Day: February 18, 2016

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Stream Movies and TV Shows From The Pirate Bay

February 18, 2016

Earlier this week we learned that The Pirate Bay, one of the world’s most popular torrent websites, is now allowing users to stream movies and TV shows right from the Web browser without having to download the content of the torrent file. While that may sound enticing to many, you should consider not doing it. […]

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HTC One M10 Camera Details, Launch Date Tipped

February 18, 2016

Another day, another leak for the upcoming HTC One M10 flagship smartphone has hit the Internet. This time tipsters have given details on the handset’s camera and the launch date. According to LlabTooFer, a developer turned reliable HTC tipster, the HTC One M10 will be sporting a 12-megapixel Sony IMX377 camera sensor, with 1.55um pixel […]

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Runkeeper Acquired by Japanese Sportswear Company Asics

February 18, 2016

Sportswear companies continue to show interest in fitness-tracking apps. The latest testament of this comes from Japanese trainer manufacturer Asics, which announced on Friday that it has acquired FitnessKeeper, the maker of popular health-centric app Runkeeper. Neither company disclosed the financial details of the deal. Runkeeper app is available for iPhone and Android, and is […]

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Oracle CEO Meets Indian Prime Minister, Details Bengaluru Campus Plans

February 18, 2016

Global computer giant Oracle is planning to set up a campus in Bengaluru and start an initiative to help more than half a million students in India develop computer science skills. This was conveyed by Oracle’s Global CEO Safra Catz to Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she called on him in New Delhi on Friday. […]

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Moto Voice Update Brings Multiple Bug Fixes, Improvements

February 18, 2016

Motorola on Friday started rolling out an update for its voice command app, dubbed Moto Voice, on handsets. Motorola in the recent past decoupled most of its native apps from the firmware it loads on its phones, in the attempt to be able to provide iterative updates to the apps without requiring to rollout entire […]

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New App Helps Young Iranians Avoid ‘Morality Police’

February 18, 2016

A new smartphone application that helps Iranians dodge the Islamic Republic’s “morality police” is proving popular with the young, tech-savvy population but has quickly fallen foul of the authorities. The Gershad app allows users who spot checkpoints set up by the morality police, who enforce Islamic dress and behaviour codes, to tag their location on […]

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Isro Working on Electric Propulsion System for Satellites

February 18, 2016

Efforts are on to put electric propulsion system for satellites to enable them to carry more payload, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre director Dr. K. Sivan said in Hyderabad on Thursday. “The efforts will help in cutting down fuel required for maneuvering the satellites in the orbit and more payload can be taken,” Sivan said at […]

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Origin Access Now Available In India

February 18, 2016

A month after being made available in select countries like the US and Canada, Electronic Arts’ Origin Access service is now available in India. As we reported, it would follow the same pricing as the Xbox One version of the program known as EA Access. Simply put, Rs. 315 per month is what you’ll need […]

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Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Insider Release Preview Ring for PCs, Mobile

February 18, 2016

Microsoft on Wednesday introduced new test ring dubbed Windows Insider Release Preview ring for both PC and mobile. The company says that the new rings have been debuted to focus on Insiders that will receive the current build but will continue to receive early access to updates, application updates, as well as driver updates. The […]

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L’Oreal Wants Google Executive on Its Board to Boost Web Sales

February 18, 2016

L’Oreal, the world’s biggest cosmetics company, said Friday it wants a leading Google executive to join its board to help the company boost online sales. If L’Oreal’s annual shareholders meeting on April 20 accepts management’s recommendation, Eileen Naughton, Google’s managing director and vice president for UK and Ireland sales and operations, will join the board, […]

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