a Brooke Bond Red Label advertisement faced a ... Read More »

How smart technology gets you to continue paying long after point of sale

The Honda Dream Drive, a voice-activated, in-car system is shown during the annual technology tradeshow CES in Las Vegas earlier this month. Car makers are increasingly trying to make money from data collected from smart, connected features in users’ vehicles. (Steve Marcus/Reuters) A common criticism of virtual assistants like Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant is that they are always on, always ... Read More »

Redmi 6A gets a big price cut and is now the best cheap phone to buy in India

The Redmi 5A was one of the most popular smartphones when it was in the market. Now when that smartphone has been discontinued, its legacy is being taken forward by the Redmi 6A, which Xiaomi launched in India in August this year. The Redmi 6A was launched at a price of Rs 5,999, which also happened to be the price ... Read More »

Honor Note 10 Gets Its First Official Launch Teaser

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 expected to launch the Note 10 in the days to come. The premium phablet is expected to arrive with new technologies, including GPU Turbo, the company’s recently launched feature that ... Read More »

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 »