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Monthly Archives: September 2015

‘Shoto’ photo sharing app for friends launched for Android and iOS

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Indian-origin entrepreneur Sachin Dev Duggal, based in San Francisco, on Friday globally launched a new photo sharing app “Shoto” here. “A trillion pictures were taken on a smartphone in the last one year which goes to show the engagement by … Continue reading

Xiaomi officially working on its first laptop

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Recently, there were reports of Chinese company Xiaomi – popular for its smartphones –working towards a new laptop range. Since Xiaomi borrows heavily from Apple in terms of design, the range of laptops are expected to take on Apple’s Macbook range. … Continue reading

Microsoft develops its own version of Linux-based OS for cloud-based services

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Microsoft is currently working on a Linux-based operating system which will not be running on desktops or laptops but, is aimed at driving the networking hardware in the enterprise space. The company is working on building Azure Cloud Switch (ACS), a software which … Continue reading

Facebook will not withdraw internet.org from India

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Defending its free Internet platform internet.Org, Facebook on Thursday said net neutrality principle arose when operators started selling different levels of speed to provide faster access to certain services.   “When users purchase Internet access, they should be able to … Continue reading

LG will host an event on 1 October in New York; may announce the dual-display V10

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LG has sent out invites to the media for an event which will take place on October 1 in New York City. The company has not announced as to what it will unveil but it looks like LG will unveil the … Continue reading

Twitter partners with Stripe to expand ‘buy buttons’

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Payments processing company Stripe Inc launched a new tool on Monday that will connect retailers and brands to sell on platforms like Twitter and tap an increasing number of consumers shopping on mobile apps.   Twitter’s adoption of Stripe’s new product, … Continue reading

Facebook now allows anyone with a verified account to use Mentions app

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Facebook is now expanding its Mentions and live blogging app to more users which as of now, is only available on the iOS App Store. The platform, which was previously available for certain celebrities such as musicians and actors will now be … Continue reading

3D Touch: Apple’s pressure-based screens promise a world beyond cold glass

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By adding a more realistic sense of touch to its iPhone, Apple Inc may have conquered a technology that has long promised to take us beyond merely feeling the cold glass of our mobile device screens.   In its latest … Continue reading

Amazon will soon release a tablet which costs $50

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Online retailer Amazon.com plans to release a $50 tablet in time for the holiday season.The 6-inch screen tablet comes with a mono speaker and is priced much lower than Amazon’s Fire tablet, the cheapest variant of which is sold at … Continue reading

YU introduces YUPIX smart mobile printer; now print photos from smartphone

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Indian electronics brand YU Televentures, owned by Micromax has launched a portable photo printer called the YUPIX. According to YU, the YUPIX prints 2.1 x 3.4 inch sized digital photos at a resolution of 291 dpi in 60 seconds. The … Continue reading