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Microsoft Says 74 Android OEMs Now Pre-Installing Its Apps; Acer Joins List

Microsoft’s Windows Phone may have lost the battle to Android in capturing substantial market share, but it doesn’t mean that there won’t be footprints of the company’s services and apps on your Android device. The Redmond, Washington-based company has announced that it now has 74 Android hardware partners in 25 countries, with Acer now joining that list. These OEMs either ... Read More »

Lava A71 With 5-Inch Display Now Available Online at Rs. 5,849

Lava’s new budget smartphone, the A71, is now available via a third-party online retailer. Priced at Rs. 5,849, the smartphone is yet to be listed by the company. We can however expect Lava to announce the smartphone officially in the coming days. The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Lava A71 is a dual-SIM supporting smartphone that features a 5-inch IPS display with ... Read More »

Moto G (Gen 3) and Moto G Turbo Edition Now Available via Amazon

Motorola India last year announced that the Moto devices will no longer be exclusive to Flipkart and will be available through more partners. The company on Tuesday confirmed that the Moto G (Gen 3) and Moto G Turbo Edition will be now available via Amazon India, apart from Flipkart. Currently, the Moto G (Gen 3) 16GB storage model is only ... Read More »

Oppo F1 Selfie-Focused Smartphone Now Available in India

After launching the selfie-focused smartphone in India last month, Chinese manufacturer Oppo on Sunday announced availability of the smartphone in the country, starting with New Delhi. Priced at Rs. 15,990, the dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM) supporting Oppo F1 runs on ColorOS 2.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. The sports an aluminium body and is slim at 7.25mm. The Oppo F1 ... Read More »

HBO Now Has 800,000 Paying Subscribers Since April Launch

HBO Now, the standalone online version of the premium TV channel, has gained about 800,000 paying subscribers since it launched in April, contributing significantly to the 2.7 million net new HBO customers last year. The figure was revealed by HBO CEO Richard Plepler in a conference call following the release of parent Time Warner Inc.’s quarterly earnings results. The gains ... Read More »

Gmail Will Now Warn You About Emails From Unencrypted Sources

Google, as a part of the Safer Internet Day 2016, has tightened the security for its Gmail service. The search giant will now flag those email providers that don’t support Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption, which is aimed at ensuring a connection is secure before exchanging data between server ad client. Emails sent using such mail services will be flagged ... Read More »

China Now Also Buying Bottled Clean Air From Britain

There’s a group in Britain that call themselves “air farmers,” and that’s exactly what they do: they harvest clean air from pristine countrysides, bottle it up and sell the bottles online. It may sound absurd, but the bottled clean air from Britain seems to have gotten a good hold on the Chinese market. China has been struggling with poor air ... Read More »

Google Now Offers Flood Alerts in India

Google on Tuesday announced that it will offer flood alerts in India through Google Public Alerts. The company said that users will be able to find flood alerts with river level information for over 170 areas in which Central Water Commission (CWC) has active observation stations. In a blog post, Google said the alerts will be available on Google Web ... Read More »

You Can Now Stream Movies, TV Shows on The Pirate Bay

You can now stream movies and TV shows directly on a torrent website and right onto your Web browser. The Pirate Bay, one of the most popular torrent websites, has adopted Torrents Time’s technology to allow its visitors to stream the files inside a torrent with just one click. For those unfamiliar, Torrents Time is a light plugin or extension ... Read More »

Now, get info on used cars, drivers through SMS

NEW DELHI: While buying a used car or any other vehicle, you can now check its genuineness simply by sending an SMS to 7738299899 from your mobile phone. Similarly, the enforcement authorities can also verify the holders of driving licences, considered as proof of address in many cases, by sending the number to 8790499899. The road transport ministry has also ... Read More »