Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Instagram Co-Founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger To Leave the company

Instagram Co-Founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger To Leave the company

Co-founders of the popular social media site Instagram Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have announced that they are leaving the company in the coming weeks. Both men handed their resignation letters without giving reasons for their action. Kevin Systrom is the company's chief executive, while Mike Krieger, holds the office of the chief technical officer.



In a statement released by Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, he praised the service of both men, while also wishing them all the best in their future endeavor.  Zuckerberg wrote;
All the best and I’m looking forward to seeing what they build next.
 A statement from Kevin Systrom, Instagram Co-Founder and CEO reads:
Mike and I are grateful for the last eight years at Instagram and six years with the Facebook team. We’ve grown from 13 people to over a thousand with offices around the world, all while building products used and loved by a community of over one billion. We’re now ready for our next chapter.
We remain excited for the future of Instagram and Facebook in the coming years as we transition from leaders to two users in a billion. We look forward to watching what these innovative and extraordinary companies do next.
The departure of both men, is coming at a time when Facebook is facing toughest of times in its 14 years of existence where it is being criticized for being careless of the user data.

Source: Instagram Press

Monday, 24 September 2018

Moto G5 And Moto G5S Plus Gets Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Moto G5 And Moto G5S Plus Gets Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Good news users of Moto G5 and Moto G5S Plus as Motorola has officially starts rolling out Oreo update to the smartphones in India, Brazil and Mexico. Users of for the Moto G5 Plus in India and Brazil will gets the updates and Moto G5 users in Mexico will also be getting the update. The new update comes with Android security patch for the month of August, 2018.


Motorola, back in September last year confirmed that it will be rolling out the Android 8.0 update for a range of smartphones which includes Moto G5 series. In line with keeping to its promise, these phones are getting the Android 8.1 update directly, skipping Android 8.0. The company began Android 8.1 (Oreo) soak test for the Moto G5 Plus users in India and Brazil back in July.

This update introduces changes including the following:

  • Android  8.1 Oreo : many enhancements including new multitasking features, more efficient notification controls and improved data saver, battery features, new power menu UI and Bluetooth improvements.
  • Android security: includes the updates of Android security patches
  • Stability improvements: includes changes that fix bugs and improve the stability of your phone.
NOTE: The Android 8.1 Oreo update for the phones are about 1.2GB in size

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Bing Finally Rolls Out AMP Viewer On Mobile Search

Bing Finally Rolls Out AMP Viewer On Mobile Search

It is bid to provide a faster and friendly mobile search experience, search engine giants, Bing has officially released its Bing AMP viewer and Bing AMP Cache enabling AMP-enabled web pages to work directly from Bing’s mobile search results. 

The company has officially started rolling out the first phase of the AMP viewer and AMP carrousel in the United States for the news carrousel from September 17th. The company plans to continue the roll out to more websites, more countries and regions as well as other links in the search results pages

The AMP protocol offers the ability to cache and serve cached copied AMP content that is published on the web, providing faster user experiences on Bing. To enable your AMP published content within Bing, content creators need to allow the Bingbot to fetch AMP content and enable cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) for bing-amp.com domain.

Most AMP enabled sites and advertisers have already authorized the CORS sharing for the ampproject.org domain, but now it also needs bing-amp.com to the allowed list.


Thursday, 30 August 2018

Micromax YU ACE Price And Specifications

Micromax YU ACE Price And Specifications

Micromax has officially launched its latest budget friendly smartphone, the YU ACE. The device comes with a 5.45-inch HD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display with a screen resolution of 1440 × 720 pixels. It comes in two variants which includes 2GB RAM with 16GB storage and  3GB RAM with 32GB storage. Both variants comes with an expandable memory up to 128GB.

Micromax YU ACE

The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek MT6739 chipset and runs Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. The new Micromax YU ACE features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel front camera with LED flash. It comes with 4000mAh battery capacity and has fingerprint sensor on the back and face unlock feature.

YU ACE Full Specifications

  • 5.45-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.5GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6739 64-bit processor with PowerVR Rogue GE8100 GPU
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB storage / 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Dual SIM ( nano + nano + microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS
  • 4000mAh battery
The YU ACE comes in Charcoal Grey, Elektric Blue and Rose Gold colors, is priced at Rs. 5999 for the 2GB RAM with 16GB storage version, and the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version costs Rs. 6999. 

Friday, 24 August 2018

HOMTOM Launches The H1, H3 And H5 Smartphones In India

HOMTOM Launches The H1, H3 And H5 Smartphones In India

Chinese HOMTOM has launched three H series smartphone into the Indian market. Known as the HOMTOM H1, H3 and H5, the smartphones comes with a 18:9 aspect ratio display and dual rear cameras. All the smartphones also comes running on Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system, rear fingerprint sensor as well as face unlock.

HOMTOM H1 Specifications

HOMTOM H1

5.5-inch (640 x 1280 pixels) 18:9 aspect ratio display
1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor
2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
Dual SIM
Android 8.1 (Oreo)
13MP rear camera with LED flash, secondary 2MP camera
8MP front-facing camera with LED flash
3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
Fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
3000mAh battery

HOMTOM H3 Specifications

HOMTOM H3

5.5-inch (720 x 1440 pixels) 18:9 aspect ratio In-Cell display
1.3GHz MediaTek processor
3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory with microSD
Dual SIM
Android 8.1 (Oreo)
13MP rear camera with LED flash, secondary 2MP camera
8MP front-facing camera with LED flash
3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
Fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
3500mAh battery

HOMTOM H5 Specifications


5.7-inch (720 x 1440 pixels) 18:9 aspect ratio In-Cell display
1.3GHz MediaTek processor
3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
Dual SIM
Android 8.1 (Oreo)
16MP rear camera with LED flash, secondary 2MP camera
5MP front-facing camera with LED flash
3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
Fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
3300mAh battery


ZTE Axon 9 Pro Full Specifications, Price And Features

ZTE Axon 9 Pro Full Specifications, Price And Features

After unveiling the Axon 9 smartphone, ZTE is set to introduce a pro version of the device. The new ZTE Axon 9 Pro smartphone comes with a 6.0 inches AMOLED display with a 1440 x 2960 pixels screen resolution. It is powered by Octa-core Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 SoC , with an Adreno 630 graphic processing unit.


ZTE Axon 9 Pro comes in 4/6GB RAM, 64/128/256 internal storage with an expandable memory of up to 512GB using a microSD card. The smartphone sports a camera setup of 20 mega-pixel at its rear and a 13 mega-pixel front facing shooter at the front. It comes in Black, Gold and Blue colours powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3500mAh battery.

The smartphone comes with features such as Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass. Also it comes with Fast battery charging feature (Quick Charge 3.0). 

ZTE Axon 9 Pro Full Specifications

NETWORK  
SIM Card Dual SIM Nano-SIM
2G Yes, GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 850
3G Yes, HSDPA 2100 / 900 / 850
4G Yes, LTE band 2100 / 1900 / 2300

BODY
Weight  g
Dimensions 

MEMORY
Internal 256 And 128 And 64 GB
External Up to 512 GB, microSD
RAM 6 And 4 GB

DISPLAY
Display Size 6 Inch
Display Type Amoled Capacitive Touchscreen, 16M colors
RESOLUTION 1440 x 2960 pixels
Multitouch Yes

PROCESSOR & OS
CPU Octa-core
GPU Adreno 630
OS Android v8 Oreo
CHIPSET Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Hot-Spot Yes
Bluetooth Yes, V5.0
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0

CAMERA
Primary 20 MP
Secondary 13 MP
Camera Flash Yes, LED flash
Video Recording Yes, 2160P
Camera Features Autofocus,Geo-tagging,Touch focus, Face detection

SOUND & VIDEO
Loudspeaker Yes
Video 3GP, MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV, FLV, H.264, H.263
Jack Size 3.5mm

BATTERY
Battery Model Li-Po 3500mAh battery

PRICE
About €600

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

OnePlus 5 and 5T Gets OxygenOS 5.1.5 Update, Brings August Security Patch, Treble Support

OnePlus 5 and 5T Gets OxygenOS 5.1.5 Update, Brings August Security Patch, Treble Support

OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 5.1.5 update for its OnePlus 5 and the 5T device. The update brings support for Project Treble and also August security patch. This is coming after it was released in a beta update back in July. The update also now lets you confirm your PIN without tapping. 


This was also introduced in OxygenOS 5.1.11 update for the OnePlus 6 released last week. See complete changelog below.

System
  • Updated Android security patch to 2018.8
  • Confirm PIN without tapping √ to unlock the phone (Settings -> Security & lock screen -> Screen lock -> PIN)

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

You Can Now Undo Sent Email On Google Gmail For Android

You Can Now Undo Sent Email On Google Gmail For Android

Internet search giant Google has added a new feature to its Gmail for Android which allow users to unsent a sent message. What this means, is that users on the email platform can now undo already sent message if they choose to. The feature allows Android users with the Gmail app to undo sent mails for a short time after clicking send.


The feature is helpful to users who notice mistakes or missing attachments in their emails. Mails sent to external addresses can optionally see a short delay if the feature is enabled, allowing users to retract their mail. 

The Undo Send feature is reportedly only available in version 8.7 or newer of the Android Gmail app. Undo Send allows emails sent to other Gmail addresses to be rolled back for a predetermined amount of time, after which they are permanently sent.
Vivo V11 Pro Full Specifications, Features And Price

Vivo V11 Pro Full Specifications, Features And Price

After leaking the Vivo V11, the company has officially confirmed that it will introduce the V11 Pro. The new smartphone will be a successor to the Vivo V9 which was launched back in March. The smartphone comes featuring a Super AMOLED 6.41-inch FHD + display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. 


Powered by a Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 chipset, the device comes with a 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage with an expandable memory of up to 256GB using a microSD. The device runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system, backed by a Adreno 512 graphic processing unit. The  Vivo V11 Pro sports a dual rear 12 mega-pixel camera, PDAF and a secodary 5 mega-pixels sensor. The front comes with a single 25 mega-pixels, sensor with a f/2.0

Vivo V11 Pro features an under display Fingerprint, and comes with other features such as accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass. The smartphone comes in Stream Blue and Neon Purple colours with a body dimension measuring 157.9 x 75 x 7.9 mm and a weight of 156 grams. The Vivo V11 Pro, is powered by a Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery.

Vivo V11 Pro Full Phone Specifications

NETWORK
SIM Card Dual SIM
2G Yes, GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 850
3G Yes, HSDPA 2100 / 900 / 850
4G Yes, LTE band 2100 / 1900 / 2300

BODY
Weight 156 grams
Dimensions 157.9 x 75 x 7.9 mm
Colours Stream Blue and Neon Purple
Body design

MEMORY
Internal  128GB
External Up to 256GB, microSD
RAM  6GB

DISPLAY
Size 6.41-inch FHD+ display
Type Super AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
RESOLUTION 1080 x 2340 pixels
Multitouch Yes

PROCESSOR & OS
CPU Octa-Core
GPU  Adreno 512
OS Android 8.1 Oreo
CHIPSET Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Processor

CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Hot-Spot Yes
Bluetooth Yes, V4.2
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0

CAMERA
Primary 12+5MP rear camera with LED flash
Secondary 25MP front camera
Camera Flash Yes, LED flash
Video Recording Yes,
Camera G-Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-Compass, Fingerprint (under display)

SOUND & VIDEO
Loudspeaker Yes
Video 3GP, MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV, FLV, H.264, H.263
Jack Size 3.5mm

BATTERY
Battery Model 3,400mAh

PRICE
Coming Soon

Friday, 17 August 2018

Vivo V11 Leaked Online Showing Images And Full Specifications

Vivo V11 Leaked Online Showing Images And Full Specifications

Recently, the images and specifications of the upcoming Vivo V11 was leaked online. The leaked images of the Vivo V11, looks exactly like that of Vivo X23. The specs shows the V11 featuring a 6.41-inch Super AMOLED Full HD+ display with a 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. 


The smartphone comes packed with a 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage and an expandable memory of up to 256GB using a micro-SD card. It comes running on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset. The Vovi 11 features a body dimension measuring 157.91 x 75.0 x 7.9mm and weighing 156 grams.

It packs a dual camera setup made up of 12MP and 5MP rear sensor with LED flash, and a front selfie camera of 25MP sensor. The smartphone sport an in-display, fingerprint scanner and comes with a battery capacity of 3400mAh. The Vivo V11 is expected to be unveiled alongside the Vivo X23 on August 20.

Vivo V11 Expected Specs

  • 6.41-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset 
  • 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage, with an expandable memory of up to 256GB
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) 
  • Dual SIM 
  • 12MP rear camera with LED flash, secondary 5MP rear camera
  • 25MP front-facing camera, secondary 2MP camera
  • Dimensions: 157.91 x 75.0 x 7.9mm; Weight: 156g
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS + GLONASS
  • 3400mAh battery