Facebook Shuts Down Solar-Powered Internet Drone Project: So What Happens Now?

Facebook officially ditches its efforts to deliver high-speed internet via solar-powered drones. The decision reportedly caused 16 employees from the project to lose their jobs. Taking Another Approach Sources confirm that in its place, the social network company plans to redirect its resources in order to work with partners such as Airbus. Together, both hope […]

Facebook Messenger Now Offers Translations Between English and Spanish

Facebook Messenger now gives you a reason to make friends who primarily speak Spanish as it has received the anticipated update to let users translate messages from Spanish to English and vice-versa. The new translation functionality comes through the artificial intelligence (AI) backed M Translations that Facebook had unveiled at its F8 developer conference last month. Initially, translations are possible […]

Instagram Launches IGTV Long Video App to Take on YouTube, Now Has a Billion Users

Instagram said Wednesday it now has more than one billion active users, as it unveiled a new long-form video feature in a bid to attract “creators” like those on YouTube. It becomes the fourth Facebook platform to hit the billion-user mark, including the namesake social network with more than two billion users, and the messaging applications WhatsApp and Messenger. Instagram, which had […]

Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (2018) Now Receiving Update With 4G Support for Second SIM, May Android Update

Nokia licensee HMD Global had launched the Nokia 7 Plus at MWC 2018, and the smartphone arrived in India in April. The smartphone comes with a dual-SIM slot, but while one slot offered 4G LTE connectivity the other one did not, even though the Snapdragon 660 SoC supports the feature. As a result, several users had complained about the flaw that lead to […]

Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out in India

Nokia 6 (2018) (Review) and Nokia 7 Plus have started receiving their Android 8.1 Oreo update in India, over-the-air (OTA). The rollout follows the start of the Android 8.0 Oreo update rollout for the Nokia 3(Review) on Wednesday. Nokia licensee HMD Global has not made any official announcement regarding the start of the rollout; however, our review units of the Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 […]

Barnes & Noble Must Now Look To Indie Bookstores For Inspiration

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg The most recent chapter in the story of American bookstores has taken a surprising twist. Barnes & Noble, one of the main players in the wave of market consolidation that once threatened the future of indie bookstores, is now losing share to mom-and-pops. Barnes & Noble is eliminating store positions and changing […]

Moto G5S Plus, Moto G5S, Moto G5 Plus, Moto G5 Now Available With Discounts in Amazon

Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus, and their special editions, as well as the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus, have received temporary price cuts on Amazon India. Lenovo brand Moto, in a limited period offer, slashed the price of some smartphones in India. The offer is available on the Moto Store on Amazon India website from Tuesday, February 13 to Thursday, February 15. The […]

Xiaomi Mi A1 Gets a Rs. 1,000 Permanent Price Cut in India, Now Available

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi India Head Manu Kumar Jain announced the price cut on Sunday The new price is applicable on both Mi.com and Flipkart Flipkart is additionally offering bank discount and no-cost EMI option Xiaomi Mi A1, the first Android One smartphone by the Chinese company, has received a permanent price drop of Rs. 1,000 in […]

Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out to Pixel and Nexus Devices

Android 8.1 Oreo, after being publicly tested with two developer preview versions, has now been released. The update, which is available for eligible Pixel and Nexus devices, will be made available over-the-air (OTA). Factory images and OTA files are also available for download and installation. The general release of Android 8.1 Oreo comes just a week […]

Nintendo Switch System Update Version 4.1.0 Out Now

HIGHLIGHTS Nintendo has released a new system update for the Switch It is version 4.1.0 It fixes motion control issues that may arise Nintendo has released an update for the Nintendo Switch. Dubbed as version 4.1.0, it’s available for download right now. According to the company it includes “general system stability improvements” and more importantly it should fix […]