American technology behemoth Facebook acquired popular social media service Instagram back in the year 2012. Since then, the company has experimented with various addition and additional services in an attempt to make it more appealing. Now, the latest reports from a renowned media house reveal that the social media giant is working on an application named Threads for Instagram. Early leaks have revealed that it will be a messaging service that will rival Snapchat, another popular social media application.Threads by Instagram
As mentioned above, Facebook seems to be working on a messaging app called Threads, for Instagram. It is revealed to provide constant and [...]
WhatsApp has a user count of over 1.5 billion across the world. It is one of the most popular applications on both the Apple App Store and Google’s Play Store; and has millions of active users at any given moment. In India alone, the application has over 400 million users. The company behind the popular chat app is starting to roll out four long awaited new features with its latest builds.
WhatsApp Inc, owned by Facebook, is rolling out the latest build in a staggered manner so most users may not immediately get the feature.Fingerprint Lock Feature
The features is not exactly a brand new addition to WhatsApp security functions. Earlier this year, [...]
YouTube is an app that is found in almost every smartphone and is enjoyed by most users. The website or app allows people to consume video content alongside music for free. Its business model is centred around ad revenue with ads people watch in between videos and such. For the most part, the app is a free service but does offer some paid services like Youtube Premium. Freshly, Google, its parent company has announced that is making the paid service free for all to watch.YouTube Originals
The company had previously announced YouTube Originals which was introduced to make the platform similar to Netflix and other paid streaming platforms. In other words, users are [...]
In the month of April, Samsung launched the Galaxy A70 in India that features a massive 6.7 inch Super AMOLED display. Samsung has registered a fair share of success with the handset and would like to continue to streak with an enhanced variant.
An unreleased Samsung smartphone with model number ‘SM-A707F’ has been spotted on popular benchmarking website Geekbench which is alleged to be the Galaxy A70s. For reference, the original handset has the model number ‘SM-A705’ and it matches the upcoming device from the Korean electronics giant.Samsung Galaxy A70s Geekbench
According to the listing, the Samsung Galaxy A70s secures a single-core score [...]
PlayerUnknown’s Battleground is a massively popular multiplayer online shooter. It is set in the battle royale genre and has 100 people dropping into a large map that fight to be the last man standing. PUBG Lite was introduced last month and featured similar mechanics whilst being easier to run on lower specced PCs.
Now, the game is being further streamlined into the PUBG experience with the inclusion of Team Deathmatch and Lite Pass which basically is a seasonal Battle Pass.4v4 Team Deathmatch
PUBG Corp. is making the move to bring the game more in line with its other entries by adding more content to the current barebones game. In Team Deathmatch, two teams of [...]
Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms. The microblogging website/application is an active service that is provided to its large user base. Similar to Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram; Twitter too has a refresh cycle in which it upgrades certain aspects related to its service. The social media giant has now announced a refreshed new look for its desktop version of the official website.
Woah, what’s this? A shiny new https://t.co/q4wnE46fGs for desktop? Yup. IT’S HERE. pic.twitter.com/8y4TMzqBGa— Twitter (@Twitter) July 15, 2019
Previously, Twitter was rumoured to overhaul its aesthetics which has now finally been [...]
Ever since the first mobile phone was created in the year 1973 by Motorola, the industry has seen significant technological advancement; which has led us to where we are today, in a world of super advanced smartphones. But, in all the innovation, there were many failures. And some were so remarkable that they are still talked about today, as they have left a considerable mark on technology history. Here are the top 5 mobile phones that have failed badly in the market because of many reasons, but are still remembered for a major reason.Nokia N-Gage
The Nokia N-Gage was released back in the year 2003, when the company was at the pinnacle of mobile technology. Phones [...]
American technology giant Google has not found much luck in building a social network. While the company’s Orkut was quite popular when it launched in the year 2004; the subsequent release of Facebook led to the demise of the social networking website in 2014. The company gave the idea another try in 2011 by launching Google+. This time, the release was met with a great response, however, due to the lack of new features it also saw a sharp decline in its popularity. Google+ was officially dissolved in April this year and it looked like the company is done with building a social network in general. Contradicting most expectations, Google has announced Shoelace, a social [...]
CloudMosa is an American company which is recognised for its web browser “Puffin”. In comparison to conventional browsers, Puffin browser’s strengths lie in speed and security. Acquiring these two elements from its web browser, CloudMosa has developed a mobile operating system which is called Puffin OS.
The new mobile OS is chiefly targeted towards handsets that cost US $ 100 or less. According to CloudMosa, Puffin OS bridges the gap that exists between feature phones that run on KaiOS and economical Android smartphones. The company collected data from a couple of independent research organisations and uncovered key limitations in existing sub-US $ 100 [...]
The year 2019 has seen many tech giants suffer from major outages within just the first half. Facebook has already suffered from these three times in this year alone. Internet outages have been becoming a more common and widespread phenomenon. In a new report, Apple has also suffered from such a massive problem with its iCloud hosts and broader company services.
Apple reportedly experienced issues with its iCloud-related services as well as services in almost every retail system services. The iCloud outage affected the basic services including Find My Friends, Find My iPhone, Game Center, Photos and Screen Time. The American company claimed that it was just an [...]
PlayerUnknown’s Battleground or PUBG is a popular game that brought the battle royale genre to mainstream media. Unfortunately, many players were barred by the cost of entry of a AAA title which also required a capable PC to run it on. Hence, PUBG Corp has now introduced PUBG Lite, a toned down free to play version of the game for PC.
Prior to PUBG, games such as H1Z1 and ARMA had been in successful in the same genre without widespread media acclaim. The game took the gaming community by storm and had soon become one of the highest played game in the world, especially Steam. Many loyal fans have waited for months since the initial announcement to try out PUBG [...]
Apple made a bold change to its laptops fundamental aspects back in the year 2015. The year saw the company make a subtle change in functional designs that had massive implications. A new keyboard design was introduced in Apple’s lineup of MacBooks that skipped the traditional key mechanism for a new proprietary design, that has since been dubbed butterfly mechanism. Unfortunately for the tech giant, the new design received heavy criticism due to its various vulnerabilities and faults.
The American company is now reportedly bidding farewell to its Butterfly design keys in favour of a new alternative.
Apple had tweaked the keyboards of MacBooks over the [...]
The trio of social media platforms, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have suffered from a massive outage that affected its users. These platforms have a combined user base that easily crosses over a billion. The latest outage marks the third major issue that has yet been faced by Facebook Inc. which owns the other two platforms.
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp had started experiencing outages and issues in its service about 12 hours ago. The services are reportedly struggling across the globe, with the problem being severe in the East Coast and in Europe. Many WhatsApp users were either unable to send photos, videos and voice messages or were unable to receive them. [...]
PlayerUnknown’s Battleground or PUBG is currently one of the most popular multiplayer game title. The battle royale genre of shooter had taken the world by storm with PUBG at its forefront. In India, the game took off with its mobile port in the form of the free-to-play PUBG Mobile. However, many players still faced various barriers to the original experience. Some players couldn’t afford the game while others had PCs that couldn’t run it. The successful formula of free cost of entry with easier accessibility (as seen in PUBG Mobile) has now led to the creation of PUBG Lite.
PUBG Lite is a free to play version of the original battle royale shooter [...]