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Monday, August 21, 2017

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Google India introduces Offline Functions on Google Maps

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It's not unusual to have a spotty internet connection in India and this can be truly discouraging when you're looking for your method to a brand-new location or trying to find your next turn while driving. From today, Google makes it easier with the launch of brand-new offline functions on Google Maps. One should now download a location of the...

IFFI takes technological turn with special YouTube channel

For the first time, delegates attending the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be able to watch the films of their choice on laptops. This move is part of several technological innovations being brought to the 46th edition of the festival. Ira Joshi, Additional Director General, Press Information Bureau has said the festival was bringing the latest innovations to increase...

Intel India launches initiative to boost rural digitisation

Intel India today announced the launch of 'Ek Kadam Unnati Ki Aur', an initiative aimed at working with the government to create the blueprint for the digitisation of rural India. The first such Digital India 'Unnati' Kendra has been set up at a Common Services Center (CSC) in Nadimpalle village of Mahabubnagar district of Telangana and will be used to...

Facebook can legally block content: US Court

Washington: In a major victory for Facebook, a US court has ruled that it can block content without any explanation after a Sikh group filed a lawsuit challenging the blocking of its social media page. The ruling by the US Court in San Francisco came in response to the lawsuit filed against the Silicon Valley- headquartered company by Sikh for...

Apple targets Corporates in India as new growth engines

Apple for the first time, targeting corporate and institutions in India to open up newer growth engines for its iPhones, iPads and iMacs in the country that the technology giant increasingly sees as a high potential market. The Cupertino-headquartered firm has appointed over 130 dedicated corporate resellers across the country, including in several tier-II and -III cities such as Agra,...

MNTL: Free roaming scheme to get launch soon

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL) which currently offers services in Delhi and Mumbai will soon launch free roaming scheme, allowing customers to receive calls at no additional cost while travelling across the country. BSNL already has such a scheme in place. At present, MTNL customers have to pay roaming charges for incoming calls when they go outside of Delhi and Mumbai. MTNL Chairman and...

Snap-Lite v/s Flipkart Lite

The Delhi-based e-commerce major Snapdeal has announced its own 'lite version’, which will make browsing on Snapdeal 85% faster. Anand Chandrasekaran, Chief Product Officer at Snapdeal said, unlike Flipkart Lite, which only works on Chromium-based mobile browsers (Chrome and Opera), Snapdeal Lite is live for 100 percent of its users. Flipkart Lite can be accessed by less than half of...

Google celebrates Children’s Day with ‘Doodle 4 Google’ doodle

Google is celebrating Children's day by denoting its today's doodle that was created under its 'Doodle 4 Google 2015' contest. As part of the annual contest the search giant invited school students across the country and the winning entry by P Karthik from Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan, Andhra Pradesh, is being featured today on its homepage. The doodle depicts a Plastic to...

Smart phone can detect air pollution around you

According to a recent research smart phones will soon detect air pollution. A new low-cost method has been found for detecting nitrogen dioxide - a significant air pollutant. According to the World Health Organisation, nitrogen dioxide (NO2) contributes to more than seven million deaths worldwide each year. The gas increases the risk of respiratory disorders in children and can severely affect the...

Intex Aqua Super with 4G connectivity at Rs 10,390

Intex has announced the launch of its new smartphone with 4G connectivity, the Intex Aqua Super, with 3GB RAM at Rs 10,390. The smartphone is available in Black, Champagne, Grey and White color variants. Intex Aqua Super comes with a 1-year screen breakage warranty and a complementary bag pack. The smartphone features a 5-inch HD (1280x720 pixel) IPS display. It is powered by a...

Sale: Meizu m2 on Snapdeal

Meizu has announced open sale for the Smartphone Meizu m2 on Snapdeal. The flash sale will start today at 11AM onwards exclusively on E-commerce website Snapdeal. Dual-SIM m2 sports a 5-inch 720p HD display with Dragon Trail Glass protection. Meizu's new smartphone is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor and comes with 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and microSD card support of...

Desire 728G Smartphone Launched by HTC

New Delhi : HTC has extended its cell phone range in the nation with the launch of HTC Desire 728G dual SIM. Estimated at 17,990, the double sim (GSM+CDMA) cell phone highlights a 5.5-inch TFT (1280x720p) show and is controlled by 1.3 GHz octa-center MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor and 1.5GB RAM. It offers 16GB inward stockpiling and can hold...

Google honours actress Hedy Lamarr on 101st birth anniversary

New Delhi: Google has dedicated its doodle to Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr, celebrating her 101st birthday. Giving an ode to her career, the doodle features a sketch of the Austrian and American film actress wearing a mint green gown posing with a show reel. Dominated by the feel of 1940s, the doodle has a soundtrack, created by composer Adam Ever-Hadani, playing in...

Smart LED Bulbs Launched by Toshiba LED

New Delhi : An Indian tech firm has propelled a smart LED globule as its first shrewd gadget in the Internet of Things (IoT) class. Called IOTA Lite, the shrewd knob is fueled by Texas Instruments microchip and uses Toshiba LED. With a lifespan of 15,000 hours, IOTA Lite offers clients the decision of 16 million unique hues. It is...