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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 for developers,... Read More

Apple A11 processor for iPhone 8 enters production stages

Posted under Apple iPhone iOS iPad iAd iPod iTouch iWatch on Friday, 12 May, 2017 by

As the launch of Apple’s 2018 edition of iPhone nears, more alleged details about the upcoming smartphone have started hitting the web. The A11 processor for this year’s iPhones and possible tablet refreshes have entered production, according to the latest word from industry sources. This is good news for fans who are hoping for the next-generation... 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

Apple India set to make its online store debut this Year

Posted under Apple iPhone iOS iPad iAd iPod iTouch iWatch on Thursday, 11 May, 2017 by

Apple’s iconic offline stores in India is still far away, with the company first planning to set up its own online store by this year piggy-riding on the fact that local manufacturers can have a direct online presence in the country.  It will initially start its online store by selling iPhone SE which will be manufactured in India and the product... Read More

Asus launch Zenfone smartphone with ‘unique’ video and aud

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 to industry... Read More

Twitter To Stream News From Bloomberg 24 – Asia Cruiser News

Posted under Uncategorized on Wednesday, 10 May, 2017 by

Last week Twitter announced it was making another big push into video, with plans afoot for a TV-style range of channels that users can tune into whenever they like through their phones or the Twitter website. Twitter and Bloomberg are partnering up to develop a 24-hours news channel that will stream live on Twitter, according to the Wall Street Journal. The... Read More

Windows 10 1507, the First Public Version, to Get Final Security Updat

Posted under Uncategorized on Wednesday, 10 May, 2017 by

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 1507 – the first version of Windows 10 – its final security and quality update on Tuesday, March 9, 2017. The date had been revealed when it appeared on support pages from the company last month. In the evolution of Windows as a Service (WaaS) this is the first release of Windows 10 that is being deprecated... 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

OnePlus 5 confirmed for a summer release

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

OnePlus has had a really good year thanks to the OnePlus 3 and 3T. The smartphones have been one of the best value for money handsets of all time and are still selling like hot cakes. The recent track record of OnePlus has been very positive, with the launch of OnePlus 3T. We now know that the phone will be coming this summer and be called the OnePlus... Read More

Facebook Reactions are now available for comments

Posted under Open Source, Uncategorized on Saturday, 6 May, 2017 by

Emoji reactions are quite popular these days and this is why Facebook is leaving no stone unturned to expand its reach on its site. The social network has started rolling out reactions to its main app soon after bringing them to Messenger in March. The Reactions feature was introduced last year, allowing users to respond to friends’ posts... Read More

Reliance Jio’s new plans offer 100% cashback on JioFi

Posted under Open Source, Uncategorized on Saturday, 6 May, 2017 by

Reliance Jio has launched a 100% cashback offer with JioFi 4G router, as the Mukesh Ambani-owned tries to attract users of dongles, Datacard and wifi routers offered by rival telcos. The company has come up with two plans where as part of the first plan, users will get a 100% exchange offer where they’ll be required to exchange their existing... Read More

Facebook, Airtel launch Express Wi-Fi in India

Posted under Open Source on Friday, 5 May, 2017 by

Social media giant Facebook has partnered with country’s largest telecom player Airtel to deploy 20,000 internet hotspots through Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi service in India, which promises “fast, reliable and affordable which promises “fast, reliable and affordable”. Called Express Wi-Fi, the program will see Facebook helping... Read More