Instagram launches Reels in India after TikTok ban

NEW DELHI: Instagram has launched its own short video feature called Reels in India. The new feature lets users create videos on the app, add creative filters and music and…

Pompeo says US looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok: Report

  WASHINGTON: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late on Monday that the United States is “certainly looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok. “I don’t want to…

Snapchat Spectacles 3 review: Smart glasses for the snappy generation

NEW DELHI: Snap, the company behind the Snapchat app, has set its sight on propping up camera-enabled smart glasses to dominate augmented reality. Even though its Spectacles have so far…

OnePlus’ new TV gets the price ‘nice’

NEW DELHI: Oneplus has launched its new range of TVs amidst much fanfare or at least much of it can happen in the virtual world of online launches. Prior to…

Covid: Exposure notification developed by Apple, Google begins rolling out in India

Notably, India’s contact-tracing platform Aarogya Setu is not compatible with the ‘Exposure Notification’ solution. NEW DELHI: The ‘Exposure Notification’ solution developed by US tech majors Apple and Google, and launched…

TikTok clone ‘Mitron’ reaches 1 crore downloads on the Google Play Store

NEW DELHI: Mitron the Indian alternative to TikTok has crossed 1 crore downloads on the Google Play Store. The app now ranks above TikTok and Instagram on the Google Play…

Everything Apple didn’t announce at WWDC 2020: AirPods Studio, AirTags, and more

Despite rumours, there was no sign of AirPods Studio, AirTags or Apple TV 2020 at Apple’s WWDC 2020. NEW DELHI: Apple hosted its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) this year,…

After WHO move, 22 trial sites in India to stop HCQ research

PUNE: The HCQ arm will be removed from the online randomisation software, it was informed. So investigators cannot randomise further patients to HCQ in the Solidarity trial. Twenty-two trial sites…

HOW SOON CAN WE HAVE A COVID VACCINE?

A look at where 12 leading vaccine candidates stand on the way to becoming a reality If all goes well, vaccination could start as early as October this year. At…

Zoom app releases latest encryption, security features

NEW DELHI: Videoconferencing platform Zoom has released an enhanced and encrypted version of the application in order to ensure protection and privacy of personal information, country’s federal cybersecurity said on Monday,…

Apple, Google release technology for pandemic apps

WASHINGTON: Apple and Google on Wednesday released long-awaited smartphone technology to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus. The companies said 22 countries and several U.S.…

ZTE to launch new smartphone Axon 11 5G on March 23

SHENZHEN, China: ZTE Corporation (0763.HK/000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that it will launch its new 5G smartphone…

Huami’s Amazfit GTS launches in India for Rs 9,999

New Delhi: Xiaomi-backed wearable brand Huami on Friday launched the Amazfit GTS smartwatch in India for Rs 9,999. The smartwatch is currently available in obsidian black colour in India but…

Nokia 6.2 with triple rear cameras launched in India

New Delhi: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Friday launched Nokia 6.2, the first 6 series smartphone to premiere a triple camera and PureDisplay technology. The Nokia 6.2…

India starts probe into increase in Korean chemical import

New Delhi: India has initiated a probe into an alleged increase in imports of a chemical, which is used to make dyes and insecticides, from South Korea following complaints by domestic firms.

Amazon launches 8 new Echo devices for US market; 3 in India

New Delhi: Global e-commerce major Amazon has unveiled eight new Echo devices for the US market, three of which will be available in India for now. Seattle-based Amazon also announced…

Apple unveils new iphone 11 – Priced at moderate 50K

NEW DELHI: Premium smartphone maker Apple on Tuesday launched iPhone 11 at a starting price of $699. Apple also launched the pricier iPhone XI Pro.Specification wise, iPhone 11 has an…

Chandrayaan-2: All possible efforts being made to establish communication with Lander Vikram, Says ISRO

NEW DELHI: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday said all possible efforts are being made to establish communication with Lander Vikram. The space agency in a tweet said, “#VikramLander…

ISRO may have lost lander, rover: Official

Bengaluru: ISRO may have lost Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander and rover Pragyan housed inside it, a senior official of the space agency associated with the unmanned moon mission said here Saturday.…

New wi-fi system to provide 100 times faster internet

Scientists have developed a new wireless internet based on harmless infrared rays that is 100 times faster than existing wi-fi network and has the capacity to support more devices without…