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iPhone 6s launch event today: What to expect?

Apple is set to unveil some new devices today during its special event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in downtown San Francisco. Rumors are strong are Apple will release a new iPhone, iPad and Apple TV. Here's...


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Amazon to release $50 Fire tablet to challenge iPad

Amazon is getting ready to release a $50 tablet before Christmas, the Wall Street Journal reported. The report added that the 6-inch screen tablet will have a mono speaker and Amazon will keep its price much...


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Apple's iPhone event: What to expect?

Apple is all set to release its new devices during one of the biggest events on the tech calendar, its annual iPhone event, this year on September 9. The company announced on Monday that the upcoming event will see...


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Google planning to re-enter China: report

Google is reportedly planning to re-enter mainland China as early as this fall after staying away from the Chinese market for five years. The Information reported the California-based tech giant is hoping to...


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Takata air bag recall lessens, but probe widens

Last week brought both good and bad news for embattled Japanese air bag maker Takata. Early in the week, US safety regulators announced that the recall linked to faulty frontal airbags manufactured by Takata will be...


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Samsung unveils SmartThings hub for home IoT systems

With Samsung facing regular setbacks in smartphone and tablet sectors, the South Korean electronics giant on Wednesday announced an ambitious bet on the Internet of Things with an aim to boost its sagging fortunes...


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Google, other tech firms form Alliance for Open Media

A new tech group has come into existence with a promise to deliver open, fast and royalty-free media formats and technologies via the Alliance for Open Media. The Alliance was launched on Tuesday and it will focus on...


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Samsung's new smartwatch aims to beat Apple Watch

In an apparent effort to move ahead of Apple in smartwatch sector, Samsung Electronics on Monday launched its new smartwatch with a circular watchface. The South Korean electronics giant claim the Gear S2 is "the first...


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Google OnHub Wi-Fi router: All you need to know

Google's OnHub router has way too much processing power, a boatload of antennas, and an ever-present cloud connection to a Google update server so that the router can receive update as and when required.


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Facebook launches M, its own personal assistant inside Messenger

In an apparent effort to challenge Apple's Siri, Google Now and Microsoft's Cortana, Facebook on Wednesday launched its own personal digital assistant within its Messenger app.


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Samsung responds to Galaxy Note 5 'Design Flaw'

This year's Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is a spectacular device combining power with grace, but it also has a major design flaw. The phone's S Pen stylus can be inserted into its silo in both orientations, which is actually...


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Rentboy.com CEO, 6 others arrested for 'illegal prostitution'

Authorities raided the "world's largest male escort site" Rentboy.com on Tuesday and arrested its CEO and six more employees. The 50-year-old Rentboy.com CEO, Jeffrey Hurant and six others were arraigned in Brooklyn federal...


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Russia ends Wikipedia ban within hours

Russia today lifted a ban on the Russian-language Wikipedia, after pulling the plug few hours ago. Internet providers were sent notifications by the Russian communications watchdog on Monday night, instructing...


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Microsoft marks 20th anniversary of Windows 95 with free Rolling Stones song

Microsoft on Monday announced to celebrate the launch of Windows 95 and is offering a free download of the song 'Start Me Up' by the Rolling Stones. Windows 95 was introduced 20 years ago and was launched on...


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Torrent tracking sites against non-sharing of Windows 10

Torrent tracking sites have openly backed the idea of non-sharing of Windows 10. It is an interesting development because torrent sites tend not to be choosy, but there are some features in Windows 10 which these...


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Casey Anthony prosecutor Jeff Ashton also visited Ashley Madison site

Florida state attorney Jeff Ashton, who was the prosecutor in the Casey Anthony trial, on Sunday admitted to visiting Ashley Madison cheating website "out of curiosity".


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Samsung allows iPhone owners to try Galaxy Note 5 for free

In a last-ditch effort to pose a tough challenge to rival Apple, Samsung on Friday came up with a scheme that will offer iPhone users the chance to try out a Galaxy device for 30 days.


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WhatsApp for Web introduced for iPhone users

In a good news for iPhone users, WhatApp Web finally arrived for them on Wednesday, around eight months after the launch of WhatsApp Web for Android users. WhatsApp for Web will now work with Safari on the Mac...


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Hackers claim to have posted data of Ashley Madison users online

Hackers on Tuesday claimed to have posted online personal data of millions of people that was stolen in a cyberattack Ashley Madison, an online dating site which allows people to forge extramarital affairs.


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Google unveils OnHub Wi-Fi router

Google on Tuesday released OnHub, a cylindrical device that it claims is "the new way to Wi-Fi". The company has launched the new router in partnership with networking group TP-LINK. According to Google, OnHub will...


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Google's Atlas robot can now walk outside on its own

Google's humanoid robot can now walk from one place to another on its own. The Atlas robot developed by Google's subsidiary Boston Dynamics has been trained how to find its way out in the world. It is notable that this...


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Facebook to expand live streaming feature to verified profiles

Social networking giant Facebook is reportedly planning to bring the newly unveiled 'Live' video streaming feature in the Mentions app to more users. To do this, all users with verified Profiles will get access to...


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Snapchat's new update ends your data consumption woes

Video messaging app, Snapchat, has released a new update that will prevent the app from using too much data. The new update feature, which is called "Travel Mode," turns off snaps from automatically downloading when you...


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Verizon ends contracts

Wireless service provider Verizon on Friday introduced new data plans that allow the customers to either buy your phone on the spot or pay for it in monthly installments. The company announced that the new...


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Google refuses French regulators' request to remove search results globally

Google is following the "right to be forgotten" demand in Europe, but the company has refused to accept a request from French data protection regulator. In May 2014, a historic ruling was issued by the Court of Justice of...


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No plan to sell mobile services directly to consumers: Apple

Electronics giant Apple has rejected reports that it was working on a plan to sell mobile services directly to consumers, bypassing the telecom companies on which Apple has relied so far to market its devices.


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Apple testing new Siri voicemail that will answer phone calls & transcribe

Apple has started testing a new voice-text hybrid, a kind of visual voicemail which will allow users to use Siri to record voicemails and then transcribe them as text on Apple iPhone.


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AT&T launches first TV-phone plan

AT&T on Monday announced a new TV and wireless phone service in a move which will help the company integrate the satellite TV firm in the future. It will also attract those customers who are willing to pay a single bill...


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What's Apple bringing this September

Internet is abuzz with reports that Apple is getting ready to launch its next iPhone this September. It is reported that the new device would sport the same design with a lot of new features.


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Galaxy S6 fails to reverse Samsung's declining sales

Samsung Electronics on Wednesday announced that it had recorded a fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings as its flagship smartphone Galaxy S6 did not succeed in reversing the company's declining fortunes in...


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