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Google Photos Not Displaying Recent B...

Google Photos Not Displaying Recent Backups on the Web for Some Users

An annoying bug is affecting some users of Google Photos, misplacing images stored in the cloud for some users. The glitch, about which Google has already been informed, interestingly affects only the Web version of the photo-storing service as Google Photos apps on Android and iOS are still showing the backups of all the photos […]

 

Harman Kardon Invoke Speaker With Cor...

Harman Kardon Invoke Speaker With Cortana Voice Assistant Goes on Sale

Taking on Amazon’s Echo family, Samsung-owned Harman Kardon has finally announced the sale of its Invoke speaker in the US with a competitive price tag of $199.95 (approximately Rs. 13,000). The voice-activated speaker comes with Microsoft’s Cortana support and is touted to deliver 360-degree sound. Harman Kardon and Microsoft originally unveiled the speaker back in […]

 

Google Says 64 Percent of Chrome Traf...

Google Says 64 Percent of Chrome Traffic on Android Is Now Protected by HTTPS

Google’s efforts to enhance security by extending “not secure” warning to websites not encrypted with “HTTPS in Chrome” has yielded desired results as 64 percent of Chrome traffic on Android devices is now protected – up from 42 percent a year ago. The Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is the secure version of HTTP […]

 

WhatsApp Group Voice, Video Calls Com...

WhatsApp Group Voice, Video Calls Coming Soon, Suggests iPhone Beta Code

WhatsApp group calling is on its way, going by the code spotted in the latest beta version for the iPhone app. While group voice calling for WhatsApp is pretty much confirmed due to multiple references, there is only a single mention of group video calls for the platform. Nonetheless, it will be a worthwhile addition […]

 

Sennheiser IE 800 S Headphones Launch...

Sennheiser IE 800 S Headphones Launched With Extra Wide Band Drivers

Expanding its range of In-Ear (IE) headphones, Sennheiser has unveiled the IE 800 S. The new earbuds have a refined version of Sennheiser’s proprietary Extra Wide Band (XWB) drivers to supersede the existing IE 800, and a price tag of $999 (roughly Rs. 65,000) makes them another premium option for audiophiles looking for a pocketable […]

 

Samsung’s DeX Mobile-to-PC Tran...

Samsung’s DeX Mobile-to-PC Transition Tool Can Soon Run Linux Desktops

Samsung has announced that it is working on an app that will let developers run a Linux-based desktop using their Galaxy smartphones, thanks to the Samsung DeX platform. The move is clearly targeted at developers who want to run different Linux-based distributions but have limitations of PC only. “Installed as an app, Linux on Galaxy […]

 

Logitech Unveils UE Blast, Megablast ...

Logitech Unveils UE Blast, Megablast Speakers With Amazon Alexa Integration

Joining the continuing developments of making speakers smarter, Logitech has unveiled its all-new range of UE Blast and UE Megablast speakers with support for Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. The new speakers come as an upgrade over the previous UE Boom 2 and UE Megaboom speakers that the sub-brand Ultimate Ears launched back in 2015. While […]

 

Samsung 360 Round Camera With 17 Lens...

Samsung 360 Round Camera With 17 Lenses Launched, Focused on VR Content

Samsung at its Developer Conference (SDC2017) unveiled the all-new 360 Round, a camera targeted at creating high-quality 3D content. This isn’t Samsung’s first attempt at 360-degree camera as the company previously announced the Gear 360 long back. The new Samsung 360 Round, however, is completely focused at creating virtual reality content, and not just streaming […]

 

Jio Rs. 309 Plan’s Validity Red...

Jio Rs. 309 Plan’s Validity Reduced as Tariff Revision Goes Official

The Jio tariff revision that the company promised a week ago has become official, with the new or altered plans going live on October 19, the day of Diwali. Among the big changes is the introduction of the Rs. 459 pack that provides the benefits of Rs. 399 pack, but at 15 percent higher price. […]

 

Google Play Store Gets Instant App Li...

Google Play Store Gets Instant App Listings With Try It Now Button, New Home for Games

Android Instant Apps are finally making their way to users on the Google Play store listings through a Try It Now button. The company confirmed the integration on Thursday and also announced several updates to the Google Play store. For the uninitiated, Android Instant Apps lets users access apps from search, social media, messaging, and […]