Tag Archives: New

New App Turns Android Smartphones Into Earthquake Detectors

Researchers have developed an app that can turn smartphones into a worldwide seismic network that could eventually warn users of impending jolts from a nearby earthquake. With the help of a smartphone’s accelerometer – the motion-detection instrument – the app, called MyShake taps a phone’s ability to record ground shaking from an earthquake. The android app, which can be downloaded ... Read More »

New App Helps Young Iranians Avoid ‘Morality Police’

A new smartphone application that helps Iranians dodge the Islamic Republic’s “morality police” is proving popular with the young, tech-savvy population but has quickly fallen foul of the authorities. The Gershad app allows users who spot checkpoints set up by the morality police, who enforce Islamic dress and behaviour codes, to tag their location on a Google map with an ... Read More »

Lenovo Announces Launch of ‘Gorgeous’ New Smartphone at MWC 2016

Lenovo will be launching a new smartphone at the upcoming MWC 2016 trade show, according to a recently posted teaser by the company. The Chinese giant teased the handset in an image via its Twitter account last week. “A gorgeous new device has been engineered from scratch to deliver the #Knockout punch. Brace yourselves,” tweeted Lenovo India along with an ... Read More »

4-Inch iPhone 5se, New iPad Air to Launch on March 15: Report

Apple is on target to introduce its next iPhone and iPad models on March 15, and aims to start selling the devices in the same week, technology blog 9to5Mac reported, citing sources. Apple, which will introduce a new 4-inch iPhone, dubbed the “iPhone 5se”, and a new iPad Air at a launch event, is unlikely to take pre-orders for the ... Read More »

Microsoft’s New App Can Identify the Breed of a Dog From Its Photo

Remember Microsoft’s funny website that could almost accurately guess your age? Well, the Redmond, Washington-based company is at it again. It has released an app called Fetch! which utilises facial recognition and artificial intelligence to recognise your dog’s breed. It is available for Web users as well on what-dog.net. Microsoft on Thursday announced the release of Fetch! for iPhone users. ... Read More »

Qualcomm Unveils New Snapdragon SoCs for Mobiles, Smartwatches; First Gigabit LTE Modem

Qualcomm Technologies on Thursday introduced three new mobile chipsets, namely the Snapdragon 625, Snapdragon 435, and the Snapdragon 425. All three will become available in smartphones from the second half of 2016. As per the company, “the advancements and innovations inside these mobile processors are designed to support better experiences, higher performance, and longer battery life.” It also unveiled a ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Update Finally Rolling Out With New Emojis

WhatsApp users on Android have finally started receiving an update that adds much-awaited new emojis to the app. WhatsApp for Android version 2.12.441 is gradually being made available to download via Google Play, adding a number of emojis with new facial expressions as well as new characters. We can expect the update with new emojis to rollout soon in India. ... Read More »

iPhone 5se, New MacBook and iPad to Sport Rose Gold Colour Variants: Report

Last month it was reported that the 4-inch iPhone 5se would be arriving in the same colour variants as the iPhone 6s – Silver, Space Gray, and Rose Gold. A new report now confirms the previous claims but with a small twist. Details about the upcoming MacBook, Apple Watch and iPad colour options have also been tipped. According to Japanese ... Read More »