Category Archives: Technology

Samsung Announces ‘Corporate Privilege Programme’ Sale for Corporate Employees in India

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Corporate Privilege Programme sale lasts until January 31 It brings offers on various smartphones and consumer electronics products Samsung has built a dedicated online store section to offer various deals Samsung India on Tuesday launched its special sale under the Corporate Privilege Programme for over two million corporate employees from over 500 of the top companies in the country. Read More

Acer Launches New Chromebox, Chromebook Laptops

HIGHLIGHTS Acer Chromebook Spin 11 is a successor to the R 11 laptop Spin 11 has 360-degree hinge, 11 C732 has 180-degree hinge Chromebox CXI3 is powered by an Apollo Lake 8th generation Intel SoC Acer has announced three new Chrome OS devices for 2018 at the Bett show in London. Acer has announced the Chromebook Spin 11, Chromebook 11 C732, Read More

Asus ZenFone 4 Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

HIGHLIGHTS Asus ZenFone 4 (ZE554KL) has received Android 8.0 Oreo The update was originally due for the second half of 2018 It is rolling out in batches Asus has announced that it has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for the ZenFone 4. The latest Android experience comes through a FOTA (firmware-over-the-air) update that will be available in batches for the ZenFone 4 (ZE554KL) Read More

Mi A1 Finally Starts Getting Android 8.0 Oreo as Xiaomi Pushes OTA Update

The Mi A1 Android Oreo update is 1107.4MB in size HIGHLIGHTS Android 8.0 Oreo is rolling via a progressive OTA update The update is sized at 1107.4MB It includes December Android security patch Xiaomi has finally started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo to the Xiaomi Mi A1. The smartphone was launched under Google’s Android One programme with Android 7.1.2 Nougat back in September and was Read More

Robot DJ Puts the Tech Into Techno for Czech Clubbers

These days artificial intelligence is so advanced that robots trade shares, make restaurants suggestions and diagnose diseases. But can a robot get a dance floor jumping? It is a question that Prague’s Karlovy Lazne Music Club has endeavoured to answer by employing a specially adapted former automotive industry robot as a DJ in the popular nightspot. The robot is shaped like a Read More

Nissan Announces Brain-to-Vehicle Technology, Will Be Unveiled at CES 2018 Next Week

HIGHLIGHTS New Brain-to-Vehicle tech will be unveiled at CES 2018 Nissan says the tech will help make better drivers The system responds before the action is initiated The world’s biggest carmakers and technology companies are spending billions of dollars to perfect your ability to drive without thinking. Nissan is taking a different direction — trying to “decode” your thinking so hands-on driving Read More

Microsoft Partners Adaptive Biotechnologies to Enhance Diagnosis

HIGHLIGHTS Adaptive Biotechnologies is a genomics and tech company It is currently working to map the genetics of the immune system Microsoft to offer research, machine learning, and cloud services Technology giant Microsoft has partnered with Adaptive Biotechnologies to map the genetics of the human immune system, to improve diagnoses of cancers and other diseases. Adaptive Biotechnologies is a genomics and technology Read More

Honor Says It Will Focus on Budget Smartphones in India

Riding high on the Honor 7X launch in India, the company is also planning to bring in more sub-Rs. 10,000 phones next year, George Zhao, Global President, Honor, said in London on Wednesday. “In three years, we want to be number one in India. We will launch more budget phones or sub-Rs. 10,000 phones in India next year,” Zhao told IANS in an Read More

Valve’s Portal Series Returns in Bridge Constructor Portal

HIGHLIGHTS Bridge Constructor Portal release date is December 20 It will hit PC and mobile first Consoles will get it early 2018 Portal 3 might not be a reality anytime soon, but that hasn’t stopped Valve from allowing other developers to use its license. Bridge Constructor Portal appears to have been leaked earlier than expected — with a speculated official Read More

Free Upgrades to Windows 10 to End on December 31, Microsoft Reveals

If you use Microsoft’s accessibility features and want a free upgrade to Windows 10, better hurry up because Microsoft is closing this last deal on December 31. Microsoft mostly stopped offering free upgrades to Windows 10 in July last year but users who use accessibility features, got an extension of that promo, a report in ZDNet said on Saturday. Accessibility features in Windows are Read More