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Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016

Watch Instagram's 15 second original series thriller: Shield 5

Watch Instagram's 15 second original series thriller: Shield 5

Instagram may be more commonly associated with selfies and inspirational quotes but that's not stopping the social platform from launching its own short film, Shield 5, a 28-part thriller played out in 15-second-long episodes. Watch episode one inside.

Samsung to unveil Gear 360 VR camera at its Galaxy Unpacked event this month?

Samsung to unveil Gear 360 VR camera at its Galaxy Unpacked event this month?

SamMobile reports that Samsung will be unveiling a compact spherical camera which is capable of capturing 360-degree imagery at the Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event this month. Read on to find out more!

BlackBerry will reportedly phase out BlackBerry 10 in favor of Android

BlackBerry will reportedly phase out BlackBerry 10 in favor of Android

A senior BlackBerry executive reportedly told The Economic Times that the company is planning to have only one mobile platform, Android for its smartphones in the future. Find out why in this article!

This is probably how the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will look like

This is probably how the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will look like

Well-informed tipster @evleaks has published two photos of the Samsung Galaxy S7 models which are expected to be unveiled later this month. Hit the link to check out the photos.

Google may be building its own Nexus phones without the help of OEM partners

Google may be building its own Nexus phones without the help of OEM partners

The Information reports that Google may be taking a similar approach as Apple to manufacture its own hardware instead of relying on OEM partners.

Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016

WhatsApp is now used by a billion people

WhatsApp is now used by a billion people

WhatsApp Inc. has just announced that a billion people are now exchanging pictures, texts and video via their WhatApp app.

Sales of iPad Pro outstrip Surface tablets in its opening quarter

Sales of iPad Pro outstrip Surface tablets in its opening quarter

Apple drew first blood in the war of outsized tablets. According to IDC, Apple's iPad Pro outsold Microsoft's Surface tablets in its debut quarter.

Microsoft drops a data center into the sea to test feasibility of underwater cooling

Microsoft drops a data center into the sea to test feasibility of underwater cooling

Microsoft has successfully tested an underwater data center that could potentially open the way to faster Web services and alternative means to generate energy.

Google passes Apple as world's most valuable company

Google passes Apple as world's most valuable company

Google has surpassed Apple to become the world’s most valuable listed company after announcing that its global revenues rose 13 percent to US$75 billion last year.

Monday, 1 Feb 2016

Is Facebook planning for ride-sharing services?

Is Facebook planning for ride-sharing services?

Facebook filed a patent for a ride-sharing feature on their social media platform. The feature aims to help users organize carpooling for mutual friends who will attend the same event.

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