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Technology

Facebook to soon add “reactions” button

After a long testing, the iconic “like” symbol of Facebook will be soon comprise of 5 new choices called "reactions". The new "reactions" will be love, haha, wow, sad and angry and will reportedly be coming to Facebook "in the next few weeks." They will be represented by animated images depicting the emotions. The like button will remain but users will...

Mute button, speakerphone setting in WhatsApp’s Voice Calling feature

WhatsApp is carrying out tests in preparation for its foray into the territory, currently dominated by Viber and Skype. In fact, there is a user who has shared screenshots and a recording of the voice feature in action. He said that the feature was activated when someone who had the feature called him. The user, who first posted this video...

India : 3 Million Xiaomi Smartphone Sold out

New Delhi : Chinese cell phone manufacturer Xiaomi has declared that it has sold more than three million cell phones in India to date. Xiaomi entered the Indian market in July 2014 with its lead Mi 3, and its gadgets are presently sold by means of Mi.com, and additionally crosswise over accomplices including Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal, The Mobile Store...

Apple iPhone 5s for Rs 22,000 in India

Apple’s iPhone 5s is now retailing for half the launch price in India, starting at Rs 22,000. This price is for the space grey model. The 16 GB silver variant is available for Rs 27,000. According to the sources, the Apple iPhone 5s is available at a market operating price (MOP) of Rs. 22,500. The smartphone can be purchased for even lower at...

4G Service Launched by Reliance Jio in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar : The Reliance Jio announced 4G service for the state capital of Odisha. It’s the first step to convert the capital to a smart city. There are two mobile networks that provide 4G service in Bhubaneswar. Previously the Bharti Airtel has launched the 4G service in the city and now it’s the time for the Reliance Jio Infocomm...

Tiger 800 XR Bike Launched by Triumph Motorcycles at Rs 10.5 lakh

The new variant Tiger 800 XR with attractive look and tremendous engine power launched by UK-based Triumph Motorcycles at Rs 10.5 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). “We are extremely happy to announce the launch of the new Tiger XR in just three months from the launch of the Tiger XRx and XCx, which have received tremendous positive response from our esteemed customers...

YZF-R3 Sports Bike Launched by Yamaha at Rs. 3.25 lakh

The all New YZF-R3 with ultra modern look & features and with advanced technology launched by Yamaha Motor Company at Rs 3.25 lakh. Yamaha Motor India Group today launched its new 321cc engine sports bike 'YZF-R3' priced at Rs. 3.25 lakh (ex-showroom price Delhi). "With all-new engine and chassis designs, the YZF-R3 sports a solid combination of class-leading power and...

Indian-American Develops Handheld Device For Cervical Cancer

Houston (PTI): An Indian-American professor and her team have developed a new handheld, lowcost device that will soon check cervical cancer without using a painful speculum. Nimmi Ramanujam and her team of reseacrhers at Duke University in North Carolina say the "pocket colposcope", which can connect to a laptop or mobile phone, could even lead to women being able to self-screen. Ramanujam...

Airtel 4G Includes 4 More Cities For Trail Service

The Bharti group expands its 4G area by including four more cities into its trail service. The state Odisha get one more city Rourkela with 4G service. From Odisha previously Cuttack and Bhubaneswar added to the trail 4G service area from Bharti Airtel. Airtel has started 4G trials in four cities, Rourkela, Manipal, Udupi and Tumkur, which brings its...

Virat Kohli launches Audi RS6 Avant in Indian car market

Virat Kohli, who serves as a brand ambassador for the German car-maker, is fast becoming a major hit in terms of brand value among cricketers. The Delhi-born batsman is set to become the third Indian cricketer after Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni to be valued at Rs 100 crore in terms of brand endorsements. Test captain Virat Kohli launched the Audi RS6...

Vodafone 4G SIM now available in Delhi

India’s second largest telecom service provider, Vodafone India Ltd, has started selling SIMs that allows its customers to access 4G network in Delhi, in the run up to the commercial launch of its high-speed wireless data services in the national capital. The sale is part of the Telco’s steady roll-out of 4G services across the country. It has already started...

CBR 650F Sports Bike Launched by Honda at Rs 7.3 lakh

New Delhi : The all new sports bike CBR 650F launched by Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) in India, at Rs. 7.3 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), as part of its plans to roll out 15 products this year. The company also showcased its brand new 160cc bike CB Hornet 160R and updated versions of CBR 250R and CBR 150R models,...

LG G4 and G4 Stylus Smartphone Price Slashed

The International electronic item manufacturer LG decided to cut down the price of the most popular mobile handsets. LG today announced price reductions on the LG G4 and G4 Stylus in India. The LG G4 is now made available at Rs 45,000 (for the Leather back variant) and Rs 40,000 (for the Ceramic white variant), the LG G4 Stylus...

Phone notifications can destroy your attention span!

All those Facebook and email notifications you get on your smartphone are increasing your chances of committing mistakes in a task, a new study suggests. Just receiving a simple notification on your cellphone can cause enough of a distraction to impair your ability to focus on a given task, researchers said. The distraction caused by a notification - whether it is...