The world in which we live in is now filled with technology. Perhaps, we cannot even imagine our lives without being connected to one another. But, what if you had no choice but to give up the comforts of technology and live in the 80’s era today?
This is what goes on in the small town of Green Bank, located in West Virginia. Green Bank falls within the National Radio Quiet Zone. It is possibly one of the quietest places in the world, where you won’t find any cell phone reception, no Wi-Fi, not even a radio or a television. However, this town is not technologically [...]
On the occasion of Independence Day this weekend, Flipkart and Amazon have launched their Great Indian Freedom Sales, where many smartphones, smartphone accessories like headphones, kitchen set, clothes etc are available on a huge discount.
For customers shopping from Amazon, they will have to use the mobile app to avail these discounts. The company is also giving 15% cashback on HDFC and Axis Bank debit cards when the purchase is done by the app. Otherwise, for desktop users, they are eligible for 10% cashback.
For Flipkart, the purchase has to be [...]
Yesterday was dedicated to Google’s new parent company, Alphabet, and the new CEO of Google, Indian-born resident of US, Sundar Pichai. The social media feeds have been trending with these two names in countries all over the world. Well, all but one.
China, the country made infamous on the grounds of not allowing its citizens access to sites like Google and Facebook, banned Google’s new Alphabet website in less than 24 hours of the announcement. China has one of the most sophisticated Internet censorship systems in the world, named as the ‘Great Firewall’. This has blocked the website that only [...]
After the OnePlus 2 was launched earlier this month, we saw a total of 2 million reservations for the device. Though the company did not mention how many invites were sent out, we are sure to see some happy-go-lucky faces today. Yes, the OnePlus 2 sale will start from today, 4 pm onwards, only on Amazon India. India is the first market where the device will be launched.
This sale is valid only for customers who have got the valid invites. These customers will be able to claim their invite in their respective OnePlus accounts.
OnePlus have categorized their customers into two principles:Those who have actively participated and [...]
Over the years, our knowledge about technology has become so vast that we can now create 3D holograms and programs to interact with us. We have mastered the fields of robotics and flying vehicles. But, all our advances have started with an ordinary single click. Yes, a single click of a mouse that hovers the cursor to our desired files and folders.
While most technology requires 3D modeling, the mouse cursor continued to play along the 2D frame. But now, advancing a step further into the 3D world, some scientists have developed techniques to enable computer cursors to interact in 3D for single or [...]
Things tend to heat up a lot in the summer, especially all our electronic devices that we use everyday. Many laptops bake because the fan on the bottom is blocked, and the hard drive then quickly crashes. By using one (or all) of these techniques, you can keep your laptop cool and efficient without squandering your money on a cooling pad, we have got five really simple hacks for you:1. Use egg cartons as Trays
Flip some empty egg cartons over and you will get plenty of airflow. Plus point, you won’t burn your legs if you want to actually put your laptop on your lap. It is not the best-looking thing, but [...]
In a usual scenario, we would see a new Samsung S series handset being released in the second quarter of every year. However, if reports from Phonearea are right, we may soon see a new Galaxy S7 in the market. Reports read that the company has adopted the new ‘Agile’ process instead of the traditional ‘Waterfall’ method.
The Agile methodology means creating a project with simple beginnings and building it up by dividing development into modules that are executed as fast as possible. The project gets tested and assessed every time a module gets completed, but the main advantage of this method is that the product can [...]
We already know that the Nexus 5 is Google’s best product. The device was released in 2013 and had a Full HD display with a 2.3GHz processor. Later on, reports flowed in about the company working on the next Nexus 5 ,2015. But, there was a slight catch. Sources stated that the device would be released in two variants, an LG and a Huawei variant, codenamed as ‘LG Bullhead’ and ‘Huawei Angler,’ respectively.
But, why is Google launching two handsets in the same year? One of the possible reasons is that both the companies have their recognition in different markets. LG has a good success rate in North America and [...]
Our Android devices have a lot of information stored within itself which we need to access frequently. Knowing some shortcodes would definitely save your time,and also give you secret information like hidden camera details. You can even factory reset your device and backup all your data with one-click.
The below given codes can be accessed through your dial pad very easily. While most of the codes would work on all Android devices, some of the codes are carrier-specific. So, it is not sure which one would work on your device, although most of them should.
Check out the list below:Codes Function *#06# IMEI (International Mobile Station Equipment Identity) [...]
Earlier, it was reported by MobileNews that the Apple iPhone 6S would be releasing on 25th September this year. Although Apple had not confirmed anything about the dates, pre-orders were about to start from 18th September, and would have gone live physically on 25th September.
But, latest reports from John Paczkowski of Buzzfeed suggest that the new iPhone will be released as early as 9th September. John Paczkowski is known to be quite accurate when it comes to the release dates of Apple products, and he has said the event will happen in the week of 7th September. In addition to the next iPhone, it is also possible that [...]
Recently, we received the unwelcoming news that the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will not be including any expandability options and will not have a microSD slot for expanding the memory. But, there still might be a chance that the device might feature the useful option.
According to a latest report, the device will be a supporting microSD card option. The report says the memory card slot will share the same slot as the second SIM slot. For double SIM users, this might present itself as a problem. Basically, one of the Micro-SIM card slots doubles as the MicroSD card extension slot. So, you can either use the expandability [...]
Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi, is known for purposely dropping hints before releasing their smartphones. This time is no different. We know that Xiaomi is holding an event in Beijing on 13th August, and many had been speculating that it could be the Mi 5. But, today, Amazon dropped in a hint, accidently or intentionally, about a new handset named the Redmi 2 Prime. So now, we know that Xiaomi may release, either both or one of the devices, during the event.
When Xiaomi released the Redmi 2 earlier this year at a launch event, the company also said that it would be soon launching a [...]