Month: February 2017

Xiaomi’s In-House Pinecone Processor Teased in Another Video Ahead of Tuesday Launch

February 26, 2017

Xiaomi is set to unveil its Pinecone processors at an event on Tuesday. The company is expected to unveil two high-end processors, and running up to the launch, Xiaomi is doling out multiple teasers. The first one featured two-time World Memory Championships winner Wang Feng, and now the latest teaser shows how a Rubik’s Cube […]

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Google Assistant to Be Made Available for Android 6.0 Marshmallow Devices

February 26, 2017

Google, after weeks of speculation, has finally confirmed that its Google Assistant voice-based virtual assistant will be arriving on all devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or above. Google Assistant, the company’s voice-based virtual assistant, that made its debut on the Google Allo app, and then was available on the company’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, […]

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Growth Hormone Supplements- Facts

February 26, 2017

The very concept of growth is complex and vague. The simplest explanation for growth could be a progressive development of a living being or its increase in size. Many aspects of growth and development including the linear skeletal muscle growth which causes an increase in height of the being is regulated by an important protein […]

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IT Department Making App to Pay Income Tax, Apply for PAN Card, and More

February 17, 2017

In step with government’s digital India drive, the Income Tax department is developing an app that will soon allow assessees to pay taxes or apply for PAN using smartphones. The department is also working on a project to issue PAN to assessees within minutes by way of e-KYC authentication using Aadhaar, a move that will […]

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Signal Private Messenger Gets Video Calling, Improved Voice Infrastructure

February 17, 2017

Last week, Open Whisper Systems was spotted testing the video calling feature in the Signal Private Messenger app’s beta version on Android. Now, the company has officially announced that the video calling feature is now available (still in beta state) with the latest update to the communication app on both Android and iOS. The company […]

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One of the Best New VR Things: Buying a Car

February 15, 2017

I had a fascinating experience last week. I got to see and experience the new Jaguar I-Pace, the company’s electric answer to the as-yet-unannounced Tesla Y SUV, long before I’ll actually get to see the prototype. I didn’t just get to see the car — I got to understand intimately why the car was created […]

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Big Bendy Screens, Chatterbox Robots, and TV in the Cloud

February 15, 2017

Welcome, dear friends, to Gadget Dreams and Nightmares, the column that’s distracted itself from the shellshock of the election just long enough to cast a beady eye over the latest gadget announcements. Spied from inside the comfort of a warm blanket this time around are a curved monitor, a robot with Alexa integration, and a […]

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Asus ZenFone 3S Max India Launch Set for Today

February 7, 2017

Asus India is all set to launch a new ZenFone 3 variant in the country on Tuesday, the Asus ZenFone 3S Max (ZC521TL), with a live stream scheduled to begin at 12pm IST. For now, the India price and availability details of the smartphone aren’t known – though we know it’s set to be available […]

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Apple Said to Revive Efforts to Sell Used iPhones in India

February 7, 2017

Apple has put back on the table a request to sell used iPhones in India as it negotiates with the government for concessions to start production in the country, a person familiar with the matter said. The company has asked to bring in used iPhones to be refurbished and sold in India, saying it will […]

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Facebook Defends Hate-Post Rule in Merkel-Refugee Photo Suit

February 7, 2017

Facebook told a German court that it can’t monitor all of its customers’ posts for racist language in a dispute over whether the company has to block a photo showing chancellor Angela Merkel and a refugee that has been misused in several hate-speech postings. “There are billions of postings each day,” said Martin Munz, a […]

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