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InFocus Bingo 21 Review

With a string of recent high-profile launches in the mid-range space, it’s easy to feel as though that’s where all the action is. Today, for a change of pace, we’ll be taking a closer look at an entry-level smartphone from InFocus, called the Bingo 21. The company launched this budget-friendly device about a month ago priced at just Rs. 5,499. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Survive Water, Not Falls: SquareTrade Study

You can dunk Samsung’s new smartphones in water, but don’t drop them on a sidewalk, a new study finds. SquareTrade, a company that offers extended-protection plans for gadgets, said the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge still functioned after being submerged in water for 30 minutes. Audio was “permanently muffled and distorted” after the dunking, but the Samsung phones still ... Read More »

Uber Says Sexual Assault Rates Low, Disputes Report

Uber hit back against a news story alleging that scores of passengers had filed rape complaints, releasing data showing only a small fraction of the alleged number of sex assault reports. In a blog post late Sunday, the global ridesharing giant said its analysis showed a “legitimate claim of sexual assault” in 170 cases between December 2012 and August 2015. ... Read More »

Ola, Uber Bike Taxis Seized by Regional Transport Authority in Bengaluru

The Karnataka government on Saturday seized five two-wheeler taxis belonging to app-based cab aggregators Uber and Ola for violating the Motor Vehicles Act and operating without requisite permissions. “They (UberMoto and Ola Bike) did not make any application so it is a violation of the Motor Vehicles Act. That’s why we have taken action against them. We have seized some ... Read More »

Bike Taxis Declared Illegal by Karnataka’s Regional Transport Authority

On demand transportation aggregators Uber and Ola will have to obtain permission from the state’s regional transport authority to operate their bike taxi services in Bengaluru, launched as pilot services on Thursday. Dr. Ramegowda, Commissioner for Transport and Road Safety, State Transport Department, Bengaluru told Gadgets 360 in a phone conversation that taxis need to obtain permission from the deputy ... Read More »

Uber Says Ola to Pakistan

Taxi-hailing app Uber launched its services in Pakistan Thursday as part of the company’s $250 million (roughly Rs. 1,683 crores) investment push that also includes expanding into the Middle East and North Africa. The San Francisco-based company will initially offer its service in the eastern city of Lahore. Chairman Punjab IT Board (PITB) Dr Umar Saif inaugurated the service at ... Read More »

Moto X Force Review

Smartphone screens are brittle, expensive, and downright depressing when broken. We’ve heard countless stories of how the smallest drop has shattered a screen, followed by the heartbreak of having to shell out a lot of money for repairs and then having to live with a ‘fixed’ smartphone. According to Motorola’s own statistics, 51 percent of smartphone users have shattered or ... Read More »

BlackBerry Priv Review

We’ve been following BlackBerry’s journey from the top of the smartphone market to the bottom, and it has been extremely tempting on multiple occasions to declare the company effectively dead. Poor decision after poor decision has resulted in the company’s products – which were the absolute must-have status symbols of an entire generation – being seen now as relics from ... Read More »

Solving The Evolutionary Puzzle Of Menopause

Biologists have long puzzled over why women lose the capacity to reproduce after menopause. (Representational Image) Paris, France:  Menopause in women and females from a few other “higher” species is probably a fluke of nature rather than evolution at work, according to a study published Wednesday. Biologists have long puzzled over why women lose the capacity to reproduce during roughly ... Read More »

Red Dead Redemption’s Appearance on Xbox One Was a Mistake: Microsoft

Red Dead Redemption, the open-world western video game, had become available as a backwards compatible title for the Xbox One over the weekend despite no official announcement. It seems that was an error on Microsoft’s part, and the company clarified that in a statement on Monday. “Microsoft tests all Xbox 360 games with our emulator to ensure a quality experience ... Read More »