Tag Archives: New

Redmi 5, Mi MIX 2 and Others Get iPhone X-Like Gesture Based Controls With New MIUI 9 Update

The Xiaomi MIUI 9 7.12.28 update brings the significant change to Redmi 5, Mi MIX 2, and others HIGHLIGHTS Gesture based controls will arrive with MIUI 9’s global beta ROM Gesture controls will resemble the ones seen on iPhone X Other bug fixes will also be a part of the beta ROM Apple’s iPhone X, earlier this year, eliminated the need ... Read More »

Four Made-in-India PC Games to Look Forward to in New Year’s 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Missing: The Complete Saga has you play a trafficking victim Alter Army is being developed by two 15-year olds Raji is still in development despite a failed Kickstarter 2017 saw some interesting games from Indian developers. Asura had us crawling through mythology-inspired dungeons, we vicariously lived through the daily regimen of a Bollywood starlet in Alia Bhatt: Star Life, and we played way ... Read More »

WhatsApp on New Year’s Eve: 20 Billion Messages Sent in India, 75 Billion Worldwide

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp says this is the highest-ever user activity on a single day More than 13 billion images, 5 billion videos were shared worldwide Interestingly, WhatsApp suffered an outage late on New Year’s eve WhatsApp users in India sent over 20 billion messages on December 31 as they ushered in 2018 with wishes to family and friends. In a release, WhatsApp ... Read More »

Google Announces 4 New Indian Startups for Fresh ‘Launchpad Accelerator’ Batch

Google on Friday announced the four shortlisted Indian startups for its hands-on mentorship programme ‘Launchpad Accelerator’. With this batch, a total of 30 Indian startups have so far joined the class. The shortlisted startups – BabyChakra, m.Paani, NIRAMAI and SocialCops – will join a group of startups shortlisted from all over the world at the Google Developers’ Launchpad Space in San Francisco in ... Read More »

What is best for eczema patients: Water or bleach bath? New study clears the myth

If you are suffering from eczema, don’t ignore this. When it comes to treating eczema, there’s no difference in the effectiveness of a bleach bath compared to regular water baths, suggests a study. In addition, the Northwestern Medicine study sound that bleach baths can cause stinging and burning of skin, and occasionally even trigger asthma flare-ups in patients. “I don’t ... Read More »

Automation May Take Your Job Away, But It Might Just Create a New One for You, Too

Robots are undeniably decimating jobs in certain industries—but the news isn’t necessarily all bad. A new report by Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work lays out 21 new kinds of jobs that will be created in the next 10 years, employing large swaths of people impacted by automation. All the jobs fall under three main areas: coaching people to expand their ... Read More »

iOS 11.1, tvOS 11.1, watchOS 4.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 Updates Now Available to Download: What’s New

HIGHLIGHTS The iOS 11.1 update has 70 new emoji characters The update brings back 3D Touch App Switcher that was live until iOS 11 Apple has also released new watchOS and tvOS updates Weeks after rolling out three minor updates to iOS 11, Apple has released iOS 11.1 as the first major point release of its latest platform. The new update is available for ... Read More »

Microsoft HoloLens Is Headed to 29 New Markets

As demand for mixed reality grows in the modern workplace, Microsoft has announced that it has brought its mixed reality smart-glass HoloLens to 29 new European markets. At the Future Decoded event in London on Wednesday, Microsoft outlined its vision for mixed reality in front of over 15,000 IT and business decision makers who came to talk about current and emerging trends happening at ... Read More »

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus PS4 Day One Patch Is 5.417GB

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus’ release date is October 27 but that hasn’t stopped enterprising retailers and distributors in the Middle East from breaking street date and subsequently re-exporting copies of the game to countries like India. Gadgets 360 got its hands on the game on Saturday for the PS4. On Tuesday, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus received its first patch weighing in at ... Read More »

Apple Acquires PowerbyProxi, a New Zealand-Based Wireless Charging Firm

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi The deal amount has not been disclosed PowerbyProxi specialises in wireless charging technologies based on Qi Apple that recently introduced wireless charging to its smartphone lineup has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi for an undisclosed sum. According to a report in stuff.co.nz on Wednesday, Apple bought PowerbyProxi which specialises in wireless ... Read More »