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Dell unveils two Inspiron gaming laptops and a 34-inch Alienware monitor

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Dell and its Alienware gaming subsidiary unveiled a new line up of gaming products at the IFA 2017 this week including Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop, Inspiron Gaming Desktop with new Clear Panel and Polar Blue LED lighting and Alienware 34

Nokia 130(2017) with dual SIM feature now available in India at Rs 1599

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HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones has launched a new version of the Nokia 130 phone. Dubbed as the Nokia 130(2017), the device is priced at Rs 1599 and is available for purchase via offline retailers. It is available in

Andy Rubin apologizes for Essential phone’s customer data leak

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Essential Phone founder Andy Rubin has apologized for errors in the company’s customer care functioning that led to sharing of personal information of around 70 customers with other customers. In a statement posted on Essential’s blog, the Android co-creator said the company “made an

Dropbox Paper adds document previews, mobile folders and more

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Dropbox’s Google Docs clone, Paper is all set to get some major updates including new integrations with Figma and InVision, ability to preview Sketch files and it no longer requires users to toggle out of the service. The company announced

Facebook and Google are leaders in the US mobile app space

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Facebook and Google dominate the app ecosystem in the US sharing between them the top eight apps and also the top six apps with the highest reach. Citing comScore’s 2017 US Mobile App Report, a Business Insider report said that Facebook and Google have a considerable influence

Expedia names CFO Mark Okerstrom as its new CEO

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Expedia announced Mark Okerstrom as its new president and chief executive, replacing Dara Khosrowshahi who left the company to take the job at the ride-hailing firm Uber. Okerstrom has been at Expedia since 2006. He was the senior vice president

Apple expected to ditch home button in iPhone 8

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The upcoming Apple iPhone 8 might bring a new set of gesture control options, eliminating the need for a home button. The phone which is expected to launch on September 12 could change the way you interact with it in

Samsung’s fitness-focused Gear Sport smartwatch is here to take on Fitbit and Apple

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Barely a few days after Fitbit launched it new long-awaited ‘Ionic’ and a few weeks before Apple’s new smartwatch with built-in LTE, Samsung has launched two new health-focused wearables- the Gear Sport smartwatch and the Gear Fit2 Pro fitness band. Gear Sport smartwatch

With a new CEO at helm, Uber aims for IPO within 18-36 months

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With a new CEO- Dara Khosrowshahi– at helm, Uber looks all set to leave behind all the controversies of the first half of 2017 and start a fresh. In his first meeting with employees on Wednesday, Khosrowshahi set out his vision to

Amazon partners with Karnataka govt to help local startups sell online

BANGALORE, INDIA: Amazon India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS) at ‘ELEVATE100’ event today in Bangalore to educate, train and enable select startups to sell their products on Amazon, under its

MediaTek’s new chipsets bring dual camera, dual VOLTE support to mid-range phones

BANGALORE, INDIA: MediaTek has introduced the newest members of the Helio chipset family, the Helio P23 and Helio P30 system-on-chips (SoCs). The new chipsets, designed to deliver performance and power efficiency, dual camera photography, dual SIM and dual 4G VoLTE

Uber to stop tracking drivers after their trips, gives free insurance in India

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Uber attracted a fair bit of criticism when it started tracking the drivers even after their rides ended. Reuters reports that the iPhone app will now be updated to allow tracking only while the app is open. The change, which restores users’

Google encourages kids to be problem solvers with ‘Code to Learn’ contest

By : Riddhi Sharma

“Love playing games on your phone? Love to video chat with your loved ones? Look around you and you’d be surprised Everything you love has some form of coding behind it”- that is how Google India describes the contest ‘Code

Ford and Domino’s are testing self-driving pizza delivery in Michigan

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Ford and Domino’s are coming together to to test self-driving pizza delivery cars in Michigan, as part of an effort to better understand how customers respond to and interact with autonomous vehicles. “How will customers react to coming outside to get

Now get a 10pc discount on OnePlus 5 only if you’re a student

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Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is offering a 10 percent discount on its latest flagship OnePlus 5 aimed at boosting the device sales. There is however one condition here, the discount is only for student which means you’ll have to verify

Whatsapp adds green badges to business accounts

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Whatsapp is introducing verified badges to select business accounts if their contact information checks out.  If the phone number of a contact belongs to a business account, it earns a green check. The green badges are designed to make it easier for consumers

10 websites where you can find refurbished phones

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Because our pockets are not always in a position to shell out big bucks for mobile phones, sometimes refurbished is the way to go. But then finding a long lasting refurbished phone isn’t that easy. To brace your knowledge on gadgets

Skype previews a new feature that assesses candidates’ coding skills over video interviews

In a bid to further augment its position in the business user segment, Skype has added a new preview feature called Interviews that allows interviewers test candidates in seven programming languages over Skype using a real-time code editor. Currently this kind of

Youtube gets a makeover and a new logo

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Everybody’s favorite video streaming app Youtube is undergoing a huge makeover. The California based video platform has revamped its look with a new logo and desktop and app re-design. Neal Mohan, Chief Product Officer, YouTube in an official blog said, “We

Instagram now lets you post landscape and portrait pictures

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Back in February, Instagram announced a new gallery feature for posting multiple photos and videos in a carousel album format but sadly it was limited to square-format photos only. But not anymore, as the photo-sharing platform now allows posting pictures