The new update by Apple i.e. the 10.2.1 has been rolled out to all the compatible iOS devices, providing major bug fixes and crucial security updates. It weighs 72MB in size and includes 11 focused fixes around WebKit, the browser engine behind Safari, the App Store, and lots of iOS apps. There have been no significant user changes elsewhere. It is recommended to install this update as soon as possible to avoid malware and other such issues.
Google has recently introduced Instant Tethering for Nexus and Pixel devices running Android 7.1.1 Nougat as a part of the Google Play Services 10.2. When you have multiple devices logged into the same account and one loses a connection, it will automatically offer to share another device’s internet connection. This is an effort so as to automate the process and simplify the setting up of a mobile hotspot. Read More
Apple has filed suit against the world’s biggest chip maker and supplier company, Qualcomm, and suing it for over $ 1 billion, for “charging royalties for technologies they have nothing to do with”. The suit follows the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s lawsuit against Qualcomm earlier this week over unfair patent licensing practices.
The company said in its suit that Qualcomm should be paid royalties based on the value of its particular contribution, not for contributions from other patent holders. Currently, Qualcomm’s royalties are based off the selling price of a phone, rather than what portion Qualcomm’s technology enabled.
Super Mario Run is finally set to make its debut on the Android platform, possibly by the end of March, after being exclusively available on just iOS devices for a really long period of time. The release of this announcement by Nintendo, brings with itself a wave of happiness for the Android users who were frantically waiting for the launch. Read More
Android fans in the US were left surprised with the rumor that leaked the launch of the budget phone, Android One, that has already been deemed successful in the Asian market. Google wishes to expand its Android One phone program in the US by mid 2017 and would promote this launch by funding a big ad campaign for this first US-based phone.
Android One is a low cost line of consumer electronics devices that run the Android operating system. It is a hardware and software standard created by Google for Android systems, and customers in the developing world. Google manages the design, development, marketing, and support of these devices while all manufacturing are carried out by partnering original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Read More
Deadroad Assault, developed and published by The Radiobush, is a challenging game involving zombies, who have to be shot and crushed before they reach you and consume you.
Your truck has crashed on eerie Exit 51, and the plague infested zombies are after you! Kill them all.
The Apple team is all set to meet the Indian Government officials next week to discuss and plan the setting up of the proposed production unit in Bangalore. They are flying down from the US to present the company’s case and to seek tax and revenue benefits from the government. Officials from various departments such as industry, revenue and information technology are expected to be present in the meeting that is to be held in New Delhi.
Apple is bound and determined to begin the assembly operations and hence full manufacture is set to begin by the end of next year. Read More
TSC features exclusive ‘Threshold Sound Conditioning’ technology that you can routinely test your hearing condition and improve your hearing capacity with customized sound signals.
The app is compatible on the iOS platform and is available to download for absolutely no cost. Read More
HMD Global, the Finnish company that was founded to create phones under the Nokia brand name revealed the Nokia 6 (first ever android based Nokia phone) this weekend and the same is supposed to arrive in the market by February 26, 2017. The phone will currently be available for purchase in China only. It is assumed to arrive in other parts of the world in the coming months. More announcements are to be expected on February 26, a date that lines up perfectly with the start of the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona, as the company is also planning to unveil around seven additional smartphones under the Nokia-branding at the world’s largest mobile show.
Nokia’s classic hardware design is recreated by HMD Global and is paired well with Android. We’ll have to wait until the next month so as to see what the launch has in store for us. Read More
Chris Lattner, the creator of Apple’s premiere coding language, Swift, bid his goodbye to the company as he announced his resignation on the Swift mailing list on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. No reason was given by him so as to why he left Apple, as he only stated that he wishes to ‘pursue an opportunity in another space’.
Swift is a powerful and intuitive programming language for macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS. Writing Swift code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and Swift includes modern features developers love. Swift code is safe by design, yet also produces software that runs lightning-fast.