Technology

by | February 14, 2016 | 22:33

Gruber also brought forward the issues highlighted by the executive editor of "Verge", Walt Mossberg in his newspaper column where he discussed feature gaps, bugs and performance disturbances that were plaguing the company. He promised a refreshed version of iTunes coming with OS X 10.11.4 in March, and quipped that what Apple wants to do is to focus on music when users pull up Music and iTunes.

by | February 14, 2016 | 17:24

Barclays analyst Paul Vogel noted: "We are encouraged by the pace of innovation following the leadership changes at Twitter over the last six months" but added that "there are still many issues with the service... The new feature, it hopes, will make you start tweeting and retweeting more. The CEO of the company, Jack Dorsey, is working hard to try to reignite his service.

by | February 14, 2016 | 15:35

The error message bricks the unofficially repaired devices, because of which users permanently lose all their saved data - including messages, photos, and videos. Once a phone is met with the error, there is nothing to do but send it back to the Apple headquarters. An Apple spokeswoman revealed that "faulty screens or other invalid components" can disrupt the unique paring methods involved in the touch ID causing the phone to disable itself for security purposes.

by | February 14, 2016 | 05:04

French and Spanish sites have shared images of what is thought to be an inoperable model of the device, while smartphone sleuth Evan Blass has posted an image of the Galaxy S7 Edge. This technology is aimed at displaying information constantly, but without much impact on the device's battery life. LG may not be the only company working on a phone with an "always-on" screen .

by | February 14, 2016 | 02:07

Twitter has been in veritable free fall since CEO Jack Dorsey returned to the company in July, losing 50% in share value since then. A change to an algorithm would mean that tweets would be selected for you based upon your preferences and viewing habits, which means that the element of live news would be somewhat replaced.

by | February 13, 2016 | 20:27

PS4 fans are more willing to buy the console and let it in the dust rather than Xbox One's, and this could mean more casual gamers have Sony's console in the living room rather than Microsoft's. Choosing the more expensive option could be a sign of those with more disposable income have chosen the Xbox One. Based on those figures, the size of the PS4 market should be 88 percent bigger than the Xbox One market, all things being equal (the ratio changes only slightly if you look at estimates for ...

by | February 13, 2016 | 17:54

They stated that they had a hard time trying to select what to play from their extensive music collection. From that instant, we envisioned a music player so intelligent that learns our tastes and habits in order to play the right music at the right time .

by | February 13, 2016 | 12:29

Brazil was right. Remedy Entertainment's " Quantum Break " is on its way to PC and will arrive at the same time it launches on Xbox One . It's reported that the Quantum Break Xbox One bundle will be available from March 29, ahead of the game's April 5 release and will enable pre-loading to play on launch day.

by | February 12, 2016 | 21:58

Even though the said page is now void of any update information, Microsoft has, in fact, released updates for Windows 10 Mobile, for the Windows Insider program and customers who are using the version of the OS that debuted alongside the two handsets - the final-but-not-so-final release, basically.

by | February 12, 2016 | 13:35

Microsoft likens it to how web services are also updated automatically behind the scenes, which ties into the company's new " Windows as a Service " thrust. With this new addition, Microsoft now offers Windows Insiders three different choices for receiving new features in Windows 10 , for both PCs and for mobile.

by | February 12, 2016 | 12:15

Microsoft has announced a new update track to its Windows 10 preview program, also known as a "ring" in the company's parlance. As mentioned earlier, the new Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.107 comes in to fix issues that the previous version came in with.

by | February 12, 2016 | 11:47

But the contours of the campaign to come became clearer during the PBS NewsHour Debate on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus. She beats Mr Sanders comfortably among black voters - a critical advantage in the "First in the South" primary in SC.

by | February 12, 2016 | 05:43

Fetch! is the latest Project Oxford-inspired project like HowOld.net, TwinsOrNot.net, MyMoustache.net and Mimicker Alarm. To take the guesswork out of this, Microsoft has released a new app, cleverly named Fetch! , which utilizes deep neural networks to identify dogs by breed, as well as characteristics unique to them.

by | February 12, 2016 | 02:31

Twitter said it will stop including users on older, non-smartphone mobile devices in its overall count. Read: Is This The End Of Twitter's 140 Character Limit? But Dorsey said that monthly active usage in January "has bounced back to Q3 levels".

by | February 12, 2016 | 01:54

While the PC port will not see an significant visual jump, it will let you show off just how good your rig is with 4k resolution support and an unlocked framerate. The Icons and Legends updates will be included when it releases and the Showcase update is scheduled to arrive on the PC version a little after it releases.

by | February 12, 2016 | 01:50

Few details are available presently, but Activision describes this year's expansion as a "large new" one. In a news post on Bungie.net , the Destiny team also confirmed that a big new update was on its way for spring, which should help to assuage doubts about Destiny's future.

by | February 12, 2016 | 00:48

Toyota earned a lot of off-road credibility with the introduction of the Tundra TRD Pro past year, and the Tacoma package appears similar to that. Toyota's Tacoma TRD Pro - the trail-ready, off-road version of its the Japanese automaker's mid-size pickup - is coming back.

by | February 11, 2016 | 19:40

In its ruling on net neutrality on Monday, TRAI barred differential pricing for Internet services . The ruling, a regulation, essentially prohibited all zero-rated internet services - that is services which customers access but data providers do not count towards their data allowance.

by | February 11, 2016 | 18:16

As for the Samsung Galaxy S7, it will have the same connectivity options and at least for the Korean device, the carrier options will be the same. The company demonstrated the new feature via a GIF on its Facebook page . As with most Android 6.0 Marshmallow releases, your Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, or LG G4 will receive an over-the-air (OTA) notification that the new version is ready for download.

by | February 11, 2016 | 17:40

The three processors, the 625, 435 and 425m will all incorporate new technologies including support for LTE with carrier aggregation. Utilizing Qualcomm Technologies' expertise in connectivity and compute, the Snapdragon Wear platform consists of a full suite of silicon, software, support tools, and reference designs to allow mobile, fashion, and sports customers to bring a diverse range of full-featured wearables to customers quickly.

by | February 11, 2016 | 12:21

And obviously, the company claims that bricked device owners should contact Apple Support for assistance. Analysts have warned that Apple are "killing" iPhones on which they detect third party repairs have been carried out. Once "Error 53" appears, the user has no choice but to ditch the iPhone and buy a new device. As the Wall Street Journal points out, some customers have gone to the Apple Store only to be turned away as the error message was like "the plague", and the unauthorized ...

by | February 11, 2016 | 10:00

Recently, TRAI has put curtains on Facebook's Free Baiscs program as it feels that it will violate the net neutrality. It is very clear that TRAI hasn't restricted "programs that provide free access to data" and Facebook under its Internet.org program is free to provide free access to the entire Internet.

by | February 11, 2016 | 07:25

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India introduced new rules on Monday to prevent Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for accessing different parts of the web, in a setback to Facebook Inc's plan to roll out a pared-back free Internet service to the masses.

by | February 11, 2016 | 04:30

And Twitter says Promoted Tweets and Promoted Accounts will not be affected by the change, though presumably the more people are engaged, the bigger the potential audience for ads. Up 9% over the previous year, Twitter's 320 million monthly active users is actually the same number as it was the previous quarter's. If you don't like it, you can turn it off in settings.

by | February 11, 2016 | 02:01

On a visit to New Delhi in October, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg spoke of his desire to help "the next billion" - the approximate number of Indians without the Internet - get online. The Free Basic service package includes Facebook , weather forecasts, Wikipedia, BBC and some health sites. But the scheme has come consistently under fire from digital rights groups, with Facebook accused of violating net neutrality laws with a two-tiered internet service.

by | February 10, 2016 | 22:47

Ruling in favour of "Net neutrality" in the count-ry, telecom regulator Trai on Monday barred all telecom operators from offering discriminatory tariffs for data services on the basis of content. Connecting India is an important goal we won't give up on, because more than a billion people in India don't have access to the internet. Many campaigners for net neutrality are celebratory today, but the battle is far from won.

by | February 10, 2016 | 21:54

User data about sexual orientation, religious beliefs and political views are also collected by Facebook without explicit consent from its users. Further, it has ordered to stop data transfer through transatlantic Safe Harbor pact, which was ruled illegal by the European Union's (EU) top court a year ago over concern for U.S.

by | February 10, 2016 | 21:45

He claimed that Facebook's work with Internet.org around the world has already improved many people's lives. While asserting that connecting India was critical, Zuckerberg said that, "We realize that interfacing them can lift people out of poverty, make a huge number of occupations and spread instruction opportunities".

by | February 10, 2016 | 18:22

The Prohibition of Discriminatory Tariffs for Data Services Regulations, 2016, doesn't prohibit programs that provide free access to data, but only restricts those which provide free (or differentiated) access to select data. We care about these people, and that's why we're so committed to connecting them. Currently, there are 300 million Indians who have access to mobile internet but still has a billion more who are not connected to the internet.

by | February 10, 2016 | 17:24

The hub provides the ability to choose what information is shared with Google and used for different services, which apps and websites are connected to a particular account and how relevant ads are served up. The updated capabilities were revealed this week in a pair of posts on the Google Drive and Google Apps Updates blogs. To claim your storage space, simply follow the link to Google's Security Checkup .

by | February 10, 2016 | 16:15

Apart from Free Basic Program of Internet.org, Facebook is also actively working on other programmes that falls in the periphery of TRAI norms. TRAI said a fine of Rs 50,000 would be levied per day, subject to a maximum of Rs 50 lakh, for any violation of these regulations by the service providers.

by | February 10, 2016 | 08:58

Some say that with the new handset, we can say goodbye to smartphones manufactured under Microsoft guidance, while others say the Lumia name will merely be replaced with something Microsoft fans and new customers might be more happy about: Surface Phone.

by | February 10, 2016 | 04:15

The program offers pared-down Internet services on mobile phones, along with access to the company's own social network and messaging services, without charge. "That mission continues, and so does our commitment to India". For latest news on mobile and tablet, download IndiaTV Android app and iOS app . Facebook had led an aggressive campaign, the estimated cost for which was around Rs 300 crore, in favour of Free Basics, urging its users to send emails to Trai.

by | February 10, 2016 | 03:30

Ian Eagle and Greg Gumbel will also contribute. Beyonce's backup dancers wore costumes similar to the clothing worn by the Black Panthers and raised their fists both during and after the show as the radical black movement group would do during the 1960s and 1970s.

by | February 09, 2016 | 19:27

In a YouTube interview Ubisoft has explained that they "always considered the PC as a separate platform" and they have to keep it in check with the consoles. It runs smoother, sure, but we're all well aware that Ubisoft Massive could do a lot more with the PC version if they really wanted to. "The team is fully committed to providing solutions against this and a system will be in place to ensure a fair experience for players when the game is released on March 8".