Apple MacBook Lineup to Be Refreshed With New Intel Chips at WWDC: Report

Apple Inc. plans to announce an update to its laptop lineup at an annual conference for app developers in early June, a move that could help offset new competition from Microsoft Corp. as well as declining iPad sales. Apple is planning three new laptops, according to people familiar with the matter. The MacBook Pro will get a faster… Read More »

Samsung Pay Is Here, and It Could Be the Best Reason to Get the Galaxy S8

On a trip to the mall late last year, as I got to the checkout kiosk to pay for the clothes I had just bought, I realised I didn’t have my wallet on me. Forced to make the walk back to where I had parked, I envied people living in countries that have had the option to pay… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch: 5 Things You Should Look Forward To

With just a few hours to go before Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, there is a lot of hype around the phones right now. With the countless leaks that have surfaced in the past few months, we have a pretty clear idea of what Samsung’s next flagship smartphones are going to look like. The… Read More »

Alibaba revenues jump 60% as Chinese growth continues

Revenue at e-commerce giant Alibaba jumped 60% in the first three months of the year, powered by a growing customer base in China. More than 450 million Chinese shoppers used its sites during the quarter, with the average annual spending up by about a third, Alibaba said. The growth pushed revenues for the period to $5.6bn (£4.3bn). But… Read More »

Twitter Now Offers Users Granular Control Over Their Data

Twitter on Wednesday updated its privacy policy, and also introduced new tools for users giving them granular on how their data is used. The new Privacy Policy and data controls will be rolling out in the coming days, according to Twitter. Additionally, Twitter has started offering tips and responding to queries through direct messages with @support chat bot.… Read More »

UK police say WikiLeaks’ Assange will be arrested if he leaves Ecuador’s embassy

British police said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would still be arrested if he leaves the Ecuadorean embassy in London after Swedish prosecutors said on Friday they would drop a preliminary investigation into an allegation of rape against him. Assange, 45, has been holed up in the embassy since 2012 after skipping bail to avoid extradition to Sweden over… Read More »

Motorola Moto G5 Plus getting a new update

Motorola has started pushing out a new update to its Moto G5 Plus smartphone. Arriving as version NPN25.137-67 and weighing in at around 215MB, the update brings along several changes, including improved audio in video capture. Other changes that the update includes are improvements related to data traffic as well as the device’s stability. Also, the VoLTE icon… Read More »

Just Eat and Hungryhouse merger faces competition probe

Just Eat’s £200m plan to take over rival food delivery service Hungryhouse faces a hurdle. The proposed deal has been referred for an in-depth investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Both companies take online orders from customers and act as delivery middle men between them and restaurants. However, the CMA is worried that the combination of… Read More »

You can now post your pics on Instagram without the app

Instagram is following in its parent Facebook’s footsteps and making its service much more accessible to those left out of its app-centric, data-heavy sharing experience. The photo platform will now give users new functionality via the Instagram.com mobile website, most notably the all-important ability to actually share pics outside the IG app. The new mobile utility could help… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Highest Shipped Smartphone in India, Says IDC

Market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has come out with its quarterly mobile phone tracker which claims that Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 was the highest shipped smartphone in Q1. Apart from phone shipments, IDC’s latest data also revealed that Indian smartphone market saw a healthy 14.8 percent growth in shipments over the same period last year. IDC’s… Read More »