Valve a video game developer, digital distributor and publisher launched the Steam Gaming Platform in the year 2003. Since then, it has been the largest digital platform for game titles such as Counter Strike: Global Offensive and DOTA 2. The company has freshly released Steam Chat for iOS and Android, officially making it the counterpart of its Desktop variant.Steam Chat: Features
The mobile version of Steam chat retains many features that the desktop application offers. Notably, the desktop application had a major overhaul in its design and functionality in the year 2018. Steam Chat does include the same Group chat functionality along with the smartphone tweaks like [...]
Earlier this week, it was reported that the United States has put a trade ban on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. It meant that no American company can trade with Huawei until granted permission by the government. As a result, the Chinese OEM lost its rights to software like Android, Windows, and hardware from Intel. Now, it is being reported from a credible source that Huawei has been working on a homegrown Operating System (OS) which may replace Android in the future. This OS is being referred to as internally by the name “Project Z”.Huawei Project Z
As mentioned above, the OS [...]
American Technology company, Apple has added yet another set of updates to its lineup of the MacBook Pro. The new upgrades are aimed towards a significant boost in performance that MacBooks already offer. The company has revamped the MacBook Pro with the 8th- and 9th-generation Intel Core processors and introduced Octa-core processors for the first time. Additionally, a host of other features have also been added.Apple MacBook Pro: Features And Specifications
The company claims that the new MacBooks deliver 40 percent more performance than the last generation hexa-core MacBooks and almost twice the performance of quad-core CPU equipped MacBooks. The 6-core and 8-core Intel [...]
Another month, another Top Tech. It is the month of May and this time we will check out the best gadgets and accessories you can buy under the budget of Rs. 1,000. These range from travel accessories to nifty gadgets that can be used in daily life. Check out the video and the detailed list of products for this month below.Video: List: Leaf Bass Headphones
Leaf is slowly becoming a well-known brand in the budget audio segment. The Bass Headphones is a great buy for anyone looking for a good option under Rs. 1,000. It features a lightweight and comfortable design which makes it easy to be worn for longer periods. The controls for music and calls are placed on [...]
After the sensational success of the Mi Band 3, Xiaomi has been anticipated to launch the updated Mi Band 4. IDC, a leading market research agency stated that the Mi Band 3 is currently the world’s second most selling smart wearable after the high end Apple watch. The research agency also revealed that Xiaomi sold more than 10 million units of the current generation device within 6 months of its launch. Fresh reports suggest that the upcoming device will be significantly different in terms of features in comparison to the current device.Mi Band 4 Key Updates
As per statistics, more than 370,000 people die of coronary heart disease annually. The disease refers to a narrowing of the coronary arteries that supply oxygen and blood to the heart. As per latest research reports, a kind of rare gene mutation may prevent major heart diseases. Previously, scientists have abstained from targeting apolipoprotein B (APOB) gene because it carries a risk of fatty liver disease. However, naturally occurring mutation suggests otherwise.
The study was co-led by a researche from the Boston University of Public Health (BUSPH). The study unearths that protein truncating variants in the aforementioned apolipoprotein B (APOB) gene are directly linked [...]
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the US is planning to get women to the surface of the moon by the year 2024. In light of recent reports, it has been declared that the mission will be named Artemis, after the Greek Goddess of the Moon. This lines up perfectly with the fact that the first moon missions were named Apollo, after the Greek God of Sun and Light. NASA’s famous Apollo Missions introduced the Moon’s surface to the first men who walked on it, namely Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in 1969.
NASA Administrator stated that it is very fortunate that after almost 50 years after the first moon mission, the Artemis program will carry the next man [...]
OnePlus at an event on the 14th of May has launched the OnePlus 7 Pro flagship smartphone. It was announced alongside the regular OnePlus 7, the Bullets Wireless 2 and the OnePlus Warp Car Charger. The device was launched in three locations, namely New York in the US, London in the UK and Bengaluru in India simultaneously.OnePlus 7 Pro
The OnePlus 7 Pro as mentioned above, is the latest flagship offering from the company and the beefed-up variant of the OnePlus 7. The smartphone measures 162.6 x 75.9 x 8.8mm and weighs 206 g. It has an all-glass design on the front and back with a metal chassis for reinforcement. The device [...]
Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi is an unconventional company when it comes to their business strategies. It was the first company in India to exclusively sell smartphones online which allowed to offer feature rich smartphones at lower prices in comparison to its competitors. Furthermore, in order to expand its offline growth the company opened thousands of small stores in areas like villages across the country. Another unorthodox initiative taken by the company is the newly installed electronics vending machine which the company is referring to as a Mi Express Kiosk.
Xioami India’s senior executive, Manu Kumar Jain on his Twitter account shared images of the aforementioned [...]
American technology giant Apple is known for providing a premium shopping experience to its customers. Part of the experience is grand nature of the renowned Apple Stores. Now, the company is all set to open its largest store in the Indian subcontinent. It has finalised the location at a high-end mall in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra.About the Store
As mentioned above, the new Apple Store in Mumbai will be one of the company’s biggest retail market place; and the largest in the Indian subcontinent. Early reports claim it will measure a whopping 4,500 square foot in area. Sources claim the location finalised for the Apple Store is the Palladium shopping mall [...]
California based, Apple is expected to launch its latest smartphones in the month of September this year. Like yesteryear, the company is expected to launch three handsets which will succeed the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max and the iPhone XR. The two upcoming flagship grade smartphones are assumed to carry the iPhone XI and iPhone XI Max moniker, while the name for the more affordable 2019 iPhone is unknown as of now. Earlier this month the renders of the less feature rich, 2019 iPhone XR were shared on Twitter which revealed its design from all angles. A piece of fresh news concerning the handset has surfaced online.
The source claims that the 2019 iPhone XR will be [...]
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration or NASA is a well-known space organisation; and an independent agency of the United States. In a world first, it has announced the Double Asteroid Redirection Test or the DART Mission. It is a defence driven mission aimed at preventing the impact on Earth by a potentially hazardous asteroid in the future. In the DART mission, NASA will send a spacecraft to crash into an asteroid in the year 2022.NASA DART Mission
The NASA DART Mission, as mentioned above, aims at sending a spacecraft to crash into an asteroid called Didymos to test the planetary [...]
Samsung is currently the number one smartphone manufacturer in the world. Clearly, the company also has a very strong grip in the densely populated Indian mobile phone market. Even though the largest smartphone maker in India is Xioami, Samsung has held the top spot in the premium smartphone segment. But, for the last three quarters, the company lost its title to the Chinese smartphone maker, OnePlus which rode to the top on back of the OnePlus 6 and the OnePlus 6T.
A fresh report published by Counterpoint research reveals the newly launched Galaxy S10 lineup has helped the company regain its pole position. For starters, Counterpoint is a market research company dedicated to [...]
TSMC, a Taiwanese OEM that produces semiconductors and chipsets. Founded in the year 1987 the company currently holds the title for world’s largest dedicated independent semiconductor foundry. Corporations including Apple, Qualcomm and AMD are one of the few customers of TSMC.
The company has qualified a significant achievement in the field of chipset technology which is starting risk production of 5 nm chips. This step would allow the company to reduce the size of a given chipset by up to 45% in comparison to the current technology which is 7 nm. Furthermore, it will provide a performance boost of up to 15% in devices that incorporate the chipset. Even though the size [...]