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LG G5 wins best mobile handset award

LAHORE: LG Electronics amassed a total of 33 awards at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 including the event’s top honour, best mobile handsets & devices award. The wins highlighted the Modular Type innovation behind LG’s latest flagship smartphone, the LG G5 and Friends, demonstrating that the company is at the forefront of mobile communications. LG G5 and Friends earned top ... Read More »

Messi appointed as Huawei brand ambassador

BUENOS AIRES: The world-class football player, Lionel Messi, has been officially announced as appointed the new global brand ambassador for the leading global technology manufacturer and telecom solutions provider. This development has taken the Huawei brand lovers as well as Messi’s fan club with excitement. Because it seems to be a perfect match between an excellent football athlete and a ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 introduces 12.2MP camera

LAHORE: Samsung has recently launched its next Flagship product-line – the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge and Edge Plus. This innovative range of smartphones is enriched with powerful camera features, Octa Core processor, 4GB RAM and Android Marshmallow Operating System, to ensure superior performance, on-the-go. The Galaxy S7 introduces a technologically innovated and powerful 12.2 Mega Pixel camera that uses ... Read More »

Computer beats Go grandmaster Lee

SEOUL: A Google-developed supercomputer stunned South Korean Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by taking the first game of a five-match showdown between man and machine in Seoul on Wednesday. After about 3-1/2 hours of play, Lee, one of the greatest players of the ancient board game in the modern era who has topped the world ranking for most of the past ... Read More »

More investment by Zong to ensure 100 % 3G coverage by this year 

ISLAMABAD: The new investment plan of Zong would ensure 100 percent 3G and 60 percent 4G coverage, enabling the entire country to benefit from these high-speed technologies by end of this year. The Chinese mobile phone operator has planned US$ 300-400 million investment in current year to expand scope of its 3G and 4G services across the country. The operator ... Read More »

Samsung launches Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

BARCELONA: At least Samsung has officially unveiled its latest handsets Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge phone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The S7 Edge has a 5.5-inch (14cm) screen, while the S7 has a smaller 5.1-inch display, with both handsets boasting water resistant features that were missing on the S6 and S6 Edge, reported Daily Mail. As rumours suggested, ... Read More »

Mobilink tops PTA’s Quality of Service survey

ISLAMABAD: The country’s biggest cellular company, Mobilink, has topped the annual Quality of Service (QoS) survey and surpassed key performance indicators set by regulator. The Telco not only leads the industry in terms of overall subscriber base (36.21 million customers), 3G users (7.2 million), and 3G speeds in every city, but is also the fastest growing 3G network in the ... Read More »

Adjustment of lights can help avoid jet lag: Scientists

  WASHINGTON: The American scientists have found the reason behind jet lag and suggested that exposure to short flashes of light at night could help sleeping travellers adjust to new time zones and avoid jet lag. The light beams travel through the eyelids and this tells the brain to re-set the body’s inner biological clock, the Stanford researchers believe, BBC ... Read More »

Huawei announces to start PC manufacturing

LAHORE: One of the world’s largest IT companies, Huawei, has announced to start PC manufacturing. Huawei Technologies has so far earned remarkably good fame across the world for best of smart technological products. Recently in Pakistani market the company has launched its all new flagship smart phablet, Huawei Mate 8, to which customer market responded incredibly well. Entry into PC ... Read More »

PTA blocks 200,000 objectionable links on internet

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited has blocked approximately 200,000 links containing obscene material over the internet, reveals a report submitted to the Supreme Court. A two-member bench of the apex court comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and Justice Qazi Faiz Isa on January 12, 2016 while hearing suo motu notice and various petitions had sought report from PTA regarding ... Read More »

Facebook’s Zuckerberg becomes 4th richest person

WASHINGTON: Mark Zuckerberg has become the fourth-richest person in the world by crossing Jeff Bezos. The 31-year-old, who is currently on paternity leave, saw his fortune climb to $50 billion once stocks closed, continuing a surprisingly successful start to 2016 for the social network. Facebook has risen 9.5 percent in the past month despite a rocky few weeks for US ... Read More »

Ufone introduces Pakistan’s first ‘smartwatch’

LAHORE: Pakistan’s leading cellular company Ufone has introduces the country’s first smartwatch namely UWatch that will bring parents some much needed peace of mind. UWatch keeps families connected in the way they want to be without the need to buy a young child a smartphone. UWatch is a wearable mobile watch designed specifically for kids in order for parents to ... Read More »

Samsung to uncover concept TVs at CES 2016 Booth

LAHORE: The IT giant Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd is going to unveils concept TVs at its CES 2016 Booth, for the first time. The “Future TV Zone” is focused around Modular display technology, which allows for multiple screens in various shapes and sizes to join together to create an entirely customizable TV based on consumers’ lifestyle and the content they want ... Read More »

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 leaked online

  BARCELONA: After Samsung’s Galaxy S6, the company’s new handset is going to hit the market soon as pictures of Samsung’s new flagship handsets have leaked online weeks before they are introduced, Daily Mail has reported. The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are set to be unveiled at Mobile World congress in Barcelona next month on February 20th. The S7 ... Read More »

Facebook bans gun sales on social network, Instagram

WASHINGTON: Facebook Inc has banned sale of guns on its online social network and its Instagram photo-sharing service. The move comes as the United States debates the issue of access to guns after a string of mass shootings. US President Barack Obama has urged social media companies to clamp down on gun sales organized on their platforms. It updates Facebook’s ... Read More »

WhatsApp service crashes

SAN FRANCISCO: Hundreds of millions of WhatsApp users Tuesday faced trouble when the Facebook-owned smartphone messaging service stumbled briefly from the US to India. Reports of people having trouble with WhatsApp in countries including Japan, India, Malaysia, Colombia and the United States hit the Internet about 0200 GMT Tuesday. The outage appeared to be resolved in most locations in an ... Read More »

Blue Origin rocket successfully lands back second time

WASHINGTON: The space science has witnessed another historic day when Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ space firm successfully tested a re-usable rocket for the second time, reported Daily Mail. Blue Origin, the company created by Mr Bezos, successfully launched the New Shepard rocket for the first time in November. And they have repeated the take-off successfully just two months later, with ... Read More »

Human brain has one petabyte, or 1,000,000,000,000,000-byte storage capacity

WASHINGTON: The scientists have revealed that a human brain has a capacity of one petabyte, or 1,000,000,000,000,000 bytes and it can store memories ten times more than first thought, Daily Mail reported. This is according to US scientists who have measured the storage capacity of synapses – the brain connections that are responsible for storing memories. They discovered that, on ... Read More »

Microsoft to introduce only Windows 10-supportive processors

WASHINGTON: Microsoft is going to introduce only Windows 10-friendly processors soon that will not even support windows 7 or 8. The company has announced a change to its support policy that lays out its plans for future updates to its older operating systems, and the new rules mean that future PC owners with next-generation Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm processors will ... Read More »

Singapore physics teaching software wins global award

SINGAPORE: A range of computer software that brings physics concepts to life has earned Singapore a global award recognising teaching methods that make use of technology. Open Source Physics at Singapore (OSP@SG), developed in 2012 by the Ministry of Education (MOE), contains a range of resources for teachers and students to simulate experiments. Singapore was one of the two countries ... Read More »