Microsoft Office Apps Now Accessible by All Chromebooks With Google Play: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft Office was previously available on select Chromebooks Google Play-enabled Chromebooks said to be compatible Microsoft Office apps available Google Play A long time after supporting Android apps, Chromebooks have now received Microsoft Office. The new experience comes with the latest Microsoft Office apps for Android that are available through Google Play store – specifically, Word, Excel, […]

Facebook Dealt Setback by EU Court Adviser in Privacy Dispute

Facebook was dealt a setback on Tuesday when an adviser to the top European Union court said any data protection authority in the bloc had the power to take action against it for breaching privacy laws. Facebook has its European headquarters in Ireland and has argued that only the Irish data protection authority has the power to police […]

Designer Vinicius Araújo’s A-Z inspired by iconic electronic brands

Designer Vinicius Araújo’s A-Z inspired by iconic electronic brands See this creative project that revamps electronics that we know and love into digital letterforms. By Nicol Natale | on October 25, 2017 Brazilian designer Vinicius Araújo combines technology and typography in this unique sequence of digital letterforms titled 38 Days. Using only the Helvetica typeface, Vinicius leverages each corresponding letter of the […]

Comio Eyes Sales of 1 Million Smartphones in India by March 2018

Original device maker Topwise Communication, which is the latest player from China to have entered the Indian market, aims to sell about one million units of its Comio branded smartphones by March 2018. Comio, which will compete with the likes of Samsung, Xiaomi and Micromax in India, has unveiled three new devices priced between Rs. 6,000 and Rs. 10,000. “We […]

Qualcomm’s iPhone Patent Complaint to Be Reviewed by US ITC

  The US International Trade Commission on Tuesday said it will look into Qualcomm’s complaint that Apple is violating its patents in some iPhones. The step, arguably procedural, means that the commission will assign Qualcomm’s complaint to an administrative law judge for evidentiary hearings instead of dismissing it out of hand. Qualcomm last month escalated a legal battle […]

iPhone 8’s Anticipated AR Features Teased by Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple’s iPhone may be ready for its next big act – as a springboard into “augmented reality,” a technology that projects life-like images into real-world settings viewed through a screen. If you’ve heard about AR at all, it’s most likely because you’ve encountered “Pokemon Go,” in which players wander around neighborhoods trying to capture monsters […]

Samsung Electronics Q2 profit at a high, lifted by mobile business

SEOUL, JULY 27:   Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it expected the memory chip boom to continue in the current quarter, after reporting a record operating profit for the three months through June. The world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and television sets is widely expected to break profit records for the full […]

Samsung Electronics Q2 profit at a high, lifted by mobile business

SEOUL, JULY 27:   Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it expected the memory chip boom to continue in the current quarter, after reporting a record operating profit for the three months through June. The world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and television sets is widely expected to break profit records for the full […]

Jio Phone Powered by Qualcomm and Spreadtrum Chips

Reliance Jio launched its Jio Phone on Friday and while the company announced some features of the handset during the presentation itself, it also left some parts unannounced. Now, Qualcomm India has announced that the company has partnered with Mukesh Ambani-led company to power the Jio Phone. Separately, Spreadtrum has also announced that some of the units of Jio Phone will be powered […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 sales surpass that of Galaxy S7 by 15% units in the first half

  Amidst these reports, a new report has come from ETNews claiming that the Galaxy S8 sales have surpassed that of the Galaxy S7, the yesteryear flagship smartphone. Going by the report, comparing the sales of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S7 in the first half of the respective years these models were launched it, […]