Monthly Archives: May 2018

Nokia Completes Sale of Its Withings Digital Health Venture Back to Co-Founder

Nokia said on Thursday it had sold its small digital health business, including activity trackers and smartwatches, and the executive who wound down the company’s consumer ventures will leave Nokia after less than a year in the job. Digital health was one of the areas the Finnish company had been counting on for future growth

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Xiaomi, Bound for IPO, Woos Fans (And Investors) at Glitzy Launch

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, lining up for a $10 billion (roughly Rs. 67,000 crores) IPO, held a rock concert-style launch on Thursday to unveil its latest flagship smartphone and a virtual reality headset developed with Facebook’s Oculus. The smartphone and connected device maker is looking to rev up excitement levels with its fans – and

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Jio Offers Rs. 2,750 Cashback, 100GB Additional Data With Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018), Galaxy J7 Duo

Jio and Samsung India have partnered to introduce exclusive offers on the purchase of two Samsung Galaxy devices, the Galaxy J2 (2018) and Galaxy J7 Duo, bundling them with cashbacks and other benefits for Jio users. Since last year, Jio has offered cashbacks on a number of smartphones and this is just the latest in

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Microsoft Surpasses Google’s Alphabet to Become Third Most Valuable Company

Microsoft surpassed Google’s parent company Alphabet in market value Tuesday, becoming the third most valuable company in the world. At the end of trading Wednesday, Microsoft’s market value was $760 billion (roughly Rs. 51.3 lakh crores), holding off Google’s parent company Alphabet, whose market value was $746 billion (roughly Rs. 50.3 lakh crores). Only Apple

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HP Omen 15 Gaming Laptop Refreshed With Latest Intel Processors, 4K Display

HP has announced the Omen 15 gaming laptop refresh for 2018, and it comes with some significant upgrades. The Omen 15 gets a slimmer frame, thinner bezels, and the latest specification upgrades. The HP Omen 15 gaming laptop for 2018 is powered by the latest 8th generation Intel Core i5+ and Core i7+ processors paired

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Jio Fiber to Offer 100Mbps Broadband, Unlimited Calls, and Jio TV at Less Than Rs. 1,000: Report

Reliance Jio has been testing its Jio Fiber fixed line broadband services since September 2016 and offering free data through preview plans to select users. But now, it has been reported that the telco is set to bring its broadband services to the public at a monthly charge of less than Rs. 1,000. The services

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Thailand Is New Dumping Ground for World’s High-Tech Trash, Police Say

Thailand is a new dumping ground for scrap electronics from around the world, say police and environmentalists, the latest country to feel the impact of China’s crackdown on imports of high-tech trash. Police at Laem Chabang port, south of Bangkok, showed on Tuesday seven shipping containers each packed with about 22 tonnes of discarded electronics,

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Airtel Rs. 299 Prepaid Pack Spotted, Offers Truly Unlimited Calls and SMS Benefits

Details of the Airtel Rs. 299 recharge are not on the official site or app yet Airtel has reportedly rolled out a new prepaid pack that brings unlimited voice calling and SMS messaging benefits to its users. The pack, priced at Rs. 299, offers unlimited local, STD, and roaming voice calls with no daily and

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Chrome 67 With Improved AR/ VR Capabilities Now Available for Linux, macOS, and Windows

Google has rolled out the stable version of Chrome 67 for Linux, macOS, and Windows. The update for desktop users comes with new features for improving AR and VR experiences, support for Generic Sensors API has been added, and other fixes and improvements. The new version updates the browser to Chrome 67.0.3396.62, and it denigrates

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iOS 11.4 Update Released With AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud, and More: How to Download and Install

Apple has released iOS 11.4 for eligible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. The update brings the much-anticipated AirPlay 2 transfer protocol, announced at WWDC back in June last year and initially planned to reach Apple devices via iOS 11 in the third quarter of last year. It brings multi-room audio support and stereo pairing

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