Niantic just proved that Android updates have a major discoverability problem

A couple of summers ago, I went to a party hosted by my mom’s best friend. It was one of those languid, casual dos where people show up at various points of the afternoon just to drink some coffee, say hi, and leave. The age ranges varied between toddler and octogenarian, and like any party, kids were running… Read More »

Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza sale: Top deals on iPhone X, Nokia 6.1, Asus 5Z, and more

Flipkart has brought back its Mobiles Bonanza sale today, which will be active on the e-commerce portal till June 21, 2019. The five-day sale on Flipkart is offering discounts, no cost EMI options and exchange deals on top smartphones, including iPhone X, Redmi devices, Nokia and others. Flipkart has also partnered with Axis Band to provide 10 per cent instant discount on… Read More »

Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza sale begins today: Here are top smartphone discount offers you can’t miss

Flipkart is back with yet another sale for the smartphone lovers out there. Starting today — June 17 — Flipkart is hosting its popular Mobiles Bonanza sale on its platform. During the sale, Flipkart is offering big discounts on smartphones across price segments and brands. So, if you have been looking to buy a smartphone for a long time… Read More »

Vivo Y93 Price in India Cut by Rs. 1,000, Now Starts at Rs. 10,990

Vivo, the Chinese smartphone maker, has reduced the price of its Y93 smartphone in India. Both 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM variants of the Vivo Y93 have become cheaper by Rs. 1,000. The revised prices of the Vivo Y93 are now listed on the company website and Amazon. This is the second price cut for the smartphone, which… Read More »

EMUI 10 leak shows off an early look at Huawei’s take on Android Q

Huawei has already confirmed that Android Q will be heading to a handful of its smartphones, but that future is increasingly unclear for the time being. Today, though, an early build of EMUI 10 has leaked based on Android Q, showing what Huawei has in the works. Shared by FunkyHuawei.club, this early build of EMUI 10 has been confirmed to… Read More »

How mobiles are helping widen the World Wide Web

Mary Meeker, based in the US, runs a global technology investment firm, Bond. She has released her annual report, “Internet Trends 2019″. The report pegs India’s contribution to the world’s 3.8 billion active internet user base at 12%, behind only China’s. Mint decodes the numbers for India as more than half the world’s population logs onto the world… Read More »

A computer virus has thrown Philadelphia’s court system into chaos

Since May 21st, a virus has shut down Philadelphia’s online court system, bringing network access to a standstill. The problems started unexpectedly: suddenly, no one could seem to access the system to file documents. “It wasn’t working,” says Rachel Gallegos, a senior staff attorney with the civil legal aid organization Community Legal Services. “I thought it was my… Read More »

Voice Control hands-on: Deep OS navigation for iPads, iPhones, and Macs

When Apple debuted Siri with 2011’s iPhone 4S, it effectively stopped work on a useful but more limited feature that had arrived with the iPhone 3GS only two years earlier: Voice Control, a speech recognition system that enabled users to make phone calls and play songs by just saying them to early iPhones — even without internet connectivity. Apple barely said… Read More »

Global business confidence dips to multi-year low: Worrisome but hardly shocking

The global economy continues to lose steam with the rate of expansion easing to a near three-year low in May. The JP Morgan Global Composite Output Index, published by IHS Markit, fell from 52.1 in April to 51.2 in May. Output growth at service providers was the weakest since August 2016, while the trend in manufacturing production was near… Read More »

Oyo plans to share its tech with others in the business

BENGALURU: Oyo may offer its in-house technology solutions to other hospitality brands globally, a top executive said. These technology solutions have been built to manage instant reservations on its network of properties and to engage with retail customers. The SoftBank-backed hotel marketplace said some hospitality brands have shown interest in Internet of Things-based solutions and other hospitality operations management applications.… Read More »