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Apple to issue fix for chip flaw on iPhones, Macs

San Francisco, January 6 Apple will release a patch for Safari browser on its iPhones, iPads and Macs within days, it said on Thursday, after major chipmakers disclosed flaws that leave nearly every modern computing device vulnerable to hackers. Browser makers Google, Microsoft Corp and Mozilla Corp’s Firefox all confirmed to Reuters that the patches … Continue reading “Apple to issue fix for chip flaw on iPhones, Macs”

At midnight WhatsApp crashes in India, other places; restored

London, January 1 Users in India and other parts of the world went into a frenzy after WhatsApp went down puncturing their plans to wish their friends a “prosperous 2018” at the stroke of midnight. It was restored in two hours.   At midnight, a large spike was seen in the number of reports that … Continue reading “At midnight WhatsApp crashes in India, other places; restored”

Apple files patent for long-range wireless charging: Report

San Francisco, December 30   Apple has filed a patent application with the US Patent and Trademark Office that will reportedly let the user set up wireless charging transfers in a particular order so that their iPhone gets power first, followed by Apple Watch and then the iPad. The Radio Frequency (RF) based long-range wireless … Continue reading “Apple files patent for long-range wireless charging: Report”

Facebook confirms ‘no plans for Aadhaar linking’

On Wednesday, December 27, a controversy broke out around Facebook prompting new users to fill their name according to their Aadhaar card details. Now the social media giant has confirmed that it has no plans of going ahead with this approach. Facebook in a blog post stated, “Some have interpreted this test as a request … Continue reading “Facebook confirms ‘no plans for Aadhaar linking’”

2017 year-ender: Emergence of robots

Not long ago, robots were only limited to comic books, sci-fi movies and an artist’s imagination. We assumed that we might only encounter one of these silicon puppets in the next century. However, we were taken aback when Saudi Arabia gave citizenship to a humanoid in 2017! With the emergence of AI, robotics has been … Continue reading “2017 year-ender: Emergence of robots”

Samsung connects everything in your kitchen

According to research by Houzz, an online platform for home remodeling and design, 28% of homeowners consider the integration of smart technology a very important part of their renovations. Samsung is helping to reinvent the modern kitchen with intuitive smart appliances, and recently launched its Chef Collection line of premium built-in appliances to the North … Continue reading “Samsung connects everything in your kitchen”

Samsung launches rugged 8-inch tablet Galaxy Tab Active 2 for businesses

South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung has launched yet another rugged tablet. The company has launched its new Galaxy Tab Active 2 with S Pen support and also features Bixby voice assistant, which is the highlight of the device. The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 features military standard MIL-STD 810G (rugged) certification and a display … Continue reading “Samsung launches rugged 8-inch tablet Galaxy Tab Active 2 for businesses”

HP unveils its updated range of Spectre laptops

HP has unveiled its revamped range of Spectre laptops in India. The Spectre comes in two different models — Spectre 13 and Spectre x360. Both the models are built around the latest eighth generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors and use 1TB PCIe SSD9 for storage and support up to 16 GB LPDDR3 RAM. … Continue reading “HP unveils its updated range of Spectre laptops”

Panasonic launches Eluga RAY 500 and Eluga RAY 700

Panasonic India has launched two camera specific smartphones, the Eluga Ray 500 and the Eluga Ray 700. The company introduced its first dual camera phone, the Eluga Ray 500 which lets the user switch between the 120 degree ultra-wide 8MP and 13 MP rear camera. While the Eluga Ray 700 comes with 13 MP Sony … Continue reading “Panasonic launches Eluga RAY 500 and Eluga RAY 700”

ASUS announces Zenfone 4 Selfie series in India

ASUS has announced the ZenFone 4 Selfie Series, Android smartphones featuring dual front-facing cameras and image processing software that enables users to capture wide-angle pictures. The SelfieMaster app lets users apply real-time beautification effects to selfies, videos, and live-streams, and the cameras’ Beauty mode enables skin softening, eye enhancement and facial-feature balancing. Key features: ZenFone … Continue reading “ASUS announces Zenfone 4 Selfie series in India”