Facebook first showed off its 3D photos back in 2018, and shared the technical details behind it a month later. But unless you had one of a handful of phones with dual cameras back then (when they weren’t so common), you couldn’t make your own. Today an update brings 3D photos to those of us
In a bizarre incident, a 17-year-old high school student got his Twitter account verified as a fake Republican candidate for 2020 US Presidential election. According to a CNN report on Friday, the student created a fake profiler as Andrew Walz who called himself a “proven business leader” and a “passionate advocate for students.” Walz, a
It’s simple to find out if your WhatsApp message was read thanks to the checkmarks alongside every message. However, did you know you can also check the time on WhatsApp messages to see when the other person saw them? In this article, we’ll show you how to check the WhatsApp seen time for your messages.
Apple is closely watching how the coronavirus outbreak is unfolding in South Korea and Italy, where the company has suppliers, Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said in an interview. Apple counts major Korean display makers Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics; among its suppliers. It also sources chips from a factory in Italy run by Franco-Italian
The upcoming Realme 6 smartphone series will be launched in both online and offline segments for the first time and Realme 6 will be a Pro device while Realme 6 Pro will even be a premium all-rounder in mid-range segment. According to sources, Realme 6 Pro will be launched in Rs 15,000-Rs 20,000 price segment
The first ever Realme fitness band is all set to be launched in India on March 5, alongside the Realme 6-series smartphones. The company has been revealing key features of the fitness band at sporadic intervals, and it has now updated its teaser page to reveal more features ahead of the launch. The new features
Reliance Industries Chairman and MD Mukesh Ambani recently sat down with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella during Microsoft’s Future Decoded Event in Mumbai. They exchanged ideas about their partnership on various fronts. One of the interesting topics of discussion was gaming and as part of the conversation, Ambani indicated that Jio is working on bringing xCloud
Chinese tech major Huawei on Friday launched a new storage variant of the MediaPad M5 Lite tablet in India. The tablet comes with the M-Pen lite stylus and its new 4GB + 64GB model has been priced at Rs. 22,990. The Huawei tablet will be available via Flipkart, Croma, and several retail stores across India,
Microsoft on Wednesday lowered its revenue estimates for the current quarter, saying it will feel the impact of the coronavirus epidemic with lower sales of Windows software and Surface devices. The US tech giant became the latest global firm to warn of a financial hit from the global outbreak of the disease which has killed
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads in 2019 and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019, according to App Annie’s recently
You know how to use a computer, but how familiar are you with what’s inside? As complicated as the inner workings of computers may seem, they’re only made up of a few key pieces. But what are they? What are the different parts of a PC? We’re going to show you how to identify your
Strategy simulation game “Plague Inc.”, which surged in popularity in China when the coronavirus epidemic first started, has been removed from the China app store after regulators said it contained illegal content, its developer said on Thursday. The game, which allows users to create and evolve a pathogen to destroy the world, soared to the
Facebook Messenger has ditched chat bots and removed Discover tab as part of a larger redesign process to remain simple and catch more eyeballs. The changes will appear next week, reports TechCrunch, in a move to focus on speed and simplicity. “The changes are part of a larger Messenger redesign that reorients the People tab
Chat bots were central to Facebook Messenger’s strategy three years ago. Now they’re being hidden from view in the app along with games and businesses. Facebook Messenger is removing the Discover tab this week as it focuses on speed and simplicity instead of broad utility like China’s WeChat. The changes are part of a larger
Samsung launched the Galaxy Tab S6 in India in October 2019 and we liked the tablet when we reviewed it. The Galaxy Tab S6 was a flagship device and was priced quite high at Rs. 59,900 putting it out of the reach of a lot of people. It seems that Samsung has taken note of
Vivo Watch, the company’s first ever smartwatch, has been spotted on trademark sites in India and Europe. Details on the probable upcoming smartwatch from the company are scarce at the moment, but these trademark filings suggest that the initial work has begun. These trademark filings do not necessarily mean that the launch is near, but
Microsoft, Epic, and Unity can be added to the list of companies that will not be participating in the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2020 in San Francisco. All three cited the coronavirus epidemic and health concerns for not attending the event scheduled from March 16. While Epic took to Twitter and shared the news, Microsoft
Samsung Galaxy M30s runs on Android Pie, and even though an Android 10 upgrade is still months away, the company is making sure that the phone gets the monthly security updates on time. And occasionally, in advance. Samsung has reportedly released a new update for the Galaxy M30s in India that brings the March Android security patch.
The FCC has officially and finally determined that the major wireless carriers in the U.S. broke the law by secretly selling subscribers’ location data for years with almost no constraints or disclosure. But its Commissioners decry the $200 million penalty proposed to be paid by these enormously rich corporations, calling it disproportionate to the harm
Science’s civil rebel dies aged 96 Video Freeman Dyson, the eminent British-American physicist and mathematician best known for his theoretical work in quantum electrodynamics, died today. He was 96. His death was announced by his daughter Mia Dyson via Maine public television and the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) – the top research hub in
Git outta here – has it been that long? The Apache Software Foundation has decreed this week to be the 20th anniversary of the source code management system, Subversion. So, happy birthday SVN! The Subversion project was kicked off by software outfit CollabNet in 2000. The plan was to create an open source version-control system
Fujifilm has announced the launch of its latest mirrorless digital camera dubbed the Fujifilm X-T4. The new flagship model is the company’s latest addition in its X-series of mirrorless digital cameras known for their compact and lightweight bodies. The Fujifilm X-T4 boasts of a central viewfinder style which has been adopted by the X-T series.
Instagram has mostly shied away from adding any real features to the Web or desktop platforms in the last couple of years. The Facebook-owned app clearly wants everyone to just keep using its mobile apps. But things are about to change, or at least that’s what it looks like. Instagram has now released its progressive
Apple is planning to launch a new version of its Smart Keyboard for the iPad Pro that will feature a built-in trackpad, according to a media report. The new iPad keyboard accessory is said to be launched officially later this year — likely to debut alongside the next-generation iPad Pro. The new report comes a
The Samsung Galaxy M series has gained a lot of popularity thanks to affordable prices and up-to-date hardware. Samsung has managed to lower prices by selling these models online, reducing distribution costs. The sub-Rs. 15,000 Samsung Galaxy M30 set the pace, and a refreshed version, the Galaxy M30s, really helped the company strengthen its position in this segment. Samsung
How much you make, Randy? Wanna cough up, I dunno, twice that or something? America’s communications watchdog on Friday suggested it may fine the nation’s four major wireless carriers for selling subscribers location data without adequate safeguards to prevent misuse. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile US, and Verizon now have the opportunity to respond to the FCC’s
Now one Donald-shaped signature away from dishing out $1bn to fund the big switch President Trump is expected to sign a bill that would allocate $1bn to US carriers to replace existing Huawei-built infrastructure after it was unanimously passed by the Senate yesterday. H.R. 4998, which revels in the snappy name “Secure and Trusted Communications
Timex, the veteran American watchmaker company, is back with its latest smart wearable – the Ironman R300 GPS smartwatch. The smartwatch that is listed on its American website is available at $120 (roughly Rs. 8,660) and comes in three colour variants – black, grey, and silver. The company also claims that Ironman R300’s battery will
Or it would, if it were ever released Vivo has introduced the third generation of its APEX concept phones – the APEX 2020. This handset packs a bunch of new experimental features, largely centred around its display and camera technology, which might eventually make their way to production phones from Vivo and others. That’s the
Crossy Road Castle, the follow up to very popular Crossy Road game that came out in 2014, has been released as an Apple Arcade exclusive title. It is available on iOS (iPhone, iPod touch), iPadOS, macOS, and tvOS (Apple TV) devices. The multiplayer mode can be played on a single device or across multiple devices.