Jio Phone Bookings Now Open: Documents You Need, Delivery Date, and More You Need to Know

JioPhone bookings will officially open on August 24 (both offline and online), but certain offline retailers in the Delhi-NCR region have already started taking pre-orders for the handset. This means that you have the opportunity to make your JioPhone booking ahead of millions of people across the country, provided you have an offline retailer near you taking pre-orders… Read More »

How Nostalgia in Web Design Captivates Users (with examples)

Nostalgia makes users feel warm inside. Suzanne Scacca explains the user psychology behind this, and how we can utilize the effects of nostalgia in web design on users for higher conversions and engagement (with examples). ——— Right now, more than ever before, we’re seeing all sorts of nostalgic throwbacks causing us to reminisce about the good ol’ days! We’re seeing… Read More »

China targets social media in new crackdown

  Chinese social media sites are accused of jeopardising national security China’s largest social media platforms are being investigated for suspected breaches of the nation’s strict cybersecurity laws. The new laws, which critics say seek to control citizens’ access to information, are being rigorously enforced ahead of a planned reshuffle at the top of the Communist Party. According… Read More »

Windows for Workstations returns in Fall Creators Update

Microsoft’s reviving Windows Workstations with a new cut of Windows titled “Windows 10 Pro for Workstations”. The moniker “Windows for Workstations” was used for the cut of Windows NT 3.5.1 and 4.0 intended for use as desktops for the power-hungry, as opposed to the version of Windows NT intended to power servers. Windows for Workstations was rather more… Read More »

Xiaomi Responds to eScan Claims That MIUI Is Riddled With Security Flaws

Security solutions company eScan on Thursday in a 36-page report alleged that Xiaomi’s MIUI custom Android ROM has multiple flaws that affected the security of user data. Xiaomi system apps such as the uninstall mechanism and Mi Mover were some of the flawed aspects of MIUI, the report stated. The Chinese smartphone company has refuted the allegations however, in a statement to… Read More »

Oil prices relatively even on wait-and-see Tuesday

Crude oil prices were relatively even early Tuesday as Libyan production resumes after a brief disruption, while anticipation stews over broader OPEC moves. Parties to an agreement from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to balance an oversupplied market with production declines are wrapping up meetings in Abu Dhabi that assessed compliance and quotas. The effort, implemented in January, brought… Read More »

Raytheon receives $66.4 million contract for SM-3 Block IIA missile

Raytheon Missile Systems has received a $66.4 million modification to an existing contract for the Standard Missile-3 Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense program for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. The modification will provide for engineering work, support services and analysis of the SM-3 Block IIA missile and BMD 5.1 flight testing and certification. The work will be conducted in Tuscon,… Read More »

Kratos receives $46.2 million contract for Saudi Arabian defense services

 Kratos Technology and Training Solutions has received a $46.2 million contract for training and technical services in support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 defense development goals. The work from the U.S.-based company will primarily be conducted in Saudi Arabia and Orlando, Fla., and is expected to be finished by August 2020. $15.4 million in foreign military sales… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Feature In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor: KGI

Reports have suggested for months now that the in-screen fingerprint scanner has been a tricky feature to implement for both Apple and Samsung. As per a new report by research firm KGI Securities, the latter company will only be introducing the under-display fingerprint sensor with its Galaxy Note 9 smartphone. This effectively means that the company will be skipping this feature with the… Read More »

LG Q6 India Launch Set for Thursday, Sports 5.5-Inch FullVision Display

LG Q6, amongst the first Q-Series phones launched by the South Korean company last month, is coming to India this week. Exclusive online retail partner Amazon is teasing the Thursday, August 10 launch and sales start date of the smartphone on its website, even detailing that the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant of the LG Q6 will be made available on… Read More »