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Gift guide — what to get that techie in your life who has everything

  Finding the right gift can be a challenge, especially for that person in your life who seems to have everything already. Here’s a round up of six high-tech gadgets that will surely surprise and impress the tech-lover in your life this holiday season. [“source=cnbc”] Read More »

7 Mobile Data Saving Tips

Unlimited data plans are the ideal solutions for most smartphone users today who want to avoid overage charges for additional data. But not all phone companies offer this type of plan. And when your carrier does, it is still important to practice smart management of your data usage. Mobile and internet services provider Zain in Saudi Arabia shares seven tips ... Read More »

Microsoft to Buy Fallout New Vegas Developer Obsidian: Report

Microsoft is close to acquiring Obsidian Entertainment according to a recent report. Obsidian is responsible for a string of critically acclaimed games such as Fallout New Vegas, Knights of the Old Republic 2, and Alpha Protocol. This marks yet another game studio purchase for Microsoft following its shopping spree earlier in the year that saw it buy Ninja Theory, Playground Games, Compulsion Games, ... Read More »

Apple Looks to Services to Move Beyond iPhone Price Ceiling

Apple investors have wondered for years what comes after the iPhone. The answer is a growing collection of services and accessories that increasingly rely on the device, rather than replace it. The latest quarterly results confirmed that Apple isn’t selling many more iPhones these days. Instead, higher prices have driven growth. Revenue from the smartphone jumped 20 percent in the latest ... Read More »

Adobe Spark Post Android App Released in Beta, Adobe XD Gets June Updates, and Project Rush Video Editing App Launched

Adobe Spark Post, the graphics design app, has now been released on Android, years after it made its debut on Apple’s iOS platform. Adobe on Tuesday announced the arrival of its Spark Post app to the Google Play Store, albeit currently in beta. Apart from Spark Post, the company also announced the June 2018 update for Adobe XD that brings features such ... Read More »

Google Maps Uber Booking Integration Removed From Android, iOS Apps

Google Maps has now taken away a handy Uber feature that let users book rides without leaving the app. In early 2017, Google had added the ability to book Uber trips via Maps, but it appears the convenience was short-lived. Since Google has quietly pulled the feature from Maps, it is not certain when the direct Uber booking was removed. Notably, you will still see the ... Read More »

MediaTek to Focus on 4G Segment in India in 2018, 5G Globally: CFO

HIGHLIGHTS Globally, the company is likely to invest highest on 5G connectivity 5G is, arguably, for India as well, but not in the next year: CFO In 2018 and 2019, 5G would be pertinent for China, US, and Europe While it pushes 5G in the global markets in 2018, mobile chipset maker MediaTek will, in India, continue to focus on the 4G ... Read More »

Honor 7C to Go on Sale for First Time in India Today: Price, Launch Offers

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 7C is priced in India starting at Rs. 9,999 It will be made available in two RAM/storage variants The smartphone will be sold on Amazon India exclusively Honor 7C and Honor 7A were launched in India last week, and the two budget smartphones from Huawei’s sub-brand Honor were made exclusive to Amazon and Flipkart respectively. While the Honor 7A went on sale on Flipkart on ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 Grey Colour Variant Goes on Sale in India for the First Time Today in ‘Biggest Sale Till Date’

HIGHLIGHTS Asus says today is the ‘biggest sale till date’ for ZenFone Max Pro M1 The Grey colour variant goes on sale for the first time today too It joins the standard Midnight Black colour option The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1, which competes with the Redmi Note 5 Pro in the affordable smartphone segment, will become available for the first time in ... Read More »

Smartphone Market to Stay Cool in 2018, Reignite in 2019 Thanks to India and 5G: IDC

International Data Corporation forecast Wednesday that global smartphone sales would cool this year before heating up with help from new 5G networks and India’s vibrant market. An IDC Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker expected smartphone sales to slip two-tenths of a percent this year to total 1.462 billion in a second straight year of slight decline. But IDC predicted that the smartphone market ... Read More »