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PET Plastic Containers vs Plastic Containers – What the Difference is, and why it Matters

Plastics are now made in different varieties, and different plastics are used for different purposes. Despite coming under the umbrella name of ‘plastic’, these materials vary drastically in their production methods, and how they are utilized. Knowing the differences with different plastics is important, especially when disposing of materials that are made of specific types of plastic – some of ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat on 0.4 Percent of Android Devices; Android 6.0 Is Now Single Most Used Version: Google

Google’s Android 7.0 Nougat, the latest publicly available version of Google’s mobile and tablet operating system, is now running on 0.4 percent of active Android devices, according to the latest Google Play distribution data. The latest version has seen just 0.1 percent increase since November. Google has updated its Google Play distribution data for the seven-day period ending December 5. ... Read More »

iPhone Sudden Shut Down Problem? This Is What Apple Has to Say

It was reported late last month that some iPhone users are facing battery issues in that their phones were abruptly shutting down even with sufficient battery life remaining. After hearing multiple complaints, Apple issued a replacement process for those iPhone 6s users who were facing such shutdowns. Apple has now issued a statement on its Chinese website regarding the issue. ... Read More »

Twitter’s Moments Feature Is Now Available for Mobile Users

Social networking website Twitter recently opened its Moments feature to all users. The feature essentially allows users to curate various tweets that are relevant to a particular topic and present them in a collective form. However, this feature was available only to users of the Web interface till now. Twitter has now announced that users will now be able to ... Read More »

BlackBerry Black Friday Sale Is Already Live With Big Discounts on Smartphones

Black Friday sale and it gives customers the chance to save up to 53 percent on select smartphones like the BlackBerry Priv, DTEK50, BlackBerry Passport, and BlackBerry Leap. As part of the sale, BlackBerry has slashed prices on most of its smartphone lineup on the ShopBlackBerry website. Starting with the BlackBerry Leap – it is now available for purchase for ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T Launch Doesn’t Mean the OnePlus 3 Is Going Away

  OnePlus launched the OnePlus 3T smartphone last night with a faster processor and better camera. Running up to the launch, the OnePlus 3(Reviw) smartphone was continually out of stock in the US, and many started speculating that OnePlus has discontinued the OnePlus 3 for good, to make way for the OnePlus 3T. However, OnePlus has doused all those rumours, ... Read More »

WhatsApp Video Calling Is Here, Optimised for India’s Connectivity Issues

  Starting today, WhatsApp, the most popular messaging app in India, will let you make video calls; just like FaceTime and Skype, the calls will be free, though if you aren’t on Wi-Fi you may have of coure to pay for cellular data usage, depending on your plan. WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum said in an interview to Reuters that video ... Read More »

Android Is as Secure as iOS on the iPhone, Claims Platform Security Chief

  When it comes to security, most experts and tech geeks bet their money on iOS over Android. However, Adrian Ludwig, Director, Android Security at Google, stresses that Android is at par with iOS and the iPhone, and even thinks that it will become better than its rival in the future. At the O’Reilly Security conference in Manhattan, Ludwig spoke ... Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says He Is ‘Open to Acquisitions of Any Size’

Three days after AT&T announced an $85 billion deal to acquire Time Warner, Apple CEO Tim Cook says he’s open to make a large purchase. When asked about his strategy around larger acquisitions during the company’s fiscal fourth quarter earnings call, Cook responded, “We’re open to acquisitions of any size that are of strategic value where we can deliver better ... Read More »

Samsung Reassures Consumers That Galaxy S7 Is Safe, Hasn’t Been Recalled

Samsung has halted the production and global sales of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and asked users to stop using it after reports came in of replacement units catching fire. Samsung may have been clear with its communications to consumers but the South Korean company isn’t taking any chances of misinformation being spread. According to a media report, Samsung has ... Read More »