TECHNOLOGY

iPhone 8 Design Leaked

iPhone 8 Design Leaked

It was going to be the most radical part of the major iPhone 8 redesign, but following a report earlier in the week a double leak today suggests Apple is scrapping its plans for a heavily curved OLED display. First out the gate is Nikkei. The widely respected Japanese publication says that while Apple will […]

Facebook to launch a ‘dislike’ button

Facebook to launch a ‘dislike’ button

Facebook is testing a ‘dislike’ button for Messenger on its platform. Even though the feature currently exists on Facebook News Feed and it’s Reaction tab, the social media site is now testing it on Messenger button. The Reactions tab on News Feed was launched last year in February. Facebook Reactions allows users to react to […]

Twitter to block users for 12 hrs for abusive behaviour

Twitter to block users for 12 hrs for abusive behaviour

Twitter has launched a new way of censoring offensive behaviour by temporarily restricting abusive users’ accounts. Some users have been notified that their account is limited for 12 hours after using language that Twitter deems abusive. When an account has been censored, only people who follow them can see their tweets or receive notifications. When […]

Apple to introduce Ultra Accessory Connector

Apple to introduce Ultra Accessory Connector

Apple does not plan to include this new kind of connector on iPhones, iPads, or Macs, a source familiar with Apple’s plans told Business Insider. The new connector is called the “Ultra Accessory Connector,” the person said. But it’s not a completely new connector — it’s been around for years. It can be found on […]

Apple to start making iPhones in India

Apple to start making iPhones in India

Apple is to start making iPhones in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, the state’s government has said. Ministers said Apple would start an initial manufacturing operation in the state, whose capital is the tech hub Bangalore, in April. The tech giant has a 2% share of India’s mobile phone market, well behind South Korean […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 picture leaked

Samsung Galaxy S8 picture leaked

We may now know exactly what the Samsung Galaxy S8 will look when come launch day thanks to a couple of massive leaks, one is a render from Twitter user @VenyaGeskin1 and second on Chinese social site Weibo. The first leak is a render of what the Galaxy S8 is expected to look like, while […]

Sony to launch smartphone games in 2018

Sony to launch smartphone games in 2018

Sony Corp plans to release five or more smartphone games around late March 2018, the Nikkei business daily said on Thursday. Sony Interactive Entertainment, Sony’s video game development arm, is looking to develop smartphone games based on popular PlayStation titles, which will target Japan and other parts of Asia, the Nikkei added. The game titles […]

Samsung stops Note 7 production

Samsung stops Note 7 production

Smartphone giant Samsung has reportedly stopped production of its Note 7 phone amid claims that replacement devices are still at risk of catching fire. News agencies reported Samsung had temporarily halted production after talks with safety regulators. Samsung told the BBC it was “adjusting the production schedule to ensure quality and safety matters”. The company […]

Apple wins appeal, $120 million award from Samsung restored

Apple wins appeal, $120 million award from Samsung restored

A US appeals court on Friday handed Apple a victory in one of its battles with rival Samsung, reinstating a USD 119.6 million verdict for the iPhone maker for patent infringement. In the latest twist in a series of patent cases between the smartphone giants, the Federal Circuit Appeals judges ruled 8-3 in a rehearing […]

IPHONE 8: Apple to kill the home button

IPHONE 8: Apple to kill the home button

Apple’s already removed the headphone jack in the iPhone 7, but are other features coming next? On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) awarded Apple with a patent for a technology that would help the company remove an iPhone’s home button and bake the feature—as well as its Touch ID fingerprint sensor—directly into […]

Google to buy Twitter?

Google to buy Twitter?

With Salesforce.com, Twitter might turn its focus to customer service communications and mining its database of tweets for business intelligence. Google would likely be most interested in the social and news dimensions of Twitter. Disney, by contrast, might see it as a way to expand the reach of its sports and entertainment programming. Binding acquisition […]