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Samsung’s health-monitoring wearable Simband lacks futuristic look

TOKYO: Samsung first revealed health-focused wearable Simband could not fulfill its promise as this wearable seemed more like an experiment than the futuristic. When the company revealed new details about its plans for the health-monitoring wearable and announced it was opening up the platform to developers during the keynote presentation at Samsung’s Developer Conference in San Francisco. But beyond new ... Read More »

Google introduces messenger with updates search app for android

NEW YORK : On Wednesday, Google released messenger with new design, qualities and feature cause of some allegation about app sms. Instantly the company started to update the Google search service fast. Now reminder feature has the ability to search with using an app. The Messenger app that comes pre-installed on Android 5.0 Lollipop can now be downloaded for devices ... Read More »

Taylor, Spotify tussle heats up on less than $6m pay issue

NEW YORK: Taylor Swift’s pay cheque from Spotify is a lot less than the $6 million it’s promising in the last 12 months for listening by its US users. Spotify is the world’s biggest subscription music streaming service. Scott Borchetta, CEO of Swift’s record label Big Machine, said counting all listening worldwide, that number jumps to $2 million, Jonathan Prince. ... Read More »

Netflix’s updated iOS app to support high resolution movies on iPhone 6 Plus

NEW YORK: Netflix has updated its iOS app to support the larger screen size of the iPhone 6 Plus with 1,080-pixel video resolution. Updated version 7.0 of Netflix for iOS will stream movies and TV shows at the higher resolution for the iPhone 6 Plus. Streams on the iPhone 6 will still be limited to 720 pixels, though users of ... Read More »

Notion Ink 8 tablet now with 3G support, windows 8.1

LONDON: Notion Ink 8 tablet has been launched on Wednesday. It features an 8-inch WXVGA (1280×800 pixels) IPS display with 5-point multi-touch. The tablet packs an Intel Atom Z3735F processor (4 core, 4 threads, 1.33GHz base clock, up to 1.83GHz burst, 2MB cache) coupled with 1GB DDR3L RAM. The Cain 8 tablet sports a 2-megapixel rear camera (without flash) and 2-megapixel ... Read More »

iPhone 6 case that extends battery time unveiled

NEW YORK: Now you can use your iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for a long time as PowerSkin has introduced a new technology that extends the battery time of Apple’s latest handsets. The iPhone accessory maker unveiled a ‘case’ for the iPhone with an integrated battery for charging on the go. The PoP’n 2 isn’t strictly a battery case ... Read More »

Final Fantasy 13 to unlock 60 frames per second

LONDON: Final Fantasy 13-2 would feature an actual range of graphics and resolution options, Square Enix have also announced that they will be going back and doing the same for Final Fantasy 13. The update, which was announced in the Final Fantasy 13 Steam Community, will allow custom resolutions – like 720p and 1080p – to be used, and it ... Read More »

Microsoft to launch Lumia 535 windows smartphone at $135

INDIA: Microsoft has revealed a cheaper smartphone,costing about 110 euros ($135) as it eye emerging and other low cost markets for growth. The new model is the tirst Lumia smastphone under microsofts own brand name.the has released a few Lumia models since it bought Nokia’s phone business this year,but those still carried a nokia brand.tha Lumia 535 windows smartphone will ... Read More »

Google launches anti-Ebola move, donates %10m to West Africa

WASHINGTON: Google is launching a campaign to fight the spread of Ebola. For every dollar donated, Google will put up $2, the company announced. Google has already donated $10 million to regions most heavily impacted by the disease, which has plagued the West African countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. Meanwhile, founder Larry Page’s family foundation is donating $15 million ... Read More »

Internet–connected battery turns smoke detector into smart one at $99

NEW YORK: There’s nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night to the chirping sound of your smoke detector, wailing practically for the whole town to hear that it’s low on battery. While smart smoke detectors from companies like Nest warn you ahead of time when the battery is low, it cost $99. But a new company ... Read More »

Hotel booking services available now on Twitter

NEW YORK: Hotel booking services  are available on Twitter.  Now online hotel bidding company Stayful is featuring those prices with a new Twitter-based booking process. The company launched a service called “Tweet Stay” that matches mobile users with independent boutique hotels via Twitter. Twitter users can start a request by tweeting at @Stayful with the hash tag #tweet stay and ... Read More »

Microsoft’s 14 security updates affects Windows 7, 8, 8.1, Vista, RT

NEW YORK: Microsoft released 14 regular security updates for Windows that affects most widely-used versions of the operating system, including Windows 7, 8, 8.1, Vista, RT and more. The patch addresses a security hole in Schannel, Windows’ secure channel used for security protocols like encrypted communication, particularly for Internet applications that use HTTP. Microsoft puts it this way: Attackers could ... Read More »

Dragon Age II a major step backward from first game

TOKYO: The Dragon Age series has always been attracting its fans. When Dragon Age: Origins hit stores in back in 2009, it received praise from players and critics alike. It was an example of what Bio Ware does best. Creating an expansive and interesting world filled with lore rivaling established fantasy franchises like George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice ... Read More »

Apple enters into home of Silicon Valley-based rivals Google, Facebook, Twitter

NEW YORK: An Apple rep confirmed that the company has opened an engineering office while “largely built in Seattle”. The office will be staffed by former engineers from F5 Networks and Union Bay Networks who are working on network infrastructure. According to reports about 30 engineers are working in Apple’s new Seattle office. Seven of Union Bay’s nine employees are ... Read More »

CIA created Osama dolls auction starts from $2500

NEW YORK:  Osama bin Laden action figure is being auctioned off, with a starting price of $2,500. The CIA created the dolls only three of which are currently in existence with the intention of distributing it to children in the Middle East and discouraging them from joining al Qaeda. The crazy-eyed doll was designed by the late Hasbro executive and ... Read More »

Chinese possible culprit of hacking US postal service

NEW YORK: The U.S. Postal Service has been hacked, and the likely culprits are Chinese hackers. The USPS discovered a “cyber security intrusion” that may have compromised the personal data of its more than 800,000 employees. But the agency downplayed the incident, calling it “limited in scope.” The hackers “potentially” gained access to USPS employees’ personal data such as names, ... Read More »

Rockstar to release GTA 5 for PS4, Xbox One

TOKYO: Rockstar Games will release Grand Theft Auto 5 for PS4 and Xbox One next week, therefore the company has released a new launch trailer that will get the gaming world excited. GTA 5 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC has seen a wide-range of upgrades over last year’s version – like an improved resolution and more stable frame-rate. However, ... Read More »

AT&T starts taking Nexus 6 pre-orders with $249.99 price tag

NEW YORK: Now Nexues 6 is going to be introduced in markets in near future, but no releasing date has been issued by the US carriers that will sell it. This has changed today, as both AT&T and Sprint have made their plans official. AT&T will start taking pre-orders for the phablet from today. It looks like only the “Midnight ... Read More »

56% iPads, iPhones, iPods using iOS 8

NEW YORK: Apple has disclosed that 56% of iPads, iPhones and iPods are using iOS 8, a steady increase compared to the numbers revealed last month. According to official stats, 40% of users have stuck with iOS 7. Similarly, due to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity problems high number is likely down to iOS 8 in the weeks after launch. Last ... Read More »

Switching from iPhone 4 to Galaxy S5: Apple facing US lawsuite

California: Apple was ordered to face a US federal lawsuit claiming it failed to tell consumers that its messaging system would block them from receiving text messages if they switched to Android-based smartphones from iPhones. US District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, said Apple must face plaintiff Adrienne Moore’s claim that the message blocking interfered with her contract ... Read More »