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  • Micromax Bolt S300, Bolt D320 launched at Rs 3,300 onwards in India 5 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Micromax has announced the launch of its two most affordable 3G smartphones under its Bolt series - the Bolt S300 and Bolt D320 - which are priced at Rs 3,300 onwards. The Micromax Bolt S300 is powered by a 1GHz processor, 512 MB RAM and has dual-SIM support. It...
  • Xiaomi launches Redmi 2A, Mi Smart Power Strip, Mi Smart Scale 5 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As a part of its fifth anniversary celebrations, Xiaomi has launched new products including an affordable variant of its low-cost Redmi 2, Mi Smart Scale, Mi Smart Power Strip, Mi Note (Pink Edition), and the Mi TV 2 55-Inch variant. The Redmi 2A is an even cheaper version of...
  • Google updates Gmail app to let users access Yahoo, Outlook emails 6 hours 7 minutes ago

    San Francisco: Google said Monday it was updating its mobile Gmail app for Android device users to allow them to manage multiple email accounts from a single program. "Starting today, you'll be able to view all your mail at once, regardless of which account it's from, using the new 'All Inboxes'...
  • Facebook moves into new headquarters with rooftop park and 'largest open floor plan in the world' 6 hours 12 minutes ago

    San Francisco: Facebook moved into its new Frank Gehry-designed headquarters in Silicon Valley, with a rooftop park and "the largest open floor plan in the world." Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg insisted, however, that the building is "pretty simple and isn't fancy." "That's on purpose," Zuckerberg said on his Facebook timeline. "We want our...
  • Light bulbs made using graphene to start selling later this year 7 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Light bulbs made with the use of graphene will go on sale later this year, becoming the first commercially available consumer product to use the supermaterial. Researchers at the Manchester University have developed the innovative light bulb that uses a filament-shaped LED which is coated in graphene. The bulb...
  • Javed Akhtar answers fan's question about battling with alcoholism through a social media application 7 hours 56 minutes ago

    'Frankly.me' is an Android/IOS application that enables its users to go to their favorite celebrity's or brand's profile, ask anything, and get a video response from them. It allows a very candid, one-to-one conversations between celebs and their fans. 'Frankly.me' has more than 200 celebrities on board, the notable ones...
  • Samsung packs Boeing 747s with Galaxy S6, S6 Edge smartphones ahead of US launch 8 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Samsung is packing several Boeing 747s with its latest Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones ahead of their launch in the US. Although the official consumer rollout in the US is scheduled for April 10, T-Mobile pre-orders started shipping last week. The latest smartphones were unveiled at this month's...
  • iRevo Multimedia launches SmartTV Box for Rs 7,499 onwards 8 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Silicon Valley-based iRevo Multimedia has rolled out its latest SmartTV Box, powered by iRevo cloud and software features, which is available for purchase on Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal. The iRevo Cloud Platform in the TV box offers content aggregation and curation features. It further allows for social media integration. The...
  • Motorola opens its first Moto Care centre in India 8 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Aiming to focus more on customer services, Motorola has launched its first Moto Care flagship centre in India. Located in the heart of Bangalore, this facility will not only let visitors get their hands on Motorola devices, but will also provide customer support. It will showcase products including Moto...
  • LG's next flagship G4 smartphone likely to be unveiled on April 28 10 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: LG has sent out invites for its April 28 and 29 event in which it could unveil its next flagship G smartphone. The invite goes with the tagline, "See the Great. Feel the Great," with added emphasis on the alphabet 'G' as used in the company's G series...
  • When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public? Watch this timelapse GIF of Eiffel Tower's construction to know when 11 hours 11 minutes ago

    Google is commemorating the 126th anniversary of the public opening of the Eiffel Tower with a doodle on its home page created by guest doodler Floriane Marchix. The 324-metre-high (1,062-foot) Paris landmark made of iron opened to the public on March 31, 1889 and sees some 7 million visitors each...
  • HTC One M9 review: Better than predecessors, this new phone addresses a major shortcoming - the camera 11 hours 12 minutes ago

    New York: HTC's flagship One phone has a lot going for it - except for strong sales. In Samsung's and Apple's shadows, HTC barely has any market share despite having good phones. But the latest edition of the HTC One, dubbed M9, is even better than previous year's models, as it...
  • Government makes use of open-source software mandatory 11 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Indian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has issued a new policy that mandates the use of Open Source Software (OSS) in government offices across the nation. Currently, the government offices make use of Closed Source Software (CSS) that is licensed under the exclusive legal right of the...
  • IBM to invest $3 billion to build 'Internet of Things' division 12 hours 49 minutes ago

    New York: IBM is investing $3 billion to build an "Internet of Things" division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances and using it to help companies better manage their businesses. IBM estimates that 90 per cent of all data generated by...
  • InFocus M2 review: This Rs 4,999 smartphone with 8 MP front and rear cameras is the best bet at this price 13 hours 36 minutes ago

    Earlier this month, US-based InFocus Mobiles entered the Indian smartphone market with its InFocus M2 3G smartphone. Coming from a company more synonymous with LCD projectors, we were curious to know what kind of phone were they projecting at the Indian consumers. The InFocus M2 has a 4.2-inch display with...
  • Microsoft releases Windows 10 preview with Spartan Web browser 14 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft has finally made live its anticipated Spartan Web browser for the preview version of its upcoming Windows 10 OS. The browser is set to replace the age-old Internet Explorer Web browser with its enhanced features and built-in voice assistant, Cortana. Project Spartan will be made available across the...
  • You can now also access your Yahoo, Outlook emails from Gmail Android app 15 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Google just made it easier for you to manage all your email accounts (yes, even if they are not Gmail accounts) at a single place with its updated Gmail Android app. As the technology grows, our channels of online communications also grow and so do the attached email accounts....
  • Is Apple working on a 4-inch iPhone 6C? Leaked images suggest so 15 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In what looks like a take from iPhone 5C's non-metal housing, latest image leaks point to the tech giant developing a similar iPhone 6C model after its latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones. The images, spotted on Future Supplier, show the rear housing of a purported...
  • When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public? March 31, 1889 16 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A symbol of love, an architectural achievement, and one of the world's wonders- Eiffel Tower- built in 1889 has come to serve as an identity for Paris, the very place where the magnificent steel tower rests. Must see: When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public? Watch this...
  • Available spectrum very scarce in India: TRAI Yesterday

    Bengaluru: Expressing concerns over spectrum scarcity in the country, TRAI Chairman Rahul Khullar on Monday said the availability of airwaves in India is less than 40 per cent as compared to European nations. "If you compare country in Europe or rest of the world which are similar in size to...
  • Top brands choosing Instagram over Facebook Yesterday

    New York: An increasing number of popular brands are posting more on Instagram than on Facebook, a study conducted by New York-based research firm L2 suggests. Both brand and social media users are slowly preferring easier-to-use and "less boring" Instagram. L2 said that around three million US teenagers stopped using Facebook between...
  • Amazon to launch home services marketplace; will connect customers with electricians, plumbers, painters Yesterday

    Chicago: Amazon.com is launching a home services marketplace that will connect customers with electricians, plumbers and painters in a move to have its services tied to every product sold on its website. Amazon Home Services, which will launch on Monday, will allow customers to buy 700 services such as car maintenance,...
  • A new app that reminds patients to take medicines on time Yesterday

    Mumbai: A mobile application which can remind patients to take medicines on time and also serve as their healthcare manager has been launched by a healthcare company. The app, 'MyHealthSaverz', developed by HealthSaverz, is available on mobile phones operating on Android and iOS platforms, company's executive said. MyHealthSaverz, which is free to...
  • The next-gen Google Glass could come with ability to suggest you dance moves Yesterday

    New York: Those who think the eye wearable device Google Glass is dead, be ready to shake a leg with the device. According to media reports, Google Glass will come with a new technology that will teach you some funky dance moves in real time. In the popular interactive video game...
  • Xiaomi now starts selling Mi 4 and Redmi Note 4G in The Mobile Store outlets Yesterday

    New Delhi: Expanding its presence in offline retail, Xiaomi has now partnered with The Mobile Store in India and has announced the availability of the Mi 4 and Redmi Note 4G smartphones in the stores starting March 28. "Each of the The Mobile Store will have a live Mi Zone where...
  • Chrome OS beta gets refreshed apps, Google Now support Yesterday

    New Delhi: Google is extending its Chrome OS beta to explorers and users and along with improved apps, it has also enabled support for the Google Now virtual assistant. The Chrome OS Beta Channel gives tech explorers and serious developers access to latest features sooner than other consumers. The latest channel...
  • No truth in rumours that Sharp will quit or sell solar business, says executive Yesterday

    Tokyo: Sharp Corp will continue making solar cell products at its Sakai plant and there is no truth to speculation it will sell or exit the business, an executive at the money-losing electronics maker said on Monday. "There is no truth to talk that we will quit, or sell, the solar...
  • Sony replaces its own music app on PlayStation with Spotify to expand music service Yesterday

    New York: Spotify is coming to the PlayStation, replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited service, as the company continues to expand the game console into an entertainment hub beyond video games. Spotify hits the PlayStation 3 and 4 on Monday, with a new app adapted for large television screens. Sony says partnering...
  • Electric scooter with swappable batteries to hit markets this summer Yesterday

    New Delhi: An electric scooter developed by Taiwan-based Gogoro is soon to hit Taipei City this summer. The all-electric scooter, dubbed Smartscooter, uses batteries that can be swapped at the company kiosks. The environment-friendly scooter was announced at the CES earlier this year but the launch date or location was unannounced...