Facebook Rolls Out Its Suicide Prevention Tools Globally

Facebook has rolled out its suicide prevention tools globally, including in India. The tools were made available in the US last year in partnership with Forefront, Lifeline, and Save.org. In India, the tools have been rolled out in collaboration with AASRA and Deepika Padukone’s The Live Love Laugh Foundation. The social network said the suicide prevention tools are… Read More »

Facebook Details How It Handles User Data for Research

In an effort to allay concerns over collection of human data for corporate research, social networking giant Facebook has published details about how the website uses personal information of its subscribers for research purpose, a media report said. The social network collects data on roughly 1.6 billion Facebook users, which is then used to determine behavioural patterns like… Read More »

Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML and ZE550ML getting Marshmallow update

The Zenfone 2 Laser ZE500KL and Zenfone Max ZC550KL lead the way for Marshmallow updates for the Asus’ 2015 lineup and now the Zenfone 2 ZE551ML and ZE550ML are catching up. The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is rolling out over-the-air. It removes a good deal of bloatware, bugs too, and brings various other improvements. The whole update weighs… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note7 to be Unpacked on August 2

The next in the line of Galaxy Notes, be it Note7 or Note6, will be announced on August 2, a leaked poster for an upcoming Unpacked event reveals. The date bodes well with previous intel, courtesy of @evleaks, which came out on June 2 and indicated a two-month ETA. The Notes have been coming sooner each year. Going… Read More »

BlackBerry Priv on T-Mobile finally gets Android Marshmallow update

The BlackBerry Priv devices sold through carriers in USA and Canada are getting Android Marshmallow updates since May, with the exception of T-Mobile. Beta Marshmallow updatebegan seeding a few weeks ago for the T-Mobile Priv owners, but the final release was yet to come. Well, the wait is over and the T-Mobile’s Blackberry Priv is now getting the… Read More »

Apple announced iOS 10 with 10 major new features

Apple announced the latest edition of its modile platform today. iOS 10 claims it’s the biggest iOS release since its inception and here are the 10 new major features Apple accented on during its presentation: 1. User interface Apple has redesigned the lockscreen. It now supports pick up to wake and has an easier way to access the… Read More »

Apple iPhone 7 may have a capacitive Home key

A new leak shows that Apple may be rethinking how iPhone 7’s home button will work – unverified photos offer a close look at a button that’s just a circle drawn under the glass. This would make it a capacitive touch button, but there’s no reason to think it can’t continue to operate as a fingerprint reader. At… Read More »

Android N Developer Preview 4 is out, APIs and SDK are final

Around a month after the third Developer Preview release of Android N went out, today Google has announced that the fourth one is available. It will arrive as an over-the-air update in the next few days for those who have enrolled their devices at the Android Beta page. Factory images are up for grabs here, while the OTA… Read More »

Takata says latest U.S. recall investigative; cost issues still unresolved

Japan’s Takata Corp (7312.T) declared nearly 14 million air bag inflators defective as part of an expanded U.S. recall, but it said it considered the recall investigative, leaving the thorny question of cost-sharing with automakers unresolved. The question of just how much Takata will have to pay for a deepening crisis over potentially deadly airbags has been hanging… Read More »

Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 now available in the UK

The Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 is available for purchase in the UK starting today. So farCurrys has exclusivity on the tablet, and only the Standard edition is available, listed at £249.99. Standard in this case means 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, while the Premium edition has an extra gig of RAM and four times the storage,… Read More »