Tuesday, January 23, 2018

OnePlus 5T Lava Red now available in India

OnePlus has launched the OnePlus 5T in the stunning Lava Red edition in India. The phone is now available on Amazon India and OnePlus.net alongside the original Midnight Black color. 

Saturday, January 20, 2018

iOS 11 Adoption Reaches 65%

Apple has announced that iOS 11 adoption has reached 65% as measured by the App Store on January 18th.

Apple HomePod Gets FCC Approval Ahead of Release

Apple's delayed HomePod smart speaker has received FCC approval ahead of its release. Described as an Apple Inc. Wireless Speaker, the HomePod has a model number of A1639.

WhatsApp launches a separate app for small businesses

WhatsApp has launched a separate app designed for use by small businesses to more easily connect with customers. WhatsApp Business adds key features like dedicated business profiles for details like email address, business description, store addresses, and website; smart messaging tools like greetings, quick replies, and away messages; and metrics for how many messages were sent, delivered, and read.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Xiaomi admits fault for WhatsApp obsolete bug, issues a fix

According to a Xiaomi spokesperson, the company uploaded a beta version of WhatsApp's APK on the Mi App Store. Since the Xiaomi service updates apps automatically by default, users got the beta and struggled with the  update

chaiOS vulnerability can block iPhone's messaging, freeze devices

A newly discovered vulnerability in Apple's iMessage lets ill-meaning people to completely freeze the app on and even restarts the iDevices by simply sending a link.

Instagram now shows when users were last active

Instagram is continuing to build out its messaging section with a new feature that's already found in popular apps like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. From the direct messages screen, people you follow or have previously chatted with can now see when you were last using Instagram.

Samsung starts mass producing GDDR6 chips for next-gen graphics cards

Samsung has started mass production of GDDR6 memory chips. They are bound for next-generation graphics cards, consoles, servers and other applications where a high bandwidth is required.

Apple will let you disable CPU slowdown with next iOS update

According to Tim Cook, iOS 11 users will be able to opt out off the slowdown with the next update, scheduled for March.