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Icarus, Tacoma, Harry Potter, and More – The Weekend Chill

HIGHLIGHTS Icarus is streaming on Netflix globally Tacoma is available on Xbox One and PC All eight Harry Potter films are on Prime Video Over the weekend, we got a trailer for a Wes Anderson-produced documentary about the Blade Runner writer Hampton Fancher, who went from being a flamenco dancer to writing one of the most iconic sci-fi films of all time. ... Read More »

New T-Mobile REVVL Smartphone Should Fit Small Business Budget

A smartphone for only $5 per month can give your small business an affordable solution to bring your workforce together, which is what T-Mobile (NYSE:PCS) has done with the REVVL. A Look at the T-Mobile REVVL At only $125, the T-Mobile REVVL is a smartphone with features good enough to perform all basic communication, image capturing, conferencing, and storage functions. And ... Read More »

Sarahah App: What Is It, and Why Is Everyone Talking About This Anonymous Messaging App?

HIGHLIGHTS Sarahah is an anonymous messaging app You can send messages even without logging in There are concerns of cyberbullying in this anonymous setting The Sarahah app has taken hold in the social media sphere over the past week, joining trends such as Prisma app that rose quickly in public consciousness. Whether it will remain a hit or fade away in a ... Read More »

Nokia 5, Nokia 6 Receiving August Android Security Update Alongside Google Pixel Devices

HMD Global has time and again stressed how it has prioritised software support, and has even made headlines on the steps it is taking to keep its promise. Now, the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 are receiving the August security patch on the same day as the Google Pixel and compatible Nexus devices. Furthermore, Chief Product Officer at HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas reiterates on social media that the ... Read More »

What will the car of 2040 be like?

The Mercedes F 015 Luxury in Motion concept car is part of a trend of creating luxury designs for a driverless future. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters What will the car look like by the time the petrol and diesel combustion engine is banned from sale? Will we still be driving, or will we be living in a utopia filled with gleaming white pods ... Read More »

Jio Phone to Slow Feature Phone to Smartphone Conversions: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS India’s LTE installed base of handset said to cross 150 million units Chinese smartphone brands still dominated in Q2 2017 JioPhone likely to impact the Indian mobile market JioPhone, the ‘India ka smartphone’ unveiled by Reliance Jio recently, is going to be a factor in slowing down the trend of giving up feature phones for smartphones, new research said on Thursday. ... Read More »

This is why iPhone owners should NEVER swipe-up to close apps

iPhone owners should not close their open apps, it could cost them battery life If you own an iPhone, you’ve probably heard the myth that closing down all of your open iOS apps will save battery life. Whether the theory actually works has long been a topic for debate amongst iPhone owners. However, we may finally have a definitive answer ... Read More »

Truecaller for Android Gets Spam Folder, New Themes, and More With Latest Update

HIGHLIGHTS The update is already available for download on Google Play The update brings along an option of auto-renewal for Pro version Earlier monthly subscription rate was Rs. 60 Truecaller is now rolling out version 8.21 of its Android app, and the update brings along a host of changes to the application. If you often get annoyed with spam messages, the new update ... Read More »

EU’s car regulator warns against car diesel ban in cities

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Banning diesel cars in European cities could hamper automakers’ ability to invest in zero-emission vehicles, the European Union’s commissioner for industry has warned the bloc’s transport ministers. In a letter seen by Reuters, Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska said there would be no benefit in a collapse of the market for diesel cars and that the short-term focus should ... Read More »

Jio Phone Has No WhatsApp Support, Comes With 500MB Daily 4G Data Limit

HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio announced its Jio Phone feature phone on Friday The unlimited data has a 500MB daily limit for high-speed access Jio Phone does not support WhatsApp ‘at the moment’ The Reliance Jio feature phone, which was unveiled on Friday as the JioPhone aims to bridge the digital divide between the haves with smartphones, and the have nots who tote feature phones. With ... Read More »