Month: September 2016

HTC Unveils Desire 10 – Budget Phone With A Handsome Look

Tech-giant, HTC who has been struggling to keep up with competitors in the smartphone arena has relied mostly on its Desire line as the breadwinner for the past couple of years. Even though the company pushed out great high-end phones, however, somewhere along the line they faded without generating a lot of revenue. In this area, the Desire line performed markedly well for the company’s revenue but the revenue generator of the company always had a non-serious, playful look to it when stacked against the company’s flagship devices. It seems that HTC is all set to change that as...

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Google Allo; An AI Infused Messaging Application

Tech-company, Google is working hard in fusing its applications and technology with artificial intelligence and one of the products that Google has spun out with its creativity is Allo, a messaging application. The application was first discussed and announced in May during Google’s I/O conference and Wednesday marks the official premiere of the application on Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store. In order to get a full-fledged Allo experience both the recipient and sender are expected to be using the application. However, in any case the application comes equipped with support for standard text messaging. It must be...

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Samsung Stated That China Phone Fire Is Caused Due To External Heat

In a recent press statement, mobile giant Samsung has made claims that the Note 7 which was alleged to have caught fire in China was damaged due to an external heating event. The statement comes in order to reassure the Chinese population that the smartphones being sold in the world’s biggest smartphone market are completely safe to use. It should be noted that this incidence comes after the Note 7 recall has taken place across the globe including countries like South Korea and the United States. The recall was made due to the equipment having faulty batteries that caught...

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Top 10 New Features Snuggled Inside iOS 10

Apple recently unveiled the newest version of iOS 10 and like every version of the operating software, this one is also bundled with some exciting albeit a bit secretive, new features. In the following article we will be rounding up some of the new features that Apple hasn’t advertised and you will need to do a bit of digging to get access. Voicemail Transcription With the new operating system, you can have your voicemail transcribed. As soon as someone leaves you a message, iOS will attempt to transcribe your voicemail and within minutes you can have access to a fairly accurate transcription. Close All Tabs On Safari Finally, Apple has made an official way to at once, close all tabs on your Safari browser. In order to do this open a new tab and hold the done button to get a pull-up menu which will allow you to get done with the ordeal. A New Stopwatch Face In case you got bored with the stopwatch face then you will be pleased to know that a new face has been added which can be accessed by swiping left on the stopwatch available in the Clock app. Make Siri Announce Who’s Calling It’s a nuisance when you have to access your phone to check who’s calling you. To avoid this, Apple has added a new option which will allow Siri to...

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Motorola Takes A Jab At Apple And Samsung With ‘SkipTheSevens’ Campaign

It seems that Motorola has decided to play things on the offensive, this time, around by posting an ad that openly mocks the top-sellers in the smartphone market namely, Apple and Samsung. The advertisement campaign launched by Motorola goes with the tagline #SkipTheSevens. After the new iPhone’s ceremonial launch, the tech community was waiting for competitors to take a jab at Apple for removing the headphone jack. Usually, Samsung is the one to poke fun at Apple, however, it seems that the tech giant is busy cleaning up its explosive sales this year and has decided to overlook the iPhone. This is where Motorola comes in to pick up the torch. The Lenovo-owned company launched a completely sarcastic ad to mock the premium flagship devices, Apple’s iPhone 7 and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 while pitching the company’s flagship device, Moto Z as the ideal phone. In order to run its campaign, the company acquired a full page of advertisement space in The New York Times. In its advertisement, the company states that when the first iPhone came out it was a game-changer and it knocked Motorola off. However, that was nine years ago. Further, the ad goes on to call out smartphone manufacturers of today, saying that they push in new phones with moderate improvements in terms of display size, processing power or camera quality. However, none of the...

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