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  • Xiaomi Mi 4, Redmi Note 4G Now Available via Retail Stores

    28 March, 2015 9:52 AM 117

    Xiaomi has announced that two of its smartphones - the Mi 4 and the Redmi Note 4G - will be available will physical retail stores. For now, the smartphones will be available only via select locations of The Mobile Store retail chain in Delhi NCR. The company announced 'limited stocks' will be available from Saturday. The Xiaomi Mi 4 (16GB internal storage)

  • Here's why your passwords for online accounts may not be as safe and secure as you think

    28 March, 2015 9:11 AM 35

    Toronto: Are you sure the password you created for your Gmail or Facebook accounts strong enough? Well, if you went by the green bar that indicated your password to be strong enough, then it may not be as fool-proof as you thought, warns new research slated to be published in the journal ACM Transactions on Information and System Security. The new research

  • Vine bumps video quality from 480p to 720p HD

    28 March, 2015 9:00 AM 22

    This is a significant bump up from its usual 480p, and the difference is immediate when watching a video in the mobile app or on the Web. For Viners, the upgrade hits for iPhone first, which is Twitter’s typical launch order with Vine (and Periscope). Android follows. Video has emerged as a key tool for online media companies and social networks alike

  • Google, Johnson & Johnson team up to build robot surgeons

    28 March, 2015 8:43 AM 25

    Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room. The alliance announced this week dovetails with two of Google's initiatives beyond its main business of Internet search and advertising. Google has been investing in medical research aimed at extending lives and in robotic technology that can free up humans

  • Google, Johnson & Johnson to build robot surgeons

    28 March, 2015 8:24 AM 21

    SAN FRANCISCO: Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room. The alliance announced this week dovetails with two of Google's initiatives beyond its main business of Internet search and advertising. Google has been investing in medical research aimed at extending lives and in robotic technology

  • Vine allows for high quality videos on iOS operating system

    28 March, 2015 7:58 AM 28

    Short-video sharing app Vine has rolled out support for high-definition videos on iOS operating system and will soon be available on Android as well. According to the Verge, Vine's blog post said that it is bumping the resolution of each video up from 480p to 720p. However, the videos will appear somewhat compressed so they can be quickly loaded to mobiles

  • Renault Lodgy MPV launching next month: bookings open

    28 March, 2015 7:42 AM 27

    Renault, the French automaker, is all set to launch the much-awaited Lodgy MPV in the Indian car market. It will be priced above the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and Honda Mobilio, which currently are among the top-selling cars of the segment. Likely to go on sale next month, the bookings for the Lodgy MPV has already commenced for a token amount of Rs. 50,000. The Lodgy

  • Chinese CEO compares Apple to Nazis in new poster teasing launch of new smartphone

    28 March, 2015 7:30 AM 1507

    Chinese CEO compares Apple to Nazis in new poster teasing launch of new smartphone The billionaire founder and CEO of Chinese internet video site Leshi TV Jia Yueting has compared Apple to the Nazis in a new poster that teases the launch of the company\'s new smartphone wherein the image shows a cartoon of Adolf Hitler wearing a red armband with the Apple

  • Xiaomi joins hands with The Mobile Store for offline sales: Report

    28 March, 2015 7:09 AM 86

    New Delhi: Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has partnered with the homegrown telecom and mobile retailer The Mobile Store to sell selected Mi4 phones in India. According to a report, The Mobile Store will start selling limited Xiaomi's Mi4 and Redmi Note 4G smartphones, both are amongst the much anticipated phones of the company. The phones will be available

  • Microsoft buys Office collaborator app LiveLoop

    28 March, 2015 5:35 AM 86

    Microsoft (NasdaqGS: MSFT - news) said it has purchased the office mobile app LiveLoop, which allows multiple users to collaborate on PowerPoint presentations simultaneously. The purchase is the latest by tech giant Microsoft, after recent acquisitions of other mobile apps for professional use. "We are excited to welcome the talented team from LiveLoop