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Bring in Your Unwanted Electronics, Get Rs. 1,000 Off on Accessories at Apple Resellers

Apple Premium Resellers (APRS) are offering consumers a chance to recycle their unwanted electronics and in exchange get discounts on the purchase of accessories. The new offer is part of a bigger Apple initiative for Earth Day – which is this Friday – in India and across the world. The offer is available from APRs in Bengaluru, Delhi NCR, and ... Read More »

FBI Paid Hackers to Get Data From San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone: Reports

The FBI cracked a San Bernardino terrorist’s phone with the help of professional hackers who discovered and brought to the bureau at least one previously unknown software flaw, according to people familiar with the matter. The new information was then used to create a piece of hardware that helped the FBI to crack the iPhone’s four-digit personal identification number without ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Z2, Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact Get Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update

Sony over the weekend started seeding an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based update to the Xperia Z2 (D6503), Xperia Z3 (D6603), and Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803). As reported by users (via Xperia Blog), the latest firmware comes with a build number 23.5.A.0.570, which is the same that rolled out as a beta release for these three models earlier this month. It is ... Read More »

Nexus 5, Nexus 6 to Get Mid-Month Security Update from Google

Google earlier this month rolled out its March Android Security update for Nexus devices. However, the search giant now is going to roll out a mid-month security patch as well after a critical Linux kernel flaw was discovered in a rooting app. Researchers from Zimperium found the flaw in a rooting application for the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 6 ... Read More »

OnePlus Users Get Unlimited Hungama Movie Streaming, Music Downloads

OnePlus in partnership with Hungama has announced free unlimited movie streaming and music downloads for OnePlus users in India. Under the new offer, the OnePlus One, OnePlus 2, and OnePlus X users in the country can subscribe to get unlimited movie streaming and music downloads from Hungama worth Rs. 3,599 free for a period of 90 days from the “day ... Read More »

Google Now to Soon Get Faster With Low-Latency Offline Voice Recognition

Google recently confirmed that it has developed a new offline speech recognition system that is seven times “faster than real-time.” The company published a research paper where it detailed the new offline speech recognition system, and also revealed that it tested the new system on the Nexus 5 without a data connection. The search giant’s abstract for the published paper ... Read More »

iBall Andi 5.5H Weber 4G, Andi 5Q Gold 4G Get Listed on Company Site

iBall appears set to launch two new handsets in India, the Andi 5.5H Weber 4G and the Andi 5Q Gold 4G. Although the smartphones are listed on the company website with images and specifications, their prices have not yet been mentioned. According to the listing, the iBall Andi 5.5H Weber 4G supports dual-SIM dual-4G standby functionality and runs Android 5.1 ... Read More »

Soldiers in Sensitive Areas to Get Secure Mobile Phones: Minister

The government will soon provide secure mobile phones to soldiers along the international borders and in Naxal affected areas, Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary said in New Delhi on Friday. “You would be surprised to know that even today our soldiers do not have a mobile phone, as such on a short-term period basis, we are ... Read More »

First-Time Home Buyers to Get Additional Tax Deduction

To lower the burden for first-time home buyers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Budget 2016 announced an additional income tax deduction of Rs. 50,000 on the interest paid. The first-time home buyer will get this additional deduction in the next financial year only if the loan amount is less than Rs. 35 lakh and the value of the property is ... Read More »

Google Maps, Street View Get Minor Tweaks in Latest Update

Google has rolled out some updates to its Maps and Street View applications for Android. For Maps, the update v9.21 brings notification customisation for user edits, ‘Explore Around You’ feature to other countries and more. The Street View app now not only lets us roam around in streets but also take a look inside the stadiums and sports arenas. Google ... Read More »