Month: July 2016

Samsung Gear 360; Brief Review

Samsung, the tech giant responsible for delivering some of the most premium handsets in the market has come out with a 360-degree camera for its Galaxy Series of smartphones. The camera is known as Samsung’s Gear 360 and comes with an affordable price tag of $349.99. The device is small, practical, and easy to use having decent video quality for a first-generation model and is undoubtedly a steal. Unsurprisingly, Gear 360 is not the first 360-degree camera to hit the consumer market with many big companies like Ricoh, LG, and Kodak crafting their own devices. However, it would not...

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Google Docs and Sheets Get Plug-ins

Google, the tech giant is aiming to improve the functionality of its applications namely Google Docs and Sheets. In order to add convenience for the users, the company has released a multitude of third party plug-ins. The add-ons allow users to conveniently use these tools on their smartphones. Till now, these are limited to the Android platform with no news about compatibility with other operating systems. The tech giant, Google is currently facing stiff competition from Microsoft and in order to entice users towards its free productivity suite, the company is offering incentives to the users. It must be...

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Yahoo Releases Upgraded Messenger Application For Desktops

Yahoo, the tech giant which was one of the pioneers of instant messaging back in the starting days of the internet has evolved into a multi-billion enterprise. However, with the transition to mobile devices and with the advent of new applications, the number of active users declined. However, the position of the company hasn’t deteriorated over the period and many people still prefer Yahoo over other means of communication. In order to cater to its users, Yahoo has devised a new and revamped Yahoo Messenger application. The application which landed on mobile devices back in December of 2015 will...

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iPhone Sales Are Down And The Best Way To Explain It Is Through Pokémon Go

Apple, the tech giant known for innovation and delivering stellar products, finds itself down in the dumps as the company did not just face one but two-quarters of declining iPhone sales. The stock price of the company has, however, went in the opposite direction, outperforming Apple’s own expectation. The traders definitely understand that Apple is currently faced with a phenomenon of smartphone saturation. This could be easily understood by looking at the Pokémon Go phenomenon that has gripped the world currently. The wide-ranging availability of smartphone whether Android or iOS doesn’t come off as a surprise anymore. Presently, it’s...

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Android Will Now Be Updated To Automatically Send Accurate Location To 999 Operators

Google, the search engine giant is aiming to help people have some ease in their lives and therefore the company has decided to push an update which will automatically send your location to aid emergency service providers. As you may all know, upon calling 999, you are requested by the operators to notify them of your current location before they can dispatch the required assistance. It is rather difficult to notify the operators about your location especially if you are unfamiliar with your surroundings. However, with this new Android update, the entire portion of guesswork involved in identifying your...

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