Windows 10 October 2018 Update Patch Now Giving Blue Screen of Death Issues, Some Users Report

Microsoft, earlier this week, said that all known issues in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update have been identified and fixed. It also started re-releasing the key update. However, following the Windows 10 update file deletion problem, Microsoft appears to be facing yet another major issue. Some users are now reporting that Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) […]

Oppo F9 Pro Now on Sale in India, via Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm Mall, and Offline Stores

HIGHLIGHTS Oppo F9 Pro India launch was last week The company had also launched the Oppo F9, without a release date The two models only differ in terms of RAM Oppo F9 Pro, launched in India last week, went on sale in India for the first time today. The smartphone is now available to buy via Flipkart, Amazon India, […]

Facebook Messenger for Kids Now Lets Children Add Friends Themselves

Facebook has added a new feature to its under-13 chat application Messenger Kids, which makes it easier for the children to add their friends on the platform. “Parents have to turn on a setting that creates a four-word passphrase that is used to generate these contact requests,” Tech Crunch reported on Tuesday. The connection requests will be sent directly […]

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 […]