The Q1 2018 reports for smart home speakers are out and Google has sold 3.1 million Home speakers while Amazon has managed to sell 2.5 million Echo devices. This marks Google’s first lead over amazon since they began competing in the smart speaker market. Read More
Snapchat has been facing criticism over privacy as many users have slammed it for lacking better privacy controls for location sharing. Snapchat has taken it seriously and included a new update on the App which allows you to request your friend’s location and also send your real-time always updating location to them. All of this shows up in the Snap Map and in message threads. Read More
Mobile apps have been huge for a few years now, but they seem to grow, not only in popularity, but importance too. 2017 was the biggest year for apps yet, and 2018 is set to be even bigger, with companies now adopting a mobile first mindset. Nowadays, everyone does everything that they need to do using apps on their smartphone and in what is fast becoming a mobile-first world, we should expect more from apps over the course of the year. Read More
Remo Recover, the latest App from Remo Software lets you recover your deleted files on Mac instantly. This App deeply scans your system and finds your deleted data whether this data was deleted during formatting or while cleaning your Mac. It scans all your partitions and gives you a detailed report of the recovered data giving you a fair idea about all the files you deleted and the files that can be recovered easily. Read More
Mozilla recently released version 2.5 of the Firefox OS as a “developer preview” that lets you experience Firefox OS as an alternate home screen on your Android device. This is an experimental app version that you can try without having to go through the process of flashing your device. It is now available as an 88MB APK. Read More
Blackberry’s has finally launched its new device, Priv, which is its first device supporting the Android Operating System. This slider phone has a 5.4-inch screen and a physical keyboard. Read More
Tomorrow Apple will be launching its first wearable technology, the Apple Watch, in India. The watch was officially launched almost six months before us in April, in US and other countries. Apple is planning to launch the entire Watch range in India: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition. These are available in two sizes 38 mm and 42 mm. Read More
Motorola Mobility has announced that it will be launching its phone Moto X Force this November in the international markets, including Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. The Moto X Force is essentially just an international version of the new Droid Turbo 2 Motorola (sans the Verizon logo) that was launched in the US a couple of days ago. Read More
What would you do if you were waiting for your new iPhone and instead received a pile of wood? This is what happened to Darshan Kabra of Pune after he placed an order for two iPhone 4 via Snapdeal. Read More
For third-party Apps that access iCloud, Apple is offering App-specific passwords that would allow users to generate unique one-time passwords to sign into iCloud securely. This will be applicable from October 1 and will help in two-step verification process.
If you use iCloud with any third party apps, such as Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, or BusyCal, you can generate app-specific passwords that allow you to sign in securely, even if the app you’re using doesn’t support two-step verification. Using an app-specific password also ensures that your primary Apple ID password isn’t collected or stored by any third party apps you might use.