Amazon has launched three new tablets – Fire HD 8 (2020), Fire HD 8 Plus, and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition (2020) expanding its portfolio. The new 8-inch tablets are touted to offer long battery life and give subscription-based access to a host of ebooks, movies, and TV shows. The Fire HD 8 (2020) tablet
WeTransfer, a popular file transfer service that is used by a large number of Internet users across the globe, has “partially” been blocked in India. Various users report that the service is unavailable on their networks. The Amsterdam, Netherlands-based company has also confirmed the blockage while responding to user comments on its social media sites.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday released its latest recommendations for developing a ‘Unified Numbering Plan’ to ensure adequate numbering resources for fixed line (aka landline) and mobile services in the country. This will lead to the current phone numbers changing — existing mobile numbers will require a “0” in front of
HP has announced nine new laptops as part of its EliteBook series and two new laptops in its ZBook series. They include the HP EliteBook 800 G7, 805 G7, HP EliteBook x360, and ZBook series, and are spread over the next three months for release. The laptops come in both AMD and Intel processor options
Amazon has expanded Alexa voice control of apps on Fire TV by bringing support for Netflix, YouTube, Jio Cinema and many other apps. Up until now, Alexa on Fire TV only allowed for control playback of Prime Video content. This means that Fire TV user could use voice commands like “Alexa, forward thirty minutes” or
Twitter, Reddit, and a group representing major Internet firms backed two documentary film groups that have challenged the Trump Administration’s 2019 rules requiring nearly all US visitors to disclose social media user information from the prior five years. In court papers filed on Thursday, the social media sites and the Internet Association, representing Facebook, Amazon.com,
Mitron app, which was launched as an alternative to TikTok and has gained notable popularity in a short time, allegedly has a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to compromise user accounts and send messages on behalf of a specific user. The flaw doesn’t allow any bad actor to steal personal information such as the
SpaceX’s historic first crewed mission was set to blast off for the International Space Station as scheduled on Saturday, NASA said, although uncertainty remained over weather conditions at the Florida launch site. “We are moving forward with launch today,” NASA chief Jim Bridenstine said in a tweet. “Weather challenges remain with a 50 percent chance
The Trump administration on Friday moved to block global chip supplies to blacklisted telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies, spurring fears of Chinese retaliation and hammering shares of US producers of chipmaking equipment. A new rule, unveiled by the Commerce Department and first reported by Reuters, expands US authority to require licenses for sales to Huawei
One97 Communications Ltd, which runs the online payment platform Paytm, has moved the Delhi High Court alleging that telecom service providers are not blocking fraudsters who are defrauding its customers by “phishing” activities over the various mobile networks. Paytm has claimed that millions of its customers have been defrauded by the phishing activities over the
Alphabet’s Google on Saturday said it has postponed next week’s planned unveiling of the beta version of its latest Android 11 mobile operating system in light of protests and unrest in the United States. “We are excited to tell you more about Android 11, but now is not the time to celebrate,” Google said in
Samsung Galaxy Book S (2020) laptop has been officially unveiled by the South Korean tech giant on Friday. The laptop is offered in two colour options and it will be available in the UK in June. The new Samsung laptop is lightweight and features an ultra-slim design. It comes with a 13.3-inch display and is
Panasonic India has launched the Lumix G9 in India, finally, after announcing it globally in 2017. Saying Panasonic India has been late to the party would be a huge understatement. It’s a little weird to launch a camera this late in its lifecycle but thankfully, the Lumix G9 has aged pretty well and a lot
Realme entered the Indian market in May 2018 as a relative unknown, then marketed as a sub-brand of its much more established parent Oppo. In two short years, the company has separated its brand identity from Oppo and established itself as a key player in the Indian smartphone market thanks to good products and competitive
Twitter’s moves to label or hide comments from US President Donald Trump have escalated a feud between the social network and the White House, but there could be more to come. The messaging platform has a range of “enforcement” options for dealing with content in violation of its policies, each of which carries its own
It’s now possible to schedule tweets without using a third-party app. While you have previously had to use TweetDeck to schedule tweets to post at a later date, you can now do so using Twitter.com. You can also now save drafts you’re not yet ready to send. Twitter began testing the feature in November 2019,
Apple has started allowing customers in India to configure iMac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and other Mac computers based on their requirements. The new service, which is currently live through certain Apple Authorised Resellers in the country, already existed in markets including Canada and the US for quite some time. It lets customers pick their
OnePlus 8 Pro users in global markets have received a new OxygenOS update that has “inadvertently” disabled the Color Filter camera that was recently found to have “see-through” capabilities for some materials. The new software version, which appears as OxygenOS 10.5.9, comes days after the company disabled the Color Filter camera through an update specifically
The Mac Pro is the highest-end computer that Apple sells. It’s an extremely powerful machine with an eye-watering price tag to match. But what is the Mac Pro actually used for, and who needs a Mac Pro? Let’s look at what the machine offers and find out why Apple makes such a powerful desktop computer.
Mitron app is not made in India but bought from a Pakistani software developer Qboxus, according to a report. Although the app has been growing quickly for its Indian origin, and is named after a word often associated with Prime Minister Narendra Modia new report is claiming that the Mitron app is actually a repackaged
In this instalment of our ongoing series around making the most of your at-home video setup, we’re going to focus on one of the most important, but least well understood or implemented parts of the equation: Lighting. While it isn’t actually something that requires a lot of training, expertise or even equipment to get right,
Honor ViewPad 6 tablet was launched by the brand on Monday during the Honor Smart Life launch event in China. The tablet comes with 5G support, a 10.4-inch display, and a 7,250mAh battery. The tablet has an 84 percent screen-to-body ratio. The new tablet also comes equipped with a “Magic Pencil” having 4,096 pressure sensitivity levels.
Over 50 lakh people have downloaded an Indian TikTok clone called Mitron and the app is still being downloaded because TikTok is going through a bit of a crisis right now. Mitron’s unique selling points appear to be its branding and the fact that it is Indian. While it’s great that an Indian app is
The latest embedded software technology moves hardware into an almost magical realm Adam Benzion 7 hours Adam Benzion Contributor A serial entrepreneur, writer, and tech investor, Adam Benzion is the co-founder of Hackster.io, the world’s largest community for hardware developers. Aluminum and iconography are no longer enough for a product to get noticed in the
The wearables market saw a steady growth in the first quarter of 2020, with a 29.7 percent year-over-year increase, according to the latest research by International Data Corporation (IDC). The hearables segment, in particular, seemed to have not been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it grew 68.3 percent in the first quarter of 2020.
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is getting a new VR experience. Disney-owned Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment division ILMxLAB is developing Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, an action-adventure virtual reality experience that ties into the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park attraction at the Disneyland Resort, California, and Walt Disney World Resort, Florida in the US.
OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7T Pro, OnePlus 7, and OnePlus 7 Pro smartphones are getting a new OxygenOS update that includes Dolby Atmos support for the new OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z earphones, along with other improvements, according to the company. The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7T series are getting OxygenOS 10.3.3 in India that brings the April
The USB audio interface is a fairly standardized device – for those who might not know, that’s the hardware you use to take a microphone or instrument that uses an XLR or 1/4″ output and get that into your computer via a USB connection for recording or streaming. There are a lot of choices in
Windows 10 May 2020 update has been released by Microsoft as the latest bi-annual software update for Windows PCs with new features and enhancements. The new update, which is also known as the 20H1 update and version 2004, brings an upgraded Notepad and includes various memory improvements for Microsoft Edge. There are also updates to
Sony has added a new sub-category to its compact camera lineup, designed especially for vloggers. The ZV-1 is a compact camera, similar to the Sony RX100 series, but with a tweaked design. The rear LCD display can be flipped outwards and turned 180 degrees from the side, there’s face priority autofocus and the promise of