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Apple Is Reportedly Thinking Small for Its Next iPhone, iPad

With all the headlines about Apple and the FBI in the past couple of weeks, it may be hard to remember that it’s nearly time for the company to launch new products again. Apple reportedly will hold an event on March 21 to show off updated versions of the iPhone and iPad. And rumor has it that Apple’s going to ... Read More »

Antibiotic Resistance Is Worrisome, but Not Hopeless

Image via iStock A century ago, the top three causes of death were infectious diseases. More than half of all people dying in the United States died because of germs. Today, they account for a few percent of deaths at most. We owe much of that, of course, to antibiotics, which came into use around the middle of the previous ... Read More »

Halo 5 Not Coming to Windows 10 PC, but Scalebound Is: Report

Days after Xbox boss Phil Spencer voiced his thoughts on Microsoft’s consoles mimicking PC hardware evolution, a list of games making it to the Windows 10 Store has been leaked. “Package.StoreAssociation.xml file was found in Gears of War Ultimate Edition on the Windows Store. It housed a list of Game ID’s (sic) which are for the Windows Store,” said Redditor ... Read More »

Apple Digs in for Long Fight, Lawyer Says ‘There Is No Middle Ground’

Ted Olson didn’t say exactly what he wants Congress to do about US efforts to enlist Apple in cracking criminals’ encrypted iPhones, but he made one thing clear: Apple doesn’t work for the government. “There isn’t a middle ground that I know of” to force Apple to “redesign its iPhone,” Olson, a lawyer for the company, told Bloomberg Television’s Emily ... Read More »

Opinion: Modi Declared It An Exam. ‘Must Try Better’ Is His Grade – By Shashi Tharoor

This is a political budget. The government has at last discovered the virtues of attending to the needs of the agriculture sector and the rural poor, but this has more to do with upcoming state elections than with a coherent economic vision. Between sending reassuring signals to the ratings agencies abroad by announcing that it will stick to its previously-declared ... Read More »

Tooler Is Not Shutting Down, Says Co-Founder

E-laundry services provider Tooler has denied news reports that it is shutting down its operations. It elaborated that Tooler is downsizing operations from the Delhi-NCR region to just Gurgaon. Tooler Co-Founder Sukanth Srivastav said that the startup had stopped its operations for about fifteen days, from February 2 to February 20, but it wasn’t a permanent development. The service is ... Read More »

Popcorn Time, Netflix for Torrents, Is Back From the Dead

Popcorn Time, more popularly known as Netflix for pirates, is making a return. The team behind it released a new fork of its movie and TV shows streaming app this movie. The announcement comes five months after Popcorn Time’s website was shut down by Motion Picture Association of America on the grounds of copyright violation. An update dubbed Hail Hydra ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Is Too Expensive – Soon Someone Could Pay You to Use Their Phone

The Freedom 251 made headlines this week for being (in all likelihood) the most affordable smartphone in the world. It raised more questions than answers and most of us at Gadgets 360 are still incredibly sceptical as to whether this little-known company’s cheaper-than-a-movie-ticket smartphone will even reach the hands of the price-sensitive people of India. Let’s be completely clear. I, ... Read More »

Make In India Week Is Shaping the Future of the Indian Automobile Industry

The on-going Make In India Week had a sectoral seminar on opportunities in the automobile industry today at the MMRDA Grounds in Mumbai. The event, which began on 13th February, will finish tomorrow.At the automobile seminar, a host of industry leaders and experts from auto giants such as Tata, Mahindra and TVS spoke about how the booming Indian automobile industry ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Is the Cheapest Smartphone in the World, Costs Just Rs. 251

Ringing Bells is set to official unveil the Freedom 251 smartphone, delivering on its commitment of launching the cheapest smartphone in India. Bookings for the Freedom 251 – which is priced at just Rs. 251 (approximately $4), making it arguably the cheapest smartphone in the world – begin on Thursday at 6am. The Freedom 251, which Ringing Bells says has ... Read More »