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Hotel Industry Warns Tourism To Suffer At 18% GST On Rooms

Mumbai: The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) on Monday said the government’s four-tier structure in Good and Services Tax (GST), in which the service sector will be taxed at 18 per cent, will cause the tourism sector a major setback. In the recently-concluded meet on GST, the government has declared a four-tier structure of 5, 12, 18 ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat Now Present on 0.3 Percent of All Active Android Devices, Says Google

  Almost two months after last updating its Android distribution chart, Google has now revealed the number of devices that are currently running the various versions of its mobile OS. The search giant, in its latest distribution chart, on Monday revealed that only 0.3 percent of all active Android devices are currently running on Android 7.0 Nougat. Google did not ... Read More »

Vivo X9, Vivo X9 Plus With Dual Selfie Camera to Launch on November 16

Vivo has announced that it is hosting an event in Beijing on November 16. At the event, the Chinese company is set to launch the Vivo X9 and Vivo X9 Plus smartphones. The highlight of the smartphones are that they sport a dual camera setup at the front, for better selfies and video chats. Unlike other phones that are focused ... Read More »

Moto M Expected to Launch on Tuesday: Price, Specifications, and Other Rumours

  Lenovo is largely expected to launch the Moto M smartphone at an event in China on Tuesday. Running up to the launch, there have been several leaks that hint at the smartphone’s design and specification details. Alongside the Motorola Moto M, Lenovo is also expected to launch the Lenovo P2 smartphone in the country. There have been several additional ... Read More »

Chrome 54 Uses Microsoft Optimisation for Faster Startup, Load Times on Windows

  Google is ramping up its efforts to make its widely used Chrome browser faster. With this mind, Google has announced the integration of Microsoft’s Profile Guided Optimisation to make Chrome up to 15 percent faster on Windows. This new integration realises which functions on Chrome are used most often, and which aren’t. PGO then gives more leverage to the ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T With 3300mAh Battery Tipped to Launch on November 14

  The upgraded variant of smartphone OnePlus 3, allegedly called OnePlus 3T, has been leaked for past few months. The leaks about the phone have suggested that it will not be a complete revamp but a rather more capable version of OnePlus 3. Even though the smartphone was earlier expected to be launched in December, rumours now suggest that it ... Read More »

LeEco Le X850’s Impressive Specifications Revealed on Certification Site

  It seems like a premium-end LeEco smartphone is knocking on the door as a new smartphone by the company, being dubbed as LeEco Le X850, has been spotted on Chinese telecommunications certification site TENAA. As per the leaked features, it appears that the smartphone will pack some of high-end hardware specifications. The LeEco Le X850 was spotted on TENAA ... Read More »

Android Is as Secure as iOS on the iPhone, Claims Platform Security Chief

  When it comes to security, most experts and tech geeks bet their money on iOS over Android. However, Adrian Ludwig, Director, Android Security at Google, stresses that Android is at par with iOS and the iPhone, and even thinks that it will become better than its rival in the future. At the O’Reilly Security conference in Manhattan, Ludwig spoke ... Read More »

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro ‘World’s First Tango Smartphone’ Finally Goes on Sale

The world’s first Tango smartphone – the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro – is now finally available to buy. The smartphone was due to go on sale online in August and hit retail shelves in September, but then got delayed to October and then November, before finally getting a November 1 release date in the recent past. The smartphone is now ... Read More »

World’s First Tango Smartphone Lenovo Phab 2 Pro to Go on Sale on November 1

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, the world’ first Project Tango smartphone, is expected to go on sale on November 1. Developed in collaboration with Google, the Phab 2 Pro was originally slated to be released in September, but its launch was later pushed back. Last week, the official Lenovo US website mentioned that the phablet will go on sale on November ... Read More »