Android O is “touching down to Earth with the total solar eclipse” on August 21, Google reveals

As rumored last week, August 21 will be an important day for Google and its mobile operating system. That’s because the company promises we’ll “meet the next release of Android and all of its super (sweet) new powers” on that day, which is also the day of the total solar eclipse. Google will hold a special […]

Xiaomi Responds to eScan Claims That MIUI Is Riddled With Security Flaws

Security solutions company eScan on Thursday in a 36-page report alleged that Xiaomi’s MIUI custom Android ROM has multiple flaws that affected the security of user data. Xiaomi system apps such as the uninstall mechanism and Mi Mover were some of the flawed aspects of MIUI, the report stated. The Chinese smartphone company has refuted the allegations however, in […]

This Koraga girl is an inspiration to many

She’s the first in her community to crack JEE (Advanced) and hopes her success will inspire others A young girl has brought hope and inspiration to the Koraga community, a disadvantaged indigenous tribe of the coastal and hilly regions of Karnataka. K. Sakshi, 17, who was placed 1,144th in the Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (JEE) rank […]

This Koraga girl is an inspiration to many

A young girl has brought hope and inspiration to the Koraga community, a disadvantaged indigenous tribe of the coastal and hilly regions of Karnataka. K. Sakshi, 17, who was placed 1,144th in the Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (JEE) rank list, is joining the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Pune. She is the first from the community […]

Davis Vantage Vue wireless weather station review: The Cadillac of home weather stations is showing its age

Davis Instruments was putting accurate, near pro-grade weather stations in the hands of consumers for years before the personal weather station became a household gadget. Well, things have changed, and Davis is no longer the only worthy option. If you read my recent My AcuRite review, you know that Davis has strong competition. The Vantage Vue is the consumer-centric station from […]

Android O Developer Preview 4 is now available, final build before the official release

While we still don’t know what dessert will lend its name to Google’s next mobile OS version, it’s clear that we’re getting closer than ever to the release of Android O (also known as Android 8.0.0). Today the search giant has outed the fourth and final Developer Preview of O. This has always been scheduled to […]

Best Phones Under Rs. 15,000: Which is the Best Mobile in Under-15000 Segment?

Looking to buy a new phone? We have another list if you’re interested in the under Rs. 10,000 segmentwith plenty of great picks, but if you’re willing to open up your budget a little, then there are a bunch of other phones that we think are totally worth buying in the sub-Rs. 15,000 price segment. By […]

Apple is working on 3D laser for the next iPhone

Apple engineers are reportedly working tirelessly to implement a 3D laser sensor to the back of the iPhone 8 that will help improve autofocus and be used for Augmented Reality. It’s reportedly a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser and will bring a huge improvement to depth detection. The new laser sensor will be vital for Apple’s newly announced ARKit, […]

Video: Two-time boxing champ Nicola Adams is an inspiration to Sheffield students

Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams OBE has joined students and teachers at Sheffield’s Chapeltown Academy in a cycling session ahead of ‘Prudential RideLondon.’ She took part in a Q&A session with students, discussing her time growing up in Yorkshire through to becoming GB’s most successful female boxer. That was followed by a spinning class as […]

Petya Ransomware Is a Wiper, Researchers Claim, With the Aim to Damage

Following the WannaCry attacks that caused major disruptions in May, this week saw another ransomware attack, dubbed Petya, that began in Ukraine before quickly spreading across Europe and the rest of the world. This ransomware encrypts a hard drive’s index page until you pay a ransom of $300 in Bitcoins. However, latest studies say that the recent attack […]