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Google Maps may soon show well-lit paths for night safety

Google Maps may soon show well-lit paths for night safety

To help you walk towards home safely, Google Maps is reportedly planning on adding a new feature to its service to highlight brightly lit streets.

Dec 06, 2019, 21:01 PM IST
WhatsApp beta update introduces 3 new options for activating dark mode

WhatsApp beta update introduces 3 new options for activating dark mode

WhatsApp dark theme comes with a dark grey background and the text highlighted in white colour. Light theme is essentially a lighter version of the dark theme.

Dec 04, 2019, 22:16 PM IST
Samsung expected to launch Galaxy Fold 2; Check price and other features

Samsung expected to launch Galaxy Fold 2; Check price and other features

The current Galaxy Fold handset is priced at nearly $2,000 which is not an amount most people are willing to pay and is not accessible to a larger segment of the population.

Dec 04, 2019, 18:31 PM IST
Google chief Sundar Pichai named CEO of parent company Alphabet

Google chief Sundar Pichai named CEO of parent company Alphabet

Google co-founders Larry Page and Brin, the CEO and president of Alphabet, will continue their involvement as co-founders, shareholders and members of Alphabet`s Board of Directors. On the other hand

Dec 04, 2019, 06:32 AM IST
Realme to launch only 5G smartphones in China from 2020

Realme to launch only 5G smartphones in China from 2020

Realme will focus on bringing 5G to mid-range and budget phones next year, to make them more popular and easily accessible to young customers.

Dec 03, 2019, 17:47 PM IST
Facebook's data tool lets users transfer media to Google Photos

Facebook's data tool lets users transfer media to Google Photos

The photo transfer tool Facebook is starting to roll out is based on code developed through its participation in the open-source "Data Transfer Project".

Dec 03, 2019, 12:56 PM IST
Huawei Watch GT-2 smartwatch set to be launched in India on Dec 5

Huawei Watch GT-2 smartwatch set to be launched in India on Dec 5

Huawei`s Watch GT series has witnessed success for being the most successful wearable which clocked a sales milestone of two million units globally since its launch.

Dec 02, 2019, 23:46 PM IST
Amazon Alexa can now respond in happy or disappointed tone

Amazon Alexa can now respond in happy or disappointed tone

Starting this week, US users will be able to enable Alexa to respond with either a happy/excited or disappointed/empathetic tone, the official blog notes.

Nov 27, 2019, 21:28 PM IST
iPhone 12: From 5G connectivity to 6 GB RAM to rear-facing 3D sensing cameras; here's everything you need to know

iPhone 12: From 5G connectivity to 6 GB RAM to rear-facing 3D sensing cameras; here's everything you need to know

The iPhone 12 series are speculated to include a four-camera setup at the back and come with 5G connectivity support and are going to sport 6GB RAM. It will have an A13 chip, which is also being used

Nov 25, 2019, 13:31 PM IST
Samsung to launch Galaxy S11 with 120Hz high refresh rate display; Check features

Samsung to launch Galaxy S11 with 120Hz high refresh rate display; Check features

The Galaxy S11 is not the only device rumoured to launch with a 120Hz display, OnePlus is also looking forward to launch its new smartphone with ultra-high refresh rate.

Nov 21, 2019, 17:48 PM IST
Realme X2 Pro launched in India; Check price, camera and features

Realme X2 Pro launched in India; Check price, camera and features

Chinese smartphone maker Realme on Wednesday unveiled its much-awaited flagship Realme X2 Pro with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ chip in India at a starting price of Rs 29,999. The 8GB+128GB variant

Nov 20, 2019, 18:58 PM IST
Lenovo launches new ThinkBook laptops dedicated to SMBs; Check price, features

Lenovo launches new ThinkBook laptops dedicated to SMBs; Check price, features

Backed by customer research, ThinkBook is specially designed for the SMBs, thus, providing a unique balance of premium metal design to appeal to the new workforce with business grade security and

Nov 19, 2019, 17:15 PM IST
Google unveils new prepaid plans for YouTube Premium, Music users in India

Google unveils new prepaid plans for YouTube Premium, Music users in India

Now, users will be able to purchase one-month or three-month prepaid plans for YouTube Premium and Music Premium in India.

Nov 19, 2019, 13:49 PM IST
CM Yeddiyurappa inaugurates Bengaluru Tech Summit

CM Yeddiyurappa inaugurates Bengaluru Tech Summit

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddiyurappa said that they have established an innovation authority which will drive research and development in partnership with the entrepreneurs.

Nov 18, 2019, 22:12 PM IST
Samsung Galaxy S11 may offer 8K video recording; know about other features

Samsung Galaxy S11 may offer 8K video recording; know about other features

The Exynos 990 chipset, which is expected to power the international variants of the device, features 8K at the rate of 30fps video decoding/encoding capabilities.  

Nov 18, 2019, 20:10 PM IST
Google's 'silent' Chrome experiment leaves browser broken on thousands of machines

Google's 'silent' Chrome experiment leaves browser broken on thousands of machines

Google revealed that it had turned on an experiment to improve resource usage for the stable version which had been in the beta mode for around five months. 

Nov 15, 2019, 22:38 PM IST
Facebook removed 2.5 million posts related to suicide, self-injury

Facebook removed 2.5 million posts related to suicide, self-injury

Facebook revealed the numbers in a report, in which it also provided data related to content moderation on its Instagram app.    

Nov 13, 2019, 23:10 PM IST
Google's 'Project Nigtingale' triggers federal inquiry in US

Google's 'Project Nigtingale' triggers federal inquiry in US

The Office for Civil Rights in the Department of Health and Human Services in the US is launching an inquiry into 'Project Nightingale'.

Nov 13, 2019, 20:26 PM IST
Apple likely to unveil its 16-inch MacBook Pro on November 13

Apple likely to unveil its 16-inch MacBook Pro on November 13

The new MacBook Pro is expected to cost "about the same" as the 15-inch model, which starts at $2,399.

Nov 13, 2019, 17:35 PM IST
Facebook to launch unified payment service across all of its apps

Facebook to launch unified payment service across all of its apps

Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said earlier this year the company is planning to unify the messaging infrastructure across its platforms. He said the company would encrypt conversations on

Nov 13, 2019, 07:34 AM IST