Xiaomi May Not Be China’s Apple After All

Xiaomi

Xiaomi recently announced that with a 33% gain in sales, it sold 34.7 million smartphones in the first half of this year. Now this might sound positive, but for a company that set out to sell 100 million phones in 2015, it could be worrisome. According to a chart presented by Quartz, Xiaomi’s sales have been seen to be sequentially flatlined. It is especially surprising since Xiaomi recently entered new markets like India and Brazil. Read More

Sozial Connect For iOS And Android (Review)

Sozial ConnectConnectivity is as vital as oxygen these days. Sozial Connect is a social media App enables the user to connect with various social networking websites using one App. It is an all-in-one App to stay connected with your family and friends. It is user friendly and easy to manage. Simple features of this App play a key role in it being a success.

 

 

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Microsoft Bing Replaces Google In AOL Partnership

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According to the announcement made by Microsoft, the company will be handing over a part of its display advertising business to AOL. AOL, which is owned by Verizon, will have Bing as its default search engine and not Google. The switch is scheduled to take place in January 2016. Just last year, Google lost a partnership with Mozilla to Yahoo, causing its largest drop since 2009 in search market share. So, this is pretty big news for Google. Read More

Apple Watch Patent To Allow Sharing Files With Gestures

Apple Watch

It will probably be easier for Apple Watch owners to share more than just thoughts when they meet in the future. The details of a gesture-based method of exchanging files surfaced in a new patent filed by Cupertino company. Now, for the ones who would want to know a fellow Apple Watch owner better, this technology would share contact information with a handshake! Apple has applied for a patent on a system that would enable the exchange of information between wearables. Read More

Google Hangouts 4.0 on iOS Has A New Design

Google Hangouts

Google has recently updated its instant messaging platform, Hangouts, to a newer version and it is up for a major change. Mountain View has launched an update with a new UI and there is so much more. There is a new coat of Material Design paint which makes everything look cleaner and even the dialer got a new look. This version will provide an easier access to photos and stickers along with the usual bug fixes and performance improvements. However, it has not yet been made available on Android. Read More

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Apple Music Launched With iOS 8.4

AMApple showed off its music streaming service, Apple Music, at WWDC 2015 and confirmed 30th June as the release date. The day is here and the world is waiting to take a look at what exactly Apple Music will be bringing to the table. After Apple acquired Beats last year, the company has used the latter’s expertise and technology to create a music streaming service which will be a competition for the rivals like Spotify. It was Beats boss Jimmy Iovine, who unveiled the service at the keynote, as chosen by Apple. Read More

Nexus 5, Android M Releasing Together? Plus Nexus 6 Update

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If rumors are to be believed, then Google Nexus 5, which is scheduled to be released at the end of this year, will have Android M pre-installed in it. While Nexus 5 will hopefully release in September or October, Google also plans on releasing the brand-new Nexus 6 sometime soon. Both the Nexus 5 and 6 will feature Android M. There are two separate codenames for the devices as they are being manufactured by LG and Huawei. Nexus 5 is called “LG Angler”, while Nexus 6 is called “Huawei Bullhead”. Read More