Apple Starts Testing 5G Millimetre Wave Wireless Technology

Posted under Open Source on Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 by

Apple appears to be testing next-generation 5G data speeds near its California headquarters, Business Insider reports. The specific wireless technology is called millimeter wave that could potentially radically increase the speed and bandwidth of a cellular connection. This is the same type of technology that internet startup Starry uses to try... Read More

Samsung may unveil world’s first stretchable OLED display

Posted under Open Source, Samsung on Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 by

The world’s leading organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display maker Samsung Display Co. will unveil next-generation flexible panel technology that will allow a display to be stretched for the first time in the world. According to Korean media outlets which first reported the news, the stretchable display is “the most advanced flexible display”... Read More

GST: Double bad news for mobile users

Posted under Open Source on Saturday, 20 May, 2017 by

Come July 1, you will have to spend more on your phone bills and to buy new mobile handsets as the government decided to impose on them goods & services tax (GST) of 18% and 12%, respectively, distressing the two industries worried about falling consumption and investments. Mobile users will have to shell out an extra Rs 30 if... Read More

Nvidia GeForce GT 1030 Low-Cost Graphics Cards Launched in India

Posted under Open Source on Saturday, 20 May, 2017 by

Nvidia has quietly launched its latest consumer GPU, the GeForce GT 1030. Graphics cards based on this GPU are already making their way into Indian markets, with manufacturers setting MRPs at around Rs. 5,999 and street prices expected to be as low as Rs. 5,600. The GTX 1030 provides a little more power than what an integrated graphics... Read More

Ola launches progressive Web App

Posted under Open Source, Uncategorized on Friday, 19 May, 2017 by

Ola is the leading cab aggregator in India, with a relentless mission to drive mobility for a billion Indians. A lightweight mobile website that offers users, especially in smaller towns and cities, an app-like experience on simple smartphones, requiring a fraction of the data used by native apps.  Ola, the Uber of India, has... Read More

Dell Launches Alienware and Inspiron Gaming Laptops

Posted under Open Source on Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 by

Dell has launched its new gaming laptops and desktops in India, The new addition to the Alienware series include Alienware 15, Alienware 17 and Alienware Aurora Desktop. The all gaming machines are aimed at professional gamers and enthusiasts, as they come with dedicated gaming powers. The new gaming range will be available from... Read More

Government launches new website to help pay off student loans

Posted under Open Source, Uncategorized on Tuesday, 16 May, 2017 by

The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs. The move is part of an effort the Obama administration is undertaking to enroll an additional 2 million people into repayment programs such as the Pay As You Earn program, which caps monthly... Read More

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 may launch on May 23

Posted under Open Source on Tuesday, 16 May, 2017 by

Xiaomi’s rumoured Mi Max 2 with huge 6.44-inch display and newly introduced Snapdragon 660 processor might arrive on May 23. Although the Mi Max 2 is said to have the same 6.44-inch 1080p screen as the original Mi Max, it would see a significant overhaul in almost all the other departments. Xiaomi Mi Max 2 with its specs... Read More

Online gaming industry in India to reach $1 billion by 2021

Posted under Open Source on Saturday, 13 May, 2017 by

The online gaming industry in India is expected to gain momentum and grow to US$1 billion by 2021, from the current US$360 million, growing at a brisk 20% per annum, says a report brought out by search giant Google and consultancy firm KPMG.  There has been a 117 % spike in searches for online games by Indians, offering huge potential... Read More

Google Allo Now Lets You Turn Selfies Into Personalised Stickers

Posted under Open Source on Friday, 12 May, 2017 by

  Emoji and stickers are becoming more and more a part of how we communicate on a daily basis. Since Google Allo launch, it has not been able to become a mainstream messaging app like its rivals WhatsApp, Messenger etc. There are a lot of basic features that are still being added in the app like the chat backup feature, which got it 50... Read More

Asus launch Zenfone smartphone with ‘unique’ video and audio features

Posted under Open Source on Wednesday, 10 May, 2017 by

Chinese smartphone maker Asus is all set to launch its latest Zenfone with 2GB RAM, as well as support for Google’s Tango augmented reality programme and DayDream virtual reality software at the ongoing CES 2017 tech expo. It will also be the world’s first mobile device to be both Tango-enabled and Daydream-ready. According... Read More

Xiaomi Redmi 4 to Launch in India This Month

Posted under Open Source on Monday, 8 May, 2017 by

After the Redmi 4A launch in March, Xiaomi is set to launch another Redmi smartphone in India.  Ideally, the phone that’s coming to India in the days to come — probably within this month — should be the Redmi 4.  The reason being at the time of  Redmi 4A launch, Xiaomi revealed that it will be launching the Redmi 3S successor... Read More