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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) Android 8.0 Oreo Update Reportedly in the Works

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) are all set to get Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update in the coming weeks. The two smartphones were launched originally in December last year and arrived with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, with Samsung Experience 8.5 on top, out-of-the-box. Firmware version for the Android Oreo update A530FXXU2BRDx. In a report by Dutch media outlet GalaxyClub, the Oreo ... Read More »

Facebook Bids to Keep Data Privacy Case From EU’s Top Court

Facebook bid on Monday to block referral of a landmark privacy case to Europe’s top court by requesting a last-ditch appeal, seeking to avoid a potential ban on the legal instrument it uses to transfer users’ data to the United States. The case, taken in Ireland by privacy activist Max Schrems, is the latest to question whether methods used by technology ... Read More »

HTC U12+ Hands-On Images, Camera Samples Leaked, HTC U12 Specifications Listed

While HTC is yet to reveal formal details around the HTC U12+, the smartphone has been in the headlines for the past few months. Its design renders and case images already surfaced to highlight a dual rear camera setup and a thin-bezel, 18:9 display. And now, few closer shots of the HTC U12+ has emerged online that a detailed view of the upcoming HTC flagship. Some ... Read More »

iPhone 2018 Models Unlikely to Bundle Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapters: Report

Apple had first removed the 3.5mm jack – in a “courageous” move – with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Pluslaunch back in 2016. In an interesting set of revelations by Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis and his associates, Apple now appears unlikely to bundle the Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter with the 2018 iPhone lineup set to launch later this year. As a result, the ... Read More »

Tata Nexon compact SUV’s IPL Sunrisers Hyderabad & Chennai SuperKings Editions arrive at dealerships

Tata Motors is heavily promoting the Nexon compact SUV during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 20-20 cricket championship. The Nexon is one of the key sponsors of this year’s IPL and the man of the series will drive home the compact SUV. Apart from promoting the Nexon through ads during IPL telecasts, Tata Motors has also come up with special ... Read More »

Toyota Yaris J variant: ‘Cheapest’ Honda City rival detailed in video

Days ago, Toyota launched the Yaris C-Segment sedan, in India, that will take on the Honda City. While reviews of the Yaris are already out, they focus on the top-end VX trim. Here is a video that shows what the cheapest, J variant of the Yaris looks and feels like. Though the J is the cheapest priced trim of the ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Swift & Baleno waiting periods to reduce: Here’s how

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL), which is easily the most popular car manufacturer in the country, has sold more than 4.6 lakh vehicles in Q1, 2018. A major chunk of its new car sales comes from its two very successful hatchbacks – the new Swift and Baleno. Both the cars enjoy unprecedented success and are so much in demand that ... Read More »

US Congress Spars Over Social Media Filtering; Companies Skip Hearing

HIGHLIGHTS Republicans suggested that content from conservatives are being censored Lawmakers agreed tech companies must remove illegal content Members differed on whether objectionable content should be removed Democrats and Republicans in the US House of Representatives on Thursday sparred over the role of social media platforms Facebook, Google and Twitter in filtering content after representatives of the tech companies skipped a hearing. Republicans repeatedly suggested at ... Read More »

Facebook Announces a New Sleep Mode for Messenger Kids App

In an effort to give more control to parents, Facebookhas launched a Sleep Mode in its Messenger Kids that will allow parents to set predetermined “off times” for the app on a child’s device. When the app is in Sleep Mode, kids cannot send or receive messages or video calls, play with the creative camera or receive notifications. If they try to open ... Read More »

Instagram Will Reportedly Get These Five New Features for Stories and Posts

HIGHLIGHTS A Slow-Mo mode for Instagram Stories is expected Video calls might make it to Instagram soon You will reportedly be able to mute profiles on your feed Instagram, the world’s most popular image-sharing social network, is reportedly planning to add several new functional features to its interface as it looks to up the ante against Snapchat. These new features might ... Read More »