Twitter Makes Smooth Debut With Live NFL Video Broadcast

September 16, 2016

Twitter made a smooth debut with its broadcast of a National Football League game on Thursday, attracting generally positive tweets midway through the matchup between the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets. The CBS live feed marked the first time an NFL game had been broadcast on a social media platform and the event quickly began to trend on Twitter in the United States. Twitter users on computers and…

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Facebook Live Video Is Coming Soon to Desktops

September 16, 2016

Facebook Live will soon be arriving on desktop and laptop computers. Facebook has confirmed it is rolling out its Live feature to the desktop version. Facebook Live video is presently available for Android and iOS devices only. “We’re starting to roll out the ability for people to broadcast live on Facebook from their desktop or laptop,” a Facebook representative confirmed. A user named Delilah Taylor was able to use the…

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PS4 System Software 4.00 Brings HDR, PS4 Pro Updates, and More

September 14, 2016

After being in beta for almost a month, the next major system software update for the PS4, version 4.00 (codenamed Shingen) will bring a slew of changes to the console. Headlining the list is high dynamic range (HDR). Announced at last week’s PlayStation Meeting, every PS4 sold since the console’s inception in 2013 will receive HDR support. John Koller, Vice President, PlayStation Brand Marketing at Sony Interactive Entertainment America explained…

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Blu Vivo 5R Launched: Specifications, Price, and More

September 14, 2016

US-based smartphone maker Blu has unveiled the new Vivo 5R smartphone. Priced at $199.99 (approximately Rs. 13,500) for the unlocked version, the new Blu Vivo 5R is available to buy in the US via Amazon and Best Buy. The Vivo 5R smartphone comes with support for 4G LTE and is compatible with AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, and other networks. The company as of now has not revealed availability details for…

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When Is iOS 10 Out? Release Time Across the World

September 14, 2016

iOS 10 releases on Tuesday, September 13 but the time is obviously different in various parts of the world. While Apple doesn’t officially announce the exact time iOS 10 will become, if previous years are any indication, iOS 10 should become available at 10.30pm India Standard Time – that’s 6pm in London, 1pm in New York, and 10am in San Francisco. iOS 10 brings a host of new features such…

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Sennheiser PXC 550 review: Bose QC35 has competition

September 14, 2016

Sennheiser PXC 550 is a wireless headset with adaptive noise cancellation at Rs 29,990 Noise cancelling headphones are pretty much a Bose monopoly across the world. Most audio companies worth their mettle make noise cancelling headphones, but they all struggle against the might and first-mover advantage that Bose has. For a testament you just need to walk into any long haul flight and look at all the people using their…

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Xolo Era 1X launched with Jio Preview Offer, priced at Rs 4,999

September 14, 2016

Xolo Era 1X will be exclusively available on Flipkart for Rs 4.999 and will come with Reliance Jio preview offer Xolo has launched its Era 1X smartphone that will go on sale on September 15. Xolo Era 1X is a 4G VoLTE device and the latest entry to the Era series. It features a 5-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD IPS display with a pixel density of 294 ppi. The phone is…

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‘Airtel can fight Rel Jio; Idea, Vodafone may struggle’

September 13, 2016

The fear of telecom incumbents over the entry of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) is not unfounded. An analyst with a leading consultancy firm, who spoke on condition of anonymity as he did not want to be seen taking side of either party, said case studies of seven markets over the last 10 years revealed that whenever a “radically new disrupter” came in it has almost always led to two…

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Leaked Xiaomi Mi Note 2 images suggest 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 821 SoC and 256GB storage

September 13, 2016

The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is tipped to be the next premium device from the company and new leaks have shed some more light on what we can expect from the device. Android Pure has spotted some pictures allegedly of the device on Weibo along with some specifications. As per the report, the device will feature a 5.7-inch 2K display with 3D Touch. Further, the device is tipped to be…

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New WhatsApp update features bigger chat emojis, front-facing flash, more image editing options and easier zooming capabilities

September 13, 2016

WhatsApp’s newer version 2.16.264 that was pushed to the beta channel on the Play Store features an annotation tool, ability to paste emojis and text on images, zooming capabilities by sliding your finger while recording a video and a front-facing flash for your selfies. Updated WhatsApp camera: The updated WhatsApp camera now features Front-facing flash and one-finger zoom capabilities. The front-facing flash feature makes your screen light up white when taking a selfie,…

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Lenovo launches three new budget phones compatible with Reliance Jio

September 13, 2016

Lenovo has launched three new budget smartphones in India under its A Series. These are the Lenovo A6600, A6600 Plus, and the A7700. All three devices run Android Marshmallow, support VoLTE and are compatiple with Reliance Jio. Further, buyers will also be able to avail the Reliance Jio preview offer with these devices. The Lenovo A6600 and A6600 Plus feature the same specifications except for the RAM. The A6600 offers 1GB…

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Samsung urges consumers globally to stop using Galaxy Note 7

September 12, 2016

Samsung announced an unprecedented recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s worldwide just two weeks after the phone was launched.  Samsung’s investigation into reports of fires found that rechargeable lithium batteries manufactured by one of its suppliers were at fault. Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible, as more reports of the phones catching fire emerged…

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