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ARCore app on Android renamed to ‘Google Play Services for AR’

ARCore is Google’s platform for mobile augmented reality. It was announced in 2017, with Google later deprecating Tango for the current solution that does not require specialized sensors, cameras, or other hardware. Google today renamed the ARCore app on Android to “Google Play Services for AR.” Google updated the Play Store listing (spotted via APK Mirror) today with the new name. The app description… Read More »

Forget about taxman, focus on business: CBDT to startups

New Delhi: The country’s startup community should not worry about taxmen and concentrate on their businesses as concerns related to ‘angel tax’ have been “sorted out”, CBDT chief P.C. Modi said on Saturday. All “legacy issues” related to startups will be resolved through a consultative process and under the strict supervision of senior officers of the tax authority. In her maiden… Read More »

Google rolls out auto-delete controls for location history on Android and iOS

Google, just ahead of its annual developer conference, the Google I/O 2019, had announced that the company would soon introduce a feature that would allow all its users to set a time frame to auto-delete their location history. And now, nearly two months after announcing the feature, Google is keeping good on its promise and rolling out the… Read More »

Weakness in key business segments casts a shadow of gloom on Bharat Forge’s earnings

Shares of components maker Bharat Forge Ltd have had no respite from their downhill run. The stock is down 27% from₹602 on 1 October, paling in comparison to the Nifty Midcap index, which has risen marginally since then. The stock’s descent began with news of slowdown in its key business segment, US Class 8 trucks. Latest data from Bloomberg shows that the… Read More »

YouTube gives up, tests hiding comments by default on Android

YouTube finally seems to have realized the obvious: comments, for the most part, are bad and you shouldn’t read them. It’s currently testing a new layout in the Android app that hides comments from sight unless you press a button to expose them. However, according to XDA Developers, the rollout so far hasn’t expanded beyond India. If you frequently… 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 »

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 »

Flipkart Month-End Mobiles Fest Sale: Offers on iPhone X, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Honor 10 Lite, and More

Flipkart is running another sale on mobile phones this week. The sale, titled Month-End Mobiles Fest, will run till May 31. To recall, the Walmart-owned company had organised the Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale a little over a week ago, its first such sale in 2019. The Month-End Mobiles Fest sale brings similar offers on mobile phones compared… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy M40 Spotted on GeekBench With Snapdragon 675 SoC, 6GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy M series was debuted early this year, and the company has launched three smartphones so far – the Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20, and Galaxy M30. Now, the Galaxy M40 has reportedly been spotted on Geekbench indicating an imminent launch. The listing also outs few specification details of the Samsung Galaxy M40, and the phone’s single-core and… Read More »

Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza: No-cost EMI offers available on Xiaomi, Asus and Nokia phones

Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza sale is live now. The four-day long sale kicked off on March 25 and will go on till March 28. As part of the sale, buyers will get extra 5% instant discount on EMI purchases made using Axis Bank debit and credit cards. Also, they will be entitled to get some extra money off on exchanging an… Read More »