Nearby Share, Android’s answer to Apple’s AirDrop sharing feature, has now reportedly been rolled out to Windows users via Google Chrome. It allows users to share files between compatible devices wirelessly and instantly. Last month, the Nearby Share feature was rolled out on the Google Play Services Public Beta Program. Soon after, Chromebook users also
Noise Colorfit Nav smartwatch, the company’s first wearable with built-in GPS, has been launched in India. Noise has been teasing it for quite sometime and now it has officially unveiled the smartwatch. The wearable is equipped with a high-resolution display, customisable watch faces, 10 sports modes, heart rate and sleep monitor, and supports social media
Electronic Arts on Thursday raised its full-year forecast for adjusted revenue after beating quarterly estimates, encouraged by strong player engagement and increased videogame sales to stuck-at-home gamers. EA, popular for titles like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Battlefield, raised its full year adjusted revenue outlook to about $5.95 billion (roughly Rs. 44,527 crores) from
Microsoft Edge browser started crashing for users who had selected Google as their default search engine. The crashes went on for around four hours before Microsoft fixed it. This issue only affected users who had Google selected as their default engine. The issue was affecting users on both MacOS and Windows, according to reports. Microsoft
Nokia 65-inch 4K LED Smart Android TV has been launched on Flipkart. It is the third Nokia smart TV after the Finnish brand unveiled the 55-inch and 43-inch models. The latest model comes with narrow bezels for cinematic experience. The TV runs on Android 9.0 and comes with Google Assistant, Bluetooth 5.0, and built-in Chromecast.
TikTok has pledged to invest over $2 billion (about Rs. 14,960 crores) worldwide in the next three years to support its creators, it revealed Wednesday, as part of the TikTok Creator Fund. That’s a massive increase from the original $200 million (about Rs. 1,496 crores) TikTok pledged earlier in July. Over half of the $2
Nvidia is in advanced talks to acquire ARM, the chip designer that SoftBank Group bought for $32 billion four years ago, according to people familiar with the matter. The two parties aim to reach a deal in the next few weeks, the people said, asking not to be identified because the information is private. Nvidia
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ are reportedly receiving the August 2020 Android security patch. Samsung seems to be carrying out a stages roll-out for this update since only a handful of Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ users have reported getting the software update. Currently, the software update is rolling out
Oppo Watch has been launched in India alongside the Oppo Reno 4 Pro smartphone. The smartwatch comes in 41mm and 46mm sizes and features Black, Glossy Gold, Silver, and Pink Gold finishes. It also flaunts a 3D, dual-curved display that brings an Apple Watch-like look and feel. The Oppo Watch comes with fitness tracking and
Ubisoft’s Hyper Scape will be released on PC, PS4, and Xbox One on August 11, the company announced on Twitter. The free to play battle royale game is currently available in beta on PC and will finally come to all three platforms on August 11. Hyper Scape is Ubisoft’s take on the battle royale genre
Chinese tech giant ByteDance is considering listing its domestic business in Hong Kong or Shanghai, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, against a backdrop of rising Sino-US tensions over its hit non-China video app TikTok. Of the two venues, the company prefers Hong Kong, according to two of the people. One of the two
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy Tab S7+ have surfaced on Google Play Console just days ahead of their official debut at Galaxy Unpacked 2020. The listings on the Google site give a glimpse at key specifications of the new Samsung tablets. Both the Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy Tab S7+ appear to have 4G
Uber Technologies on Thursday halted a plan to move its Asian headquarters to Hong Kong in another business blow for the Chinese-ruled city, choosing to extend its stay in Singapore until at least December 2022. The firm’s announcement comes after China enacted a national security law for Hong Kong, which has stirred worries over its
Huawei MateBook D 14 and MateBook D 15 have been launched in China with the latest AMD Ryzen 4000 series processors. The two notebooks come in a slim and light form factor. Both of them carry nearly the same specifications throughout, with the exception of screen size and battery capacity. The MateBook D 14 and
One of the most common phrases you’ll hear on the internet is that “If you’re not paying, you’re the product.” When you use a free online service, you’re often paying through other means, such as your data, your privacy, and potentially, your security. Using a free secure messaging app, then, goes against the grain. If
Google’s $2.1 billion (roughly Rs. 15,724 crores) bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit will face a full-scale EU antitrust investigation next week, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Alphabet unit Google this month offered not to use Fitbit’s health data to help it target ads in an attempt to address EU antitrust concerns.
Samsung Galaxy S10 series has reportedly started receiving its August 2020 Android security patch, a couple of days ahead of the start of August. The South Korean electronics giant has become much faster with updates for its flagship smartphones in the recent past, and this is another example of its priority on the software front.
Whenever you think of collaborating on a document, Google Docs is the first tool that comes to mind. However, Microsoft Word also lets you collaborate with others on documents. Microsoft Office and Google Docs are leading tools for office work and school or college projects, which is why collaboration is very important. You need document
Hisense Televisions will be available in India starting August 6, with the company’s QLED and LED ranges of smart televisions being the first products to go on sale. The television range is expected to be priced competitively for the segment, and offer premium features such as smart connectivity, Dolby Vision HDR support, and Dolby Atmos
Organisers of a Facebook advertising boycott said on Thursday the campaign would “not go away” until their concerns were addressed and they would ask advertisers in Europe to join their cause. The campaign, set up in June by US civil rights groups, aims to pressure the world’s largest social media company to take concrete steps
As Apple and Amazon worked toward a high-profile distribution deal at least a couple of years ago, one proposal on the table was for Apple to have “competing ads removed from search” results on Amazon, according to documents released on Wednesday from a US House of Representatives investigation. The document, which is not dated but
The Mi 10 Pro Plus could come with a customisable GPU feature. Mi 10 Pro Plus leaks have been picking up pace lately, and after the last leak where it was touted to be the fastest charging phone this year, a fresh leak gives us details on a new customisable GPU feature called Game Mode.
Marvel’s Avengers beta begins August 7 and will offer more than 20 single-player and co-op missions that will take between 10 minutes to two hours to complete, developer Crystal Dynamics announced in a live stream on Wednesday. You’ll take on the role of four heroes — Iron Man, Kamala Khan, Black Widow, and Hulk —
NASA’s latest Mars rover Perseverance launches Thursday on an astrobiology mission to look for signs of ancient microbial life — and to fly a helicopter-drone on another world for the first time. Take-off is scheduled for 7:50 am (5:20 pm IST) from Cape Canaveral, Florida on board a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. If
Samsung Electronics reported Thursday its net profit grew 7.3 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, with strong demand for memory chips overcoming the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on smartphone sales. The world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker said profits in the April-to-June period were KRW 5.56 trillion (roughly Rs. 34,846 crores). Operating profit
For the most part, we purchase phones to keep them as long as possible; however, sometimes people buy “burner phones” for short-term use. So, why are people buying phones with the intent of not using them for long? Let’s take a look at the concept of burner phones, and how you may use one in
US advertisers would be left with few choices and social media competition would dry up without TikTok, Kevin Mayer, the new CEO of the popular short video app that is owned by Chinese Internet giant ByteDance, wrote in a blog post on Wednesday. Mayer’s comments come as the chief executives of Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and
Intel’s Chief Engineering Officer Murthy Renduchintala is departing, part of a move in which a key technology unit will be separated into five teams, the chipmaker said on Monday. Intel said it is reorganising its technology, systems architecture, and client group. Its new leaders will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Bob Swan. Ann Kelleher,
Apple Glass could come with 3D audio, a report suggests based on patents granted to the company. Apple has been granted a new patent that could enable 3D audio on its rumoured work in progress Apple Glass. The 3D audio functionality will essentially create position-based sound for the AR content, creating a more life-like experience
Security researchers identified multiple vulnerabilities on the Web and mobile platforms of online dating site OkCupid that could have allowed hackers to steal user private data of users. The data could include full profile details, private messages, sexual orientation, personal addresses, and even all submitted answers to OkCupid’s profiling questions. The team at OkCupid is